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Disney Green Thumbs Behind Festival’s Blooms -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 25, 2014 - A lot of mulch, sweat and shears have gone into the 21st annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival presented by HGTV. For the past year, a team of 400 gardeners, horticulturists and landscape architects has been keeping their green thumbs busy preparing for this 75-day festival. From …

Walt Disney World Recognized for Supplier Diversity -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 21, 2014 – Recognized for its consistent efforts to promote supplier diversity in Central Florida, Walt Disney World Resort recently received the Corporate Leadership award presented by the Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (cnFMSDC). cnFMSDC is a corporate member organization that connects companies with minority-owned business enterprises to …

Mickey’s Attic – Spring 2014 Edition -

At Walt Disney World we value our partnership with local non-profits in the five county Central Florida region.  We would like to extend a very special opportunity to our friends at non-profit organizations in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Polk, and Seminole Counties. Mickey’s Attic is a magical “space” where you can browse and select surplus merchandise …

Walt Disney World Resort Hosts Nonprofit Volunteer Engagement Training -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 13, 2014 – Walt Disney World Resort today hosted 26 Central Florida nonprofit organizations for Ready, Set, Go! training by generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light, with support from Hands On Orlando. Designed to help community groups more effectively engage youth volunteers and offer new family-oriented service activities, …

Disney VoluntEARS Strike Gold for Junior Achievement -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 7, 2014 – King Pins and Alley Cats were out in full force this past weekend when more than 5,000 Disney VoluntEARS teamed up to bowl for a cause at the annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon. During the three-day event, Disney Cast Members raised approximately $250,000 for Junior Achievement of Central …

Hispanic Chamber Welcomes New Leadership -

ORLANDO, Fla. – (February 26, 2014) – Community and business leaders welcomed in the new leadership team of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) at the organization’s 22nd annual installation luncheon where Walt Disney World was a lead sponsor.  Cast Members from Walt Disney World were in attendance, including Lourdes Mola, Manager …

Epcot Expands Exhibit Celebrating African-American History -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 20, 2014 – As many in the United States focus on African-American heritage during Black History Month, Walt Disney Imagineers are preparing to expand an exhibit that pays homage to African Americans who helped build and transform a nation. On display at Epcot, ”Re-Discovering America: Family Treasures from the Kinsey Collection” opened …

The Voice Winner Danielle Bradbery Kicks Off Music In Our Schools Month with National Bus Tour to Raise Awareness for Music Education -

Bradbery, Give a Note Foundation and Disney Performing Arts to Visit Schools Across America and Recognize Music Education Achievements RESTON, Va. (Feb. 13, 2014) – Homework. Sports. Social Media. With so many demands, it can be easy for busy students to overlook something valuable in their daily lives. That’s why Give a Note Foundation and Disney …

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Disney VoluntEARS Inspire Future Scientists -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., January 24, 2014 – Ever wonder what makes it possible for guests to take a flight to Endor with Star Tours, or how Big Thunder Mountain Railroad creates thrills as the wildest ride in the wilderness? Cast Members from Walt Disney World Resort who work on both of those attractions, combined …

Princess Belle Reads to Osceola County Preschoolers -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Feb 17, 2014 – Disney Princess Belle is doing her part to inspire a love for reading. As part of the WEE Read Early Literacy and Math Program (Wee Read), the beloved bookworm from Beauty and the Beast sat down with dozens of preschoolers at the Gingerbread House in Osceola County …

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