RV Influencers Series Debuts with the Bennetts of RVLove

EDITOR’S NOTE: According to influencermarketinghub.com, an influencer is “someone with the power to affect others’ purchasing decisions because of their authority, knowledge, position, or relationship with their audience.” Interestingly, many influencers today despise the term “influencer,” feeling that it has gotten a bad rap due to misuse and misunderstanding. Regardless, successful influencers have managed to leverage […]

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THOR Industries, Omaze Donate $840K to First Descents

First Descents has announced that Omaze experiences have helped provide $840,000 in grants from CAF America “to extend the healing power of adventure to frontline healthcare workers, caregivers, and young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions.” This leadership level gift was made possible by the support of THOR Industries Inc., the owner of a […]

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Indiana’s Statewide Jobless Rate Drops to 3.9% in March

Indiana’s unemployment rate was 3.9% for March, down 0.1% from February, according to the Department of Workforce Development, according to a report by Northwest Indiana Business. The state, citing Bureau of Labor Statistics data, said the U.S. jobless rate for March was 6%, down 0.2% from February. The monthly unemployment rate is federal indicator that […]

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Star-brite Parent Co. Reports Record 2021 Q1 Net Sales

Ocean Bio-Chem Inc., parent of Star brite, Inc., announced today (April 19) record net sales for the first quarter of 2021. For the first quarter of 2021, net sales were approximately $13.1 million, compared to approximately $7.8 million for the first quarter of 2020, an increase of approximately 68% or $5.3 million. Peter Dornau, President […]

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Jellystone Parks Planning Special Events for Mother’s Day

Special craft-making sessions, ceramic painting, “wine and canvas” events and pajama parties are among the activities that will be offered at Jellystone Park locations over Mother’s Day weekend. “Mother’s Day is always a big weekend for us because of our focus on fun family activities that help families strengthen their bonds with one another,” said […]

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Walorski Sends Message on ‘Rebuilding America’s Economy’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R), representing Indiana’s 2nd District, hosted a video roundtable (above) and issued the following message (below) on “Rebuilding American’s Economy with Man Street Businesses.” Our economic recovery has begun, but many workers, families, and small businesses are still struggling. Hoosier job creators shouldn’t have to compete with the federal government […]

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Latest on Microchip Shortage: Pickups Taking Bigger Hits

Pickups are now bearing more of the load from the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage that’s been pummeling the industry for months, according to a report by Automotive News. Pickups now account for 17% of the vehicles that have been taken out of North American production schedules, April 13 figures from AutoForecast Solutions show. That’s nearly […]

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Canadian RV, Camping Industry Seeking Gov’t Support

Representatives from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada and the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC) are meeting virtually with Parliamentarians this week to discuss the recovery measures needed to support the RV and camping industry post-crisis, and the need for implementation of a fair tax regime for campgrounds across Canada, according to […]

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RVillage Intros ‘RVerified Park’ Program for Campgrounds

RVillage, one of North America’s largest and most active social networks of RVers, recently announced the launch of RVerified Parks, a program that helps campgrounds reach the over 400,000 members of RVillage with targeted offers and concierge-level support. “Our members are looking for a great camping experience and good value,” Curtis Coleman, founder of RVillage, […]

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