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JAXPORT Welcomes Disney – Jacksonville, Fla., June 19, 2012 – Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has started importing most of the merchandise headed to its Central Florida parks through JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point, a shift that underscores the port’s growing attractiveness to shippers while also supporting statewide efforts to move Florida cargo through Florida seaports. Florida ...
Urban League Youth Summit Inspires Students to Become Leaders – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 – The Walt Disney Company hosted the 11th annual Central Florida Urban League Youth Leadership Summit this past Saturday at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.  The conference focused on engaging and empowering 170 students to become positive leaders in their school and communities while focusing on topics relevant to ...
The Walt Disney Company Sets New Standards for Food Advertising to Kids – BURBANK, Calif., June 5, 2012 – Building on its landmark nutrition guidelines established in 2006, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today became the first major media company to introduce new standards for food advertising on programming targeting kids and families.  This significant undertaking marks the latest step in Disney’s partnership with parents to inspire ...
Disney Shares Insights with Diverse Business Leaders – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 31, 2012 – Building upon its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Walt Disney World Resort recently invited a small group of influential leaders from Central Florida’s minority business community to attend a brief update on the Resort. Topics covered included the Disney Fantasy, Disney’s Art of Animation and the Fantasyland ...
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Opens, Putting Hundreds More Cast Members to Work in Central Florida – Central Florida Leaders Gather for Historic Moment at Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. May 31, 2012 – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort opened its doors for the first time today as hundreds of Cast Members welcomed guests and community leaders from across Central Florida who shared in the historic moment. Disney’s Art ...
Big Help for Hunger Relief Gets Underway – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 30, 2012 — Disney executives were among a group of community leaders who helped Second Harvest Food Bank break ground on a new $15 million facility that will provide hunger relief for thousands of Central Floridians in need. On May 30, the construction of the 100,000-square-foot distribution center got under ...
Disney VoluntEARS Plant Herbs at Transitional Home – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 30, 2012 – A group of families now can spice up their meals with rosemary, oregano and basil thanks to the work of VoluntEARS from Disney’s Boardwalk Inn who planted and delivered the herbs to the transitional housing facility where they live in Kissimmee. This community effort was initiated by ...
Eighth Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney Set for Sept. 2 – Tickets for Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama State Game Now on Sale LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 30, 2012- The eighth installment of the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney – featuring Bethune-Cookman of the MEAC against Alabama State of the SWAC – will be Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The ...
More Than 300 Veterans Participate in Disney Career Expo as Part of Heroes Work Here – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 24, 2012 – Hundreds of military heroes returning to civilian life learned valuable interviewing tips and resume writing techniques from Cast Members at Walt Disney World Resort. Today’s career expo attracted more than 300 new veterans to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and was part of the Heroes Work Here initiative. ...
Chef’s Gala Celebrates 20 Years of Support for Heart of Florida United Way – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 23, 2012 - Joining forces to help alleviate hunger and homelessness in Central Florida, 24 top chefs from the finest local restaurants served up some of their best creations during the 20th Annual Chef’s Gala. The May 19 event, held at Epcot World Showplace, raised a record $219,175 for the Heart of Florida United ...

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