News briefs for April 15, 2019

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RVDA webinar to address spring cleaning at work

The Mike Molino RV Learning Center and its strategic partner KPA will host a free webinar April 22 at 2 p.m. Eastern time entitled “Time for Some Spring Cleaning.”

Participants will learn about the five S principles of sort, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain. The webinar will explain why clean work environments go hand-in-hand with safety, and how to motivate a team to spruce things up.

To register, click here. People who cannot attend the live webinar can also register for later access to webinar materials.

MARVAC seeks candidates for open board seats

The Michigan Association of RVs and Camping Board of Directors nominations will be accepted in writing until May 15 at 5 p.m. Eastern time.

The official election ballots will be prepared and sent via email to members by June 1, and they will have 30 days to vote. Votes will be tabulated the first week of July. Nomination forms are available on the MARVAC website.

Positions up for election include one dealer, one manufacturer and one at-large position, off of which serve a three-year term.

Fun Town RV hosts DFW RV Show inside AT&T Stadium April 19-21

Hosted by Fun Town RV, the RV show/party will feature RVs from five manufactures, 32 brands and more than 100 of latest models and floor plans.

Factory and banking representatives will be on hand, along with current and former Dallas Cowboys players and cheerleaders.

The Easter Bunny will make an appearance April 21 during age-specific egg hunts throughout the afternoon. The egg hunt is free, but pre-registration is required.

The show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 19 and 20, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 21.

For information, schedules and to pre-register for the egg hunt, visit www.funtownrvshows.com.

NJCOA director visits Capitol Hill

New Jersey Campground Owners Association (NJCOA) Executive Director Joann DelVescio traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to participate in Destination Capitol Hill (DCH).

Destination Capitol Hill is the U.S. Travel industry’s annual legislative event. Travel leaders from across the nation head to Washington, to educate policymakers about the impact the travel industry has throughout the country and in their states, said DelVescio. It was her sixth year attending the event.

Topics discussed with legislators included:

  • Renewing Brand USA’s funding, which drives inbound travel to the United States from abroad
  • Investing in America’s travel infrastructure
  • The Visa Waiver Program which is being renamed the Secure Travel Partnership Program
  • Investing in America’s National Parks as well as issues of importance to New Jersey, such as off-shore drilling and the federal minimum wage proposal.
Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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