(Nov. 26, 2013) — Ray Taylor, founder of Raytek Inc. in Petersburg, expanded his company’s services last year when he began spraying polyurea on the roofs of recreational vehicles, reports the Richmond Times Dispatch.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — As the most expensive city in the country gets even pricier, New Yorkers are taking drastic steps to survive the most brutal real estate market in the United States, writes the Los Angeles Times. They are ditching sky-high rents and buying secondhand recreational vehicles.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — On Monday, organizers of Dover’s Firefly Music Festival announced that next year’s event will run June 19-22 at the Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, reports newszap.com. Shows will start Thursday afternoon instead of Friday for the third annual event.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — Sunland RV Resorts’ five San Diego area properties have announced that they will be public donation locations for the 2013 Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation gift drive. Collection kicked off Nov. 25 at each of the resorts and will continue through Dec. 20.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — Cookeville recently made the gold seal in the Tennessee Valley Authority-sponsored Valley Sustainable Communities Program. Melinda Keifer, city economic development coordinator, credited the Cookeville Unplugged program for pushing the city to become one of the communities invited to take part in the program, reports the Cookeville Herald Citizen.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — On Monday night, the Springfield City Council voted to ease the restrictions for on-street parking of recreational vehicles, campers and boats in neighborhoods, reports The Register-Guard.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — Rieke Corporation, a subsidiary of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based TriMas Corporation, will invest $7.5 million to equip its existing 73,360-square-foot facility in Hamilton. The expansion will create up to 15 new jobs, and will allow the company to expand its capacity and capabilities, better serving its customers.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that nine officers were injured Sunday night in a meth lab fire at the All Seasons Campground in Estill Springs.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — “We attend a lot of state association tradeshows over the course of a year and I remain extremely impressed with the campground owners of this state and their obvious commitment to growing their businesses. These folks are always looking for ways to gain a competitive advantage!” said Carr.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — On Monday, SylvanSport announced Greig Heil as the grand prize winner in its Coolest. Camper. Ever. Adventure Contest, winning a GO pop-up camper loaded with outdoor adventure gear from eight different sponsors.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — A group tailgating outside the Fargodome before the University of South Dakota-North Dakota State football game on Saturday received a scare when a propane stove exploded inside their recreational vehicle, writes the Crookston Daily Times.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — The Silver Springs Campground, located in Stow’s Silver Springs Park, has hit an all-time high in attendance, writes the Stow Sentry. This year, there were 1,737 site rentals, up about 12 percent over the previous year.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — No Going Back Productions, a Harborough company, has launched the Beginner’s Guide to Caravanning, a DVD and video app for new and prospective caravan owners, reports the Lutterworth Mail.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — One of the newest park benches in Stoughton commemorates former mayor Helen Johnson, who helped start the city’s growing urban forestry program. The program is run by the city with help from grants and funds from local businesses, such as Cummins, Inc., reports Connectstoughton.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — Missouri State Parks today announced that the state has acquired 330 acres of property in Shannon County. The property, historically referred to as Camp Zoe, is located adjacent to Current River State Park and downstream from Montauk State Park.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — Drew Industries Incorporated today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a special cash dividend of $2 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on Jan. 6, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 20, 2013.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — Outdoors RV Manufacturing is recalling 7,343 model year 2010-2014 Wind River, Timber Ridge and Back Country, model year 2010-2012 Tamarack Trails, model year 2012-2014 Black Stone and model year 2014 Black Rock travel trailers equipped with Fastec-brand door locks.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — Northwood Manufacturing, Inc. is recalling 19,106 model year 2007-2014 Arctic Fox, Nash, and Desert Fox, model year 2011-2012 Fox Creek and model year 2011-2014 Fox Mountain, Snow River and Wolf Creek trailers, fifth wheels, toy haulers and pickup campers equipped with Fastec-brand door locks.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — Small business owners are divided about raising the national minimum wage to $9.50 an hour from its current $7.25. Forty-seven percent would approve of a law that would do this, while 50 percent would disapprove, Gallup reported today.
(Nov. 25, 2013) — Toby and Jessica Gilchrist, of Kalispell, are seeking preliminary plat approval for Glacier Gateway RV Resort, a planned 62-space RV park located about one mile north of the intersection of Montana 206 and U.S. 2 E in Columbia Falls, reports the Daily Inter Lake.