First Lady to Hold Fundraiser at Walker Art Center


5 Reader Comments

Steven Levy Mar 2 2012
1:14 pm

I would like to know how could I volunteer for this event since I don’t have a lot of money and I am working to reelect the President. 
Steven Levy

Liz Rossman Mar 2 2012
5:38 pm

Well Mr. Levy, chances are that you probably won’t be able to volunteer. If you’re not a donor, and plan to “volunteer” it might be a little to late. Secret services does background checks on every employee and volunteer 6 to 8 months ahead of time, and the event is just around the corner.
And don’t worry, Obama’s going to get relected, especially if Santorum wins the nominee (which he probs won’t, but it would be fun to see), but it would also be amazing to see Michelle, maybe she’ll shop at Target!

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