There's a fancy-schmancy Obama education event being held tonight. Are you going? Were you invited? Me neither.
Duncan, Schnur, and Linda Darling-Hammond are supposed to be there. And there are lots of local educationistas on the host committee list:
Read below for all the deets. Remember that we're all (except journalists) allowed to be active in politics in our private lives. Big thanks to a friend for passing this along. No thanks to all the rest of you who knew about this but didn't tell me beforehand.
Dear friends and colleagues,
We are looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday night at West Loop
Studio to support Senator Obama's candidacy and learn more about his
vision for education reform. We've got a tremendous evening planned!
Barack for Education – Chicago
Wednesday, October 29th
West Loop Studio (17 N. Elizabeth Street – valet parking for $5
directly from entrance)
Appetizers, desserts and beverages will be served, including a
specialty cocktail created for our event!
Hear comments from Arne Duncan, the Chicago Public Schools CEO, and
Jon Schnur and Linda Darling Hammond, education advisors to Senator
Obama. Most importantly, we'll learn about what we can do in the
campaign's last few days to help Senator Obama and Senator Biden in
Don't forget to vote early, encourage your family & friends to do so,
too, and we'll see you Wednesday!
Your Host Committee,
Sonya Anderson Xavier Botana Will Burns
Jeanne Century Timothy Daly Leslie Darling
Josh Edelman Paul Goren Cornelia Grumman
Tim Knowles Mike Lach Chuck Lewis
John Luczak Dave Nacol Angela Rudolph
Jose Torres Lisa Vahey
EARLY VOTING INFO - http://chicagoelections.com/
We want to thank our evening's sponsors – their support means that
your donations have will even greater impact in the last days of this
Fig Catering Adam Seger & Nacional 27
Goose Island Beer Company West Loop Studio
Service Is Us Lush Wine and Spirits
Blue Plate Catering sponsors
as of 10.27.08
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