Posts Tagged ‘Democratic fundraising’

Katzenberg Asks, Clooney Hosts

May 10, 2012

This post first appeared as “Clooney Hosts Big-Time Obama Fundraising Party” on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

In case you hadn’t heard, there is going to be a big fundraising bash for President Obama’s reelection campaign tonight over at George Clooney’s place.

No one — well, at least no Democrat — would want to miss that, right? But before you run to put on your party dress, you might want to know what it’s going to cost you to get through Clooney’s front door.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

Runway To Win

February 8, 2012

This post first appeared as “Scarlett Johansson Hosts Obama’s ‘Runway to Win'” on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Big names from the world of fashion gathered Tuesday evening at the Theory clothing store in the West Village to support President Obama’s re-election bid. The Fashion Week fundraiser, dubbed “Runway To Win,” was hosted by actress Scarlett Johansson and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour. Wintour, according to newly released campaign financial information, is one of the President’s top fundraisers and has donated $500,000 toward his re-election.

More than two dozen designers and celebrities who created special campaign-related apparel and accessories joined the two hostesses. Among them were Beyonce, Tory Burch, Sean Combs (aka Puff Daddy), Marc Jacobs, Derek Lam, Narcisco Rodriguez, Russell Simmons, Thakoon Panichgul, Vera Wang, Jason Wu, and Diane Von Furstenberg.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.


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