Santiago, Rodríguez, The Andersons
recognized at the César E. Chávez Awards
Special to La
Two longtime pillars of Northwest Ohio’s Latino community—Lourdes
Santiago and Dolores Rodríguez—were recognized
for their community service during the 19th
annual César E. Chávez Humanitarian Awards Gala, 6
p.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at the Fat Fish
Blue Restaurant/Funny Bone Comedy Club, Levis Common
Boulevard, in Perrysburg, Ohio.
“Latinos are among the least
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Latinos are among the least healthy people in the state,
suffering from higher rates of depression, suicide, obesity,
severe cases of diabetes, HIV/AIDs, and other health
problems. That was the unanimous view of dozens of health
specialists who gathered at a Latino health conference
hosted by MetroHealth Care in Cleveland, Ohio on
Thursday, October 9, 2014.
Toledo Mayor, Chrysler CEO meet over
Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Toledo’s mayor met face-to-face with the CEO
of Fiat Chrysler at the automaker’s corporate headquarters
in suburban Detroit—out of concern the Jeep Wrangler could
one day be manufactured somewhere other than Northwest Ohio.
El Comité de Unidad para Honrar a
César E. Chávez invita a la Cena de Gala de Premios y
entrega de Becas a la Excelencia
Por: Isabel Flores, Corresponsal La Prensa
Grand Rapids, MI.- El próximo
jueves 16 de octubre de 2014, el Comité de Unidad para
Honrar a César Estrada Chávez tiene programada una serie de
actividades para estudiantes, maestros, lideres y comunidad
en general, con la finalidad de destacar el legado del gran
líder hispano más influyente en este país: César E. Chávez.
El invitado especial de este año es el Dr. Samuel Betances,
Consultor y Entrenador (Diversity Trainer and Consultand.
Souder, Betances & Associates, Inc. Chicago Illinois).
Michael Salgado’s latest single is a
duet with son Andrés
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Nothing is eternal, not even for Grammy Award-winning
superstar Michael Salgado. The veteran Tejano
star continues to stretch his creative wings with Porque
Me Amas, the third single from his popular new album
Nada Es Eterno.
The Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland
is gearing up for the upcoming election in November by
Non-Partisan Candidates and Issues Forum
on Cleveland’s Westside. Participants will meet the
candidates for governor, county executive, municipal and
county judges, and also learn about important local and
county issues that will appear on the ballot.
Laura Aranda: Latina student earns
Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
A non-traditional student was a three-time
scholarship winner at the 25th anniversary
Diamante Awards on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.
in El Barrio,
to honor peace and Abriel
By Federico Martínez, Special
to La Prensa
more than 300 strong; people of different ethnic backgrounds
united, chanting loudly and carrying signs calling for an
end to street violence and demanding better opportunities
for their youth as they walked together through the streets
of Toledo’s Old South End on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, 2014
[Día de la Raza también].
Estados Unidos gana el primer lugar
del Torneo Anual de Futbol Consular
Corresponsal La Prensa
Detroit, Mi.- En un cerrado
partido, Estados Unidos se llevó la victoria del Séptimo
Torneo Anual de Futbol Consular al vencer a Italia 2-0, el
pasado domingo 5 de octubre [de 2014] en Ultimate Soccer
Arenas. Mientras que el tercer lugar fue para Japón y cuarto
para Irak, quienes el año pasado se habían llevado el primer
lugar de este campeonato. El torneo contó con la
participación de 15 selecciones y una representación de
Detroit Institute of Arts to exhibit Ofrendas Oct.
Institute of Arts (DIA) will exhibit 28 ofrendas
created by local artists from Friday, Oct. 24, to Sunday,
Nov. 2, 2014. An ofrenda (offering) is an essential
part of the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead (Día de
los Muertos) holiday, a day to remember and honor the
memory of deceased loved ones.
State Rep. Dan Ramos, Ohio House
recognize Hispanic Heritage Month
Ohio House of Representatives passed a resolution introduced
by State Rep. Dan Ramos (D-Lorain) to recognize
Hispanic Heritage Month in Ohio between the dates of
September 15th through October 15th,
Grant informational meetings to be
held in three Northwest Ohio locations
Charities staff will conduct informational meetings in
Norwalk, Toledo, and Mansfield OH for non-profit
organizations interested in applying for local Catholic
Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) grants.
AVISO/NOTICE: Homeless or
financially-struggling residents in Wood County
receive a variety of free services, including dental care,
winter clothing, health screenings and employment assistance
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at St.
Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive, Bowling Green.
Fundraising walk Oct. 12 to
help hungry; UT Food Pantry to open
A walk raising
awareness and fighting hunger took place Sunday, Oct. 12,
2014, 2:30 p.m. at The University of Toledo. The
Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Hunger
Walk began in front of the Toledo Campus Ministries
building in lot 13 on UT’s Main Campus.
Meet some of your co-hosts on Friday,
October 31, 2014,
costume dance party
at Pulse Ultra,
1260 W. Alexis Rd., Toledo,
near Michigan border;
best costume price of $100 plus other surprises.
Don't be afraid of
vampires, ghosts, and Tejanoween; entertainment by Mr. DJ Tony Rios and Yvonne
and Grupo Fuego.
Be part of TFN (Tejano Friday Nights) on Oct. 31. Only $10 cover.
Hispanic symposium set for Wednesday
October 10, 2014: Roberto Rivera will stand up
Wednesday morning before about 200 mostly Latino young men
who will likely envy his success and even try to copy the
path he took to achieve it.
SDBA hosts the USATF-Certified 5K/10K
race in celebration of “Dia de Los Muertos”
The Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA)
will host the 2014 “Run of the Dead” from 7 a.m. to noon,
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Patton Park Recreation
Center, 2301 Woodmere St., Detroit.
announces an exhibition of Prehistoric Proportions
visits Toledo on October 25, 2014 – April 12, 2015
Experience a new
reality with an adventure back in time 65 million years when
Dinosaurs Unearthed opens at Imagination Station on
October 25. Dinosaurs Unearthed unlocks the world of
paleontology as visitors explore how scientists excavate
fossils, draw conclusions about dinosaurs and create
representations of the dinosaurs. State-of-the-art and
scientifically accurate—down to the feathers on T. rex—Dinosaurs
Unearthed features 14 realistic, full-bodied dinosaurs
as well as educational interactives, skeletons, fossils, a
predator scene and much more!
Watch Sierra Roach compete
Martinez, Special to La Prensa
For Toledo fitness model competitor Sierra Roach,
exercise and good nutrition habits have always been a part
of her daily life – even when her well-meaning mother, Kim
Roach, used to constantly sneak a couple of candy bars into
her daughters lunch bag because she wanted to make sure
Sierra had enough to eat.
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