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Ocean Lakes Family Campground To Host 7th Annual All Star Golf Car Show And Display Electric-Powered Vehicles Including Golf Cars, LSVs and EVs

EVENT: 7th Annual Ocean Lakes All Star Golf Car Show & Cars In Costume Parade

DATE: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011

TIME: All Star Golf Car Show – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Cars In Costume Golf Car Parade – 3:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Ocean Lakes Family Campground, 6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29575, (843) 238-5636

October 18, 2011, Myrtle Beach, S.C. – Ocean Lakes Family Campground will host the 7th Annual All Star Golf Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Participants can enter their custom electric golf cars in one of several categories for a chance to win prizes and receive discounts on parts and accessories. The show is free and open to the public.

A new addition this year, in the interest of the campground’s award-winning iCare program and its green efforts, is the celebration of all electric vehicles and their recent arrival on the Grand Strand. Myrtle Beach Chevrolet Cadillac will display the Chevy Volt, a high-powered electric drive that boasts 95 MPG and performs 0 to 60 in 9.2 seconds. Grand Strand Nissan representatives will bring the Nissan Leaf, which is 100 percent electric with zero emissions.

After the show, the “Cars in Costume” Parade will begin at 3:30 p.m., where any Ocean Lakes guests can dress up as well as decorate their golf cars to participate in the parade around the campground. All golf cars participating in the parade must obtain a registration sticker from the Golf Car Building.

For show registration and additional information, call Ocean Lakes Golf Cars at (843) 238-8841 or email golfcars@oceanlakes.com.

For more information about Ocean Lakes Family Campground, or to book a reservation, call 1-877-510-1774. For rental property information, call 1-800-845-2229.

About Ocean Lakes Family Campground

Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States. Located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., it has received numerous awards for excellence. In 2010, it received the Earth Day Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for its iCare Program. It is the 2008-2009 National “RV Park of the Year” and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) four times.

In 2006, Ocean Lakes received the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s Cup for making a significant economic impact on South Carolina. Ocean Lakes covers 310 oceanfront acres with nearly one mile of beachfront. It offers 3,447 sites — 893 of which are large and pull-through to accommodate larger RVs. It was built by Mary Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters, starting in 1970. It opened with 30 campsites and one bathhouse in 1971. On an average seasonal day, Ocean Lakes has 25,000 to 30,000 guests enjoying the countless amenities that have made it a local favorite and a national vacation destination. It currently holds a 9.5/9/9 ranking out of 10/10/10 from the Trailer Life Directory for its overall operation, recreational offerings, services and appearance.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground is a division of The Jackson Companies, a family-owned enterprise that includes Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Properties, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean Lakes RV Center, and the master-planned development SayeBrook.