‘Minority Business’ Category

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La Prensa’s Mujeres Destacadas Awards Recognize Influential Latina Women – La Prensa Newspaper’s Mujeres Destacadas Awards Luncheon, held on March 14, 2014 in Downtown Orlando gathered over 300 women to honor the accomplishments of extraordinary women in the Central Florida community.  This year’s awards highlighted accomplishments in arts & culture, business technology, community leadership, education and health. The event’s keynote speaker Monica Lozano is regarded ...
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 ...
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 ...
2014 Matchup Announced for MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb 5, 2014 – North Carolina A&T and Alabama A&M, two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will face off for the 10th anniversary MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney, an annual celebration of diversity, higher education and football. The 2014 event is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 31 and will air on an ...
Disney Sponsors 16th Annual Don Quijote Awards Gala – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 7, 2013 – A mobile technology firm,­ pediatric medical practice and the retired owners of a grocery story were among the honorees recognized during the 16th annual Don Quijote Awards Gala hosted by Walt Disney World Resort . Organized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and ...
Disney Sponsors ALPFA Orlando’s Annual Leadership and Professional Development Summit – ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013- “Building Leadership through Creativity and Innovation,” was the theme for the third annual Leadership and Professional Development Summit hosted by ALPFA Orlando with support from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Business professionals and students from Central Florida gathered at Full Sail University to focus on career development at the daylong ...
Disney Sponsors Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund Awards – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 26, 2013 – Making a difference for high-achieving college students, the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund recently awarded scholarships to 14 local college students during an awards ceremony at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. More than 300 community leaders and supporters celebrated the students who were selected by a volunteer committee for ...
Golden Dragon Awards at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Celebrates Diversity – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2013 – Courage, diversity and service were the themes during the fourth annual Golden Dragon Awards event at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Organized by the Asian American Chamber of Central Florida, the awards recognize the region’s champions of diversity and service. The Golden Dragon Award is the chamber’s highest honor and recognizes ...
Disney Chef Spices Things Up At The Latin Food And Wine Festival – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2013 - Disney Chefs were among the Central Florida culinary experts who cooked up some savory cuisine during the Latin Food and Wine Festival this past weekend in Altamonte Springs. Sponsored in part by Disney, the event drew more than 20,000 wine and food enthusiasts who celebrated and enjoyed the ...

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