Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida will headline an upcoming fundraiser for GOP Congressman Aaron Schock of Peoria.
The "Schock Summer Sit Down" is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. August 19 at the home of Rita Kress at 16600 W. Brimfield Jubilee Road in Brimfield.
The event will include formal remarks and a candid discussion with Rubio and Schock on the theme "Restoring the American Dream."
Schock and Rubio have introduced several companion bills including the Higher Education and Skills Obtainment Act to update and consolidate help millions pursue higher education, simplify the tax code and save taxpayers money.
Schock is seeking a fourth term to Congress in 2014. He is in his third term and sits on the powerful Ways and Means Committee, the chief trade and tax-writing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Schock was recently chosen to serve as Senior Deputy Whip for House Republicans.
Tickets to the "Schock Summer Sit Down" start at $250. Tickets can be ordered by phone at (309) 693-9393 or here.