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[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest Star on Upcoming Episode of ‘Jessie’

First Lady Michelle Obama is set to guest star on Disney Channel’s hit show Jessie next month.
The storyline for the episode raises awareness about the service, sacrifice, and needs of military families. The special episode is part of Disney’s ongoing support for the U.S. Armed Services and the White House’s Joining Forces initiative.
The episode, “From the White House to Our House,” finds Jessie and Zuri wanting to host a birthday party for Taylor, a friend whose mother is deployed with the military. Taylor doesn’t want to celebrate without her mom, …

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Give the Keynote Address at Disney’s Veterans Institute Workshop

First Lady Michelle Obama is set to give the keynote address at next month’s Veterans Institute workshop at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Veterans Institute workshop is a free program offered by Disney to inspire companies to employ servicemen and women who are transitioning to the private sector.
Mrs. Obama launched Joining Forces in 2011 with Dr. Jill Biden. Joining Forces is an initiative dedicated to connecting servicemen and women, veterans, and military spouses with resources they need to find jobs at home. Through their work with the initiative Mrs. Obama …

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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Special Offers for Military Families Extended by Disney Parks

With a long-standing history of honor and commitment to the military, Disney Parks has taken it a step further and extended their special offers for military families until September 2012. All military personnel and their families, including active and retired military, as well as the National Guard members and Reservists, will be able to take advantage of special hotel and theme park rates.
This news is in conjunction to the Walt Disney Company announcing their participation in Joining Forces, a campaign created by the Obama Administration. To learn more about this …