Day: November 15, 2012

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Hurricane Sandy took down thousands of trees when it blasted through Stokes State Forest. But the State Park Service plans to use the wood for future projects and repairs in parks throughout northern New Jersey, reports the New Jersey Herald.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — The mobile zip line is easy to setup.  A 12-volt hydraulic lift system stands the 28-foot tower into place at the touch of a button.  Zip lines are secured and the inflatable wall is positioned as a backup stop device.  Setup time is around 30 minutes. 

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Despite public opposition, the Albemarle Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend approval of two special use permits for a proposed campground and canoe livery on the bank of the James River in Howardsville, reports Charlottesville Tomorrow.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — As I begin my term as RVIA chairman, I would like to thank the RVIA Board of Directors for their vote of confidence in electing me. I am looking forward to leading this selfless group of individuals who dedicate their talents and time for the greater good of the RV industry.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Residents of the unincorporated community of Elroy are bracing for the noise and traffic that will accompany events at the new Circuit of The Americas racetrack, reports Austin News.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — The “Super Slide” dinette opposite the spacious dry bath. All-new interiors feature warmer woods, beautiful floors, molded counter tops and glazed raised panel doors. The rear wall slides out with a sofa incliner, and with both slides open, the interior living space is “cavernous,” the release noted.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Country Thunder Wisconsin has revealed the initial list of performers for its July 18-21 music festival in Twin Lakes. Among those scheduled to perform are Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, and Little Big Town, reports Pollstar.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — In its upcoming season, CBS’s “Undercover Boss” will feature Kampgrounds of America Chairman and CEO Jim Rogers, reports KPAX-TV.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Widewater State Park is closed up, stuck while state lawmakers sort out budget issues. But that could change soon, reports

(Nov. 15, 2012) — A fire that started last Thursday from a prescribed burn at Pilot Mountain State Park is now fully contained, reports WFMY News 2. The park will remain closed until park personnel can inspect all roads and trails for safety hazards.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Parkway thru traffic is detoured from Asheville along Highway 70 to I-40 to Highway 226 to Highway 221 and back to Highway 226 to the Parkway. Buses and recreational vehicles are encouraged to take Highway 221 to the Parkway.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Navistar International Corporation has set up Operation Assist, a disaster relief program to help in Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts to get International Truck customers on the East Coast back in business as soon as possible, writes Truckinginfo.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday that effective Jan. 2, 2013, the purchase price of the Recreation Passport will increase to $11 from the previous $10, reports ABC 10 News.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — According to recommendations by city staff members, campers looking to set up at Beban Park in Nanaimo, Ontario, next year could face a 25 percent rate hike, reports the Nanaimo Daily News.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — On Wednesday, Navistar was in a Windsor, Ontario, court seeking the dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed by workers who didn’t receive severance packages when the corporation closed its Chatham plant last year, reports the Windsor Star.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — October consumer prices increased by 0.1 percent, which was significant moderation from the monthly gains of 0.6 percent record in both September and August, and was in line with market expectations, RBC Economics reported today. However, initial U.S. unemployment insurance claims surged by 78,000 to 439,000 in the week ending Nov. 10.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — After much research and negotiation, Discover has partnered with Italian manufacturer Rimor Motorhomes to provide a new range of four models tailor-made for UK customers, the company announced today.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — Homelessness affects tens of thousands of U.S. citizens and has vital health implications nationwide. To help people caught in that situation, Craig Waugh, general manager of Allied Leisure Products, created the Sock-It-To-Me Foundation to collect and distribute as many socks as possible to local accredited shelters and facilities.

(Nov. 15, 2012) — “Our two-day sales training is designed to give sales personnel the tools to educate consumers on Winnebago Industries motorhomes and why they are the best in the industry,” said McLaughlin. “Our dealers don’t see this training as time away from the office – it is an investment for their staff that is well worth it.”

(Nov. 15, 2012) — “Racquel brings a fresh perspective to our company and to the remarketing industry,” said Bailey. “Her deep and diverse communications experience in highly-competitive product and service industries has positioned her well to lead Manheim’s complex communications strategies and campaigns.”


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