Sat, Dec 27, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"This report reinforces the fact that tourism in Oshkosh
is a vital part of our community. The economic scope of EAA
AirVenture is so large that it not only benefits Oshkosh, but the
surrounding area as well. EAA AirVenture earns Oshkosh a reputation
as a destination."
Source: Wendy Hielsberg, executive director of
the Oshkosh (WI) Convention and Visitors Bureau. A recent
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh study shows the annual EAA
AirVenture show brings an estimated $110 million economic impact to
Oshkosh-area counties each year.
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