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Oprah's Coming: Lavern Chatman Campaign Releases More Tix to Saturday Fundraiser

Theme of event in Crystal City is empowering women and girls.

Oprah Winfrey will headline a fundraiser for congressional candidate Democrat Lavern Chatman Saturday in Arlington. Tickets to the fundraiser were available Monday, the campaign said. Official photos
Oprah Winfrey will headline a fundraiser for congressional candidate Democrat Lavern Chatman Saturday in Arlington. Tickets to the fundraiser were available Monday, the campaign said. Official photos
The Lavern Chatman campaign said Monday morning they have released more tickets to its fundraiser Saturday with Oprah Winfrey.

The popular media mogul is coming to Arlington to support Chatman in her bid for Virginia's 8th congressional District seat. The crowded Democratic primary includes Chatman and 11 other candidates along with one GOP candidate. The Democratic primary is June 10. 

The original cut-off to RSVP for the Oprah reception was Friday. Tickets to Saturday's event, set at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, are at multiple levels: 

  • VIP tickets are $2,600; ticket holders will meet at a reception at the hotel from 6-7 p.m. before the 7 p.m. program begins. Ticket-holders will receive a professional photo with Oprah, according to the campaign.
  • Sponsor: $1,500 (Premiere Program Seating)
  • Supporter: $1,000 (Reserved Program Seating)
  • Guest: $150

Visit the campaign Web site to purchase tickets to the fundraiser.

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