Green Party dinner for Rodger Jennings

The following is a media release from the Rodger Jennings congressional campaign:

For Immediate Release

Green Party Dinner for Rodger Jennings, Candidate for US Congress

Alton, Illinois - July 14, 2007 -The Citizens for Rodger Jennings are proud to announce that there will be a Fund raiser for Rodger Jennings on Saturday, August 2, 2007 which will be held at the Holiday Inn in Alton, Illinois beginning at 6 pm. Mr. Jennings is running for US Congress in the Illinois 12th District on the Green Party ticket. Currently Mr. Jennings is the Chairman of the Metroeast Green Party which represents Madison, Macoupin, Saint Clair, Jersey, and Calhoun Counties.

The Green Party is now considered a third party in the state of Illinois, giving the Green Party ballot status throughout the state. In February, Mr. Jennings was successful in the state primary being unopposed for US Congress in the Green Party. He is now challenging Rep. Jerry Costello, 20 year incumbent from the Democratic Party. The Green Party does not accept corporate or PAC donations. For more information about Mr. Jennings’ campaign, go to

The fund raiser will begin with a social gathering at 6 pm, and dinner beginning at 6:30 pm. After dinner, speakers will include Rodger Jennings, Rich Whitney who ran for Governor in 2006 and is raising funds for his run in 2010. Also the Citizens for Rodger Jennings are excited to have Aur J. Beck, chief technician and coordinator for RE Install Network for Advance Energy Solutions Group, Inc. He will be discussing saving energy and getting energized with renewable energy to fight climate control.

Tickets are sold in advance only for the price of $30 per person or $50 per couple. This includes dinner. There will be an open cash bar available. To purchase tickets, you can send a check or money order to Citizens for Rodger Jennings, 921 Washington Avenue, Alton, IL 62002-2766. Tickets will be mailed back promptly. Please include name, address, and email address. Tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door.

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