Aviation, civic, community and business leaders are invited to attend an upcoming General Aviation Advancing America gathering at the Cut Bank International Airport, 2705 Valier Highway, on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 1-2 p.m. The meeting is intended to create an interactive forum for comments and ideas on how aviation and local leaders can work together to demonstrate and communicate the significant, meaningful contributions of the aviation industry.

Ryan Waguespack, Senior Vice President of the National Air Transportations Association, will be the featured speaker.

The meeting is one of several being held in various states across the United States. Other locations include Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas and Wyoming.

Topics include:

•Discussions with community leaders on how general aviation stakeholders facilitate the success of the community.

•How rural airports serve as a runway for economic and job recovery and development.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to schambers@nata.aero.

Helping key members of the Golden Triangle are understand all of the benefits general aviation provides will be imperative to protecting the industry, improving businesses and empowering regional growth.

There has never been a more important time to educate regional and state influencers on the critical importance of aviation businesses and the essential services they deliver.

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