Will Mishler is a 15-year-old student at Northridge High School in Middlebury, Ind. In September 2012, he suffered a football injury that resulted in a doctor visit.
He was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a rare form of nerve cancer. Within weeks, Mishler was transported to Riley’s Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis for an open thoracotomy to remove the baseball-sized tumor.
The Willpower Campaign is a nonprofit, grassroots effort to help Will’s family with the devastating cost of cancer care, type 1 diabetes and rehabilitation. Mishler’s dad, Jim, is a product engineer with EverGreen Recreational Vehicles’ Lifestyle Luxury RV division.
For the last year-and-a-half, Mishler has battled this rare cancer along with myriad ailments and missed school days.
EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC is supporting Mishler with a raffle of a 6-foot by 12-foot $5,100 Stealth Titan trailer and the sale of wristbands to help offset some of the costs of his medical treatments. Willpower T-shirts will be distributed at the company’s annual picnic to kick-off the Willpower Campaign on July 19 with the raffle drawing to be held on Aug. 1. All proceeds of the raffle and wristband sales will go to the Mishler Family.
Mishler’s mom, Amy, works a varied schedule as a nurse, a medic and a firefighter. “Will has had numerous medical complications as a result of his cancer diagnosis. We make frequent visits to oncology/hematology, pulmonology, endocrine, endocrinology nutritionist, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, radiology, labs and therapies,” said Amy. “Will is very faithful. He has put his faith in God to help him through the difficulties he faces each day. We also thank God for all the assistance people are providing us through the WillPower campaign.”
Anyone interested in purchasing raffle tickets for the Stealth trailer at the cost of $5 each or 5 for $20, or those who would like to purchase wristbands at $1 each, should send their requests to:
Generous donations above the minimum are welcome.
Those who would like to make a donation may do so at Lake City Bank, account #1011449730.
Middlebury, Ind.-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC announced that Chris Daniels has been appointed product manager of its i-Go line.
According to a press release, Daniels will be responsible for the product direction and sales of the i-Go line. He has worked for some of the best-known brands in the RV industry bringing with him 10 years of experience. Most recently, Daniels was regional sales manager of EverGreen’s south central region selling the i-GO, Sun Valley and Amped Toy Hauler.
“I look forward to working exclusively with the i-Go brand,” said Daniels.”Between its affordability and lightweight structure, allowing it to tow behind smaller vehicles, the i-Go is a fun family brand yet still upholds the quality implicit in the EverGreen name.”
“Chris impressed us as the regional sales manager, so we could see he’d fit well with the i-Go brand,” explained Vice President of Sales and Marketing Doug Lantz. “And we look forward to growing this line into a top seller in the marketplace.”
Daniels resides in Fort Wayne, Ind.
EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC. , Middlebury, Ind., has announced that Terrytown Travel Center has added the eco-friendly, all-composite Ever-Lite travel trailers to its line of recreational vehicles at its Grand Rapids, Mich., dealership
“From the first time we saw an EverGreen Ever-Lite travel tailer we were excited to introduce it to Michigan,” stated Matt Kortman, Terry Town sales manager. “The look and story behind the Ever-Lite is like nothing else in the industry. Our customers love these trailers because they are so well-built, have a green story and they are lightweight without sacrificing size, features or livability”
EverGreen entered the market as a startup 10 months ago and has revolutionized the industry with its eco-friendly Ever-Lite travel trailers. These lightweight, recyclable trailers are the first to use all sustainable ComposiTek construction in the floors, walls and roofs to drastically reduce out-gassing of formaldehyde.
ComposiTek construction makes Ever-Lite railers 20% or 1,000 to 1,200 pounds lighter than conventionally built RVs without reducing essential equipment and luxury like other brands. Standard features include power awnings, large queen pillow-top mattresses made from recycled material, high output power fans in the bedr0om, convection/microwave ovens and black tank flushes not available on other ultra -light products.
EverGreen eliminated 50 sheets of Lauan, a hardwood veneer made from old growth trees from tropical rain forests, from each trailer it builds. With virtually no wood in the box construction, the Ever-Lite travel trailers nearly eliminate harmful VOC out-gassing. Plus the composites are impervious to water and cannot rot, mold, mildew or dry rot. To further help the environment, for every unit sold to the public, EverGreen plants a tree in the customer’s name.
“We are proud to partner with Terrytown Camping Center,” said Kevin C. Slater, EveGreen vice president of sales. ”They have been successful in the RV business for over 36 years and understand how to present and market these trailers. The team at Terrytown are true professionals, they really get it. I know we will do very well together.
“With our commitment to changing the industry by utilizing higher quality eco-friendly materials, we’re still focused on servicing our dealer partners with EverGreen quality, value and security. We are very pleased to have Terrytown Travel Center carrying the Ever-Lite. These are exciting times as ‘greener,’ lighter weight, more fuel-efficient products become available across the country,” concluded President of Evergreen, Doug Lantz.
The Evergreen program has been insuring campgrounds, RV parks and resorts throughout the United States for 35 years.
Billings, Mont.-based KOA is the nation’s largest chain of campgrounds.
Lucas Hartford, president of the Lewiston, Maine-based insurer, said, “KOA has a long history of success in the camping industry and we are delighted to be able to insure KOAs. We are thrilled to be an approved partner for KOA.”
The Evergreen insurance program provides liability and property insurance to hundreds of campgrounds and RV parks throughout the United States. For more information on the Evergreen insurance program call (800) 343-7900 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Evergreen online at www.evergreenusa.com. For more information about KOA visit www.koa.com.