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Art Bell, founder of the Metro San Diego KOA in San Diego, Calif., was honored for his 50-year contribution to the KOA system

KOA recognizes long-time campground partners

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kampgrounds of America today recognized its longest-operating campgrounds during a lunch celebration at its annual convention, which runs through Thursday evening.

Campgrounds receiving special recognition for milestone anniversaries include:

50 Years

  • Alleman family, LaFayette KOA Holiday, La.
  • Rohde family, Alamo/San Antonio KOA Holiday, Texas.
  • Ted Bell family with Art Peterson, San Diego Metro KOA, Calif.

40 Years

  • Doris and J.C. Walters, St. Louis West/Historic Route 66 KOA Holiday, Mo.
  • Clay family, Little Rock North/Junction 1-40 KOA Journey, Ark.
  • Cutler family, Recreational Adventures Company, Mount Rushmore KOA Resort at Palmer Gulch, S.D.

30 Years

  • David and Deborah Brunovsky, Ouray KOA, Colo.
  • Richard and Susan Marcoux, 1000 Islands/Mallorytown KOA Holiday, Ontario
  • The Rogers, Wirth and Keller families, Kerrville KOA Journey, Texas.
  • Gulf Shores/Pensacola West KOA, Ala.
  • Cartersville/Cassville-White KOA Journey, Ga.

20 Years

  • Keith and Mary Davidson, Terre Haute KOA Journey, Ind.

10 Years

  • Jeff Hoffman, from Sandusky/Bayshore KOA Holiday, Ohio.
  • Laurie Acevedo Pendelton, KOA Journey, Ore., and Pasco/Tri Cities KOA, Wash.
  • Gwenn West, Equity Lifestyle Properties, Fort Myers/Pine Island KOA Holiday, Fla.
  • Charles and Linda Reaser, Topeka/Capital City KOA Journey, Kansas.
  • Ronald and Amanda Remund, Waldport/Newport KOA, Ore.
  • Elaine O’Neil, Equity Lifestyle Properties, Concrete/Grandy Creek KOA Holiday, Wash.
  • John and Sally Kelsey, Northampton/Springfield KOA, Mass.
  • Charlie Tyree, Durant/Choctaw Casino KOA, Okla.
  • The Nelson and Yakel families, Cheyenne KOA Journey, Wy.
  • Recreational Adventures Company, Monroe County/Toledo North KOA Holiday, Mich.
  • Kurt and Lori Hostetter, Logan/Hocking Hills KOA Holiday, Ohio.
  • Alex Taylor, Auburn Hills/Holly KOA, Mich.
  • Linelle Knight, Cherokee Nation Entertainment, Tulsa NE/Will Rogers Downs KOA Journey, Okla.
  • Rex and Heather Nance, Asheville West KOA, N.C.
  • The Bertch family, Waterloo/Lost Island Waterpark KOA Resort, Iowa.
  • Colorado Springs KOA Holiday, Colo.
  • Albert Lea/Austin KOA Holiday, Minn.
  • Willits KOA Holiday, Calif.
  • Clearwater/Wells Gray KOA Journey, British Columbia
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