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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

* Thanks to everyone who donated to Special Olympics Chicago on behalf of my really stupid idea to jump in Lake Michigan during this weekend’s Polar Plunge. Here’s the list as of 3:00 this afternoon. I see that my new column editor is at the top

Tom Corfman, Crain’s Chicago Business $50.00
Elgie Sims $100.00
Pete Dombrowski $50.00
Mike Pollak $50.00
Soccermom $40.00
Chicago Cynic $50.00
Marty Moylan $100.00
David Manning $100.00
Terry Steczo $25.00
Sen. Mike Frerichs $50.00
anonymous $100.00
Heather Steans $200.00
Dan Proft $100.00
Laurie $50.00
Jeff Glass $100.00
Mokenavince $50.00
Frank Calabrese $25.00
Dalai Lama $10.00
Don Moss & Associates $50.00
Nearly Normal $25.00
Cheswick $20.00
Grant Vaught $50.00
Uptown Progressive $50.00
RonOglesby $25.00
Jake From Elwood $30.00
ppanda $25.00
Nadine O’Leary and Josh Potts $100.00
32nd Ward Roscoe Village $50.00
Rep. Lou Lang $100.00
Samurai $50.00
a drop in $50.00
G’kar $25.00
Corvax Louis is trying to kill you $25.00
Glass half full $25.00
Chris Nybo $50.00
David Ormsby $100.00
Chavez-respecting Obamist $25.00
Dean $50.00
Mark Denzler $50.00
Peter A. Quilici $50.00
David McSweeney $100.00
Matt Butterfield $25.00
quicknote $20.00
Nathan Ross $50.00
Louis G. Atsaves $25.00
Anonymous $50.00
Susiejones $20.00
dupage dan $30.00
Kevin Fanning $25.00
lake county democrat $30.00

Y’all pledged a total of $2650. So, I’ll be adding that matching grand later today. We did good. I promised I wouldn’t bug you for more if we reached $2,000, but you can check out the donation page by clicking here - just for your own edification, of course. No donating required.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


14 Comments
  1. - lake county democrat - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 3:36 pm:

    Special kudos to anonymous - the Green Hornet of the Polar Plunge! The Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides would approve http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/Levels_of_Giving.html


  2. - Levi - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 3:37 pm:

    You’d better just stick in a toe and be done with it. The weather is going to be terrible!


  3. - tw - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 3:39 pm:

    As I said in my comments, I’ll double my donation if you stay down


  4. - wowsers - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 4:02 pm:

    I say everyone volunteers to double their donations if someone gets a picture of Rich fully in the water


  5. - Anonymiss - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 4:17 pm:

    >my new column editor…

    Congrats, Rich!


  6. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 4:24 pm:

    I was waiting for someone to break the seal…

    Congrats, Rich. Way to sneak it in!


  7. - Rich Miller - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 4:31 pm:

    Thanks.


  8. - The Captain - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 4:49 pm:

    So we all agree that “Corvax Louis is trying to kill you” is the early favorite for Best Commenter, right?


  9. - shore - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 5:40 pm:

    King Louis and soccer mom, great folks!


  10. - shore - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 5:49 pm:

    I haven’t been reading this as much lately because there hasn’t been the federal race interest but did I miss that you took your talents to crains?


  11. - Toure's Latte - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 8:04 pm:

    Proft: “A measly hundred and Miller will actually, finally, goes jump in a lake? I’m in!”


  12. - Arthur Andersen - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 9:39 pm:

    Congrats on the new gig, Rich.


  13. - mokenavince - Thursday, Feb 27, 14 @ 10:22 pm:

    Don’t forget your Speedo, for your picture with Rahm.


  14. - Nonplussed - Friday, Feb 28, 14 @ 8:09 am:

    Not to be snarky but shouldn’t Frerichs have donated $250?


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