Thor Stepping Up To Support ‘KOA Care Camps’

Thor Industries Inc. presented KOA Care Camps for children with cancer with a check for $10,000 Tuesday (May 30) representing the first step in an ongoing relationship between Thor and Care Camps. According to a release, Care Camps is a system of 129 specialized summer camps located throughout North America that provide a weeklong summer camp […]

Parish: All Signs are Pointing Up for RV Industry

Editor’s Note: The following column by Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) Chairman Bob Parish tracks the industry’s momentum in the first quarter along with key initiatives being addressed by the organization. The article appears in the Spring issue of RVIA Today.  As I write this, first quarter RV shipments are hot off the press and […]

Lippert Launching Community Services Website

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced that Elkhart-based Kem Krest Corp. and Genesis Products Inc. have begun a social responsibility initiative inspired by LCI’s “100,000 Hours of Community Service” initiative. According to a press release, LCI is launching the digital platform,, today (June 1) that will be used by the participating companies as a means of connecting […]

Craven to Head Sales of Forest River Impression

Elkhart, Ind.-based Forest River Inc. announced the hiring of industry veteran Kris Craven as national sales manager for the company’s all-new Impression fifth-wheel, according to a press release. For nearly 20 years, with oversight of both sales and service, Craven played a key role in the family-owned RV dealership, Rollin-On RV’s. The dealership, located in Schererville, Ind., […]

ARVC Announces NASCAR’s Myers As Keynoter

Danny “Chocolate” Myers, NASCAR legend, curator of the Richard Childress Racing (RCR) Museum and host and analyst of the popular Sirius/XM NASCAR radio Channel 90 show, “Tradin’ Paint,” will be the opening keynote speaker at the 2017 National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (OHCE), according to an announcement from […]

ORVA State Convention is Slated for June 18-19

The Oklahoma RV Association (ORVA) will hold its 2017 State Convention June 18-19 at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Okla. According to a press release, this year’s convention will feature a strong slate of speakers offering all the latest industry news and updates along with new learning opportunities. Themed “Preparing for 2018,” the agenda will include […]