Ives, Harold to speak at Lockport Township GOP event
The Lockport Township Republican Organization will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Dinner and Fundraiser before the start of the Will County Republican Central Committee (WCRCC) meeting Thursday, with gubernatorial candidate Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) and attorney general candidate Erika Harold as guest speakers.
The gathering starts at 5 p.m. at the Prairie Bluff Public Golf Club at 19433 Renwick Road in Crest Hill, according to an announcement.
Tickets are $50 per person or $90 per couple. The menu will consist of salad, rolls, corned beef, garlic mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables and desserts. A cash bar will also be available.
Immediately following the two-hour fundraiser, WCRCC will hold its regular monthly meeting.
Other upcoming events include the Will County Republican Convention for elected Republican precinct committeemen and their invited guests. The April 18 event will start with a meet and greet and reception at 6 p.m. at Prairie Bluff.
On May 2, the Will County Republican Central Committee will host its 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner and Fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Bolingbrook Golf Club at 2001 Rodeo Drive in Bolingbrook.
As for Tuesday's primary, Thursday is the last day for voters to request a vote-by-mail ballot, and early-voting is open through Monday at various locations throughout Will County, according to the announcement.
Ives is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Republican primary on a platform of greater fiscal responsibility and government accountability, while Harold is facing off against Gary Grasso to appear on the ballot as a general election option to replace Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who is not seeking re-election.