‘MARVAC’ is Hosting Campground/RV Conference

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) will be hosting a campground/RV conference on April 12 at the Don H. Bottum University Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. According to a release, the topics to be covered include: DEQ Campground Rules and Regulations by Karen Beauchamp of the DEQ (state Department […]

Robert Weed Plywood is Honored by Indiana Gov.

Robert Weed Plywood Corp., which manufacturers cabinets, tabletops and other items for the recreational vehicle industry, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016 and was honored with the Governor’s Half-Century Business Award by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, according to a report by the Elkhart Truth.  “This is an honor and we were pleased to receive it,” […]

Southaven Recognized as ’16 Miss. Sales Leader

Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) recently presented Southaven RV and Marine with three top achievement awards for RV sales in Mississippi. According to a press release, SSI National RV Sales Manager Scott Stropkai presented Southaven RV with all three awards on March 1, including: No. 1 in total RV sales for the state; No. 1  in […]

Park Advocates ‘Sound Alarm’ Over Budget Cuts

Following a centennial year that saw more than 330 million people descend on the country’s national parks and pushed the National Park Service (NPS) resources to its limit, the parks system is now at risk of seeing much-needed funding and upkeep slashed under President Trump’s budget blueprint, according to a report by Travel Weekly. “The […]

VIDEO 1: Mark Polk Details Camping on 30 Amps

Mark Polk, with RV Education 101, discusses what RV owners need to know about camping in an RV with a 30-amp electrical system. In the video Mark demonstrates basic electrical formulas, how and why circuits in the RV are overloaded and what are the capabilities of a 30-amp RV electrical connection at the campground. To […]

Report: NHTSA Releases RV-Related Recalls List

Editor’s Note: The following is a list of recent RV-related recalls compiled by the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA). Entegra Coach is recalling 1,727 2012-2013 and 2015-2018 Anthem; 2013 and 2017-2018 Aspire; and 2012-2018 Cornerstone motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can […]

Best Time RV Seeking OK for Rental Site in Wash.

Joan Dickerson is asking the Point Roberts, Wash., community to get behind an amendment to county code that would allow a recreational vehicle rental business to operate out of the former location for her business, Brewsters Fine Foods. “This is a long term business commitment to our community that will provide jobs and revenue,” was the message […]

Keystone Automotive Sponsors ‘GReddy Racing’

Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. is joining the “vibrant history” of Formula Drift as an associate sponsor of GReddy Racing. According to a press release, the name has been synonymous with speed and performance for 45 years. Keystone Automotive will representing driver Ken Gushi’s beloved Toyota 86. “Keystone recently brought GReddy Performance on board as part […]