Michelle Obama visits Palm Beach By Rachel Leigh | January 26, 2012 at 1:32 PM EST - Updated June 26 at 9:18 AM PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Palm Beach Thursday afternoon following a visit to Tampa. Law enforcement escorted her to the estate of Howard and Michele Kessler. He's the chairman of the Kessler Group, a Boston-based company involved in the financial services industry. The first lady is their guest at a reception for the Democratic National Committee fundraiser. Democrats hope to raise $1 billion for the president's reelection campaign. Earlier in Tampa, she visited Goya Foods where she continued her push for healthy foods and healthy eating. Goya is now committed to being a National Strategic Partner for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to promote Mi Plato [my plate]. Mi Plato will be used as an educational tool to encourage Hispanic families to make healthy meal choices and serve food in appropriate portions. The first lady is expected to be at the reception in Palm Beach for about an hour to 90 minutes. The New York Times recently referred to Mrs. Obama as the 'motivator in chief' as she raises her profile in anticipation of her husband's long campaign. Copyright 2012 WFLX. All Rights Reserved.