(March 1, 2013) — The new group has the responsibility of monitoring and updating all chapters within the ANSI A119.5 and NEC Article 552 standards for recreation park trailers. It will also review and approve necessary RPT Handbook Updates that will be forwarded to RVIA’s Standards Steering Committee and the RPT Committee for final review and approval.
Day: March 1, 2013
(March 1, 2013) — RVIA has extended its gratitude to the sponsors of the 2013 Annual Meeting for their generous and gracious support of the event, which will take place March 4-7 at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Fla.
(March 1, 2013) — Del City announced today the opening of a new West Coast distribution center located in Reno, Nevada. The new facility enables Del City to deliver products to customers in the western United States within 1-2 days.
(March 1, 2013) — After many months of planning and negotiating with county staff and state officials, developer Randall Henderson has withdrawn his proposal to build an RV park at Okee-Tantie Campground and Marina in Okeechobee, Fla., reports newszap.com.
(March 1, 2013) — Motor Home Specialist in Alvarado, Texas, is set to host The World’s RV Show, March 11-16. The show’s inaugural event will feature live streaming video demonstrations, RV walk-throughs, how to’s, question and answer sessions and more from industry leaders.
(March 1, 2013) — Marex Boats has selected the EFOY COMFORT fuel cell generator by SFC Energy as ex works power supply on several of their luxury powerboat models, SFC Energy AG announced today.
(March 1, 2013) — As Republicans and Democrats continue to point fingers about which side dropped the axe to trigger the deep, indiscriminate sequester cuts across the federal budget today, one agency head fielding the splinters from the chopping block told CBS News it wants the public — and lawmakers — to know: “This is real for us.”
(March 1, 2013) — The FlowDown is a new concept in RV sewer hose support systems, Practical Products said Thursday. The system extends to 10-1/2 feet, sets up easily straight, around corners or over objects, adjusts to any slope, and stores in a compact carry bag when not in use.
(March 1, 2013) — Forsyth County Parks and Recreation in Georgia invites campers to set up their campsites on the shores of Lake Lanier when Shady Grove Campground opens for use March 25. The campground will remain open until Nov. 3. Each year popularity of the park grows, according to its managers.
(March 1, 2013) — Kampgrounds of America has again teamed with Keystone RV Company to offer campers a chance to win a $40,000 Keystone Cougar RV plus a decade of free KOA camping, Kampgrounds of America announced today.
(March 1, 2013) — In the latest release of LightspeedNXT (ver 3.9.7) and LightspeedEVO (ver 5.6), hosted users of ADP Lightspeed will have access to Service Connect, an integrated smart-help menu designed to provide answers to user’s questions without leaving their workflow, ADP announced today.
(March 1, 2013) — Activity in the US manufacturing sector expanded in Feb. 2013 at a faster pace than the previous month. The gain in US spending in January occurred even as personal income posted a large 3.6 percent drop in the month. Annualized fourth-quarter 2012 growth in the Canadian economy remained disappointingly weak rising only 0.6 percent at an annualized rate.
(March 1, 2013) — The Colorado Campground & Lodging Owners Association Convention Grand Junction will be March 11, 12 and 13.
(March 1, 2013) — The 66-page magazine inserted in Thursday’s edition of The Elkhart Truth highlights the RV business in Elkhart County. As the nation continues to recover from a devastating economic recession, The Elkhart Truth takes a closer look at how the recreational industry has rebounded and continues to evolve.
(March 1, 2013) — Highlighted on the full-color maps are Wal-Mart and Wal-Mart Supercenter locations, Sam’s Club stores, Pilot Flying J travel centers, Cracker Barrel restaurants and big-rig-friendly campgrounds. FMCA commercial member campgrounds and other campgrounds that provide club discounts are also identified.
(March 1, 2013) — The Associated Press is reporting in The Tribune that a former state parks employee who illegally cashed out thousands of dollars in vacation time for himself and others as the department was struggling with budget deficits must pay a $7,000 fine.
(March 1, 2013) — Out And About Live shares its top tips checklist for making sure the campsite you choose is the right one for you and your kids.
(March 1, 2013) — Separating “fish and wildlife” from “parks” in Montana state government is a delicate operation, one that House Bill 24 seeks to complete and one that legislators say will leave both parts stronger for it, reports the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
(March 1, 2013) — An English couple took their campervan out for a drive last night to make sure it was running normally before taking a trip this weekend, and ended up having to call fire crews after smoke started coming from it, reports the Halifax Evening Courier.
(March 1, 2013) — The Town of Monticello Parks and Recreation Department is now taking camping reservations for the 39th annual Atwood Music Festival, reports the Lawrence County Press.