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RVDA News Brief
September 23, 2009



New Mexico RVDA Member Finds Success with Fifth Wheels
from the Mountain View Telegraph
People still want to have toys, even in a rough economy. Those pearls of wisdom are from Kathy Chowning, owner-operator at RV Sales, an RVDA member in Moriarty, NM, which has sold more Excel fifth wheels than any other dealer in the nation since 2001. Her parents started an RV business in 1967 and Chowning began her own company in 1982. More
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Engineers Develop New Hybrid Concept Vehicle for RV Travelers
from Newswise/University of Alabama
A father-son engineering duo with a passion for RV travel has created a concept for an electric-hybrid passenger vehicle with the ability to improve fuel economy and increase the acceleration of the motorhome towing it.  More
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Retired Couples Find Advantages to Life in an RV
from the Herald Review
Their homes are just like many others. This summer, one has a small garden area near the house. The other has some patio plants. And the owners frequently meet at a common picnic table, where they can enjoy being outside. The difference, however, is that couples Bob and Joyce Barton and Jim and Sue Barton take their homes with them wherever they go.  More
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RV Dealers International Convention/Expo Attendees Get Special RVB Top 50 Banquet Rate
from RVDA
RV Dealers International Convention/Expo attendees can attend the RV Business Top 50 Dealer Awards Banquet Wednesday, October 7, for a special rate of $99.  More
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Close Encounters of the RV Kind for Pennsylvania Couple
from The York Daily Record
You can't hide from a spouse in a camper. Good thing Jim Caverly and wife Jeanne Meyer-Caverly usually get along so well. The couple, formerly of Pennsylvania, now live full time in an RV.  More
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Sign Up for the 14th Annual RVDA Education Foundation Classic Golf Tournament
from the RV Learning Center
There is still time to sign up to golf in the 14th Annual RVDA Education Foundation Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, October 5 at the Rio Secco Golf Course in Las Vegas, NV.  More
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Decoding Leadership
from Harvard Business
What are qualities of effective leaders? Management researcher Norm Smallwood, co-author of The Leadership Code, identifies five rules to decode leadership.  More
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