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Disney Executive Named One of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in Central Florida – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 8, 2012 – The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) has named George Aguel, Senior Vice President for The Walt Disney Company, to its inaugural list of the 25 most influential in Hispanics in Central Florida. The organization’s editorial board selected Aguel based on his leadership and contributions ...
Disney Executive Honored As Hispanic Community Champion – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 6, 2011 – Eugene Campbell, vice president of domestic minority business development for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, was honored as this year’s Hispanic Community Champion at the annual Don Quijote Awards, which recognize business excellence, dedication to service and outstanding professionalism in Central Florida’s Hispanic community. Campbell, who was ...
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Honored by Asian American Chamber of Commerce with Diversity Champion Award for 2011 – Orlando, Fla., October 8, 2011 – Eugene Campbell, Vice President of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Domestic Minority Business Development, receives the Diversity Champion award from Commissioner Samuel Ing of Orlando and Kathy Llamas, President of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Orlando. The award was presented at the annual Golden Dragon Awards Gala ...
The Eagle Award Ceremony Continues to Soar Higher – Lake Buena Vista, Fla., November 12, 2011 – The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida’s 2011 Eagle Award Ceremony lived up to its theme, “Soar Higher,” at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The annual ceremony recognizes the achievements and leadership of local African American businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as the diversity initiatives of ...
12th Annual Gowns & Guayaberas Dinner Honored Scholarship Recipients at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Lake Buena Vista, Fla., October 22, 2011 – The Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando (HHSFMO) held its12th Annual Gowns & Guayaberas dinner at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate this year’s HHSFMO scholarship recipients. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts was title sponsor of the dinner, which welcomed 350 community leaders and government officials. ...
Huge Success at the 3rd Annual Latin Food and Wine Festival – Orlando, Fla., Oct. 19, 2011 – As Hispanic Heritage Month came to an end this week, thousands gathered for the 3rd Annual Latin Food and Wine Festival, hosted by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO). Disney proudly served as the presenting sponsor for the event and supports the HCCMO as a 2011 Trustee. ...
Disney Leaders Yvonne Chang and Eugene Campbell Finalists for Don Quijote Awards – Orlando, Fla., Nov. 9, 2011 – Two Disney leaders were named finalists for the 14th Annual Don Quijote Awards, a program that recognizes “business excellence, dedication to serve the community and outstanding professionalism among Central Florida’s Hispanic community.” Yvonne Chang, director of Operations Integration for Disney Vacation Club, was named one of three finalists for ...
Victoria & Albert’s Chef Earns High Honors as Best in the South Finalist – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., February 24, 2012 – For the sixth year in a row, The James Beard Foundation has named Chef Scott Hunnel of Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa as a finalist on its annual list of top chefs in the country. Nominated for the prestigious “Best Chef: South” award, Chef Hunnel is familiar ...
Epcot Cast Members Share Chinese New Year Customs with Guests from Central Florida and Beyond – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 10, 2012 – For Cast Members at Epcot’s China Pavilion, the 15-day celebration of Chinese New Year from Jan. 23 – Feb. 9 presented a unique opportunity to share their culture with Guests from Central Florida and around the world. “Guests ask us all the time about celebrating Chinese New ...
Michelle Obama Celebrates Let’s Move! and Disney Magic of Healthy Living at Walt Disney World Resort – On a tour to celebrate the second anniversary of her Let’s Move! initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to hundreds of children and parents at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex about the importance of healthy living. She also recognized the efforts of Disney Magic of Healthy Living, which partners with parents in their quest ...

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