Former U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords and her husband,astronaut Mark Kelly, will in Columbus Monday and Tuesday for the eighth annual Columbus State University's Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum.
The event kicks-off Monday evening at 8 pm at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center. Giffords will lead the audience in the pledge of allegiance. The former representative was shot in the head nearly two years ago during a public appearance in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed that same day.
Kelly, who commanded the final flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, will give the keynote speech.
Afterwards there will be a 20 minute question-and-answer session with the couple.