Birmingham holds Amelia Earhart Luncheon - District 11 News
Birmingham holds Amelia Earhart Luncheon

Thank you Zonta Club of Birmingham for a fabulous Amelia Earhart event last Saturday! We presented Amelia Earhart fellow, Francesca Favaro, with her wings and certificate. 


Francesca Favaro’ and her husband, Matteo Carrara


We also had the opportunity to have an exciting presentation from Hurricane Hunter, Major Kaitlyn Woods. Major Kaitlyn Woods is an Aerial Reconnaissance Weather Officer (ARWO) with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, 403rd Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, Keesler AFB, MS. She is responsible for mission directing weather reconnaissance aircraft into hurricanes and tropical storms to collect information, including storm center and intensity. This information is used by the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Fla., to more accurately forecast the storms. Major Woods has over 1700 flight hours in the WC-130J and has logged eighty-nine hurricane penetrations.



Major Woods’ husband, Britt, is also a hurricane hunter. He is a pilot. The Woods have 3 beautiful children.