Real Men, Real Heroes will hold its annual recognition and fundraising event from 6 to 8 p.m. July 12 at the Wichita Marriott.
The event will honor Guion Bluford Jr., the first African-American to fly in space; U.L. “Rip” Gooch, former Wichita City Council member, Kansas state senator, pilot and aviation entrepreneur; and Brian Black of Spirit AeroSystems.
The event will also recognize elementary, middle and high school students who have excelled in Real Men, Real Heroes mentoring programs designed to improve academic success and social skills.
Doors to the event open at 5:30 p.m. Tables cost $500 and individual tickets cost $50.
To reserve tickets, visit www.RealMenRealHeroes.org.
Supriya Sridhar: 316-268-6246, @Supriyasridhar_