Latino Student Union (LSU) of the
had a successful fundraiser last Saturday at the UT Student Union
The weather cooperated, but if it hadn’t, LSU, for the second
year, had a shuttle service to take guests to and from the Student
Both Los Aztecas and Vida didn’t fail to impress the full house,
in attendance at this annual, community event.
Longorias of Los Aztecas played a full set of snappy cumbias. When
the speaker system was temporarily shut down due to circuit
overload, Vida improvised and entertained the audience with
guitar, accordion, and piano.
played two complete sets thereafter. It is easy to see why Vida is
up for awards in five categories of the 25th annual
Tejano Music Awards, scheduled for March 19th. (See
related story on page 4.) Vida was also a 2005 Grammy nominee for
Best Tejano Recording; its accordionist, Sunny Sauceda, received
the Grammy in a CD he made with David Lee Garza and Joel Gúzman.
Devers car dealership in
, was recognized for being the
only gold sponsor, contributing one thousand dollars to the
scholarship fund. In
attendance were Mr. Devers, and Latino sales staff Daniel García
and Ramón Pérez, who passed out Mercedes hats.
advisor and Toledo City Council Louis Escobar were recognized by
Sanchez’s Buy and Save Auto Sales Ltd., joined La Prensa and the
Spanish American Organization’s annual scholarship drive, called
Latino Scholarship day with the Toledo Mud Hens, which is
currently scheduled for Sunday, July 17, by contributing one
thousand-five hundred dollars.