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Reservations open for Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

ELKHART, Ind. — With only a couple of months left before the 2018 RV/MH Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, honoring the Class of 2018, Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation, is encouraging friends and colleagues of this year’s inductees, to make their reservations now to be part of the festivities. The RV/MH Heritage Foundation will formally recognize the distinguished careers and lifetime achievements of our industries’ most notable individuals at the 2018 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday, August 6th at the Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart. This year’s class includes outstanding five members of the RV industry and another six from the manufactured housing industry. The RV industry inductees include Derald Bontrager, Jayco Corporation; Roger Faulkner, General Coach Canada; Gregg Fore, Dicor Corporation; Rebecca (Becky) Lenington, Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association; Daniel R Pearson; Pleasureland RV. On the manufactured housing side, the inductees include Michael A. Cirillo, Star Management: Darrel Cohron and Harrel Cohron (deceased), Cohron’s Manufactured Homes; John Evans, California Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI); Gub Mix, Idaho, Utah, Nevada and Arizona State MH Associations; Bill Wilson, Cherry Hill Homes, Inc. Searer said, “Everyone is welcome so we hope to see a large turnout for these honorees. Make a day of it by also signing up for our Annual Golf Classic Fundraiser hosted by Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart in the morning of August 6th. The event kicks off with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and then caps off with a luncheon and awards presentation following golf.” Searer also mentioned that the hall is seeking sponsors for the various Induction Dinner events as well as for the golf tournament. To make reservations for the induction dinner and/or the golf outing, visit www.rvmhhalloffame.org or by calling (574) 293-2344. To make reservations by mail, send to: 2018 Induction Dinner RV/MH Hall of Fame 21565 Executive Parkway Elkhart Indiana 46514 Searer urges those planning to attend to make their reservations early to ensure seating at dinner. SOURCE: RV/MH Hall of Fame press release Read More »

Ticket sales brisk for Hall of Fame induction dinner

(May 31, 2017) -- "Compared to this same time last year, dinner reservations and event sponsorship's for the Class of 2017 are running three times greater than last year's class," said Searer. "We've reduced the golf price this year by $50 which has led to a sharp increase in golf registrations. Read More »

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

(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 »

Hall of Fame’s Clayton Challenge hits 90% of goal

(May 9, 2017) -- Since launching the $1 million Kevin Clayton Debt Elimination Challenge in September 2014, which kicked off with a $200,000 pledge by Kevin Clayton on behalf of Clayton Homes, 145 individuals, organizations and companies have pledged more than $902,480. Read More »

RV/MH Hall of Fame sets date for Induction Dinner

(March 2, 2017) — The RV/MH Hall of Fame's Annual Induction Dinner honoring the Class of 2017 will be held on Aug. 7, at the Hall of Fame's Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart, Ind., according to Darryl Searer, president, RV/MH Hall of Fame (Hall). Read More »