FRVTA Convention Draws Close to 300 Members

Close to 300 members attended the Sept. 4-7 34th Annual FRVTA State Convention. As reported in FRVTA’s October newsletter, the gathering was once again held at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale. “As Florida and the national RV Industry continue to expand and prosper, we want to make sure our members are […]

Annual ‘Carriage/Lifestyle Club’ Rally a Success

Lifestyle Luxury RV and parent EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC supported the 38th Annual Carriage/Lifestyle Travel Club Grand National Rally hosted in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 14-20. According to a press release, there was a full schedule of events during the week for the club members to enjoy. “It was a pleasure seeing Lifestyle owners from the previous rally as well as […]

Lemonis is Featured on Cover of ‘Inc. Magazine’

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from an article in Inc. Magazine profiling Camping World Inc. and Good Sam Enterprises LLC President and CEO Marcus Lemonis, detailing his background, his philosophy on “turning businesses around” and his starring role in CNBC’s “The Profit.” To view the entire article click here. I find the guy […]

PRVCA Ranges, Cooktop Course Opens Oct. 27

The RV Ranges and Cooktops course, hosted by Northampton Community College in conjunction with the Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association (PRVCA), begins Oct. 27 and runs through Nov. 23. According to a press release, the program allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of recreation vehicle maintenance with intensive, competency-based instruction. The second of the four LP appliances, the […]

New App Available for Navigating RVDA Confab

Attendees at the 2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo will be able to navigate the show through an enhanced mobile app sponsored by eBay Motors. According to a press release, the app will provide access to all workshop titles by track, view speaker handouts, complete evaluations online, and access interactive maps of the convention facilities, using . The […]

Blue Ox Names Bargmann Purchasing Manager

  Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann announced the promotion of Kim Bargmann to the position of purchasing manager. Bargmann, who joined Blue Ox in 1997 as supply chain specialist, reports to Vice President/Treasurer Aaron Rabbass. “Kim has been instrumental in reducing lead times and cost containment while developing mutually beneficial partnerships with our suppliers,” […]

Lazydays Introducing ‘betterRVing’ Digital Blog

Lazydays announced the launch of the online reboot of “betterRVing.” According to a press release, the once quarterly digital and print magazine has been converted to an easy-to-use blog format at betterRVing.com that will more regularly provide helpful and exciting RV content. The redesigned betterRVing.com will provide continual content related to the RV lifestyle and maintenance, plus RV cooking […]

CURT Mfg. Now Offers Full Line of Cargo Straps

Towing product supplier CURT Manufacturing LLC has added a family of durable cargo straps to its cargo management product line.  According to a press release, the Eau Claire, Wis.-based company has offered an attractive and well-made cargo carrier line for many years, including hitch-mounted, roof-mounted and ATV cargo carriers. New for 2014 is a complete line […]