RVDA of Alberta hosts golf tourney to help kids with cancer

(May 29, 2012) -- Merkowsky said the RVDA is honored to have the support of their members and business partners in this effort to raise the $25,000.00 for the Kids Cancer Care Foundation. One member, Leslie Pringle of Eagle Lake RV Resort, will be “celebrating” the anniversary by donating her long hair to Hair Angels for Kids, finishing with a complete head shave at the tournament.

Consumer confidence declines again

(May 29, 2012) -- Consumers were less positive about current business and labor market conditions, and they were more pessimistic about the short-term outlook," said Lynn Franco, director of economic indicators at The Conference Board. "However, consumers were more upbeat about their income prospects, which should help sustain spending. Taken together, the retreat in the Present Situation Index and softening in consumer expectations suggest that the pace of economic growth in the months ahead may moderate.”

Tourists becoming stranded in Tasmania

(May 28, 2012) -- Campervan Motorhome Club of Australia Tasmanian spokesman Don Mackrill said Sunday that motorhome owners on the mainland are spreading the news that Tasmania should be avoided because of long waiting lists to get back on the Spirit of Tasmania, reports the Tasmania Mercury.