RVDA News Brief
Aug. 26, 2009

RV There Yet?
from the New Times
Almost across the board, when the New Times talked to RVers on a recent weekday, the appeal of traveling by RV was described in similar terms: An RV offers the comfort of a hotel, they said, but with a view they could never otherwise afford. More

Apply for an RV Learning Center Convention Scholarship, Deadline Friday
from RVDA
The RVDA Education Foundation’s RV Learning Center will award 10, $500 scholarships to the 2009 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo in Las Vegas, NV, Oct 6-9, 2009. These scholarships are made available through the generous support of Greeneway, Inc., an RV dealership in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. More

A Family Affair: Generations Come Together on Fair's RV Row
from the Gazette
While thousands of visitors to the Montgomery County (MD) Agricultural Fair sweated as the mercury topped 90 degrees, three dozen families of 4-H die-hards relaxed in the lap of modest luxury along the back of the Gaithersburg fairgrounds -- a village of campers, trailers, and RVs lined in a neat row. More

New RVs Expand Options in Downsized Choices
from the Washington Times
More fuel-efficient is definitely "in" these days when it comes to RV products. Manufacturers are coming up with interesting, new, smaller motorized and towable options for those looking for something a bit different to fit today's economic sensibilities. More

RVers Travel Country Building Churches
from The Salt Lake Tribune
All it takes to be a “Mobile Kingdom Builder” is an RV, some free time, and a love of Jesus. For the past 15 years, these traveling carpenters -- retired teachers, pastors, electricians, housewives, even an occasional physicist -- have gone from place to place, lending a construction hand to small churches. More

RVDA-RVIA RV Service Technician Certification Program Policy Change Notification
from RVDA
Due to policy changes made during the June 2009 Technician Certification Board meeting, all technicians eligible for a retest to achieve certification must retake the test by December 31, 2009. Effective January 1, 2010 the fee to retake the certification test will be $165.00. More

RV Park Owners See Shift in Customers
from the News-Leader
Travel trailers, campers, and motorhomes...summer used to be the prime time to see them come rolling out. RVs are now a common sight all year round, but RV park owners agree that in some instances, the typical visitor has changed. More