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    Summer Social

    Sponsored by: Axient & SpaceCom

    Date: July 17th, 2024 Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm Location: Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill
  • Please note: We DO NOT accept walk-in's for this event. RSVP is required.

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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.

  • Winter Social

    Sponsored by: Delaware North & Merrick & Company

    Date: December 14th, 2023 Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm Location: The SpaceBar by Courtyard by Marriott Kennedy Space Center
  • Luncheon Featuring: TBA Date: September 10th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd  

  • Luncheon Featuring: TBA Date: September 10th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd  

  • Luncheon Featuring: Janet Petro, Director, John F. Kennedy Space Center Presentation Title: "The Next Great Leap" Date: August 13th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  Sliced Roast Beef, with an au poivre sauce, yukon mashed potatoes & green beans Pescatarian: Blackened Snapper w/ Shrimp Sauce, yukon mashed potatoes & green beans  Vegan:  Grilled Vegetable Plate - Gluten Free     

  • 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   

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    Walk-In / Pay at Door Seating is Available

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    Luncheon Featuring: Brian Huseman, Vice President, Public Policy & Community Engagement, Amazon Date: May 14th, 2024 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

    Luncheon Menu

    Standard:  Chicken Florentine Pescatarian: Pan Seared Snapper with Creole Sauce Vegan:  Stuffed Tomatoes with Spinach & Vegetables - Gluten Free 

  • 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 ~~

    LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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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  

  • 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  

  • Summer Social

    Sponsored by: Delaware North & Sierra Lobo

    Date: July 26th, 2023 Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm Location: Courtyard by Marriott Kennedy Space Center / Downstairs Bistro
  • ~RSVP CLOSED~ Please note: We DO NOT accept walk-in's for this event. RSVP is required.

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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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    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: Jim Bridenstine, Former NASA Administrator Date: November 14th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ November Menu ~

    Standard:

    Airline Chicken Breast sweet potato au gratin, roasted broccolini, white balsamic & pomegranate glaze

    Pescetarian: 

    Pecan Crusted Snapper sweet potato succotash, sautéed baby spinach, cranberry & orange vinaigrette

    Vegan:

    Roasted Fall Vegetable Ravioli vegan hickory smoked tomato & basil bisque, sautéed baby spinach, sage oil

     
  • ~~ RSVP CLOSED ~~

    LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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    Luncheon Featuring: Janet Petro, Director, John F. Kennedy Space Center Date: September 12th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ September Menu ~

    Standard:

    Autumn Sirloin Steak loaded sweet potato mash, fall spiced baby carrots, brandy au jus

    Pescetarian: 

    Blackened Atlantic Salmon butternut squash succotash, roasted asparagus, orange-caper beurre blanc

    Vegan:

    Wild Mushroom Ravioli creamy hazelnut & sage sauce, roasted baby carrots & asparagus, truffled herb oil

     

  • ~~ RSVP CLOSED ~~

    LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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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

  • ~~ RSVP CLOSED ~~

    LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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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

  • ~~ RSVP CLOSED ~~

    LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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    Luncheon Featuring: Duane Freer, Air Traffic Organization Space Operations Manager at the Air Traffic Control System Command Center, Federal Aviation Administration Date: May 9th, 2023 Time: (Tuesday) 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, 8701 Astronaut Blvd

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    ~ May's Menu ~

    Standard:

    Herb Grilled Chicken Breast w/ Sundried-Tomato and Asiago Sauce, Roast Garlic and Herb Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Veg

    Pescetarian: 

    Seared Grouper w/ Pineapple and Poblano Pico de Gallo, Spanish Rice, Seasonal Veg

    Vegan:

    Grilled Cauliflower “Steaks” w/ Spanish Rice, Chimi Churri sauce

  • ~~ RSVP CLOSED ~~

    LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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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

     

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    FEW WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE

      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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    Few walk-in seats available

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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

  • ~RSVP had Closed~ Please note: We DO NOT accept walk-in's for this event. RSVP is required.

     

    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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    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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    VERY LIMITED WALK-IN SEATS AVAILABLE

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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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