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    Luncheon Featuring: Bill Weber, CEO, Firefly Date: April 11th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ April's Menu ~

    Standard:

    Braised Shortrib w/ Mushroom Ravioli, served in Pan Jus Cream sauce w/ Garlic Bread

    Pescetarian: 

    Grilled Sweet Chili Shrimp Skewers served w/ Coconut Basmati Rice and Garlic braised Bok Choy

    Vegan:

    Tunisian Vegetable Cous Cous w/ Garlic Sauce

     

  • Luncheon Featuring: Michelle Dennard, President & CEO, CareerSource Florida Date: August 10th, 2021 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd
  • Featuring Guest Speaker: Janet Petro, Director, NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center Date: August 9th, 2022 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port - Convention Center

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    Note: The menu options for August are as follows:

    Standard: Beef Brisket chargrilled zucchini & squash, marble potatoes, barbeque au jus

    Pescatarian: Tuna Sunshine Poke florida citrus ponzo, avocado, cucumber, scallions, wonton chips

    Vegan: Stuffed Campfire Peppers wild rice, chargrilled summer vegetables, spinach, pomodoro sauce

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    Luncheon Featuring: Kevin Lowdermilk, CEO, Vaya Space Date: August 8th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ August Menu ~

    Standard:

    Mango BBQ Pork Ribs w/ 3 cheese mac and green beans

    Pescetarian: 

    Seared Garlic Shrimp w/ Roasted Piquillo Peppers over Toasted Coconut Risotto

    Vegan:

    Calabaza Coconut Curry Risotto

  • Luncheon Featuring: TBA Date: August 13th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd  

  • Honoring:

    Lifetime Achievement Awardees

    Kolcum News and Communications Awardees

    Hall of Fame Honorees

    Rising Star Awardee

    Date: October 8th, 2022

    Time: Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 PM & Dinner is Served at 7:00 PM

    Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Dress Code is Business Attire (No jeans please)

    Note: The menu options are as follows:

    Standard

    TBD

    Vegan

    TBD

    Please indicate which meal is preferred during ticket purchase or when submitting tables names, if no selection is made, the standard meal will be selected.

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    Honoring:

    ** Lifetime Achievement Awardees **

    David McFarland

    Raymond Polniak

    ** Kolcum News and Communications Awardees **

    Tariq Malik

    Tina Leighty

    ** Hall of Fame Honorees **

    Roy Freeman

    Ruth Gardner

    Al Studt

    Brenda Wall

    Lynda Thompson

    Melquiades (Mike) Lopez

    Paul Epsy

    Tom Hendrickson

    Howard Schindzielorz

    John McCelland

    Lawrence (Larry) Maggie

    Robert Myers

    Waymon (Chuck) Rake

    Luis Berrios

    Eddie Ellegood

    ** Rising Star Awardee **

    Alden Param

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    Date: October 8th, 2022

    Time: Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 PM & Dinner is Served at 7:00 PM

    Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Dress Code is Business Attire (No jeans please)

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    Note: The menu options are as follows:

    Standard

    Char Grilled New York Strip & Gulf Shrimp

    Smoked Gouda Au Gratin Potatoes, Market Vegetables, Peppercorn au Poivre & Garlic Rosemary Butter

    Vegan

    Mediterranean Couscous

    Blistered Heirloom Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers, European Cucumber,  

    Frescatrano Olives, Toasted Chickpeas, Citrus Herb Dressing, Basil Infused Aquafaba Whipped Cream

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    Honoring:

    ** Lifetime Achievement Awardees **

    Arthur Waite

    Billy Childers

    ** Kolcum News and Communications Awardees **

    Rebecca Burgman

    Robert Pearlman

    ** Hall of Fame Honorees **

    Patrick Adkins

    Teresa Annulis Tom Clark Randy Coppola Eric Duffin Ira Erteschik Joe Hamilton Marianne Idzi Brent Maney Shelby Roberts Ed Sikora John Sterritt ** Rising Star Awardees ** Sara Karimi

    Kelly McGuire

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    Date: October 13, 2023

    Time: Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 PM & Dinner is Served at 7:00 PM

    Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Dress Code is Business Attire (No jeans please)

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    Note: The menu options are as follows:

    ~Standard~

    Coastal Surf n’ Turf

    prime beef tenderloin & Maryland crab cake, jumbo asparagus, truffled parsnip purée, brown sage butter 

    ~Vegan~

    Harvest Moon Curry

    butternut squash & chickpea coconut curry, caramelized lime, crispy sage

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    Honoring:

    ** Lifetime Achievement Awardees **

    Arthur Waite

    Billy Childers

    ** Kolcum News and Communications Awardees **

    Rebecca Burgman

    Robert Pearlman

    ** Hall of Fame Honorees **

    Patrick Adkins

    Teresa Annulis Tom Clark Randy Coppola Eric Duffin Ira Erteschik Joe Hamilton Marianne Idzi Brent Maney Shelby Roberts Ed Sikora John Sterritt ** Rising Star Awardees ** Sara Karimi

    Kelly McGuire

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    Date: October 18, 2024

    Time: Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 PM & Dinner is Served at 7:00 PM

    Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Dress Code is Business Attire (No jeans please)

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    Note: The menu options are as follows:

    ~Standard~

    Coastal Surf n’ Turf

    prime beef tenderloin & Maryland crab cake, jumbo asparagus, truffled parsnip purée, brown sage butter 

    ~Vegan~

    Harvest Moon Curry

    butternut squash & chickpea coconut curry, caramelized lime, crispy sage

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    Please indicate which meal is preferred during ticket purchase or when submitting tables names, if no selection is made, the standard meal will be selected.

  • Luncheon Featuring: Date: December 10th, 2021 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd  

  • Luncheon Featuring: Francisco Isenberg, Principal Spaceport Development Manager, Astra Space Date: December 14th, 2021 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd  

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:

    Pistachio crusted Pork Loin with Apricot & Fig stuffing and Bourbon Glaze with Sweet Potato Smash and Market vegetable

    Pescatarian:

    Gulf Shrimp Creole – Sweet Pepper rice pilaf – Market vegetable

    Vegan:

    Roasted Butternut squash & Swiss Chard stacked with Sweet potato hash – Balsamic pearl onions – Ginger Sage EVOO

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    Note: The menu options for December are as follows:

    Standard:

    Guava Guajillo Braised Short Rib w/ Roast Jalapeno and Manchego Polenta, Garlic Broccolini, Pan Jus

    Pescatarian:

    Caribbean Snapper w/ Yellow Rice and Pidgeon Peas, Sweet Plantains, Chimi Churri

    Vegan:

    Stir Fry Rice Noodles w/ Thai Style Veggies and Sweet Soy Sauce

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  • ~RSVP CLOSED~   Featuring Guest Speaker: Col Mark Shoemaker, 5th SLS Date: February 8th, 2022 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port - Convention Center

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  Crispy Chicken Breast, Italian Breaded with Four Mushroom & Artichoke Sauté, Creamy Parmesan Orzo, Market Vegetables Pescatarian: Sesame Seared Tuna Loin Medallions, Balsamic Ginger Scented, Jasmine Rice, Sugar Snap Peas and Baby Carrots with Citrus Soy Glaze Vegan:  Curried Veggie Purse Curried lentils - Grill portabella mushroom, sauté leeks, spinach, wrapped in phyllo dough with balsamic fig glaze
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      Luncheon Featuring: Tony Skaff, Director of Technology & Technical Services, Sierra Lobo Date: February 14th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ February Menu ~

    Standard:

    Roast Pork Loin with Salsa Verdi with Yellow Rice and Seasonal Vegetables

    Pescetarian: 

    Citrus Baked Salmon with Yellow Rice and Seasonal Vegetables

    Vegan:

    Grilled Vegetable Kabobs over Yellow Rice

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    Luncheon Featuring: Robert Long, President & CEO, Space Florida Date: February 20th, 2024 (Third Tuesday!) Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  Chicken Marsala with Mashed Potatoes and Honey Glazed Carrots Pescatarian: Pan Roasted Salmon with Dill Cream Sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Honey Glazed Carrots  Vegan:  Mushroom Ravioli with Pesto Oil  

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    Luncheon Featuring Speaker: Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Purdy, Jr., Commander, Space Launch Delta 45 and Director, Eastern Range, Patrick Space Force Base, Florida Presentation of the 2023 Forrest McCarthy Award: Captain Bradley Radabaugh Date: January 10th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd  

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    ~ January Menu ~

    Standard:

    Mediterranean Style Chicken Kabobs, Herbed Basmati Rice, Seasonal Vegetables

    Pescetarian: 

    Seafood Fettuccine w/ White Wine-Tomato Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables

    Vegan:

    Vegetable Fried Rice w/ Seasonal Vegetables

  • Luncheon Featuring: BRIGADIER GENERAL KRISTIN L. PANZENHAGEN, COMMANDER, SPACE LAUNCH DELTA 45 Date: January 9th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  Chicken Florentine with Roasted Potatoes, Pan-Seared Asparagus, garlic spinach white wine cream sauce Pescatarian: Snapper Pigeon Peas and Rice, Pan-Seared Asparagus, Lemon-Caper Butter Sauce Stuffed Bell Peppers Vegan:  Vegetable Quinoa, Sautéed Asparagus, sage oil  

  • Featuring Guest Speaker: Carol Craig, Chairman & CEO, Craig Technologies and Sidus Space Date: June 14th, 2022 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port - Convention Center

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    Note: The menu options for June are as follows:

    Standard: Barbeque Smoked Pork Tenderloin,  Applewood smoked & char broiled pork tenderloin, Yukon Gold Potatoes, & baby carrots Pescatarian: Blackened Atlantic Salmon, Citrus balsamic reduction, roasted asparagus, & Butternut Squash Risotto VeganButternut Squash Risotto, Baby carrots, asparagus, sweet corn, citrus-coconut “beurre blanc”, & almond herbed gremolata

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    Luncheon Featuring: Todd Lindner, Head of Launch Site Operations, ABL Space Systems Date: June 13th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Pavilion, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ June's Menu ~

    Standard:

    Roasted Lamb Gyro’s w/ lettuce, tomato, tzatziki sauce, Potato salad

    Pescetarian: 

    Seared Salmon over Fettuccine w/ Fontina Florentine Cream Sauce

    Vegan:

    Grilled Veggie Pasta Primavera

  • Luncheon Featuring: Dr. Carlos Mata, Chief Technology Officer, Scientific Lightning Solutions Topic: “Lightning Safety & Operational Resilience in Space Launch & Processing” Date: June 11th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  Chicken strips w/ tortellini salad with fresh mozzarella balls, grape tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and spinach Pescatarian: Sliced ahi tuna w/ tortellini salad with fresh mozzarella balls, grape tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and spinach Vegan:  Ratatouille - Gluten Free   

  • ~RSVP CLOSED~   Featuring Guest Speaker: Captain Mark R. Vlaun, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Date: March 8th, 2022 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port - Convention Center

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    Note: The menu options for March are as follows:

    Standard: Chimichurri Steak: Grilled Sirloin, Roasted Fingerlings, Seasonal Vegetables Pescatarian: Seafood Manicotti: Bay Shrimp, Scallops & Crab Blend, Vodka Cream sauce, Shaved Parmesan Vegan: Broccoli & Sweet potato Cakes, Roasted Winter Squash & Cauliflower, Cilantro Chutney

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  • Luncheon Featuring: Panel Speakers from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Date: March 19th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  SIRLOIN WITH BORDELAISE SAUCE Pescatarian: JERK MAHI, MANGO CHUTNEY Vegan:  VEGETARIAN BUTTERNUT SQUASH RAVIOLI WITH COCONUT CURRY SAUCE    

  • RSVP Closed!   Featuring Guest Speaker: Captain Mark R. Vlaun, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Date: May 10th, 2022 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port - Convention Center

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    Note: The menu options for May are as follows:

    Standard: Chianti Braised Short Rib with Rosemary Demi-glace, Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables Pescatarian: Seared Mahi with Herb & Lemon Butter Sauce,  Spinach Rice Pilaf, Seasonal Vegetables Vegan: Veggie Stuffed Mushrooms topped with Marinara,  Spinach rice pilaf, Seasonal Vegetables.

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  • Featuring Guest Speaker: TBD Date: March 8th, 2022 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port - Pavilion

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