FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 1, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Medford Mayor Wheeler for Declaring May ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Gary H. Wheeler of Medford, Oregon, for proclaiming May “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Oregon, general aviation contributes $3 billion annually to the state’s economy.
“Mayor Wheeler’s proclamation is important in helping to educate the public about the essential services and economic benefit that general aviation provides to the state of Oregon,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We thank Mayor Wheeler and the city of Medford for their recognition of the value of general aviation.”
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.