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Jan. 7, 2009

RVs Lead to Better Health
from The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Research shows that people who go RVing lead a generally healthier lifestyle. When camping in an RV, campers don’t have to worry about much of the day-to-day stress that others have at home or work. More

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Judge Denies Class-Action Lawsuit Aimed at RV Makers
from The Associated Press via WSBT
A federal judge has refused to grant class-action status to lawsuits claiming that thousands of Gulf Coast hurricane victims were exposed to potentially toxic fumes while living in government-issued trailers. More

Get Certified in 2009!
from RV Learning Center
Free online RV Learning Center web seminars can help RV service professionals start the new year right! The RV Learning Center is inviting RV service professionals, and their managers to attend a free 30-minute web seminar to introduce the RV Learning Center’s warranty administrator certification program on January 9. More

RV Provides Rolling Classroom for Family
from the Ventura County Star
A Newbury Park, CA, family motorhome-schooled its way through more than 30 states, traveling in an RV, to national parks, historic sites, and museums. More

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ARM is dedicated to addressing the unique set of insurance needs of the RV industry, including garage liability, property, inland marine, inventory coverage, crime, earthquake, flood, contingent liability, umbrella, excess liability, employment-related practices liability, pollution liability, dealership surety bonds, workers' compensation, and loss prevention and control. More

Warren Buffett Increases Investment in RV Business
from Auto Observer
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. reported to government regulators last week that it had purchased Coachmen Industries, Inc., for $40 million. More

Dealer: RV Sales in Florida “Coming Back Around”
from the Orlando Sentinel
Dennis Charron, general manager of Giant Recreation World, an RVDA member in Orlando, FL, said, "Gas prices really didn't hurt us. The financing crunch slowed us up a little. But it's coming back around for us. It's still a cheap way to travel." More

RV Learning Center Teams Up with Jan Kelly for a Series of Web Seminars This Month
from RV Learning Center
Using technology to provide affordable & effective education, RV Learning Center Faculty Member Jan Kelly developed a wide range of Web Seminars. From your home or office, all you need is a computer and telephone to participate. More

Seven New Year's Resolutions for Business
from USA Today
This time every year, people draw up lists of New Year's resolutions: lose weight; exercise; quit smoking. The New Year offers us a sort of "restart" button. Sure, we're not cleaning out our mental or physical hard drives entirely. None of us change ourselves completely. However, we can use this time to "reboot,” take a pause, and, hopefully, perform somewhat better going forward. That's why in business, too, it's a good idea to commit to New Year's resolutions. Here are some for 2009. More


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Brasher’s Northwest is a full service Specialty Auction offering over 550 RV, Marine & PowerSport units monthly. All units cross live auction blocks. Every unit is offered online via AuctionPipeline. Photos & condition reports are available online. Complete reconditioning facilities are available. More

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SunWize Technologies

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