2013 Pet Parade

by Ruth Tibbles, Chairman There were 31 dogs entered and no ‘other’ entries. Walking Dog – 1st Lanelle Ishmael and Marlee, South Carolina 2nd Steve and Margaret Kain and Heidi, Iowa Float Dog – 1st Ted and Deb Kapp and Lady and Dolly, North Dakota 2nd Gene and Mary Sue Friend and Chloie, Illinois

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2013 Conservation Awards

by Mary Lehnerd, National Conservation Director 2013 CONSERVATION POSTER WINNERS Ages 0-5 1st Kezian Tevis, IA 2nd Jayden Hardman, CO Ages 6-8 1st Claire Rosenberger, ONT 2nd Aiden Mattheny, OH 3rd Kaiden Tevis, IA Ages 9-11 1st Keli Brown, PA 2nd Christine Alistrand, IL 3rd Kailey Tevis, IA Ages 12-14 1st Michaela Graves, MI 2nd…

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2013 Awards Committee Recognition & Thanks

Thank you to this year’s Award Committee for their work in selecting our award recipients!  The committee is formed by the Vice President of Operations and is approved by the Trustees for vetting the National Award Nominations and selecting the 2013 Award Recipients.  The committee includes a previous plaque recipient, an executive board member, and…

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2013 National Plaque Recipients

The National Plaque is the highest award given by the organization and are awarded only to member individuals or families who have contributed outstanding service to Family Campers.  A maximum of five plaques can be give per year.  This year’s award committee selected two member families for this honor: Jim & Priscilla Paul Jim &…

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2013 National Citation Recipients

Awarded to member individuals or families who have contributed beyond the normal call of duty to members or chapters in their area, Citations are second to the highest award given by Family Campers & RVers. We awarded three winners this year: Jean & Jim Keenleyside (ONT) Jim & Jean Keenleyside of Ontario, Canada, have been members…

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2013 President’s Public Service Award

Beverly and Bill Jordan of Sidney, Iowa, received this year’s President’s of Public Service Award.  Having been members since 1972, Bev and Bill have given many years of service to Family Campers & RVers. Humanitarian Efforts As representatives of FCRV, they have done clean up projects at Stuhr Museum in Grand Island Nebraska for seven…

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Hank Nathan Lifetime Achievement Award – Eldon Dean Sellers

Eldon and Glenda Sellers joined NCHA in March of 1977 after a fellow teacher invited Eldon to join NCHA.  What spurred this invitation?  Both teachers enjoyed organized camping with their families!  So Eldon and Glenda, along with their three children: Charles, DeAnna, and Kristine, joined NCHA. In addition to teaching Eldon was also a high…

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Update on Behalf of Miss FCRV 2013

– Written by Kimberly Robb – Many people have asked about Hannah’s spinal surgery and recovery.  Here is a quick update: Hannah had a spinal fusion on Friday, July 26th.  After ten long hours of surgery, the doctors were successful in fusing her spine and inserting rods.  She is in a lot of pain right…

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Miss FCRV 2013

                        Miss FCRV 2013 Hannah Robb can sing opera and belt out a Taylor Swift number.                             [Photo by Ron Standiford] Fourteen-year-old Hannah Robb of Louisville, Kentucky, was selected from a field of 13 to be Miss FCRV 2013 at…

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2013 Miss FCRV Pageant

– Photos by Ron Standiford – The 2013 Miss FCRV Pageant was held Tuesday, July 16th at Campvention in Amana, Iowa.  After  morning interviews and an afternoon of talent, the evening portion of the pageant began with the 13 candidates and escorts entering from the back of the audience, dancing to “Its Gonna be a…

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