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Betty Casey pays $2.1 million for Rush Limbaugh letter

The philanthropist Betty Casey won the Rush Limbaugh Letter Auction with $2.1 million bid.

Betty Casey pays $2.1 million for Rush Limbaugh letter The winner of the auction for Rush Limbaugh letter is the philanthropist Betty Casey, who paid $2.1 million to own the one of a kind item. In the spirit of giving, the proceeds from the auction will be donated to The Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation, a charity organization helping the children of fallen marines and law enforcement officers. Rush Limbaugh said he will match the donation, which puts the total money raised for the foundation at about $4.2 million.

 Betty Casey is a well known Washington D.C. arts supporter, particularly the Washington Opera. As a widow of millionaire Maryland developer Eugene B. Casey she is the trustee of the "Eugene B. Casey Foundation" based in Gaithersburg, MD. Betty Casey also donated 17 acres of land at 1801 Foxhall Road to the city for the purpose of a Mayoral mansion in 2001, but after the city gave up on the project in 2003, Casey donated the land to the Salvation Army. Betty Casey has also made donations to the Barak Obama presidential campaign, as well as the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

 Published on 10/19/2007

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