Everyone will be getting personal thank you's, of course, but after a wildly successful Fancy Shmancy Campaign Kickoff event last night, all I want to shout from the mountain tops to my friends, family, and early supporters is THANK YOU. We had a wonderful time, and because of the generosity of those who attended as well as those who couldn't attend but have already sent in contributions, we raised nearly $10,000! While this is short of my original goal of $20,000, we are still nearly a month away from the January 10th filing date and deadline for this goal, and there are lots of friends who haven't sent in their contributions yet, so, who knows, we might get a lot closer to that 20K by January 10th. In the meantime, thanks again to everyone, with specific thanks / shout outs to:
-my amazing wife Carrie, who everyday is my Hall of Fame Partner in every sense of the word
-my MVP brother Phil and his girlfriend Joanna who came all the way from Washington
-my MVP friend Damon who made an appearance despite having his 2 little girls by his side, and our good friend Stacy, who made an an appearance despite being 9 months pregnant
-my friend Liz Crowley, who is running for the City Council in central Queens and made an appearance despite not feeling well after too many political functions of late.
-my friends from the greatest high school on the planet, Hunter College High School
-Carrie's awesome friends from Emerson College, and best family, who is now truly my family
-Joel, Estelle, Susie & Bert, my reps from the next-youngest generation
-the best marketing team I know, our incredible team from thekbuzz
-my dear friends from The Shops at Atlas Park, Tritonic and 106.7 Lite FM
-my friend Lindsey, who volunteered her services as Karaoke Queen
-Nick from the Queens Chronicle and Dee from the Times Ledger, both excellent photographers
-Karen and all of our other fantastic hosts from Trattoria Lucia (great food and service!)
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME AND/OR DONATED AND TO THOSE WHO SEND IN CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE NEXT 2 WEEKS. THE BEST IS YET TO COME!
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