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PR- 3 Disney Hotels recieve Florida Green Lodging Certificate -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 15, 2006 - Florida’s 35 million hotel guests can now opt to take a break at a Florida Certified Green Lodge – a State designation that recognizes hotels and motels as being environmentally-friendly. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today honored Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort and …

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PR – Rhino Relocation -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 6, 2006 – Veterinarians and animal welfare experts from Disney’s Animal Kingdom returned today after successfully transferring two endangered white rhinos from Animal Kingdom to a wildlife preserve in Africa Africa. This was the first ever reintroduction of white rhinos from the United States to Africa. The two white rhinos, both …

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PR – Elephant Vasectomy -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 5, 2006 - Veterinarians from Disney’s Animal Programs led a coalition of experts in an effort to investigate a new method of controlling the growing elephant population in areas of Southern Africa. Their work has resulted in the creation of a new surgical procedure and device that effectively sterilizes male elephants …

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PR – Disaster Relief – Red Cross -

CENTRAL FLORIDA,  June 28, 2004 — The American Red Cross of Central Florida is proud to announce that The Walt Disney Company is donating 720 Mickey Mouse plush toys to support the local chapter’s disaster relief efforts. The generous gesture is part of a nationwide donation to the American Red Cross of 150,000 Mickey Mouse …

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Summer FUNds -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – With a $55,000 donation to local organizations, Walt Disney World is opening doors to summer fun for Central Florida youth. More than 800 young people will benefit from the $55,000 “Summer FUNds” donation from Disney to be shared among 11 agencies in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. Disney identified the need …

PR – WDW Cast Members for Junior Achievement -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 4, 2006 – No spares today, as 5,500 Walt Disney World Cast Members donned their bright yellow VoluntEAR t-shirts in bowling centers throughout Orange and Osceola counties.  They rolled a strike by pledging nearly $250,000 to Junior Achievement during the annual DisneyHand-Helping Kids Shine Bowl-A-Thon. Once again, Disney had the …

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PR – Helping Kids Shine Grants – Orange County -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 28, 2006 – From teaching teen girls character development, volunteerism and healthy decision-making, 25 non-profit organizations that serve Orange County are planning to spread some magic and make dreams come true with the help of Disney’s Helping Kids Shine Grants. The recipients of the 2006 grants were announced today in …

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PR – Ears to You -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - DisneyHand, worldwide outreach for The Walt Disney Company, is providing the funds through its EARS to You program, which recognizes Cast Members for volunteerism through financial contributions to the charities of their choice.   Disney VoluntEARS are encouraged to apply for an EARS to You grant of up to $1,000, payable …

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PR – Helping Kids Shine Grants – Seminole County -

  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 28, 2006 – From emphasizing the importance of education and providing nutritious meals for kids, two non-profit organizations serving Seminole County are planning to spread some magic and make dreams come true with the help of Disney’s Helping Kids Shine Grants. The recipients of the 2006 grants were announced …

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PR – Boys and Girls Club -

ORLANDO, Fla., April 25, 2006 - With the magic of Disney characters, performances by the children and a line-up of distinguished community leaders who’ve helped make this dream a reality, the Pine Hills branch of Boys & Girls Clubs celebrated the ground breaking ceremony of the new state-of-the-art Walt Disney World Boys & Girls Club to replace …

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