We did something unusual in our church. The altar railing was recently completed from a prior construction project. Before the railing cap was nailed down, someone suggested that the railing’s hollow space be used as a “time capsule.” Our congregation of March 2010 could write letters of history, prayers, and encouragement to the congregation […]
Archives for March 2010
Winnebago Industries reported improved sales in the second quarter of its 2010 fiscal year. Revenues for the quarter that ended February 27 reached $110.5 million, compared with $31.8 million in the same period last year.
John Draheim has assumed the title of CEO and president at Fleetwood RV following the retirement of Chuck Wilkinson, who had been co-leader of the company. Wilkinson is continuing with Fleetwood RV as a board member.
Winnebago Industries has developed a new design for its ERA Class B motorhome to serve wheelchair users. Called an Ability Equipped ERA, the design includes a lift at the rear of the motorhome, wider aisles for easier navigation, an assist bar and second showerhead holder in the wet bath, and wheelchair lock-downs on the driver’s […]
Thor Industries, the world’s largest RV manufacturer, reported that its RV income before taxes reached nearly $49.7 million in the first six months of this fiscal year, compared with a $14 million loss during the same period a year ago. RV sales were up 56 percent.
Last week I promised you a unique, out of the way place to explorer that was way off the freeway. I took this as a personal challenge. Limiting myself to the western United States, where the majority of RV Life readers live and RV, I began my quest. After much research and consulting MapQuest, I […]
States in the Pacific Northwest are famous for their big trees. In Oregon, the nation’s largest ponderosa pine (191 feet tall) grows at La Pine State Park, and the nation’s largest black cottonwood (155 feet tall) is at Willamette Mission State Park. Washington’s Quinault Valley boasts six champion conifers— the world’s largest western red cedar […]
LONG BEACH, Wash. – March 10, 2010 – The city of Long Beach, Washington, has just completed the installation of the first in a series of informational visitor signage incorporating leading edge technology new to the United States known as QR codes, a type of barcode that can be scanned by a smart phone (i.e. iPhone, Blackberry or Droid).
Springfield, Mo. – A swarm of VW Beetles, buses and buggies will descend on Springfield June 11-12 as GROOVE (General Registry Of Ozarks Volkswagen Enthusiasts) is sponsoring its 16th Annual June Bug Jamboree.
DAYTON, Ohio — One of the largest gatherings of B-25 Mitchell bombers since World War II is set to take place as part of a tribute to the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders during their 68th reunion at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, April 16-18.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — It’s a sad fact: Every spring, shortly after being launched and commissioned for the season, boats sink while safely tied up at the dock, turning what should be a good time of the year into a real mess. BoatU.S.’ Seaworthy magazine, which combs through the BoatU.S. marine insurance claims files for important accident trends or lessons to learn, has identified the top five reasons for springtime sinkings, and created a free Spring Commissioning Checklist to help boaters start the season right.