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What does Patriotism mean to you? For me it’s about a love of the diversity my country has to offer, it’s a love of the freedoms we can enjoy that no other citizen in the world gets to participate in the way that we do. It’s about individuality, self expression, and history. That being said, I LOVE participating in events that help directly connect us with our wonderful history, and love being able to share these events with my friends and family.
Last month, we took Cash out to his first baseball game, an American tradition that is full of fun for the whole family. It was so awesome to watch him get excited and clap when they hit the balls, reach out his tiny hand to try to “grab” the players as they were running from base to base, and completely destroy the delicious ball park dog he had for lunch. We were a family at a baseball game, just like all the other ones at the park that day, and in the moment I realized that, I felt so connected to my country.
Knowing that other people all over the country were at their home team’s park, creating the same memories with their families, there’s no other way to describe it. I felt like this small event, this fun little game, was uniting people nationwide, people from all walks of life were attending the game, some in fancy box seats, while others (like myself) were in the “cheap” seats. It didn’t matter who was sitting where, we were just all there to have fun and root for our team. It’s a beautiful thing when we can put aside our differences, and enjoy the same things as a whole.
This Saturday I have the opportunity (and so do you!) to attend another wonderful event that’s goal is to unite us. Macy’s is throwing us a party to celebrate American Icons old and new. With fun photo ops and activities, like the #AmericanSelfie Macy’s will be donating $1 to support Veteran’s that protect this country for every photo taken using the hashtag. Macy’s is a proud supporter of our troops and honors our Veteran’s with their Got Your 6 program. For a donation of $3 to their cause, on Saturday May 16 Macy’s will be giving shoppers & supporters an extra 25% off their entire purchase. I know this will come in handy for me as I’ve already selected some amazing items I want to pick up! Don’t miss out on the fun, this Sat. May 16 in Miami, Tampa, and Atlanta, join us in store for and see what all the excitement is about! There are events in several different areas and every event is different! Check out macys.com/americanicons for more details, and be sure to take an #AmericanSelfie in one of the fun in-store photo ops! Can’t wait to see all the people at the event I’m going to at Macy’s Westshore Plaza, at 1:00pm in Tampa, FL!
Calling all friends, family, and supporters of our military servicemen and women! Come to Macy’s for a fun afternoon of activities the whole family will enjoy in honor of Armed Service Day. It’s the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for the veteran in your life, so join the celebration and don’t miss out!
Macy’s is honoring America’s Veterans with an in-store- give-back program to support Got Your 6, a coaliltion of Veteran focused, non-profit partners who are working to help veterans make Americans stronger. Macy’s is proud to support those who have served our country with Got Your 6. In the first two years of the American Icons campaign, Macy’s employees and customers helped raise more than $5.3 million in support of the millions of men and women who have served our country. Macy’s is a proud sponsor of You Got 6 2014-2015.
Give $3, get an extra 25% savings all day Saturday May 16th, 2015. For more information visit macys/com/getyour6
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