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Podcast: The Return of the IT Guy

IT Director Matt energized the #PodSquad early on with the declaration: “You don’t really need money anymore.” Find out what he was referring to (and a whole lot more) here in our latest podcast episode: Raspberry Pie sounds delicious! IT Matt hands one to Eric for consideration. Here’s that video of the Boom Squad (don’t…

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Win a pair of tickets!

Congratulations to our three winners! Peggy O., Elizabeth, Indiana Amber S., Dawn P., Mt. Washington, Kentucky Thanks to everyone who entered! ——- Everybody likes to win, right? Here’s your opportunity to win a pair of tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari (we’ll pick three winners at random). We like to win, too. Over the next…

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Barnabus and Zach

A bear named Barnabus

We heard recently from a mom who was going through a tough time. Here’s a portion of her email to us: My children and I have recently gone through an apartment fire … We lost pretty much everything, and what we didn’t lose we cannot go in after. My son has had a bear in…

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Play Day - Santa

25th Annual Play Day

We celebrated another wonderful Play Day today – our 25th! Schoolchildren with disabilities – all the invited guests of Easterseals – happily flocked into the park for their special day. One inquisitive lad asked Santa, “How many days till Christmas?” Without missing a beat, Santa replied, “Why, 229 days, of course!” Yes. Of course. We…

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Contest: Wood, Steel or Water?

Congratulations to our winner: Nichole C. of Clarksville, Tennessee! Thanks to all who entered – we’ll have another sweepstakes soon! —– No, this is not some weird version of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Promise. With Splashin’ Safari opening in just another week, let’s talk about coasters – and a sweepstakes. Three types of coasters await you…

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A clear career path

This little guy, from Bowling Green, Kentucky, lit up our Facebook page yesterday morning. His mom, Emily, posted this excruciatingly cute photo, along with: Today is career day for my youngest in preschool. I think he chose a great career! I screen-captured the post and emailed it to our full-time staff. Little Brandon is the perfect…

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Contest: Who’s the Swiftest of them all?

Thank to all who entered – this contest has come to a close. Congratulations to all our winners! —— In seeking the subject line for this post, my thesaurus offered both help and haplessness. Although there are many synonyms for “quick,” many are too silly to use. You see, the huge new contest we launched…

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Firecracker: Before & After

It’s so exciting this time of year to see our rides come back to life. And it’s extra special to see Firecracker, since it had been sleeping for nearly a decade. Here’s a photo from last fall, when our crew traveled to northern Indiana to disassemble the ride, which had been SBNO* since 2008. The story…

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Podcast: Ready, Set, Go!

With two weeks to go till Opening Day, the #PodSquad has a lot to do and a lot to talk about: Here’s the video Redbook magazine put together about Cesilie, from our 2015 high-dive team: We’re tickled by the joy these “replacement windows” have caused. First at Goblin Burgers: … and also at Hot Diggity…

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Will's Way Playground with Koch family

“It’s about action”

It’s not about where you were born. Or what powers you have. Or what you wear on your chest. It’s about what you do … it’s about action. – Superman Yesterday afternoon, the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center in Evansville raised more than a million dollars during their annual telethon. We have a special tie with the…

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‘Pick Your Price’ ticket discounts

First there was free parking. Then we added free soft drinks in the year 2000, followed by free sunscreen a few years later. And then, free park-wide Wi-Fi. This year, we’re adding Pick Your Price ticket discounts. These online pricing options are easy to discover. Simply click on the Orange Ticket on our website ……

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‘Hurry Up, Summer!’ Sweepstakes

Congratulations to our winner – Shelley M. from Boonville, Ind. – and thanks to all who entered! —– Mother Nature loves to mess with us, doesn’t she? Just when spring feels solidly here, she sends a cold wind and October skies to remind us who’s really in charge. Here’s what we want, right? Ultimately, spring…

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