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RV owners planning to get away more often
Cherry Hill Courier-Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
John Shepherd is about to leave for a months-long trek from Pennsylvania to Alaska and plans another lengthy jaunt early next year. Like a surprisingly large number of RV owners, he's unfazed by the cost of filling up his Fleetwood. "If we were going in a car, we could expect to spend $120 for a motel room and meals," he says. "This is more convenient." Nationally, more than half of RV owners surveyed this spring say they'll be going camping more often than last year. Just nine percent say they'll go less often. More



Sales holding up for Ohio RVDA member
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"Four-dollar-a-gallon gas won't stop somebody who wants to go camping," says Greg Holman, co-owner of family-owned Holman Motors in Batavia, Ohio. "They just won't go as far." Total RV shipments are up six percent through April, the most recent month available. More

GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance supports RV Dealers International Convention/Expo with gold sponsorship
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GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance is a gold sponsor of the 2011 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, Oct. 3-7, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The convention is sponsored by RVDA–The National RV Dealers Association, RVDA of Canada, and the RV Learning Center. Companies interested in sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information can contact RVDA at 703. 591.7130, ext. 103 or send an email to scharter@rvda.org. More

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Wilkins RV contributes additional $7,500 to RV Learning Center
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Brian Wilkins of Wilkins RV, Inc., Bath, N.Y., has pledged an additional $7,500 to the RV Learning Center, bringing his total contribution to $19,600. RV Learning Center Chairman Jeff Pastore of Hartville RV Center in Hartville, Ohio, thanked Wilkins for his unflagging support of educational programs. More

RV road trip across America
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After Mary Lou Sottung retired from teaching last year, she pitched the idea of selling the house, buying an RV, and exploring America to her daughter. Thirty-year-old Nicole was no stranger to adventure, having just lived in India for six years, so the two packed their bags and headed off on an expedition across the country. They’ve been writing about their adventures on their travel blog, RVederci. More

RV delivers gift of better sight to Detroit students
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After her glasses were stolen from her gym locker, Detroit fifth-grader Ryanne Gadson was especially grateful that a 45-foot-long RV of free eyewear pulled up outside her elementary school. "I need my glasses to read and take my tests," she said. "I still haven't been able to finish the book I have." Within a week, the pink glasses she picked out will be delivered to her school, compliments of a free, mobile optical program. More
 
 
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