Total Value RV earns top honors
ELKHART — Total Value RV has again been named the top motor home dealer in Indiana and top Class A dealer in the state for 2018 by Statistical Surveys, a leading provider of market data solutions for the Marine, Manufactured Housing, RV-Motorized, RV-Towable and Trailer industries.
Total Value RV is also ranked 14th in North America for new Class A Diesel and Gas Motor Home sales. The dealership retailed 186 new Class “A” units in 2018, passing its nearest Indiana competitor by over 100 units, the company said, with a total of 227 Class A and Class C units sold. This represents an 8.10 percent rate of growth.
“I’d like to congratulate the entire Total Value RV Team and especially thank our customers who made this achievement possible,” Total Value RV owner Hank Schrock said.
This marks the continuation of the family-owned dealer’s steady growth year over year from 65 units in 2011 to 439 units in 2018 as it diversified from only Class A units, to include Class A, Class C, Fifthwheel and Travel Trailers.
Total Value RV, founded in 202 and located at 25610 C.R. 4, previously won the top Class A honor in 2014, 2016 and 2017. It won the top spot for all motor homes in Indiana in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The dealership specializes in new Forest River, Entegra Coach and Thor Motor Coach “Class A” motorized RVs, as well as Coachmen Class C Motor Homes, Thor Motor Coach Class C Motor Homes, Heartland Travel Trailers, Forest River Flagstaff Fifthwheels, Travel Trailers, and Vibe Travel Trailers.
Hicks joins 88.1 WVPE as reporter
ELKHART — Justin Hicks has joined the reporting team for Indiana Public Broadcasting News through funding made available by Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, according to 88.1 WVPE Public Radio.
Hicks will be based out of WVPE in his new role as a workforce development reporter for IPB News.
Justin comes to Indiana by way of New York. He has a master’s degree from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. He previously earned a Bachelor of Music Degree from Appalachian State University and became a semi-professional trumpet player.