Meet Mitt Romney in Miami Next Week for Just $10,000

Meet Mitt Romney in Miami Next Week for Just $10,000

Mitt Romney will be tearing through Florida next week and hopes to leave the state with somewhere between $5 and $8 million in his campaign's coffers. He'll be making stops in Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Tampa, Jacksonville and Boca Raton during the fundraising flourish on Wednesday and Thursday, and Miamians will get a chance to snap a picture with the presumed Republican nominee for the low, low price of $10,000.

On Wednesday, May 16, Romney will be stopping at a $50,000 per person lunch at a Tampa country club home of a developer. He'll then high tale it to good ol' Coral Gables for a reception at Republican's favorite fundraising destination: the Biltmore hotel. It's a $2,500 campaign donation just to get in the door, but if you want a chance to shake the former Massachusetts Governor's hand and say cheese for the camera with him that'll cost $10,000. The reception is scheduled for between 6 and 7 p.m.

Afterward Romney is Star Island bound. Local rich people and philanthropists Phil and Pat Frost will be opening their home on the celeb-infested isle for a fundraising dinner. The price of a plate: $50,000.

On Thursday, Romney will also be stopping at fundraisers in Jacksonville and Boca Raton. The trip appears to be purely for fundraising purposes, and there are no scheduled public events.

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