FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 16, 2015
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Watertown Mayor Thorson for Declaring June ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Steve Thorson of Watertown, South Dakota for proclaiming June “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In South Dakota, the aviation industry supports nearly $800 million in business sales.
“Mayor Thorson’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Watertown and the state of South Dakota,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the city of Watertown 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.