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The Grand National Rally Grounds in Forest City, Iowa, has been buzzing with energy this week as WIT Club members celebrate the 46th Annual WIT Grand National Rally (GNR).
According to a press release, more than 1,000 motorhomes have attended this year’s event that has featured top-notch entertainment, informative seminars and many new activities.
“The whole rally has been wonderful,” said longtime attendee Dick Liddiard from Boonville, New York. “We have really enjoyed the seminars and meeting old friends.”
Some of the many highlights at this year’s event that runs from July 21-25 have included an appearance by Yogi Bear to celebrate a summer promotion with Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, a seminar given by Bob Livingston, the publisher of Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines and a Schwinn bike ride and product spotlight.
“The rally has been wonderful and we will be back,” said first-time attendee Ellen Karst of Fort Collins, Colo. “The staff and the attendees have been so friendly and knowledgeable.”
In addition, contributors from the WinnebaGoLife Blog have been heavily involved in the week’s celebration. GoLife Editor Don Cohen presented to a full audience about the Xite Infotainment System. James and Stef Adinaro of “The Fit RV” have led fitness classes at sunrise. And contributors Peter and Kathy and their daughter Abby Holcombe presented an engaging seminar about their year of adventure in a Winnebago View.
The sun has shined on this year’s rally and the weather has cooperated for an Australian “Down Under” theme. After five days of nonstop activities, the event will end on Saturday with closing ceremonies and a volunteer appreciation brunch.