Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Lakewood this week for a fundraiser.

Romney is expected to attend a $1000 a head fundraiser at the Lake Terrace Hall on Wednesday afternoon according to the Star Ledger.  It’s hosted by attorney Larry Bathgate and Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore.

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Nearly 700 people are expected to attend including former Gov. Tom Kean, his son Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. (R-Union), Sen. Jim Holzapfel (R-Ocean) and Atlantic County GOP Chairman Keith Davis.

Governor Chris Christie will not attend; he’ll be in California at a fundraiser for the likely Republican candidate for President.