Local resident Karlene Petitt is not only a wife, mother and grandmother – she is also a commercial airline pilot, a motivational speaker as well as the author of the two aviation thrillers, “Flight For Control” and “Flight For Safety.”

Karlene will speak about growing up in Burien, telling stories of her life and the motivational forces behind her amazing accomplishments and career on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Des Moines IOOF Hall located at 728 S. 225th Street.

The one-hundred year old IOOF Hall is in downtown Des Moines, just half a block west of Marine View Drive on S. 225th.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information call Jim Langston, Program Chairman, at 206.878.7205