KOA Chincoteague Ribbon Cutting

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**From: ** Katie Lischick KOA Chincoteague Island 6742 Maddox Boulevard Chincoteague Island, Virginia 410-280-5451 katie@thecyphersagency.com

KOA Chincoteague Island to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 24th, 2017

KOA Debuts Renovated Campsite, Welcomes Campers for** Public to ** Open House

CHINCOTEAGUE, Virginia (May 22, 2017) - The management of KOA Chincoteague Island announced today that the campground will host its official ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 24th at 10am. The ceremony will be held rain or shine and will include an open-house style tour of the new facilities and renovated grounds. Complimentary coffee and pastries will be provided.

Cape Charles Vice Mayor Lawrence “Chris” Bannon will be in attendance. “We are honored that Vice Mayor Bannon will join us to celebrate the grand opening of KOA Chincoteague Island,” said Todd Burbage of Blue Water Development Corporation, property manager for the campground. “We had a great soft opening by participating in the 14th annual Care Camps Big Weekend earlier this month, and are excited to officially open our doors toinvite the public to explore our beautiful island from and see our brand new, top of the line amenities that are sure to please both novice and seasoned campers.”

The campground, which recently underwent comprehensive renovationsFollowing an off-season of property-wide renovations as well as new construction, the campground now offers more than 400 RV sites, deluxe beach cottages and tent sites across its 200 shady acres. Guests will enjoy themed weekends and family activities, free Wi-Fi, the Soggy Dollar Tiki Bar, a pool, dog park, and much more.

To reserve a site at Chincoteague Island KOA, call 800-562-7730 or go to koa.com/campgrounds/chincoteague/. Seasonal and monthly rates are also available.

About Chincoteague Island KOA

The newest addition to the 503-location Kampgrounds of America system in North America is the Chincoteague Island, Virginia KOA. The 200-acre camping facility has more than 400 sites for recreational vehicles and tents, and is adding 10 new deluxe cabins for the 2017 season. Each deluxe cabin includes its own bathroom and kitchen, flat screen TV, screened porch and a view of the wetlands marsh. Other major upgrades planned for the campground include new bathhouses, a remodeled store and new recreational areas, as well as newly paved roads and plenty of 50-amp full-hookup RV sites. Formerly known as the Maddox Family Campground, it is located at 6742 Maddox Boulevard on Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

Kampgrounds of America is celebrating its 55th Anniversary in 2017. KOA, the world’s largest network of family-friendly campgrounds with more than 500 locations in North America, was born on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Billings, Montana in 1962. For more information, go to www.KOA.com or visit the KOA Pressroom at www.koapressroom.com.

About Blue Water Development Corporation

Founded by Jack and Todd Burbage in 2002, Blue Water Development Corporation is a real estate developer specializing in commercial and hospitality properties operating mainly in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Blue Water’s diverse portfolio includes three luxury RV resort properties: The Resort at Massey’s Landing in Millsboro, Del., Chincoteague Island KOA in Chincoteague, Va., and Sunset Beach RV Resort in Cape Charles, Va.; four hotels: Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, The Commander Hotel in Ocean City, Md., Aloft Hotel in Ocean City, Md., and Fairfield Inn & Suites on Chincoteague Island; and three recreational venues: Blue Water Golf, Maui Jacks Waterpark in Chincoteague, Va., and Sea Rocket in Ocean City, Md.

Raising the bar in the real estate industry, Blue Water has earned a stellar reputation for its commitment and dedication to the development and constant improvement of superior properties known for their sophisticated designs, gracious floor plans and superior amenities. For more information visit www.bluewaterdevelopmentcorp.com