All Daniels, CPO, owner of Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort in Foxboro, MA., received the prestigious Pioneer Award from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds in recognition of his service to th e outdoor hospitality industry.  He accepted the award at ARVC's InSites 2004 Parks and Paddles Convention & Expo, held in Savannah, GA., from Dec. 1-4.

The Pioneer Award recognized early industry leaders and visionaries whose groundbreaking efforts have contributed over the years to the growth and success of the outdoor hospitality industry.

Daniels was a strong supporter of the National Campground Owner's Association, (name changed to ARVC in 1992), generously helping guide the organization through a challenging financial period as president and as a member of the Board of Directors. He has also unselfishly volunteered his time and talents as chairman of the National Foundation for RVing and Camping and as both president and board member of the Massachusetts Association of Campground Owners.

"Al's passion and devotion to our industry and its people is unrelenting and truly admirable. His ongoing pursuit to continually raise the bar in the camping industry is what makes him a true Pioneer," said Linda Profaizer, ARVC President.

ARVC is the national association exclusively representing the interests of all commercial RV parks and campgrounds in the United Sates. Membership includes RV parks and campgrounds, cabin and lodge resorts, membership campgrounds and resorts, industry suppliers and developers.