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ME: Sandy Pines Campground opens this weekend

(June 23, 2017) -- Campground amenities include a general store, a farm stand, an old-fashioned ice cream cart, a heated saltwater pool, rentals for bikes, paddle boards, and kayaks, a playground, a craft tent for kids, and, of course, lobster delivery service. Read More »

ORVA pays tribute to Rex Floyd

(June 23, 2017) -- Members of the Oklahoma RV Association paid tribute during its recent annual convention to industry leader Rex Floyd, who served as president of the Central Oklahoma RV Dealers Association and was a former chairman of the RV Dealers Association. Read More »

Escapees plans celebration of life for Kay Peterson

(June 23, 2017) -- A memorial to celebrate the life of Kay Peterson will take place July 1 at 2 p.m. at the CARE center in Livingston, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to to CARE (Continued Assistance for Retired Escapees), which Kay founded in 1992. Read More »

Record 44.2 million travelers expected Independence Day

(June 23, 2017) -- “Combined, strong employment, rising incomes and higher consumer confidence bode well for the travel industry, in particular this Independence Day weekend,” said Sutherland. “A historic 44.2 million Americans will travel to celebrate our nation’s freedom this year.” Read More »

Zinke advocates for public lands infrastructure

(June 22, 2017) -- During the hearing, Secretary Zinke repeatedly talked about the need to update transportation infrastructure on public lands, as well as efforts to reduce the department’s multi-billion dollar maintenance backlog, the American Recreation Coalition explained. Read More »

RV Pro: Keystone RV embraces virtual reality

(June 22, 2017) -- Virtual reality is Keystone RV’s latest push for dealerships to give potential customers a glance at all its floorplan offerings without it being in stock on the lot. And the manufacturer has the technical and marketing know-how to get it done, RV Pro explained. Read More »

Analysts predict doom for auto market

(June 22, 2017) -- When the year is in the books, it will have been yet another very good year for the auto industry. But, don't tell that to a lot of analysts. After missing the sales boom on the past two years, they've now lined up to foretell the vast disruption that ride-sharing will bring the business. Read More »

Fun Town RV rises to No. 9 on Middle Market 50

CLEBURNE, Texas — Fun Town RV was the ninth fastest growing middle market business in North Texas, according to the Dallas Business Journal. The Middle Market 50 List is comprised of the fastest growing middle market companies in North Texas, including private and public companies with annual revenue between $25 and $750 million. The Dallas Business Journal presented Fun Town RV CEO Jarrod McGhee with a trophy at the awards banquet on June 15 at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. “It has definitely been fast ride,” said McGhee. “Growing 84 percent in total revenue over a 3 year period has been a challenge, but we’re really starting to see it pay off company wide. We have developed our processes the planned growth over the next few years.” Fun Town RV grew from a revenue of $134.9 million and four stores in 2014 to $248.6 million and seven stores in 2018. The eighth store will be opening this month in the Dallas suburb of Rockwall. Photo, from left: Steve Fox, of Polsinelli; Melanie Shaffer, from The CFO Suite; Jim LaFontaine, of UMB Commercial Banking, Vance McCollough and Crowe Horwath. SOURCE: Fun Town RV press release Read More »

Camp Like A Girl book available free on Kindle

(June 22, 2017) -- In this humorous memoir and technical guide, Mattson shares the story of converting her cargo van into a mold-resistant camper in order to pursue a full recovery from mold toxicity and biotoxin illness, Amazon notes. Read More »