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Brownback Amendment to Financial Reform Bill still pending in Senate
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The U.S. Senate is still considering an amendment offered by Sen. Brownback of Kansas that would exempt RVs, boats, and automobiles from financial reform legislation aimed at banks and Wall Street. A portion of the legislation would create a new consumer protection agency that could create more restrictions on RV financing and hurt RV sales. RVDA urges you and your dealership employees to CALL and E-MAIL your U.S. Senators immediately and ask them to support the Brownback amendment. More

RV supplier looking up
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The more than 400 employees of Suburban Manufacturing in Dayton, TN, received news this week that the RV industry that it serves is on the path to recovery from the depths of the economic downturn. “Sales have doubled” for the industry, said Mel Adams, president and CEO of Airxcel, Inc., parent company of Suburban. More

Starcraft resumes RV work
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Citing improved economic conditions, the Starcraft RV division of Jayco, Inc. recently resumed production at its Topeka, IN, plant. “The year has started off on a pace well ahead of last year both in shipping and in retail sales activity. We continue to be optimistic that 2010 will be a much improved year for our industry,” said Jim Jacobs, Starcraft RV general manager. More

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Save by registering for the 2010 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo by May 31!
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Through May 31, dealers and their employees registering for the 2010 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo can save up to 55 percent on registration costs. Plus, by registering early, dealers can “lock-in” the lowest available price, and register additional employees through Aug. 31. The convention will be Oct. 4-8 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. More

RV parks go all out
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When times are tough, the tough get packing for budget vacations. Family trips to Texas' many rivers or parks have led to a surprisingly recession-proof niche: RV parks. To capitalize on what has remained a profitable venture in tough times, area campground and RV park owners are spending money to hang onto and grow their share of the hospitality market. More

RV Learning Center scholarship applications due 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 application deadline is June 4, 2010. More

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Support Services RV helps families of deployed
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While the pace of deployments to meet the demands of war in Iraq and Afghanistan puts a huge strain on San Diego military families, the military is offering mobile support in an RV. More

Save 50% on RV Learning Center learning guides through May 31
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Save 50 percent on learning guide CDs through May 31. The guides are a convenient and economical way to train your service and parts department employees. More


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