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RV-motorcycle accident in Wyoming claims life of famed Florida Harley dealer

(July 31, 2009) -- Bruce Rossmeyer, owner of Destination Daytona, one of the largest Harley-Davidson dealerships in the world, was killed Thursday enroute to the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally. Wyoming Highway Patrol says Rossmeyer tried to pass a pickup truck pulling a trailer that was turning left off Highway 28 onto a dirt road when he smashed into the vehicle. Read More »

Michigan Credit Union League to offer financing through Thor Credit

(July 31, 2009) -- As the economy continues to challenge consumers, more are turning to recreational vehicles for close-to-home vacations. CUcorp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Michigan Credit Union League, announced today that it has entered into a marketing agreement with Thor Credit Corporation (TCC), to promote high-quality consumer RV loans to credit unions across the country. Read More »

Lazydays takes top Winnebago Industries sales award

(July 31, 2009) -- Lazydays RV SuperCenter was recently recognized by Winnebago Industries as its top selling dealer for the 2009 model year. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Lazydays has achieved this No. 1 selling status. Additional achievements include top Winnebago dealer nationally and in the Eastern area, as well as top Itasca dealer nationally and in the Eastern area. Read More »

Pennsylvania full-time RVers plan grand finale trip

(July 31, 2009) -- “You have to worry about maintenance and bills with a home,” she said. “There are a lot of ways to keep the costs down while traveling. Some campgrounds have a 50 percent off senior pass, and some places offer monthly rates that include electricity and water. Also, you don’t have to mow grass or shovel snow. You can get along with a lot less than you think you can. You only buy as many groceries as you need. It’s a really economic way to live when you’re retired.” Read More »

Three Bank of America directors resign

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- The company said John Collins, William Barnet and Gary Countryman resigned as members of the board of directors of Bank of America Corporation. The resignation of Collins was effective July 29. The resignations of Barnet and Countryman were effective July 31. Each director's decision to resign was not as a result of any disagreement with the corporation or its management, the company noted.
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Online job demand holds steady in July

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- “Based on the number of unemployed relative to the number of advertised vacancies, workers looking for jobs in the management field will find it somewhat easier than those looking for sales positions,” said Levanon. In sales and related occupations, there were about four people seeking jobs in this field for every online advertised vacancy (4.2) and there were nearly five unemployed looking for work in office and administrative support positions for every advertised opening (4.8). For management positions, there were almost two people looking for every advertised opening (1.7). Read More »

New RV manufacturing firm launches in Wakarusa, could hire 200

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- Set up as a separate division of Forest River, Lifetime RV will specialize in towable RVs offering a full line of products from entry level to high end. Offices have been set up at a large complex that was formerly occupied by RV manufacturer Travel Supreme. Management positions are currently being filled and plans are underway to modernize the production facilities for high volume towable production. Read More »

Tengo Internet to provide wireless Internet to five more resorts

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- In addition to professional network design and installation, TengoInternet provides Diversified Investments with a custom guest authentication and online network management system, bandwidth management, complete staff training, marketing support, liability management, and 24/7 guest support including a VIP line for resort staff. Read More »

Obama to speak at Monaco RV plant

(Aug. 3) -- Obama will outline the steps his administration has taken to help the economy recover and what it plans to do to spur growth and development. “He will discuss how we build a new economic foundation strong enough to withstand future economic storms,” the statement said, “and support lasting prosperity, and how we recapture the innovation that has always moved America forward.” Read More »

Royal Adhesives releases new EPA-approved contact adhesive

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC announced today that it has launched a new line of Silaprene brand low volatile content contact adhesives and cements for use in the transportation, assembly, foam & furniture, HVAC, recreational vehicles and marine industries. These new contact adhesives and cements contain less than 250 grams per liter of VOC’s compared to over 600 grams per liter of VOC’s in traditional solvent based contact adhesives and cements. Read More »

RVing couple seeks old soles for needy souls

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- Silvana and Allan Clark have been driving cross-country in a bright-blue Soles for Souls RV collecting shoes people no longer wear or want. "It's a simple concept with the shoes, some organizations do glasses, great, some organizations do clothes, super," said Allen. We are pretty simple, shoes. We do shoes and we find those that need shoes and get the shoes on them." Read More »

Laid off Cummins employees want town council’s help to get their jobs back

(Aug. 3, 2009) -- Cummins Rocky Mount Engine plant workers said they hope to convince the Whitakers Town Council to pass a resolution to put political pressure on the company to hire back employees it laid off in March. Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant employees who are members of a statewide workers union want the plant to promise to rehire 179 full-time employees who were laid off if business picks up. Read More »