Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month With All-Star Panel

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MacyÕs welcomed actors Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Taye Diggs, plus illustrator Shane Evans, to MacyÕs at Aventura Mall in Miami, FL on Saturday, February 13, for a discussion on culture, career and influences in honor of Black History Month. (Jesus Aranguren / AP Images for Macy's)

Macy’s welcomed actors Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Taye Diggs, plus illustrator Shane Evans, to MacyÕs at Aventura Mall in Miami, FL on Saturday, February 13, for a discussion on culture, career and influences in honor of Black History Month. (Jesus Aranguren / AP Images for Macy’s)

Macy’s welcomed actors Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Taye Diggs, plus illustrator Shane Evans, to Macy’s at Aventura Mall  for a discussion on culture, career and influences in honor of Black History Month. These and other African American cultural luminaries and taste-makers are on a nationwide tour with Macy’s in celebration of Black History Month, aiming to spotlight African American culture, entertainment and inspirations.

 

After the discussion, customers got a chance to meet the panelists and receive Diggs’ and Evans’ newest book, “Chocolate Me,” which they signed. They also enjoyed a performance by local musicians Sons of Mystro, plus got a preview of Ankara Miami 2016, Florida’s Premier African Fashion Week.

 

Prior to the panel, Taylor the Chef treated customers to brunch while Miami Urban Contemporary Experience shared some of their favorite artists. Plus, the first 50 children in attendance received a doll fromThe Black Doll Affair, a self-esteem movement and philanthropic social club with the mission to change the way black girls are perceived and, more importantly, perceive themselves.

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Lion Country Safari warmly welcomed a few of South Florida’s well-known bloggers for a VIP tour of the property and its wild residents. The bloggers were escorted in a one-of-a-kind 27-foot mouse limo (the latest limo is one of three limos) from Truly Nolen. The driver for the event, Jack Martin, has visited over 20 states since last March making people aware of the company.

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Both companies came together to showcase the magic that is beyond the gates of Lion Country Safari. As a family owned company, Truly Nolen, has developed a reputation for getting involved in  their local communities through events, school presentations, buying lunch for neighborhood cookouts.

 

More information on Truly Nolen

Founded in 1938, Tucson, Arizona-based Truly Nolen of America is the largest family-owned pest control company in the United States. Truly Nolen has over 80 branch offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. The company also has independently owned and operated franchises in an ever-growing number of territories including Kentucky, Georgia, New Jersey, Canada, Puerto Rico and over 60 countries. Truly Nolen, To learn more about

visit www.trulynolen.com

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More about Lion Country Safari

Lion Country Safari, Florida opened in 1967, in rural Western Palm Beach County.
At the time it was the first drive-through safari park in the country and introduced a new concept to animal lovers, “The Cageless Zoo.” The opening generated enormous interest on the part of residents, visitors to South Florida, and the media. The park developed into a popular and successful attraction.Today, Lion Country Safari is home to over 900 animals in the drive-through preserve and in the Safari World exhibit area. Among the more notable species on display at the park are lions, white rhino, chimpanzees, zebra, and giraffe  

 

visit  www.lioncountrysafari.com