TACO Members Offer to Help Fire Victims

April 22, 2013 by   - () Comments Off on TACO Members Offer to Help Fire Victims

Before (left) and after aerial photos of the site of the fertilizer plant that exploded last week in West, Texas.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

Several Texas campground operators are offering free and discounted campsites and park model cabins to families displaced by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

“Our members want to help those who need help,” said Brian Schaeffer, executive director and CEO of the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO), which represents both public and privately owned and operated campgrounds across the Lone Star State.

So far, four campgrounds have offered free and discounted campsites and accommodations on a temporary basis. These include:

  • Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort in Mission: This resort has some park models that it can make available on a temporary basis. Contact Juanita Carvajal at (956) 585-5568.
  • Mockingbird Hill Manufactured Home and RV Park in Burleson: This park has one park model cabin available as well as one full hookup RV site. Contact Larry Pike at (817) 295-3011.
  • The Vineyards Campground & Cabins in Grapevine: This park has park model cabin accommodations available on a temporary basis. Contact Joe Moore at (817) 410-3121.
  • Trader’s Village Houston: This park is offering RV spaces for $386.25 per month, which is a 25% discount off the regular rate. The RV spaces include water, sewer, electricity and Wi-Fi service. Contact Suzy Wilson at (281) 890-5500.

Based in Crowley, TACO represents nearly 400 private campgrounds and RV resorts in Texas.




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