FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 16, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Pottstown Mayor Valentine-Thomas for Declaring October ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Sharon Valentine-Thomas of Pottstown, Pennsylvania for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Pennsylvania, general aviation contributes $1.3 billion to the state’s economy annually.
“Mayor Valentine-Thomas’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Pottstown and the state of Pennsylvania,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the Borough of Pottstown for recognizing this vital 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.