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      Reach for the Stars: An Evening with John Casper in Black Mountain


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      October 28, 2019

      Monday   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      84 Blue Ridge Assembly Drive
      Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711

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      Reach for the Stars: An Evening with John Casper

      Ret. Colonel John Casper, astronaut for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has logged over 825 hours in space as well as 10,000+ hours in 52 different aircraft. He has received various honors and awards for his military and NASA service such as the NASA Medal for Outstanding Leadership and the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, to name just a few.

      Ret. Col. Casper has graciously agreed to present on his space adventures as well as his role in helping families affected by the Challenger disaster through trauma and the importance of mental health. Included in the presentation will be spectacular photographs from space and keepsakes from his time at NASA. After speaking, Ret. Col. Casper will open the floor for questions.

      This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn more about counseling and trauma from an astronaut’s point of view. Black Mountain Counseling Center is incredibly grateful to Col. Casper for his willingness to participate in this event.

      Menu:
      Appetizers will be served during the reception. For dinner, carved top sirloin with a pomegranate demi-glace will be served, accompanied by wild mushroom risotto, fresh vegetable bundles, and assorted dinner rolls with honey butter. For dessert, guests will enjoy a housemade carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

      How to RSVP:
      You can RSVP by visiting blackmountaincounseling.org/sign-up or you can fill out the form on the back of this invitation and mail it to 201 N. Ridgeway Ave, Black, Mountain, NC 28711. Space is limited so we recommend RSVPing as soon as possible.
      Your reservation is not complete until payment has been received.

      Other information:
      Tickets are $125 per person. Of that cost, $100 is tax-deductible. Tickets are non-refundable. All proceeds go to support Black Mountain Counseling Center’s mission of providing counseling services to clients regardless of their ability to pay. You can learn more about this event and BMCC by visiting blackmountainounseling.org/sign-up.

      Cost: Payment required - $125/person

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.