Former Patrick Industries owner endows scholarship

(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.

FMCA members to gather in Indianapolis Aug 27-30

(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.

Chinese investors sought for U.S. RV resorts

(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.”