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Northwest Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NOHCC) hosts a holiday open
house Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority building, 720 Water St., near
downtown Toledo. The open house is being hosted by Glass City
Radio, which owns oldies and variety hits station WIMX-FM Mix
95.7 and hip-hop R and B station HOT 97.3 Light appetizers and
beverages will be provided. Radio station tours will be
conducted, along with a meet-and-greet of on-air staff.
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe:
A Celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe will
be held at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns, 4201 Heatherdowns
Boulevard, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 beginning with
Mass at 6 p.m. It will be a Hispanic traditional Mass with
hymns, procession, and prayer. Following Mass, a reception will
be held featuring: music; delicious Mexican food; and
traditional Mexican dance. It is requested that you please bring
a Red Rose to Mass to honor Mary, Patroness of the
Americas. The Mass Celebrant will be St. Pat's Pastor, Fr.
Mark Davis, assisted by Deacon Salvador Sánchez.
• In Wood County, La Conexion
is inviting the public to celebrate Our Virgin of Guadalupe
at St. Aloysius Church in Bowling Green on Sunday, December
15. There will be a procession at 11:45 a.m. followed by a
noon Mass. Then parishioners are encouraged to bring a covered
dish for a potluck luncheon from 1 to 3 p.m., along with a
piñata and the Celebration of Las Posadas (The Inns), a
religious festival that commemorates the journey that Joseph and
Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of safe refuge
where Mary could give birth to baby Jesus.
• SAO hosts its annual holiday
part at the home of Phil Barbosa and Lisa Mitchell Wednesday,
December 18, 6 p.m. Participants are asked to bring
nonperishable food items and donations to fill holiday food and
gift baskets that will be delivered that evening to several Old
South End families in need that have been identified by Ss.
Peter and Paul Catholic Church leaders.
Santa Claus will accompany the “elves” on trips to each home.
Those “elves” will then return from their mission of goodwill
for an evening of food, fun and fellowship.
• Yvonne y Fuego
will be among the four featured musical acts at The Rise Up
LIVE: Holiday Edition to be held Thursday, December 19,
7 to 9 p.m., at Fleetwood’s Tap Room, 28 N. St. Clair
St., in downtown Toledo. Admission to the event is a new,
unwrapped toy. The toy drive will benefit the children of
Lucas County Children Services. The event is organized
annually by the Buckeye Cablesystem Arts Network (BCAN) and will
be broadcast live. Other featured entertainers include local
favorites Brent Lowry, Distant Cousinz, and Grizzly
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