Macy’s Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in New York

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					Orlando Veras
646-429-7450
Orlando.Veras@macys.com



        Macy’s Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
                   Macy’s sets special events programs in honor of
          Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month at select locations nationwide


 A history of achievement, drive and excellence will be celebrated this May at Macy’s locations
nationwide in honor of contributions made by Asian-Pacific Americans. To showcase and
celebrate the unique influence of Asian-Pacific Americans, Macy’s will host a series of events in
seven markets across the country geared towards highlighting historic accomplishments,
empowering participants and sharing success stories.

Macy’s Asian Pacific Heritage month events will consist of special celebratory discussions,
beauty and fashion incentives and will feature local renowned cultural performance groups. The
informal conversations focused on history and success stories will be moderated by author,
entrepreneur and community leader Svetlana Kim. Ms. Kim will share the chronicles of her
unique journey which began as a Russian-Korean immigrant. The author of White Pearl and I:
A Memoir of a Political Refugee, in which Svetlana chronicles her journey to the United States,
where she arrived with only one dollar in her pocket and a few words of English at her disposal;
today, she is a leader among her peers in the business world, and has been honored with
numerous awards citing her commitment, skill, and integrity.

When/ Where: Macy’s Flushing- Queens, NY- Saturday, May 21st @ 3pm


Contact: Orlando Veras
646-429-7450
Orlando.Veras@macys.com




For complete details on Macy’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Events, please visit
www.macys.com/celebrate.


About Macy’s
Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to
customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and
Guam. Macy’s stores and macys.com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired
family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic
events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as
spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building
on a 150-year tradition, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national
charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.

For Macy’s media materials, images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at
www.macys.com/pressroom.

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