is also Mexican Independence Day.
The Spanish American
Organization (SAO) and La Prensa will award several
scholarships, while special guests with throw out the ceremonial
first pitch and sing the national anthem. More details will be
released in the coming weeks.
Game tickets are $16
each and can be purchased from SAO officers Carmen Barbosa
(419.290.3082), Phil Barbosa (419.215.7941), Mary Morales
(419.270.1076) and LaPrensa co-manager Adrianne Chasteen
Alliance of Northwest Ohio is calling for nominations for
for students of Latino descent attending the University of
Toledo, Bowling Green State University, Lourdes University, or
Owens Community College.
Two students, an
incoming freshman or upperclassman and a graduate student, from
each institution will be selected to receive $1,000.
Applicants must have a
minimum 2.5 GPA, submit a letter of recommendation, complete the
application and supply all required documents.
are being sought for the 32nd annual Diamante Awards,
to be held
Tuesday evening, Oct. 5, in the Grogan Room at the University of
Toledo’s Savage Arena.
Awards honor outstanding Latino community members and supporters
who are making a difference in the Toledo metro area.
The award nomination categories include: Youth, Adult, Professional,
Corporation/Community Agency, and Friend of the Latino Community
for their leadership roles.
The deadline to
submit nominations for both the awards and scholarships is
Friday, Sept. 3.
applications and award nomination packets can be obtained by
firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications and
nominations can be returned to
email@example.com or mailed to: Latino Alliance of
Northwest Ohio, Attn: Meyling Ruiz, P.O. Box 875, Toledo, OH