Day: November 27, 2013

(Nov. 27, 2013) — “Manufacturers can realize a return on investment just on the elimination of cap seal material, scrap and inventory costs alone,” said Kelly. “The big thing this system does is simplify things. Training is simplified, production is simplified, space considerations are simplified, inventory and the inventory accounting process are simplified”

(Nov. 27, 2013) — The Methow Valley News writes that Anna Kominak, co-owner of Pine Near RV Park in Winthrop, said “electric tourists,” a new breed of traveler, began frequenting the park’s new charging station this fall.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — French artist Bufalino Benedetto’s project, named La Caravane Dans Le Ciel – Caravan in the Sky- has fulfilled his dream of creating a caravan “to go in the sky, in the clouds, the trees,” writes Co.Design.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — Campers are welcome to enjoy the Buffalo National River when the Steel Creek Campground, including the horsecamp, reopens this Friday, Nov. 29, reports Harrison Daily.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — Charles “Mean Joe” Greene, NFL Hall of Fame member and career player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, will appear at Dometic’s booth in concert with the introduction of D-Line, Dometic’s enhanced formaldehyde-free sanitation and cleaning products which are said to be an RVer’s “defensive line” against dirt and odors.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — Earlier this week, the Caravan RV and Accommodation Industry of Australia (CRVA) announced it would be merging with the Recreational Vehicle Manufacturers Association (RVMA). This is the equivalent of seeing the RV Industry Association, RV Dealers Association and National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds come under the same umbrella here in America. How refreshing that would be.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — “We feel this event is a wonderful opportunity for people of faith to gather for fellowship and inspiration before launching into their busy show schedules,” said Thompson. “I am unaware of any other major industry that promotes a prayer breakfast in conjunction with a major industry trade show.”

(Nov. 27, 2013) — The wells supplying the campground at Loon Lake Recreation Area with usable water went all but dry last summer. While the U.S. Bureau of Land Management searches for a solution, the date users can start reserving campsites has been moved to Feb. 16, 2014, reports Coos Bay World.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — Gulf Islands National Seashore has closed the Fort Pickens Area to all incoming public use due to winds and high surf effective now through Friday, Nov. 29, reports the Navarre Press.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — David Crawford, owner of the Crawford RV Park in Scottsboro, is not pleased with the possibility of the commission enforcing an additional fifty cent lodging surcharge in Jackson County, reports The Clarion.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — — The Borden-Carleton KOA Campground in Prince Edward Island, the Cody KOA Campground in Wyoming, the Sault Ste. Marie KOA Campground in Ontario, the Covert/South Haven KOA Campground in Michigan, the Hot Springs KOA Campground in Arkansas, and the Albert Lea/Austin KOA Campground in Minnesota have been awarded the 2014 KOA President’s Award by Kampgrounds of America.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — At its annual meeting, chairman Rob Campbell said thl is forecasting earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the half year to Dec. 31 to rise 25 percent to $6.6 million.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — The Weekly Bulletin reports that on Sunday, a recreational vehicle burned to the ground at the Patagonia RV Park. Owner Mike Shoemaker said he has learned the fire was likely caused by a propane gas leak behind the refrigerator.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — One Texas family said it’s a miracle they are able to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving after their truck and 29-foot camper flipped over on an icy overpass a few days ago, reports KENS 5.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — RV shipments to retailers raced ahead in October, climbing 29.3 percent ahead of the previous month and were 16.6 percent greater than the same month last year, the RV Industry Association announced today.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — Many families are preparing to get away for the Thanksgiving holiday, says WATE. But many fail to realize that the time of relaxation may leave them vulnerable to identify thieves.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — The chance of snow and ice didn’t keep people from visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Tuesday, writes WATE. Around 20 campers were ready to brave the cold at Elkmont Campground.

(Nov. 27, 2013) — “Every season at Olympic brings its own magic, and for the prepared visitor, winter can be an excellent time to experience the many facets of the park,” remarked Creachbaum. “I encourage visitors to take advantage of this special season at Olympic National Park – beginning with checking the weather forecast and preparing for cold, wet or snowy conditions.”

Nov. 27, 2013) — “This very special award is a derivative from a (DSI) survey by our dealers. It’s like the ‘People’s Choice Award’ of the RV industry,” said Clark. “This year’s award is also special because it is Grand Design’s very first year in business and the award is affirmation that we are headed in a positive direction.”

(Nov. 27, 2013) — The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the state Department of Environmental Conservation are offering a bonus $25 camping gift card to all persons who book a two-night minimum stay online on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.


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