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Maughan Receives Sheldon Coleman Outdoors Award

  Rex Maughan, chairman, president and director of Forever Living Products International Inc. and its affiliate, Forever Resorts, was the recipient of the 21st Sheldon Coleman Great Outdoors Award at a featured event held at the 2009 Park Partners Forum Oct. 20 in...

Don't Forget Tuesday's Wi-Fi Web Seminar

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) and TengoInternet are cosponsoring a web seminar on Tuesday (Oct. 27) to help campground owners and operators use Wi-Fi to enhance guest satisfaction, occupancy and the campground experience. The free seminar...

Campers Expect and Find Comfort in Today's World

Little Bennett Regional Park hopes marshmallows delivered to a fully furnished campsite attracts campers in a world more aware of Facebook than fall foliage. For an extra $25 per night, the Montgomery County, Md., park will set up a campsite, complete with four-person...

Tennesse County Scales Back Campground Zoning

The Blount County (Tenn,) Planning Commission is scaling back a proposal to allow commercial campgrounds in the residential areas of the county, according to the Daily Times, Marysville, Tenn. There had been some public outcry about the proposal, which, as currently...

April `Boot Camp' Scheduled by RV Park Store

Rvparkstore.com has announced the dates for its next ”RV Park Boot Camp,” set for April 24-25, 2010, in St. Louis, Mo. This popular event focuses of part classroom instruction and park field work at different types of RV parks, according to a press...

Githens' RV Travel Website Adds Product Blog

Judith Githens, founder of BestRVTraveling.com, created an online business to distribute essential equipment and supplies to accommodate other voyagers whose homes are on wheels. Bedding, pet products, kitchen supplies and recipes are just the beginning of the...

Keystone Commercial Closes Arizona Park Deal

Keystone Commercial Capital has successfully closed a $2.3 million loan secured by the South 40 RV Ranch, a park model RV resort in Tucson, Ariz. Acting on behalf of the property’s owner, Keystone’s Manufactured Housing Group secured the loan through a local bank. The...

California Ends Reservations for Most State Parks

RVers who want to camp in one of California’s state parks may have reservations about the whole matter when they hear the latest: The Golden State parks are staying open despite the budget crisis, but campground reservations have been eliminated in all but 23 of more...

ARVC Convention Signups Exceeding Expectations

With the RV park and campground sector doing relatively well right now despite the year’s obvious economic headwinds, Linda Profaizer, president and CEO of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), reports that signups are ahead of last year for the...