Beverly Bowl sign torn down

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Beverly Bowl sign torn down

Postby Phillip » Sun Apr 11, 2004 2:35 pm


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The AMF must be stopped!

Postby Nathan » Sun Apr 11, 2004 11:41 pm

On page 140 of the book Los Angeles Neon I take a hearty dig at the "Always Means Fun" contingent. But I never thought such a tragedy could befall Beverly -- only a cabal of TRULY evil entities could tear down this signage. Friendly Hills Lanes is next, mark my words. Southwest, Covina, Gage, Corbin, they're all comin' down, if not via AMF then condo development or the criminal LAUSD will see to it.

If anyone out there's got AMF's corporate info, I say post it here and we should all see to it that media everywhere are alerted to the vaster stupidity being practiced in the southland...

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Postby Futura Girl » Mon Apr 12, 2004 4:21 am

Customer Service
1-800-342-5263


Sales Headquarters
AMF Bowling Products
8100 AMF Drive Richmond, VA 23111
Phone 804-559-8600 Fax 804-559-8650

John Walker, Chief Operating Officer
AMF Bowling Products, Inc.
Global Sales and Service
8100 AMF Drive Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Phone 804-730-4301 Fax 804-730-6664
E-mail jwalker@amf.com

Jay Buhl, Vice President, North America Sales
AMF BOWLING
8100 AMF Drive Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Phone 804-730-6675 Fax 804-559-8650
E-mail jbuhl@amf.com

AMF's Board of Directors appointed George W. Vieth, Jr., a current Director of AMF, interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Philip L. Maslowe will remain Chairman of the Board. I am assuming their emails would be gvieth@amf.com or gwvieth@amf.com and pmaslowe@amf.com or plmaslowe.com ?


WESTERN REGION (Region III)

REGIONAL MANAGER


Bob Lehman, Sales Manager
AMF Bowling Products, Inc.
3049 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone 602-955-1810 Fax 602-954-8011 Cellular 602-684-7273
E-mail blehman@amf.com

DISTRICT SALES MANAGERS

Michael Klimpel
1609 West County Road 42 Burnsville, MN 55306
Phone 952-432-4364 Fax 413-826-0926
E-mail mklimpel@amf.com

Leo Kovach
4130 45th Ave., S.W. Seattle, WA 98116
Phone 206-937-2408 Fax 206-937-1458
E-mail lkovach@amf.com

Gary Nagg
3031 South Houston School Road Lancaster, TX 75146
Phone 972-274-3165 Fax 972-274-3782
E-mail gnagg@amf.com

Keith Roth
3609 Falmouth Street Columbia, MO 65203
Phone and Fax 573-442-2446
E-mail kroth@amf.com

Joe Roussin
190 S. Summertree Rd. Anaheim Hills, CA 92807
Phone 714-974-9436 Fax 714-974-9437
E-mail jroussin@amf.com

Marc Zack
30647 North 42nd Place Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Phone 480-538-7038 Fax 602-327-0880
E-mail mzack@amf.com

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Postby Nathan » Mon Apr 12, 2004 6:58 am

MM, you totally rock. Thanks.

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Postby Lynxwiler » Mon Apr 12, 2004 9:55 am

I already made three phone calls and got the run around. The 1800 number operators won't let me talk to anyone in mangement and the folks at the Beverly Bowl play dumb and refer me to the 1800 number.

I want to know if there's anything left of the signage. Something that big may have been torn into tiny, moveable pieces by now, but I at least want a confirmation that it does or does not exist any longer.

AMF sucks!

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Postby MsJVonFink » Sun Apr 18, 2004 7:17 pm

I can't understand the logic behind this! I kick myself now for not having been there in a few months. And in response to AMF sucking; I second that.

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Postby Lynxwiler » Mon Apr 19, 2004 9:36 pm

The good ol' grape vine tells me that since the Beverly Bowl sign came down, the attendance at the bowling alley has dropped. This leads me to respond with a great big "Duh!".

It was their enormous, landmark sign that announced and promoted the lanes. No backlit, AMF piece o' crap can compete with the drawing power of the Beverly Lanes original neon sign.

What's next?


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