FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 31, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Brookings Mayor Ron Hedenskog for Declaring March ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Ron Hedenskog, of Brookings, Oregon, for proclaiming March “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Oregon, general aviation has an annual economic impact of $1.8 billion.
“Mayor Hedenskog’s proclamation helps to educate the public about the economic and other benefits general aviation provides to the state of Oregon,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Hedeknsog and the city of Brookings 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.