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Holiday World Wearing 70 Well

by Dan McGowan, InsideIndianaBusiness.com | Posted: August 2nd, 2016, 6:30 PM EST

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SANTA CLAUS, INDIANA --- A beloved rite of summer for many Hoosiers turned 70 this week. Now entering its fourth generation of Koch Family ownership, Holiday World and Splashin' Safari was originally established in Spencer County as Santa Claus Land, as part of founding father Louis Koch's way of saving local children from the disappointment of not ever finding Santa Claus in the town named after him. The park has since grown to employ over 2000 seasonal and some 100 full-time employees.

Director of Communications Paula Werne says that the park still thrives because the Koches pay attention to a lot of the things most other theme parks just don't. "There's things like being so clean that you're just as clean a park at the end of the day as you are at the beginning, and that's absolutely not so easy to do," Werne said.

SOURCE: http://www.insdieindianabusiness.com/story/32602770/holiday-world-wearing-70-well

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Awesome park! Oldest themed park in America.

Ranks consistently at the top of the list for family friendliness and park cleanliness.

Tons of fun for the entire family. My grandchildren love it.

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On Wednesday, August 03, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Elf Without Jingles said:

Holiday World Wearing 70 Well

by Dan McGowan, InsideIndianaBusiness.com | Posted: August 2nd, 2016, 6:30 PM EST

EXCERPT:

SANTA CLAUS, INDIANA --- A beloved rite of summer for many Hoosiers turned 70 this week. Now entering its fourth generation of Koch Family ownership, Holiday World and Splashin' Safari was originally established in Spencer County as Santa Claus Land, as part of founding father Louis Koch's way of saving local children from the disappointment of not ever finding Santa Claus in the town named after him. The park has since grown to employ over 2000 seasonal and some 100 full-time employees.

Director of Communications Paula Werne says that the park still thrives because the Koches pay attention to a lot of the things most other theme parks just don't. "There's things like being so clean that you're just as clean a park at the end of the day as you are at the beginning, and that's absolutely not so easy to do," Werne said.

SOURCE: http://www.insdieindianabusiness.com/story/32602770/holiday-world-wearing-70-well

Sorry about that post! The link should read http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/32602770/holiday-world-wearing-70-well k     The problem with most links is that you can't always spell things to the letter.....

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