Saturday, May 18, 2024

Duane Wiechman Celebrates 50 Years at Chance Rides

PHOTO courtesy Chance Rides

Wichita, KS, USA (March 1, 2016) — Duane Wiechman was hired at Chance Manufacturing in 1966 by Harold Chance to be the company’s office manager.  Fifty years later, Wiechman continues to remain busy at his job. Chance Rides greatly appreciate Duane’s service to the company and his ever pleasant demeanor.  His knowledge of the company and the industry is invaluable to everyone at Chance Rides.  As a company, Chance Rides honors Wiechman today.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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