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Michelle Obama Oct. 25 Chicago fund-raiser: "family" photo op for $10,000

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WASHINGTON--First Lady Michelle Obama returns to Chicago on Oct. 25 for a fund-raiser and to team up with Mayor Rahm Emanuel at a "food desert" conference. The fund-raiser has a new six-pack gimmick: for $10,000 a family--up to six people--can pose together for a photo with Mrs. Obama.

The 5 p.m. reception is at Plumbers Hall on the near West Side. There is a sliding price scale from $100 to $10,000 (donated and raised from others.)

April Harley, the Illinois finance chair at the Democratic National Committee, is handling the event.

Below, invite for Michelle Obama event...

YES, I would like to attend the reception on October 25th
$100 - Limited Availability Gen44 Tickets
$500 - General Admission
$7,500 - Host (write or raise)
$1,000 - Preferred Section
$10,000 - Family Photo Reception (max 6 in photo)
Obama Victory Fund 2012 does not accept contributions from currently registered federal lobbyists, registered foreign agents, political action
committees, or minors under the age of 16. Corporate and labor union contributions are prohibited. Federal law requires us to use our best eorts
to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation and employer of individuals whose contributions exceed $200 in an election cycle
Federal law prohibits foreign nationals, except lawfully admitted permanent residents of the U.S., from contributing to the Obama Victory Fund 2012. By
signing below, I certify that I am a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident of the U.S., the funds I am donating are not being provided to me by
another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution, and that my contribution shall be allocated as stated below.
Contribute by Personal Check:
Please make checks payable to "Obama Victory Fund 2012" and mail to the address listed below.
Obama Victory Fund 2012
Attn. April Harley
130 East Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601

MasterCard AMEX Discover
Card Number: _____________________________________________________________________Exp: _____________
Name as it appears on the card: _______________________________________________________________________
Signature: _______________________ ________________________________________ _________________
Second Name on Account, if Joint Account*: ______________________________________________________________________________
*Contributions will be evenly attributed between names.
2nd Name Employer: ______________________________________ 2nd Name Occupation: ______________ _______________________
Second Signature for Joint Account: _________________________________________________________________________
Or contribute online at:
For questions, please contact April Harley at or 312-985-1218
Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.
The first $5,000 of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America (with the first $2,500 designated for the primary election,
and the next $2,500 for the general). The next $30,800 of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. A contributor may
designate a contribution for a particular participant. This allocation formula may change if following

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