Thursday, October 23, 2014

MMcAdams Set As Keynote Speaker At Inaugural NRVIA Awards Banquet

For Immediate Release
Media contact:
Julie Calzone
(337) 235-2924 ext. 18
AmeriGO RV Club’s McAdams Set As Keynote Speaker At Inaugural NRVIA Awards Banquet
(Heber Springs, Ark.) – Joe McAdams, Chairman of AmeriGO RV Club, will be the keynote speaker at the First Annual NRVIA Conference in Heber Springs, Arkansas on October 25th and 26th, 2014 immediately following the Workamper News Rendezvous event.
“Our management team has decades of experience in the RV industry and has already built an amazing set of offerings with our allied partners,” said Joe McAdams, chairman of AmeriGO RV Club. “We are building a trusted resource for products, services and information that adds value and security for the RV enthusiast by providing access to and savings at our premier network of RV vendors, dealers, and campgrounds. Our goals are in line with NRVIA, which is to help the RVer enjoy all aspects of the wonderful RV lifestyle.”

Joe McAdams, Chairman of AmeriGO RV Club
McAdams has held a number of senior management and CEO roles in the RV and media industries prior to developing the AmeriGO RV Club.  Among other positions, he was president of Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS), Thousand Trails and related entities including Privileged Access and Affinity Group, Inc. (AGI), now Good Sam Enterprises.  He also served as a Board member in those entities and several other companies, including Liberty Publishing Company and Vestcom.
This year the NRVIA is focusing on celebrating its successful launch, and sharing some history of where the RV industry has come from and how its members should take hold and become a vital part to the continued success of the RV industry.
The NRVIA annual meeting will provide continuing education, announce updates and provide additional training to ensure Certified RV Inspectors are up to date in their skills. The NRVIA is encouraging potential members to attend to learn more about NRVIA and how RVers can become certified inspectors as either a new avocation for themselves or simply to help them understand their RVs better.
Founded in 2014, the National Recreational Vehicle Inspectors Association (NRVIA) is a membership organization providing certification and credentials for professional recreational vehicle inspectors across North America.  NRVIA’s mission is to provide credibility through the testing and awarding of credentials to qualified inspectors. NRVIA Certified Inspectors are required to follow specific Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics that will ensure the consumer receives an un-biased, high quality inspection.

“Our members will walk away from this weekend’s event with the knowledge and motivation they need to take their RV Inspection business to the next level. Joe’s expertise and rich history with the RV lifestyle is a resource that we are honored to have at our inaugural conference,” said Terry Cooper, president of NRVIA.
About AmeriGO RV
AmeriGO RV Club is a brand new RV owners’ organization, designed by long time RV Club, campground and industry veterans who see the need to provide the most passionate RV owners with independent information and money saving opportunities to further enhance their RV adventures. As AmeriGO grows and evolves, it will be the premier RV owners’ organization in North America, operating independently with members’ satisfaction and delight as the premium focus of the services it offers.
Members share stories and experiences with fellow members. They gain knowledge from RV technical and lifestyle experts – people who are living the RV life. They can join virtual lifestyle chapters, where they’ll meet fellow RVers who share their special interests. Members enjoy exclusive savings from RV dealers, campgrounds, suppliers and outfitters as part of the AmeriGO savings network.
For additional information or to become a member, visit
The NRVIA was established to provide increased awareness of the importance of quality RV inspections and to enhance the professionalism of RV inspectors.
Their mission is to set and promote standards for recreational vehicle inspections and to provide the educational programs needed to achieve excellence in the profession and to meet the needs of our members.
Their goal is to develop a nationwide network of certified professional RV inspectors across North America that have undergone a strict, standardized testing and certification process to ensure that the end consumer is getting a quality inspection by a true professional.
For additional information, visit

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

First Ever EatLafayette™ Food, Wine, Beer & Spirits Experience August 4-9, 2014

EatLafayette™ in conjunction with its wine, beer, spirits and soft drink sponsors is hosting in-restaurant events to keep the excitement going through August. This first ever event is a prelude to what will become a much larger promotion as the event matures over time.

We are making it really EASY for you. It is FREE. We just need your restaurant’s “promotion.”

ONLY EatLafayette participating restaurants are eligible. It is not mandatory, but the more the better.

What do you need to do? (DON’T OVERTHINK IT! JUST HAVE FUN!_

All you need to do is to “invent” a wine pairing, beer tasting, spirits dinner, happy hour, wine dinner or anything else you can think of and get the details to us.

Restaurant name:

EatLafayette Food Wine Spirits Promotion (include pricing, if possible):

Dates available (can be one or all):

August 4
August 5
August 6
August 7
August 8
August 9

What brands do you use?

Schilling Distributing

Kody Thompson
Marketing Manager
Schilling Distributing Company
O: 337.233.2337 x 122
C: 337.247.3826

Dane Melancon
Craft and Import Manager
O-337.233.2337 Ext. 151

Schilling Distributing Co.
2901 Moss St.
Lafayette, LA 70501

Coca Cola Lafayette

Troy Meaux
(337) -257-5465

Rank Wildcat Spirits Sweet Crude Rum

David C. Meaux
Co-Founder and Distiller
(337) 257-3385

Constellation Brands from Republic Distributors

Scott Holmes
Cypress Division Manager
Republic National Distributing Co.
210 Distribution Drive
Lafayette, LA   70507