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Disney VoluntEARS Bring Music to Kids’ Summer Camp – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 18, 2013 - This summer, dozens of Central Florida students are bringing more music into their lives with support from a group of Disney Cast Members who are donating time in the classroom and raising funds onstage for more kids to experience the joy of performing The week-long musical summer ...
NALEO 30th Annual Conference brings Nation’s Latino Policymakers to Chicago – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 18, 2013 – A sprinkle of Disney pixie dust traveled through the Chicago air as Latino leaders gathered for the NALEO 30th Annual Conference. Walt Disney Company® co-sponsored the conference, which is the nation’s largest Latino political convention. It also marks the largest gathering of Latino policymakers. As a member ...
PUMA® and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Team Up for Youth Soccer – Westford, Mass., July 17, 2013 – Sportlifestyle brand PUMA® and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort have teamed up in a multi-year agreement that will showcase PUMA soccer and elite soccer players, giving the legions of soccer athletes who compete at the complex early exposure to PUMA’s latest soccer products. As ...
Disney supports diversity through NAACP sponsorship – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 15, 2013 – Thousands of delegates from across the United States attended the NAACP’s 104th annual convention in Orlando, which The Walt Disney Company has participated in as a sponsor for more than 20 years. Members of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization gathered for workshops, training and recognition events related ...
Disney VoluntEARS Stage Concert to Benefit Local Charity – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 11, 2013 – Nearly 500 Walt Disney World Cast Members who share a passion for singing, dancing and acting are currently in rehearsals preparing for a musical performance to benefit local children with an interest in music. Known for staging entertaining concerts for charities, the Encore! Cast Performing Arts group ...
Reading Program Motivates Students – This summer while school is out, the Orange County Library System is encouraging youth to read and learn. Funded in part through a Disney Helping Kids Shine grant, the Dig into Reading program features science, animals, arts and storytelling at 15 locations. According to library leaders, summer reading helps students get a head start when classes resume. “If kids don’t ...
Disney Helps Celebrate National Entrepreneur Center’s 10th Anniversary – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 26, 2013 -Business owners, community leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs gathered earlier this month to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the National Entrepreneur Center. Founded by Walt Disney World Resort, Orange County and the University of Central Florida, the center has been instrumental in assisting local small business owners in starting, sustaining ...
Disney VoluntEARS Earn $955,000 for Central Florida Nonprofits – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 26, 2013 - Throughout June, Walt Disney World Resort is giving a total of $955,000 to the Central Florida community in recognition of the more than 230,000 hours donated by Walt Disney World VoluntEARS in 2012. Cast Members earmarked the funds, known as Disney’s EARS to You grants, for approximately 500 ...
Disney Hosts Gala to Benefit Orange and Osceola Pre-Schoolers – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 26, 2013 - Recognizing the importance of early learning and care, Central Florida’s education and business leaders recently attended the “First Five Years Gala” at Epcot to raise money and support the Early Learning Coalitions of Osceola and Orange counties. The non-profit organizations help pre-school children prepare for kindergarten. Research shows that children ...
Disney Cast Member Recognized for Safety Work – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has recognized Disney Cast Member Heather Earl for her dedication and accomplishments in the field of safety. Heather is a Manager of Safety Services for Walt Disney World Resort and leads a team of seven safety professionals who oversee the safety program for more than 10,000 cast members ...

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