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Camping World & Good Sam

February 08, 2016 15:06 ET

Camping World in Meridian, Idaho Honors Active-Duty Military and Veterans by Flying Vast American Flag

Flag Raising Ceremony Will Be Held on February 15 and Is Open to the Entire Community

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2016) - Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam, the world's largest RV owners organization, today announced that they are continuing a tradition of honoring present and past members of our armed forces by installing a massive American flag at their Meridian, Idaho RV SuperCenter. The 40x80' flag, which covers 3,200 square feet, is the largest in the state of Idaho and will fly on a 130' pole. The flag is being installed as part of a project that Camping World and Good Sam began in February of 2014 to show their ongoing appreciation of America's veterans and active military members.

Camping World in Meridian, which is located at 1580 W. Overland Road just 10 miles west of Boise, will hold an official flag raising ceremony on Monday, February 15 at 1pm. Refreshments and a light lunch will be served after the ceremony and all local public service and safety members, military, veterans and community members are invited to attend this event free of charge. As a special offer, members of the military will receive 10% off all parts transactions and a $100 Camping World gift card with purchase of any RV during the event.

 "It has been our vision to continue the tradition of raising these flags to show our company's support and appreciation to our country and those that have sacrificed so much to keep our communities safe," stated Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam and host of CNBC's The Profit. "We love having the opportunity to bring together local communities to celebrate our great country and the brave men and women who have fought for us, and will continue raising these flags in other markets in the coming months."

Currently, the massive American flag flies high at over 40 Camping World SuperCenters across the country. Other dealerships that have erected the large American flags include locations in Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Texas, Michigan, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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About Camping World & Good Sam

Both founded in 1966, Camping World is America's #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owners organization offering helpful technical tips, vacation planning, extended warranty, magazine subscriptions, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Partnered together, Camping World and Good Sam offer more to those who love the RV lifestyle by offering one-stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoors.

Camping World features over 10,000 quality products located at over 115 SuperCenters nationwide, easy online and catalog shopping at as well as stocking a wide selection of new and used trailers and motorhomes from top RV manufacturers. Good Sam members receive cost-saving benefits and services, plus loads of valuable RV information and travel tips to get you ready for your next adventure. Additionally, Good Sam represents more than 1,500 local RV chapters designed to bring RVers together from similar geographic regions for group camping excursions. Camping World is the title sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ in addition to the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR®.

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About Marcus Lemonis

Marcus Lemonis is an entrepreneur, investor, television personality, and chairman and CEO of Marcus Lemonis LLC as well as Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. Camping World is the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owner's organization. Visit

Lemonis is also known as the "business turnaround king" and host of CNBC's prime time reality series, The Profit, in which he lends his expertise to struggling small businesses around the country and judges businesses based on a "Three P" principle: People, Process, and Product. The Profit airs Tuesdays nights at 10pm ET / PT on CNBC.

More about Marcus Lemonis can be found at, Facebook and Twitter @MarcusLemonis

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