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A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes… Cast Members have Dreams, too!

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By Deb Wills, ALL EARS® Editor-in-Chief Feature Article This article appeared in the February 13, 2007 Issue #386 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) A dream is a wish your heart makes… and for two Cast Members I recently spoke to, this Year of a Million Dreams finds them in their dream jobs of a lifetime. … Continue reading "A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes… Cast Members have Dreams, too!"
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Disney Aspire: No Cost Education Program Launches for Hourly Cast Members

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The Walt Disney Company has introduced Disney Aspire, a new education program designed to make it easier for hourly cast members to pursue higher education or vocational training. The $50 million initiative, with up to $25 million in annual funding going forward, includes a full range of programs and certificates that do not need to … Continue reading "Disney Aspire: No Cost Education Program Launches for Hourly Cast Members"
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Animal Kingdom Cast Members Get New Costumes

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In recent months, you may have noticed that cast members at Disney’s Animal Kingdom have adopted new costumes highlighting threatened and endangered species that Disney is working to support in the wild. These cast member costumes feature a mosaic design with three different motifs: one spotlights flying animals, such as cranes and butterflies; another has … Continue reading "Animal Kingdom Cast Members Get New Costumes"
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When a ‘hard freeze’ hit Walt Disney World in 1989, cast members turned to faux plants along Jungle Cruise

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During the hard freeze of 1989 in Florida, most of the vegetation along the Jungle Cruise died, forcing Disney to bring in plastic stand-ins. [AllEars.Net] The term “hard freeze” sends shivers up and down the spines of anyone in Florida associated with plant life. When the temperature dips below 32 degrees and stays that way … Continue reading "When a ‘hard freeze’ hit Walt Disney World in 1989, cast members turned to faux plants along Jungle Cruise"
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Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Opens, Putting Hundreds More Cast Members to Work in Central Florida

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Disney's Art of Animation Resort supported 800 jobs during construction and once completely open later this year, will employ 750 Cast Members. "Disney's Art of Animation Resort is part of our continued investment in Central Florida and helps keep our region squarely on the map as the world's premiere family vacation destination," said Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, US and France.
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Cast Members Only — A Quiz — Answers

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Here are the answers to the “Cast Members Only” quiz. I found it interesting that I came across the fewest uniquely themed signs in the Magic Kingdom and none at all in the World Showcase section of Epcot. I’m assuming that the lack of interesting signs in the Magic Kingdom has to do with the … Continue reading "Cast Members Only — A Quiz — Answers"
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Cast Members Only — A Quiz — Questions

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Walt knew he was creating something unique when he was designing Disneyland. Everything about his new park would be groundbreaking – including the nomenclature used within the five realms he was crafting. Disneyland would not be called an amusement park, but rather a theme park. Disneyland would not have rides, it would have attractions. Walt … Continue reading "Cast Members Only — A Quiz — Questions"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Cast Members

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Cast Member, Cast Member, I want your job. Map me a map. Sketch me a sketch. Yes, we’re illuminating those ever-so-helpful folks who sit and/or stand all day long in the heat or air conditioning. Whether you’re on the hunt to trade pins or the nearest water closet (them there’s fancy words for bathroom), Cast … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Cast Members"
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Spotlight on 40 Year Cast Members at Walt Disney World: Heather Will-Browne

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When Magic Kingdom celebrated its 40th anniversary on Saturday, October 1, AllEars.Net had a chance to both attend the ceremony held in front of Cinderella Castle, and also to interview a number of current and former cast members, including several who have been with Walt Disney World since opening day, October 1, 1971. First, we … Continue reading "Spotlight on 40 Year Cast Members at Walt Disney World: Heather Will-Browne"
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