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White Rhino Gives Mother’s Day Special Meaning at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 9, 2012 – Mother’s Day may be a little more memorable this year for a Disney “mom” that recently gave birth to a white rhino calf at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. After a 16-month gestation period, Kendi delivered her fourth calf Friday, May 4. The healthy male, which has not yet ...
Disney Executive Recognized for Professional Achievement – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 4, 2012 – The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) recognized George Aguel, senior vice president for The Walt Disney Company, for his lifetime of service to the meeting and convention industry.  The national organization awarded Aguel with its 2012 Professional Achievement Award during a gala dinner in Washington DC.  The ...
Walt Disney World Resort Holds Online Job Fair – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Apr. 24, 2012 - Walt Disney World Resort is now hiring and future Cast Members can take the first step toward their Disney career during an online job fair running through April 29. Full-time, part-time and seasonal openings are available across four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks, two water parks, ESPN Wide World ...
Disney Cast Members’ Children Win National Safety Poster Contest – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Apr. 19, 2012 – Two Disney Cast Members are the proud parents of children being honored next month in Washington D.C. as winners of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest. First-place honors went to Victor Fan, the 13-year-old son of Ming Fan, who works in merchandise ...
Walt Disney World Resort Earns Top Honors for $5.7 Million Donation to Heart of Florida United Way – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 9, 2012 – Walt Disney World, through a corporate matching gift from The Walt Disney Company Foundation and a hefty donation from Cast Members, announced a $5.7 million contribution to Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) to the surprise of an audience of community leaders, volunteers and nonprofit organizations at a special ”All-Star” ...
Disney Dreamers & Doers Celebrates 18 Shining Stars – Orange County Dreamer & Doer Kyle Sullivan with Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney World Resort Ambassador Norman Vossschulte. Orange County Dreamer & Doer Elizabeth Tran with Mickey Mouse. Orange County Dreamer & Doer Amy Pho with Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney World Resort Ambassador Norman Vossschulte.
Disney Dreamers & Doers Celebrates 18 Shining Stars – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 5, 2012 – With a prize patrol and special awards in tow, Mickey Mouse visited local schools this week to recognize 18 students in the five-county area as Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars. Disney Dreamers & Doers recognizes students throughout Central Florida who serve as role models at school, at ...
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Releases Earlier Opening Dates – Hundreds of Resort Jobs Arrive Sooner than Expected in Central Florida LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 22, 2012 – The wings dedicated to the popular films featured at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will now be opening sooner than expected after the resort hotel’s grand opening May 31. “We are excited that the Cars, The ...
Disney Announces Heroes Work Here – a Company-Wide Initiative To Hire, Train and Support Military Veterans – “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans.” KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13, 2012 – Today at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City, President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced Heroes Work Here, a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans. The new program continues ...
Conservation Camps Encourage Kids to Explore Nature – LAKE BUENA VISTA, March 09, 2012 — Inspiring kids and families to connect with nature, Disney is sponsoring approximately 120 Central Florida children to attend a special Spring Conservation Day Camp at Walt Disney World Resort. During their week-long school vacations, students will be introduced to animals from five different continents, learn more about their unique behaviors and exotic habitats and make ...

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