Texas Parks Honored at TACO Spring Meeting
The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) announced the winners of its annual awards competition at its Spring Meeting at Guadalupe River RV Resort in Kerrville.
“We had more entries this year than we ever have before,” said Brian Schaeffer, TACO’s executive director and CEO, adding that the association has also expanded the competition to include new categories for best welcome package, best special event and best brochure.
According to a news release, this year’s award winners were as follows:
- Medium Size Park of the Year: Rayford Crossing RV Resort in Spring.
- Large Park of the Year: Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort in Mission.
- Best Website: La Hacienda RV Resort in Austin.
- Best Rack Card: La Hacienda RV Resort in Austin.
- Best Brochure: Coyote Ranch Resort in Wichita Falls.
- Best Special Event: Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort, which organized a pet parade to raise funds for a local pet rescue shelter.
- Best Welcome Package: Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort.
A Supplier of the Year Award was also presented to Champion Homes’ Athens Park Homes subsidiary, which previously received the award “They’re good guys,” Schaeffer said of Athens Park Homes, which had a park model on display at Guadalupe River RV Resort. “They do what they say they’re going to do.”
Schaeffer also presented an award of recognition to outgoing TACO President Bob Kennedy, who has served at the helm of the association for the past 2 1/2 years. A host award was also presented to Don Temple of Guadalupe River RV Resort, who has hosted the association’s Spring Meeting for over a decade. TACO’s annual Spring Meeting concludes today with educational seminars being held throughout the day.