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FMCA plans return visit to Wyoming in 2018

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(May 17, 2017) -- Family Motor Coach Association announced plans today to conduct its 98th International Convention and RV Expo at Cam-Plex Multi-Event Facilities in Gillette, Wyo. The dates for the event are July 18 through 21, 2018. Read More »

Discount for RV Safety conference expires May 31

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(May 16, 2017) -- The RV Technical Education and Safety Conference is the only learning event where entities from manufacturing, retail dealerships, aftermarket service and technical education all contribute to a curriculum administered at a single event to promote RV safety, said Cannon. Read More »

Workamper News launches new blog

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(May 16, 2017) -- The blog will feature stories from fellow Workampers and featured bloggers about what life is like while living the Workamping dream. Visitors can find the information and inspiration they need to start Workamping and keep going strong, the release noted. Read More »

La Mesa RV to host job fair in Phoenix May 19-20

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(May 16, 2017) -- La Mesa RV Center, one of the nation’s largest multi-location RV dealerships, today announced a job fair for RV technicians, service advisors, RV sales, drivers and other RV-related positions to fill openings at its Mesa, Ariz., and Phoenix dealerships. Read More »

Walter Surface Technologies announce ‘Test Drive Flexsteel’

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(May 16, 2017) -- Starting May 15, and open across the United States and Canada, customers who purchase specially-marked 10-pack of Flexsteel flap discs will find a promo code inside and will have the opportunity to enter at www.walter.com/flexsteelcontest to be eligible to win the grand prize, a 2018 Ford Mustang GT, or 75 other prizes. Read More »

IA: Flexsteel plans to keep factory in Dubuque

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(May 16, 2017) -- The furniture maker announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the city to build the new factory. The new plant would cost about $28 million and be about 250,000 square feet, according to a statement from the Greater Dubuque Development Corp. Read More »

Gigi Stetler featured in Mother’s Day profile

Gigi Stetler and her son, Jarryd. Photo appeared in the Palm Beach Post.

(May 16, 2017) -- Gigi Stetler wanted a girl. “I wanted a mini-me,” Stetler, the CEO of RV Sales of Broward, told the Palm Beach Post. But, she soon learned the baby she was carrying was a boy. Today, that boy, Jarryd, is now her partner in the RV business and her closest confidante. Read More »

OPINION: The RV/MH Hall of Fame has it backward

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(May 16, 2017) -- When I planned a road trip from North Carolina to the Midwest this month, it was for the motivating reason to visit the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart. I was excited to experience fresh inspiration and new innovation in the RV industry. Instead what I got was a reality check to the atrophy of an industry’s history. Read More »

Rich retirees hoarding cash out of fear

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(May 16, 2017) -- Last year, a study in the Journal of Financial Planning found that the wealthiest fifth of U.S. retirees were spending 53 percent less than they could have. Researchers looked at all the logical reasons why affluent retirees might be so tight-fisted, Bloomberg reported. Read More »