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Obama Campaign Schedules $35,800-A-Plate Fundraiser With Facebook Exec

President Obama will be passing the plate in Silicon Valley when he visits the epicenter of the U.S. tech industry at the end of September.

According to an invitation from his campaign, Obama will be making an appearance at a fundraising reception at the home of Symantec chairman John Thompson in Woodside, Calif.on Sept. 25.

General admission is $2,500 while $7,500 (Two people in one photo is bargain priced at $10,000) will get you in the door as well as a photo with the president.

Then deep-pocketed supporters can move on to dinner at the Atherton, Calif., home of Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer. A seat there will cost $35,800 and includes a Q&A event after Obama's remarks.

In the first half of 2011, the president raked in more than $1.7 million from Silicon Valley donors, according to numbers compiled by TechNet.

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