LEGOLAND Florida to hold public open house preview featuring theme park concepts and job opportunities

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Later today, Thursday, July 8, LEGOLAND Florida invites anyone interested to learn about the upcoming theme park, ask questions, and even hear about new job opportunities.

The open house-style event is intended to acquaint local residents with LEGOLAND Florida and how it will impact Central Florida. In addition to theme park concepts, LEGO models will be available for viewing, including models of of Darth Vader, Bob the Builder, Thomas the Tank Engine, and a miniature version of the White House, which will be the Florida park’s first permanent model. Guests will also have a chance to help build a giant LEGO mural depicting the front entrance of LEGOLAND Florida. When complete, the mural will be 9 feet wide and 5 feet tall created out of 35,000 LEGO bricks.

In attendance answering questions will be Managing Director of LEGOLAND Parks John Jakobsen, General Manager of LEGOLAND Development John Ussher, Sales & Marketing Director Kim Isemann and Human Resources Director Kim Clark.

The public open house will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Winter Haven Orange Dome, located at 150 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880.

LEGOLAND Florida is scheduled to open in Fall 2011 in the former location of Cypress Gardens. Find out more information about the new theme park on their web site,

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