Day: October 17, 2013

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Residents of the trouble-plagued King George Mobile and RV Park in Surrey want the province to beef up its laws to better protect their homes, writes

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Kathy Latham, who runs several stores in Cherokee near one of the entrances to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is hoping she can salvage fall foliage season now that North Carolina and Tennessee decided to pay the federal government to reopen the park, writes USA TODAY.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — The Daily News of Newburyport reports that dozens of canned hams are heading to the Salisbury Beach State Reservation this weekend for the third annual Hoot and Howl.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Ranger Chris Arthur of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said today that Sawnee Campground, on Lake Lanier in Cumming, will reopen Friday after some cleaning has taken place, reports

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Our association, like many other state associations, was able to assist this park only because we have made years of investment in Sacramento. It takes time to develop working relationships with these groups. It takes constant monitoring of local and state regulations to watch for changes and tweaks that can impact a member’s bottom line. It takes lobbyists sorting through piles of proposed legislation. It requires us to build coalitions to fight for common causes.

An individual RV park or campground could never afford to have a staff person available all year long simply to manage to manage industry relationships, answer regulatory questions, recommend resources and follow trends and develop responsive best practices. 

But, collectively, through membership in state associations, any campground can have immediate access to this valuable resource.  

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Sarah Hudson, writing in Weekly Times Now, says Katy Holder, author of “Hungry Campers Cookbook,” puts an emphasis on fresh ingredients requiring minimal cooking equipment.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Lippert Components today announced it is partnering with HSM to provide RV manufacturer customers with top-quality American-made RV entry steps manufactured by HSM.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Initial unemployment claims in the United States dropped 15,000 to 358,000 in the week ending Oct. 12; however, this retraced only part of a 65,000 surge to a revised 373,000 (was 374,000) level the previous week. Markets expected a larger decline to 335,000, RBC Economics reported.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — On Oct. 19 and 26, the Lyndon Lions Club, along with Friends of Pomona State Park, will sponsor a luminary display in the Burning Heart Campground at Pomona State Park in celebration of fall and Halloween, reports the Osage County News.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Jim Edmundson will be selling EverGreen Bay Hill fifth wheels and the new Tesla toy hauler fifth wheel models. He will be in charge of all sales activities and dealer retail training for the Midwest region of the United States.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Lake Erie Community Park was home to over 150 camping trailers. But this year, Girard Township supervisors won a court case to reclaim the land. The last camper moved out on Sept. 9, and campers left everything from piles of gravel to live electric wires, reports ErieTVNews.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — A life celebration in memory of former RVDA President Bob Strawn has been set for Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at Josephine Baptist Church in Josephine, Ala., the family announced today.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — There are only a few waterside campgrounds left in Southeastern North Carolina. Yet the ones that have survived remain havens for campers, at a price many middle-class Americans can still afford, writes

(Oct. 17, 2013) — “Due to attractive credit markets and the company’s continued strong financial performance, we had the opportunity to refinance our credit facilities with terms better than our existing facilities,” said Zeffiro.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — “Increased consumer and dealer demand for our products drove our exceptional growth in Fiscal 2013,” said Potts. “We have introduced a number of new and exciting products in product segments and price points new to Winnebago Industries, which will provide us with additional growth opportunities in the future.”

(Oct. 17, 2013) — “We have three new brands, total of 10 brands for the company this year,” Boessler explained. “Reaction from our dealers has been very positive. A lot of the components we added have been driven from input from our customers.”

(Oct. 17, 2013) — The amount of trouble one person can cause really depends on that person’s contact with others. If you hired a jerk who enters data all day but doesn’t talk to anyone, it’s probably not going to matter much. However, a jerk in a position of authority or in a job that involves a lot of collaboration is bad news.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — “Customers who pay cash for their RV face the same ownership perils of those who finance their purchase,” said Scavo. “Cash deals come with the territory. During this presentation, we will reveal tips, tactics and techniques that will enhance your ability to maximize the back-end profit potential often overlooked on cash deals.”

(Oct. 17, 2013) — Slower job creation and fewer vacancies due to older generations’ postponing retirement have contributed to a tough environment for young job seekers, 20 percent of whom are now out of the workforce, according to Gallup.

(Oct. 17, 2013) — A security guard was airlifted to the hospital after a gas explosion completely destroyed a trailer at Woodhaven Lakes Campground in Sublette, reports KWQC.


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