Shuttle astronaut will keynote One Senior Place event at Church at Viera 

Colonel Rob Springer(Viera, FL)  –  One Senior Place will present the third annual “Every Day is Veterans Day” at the Church at Viera, 9005 North Wickham Road, on Friday, August 7 from 10:00 AM through 1:00 PM.  Admission is free.  Co-sponsored by VITAS Healthcare, “Every Day is Veterans Day” will feature a keynote address by retired space shuttle astronaut, Colonel Robert C. Springer.  Colonel Springer will share photos and highlights from his career, in a presentation entitled, “Dare Mighty Things.”  Colonel Springer is a veteran of both NASA and the United States Marine Corps.  He served two tours in Vietnam and was a test pilot for more than 20 different aircraft, as well as a mission specialist on space shuttles Discovery and Atlantis.  Numerous veterans and military organizations will be represented at the event, which will also include a color guard, music, refreshments, door prizes and information for veterans.  While an RSVP is not required, attendees are encouraged to call (321) 751-6771 so that organizers can fully accommodate the expected large turnout.  Refreshments will be provided by One Senior Place, the Viera marketplace for senior resources.  For more information about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, visit their website at www.OneSeniorPlace.com or call (321) 751-6771.

Director, Kathi Ridner, is delighted to welcome Colonel Springer to Viera to provide the keynote address at the popular annual event.

“I’ve taken a peek at the material Colonel Springer will be presenting, and the space fans in the audience should prepare to be impressed,” said Ridner.  “We’re also grateful that the very spacious Church at Viera will be hosting us.  This event has gotten larger and more popular each year, and we look forward to honoring the service and sacrifice of all the veterans in attendance.”

“Every Day is Veterans Day” is just one of dozens of events presented annually by One Senior Place, a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families.  More information about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is available at www.OneSeniorPlace.com.

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Photo (attached)Shuttle astronaut, Colonel Robert C. Springer, will deliver the keynote address during Every Day is Veterans Day, a One Senior Place special free event at the Church at Viera on Friday, August 7.  To RSVP, call 321-751-6771.

 

About Colonel Robert. C. Springer — Colonel Robert C. Springer is a veteran of both NASA and the United States Marine Corps.  He served two tours in Vietnam and was a test pilot for more than 20 different aircraft during his military career, becoming an astronaut in 1980.  A mission specialist on both space shuttle Discovery and Atlantis, he later worked for the Boeing Company.  Today, he heads Springer Consulting, specializing in aerospace consultation and motivational speaking.  A tireless education advocate, Colonel Springer is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Kennedy Space Center Education Foundation and a trustee for the Astronaut Memorial Foundation.

Official NASA biohttp://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/springer-rc.html

Wikipedia entry – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_C._Springer

 

About One Senior Place– Now in its tenth year, One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is a marketplace of resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their family caregivers in Central and East Central Florida.  Completely unique, One Senior Place at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road in Viera is a one-stop information hub and mini-mall “revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services.”  One Senior Place is home to a wide variety of senior-focused businesses, a resource library and is the site of educational seminars and presentations for seniors.  In 2008, One Senior Place was named Florida’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  In Brevard, they were honored as  Business of the Year by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce.  A second location, One Senior Place Orlando, opened in Altamonte Springs in December of 2011.  More information about One Senior Place and One Senior Place Orlando can be found on the company website at www.OneSeniorPlace.com or by calling 321-751-6771.