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Disney Wedding Pavilion

1/1995 is when construction began on the Wedding Pavilion

7/1995 is when the Wedding Pavilion debuted

4.75 acres are used for the Wedding Pavilion

5 party chefs are assigned just to make wedding cakes

$2,727,526.00 is the taxable value

$1,594,781.00 is the taxable land value

$999,805.00 is the building value

$38,213.29 is the last amount of taxes paid in 2006

40,000 wedding have been conducted at WDW from 1991 to 2009

1 Couples have traveled from every state in America to get married at Walt Disney World Resort

6 weddings a day can be conducted at The Wedding Pavilion

12 weddings can occur each day at various locations on Walt Disney World property.

$20,000 is the average cost of a wedding for 50 people

1st wedding at Disney’s Wedding Pavilion was televised live June 18, 1995, on Lifetime Television as part of its “Weddings of a Lifetime” series.

2 times during the 15-year history of the Walt Disney World Marathon, couples have stopped mid-race to get married in front of Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom

2,000 decorative wedding cakes a year for couples exchanging vows at Walt Disney World Resort.

300 soon-to-be-grooms have popped the question --"Will you marry me" at Cinderella’s Royal Table this past year (2009)

10,000 are estimated to honeymoon in Walt Disney world each year

1991 is when the birth of the Disney weddings planning and services came to life.

1,600 couples tie the knot each year at Walt Disney World Resort. Since September 1991, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings has hosted some 30,000 weddings.

 

Best Friends Pet Care Resort

27,000-square-foot is the total space of the Best Friends Pet Care Resort is located at Walt Disney World Resort.

9/1/2010 is when Pluto will open and welcome all new pets to Best Friends Pet Care Resort

270 dogs of all breeds and sizes can curl up comfortably in standard and luxury indoor-outdoor suites. The truly pampered pooch may beg for an oversized luxury suite with plush raised bedding, TV and a private outdoor yard.

30 cats will be “purrfectly” content at the resort’s Kitty City pavilion with two- and four-story cat condos.

3,300-square-foot play area is covered in artificial turf

4,500-square-foot area is dotted with shade trees for owners who want to sit and watch pets play

1,300-square-foot splash-and-shake zone is a cool extra.

2 - 1,100-square-foot doggy-day-camp rooms that open onto their own play yards is ready at the Pet Resort

30 cats can stay at the Best Friends Pet care Center at any given time
270 dogs can stay at the Best Friends Pet care Center at any given time

Mousellaneous Disney

$92,000 is the median income for a family living on Celebration Place as the year 2004.  Celebration Place is the Disney planned community built by the Disney Company.

700 sommeliers have been awarded the Court of Master Sommelier Introductory Certificate at Walt Disney World Resort, with more than 300 sommeliers currently in restaurants

100 tons of laundry is processed at Walt Disney World EACH day.

32,000 costumes are laundries each day at Walt Disney World.

8 million pounds of food and beverage linen is cleaned annually

132,000 square foot plant in the North Service area is recognized as one of the largest completely automated, state-of-the-art laundry plants in the world

1.4 million pounds of laundry per week is done at WDW

60 to 62 megawatts on average are consumed at Walt Disney World each day.

4% of all amateur photographs taken worldwide are done at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Parks.

28,000 square feet Materials Recovery Facility, processes over 30 tons per day of recyclable materials, including cardboard, paper, steel, aluminum, glass, and plastic.

96 times taller than the height of Cinderella's Castle is how high all the buttons that used by the Costuming Plant Seam Team in one year.

340 acres is the size of Bay Lake, and is adjacent to the Seven Seas Lagoon and is located behind the Contemporary Resort and Wilderness Lodge.

230 Walt Disney World buses transport guests around Walt Disney World, making the Walt Disney World fleet the third largest in Florida behind Miami and Jacksonville.

10,000 applications were taken in 2007 for the WDW Moms panel

12 applicants were accepted to the 2007 WDW Moms Panel

20,000 applications were taken in 2008 for the WDW Moms panel

16 Applicants will be accepts into the WDW Moms Panel in 2008

2 million calls are handled each month by Disney’s own telecommunication company called Vista-United Telecommunications

1971 Vista-United Telecommunications installed the first 911 emergency system in Florida

1978 Vista-United Telecommunications installed the first commercial fiber optic system

4.8 million calls will be handled by Central Reservation Operations (CRO) in 1 year

600 cast members work in CRO during the peak season

150 different sets of outfits Mickey Mouse has to use, everything from a Tux to scuba outfit.

200 outfits are ready for Minnie to use each day, she has everything from a gown to a cheerleading outfit.

30,000 garments are dry cleaned each day at WDW

75 million Cokes are consumed each year at Walt Disney World Resort along with 13 million bottles of water.

200 Cinderella Castles high, that is how tall the stack would be if you stacked all the standard autograph books sold in 1 year at WDW

88 miles into space is how high all the Princess style autograph books if they were stacked end to end

MyMagic+

7 colors are used for the bands and they are red, blue, green, pink, yellow, orange, grey

800,000 guests participated in the beta testing of MyMagic+ testing

10,000 cast members participated in MyMagic+ beta testing

600,000 bands were customized during the beta testing period

1 color was the most popular and that was pink followed by blue, green, red, grey and yellow

17 million payment transactions were processed during the beta testing period

Horticulture

2,000 acres of grass to mow, which is about 450,000 mowing miles annually.

50,000 pine trees were planted by WDW cast members across 50 acres to form a “hidden Mickey” in honor of the WDW’s 20th anniversary on February 27, 1992.

7,500 acres were set-aside as Conversation area in 1970 and developed a system of more than 43 miles of canals and 22 miles of levees to control the water level.

7 million trees, shrubs and plants are on property at Walt Disney World.

2 million shrubs are planted at WDW annually

13,000 roses are planted yearly; 400 hours are used to remove the spent rose bulbs

200 or so topiary are used throughout WDW

4,200 acres are devoted to maintained landscapes and gardens

800 hanging baskets of flowers and plants are used throughout Walt Disney World

50 to 75 4” plants are used to create 1 Poinsettia ball during the holidays

3 months needed to grow each Poinsettia plant for each ball

3 months on stage is the total time for each Poinsettia ball

200 topiaries are used all over Walt Disney World

20 different plants, flowers, mosses, and lichens are used to make 1 topiary

2,000 acres of turf need to be maintained at WDW

3 mowings a week are needed to keep the turf well groomed

450,000 miles of mowing are done each year at WDW

18 trips around the equator would equal all the mowings done at WDW each year

190 acres in the south service area, in the southwest corner of the property now server as the nursery complex

8,000 trees were in the original tree farm inventory

60,000 plants had been acquired, moved and acclimated and transplanted at WDW as it was reported in 1970

800 different variety of trees had been acquired, moved and acclimated and transplanted at WDW as it was reported in 1970

1,000,000 trees, plants and shrubs are part of the entertainment at WDW

100,000 trees have been planted since the opening of the Magic Kingdom in 1971

50,000 Sprinkler Heads are used at WDW

2,000 miles of irrigation pipe are needed to water all of WDW

3,500 acres of landscaping are maintained at Walt Disney World Resort

2 million tended shrubs have been planted since 1971

1,700 species of plants are used at WDW

50 countries have plant species at WDW

12 percent of the Walt Disney World Resort property an area equivalent to nearly 3,000 football fields is devoted to gardens and maintained landscapes. That's 4,000 acres worth of beauty.

3 million bedding plants and annuals are planted each year at Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts.

8,500 interior plants are planted each year

6,000 trees are planted to the exterior landscapes throughout Walt Disney World Resort and they maintain some 4 million shrubs in landscapes.

100-acre "browse farm" is used to replace natural forage including acacia, hibiscus, mulberry and other shrubs which is feed to the animals at the Animal Kingdom

4,000 hanging baskets are produced each year and are planned a year in advance to theme with seasonal flowering trees, bedding plants and surrounding architecture. Most baskets take 3 months to produce. Hangings grow to 3 feet in diameter and may weigh more than 65 pounds

10.5 million beneficial insects are released each year to control plant pests

600 horticulture professionals, gardeners, arborists, irrigation specialists and pest management specialists are employed at WDW

12 percent of the Walt Disney World Resort property -- an area equivalent to nearly 3,000 football fields -- is devoted to gardens and maintained landscapes. That's 4,000 acres worth of beauty.

190 acres of property is used for the WDW tree farm which grows all the trees and plants used at WDW

100,000 trees were planted at the WDW Tree farm in the beginning

2 million shrubs have been planted at WDW 1971

Town of Celebration

4,900 acres were used to build the town

4,700 acres surround the town and is a protected greenbelt

8,000 housing units will located in the town

20,000 people is the estimated population potential of the town

1 18 hole golf course will be built

1 public school will be built

1 cinema will be built

1 hotel will be built

2.5 billion dollars is the estimated cost to build the town

65 acre state of the art health campus called Celebration Health will be used by the town

109 acre commercial center will be built

1 million square feet of office space will be built

240,000 square feet will be set aside for Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club and Disney Development Company

Reedy Creek Improvement District

15 miles southwest of the City of Orlando is Reedy Creek. The District currently encompasses approximately 25,000 acres or 38.6 square miles. Approximately 18,800 acres of the District's property are located in Orange County and 6,200 acres are located in Osceola County. Two cities are located within the boundaries of the District, the city of Lake Buena Vista and the City of Bay Lake.

6 ambulances provide advanced life support service, staffed with paramedics who are qualified to perform multiple procedures including life-saving semi-surgical procedures, advanced last-chance airway maneuvers and external cardiac pacing.

40 stand alone PC's were originally the Reed Creek technology network it has now grown to utilizing approximately 200 networked PC's, three Local Area Network file servers, a series of UNIX based Governmental Applications, a UNIX based Geographical Information System (GIS), a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), a Wide-Area Network linking all RCID systems together, Electronic Mail, and access to the Internet.

23 water control structures and 47 miles of canals with 22 miles of levees are Built and maintained by the Reed Creek Planning and engineering department.

113 lane-miles of roadways, 70 lane miles which have been constructed by the Reedy Creek District, none of which have been funded by county, state or federal funds.

300 full-time employees approximately are employed by the RCID. Each year, RCID Personnel Services recruits and processes an average of 33 new employees.

34-year in service for the RCID, they have constructed over 45,076,719 square feet of structures that are subject to annual inspections.

731 elevators and escalators are inspected on 6-month intervals by the RCID.

40,050 permits and 1,650 Certificates of Occupancy have been issued since 1969 by RCID.

The 4,794 permits generated $1,287,323 permit revenue in the year 2003.

1,500 structures are fire inspected each year, by the RCID Emergency Services department.

450 commercial kitchens are inspected weekly by the RCID Emergency Services.

500,000 fireworks shells are fired annually within the boundaries of the District with the RCID providing permitting and inspection for every pyrotechnic display.

23,000 911 calls were made in the year 2002 by RCID Emergency Services.

5,475 alarm points are monitored by the Communication Center, which is operated by the RCID.

5 million gallons of water per day is used for irrigation of golf courses and other landscaped areas.

15 million gallons per day of wastewater id processed though the wastewater system that consists of a tertiary treatment plant.

11 Floridian Aquifer wells and four pump stations with a total design rating of 60 million gallons per day to meet an average daily demand of 14 million gallons of water.

5 aboveground water storage tanks having a combined capacity of 7.95 million gallons help keep up with demand during peak periods.

3,000 sensors are on WDW property that detect unusual water flow to help control flooding

813.000 pounds of packing material is saved each year by Disney purchasing jumbo rolls or toilet paper and paper towels

263,085 pounds of waste was saved each year by reducing the napkin dispensers by 25%

1 million pounds of broken wood, surplus wood, shipping pallets are collected and ground into garden mulch

50 million gallons of water are saved each year by the toilet and sink sensors

700 tons of food scraps waste is used each year as livestock feed and even more is composted

30,000 pounds of unserved food is donated to local food banks

295 acres were used for water, waste and tree farm support facilities

70 lane miles of public roads are maintained Reedy Creek Improvement District

Reedy Creek Environmental

15 million gallons per day of wastewater is processed though the wastewater system that consists of a tertiary treatment plant.

11 Floridian Aquifer wells and four pump stations with a total design rating of 60 million gallons per day to meet an average daily demand of 14 million gallons of water.

5 aboveground water storage tanks having a combined capacity of 7.95 million gallons help keep up with demand during peak periods.

3,000 sensors are on WDW property that detect unusual water flow to help control flooding

813.000 pounds of packing material is saved each year by Disney purchasing jumbo rolls or toilet paper and paper towels

263,085 pounds of waste was saved each year by reducing the napkin dispensers by 25%

1 million pounds of broken wood, surplus wood, shipping pallets are collected and ground into garden mulch

50 million gallons of water are saved each year by the toilet and sink sensors

700 tons of food scraps waste is used each year as livestock feed and even more is composted

30,000 pounds of unserved food is donated to local food banks

29 million gallons of water each year are saved each year though a new laundry process, that is enough water to fill the aquarium at The Seas with Nemo and Friends 6 times.

61,000 therms of natural gas is saved annually by the new laundry process, which is enough to power 1452 household clothes dryers for one year.

194,000 incandescent light bulbs were replaced in 2009 with compact fluorescent bulbs that use roughly ¼ of the energy of traditional light bulbs

26 million kilowatt hours are saved annually by switching to fluorescent bulbs, which is enough electricity to power 1450 homes each year.

430,000 incandescent holiday lights were converted to LEDs, saving an estimated 1.1 million kilowatt hours throughout the holiday season, which is enough to power 61 homes annually.

85% of the hot water used by all guests in the Pop Century resort building is from a prototype system Disney engineers have developed designed to recover excess heat from rooftop air conditioner units. during the warm summer months. As a result, Walt Disney World Resort saves 11,500 therms each year, enough to provide hot water to 151 homes annually. The resort is in the midst of expanding the prototype to 10 buildings.

6 million gallons of reclaimed water is captured each day, which is used for irrigating landscape, washing buses and cleaning streets at theme parks and resorts. This amount of water could fill 400 home swimming pools each day for a year.

150,000 reusable bags have been purchased by WDW , resulting in approximately $50,000 raised for the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. With that money, DWCF may be able to provide emergency funding to as many as 10 wildlife projects such as the recent Australian wildfires.

700,000 pounds of excess prepared food was collected though the Disney Harvest program, the food will be donated to The Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, which feeds 1,000 local children weekly and reduces food waste.

77,000 tons of materials were recycled in 2008, including 31,000 tons of asphalt, much of which has been crushed and re-used to help pave some roadways at Walt Disney World Resort.

8,500 acres of the Walker Ranch was purchased by the Disney Wilderness Preserve in April 1993

28,000 square feet Materials recovery Facility in the South Service area process over 35 tons of recyclable material, including glass, plastic, steel, aluminum each day

560,000 pounds of waste is produced each day at WDW, of that 168,000 pounds or 30% is recycled

43,000 tons of waste was kept from the landfills by the Resorts in 2009 through recycling & donations; that is enough to nearly fill Space Mountain
170 tons of waste is generated everyday at WDW, of that about 55 tons are or 32% are recycled

3,252 tons of food waste is collected by a local pig farmer as fed