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Powershell Exchange - help using invoke-command

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I am trying make a remote session to Exchange server and then archiving to PST. I am having some trouble figuring how to pass variables to the invoke-command line.

function Show-Menu
    param ([string]$Title = 'Menu')
    Write-Host "================ $Title ================"

    Write-Host ""     
    Write-Host "1: Archive .PST"
    Write-Host "Q: Quit."

$ExchangeServer = "server"
$Credential = Get-Credential  -Message "Enter Domain\username"
$SessionParams =
   ConfigurationName = 'Microsoft.Exchange'
   ConnectionURI     = "http://$ExchangeServer/powershell/"
   Authentication    = 'Kerberos'
   Credential = $Credential

$Session = New-PSSession @SessionParams

     $input = Read-Host "Chose one"
     switch ($input)
        '1' {

                $PstPath = "\\server\c$\temp"

                $user = Read-Host "Enter mailbox"
                $date = Read-Host "Enter month/year (m-yyyy)"
                $arrDate = $date.Split('-')
                $firstDayOfMonth = Get-Date -Date "$($arrDate[1])-$($arrDate[0])-1 00:00:00"
                $lastDayOfMonth = $firstDayOfMonth.AddMonths(1).AddDays(-1)

                New-Item $PstPath\$user -type directory -Force

                Invoke-command -ScriptBlock { New-MailboxExportRequest -ContentFilter {(Received -ge $firstDayOfMonth) -and (Received -lt $lastDayOfMonth)} -Mailbox $user -FilePath $PstPath\$user\$date.pst} -Session $Session

        'q' {
                Remove-PSSession $exchange10
until ($input -eq 'q')
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