RV Fun Club: Just Show Up & Go

The RV Fun Club is a new and exciting concept developed by Gigi Stetler and her Executive Team of vacation professionals.

RV-Fun-Club-logo-151x145The RV Fun Club is designed to provide members with access to many of the top RVs in their fleet. Simply make a call or submit an order through a mobile device and your RV will be waiting for you.

Through enrollment in the RV Fun Club you’ll enjoy the benefits of exclusive RV rental rights and opportunities. You will be able to streamline your vacations and maximize your time.

No more concerns about getting things ready, as you are able to customize your vacation ahead of time and just “show up and go”.

Best of all, you will have exclusive access to a large portfolio of many of the top RVs, without the acquisition and maintenance costs.

The types of RVs in the rental fleet include Class A gas and diesel motorhomes, Class C motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, and toy haulers.

Stetler has retained TransMedia Group to launch her newest venture, an RV membership club, according to a news release.

TransMedia will develop and implement a comprehensive public relations campaign, generating publicity for Stetler and the RV Fun Club.

Stetler is the owner of RV Sales of Broward, Florida, and is the author of “Unstoppable,” her memoir in which she relates some harrowing experiences she’s encountered as a woman trying to make her way in the business world.

“Gigi is a diminutive modern version of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, who refuses to have businesses ruffians sink her enterprise or push her around, including star of CNBC reality show, The Profit,” said Tom Madden, CEO of TransMedia Group.

RV-Fun-Club-logo-151x145“The two firebrands are locked in a business/legal battle, and The Profit might have just bitten off more than he can chew when confronting Gigi in court.”

Working from its Boca Raton office, TransMedia Group will be responsible for managing the RV Fun Club’s media relations. The company will implement a promotional strategy for increasing club membership and helping members make memories without breaking the bank.

Stetler is continuing work on her second book, which delves deeper into her life as a dynamic and unstoppable entrepreneur, the news release also noted.

Two levels of membership in the RV Fun Club are available: Open Road and Platinum  Package.

Open Road Membership

The Open Road membership includes standard motorhome use in 3 day increments providing up to 4 preferred reservations at one time on the reservation board.

Members are entitled to 500 free miles per 3 days and pay a per mile fee for extra miles.

You are entitled to 4 reservations consecutive one time per year giving you a 12 day holiday.

This package is available at a cost of $6,000 as a one-time fee and $149 per month.

Platinum Package

The Platinum Package is a membership for those that prefer something special.

This level of membership includes access to Class A luxury motor coaches for premier vacations using any RV in the fleet.

The RVs are available for use in 3 day increments providing up to 4 preferred reservations on the reservation board at one time. Members are also entitled to use all 4 at one time giving you a 12 day holiday one time per year.

As a Platinum  member you are entitled to 500 free miles per 3 days and pay a per mile fee for extra miles.

This package is available at a cost of $16,000 as a one-time enrollment fee and $199 per month.

Details

RV Fun Club

RV-Fun-Club-logo-151x145The RV Fun Club owns the RVs and take care for all the things owners dislike dealing with including maintenance, insurance, storage, and cleaning.

The RV Fun Club strives to provide a carefree alternative to RV ownership at a fraction of the cost of owning an RV while maintaining the highest quality of service.

Address: 1991 South State Road 7, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317

Phone: (954) 256-8202

Website: www.rvfunclub.com

Worth Pondering…

I hear the highway calling. It’s time for a road trip.

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Escapees Expand Mail Services

Since 1985, Escapees Mail Forwarding Service has been assisting full-time and part-time RVers with all their mail forwarding needs.  As a licensed commercial mail-receiving agent, Escapees provides the largest, most economical service for RVers in the nation.

EscapeesMailServiceLogo2Livingston, Texas-based Escapees Club announced that its mail service has raised the bar again.

The new Escapees: Home satellite centers provide Escapees Mail Service members with a whole new level of flexibility, according to a news release.

This service is specifically designed for full-time RVers interested in maintaining a physical address in Florida, Texas, or South Dakota.

Escapees: Home offers Florida and South Dakota as home-base options and perfectly meshes those two satellite centers with Escapees’ sophisticated mail distribution center in Livingston, Texas.

“Whether you move for personal reasons, or state regulations create undue hardships, Escapees: Home satellite service allows you to change your domicile without alerting your entire list of correspondents,” said Teresa Moore, chief operations officer.

All Escapees Mail Service members receive their very own private mailbox number that corresponds with a Texas (Rainbow Drive) street “mailing address” for general correspondence. Those who select Texas as their domicile may use this as their physical address as well. This same private mailbox number will be used for Escapees: Home mail.

escapees logoEscapees Mail Service members who select the Escapees: Home option, may use one of the “physical addresses” the club offers for domicile purposes and have their state-specific mail (vehicle registration, driver license, and voter registration) sent there. Mail received at our satellite centers in Florida or South Dakota will be forwarded to the Texas facility for processing based on each member’s specific instructions. There is no additional charge for this service. Members pay postage only.

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Escapees Mail Service

Since 1985, Escapees Mail Forwarding Service has been assisting full-time and part-time RVers with all their mail forwarding needs.

Phone: (936) 327-8873 or (888) 757-2582 (toll free)

Website: www.escapees.com/mailservice

Escapees RV Club

Escapees-discount-highlightAddress: 100 Rainbow Drive, Livingston, TX 77351

Phone: (936) 327-8873 or (888) 757-2582 (toll free)

Website: www.escapees.com

Worth Pondering…

As you go through life, when you come to a fork in the road, take it.

—Yogi Berra

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2015 RV Rallies

RVing can be even more memorable when it’s shared with other RVers at a rally.

Freightliner Club Rally
Freightliner Club Rally held at Lazy Days in Tucson, Arizona © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved.

There are several different types of RV rallies including Good Sam Club National and Chapter rallies, manufacturer club rallies, and club rallies for RVers of similar interests.

Good Sam Club Chapters embrace RV fellowship and make lasting friendships through a shared sense of community and a love for RVing. Chapters hold campouts, plan social events, and organize community volunteer opportunities. There are nearly 1,500 Good Sam Chapters across North America.

Manufacturer clubs enhance the enjoyment of ownership by providing connections with others of similar interests. In addition to a national RV rally, most of these RV clubs and manufacturers host regional and local chapter rallies. The brand club rallies for owners of a specific brand of RV typically offer technical and lifestyle seminars, crafts, new RV displays, and opportunities to socialize.

Many RVers enjoy gathering with friends who have special interests or common goals. Similar interest clubs include Escapees RV Club for full-timers and Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) for motorhome enthusiasts. From singles clubs to an organization of military personnel, chances are good that you can find a club that’s just right.

FMCA Western Area Rally, Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Indio, California
FMCA Western Area Rally, Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Indio, California © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved.

With the numerous RV Shows and club rallies scheduled in Sunbelt regions you’re bound to find one that enhances your RV lifestyle.

FMCA Western Area Rally, Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Indio, California, January 7-11

Winnebago 2015 Preview Rally, Lazydays RV Campground, Seffner, Florida, January 9-11

Newmar Kountry Klub Florida RV Show Rally, Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida, January 13-18

Newmar Kountry Klub Gathering in the Desert, Quartzsite, Arizona, January 14-20

American Coach Eastern Regional Rally, Lazydays RV Campground, Seffner, Florida, January 14-18

Havasu Balloon Festival & Fair, January 16-18, The Island Golf Club at the Nautical Beachfront Resort, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, January 16-18

FROG (Forest River Owners’ Group) Rally, Sherwood Forest RV Resort, Kissimmee, Florida, January 19-25

American Coach Western Regional Rally, Las Vegas Motorhome Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 29-February 2

FMCA Rally at Perry, Georgia
FMCA Rally at Perry, Georgia © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved.

RV-Dreams Boondocking Rally, Turner Agri Civic Center, Arcadia, Florida, February 8-15

Born Free Rally, Lazydays RV Campground, Seffner, Florida, February 9-11

FMCA Southeast Area Rally, Sarasota County Fairgrounds, Sarasota, Florida, February 11-14

Passport America Fun Rally, Sarasota County Fairgrounds, Sarasota, Florida, February 17-20

Entegra Coach Rally, Lazydays RV Campground, Seffner, Florida, February 20-22

The Rally/Good Sam Phoenix Rally, Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Arizona, February 26-March 1

Escapees RV Club Escapade, Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson, Arizona, March 8–13

Nevada Good Sam Samboree, Nevada Treasure RV Resort, Pahrump, Nevada, March 11-14

Monaco International RV Club Rally, Pahrump, Nevada, March 17-21

WIT (Winnebago Itasca International) Club Florida State Rally, Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, Florida, March 19-22

Passport America Fun Rally, Escambia County Equestrian Center, Pensacola, Florida, March 23-26

Commercial displays and sales are part of most RV rallies. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved.
Commercial displays and sales are part of most RV rallies. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved.

Tiffin Allegro Club Rally, Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, Florida, March 23-27

FMCA Family Reunion & Motorhome Showcase, Fairplex, Pomona, California, March 26-29

Worth Pondering…

I would like to share this one for today with you…

Live one day at a time–

While you can plan for tomorrow, you can’t live it until it arrives. Most people spend so much time regretting the past and worrying about the future, they leave no time to enjoy today!

John Lennon once wrote, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Decide to make the most of each moment.

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Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park

An RV park near St. Cloud in central Minnesota looks like most other campgrounds.

Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park
Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park (Source: airstreampark.com)

There’s a club house, heated swimming pool, a tennis court, golf course, sauna, horseshoes, tennis and bocce ball courts, shuffleboard, and fully serviced RV sites with all the usual amenities including free Wi-Fi access.

But this campground 53 miles northwest of the Minneapolis is different.

A slice of retro heaven, the Minnesota Airstream Park is a reflective sea of silver bullet trailers. Freshly polished aluminum skins shines like a mirror on wheels. This is an Airstream-only RV park—one of 11 in the U.S.

For decades, Airstream owners have been seduced by the sleek, aerodynamic, aluminum-skinned travel trailer created by Wally Byam in 1936. He named it the Clipper and the brand, Airstream, was placed onto the map.

The Clipper was of similar design to the Road Chief, a trailer previously designed by former aircraft designer chief builder of The Spirit of St. LouisHawley Bowlus. However, the Clipper had one distinct difference—the door was positioned on the side.

When Airstream began, there were less than 48 trailer manufacturers that were registered for business. Five years later, nearly 400 companies squared off against each other. Today of those 400 companies, only Airstream remains.

Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park
Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park (Source: airstreampark.com)

Back in 1970, a group of Airstream enthusiasts who lived in Minnesota wanted a place to call their own near the Twin Cities, founded the 80-acre park in Clear Lake.

The resort was organized as a cooperative by several families, all of whom were Airstream trailer owners and members of the Minnesota unit WBCCI (Wally Byam Caravan Club International) seeking a good place for rallies. With pooled funds, they purchased the land and did much of the work of building the Airstream Park themselves.

Today there are 125 sites, with lots priced from $4,000 to $22,000, depending on the location, landscaping, and amenities, such as screened gazebos.

Now, people come from all across the country—even across the pond—to enjoy the Land of 10,000 lakes.

The Minnesota Airstream Park has lots available for both short-term and seasonal guests.

Airstream club members also can rent a camping site for the daily rate of $27 or a three-night weekend for $54; weekly and monthly rates are $162 and $600 respectively.

Rates include a lot with a gazebo or screen room, full water, sewer, and electrical hook-ups and free access to all resort amenities, including the golf course (no greens fee), tennis court, swimming pool (and pool house with a sauna and soft-water showers), laundry room, picnic areas, fire pits, bocce ball court, shuffleboard court, and park-wide wi-fi access.

This is a co-op campground, so you have to buy a share in order to get a lot. Shares run anywhere from $5,000 to $15,000.

Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park
Nostalgia-On-Wheels at Airstream-Only RV park (Source: airstreampark.com)

But Airstream Park culture isn’t just about the “silver bullet” trailers and memories of family vacations. Airstreamers also form friendships at social activities such as potlucks, bingo, campfires, and karaoke.

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Minnesota Airstream Park

Minnesota Airstream Park is an Airstream-only RV resort situated on 80 beautiful acres in central Minnesota. There are 125 member-owned lots, and all members of the resort are shareholders of Land Yacht Caravaners Club, Inc., a non-profit corporation.

Each owner’s share entitles them to the exclusive use of a specific site in the resort, along with the unlimited use of all shared resort amenities, including a 9 hole, par 28 golf course with no greens fees. If you have an Airstream-manufactured RV, you are eligible for the truly unique opportunity of owning a slice of the Airstream-only RV resort.

Address: 8795 82nd Street, Clear Lake, MN 55319

Phone: (320) 743-2771

Website: www.airstreampark.com

Worth Pondering…

I saw a peanut stand, heard a rubber band,
I saw a needle that winked its eye.
But I think I will have seen everything
When I see an Airstream fly.

—music and lyrics by Oliver Wallace and Ned Washington, in Dumbo

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AmeriGO RV Club Set to Launch

RV industry veterans and membership club innovators have developed a new company—AmeriGO RV Club—poised to be the ultimate RV club and online community dedicated to RV enthusiasts.

AmeriGO RV Club LogoScheduled to launch in October 2013, AmeriGO RV Club boasts value-added membership benefits, services, and discounts via a highly advanced online RV club experience, explained Joe McAdams, chairman of AmeriGo RV Club, in a company news release.

“With decades of experience in the RV industry and having already built an amazing set of offerings with our allied partners, it is with great enthusiasm that we announce the development of AmeriGO RV Club,” said Joe McAdams, Chairman of AmeriGO RV Club.

“Our goal in creating AmeriGO is to build a trusted resource for products, services, and information that adds value and security for the RV enthusiast by providing access to and savings at our premier network of RV vendors, dealers, and campgrounds.”

Distinctive Benefits, Partners and Sponsors

Led by RV industry experts and featuring a vast range of partnerships with leading companies, AmeriGO RV Club has established an RV Club benefits program with unique offerings designed especially for RVers, according to the news release.

The club will present exclusive programs, services, and savings for members.

AmeriGO’s alliances present a vast range of benefits to members as follows:

  • AmeriGO has teamed up with Equity LifeStyle Properties, owner of Thousand Trails campgrounds and Encore RV Resorts, to offer Club members a discount of 10 percent off daily rates at over 170 locations across North America
  • Via a strategic alliance with AmeriGO, Progressive presents RVers the opportunity to shop for and purchase Progressive RV insurance policies online at AmeriGOrv.com and via the AmeriGO Agency
  • AmeriGO has teamed with Carefree Resorts to give club members access to a family of RV resorts where they will be welcomed by friendly and helpful staff, and can enjoy safe, well maintained communities with modern amenities and vibrant activity programs while benefiting from a discount of 10 percent on overnight stays
  • AmeriGO RV Club members will have exclusive access to an AmeriGO RV Club Protection plan by American Guardian Warranty
  • AmeriGO RV Club has created a strategic alliance with Newcoast Financial Services to provide RVers with the best finance programs available in the industry—featuring the most competitive rates and terms available as well as experienced staff with specialized knowledge in RV lending
  • AmeriGO is pleased to join forces with the highest quality RV dealerships; the company’s goal is to establish a coast-to-coast network of certified dealerships that will offer AmeriGO members peace of mind as they ride the open road across North America

RV Enthusiast Focused Resources and Online Community

Joe McAdams, Chairman of AmeriGO RV Club
Joe McAdams, Chairman of AmeriGO RV Club

Designed around a collaborative online community AmeriGO members will have access to an ever-expanding range of RV-related news and information, RV travel tips and hints, tech resources, RV living articles, popular and fun RV destinations and much more.

Members will also be able to share their experiences and engage in communication with other like-minded RV enthusiasts via the site’s online community, local chapters, and social media channels. Those new to the RV world will have the opportunity to learn all about RVing from experts, friends, and family as well as fellow RVers.

Comprehensive online RV search and shopping offerings will also allow AmeriGO RVers to find public and private campgrounds, and dealers across the nation.

Most Affordable, Comprehensive RV Club

Joe Daquino, President of AmeriGO RV Club
Joe Daquino, President of AmeriGO RV Club

With a yearly membership fee of only $9.95, AmeriGO RV Club offers an affordable, comprehensive RV club with access to a spectrum of benefits, services, and resources dedicated to RV enthusiasts.

“We are thrilled to launch AmeriGO RV Club as a premier membership club dedicated to RV enthusiasts,” said Joe Daquino, President of AmeriGO RV Club.

“At AmeriGOrv.com, we are creating a highly advanced online destination that provides RVers with unmatched value and makes the RV experience easier and more exciting than ever.”

Details

AmeriGO RV Club

In pre-launch phase, AmeriGO RV Club is being developed as a premier member-driven club for RV enthusiasts that will serve the entire RV marketplace.

The company’s programs will present consumers with valuable benefits, discounts and unique opportunities designed especially for RVers, and featuring a highly advanced online destination and community for anything and everything related to RVing.

Website: amerigorv.com

Worth Pondering…

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

—Sir John Lubbock

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End of the Road: Assisted-living RV Park

Pearl and Bud Crispell hit the road in their recreational vehicle the day after they retired in 1976. And for decades they traveled the country at will living in their 40-foot motorhome.

But, as is the eventual story of all road warriors, the day came when they hit the proverbial ‘end of the road’. Unable to manage some aspects of their life and care, living on fixed incomes, and not wanting to become a burden to friends and relatives, the Crispells pulled into the country’s only assisted-living RV Park, the Escapees Care Center in Livingston, Texas, according to AOL Real Estate.

At 93 and 90, Pearl, a retired nurse, and Bud, a former IBM engineer, are not without age-related health issues. But her mind is “sharper than my husband wishes it was,” Pearl says. And she has no desire to trade the small confines of their RV for a bigger “land-based residence,” as Escapees call conventional houses. “We didn’t retire to entertain our family,” she says.

Full-time travel in a recreational vehicle has become a popular lifestyle for independent-minded seniors. But age takes its toll, and there comes a time when even the hardiest have to think about parking the RV for good.

Ed and Rae Spake have a similar story to tell. In 1993, they sold their belongings to travel the country, visiting 35 states along the way and living for months in state parks in South Dakota, Utah, and Northern California.

When his vision failed, Ed, 71, was on Route 105 in East Texas, driving a van that pulled a 19-foot recreational vehicle that the couple had lived in for five years.

Resident lots at the Escapees Care Center in Livingston, Texas. (Credit: R.W. Maybee/aol.com)

“I can’t see out of my right eye,” Ed told his wife. And with that, his driving days were over. The following year he was declared legally blind, a victim of age-related macular degeneration.

They moved to Escapees Care to get the health care they need while remaining in their RV, surrounded by kindred spirits.

The nonprofit adult day care and residency program bills itself as a refuge for RVers whose travels are permanently ended because of age or temporarily interrupted because of an illness, according to a feature on Columbia University News 21.

For a monthly fee of $824 per person, or $1,236 a couple, residents get a spot to park their homes-on-wheels; three meals a day, every day; two loads of laundry service a week; light housekeeping of their unit; transportation to medical appointments; and access to registered nurses on call 40 hours a week.

Currently the Care Center’s 35 sites are all occupied, by recreational vehicles ranging from minivans to 40-footers. Each unit has their own fresh water supply and a private septic system. While a few residents are in their 90s, most are in the mid- to late 80s, says Robert Brinton, the facility’s executive director and on-site manager. The center doesn’t have a waiting list or immediate plans to expand. When an opening occurs and there always seems to be someone who wants it, he said.

Brinton himself joined the Escapees RV Club in 2000 precisely because it has the Care Center. The 60,000-member strong club is founded on the “caring and sharing” principle, which appealed to him, Brinton says. Member donations built the Care Center; it has no mortgage and is thus able to keep expenses low.

The Care Center is often called “Kay’s Dream” after Kay Peterson, who founded the Escapees RV Club on July 4, 1978 as a way to unite the R.V. community; she and her husband, Joe, hit the road in their RV back in 1970. Rainbow’s End soon followed, along with similar parks where fellow travelers can establish residency, get mailing addresses and register to vote.

Today there are over 32,000 member-families.

The Escapees Care Center (Credit: R.W. Maybee/aol.com)

As the years passed, Mrs. Peterson, a former nurse, watched physical ailments drive her peers into undesirable living situations. In 1997, with $170,000 in donations from Escapees Club members, she opened the Care Center. Now, residents’ dues cover about 56 percent of operating costs, while the rest is paid for with Escapees’ donations.

“If your situation changes, there’s nothing you can do about it,” said Mrs. Peterson, who lives in a detached single-family home at Rainbow’s End, her RV parked nearby. “I made up my mind years and years ago that if I ever could, I would start a place where you didn’t have to put a bunch of money down.”

Details

Escapees RV Club

Address: 100 Rainbow Drive, Livingston, TX 77351

Phone: (888) 757-2582 or (936) 327-8873

Website: escapees.com

Worth Pondering…

As you go through life, when you come to a fork in the road, take it.

—Yogi Berra

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RV Show Withdraws from Kansas Due to State Law

A state law that prohibits out-of-state dealers from selling recreational vehicles in Kansas means a national RV show will bypass the state, taking with it millions of dollars in potential revenue.

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) recently notified Kansas State Fair Manager Denny Stoecklein that the national motorhome group will not bring its event to the state fairgrounds in Hutchinson until the law is changed, The Associated Press reported.

“You and the entire staff at the Kansas State Fair have been wonderful to work with and you have exerted great efforts to bring our event to Hutchinson,” FMCA’s Events Manager Chris Lusk wrote.

“However, the current laws and business environment in the state of Kansas have made it prohibitive for us to return to the Kansas State Fair at this time.”

Stoeklein says he hopes this law is amended to make it easier for future shows to be held in Kansas. He says the last time Kansas hosted the convention, more than four thousand RV’s came to the Fairgrounds.

“What we’ve hoped for is that we can find a compromise that would appease the dealers in the state but then also satisfy organizations like FMCA and we just haven’t hit on that yet.”

When the event was held in Hutchinson in 2002, 4,716 motorcoaches camped at the fairgrounds, bringing an estimated $24.4 million economic boost to Reno County and another $7.2 million to the state, according to an earlier report in The Hutchinson News.

Stoecklein said FMCA’s 2012 convention will take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis and that the 2013 convention—the association’s 50th anniversary celebration that the fair had hoped to land—will be in Gillette, Wyoming.

“We had a feeling this would be the direction they went,” Stoecklein said. “They indicated…they were concerned with the dealer restrictions, which has been a concern of theirs for a long time.”

FMCA official Jerry Yeatts wrote to the fair board in 2010 saying his association would like to come back to the fairgrounds for an April 2013 rally.

State lawmakers resisted the fair board’s efforts to get the law changed. Kansas is not unusual, Yeatts said, noting his organization considers only a few states friendly to motorhome sales.

A regional FMCA rally last fall in Hutchinson that drew more than 600 didn’t attract dealers or manufacturers because of the law, he said.

Bill Hawley, who owns Hawley Brothers Hawleywood RV Ranch in Dodge City, the oldest Winnebago dealer in the nation, said smaller dealers couldn’t afford to provide a large inventory. Manufacturers bring in dozens of units and the dealer has to buy what is left, Hawley said.

“It is not really a rally,” Hawley said. “It really is a big commercial sale.”

Reno County Fair Board Member Brad Rayl was disappointed with the decision but said he could see both sides of the argument.

“It was a good revenue item for us and the state fair,” he said. “It was a lot of outside income, gas, lodging, all the services…it was a big economic impact.”

If the law changes, Yeatts said FMCA will reconsider Kansas.

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Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA)

Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) is an international organization for families who own and enjoy the use of self-contained, motorized recreation vehicles known as motorhomes. The association maintains its national headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, and currently has approximately 85,000 active member families.

FMCA offers a number of benefits for motorhome owners, including a subscription to its monthly magazine, Family Motor Coaching; trip routing; mail forwarding; and group rates on an emergency roadside assistance program.

2012-2014 FMCA Conferences

87th Family Reunion & Motorhome Showcase

Dates: August 27-30, 2012

Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, Indiana

88th Family Reunion & Motorhome Showcase

Dates: June 19-22, 2013

Location: CAM-PLEX, Gillette, Wyoming

89th Family Reunion & Motorhome Showcase

Dates: March 17-20, 2014

Location: Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry, Georgia

FMCA National Headquarters

Address: 8291 Clough Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45244

Phone: (513) 474-3622 or (800) 543-3622 (toll free)

Website: fmca.com

Worth Pondering…

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.

—Tim Cahill

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