Walt Disney World Announces Relief Efforts for Central Florida Families and Cast Members Impacted by Hurricane Charley. The following relief is being offered to the community: * DisneyHand, worldwide outreach for The Walt Disney Company, has announced a contribution totaling $100,000 to the American Red Cross and the Heart of Florida United Way. * Walt… Read More »The Mouse House Aids Recovery Efforts
Here’s one of the unique stories to come from all the coverage of Hurricane Charley. Even Dolphins and Manatees have to be evacuated from the storms path. In this case some were sent to Epcot and Seaworld. (via)
Re: Animal Kingdom — Employees said one reason the lushly landscaped park didn’t open Saturday was because there were so many downed tree limbs. One said that, before the cleanup, it looked as if the sidewalks had been covered with mulch. The Orlando Sentinel reports in with the latest from the tourism industry around Orlando.… Read More »Orlando Tourism Update
One of the many things that Disney does right is the Disney Magic Music Days program. The program is a chance for children to perform at a Disney themepark, get a discount on admission and sometimes lodging, and learn a little about what it means to be a paid performer. Disneyland and Disney World participate.… Read More »Disney Magic Music Days
People have been wondering what Disney will do if Hurricane Charley comes ashore and Orlando is in its path. If Charley strays below a catagory 1 Hurricane as it passes the Orlando area look for Disney to batten down the hatches, but not to close the gates. Any outside attraction or tented show will likely… Read More »Charley’s Florida Trip
The Orlando Sentinel reports that Disney has been considering getting into the cell phone business. The Disney brand and the ESPN brand look to be the likely choices. ESPN-brand cell phones and service plans could be tailored to individual sports teams, allowing users to view sports scores, news and video clips, said Robert Entner, an… Read More »Would you buy a used car from this man?
“He won’t be playing Tigger for a while, and that’s not for Disney’s benefit — it’s for his benefit,” Kaufman said, adding that one day Chartrand might want to play Tigger again. Michael Chartrand has been given his old position back with back pay according to the Orlando Sentinel. Let’s hope this ugly chapter can… Read More »Acquitted Tigger Back to work.
and I do mean poor. The Orlando Sentinal continues coverage of the Tigger Molestation sham, I mean trial, with a story on Chartrand’s request to return to work. But the real story is buried in the middle of the article: Chartrand makes between $6.35 and $6.85 an hour, and, like most characters, had been working… Read More »Poor Tigger