Cypress Gardens files for bankruptcy protection
Its been a rumor for a while, but its official that Cypress Gardens
has file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, the Sun-Sentinel reports in an article published today. They cited debts stemming from hurricanes Charlie, Frances and Jeanne as the reason, which pushed their reopening back six months. Cypress Gardens does not plan any cuts or closures at this time. They have in recent months received the Starliner, a legendary wooden coaster, but have yet to assemble it, mostly in part to budget restraints. Cypress Gardens is the oldest park in Florida being open for 70 years, and was once the home for many movies, TV shows and renowned for its ski show.
This is sad news for me personally, as they were the only park generous enough to allow Coasting For Kids to use their park for a coaster marathon May of this year. I wish them a speedy recovery and hope they can finally start to get things right.
I hope that cypress Gardens can raise enough finance to erect the new wood coaster.....that could be the key to their survival.
I always find it sad to hear of any theme park that is suffering, mainly due to bad weather beyond our control, While the part that makes me mad is due to a real bad G.W.Bush government
Why don't we do the American way and donate money to help this park out I look around and I see that nobody has any problems paying the price that Walt Disney world charges I beleive if everyone would donate let say a hundred dollars this would help them out tremendously I bought the 2 year platinum pass just to support this park I do have passes for all the parks and I beleive for the money you get more for money at Cypress Gardens than any other park and I like the other parks I feel that Walt Disney World is over price I think for 300.00 a year for a 4 park pass that is to much if you think about how many rides they have or even at the other parks for that instance Cypress Gardens has way more rides than those other parks and plus the concerts events they have go buy those tickets at a ticket booth and see what you would pay just to hear these performers thats what I'm getting at so why not lets help them out and contribute to them so they can keep the doors open theres a lot of history their and it is a beautiful park the garden has become so lively since the hurricanes and think the staff does a good job keeping it that away so let help them out
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