(July 16, 2012) -- The former owner of Elkhart-based Patrick Industries Inc. is endowing a scholarship for $4.5 million at Indiana's Ivy Tech Community College, North Central Region. Mervin Lung and his wife, Dorothy, are also challenging the community to match the funds in order to build a lean manufacturing training center at the Elkhart County campus.
(July 16, 2012) -- The veteran newsman, traveling in a Type B motorhome, finally gets to stop and smell the roses. He'll file his "Open Mike" motorhome videos and blogs for FMCA at www.fmca.com/openmike.
(July 16, 2012) -- GoCampingAmerica.com is leveraging Denver interactive marketing agency 90octane’s travel industry and analytics expertise to strategize and execute an online media program. The campaign, which targets RV travelers and campers, will promote the GoCampingAmerica.com brand, drive increased traffic to its website and generate online leads.
(July 16, 2012) -- Entegra Coach is recalling 232 model year 2011-2013 Anthem and Aspire and model year 2012-2013 Cornerstone motorhomes. The windshield wiper arm can detach from the vehicle. If this occurs, the driver's visibility can be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
(July 16, 2012) -- Navistar, Inc is recalling one model year 2008 Safari Simba diesel RV manufactured on June 29, 2007, equipped with Bosch hydraulic brakes.
(July 16, 2012) -- Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. is recalling 1,304 2006 through 2010 Allegro and Allegro Bay RVs equipped with Bosch hydraulic brakes.
(July 16, 2012) -- Approximately 2,500 motorhomes and some 8,000 people are expected to gather for this grand event, which has been dubbed “Formula For Fun.” The Indiana State Fairgrounds will be the hub of activity for the convention, with families arriving and staying in their RVs and forming a small city on wheels.
(July 16, 2012) -- Area boat and recreational vehicle dealers will be pushing this year's models at this week's Green Country RV and Boat Show at the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square, reports Tulsa World in Oklahoma.
(July 13, 2012) -- “We are thrilled and honored to be invited to the international stage,” said Derzypolski. “The recreation lifestyle is taking off around the globe and the Chinese are truly embracing it as they explore their beautiful country. We look forward to sharing best practices with this group and presenting investment opportunities for projects here in the United States.”
(July 13, 2012) -- On Thursday, a jury unanimously convicted a 23-year-old man of raping a woman at gunpoint last year at the Slidell-area campground where she worked. Louis Bordes IV is scheduled to receive a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment on July 18, reports NOLA.com.