Canada RVDA Renews Federated Insurance Pact

October 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on Canada RVDA Renews Federated Insurance Pact 

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of Canada (RVDA Canada) Richmond, B.C., has renewed its partnership with Federated Insurance as the national trade association’s official recommended property and casualty and group benefits insurance provider for RVDA Canada members.

“Federated Insurance has extensive experience in the RV industry and their expertise and professionalism has been continually proven over the past six years of our relationship,” states Chairman Kim Stone. “It is their dedication and commitment to our members and our industry that has earned them our recommendation for P&C and Group insurance for a further three years.”

Working with the RVDA Canada, Federated Insurance offers members an exclusive Association Advantage program as well as many specialized programs and services including RiskWise for RVDA, RecoveryWise, The Right Road, Trauma Assistance, Knowing HR Matters and more.

Inquiries are directed to an assigned Risk Service Coordinator or local Federated Insurance offices.


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RVDA of Canada Elects Kim Stone New Chairman

October 14, 2009 by · Comments Off on RVDA of Canada Elects Kim Stone New Chairman 

Dealer Kim Stone of Stone’s RV & Home Centre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, has been elected as the new chairman of the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada.

Stone, owner with his wife, Anne, of Stone’s RV & Home Centre, has been in the RV industry since 1975. As such, he is “an excellent fit for this position” and “his expertise will serve him well as the leadership for the national association,” according to a release from the Canadian association. ”

“It is a sincere honor and pleasure to be elected as the new chair of the RVDA of Canada,” Stone said. “I am very excited about the direction and growth the association has had over the past few years and I will strive to ensure its continued success. I look forward to working with all of our industry partners.”

Stone was born and raised in Oxford, Nova Scotia, After a career in banking, he eventually managed a mobile home and RV business. In February 1975, he and his wife purchased the business and have worked side-by-side since while Stone’s RV has grown to two locations as well as two manufactured housing stores.

Among the other officers for 2009-2010 are Vice Chairman Alden Kowarsky, Alco VR, Laval, Quebec; Treasurer Garth Bromley, Transcona Trailer Sales, Winnipeg, Manitoba; past Chairman Michel Côté, MAC Caravane, Laval, Quebec.

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