• Who’s in the Seat Next to You?

    Have you picked who you would bring as your guest to Dinner with Barack and Michelle? As you gather with friends and family, take a look around the table and think about who you would want sitting next to you at dinner with the President and First Lady.

    Recently, we asked folks who they would bring as their guest, and here’s what they had to say:

    “My mother, the inspiration for everything I do. She has taught me rational thought, the value of the freedom to learn, and the importance of reading and sharing knowledge. She will be accepting her first college degree in the next year, at the age of 51. My mom has raised me to be the independent and socially charged woman and mother I am today.”
    —Celia, Texas

    “I would bring my husband, a United States Marine of nearly 27 years. He has been involved in every major conflict since 1985. He has deployed 12+ times. He is an amazing man, an amazing Marine, and loves what he does for his country.”
    —Morgan, Hawaii

    “I would bring my friend, Peggy. She is one of the most brilliant, caring and compassionate souls and embodies the best of America. Whether it be curing cancer or simply building a well in a town that needs it, all she wants to do is better the world. Her work ethic, intelligence, and compassion for others speak to the best of our nation.”
    —Thomas, Texas

    Don’t know who you would bring? You don’t need to make your final decision quite yet —just make sure you enter the contest by the deadline, then start thinking about your dream dinner party.

    No purchase necessary. Entries must be received by 12/31. Approx retail value of prize: $4800. Odds of winning depend on # of entries received. Promotion subject to Official Rules & additional restrictions on eligibility. Void where prohibited. Obama for America, 130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601.

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