Skip to comments.Obama headlines $28,500 per person fund-raiser Thursday in Chicago
Posted on 06/13/2008 5:45:14 AM PDT by wm_tate
The Chicago area Obama fund-raising elite gather Thursday at 5:45 p.m. at the home of Sara and James Hal for a high dollar fund-raising special reception with presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.).
The $28,500 per-person event benefits the Democratic White House Victory Fund.
The hosts are the Illinois Finance Co-Chairs Jim Crown and John W. Rogers Jr.
After that, Obama heads to the near West Side home of of Leah Missbach Day and F.K. Day for a 7:15 p.m. reception for his Obama for America warchest where donors are asked to give or raise $2,300.
The co-hosts are an upcoming line of bigger time donors
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Most people who will vote for this suit don’t make $28,500 a year.
Lester Crown & family
Lester Crown (born 1926) is the son of Chicago financier Henry Crown (d. 1990), who created Material Service with two brothers in 1919, which merged with General Dynamics in 1959. He has been a perennial member of the Forbes 400 list since 1982.
He is a major benefactor of Jewish charities, universities and the Aspen Institute. He is the chairman of the Commercial Club of Chicago and Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
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For $28,500 you can rub elbows with Obeyme, drink Dom Perignon and eat goose liver pate and caviar. I still prefer saltines, vienna sausages and rat cheese washed down with strawberry soda with Tom’s peanuts. I suppose I’m clinging...
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