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125,000 Disney Employees to Receive $1,000 Cash Bonus and Company Launches New $50 Million Higher Education Program

125,000 Disney Employees to Receive $1,000 Cash Bonus and Company Launches New $50 Million Higher Education Program

Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, announced that more than 125,000 eligible employees will receive a one-time $1,000 cash bonus. The Company will also make an initial investment of $50 million in a new and ongoing education program specifically designed to cover tuition costs for hourly employees. The two new initiatives represent a total allocation of more than $175 million in this fiscal year. “I am proud we are directing approximately $125 million to…

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Disney Parks will donate $5 to Make-A-Wish®, up to a total of $1 million, for each photo taken and shared featuring Mickey Mouse Ears – or any creative “ears” at all – with the hashtag #ShareYourEars. Photos can be uploaded to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram between now and December 25, 2017.

Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” and Help Share the Joy This Holiday Season

Building on the success of 2016’s global campaign, Disney fans and Make-A-Wish® supporters looking to share the joy this holiday season can once again join Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish and Share Your Ears to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses. Disney and Make-A-Wish fans around the world can make a difference by unlocking a donation with a simple photo and hashtag. Disney Parks will donate $5 to Make-A-Wish, up to a total of $1 million, for each photo taken and shared featuring Mickey…

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Disney Debuts #DreamBigPrincess Photography Campaign to Encourage Kids around the Globe to Dream Big

Disney Debuts #DreamBigPrincess Photography Campaign to Encourage Kids around the Globe to Dream Big

Disney today unveiled a global photographic campaign in support of #DreamBigPrincess celebrating inspiring stories from around the world to encourage kids everywhere to dream big. Nineteen female photographers from fifteen countries have created a series of empowering images showcasing real-world girls and women, as part of Disney’s Dream Big, Princess initiative launched in 2016, which taps into the power of Disney Princess stories to inspire kids. Photographs will be shared on social media to help raise funds for Girl Up, the…

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Watchout Netflix Fans, Disney Moves to It's Own Streaming Service in 2019 as They Acquire Majority Ownership of BAMTech

Watchout Netflix Fans, Disney Moves to It’s Own Streaming Service in 2019 as They Acquire Majority Ownership of BAMTech

The Walt Disney Company today announced that it has agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC and will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service in early 2018, followed by a new Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019. Under terms of the transaction, Disney will pay $1.58 billion to acquire an additional 42% stake in BAMTech—a global leader in direct-to-consumer streaming technology and marketing services, data analytics, and commerce management—from MLBAM, the interactive media and Internet company of Major…

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Saks Fifth Avenue and Disney Announce Holiday Collaboration to Celebrate 80th Anniversary of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”

Saks Fifth Avenue and Disney today announced a magical collaboration to celebrate the holidays at Saks stores this winter. The two iconic brands will come together to delight shoppers this holiday season by creating one-of-a-kind experiences across Saks’ 41 stores in the U.S. and Canada. This November, Saks’ annual holiday window unveiling in New York will celebrate “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” The collaboration includes special Disney-inspired fashion, accessories and giftable items created by premier designers and available in all Saks stores…

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Jennifer McGill (Mickey Mouse Club Alum Debuts Solo Album 'Unbreakable'

DisneyBlu’s DizRadio Disney on Demand Podcast Show #185 w/ Special Guest JENNIFER McGILL (The All-New Mickey Mouse Club, Singer, Solo Artist)

DisneyBlu’s DizRadio.com July 27, 2017 – Show #185 It’s Time D-Heads! This week we take a trip to your childhood and a step into the future as we welcome JENNIFER McGILL (The All-New Mickey Mouse Club, Singer, Solo Artist) to the show! Jennifer stops in and discusses her time on every season of the All-New Mickey Mouse Club, getting noticed still today, and the debut of her solo album Unbreakable and how the time just felt right to release it now! …

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Calling Young Changemakers for a Disney Be Inspired ‘Summer of Service’ Grant!

Youth Service America (YSA) and The Walt Disney Company, including Disney|ABC Television Group, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, and Walt Disney Studios, are working together this summer to inspire kids and families to make a positive impact in their communities through the Disney Summer of Service campaign. Youth can use fun summer activities — like sports, arts, reading, and being outdoors — to join Disney in a movement to make the world healthier, greener, and stronger. Kids who volunteer — with…

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DisneyBlu’s DizRadio: Disney on Demand Podcast Show #180 w/ Special Guest SUSAN EGAN (Meg in Hercules, The Original Belle in Beauty and the Beast on Broadway, Solo Artist, and more!)

DisneyBlu’s DizRadio.com June 8, 2017 – Show #180 It’s Time D-Heads! This week head off in search of a demi god, steer clear of Hades and head onto Broadway as we welcome the iconic SUSAN EGAN (Meg in Hercules, The Original Belle in Beauty and the Beast on Broadway, Solo Music Artist and more) to the show! Susan stops in and talks about playing Disney’s flawed Heroine in Meg, how she landed the starring role in the ground breaking Beauty and the…

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eBay Teams Up With Disney To Celebrate The Premiere Of Disney’s And Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

In celebration of the premiere of Disney’s and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, eBay is launching exclusive experiences and a selection of new merchandise at eBay.com/DisneyPirates. Through this eBay campaign, fans can easily browse and buy unique memorabilia, including officially licensed Disney merchandise, in one destination. Timed to this launch, Disney will also be teaming up on a series of experiences and memorabilia that will be auctioned off on eBay for Charity with…

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Disney’s Richard Ramsey and Others to Speak at 2017 Global Expansion, Technology and Talent Forum

“Designed specifically for Middle Market Company C-suite executives, the 2017 Global Expansion, Technology and Talent Forum is focused on providing tools, resources, innovations and solutions to help executives evolve and execute their international expansion plans and leverage technology efficiencies and human capital strategies,” said Scott Hamilton, president & CEO, Executive Next Practices. This interactive, energetic forum convenes world-class CEOs and leaders who will cover key topics. Speakers include: Richard Ramsey, VP Human Resources, Disney Topic: Global Big Picture: Global Workforce…

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