October 2014
Volume 39 - Number 3



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October 2014                                                             The Voice of the RV Industry Since 1975                                                  Volume 39 - Number 3

US Forest Service Waives Fees in Honor of Veteran's Day
In the Industry News Section [ Read Article ]

Latest Headline in RV News Digest Posted on October 30, 2014 [ More Articles ]
Iowa : RV carrying Ernst, McCain hits deer on campaign trail
Source: DesMoinesRegister.com [ Read Article ]
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    Easy Ways to Make Senior Living Affordable
    (Posted: October 21, 2014)

    PhotoEven with the best financial planning, seniors and their families are looking for a creative, smart and advantageous way to pay for retirement living and quality care in the future.
    Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
    (Posted: October 21, 2014)


    The quarries were dug between 1150 and 1450 CE (common era) by Plains Village Indians, ancestors of the Caddo, Pawnee and Wichita, who lived in large permanent villages and smaller outlying farming and gathering communities in the region.
RV Industry Trade

    (Posted: October 30, 2014)

    New RV Vacation Cost Study Published

    A newly published study shows that RV vacations cost substantially less than other forms of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership. For a four-person travel party, the study found savings of 27-62%; a two-person travel party saved 11-48%.
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US Forest Service Waives Fees in Honor of Veteran's Day
Posted in Industry News Articles on October 31, 2014

Posted in RV Industry Trade Articles on October 30, 2014
RVIA Announces Free RV Technical Training Track at National RV Trade Show
Posted in Louisville 2014 Update Articles on October 30, 2014
Go RVing Showcases RV Travel at Country Living Fairs
Posted in Industry News Articles on October 30, 2014
California RV Show Marked by Larger Crowds, Strong Sales
Posted in Industry News Articles on October 30, 2014
Arizona RV Parks Say Snowbirds Are Arriving Two to Four Weeks Ahead of Schedule
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on October 30, 2014
Thor Motor Coach Diesel Models Hit of the Show in Pomona
Posted in New RVs Report Articles on October 29, 2014
Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort Named in Top Three 'Best of Indiana' Fall Awards
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on October 29, 2014
Louisville 2014 Update

    Latest Shipment Figures Available as of Oct 31, 2014

    August wholesale shipments to retailers continued to cruise along, rising 5.8% above this same month last year to 26,441 units. As with recent months, towable RVs reflected the largest unit gains while motorhomes grew by the largest percentage gain. Motorhomes represented 15% of all shipments in the month of August this year the highest percentage of motorhome shipments in any single month since December of 2007. [ more ]


    2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo

    This special session for Young RV Executives is part of the Dealer/GM track and will help attendees identify the most common mistakes young leaders make and explore the difference between leadership and management.
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    The More Information You Have, The Better Off You Are!

    The RV Buyers Advocate was conceived primarily to help first time motorhome buyers purchase the most correct "First Motorhome". There are several publications available to purchasers that will give potential buyers a great deal of knowledge that help make the buying decision easier. This information, being important is not by itself enough to find the right first motorhome.
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RV carrying Ernst, McCain hits deer on campaign trail
Iowa --An RV carrying U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst and Sen. ... The Ernst campaign RV hit a deer while traveling between events in Bloomfield and ... --Source: DesMoinesRegister.com -- Posted Oct 30, 2014

Seven treated after carbon monoxide fills RV
Kansas --The owner had purchased a generator to operate the RV's heating and cooling systems. When the generator was installed it wasn't ventilated properly ...--Source: KAKE -- Posted Oct 29, 2014

Suspects sought in Wilkins RV thefts
New York --Troopers responded to Wilkins RV, Route 415N, on Monday to investigate break-ins to several recreational vehicles. After an investigation, troopers ... --Source: Hornell Evening Tribune -- Posted Oct 29, 2014

Indiana Dunes State Park Receives Funding to Restore Campground
Indiana --The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has been awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant for a tree ...--Source: LaPorteCountyLife.com -- Posted Oct 28, 2014

Tishomingo lands RV furniture factory; Tiffin a customer
Mississippi --A California company will open a recreational vehicle furniture factory in Tishomingo County, with plans to hire 75 employees ... --Source: Times Daily -- Posted Oct 25, 2014

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