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RVDA News Brief
Feb. 11, 2009

Federal Reserve Adds RV Floor Plan Loans, Consumer Loans to TALF
from RVDA
Additional terms and conditions of the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) released by the Federal Reserve indicate that consumer RV loans are now part of the program, according to RVIA. More

Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service

RV Dealers Report Good Sales Activity at Some Early RV Shows
from RVDA
Traffic and sales at several RV shows have exceeded expectations according to dealers and show organizers. These shows include the Colorado RV Adventure Show, the North Carolina RV Camping Show, the Washington (DC) Camping RV Expo, and the New Jersey RV Show. More

Video: Celebrating Mardi Gras in an RV
from WKRG-TV
Plenty of people are bringing their RVs to downtown Mobile, AL, again this year for Mardi Gras. The people who run the “RV City,” said spaces sold out Jan 30. More

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   Automotive Risk Management & Insurance Services

ARM is dedicated to addressing the unique set of insurance needs of the RV industry, including garage liability, property, inland marine, inventory coverage, crime, earthquake, flood, contingent liability, umbrella, excess liability, employment-related practices liability, pollution liability, dealership surety bonds, workers' compensation, and loss prevention and control. More

Recession Hasn't Cooled Fun for Winter Texans
from the San Antonio Express-News
Doug Shearer said his Parkview Riverside RV Park, along the Frio River in the Hill Country of TX, is packed. So are the two parks in the Woodlands area north of Houston owned by Gwen Craig. In fact, parks across the state are reporting a robust season despite fluctuating fuel prices, stark market dives, and concerns about the economy. More

Get Ready for National Certification Week: March 9-13, 2009
from the RV Learning Center
Free online RV Learning Center web seminars can help RV service and parts professionals get certified in 2009! The RV Learning Center invites you to view free 30-minute web seminars to introduce the RV Learning Center’s certification programs. More

Red Flag Rule Compliance Information Available from RVDA
from RVDA
RV dealers face new federal F&I regulations that require a written compliance plan. RVDA has information on the Red Flag Rules that go into effect on May 1, 2009. More

Thume Insurance

Get Employees Up to Speed Quickly with Jan Kelly Web Seminars
from the RV Learning Center
RV Learning Center Faculty Member Jan Kelly is offering a wide range of web seminars that are ideal to get F&I professionals and other managers up to speed quickly. Check out the special discount offer for March web seminars. Make sure to mention the RV Learning Center when registering. From your home or office, all you need is a computer and telephone to participate. More

Leaving Nothing to Chance
from ASTD
A company’s health has always depended on the ability of its employees to work in concert to achieve company goals. In the past, whether or not this happened was largely a matter of chance. What was missing was the integrated oversight that comes from a well-defined talent management strategy. More

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   Brasher’s Northwest Specialty Auctions

Brasher’s Northwest is a full service Specialty Auction offering over 550 RV, Marine & PowerSport units monthly. All units cross live auction blocks. Every unit is offered online via AuctionPipeline. Photos & condition reports are available online. Complete reconditioning facilities are available. More

Workhorse Custom Chassis

SunWize Technologies

Bruce Group Auctions

Greatest RV Rally in the World!
It will be a kick on Route 66.

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