RVers gear up for RV safety conference

(March 2, 2012) -- Designed for new RVers, full-time RVers, and those simply thinking about purchasing their first RV, the RV Lifestyle Education and Safety Conference is the only learning event where representatives from manufacturing, retail dealerships, aftermarket service providers and education all assemble in one location to promote the RV lifestyle, said Cannon.

American Coach featured on Rachel Ray show

(March 2, 2012) -- When Oklahoma City was named one of the fattest places in America, mayor Nick Cornett responded by challenging citizens to lose 1 million pounds. The Rachael Ray Show sent its style contributor Kyan Douglas and its Million Pound Makeover motorcoach to Oklahoma City to greet these participants and reward them for their inspiring weight loss with a trip to New York City for a head-to-toe makeover.

Storm damage closes parts of Illinois state park

(March 2, 2012) -- Some areas of Giant City State Park in southern Illinois are closed to park visitors until further notice while cleanup continues from damage done at the park. Non-compliance with the closures will result in tickets being issued by IDNR Conservation Police Officers. Tickets will also be issued for destruction of signs or barricades.

Small business owners benefit from workampers

(March 2, 2012) -- "The term 'workamper' was coined nearly 25 years ago, but most do not know the word refers to anyone who lives and works part or full-time from their RV -- whether self-employed in any type of business or in the more typical outdoor hospitality industry, campgrounds or for a corporation," said Anderson. "More importantly, people don’t have any idea there are tax advantages to working from your RV."