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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 ...
Disney Sponsors HBIF Success Stories Luncheon in Tampa – TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 1, 2013 – The Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF) recently hosted their annual Success Stories Luncheon in Tampa. The signature fundraising event brought more than 300 government, business and community leaders together to celebrate the achievements of a select group of Hispanic-owned small businesses.   Sponsored in part by Walt Disney Parks and ...
Disney Celebrates Hispanic Business Success with HBIF – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2013 - More than 400 business, government and community leaders celebrated the spirit of entrepreneurship at the annual Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF) Success Stories Luncheon in downtown Orlando. Sponsored in part by Walt Disney World Resort, the luncheon also focused on the year-round contributions HBIF makes to the community and honored ...
Disney Co-sponsors Brazilian Business Expo in Central Florida – ORLANDO, Fla., September 7, 2013 — More than 500 people gathered for the Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce’s (CFBACC) 1st Brazilian Business Expo in Orlando. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Minority Business Development co-sponsored the event as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to diversity and growing relationships with diverse professionals and organizations. ...
Path to Disney Careers Begins at HBCUs for Many Cast Members – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 – Football is only one part of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) experience. For HBCU alumni, the education they receive has a much greater and longer-lasting influence. Walt Disney World Resort employs many HBCU alumni as Cast Members in a wide variety of roles. For LaJoy ...
Legends Award Recipients Honored – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 31, 2013 - The seven recipients of this year’s MEAC/SWAC Legends Award, which recognizes alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for outstanding contributions, were  honored Saturday night at a reception at Walt Disney World Resort. Three of the honorees are alumni of HBCUs in Florida. Held the night before the big game, ...
Local High-School Students Inspired by Disney Sports Business Panel as Part of MEAC/SWAC Challenge Activities – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 - More than 900 local high school students were inspired to work hard, follow their dreams and never give up at the ESPN 101 High School Career Panel, the first of multiple events leading up to the 9th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. Sports business professionals shared their career ...
Disney-sponsored game brings thousands of fans to Orlando – MEAC/SWAC Challenge has positive economic impact on Central Florida LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 1 – Nearly 25,000 fans attended the ninth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney at the Florida Citrus Bowl over the Labor Day weekend. The match-up between teams from the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic Conferences was televised live on ESPN, with a victory ...

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