August 8, 2015 Meeting Details

The World Chapter Meeting on Saturday, August 8th Was Described as “Terrific” by Many World Chapter Members.




  • We unveiled the new Disneyana Fan Club Logo
  • Viewed Robbie Sherman’s presentation of the new DFC Song on You Tube go to  ( 
  • Auctioned an autographed copy of the DFC Sheet Music created by Robbie Sherman as well as a CD of the song
  • We conducted our usual business e.g. Secretary and Treasury Reports and discussed a minor change to the bylaws.
  • Announced our Christmas Event-a Retro Party Themed Event: The Ugly Sweater Party planned for Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 12:00/noon till 4:00 PM at the Celebration Golf Course. Pull out that old ugly sweater and your 1950’s poodle skirt, leather jacket and/or saddle shoes for a “retro” afternoon of fun. A lunch buffet with dessert, coffee, tea, sodas and water is $35 per person. A cash bar is available. Tickets can be purchased on our web site go to the World Chapter Store (green button) on the Homepage of our website to purchase tickets. Please note there is a $2 per ticket convenience fee for online/credit card purchases. Tickets may be purchased at the October meeting or via check made payable to the World Chapter of the Disneyana Fan Club and mailed to Adria Smith-9873 Nokay Dr, Orlando, Fl 32836. Disneyana Fan Club Legends Sully Sullivan and Tom Nabbe will be at the event to sign their books. Books must be pre-purchased for $20 per book. Contact for more information on book purchase. Tom & Sully will personalize autographs for members and guests. A Live and Silent Auction filled with Disney artwork and other collectible items will benefit the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Florida Hospital. And there are more surprises!! Additional announcements to come. Limited tickets available. Last date of tickets sales if Nov 15, 2015. See flyer on web site for more information.
  • We reminded members of the 40th Anniversary of Return to Witch Mountain Event at the Celebration Library (305 Campus Street, Celebration, Florida 34747) with Iake Eissinmann (Tony Malone) on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM. This is a FREE Event open to the public. Iake will discuss his new book, sign autographs and talk about his experiences making the movie. Please see flyer on website.
  • Members in good standing were also reminded about the World Chapter Picnic at West Beach Park. West Beach Park is located at CR 535/9227 Winter Garden Vineland Road, Orlando, Fl 32836.  The picnic will take place on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 11:00-2:00 PM. Members will be treated to lunch catered by Ellie Lou’s Brews & BBQ for $2 per person. This is a pre-paid sign-up event. Fun, games and trivia are planned. For more info contact Please see flyers on website.

And then the “best” for last………

World Chapter members were treated to a special screening of movie “Walt Before Mickey” with Producers-Armando Gutierrez and Arthur Bernstein. Members enjoyed hearing behind the scenes stories from the producers on how the movie locations were selected, how scenes were actually set, how the actors Thomas Ian Nichola (Walt), Jon Heder  (Roy Disney) of Napolean Dynamite fame and David Henrie were selected as well as the (11) Hidden Mickeys placed in the movie by mischievous co-producers. Members also had the opportunity to bid on large posters signed by Armando and Arthur in addition to special edition coffee mugs signed by the producers. This was a terrific screening complete with popcorn, candy, cookies and snacks for all to enjoy during the movie.