Mayor, Congressman Present Peggy Chabrian Proclaimation
It was "Women In
Aviation Day" in Daytona earlier this month as Mayor Yvonne
Scarlet-Golden presented a proclamation to Women in Aviation
International President Dr. Peggy Chabrian.
The proclamation on May 9th was part of a luncheon honoring Dr.
Peggy Chabrian (below, right) held on Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach,
Florida, campus and hosted by Congressman John Mica (R-Florida) and
Dr. George Ebbs, president of Embry-Riddle.
Congressman Mica read into the Congressional Record on
Wednesday, May 4, 2005, a salute to Dr. Chabrian and Women in
Aviation, International. The luncheon's 50 guests were mostly women
business leaders from the local area.
The "Women in Aviation
Day" Proclamation from the City of Daytona Beach read, in part:
Whereas: Women in Aviation, International, which
have headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida, has more than 7,000
members including astronauts, corporate pilots, maintenance
technicians, air traffic controllers, business owners, educators,
journalists, flight attendants, high school and university
students, air show performers, airport managers and many other
Whereas: Women in Aviation, International promotes
public understanding of the accomplishments and contributions of
women in aviation including historic notables such as Amelia
Earhart, Bessie Coleman, Eileen Collins and Jeana Yeager: and
Whereas: Women in Aviation, International's 2005
theme is "Achieving Individual and Industry Success through
Strategic Alliances and Now, therefore, the City of Daytona Beach
hereby proclaims Monday, May 9, 2005 as "Women in Aviation