Releases

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Disney Unveils Vision for Disney Springs -

Downtown Disney Expansion Brings New Shops, Dining, Entertainment to Guests and Economic Boost for Central Florida LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2013 – Walt Disney World Resort today announced the multi-year transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs, a unique destination that will treat guests to significantly more shopping, dining and entertainment amid beautiful open-air …

Exhibit featuring African-American Art and Artifacts Opens at Epcot -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. March 11, 2013 -Walt Disney World Resort recently opened “Re-Discovering America: Family Treasures from the Kinsey Collection,” an exhibit representing more than 400 years of African-American achievement and contribution. The exhibit at the American Adventure pavilion at Epcot features rare art, books and documents from the private collection of Bernard and …

Disney Offers Growth Opportunity to Diverse Local Businesses -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. March 8, 2013 – With an open invitation to select diverse local businesses to be a part of the magic, Walt Disney World Resort will host a supplier diversity summit March 19 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in an effort to expand its sources for unique products and services. The event is one of the many …

Second Harvest Food Bank Dedicates New Distribution Center Supported by Disney -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 6, 2013 – Disney Cast Members were among a group of community leaders and supporters who joined Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida for the dedication of its new 100,000-square-foot distribution center. The new $15 million facility will provide hunger relief for thousands of Central Floridians in need. The Walt …

Disney Bowl-A-Thon Supports Junior Achievement in Central Florida -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 4, 2013 – Over the weekend more than 5,000 VoluntEARS from Walt Disney teamed up to raise funds to support the mission of Junior Achievement in Central Florida. Junior Achievement is a nonprofit organization that goes into schools to provide age-appropriate economic education for children in grades K-12. Preparing young …

Ninth Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney To Showcase Florida A&M and Mississippi Valley State -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 27, 2013 -The 2013 MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney will feature the Florida A&M University Rattlers of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) against the Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) in a gridiron battle at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 1. The …

Central Florida Students Help Open IBM THINK Exhibit at INNOVENTIONS -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb.  21, 2013 – Just in time tocelebrate National Engineers Week,dozens of students from University High School in Orlando teamed withIBM to unveil IBM THINK, a new interactive experience in INNOVENTIONS West at Epcot. As part of the opening, the group was among the first to explore the exhibit and try …

Paws in the Park a ‘paw-some’ Success -

On Feb. 9, Disney VoluntEARS hosted the Disney Kids and Families Zone at the 19th annual “Mardi Paws”-themed Paws in the Park event at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando. Partnering with the SPCA of Greater Orlando and Disney’s Animal Programs, Disney VoluntEARS assisted Guests at three interactive stations and in meeting our very own Pluto. The Disney Kids …

Walt Disney World Hosts Nation’s Top Bilingual Educators -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Feb. 8, 2013 – More than 2,000 educators immersed themselves in the most important topics related to bilingual education during the 42nd Annual National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity and education, The Walt Disney Company is sponsoring …

Disney Joins Statewide Coalition Against Texting and Driving -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 5, 2013 – In an effort to make driving on Florida’s roadways safer, Walt Disney World Resort today joined a coalition of state and national organizations, including the Florida League of Cities, Florida Sheriffs Association, AAA and the City of Orlando to support legislation to stop motorists from texting while …

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