2012 Cleanup Days

2012 Cleanup Days

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Start planning your Chapter’s involvement with the Good Sam Club’s annual Cleanup Days, scheduled for May 19-20. For the past 16 years, club members have been getting together to tidy up public lands in anticipation of the summer travel season.

Good Sam Chapters Raise the Bar in Community Service

Good Sam Chapters Raise the Bar in Community Service

February 22, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Last year Good Sam and Camping World Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis announced that he’s on a mission to make the Good Sam Club one of the world’s largest philanthropic organizations. With that goal in mind, Good Sam’s 1,500 Chapters have raised the bar on community service and charitable giving, and California Chapters are no [...]

Traveling with Diabetes

Traveling with Diabetes

June 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

By Diane Barnet, R.N. Over 23 million Americans, both children and adults, have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. People with diabetes do not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone made in the pancreas that regulates the amount of glucose (sugar) we use for energy. Diabetics either don’t make enough insulin or utilize [...]

National Cleanup Day – A Success!

National Cleanup Day – A Success!

June 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Since 1996, the Good Sam club has held a National Cleanup Day to remove litter from our public roads and lands. Hundreds of Good Sam chapters and thousands of individuals take part each year, cleaning up tons of litter. To each and every one of you Good Sam gives you a well deserved thank you [...]

Lucky To Be Alive!

Lucky To Be Alive!

April 21, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

By Good Sam Club Member Ursula Jourdan A few years ago, when I was relatively new to RVing, I owned a 23-foot Class C motorhome and I learned some lessons I will always remember. I must have thought there were not going to be any grocery stores along the way because I stocked all my cabinets to [...]

Congratulations to Good Sam Club’s Chapter of the Year!

Congratulations to Good Sam Club’s Chapter of the Year!

February 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

To recognize the exemplary efforts of Good Sam Club Chapters, each year the Club selects one outstanding chapter as our Chapter of the Year. At the end of 2010, chapter entries began pouring into our offices. A panel reviewed all of the entries, and have just selected this year’s winner—the South Georgia Rivers Sams from [...]

Hello from Dogs for the Deaf,

Hello from Dogs for the Deaf,

December 20, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

New Year’s Greetings from Dogs for the Deaf Last year was a very good year for Dogs for the Deaf and we owe it all to the generous support we get from so many people just like you. A big thanks to you Good Sam Club members for all your hard work and generous support [...]

What a View

What a View

December 1, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Good Sam Club Member Ruth Stoll, Hudson, Florida My husband and I had driven to Alaska to spend the 2010 summer in volunteer work and sightseeing. Our two adult sons had joined us for two weeks of vacation. We parked our HiLo Travel Trailer at Riley Campground, Denali National Park, Alaska, and on Monday, June [...]

It all began back in ’57

October 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In 1957, I was three years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the United States, Sputnik was launched by the Russians, and my grandparents decided to retire and do a little traveling. Gramps bought a new Cadillac to pull their new Dalton travel trailer and show their grandkids what the world was about.

A Motorhome Story, “How We Got Started”

September 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Good Sam Club Member: Jim Maehl In 1976 I had the privilege of working aboard The Motor Vessel Wild Goose owned by John Wayne.  I served as Captain aboard the vessel.  The MV Wild Goose is 136 foot vessel converted from a minesweeper into John Wayne’s private yacht. I was planning a vacation with my [...]

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