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Poarch Band of Creek Indians start hiring for big amusement park

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OWA is spinning with excitement because thanks to our amazing fans, we just hit 10,000 Likes! The Flying Carousel is testing in preparation for our mid-July opening.

Posted by OWA on Thursday, May 4, 2017

Visit OWA on Facebook: 'OWA is spinning with excitement'

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is getting ready to debut the first phase of a huge tourist destination along the Alabama coast.

The amusement park at OWA is set to debut in mid-July. The tribe will be hiring 400 seasonal employees to work at the facility, which features 21 rides.

The first phase also includes a 150-room hotel. That part opens in June.

OWA, which means "big water" in the Creek language, is a 520-acre complex in Foley. Future plans call for a water park, an RV park, additional hotels and housing.

Read More on the Story:
Alabama amusement park set to open mid-July as hiring begins to add 400 seasonal workers (AL.Com 5/3)
$240 million Poarch Creek amusement park, resort taking shape near Alabama Gulf Coast (Alabama News Center 5/3)
Foley amusement park to hold auditions for seasonal employees (WEAR 5/3)
OWA now looking for seasonal employees (WALA 5/3)
OWA to begin challenging hiring process for new employees (WPMI 5/3)

Related Stories:
Poarch Band of Creek Indians plans amusement park near coast (November 3, 2016)


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