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Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Rockford, Illinois

July 10, 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, is now open in Rockford, Illinois. A grand opening event is planned for Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 3068 McFarland Road, the Riverside Blvd exit off Interstate 39 / 90. The 31,000 square foot location is one of three facilities in the state.

The grand opening will kick off at 9:00 A.M with free pastries and coffee in the morning, and hot dogs and chips provided by a local community group from 11 A.M. - 1 P.M. Family fun includes opportunities for children to paint a lure 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. and build a duck call from 1-3 P.M. The event includes storewide savings on a huge assortment of products and fantastic giveaways with customers receiving a gift with purchase and drawings for gift cards throughout the day, while supplies last. Experts on fishing, hunting, boating and more will be available to assist with customers inquiries and purchases.

Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit, bought Gander Mountain assets in bankruptcy court in May 2017 and is beginning to reopen many of the chain’s stores to serve customers who are passionate about hunting, fishing, marine and water sports, camping, and active and shooting sports. Gander Outdoors is owned by Camping World Holdings and will provide outdoor enthusiasts with regionally and seasonally relevant products and services that are competitively priced.

“We’ve received such positive feedback from all the communities across the country in which we opened our new Gander Outdoors locations,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman of Camping World. “We are so thankful for the customers shopping with us for their outdoor and sporting needs and we are excited to continue expanding our outdoor industry footprint, while supporting economic growth in all these communities.”

For more information about Gander Outdoor, visit https://www.ganderoutdoors.com/.

About Gander Outdoors

Gander Outdoors is an outdoor retailer that operates in local communities and online, dedicated to servicing the hunting, camping, fishing, shooting, and active sports markets. With seasonally and regionally relevant products, Gander Outdoors will have the best selection of gear, at a great value to help you get outdoors and explore.

About Camping World Holdings, Inc.

Camping World Holdings, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is the leading outdoor and camping retailer, offering an extensive assortment of recreational vehicles for sale, RV and camping gear, RV maintenance and repair, other outdoor and active sports products, and the industry’s broadest and deepest range of services, protection plans, products and resources. Since the Company’s founding in 1966, Camping World has grown to become one of the most well-known destinations for everything RV, with more than 145 RV centric locations in 36 states and a comprehensive e-commerce platform.

For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com.

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