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  • Walt Disney World Resort holds annual spring hiring event for over 3,500 positions

    Multiple job fairs being held throughout April and May LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 20, 2018 – Walt Disney World Resort is hosting its annual spring hiring event throughout the months of April and May in an effort to fill over 3,500 roles across the resort. Available positions include full-time, part-time and seasonal roles within housekeeping, transportation, lifeguard, food and beverage and […]

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  • Disney surprises local nonprofit organizations with $500,000 to benefit thousands of Central Florida children and families

    Disney Grants are part of a continuing $34 million in giving Disney plans to invest in the community this year. — LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 19, 2018—As a fun-filled, Toy Story-themed tailgate party traveled through the Central Florida this week, Walt Disney World Resort surprised and celebrated several non-profit organizations that aim to make a difference […]

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  • Women’s Inclusion Network Inspires, Engages Cast Members at Walt Disney World Resort

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. April 11, 2018 – More than 500 Cast Members from Walt Disney World Resort recently gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for the launch of the Women’s Inclusion Network, the latest of Disney’s diversity resource groups. The event, which highlighted leadership, empowerment, advocacy and development among women and men, encouraged Cast Members […]

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  • Disney hosts 26th annual Chef’s Gala, benefitting more than 600,000 Central Florida children and families

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. April 14, 2018—More than 800 attendees paraded down a red carpet set amidst a starry night sky at Epcot for the 26th annual Chef’s Gala event, benefitting Heart of Florida United Way. They arrived hungry—and left with both full stomachs and hearts. Delicious dishes and decadent drinks were just the beginning […]

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  • Disney plans to invest more than $34 million in community support in 2018

    Disney Grants go to infinity and beyond with $500,000 to fund impactful initiatives for local nonprofit organizations. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. April 16, 2018— It’s time to celebrate! As part of its plan to invest more than $34 million in giving in the Central Florida community in 2018, Disney has out-of-this-world plans to surprise five […]

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  • Disney Leaders Shared and Gained Insights at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. April 6, 2018 – More than 1,000 African American women leaders and executives recently gathered at the Walt Disney World Resort for the 13th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit. The event highlighted industry leaders through professional development workshops and sessions about business and leadership trends. Fostering engagement with diverse […]

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  • A dream comes true for young local aspiring artist

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL. March 21, 2018—A young Central Florida teen who aspires to one day be an artist recently got a glimpse of her dream career during a job shadowing experience at the most magical place on earth. Debora Cordero, a 17-year-old student at Osceola High School, first started drawing when she was just […]

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  • A musical match made at Epcot: Community groups perform at Epcot International Festival of the Arts

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Feb. 23, 2018— While the Epcot international Festival of the Arts has come to a close, the memories made at the festival are sure to last for years. Some of those memories were made by Central Florida performers who were invited to bring their local talent into the international festival. Five […]

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  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Feb. 17, 2018—Teamwork is at the core of the record-breaking Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, and that’s exactly what it took to pull off an experience of epic proportions for 35 students of the comic book club at Boys & Girls Clubs—Disney Clubhouse in Pine Hills. Teams across Walt Disney World Resort […]

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  • Disney grants unique and tasty wish of Make-A-Wish child

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Feb. 22, 2018—The Disney nametag is an iconic symbol of what it means to be a Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Cast Member, and four little letters on one made all the difference for 14-year-old Make-A-Wish child Winter of Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania. Winter recently wished to return to Walt Disney World […]

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