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Volume VI, Issue 3 for ACE members in the Southeast Fall, 2005 Alabama · Mississippi · North Carolina · Georgia · South Carolina · Tennessee · the Florida panhandle 1st Coasterfest! (p. 5) SFOG UNVEILS BIG NEWS FOR 2006 First came all those survey flags—a veritable forest of New Holiday Fun at stakes outside the park. Carowinds! (p 4) Then the spray paint mark- ings appeared all over the USA section, along with a visible line to the other side of the midway. And finally, with the announcement that the Great Gasp would be retired (page 7), some enthusiasts “connected the dots” to determine that something big was on the second drop, six (6!) airtime The big surprise is that NGTV comes to horizon at Six Flags Over filled camel back hills, a this coaster will start in the Georgia in 2006. double helix, hammerhead center of the park and take Dollywood (p 10) turn and more, this is the riders up and over the mid- On September 1, 2005, 24 first traditional non- way to drop and soar over ACErs joined members of looping coaster in the both the Deer Park Plunge the media for the park’s South, over 15 years since log flume and the Georgia announcement of Goliath, a the debut of the first tall Scorcher stand-up roller 200 foot tall monster from non-looping steel coaster, coaster. From there all the Inside this issue: B&M that will debut in Magnum-XL200 at Cedar action will be outside the April of next year. With a Point, which gave rise to traditional park boundary 2 Myrtle Beach News 200’ tall lift, 170 foot first the term “hypercoaster.” as the ride crosses over the drop, followed by a 175 foot (Continued on page 8) 3 A “Borg” Wedding 4 Holidays at the Parks 5 Dollywood Event Flyer HOT TIME ON THE CAROLINA LINE (Nov. 19) On Saturday, August 20, while the thermometer passed into the 6 “C3” Group Photo “scorcher” zone, 120 attendees con- 7 Magnum Engaged & verged for the annual Carolina Coaster Classic at Paramount’s The Last GASP Carowinds. The morning started 8 SFOG Season Pass Day off with ERT on Ricochet, the (Nov. 5) park’s very fun wild mouse, Caro- lina Cyclone, still fantastic for an 9 Astroworld Closing Arrow looper, and Hurler, which gave excellent air time even early 10 Golden Ticket Awards in the morning. From there it was 11 IAAPA Expo in the ATL (Continued on page 3) The Southern Scream -2- FALL 2005 MYRTLE BEACH DEVELOPMENTS CONTINUE As originally reported by Dawn Bryant, and Travis Tritten, The Sun News On July 13 efforts were renewed to redevelop The Myrtle firm will save some money on demographic research and en- Beach Pavilion Amusement Park with the selection of a sure that the new developments don't duplicate, officials said. familiar Charleston firm to create a plan. The city's Down- The DRC wants to transform the Pavilion area into a mix of town Redevelopment Corp. requested a proposal from LS3P, stores, hotels, restaurants and attractions that will lure people which in 1994 completed a downtown-revitalization plan. downtown year-round, not just during the three months the No other firms were considered. The DRC picked LS3P and Pavilion amusement park operates. LS3P will create a plan its partner, Economic Research Associates, because that that meets that criteria. The DRC has tried to get the project team also is planning the redevelopment of the former Myr- back on track since the original Pavilion master planner, tle Square Mall site a few miles down the road. Barry Landreth of Webster Realty Investors, resigned in Janu- ary amid scrutiny of his credentials and finances. Burroughs & Chapin Co. Inc. owns both the Pavilion Amusement Park and the former mall site. Using the same And after more than two years of work, developers received final approval from Horry County Council on September 20 to build a Future Event Calendar Hard Rock theme park at Fantasy Harbour. The approval of the over $300 million rock 'n' roll amusement ACE Night at Scarowinds, October 7; Paramount's Carowinds, Charlotte, NC. An- park allows Orlando-based HRP Man- nouncement on next page, RSVP to Max Cannon (Mcannon@ACEonline.org). agement Corp. to move ahead in its Fall Finale, November 5; Six Flags Over Georgia Season Pass Holder Appreciation search for funding and possibly begin Day, (Atlanta, GA) enjoy a special ACE reception at Noon in the Drive-In Theater construction early next year on about 140 acres at the southwest corner of U. IAAPA Convention November 14-19 (Atlanta, GA); Go to www.IAAPAexpo.com S. 501 and the Intracoastal Waterway. for more information, related story on page 11 Coasterfest November 19; Dollywood (Pigeon Forge, TN) event flyer page 5 It could be the first park in the world to use the Hard Rock brand name and Spring Fling April 22, 2006; Six Flags Over Georgia (Atlanta, GA) could be a magnet for visitors to the ACE National Events Grand Strand, local tourism officials Spring Conference 2006; Martin’s Fantasy Island (Grand Island, NY), Paramount said. But HRP must first find the Canada’s Wonderland (Ontario, Canada) and Six Flags Darien Lake (Darien Ctr, NY) money to build and plans to shop the project on the private bond market Coaster Con XXIV starting June 19, 2006; Walt Disney World Resort (Orlando, FL) before Thanksgiving, Chief Operating Coaster Con XXX starting June 17, 2007, Paramount’s Kings Island (Cincinnati, OH) Officer Steven Goodwin said. The and Holiday World (Santa Claus, IN) theme park property will revert back to its original zoning if building permits Coaster Con XXXI starting June 15, 2008, Six Flags Over Georgia (Atlanta, GA) are not issued within 18 months. E-Mail Distribution List Registration: to register to be included in the ACE Southeast electronic updates go to www.ACESoutheast.org Welcome New Members Florida North Carolina South Carolina The Cole Family; Conner, Rick Bashaw, Raleigh Jen Dundr, Rock Hill Laura, Harrison & Barry Jonathan D Dedrick, Charlotte Stephen Jones, Beaufort Panama City Andrew Harmon, Charlotte Ryan Whited, Cantonment Julie P Loehr, Raleigh Brandon Quinn, Charlotte Tennessee Tina & Kayla Lance, Gallatin Georgia Dave Rockenbaugh, Apex Taylor, Celeste & Courtney Ben Mann, Marietta Kinnaird, Gallatin The Owen Family: Cindy, Get our E-Mail Updates! Chip & Schansa Davis, Emile & Elizabeth, Doug- We’ve started using a new email Georgetown lasville update service via Bravenet. To sign up go to: acesoutheast.org/emailnews.html The Southern Scream -3- FALL 2005 CAROLINA COASTER CLASSIC WEDDING ASSIMILATION AT CAROWINDS The AMAZING RACE contestant teams open their first clue after lunch. (Continued from page 1) On July 14, 2005, Stacy Saxon time to head over to the 2nd “Great After a group photo on the state readies to become a borg…literally… Scooby Shoot Out” at Scooby-Doo’s line (page 6) lunch was served, an- as she exchanges vows with Marc Haunted Mansion. On the way nouncements were read and the Borg. The couple won a radio con- many stopped off to enjoy a test, to marry on BORG Assimila- run on Borg Assimilator as tor™, the Carolinas’ only flying attendees were admitted to roller coaster at Paramount’s the Platinum Pass holder Carowinds. Charlotte, NC. ERT session in progress. Marc and Stacy were one of ten cou- As the park opened the ples who won a radio contest to heat rose and popular spots marry on Borg Assimilator™, the included Water Works, world’s only Star Trek®-themed Nickelodeon Flying Satura- roller coaster, at Carowinds tor and the refreshingly air- conditioned Wings restau- Above, Marc and Stacy ready them- rant. selves for the ups and downs of mar- riage. The couple are joined by their afternoon race was announced. In best man, “3 of 6”, a Borg character, place of the traditional scavenger and Pastor Mark Harris (far right). hunt planners came up with a Pastor Harris, an ACE member, variation of the popular Viacom TV presided over the wedding cere- show, “THE AMAZING RACE.” 14 mony. teams started out for an entertain- ing adventure through the park that had challenges, “road blocks,” “detours,” elimination “pit stops” ending with a grand prize of family ACE Day October 7 season pass packages. Congratula- tions to the park’s PR Dept (Kathleen, Scott and Natividad) Show your ACE card at the ticket who, along with Asst. Rep Max Cannon, came up with a new twist booth to receive half-price tickets on a tradition that has promise of Boomerang Bay coming to bigger things to come. Paramount’s Carowinds to the after-hours event on this Signs appeared at the entrance giving away day only. For more information In the Paramount Theater prizes the new attraction for 2006 which was just announced. A total makeover of the Water- were awarded along with a raffle contact Asst. Rep Max Cannon for all sorts of souvenirs. Night works water park to Boomerang Bay will take place during the off season adding 25% more (Mcannon@ACEonline.org). time ERT was on Top Gun which (Continued on page 11) space, a new giant slide, lounges, a “outback” bar area and more. The Southern Scream -4- FALL 2005 THE RETURN OF A HOORAY FOR DOLLYWOOD HOLIDAYS! TRADITION A new tradition in the Region is starting as we head into the Smoky For 23 magi- Mountains the weekend before cal nights Thanksgiving for a “Coasterfest” at this holiday Dollywood on Saturday, Nov. 19. s e a s o n , P a r a - Transformed by thousands of lights mount’s the park takes on a different atmos- C ar o wi n ds phere during their Smoky Mountain will come Christmas celebration. Most rides alive in a blaze of more than one remain open and an influx of crafters million twinkling lights. Featured along with a change of shows creates attractions include the Carolina a holiday wonderland. Skytower, which turns into one of the tallest Christmas trees in the To give attendees a chance to sample world, Holiday Illuminations, a seasonal foods a $10 food voucher dazzling outdoor water light show, will be distributed in lieu of a group and Santa’s Toy Factory, a spec- meal—and any change will be in tacular live performance taking cash. guests into Santa’s workshop. Guests also can take in a merry march of floats depicting classic Christmas scenes in the Christmas parade, take a twirl on one of the largest outdoor ice rinks in the area and enjoy scrumptious holiday food, shopping and so much more. “WinterFest will be a remarkable, memory-making event that guests are going to want to share with family and friends,” said Bob White, general manager of Paramount’s Carowinds. “This will be the singu- lar defining holiday event through- out the entire region, with a scope and quality that will rival other na- But what would an event be without tional holiday events.” ERT? And we’ve saved the best for last with an hour on Thunderhead, In addition to the multitude of holi- the marvelous wood twister in the day cheer at WinterFest, a select valley. While there you might see number of the park’s children’s construction of 2006’s Timber Tower rides and attractions will be open next to Thunderhead. And from the each night. However, none of the lift hill you might see Fire Tower coasters will be open for the event. Falls in the nearby Splash Country. Our first-ever Coasterfest is timed so that IAAPA Convention delegates in Atlanta (page 11) can end their trip south with an ACE Regional riding event. We’ve also scheduled on a light weekend (no car show rally!) for tourists to Pigeon Forge, this event should get everyone in a holiday spirit along with a great night riding session late in the year, Coasterfest will hopefully be an event to include as an annual pre-Thanksgiving treat. The Southern Scream -5- FALL 2005 Event Flyer Dollywood Coasterfest CAROLINA COASTER CLASSIC—AUGUST 20, 2005 FALL 2005 -6- The Southern Scream The Southern Scream -7- FALL 2005 ENGAGING EXCITEMENT ON MAGNUM’S LIFT HILL Story by Melanie Rea Melanie Rea and her boyfriend, Erik Ingram, have been ACE mem- bers and coaster enthusiasts since 1999. They enrolled daughter Hayley in ACE as soon as she reached 48" tall and could ride all the "good stuff". On August 6, the family took a trip to Cedar Point to get some excite- ment before Hayley went back to school. There was more excitement than Melanie expected as Erik pro- posed to her on the lift hill of Mag- num XL-200 (their favorite coaster)! This was a complete surprise and she immediately accepted his pro- posal AND the incredibly gorgeous antique engagement ring just as they crested the lift hill. Melanie never dreamed there could be a way to make the Magnum or a proposal more exhilarating, but combining the two definitely did that! The couple spent the rest of the ride laughing like little kids and the rest of the day floating at least three feet off every loading platform and coaster seat. Both Melanie and Erik hope every ACE'r finds as much happiness and as many thrills as they have! A LAST GASP AT SFOG The rumors began flying around Six Flags Over Georgia in June as survey markers were found both inside and outside of the park. Most of the markers inside focused on the USA Section, and on Au- gust 14 the Great Gasp hosted its last riders. (The nearby Looping Starship closed on August 1.) No longer will we drive down I-20 and see the chutes on the sky- line—but instead the coaster gateway to the park will be capped by the Goliath lift hill—rising to be as tall as the Gasp. While it was definitely an iconic landmark for the park, ridership and other is- sues made it an appropriate time to retire the ride, and hopefully the new ride opening next Spring will prove to be just as crowd pleasing as the Gasp was during its heyday. As mentioned in our cover story, Goliath is coming in 2006, but the Gasp will be missed by many as they travel on I-20 west of Atlanta. Photos: Kim Fowler The Southern Scream -8- FALL 2005 GOLIATH COMING TO SIX FLAGS OVER GEORGIA IN 2006 (Continued from page 1) entrance road to do its airtime filled gyrations directly across from the entrance gate. Finally the track turns back over the road and hops back up over the Scorcher’s last turn to the USA section -based station. With over 4,800 feet of track and two 9-row, 4-seat B&M coaster trains, both throughput and reliability are hoped to be excellent. And while the theme was rumored to be in line with a retro 50’s theme, for the announcement officials were unspecific as to what it will look like. The entire area of the section is prom- ised to be freshened up so the new coaster GM Melinda Ashcraft, PR Manager Jim Taylor & friends will have a unified new look in the area. The station itself will be between the old Looping Starship and Great Gasp ride loca- tions. For a virtual ride on the coaster, the Six Flags Over Georgia web site (www. sixflags.com/georgia) has a full animation along with renderings. And, to keep everyone looking in over the winter months, a construction web cam diary will show how things are progressing. The current plan is that the ride will open on April 1, 2006, just in time for Spring Break at the park. The ACE Southeast Regional Spring Fling event will be held on April 22 to allow us to add Goliath to the sched- ule. Photos: Robert Nagy SFOG SEASON PASS DAY A GIANT ANNOUNCEMENT! Saturday, November 5, continues an annual tradition of an Announcement day, September 1, 2005, found 2 dozen exclusive ACE reception during the Season Pass Apprecia- ACE members along with members of the media enjoy- tion Day at Six Flags Over Georgia, which officially is ing the park’s announcement of Goliath. But they also known as the ACE Southeast “Fall Finale.” observed the last remnants of the Great Gasp parachute tower as it was torn into history. Park officials have For the last day of the Season pass holders are admitted stated that several pieces have been saved for use to with special prices on guest admissions along with dis- raise funds for the roller coaster museum, but it was counts on food and merchandise—closing out the year with a day of fun (and traditionally almost ERT-like conditions still sad to see an old friend “put down” forever. throughout the park). At Noon ACE members are invited to join the park’s staff at a reception in the Drive-In Theater for what should be a very enjoyable time. Perhaps there will be news about the construction of Goliath, maybe a few door prizes (what would a SFOG event be without prizes?), but you won’t know unless you plan on attending the day. The Southern Scream -9- FALL 2005 ASTROWORLD TO PERMANENTLY CLOSE AT SEASON’S END "We had a great run with "We are always looking for AstroWorld and have been opportunities to enhance proud to serve as a family shareholder value. In assess- entertainment venue in the ing the performance of this community for so many property relative to the sig- years.” Those words from nificant increase in real es- Kieran Burke, chairman and tate values in the Houston CEO of Six Flags, Inc, market, we concluded that marks the beginning of the the best way to unlock this end for a Texas entertainment institution, as the com- value for shareholders was to pursue a sale of the prop- pany announced that it will permanently close its As- erty," said Mr. Burke. "While we continually review our troWorld theme park in Houston at the end of the properties in order to determine the best allocation of 2005 season. resources, it is important to note that a unique set of circumstances applies to the AstroWorld property and In addition, the Oklahoma City-based owner and opera- this action should not be considered indicative of our tor of regional theme parks announced it has engaged intentions for any of our other parks.” Mr. Burke added, Cushman & Wakefield to market the 109-acre site to "We are grateful to everyone who visited, worked and the real estate development community. While subject supported AstroWorld, and we look forward to serving to the approval of the company’s bank lenders, the com- Houstonians at Six Flags SplashTown and other nearby pany expects the sale to yield significant proceeds that Six Flags parks. We are very encouraged by the pros- would be used for debt reduction and other corporate pect that the site has great potential for economic de- purposes. velopment and are hopeful this sale will ultimately re- sult in significant job creation and economic activity for AstroWorld is not only located near Reliant Park - the city of Houston." Houston’s major sports, entertainment, and exhibition center, but it is also near the museum district, the The company said the closure will result in the loss of sprawling Texas Medical Center, and is immediately 119 permanent jobs. However, jobs at other Six Flags adjacent to the new light rail system’s Fannin South properties are likely to be offered to a number of em- Station. ployees. While Six Flags said the 2005 seasonal staff would not be affected, the economic and social impact Six Flags (NYSE: PKS) says a dis- certainly will be felt in 2006, as position of the 37-year-old park jobs for approximately 1,500 sea- Astroworld’s Coaster Collection compares very favorably with other sonal workers – primarily for alternatives for the venue, such as Batman The Escape Stand Up older youth and young adults – making significant additional in- Greezed Lightnin' Sit Down will not come back to Houston. In vestments in new rides, attractions, addition, the loss of AstroWorld and upgraded facilities. While this Mayan Mindbender Sit Down would be a crippling blow to the may be true given AstroWorld’s size surrounding hotels and restau- Serial Thriller Inverted and location within a renewed area rants, whose only real draw dur- of Houston that is adjacent to much Serpent Sit Down ing the summer months is from of city's growing business, civic, and AstroWorld patrons and employ- healthcare activity, the company Texas Cyclone Sit Down ees. acknowledged the continued uncer- Ultra Twister Pipeline tainty over offsite parking rights Six Flags said it retains a signifi- related to Reliant Stadium, the Viper Sit Down cant presence in the greater Texans football team, the Houston Houston area with its Six Flags XLR-8 Suspended Livestock Show & Rodeo as a factor SplashTown waterpark, located in the decision. just north of the city in Spring, Texas. SplashTown will be en- On August 25, 2005, the company’s Board of Directors hanced with equipment from AstroWorld, primarily announced it was seeking proposals from third parties from AstroWorld’s waterpark area. Six Flags will also regarding a possible sale of the company. However, to- continue to serve the Texas market with its San Anto- day’s announcement pertaining to AstroWorld has no nio and Arlington parks. impact on the Six Flags’ ongoing plans to sell the com- pany. AstroWorld’s last day of operations will be Sunday, Oc- tober 30. Story by David Lipnicky The Southern Scream - 10 - FALL 2005 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILMS THUNDERHEAD RANKED #1 AT DOLLYWOOD Amusement Today’s “Golden Ticket” awards have quickly become a standard measurement of quality in the Amuse- ment Industry. After debuting in the #4 spot last year, Thunderhead at Dollywood shot to the top spot in this year’s awards (perhaps aided by the large attendance at the 2005 ACE Spring Convention). Other winners could be found throughout the Region, with Paramount’s Carowinds in the #3 spot for “best kid’s area” after their transformation into Nick Central this year. A production crew from Indigo Films made the casting call and 24 ACErs answered to go to Dollywood on Sep- tember 20 to help film what will be a two-hour high defi- nition TV documentary, Coasters: Riding Into the Ex- treme, which will take a look at the science behind roller Golden Tickets from the Southeast Region (listed with coasters. The show will examine the evolution of coaster the overall winner for the category): design, materials used in construction, and the physics behind what makes coasters so fun to ride. Best Coasters (wood): 1 Thunderhead, Dollywood Under a surprisingly hot September sun the members 17 Rampage, Visionland 22 (tie) Georgia Cyclone, Six Flags Over Georgia joined Dollywood’s staff and Mike Boodley, designer of Thunderhead, with rides on his creation throughout the Best Coasters (steel): afternoon. Mr. Boodley provided the on-camera commen- 1 Millennium Force, Cedar Point tary (the setup is shown above), and also was pleasurable 21 Mind Bender, Six Flags Over Georgia company telling tales and helping to become “Count 29 (tie) Top Gun, Paramount’s Carowinds Boodley” as the train’s passengers counted the curves 45 (tie) Superman-Ultimate Flight, Six Flags Over (22), bridges (16), crossovers (32) and such. Georgia Look for the program to air next Spring on the National Best Water Ride (Park): Geographic Television cable channel. 1 Valhalla, Blackpool Pleasure Beach 5 Mountain Slidewinder, Dollywood Friendliest Park Staff: 1 Holiday World More information is available at 2 Dollywood www.amusementtoday.com Best Shows; 1 Six Flags Fiesta Texas 2 Dollywood Best Kid’s Area: 1 Paramount’s Kings Island 3 Paramount’s Carowinds Best Food: 1 Knoebels Amusement Resort 4 Dollywood The Southern Scream - 11 - FALL 2005 IAAPA HEADED TO ATLANTA The world-wide International Association of Amusement online registration form you will select “Member Rate” and Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) will hold their annual con- select the club as the member and use your member number ference and trade show at the World Congress Center in in the appropriate box. If registering by mail you will need Atlanta, Georgia this year. The conference will run from to contact an ACE Representative for the IAAPA member- November 14 through 18, and the exhibit hall will be open ship code number. November 16—19. IAAPA is a business This is the “One show—and ACE Event That Does members who pre- It All” – with sent a professional probably the appearance and atti- largest array of tude will help en- manufacturers hance the under- and service pro- standing of the club’s viders for the objectives. But it is amusement in- also an informative dustry. No mat- and fun time. The ter what kind of manufacturers offer attraction — amusement park, family entertainment cen- a wide range of displays and information, and some set up ter, zoo or aquarium, museum, waterpark or resort, on the “Magical Midway” their newest rides and attractions. IAAPA Attractions Expo 2005 has every thing needed to Plus, how often can you test out every version of “Bob’s thrill the crowds and keep them coming back. Space Racers” known to mankind? To maintain industry relationships and goodwill, the And to end the week, on Saturday, at the conclusion of the American Coaster Enthusiasts will have a delegation show, drive 4 hours up I-75/40 to enjoy our Coasterfest at manning a booth on the exhibit floor to answer questions Dollywood (see event flyer page 5). and develop new friends. Additionally, ACE members can attend the exhibits at the IAAPA member rate. Using the WWW.IAAPAEXPO.COM CAROLINA COASTER CLASSIC (Continued from page 3) flew through the sky, along with the hard-to- get-credit Hey Arnold’s Taxi Chase and as one of the day’s highlights for many, the Phantom Fly- ers (you know, the ones that were relocated from Kings Island last year). Too soon the ERT was over and people rushed to their air conditioned cars to drive away thinking The winning teams from the first ever Paramount Carowind’s / ACE Southeast “Amazing about the amazing things Race” pose with park officials; (Front row, l-r; Charlie Austin (3rd), Tina & Tommy Quinn that may come there way (1st). Back row; Scott Anderson (Carowinds), Charles Austin (3rd), Mike & Meagan Worley next year. (2nd), Caroline & Steve Emmert, (4th) and Kathleen Bell (Carowinds). THE BRAKE RUN THANK YOU! T he end of Summer brought grief to a large section of our Region. The destruction of . Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast has devastated families, uprooted individuals, and cast aside all that many thought was permanent in life. Thanks to Kim Fowler, Melanie Rea, Robert Nagy, Since that fateful night hundreds of thousands of individuals have spread out across the South- David Lipnicky; Jim Tay- east, all looking for a way to start over. And the hospitality and generosity of people has been lor & Melinda Ashcraft (Six overwhelming. But there is still a very long road ahead. Flags Over Georgia); Scott Anderson, Kathleen Bell & Most needed are funds to rebuild. Several organizations have started efforts to help, including Natividad Lewis the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity. All of these are (Paramount’s Carowinds); Pete Owens (Dollywood), funded by the generosity of people to help others in times of need. If you haven’t taken a mo- and everyone else who ment to give whatever you can, now is the time when your help is needed most. make the Southeast Region of ACE the best! And another way you can help is with your time. Volunteer to help in a shelter, work with a food Thanks also to the drive, donate clothing or supplies, or just work to help catch up with the mountain of information mailing team; Peggy Ul- that is building on top of what must be one of the most disastrous calamities in history. rich, Chip Siezko, Kitty & Doug Wintemute. If you I have personally been volunteering at the American Red Cross Service Center in Marietta, help- live in the Atlanta area and ing provide assistance to thousands of families from the coast daily since they started arriving. would like to help out send- But as I write this I and many others are having to go back to their real jobs so there is a great ing the newsletter send a need for new volunteers to help take over the tasks. I can definitely understand the fearful un- note to rulrich@ACEonline. certainty of the challenge to walk through that first volunteering door, but the rewards on the org. other side are personally immeasurably satisfying. All photos & stories by Robert Ulrich unless other- So, take a moment to help with your time or money. The Southeast is hurting and wise noted. each one of us will play a part of the long process of recovery. Robert 2921 Caribou Trail Marietta GA 30066-4115 Southeastern Representatives Max Cannon firstname.lastname@example.org Josh Herrington email@example.com Matthew Lambert firstname.lastname@example.org Kevin Smallhorn email@example.com Russell Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org Robert Ulrich email@example.com Sam Ulrich firstname.lastname@example.org Andi Westland email@example.com On the web at AmericanCoasterEnthusiasts.org Regional updates posted at: www.ACESoutheast.org send submissions for publication to: Robert Ulrich, Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
"SFOG UNVEILS BIG NEWS FOR 2006"