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August 4, 2014

Disney Employee Profile: Spotlight on a Disney Beginnings Host

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company
For many new Disney employees, their first day at The Walt Disney Company involves a visit to The Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California, so they can take part in the Disney Beginnings orientation program. Although their Disney stories will take them to diverse parts of the Company, these new employees will always have one thing in common: a warm—and enlightening—welcome to The Walt Disney Company. Bill Hart, one of the Disney Beginnings facilitators, spends an entire day familiarizing new hires with the Disney heritage, organization, brands and culture.
August 1, 2014

Disney News This Week: 'Into the Woods' Trailer, Marvel Takes Over Comic-Con, 'The Lion King' Travels to the White House

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
"Into the Woods" is a humorous and heartfelt musical that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them. The film—starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine—hits theaters December 25, 2014. Check out an all-new trailer above.
July 31, 2014

Disney Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Great Futures Campaign

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Back-to-school season kicks off in just a couple of weeks, but Disney got a little head start today. As the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) unveiled their Great Futures campaign on "Good Morning America," Disney joined the organization and supported its day of events, which included a nationwide backpack stuffing challenge. Disney Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo, who is a BGCA board member, was also present to launch the campaign.
Topics: Citizenship
July 29, 2014

Disney Junior and Chelsea Clinton Promote Youth Service

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group
On a picture perfect morning in Harlem, Disney Junior’s “Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good” tour made its way to Riverbank State Park, where Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, spoke to kids and families about the importance of youth community service.
July 29, 2014

D23 Celebrates 23 Issues of 'Disney twenty-three' with an Around-the-World Adventure

By Billy Stanek, The Walt Disney Company
To celebrate 23 issues of its collectible publication, "Disney twenty-three," D23: The Official Disney Fan Club circles the planet to experience Disney’s worlds from Europe, South America, and Asia to the fantastical fictional realms of San Fransokyo and Once Upon a Time’s Enchanted Forest. The cover of the issue features a spectacular photo mosaic with a classic image of Walt and Roy O. Disney with Margie Gay of the Alice Comedies shorts series, courtesy of images of D23 Members from around the globe.