At the event, Gomez will speak to area residents, focusing mainly on business-related topics, and will then take questions from the audience. The forum will be held Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m. at the Newton Health Care Center, located at 2101 Washington St. in Newton.
Gomez, a 47-year-old private equity investor from Cohasset, is making his first run for higher office against US Rep. Edward Markey, the Democratic candidate who spent the pasr 36 years in Congress. Gomez is the son of Colombian immigrants and a former Navy SEAL.
The chamber has also invited Markey to appear at a similar forum on a different, to-be-announced date.
The Gomez event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested.
For more information on the event, visit the chamber's website.
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