Day: September 8, 2015

(Sept. 8, 2015) — America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa., is only one week away. Dealers can be the first to catch a glimpse at the 2016 product lines, visit with manufacturer reps and have some fun at the same time.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Rebecca Lenington will retire from her position as executive vice president of the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA) on Oct. 16. Lenington has been with PRVCA since 1978.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Prime Time Manufacturing announced the newest member of its product lineup: the Fury toy hauler. The Fury lineup currently includes a 34-foot model with a 10-foot closed garage (the 2910) and a 31-foot model with an open 14-foot 6-inch garage (the 2614X).

(Sept. 8, 2015) — The stellar performance was due to shipments of conventional travel trailers, which rose to 67,597 units in the second quarter, the highest shipment level of any quarter since 1973, RVIA noted, adding that there have been only two higher quarters recorded in nearly the past half century.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — This year the event has been given the theme of “Redneck-fest” and will be kicking off on Oct. 18, with an ice-cream social followed by a campfire, where folks can swap their favorite redneck stories.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — The air quality at the Phoenix RV park where 62-year-old Maggie Torres lives is so bad that she bought her dog goggles to protect his eyes when he hangs his head out the car window.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Camper College goes Ohio Style with Haydocy Airstream and Janine Pettit, Girl Camper, will be hosting a Camper College on Sept. 18.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — players across the globe are in the running to snatch up billions of dollars worth of assets from GE Capital, the financial services and corporate lending unit of General Electric.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Find a spot off the beaten track, pack an air mattress, a roomy tent and a camping stove and spend the next few days exploring, eating and filling up on the fresh air.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — The new campground, Schoodic Woods Campground, complete with bike and foot trails, will take some of the pressure off Mount Desert Island, where traffic and cruise ship visitors tend to overload the roads and facilities.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — “When tossing around names, we knew we wanted to have a scalable name and not focus on one industry or service due to our continued growth,” said Cellucci. “So, in August, CellTuck was born. Cell is for Cellucci and Tuck is for Tucker. Passing the torch to Doug and our kids was our way of giving back the love.”

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Cottonwood Resort campground, in Quincy, Mich., celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday with flyboarding during the day, a band in the evening and best of all, cake.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Camping World and Good Sam announced they are continuing a tradition of honoring present and past members of the armed forces by installing a massive American flag at their Calera, Ala., RV SuperCenter.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Concerns are mounting that hundreds of campers may unknowingly be holding on to a ticking time bomb. Following an explosion at Pink Lily on Friday involving a butane gas cooker it was revealed the item was the subject of a safety recall.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Labor Day weekend is among the busier times of the year for Jeremy Kettmann, a park ranger in Dubuque County. He spends a lot of time walking around talking to campers.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — While the volatile U.S. stock market has dropped significantly since July, the broad downturn in economic confidence began much earlier this year. The index fell back into negative territory in late February, and therefore does not appear to be a direct result of stock market shifts, Gallup noted.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — Over 10,000 shoppers join in the Southwest RV Supershow Sept. 17-20 at Market Hall to experience the latest innovation, technology and advancements in RV life and travel, the Texas Recreational Vehicle Association announced in a press release.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — In February, Navistar and the UAW Local 402 ratified a four-year contract that will provide job security for about 1,300 Springfield, Ohio, employees, including 1,000 union workers at the Springfield truck assembly plant. The new contract may also lead to more hiring in the future, said Local 402 President Jason Barlow.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — The public is being asked to comment on the draft unit management plan for the Mongaup Pond Campground in Livingston Manor, N.Y.

(Sept. 8, 2015) — The Starlite Classic Campground near Canon City, Colo., was packed for the weekend. The campground has nine vintage campers that can be rented for anywhere from $79 to $140 a night


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