Here’s something you don’t exactly see every day …
… not even in the town of Santa Claus!
It arrived first thing this morning: Our shiny new ornamental fountain (get it?).
Take a look at the fun
And so, you may ask, what happened to that perfectly good other fountain statue?
No worries! The Applause Fountain statue is safe!
The story behind those hands is that the statue was made after we won the International Applause Award in 2004.
Park President Will Koch was over the moon to win. We were the smallest park ever to be named the best in the industry.
He’d promised the staff if we won, we’d have a huge version made for the fountain.
So where are the hands going?
They’re going down to our employee entrance area. (This is a rendering; we’ll get this park setting finished up later this spring.)
Let’s crop in so you can read the sign, with its message from Will, who passed away suddenly in 2010.
We hope you’ll agree Will’s message will inspire our Team Members for years to come as they arrive to start another day of fun.
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