Report: Mavs’ Carter to host Obama fundraiser
Looking for a fun way to spend NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando at the end of the month?
Well, if you’ve got some extra cash to burn, you can have dinner with President Obama at Vince Carter’s Central Florida home.
The Dallas Mavericks guard will be hosting a special fundraising dinner, which President Obama is scheduled to attend on Feb. 23, according to a report on Orlando television station News 13.
“[President Obama] really enjoys this type of event and he enjoys basketball. His schedule is very tight to be coming back two months, three months later, usually doesn’t happen,” attorney John Morgan told News 13.
Morgan is organizing the event.
The cost to attend this dinner?
Only $30,000 a plate.
The event is expected to attract 40 guests, according to the report. The station reports that several NBA players who will be in town for All-Star Weekend have purchased tickets and plan to attend.
Carter played for the Orlando Magic for two seasons, from 2009-2011.
Proceeds from the dinner will go to both Obama’s re-election campaign and the Democratic National Party.
All-Star Weekend is known to attract massive parties to the host city. but at $30,000 a plate, Vince Carter’s dinner might be the most expensive ticket in Central Florida that weekend.