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Rae Yost, for the News-Tribune, reports today in the Forest River Summit (we give a link to the full article below) that:

Consider it a celebration of a lifestyle.

Winnebago Industries of Forest City invited community members to help the company celebrate the 100th anniversary of the recreational vehicle industry on April 6.


“It's a lifestyle,” Winnebago chief executive officer Bob Olson said. “It's the freedom to roam the country.”

Winnebago has been part of that lifestyle for 52 years and is a leader in the RV industry.
 
“Winnebago has been a main employer for a number of years,” Olson said of the company's presence in the region.

Olson said the company wanted to acknowledge that presence as well as the contributions made by founders John and Luise Hanson when it invited the community to Tuesday's event which included tours of some of the company's facilities 20.

Olson hoped many local residents attended to learn “what Winnebago is all about.”

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