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Some here we are in the RV MH.
Paula -- yes we are you very proud to be here in have you here.
This is also really a testament.
To an American.
Institution and something that is pure America.
RV industry is at its entire roots and history here in this country.
-- and then when you consider the enormity.
Of our industries and -- in this world like because.
The image even -- listen they've had trouble.
We need to get this thing.
Off of the ground and make it a viable thing again and we appreciate your coming given us a kick in the butt to do many people didn't even have a clue.
Paulson -- looks like people who recently in 1937.
That actually came off the -- for looks that way you know than we have the Mae West.
This was built to entice her off of the stage and get -- to.
When the movies about the stories you -- -- told me.
And we couldn't tell him -- -- -- yeah.
The -- motor home ministry in -- Now but as the recession grew RV sales fell rapidly at a cost thousands to lose their jobs.
Joining us now Bill Burton vice president the regional manager of the first source bank robbery owner of great Laker RV dealership and -- -- president.
Of a brand new company 75 days old ever green army good to have all yeah.
Data banks on loan money out.
You're part of a local bank not a big national bank is there a difference between how local banks are dealing with this recession.
And that the really big banks -- we hear about Citibank and chase and and now Bank of America.
The local banks.
Are are very pleased to make the consumer loans.
Two -- -- and as well as -- to the manufacturers -- -- -- -- community.
We've been very strong in that area.
And -- they do a ten year amortization.
Fixed rate for ten years Brett for a consumer to buy an RV with a little down -- we'll still get those -- have now absolutely.
We're we had about twenty in the works.
Yesterday afternoon when -- called.
The consumer operations area and with regard to do our our main especially -- for sure it is -- to the manufacturers and suppliers.
That's where we think we can.
Now leverage our finite capital the most to benefit our communities.
Going to run your viewer in the business has a dealer this if you've seen a lot of pain in the industry in terms of getting inventory into your.
Facility as well as being able for your customers to get -- so.
What's -- what's the challenge for you and is there are a need for is -- the big banks where -- the problem coming from.
-- of the big banks on a national level trying to get you know retail consumers bought from coast to coast.
Socialist talk about.
If there was one thing that you could say to whether it's President Obama to the congress for would you say what would you -- -- -- phone right now say hello.
-- -- your purse strings.
I basically would tell that there's still lot of good people out there with good credit.
And and just.
Financed the people that are coming to buy a recreational vehicle.
-- still like it's -- -- still good people out there that are willing to work hard for the money in and pay the -- back.
That -- you did something a lot of people are doing right now you start of the brand new business that's right I've ever green RD and that and you have a unique -- pressure building green.
RVs eco friendly RVs using new types of construction techniques.
You know it's interesting you know -- when I hear it and talked to people around town that want to know why why did you start this company in the midst of of the economic situation and you know.
I think it's the entrepreneurial spirit that we've just been around it you'll you.
We're fortune enough to live and a community where there -- some a lot of small business owners a lot of suppliers manufacturers.
And which it doesn't we don't think twice sometimes about that I know what's unique to the two to most people but.
When we're around we're sitting around you we're all unemployed all 22 employees.
That we haven't ever green RV we're we're downsize.
And we put him back to work and we intend put a lot more people like we're gonna come back -- all you guys and and great deal with some more becoming up more with bill rob.
As well as -- I'm gonna be taking some questions from audience.
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