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Posted by admin on 2007/2/11 11:00:00 (2866 reads)

Sen. Barack Obama is coming to a breakfast in Cincinnati on Feb. 26 at 8:00 a.m.  The event will be held at the Westin downtown. Giving levels are $100, $500 (includes a special gift), $1,000 and $2,000. The $1,000 and $2,000 levels include a private reception with Barack after the breakfast. Checks should be made payable to "Obama for President" and mailed to PO Box 29077 Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.

Posted by admin on 2007/2/6 4:10:00 (1846 reads)


It was COLD outside!!!! But inside we had another great HOT Salsa night @ Mad Frog, with people enjoying the awesome dance floor and Non-Smoking room! Pictures from this week's Salsa with Tropicoso @ Cincinnati's hottest Latino spot - "The Mad Frog", are on the Web in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here).

Each Monday, Mad Frog has its basement open - with the best in Reggaeton and Hip-hop. It's like having two clubs in one: live Salsa/Merenge upstairs with Tropicoso, and Reggaeton and Hip-hop downstairs!

Posted by admin on 2007/2/4 12:30:00 (2333 reads)

 

The week of Feb. 17th, LULAC councils throughout the United States celebrate the founding of LULAC.

78 years ago, the founders of the League of United Latin American Citizens, better known as LULAC, joined together to establish an organization that would become the largest, oldest and most successful Hispanic civil rights and service organization in the United States.

Since its inception on February 17, 1929 in Corpus Christi, Texas, LULAC has championed the cause of Hispanic Americans in education, employment, economic development and civil rights and has developed a comprehensive set of nationwide programs fostering educational attainment, job training, housing, scholarships, citizenship, and voter registration.

Members of the local chapter of LULAC, as well as friends of LULAC, will celebrate  the 78th Anniversary on Wed. Feb. 14th at 6PM at Havana Martini Club.

And since it's also a Valentine's Day, after 8 PM we'll celebrate it with DJ Rudy and Latin music! So bring your Sweetheart with you!!!

If you would like to learn more about LULAC, please join us at the 78th Anniversary celebration. You can also visit us at www.lulacohio.org 
 

Posted by admin on 2007/2/3 6:20:00 (1877 reads)

 The Latin Thunder Party at Dayton's Club Rain, is the ultimate Latin Friday night in Dayton with best of Latin music by DJ Danny D from Miami Beach, FL, and our Guest DJs

Now EVERY FRIDAY at 10 PM @ Club Rain!!!!! The ULTIMATE LATIN MUSIC PARTY!!!!

And the perfect place for people from Cincinnati, Columbus, and Indianapolis to meet half way! And to celebrate your Birthday!!!

   

Latest pictures and videos are in the Dayton section of our Photo Gallery (click here)

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Posted by admin on 2007/2/1 12:20:00 (3050 reads)


The Detroit Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) had their 2007 Kickoff/Networking event on Thursday, February 1st at the Detroit Newspaper Partnership headquarters. The event introduced the new NSHMBA Detroit Board and their plans to foster Hispanic leadership in the Detroit corporate community. NSHMBA members and friends also had the opportunity to network and learn about the Detroit Newspaper Partnership and the Detroit Free Press.

 

More pictures are in the Detroit section of our Photo Gallery (click here...) 

Posted by admin on 2007/2/1 12:00:00 (1985 reads)

Havana Martini Club was yesterday full of Latin rhythms and Salsa dancing!

First, there was an awesome concert by Legend Vega. This young Puerto Rican star mesmerized the audience with her great voice and stage presence. 

And after her concert, Ivana & Elier from Danse Royale Ballroom, did a terrific Salsa demonstration (to see the video - click here).

 

To see more pictures, please go to the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here) 

Save the date!!!!

 

On Wed. Feb. 14th we'll celebrate Valentine's Day!!!!

Jeremy and Desiree, our newlyweds from Arthur Murray will do a great dance demonstration. Don't miss it!!!

So bring your sweetheart and let's celebrate Valentine's Day Latino Style!!!!

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Posted by admin on 2007/1/25 11:20:00 (1999 reads)

 

The Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Dayton cordially invites you to its Annual Awards Celebration

Saturday, 10 February 2007
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM


Historic Dayton Women’s Club
225 North Ludlow Street
Dayton, Ohio

Join us to honor the Volunteers and Community Supporters who have excelled in promoting the mission of the Puerto Rican Cultural Society

Entertainment provided by Rigodón Con Són
Dancing Music provided by local DJ

Dress: Business Attire for Men, Cocktail Dress for Ladies
Reception (Cash Bar) 6:30 to 7: 00 PM
Dinner: 7:00P –8:00 PM
Rice with Pigeon Peas (Arroz con Gandules), Pork Loin (Pernil), Salad, Bread, Flan
Dessert, Coffee and Tea

Purchase Tickets by Wednesday, 5 Feb 07 at (937) 222-1505:
Tickets $25.00/person (13 Years and Up) $15.00/person (12 Years and Under)

Tickets Purchase After 5 Feb
$35.00/person (13 Years and Up) $18.00/person (12 Years and Under)
NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR

Posted by admin on 2007/1/25 11:00:00 (1646 reads)

 

EDUCATION

Bush Proposes Broadening the No Child Left Behind Act

The New York Times

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Bush administration called on Wednesday for an array of changes to the president’s signature education law. The proposals would give local school officials new powers to override both teachers’ contracts and state limits on charter schools in the case of persistently failing schools.

The proposals are part of the administration’s blueprint for revising the No Child Left Behind Act, which Congress is scheduled to renew this year. Margaret Spellings, the education secretary, said the goal was to provide students in failing schools with other options and “to make sure we have our best personnel in the neediest places.” (Read More)

Illegal immigrant youths in a benefits twilight zone

State policies toward such children vary, reflecting sympathy for their situation and disapproval of their parents' behavior.

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Posted by admin on 2007/1/25 9:40:00 (1833 reads)

Hot Havana Nights @ HAVANA MARTINI CLUB!!!!

   

MidwestLatino had another hot night with its weekly "Havana Night" @ Havana Martini Club!

The Havana Martini Club, in its new location at the Carew Tower on Fifth Street, is AWESOME!!!! With its huge dance floor, more space, friendly staff, and its classy interior - it sets the new standard for all other clubs in Cincinnati! More and more Salseros and Merengueros are discovering Havana Nights as the best place to dance in Cincinnati! With FREE admission, FREE dance lessons at 8 PM, hottest Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music in town by DJ Rudy Alvarez this is the hottest place to be on Wednesday nights...

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More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here)


Save the date!!!!
On Wed. Jan. 31 we'll have two big shows:

 

Legend Vega will perform live! (click here for more of her music)

And Cincinnati's top Salsa dancers - Ivana & Elier from Danse Royale Ballroom, will do a Salsa demonstration.

Don't miss it!!!!

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Posted by admin on 2007/1/25 9:30:00 (2148 reads)

Relive the dance and music excitement of the legendary nightclub The Palladium with Ballet Hispanico and Jazz at Lincoln Center's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra's production of PALLADIUM NIGHTS. Don't miss the Music Hall's Latin Party with free food prepared by 7 of the best Latin restaurants, a Latin DJ and dancing in the Jazz Cafe.

Music Hall Center
350 Madison,
Detroit, MI  48226

 For tickets, click here

Posted by admin on 2007/1/24 4:20:00 (3178 reads)
 

 When Edna Morales walked into Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for the first time, she felt very intimidated. As a Hispanic mother of a teen-aged son in need of a liver transplant, she remembers being impressed by the friendliness of the staff and the cleanliness of the building, but she says, “I compare it to the experience of a little child going to preschool on the first day. You feel so little in a huge place.” Many Hispanic patients and families hail from Central America, where hospitals are only about one third as large as US hospitals, and many do not speak English as their primary language.

Improving Access to Care

The Hispanic community has much in common with other area populations when it comes to accessing care. Many have no insurance or they lack transportation. They are tight-knit, so word travels fast if service is good or poor. Some do not have US citizenship, although their children do if they were born here.

Cincinnati Children’s is committed to improving the health of all children regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps. Mindy McDulin, a financial counseling supervisor in Patient Billing, says, “It has always been and continues to be Cincinnati Children’s policy to provide medically necessary hospital services for all children in our primary service area, regardless of the ability to pay. If you come here, you will get treatment. Our job is to figure out how that treatment will be paid for.”

In addition to delivering the best possible care to our families, we also comply with the HIPAA privacy law, created to secure and protect the confidentiality of patients.

Resources for Hispanic Patients and Families

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Posted by admin on 2007/1/23 13:00:00 (2264 reads)

 

On Jan. 23rd, the Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA had its first networking event of 2007. The keynote speaker was Steve P.  Kaczynski, President of bigg's Supermarket, who talked about "Serving Our Diverse Community." 

The Food Sponsor was the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 

During the event, Mike Robinson from LaVERDAD received a special congratulations from the Chamber for winning the South Central Ohio Minority Business Council’s (SCOMBC) 2006 Minority Business Enterprise of the Year Award and 2006 Diversity Circle of Excellence Award from the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce.

 

More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery 

Posted by admin on 2007/1/23 7:00:00 (2098 reads)

 

Tito Muñoz, the Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, will make a CSO debut on Sat. February 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2007. He will conduct works by Mozart, Bruch, Dukas, and Stravinsky.

To buy tickets, call CSO Sales Office at 513-381-3300 

For more info about this young talented Latino, click here...

Posted by admin on 2007/1/23 6:10:00 (1685 reads)

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra presents the CSO Backstage Workshop Series, a new educational initiative, to expose students to and foster interest in career opportunities in classical music. “

The four-workshop series is designed for students grades 7-12 and their parents and is hosted by the CSO free of charge. Each workshop is held at Music Hall on a Saturday and culminates with complimentary tickets to a CSO concert. “Parents are a key part of the equation,” said Cushing-Reid. “We have found that if parents have an understanding of what is involved, what resources are available and are part of the process, it has a tremendous impact.”

One of the goals of CSO Backstage workshops is to recruit more African-American and Latino students to ensure that all local students have access to learning more about career options in the classical music world. 

 “We want to open doors and create opportunities,” said Kathy Jorgensen-Finley, CSO manager for diversity and community engagement. “Music is a universal language and we want to expose career options in classical music to everyone. The workshop setting lends itself to dialogue and a real one-on-one chance to get more information.”

The next session is on Saturday, January 27, 5 p.m.  

To learn more, click here... 

Posted by admin on 2007/1/23 3:20:00 (2028 reads)

 

On Friday, February 9th, Northern Kentucky University and Educating Latinos for Kentucky’s Future (ELKF) will sponsor the 2nd Annual Latino College Fair at NKU’s University Center from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Tri-state area Latino high school students, teachers, counselors, and colleges/universities have been invited.  Please share this information with family or friends who are or know Latino high school students and/or parents who would benefit from this fair.  

The fair will provide prospective college students with valuable information on:

*      Preparing for College

*      Financial Aid Sources

*      Academic Information

*      Advice for Parents

For more info, please see the flyer (click here...) 

If you have any questions or require clarification, please call Latino Student Affairs Office at 859-572-6013.

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