Last call for RV/MH Hall of Fame induction dinner, golf classic

ELKHART, Ind. — The RV/MH Hall of Fame’s Annual Induction Dinner celebrating the Class of 2018 is only a month away, so it’s time to make your final reservations for the Induction Dinner and Golf Classic, according to Darryl Searer, president, RV/MH Heritage Foundation.

Searer said, “We are on track to break the all-time attendance record for our induction dinner so I urge anyone planning to attend to register now to insure quality seating for the event.”

The induction ceremony will be held on August 6,at the Hall of Fame’s Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart, Indiana. That’s also the day of the Hall of Fame’s Annual Golf Classic Fundraiser, hosted by Christiana Creek Golf Course in Elkhart.

The 2018 Induction Dinner celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar cocktail party, followed by the dinner and induction ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. I hope all the friends and colleagues of the inductees and industry members will join us in honoring these outstanding industry pioneers who have had a major impact on our professions and lives.”

This year’s class includes outstanding five members of the RV industry and six from the manufactured housing industry.

The RV industry inductees include Derald Bontrager, Jayco Corporation; Roger Faulkner, General Coach Canada; Gregg Fore, Dicor Corporation; Rebecca (Becky) Lenington, Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association; Daniel R Pearson; Pleasureland RV.

On the manufactured housing side, the inductees include Michael A. Cirillo, Star Management: Darrel Cohron and Harrel Cohron (deceased), Cohron’s Manufactured Homes; John Evans, California Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI); Gub Mix, Idaho, Utah, Nevada and Arizona State MH Associations; Bill Wilson, Cherry Hill Homes, Inc.

Searer said, “This event is truly a major industry affair. It not only honors the inductees who have attained a major milestone in the lives and careers; it’s also an opportunity to network with industry leaders who normally attend the event.

“Don’t wait; the registration forms are online for the Induction Dinner and/or the Golf Tournament.”

For more information or to make reservations, please visit: or call the Hall of Fame at (574) 293-2344 or (800) 378-8694

SOURCE: RV/MH Hall of Fame

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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