2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Family RV Group Assists Three Families

Thu Apr 18, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155559516193784.pngFamily RV Group, a specialty retailer of recreational vehicles and services with nine locations in the Midwest, combined forces with Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana (Make-A-Wish OKI) and presented campers to three families in January and March.

Wish kid Mackenzie and her family of Cincinnati, Ohio, a wish kid and her family from Lima, Ohio, and wish kid Eli and his family of Lexington, Ky., all had a wish to enjoy the outdoors with their families in a camper. All three wish kids are battling a critical illness.

Each General Manager and their store associates--Nick Raymond-Colerain Family RV Cincinnati; Jamey Tolle-Colerain Family RV Columbus and Joe Steffen-Northside Family RV--worked with Make-A-Wish OKI and each family to find campers that met their needs. Once all the details were worked out, each store presented campers to those deserving families.

"We love partnering with Make-A-Wish each year in helping families reach their camper dreams,” says Family RV CEO Walt Rodgers. “We want all our customer's families to go camping without worrying about their safety, security or comfort. We know the wish kids and their families will be able to enjoy their camping experience together and we are excited to provide them a way to make special memories that last."

Says Make-A-Wish OKI President and CEO Doug Kelly, "We're so grateful to community partners like the Family RV Group who help make life-changing wishes come true for kids and their families. This is the second year that Family RV has stepped up and we look forward to continuing this successful partnership to bring even more wishes to life for local families in the future."