Reservations open for Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

ELKHART, Ind. — With only a couple of months left before the 2018 RV/MH Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, honoring the Class of 2018, Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation, is encouraging friends and colleagues of this year’s inductees, to make their reservations now to be part of the festivities.

The RV/MH Heritage Foundation will formally recognize the distinguished careers and lifetime achievements of our industries’ most notable individuals at the 2018 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday, August 6th at the Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart.

This year’s class includes outstanding five members of the RV industry and another 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, “Everyone is welcome so we hope to see a large turnout for these honorees.

Make a day of it by also signing up for our Annual Golf Classic Fundraiser hosted by Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart in the morning of August 6th. The event kicks off with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and then caps off with a luncheon and awards presentation following golf.”

Searer also mentioned that the hall is seeking sponsors for the various Induction Dinner events as well as for the golf tournament.

To make reservations for the induction dinner and/or the golf outing, visit or by calling (574) 293-2344. To make reservations by mail, send to:

2018 Induction Dinner
RV/MH Hall of Fame
21565 Executive Parkway
Elkhart Indiana 46514

Searer urges those planning to attend to make their reservations early to ensure seating at dinner.

SOURCE: RV/MH Hall of Fame press release

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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