(April 18, 2012) -- The Caravan Times reports that one of the highlights of the caravan show season kicks off this weekend when the Wales Caravan and Motorhome Show gets underway at Chepstow Racecourse, just outside Chepstow.
(April 18, 2012) -- The outdoor expo includes "Forever Locked," the famous full-body tangled moose antler display, a live wood carving chainsaw demonstration by 3B Tree, Solar Fun lawn decorations, campfire starting demonstrations, jewelry displays and henna tattoos. There will be an outdoor cooking demo from Pampered Chef as well. Baked goods from John Stark High School and a DKMS America Bone Marrow Drive will be onsite.
(April 18, 2012) -- Two Oakland men were scheduled to be arraigned today after allegedly burglarizing a San Leandro Camping World location earlier this week, reports the San Jose Mercury News.
(April 18, 2012) -- "Today’s commentary did not provide any clearer read on the timing of the first rate hike," said Desjardins. "However, the combination of an upgrade to Canada’s 2012 growth forecast, earlier closure of the output gap, and levelling out both the core and headline inflation rates around 2 percent tipped the balance for the gradual withdrawal of policy stimulus, through higher interest rates that are to begin later this year."
(April 18, 2012) -- Federal prosecutors allege that 58-year-old Rita Crundwell, the chief finance officer of the small town of Dixon, embezzled more than $30 million over the last six years and used the money to finance many purchases, including a $2 million motorhome, reports the Chicago Tribune.
(April 18, 2012) -- Triple E Recreation Vehicles announced today that its annual fall rally will take place Sept. 5 to 8 just outside of Winkler, Manitoba. The rally will be a fun-filled event including activities such as seminars, plant tours, local tours, chapter head meetings, nightly entertainment and evening campfires.
(April 18, 2012) -- Middletown administrator Shawn Brown recommended an ordinance to town council Monday to permit overnight dry camping -- meaning no hookups for electricity, water supply or waste disposal -- at the Third Beach parking lot, reports Patch.com.
(April 18, 2012) -- NBC Chicago reports that Rep. Joe Walsh, Tea Party-Ill., is now traveling the 8th District in a used Fleetwood Pace Arrow recreational vehicle, which he purchased for $7,500 in Madison, Wis.
(April 18, 2012) -- "We are honored to be the first manufactured firelog product offered at Camping World SuperCenters nationwide," said McRoy. "Our firelogs offer camping and RV enthusiasts greater flexibility and performance than firewood, while complementing their outdoor lifestyles. We think Camping World customers will be very pleased with how Enviro-log Firelogs perform."
(April 18, 2012) -- “With a couple of clicks of a mouse, RV dealers can easily install this new app and have their entire inventory visible to their Facebook Fans and Page visitors instantly,” said Friesen. “Visitors to a dealer’s Facebook page will be able to browse the inventory by RV type, and easily view the complete listing at RVT.com.”