March 4, 2011
We're excited to share this "Idea of the Week", submitted by either the MAiZE staff or one of your fellow siteowners. There never seems to be a shortage of ideas and the truth is that some of the best originate with all of you! So, if you ever have an idea you'd like us to pass along to the group, please just send it our way. Also, please remember that we'll be archiving these ideas on the siteowner web site, so that you can go back and view them whenever you like.
Spiderweb & Jumping Pillow Discounts for MAiZE Members Extended!
On the website www.farmtasticfun.com, we have posted information regarding several agritourism products that we are big fans of and who offer discounts to MAiZE owners.
 
The Spiderweb offers a 20% discount that has been extended until April 1
 
Also the Jumping Pillow has new pricing available and offers a material that is 25% heavier than the competion and has the safety info printed directly on the pillow. Orders placed by April 1 can be installed by our teams the same time your maze is cut, which will save you $1750 on the total price.
 
For more info, visit  www.farmtasticfun.com
 
 
That Rocks!
After taking a brief break from our Ideas of the Week to prepare for the Corn Party, we're back this week with an idea that truly ROCKS! Many of you have seen these giant rocking chairs over the past few years and several of you already have them even. After being highlighted in a couple of different slideshows at the Corn Party, we've gotten a lot of recent inquiries about where to get them.

Following is the contact info for the gentleman in Dolph, AR who makes the chairs. The cost is $2150 and he will be accepting orders up until March 15. At that point he’ll be making all the chairs in one big batch for whatever orders he has received. He most likely won’t be making any extra for late orders, so be sure to get in touch with him soon if you’re interested.
 
Larry Hagan
870-373-3820
870-373-3843
870-297-8019
 
* For those interested in building their own, Gary Starr (a member of our own MAiZE family) was kind enough to share the building plans for the chair he built. You can view them by clicking here.
 
 
Thanks to our Corn Party Sponsors & Vendors...
A special thanks to all the vendors who exhibited at our Corn Party and especially to those who sponsored the conference:
 
Westland Insurance Services, Inc., Ken Donat
(608) 768-0401, ken.donat@westlandinsurance.com
*sponsored bags & mobile munchies
 
Cajun Country Corn (Cannons, Cow Train, etc.), Donald & Vicki Courville
(877) 843-9421, louisianamaze@hotmail.com
*sponsored barn beverages
 
McNeil Printing, Jared Combs
(801) 361-2239, jaredc@mcneilprinting.com
*sponsored binders & pop up banners
 
Kid Tees by Stephen Joseph Inc., Sandy James
(800) 725-4807, sandyj@stephenjosephinc.com
*sponsored t-shirt printing
 
Bloody Mary (face paint), Bobbie Weiner
(817) 615-8610, info@dearbloodymary.com
*sponsored Kids Play Room
 
Cawley Company (name badges), Nick Novachek
800.822.9539 or  920.686.7003, nickn@thecawleyco.com
*sponsored name badges
 
Wristband Resources, Bonnie Lewis
(262) 754-5854, bonnie@wristband.com
*sponsored snack packs
 
Chuckwagon Old Fashioned Soda, Terry Schaeffer
(610) 401-4171, terrysprint11@aol.com
 
Prime Pedal Karts (and horse bouncers), Derek Lother
(850) 475-0450, info@primekarts.com
 
Virginia Toy & Novelty (glow products), Tom Weigl
(866) 708-8697, tom@virginiatoy.com
 
GEP Productions (vortex), Alan Tura
(330) 392-6527, gep@gepproductions.com
 
Characters Unlimited (animatronics), Olaf Stanton
(702) 294-0563, info@charactersunlimitedinc.com
 
Keen Designs (haunt consulting), Shawn Keeney
(727) 641-4430, keendesignsinc@gmail.com
 
Hillside Orchard Farms (country store items), Lynn McDaniel
(706) 782-4995, lynn@hillsideorchard.com
 
Gold Medal Products (concession supplies), Scott Skinner
(800) 888-3346, sskiner@gmpopcorn.com
 
Berg USA (Pedal Karts), Gary Landis
(877) 499-6462, berg.sales@binkleyhurst.com
 
Holiday Hills Farm (Spookley), Aaron Berkoff
(617) 233-1620, aaron@holidayhillfarm.com
 
Chick-N-Mation (chicken show), Jerry Howell
(905) 327-4845, jerry@chick-n-mation.com
 
TimeForge (Online Employee Software), Anthony Presley
(866) 684-7191, info@timeforge.com
 
Signs of the Seasons, Suzanne & Gary Gilmore
(219) 866-4507, sgilmore@signsoftheseasons.com
 
Miss the Corn Party and want the Highlights DVD & Binder?
For all those who attended the Corn Party, you will be receiving a highlights dvd (including tapings of each session) within the next two weeks. For those who didn't attend, the dvd and a digital copy of the binder can be purchased for $50. To order:
 
1. Go to www.themaize.com
2. Login to the siteowner private area in the upper right corner
3. Click on SHOP
4. Click on MISCELLANEOUS
 
Take a Look at the Corn Party Pics!
We've got hundreds of photos from the Corn Party taken by our photographer Michelle and invite you to take a peek at our new FlickR photostream at:
 
 
She'll continue adding more over the next several days, so be sure to come back!
 
 
We're all Ears...
If you weren't able to turn in your conference survey in Raleigh and haven't completed the online version sent out a few days ago, we'd still love to get your input!
 
Click on the link below to answer a few quick questions about the Corn Party and the games that were unveiled.
 
The MAiZE Inc.; PO Box 367, Spanish Fork, UT 84660; 801-798-0596

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