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September 16, 2009

Tailgate Edition: RVs Arrive Early for University of Alabama's Home Opener
from the Tuscaloosa News
Gameday is here, but the Crimson Tide's RV faithful from across the state began arriving in Tuscaloosa as early as last Thursday, eager to make new friends, shop and watch football. "The game only lasts a few hours," said Ray Kirch of Huntsville, AL. "The fellowship we have from the time we get here is the primary reason we come." More
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Iowa TV Station Covers Iowa-Iowa State Game from an RV
from WHO-TV
What event is so big that an entire team of semi-professionals would live and work together for nearly an entire week in an RV? The answer is the Iowa vs. Iowa State annual rivalry football game.  More
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Byerly RV Donates an Additional $10,000 to the RV Learning Center
from RVDA
Russ Patton of Byerly RV in Eureka, MO, has donated an additional $10,000 to the RVDA Education Foundation’s RV Learning Center, bringing his total contribution to more than $15,000.  More
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Airstream Caravan 'Re-creates' 1959 Trip from Cape Town to Cairo
from the Southeast Missourian
Dale "Pee-Wee" Schwamborn was a 20-year-old college student when he led the way as an advance scout during the 1959 Airstream caravan from Cape Town, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt, a trip that took about six months to complete. Fifty years later, Schwamborn, a California native, was again at the front of the pack as a caravan of Airstreams made their way across the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge on their way in a tribute to the original trip.   More
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Dan Aykroyd Traveling to Promote New High-End Vodka in an RV
from KYW Newsradio
A famous actor and comedian, now distiller, is touring the country by way of customized RV promoting his luxury vodka. Dan Aykroyd arrived at an old city restaurant in the Crystal Head Vodka RV last week.  More
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Thor's Dicky Riegel Joins RVDA’s Tom Stinnett as Go RVing Co-Chair
from RVDA
Go RVing has named prominent manufacturing executive Dicky Riegel, Chief Operating Officer of Thor Industries, to serve as co-chairman of the Go RVing Coalition, the recreation vehicle (RV) industry’s national advertising and market expansion initiative. Riegel succeeds industry veteran Don Walter, joining RV dealer Tom Stinnett of Tom Stinnett’s RV Freedom Center in Clarksville, IN, as co-chair of the industry-wide coalition.  More
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South Carolina Show to Track Century-long History of the Auto Camper
from The Post and Courier
In the beginning, they were little more than tin cans on wheels, or the automotive equivalent of the hobo, at least according to pundits. But, the auto camper would evolve over the decades into today’s sleek, amenity-filled RVs. The 100-year history of campers will be chronicled as an exhibit in the eighth annual Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival this fall.   More
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