The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., and is being sponsored by the Clay County Republican Club. The public is invited to attend.
Dr. Bucshon is running on a theme of trimming government, protecting liberties and restoring free market principles. In the recent May primary election, Bucshon emerged victorious in a field of seven other candidates. He will run for the seat currently occupied by Brad Ellsworth, who announced his bid for the U.S. Senate earlier this year.
For more than two decades, Dr. Bucshon has led a successful medical practice.
Since 2003, he has served as the President of Ohio Valley HeartCare (OVHC), the tri-state region's most comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery practice. In addition to his role with the OVHC, Bucshon serves as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Medical Director of the open heart recovery intensive care unit at St. Mary's Hospital.
He also served in the United States Navy Reserve for nearly a decade.
Bucshon was born in 1962 and raised in Kincaid, Ill. His father was an underground coal miner and his mother was a nurse.
Bucshon attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and, upon receiving his bachelor's degree, attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has spent his career specializing in cardiothoracic surgery and has performed hundreds of heart surgeries.
He currently resides in Newburgh with his wife Kathryn and their four children.
The upcoming meeting is part of the Republican Club's on-going speaker series that provides an opportunity for citizens to hear from elected officials and candidates.