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Michelle Obama in Chicago Thursday: Steve Harvey show, fund-raisers

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WASHINGTON--First Lady Michelle Obama hits Chicago on Thursday to headline two fund-raisers and to debut on Steve Harvey's new television show.

Mrs. Obama has funders at Oprah Winfrey's Harpo's Studio on the Near West Side and at the home of business executive and Democratic mega donor Fred Eychaner.


Reposting from Sept. 24...details on Mrs. Obama's Chicago funders:

-First Lady Michelle Obama hits Chicago Thursday for fund-raisers at Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios and at the home of mega Democratic donor Fred Eychaner. The event at the North Side Eychaner home is run under the umbrella of the Obama campaign Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Leadership Council and co-chairs, besides Eychaner, include the Cubs' Laura Ricketts plus Wally Brewster and Bob Satawake.

This may well be the last time Mrs. Obama is in Chicago for fund-raising before the election.


The prices and perks for the Near West Side Harpo event:

x $100.00 Gen44
per person

x $250.00 General Admission
per person

x $1,000.00 Preferred Seating

x $3,500.00 Event Host
includes one group photo (up to 5 guests) + tickets for the reception (preferred seating)


The prices and perks for the Eychaner event for people who donate directly or raise from others.. (the $250 tickets have been sold out, according to the campaign):


x $15,000.00 Event Chair
per couple - includes photo opportunity

x $10,000.00 Event Host (Couples)
per couple - includes photo opportunity for two

x $5,000.00 Event Host (Individuals)
per person - includes photo opportunity

x $1,000.00 Reception
per person



Click below for Mrs. Obama schedule details

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the First Lady

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 26, 2012

UPCOMING GUIDANCE FOR FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Chicago, Illinois - First Lady Michelle Obama will make her first visit to Steve Harvey's new daytime show, Steve Harvey. The appearance will air on October 3rd.

Chicago, Illinois * 5:30 PM CT - First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarks at a campaign event in Chicago covered by a print pooler.

Chicago, Illinois * 7:10 PM CT - First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarks at a campaign event in Chicago covered by a print pooler.

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Cedar Falls, Iowa * 1:00 PM CT - First Lady Michelle Obama will speak to grassroots supporters in Cedar Falls. The deadline for media to RSVP has passed.

Appleton, Wisconsin * 4:00 PM CT - First Lady Michelle Obama will speak to grassroots supporters in Appleton. The deadline for media to RSVP has passed.

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