Day: December 5, 2016

(Dec. 5, 2016) — The message, from the RV Industry Association, enticed me to find out how I did at the show. My goodness, I thought, I didn’t even know they were watching! Speaking of changing minds, did anyone catch the announcement made last Wednesday in the middle of the National RV Trade Show. According to the headline, industry leaders promise to improve the RV experience.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — “We are excited to introduce our latest AV solutions tailored to the RV industry. We will continue to roll out more industry tailored electronic solutions in the very near future with our partners at Namsung,” said Hire.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — The company has acquired 14 acres of property along Interstate 182 and will be building a 39,000-square-foot sales and service center to open in 2017. The $6.7 million project will include 1,200 feet of highway frontage.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — Billings code enforcement officers have begun ticketing the owners of trailers, campers, fifth-wheels and boats who leave their vehicles on residential streets unattached to the towing vehicle, The Billings Gazette reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — Blink, a new service from the high-end travel company Black Tomato, allows you to stay in a custom-built hotel anywhere in the world, Fast Company reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — The smell of smoke from their burning RV and mobile home woke a Campo couple in time to escape the flames early Friday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — A total of 96 percent of all respondents report their 12-month net earnings (after taxes) in the RV aftermarket were higher, or about the same, compared to the previous year.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — “Do they have absolutely no concern about the hundreds of thousands – millions – who will be denied to have a bucket list experience of going to the top of the monument?” Crandall asked. “There is not a single demonstration of empathy for those visitors.”

(Dec. 5, 2016) — The 2016 spring China International RV and Camping Exhibition even made historic breakthroughs with the exhibition scale of 60,000 square meters of space, 58,680 visitors and 338 exhibitors.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — Elkhart-based Patrick Industries has completed the acquisitions of two northern Indiana companies, Inside Indiana Business reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — “In particular, we hope that Dr. Carson and his team at HUD will revisit recent regulations that are cost prohibitive for consumers seeking to purchase a manufactured home, including the on-site rule, installation guidance, and energy efficiency regulations,” said Jennison.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — All 15 campsites that underwent recent government review failed the inspections, according to a report released by the Executive Yuan Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) on Monday, The China Post reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — Despite a developer pleading guilty to altering an environmentally sensitive wetland without a permit in 2005, work may soon be allowed to start on a campground on the section of the wetland that was altered near Parlee Beach Provincial Park, CBC News reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — Authorities in Brevard County stopped a man fleeing in a camper that caught fire on Interstate 95 Saturday afternoon, Florida Today reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — A Cave Spring man is facing felony theft by taking charges after his arrest Saturday in Bartow County, Rome News Tribune reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — The second Sound Summit, a daylong rock concert on Mount Tamalpais in September headlined by Wilco and Los Lobos, has raised $60,000 for Mount Tamalpais State Park, the Marin Independent Journal reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — One proposal being considered is to charge an additional $2 to $10 per night at campsites at high-demand parks such as Devil’s Lake, Governor Dodge, High Cliff, Kohler-Andrae, Peninsula and Willow River, the Milwaukee Journal reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — Tommy Mullins, of Madison W.Va. and owner of Town and Country Preowned Auto Mall of Nitro W.Va has donated his 32 foot Airstream Trailer with the assistance of Town and Country and Peoples Federal Credit Union to the Mountain Mission of Charleston W.Va. Coal Valley News reported.

(Dec. 5, 2016) — State police officers received an anonymous tip that Dian Zeemin, 69, and Joseph Rosko, 62, were staying in a recreational vehicle at the Questa Lodge RV Park in Northern New Mexico, and officers found the pair at the park.

(Dec. 3, 2016) — A summer charity golf tournament sponsored by Mike Thompson RV raised $60,000 to benefit the Resource for Education, Advocacy, Communication, and Housing in southern California.


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