Armando Hernández recibe máximo
reconocimiento en la Cena de Gala del Comité de Unidad para
Honrar a Cesar E. Chávez.
Por: Isabel Flores,
Corresponsal La Prensa
Grand Rapids: En un magno evento, celebrado el pasado
jueves 16 de octubre [de 2014], el Comité de Unidad para
Honrar a César E. Chávez entregó el Premio “Aguila”, el
máximo galardón a Armando Hernández, Office Manager
en Security Credit Union, Flint, MI.
Día de los Muertos celebrated at Sofia
By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa
Serving as one of its biggest fundraisers of the year, the
Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center (SQACC) will
celebrate its 18th annual Día de los Muertos with a
special dinner on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at its center, 1225
Broadway St., Toledo.
Día de los Muertos activities in SW
Detroit Business Association (SDBA) has announced the
launch of a digital brochure to help visitors navigate the
district-wide celebration for the annual Día de Los
Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday - now through Nov. 9 -
in Southwest Detroit. The brochure includes details of
special events and activities taking place at local
businesses, churches, arts’ organizations and community
BGSU hosts Latino issues conference,
Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Bowling Green State University
its 21st annual Latino Issues Conference
at its Student Union on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.
day-long event featured a town hall meeting for the
community to engage in a dialogue about immigration
featuring a panel from both sides of the complex issue. The
conference theme this year was: “A Community at a
Crossroads: The Intersections of Immigration and Identity.”
Sec. Julian Castro recognizes
PRE4CLE’s work to expand Pre-K for all Cleveland’s children
hosted U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) Secretary Julián Castro and Roberto
Rodríguez, Deputy Assistant to President Obama for
Education, White House Domestic Policy Council, for a pair
of events on October 28, 2014 spotlighting the economic
benefits to the United States of developing excellence in
Happy 5th Birthday
Love, Mom, Dad & Logan
Primera hispana en ser honrada en el
Salón de la Fama de las Mujeres de Michigan 2014: Marylou
Por: Isabel Flores, Corresponsal La Prensa
Lansing: Marylou Olivarez-Mason
es la primera hispana que recibirá en vida el honor de
pertenecer al Salón de la Fama de las Mujeres de Michigan.
Convirtiéndose así en la segunda hispana en obtener este
reconocimiento, la primera recibió dicha distinción de
manera póstuma. Este evento se llevará a cabo el próximo
jueves 30 de octubre [de 2014] en el Kellogg Hotel and
Conference Center en East Lansing, donde diez mujeres más y
un hombre, serán honrados en el Salón de la Fama de las
Mujeres de Michigan en una Cena de Premios.
Hispanic Roundtable hosts candidates,
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
The Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland didn’t take
sides, instead offering voters a chance to hear directly
from Cuyahoga County candidates and either side of ballot
issues at a non-partisan public forum [called
Non-Partisan Candidates and Issues Forum] on Thursday,
Oct. 23, 2014 at La Sagrada Familia Church, 7719
STUDENT POLL WORKERS WILL PLAY AN
IMPORTANT ROLE IN CONDUCTING THE NOVEMBER 4, 2014 GENERAL
NEW POLL: Latino Voters on Midterm
Elections, Immigration, and 2016 Presidential Contenders
Toledo Chamber, TASBA Boards release
LA JUNTA ELECTORAL DEL CONDADO DE
CUYAHOGA ANUNCIA CAMBIOS IMPORTANTES PARA MÁS DE 8,200
ELECTORES DE LAKEWOOD
Cuyahoga, Lorain County voters to face
major tax issues
Magistrate, attorney square off for
domestic relations judge
Judicial candidate proposes adult drug
Latino voters, others to decide
multiple levies in Lucas Co.
ISSUE 4 WILL HELP BUILD SCHOOLS, WON’T
The Cleveland Metropolitan School District wants to
continue modernizing its buildings, an effort that began
after the gym roof at the former East High School collapsed
14 years ago. Since then, the District has built and
renovated 41 schools.
Congratulations to Alicia González and Juan Hernández on the
birth of their first son Juan Hernández Jr. Born Oct
13, 2014 at 10:02pm 7 lbs 6oz.
Love ~ Mom, Dad, Little Jesse, Stephanie, Avery, and the
rest of the family.
Meet some of your co-hosts on Friday,
October 31, 2014,
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.
America’s New ‘Harvest of Shame’
(9th District, Ohio)
We often take
for granted the food we buy at the grocery and put on our
dinner tables. But behind that food is a human story. How
did it get to the shelf? Who worked the field and tended to
the livestock that nourish the best fed nation in the world?
Julian Samora Research Institute
celebrates 25th Anniversary
Mich., Oct. 21, 2014: The Julian Samora Research
Institute (JSRI), one of academia’s most respected
voices for interdisciplinary research on Latinos in the
Midwest and the U.S., is marking its 25th
anniversary with a conference designed to celebrate,
reflect, and look ahead.
Jumping Pumpkins at
the Toledo Zoo, Nov. 1
“What do you do with all those pumpkins?” It’s a question the
Toledo Zoo hears each year after the fall-time fun of Pumpkin Path
and Little Boo. The answer is simple: the pumpkins provide enriching
experiences for many Zoo animals on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014! It’s called
Jumping Pumpkins, and it’s a great
opportunity to see some of your favorite Zoo animals enjoy gourd-y goodness
throughout the weekend – all included with your regular Zoo admission.
SAVE THE CLUB! CALL TO ACTION!
The Mexican Mutual Society will be holding fundraisers to
sustain the operation of its home at 1820 East 28th Street,
Lorain, OH. Mark your calendars and support the endeavors of
friends and family of the Society founded in 1928:
La Prensa at Large, Oct. 25, 2014: Happy 15th Alizah Raquel Sauceda Alvarez!
Alizah is in 9th grade at L. Hollingworth School for the Talented and
Gifted and she is pictured with her principal Mr. Franklin and María Aguirre.
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