“Trailblazers – Women of the Boeing Company” Lecture and Book Signing March 8

Author Betsy Case and guest Sandra Jeffcoat share Boeing women’s stories

SEATTLE – Betsy Case, author of “Trailblazers: The Women of the Boeing Company,” will tell stories about the courageous women aviators and engineers who helped make Boeing the great company it is today. Case will be joined by Boeing engineer and technical fellow Sandra Jeffcoat. Their lecture will also pay tribute to the Pacific Northwest “Rosies” who built Boeing bombers during World War II. Case and Jeffcoat will have special stories about the African American Rosies, who came from around the country seeking a new life with a good-paying job in Seattle. The program is at 2:30 p.m. and is free with admission to the Museum. The book signing is free and open to the public after the lecture.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $16 for active military, $11 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick’s Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org