not logged in.
           forgot password?

More bad news for the BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-29-2012, 11:31 AM
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,053
Blog Entries: 3
Default More bad news for the BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

Hey all,

Once again, local NBC affiliate WAVE TV3's Trouble$hooter Reporter Eric Flack is slandering the BELLE OF LOUISVILLE for her operation draining the city coffers. Once again he talks about how much money the boat needs to operate and how the Mayor needs to cut the budget.

I am beginning to wonder why this guy hates the BELLE so much. He continues to do his annual slander campaign on her. Yet, some of the comments on the article show the public may be on to him. The BELLE's problems are more than the money, they are the operation as a whole. Letting a private city-funded entity (Waterfront Development Corporation) run the operation isn't the answer. They don't understand the operation of a steamboat. It isn't what they do. The BELLE needs a Operating Board like she had in the past with River People in control...not politicians protecting their outrageous paychecks. In the days of the Operating Board she was self sustaining...she hasn't been since the Operating Board was dissolved.

Belle of Louisville raising prices to cope with money problems - News, Weather & Sports

Lets face it folks...if we want the BELLE to survive, we need to ante up the money and ride her. We also need to get the word out to the public and get them to ride her.

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Belle of Louisville drydocked! Phillip Johnson River Talk & Cruises 1 01-20-2011 06:33 PM
BELLE OF LOUISVILLE and her new a/c Judy Patsch Steamboats & History 4 08-23-2010 03:27 PM
BELLE OF LOUISVILLE Air Conditioning inactive user 02 River Talk & Cruises 1 03-21-2010 02:54 PM
Belle of Louisville John Steam Steamboats & History 1 12-18-2008 05:52 PM
Belle of Louisville Bex Carter River Talk & Cruises 1 08-07-2006 08:45 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:25 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
All content on this site is copyright protected and may not be re-used without written permission.
Bookmark and Share