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Santiago, Rodríguez, The Andersons recognized at the César E. Chávez Awards

Special to La Prensa

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 healthy people”

By Federico Martínez, Special to La Prensa

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 Wrangler Future

By 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

By Federico Martínez, La Prensa Special

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.

Hispanic Roundtable to host
Non-Partisan Candidates and Issues Forum

The Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland is gearing up for the upcoming election in November by hosting a 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 three scholarships

By 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. 

Paz in El Barrio, to honor peace and Abriel

By Federico Martínez, Special to La Prensa

Peace in The Neighborhood

They were 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

Por: Isabel Flores
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 Consulmex Detroit.

Detroit Institute of Arts to exhibit Ofrendas Oct. 24–Nov. 2

The Detroit 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

COLUMBUS: The 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, 2014.

Grant informational meetings to be held in three Northwest Ohio locations

Catholic 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 can 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.

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Meet some of your co-hosts on Friday, October 31, 2014,
at Tejanoween
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.  

Imagination Station announces an exhibition of Prehistoric Proportions

Dinosaurs Unearthed 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. rexDinosaurs Unearthed features 14 realistic, full-bodied dinosaurs as well as educational interactives, skeletons, fossils, a predator scene and much more!

Watch Sierra Roach compete

By Federico 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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STATEMENT ON LA PRENSA READERSHIPLa Prensa Newspaper has been publishing since 1989 and prints 12,000 hardcopy of its weekly, bilingual issue, as can be verified by calling our printer Michigan Web Press of Davisburg MI at 810-664-7403. In addition, Mid-month, La Prensa is part of the monthly publication Lazo Cultural, which prints 10,000. La Prensa has a 92% pick up rate of its hardcopy, with a readership multiple of 3.6.  It is not about numbers being printed, but numbers being printed, then distributed, then picked up, and then read—PR+D+PI+R.
In addition, our Web site—
www.laprensa1.com—attracts over 1,500 visitors per day, with an average of 14 hits per daily visit.   





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