Drunk Chicken

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

As a balloon entertainer we get many people who try to stump us with strange requests. This past Christmas members of the Olympia Fields Country Club requested a drunken penguin which one of the Magical Balloon-dude Dale’s crew made. Now these big kids (police officers) now have a running challenge going. They want to see … Read more

Easter at Olympia Fields Country Club

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

My first table of balloon entertaining this Easter at Olympia Fields Country Club was for a family with three kids. The cute little girl in her Easter dress wanted an Easter Bunny. The two boys wanted first a snake, and then a car, then both wanted birds. The two boys finally chose a vulture and … Read more

Name Badges

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Entertainers Tip 6 October 24, 2002 mbd2.com update notice – Halloween Pictures It occurred to me the other day that as a entertaining, I should have multiple name badges, besides the normal two I carry. The first name badge is used for the restaurant entertaining saying “Magical Balloon-dude Dale – Suggested tip $2,846,352.35”. I’ve never … Read more

Handout Those Cards!

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Entertainers Tip 5 October 11, 2002 mbd2.com update notice – Email This Link When I graduated from college, I started my own computer consulting company, DEO Consulting, Inc. Like any new businessperson, I went out and had business cards produced. five hundred cards to start. When I meet a new business associate, I would hand … Read more

Can we bottle that energy?

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

I just arrived at Aurelio’s in Griffith IN and I am getting my balloon supplies together when two little boys and their mother entered the restaurant. The littlest boy quickly checked out the room to figure out where they’re going to sit. As he turns around, he sees me and recognizes my balloon apron. The … Read more