August 8, 2018   /
In This Issue:
ARVC Member-Parks Open Up to Wildfire Victims
California Parks Provide Refuge to People Affected by Wildfires

Wildfires are raging in California affecting millions of residents and visitors, and ARVC member-parks are stepping up to help victims and refugees across the state. Pismo Coast Village RV Resort has opened their park in the past (read more below) and Cava Robles RV Resort is currently offering free stays to those affected by the largest wildfires in state history. Interested in helping out?  Click here to donate to the ARVC Foundation's Disaster Relief Fund.
Outdoor Recreation Drives Economic Health of Rural America 
Report Praised by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

A recent report issued by the Joint Economic Committee, emphasizes the importance of outdoor recreation to the economic health of rural America, and has been praised by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR). The ORR is a coalition made up of 24 major organizations in the outdoor recreation industry-and ARVC is at the table. Through its work with the ORR, ARVC is focused on advocating for our members at the local, state and national levels.

OHCE 2018 Session Preview:
New Ideas for Driving Revenue at Your Campground

Reservations, rentals and stores represent the core of revenue generation  for many campgrounds. What else are you offering your guests to maximize the profitability of your business? Is your staff actively offering up-sell opportunities?  In this session, we will review some of the more creative  and lesser used ideas your fellow park owners and operators have employed  to develop new revenue streams for their business.
Last Week's Most Popular Stories:

Reader's Digest Names "Best RV Parks In Every State"
Reader's Digest recently announced its list of the "Best RV Parks in Every State" and the  ARVC community is proud to have 24 parks named to the list!  CHECK OUT THE LIST!

RV Roadtrip Takes Al Roker to ARVC Member-Park in Maine
Sagadahoc Bay Campground in Georgetown, Maine, an  ARVC member-park owned by Pat and Eric Kosalka, recently hosted Al Roker and Craig Melvin who are celebrating the outdoors by traveling the country in an RV.  WATCH THE TODAY SHOW SEGMENT!
Upcoming Events:
[WORKSHOP]  ARVC Foundation Practitioner Certificate for NFPA 1194®
September 11 / Tampa, Fla.
Designed to ensure park owners and operators have an in-depth knowledge of the current standards for RV Parks and Campgrounds, this program provides practitioners the knowledge, best practices and resources to work with regulatory agencies when designing or modifying existing facilities.   REGISTER TODAY!