Alderwoman Maria Hadden of the 49th Ward in Chicago held a fundraiser at Honeybear Cafe in Rogers Park on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Below is the thank you note as posted on Facebook:
"I am so grateful to serve a community like the one we have in the 49th Ward and to have the support of so many wonderful people. Thank you to everyone who came out, supported and made this an event to remember.
Thank you to Prudence, George and their team at Honeybear Cafe for a fabulous hosted event and delicious food, to Picnic Wine & Provisions for supplying the bubbly for the mimosas and to Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth for these fantastic photos!
Thank you to members of my Host Committee, Stacy Davis Gates, Erica N. Bland-Durosinmi, Hope Pickett, Sean Tenner, Rebecca BurWei, Joi Imobhio, Rep. Kelly Cassidy, Sen. Mike Simmons, Sen. Heather Steans, Jane Ramsey and Network 49 for making this such a successful event.
A big thanks to the elected officials who joined me yesterday, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, State Rep. Greg Harris, State Rep. and Committeeperson Kelly Cassidy, Committeeperson Sean Tenner, Committeeperson Dean Maragos, Judge Pam Saindon, Judge Diana López, and Judge Rena Marie Van Tine.
And a giant hug to our event team, Jacqueline Anderson, Karri DeSelm, Holly Hahn, Megan Sit, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, Anna Mangahas, and of course, Natalia Vera for your ideas, time and talent. I love Rogers Park, and I wouldn’t be here without all of you."
- Maria Hadden