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1820 East 28th Street

Lorain, OH 44052





Public Welcome!


The Mexican Mutual Society (MMS)  “SAVE THE CLUB!” Campaign focuses on fundraising events to help sustain the operation of the MMS’s home in South Lorain. Founded in 1928, it is one of the few remaining historical ethnic clubs in Lorain.


Join in the fun on Friday nights from 6-9 pm. with the Celebrity Bartenders as the crowd cheers and the big bell rings as the tip donations role in for the Mexican Mutual Society! The public is welcome to come and support the Club and your favorite bartender.  Delicious Mexican food is available from Hector’s Kitchen.


Cleaner, Safer Neighborhoods
Recycling & Refuse Drop-Off Days Help Citizens Get Rid of Refuse

There are five “Recycling and Refuse Drop-Off Events” remaining in 2016 to help Toledoans clear their properties of debris.  Citizens can bring bulky items and refuse for disposal and recycle as many as 10 tires for free. 

During the first seven events 9,968 tires and 5,400 gallons of paint have been recycled, and 130.2 tons of debris has been collected. Two Drop Off-Days were scheduled in each council district, though citizens may participate at any of the locations. 

The remaining events take place from 10 am to 2 pm on the dates and locations below:
_September 17: Friendship Park Senior Center: 2920 131st St.

Note: Televisions, air conditioners, refrigerators, or large appliances cannot be accepted. There is a fee of $1 per gallon to recycle paint. Residents may contact Republic Services once per month at 419-936-2511 by the regular refuse pickup day to schedule next day bulk pick up at the curb.

El Centro de Servicios Sociales

Upcoming Events

September 15, 2016 - El Centro Food Pantry – In collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio at El Centro from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Income eligible households (below 200% of the poverty level) are given one box of food on a first-come, first-served basis – FREE. Photo ID and proof of residency required.  (This event occurs every third Thursday of each month at the same time)


September 22 – United Way Day of Caring / El Centro Health Fair - In collaboration with UH Elyria Medical Center will be offering FREE health screenings to include cholesterol, blood sugar (you do not need to fast), blood pressure, bone density and stroke risk assessment. Walgreens will also be providing flu shots.  The Health Fair will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at El Centro.


September 22 – Farmers’ Market – In collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio at El Centro starting at 2:00 p.m.  Income eligible households (below 200% of the poverty level) are given multiple bags of fresh vegetables on a first-come, first-served basis – FREE. Photo ID and proof of residency required. 


September 23 – El Centro 7th Annual Block Party – Celebrate at this free event for the entire family at El Centro from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.—free music, inflatables, pony rides, and games for kids.  For information on having your organization present at this event contact Emanuel Pedraza at mpedraza@lorainelcentro.org.   


September 28 – Ohio ESSA Stakeholders Meeting – The Ohio Department of Education, are hosting a series of regional conversations across the state where you can share your thoughts and perspective on the ESSA (Every Student Success Act and Ohio’s developing state plan.  You can register by visiting the webpage or clicking the link provided. https://www.philanthropyohio.org/ohio-essa-stakeholder-meetings.


Other Events and Activities:


September 17 – Come enjoy exciting music, dance and art from the of the area’s leading Hispanic artists at the 2nd Annual FireFish Festival in downtown Lorain from 12 noon to 12 midnight.

September 21 - Legal Aid Society will be hosting a FREE Brief Advice & Referral Legal Clinic (civil matters only, not criminal) at Lorain County Health and Dentistry, 1205 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  First-come, first-served basis. 


Coming Soon


November 5 – El Centro 42nd Annual Gala Dinner/Dance from 6 p.m. to 12 midnight at DeLuca’s Place in the Park. For more information on sponsoring, placing an ad in program booklet or purchasing tickets, contact Emanuel Pedraza at mpedraza@lorainelcentro.org.


LORAIN COUNTY: Joanne Eldridge, director of the Lorain Public Library System, will retire at the end of September 2016.

The public is welcome to celebrate this milestone with her at two celebrations.

WHAT: Public retirement celebrations for Joanne Eldridge, director of the Lorain Public Library System

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, 2 – 4 p.m.

WHERE: Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library, 351 W. Sixth St., Lorain; sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 2 – 4 p.m.

WHERE: Lorain Public Library System’s North Ridgeville Branch, 35700 Bainbridge Road, North Ridgeville; sponsored by The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc.

About a half hour into each celebration, all in attendance will be welcomed and the floor will be open for anyone to say a few words about Ms. Eldridge. For more information, call the Lorain Public Library System at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.

JOB HELP MONDAYS: Looking for a job? Do you need help applying for that job online? Visit Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library for free, basic job help sessions this summer. No need to make an appointment. Just drop in anytime on Mondays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn how to compose and assemble your own resume; set up your own email account; attach your resume in an email; save your resume online; apply for a job online; and set up your own account with online job websites. For more information, call the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ. The Main Library is located at 351 W. Sixth St. in Lorain.
LORAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM CLOSED: All Lorain Public Library System libraries are closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 5.
MANAGE PHOTOS FROM CLOUD: Learn how to upload photos and videos to the cloud from your computer, and how to transfer pictures and videos from your cell phone or tablet. Learn at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.
GRANDPARENTS DAY CRAFT: Families with children and grandparents are invited to Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library for a special program featuring games, crafts and other activities that celebrate the relationship between “grands” and their favorite kids! Join the fun Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.
THIRD THURSDAY BOOK DISCUSSION: Come discuss “The Girls Of Atomic City” by Denise Kiernan at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. At the height of World War II, the small town of Oak Ridge, Tenn., consumed more electricity than New York City. The government ran around-the-clock facilities that despite constant work appeared to make no finished product. This is the story of the women who helped to build the atomic bomb and the secrets held in the mysterious town. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.
BOOK SALE: Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library has a book sale in September! Attend the book sale preview, reserved for members of the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc., on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. New members may join, or former members may renew their annual memberships that evening. The book sale is open to the public on Friday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.
RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR LIBRARY DIRECTOR: You are cordially invited to attend a retirement celebration in honor of Joanne Eldridge, director of the Lorain Public Library System. Eldridge will be retiring in September after serving the library for over 22 years. Attend on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library. For more information, call the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.
MINI MACHINES - RUBBER BAND CAR: Construct an actual working car (no electricity required) out of plastic bottles, rubber bands and other household items! This will be fun for all curious builders and budding engineers from ages 8 through 18. Come build at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 5 to 6 p.m. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.
eCARD – NEW LIBRARY CARD FOR ONLINE-ONLY MATERIALS: Lorain Public Library System is now offering an eCard: a library card for accessing online-only materials. From eBooks, electronic audiobooks, digital magazines, streaming movies and downloadable music to online classes and exclusive information and research databases, LPLS offers many free materials and services online. Find materials for kids, teens and adults at LorainPublicLibrary.org using your computer, laptop, tablet or other mobile device. No need to come in to the library to apply for the card – apply for the eCard online. Your eCard number will be emailed to you. So if you prefer getting your library materials online and you don’t have a library card yet, get the new eCard! To get an eCard, you must either live in Ohio, own property in Ohio, live in Ohio while attending school or work in Ohio.
For more information, call the Lorain Public Library System at 1-800-322-READ.








For Latino-style dancing in the Detroit area go to: www.detroitsalsa.com


Any listings? Post gratis. Contact La Prensa at 419-870-6565 (Rico, NW Ohio), 440-320-8221 (Rubén Torres, NE Ohio), or, better yet, email to laprensa1@yahoo.com. Always check for changes.





Bailes y La Música  



Argonne Hall, 43 E. Central Ave., bailes every Sat., $5 cover. 419.254.0000.

Club La Vista, Downtown Toledo, corner of Summit St. and Locust with DJ playing the latest hits in Bachata, Merengue and Salsa; Daily and Nightly Specials on Drinks and Food; (419) 241-1173.

Club Mystique, 3122 Airport Hwy. w/ salsa, merengue, hip hop; DJ on Thur. (Ladies night) , Fri. (mas Tejano), & Sat. (Latina); no cover before 10:00PM; 419.704.5108.

Arnoldo’s Restaurant, 4725 Woodville Rd; salsa; call 419.693.9777.

Kiki’s Club, 2522 W. 21st St. & Rt 58, Fri: Hip Hop/Latino; Sat: Latino, 9:00PM-2:30AM; 440.989.1422.







Have entertainment?

Call Rico at: 313.729.4435, or email to: laprensa1@yahoo.com.



Detour Lounge, 1824 Springwells Street; every Friday night; Baile Cumbia; free cumbia lessons; DJ Manolito; cumbia, salsa, ranchera, merengue; 313.849.0900.

Club International, 6060 W. Fort Street; weekly Sat.; 313.995.4938.

Envy, 234 W. Larned; Fri., 248.756.4821.

Half Past 3, 2554 Grand River, Sat: Latin Dance Parties with DJ Cisco; salsa, merengue, bachata; free salsa lessons; ladies free before 10PM; 313.304.8953 and 248.756.4821. www.danceindetroit.com.

Los Galanes, 3362 Bagley St., most Fri. & Sat; 313.554.4444.

Ferndale: Posh, 22061 Woodward, Sun., 248.756.4821.

Luna Pier: Luna Pier Ballroom; most Saturday nights; El Baile Grande, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Call 734.848.4326.

Pontiac: HEAT, Pike St. & N. Saginaw St., Fri; at the main level: salsa, merengue, bachata & Latin House music by DJ Cisco & Alfredo; in the Hookah Lounge: flamenco, reggae, & Arabic music. 248.756.4821 or www.salsadetroit.com.

Royal Oak: Wed. & Thurs; Sky Club, 401 S. Lafayette; doors open at 8 p.m. with free dance lessons at 8:15 p.m; 21 and over; proper attire; 586.254.0560 or 248.756.4821.

Utica: Argentine Tango Detroit, 7758 Auburn Road; Tango on Fri; 586.254.0560.


Spanish Church Services  





• Evangelical Assemblies

of God

705 Lodge St. 43609

Pastor Moses Rodríguez

Miér., 7:00PM

Dom., 11:00AM



• First Spanish Church of God

1331 E. Broadway 43605

Dom., 10:00 a.m.& 5:00PM

Mier. & Vier., 7:00PM

Sab., 6:00 p.m.



• Iglesia Bautista

El Buen Pastor

521 Spencer Rd. 43609

Rev. Dr. Alberto Martínez

Berna Aguilar, Youth Pastor

Miér., 6:00PM

Sab., 6:00PM

Dom., 10:15AM, 11:20AM,




• Iglesia Cristo La Roca de Salvación

2052 Front St. 43605

Pastores: Exh. Miguel & Blanca Ladriyé

Dom: Escuela 10:30AM; Culto Evangelistico 6:30PM



• Iglesia Nueva Vida

2025 Airport Hwy 43609

Pastor Titular: Josué Rodríguez

Pastor Asociado: José Rosario

Domingo 12:30PM

Estudio Biblico: Jue. 7PM



• Iglesia Torre Fuerte

Iglesia de Bible Temple

3327 Airport Hwy 43609

Pastor Guadalupe Rios

Dom. 5:30PM



• La Primera Iglesia Bautista

628 Elm St. 43604

Pastor: José Luis Jirón

Escuela dominical: 10:00AM

Culto de adoración:11:00A

Los cultos son bilingüe

Bible studies: Sat. 10:00AM



• SS. Peter & Paul

728 S. St. Clair St. 43609

Fr. Richard Notter

Dom., 12:00PM[en español]





• Sacred Heart Chapel

4301 Pearl Ave.

Rev. William A. Thaden

Sister Theresa Stegman,

Sister Elisea Bonano


Dom., 8AM, 10AM,& Noon

Lun., jueves, vier. 9:30AM

Mier., 6:30PM/Sáb., 6:00PM


• House of Praise

International Church

4321 Elyria Ave. 44055

Pastor Gilbert & Eileen Silva


Dom., 9 & 10:30AM [Eng.]

Dom., 12:30PM [Spanish]

Dom., 1:30PM

Mar. & Jue., 7:00PM


• Iglesia del Dios Viviente

254 Barres Lane

Elyria OH 44035

Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet


Mier., 7-8:30PM Conocimientos Biblicos

Dom., 1:00PM Evangelio y Adoración


Iglesia Pentecostal

Cristo Misionera

1930 Broadway 44055

Paster Miguel Serrano


Dom., Escuela dom. 10AM

Dom., culto evan. 6PM

Martes, jueves, viernes @ 7PM: Evangelistas Daniel González, Francisco Vega, Abel Robles


• La Iglesia de Dios, Inc.

Rev. Angel L. Rivera

3115 Elyria Ave. 44052



• Misión Cristiana Faro de Luz

(Disciplos de Cristo)

940 West Fifth St. 44052

Pastor Luis A. Morales


Dom., 1:00PM: Predicación

Dom., 4:00PM: Escuela Biblica






• Our Savior Nuestro Salvador Luthern Church

4501 Clinton Ave. 44055

Rev. Cora Lee Meier


Dom., 11:15AM:Serv. de Adoración

Dom., 10:00AM: Escuela



• The Salvation Army

2506 Broadway 44052

Pastores Carlos & Trudy Medina

Dom: 11:00AM Reunion de Adoración; 1:00PM Escuela

Mier: 6:30PM Estudio Biblico

Vier: 6:00PM Club de Niños



• Christian Tabernacle International Church

2203 Meister Rd. 44053

Pastores David &

Mildred Figueroa

Dom., 10:00AM (Escuela Dominical)

Dom., 5:30PM

Martes & Jueves: 7:30PM








Principe de Paz

Hispanic Luthern Church

1607 East 31st St.



Iglesia del Dios Viviente

254 Barres lane

Elyria OH 44035

Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet

Dom: Adoración 1:00PM

Mier: Biblicos 7:00PM

Sáb: Programa radial 1040AM 1:30PM



• Iglesia Nueva Vida

2327 Holmden Ave.

Cleveland OH 44109

Rev. José Reyes

Serv. culto: mier. 8:00PM

vier. 8:00PM

dom. 11:00AM




Iglesia Pentecostal

“La Senda Antigua”

Pastores Rolando & Lizzette Velázquez

2681 West 14th Street

Cleveland OH 44113


Orden de Cultos:

Dom:10:30AM Esc. dominical; noon: Culto Evang., Pro-Templo

lun: 7PM clase de Nuevos Creyentes

Mar: 7PM Oración y Est. Biblico

mier: 7PM Culto de Hogares

jueves: 7PM Culto Generales

Vier: 7PM Culto Generales


Sagrada Familia

Fr. David Fallon

7719 Detroit Ave.

Cleveland OH 44102

Sat. Vigil 5:00PM

Sun., 9:00AM & 11:30AM



St. Francis Parish

Superior Ave. & 71st St.

Cleveland OH

Sat. Vigil 4:00PM

Sáb., 10:00AM [Español]

Sat., 11:30AM [Eng.]

Weekdays, 7:30AM



St. Michael the Archangel

Fr. Jaime McCreight

3114 Scranton Rd.

Cleveland OH 44109

Sat., 5:00PM [English]

Sáb., 7:00PM [Español]

Sun., 9:45AM [Eng.]

Dom., Noon [Esp.]




Misión Cristiana Nueva Vida

2003 West Blvd.

Cleveland OH 44102

Dom. 9:00AM [Español]

Sociedad de Niños: Vier. 6:30PM

Pastores Vanessa Rivera y

Luís Castellano

440-220-2368 ó



• Iglesia Cristiana Fuente De Salvacion

3780 West 140th St.

Cleveland, Ohio 44111

Dom: Estudio Bibilico a las 2PM

Servicio de Alabanza a las 3PM

Estudio en Los Hogares Para Caballeros a las 7PM

Miercoles: Oracion a las 7PM en la Iglesia

Viernes: Estudios en Los Hogares/Celulas a las 7PM

Pastores Pedro & Georgina Leonardo

(440) 508-4497

(216) 334-4759



Casa de Oracion

1600 E 34TH 44055

Pastores Jose &

Jamie Santos

Dom: 12:00pm (Escuela



Miercoles & Viernes; 7:30pm






Primera Iglesia Hispana

de Monroe

Alianza Cristiana y Misionera

Pastor Jesse Morales

317 E. Front St.

Monroe, Michigan 48161



Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana

3495 Livernois Street

Detroit, Michigan 48210

Pastor Titular: Carlos Liese

Pastor Asociado: Elí Garza

Estudio Bíblico: Miér., 7:00PM Escuela Dominical: 10:00AM Culto de Adoración:

Dom., 11:00AM



Nueva Creación United Methodist Church

270 Waterman St.

Detroit MI

Services: Juev. at 7:00PM

& dom.  a 5:30PM

St. Alfred

Catholic Church

Fr. Jim Kean

9500 Banner Street

Taylor MI

Misa en español:

Domingo, a 5:00PM



• Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

G-2316 W. Coldwater Rd.

Flint, MI 48505


Rev. Timothy Nelson

sabado (ingles) 5pm, domingo (español) 9am,

domingo (ingles) 11am


Churches or Radio, with Spanish dialogue, desiring to be included in La Prensa’s
directories should e-mail the information to Rico, c/o laprensa1@yahoo.com, or fax to 419.241.5774, or call 419.870.6565 or 313.729.4035. Gracias! There is no charge to be included on our list.


Web laprensa


Spanglish Radio


La Onda Cultural Latina

Lorain, OH

Lun-vier., 9:00AM-5:00PM


BGU 88.1 FM,

La Unica with Freddy Gutiérrez, Andres Alvarez, Maribel,

& Geraldo Rosales

Bowling Green, OH

dom., 9:00AM to 2:00PM



WFOB 1430 AM

with Freddy G

Fostoria, sábado,

4-6 p.m. & con

Sylvester Duran

Dom., 8:30 to 10:00AM


WLFC 88.3 FM

Findlay, OH

viernes, 6:00 to 9:00PM


WCSB 89.3 FM


Lilly Corona Moreno

Cleveland, OH

Jueves, 7:00-9:00PM







WKMK 1440 AM

La Explosiva

"La que se escribe

con rojo’"

con Batman y Paquita

de la Vernor

Detroit, MI

lunes a sab., 3:00PM to 6:00PM

lunes a viernes, 5:00AM to 7:00AM


WCAR 1090 AM

Detroit, MI


noon to 5:00PM

dom., noon to 4:00PM


WDTR 90.9 FM

Caribe Serenade

Detroit, MI

Ozzie Rivera


6:30 to 8:30PM


WLEN 103.9 FM

Adrian, MI


1:00 to 4:30PM


WQTE 95.3 FM

with Lady Di

Adrian, MI

dom.,3:00 to 8:00PM




Juan M. Rodríguez

Jackson, MI

dom., 10:00AM-Noon











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