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Hot, Dry Conditions Keep Wildfires Alive In Oregon

September 14, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Chetco Bar Fire It has been a hot, dry summer for most of Oregon and unfortunately that has meant wildfires have been a huge issue for most of the state. The National Integrated Drought Information System has placed most of Oregon in a short term “moderate drought” pattern, with the southern portions of the state seeing “abnormally dry” conditions. Oregon is also suffering through its 3rd hottest summer on record, according to the National Weather Service, giving the wildfires plenty of fuel... Read more

Cornwell: Fla. Key Campgrounds A Major Concern

September 12, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Irma devastated the Fla. Keys Residents in the southern portion of Florida are starting to assess the damage after Hurricane Irma ripped through the state with 130 mph winds and left some areas completely cut off from power and water. The Associated Press was reporting Tuesday (Sept. 12) that some residents were being allowed back onto some of the islands that form the Florida Keys, which took the brunt of Irma’s power. Bobby Cornwell, president and CEO of the Florida Association of RV Parks and... Read more

Bambei: ARVC Raising Funds For Harvey Victims

September 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

ARVC President Paul Bambei Paul Bambei, president of the Colorado-based National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC), told Woodall’s Campground Management (WCM) that it is great to see the campground community rallying behind the victims of historic flooding in Southern Texas. Campground owners in the South Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana are struggling to come to terms with the devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey, which lambasted the coast and dumped over 50 inches of rain. Bambei... Read more

Campgrounds, Dealers Face Giant Recovery Effort

August 29, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

RVs were sent airborne at Camper Clinic, in Rockport, Texas Campground owners in the South Gulf Coast of Texas are struggling to come to terms with the devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey, which lambasted the coast and continues to dump rain as a tropical storm on Houston and surrounding areas. The historic storm has ripped down power poles, strewn RVs across RV parks and left most owners wondering what to do next. Peggy Hilton, manager of Southern Oaks Luxury RV Resort in Aransas Pass, told... Read more

LCI Hosts Ind. Governor’s Job Initiative Launch

August 17, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb addresses the media, state and local elected officials at Lippert Components (Photo by J. Tyler Klassen) Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb selected Elkhart County — the RV Capitol of the World — as a fitting site to unveil today (Aug. 17) his NextLevel Jobs initiative that is built to train, attract and retain the workers that the state desperately needs. During his presentation at Elkhart-based Lippert Components Inc., Holcomb addressed some startling facts. Of particular... Read more

Bambei: Campgrounds Experience ‘Robust Energy’

August 10, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Paul Bambei Mother Nature is the only thing slowing down the camping season for many campgrounds in 2017 and that isn’t even doing much to stem the tide. In an interview with WOODALLSCM.com, Paul Bambei, president of the Colorado-based National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC), said that for the first half of the year campgrounds were seeing numbers that were an improvement over a robust 2016. “Toward the middle of the summer, which I would call the third quarter, from July through... Read more

Developer Proposes $3.5 Million Texas RV Resort

August 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

A developer is aiming to spend $3.5 million to create the first upscale recreational vehicle resort in Port Arthur, Texas. David Perkins, project manager for Access Companies, spoke to the Port Arthur City Council about the proposed Golden Triangle RV Resort, according to The Port Arthur News. Perkins said he has presented the idea to the council in the past, but was turned down. The RV resort would be at the intersection of Texas 73 and Spur 93, subdivided into three parcels: the RV park, an option... Read more

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