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Beat the Back-to-School Blues with Star Wars

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We almost hate to say this, but we know that for many of you school starts in just a few weeks. Ugh! What happened to the summer? As much as you and your kids may be dreading it, we just ran across some Star Wars goodies that may help take the sting out of the back-to-school-grind for your young Padawans! And the good news for you is -- many of these things are on sale!
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Back-to-school shopping with Disney style

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It’s back-to-school time and, for some of us, that means the search is on for Disney-themed binders, backpacks, lunch boxes and more. The first stop for Disney fans likely is a Disney Store in their local mall or DisneyStore.com, where you can find the newest characters and school styles every summer and fall. This year, … Continue reading "Back-to-school shopping with Disney style"
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Disney Bowl-A-Thon Strikes Support for Economic Education in Local Schools

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 16, 2009 – Showing power in numbers, approximately 5,800 Walt Disney World VoluntEARS teamed up this past weekend to extend their reach into local classrooms via the Disney Bowl-A-Thon. The two-day fundraising event, held March 14-15 at bowling centers across Central Florida, raised more than $ 237,000 for Junior Achievement; … Continue reading "Disney Bowl-A-Thon Strikes Support for Economic Education in Local Schools"
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Universal theme parks to build new attractions based on Nintendo characters

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How would you like to step into a life-size video game, much like Wreck-It Ralph does in the animated Disney-Pixar movie? Well, it just might be possible sooner than you think at Universal Orlando. On Thursday, Universal Studios and Nintendo announced a partnership that “will bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme … Continue reading "Universal theme parks to build new attractions based on Nintendo characters"
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Where to find “Frozen”-themed backpacks

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It’s that time again — the time when parents jam the aisles at discount and office-supply stores to purchase items off long lists of school supplies for their children for the upcoming school year. And if trying to find a very specific type of folder or notebook isn’t enough to send parents screaming, how about … Continue reading "Where to find “Frozen”-themed backpacks"
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Disney Dreamers and Doers Accepting Student Self-Nominations

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Walt Disney World Resort recognizes Central Florida students who have excelled in their academic achievements and civic efforts, naming them Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 21, 2014 – Central Florida’s youngest humanitarians and community service leaders are invited to come forward and be recognized as Disney Dreamers and Doers. … Continue reading "Disney Dreamers and Doers Accepting Student Self-Nominations"
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Disney Citizenship Invites Fans to Celebrate 30 Years of Disney VoluntEARS at D23 Expo

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Disney VoluntEARS program, Disney Citizenship invites fans and families to give back to their communities as "honorary" VoluntEARS for the day at the D23 Expo. The Ultimate Disney Fan Event takes places August 9 - 11 at the Anaheim Convention Center. "Honorary" VoluntEARS will work alongside Disney employees and nonprofits, including Feeding America, the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Inside the Outdoors, First Book and local Boys and Girls Clubs on one of three service projects.
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Actors from Disney Channel’s ‘Teen Beach Movie’ kick off Typhoon Lagoon beach party

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Actors Garrett Clayton, Kent Boyd and Chrissie Fit surprised guests at the water park on Friday when they appeared with a high-energy DJ spinning remixes of retro tunes on the stage by the clock tower adjacent to the wave pool. Joined by other costumed bikers and surfers, the trio made their way into a crowd of mostly kids to dance, hula hoop and toss beach balls.
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Outstanding Students Selected as Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 16, 2013 – With the school year coming to a close, Walt Disney World Resort recognized 16 Central Florida students who have excelled in their academic achievements and civic efforts, naming them Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars. Entering its 30th year, the Disney Dreamers & Doers program recognizes students … Continue reading "Outstanding Students Selected as Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars"
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