b'Supplier Spotlightfrom page 24 CALENDAR OF EVENTStations.APRILIts important for owners to size their sys-temstohandleheavyloads,hesaid.Theyre going to have what I call the rainy 1-2: CampCalNOW RV Park Saturday in July when everyones stuck in- & Campground Alliances side their RV and wants to be using their de- Spring Summitvices.Youvegottomakesureyoucan Launch Pointe Recreation accommodatethat.Differentsizedparks Destination and RV Parkneed different sized systems. Lake Elsinore, Calif.Ganley has streamlined the sales and in- Contact: (530) 885-1624stallation process with a unique twist to the Jeff Crider (right) helped raise funds forCheckBox Systems team. Lifewater International.3: Maine Campground Owners We dont have a sales team and a sup- Associations Annual MeetingAuburn, Maineport team, we have one team, he said. The WCMs Jeff Crider Finishes Contact: (207) 782-5874people that help you lay out your system anddesign the system are the same people that Cambodia Bike Trek for 15-16: Illinois Campground sell you that system. All of our people aretechnically trained and technically oriented; Lifewater Charity Associations Conferenceas opposed to having a separate dedicated Geneseo, Ill.sales team. We have one team to take you all Jeff Crider, a campground industry Contact: (866) 895-2267the way through.publicistandsenioreditorforCheckBox Systems has worked in the out- To learn more about Checkbox, visit their Woodalls Campground Management 21-22: Arizona ARVC Convention &door hospitality industry for nearly 20 years. website at www.checkboxsystems.net.WCM (WCM), successfully completed a 200- Trade Showmile bicycle ride across the southern Vee Quiva Hotel and Casinohalf of Cambodia to raise funds for Life- Laveen, Ariz.water International. Contact: (602) 403-6196Itwasanamazingexperience, MAYsaid Crider, who joined seven other cy-clists from across the U.S. on the eight- 4-6: ARVCs Prospective day fundraising ride in late January. Campground Owners WorkshopThe project was organized by Lifewater Embassy Suites by Hiltonto help fund the nonprofit organizations Colorado Springs, Colo.safe water, sanitation and hygiene ed- Contact: (303) 681-0401ucation projects in Cambodias SvayLeu District, one of the most underde- 13-15: FARVC Outdoor Hospitalityveloped areas of the country. Conference & ExpoCampground operators across the Doubletree Hilton at U.S. donated nearly $7,000 to support SeaworldampCalNOWCriders fundraising efforts on behalf of Orlando, Fla.Lifewater. Contact: bcornwell@farvc.orgIm so grateful for the support Ihave received from my friends and col- NOVEMBERleagues in the campground industry,Crider said, noting that they provided 2-5: ARVCs Outdoor Hospitalitysimilar support for Lifewater in 2016 Conference & Expowhen he climbed 19,341-foot Mount Kil- Ocean Center Daytona Beachimanjaro with his then 17-year-old son, Daytona Beach, Fla.Max, to raise funds for water projects Contact: (303) 681-0401 ext.120in remote communities of Ethiopia.We got to visit the villages in Cam- 8-12: Yogi Bears Jellystone bodiawhereLifewaterisdoingits Park Camp-Resort Symposium work, just as I did in Ethiopia in 2016, & Trade ShowCrider said, adding, I was able to see Hilton Knoxville, Knoxville, Tenn.firsthand the difference that Lifewater Contact: (513) 831-2100is making in peoples lives by providingcommunity members with education in 16-19: Kampgrounds of Americasafewater,sanitationandhygiene Inc.s 2019 International practices. Convention & ExpoIn addition to installing safe drinking Southpoint Hotel & Casinowater wells and providing sanitation Las Vegas, Nev.and hygiene education to people who Contact: shuck@koa.net WCMlive in remote and impoverished com-munities, Lifewater conducts follow upinterviews to measure the effective- Campsite Vistasfrom page 25ness of its education efforts over time.Safe practices include developing and As an RVer himself, Holland sees hisusing latrines and drying dishes on el- Harvest Hosts organization as a majorevatedplatformsoutside,usingthe compliment to the campground in-suns rays to naturally sterilize plates dustry. By following his goal of addingand cookware. more great locations, he believes heHouseholds that fully adopt Lifewa- will continue to attract new people toters guidelines receive special recog- anewelementoftheRVlifestyle,nition. which only means more campgroundCrider and other Lifewater cyclists stays in the future.bicycled several segments of Cambo- His enthusiasm and dedication todias backroads, from the famous tem- his concept is definitely catching on. plecomplexatAngkorWatto Sue Bray is well known in the RVSihanoukville on the Gulf of Thailand. community,primarilyduetoherCrider also volunteers as a Spanish workasexecutivedirectorofthelanguage interpreter for U.S. doctors Good Sam Club. In 2009, she was in-on medical missions to impoverished ducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame.communitiesinCentralandSouth When she retired in 2012, she startedAmerica. WCM herownconsultingbusiness;visitwww.suebray.com. WCM36 -April 2020Woodalls Campground Management'