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 Jayco Founders Honored with RVDA Titan Award (12/1/2015) 
   Bertha Bontrager-Rhodes accepted the award on behalf of herself and her late husband Lloyd Bontrager. The Titan award recognizes pioneering efforts of individuals whose energy and vision helped create giant manufacturing firms in the RV industry.
 RVDA Recognizes 19 Manufacturers with Quality Circle Awards (12/1/2015) 
   "The DSI Quality Circle Award recognizes the high level of success these manufacturers have had in working with their dealer business partners,” said RVDA Chairman of the Board Brian Wilkins of Bath, NY-based Wilkins R.V. Inc.
 Applications Available for Duane Spader Leadership Development Scholarship (11/19/2015) 
   Awarded annually, the recipients of this scholarship receive tuition to attend the Spader Leadership Development Program, valued at more than $14,000. The deadline to apply is December 28, 2015.
 U.S. House Passes Bill Revoking CFPB Vehicle Lending Guidance (11/19/2015) 
   HR 1737 is backed by RVDA, NADA, RVIA and other industry groups. A total of 244 Republicans and 88 Democrats voted for the bill.
 Convention Education Materials Available Online So Learning Continues (11/10/2015) 
 Convention Photos and RVDA Anniversary Video (11/10/2015) 
   Photos from the Convention/Expo and a video presentation of the 45th anniversary slide show from the RVDA annual meeting
 Prepare for Winter Safety Concerns Now with a Free Dealer Webinar (11/9/2015) 
   A free dealer webinar from the Mike Molino RV Learning Center on Thursday, Nov. 12 at noon ET will explain the risks and offer solutions to implement in any dealership to make it a safer place this winter.
 Young Execs 360 Assessment Course to be Offered in Vegas Nov. 3 (10/30/2015) 
   The first 25 registrants will benefit from a generous scholarship provided by Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
 Webinar Identifies Body Shop Hazards and How to Avoid Accidents and Fines (10/21/2015) 
   Findings from past inspections of collision centers, highlighting easy targets for citations, or, worse yet, employee injuries will be shared during free webinar on Thursday, October 22, at noon ET.
 CareerCo's RVDA-Endorsed Dealership Hiring Tool Offers Job Descriptions for RV Dealership Positions (10/20/2015) 
   A new online portal offers dropdown menus of RV dealership-specific departments and dozens of positions, along with standard job descriptions, and the opportunity to customize a description to meet each dealership’s unique needs.
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