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Preparing for Macy's March 14 Opening

Exciting activities going on throughout the day.

With the grand opening of Macy's in Southridge Mall two weeks away, crews are working hard to put the finishing touches on the store occupying the former Yonkers location, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The grand opening ribbon cutting will be at the South Entrance at 8:45am. Greendale Village President John R. Hermes, store Manager Jennifer Duffy, other dignitaries, and Greendale's marching band will be there to celebrate Macy's Southridge, according to the Macy's website.

The 150,000-square-foot store will have two levels. 

Macy's will host Charity Shopping Day on March 14 at their new store at Southridge Mall as a way to help local non-profit organizations raise funds. 

Through the program, the Greendale Chamber of Commerce and other organizations will sell tickets for $5 each and keep 100% of the proceeds.

With the ticket, shoppers will receive $10 off on one purchase of $25 or more on March 10 at the Southridge Macy's. They will also receive a shopping pass with a discount amount that will be applied to purchases made on March 10. The ticket stub may be used to enter a sweepstakes for a $500 Macy's shopping spree.

The $5 tickets are available at , , , and the

The store will also give out free $10 Macy's gift cards to the first 500 customers after the ribbon cutting. Three winners will receive a $500 Macy's giftcard.

There will be activities throughout the day:

Fun Activities for Kids, 3pm, 1st Floor, Kid's Department

  • Kids will meet Hello Kitty. Plus, enjoy face painting and balloon twisting. 

Spring Fashion Presentation, 5:30pm, 2nd Floor, Women's Apparel

  • Macy's By Appointment's very own John Bourgeois will preview the season's hottest trends and fashion tips, fun and more. Enjoy refreshments, music and much more. 

Culinary Demonstration, 6:30pm, 1st Floor, The Cellar

  • Macy's Culinary Council Chef Tim Scott will demonstrate some of his favorite recipes. Chef Scott is the corporate chef for Macy's and has helped develop the menus for restaurants and fresh food concepts across the country. Plus make any purchase in The Cellar during the event and receive a culinary gift bag.
Sue Bunker February 29, 2012 at 01:00 PM
I believe the Charity Day is Saturday March 10th, not the 14th.
Carol February 29, 2012 at 03:11 PM
I also heard the date was March 10th but only for those people that have bought a booklet.
Pam Ariens February 29, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Yes Carol you're correct. The Greendale Historical Society was selling booklets. You might want to check it out to see if any are still available.
Carol February 29, 2012 at 08:41 PM
Thanks. A bunch of us have the booklets and are looking forward to the 10th. Not sure what time it opens that day though.
Jennifer March 02, 2012 at 08:45 PM
Charity Day at Macy's is March 10, 2012 10am-7pm. It is open to public and charities will be selling coupons at the doors of the store.

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