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Events : Dominican Night @ Havana Martini Club, Friday, Sept. 21
Posted by admin on 2007/9/22 6:50:00 (1679 reads)

THIS FRIDAY , September 21st, we had an awesome Global Fusion Party: Dominican Republic in Havana Martini Club, with a lot of Bachata & Merengue dancing and with music by DJ L.E.S. and with a great performances by Raiza's Dancers (see the video below).

Thanks to everyone who came and supported us!  

 

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

Save the date!!! 

Salsa Halloween Party at Havana Martini Club on Wednesday, Oct. 31st!!!

Remember:  Havana is non-smoking, so if you're health-conscious and want to dance in a non-smoking environment, Havana Martini Club is the place for you!!!!

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Events : FREE Salsa/Merengue Concerts coming to Dayton
Posted by Anonymous on 2007/9/21 20:30:00 (1884 reads)

Saturday, September 22nd (Dayton, OH)

 

Sammy DeLeon y Su Orquesta

 
Grupo Fuego
 

Both groups delivered great music at the Dayton's Hispanic Festival!

 

More pictures are in the Dayton section of our Photo Gallery (cilck here...) 

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Events : Hot Havana Nights this Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2007)
Posted by admin on 2007/9/20 11:20:00 (1621 reads)

   

Another great night at Havana Martini Club More pictures are in our Photo Gallery (click here...)

And Happy Birthday to Christina, Mary, and Diego!!
See their Birthday Dance in the Video below:
 


HOTTEST Wednesday nights
with hottest Salsa dancers in town
- the "Havana Nights".  In the most classy Salsa location in town, according to Cincinnati Enquirer!!!

With FREE admission, FREE dance lessons, Cincinnati's BEST Salsa dancers, and the BEST Latino DJ in town, the legendary Rudy Alvarez, spinning the hottest Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music, this is the undisputed place to be on Wednesday nights... 

Havana Martini Club is located on 5th Street, between Race and Vine Streets.

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Community : Miguel Alemany featured in a book "¡Ay Mijo! Why Do You Want To Be An Engineer?"
Posted by admin on 2007/9/16 16:50:00 (4424 reads)

 

Latinos are the fastest growing population group in the United States but comprise only 3 percent of the nation’s scientists and engineers. That’s according to the National Center for Education Statistics and it is not good news, given a growing need for U.S. engineering and other math and science expertise and innovation in the increasingly competitive global marketplace.   

To address the need for more Hispanics in engineering, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is endorsing the new book ¡Ay Mijo! Why Do You Want To Be An Engineer? as a way to get the word out to young people about the benefits of pursuing a career in the field. You can buy the book from Amazon (click here...)

Ay Mijo (which means “my son” in Spanish) tells the stories of 12 Hispanic men who overcame challenges to become successful engineers today. One of these 12 featured engineers is Miguel Alemany from P&G

Cincinnati will be a proud host of the 2010 National Conference of SHPE, thanks to Miguel who was the driving force behind the effort to bring the SHPE Conference to our city,  the same way as he helped in bringing the 2006 NSHMBA National Conference to Cincinnati.

We would like to congratulate Miguel on this recognition, and thank him for all the support he provides to SHPE and NSHMBA!!!!

As the source for quality Hispanic engineers and technical talent, SHPE is helping promote Ay Mijo to increase awareness among Hispanic students about the opportunities found in engineering and the scholarships and other resources available to them. A portion of proceeds from the sale of Ay Mijo will benefit the scholarship program of the Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation of SHPE.

“Many studies have shown what we at SHPE see all too often: not enough Hispanic men are excelling in or graduating from high school or applying to college,” said Manuel Hernandez, vice president of SHPE’s national board of directors, chairman of AHETEMS and one of the engineers profiled in Ay Mijo. “By participating in the release of Ay Mijo, we can introduce young men to role models who have realized their dreams through an education and career in engineering. The true stories of our own people can be the very best motivation toward success and personal satisfaction in life, and I’m honored that my own story is in this book,” Hernandez said.

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Education : NSHMBA Education for Success
Posted by admin on 2007/9/15 19:10:00 (2092 reads)

      NSHMBA Cincinnati

89 Hispanic High School students from the Tri-State area participated on Saturday, Sept. 15th, 2007 in "Education for Success" seminar organized by Cincinnati chapter of NSHMBA (National Society of Hispanic MBAs).  

This annual one-day program covered topics like:

  • Further guidance on college admissions
  • How to select the best college
  • How to fill out college application
  • How to apply for financial aide
  • How to prepare for College entrance exams like the SAT and ACT
  • Meet members of the National Board of Directors on NSHMBA
  • Meet the UC Chapter of ΑΨΛ (Alpha Psi Lambda Fraternity Inc.)
  •  “College Gear Fashion Show”
 

 
The keynote speaker was Carver Johnson, Chief Diversity Officer for the Kroger Company.

 
 
More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here...)
 
To read the latest Newsletter of the NSHMBA Cincinnati, click here... 
 
If you would like to join NSHMBA and help, please click here
 

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Business : 10th Annual Ohio Hispanic Chamber Gala Dinner (Columbus, Sept. 14)
Posted by admin on 2007/9/15 9:10:00 (5181 reads)

 

The Ohio Hispanic Chambers of Commerce celebrated this Friday, Sept. 14th, its 10th Annual Awards Gala. The event will took place in Columbus, OH, at the Renaissance Hotel.

The prime objective of the Ohio Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (OHCC) is to promote the development and continued growth of the Hispanic business community in Ohio. 

The OHCC is committed to providing information and assistance to its membership by serving as a referral and resource center. The OHCC monitors  local, state, and national programs and legislation to evaluate the impact on Hispanic owned businesses.

As every year, outstanding Hispanic business people and leaders will be recognized by the Ohio Hispanic Chambers of Commerce at its Annual Award Gala Dinner. The 2007 Gala Dinner is a very special event since the organization will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary of existence. To honor this occasion, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will be personally there to congratulate the Award Winners. Also present were Michael Mentel, President of Columbus City Counci and Tracy Heard, Ohio State Representative.

 

The winners in individual award categories are: 

 

 
Ryan Arsenault
Hispanic Future Entrepreneur

 
Joe Altieri
Hispanic Emerging Business of the Year

 
Guadelupe A. Velasquez
Government Hispanic Business Advocate of the Year

 
Mary Navarro, Huntington Bank
Corporate Hispanic Business Advocate of the Year
(in picture: Daniel Ruggiero who received the award on behalf of Mary Navarro)

 
Dina Villa
Hispanic Businesswoman of the Year

 
Luis Gonzales de Riancho
Hispanic Businessman of the Year

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

The 11th Annual Awards Gala will take place on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. The Co-Chairs of the Gala will be Cecilia Roman and Michael Beck


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Events : Cincinnati Hispanic Fest This Weekend (Sept. 8-9)
Posted by admin on 2007/9/9 8:00:00 (4767 reads)

Cincinnati Hispanic Fest

The Cincinnati Hispanic Fest was a great success. And we got lucky with the rain - there were only few drops, but nothing serious.

Highlights:

* Chivas Team wins the Copa Su Casa soccer tournament:

* The Spanish Journal donates $2,000 to Su Casa as a result of the soccer tournament proceedings  

* Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory and  Vice-Mayor David Crowley came by to meet festival organizers, participants, and sponsors. Also present were City Councilman Cecil Thomas, Judge Nadine Allen, and others.

* Hamilton County Commissioner David Pepper visits the Festival on Sunday 

 

*  Great dance and music performances

More pictures from the Festival are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (Click here...)

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Community : 2007 LULAC Community Awards (Sept. 4th)
Posted by Anonymous on 2007/9/5 18:10:00 (3957 reads)

2007 LULAC Community Awards

CELEBRATING THE POWER OF DIVERSITY

Presented By Macy's and Sponsored by "Mercy Health Partners"

Tuesday, September 4, 2007
6:00pm-9:00pm
University of Cincinnati

***All Proceeds Go To Benefit LOCAL Educational Initiatives***


Hosted by: Geri Geiler, Associate Counsel, Macy's Inc.

Keynote Speaker: Senator Eric H. Kearney, State of Ohio
MAKING HISTORY:

The LULAC Cincinnati Community Awards is an exciting, history making awards ceremony, celebrating the positive impact individuals can make to shape diversity and race relations in our community. Attended by top local leaders from government, business, and education, the Community Awards serve not only to showcase the various efforts of LULAC but of the numerous outstanding diversity initiatives in both individual and corporate realms.
 
The 2007 LULAC Award Recipients are:
 

 “CORPORATE AWARD”
Scott Stewart, External Relations Director,
The Procter & Gamble Co.

“HISPANIC BUSINESS PERSON”
George Perez, Publisher,
The Spanish Journal

“EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE”
Dr. Mitch Livingston, VP of Student Affairs
University of Cincinnati

“DIVERSITY AWARD”
Robert “Chip” Harrod, Executive Director
Bridges for a Just Community 

“FRIEND OF LULAC”
Gary Hines, President,
NAACP of Hamilton/Fairfield/West Chester/Mason/Lebanon

“MEDIA EXCELLENCE”
Sasha Rionda, Francisco Ceceres
Nuestro Rincon, Local 12

“COMMUNITY AWARD”
V. Anthony Simms-Howell, Commissioner,
Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

“GOVERNMENT EXCELLENCE”
Linda Schmidt, Community Outreach Specialist,
Federal Bureau of Investigation

More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here) 
 
SCHOLARSHIPS
 
 The 2007 LULAC Cincinnati Scholarship winners are:

Lilly Rodriguez
(donated by MidwestLatino)
 

Guillermina Pat Camacho
(donated by LaVERDAD)
 

Juan Carlos Vargas
(donated by AllState Insurance)
YOUNG READERS PROGRAM
 
 

Thanks to generous help from P&G , LULAC Cincinnati was proud to donate $10,000 to start a "Young Readers Program" in AMIS (Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies). The Young Readers program is a  highly interactive and family oriented course designed to instill a love of reading in program participants, promote communication skills,    writing ability and comprehension levels and build self-esteem. Launched as a national initiative in 1986 to improve reading skills among first through third grade students, the Young Readers program is currently in twenty-seven sites in fifteen states.
 
SPONSORSHIPS
 
Becoming a sponsor of the LULAC Community Awards is an ideal way to reach out to top Tri-state Hispanic leaders and influential community leaders. Sponsors of the LULAC Community Awards are recognized at the event and listed in all promotional material, including the event program.
 
LULAC Cincinnati would like to thank the following 2007 Gala Sponsors: 

Platinum Sponsor: Macy’s Inc.
Gold Sponsor: Mercy Health Partners

The Proctor & Gamble Co.
The City of Hamilton
University of Cincinnati, Student Activities and Leadership Development
Local 12, WKRC-TV
Bridges for A Just Community
UFCW, Local 1099
Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA, Inc.
La Jornada Latina/The Spanish Journal
FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Foundation
Northern Kentucky University, Latino Student Affairs

If you would like to become a Sponsor of the 2008 Gala, please contact LULAC Cincinnati at 513-482-1814
 
***All proceeds benefit LOCAL educational programs*** 

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Events : The Last Second Sunday on Main of 2007!
Posted by admin on 2007/9/5 16:00:00 (1581 reads)

Don't miss the last Second Sunday on Main 

September 9 from Noon-5pm

from 13th to Liberty on Main Street in Historic Over-the-Rhine, Downtown Cincinnati

Eco-Main-ia

For More info: click here

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Events : El Cantante showing in Cincinnati
Posted by Anonymous on 2007/9/5 14:50:00 (1614 reads)

 Showcase Cincinnati
1701 Showcase Drive,
Cincinnati OH 45237 · (513)699-1500

Showtimes: 6:40, 9:15 pm.

Showcase Western Hills

5870 Harrison Avenue,
Cincinnati OH 45248 · (513)699-1500

Showtimes: 7:00, 9:40 pm.

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Events : Awesome Salsa Party with Salsa Caliente @ Havana Martini Club
Posted by admin on 2007/9/2 1:20:00 (1654 reads)

As every 1st Saturday of the month,  Salsa Caliente delivered a great performence this Saturday, September 1st, at Havana Martini Club. helping to celebrate Labor Day Weekend the Latino Style!!! The hottest Salsa Band in the hottest and most classy club in town (Read the review posted on Tuesday, May 29th, in LIFE section in Cincinnati Enquirer (click here...)!!!

   

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

And don't miss the HOTTEST Wednesday nights with hottest Salsa dancers in town - the "Havana Nights", every Wednesday, 8pm - 1am. With FREE admission, FREE dance lessons, Cincinnati's BEST Salsa dancers, and the BEST Latino DJ in town, the legendary Rudy Alvarez, spinning the hottest Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music, this is the place to be on Wednesday nights...

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Events : Win FREE VIP Tickets for "The Jazzy Sleeping Beauty"
Posted by admin on 2007/8/31 15:30:00 (1939 reads)

 

The landmark production of The Jazzy Sleeping Beauty will be presented on September 14-15, 2007 at the Aronoff Center. Featuring a very diverse cast, this ballet will be the first ever presentation of The Sleeping Beauty Ballet with jazzed up music and choreography to compliment the traditional Tchaikovsky music and classical choreography.  In addition, it features a Black Sleeping Beauty and Black Princes from Dayton Contemporary Dance Company and Ballethnic Dance Company. 

MidwestLatino members and friends can register to Win a Pair of Free VIP tickets: Enter to Win!!!!!

For more information, visit ballet tech cincinnati website (click here)

All MidwestLatino members and friends can get a $5 discount on the tickets!!! 

Just go to this link (click here)Through this link, you will be able to purchase tickets online or by printing a coupon redeemable at the Aronoff Box Office for $5 off the regular ticket price.

  

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Events : Ballet Folklorico “Quetzalli” de Veracruz (Dayton, OH, Sept. 22)
Posted by admin on 2007/8/31 13:30:00 (2110 reads)

  Transporting the energy of a small-town fiesta to the stage of the Victoria Theatre, the Mexican folk-dance troupe Ballet Folklorico “Quetzalli” de Veracruz, is presented by Victoria Theatre Association on September 22.

Since its inception in 1985, Quetzalli has crisscrossed the globe, exciting audiences of all ages. Their visual fiesta of culture and folklore features many regional dances of old Mexico, in particular, their home state of Veracruz (birthplace of the world-famous “La Bamba”). The Quetzalli dance integrates influences of the indigenous Spanish, Moorish and African cultures, immersing audiences in a world of stunning visuals, heart-gripping beats and electric pulsing of the dancers’ graceful passion. 

What will not be seen on stage are ballet slippers - Quetzalli isn’t ballet in the conventional sense; it is traditional Mexican folk dancing. Lauded around the world, Quetzalli offers entertainment that will have the whole family toe-tapping, heel-stomping and skirt-swishing for weeks afterward. 

Punctuating the dancers’ meticulous movement, the live music of authentic stringed instruments perfects the urgent rhythm of stomping heels and pulsing hearts, as colorful clothing envelopes the stage in eddies of Mexican spirit. Earning standing ovations from Cuba to Malaysia, Quetzalli proves they are one of Mexico’s most popular exports.

Since its foundation by Maestro Hugo Betancourt, the Quetzalli company has grown from eight members to more than 45 dancers and 10 musicians, and operates a school and training program for young dancers in their home city of Xalapa. Betancourt has studied folklorico dance since childhood and has made several tours of the United States with previous Mexican dance troupes.

Victoria Theatre Association’s presentation of Ballet Folklorico “Quetzalli” de Veracruz is presented with support from Performance Sponsors The Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Dayton and LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens). Ballet Folklorico “Quetzalli” de Veracruz is on stage at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at just $31, with discounts available for students, seniors and groups, and are on sale now via Ticket Center Stage. Tickets may be purchased at the Schuster Center box office in downtown Dayton or by phone, at (937) 228-3630 or toll free (888) 228-3630. Ticket Center Stage hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, noon - 4 p.m., and two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

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Events : Salsa Caliente this Weekend
Posted by admin on 2007/8/30 17:00:00 (1448 reads)

       

Salsa Caliente will be very busy this weekend. First, they'll be the headliner for Louisville WorldFest performing on Friday, August 31, at 9:30 PM - 11 PM.

Then on Saturday, they will be back in Cincinnati, where they'll kick-off September in  Havana Martini Club

 

 

As every 1st Saturday of the month,  Salsa Caliente will be performing this Saturday, September 1st, at Havana Martini Club. The hottest Salsa Band in the hottest club in town!!!

And don't miss the HOTTEST Wednesday nights with hottest Salsa dancers in town - the "Havana Nights", every Wednesday, 8pm - 1am. With FREE admission, FREE dance lessons, Cincinnati's BEST Salsa dancers, and the BEST Latino DJ in town, the legendary Rudy Alvarez, spinning the hottest Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music, this is the place to be on Wednesday nights...

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Community : Response to Earthquake in Peru
Posted by admin on 2007/8/29 16:50:00 (1919 reads)

 Peru: Help the Victims

Acciones de la Embajada y del Consulado General del Perú en Washington D.C

Se informa al público en general, que la Embajada del Perú en los Estados Unidos y el Consulado General del Perú en Washington D.C. han habilitado las siguientes cuentas bancarias para recibir contribuciones financieras destinadas a ayudar a las víctimas del terremoto que asoló el Perú el pasado 15 de agosto.

1. HSBC Bank, USA, NA
1130 Connecticut Avenue., NW.
Washington DC 20036

ACCOUNT NAME: Embassy of Peru – Sismo Peru 2007
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 389060178
ROUTING NUMBER (ABA): 021001088

2. CITIBANK NA
1225 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington DC 20036

ACCOUNT NAME: Peru Sismo - Earthquake 2007
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 15378535
ROUTING NUMBER (ABA): 254070116

También se pueden enviar cheques a las siguientes direcciones
Checks can be mailed to the following address:

1. Embajada del Perú en los Estados Unidos
Cheques a nombre de: “Embassy of Perú – Sismo Peru 2007”
1700 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington DC 20036

2. . Consulado General del Perú en Washington DC
Cheques a nombre de: “Peru Sismo - Earthquake 2007”
1625 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 1625, NW
Washington DC 20036
 

For additional information, please call (202) 833-9860 or visit LULAC

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