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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Macy's (NYSE:M) is hosting special events nationwide featuring influential individuals who have made contributions globally in connection with celebrating their Hispanic heritage in entertainment and fashion. The spirited in-store events, featuring a variety of celebrities of Hispanic descent, will explore different methods of storytelling featuring music, television and digital content. In addition, guests will learn about traditions like quinceañeras, and how sports play a key role in the celebration of Hispanic heritage.
"Macy's is honored to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our customers and colleagues across the country," said Jose Gamio, vice president of Diversity and Inclusion, Macy's, Inc. "At Macy's, diversity and inclusion are a core tenet of every aspect of our business, as different perspectives help drive creativity and innovation."
Joining Macy's to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month are celebrities including Latin Grammy-nominated Farruko, who will do an exclusive three song performance; the cast and writers from Starz's new and groundbreaking hit television show, "Vida;" Gadiel Del Orbe and Maya Murillo from Buzzfeed; Pero Like; ESPN radio and television personality, Gonzalo "Papi" Le Batard; beauty blogger and fashion expert, Elizabeth
Torres; and fashion expert, Nick Verreos.
Macy's Hispanic Heritage Month events will take place at stores across the country including California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas. Customers will have the opportunity to be part of meaningful narratives, special performances, fashion shows and candid conversations with celebrities in saluting how they tell their cultural heritage story. Each unique in-store event will feature a different talent appearance or experience at the following locations, dates and times:
Macy's at Montebello - Montebello, CA - Saturday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.
Ana - Santa
Ana, CA - Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.
Macy's Dadeland - Miami, FL - Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.
Macy's Valley Fair-San Jose, CA -Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.
Macy's La Plaza - McAllen, TX - Saturday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m.
Macy's Miami International - Miami, FL - Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m.
Macy's Herald Square- New York, NY- Monday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m.
Macy's at Northridge - Los Angeles, CA - Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.
Macy's Gurnee Mills - Gurnee Mills, IL - Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.
For details, as well as personal stories shared by Macy's colleagues originating from Mexico, Central America
and South America, talking about their Hispanic heritage and traditions, visit Macy's Hispanic Heritage Month site at macys.com/celebrate. Macy's is proud to be a part of this annual celebration that takes place coast to coast, to honor and recognize the achievement and contributions Hispanic culture has made to the world.