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.
Ohio and Michigan are in a pickle by
being out of pickles
By Federico Martínez, Free Lance
Contribution to La Prensa
First it was tomatoes; this summer Northwest Ohio and
Southeast Michigan fresh-market pickle producers will lose
millions of dollars because farmers can’t attract enough
migrant workers to pick their crops.
Marygrove College could help child
immigrants, or refugees
DETROIT, July 17, 2014 (AP): The president of Marygrove
College in Detroit says he's willing us use school
resources to help child immigrants from Central America.
Detroit Public Schools announces
multi-year plan to reduce lost school days due to power
In a move to reduce the number of lost school
days due to power outages, Detroit Public Schools (DPS)
today announced a plan to transition all schools’ electric
power from the City of Detroit Public Lighting Department (PLD)
to DTE Energy.
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.
House-to-house survey may
spur demolitions, fight blight
By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
is on a house-to-house mission in Toledo. The Lucas
County Land Bank vice president is leading a survey to
determine what homes in Toledo can be saved and which need
to meet the wrecking ball over the next few years.
Students recognized at Latino Heritage
DIA hosts outdoor Yoga and Zumba®
Classes August 2
July 15, 2014: It’s BYOYM, or bring your
own yoga mat, Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Detroit Institute
of Arts (DIA)! In celebration of the eighth annual
Neighborhoods Day, founded by ARISE Detroit!, the DIA is
hosting a yoga class at 9 a.m. and Zumba® at 11
a.m. on the museum’s South Lawn.
MidWest LatinoFest is scheduled for Saturday,
August 30, 2014.
Want to volunteer?
Call Rico at 419-870-6565.
Great night for baseball with the Lorain County Ironmen and
LPLS, Aug. 2
LORAIN: Batter up for a great night at the ballpark.
Get free admission to the Lorain County Ironmen’s last home game of the
season, Saturday, Aug. 2, courtesy of your Lorain Public Library System (LPLS).
Summary of Cuyahoga County Fair Latino
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. We celebrate and share
Latino cultures with all of Northeast Ohio.
New film `Book of Life' animates Day
of the Dead
SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES, July 14,
2014 (AP): Guillermo del Toro is helping to open the
``Book of Life.''
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