Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Motor Home Rally Rolls Into Town

St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
BROOKSVILLE - They began rumbling in over the weekend, as many as 2,000 homes on wheels gathering for the 27th annual rally of the Southeast Area Family Motor Coach Association at the Hernando County Airport.

There are roughly 300 more registrants this year than in 2007, said Charlie Schrenkel, the new national area vice president and rally chairman. The number of coaches translates to about 4,000 visitors to Hernando County.

With the price of fuel so high these days, who would have thought so many would still make the trek?

The cost didn't deter Clara Roy, 77, and her husband, seven-year attendees from Rumford, Maine, who spend winter in St. Petersburg. "When you consider you're bringing your house with you and don't have to pay for motels, and campgrounds are still relatively inexpensive...," she trailed off with a shrug.
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