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For Kids’ Sake: Disney Offers $1.5 Million in Grants to Local Nonprofits -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2011 – Throughout the year, Walt Disney World Resort works with charities throughout Central Florida to build better futures for local children. As the new year approaches, a total of $1.5 million in financial support is available for eligible local nonprofits through the 2012 Disney Helping Kids Shine Grants …

Disney Donates Playgrounds To Encourage Creativity, Fun -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 15, 2011 – Children at the Welbourne Avenue Nursery and Kindergarten in Winter Park have a brand new way to exercise their minds and show off their creativity, thanks to the new Imagination Playground they received from Walt Disney World Resort. Part of the KaBOOM! organization’s Building Playgrounds initiative, Imagination …

Disney VoluntEARS Dress Up Holidays for Local Children -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 14, 2011 – For more than 20 years, Vernell Erkins has volunteered her time for a tradition that makes the holidays brighter for more than 1,000 local children. Erkins is one of hundreds of Cast Members at Walt Disney World Resort who outfit teddy bears in a variety of costumes, …

Rare Pigs Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 13, 2011 – The Animal Care team at Conservation Station has some new animals to brag about with the arrival of three kunekune pigs, a rare breed that has just made its debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Found in New Zealand but believed to have originated in China, kunekune pigs …

Disney VoluntEARS Collect Nearly 30,000 Toys For Local Children -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 – Walt Disney World VoluntEARS reported for duty this morning on a joint mission with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and Mickey Mouse to contribute to the local Toys for Tots campaign. During the past month, Walt Disney World Cast Members collected more toys than ever before – …

Four Seasons breaks ground at Walt Disney World Resort -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 6, 2011 – Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts kicked off construction of its luxury resort at Walt Disney World Resort today, in a groundbreaking ceremony with joint venture partners Silverstein Properties and Dune Real Estate. The 444-room resort will create about 2,000 construction jobs and hundreds of resort positions when …

Series Highlights Organizations That Make A Difference -

From packing boxes of food for Second Harvest and building KABOOM! playgrounds for children, to collecting items for Toys For Tots, Disney VoluntEARS work with numerous nonprofit organizations in Central Florida all year long that share Disney’s commitment to improve the lives of children and families in the local community. During these uncertain economic times, …

Disney Shares Gifts for the Holidays and Beyond at Coalition for the Homeless -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 21, 2011 – Close to 600 people will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Coalition for the Homeless on Thursday – thanks to Chef Tony Marotta and his team at Walt Disney World Resort. Preparations for the meal, which includes roasted turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans, and pumpkin pie, …

Disney Executive Joins National Travel Marketing Group -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 17, 2011 – Randy Garfield, president of Walt Disney Travel Company and executive vice president of Worldwide Sales & Travel Operations of Disney Destinations, has joined the Brand USA board of directors to represent the attractions sector of the travel and tourism industry. Seeking to draw more foreign visitors to …

TEA Honors Disney with Thea Awards -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 16, 2011 – The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) recently announced recipients of its 18th annual Thea Awards, and Disney Theme Parks and Resorts received four honors, including a lifetime achievement award for Walt Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde. The awards, which will be presented at a gala in March, recognize and …

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