Al’s Birthday Bash and Fundraiser

It was a packed house at the Danube Swabian Association on August 18th as City Council at-Large candidate Al Taubenberger celebrated his birthday. In attendance were a who’s who of Philadelphia Republican Party figures such as City Commissioner Al Schmidt, PA State Representative. Martina White (170th Legislative District) Councilman Brian O’Neill (10th Council District), Party Chairman and PA State Representative. John Taylor (177th Legislative District). But attendance was not limited to current elected officials, familiar figures from yesteryears were also present including former Party Chairman Vito Canuso, Former Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives John Perzel and Former Councilman Jack Kelly were also present. In fact, it was the former Councilman Jack Kelly who introduced Al Taubenberger to a standing ovation as Kelly stated that is “Taubenberger Time“.

With family, friends and allies present an enthusiastic Al Taubenberger took the stage to the Rocky theme. Al was in his element as he passionately talked about the problems facing Philadelphia and how he would go about creating more jobs, lowering taxes, bettering the Quality of Life in our neighborhoods, and increasing public safety.

We are including a few scenes from the event int the pictures below.

For those of you who attended Al’s Birthday Bash and Fundraiser, we would like to offer our sincere gratitude for brightening up the room with your presence!

And to those who missed it, we look forward to seeing you at the next one.


Al on Stage 2

Al on Stage

On stage, Al Taubenberger addresses the crowd on the problems facing Philadelphia and how he would fix them.

Al, Mark Wuller, John Taylor, and Vincent Emmanuel

With Party Chairman John Taylor, 56th Ward Leader Mark Wuller, and longtime friend and supporter Vincent Emmanuel

Mr and Mrs Taubenberger

Mr and Mrs Taubenberger. For the men reading this, here is a ProTip – Despite the fact that it was his Birthday Bash, our Pal Al took the time to dedicate a song to his wife.

Al and State Representative Martina White

Al with Pa. State Representative Martina White who does a great job representing the 170th Legislative District.

Al and Councilman O'Neill

Al with Councilman Brian O’Neill who represents the 10th Council District

Al, Melissa, Ross, Walt, Dominic

Al with Melissa Murray Bailey (GOP Candidate for Mayor), Walt Vogler (21st GOP Ward Leader), Ross Feinberg (Candidate for Register of Wills) and Dominic Chiavaroli (1st GOP Ward Leader)

Shining Stars of the Philly GOP

Stars of the Philadelphia Republican Party turned out to celebrate with and support Al including Commissioner Al Schmidt, Honorable Jack Kelly, Councilman Brian O’Neill, former Party Chairman Vito Canuso, former Former Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives John Perzel, Candidate for Mayor Melissa Murray Bailey, Candidate for Register of Wills Ross Feinberg and Pa. State Representative Martina White.

Al and the Grand Kids

Enlisting a bit of help in blowing out the candles, Al asked all 4 of his grandchildren to join him.