OBAMA IS HEADED TO THE BAYOU CITY!

AND HIS LOCAL SUPPORTERS WOULD LOVE TO RAISE A LOT OF CASH FOR HIM!

The Insite hears Senator Barack Obama – the presidential hopeful – is headed to Houston later this month. The Insite received an email from a group that wants to welcome the Illinois senator with a major contribution to help in his bid for the presidency. The event is scheduled for February 22, 2007 at the CWA Union facility on Jefferson and Chenevert. Here’s a list of the donations or the tiered donor system they’re hoping to complete for the candidate:

Host Committee – those giving the maximum of $2,300 (per election cycle)
or raising $3,500 (due in by Monday, February 19)
Goal of 25 people VIP – those giving $1,000 or raising $1,500 (due in by Monday, February19)
Goal of 40 people General Admission – $150 or greater. If we encounter multiple checks for $250, $500 etc, we will identify. Goal of 400 people