Day: March 3, 2017

BATH, N.Y. — Wilkins Recreational Vehicles announced today that it has completed the purchase of the former Ballantyne RV and will soon be opening operations at its two former locations, located in Victor, N.Y., and Cicero, N.Y. “We are proud and excited to take over and build upon the proud heritage that has been built …

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(March 3, 2017) — I have no idea what research he was conducting or why. But, the evidence shows how easy it is for CEOs and corporate managers to gather near instantaneous feedback at absolutely no cost. Just ask a question, go grab a cup of coffee, talk to a few folks in the break room, then come back and start reviewing answers.

(March 3, 2017) — Commercial vehicle safety leader Meritor WABCO estimates its OnGuard Collision Mitigation System has helped prevent approximately 2,000 fatal or injury accidents in the 10 years U.S. fleets have been equipping their trucks with the technology, Meritor WABCO reported in a press release.

(March 3, 2017) — Hike Gen announces their comprehensive website with products for every aspect of hiking, camping, climbing and survival in the outdoors, Blackbird reported.

(March 3, 2017) — The Haslam administration has postponed the deadline for private companies interested in running Fall Creek Falls State Park to submit proposals, Merced Sun-Star reported.

(March 3, 2017) — Recreational vehicle owners are using the SS&A Club as an overnight stop over without being a designated space by Albury Council, the Border Mail reported.

(March 3, 2017) — Consumer spending growth was characterized as modest while retail sales were more subdued as districts noted an ongoing shift to online sales. Manufacturing activity also accelerated.

(March 3, 2017) — Navistar International announced the appointment of Persio V. Lisboa, president of operations, as executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. In addition, Steven K. Covey, senior vice president and general counsel, is retiring after 36 years with Navistar. Curt Kramer, currently associate general counsel and corporate secretary, will succeed Covey effective April 1.

(March 3, 2017) — The Goal Zero Yeti Lithium portable power stations run all of essential devices with clean, robust power, and operate without the noise, fuel, and maintenance of traditional gasoline-powered generators, the company noted.

(March 3, 2017) — Registration opened today for the 2017 Country Coach Friends International rally April 2 to 7 at Pioneer Beach Resort in Port Aransas, Texas. The cost is $549 for CCFI members and $599 for non-members.

(March 3, 2017) — Today, Cummins engine mechanics and service-workers came down from their shop in White Hall, W.Va. to the main street, to inform motorists and community members about what’s gone wrong with Cummins, Inc.

(March 3, 2017) — More than 500 KOA franchise owners and managers are expected to attend the convention, which includes one of the industry’s largest merchandise expos, the release noted.

(March 3, 2017) — Order 3346 overturns the lead ammunition and fishing tackle ban on Fish and Wildlife Service lands, waters, and facilities. Order 3347 directs bureaus and agencies to immediately identify areas where recreation and fishing can be expanded.

(March 3, 2017) — The Department of the Interior has a new leader. Former U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence on March 1, becoming the nation’s 52nd Secretary of the Interior.

(March 3, 2017) — One of the best things about taking your RV for camping is it makes it a lot simpler, even during the winter. Although, to bring the RV out under freezing circumstances could mean making necessary steps so it will not get frozen, particularly the water lines.

(March 3, 2017) — An RV was being driven in the fast lane of Interstate 20 when the left, front tire blew out. But, when the driver maneuvered off the road and brought the RV to a halt, the tire was so hot it burst into flames, the Big Spring Herald reported.

(March 3, 2017) — About 50 people packed into Winston City Hall. That was too many to fit in the council chamber, so some listened from the hallway. Two neighbors of the proposed RV park said it would be good for Winston. The rest, in one form or another, had this message: Not in my back yard.

(March 3, 2017) — Flexsteel Industries Director Mary C. Bottie sold 4,250 shares of the stock in a transaction on Feb. 10. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.88, for a total transaction of $216,240.00.

(March 3, 2017) — If unseasonably warm temperatures have you thinking about summer, then there’s no time like the present to reserve a campsite, according to the Grand River Conservation Authority.

(March 3, 2017) — The owners of a campsite left in limbo by November’s earthquake say there is “no future” for their business while they border a destroyed highway.


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