FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March XX, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Crosby Mayor Les Bakken for Declaring March “General Aviation Appreciation Week”
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Les Bakken of Crosby, North Dakota, for proclaiming March 4-10 “General Aviation Appreciation Week.” In North Dakota, general aviation contributes $1.6 billion annually to the state’s economy.
“Mayor Bakken’s proclamation helps to educate the public about the economic and other benefits general aviation provides to the state of North Dakota,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Bakken and the city of Crosby for their recognition of this important industry.”
To view the proclamation, click here.
Formed in 2007, the Alliance for Aviation Across America is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 6,300 individuals representing businesses, agricultural groups, FBO’s, small airports, elected officials, charitable organizations, and leading business and aviation groups that support the interest of the general aviation community across various public policy issues.