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Leak Forces Evacuation At Florida RV Park

An RV park in Sarasota County, Fla., was evacuated Thursday (Dec. 10) because of a leaking propane valve, television station WFLA reported. The Sarasota County Fire Department said late Thursday afternoon, a propane tanker pulled in to the Myakka River RV resort off...

Township Close To Campground Purchase

Plainfield Township, Mich., may soon own a campground, MLive.com reported. Whether the township wants to be in the campground business is another question. Township officials recently received notice of preliminary approval from the Michigan Department of Natural...

Waves Force Campers To Higher Ground

Campers at the picturesque Sea Cliff State Beach in Aptos, Calif., were forced to higher ground early Thursday (Dec. 10) because of the storm that moved across the Bay Area, television station KRON reported. The high surf sent campers and RVs to higher ground. The...

Camping, Rental Rates Rise For Ind. City

Rental rates at the Johnny Appleseed Campground and Salomon Farm Park Barn in Fort Wayne, Ind., are changing in 2016, the Journal Gazette reported. The Board of Park Commissioners approved the changes Thursday (Dec. 10). It’s the second time in two years that barn...

Washington RV Park Preps For Flooding

Benton City, Wash., is starting to see the full effect of an upriver immense downpour, television station KNDO reported. Neighbors at the Beach RV Park in Benton City said they are happy to have enough time to get ahead of any flooding. People there remember flooding...

Column: Look Professional With Caller ID

The following Smart Operations column by Peter Pelland appears in December’s Woodall’s Campground Management. I do not know about you, but I pre-screen my calls before answering the phone, trying my best to avoid telemarketers, robo-calls, and other...

MARVAC Holds Campground Meeting

Plans are well under way to commemorate next year’s 50th Anniversary of the Detroit Camper & RV Show, about 50 members of the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) were told Wednesday (Dec. 9) at the group’s 4th Annual Campground...

Wis. Campground Gets Closer To Reality

The planning commission of the Village of Marshall, Wis., will recommend a conditional-use permit for a campground on Deerfield Road to the full village board when it meets this month, the Courier reported. Bob LaDow, owner of Marshall’s Little Campground LLC, located...

AGS Cares Exceeds '15 Donations Goal

The AGS Cares Program made more than $265,000 in cash and in-kind donations for 2015 to charities that work to make a positive difference in people’s lives, both here and overseas. According to an announcement from parent company Texas Advertising, the donations...

New York RV Park Riles Conservationists

While conservationists are balking that long-term RV living at New York’s Croton Point is inappropriate, Sleepy Hollow native Frank Lingardo is hunkering down for a second winter in Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s RV park along the Hudson, the...

Virtual Hospitality Expo Coming Up In Feb.

The Virtual Hospitality Expo 2016 is coming up Feb. 23 and 24. Unlike previous attempts focusing on outdoor hospitality, the new Expo includes hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals and lodgings which were not included in the previous events, according...

Political Critic Questions Yukon RV Plan

New Democratic Party (NDP) Environment critic Kate White wants to know more about the government’s discussion to designate some of the Yukon’s public campsites specifically for RV use, the White Horse Star reported. Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Scott Kent said...