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[8 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Cast Member VoluntEARS Build New Playground

Last weekend a group of Walt Disney World Cast Member VoluntEARS came together with other community partners to build a new KaBOOM! playground in Clermont, Florida. The project was part of the ongoing 30th anniversary celebration of the Disney VoluntEARS program.
Planning for the playground started in March at a “Design Day” event where local kids had a chance to meet with KaBOOM!, Nature Explore, and Disney to design the new play space. One unique area in the new playground is an outdoor classroom that is meant to inspire children to …

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[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Cast Members Take Positive Approach to Health

In an effort to get – and keep – Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members off the couch, Disney launched the cast Couch to 5K Plus program a couple years ago as one of the many wellness options offered by the company.
The program aims to help Cast Members become more active and includes personalized training plans, online resources, and coaching.
“Since we launched the Couch to 5K hundreds of Cast Members have participated and taken steps to improve their health,” said Tracy Swanson, Vice President for Benefits, Health and Workforce Solutions. “Being active …

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[3 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Cast Members Participate in First Ever Annual Bird Count

Florida Cast Members and their families recently took part in a brand new conservation effort at Walt Disney World:  the property’s first annual holiday bird count.
Inspired by Walt Disney’s vision to set aside nearly one-third of the resort property as a wildlife conservation area, Cast Members and their families took to the wilds, and the surrounding areas, to determine what birds are found in the Central Florida area during the winter.  Cast Members were also able to interact with guests as they went about their volunteer duties, and shared tips …