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In late September
,
CSANews
representative Jim
Sherb attended the Abbotsford RV Show and Sale. The
annual four-day event features new recreation vehicles
on show and for sale, as well as more than 50 exhibitors
showcasing RV products and services, such as parts,
accessories, truck customizing, diesel engines, hitches
and resorts. Learning seminars were offered on a daily
basis and included topics that were relevant to RV travel.
Jim presented his snowbird travel slide show and lecture,
which covered everything from learning about the rights
of Canadian travellers to what to expect at the border. At
the end of the presentation, members of the audience
were able to pose questions related to the slide show.
Some of the most common questions and concerns
from the audience were number of days allowed out of
the country, having RV homes searched at the border
without being present, and not being permitted to
bring local produce into the U.S. One audience member
recalled paying a $300 fine for an undeclared apple in his
trunk!
In October, Jim travelled to Prince George, where he
attended the one-day Healthier You Expo 2012, an event
which promotes healthy living across cultures. At his
snowbird travel booth, Jim had the chance to speak with
many potential snowbirds to discuss travel-related issues.
Many attendees were particularly interested in learning
more about travel medical insurance and the Canadian
Snowbird Association.
The work doesn’t stop when Jim is down south. From
his winter residence in Indio, California, Jim continues to
spread the good word about being an educated snow-
bird. He is currently booked for a speaking engagement
in Hemet and is available for additional bookings in the
Coachella Valley area (or in close proximity). To reach Jim
and request a presentation in your community,
e-mail us at
CSANews
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Show Your
Support!
Help to protect the rights and privileges of Canadian
travellers by promoting the organization that works
relentlessly to protect and defend your snowbird lifestyle.
Order your CSA licence plate today by contacting the
Canadian Snowbird Association at 1-800-265-3200. You
can also obtain the licence plates at any Driver and Vehicle
Licence Issuing Office in the province of Ontario.
The continued success of the Canadian Snowbird
Association depends on its continued growth. Help the
association to flourish by proudly displaying your new
CSA licence plate, thus encouraging others to support a
worthy cause for travelling Canadians!
Only $82.15
For further information about obtaining your CSA plates:
Call 1-800-AUTO-PL8 (1-800-288-6758)
or visit the Service Ontario website at
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Initiatives
Jim Sherb