|By Marketwire .||
|March 21, 2012 09:59 PM EDT||
ONTARIO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/12 -- A television commercial featuring baseball icon Tommy Lasorda urging the return of the Ontario International Airport to local control was previewed Wednesday night for more than 800 guests attending Ontario's 2012 State of the City.
The City of Ontario is engaged in a high profile public education campaign to rally support for the transfer of Ontario International Airport from the City of Los Angeles to local control. The City produced the commercial as a way to reach a broader Southern California audience.
Titled "The Moment of Truth," the commercial builds a powerful connection between sports management decision-making and the critical need for transition of Ontario Airport to local control.
"Right now is one of those 'moments of truth' for Ontario International Airport," Lasorda says. "Getting back local control will restore Ontario International Airport as the #1 economic engine for the Inland Empire... "