City of Palmdale, CA

02/13/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/13/2018 11:07

Palmdale City Library to Host Meet & Greet/Book Signing for Local Author/Motivational Speaker/Para Snowboard Athlete Brett Bothelo





John Mlynar




February 13, 2018

Palmdale City Library to Host Meet & Greet/Book Signing

for Local Author/Motivational Speaker Brett Bothelo

PALMDALE - The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host a

meet and greet/book signing with local motivational speaker and author Brett Bothelo

this Saturday, Feb. 17 from 1 to 3 pm.

Bothelo will discuss his book, "Standing My Own Ground," the inspiration story of

his battle with chronic illness and surgeries his entire life, which resulted in one of his

legs being amputated below the knee. Copies will be available for purchase and


Despite his trials, Bothelo still lives his life by the CAN, not the cannot. He grew

up in California where he attended Call State Fullerton, majoring in communications.

Currently active as a a motivational speaker, he has spoken throughout Southwest

United States and in Washington, DC and looks forward to sharing his journey and story

with all those who may benefit.

Living a life of love, gratitude, faith and inspiration Bothelo enjoys the many

things in life. Dividing his time between Southern California and the mountains of

Colorado, Brett now trains for the US Para Snowboard Team, travels, spends time with

his Husky, Avalanche, and itches to visit every baseball stadium in the county.

For more information, please call the Library at 661/267-5600.


Communications Department · 38300 Sierra Highway · Palmdale, CA 93550 www.CityofPalmdale