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RV Industry Volunteers Unite for Annual Park Beautification Effort

In an effort to address the increasing need for park maintenance and beautification, the RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) Emerging Leaders Coalition has announced its third annual All-Industry Volunteer Day. 

Set for May 8 at Chain O’Lakes State Park in Albion, Indiana, the event symbolizes a growing commitment among RV enthusiasts and professionals to preserving the natural environments that are fundamental to the outdoor lifestyle.

As RVing continues to gain popularity across the United States, the demand on natural parks and outdoor spaces has intensified. The RVIA reports a significant rise in RV ownership and usage, underscoring the importance of sustaining the environments these enthusiasts frequent. 

With this in mind, the upcoming volunteer day is not just an event but a crucial intervention to ensure that these cherished spaces can accommodate and inspire future generations of outdoor lovers.

The Emerging Leaders Coalition, a segment of the RV Industry Association focused on fostering leadership and collaboration within the industry, spearheads this initiative. 

By bringing together new leaders and offering a platform for engagement and service, the coalition aims to strengthen the industry’s commitment to environmental stewardship and community involvement.

Volunteers are encouraged to participate in a range of activities throughout the day, with shifts available from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM ET. The organizers have structured the event to allow individuals to contribute at different times, catering to various schedules and availability. 

Prospective volunteers are urged to RSVP by April 19 to ensure they receive all necessary information, including specific project assignments and meetup locations.

In addition to the hands-on work, the day serves as an opportunity for industry professionals and enthusiasts to connect, share experiences, and reinforce their dedication to the outdoor lifestyle. Previous volunteer days have demonstrated the positive impact of these efforts on both the parks and the participants, fostering a sense of community and shared purpose.

The choice of Chain O’Lakes State Park as this year’s venue highlights the coalition’s commitment to supporting diverse ecosystems and recreational areas. Known for its scenic beauty and recreational offerings, the park is an ideal example of the type of space that benefits from such dedicated volunteer efforts.

To facilitate effective coordination and communication, the RV Industry Association has appointed staff liaisons and coalition members to serve as points of contact for interested volunteers. They will provide ongoing support and information leading up to the event, ensuring a well-organized and impactful day of service.

This initiative comes at a time when the intersection of outdoor recreation and environmental conservation is increasingly prominent. By participating in the All-Industry Volunteer Day, volunteers not only contribute to the immediate beautification and maintenance of Chain O’Lakes State Park but also join a larger movement towards sustainable outdoor practices.

As the event approaches, the RVIA and its Emerging Leaders Coalition extend a warm invitation to all who wish to contribute their time and energy to this worthy cause. 

It is through the collective effort of the RV community that our parks and natural spaces will continue to thrive and serve as a foundation for the outdoor experiences cherished by so many.

For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, participants are encouraged to contact the Emerging Leaders Staff Liaisons, offering a direct channel for engagement and queries regarding the event. 

This day of service not only reflects the industry’s commitment to the environment but also strengthens the bonds among those who value and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Laura Martin
Laura Martin
April 2, 2024 8:05 am

Isn’t it cool that the RV Industry Association’s Emerging Leaders Coalition is hosting the All-Industry Volunteer Day at Chain O’Lakes State Park? It’s a fab chance to give back and learn about eco-friendly RVing practices. 😊 *thumbs up*


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