California’s Camp Fire is now the deadliest in the state’s history, killing more than 40 so far, with more than 200 people still missing, according to CNN. The blaze, which is burning in Northern California, is not the only wildfire firefighters are dealing with. Fierce winds continue to threaten lives and homes in Southern California’s Woolsey […]
When Robert and Jessica Meinhofer told friends they were moving into an RV in 2015, most thought they were crazy. As reported by the Washington Post, the questions poured in: How could they go from living in a 2,000-square-foot home to living in a 250-square-foot trailer? What would they do with their stuff? What would […]
Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced that Nathan Peregrym has joined the Elkhart, Ind.-based supplier as regional sales manager, Western Canada. In his role, Peregrym will focus on aftermarket sales and will work to build strong customer relationships with RV dealerships throughout the Western Canada region, according to a press release. Peregrym, who was born and […]
Officials at Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) hosted the organization’s largest symposium in the history of the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts franchise network in early November, drawing 248 campground owners, operators and staff members, as well as 106 vendors. Woodall’s Campground Management, sister publication to RVBusiness, reported that the Milford, Ohio-based LSI franchises more than […]
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has resumed discussions with his Chinese counterpart, Vice Premier Liu He, about a deal that would ease trade tension, ahead of a meeting of the leaders of China and the U.S. set for the end of the month. The Wall Street Journal reported that the two spoke by telephone on Friday (Nov. […]
Reyco Granning announces the promotion of John Hinz to vice president of engineering, reporting to John Stuart. According to a press release, Hinz will have new product development, product validation, cost reduction, and field service resources both in Mt. Vernon, Mo., and in Lafayette, Ind., reporting directly to him while also maintaining the day-to-day operations […]
Nick Gramelspacher, Meyer Distributing’s vice president of sales, recently won SEMA Manufacturers Rep Network’s Customer Appreciation Recognition Excellence Award. According to a press release, the award recognizes Gramelspacher’s work ethic toward meeting manufacturer’s sales goals, working/communicating with manufacturer reps, valuing and analyzing feedback from the industry, and overall respect and motivation to further the aftermarket industry. […]
(Nov. 13, 2018) -- This winter RVing Snowbirds may be leaving their chilly hometowns, but they don’t leave behind their thirst for culture. Lucky for us, there are numerous exemplary art museums in America’s Sun Belt.
(Nov. 13, 2018) -- Country music singer Willie Nelson croons about being “on the road again’ and goin’ places that I’ve never been.” When your travels take you on the road to Austin, Texas, be sure to visit Willie’s nine-hole Pedernales Golf Course in nearby Spicewood. The official course name is Willie Nelson’s Pedernales Cut N Putt. The par 36 course measures 3,330 yards.
(Nov. 13, 2018) -- While the most famous and beloved part of the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart, Indiana, is the fabulous display of antique trailers and motorhomes downstairs, the library upstairs is an equally outstanding (if less flashy) gem.