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January 25, 2014

RV show encourages summer dreams

A chance to forget the current chill

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Kroubetz said that shifting family sizes are an increasingly common motive for people to purchase new RVs and other vehicles. She said that many families were seeing some or all of their children move out, resulting in a change in their recreational needs.

Finally, Kroubetz said that both factors were also tied to the improving economy and people's improved ability to spend on recreation.

"They are finally able to consider going out," said Kroubetz. "Or, for example, they may now own a truck that can haul (an RV)."

The RV and Outdoor Sport show continues today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Civic Center.

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