Latino Heritage Night with the Toledo
Mud Hens was awesome,
Special Tribute to Selena on August
30 at MidWest LatinoFest
By La Prensa Staffing
The Toledo Mud Hens defeated the Louisville Bats,
4 to 2, on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the 12th
annual Latino Heritage Night and scholarship
presentation, presented by SAO and La Prensa.
Martínez-Folger: “One of the biggest
challenges in Ohio is the lack of health resources for
Martínez, Special to La Prensa
of Toledo, was 15 the first time he heard “the whispers”
Grower rep fired after assaulting FLOC campaign leader
By Federico Martínez, Special to La Prensa
A representative for the
North Carolina Growers Association was fired this past
week after physically assaulting Oscar Sánchez, campaign
leader for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s
“Respect, Recognition, Raise!” campaign, FLOC President
Baldemar Velásquez confirmed on Sunday.
List your Hispanic Heritage Month event with the
Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan
of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Hispanic/Latino
Commission of Michigan is encouraging all organizations
and individuals to join in the festivities by sponsoring
cultural, educational, and social events within your city,
town, university, college, and/or school.
Summary of Cuyahoga County Fair,
Latino Nights 2014
The number of Latinos coming to the Cuyahoga County Fair
in Berea, Ohio continues to grow. For the first time there
are two Latino Days, August 5 and August 7, 2014,
where Latino cultures will be shared with all of
FREE Art Classes at the Detroit Institute of Arts
creative side at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)
by taking free art-making classes taught by professional
artists. The DIA is offering three classes in different
media—clay, acrylic and prints—for ages five and older
(under age 12 must be with an adult) for all experience
Coco Loco: Bay County restaurant
murals tout Mexican heritage
By SAM EASTER,
The Bay City Times
BAY CITY, July
23, 2014 (AP): Mike McMath, wearing a paint-speckled
T-shirt and a University of Michigan cap, speaks with a
blue-collar easiness on the murals he's painting at Coco
Loco Mexican Bar and Grill. He's been hard at work
splashing artwork inside and outside the building since
fall. The work is nearly complete.
Lansing groups seek welcome for child
23, 2014 (AP): A coalition of activists and religious
leaders in Lansing is calling on the City Council to make
the community a welcoming place for child immigrants from
Over $4M for Lorain County announced,
Funds will advance regional economic development, job
training & corrections projects
COLUMBUS, July 28, 2014: State Rep. Matt Lundy
(D-Elyria) today announced the approval of over $4 million
in state funding for economic development, job training and
corrections projects in Lorain County. The Lorain County
Community College (LCCC) Foundation will receive $3
million to develop and maintain a regional innovation
program. $221,976 will go to LCCC for a local job training
program and over $800,000 will help with much-needed
infrastructure improvements at two Lorain County-based
CLASSICAL 101 LAUNCHES BILINGUAL SHOW
JULY 24, 2014:
has announced the launch of ‘Concierto’, a bilingual,
classical music program on Saturday evenings from 8 p.m. to
10 p.m. on Classical 101 beginning August 2, 2014.
MidWest LatinoFest is scheduled for Saturday,
August 30, 2014.
Want to volunteer?
Call Rico at 419-870-6565.
Agencies team up to provide dental care
Stephanie Serda returns to Adelante, Inc.
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
57-year old Gabriel Nolasco knows he got lucky when he
went right away from the lobby of the Dental Center of
Northwest Ohio to receive X-rays and a teeth cleaning.
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT LORAIN PUBLIC
LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY
Get hooked on boomerangs at Lorain Public Library System’s Main
Library on Monday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Gary Broadbent will
entertain families with children of all ages. He’ll demonstrate
several unique styles of boomerangs and explain the science
behind this complex flying toy. Preregistration is required and
is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the
Main Library at 440-244-1192, ext. 449 or 1-800-322-READ, ext.
449. The Main Library is located at 351 W. Sixth St. in Lorain.
Cincinnati charity wants to house
CINCINNATI, July 25,
2014 (AP): A Cincinnati charity says it has applied for a federal grant aimed at
bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U.S.
Committee accepting nominations
through August 8
The Nomination Committee for the annual Diamante Awards
is accepting nominations for this year’s 25th
anniversary event through August 8th, 2014.
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