Employees who joined Disney World when it opened still work at amusement park 50 years later

Employees who joined Disney World when it opened still work at amusement park 50 years later

  • Three employees Chuck Milam, George Kalogridis and Earliene Anderson are among the 6,000 employees who started working at the Magic Kingdom at Disney World
  • The park officially opened its doors to the public on October 1, 1971
  • The three longtime workers were celebrated widely as the park celebrated 50 years since starting its operations

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You can never mention loyalty without including three names in your sentence; Chuck Milam, George Kalogridis and Earliene Anderson of the Walt Disney World.

The three employees have been working at the park since 1971.
Disney World celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, September 24. Photo: wwwlt.com.
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Loyal employees

Well, the aforementioned three were recently celebrated as Walt Disney World marked 50 years of existence.

According to wwltv.com, the popular theme park resort celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, September 24.

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The special event could not be complete without honouring some of the park's employees who started working there since its launch a number of decades ago.

YEN.com.gh understands Chuck Milam, George Kalogridis and Earliene Anderson were among the 6,000 employees who started working at the Magic Kingdom at Disney World when it first opened its doors to the public on October 1, 1971.

Over the years more employees were hired and more were also fired but the aforementioned three remained constant.

According to information, the three are among two dozen of employees who have worked at the Magic Kingdom at Disney World since its launch in 1971.

50th anniversary

The park, over the years, employed over 77,000 employees and expanded greatly to make Orlando the most visited place in the U.S. before the pandemic.

Well, the changes were made but what never was the original employees including Chuck Milam, George Kalogridis and Earliene Anderson.

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The three employees who make up the 50-year club during a recent interview said that the theme park resort gave them the chance to grow their careers and try on new stuff.

YEN.com.gh understands one of the long time employees, Kalogridis worked his way up to be president of Walt Disney World and Disneyland in California.

Milam, on the other hand, went from a warehouse worker to a buyer of spare parts for rides and shows for the park.

Just recently, YEN.com.gh reported that a 28-year-old Ghanaian business owner, Vincent Sayibu, has given his employee, Bismark Buabeng, a whopping GHc30,000 cash gift just for being loyal to him.

In a video that is shared on the Instagram handle of Ghanaian blogger, Kwame Branding, it is indicated that the CEO has also decided to offer GHc20,000 as an investment in a Ghanaian business.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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