Don’t Go to Kathy Boockvar’s Fundraiser

By Keegan Gibson, Managing Editor

Kathy Boockvar, the Democratic candidate for Commonwealth Court, has an… interesting strategy to bring in the bucks in the final month of the campaign.

In an email announcing her endorsement by the PA Chapter of the Sierra Club, an environmental group focused this year on natural gas drilling in the Marcellus shale, Boockvar’s campaign describes its effort to raise money and go green.

“Don’t Come to our October 23 Fundraiser,” reads the attention-catching email headline.

“Instead we invite you to join us for our first carbon neutral virtual fundraising event on Sunday, October 23rd, hosted by esteemed members of the Environmental Community… By not having the event at a physical location we lessen our impact on the environment by taking cars off the road.”

Boockvar has frequently mentioned the fact that the Commonwealth Court often hears disputes between landowners and drilling companies, and environmental advocates would do well to have a sympathetic ear on the bench.

A Bucks County attorney, Boockvar is running against Republican Anne Covey, also a Bucks County attorney, in the low-key race.

And you fundraising folks thought collecting checks was tough before…

Here’s the full email:

Don’t Come to our October 23 Fundraiser
Please join us in celebrating responsibly
The Sierra Club of Pennsylvania’s endorsement of
Kathryn Boockvar for Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court!

Please do not come to this fundraiser.

Instead we invite you to join us for our first carbon neutral virtual fundraising event on Sunday, October 23rd, hosted by esteemed members of the Environmental Community.

By not having the event at a physical location we lessen our impact on the environment by taking cars off the road. Please RSVP for the event HERE, and join a private live video stream of the event with Kathryn as she talks about her race and the Commonwealth Court’s role in deciding environmental cases, including gas drilling and Marcellus Shale issues. “Attendees” will also be able to chat live and ask Kathryn questions throughout the event.

So please join us as the Environmental Community Honors Sierra Club of Pennsylvania Endorsed Candidate Kathryn Boockvar, the Democratic Nominee for the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Hosted by:
Susan DeLone, Larry Kennedy
Robert Stuart, Nicholas Bewsey
Diane Allison, Margaret Balitsaris
(Host Committee Still in Formation)

Sunday, October 23, 2011
2:00PM
Location: At a private web address only available to “attendees”

Suggested Contributions
World Leader: $500
Eco-Captain: $250
Planetary Supporter: $100
Friend of the Environment: $50
To RSVP click HERE or email rsvp@boockvar.com
or call 215-817-2244

Please make checks payable to:
Boockvar for Judge
P.O. Box 60021
Pittsburgh, PA 15211
No Corporate Checks Please

October 14th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 1 Comment

One thought on “Don’t Go to Kathy Boockvar’s Fundraiser”

  1. TBozek says:

    GO KATHY!!

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