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Wishful Thinking vs Facts, Evidence, Reason, and Manufactured Housing

  Two nights ago, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Office took the unusual step of publishing a denial of a mainstream media report by BuzzFeed News that had the talking heads on TV, radio, and in print astir for 24 hours.   Harvard law professor emeritus, Alan Dershowitz – a Democrat and civil libertarian – once […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: January 20, 2019, 9:42 am

Pink Flamingoes, The Virgin Mary of Guadalupe, and Manufactured Home Community’s Mainstream Media Controversy

  Once an item hits the mainstream media, or even trade media, it can begin to shape a narrative that may help or harm that operation. In as much as people – potential consumers of manufactured homes – begin or continue to form opinions based upon headlines and news accounts, the prudent business professional must […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: January 19, 2019, 2:47 pm

Manufactured Home Industry Groups Fighting Hard, Meanwhile, a Man Died

  “We as an independent manufactured home producer’s association have often worked successfully with resident groups, on issues of mutual interest. We don’t deal with community related issues directly. I believe that people of good will may agree or disagree on details, and still have mutual respect. Let me express my sincere condolences to those […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: January 19, 2019, 4:41 am

Insider Trades, New Cavco Industries Investigation, Selling – Plus More Manufactured Housing Stock Updates

Sometimes optics alone create an “Avoidable Ouch.”  Just as Cavco Industries stock was starting to creep back up, the question is, how will these new announcements impact the company?  On a day when the markets overall rose, Cavco (CVCO) will be our featured report this evening.   If you’re new, already hooked on our new […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: January 18, 2019, 11:43 pm

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced by RV/MH Heritage Foundation

  The RV MH Hall of Fame is an annual event that honors members – living or deceased – for their distinctive service within their respective industries.   According to their website, “The RV/MH Heritage Foundation began its operation in 1972 and operates today as the RV/MH Hall of Fame and the Northern Indiana Event […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: January 18, 2019, 3:30 pm

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Flexx Mobility expands workout space at Auditorium Theatre 

In moving down, Flexx Mobility and Performance is moving up. The fitness center that features customized workouts and full-body health has expanded, abandoning a 600-square-foot space on the third floor of the Auditorium Theatre for a 2,500-square-foot area in the former Masonic ballroom on the lower level. Founded three years ago by Justen Arnold, the ...
Author: Kevin Oklobzija
Posted: January 18, 2019, 7:29 pm

Former Rochesterian takes helm at Elizabeth Dole Foundation 

A former Rochesterian has been named CEO of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. Steve Schwab will transition from executive director to chief executive of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit. While in Rochester, Schwab served as vice president for development at the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and deputy chief of staff during Robert Duffy’s time as mayor. He also ...
Author: Velvet Spicer
Posted: January 18, 2019, 6:59 pm

Gymboree stores to close 

The corporation owning Gymboree and Janie and Jack stores announced it has filed for bankruptcy and plans to dissolve the business, closing Gymboree stores and selling off 139 Janie and Jack stores. Eastview Mall in Victor has both a Gymboree and a Janie and Jack store. As part of the move, Gymboree Group will also close its Gymboree ...
Author: Diana Louise Carter
Posted: January 18, 2019, 6:20 pm

Ability Partners plans gala in Finger Lakes 

Ability Partners Foundation will host its 16th annual Winter Gala and Auction in the Finger Lakes next month, supporting the programs of Happiness House, CP Rochester and Rochester Rehabilitation. Belhurst Castle will host the Feb. 1 celebration, at which Roy, Nancy and Ross Beecher will be presented the “Happiness is Helping” Humanitarian Award. The award ...
Author: Velvet Spicer
Posted: January 18, 2019, 1:53 pm

Simon School’s recognition generates buzz of excitement 

The University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business is getting positive response from prospective and accepted students after Simon recently was named the MBA Program of the Year by Poets & Quants, a media company covering business schools. “There’s really been a lot of enthusiasm,” said Rebekah Lewin, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid. ...
Author: Diana Louise Carter
Posted: January 18, 2019, 11:19 am

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