The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Tue Jul 19, 2016
Silver Springs Campground, located in the northeastern corner of Stow and operated by the Stow Parks and Recreation Department, is in the midst of its 40th anniversary celebration. The campground is hosting a number of events, drawings, give-aways and more during the 2016 camping season as part of the celebration.
Kamper City, the popular RV dealership on Akron-Cleveland Road in Peninsula, will be staging an event at the campground on July 23 and 24. The dealership will be bringing out five camping models for viewing: a fifth wheel, a travel trailer, a hybrid, a pop-up and an ultra-lite. The public is invited to come out and take a tour of the new units. A member of the Kamper City staff will be on hand to answer questions.
The dealership also will be displaying and demonstrating some of the latest in camping gear.