events scheduled to mark Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Latino communities in the North Coast area of Ohio will
celebrate Cinco de Mayo in several unique ways over the
next couple of weeks—including new additions to existing events
and at least one new event. Anyone having such events should
email a summary of the event for next week’s edition of La
Mexican Mutual Society Cinco de Mayo
Lorain, April 19, 2015: Marie Leibas of the Mexican
Mutual Society has announced the order of the contestants of
the 2015 Cinco de Mayo Little Queen event:
Toledo Community Foundation announces Gómez as recipient of
Buckeye CableSystem/ Telemundo scholarship
April 14, 2015: The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community
Foundation, Inc. has announced that Javier Ramón Gómez
of Toledo, OH is the recipient of a
Police arrest 8 affirmative action protesters at U-M regents
ANN ARBOR, April 16, 2015 (AP): Police have arrested eight
people during a protest at a University of Michigan Board of
Regents meeting over the level of minority enrollment.
December 11, 2011 Ricardo García Fonseca
left behind his beautiful daughter, a mom, 3 sisters, and 1
We all want you to know we think about you
and miss you every day. We want to wish you a Happy Birthday
on April 25th with love from your family.
Goal of Free Screenings, Information
Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Ss. Peter and Paul Church
became a mini-health clinic one recent Sunday after Mass, as
parishioners were poked, prodded, and questioned—all to measure
their health and wellness at no cost to them.
Community’s Ninth annual juried exhibition
PRIZM Creative Community’s Ninth annual juried exhibition
opened Saturday April 18th, 2015 with a reception
from 3-6 p.m. at the Fifth Third Center at One Seagate, 550
North Summit Street, Toledo.
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT LORAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY
Whether you’re returning overdue items or you’ve been carrying a
fine on your library card, this is your chance to have half of
all fines and fees forgiven. In April only, visit any
Lorain Public Library System library and pay only 50 percent of
what you owe. The other half of your balance will be
waived. Remember to bring back your overdue materials.
DPS students and staff to celebrate third annual Green Week with
environmentally-friendly and sustainable projects, healthy foods
Last school year, DPS Go Green schools saved $403,027 in energy
costs – earning those 42 schools $29,000 in incentive awards
Andrea Obregon Rabago
Linda Ramos Hamilton
Happy 50th Birthday
Saturday, September 5,
MidWest LatinoFest in downtown Toledo
keynote for Access to Justice Awards Dinner
Author and journalist Jeannette Walls, writer of the bestselling
The Glass Castle, is the keynote speaker at the 2015 Access to
Justice Awards Dinner at The Pinnacle at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
April 29, 2015.
legislation to protect child tobacco workers
Washington, DC, April 17,
2015: Yesterday, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and
U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) introduced
legislation to protect child workers from the dangers of
exposure to tobacco plants, which can include acute nicotine
poisoning and other long term health effects.
CPL recognized for
diversity and inclusion
April 2015: Cleveland Public Library (CPL) has been
recognized locally by the Commission 50.
is based on their responses to the Commission on Economic
Inclusion’s annual Employers
Survey on Diversity™.