(March 2, 2012) — Encore’s Silver Dollar RV Resort, located in Odessa, Fla., will host three Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) events during March. Shooting events are open only to ATA registered shooters.
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(March 2, 2012) — Jim and Marsha Machacek told TriValley Central that summers in Pine River, Minn. seem almost boring compared to winters at the Fiesta Grande RV Resort in Casa Grande. At the resort they do fun things every day, reports TriValley Central.
(March 2, 2012) — Designed for new RVers, full-time RVers, and those simply thinking about purchasing their first RV, the RV Lifestyle Education and Safety Conference is the only learning event where representatives from manufacturing, retail dealerships, aftermarket service providers and education all assemble in one location to promote the RV lifestyle, said Cannon.
(March 2, 2012) — A man camping in his RV at the Pheasant Ridge Recreational Vehicle Resort in Wilsonville, Ore., escaped a very smoky fire early yesterday by crawling out of the burning RV on his belly, reports OregonLive.com.
(March 2, 2012) — When Oklahoma City was named one of the fattest places in America, mayor Nick Cornett responded by challenging citizens to lose 1 million pounds. The Rachael Ray Show sent its style contributor Kyan Douglas and its Million Pound Makeover motorcoach to Oklahoma City to greet these participants and reward them for their inspiring weight loss with a trip to New York City for a head-to-toe makeover.
(March 2, 2012) — Visitors to Clemmons’ Tanglewood Park will notice millions of dollars worth of changes. The park’s campground, which opened for its third season yesterday, now features nearly 50 fully paved sites with electricity, water and sewer hookups, reports My Fox 8.
(March 2, 2012) — “The term ‘workamper’ was coined nearly 25 years ago, but most do not know the word refers to anyone who lives and works part or full-time from their RV — whether self-employed in any type of business or in the more typical outdoor hospitality industry, campgrounds or for a corporation,” said Anderson. “More importantly, people don’t have any idea there are tax advantages to working from your RV.”
(March 2, 2012) — Some areas of Giant City State Park in southern Illinois are closed to park visitors until further notice while cleanup continues from damage done at the park. Non-compliance with the closures will result in tickets being issued by IDNR Conservation Police Officers. Tickets will also be issued for destruction of signs or barricades.
(March 2, 2012) — The fight between Lake Adventure Community Association and Dingman Township continues. Lake Adventure has filed an appeal against the Zoning Hearing Board’s decision on 12-foot wide RVs with the Court of Common Pleas in Pike County, reports NEagle.
(March 2, 2012) — “We have just completed two great shows in Raleigh and Charlotte where dealers had record sales both weekends,” said Burg. “We are now gearing up for the Greensboro show where we expect to have record attendance to wrap up our winter show season.”
(March 2, 2012) — Planning, improving and prepping for the following race season begins right after fans and drivers leave Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland. Facility improvements will be ready for race fans on this year’s opening night, April 14, one of the most noticeable being the expanded campground, reports WhoWon.com.
(March 2, 2012) — The ideal candidate would have experience selling extended service agreements, and other finance products. Candidate must possess a high moral character , have excellent paperwork, have the ability to understand personal financial statements and have a strong relationship with bank lenders.
(March 2, 2012) — “We feel honored and appreciative to receive this perfect score and high recognition by Trailer Life again. We know that our guests look to their rating system for guidance when choosing a motorcoach resort and realize it is a tremendous resource for RVers,” said Poteet. “We take our professional ratings very seriously and are committed to maintaining our grounds and amenities while attracting guests and potential owners to LVM Resort.”
(March 2, 2012) — Don’t miss the chance to “Sleep under the stars, and wake up in the wild,” by reserving a camp site online. Reservations for Lebanon Hills Campground in Apple Valley and Lake Byllesby Campground just north of Cannon Falls are available.
(March 2, 2012) — This year’s contribution was a little over $5,100.00 that will go to fund children’s wishes around central Texas. RV Outlet Mall’s owners and their employees decided that the Make-A-Wish Foundation was one of the charities that they would like to help each year.
(March 2, 2012) — “The slowing in fourth-quarter 2011 GDP growth relative to the third quarter is disappointing; however, the monthly detail indicated that most of the slowing resulted from a drop in activity in November that was more than reversed in December,” said Ferley. “This augurs well for growth in the first quarter of 2012 to bounce back to our current projection of a 2.5 percent annualized gain.
(March 2, 2012) — The Bellingham Herald reports that if you’re an angler in Idaho, there’s no shortage of big water, and the state’s great fishing destinations offer conveniences like boat ramps, marinas, lodges, campgrounds and more. The Bellingham Herald lists 13 of Idaho’s well-known big lakes for fishing.
(March 2, 2012) — “I would much rather give up a week of vacation than risk losing these awesome natural treasures,” states Student Conservation Association member Timarko Mitchell, a senior from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
(March 2, 2012) — The District Council of Franklin Harbour caused outrage when they moved the Cowell Motor Home Park from the town oval to Wellington Road. But there are no plans to relocate it from that spot at this time, reports the Eyre Peninsula Tribune.
(March 2, 2012) — The Pioneer Press reports that Minnesota’s brand-new campground reservation system went live at 8 a.m. yesterday, and promptly crashed. As of now, the system remains down, and visitors are redirected to a state Department of Natural Resources FAQ page.