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Deadline to apply for 2010-2011 RV Learning Center scholarship is June 4!
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The RV Learning Center scholarship program awards $2,500 scholarships to deserving college sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate students majoring in business, finance, economics, accounting, or other RV related subjects. The scholarship is for RV company employees and their dependents. Dealer principals and their dependents are not eligible. A factor for awarding the scholarship may be an applicant’s background of RV industry employment or a desire to work in the RV business after completing post-secondary education. Applications are being accepted for the 2010-2011 academic term. More



FTC extends enforcement deadline for Identity Theft Red Flags Rule
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At the request of several Members of Congress, the Federal Trade Commission is further delaying enforcement of the “Red Flags” Rule through December 31, 2010, while Congress considers legislation that would affect the scope of entities covered by the rule. More

RV camping usage expected to be up this summer
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Could a slight break in gas prices lead to a big bump in RV usage this summer? Studies show that RV owners plan to travel more this year than they did last summer. At the KOA campgrounds, campers were gearing up for a big Memorial Day weekend. The campground was full for the holiday and owners hope the trend continues this summer. More

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Dealers report improving RV sales
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Businesses that serve vacationers have high hopes for this year. That includes RV dealers who have been among the hardest hit by the poor economy. Bay County, FL, dealers say business is picking up and they’re optimistic that inventory will continue to leave their showrooms and sales lots. More

Boomers opt to sell their homes, jump in the RV and hit the open road
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Ever wish you could jump in your car, hit the open road, and keep on going? That's what scores of baby boomers are doing. And they're doing it in style, traveling the country in fully equipped RVs with kitchens, bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. Many have sold their homes to finance their newly mobile lifestyle. More



RV Dealers International Convention/Expo workshop information now available
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The 2010 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo features 75-minute workshops and longer format super sessions. Up to seven workshops will be offered at one time. Each session has been carefully chosen by the volunteer Convention/Expo Committee and RVDA staff. You will find a variety of topics for each professional interest section covering the current trends and issues facing the RV industry. Check this site often; it will be continually updated as workshops are confirmed. More

RV users flock to Florida in record numbers
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Baby boomers flush with cash and a persistent wanderlust are flocking to Lee County, FL's, RV parks in record numbers. For a crippled economy, the revival of the RV industry with the hundreds of millions of dollars it brings to Southwest Florida comes at a good time. In 2009, about 37,000 RV/campground users in Lee County poured $228 million into the local economy — an increase of 35 percent over 2008. It’s the only area of tourism that grew over the prior year, according to the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. More

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St. Louis woman writes the book on life in an RV
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Just like a good idea in a comic strip, it all started with a light bulb. "It might be the most expensive light-bulb ever," said Anita S. Henehan, whose small purchase 10 years ago prompted her to sell her home in Ladue and begin a four-year odyssey in a 42-foot RV. Now, she has written her second book -- "Tales From The Road" -- about going mobile. More

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