Knoxville’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Dollywood’s parent company is picking up the education tab for all of its employees, beginning this year. Herschend Enterprises is the operating partner of Dollywood and the nation’s largest privately-owned themed attractions corporation.
This week the company announced it will cover 100% of employees’ tuition, fees and books for employees who wish to further their education. And they aren’t stopping with Pigeon Forge locations.
Herschend’s GROW U is expected to launch Feb. 24 to provide educational opportunities for 11,000 seasonal, part-time and full-time employees across the corporation’s 25 U.S. attractions.
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News from @Dollywood : “Dollywood Parks & Resorts today announced it will cover 100% of tuition, fees and books for any employee who chooses to pursue further education.” Program to launch 2/24 for all seasonal, PT, FT employees, & they can enroll day 1 of their employment.
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