Day: February 22, 2013

(Feb. 22, 2013) — CrossRoads RV announced today that Doug Rheinheimer will join the management team as Vice President of Manufacturing. Rheinheimer will plan, direct and set strategic direction for engineering, production and manufacturing for CrossRoads and Redwood RV.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — Mac McCoy, also known as “Mac the Fire Guy” is traveling through Lake Havasu City and offering expertise on RV fire safety — free of charge, reports Today’s News-Herald.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — A public sale at Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort comes once a year and offers up a range of woodwork crafted by the hands of residents. TriValley Central reports this year’s sale will be held next week Thursday.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — A barking dog helped a man escape his burning recreational vehicle at Premier RV Resort in Lincoln City, Ore., early Feb. 21, writes the Lincoln City News Guard.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — asks, what is it about the Airstream design that continues to produce such passion more than 80 years after the trailer first appeared?

(Feb. 22, 2013) — Patrick Industries, Inc.’s Board of Directors today authorized a stock repurchase program for purchasing up to $10 million of the Company’s common stock from time to time through open market or private transactions over the next 12 months.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — Retail sales in Dec. 2012 sank 2.1 percent following gains of 0.3 percent and 0.6 percent in November and October, respectively. Canada’s headline consumer price index rose by 0.1 percent in Jan. 2013, which was smaller than expectations for a 0.2 percent rise.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — Echo RV LLC and TCF Inventory Finance, Inc. (TCFIF) announced today that Echo RV has approved TCFIF as a floorplan finance provider in the United States and Canada.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — The RV Safety & Education Foundation has announced it will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. RVSEF has served as a “safety advocate” at RV industry trade events as well as consumer-oriented RV shows ever since its beginnings as A ‘Weigh We Go in June 1993, said Executive Director Walter Cannon.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — RTT USA Inc. announced Thursday that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Canon U.S.A, Inc., to combine RTT DeltaGen, high-end 3D visualization software with Canon’s new advanced Mixed Reality platform. This partnership will help OEMs bring their products to market faster.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — The newly formed advisory group will be self-guided. “The RVDA leadership believes the only way the initiative can succeed and attract younger members is if it has strong ownership from within that same group,” said Hirsch.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — The 18.75-inch-by-7-inch clings feature the Go RVing logo in green and white and are ideal for placing on units’ windows and windshields, or on windows inside or outside the dealership.  They adhere with a little water and can be peeled off and used over and over again.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — These restrictions could hurt RV dealers and the entire motor vehicle industry, said Phil Ingrassia, RVDA president.  RVDA will continue to work with its allies at NADA and elsewhere to protect dealer-assisted financing, he noted.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — As NPHA Counselor Derrick Crandall pointed out, “There is real danger that $115 million in cuts caused by sequestration could directly trigger reduced visitation and spending which will magnify these cuts – in fact, in some cases, the impact could double.”

(Feb. 22, 2013) — When it snows in Scottsdale, Ariz., you know weirdness is afoot. Some freaky weather dropped a dusting of snow on the yards of snowbirds seeking to avoid the effects of living in the land of frozen tundra.

But, there has been so much weirdness this week, I had to check to see if there was actually a full moon. There isn’t, and it’s not expected until Monday. So, I don’t know what could be going on. Here’s a sampling of the weirdness I read about this week.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — A zoning hearing scheduled for next week on a proposed RV campground in Fallston, Md. has been postponed at the request of the developer, reports the Baltimore Sun.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — The Kentucky State Parks is in its eighth year offering the Family Adventure Quest — a trivia and digital photo contest for families or friends in teams of two to six people.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — Oakwood Inn & RV Park, in Rugby, N.D., recently added U-Haul truck and trailer rentals.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — The contract to repair the Newfound Gap Road landslide at Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been awarded to Phillips & Jordan, Inc. (P&J) of Robinsville, N.C., reports the Knoxville Daily Sun.

(Feb. 22, 2013) — Saying the Burnett County, Wis. is situated where an ATV campground would be ideal, the county’s natural resource committee is pursuing the matter, reports  Burnett County Sentinel.


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