links Toledo Diocese to Latinos
By Kevin Milliken, La
could call Andrea De la Roca
the Catholic Connector.
Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for the Toledo Catholic Diocese,
Ms. De la Roca spends her time interfacing with Latino groups
and families all across Northwest Ohio, mostly on behalf of the
Catholic schools across the diocese.
Toledo Community Foundation awards $315,500 in grants
May 12, 2015:
The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation,
Inc., in conjunction with the Advocacy Committee of
ProMedica, recently approved grants totaling $315,500
from the ProMedica Advocacy Fund to 24 area nonprofit
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT LORAIN PUBLIC
LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY
MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURE:
The Lorain Public Library System will be closed on Monday,
May 25 for Memorial Day.
Pathway encouraging Latino students to
apply for summer jobs
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Latino teens and young adults
now can apply for summer employment through the Lucas
County Empowerment Program (LCEP), which is once again
being administered this year through the nonprofit
Pathway, Inc., formerly known as EOPA.
a Tercer Gran Picnic de Familias Mexicanas en Michigan
Por: Isabel Flores, Corresponsal La Prensa
Detroit: El grupo de Mexicanas en Michigan invita
cordialmente al Tercer Gran Picnic de Familias Mexicanas en
Michigan que se realizará el próximo domingo 14 de junio
en el parque Kensigton, en Milford, Michigan.
announces Encore Cleveland Prize
May 12, 2015: The Cleveland Foundation today announced it
is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Encore
Cleveland Prize of the Cleveland Foundation. The foundation
will award two $25,000 prizes, to one individual and to one
nonprofit or public agency, in recognition of significant,
innovative work that combines personal meaning with social
impact and engages older adults in social purpose.
Luis Vargas and “Salsa’s Lion” Oscar D’Leon to headline 2015
CAPA has announced the lineup of acts which will be headlining
the 2015 Festival Latino. The two-day, family-friendly,
free event will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9,
2015, from 11 am-8 pm each day. Due to continuing construction
in Genoa Park, the 2015 Festival Latino will again be held in
Bicentennial Park just across the river.
Saturday, September 5,
MidWest LatinoFest in downtown Toledo
There are a variety
of Summer Camps this year as illustrated by the following:
Cloverbud Day Camp to be held in Lucas County:
Toledo Museum of Art:
MetroParks, Toledo Area:
Toledo Public Schools:.
Camps for the kid who loves science, tech, engineering, math
By KATHERINE ROTH, Associated Press
(AP): For kids whose dream summer camp involves more coding than
canoeing, more technology than tennis and more science than
swimming, STEM summer camps—once considered a
contradiction in terms—are popular and plentiful.
Wacky events shake up the daily routine at summer camp
By BETH J. HARPAZ, AP
Summer camp means color wars, campfires and friendly
competitions. But at many camps, daily routines get a jolt every
now and then with wacky events, from pies in the face to
More than 70,000
books, collectibles, CDs and more available at CWRUs annual book
sale, May 30-June 2
Case Western Reserve University’s
Association for Continuing Education (ACE) volunteers have been
sorting, packing and loading hundreds of boxes of books and
other items to prepare for the 69th Annual CWRU Book
Sale, Saturday, May 30 to Tuesday, June 2, 2015.