Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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June 27, 2014

Mayor gets nod for declaring June 'Aviation Month'

Washington, DC - The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Gary Herbert of Greensburg, Indiana for proclaiming June “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Indiana, general aviation contributes over $5.8 billion annually to the state”s economy, and supports over 32,000 jobs statewide.

“Mayor Herbert’s proclamation helps educate the public about the essential services and economic benefits that general aviation provides to Greensburg and the state of Indiana,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the mayor and the city for recognizing this vital industry.”

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.

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