[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 Orlando Classic Takes Place November 27-30 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

There’s more than just turkey and football being served up during Thanksgiving weekend. The 2014 Orlando Classic basketball tournament starts Thursday at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The premiere pre-season college basketball tournament is hosted by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and the games are played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
This year’s field includes National Championship contender Kansas and Michigan State as the event headliners. The other teams in the tournament include Tennessee, Marquette, Georgia Tech, and Rhode Island.
The games start November 27 with Santa Clara State taking …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gift Card Holiday Pin Series to Feature Characters from ‘Frozen’

The Disney Gift Card Holiday Pin Series for this year will feature four designs with characters from Frozen.
The Disney Gift Cards with the Frozen designs are available with beginning balances of $75 and each gift card comes with a Disney Trading Pin.
The four pins feature Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf and can only be found as part of the Disney Gift Card holiday series.
The Frozen edition gift cards with pins can be purchased at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Other holiday designs are available at DisneyGiftCard.com.
The Disney Gift Cards can …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Junior Orders Second Season of ‘Sheriff Callie’s Wild West’

Sheriff Callie will continue to keep the peace on Disney Junior.
The network has ordered a second season of Sheriff Callie’s Wild West. The series stars Mandy Moore (Tangled) as the voice of Sheriff Callie, a calico cat sheriff who lives in the frontier town of Nice and Friendly Corners.
Callie works to make sure that everyone in town follows the rules of good morals, manners, and social ethics.
“The rich characters and colorful Wild West backdrop combined with the universal messages of being kind to one another and recognizing right from wrong …

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[19 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Named One of Country’s Most ‘InDemand’ Employers by LinkedIn

The Walt Disney Company was recently named one of the country’s most “InDemand” Employers by LinkedIn.
This annual list from LinkedIn recognizes 100 of the world’s most sought-after companies based on interactions of LinkedIn members.
The online powerhouse of LinkedIn evaluates member’s actions including viewing profiles, visiting and following company pages, and other online interactions. The number of member interactions used to calculate this list is in the billions.
The Walt Disney Company was 14th on the 2014 list of the World’s Most InDemand Employers, which is three spots higher than it was …

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[19 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Makes $1 Million Commitment to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Walt Disney Company has recently pledged a $1 million commitment to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships to outstanding Hispanic students.
The donation is part of a three-year agreement between Disney and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and creates The Walt Disney Company-HSF Scholarship Program.
The program will fund scholarships and support the bilingual and multimedia Public Service Advertising campaign created by the HSF.
“Education is the foundation upon which dreams are built, and increasing access to higher learning is an investment with infinite returns for individuals and society as a whole,” …

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[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Buses to Feature Disney Infinity-Inspired Wraps

To celebrate the recent launch of Disney Infinity 2.0 several Walt Disney World Resort buses will be decorated with specially-designed wraps.
The wraps are similar to what was used to decorate the Monorail over the years.
The bus wraps are designed by the same Walt Disney Imagineering team that designed the Monorail wraps and will feature characters from Disney Infinity 2.0.
Guests will see the five Disney Infinity-wrapped buses around the Walt Disney World Resort.
Disney Infinity 2.0 bring the Marvel Super Heroes to the toy box in addition to other Disney and Pixar …

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Returns to Disneyland for the Holiday Season

The Disney ¡Viva Navidad! experience has returned to the Disneyland Resort for a second year at Disney’s California Adventure.
The holiday entertainment experience of Disney ¡Viva Navidad! is inspired by the Latino culture and is filled with holiday traditions, dancing, and music. The experience takes place in the Paradise Garden area at Disney California Adventure and includes the Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party.
Disney characters are also part of the celebration and guests will see Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and the Three Caballeros – Donald Duck, Panchito, and Jose Carioca.
The Paradise …