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Cory Hutchinson Named General Manager
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Cory Hutchinson has been named General Manager of Funtown Splashtown USA. Kenneth D. Cormier, President and CEO, Funtown Splashtown USA made this announcement on November 1, 2010. Hutchinson previously held the position of General Manager of Splashtown USA Water Park for the company.

In this expanded role, Hutchinson will now oversee the day-to-day operations of both parks, and will continue to oversee future development of the water park property.

"As both Funtown USA and Splashtown USA continue to grow, Cory has stepped up and really demonstrated that he is ready for this new challenge," said Cormier. "Over the years, his commitment to safety at the park and the industry has been exemplary. I am confident that in this new role, he will bring even greater contributions to the organization as a whole. I look forward to working more closely with him as the park continues to grow."

Two water park assistant managers were promoted at the same time. William Gagnon and Rebecca King, both long time employees of the water park have been named Water Park Operations Managers. Gagnon and King will oversee the operations of Splashtown USA. Benjamin Santos-Rogers, who has been in the position of Park Operations Manager since 2008, is now Ride Park Operations Manager, overseeing the operations of Funtown USA.

Hutchinson started with Funtown Splashtown USA in May 1996 as manager of the then newly acquired Splashtown USA Water Park. Since his tenure began, he has been involved with three major expansions in 1999, 2003 and 2007. Hutchinson received his Certified Pool Operator certificate from the World Waterpark Association (WWA) in October 1997, and his Aquatic Facilities Operator certificate, also from the WWA in October 2004. He was elected to Funtown Splashtown USA's Board of Directors in 2000. Hutchinson also serves on the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA) Board of Directors since 2005, and is the current First Vice President of the Association.

Hutchinson attended Hobart College in Geneva, New York and graduated from Waynflete School in Portland, Maine in 1991.

About Funtown Splashtown USA
Funtown Splashtown USA is Maine's largest family-themed water and amusement park, located on U.S. Route 1 in Saco. The beautiful 82-acre park offers over 45 rides, water slides and pools for thrills and excitement, with some of the largest attractions in Northern New England. The park was recently named Maine's "Best Family Entertainment" by the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram 2010 Reader's Poll. For park hours and information, please call 207-284-5139 or visit http://www.funtownsplashtownusa.com/.

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