Signs guided Barb Wheeler supporters to houses on a street I didn't know existed off Oak Ridge Road.
Around the pool off Oak Ridge Road, McHenry County Board member Barb Wheeler had a well-attended fundraiser Saturday afternoon.
I thnk this is what is left after one drinks a martini.
Labeled a “Teeni Weeni Bikini Martini Pool Party, it lasted into the evening.
There were musicians from Florida playing beach music as guests talked around the pool in the middle of the woods.
Barb Wheeler greated guess.
Barb Wheeler herself greeted me as I came down the stairs from the driveway. I had passed Geri Davis and John Landon on the way in.
I would all sorts of political types, plus a lot of those whom I had never seen before. I figure that was a good sign Wheeler was reaching out.
Precinct Committeeman Dave Gervais and County Board member John Hammerand were among those attending.
Of course, some of the regulars attended.
Dave Fredericks and Melissa Bean opponent Joe Walsh talked more than a little.
8th Congressional District GOP candidate Joe Walsh chatted with long-time Republican activist Dave Fredericks.
Sue Serdar and John O'Neill discuss how State Rep. Jack Franks has fallen into the clutches of Personal PAC, the most radical pro-abortion Political Action Committee in the country. Those Personal PAC supports have to oppose any restrictions on abortion, including allowing mothers to have an abortion the day before they are scheduled to deliver their babies.
Jack Franks’ Republican opponent John O’Neill worked the crowd.
Basia O'Neill made sure baby Jerry didn't jump into the pool.
His wife Basia and the six kids were seen also.
Former County Board members Don Brewer (on the left) and John Jung (on the right) talk with former State's Attorney Gary Pack. Jung is seeking to regain his seat.
Winning the man-mile award was former McHenry County State’s Attorney Gary Pack, who came all the way from the Panhandle of Florida.
State Rep. candidate John O'Neill, District 47 board member Nancy Gonsiorek and former State Rep. Rosemary Kurtz posed for this photo. That's the martini bar in the background.
Former State Representative Rosemary Kurtz and District 47 Grade School member Nancy Gonsiorek were among the notables in attendance.
Flanking Dirk Beveridge is Sue Serdar on the left and Sheila Morgan on the right.
Former 8th District GOP primary candidate Kirk Beveridge, Sue Serdar and Shelia Morgan got together.
Barb Wheeler looking like a rock star, but she was just announcing a water balloon toss.
But it was Barb Wheeler’s day.