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Disney Helping Kids Shine Program Invests $1.5 Million to Support Kids – 70,000 Central Florida Children Expected to Benefit  ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2012 — Walt Disney World Cast Members wrapped up a $1.5 million charitable giving spree today with a special visit to Quest, which received $55,000 from the Disney Helping Kids Shine grants program. As the recipient of the Bob Allen Outstanding Community Service Award, ...
Disney to Award Record $1.5 Million to Benefit Central Florida Kids – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 16, 2012 – With help from Mickey Mouse and dozens of VoluntEARS, Walt Disney World Resort today kicked off efforts to award a record $1.5 million in Disney Helping Kids Shine grants to 59 organizations that help enrich the lives of Central Florida kids. Organizations and school districts with programs ...
Walt Disney World Resort Receives Award from Orange County Public Schools – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 – Florida Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson was the keynote speaker at a May 4 event recognizing Orange County Public Schools’ outstanding ADDitions School Volunteers, business Partners in Education and volunteer coordinators. This year more than 53,000 ADDitions School Volunteers and 2,000 business partnerships have donated more than ...
Disney VoluntEARS Build Playground for Lakeland Kids – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 – The spirit of volunteerism filled the Boys & Girls Club of Lakeland on April 28, as Orlando and Tampa-based Disney VoluntEARS converged to build a playground at the facility with the help of the KaBOOM! organization and Girls, Inc. Entertainment and diversions kept the energy high with ...
Disney Dreamers & Doers Recognized at Orlando Magic Game – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 – The Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars, selected earlier this spring, enjoyed some fun and further recognition at the April 25 Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers game. Students and their family members came from across Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Polk counties to attend the final regular-season ...
Genesis VII, Inc. Chosen for Scholarship to Attend Northwestern University Management Program – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 — The Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (cnFMSDC) announced that Genesis VII, Inc. has been honored with a scholarship to attend the Advanced Management Education program at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. “We’re pleased that one of Central Florida’s finest minority-owned businesses will be able ...
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 ...

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