b'INDUSTRY NEWSForrest Street Partners Breaks Ground on 252-Site Development Forrest Street Partners (FSP) will in- Winding Waters is being designed to vest $16 million to develop Winding Wa- appeal to a wide range of travelers with ters, which will feature 252 sites and aresort-style amenities that travelers ex-host of activities and first-class ameni- pect to find in a luxury RV park. Fea-ties, according to company officials.tures will include a beach entry pool This is the firms first ground-up RVwithwaterslideandlazyriver,club-project, and it will become one of thehouse, bocce and pickleball courts, pic-largest RV parks in metro Atlanta.nic and fire pit areas, a playground and Forrest Street began investing in RVdog park and water activities like pad-parks in 2017 ahead of the current na- dleboarding, kayaking and fishing. In tional trend, looking outside of the main- addition to the RV sites, the resort will streamfornewopportunities.Thefeature cabins, vintage airstreams and companys first ground-up investment inglamping tents. Winding Waters comes as American in-We chose this site because it offers a terest in RV travel has blossomed, withbeautiful backdrop for riverfront RV and thesectorexperiencingsignificantcabin accommodations within easy and growth and Atlanta a prime destinationquick access to one of the most traveled for RV tourists, noted officials.visiting one of the many Cartersville mu- just need to stop for a night or two oninterstates in the country, said Stead. Winding Waters provides overnightseums or attractions, enjoying a weekendyour way to Florida or Tennessee, theWinding Waters is slated for opening and weekly accommodation options thaton Lake Allatoona, have children playingparkoffersaresortenvironmentthatin early 2023. are missing in metro Atlanta, said FSPinatournamentatLakePointSports,simply doesnt exist with any of the otherFormoreinformation,visit Partner Reece Stead. "Whether youretraveling to Atlanta for a Braves game orforms of lodging in the area.www.windingwatersrv.com WCMPlainsCraft Gets State, Local Awards Blue Water Takes Over Management AsPlainsCraftCoverednomic development strate- of Prospect Mountain Campground Wagons continues to grow itsgiesfortheTopekaand presence in the glamping andShawnee County areas. TheOcean City, Maryland-based outdoordances, as well as a heated pool, mini-golf outdoorrecreationindustry,companyearnedaSmallhospitality specialist Blue Water contin- and laser tag. The resort also hosts special businessleadersacrossBusinessExporterAwardues its rapid expansion with the additionthemed weekends such as Christmas in Kansas are also taking noticefor its success and dedica- of Prospect Mountain Campground inJuly Weekend, Las Vegas Weekend, Pirate of the opportunities the com- tiontosellingglampingGranville, Mass., to its management port- Weekend and many others. pany is bringing to the statewagons internationally. Thefolio, according to the company.We are thrilled to take over manage-and region, according to a press release.company was also named runner-up for theBlue Water is continuing its partnershipment of a campground that has such a The Kansas Department of Commerce,Emerging Innovation Venture Award, whichwith real estate developer National Landwonderful history and connection with led by Lt. Gov. David Toland, honored Plain- recognizes a business for achieving com- Lease Capital for operations of the prop- guests, said Todd Burbage, CEO of Blue sCraft with the East Central Region Businessmercialization milestones in bringing an in- erty.Water. We look forward to continuing the Innovation Award during its To the Stars: Cel- novative solution to the market.Nestled at 1,350 feet in the foothills oftraditionsProspectMountainCamp-ebrating Kansas Businesses regional lunch- What an honor to be recognized by lead- the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts,ground has built through their events and eon.TheEastCentralRegionofKansasers within our business communities, bothProspect Mountain Campground over- impressive on-site amenities. We will con-includes parts of Kansas City and Kansaswithin Topeka as well as the great state oflooks the Pioneer Valley and Connecticuttinue to foster the spirit of this community-Citys major business hubs, including Over- Kansas, said Dennis Steinman, founderRiver. The property has 243 sites total in- drivenpropertywiththeBlueWater land Park, Olathe and Lenexa.and CEO of PlainsCraft Covered Wagons. cluding 120 seasonal sites and 14 cabinstandard of exceptional guest experiences. PlainsCraft was also honored with awardsFor information on PlainsCraft Coveredaccommodations. On-site entertainmentFormoreinformationonthe from GO Topeka, an organization whose focusWagons contact Steinman at 785-748-4588includes classic camping activities such asProspect Mountain Campground, visit is to create economic success through eco- or email dennis@plainscraft.net WCM hayrides, arts and crafts, bingo and familywww.prospectmtncampground.com WCMCONYfrom page 3appearance or hygieneIncreased severe mood swingsUnprovoked outbursts of anger or rageParanoid behavior Increasedunpromptedtalkof firearms or other weapons or violent crimesTalk of suicide or preparing for deathIncreased absences with vague or no explanationIncreased talk of personal, financial or domestic issues in the workplaceIncreased use of drugs or alcohol To receive a copy of the guidelines prepared by The Towne Law Firm, email SuzanneBixbyatsuzanne@camp-newyork.com. WCMAlbanyfrom page 3night with dinner stations from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, and then a full trade show day with a lunch buffet from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.1. Tours of New Yorks Capitol Building are also being planned for attendees. For more information, and to register for attendance, vending space, sponsor-shipsandlodging,visitwww.camp-newyork.com/events. WCM6 September 2022 Woodalls Campground Magazine'