Well, hello again from Cincinnati.Â I would like to take a moment and share with you something that I read in the publication of another association (non-RV-related) to which I belong.Â Many associations in this day and age are losing members at a fairly rapid rate.Â No one association seems to be immune.
During my recent review of the new Foretravel IH-45 luxury motor coach, I spent time with Lyle Reed, chairman of privately held Foretravel Inc. He talked candidly about the economic cards the company was dealt immediately following his acquisition of Foretravel in 2005, the actions his team took to survive the downturn, and their current business strategy.
FMCAâ€™s commitment to members goes beyond providing fun and fellowship. FMCA is always looking for ways to provide extra value to the members it serves, especially during these challenging economic times. To that end, following is information about several new and enhanced â€œconnectionsâ€ to discounts for members.Â
Former Governor Discusses New Book At Madison Family Reunion
After two terms as the governor of Maine, Angus King packed up his wife and kids in their Newmar Dutch Star motorhome and set out on a five-and-a-half-month journey to see the United States. In his new book, Governorâ€™s Travels: How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus, and Found America . . .
To celebrate our 25th anniversary as an FMCA chapter, the Heartland Execs. gathered for a rolling rally through Oklahoma and Missouri beginning on May 12, 2011.
Gerald Chavers Sr., F10014, who served as FMCA national vice president, Southeast Area, passed away in his Panama City, Florida, home on May 25, 2011. He was 89. His wife, Patricia, died soon after, on June 22. She was 86.
Have you heard of the Freightliner Chassis Owners Club (FCOC)? The FCOC is the largest chapter in the Family Motor Coach Association, with more than 3,500 member families, and has been in existence since January 1995.