2017 BANQUET AGENDA

 

National Space Trophy Winner Dr. John Grunsfeld
National Space Trophy Winner
Dr. John Grunsfeld
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Friday, April 28, 2017

Banquet at the Houston Hyatt Regency Imperial Ballroom.

6:00 RECEPTION
7:00 WELCOME
Rodolfo González, Chairman, RNASA Foundation

PRESENTATION OF THE COLORS
Clear Brook High School JR ROTC

NATIONAL ANTHEM
Members of the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Girls Chorus

INVOCATION
Rev. Madella Williams, Senior Pastor, Taylor Lake Christian Church

DINNER*

8:15 YEAR-IN-REVIEW FILM
Space City Films

MASTER OF CEREMONIES, Miles O'Brien, Miles O'Brien Productions

PRESENTATION OF SPACE COMMUNICATOR AWARD to Rob Navias
Jeff Carr, President, Griffin Communications Group

PRESENTATION OF STELLAR AWARDS
Kjell N. Lindgren, M.D., NASA Astronaut
Kathleen Rubins, Ph.D., NASA Astronaut

PRESENTATION OF NATIONAL SPACE TROPHY to Dr. John Grunsfeld
Dr. Michael Griffin, Chairman and CEO, Schafer Corporation

PRESENTATION OF THE OMEGA WATCH
Thomas Stafford

RECOGNITION OF SPONSORS AND CLOSING

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Salad
Mediterranean Baby Romaine Salad on a Bed of Bibb Lettuce, Tomato, Olives, and Basil Compote, Texas Goat Cheese and Honey Torched Crostini with Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Main Entree
Rosemary and Garlic Beef Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom Demi and Pesto Parmesan Shrimp. English Pea and Lemon Zest Risotto. Acorn Squash, Haricot Vert, and Carrot Chunks

Dessert
Baked Alaska
Chocolate Mousse Dome, Filled with Raspberry Sorbet & Toasted Meringue with Ginger Blueberry Coulis

Table Side Wine Service
Napa Valley Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2013
Spellbound Petite Sirah, California 2012

Bars to Include the Above Wines As Well As
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon

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