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Cinco de Mayo - US Hispanics
Hispania News
SOUTHERN COLORADO'S BILINGUAL NEWSPAPER SINCE 1987
VOL. 18. NO. 17
www.hispanianews.com
Garcia named President of the Year
The State Student Advisory
Council (SSAC) selected Pikes
Peak Community College
President Joseph A. Garcia as
President of the Year.
Garcia received the award at an
SSAC luncheon on Friday, April
15 at the Community College of
Denver, Auraria Campus.
Carrie Riffee, SSAC
representative from PPCC,
nominated Garcia for his
consistent focus on students and
his total commitment to supporting
student success. “He always
makes time for students, no matter
what, and no matter how busy he
is,” says Riffee. “He has a
total open-door policy, and
goes out of his way to help
individual students. He’s an
excellent mentor.”
Garcia has worked
tirelessly to provide
increased opportunities and
services to PPCC students.
He has implemented
programs to recruit more
minority students and
provide better support
systems to meet their needs.
Garcia is actively involved
with student groups
Joseph A. Garcia
Cont. on page 38
El Paso County Commissioners salute
Cinco de Mayo
El Paso County Commissioner Jim Bensberg presents an official proclamation to Nick Romero,
head of the Cinco de Mayo committee, to recognize the importance of the Cinco de Mayo
celebration and the Hispanic community’s input in El Paso County. Bensburg and Romero are
surrounded by three other County Commissioners and members of the Cinco de Mayo committee.
El Paso County Commissioner for the 5th District Doug Bruce abstained from voting for the
proclamation and left before the photo was taken.
2005 Fiesta Queen court
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Cinco
de
Mayo
See pages 12-28
U.S. Senator Ken Salazar
opens local office
Senator Salazar celebrates his Senate victory last November
This Friday, U.S. Senator Ken Where: 3 S. Tejon St, Suite 300,
Salazar will open his new Colorado Springs, Co
regional office in Colorado Directions: From north or
Springs at 3 S. Tejon St, Suite southbound I-25 take the Bijou
300.
St. exit. Go east on Bijou St. (it
The public are welcome to becomes Kiowa St.) for four
attend the grand opening which blocks. Turn right on Tejon St,
takes place on Friday, May 6 and park near the intersection of
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Pikes Peak Ave. The El Paso
drásticamente
iniciativas When: Friday, May 6 5:00 – Building is on the southeast
corner of Pikes Peak and Tejon.
cruciales para los latinos como 6:30 p.m.
la educación, salud, beneficios
a los veteranos y la seguridad
nacional.
Agregó que mientras los
miembros de su partido luchan
por un presupuesto equilibrado
Next week's issue
para la justicia y las
oportunidades para todos, los
republicanos presentan un plan
“fiscalmente desastroso que
socava los valores que ellos
Demócratas: presupuesto republicano
afecta a latinos
Los demócratas en el Congreso
de EU criticaron el sábado
pasado
el
“presupuesto
republicano” del año fiscal 2006,
porque consideran que está
“fuera de sintonía con los valores
de las familias latinas”.
El proyecto que el presidente
George W. Bush envió al
Congreso para ese año fiscal
incluye gastos por 2.57 billones
de dólares, con un aumento total
del gasto del 3.5%, mientras que
se espera un crecimiento de los
ingresos del 6.1%.
El presidente del grupo de
legisladores hispanos ante la
Cámara Baja, el demócrata de
origen cubano Bob Menéndez
(New Jersey), dijo ayer que un
amplio estudio demócrata
muestra “claramente lo dañino
que es ese presupuesto para los
hispanos”, en la respuesta de su
partido al mensaje radiofónico
sabatino de Bush.
Para Menéndez, el gobierno
actual
de
EU
recorta
Mother's Day
Continua en página 38
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Inroads 7th annual charity Education Foundation and Chamber
golf tournament
recognize educators
Inroads Southern Colorado,
Inc. will host the 7th Annual
Charity Golf Tournament on
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at
Pine Creek Golf Course, 9850
Divot Trail. The format of the
tournament is best ball, four
person-scramble.
Proceeds raised from the
tournament will benefit the
Inroads/Southern Colorado Inc.
scholarship fund.
Corporations and/or individuals
are invited to participate in this
year ’s tournament and may
register by paying a $100
(individual) or $400 per team
(four) registration fee to Inroads/
Southern Colorado. For phone
registration or to make a tax
deductible donation to the
tournament, please contact Tallie
Bishop at Inroads/Southern
Colorado, (719) 599-9158 or fax
the names of individual or
foursome entry along with
payment information to (719)
599-5429.
Inroads was started in 1970 in
Chicago, IL by Frank C. Carr
with 25 interns and 17
sponsoring corporations with the
purpose of placing talented
minority youth in corporate
internships in business and
industry.
Cinco
de
Mayo
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Established Cinco de Mayo, 1987
Published weekly by
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William Green
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Daniel T. Chaparro
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Composition, Design and Layout
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The Pueblo Hispanic
Education Foundation (PHEF),
in partnership with the Latino
Chamber of Commerce - Pueblo,
will recognize outstanding
educators at the LCC’s April 29,
2005 membership luncheon.
The public is invited to attend
from 11:30 am – 1 pm at the
Pueblo Union Depot.
The event recognizes and
awards local educators who have
been nominated for their
commitment, passion and
determination to provide the
community with the gift of a
lifetime, an education. These
individuals have been nominated
in the past by colleagues, former
and current students, parents,
administrators and community
leaders.
The cost of the luncheon is
$12 for members and $20 for
non-members. We accept cash,
check, Visa, Mastercard,
Discover and American
Express. Please note our 24hour cancellation policy to
avoid being billed. Please make
reservations by calling the
Latino Chamber office at 5425513 .
Pikes Peak Theatre is waiting for
Mrs. Colorado
The 2005 Mrs. Colorado United States Pageant is looking
for the next Mrs. Colorado and excited about the upcoming
Mrs. Colorado United States Pageant that will be held June
18 at the Pikes Peak Theatre in Colorado Springs.
Festivities include a welcoming reception at the Briarhurst
Manor Estate, a fall fashion show, swimsuit competition,
evening gown competition, live entertainment, kid’s
performances andthe Peterson AFBHonor Guard.
The only requirements are that a woman is married and is
living with her husband, a citizen of the United States, is of
good moral character and is at least 21 years of age. There is
no talent competition. Even with a full time job and two
young children under the age of five Mandie Litton, Mrs.
Colorado 2004, is able to enjoy all that comes with being
Mrs. Colorado United States.
She would like to invite any interested women to visit the
official website at: MrsColoradoUnitedStatesPageant.com.
Those interested may register online or contact state director
Mr. Lonnie Gibson at (719) 229-5513 or email at
[email protected] Mrs. Colorado United States 2005 will
receive an all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas to represent Colorado in the Mrs. United States Pageant
July 27-29, 2005.
5-5-05
I wonder when we will see the 5th day of the 5th month of the
5th year fall in place again. Another 100 years if my math is
correct. We’ve come a long way in the last 100 years; I hope
that in the next hundred we can gain as much or more.
However, I’m not sure things will change that much as certain
groups still seem hell-bent on dismantling all that we have
achieved.
Again, we see the so-called Christian Right in a frenzy over
many of our judges. They seem to be trying to dismantle the walls of separation between our
government, the judiciary and their interpretation of religion.
Just before 1905, there was another Christian edict to take over the government. Manifest
Destiny proclaimed that the Anglo Saxons in the eastern states had the divine right and privilege
to rule the United States from sea to sea, because they were the only ones who could selfgovern. Perceived as being incapable of self-government were Native Americans and those of
non-European origin.
Today’s attempts by religious fundamentalists to castigate judges and force Congress to enact
their agenda do not seem to be very different. So often we move forward and then some group
does its best to reverse the clock.
We must continue to be vigilant and Cinco de Mayo is a time to celebrate what we have
achieved, to note where we are losing ground and reflect on what we have left to do.
And for those anglophiles who do not understand the history of our country, Cinco de Mayo is
not a foreign holiday and is not celebrated throughout México, apart from locally in the city of
Puebla. Chicano activists adopted the Cinco de Mayo celebration in the 1970s.
The bottom line of the Cinco story is the coming together of all people for La Causa, for a
cause. The uniting of all, irrespective of race or religious beliefs.
Maybe this Cinco we can help some of our neighbors remember that creed, but I know we’ll
have a tough fight.
You may notice that Mr. Doug Bruce, one of our distinguished El Paso County Commissioners,
did not participate in the El Paso County commemoration of El Cinco de Mayo. He abstained
from voting on the resolution and left before we had time to take a photo. I do not know why he
did not wish to participate, perhaps some of you can inquire.
No matter, it is time to enjoy.
If you are among the lucky ones that have someone that cares for you and about you, count
your blessings and go out and celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
28 de abril 2005 - 5 de mayo 2005
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COMMUNITY NEWS
Head Start wins awards for excellence
Community Partnership for
Child Development (CPCD), the
non-profit
agency
that
administers the Head Start
program in El Paso County, will
receive two awards from the
National Head Start Association
(NHSA).
CPCD will receive top honors
for its family literacy services for
Head Start children and their
families. Sponsored by the
National Head Start Association,
the Family Literacy Project
Award recognizes CPCD’s
programs that allow parents to
pursue a high school
equivalency certificate
and/or complete English
language classes while
their children participate
in the Head Start
preschool program or
Early Head Start infant/toddler
program.
CPCD serves approximately 80
families in its family literacy
programs annually. Unique
characteristics of the program
include
extensive
collaboration with local
organizations
and
agencies, including
School Districts 2 and 11
and the El Paso County
Department of Human
Services, and braiding several
sources of federal, state, and
private funding. CPCD will also
be recognized for promoting
volunteerism with local dental
professionals that results in free
or reduced-fee dental services for
uninsured children in El Paso
County. Last year the volunteers
provided dental screenings for
children and oral health
education to their parents,
totaling more than $11,000 worth
of in-kind services for CPCD.
CPCD’s early childhood
programs serve more than 1,500
children birth to age five and
their families to assist children to
start school ready to learn and
succeed and support parents in
their role as their child’s first
teacher. CPCD’s best known
program is Head Start, which
serves approximately 1,000
three-and-four-year-old children
within El Paso County who
reside in low-income families
and children with special needs
and their families.
addresses injury prevention for
all ages in our community. Issues
involving all aspects of safety
will be covered with over 40
event partners featured. Some of
the agencies represented will be
Colorado
Springs
Fire
Department, American Medical
Response, the Humane Society,
Colorado Springs Police
Department, Think First, PPIR
show cars, Colorado Mountain
Club, United Studio of Self
Defense, Silver Key, and
Memorial’s new helicopter, the
Memorial Star Transport.
Everything at this event will
be free. Safe Kids Coalition will
be sponsoring a car seat check
and Think First bicycle helmet
giveaway. There will be
interactive safety activities as
well as demonstrations including
the smokehouse, fire trucks, bike
rodeo, children’s fingerprinting,
senior safety information, hiking
safety and characters for the kids
to meet. For more info please
contact M H Public Relations at
(719) 365-5235.
Memorial spreads the word about safety
Memorial Hospital, in
collaboration with The Safe Kids
Coalition and DRIVE SMART
of Colorado Springs, is
sponsoring the second annual
safety fair known as the S.W.A.P.
Meet (Spread the Word about
Prevention) on Saturday, May 7;
from 10 am - 2 pm. The public
is invited to the Memorial
Administration Center, located at
2420 E. Pikes Peak Ave.
The theme for this year SWAP
Meet is, “Follow the Leader, Be
a Role Model.” The safety fair
Check out moving companies before they
get a move on
Spring is here and “For Sale”
signs are sprouting up along with
the crocuses and daffodils. With
almost 50% of all moves taking
place between June 1 and
September
30,
moving
companies will be busy.
And it’s around this time of
year that the Better Business
Bureau of Southern Colorado
sees an increase in complaints
against moving companies.
The most common complaints
allege: missed pickup or delivery
dates; charges that exceed the
estimate provided; and disputes
regarding claims for lost or
damaged household goods.
Consumers can avoid these
problems by doing the following:
• Research the company
thoroughly, find out how long
they have been in business and
their track record.
• Obtain written estimates,
preferably three, before you
decide on a company. Don’t take
an estimate over the phone.
• Ask about insurance coverage.
Know the type and extent of
liability coverage that the mover
carries.
Check with your homeowner’s
insurance policy to see what it
covers. Consider purchasing
additional insurance on your
belongings.
• Be careful when packing. Take
the time to do a thorough job.
Always carry valuables and
important documents with you.
• Be there! Be physically present
when the mover both loads and
unloads your belongings to
check that everything has been
packed and arrives in good
condition.
Contact the BBB to check out
a moving company before you
do business! If you have an issue
with the moving company and
they are not responsive, contact
the BBB to initiate a complaint
process by logging on to
www.bbbsc.org or Contact the
BBB by phone at 719-636-1155,
toll free at 866-206-1800.
Minors can be victims of identity theft
It’s the fastest growing white
collar crime but identity theft
doesn’t just target adults.
Children and teenagers are
particularly good targets due to
their “unblemished” – “non
existent” credit records and
because the “theft” can go
undetected for months or even
years.
The key to protecting minors
from identity theft is to shield
their personal information and
teach them to guard this
information.
• Schools, athletic teams and
pediatric offices routinely
request children’s Social
Security numbers for registration
purposes. Before giving that
information, always ask: Is this
required? By whom?
• Don’t carry your child’s Social
Security card in your wallet or
purse and do not permit your teen
to do so.
• When your teen applies for his
or her driver’s license, make
certain that they do not permit
their Social Security number to
be used as the driver license
identification number.
• Teach your teen to safeguard
and monitor their banking
account and credit card
information and to only carry on
their person what is necessary.
• Limit the copies of your child’s
birth certificate that you give out.
Cont. on page 4
Music by BAD HABITZ
Special
Cinco
de Mayo
Dance
Sponsored by
maes
and
PCC’s Diversity
Activities
Committee
8 pm to Midnight | Friday, April 29
Fortino Ballroom | College Center | PCC Campus
$5/person (21 and older) | Cash Bar | Tickets: 549.3061
The AFA Falfin Swim Team will be offering a
variety of programs this summer at Rampart
High School beginning the week of June 6th.
(Spanish speaking instructors!)
SWIM LESSONS
COMPETITIVE SWIMMING
TRIATHLON TRAINING
HIGH SCHOOL CONDITIONING GROUP
MASTERS SWIMMING FOR ADULTS
FOR INFORMATION
CALL 719.594.6581
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COMMUNITY NEWS
See the world with YMCA
summer day camps
This summer, the YMCA of
the Pikes Peak Region is taking
a fresh approach to its summer
day camp programs. The new
Destination Exploration day
camp theme will have kids from
age 3 through 16 exploring world
cultures, art, history, science,
diversity and sports from around
the globe.
More than 100 weekly themes
will be offered through summer
at 12 locations. Each camp is
designed to combine learning,
fun and the physical activity that
kids need. Kids can choose from
camps such as Pint-Size Picasso,
Maze Craze, Dinosaur, The “Y”
Factor, Destination Italy,
Horseback Riding, What’s
Cooking, Teen Adventure Camp,
Denver Adventures, Ultimate
Sports Challenge, Hip Hop
Studio, Lacrosse, Soccer, Teen
X-treme Waterslides and
Counselors in Training .
Camps are designed to meet
the needs of each specific age
group. A carefully designed
progression of age-appropriate
activities starts kids as young as
age 3 with half-day camps and
culminates with Counselors In
Training camps which provide
hands on leadership and job skill
training for teens as they assist
with camp programs.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak
Region also offers chldren a
chance to get away from the city
and explore new activities at
YMCA Camp Shady Brook.
Located in the mountains near
Deckers and surrounded by the
Pike National Forest, the camp
offers boating, horseback riding,
nature study, ropes course,
hiking, campfire program,
leadership development and
other activities for ages 6-17.
Teen travel camps this year
include surf camp in California,
rafting and sea kayaking near
Seattle.
Children from all over the
region have been enjoying the
traditions of Camp Shady Brook
for more than 50 years.
The camp has recently
completed the first phase of
improvements to its facilities
including a water slide; new
archery and air rifle facilities;
and a new dining pavilion. Other
improvements are planned to
accommodate a growing number
of campers.
Summer camps are even more
important today than in the past
because in most cases there is no
one at home to help watch the
kids.
YMCA Camps help parents by
providing childcare during the
summer with an emphasis on fun
and hands-on activities that bring
learning to life in creative new
ways. Financial assistance is
available so that all children can
participate.
If you haven’t looked into
summer camp recently, give the
YMCA a call at 473-9622 or visit
www.ppymca.org for more
information and a brochure.
Memorial hosts art sale
The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host the Great Art Event May 4-5, Wednesday and
Thursday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in front of the Voluntaire Boutique at Memorial’s main
campus—1400 E. Boulder Street.
The sale will feature a variety of images, styles and artists to suit every room in the home.
Artwork will be price reduced as much as 80 percent, and designer frames and matting are
included. Sale proceeds will be reinvested in Memorial’s varied patient-oriented programs.
Minors victims of identity theft Cont. from page 3
• Talk to your teen about
protecting their personal
financial information from
telemarketers and emails.
• If your teen is headed off to
college, discuss the importance
of safeguarding financial
documents, bank account
statements, credit cards and other
personal records in their dorm room or apartment.
• Check your child’s credit report annually for any unauthorized
accounts and requests for credit.
Some warning signs of identity theft include pre-approved credit
card offers arriving in your child’s name; unfamiliar bank, credit
card or other financial statements that are in your child’s name;
and/ or collection agency notifications or calls in your child’s name.
If you believe your child’s identity may have been stolen, contact
one of the three major credit bureaus; immediately dispute any bills
with fraudulent charges; and, visit the ID
Theft Resource Center on the Federal
Trade Commission Web site at
www.ftc.gov or contact the BBB at
www.bbbsc.org, 719-636-1155 or toll free
at 866-206-1800.
Cinco
de
Mayo
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NOTICIAS EN
ESPANOL
Lanza un centro de servicios financieros y de bienes
raíces en MSN Latino
The First American Corporation
anunció hoy el lanzamiento de
Finanzas, en MSN Latino que
ofrece un conjunto sin igual de
recursos educativos y de
planeación financiera para el
mercado hispano de los Estados
Unidos.
Accesible en MSN Latino
(www.msnlatino.com), Finanzas
proporciona
recursos
de
asesoramiento a los hispanos sobre
las decisiones económicas más
importantes que enfrentan los
consumidores, incluyendo:
planeación financiera, seguros,
servicios
bancarios,
administración de crédito,
inversiones, compra de viviendas
y más.
El centro dirigirá a los visitantes
a una variedad de recursos
financieros, tanto dentro como
fuera del Internet, por medio de
Aumenta rechazo contra
migrantes
Cabildean en Washington detener su legalización
Grupos antiinmigrantes
iniciaron esta semana un intenso
cabildeo en Washington que
incluye visitas al Congreso,
conferencias de prensa y la
presencia de 18 locutores que
transmitirán sus programas en vivo
desde la capital.
La serie de eventos, organizados
por el presentador de radio en San
Diego, California, Roger
Hedgecock, tienen como fin
oponerse a esfuerzos de
legalización de inmigrantes
indocumentados, como el plan de
visas temporales del presidente
George W. Bush.
En la cita participarán Chris
Simcox y Jim Gilchrist,
organizadores del proyecto
“cazainmigrantes” conocido como
Minuteman, que desde este mes
vigila la frontera entre Estados
Unidos y México para detectar a
inmigrantes indocumentados.
Conductores de varios programas
de radio se reunirán en un hotel
cerca del Capitolio para transmitir
sus programas en la semana de
cabildeo que concluirá el
miércoles con una cena con el
representante republicano Tom
Tancredo, crítico de la inmigración
ilegal. “Los ilegales y sus amigos
en el Congreso están tratando de
derrotar
legislación
que
fortalecería nuestras fronteras e
impediría que los inmigrantes
ilegales obtengan licencias de
conducir”,
indicaron
organizadores en internet
www.nomoreamnesty.com .
“Estamos cansados de que
Estados Unidos se venda a la mano
de obra barata y a la corrupción”,
señalaron los activistas, que
planean realizar una protesta el
lunes frente a la Casa Blanca.
Los locutores participantes son
John y Ken (KFI, Los Ángeles),
Bruce Jacobs (KFYI, Phoenix),
Mike Siegel (KTTH, Seattle),
Melanie Morgan (KSFO, San
Francisco), Blanquita Cullum
(Radio America) y Michael
Smerconish (WPHT, Filadelfia),
entre otros.
Los demócratas y grupos
defensores de los inmigrantes han
denunciado las actividades de
vigilancia en la frontera, así como
la retórica de odio contra esas
personas. “Lo que nos preocupa
más es que toda esa fealdad no va
a llevarnos a soluciones políticas”,
dijo al diario The Washington
Times la vicepresidenta del
Consejo Nacional de La Raza,
Cecilia Muñoz. Una de las
preocupaciones principales de
grupos es la evaluación por parte
de la Cámara de Representantes y
el Senado de dos proyectos de
gastos suplementarios para tropas
en Irak y Afganistán, uno de las
cuales incluye la propuesta
antiinmigrante “Real ID”.
La propuesta busca limitar las
licencias de conducir para
indocumentados, restringir las
leyes de asilo y acelerar la
construcción de una barda en la
frontera de Estados Unidos con
México. (Notimex)
Courteous
&
proveedores confiables de
servicios que tienen programas
establecidos
para
los
consumidores hispanos.
De acuerdo a un estudio que
condujo la firma comScore Media
Metrix en 2004, que mide el uso
de Internet; la actividad en línea
de los hispanos, ha incrementado
un 37 por ciento entre marzo de
2003 y marzo de 2004, comparada
con sólo 6 por ciento de
crecimiento en el mercado general.
Estudios similares efectuados
por Nielsen Media Research,
encontraron que en una semana
determinada, los usuarios hispanos
del Internet, pasaban el doble del
tiempo en casa visitando sitios en
la Red, comparado con el tiempo
que pasaban leyendo revistas y
periódicos en español.
“Con más de 15 millones de
usuarios únicos, de origen hispano
y que visitan el Internet
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Emergentes para MSN.
El centro Finanzas es una de las
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importante que ofrecemos en
MSN Latino, ya que ofrece
recursos de orientación para el
enriquecimiento”.
First American contribuirá a
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conjunto de herramientas
relacionadas con la vivienda y el
crédito hipotecario, además de
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no también, cómo tomar pasos
fundamentales hacia convertirse
en propietarios de sus casas.
“Una administración financiera
sólida, es la base para convertirse
en propietario de su casa, que es
lo que nosotros en First American,
consideramos que es el
fundamento para la creación de la
verdadera riqueza”, dijo Parker S.
Kennedy, director y gerente
general de First American.
La colaboración con MSN
Latino es parte de la iniciativa más
amplia de Mercados Emergentes
de First American, lanzada en
octubre 2003, para promover la
compra de viviendas entre los afro-
americanos, asiático-americanos y
latinos.
El programa multimillonario de
cinco años, apoyado por el
Greenlining
Institute—una
coalición multiétnica, que
promueve la propiedad de
viviendas y el desarrollo
económico en las áreas
desfavorecidas de los centros
urbanos—tuvo un acogimiento
positivo durante su introducción
por parte de representantes de
Fannie Mae, NAHREP, la
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Estate Brokers] y la Asian Real
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NOTICIAS EN
ESPANOL
El Consulado General te
invita a celebrar el
Día Del Niño
El Consulado General de
México en Denver invita a la
comunidad
en
general
especialmente a los niños, a
celebrar el “Día del Niño”, el
próximo sábado 30 de abril de las
11:00 a las 4:00 p.m.
en el Museo de las
Américas, en el
número 861 de
Santa Fe Dr. y 8th.
Este festival es un
esfuerzo en conjunto
con el Museo de las Américas y
esta Representación Consular
para continuar con las tradiciones
del pueblo mexicano festejando
a la niñez, misma fiesta que en
México se celebra desde 1924
cada día 30 de abril.
¡Toda la familia está invitada!
En este festejo tan importante
para la niñez, el Alcalde de la
Ciudad de Denver el Sr. John
Hickenlooper, estará presente a
las 11:00 a.m.
para leer un cuento a
todos los niños
participantes.
Además tendremos el
material necesario
para inscribirse en el
Concurso de Dibujo
“Este es mi México” y poder
enviar su dibujo a la Secretaría
de Relaciones Exteriores en
México para participar; el 1er
lugar ganará un viaje a Ciudad
de México, para 2 personas todo
pagado .
Cinco
de
Mayo
El ‘error’ de Schwarzenegger
La semana pasada, el gobernador
de
California,
Arnold
Schwarzenegger, declaró que
Estados Unidos debería cerrar sus
fronteras con México para
combatir
la
inmigración
indocumentada.
Fue tal el impacto que tuvo esa
declaración que un vocero del
Gobernador tuvo que salir al paso
y decir que Schwarzenegger no
quiso decir “cerrar” la frontera, si
no vigilar mejor la línea fronteriza.
El mismo gobernador, un
inmigrante él mismo, dio la cara
argumentando que quizás su error
se debió a su conocimiento del
inglés.
A pesar de la pretendida
corrección, el daño ya estaba
hecho. El presidente de la
Asamblea Estatal de California,
Fabián Núñez, condenó dichas
declaraciones al tiempo que el
gobernador se apresuraba a insistir
que se tiene una excelente relación
comercial con México y que le
“fascina ir de vacaciones” a este
país, lugar en donde filmó cuatro
de sus películas.
Quizá al gobernador de
California le guste ir de vacaciones
a México o filmar películas ahí,
pero lo cierto es que en más de un
año al frente del estado con más
mexicanos residentes en Estados
Unidos no ha buscado realizar una
visita oficial a ese país. Su agenda
ha incluido países tan distantes
como el Japón, pero no a su vecino
próximo.
Este comentario sobre el cierre de
fronteras se da en un momento
muy importante en la política
migratoria en este país. Por ello ha
adquirido la relevancia que ha
acaparado.
La semana pasada, el llamado
Minuteman Project anunciaba el
cese de actividades... por ahora,
debido a la baja en el cruce de
inmigrantes por esa zona. Sin
embargo, advertían que buscarán
extender sus operaciones de
Arizona a California para lanzar
una advertencia a la inmigración
indocumentada.
Cerrar la frontera o ‘cazar’
inmigrantes no es la solución al
problema migratorio. Es necesario
buscar una solución legal que se
adecúe a la realidad migratoria del
país.
El Consulado General de México
conmemora el día 5 de mayo
El Consulado General de
México en Denver extiende una
cordial invitación a participar en
los festejos del día 5 de mayo en
que conmemoramos el triunfo de
la Batalla de Puebla contra el
pueblo Francés.
Para ello llevaremos a cabo las
siguientes actividades:
Día 5 de mayo. 12:00 p.m.
Conferencia presentada por el
Cónsul General de México en
Denver, Juan Marcos Gutiérrez
González en las instalaciones de
la escuela preparatoria Alameda
Senior High School, 1255 South
Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood.
7:00 p.m. “Un Toque de
México”.
Concierto con la Orquesta
Sinfónica de Colorado, el
Mariachi Internacional América
del Estado de Jalisco y la soprano
mexicana Mónica Abrego.
Buell Theatre del Center for the
Performing Arts en Speer St. Y
Curtis.
”Un Toque de México” es
completamente gratuito para la
comunidad en general, los
boletos los puede recoger en la
cadena de supermercados
Kingsoopers.
Día 8 de mayo 8:00 a.m. a 8:00
p.m.
Torneo de Fútbol “Copa México
5 de Mayo” que se viene
realizando desde hace 13 años en
la Ciudad de Denver.
11:00 a.m. Palabras inaugurales
por parte del Cónsul General.
8:00 p.m. Ceremonia de entrega
de trofeos. En los campos Ft.
Logan en la calle Oxford y
Federal en Denver, Colorado.
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1931 E. Bridge St.
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NOTICIAS EN
ESPANOL
TeleFutura presenta el gran final de ‘Objetivo Fama’
El popular concurso de
talento culmina este domingo
1ro de mayo en una ceremonia
espectacular que comenzará
con un especial de alfombra
roja
Sólo quedan 4 de los 20
talentosos jóvenes que
compitieron en el exitoso
concurso musical de la cadena
TeleFutura, “Objetivo Fama” y
el próximo domingo, 1ro de
mayo, uno solo hará realidad su
sueño de convertirse en
ganador. La emoción
comenzará a sentirse a partir de
las 7 p.m. hora Este/Pacífico (6
p.m. Centro/Montaña), cuando
TeleFutura transmita el Gran
Final de Objetivo Fama, EN
VIVO desde el Teatro de Bellas
Artes de Caguas, en San Juan,
Puerto Rico.
Conducido por el popular
actor y cantante Víctor
Noriega, junto a la sensual
modelo puertorriqueña Yizette
Cifredo, el programa presentará
el enfrentamiento decisivo
entre los cuatro finalistas:
Anaís Martínez y Jairo Rosado
de Nueva York, Azucena
Salazar, de los Ángeles y
Rodolfo Castera, de Puerto
Rico. Después de cuatro meses
de intensa competencia, fuerte
tensión y múltiples emociones,
estos jóvenes intérpretes de
enorme talento darán su última
batalla para ganar un contrato
con Univision Music Group, la
principal compañía disquera
latina de los Estados Unidos, y
entrar por la puerta grande al
mundo de la música
profesional. El triunfador
también recibirá un auto nuevo
Pontiac G6, cortesía de General
Motors, y muchos otros
premios.
El Gran Final de Objetivo
Fama se iniciará con un
especial de alfombra roja
titulado “Rumbo a la Fama”,
animado por Marisa del
Portillo, anfitriona del exitoso
show de TeleFutura,
“Escándalo TV”, y Eddie
“Piolín” Sotelo, el popular y
ocurrente locutor de La Nueva
109.1 FM/ Univision Radio.
Habrá grandes sorpresas
durante la llegada de las
celebridades invitadas al
programa. También harán su
entrada por la alfombra roja los
16 concursantes eliminados,
quienes llegarán para brindarles
apoyo a los compañeros que
compiten en esta noche tan
importante. “Rumbo a la
Fama” saldrá al aire en vivo de
7 a 8 p.m. hora Este/Pacífico
(6-7 p.m. Centro/Montaña).
Durante la competencia
musical, que se llevará a cabo
de 8 a 10 p.m. hora Este/
Pacífico, el ídolo
puertorriqueño Ricky Martin
hará una aparición especial y el
intérprete mexicano Pedro
Fernández cantará en vivo. El
programa también incluirá
segmentos vía satélite con la
cantante mexicana Carmen Jara
desde Los Ángeles y el
reportero de WXTV/Canal 41
Jack Rico desde Nueva York,
donde decenas de fans estarán
reunidos para apoyar a los
candidatos de su ciudad. Las
entradas para el espectáculo en
el Teatro de Bellas Artes de
Caguas fueron vendidas en su
totalidad en menos de dos
horas, y miles de personas se
congregarán afuera del teatro
para ver el show en pantallas
gigantes.
Acorde con la creciente
necesidad de interactividad de
la teleaudiencia, Univision.com
y Univision Móvil
proporcionan votación,
resúmenes en video de todas
las competencias de gala,
biografías de los concursantes,
galerías de fotos, tonos e
imágenes. La noche del Gran
Final, Univision.com tendrá
extensa cobertura de la
alfombra roja y detalles de las
mejores actuaciones. Para más
información, visite http://
www.univision.com, Uniclave:
Objetivo Fama.
Univision Communications
Inc. es la principal empresa de
medios de comunicación de
habla hispana en Estados
Unidos. Sus operaciones
incluyen la Cadena Univision,
la cadena de televisióntransmisión en español más
vista en Estados Unidos que
llega a 98% de hogares
hispanos del país; la Cadena
TeleFutura, la nueva cadena de
televisión-transmisión en
español de interés general que
llega a 83% de hogares
hispanos de Estados Unidos; el
Grupo de Televisión Univision,
propietario y operador de 27
estaciones de televisión de la
Cadena Univision y una
estación de televisión no
afiliada a Univision; el Grupo
de Televisión TeleFutura,
propietario y operador de 33
estaciones de televisión de la
Cadena TeleFutura;
Galavisión, la red de televisión
en español por cable más
importante del país; Univision
Radio, el principal grupo de
radio en español propietario y/u
operador de 66 estaciones de
radio en 17 de los 25 mercados
hispanos más importantes y de
4 estaciones en Puerto Rico;
Univision Music Group, que
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28 de abril - 5 de mayo 2005
COMMUNITY NEWS
New Pope says thanks,
overlooks Hispanic
faithful
By Patricia Montemurri
To the bewilderment of
journalists from Latin America,
where most of the world’s
Catholics live; he neglected to
say any words in Spanish.
“Thanks to all of you, these
historically important ecclesial
events have had worldwide
coverage. I know how hard you
have worked, far away from your
homes and families, for long
hours and in sometimes difficult
conditions,” the new pope said.
“In my own name, and
especially on behalf of Catholics
living far from Rome who were
able to participate in these
stirring moments for our faith as
they were taking place, I thank
you for all you have done,” said
the pontiff, who until a few days
ago was known as Cardinal
Joseph Ratzinger.
Although the
pontiff is said to
have excellent
foreign-language
skills, the absence
of any comments
in
Spanish
perplexed some
in the crowd of
more than 1,000
reporters and
photographers
and
several
hundred pilgrims
and
Vatican
staffers who were
granted access to
a
modern
amphitheater
next to St. Peter’s Basilica.
“For us, it was a mistake,” said
Maria Antonieta Flores, a
journalist with Il Publico in
Guadalajara, Mexico. “We
wanted him to speak in Spanish.”
The pope’s
appearance in Pope
Paul VI Hall lasted
about 15 minutes.
He also blessed
those assembled,
asking them to join
him in reciting the
Lord’s Prayer in
Italian.
After his address,
the pope took no
questions. Young
people started a
rhythmic chant —
“Vieni qui” —
(vyen-ee kwee) —
or “Come here,” in
Italian.
The pope remained
on the stage while two dozen
priests and archbishops greeted
him at his chair before he left to
applause.
More than 26 years ago, on the
day before Polish Cardinal Karol
Wojtyla
was
formally
inaugurated as Pope John Paul II,
he staged a similar news media
event in the Apostolic Palace, but
came down into the audience to
shake hands and take reporters’
questions, recalled Victor
Simpson, now the Vatican bureau
chief for the Associated Press,
who was there in 1978.
Orazio Petrosillo, the Vatican
writer for the Rome daily
newspaper Il Messaggero, who
covered the media debuts of both
popes, said Saturday that
Benedict XVI’s style is more
reserved than his predecessor’s.
“He’s not going to kiss babies,
little girls and little boys like
John Paul II,” said Petrosillo.
logistically difficult to do an
American-style
news
conference.
“How could he take questions
from a crowd of 6,000 people,”
said Foley, referring to the
“He’s shy. It’s a trait that
sometimes inhibits him.”
But Petrosillo said the Vatican
press corps always has been
treated well by Ratzinger during
the 24 years he served as the
Vatican’s chief enforcer of
Catholic teaching as director of
the Congregation for the
Doctrine of the Faith.
“He answered every question
and was very friendly, very open.
... He always gave us serious,
complete answers,” Petrosillo
said.
Archbishop John Foley, the
American prelate who heads the
Vatican’s Pontifical Council of
Social Communications, said the
size of Saturday’s crowd made it
capacity of the hall, which was
about half full. “That’s not a
conference. That’s a mob.”
The pope emerged promptly at
11 a.m. to sustained applause,
holding out his hands in greeting.
Some young people started
rhythmically shouting his name
in Italian, pausing at syllables
and clapping.
The pope raised his hand in a
signal to stop and, when that
didn’t work, silenced the crowd
by starting to say the Sign of the
Cross.
In part of his message, he
described how news coverage
focused “the attention of the
whole world ... on the basilica,
on St. Peter’s Square and on the
Apostolic Palace, inside of which
my
predecessor,
the
unforgettable John Paul II,
serenely ended his earthly
existence.”
Many Catholic viewers came
from
Spanish-speaking
countries, who form the majority
of the world’s 1 billion Catholics.
Petrosillo, the Italian journalist,
said Ratzinger may have been
“shy or insecure” about his
Spanish abilities, or Vatican
staffers in preparing for the event
“made a grave error” in
excluding Spanish.
Marcos Parraga, a journalist
from Ecuador with Univision,
said, “The Latin world is the
most faithful and the pope didn’t
speak Spanish.”
The Rev. Guillermo Marco, a
spokesman for Cardinal Jorge
Bergoglio of Buenos Aires,
Argentina, also was at the event.
Marco said he was told by
Archbishop Foley that, although
“it would have been nice” for
Benedict to speak in Spanish,
staffers from the Vatican
Secretary of State believed “the
Spanish-speaking world would
understand the Italian” version.
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NEGOCIOS-BUSINESS
New focus on federal contracting
The US Small Business
Administration, the Office of
Management and Budget, General
Services Administration and the
Department of Defense has
revamped the Central Contractor
Registration (CCR) database to
give the SBA oversight over the
small business designation process
and to more accurately monitor
contract awards going to small
businesses.
“This upgrade to the CCR
database will improve upon the
accuracy of the federal
government’s reporting of small
business achievements and will
allow the SBA to monitor and
confirm the companies’ small
business status,” said SBA
Administrator Hector V. Barreto.
The enhancement is Phase II
in the merger of the Dynamic
Small Business Search, formerly
known as Pro-Net into the CCR
database. CCR is an online
business portal that assists small
businesses with marketing their
goods and services to the federal
government
and
prime
contractors and helps federal
agencies and prime contractors
seek out small businesses for
contracting opportunities. The
overall effort falls under the
auspices of the Integrated
Acquisition Environment (IAE),
which is one of the E-Gov
initiatives managed by the GSA.
Effective today, small
businesses will no longer be able
to self certify on the CCR database
as a SBA-certified small
disadvantaged business, 8(a)certified business or HUBZonecertified business. Adjustments
will be made to all of the small
businesses’ Trading Partner
Profiles that are entered into the
CCR database. The SBA will now
mark the business fields in the
CCR database to indicate whether (NAICS) code listed. The
a business is SBA-certified small determination will be made based
disadvantaged, 8(a)-certified or on the total revenue and the
number of employees for the entire
HUBZone-certified.
Also, because of the upgrade to firm, including all its divisions,
the database, small businesses branches, and affiliates worldwide
registering in the CCR database or as indicated in the small
updating their profile in the businesses’ Trading Partner
database will be presented with a Profile.
The CCR database will also
small business fraud and
m i s r e p r e s e n t a t i o n now begin using only 2002
acknowledgement statement that NAICS codes. If a small business
lists the penalties imposed for is in the construction, wholesale
misrepresentation as a small trade, retail trade or information
services industries, it should make
business.
In order to improve accuracy the necessary adjustments to its
and streamline the data entry Trading Partner Profile, so it does
process for small businesses, the not reflect the 1997 NAICS codes.
SBA will use the Small Business A conversion chart can be found
Logic function within the at http://www.census.gov/epcd/
For additional
Dynamic Small Business Search naics02.
database to indicate the small information on the new upgrades
Platinum Level, and to La Plata business size status of each firm to the CCR database, visit the
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Intel, Nor’wood, Memorial Hospital
and Norm Ridder win leadership awards
Intel won one for their
community impact, Nor’wood for
economic impact, Memorial for
enhancement and Norm Ridder,
D11
Superintendent
for
community service. The Greater
Colorado Springs Economic
Development
Corporation
presented the 2004 Economic
Leadership Awards at its annual
gala dinner held at The
Broadmoor.
The 2004 Community Economic
Impact Award was presented to
Intel Corporation for its
announced expansion representing
up to $400 million in investment
in the Colorado Springs facility
and the anticipated creation of
several hundred new jobs by 2008.
The 2004 Community
Enhancement Award was
presented to Memorial Hospital
and Penrose-St. Francis Health
Service for their recent major
expansions. The Citizen’s
Transportation Coalition Steering
Committee received the 2004
Community Enhancement Award
for their efforts in support of Ballot
Issue 1A, resulting in a one cent
sales tax that will generate
approximately $800 million for
critical transportation needs.
The 2004 Economic Impact
Awards were presented to
Nor’wood Development Group
and Classic Companies at the
Wells Fargo donates funds
to local school districts
President Gene Sullivan and Senior Vice President Don Weiss from
Wells Fargo Bank Colorado Springs will attend the April 27 School
District 11 Board of Education meeting to present the school district
with a check in the amount of $12,275. The meeting will take place at
6:30 pm, April 27 at 1115 N El Paso Street.
Wells Fargo & Company will donate $16,435 to five
school districts in the Pikes Peak Region through its Team
Up for Our Schools program, which was created in 2003
to help support public schools during times of significant
budget cuts. Through Team Up, Wells Fargo has donated
a two-year combined total of approximately $303,000
to school districts throughout Colorado, including those
in Colorado Springs, Monument and Woodland Park.
“Wells Fargo is pleased to make a Team Up for Our
Schools donation for the second year to our local school
districts on behalf of our team members, our customers
and the community,” says Sullivan.
“The Team Up for Our Schools program offers a
terrific opportunity to support the success of students by
bringing Wells Fargo team members and the community
together with local schools in an effort to improve the
quality of education.” The $16,435 donation was based
on the number of qualifying Wells Fargo consumer
checking account packages opened last summer at Wells
Fargo stores located within the school district.
A Wells Fargo checking package is a checking account
plus three additional services, which could include Direct
Deposit, Wells Fargo Online Bill Pay, and a Wells Fargo
Credit Card with the Wells Fargo Enhanced Rewards
program. School districts receiving the grants are:
Academy 20, $1,945; Cheyenne Mountain 12, $565;
Colorado Springs 11, $12,275; Lewis Palmer 38, $1,215;
Woodland Park RE-2, $435.
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Backlog reduces at USCIS
U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services (USCIS)
announced today that the backlog
has continued to decline for the
processing of immigration benefits
such as work authorization,
permanent residency and
naturalization. In the latest update
issued to Congress, USCIS
reported the backlog, which had
reached a high of 3.8 million cases
in January 2004, was reduced to
1.5 million cases as of September
30, 2004. In all, USCIS has
reduced the backlog by more than
2.3 million cases during fiscal year
2004.
“Today’s announcement
continues the trend of showing
tremendous
progress
in
eliminating our backlog,” said
USCIS Director Eduardo Aguirre.
“However, USCIS will not rest on
past success, but rather use it as a
springboard to overcome the
challenges that lie ahead. We will
continue to realign our workforce
with our workload to ensure that
we meet the six-month cycle time
target at every office for every
form type by the end of fiscal year
2006.”
Highlighting the latest report to
Congress was the record number
of case completions. In all, USCIS
officers completed almost 2.2
million cases during the fourth
quarter while receiving nearly 1.3
million new cases. By completing
900,000 more cases than received,
USCIS accomplished the most
productive quarter in the Agency’s
history.
The report credits much of the
backlog elimination progress to
productivity increases and process
refinements.
USCIS
has
prioritized its pending workload to
ensure that applications filed by
eligible applicants for whom
benefits are immediately available
are handled first. This concept is
highlighted by the current USCIS
practice of deciding Petitions for
Immigration Relatives (I-130s)
closer to the date on which a visa
will become available.
The report also noted a reduction
in cycle times for a number of
services and benefits. For
example, the cycle time for the
Replacement of a Green Card (I90) is now 5.4 months. At the
beginning of fiscal year 2004, the
cycle time for this same service
was 12.7 months.
Former POW speaks at Penrose Library
An American World War II prisoner tells his story of The Great Escape Many fascinating stories
of The Great Escape have been told since the end of World War II.
Come hear the story of Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Clark, the first air combat personnel captured in
US uniform by the Germans.
In his thirty-three months in the infamous prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III, Lieutenant Colonel
Clark was involved in and responsible for directing escape work among American prisoners.
The stark photographs he took from the inside with a pinhole camera accentuate his tale of courage
and perseverance.
His book, 33 Months as a POW in Stalag Luft III: A World War II Airman Tells His Story, will be
available for purchase and signing. Sunday, May 15 at 1:30 pm - Penrose Library
Cinco de Mayo: Facts and figures
May 5 marks the Mexican
army’s victory over the French
invaders at the Battle of Puebla
in 1862. In the United States, the
celebration of this battle has
come to be known simply as the
“Cinco de Mayo.” Along with
Mexican Independence Day on
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September 16, Cinco de Mayo
has become a time to celebrate
Mexican heritage and culture.
25.3 million*
Number of U.S. residents of
Mexican origin in 2003. These
residents constituted 9 percent of
the nation’s total population.
16.6 million*
Number of people of Mexican
origin who reside either in
California (9.9 million) or Texas
(6.7 million). People of Mexican
origin make up nearly one-third
of the residents of these two
states.
10 million*
Number of foreign-born
residents from Mexico. They
constitute about 3-in-10 people
who were foreign-born.
31%
Percentage of Mexican family
households containing five or
more people. This is the highest
rate of large households among
Latino groups.
12%
Percentage of people of Mexican
heritage who work in managerial
or professional occupations.
297
Number of U.S. tortilla
manufacturing establishments in
2002. These establishments
employed 12,000 people and had
an annual payroll of $296
million. Tortillas, the principal
food of the Aztecs, are known as
the “bread of Mexico.”
$266.6 billion
The value of goods traded
between the United States and
Mexico in 2004. Mexico is our
nation’s second-leading trading
partner, after Canada.
* The figure given does not
include people living in group
quarters. Source U.S. Census
Bureau. www.census.gov
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DEPORTES
Colangelo heads Olympic men’s basketball
The USA Basketball Executive
Committee has named Phoenix
Suns Chairman and CEO Jerry
Colangelo to the newly-created
position of Managing Director of
the USA Basketball Senior Men’s
National Team program for the
2005-2008 quadrennium, USA
Basketball President Val
Ackerman announced today at a
press conference in Phoenix, Ariz.
Colangelo will assume
responsibility for the selection of
the USA senior men’s team
coaching staffs and players
through 2008 and will oversee the
teams’ competitive preparations,
including training and exhibition
games.
During the 2005-2008
quadrennium, USA Basketball
men’s senior national teams are
expected to compete in the 2006
FIBA World Championship (Aug.
19-Sept. 3 in Saitama, Japan), if
necessary the 2007 FIBA
Americas Olympic Qualifying
Tournament (dates and site TBD),
and if the USA qualifies the 2008
Olympic Games in Beijing, China
(Aug. 8-24).
“I take on this responsibility with
Jerry Colangelo was named
Managing Director of the USA
Basketball Men’s Senior
National Team program.
Velox is the wheel sponsor for the 2005
Pikes Peak Hill Climb
The Falken Tire Pikes Peak International Hill Climb announced that Velox Wheels will be the
official wheel sponsor for the 83rd running of the 2005 event.
“W e’re thrilled to have Velox Wheels join forces with the Falken Tire Pikes Peak International
Hill Climb,” said the Chairman of the Hill Climb Board Mike Cimino. “We are looking forward
to an on going relationship with Velox Wheels past the 2005 event and plan to maximize their
exposure for the 2005 race.”
Run for the Albuquerque zoo
The Presbyterian/New Mexico
Zoological Society Run for the
Zoo will take place Sunday, May
1, 2005 at the Rio Grande Zoo
near Albuquerque’s scenic Old
Town.
Events include USATFsanctioned 5 and 10K runs, a
non-competitive 5K fitness run/
walk, and the popular 1-mile fun
run/walk. The first race begins at
7:00 a.m.
To celebrate the 20th
Anniversary of the 10K race at
Run for the Zoo this year will feature an altitude challenge.
Any runner who can break the 10K altitude record from
the Bolder Boulder can win $10,000. A $1,000 prize will
also be given to runners who can break the 10K record for
their age group.
All proceeds collected from Run for the Zoo benefit
the Rio Grande Zoo.
What: 1, 5 and 10K runs or walks at Run for the
Zoo
When: Sunday, May 1, 2005 at 7 a.m.
Where: Rio Grande Zoo near Albuquerque’s scenic
Old Town, New Mexico
Information and to register: Call 505-764-6280 or
visit www.run4zoo.org
Colorado College athletics schedule
Schedule subject to change. Check www.ColoradoCollege.edu/athletics/
schedules/ for the latest information. MLAX=Men’s Lacrosse; WLAX=Women’s
Lacrosse; T&F= Track & Field
May
6 T&F; Air Force Falcon Twilight; Colo. Springs, CO; 4 pm
7 T&F; Occidental Invitational; Los Angeles, CA; 5 pm
11 MLAX; NCAA Tournament – First Round; TBA
11 WLAX; NCAA Tournament – First Round; TBA
14 T&F; Emporia State Univ. Twilight; Emporia, KS; 3 pm
14 MLAX; NCAA Tournament – Second Round; TBA
15 MLAX; NCAA Tournament – Second Round; TBA
21 MLAX; NCAA Tournament – Third Round; TBA
21 WLAX; NCAA Tournament – Third Round; TBA
26 T&F; NCAA Championships; Waverly, IA
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de
Mayo
a great deal of commitment and
passion. My intent is to restore
USA Basketball’s role in
international basketball and the
status we once enjoyed,” said
Colangelo.
“With the increased international
competition that exists, this will be
a major challenge for us as we
prepare for 2008 and the
Olympics.”
“The strength of the competition
in international basketball has
escalated dramatically since the
Dream Team debuted in 1992, and
it has become apparent that a new
management approach is needed
in order for the U.S. to compete
successfully at the highest level,”
said Ackerman.
“We can think of no one more
qualified than Jerry Colangelo to
lead the effort and to restore the
U.S. senior men’s national team
program to a position of global
pre-eminence.”
Since first fielding a USA
Basketball team of legendary
NBA stars in 1992, USA
Basketball Senior National Teams
comprised of NBA players
claimed gold medals in eight of the
10 major international basketball
competitions they have competed
in.
While compiling an impressive
74-6 overall record (.925 winning
percentage) in those international
competitions and posting a record
of 23-1 (.958 winning percentage)
in exhibition games.
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Cinco de Mayo
How & why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is more than
just a fiesta, it is a date of
significant importance for the
Mexican community.
• Cinco de Mayo commemorates
the victory of the Mexican army
on May 5, 1862, over the French
army at the Battle of Puebla.
• Although the Mexican army
was eventually defeated when
the French reinvaded, the date
came to represent a symbol of
Mexican unity and patriotism
celebrated with authentic
Mexican food and drink, and
festivities to be enjoyed with
friends and family.
How To Celebrate Cinco de
Mayo
Ways you can share in the
pride and heritage of being
Mexican and/ or embrace an
appreciation for Mexican
culture.
• Serve up a platter with
Mexican appetizers such as
quesadillas, chimichangas and
queso fundido (a melted
Mexican cheese fondue); all
considered authentic alternatives
to chips and salsa.
• Add to the main course of tacos
and enchiladas by serving grilled
carne asada.
• Indulge guests with sopes; a
thick tortilla-like sandwich
prepared with guacamole,
lettuce, tomato, onions and
chicken or steak.
• Last but not least, add a festive
piñata and mariachi music for
non-stop singing and dancing all
night long!
Como y por qué se celebra el
Cinco de Mayo
El Cinco de Mayo es más que
una fiesta, ya que se trata de una
fecha
de
importancia
significativa para la comunidad
mexicana.
Independientemente de que
sea una fecha oficial o no,
el Cinco de Mayo se ha
convertido en una tradición en
los Estados Unidos.
• El Cinco de Mayo conmemora
la victoria del ejército mexicano
el 5 de mayo de 1862, contra las
tropas francesas en la Batalla de
Puebla.
• Esta fecha representa un
símbolo de la unidad y el
patriotismo mexicano, que se
conmemora con auténticas
comidas y bebidas mexicanas, y
festividades que se disfrutan con
amigos y familiares.
Como celebrar el Cinco de
Mayo
• Sirva un plato de aperitivos
mexicanos como quesadillas,
flautas, y queso fundido;
considerados como una
alternativa auténtica a los chips
y a la salsa.
• Añada al plato principal de
tacos y enchiladas, carne asada
a la parrilla.
• Deleite a los invitados con
sopas preparadas con guacamole,
lechuga, tomate, cebolla y pollo
o carne, al gusto. • Y por ultimo,
pero no menos importante, añada
una piñata festiva y música de
mariachis para cantar y bailar sin
parar toda la noche.
President George W. Bush to celebrate
Cinco de Mayo
Colorado Springs Mayor
Lionel Rivera accompanied by
his wife, Lynn will attend this
year’s Cinco de Mayo
celebrations hosted by President
Bush at the White House on
Wednesday May 4.
“The great triumph of Mexican
forces on May the 5th, 1862, has
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inspired liberty-loving people
everywhere, and it’s helped
shape the character of modern
Mexico,” the President remarked
last year. “Against great odds, a
small and under-equipped army
defeated the skilled army of a
European power.
We’ve had that experience in
America, too.”
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de
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Cinco de Mayo
The significance of Cinco de Mayo
The Mexican holiday known as
Cinco de Mayo is widely
misconstrued in the USA, even by
people of Mexican descent. Many
people are unaware of the origin
and significance of Cinco de
Mayo, they simply see it as an
opportunity to go out and get
drunk on cheap Mexican beer.
Despite its commercialization, this
holiday is of great importance to
many people.
The biggest misconception
about Cinco de Mayo is that it
commemorates
México’s
Independence Day. México’ s
Independence Day is celebrated on
September 16 and celebrates the
events that took place in 1810 and
lead to independence from Spain.
Cinco de Mayo commemorates
a victory by Mexican troops in La
Batalla de Puebla over an invading
French force on May 5, 1862.
From the time of Mexican
Independence in 1821 to this battle
in 1862, México suffered
numerous setbacks in its attempts
to form a stable republic and
endured several incursions into its
sovereignty.
Fifteen years into its
independence, Texas seceded.
Anglos who had emigrated from
the United States to México led the
Texan revolt.
The revolt
eventually led to the MexicanAmerican War (1846-1848), a war
the US won. México was forced
to surrender approximately half of
its territory to the United States.
After the war and the secession
of Texas, México underwent a
severe economic crisis during the
1850s. In 1861, President Benito
Juárez halted payments on
Mexican foreign debt, much of it
owed to France. Shortly
thereafter, France sent troops to
México to secure payment of its
debt.
At the time, the French Army of
Napoleon III was considered the
most powerful army in the world
and had enjoyed victories
throughout Europe and Asia. The
French expected to march from the
port city of Veracruz to Mexico
City without encountering
resistance.
Juárez sent troops under the
command of General Ignacio
Zaragosa to Puebla to confront the
French. The Mexican force of
4,700 consisted almost entirely of
indigenous soldiers who were
severely under-equipped. The
French numbered 5,200.
La Batalla de Puebla raged for
two hours after which the French
were forced to retreat to Orizaba.
Despite the tremendous odds, the
Mexican Army defeated the most
powerful fighting unit in the
world.
One year after La Batalla de
Puebla, the French brought in
more troops and re-attacked. This
time they made their way to
Mexico City, took the capital, and
installed Emperor Maximilian of
Hapsburg as the reigning monarch
of México. Maximilian ruled
México for approximately four
years, until his execution in 1867
by troops loyal to President Juárez,
who regained power.
Although La Batalla de Puebla
on Cinco de Mayo was rendered
militarily insignificant by France’s
subsequent victory, it did inject the
Mexican people with pride and
patriotism never before enjoyed.
La Batalla de Puebla was the
first time that the Mexican pueblo
could rally around a common
cause and proudly proclaim, “¡Yo
soy Mexicano!”
Cinco de Mayo is not celebrated
in México to the same extent that
it is by Chicanos in the US, mainly
because 16 de septiembre is seen
as the more important holiday.
The reason that Chicanos celebrate
the holiday is that they appreciate
its cultural significance — victory
in the face of great odds and the
patriotism it generated — more
that its historical relevance.
Perhaps as importantly, General
Ignacio Zaragosa, the leader at La
Batalla de Puebla was born in
Texas while it was still part of
México. He is considered by
many to be the first Chicano hero.
Some scholars believe that if the
French had defeated México at
Puebla, France would have aided
the southern states in the American
Civil War to free southern ports
blockaded by the Union. At this
time, Confederate General Robert
E. Lee was enjoying success and
French intervention could have
influenced the Civil War. Even
those who are not of Mexican
descent have an indirect reason to
celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Whatever the reason you
celebrate it is important to realize
that this holiday does have
historical and cultural significance
to millions.
So, have fun, but don’t forget
that el Cinco de Mayo remembers
a time when a people had nothing
but hope, fortitude and courage.
Against the most powerful force
of its time, they prevailed.
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Cinco de Mayo
¡Viva México! ¡Viva
Juárez! Viva el 5 de mayo!
Cinco de mayo de 1862 - La Batalla de Puebla
Los mexicano-americanos
celebran el 5 de mayo,
especialmente en los estados de
Colorado, Nuevo México,
Arizona, California, y Texas.
Los habitantes de estos
estados
tuvieron
una
participación muy importante y
contribuyeron al derrocamiento
del Imperio de Maximiliano de
Habsburgo (de Austria). La
Monarquía Imperial fue
impuesta desde 1864 hasta 1867
en México por Napoleón III
Emperador de Francia (sobrino
de Napoleón Bonaparte) y por el
grupo conservador mexicano del
“Club de Notables”.
Estas sociedades mexicanonorteamericanas se formaron
después de la guerra contra
México (1846-1848) como
respuesta a las atrocidades
cometidas por las tropas
americanas que ocuparon las
tierras anexadas por los Estados
Unidos de América al terminar
la guerra. La distribución de estas
tierras fueron de acuerdo con el
Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo y
con el pago de ($15,000,000.00)
quince millones de dólares. Estas
On behalf of
Falcon School
District #49
we hope you all
have a joyous
Cinco de Mayo
Celebration
Dr. Ron Wynn
Superintendent
sociedades establecieron una
guardia de vigilantes, con la
finalidad de proteger sus hogares
hasta que el orden se estableció
en la parte suroeste de los
Estados Unidos. Entonces se
volvieron en sociedades de tipo
social. Fueron estas sociedades
las que contribuyeron en gran
parte con financiamiento para el
Gobierno
Constitucional
Mexicano en su lucha contra la
Monarquía Imperial Mexicana.
En 1858, Benito Juárez fue
elegido Presidente de los Estados
Unidos Mexicanos para defender
la Constitución establecida el 5
de febrero de 1857. Después de
varias luchas internas, Juárez fue
reelecto en 1861. Debido a la
inestabilidad financiera, causada
por la guerra mexicanoamericana, el Congreso
Mexicano acordó suspender los
pagos de la deuda exterior
durante dos años.
Los acreedores en Europa
(Inglaterra, España y Francia)
decidieron que la intervención
sería la mejor manera de cobrarse
la deuda. Francia tenía su propia
agenda, la cual era desconocida
por Inglaterra y España.
Napoleón III, Emperador del
Segundo Imperio Francés quería
establecer una monarquía
favorable para Francia, y
asimismo, quería disolver el
Gobierno
Constitucional
Mexicano. Sus planes de
grandiosidad consistían en
extender esta monarquía hasta
Centro y Sudamérica para
proveer de materia prima y
comercio a Europa y al mismo
tiempo estar cerca de la
República de los Estados Unidos
la cual crecía en poder después
de anexar California, Nuevo
México y Arizona.
Los designios descabellados de
Francia fueron fomentados y
confabulados
por
los
terratenientes plutocráticos y los
conservadores de México que
temían perder su poderío y sus
tierras al nuevo gobierno
constitucional del Presidente
Juárez. El 8 de diciembre de
1861, los poderes europeos
desembarcaron en el Puerto de
Veracruz y lo ocuparon, siendo
España la primera en llegar. Para
el 11 de abril de 1862 España e
Inglaterra se enteraron de las
intenciones de Francia y
abandonaron
su
apoyo
embarcándose hacia Europa.
Mientras tanto, en la ciudad de
México, el Presidente Juárez
(indio zapoteca que se había
licenciado como abogado y había
estudiado para el sacerdocio)
tomaba
medidas
para
contrarrestar la invasión: “El
gobierno de la República...en
vista de la declaración de los
plenipotenciarios franceses, no
puede ni debe hacer otra cosa que
rechazar la fuerza con la fuerza
y defender a la nación de la
agresión injusta con la que se la
amenaza. ...Tengamos fe en la
justicia de nuestra causa...
haciendo triunfar no sólo a
nuestra patria, sino a los
principios de respeto y de
inviolabilidad de la soberanía de
las naciones” (1). El Presidente
Juárez declaró la ley marcial en
todas las áreas ocupadas por los
franceses en estado de sitio.
Cuando llegaron las tropas de
refuerzo francesas, el ejército se
componía de (7.000) siete mil
soldados que salieron en la ruta
de (225) doscientas veinticinco
millas hacia la ciudad de México
a principios de abril con la ilusión
de que los mexicanos les darían
la bienvenida. Esta ilusión fue
nutrida por Juan N. Almonte, un
reaccionario mexicano, y por el
Conde Dubois de Saligny, el
embajador francés, nombrado
por Napoleón. El Presidente
Juárez le dio la orden al General
Ignacio Zaragoza de detener el
avance de las fuerzas armadas
francesas en los fuertes de Loreto
y Guadalupe cerca de la ciudad
de Puebla. Zaragoza contaba con
sólo (2,000) dos mil hombres.
El 5 de mayo de 1862, los
cañones resonaron y los rifles
dispararon y más de (1,000) mil
soldados franceses cayeron
muertos. Los mexicanos habían
ganado la batalla, pero no la
guerra.
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Sin embargo, esta fecha es la
que simboliza el valor mexicano
ante una armada tan formidable.
Para junio de 1864,
Maximiliano de Habsburgo y su
esposa Carlota (austriacos)
llegaron a la ciudad de México
para tomar posesión del recién
formado Imperio Mexicano y
fueron coronados como el
Emperador y la Emperatriz de
México. Aunque Maximiliano
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incluye Univision Records,
Fonovisa Records y 50% del
capital accionario de los sellos
discográficos de Disa Records,
empresa basada en México, al
igual que las empresas
editoriales Fonomusic y
American Musical Publishing;
y Univision Online, el portal de
Internet de habla hispana más
importante de Estados Unidos
con dirección electrónica http://
www.univision.com. Univision
Communications también tiene
un 50% de participación en
TuTv, una empresa conjunta
creada para televisar los
canales pagos de Televisa en
EE.UU., y una participación sin
derecho a voto del 27% en
Entravision Communications
Corporation, una compañía
pública de medios en español.
Univision Communications
tiene su sede principal en Los
Ángeles, con centros de
operaciones de televisión en
Miami y estaciones de
televisión y radio y oficinas de
ventas en las principales
ciudades de Estados Unidos.
May 5,
el Cinco
de Mayo
May 5 marks the Mexican
army’s victory over the French
invaders at the Battle of Puebla
in 1862. In the United States, the
celebration of this battle has
come to be known simply as the
Cinco de Mayo.
Along with Mexican
Independence Day on September
16, Cinco de Mayo is a time to
celebrate Mexican and Chicano
heritage and culture.
Cinco
de
Mayo
organizó la administración del
gobierno, liberó a los indios de
la esclavitud, y desarrolló los
recursos naturales del país, no
pudo evitar la oposición de los
patriotas mexicanos. Los
republicanos, al mando de Benito
Juárez, no aceptaron la
intervención extranjera. Se
refugiaron en el norte del país y
les pidieron ayuda a los
californianos y a otras sociedades
mexicano-norteamericanas con
financiamiento y voluntarios
para la lucha.
Finalmente, Maximiliano fue
derrotado y capturado el 15 de
mayo de 1867; fue juzgado por
una corte marcial y ejecutado por
una escuadra de fusilamiento el
19 de junio en el Cerro de las
Campanas con sus generales
Miguel Miramón y Tomás Mejía.
El 5 de mayo es una fiesta
nacional mexicana. El campo de
batalla es ahora un parque en
Puebla con la estatua del General
Zaragoza montado a caballo.
Uno de los fuertes es ahora un
museo de historia que describe a
escala con soldados de juguete lo
ocurrido durante la Batalla de
Puebla. Pero es en los Estados
Unidos de América donde se
celebra de una forma más festiva
con desfiles, música, bailes
folclóricos y comida. Estas
festividades son para recaudar
fondos para obras benéficas y
como demostración de la
solidaridad que existe entre los
mexicano-norteamericanos.
Los estudiantes de Español 103
de la mañana y de la noche del
Sinclair Community College
fueron quienes hicieron este
trabajo de investigación histórica
como proyecto de grupo.
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Cinco de Mayo
Bad Habitz celebrate Cinco de Mayo
The Cinco de Mayo holiday celebration
is coming early and in a musical-rocking way
this year to Pueblo Community College.
On Friday, April 29, Bad Habitz will
perform its special brand of music in a live
concert that will take place from 8 pm to
midnight in PCC’s Fortino Ballroom.
The evening will include a Salsa dance
contest. Bad Habitz’s repertoire includes an
eclectic blend of Tejano, Cumbia, Funk and
Oldies music.
They perform regularly throughout
southern Colorado. Admission will be $5
and there will be a cash bar.
Those attending must be at least 21 years
old. For tickets or more information, call
549-3061.
La Plaza de
Los Leones
Cinco de Mayo Dinner
& Dance
The First Cinco de Mayo
Dinner and Dance will be held
on Saturday, May 7, 2005 at
Rosa’s Cantina located at 620
Main Street in Walsenburg,
Colorado. The entire community
is invited! A southwest dinner
begins at 6:30 pm, and dancing
will be held from 8 pm to
midnight. Music will be
provided by the ever popular DJ
Cardo. The holiday of Cinco De
Mayo, the 5th of May,
commemorates the victory of
Mexicans over the French army
at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862.
It is primarily a regional holiday
celebrated throughout Puebla
state, Mexico. It is also
celebrated in other parts of the
country and in US cities that have
a significant Mexican-American
population.
All proceeds from the Annual
Cinco de Mayo Dinner & Dance
will be used for scholarship
funds for Huerfano county
qualified college or vocational
bound students. La Plaza de Los
Leones accepts new members at
their monthly meeting held on
the last Tuesday of each month
from 6 to 8 pm. For more info
about the Cinco de Mayo dinner
& dance or membership, contact
Wilma at (719) 738-3124.
Cinco
de
Mayo
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Cinco de Mayo
El Cinco de Mayo
22nd Annual Celebration Colorado Springs, Colorado
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:00 am
Fiesta Mass Craft & Food Booths
11:00 am
Car Show
11:00 am
Mariachi America de Jesus Diaz de Denver
1:00 pm
Latin Fantasies de Phil Marin Mariachi,
de Denver
2:30 pm
Ballet Folklorico de la Raza Dance Group
de Colorado Springs
3:00 pm
Mariachi Arco Iris de Pueblo
5:00 pm
End of Celebration
Also featuring The Kids’
Corner.
Bouncers, bungee
trampoline, face painting
and more!
NO PETS OR ALCOHOL
ALLOWED IN PARK!
Sunday,
May 1, 2005
Memorial
Park
(SW corner of Union &
Pikes Peak Avenue)
Saturday, May 7, 2005
Recognition
Dinner and
Dance
Sheraton Hotel - 2886 S. Circle
Dr, 4th Floor, Summit
Ballroom
6:00 pm Social, Cash Bar
7:00 pm Posting of the
Colors by Mitchell Jr. ROTC
Benediction by Rev. Benjamin L.
Reynolds, Senior Pastor,
Emmanuel Baptist Church,
President, Colorado Springs
Branch- NAACPKeynote
Speaker, Enrique Montiel,
Human Potential Researcher,
Motivational Speaker,
Entrepreneur, Film maker and
two-time Olympic Team
alternate
Recognition of Sponsors $60 per
person or $600 table of 10
9:00 pm Dance – music.
The Rick Garcia Band, from
Denver $10.00 per person
Purchase tickets at:
American National Bank – 1130 No.
Circle Dr.
Rico’s Barber Shop – 712 Cheyenne
Meadows Rd.
Hispanic Chamber Office – 912 N.
Circle, Suite 203
University of Colorado at Colorado
Springs, University Center, 1420
Austin Bluffs Parkway.
First Community Bank – Colorado
& Tejon
Questions: Chris Martinat 262-3447
Sunday, May 1, 2005 Custom Car Show
Memorial Park – 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(registration 6:00 am)
• Dee Jay by Marty Rubio
• Over 80 Categories & Trophies
• Low Riders-Hot Rods-Euros-Minis-Street
• Rods-Bicycles-Models-Cash Prizes
11:00 am Irving Latino Dancing Club
11:45 am PRAZE - RAP
12:00 pm Hydraulic and Sound Competition
1:30 pm Ballet Folklorico Dance Group
2:00 pm C-Noteshce - RAP
2:30 pm Latin Fantasies de Phil Marin
3:00 pm El Mariachi Tigre de Colorado College,
directed by Michelle Lobato
4:00 pm Trophy Presentations
(Committee reserves the right to change times as needed)
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High Fidelity
Grupo Folklorico del Pueblo
Gonzales Family Band.
Mariachi Arcoiris
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de
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Cinco de Mayo
Industria de turismo reconoce a Hispanos como mercado rentable
La revista Hispanic Meetings
& Travel (HM&T) fue lanzada
para informar y educar a la
comunidad hispana sobre la
actividad en la industria de viajes
y turismo. Angela Gonzalez
Rowe, Editora Asociada y
Editora en Jefe, afirmó que: “A
medida que el poder adquisitivo
combinado de los hispanos en
EE.UU. comenzó a mostrar un
increíble crecimiento, también
aumentaron las posibilidades
para que los empresarios
hispanos capitalizaran esta
floreciente tendencia de mercado
... vimos la necesidad de
representar al mercado hispano
en la industria y nos
aventuramos”.
El informe “Minority Traveler
Report” (Informe de viajeros de
grupos minoritarios) de la
Asociación de la Industria de
Viajes en Estados Unidos de
América (TIA) en 2003 confirmó
que el viajero hispano
verdaderamente constituye un
segmento de mercado rentable.
Suzanne Cook, Vicepresidente
Senior de Investigación y
Tecnología en TIA en 2004,
observó que “los hispanoestadounidenses
ahora
representan el grupo minoritario
más grande de EE.UU. y generan
el mayor volumen de viajes. Los
viajes
de
hispanoestadounidenses han crecido
significativamente, alrededor de
20% entre 2000 y 2002
solamente, momento en que el
total de viajes internos en
EE.UU. creció 2%”.
Como parte de las iniciativas de
educación e información de
HM&T, se creó el Foro de
Gestión del Congreso de
Ejecutivos Hispanos (HEMMF)
para facilitar el análisis de temas
que enfrentan las organizaciones
hispanas sin fines de lucro,
organismos gubernamentales y
empresas en esta industria. El 15
de junio de 2005, HM&T
convocará al 3er.
Foro Anual de Gestión del
Congreso de Ejecutivos
Hispanos en Beacon Hotel and
Corporate Quarters ubicado en
1615 Rhode Island Ave. N.W. en
Washington D.C.
El evento de medio día será
conducido por el Corresponsal
de Asuntos Legales de ABC
News, Manny Medrano, y
contará con oradores tales como
el ex presidente de USHCC,
George Herrera, el Director de
NALEO en Washington, Larry
González, y muchos otros
panelistas destacados. Los
principales auspiciantes son
Hilton Hotels Corporation y
Beacon Hotel and Corporate
Quarters.
HEMMF presta servicios a
ejecutivos
hispanos
en
organizaciones sin fines de lucro,
organismos gubernamentales y
empresas, y está a cargo del
manejo general de conferencias/
congresos anuales, y también a
representantes de la industria de
viajes y turismo interesados en
aprovechar oportunidades de
negocios en la comunidad
hispana.
Los asistentes pueden esperar
jornadas educativas que
ofrecerán soluciones y recursos
que pueden aprovechar e
implementar de inmediato,
seguidas por una recepción
donde se podrán generar
contactos y los asistentes y
auspiciantes se reunirán para
analizar las estrategias de las
‘mejores prácticas’ y compartir
experiencias laborales comunes.
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Cinco de Mayo
Les presentamos la Reina
de la Fiesta de 2005
We present to you the 2005 Fiesta Queen
Vanessa Devereaux was
crowned the 2005 Fiesta Queen
at the Fiesta Queen Pageant held
at the Colorado State Fair Events
Center on Saturday April 23,
2005.
Chosen from a pool of eight
talented Hispanic women,
Devereaux came out on top of a
closely fought competition.
Felicia Sanchez, 22 and Meghan
Wright, 18 were first and second
runners up respectively.
Devereaux is an 18-year old
from San Luis who attends the
University of Denver. A Martin
Luther King Scholar, she is a
focused student and community
player acting as Director for
Mariachi de los Artes, a volunteer
at Pioneer Charter School and the
Mayordomo (caretaker) at San
Pablo Church.
She has also volunteered for
Habitat for Humanity in Lima,
Peru.
Devereaux has a bright,
vibrant personality that
engenders a wonderful sense of
enthusiasm. She inherits her
crown from the 2004 Fiesta
Queen Melissa Garduno.
Fiesta Queen Vanessa Devereaux surrounded by her attendants (L to R) Amanda Coatney,
Michelle Lujan, Felicia Sanchez and Meghan Wright.
Photos courtesy of
Photography by
Carmen, Pueblo
Vanessa Devereaux
is crowned 2005
Fiesta Queen
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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with bilingual children’s books
Raven Tree Press has launched three new bilingual children’s books to coincide with Cinco de Mayo (May 5, 2005).
Ocean Whisper/ Susurro del Oceano
A wordless adventure with dreamy whales and ocean
landscapes. Story is limited only by the reader’s imagination.
Written and illustrated by Dennis Rockhill
Tito, the Firefighter/ Tito, el bombero
A boy in Harlem dreams of being a firefighter.
He never dreams being bilingual helps save the day.
Written by Tim Hoppey. Illustrated by Kimberly Hoffman
Raven Tree Press books are hardcover/ jacketed, 32 page fully
illustrated, featuring family oriented storylines and top quality
English/ Spanish translations. Retail price $16.95. Books can be
purchased at favorite bookstore or online booksellers.
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Cinco de Mayo
Guisados Sabrosos con
Maíz súper dulce
Si una cena alimenticia y nutritiva para toda la familia es lo que siempre quiere preparar,
entonces no es la única en el tema.
Las estadísticas muestran que estamos más determinados que nunca en obtener los beneficios
nutritivos de una comida echa con ingredientes nutritivos y frescos.
En realidad el único problema es logístico. Con los días tan apresurados y llenos de actividades,
a veces es difícil encontrar tiempo para incluir estás comidas en nuestra vida.
La solución muchas veces está en cocinar platillos nutritivos que faciliten la preparación como
puede ser en un guisado completo. Al preparar la comida de esta manera, seguirá manteniendo su
buena reputación y todo en 30 minutos, o menos.
El maíz súper dulce es una de las verduras que a todo el mundo le gusta que sea parte de estos
platillos completos. Poco a poco la gente se ha acostumbrado a que la temporada de esta variedad
no solo sea durante el verano sino todo el año, lo que permite contar con ella para prepararlos en
guisados en cualquier momento.
Además, este maíz se cose increíblemente rápido. Le puede cortar los granos, pero es mas
rápido si lo prepara entero, o en pedazos, solo golpeé la mazorca con el filo de un cuchillo para
cortarla.
El maíz súper dulce es vendido casi siempre bajo la cáscara, sin embargo algunos supermercados
se toman el tiempo de pelarlos.
Los granos pueden ser
Guisado de Salchicha
Italiana con
Maíz súper dulce
Preparación: 10 minutos Cocinar:15 minutos
Family Mexican Restaurants
Celebramos con nuestra
comunidad esta Fiesta
tan importante
Rated best Mexican Dining
as Experienced by many media outlets
Lunch, Dinner & Margarita Specials
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Listos para servirle:
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573-5065
310 South Academy Blvd.
596-5414
1 cucharada de aceite de oliva, dividido
1 libra de salchichas italianas (picantes o dulces, o
mixtas), cortadas en cuartas partes
4 piezas de maíz súper dulce fresco, cortados en tercios
1 pimiento morrón mediano, cortado en cuadros de una
pulgada (aproximadamente 1 taza)
1 pimiento verde mediano, cortado en cuadros de una
pulgada (aproximadamente 1 taza)
1 cebolla mediana, cortada en cuñas (aproximadamente
1 taza)
1/2 cucharada de condimento italiano
1/4 de cucharita de sal
En un sartén grande, calentar una cucharadita de aceite
de oliva sobre fuego mediano. Agregar la salchicha;
cocinar volteando hasta dorar, aproximadamente 7
minutos.
Mientras tanto, en un plato hondo, mezclar el maíz,
los pimientos y la cebolla con el resto del aceite, el
condimento italiano y la sal. Agregar la mezcla del maíz
al sartén con las salchichas. Cocinar, cubierto, moviendo
ocasionalmente, hasta que la salchicha este bien cocida
y las verduras estén suaves, aproximadamente 8
minutos. Rinde: 4 porciones
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Cinco de Mayo
Guisado de Pollo con Maíz súper dulce a la Southwestern
Preparación: 5 minutos Cocinar: 25 minutos
1 cuchara de aceite vegetal
1 cebolla mediana, picada (aproximadamente 1 taza)
1 libra de pollo molido
2 latas (14-1/2 onzas cada una) de tomates picados con
jalapeños
2 cucharitas de comino molido
1 cucharita de chile molido
1/4 de cucharita de sal
4 piezas de maíz súper dulce fresco, cortado
En una hoya grande,
calentar el aceite sobre
fuego mediano alto.
Agregar la cebolla, cocinar
moviendo hasta que este suave, aproximadamente 5 minutos.
Agregar el pollo, cocinar moviendo hasta dorar, aproximadamente
10 minutos. Mezclando, agregar los tomates, el comino, el chile y la
sal; hervir. Agregar el maíz, cubrir y cocinar durante 3 minutos. Voltear
el maíz, cubrir y cocinar hasta que este caliente, 2 a 3 minutos mas.
Servir con arroz si desea. Rinde: 4 Porciones
El dulce
sabor de
maiz super
dulce
• Pollo y Maiz al Barbecue:
Untar las piernas o pechugas de
pollo, y choclos de maíz, con su
salsa favorita de barbecue. Asar
o hornear, volteando una o dos
veces,
hasta
dorar,
aproximadamente 10 minutos.
• Huevos Revueltos Estilo
Southwestern con Maíz: Saltear
en un sartén, cebollas finamente
rebanadas, pimientos rojos o
verdes, hasta que estén suaves.
Agregar granos de maíz súper
dulce y cocinar unos minutos
más hasta que las verduras estén
doradas. Agregarle huevos
revueltos sazonados con sal y
pimienta. Cocinar hasta que los
huevos estén listos.
• Maíz y Camarones Fritos:
Freír rebanadas de maíz, cuñas
de col, y cebollitas picadas en
aceite vegetal. Agregar los
camarones en su cáscara y
cocinar hasta que estén rozados.
Sazonar al gusto con salsa
preparada de frasco estilo
asiatica.
• Jamón Glaseado con Mostaza
y Maíz: Untar una rebanada
gruesa de jamón y varios piezas
de maíz con una mezcla de una
parte de mostaza Dijon y dos de
cidra de manzana. Cocinar a
350º F en el horno hasta que este
caliente y la superficie un poco
glaseada, aproximadamente 10
minutos.
• Guisado de Almejas o
Mejillones con Maíz: En una
hoya grande, poner capas de
almejas o mejillones frescos.
Sazonar con condimento para
mariscos.
Agregar capas de cebolla
finamente rebanada y rebanadas
de maíz, sazonar cada capa.
Repetir las capas.
Agregar media taza de vino
blanco o agua sobre las capas.
Cubrir y coser al vapor sobre
fuego mediano hasta que las
almejas o mejillones se habrán
y las cebollas estén suaves,
aproximadamente 15 minutos.
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Avocado jazzes up plain Jane dinners
(NAPSA) It’s a snap to make an ordinary quick dinner extraordinary. The trick? Give old standards a flavor boost with ingredients like luscious avocados from Mexico,
a handful of chopped cilantro and a zippy dressing. With a lovely golden green color and velvety-smooth texture, nutrient-dense avocados brighten the look of any dish
while adding divine taste.
For example, toss cubes of buttery avocado from Mexico with already-cooked chicken and bottled salad dressing and serve over a rice and black bean salad with lettuce
and tomato. It’s delicious, satisfying and no work! Other ways to easily and quickly transform a plain Jane dish into something special: Wrap scrambled eggs, shredded
Cheddar cheese and slices of avocado in flour tortillas and serve with bottled salsa; scatter a mix of avocado cubes, sliced scallions and black olives tossed with hot sauce
over plain cheese pizza or top a burger with a slice of pepper Jack cheese, dollop of BBQ sauce and slices of avocado from Mexico.
Chicken and avocados over rice salad
3 cups cooked rice
1 can (19-ounce) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup chopped fresh tomato
1 cup shredded lettuce
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup prepared oil and vinegar salad dressing, divided
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
2 fully ripened avocados from Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled
and cut in 1-inch cubes
Express dinner:
Creamy sliced avocado from Mexico, bottled
vinaigrette
and cilantro transform cooked chicken and rice
into a main dish salad that’s destined to become
a family favorite.
In a large bowl, combine rice, beans, tomato, lettuce, cilantro and half of the salad dressing; toss. Spoon on a platter lined with lettuce, if desired. In the same bowl,
combine chicken, avocados and remaining dressing. Spoon over rice salad. Makes six portions.
For a free leaflet with more avocado recipes and serving ideas, either e-mail your request to: [email protected],
fax 212-254-2452 or send your request to Mexican Avocado Leaflet, c/o Lewis & Neale Inc., Dept. N, 35 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010.
Sing for your
supper
Singers, here’s your chance! The
Colorado Springs Chorale invites
choristers throughout the area to
join us for our 2005-2006 Season.
We will begin with our traditional
season opener appearance with the
Colorado Springs Philharmonic,
the dramatic, awesome and
inspiring Verdi Requiem, in
October.
This performance will be
followed by our sell-out Deck the
Hall Christmas Program; and
Messiah, again with the
Philharmonic, in December.
Spring will bring our own Great
Works Classical production and an
appearance with the Air Force
Academy Band, Stars and Stripes,
Forever!
Auditions for membership in the
Chorale will be held Wednesday
evening, May 18th from 6:30 to
10:00 p.m., at First Christian
Church, 16 E. Platte Ave.
Auditions are by appointment
only.
Who: Colorado Springs Chorale
Event: Auditions
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Time: 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. - by
appointment
Place: First Christian Church, 16
E. Platte Ave
Information: Chorale office - 6343737 or visit www.cschorale.org
Cinco
de
Mayo
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COLORADO SPRINGS
Fiesta Tostada Salad spices
up Mexican feasts
(NAPSA) Fiesta Tostada Salad, a crisp baked corn tortilla topped with black beans, lettuce, tomato,
green onions and feta cheese, is a colorful specialty that’s great for entertaining a hungry crowd.
It has all the ingredients of a traditional dish with the right amount of palate-pleasing heat and a
spicy, satisfying taste. It’s a great addition to your Cinco de Mayo menu or any big event on the
calendar. Now that’s cause for a celebration.
POLICE DEPARTMENT
JOIN THE
PEAK FORCE
www.Springsgov.com
e-mail:
[email protected]
719-444-7555
OUR CONGRATULATIONS
TO THE
HISPANIC COMMUNITY
FOR ALL OF YOUR
ACHIEVEMENTS IN COLORADO
We Wish You The Very Best In All Of Your Future
Endeavors And Thank You For All Of The Enrichment,
Unity and Growth That You Bring To Every Community.
Have a Great
Cinco de Mayo!
The Democratic Club - 548-9114
The Democratic Women’s Club - 473-3662
El Paso County Democratic Party - 473-8713
Fiesta Tostada Salad
Tortillas
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons Tabasco brand pepper sauce
6 corn tortillas
Salad
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lime juice
1 tablespoon Tabasco green pepper sauce
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon oregano leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups shredded romaine lettuce leaves
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
3 large green onions, thinly sliced
Prepare Tortillas: Preheat oven to 350˚F. Combine olive oil and Tabasco sauce in cup. Brush
mixture on one side of tortillas; place on cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until tortillas are
golden.
Prepare Salad: Combine black beans, lime juice, Tabasco sauce, cumin, oregano and salt in
medium bowl. Place one tortilla on plate. Top with 1/6 of bean mixture, lettuce, tomatoes, feta
cheese and green onions. Repeat with remaining tortillas and salad mixture. Makes 6 servings.
Demócratas Continua de página 38
El legislador demócrata hizo
notar que en EU uno de cada tres
latinos carece de un seguro
médico, y que a pesar de “esta
tragedia nacional” el presupuesto
le recorta 60,000 millones de
dólares al programa de salud
Medicaid para las personas y
familias de escasos recursos
económicos.
Asimismo, Menéndez indicó
que no se puede entender cómo
los republicanos puedan tolerar
que uno de cada cuatro
estudiantes hispanos abandonen
sus estudios. Señaló que los
demócratas tienen unas
prioridades completamente
distintas, y que su “Nuevo Pacto
para el Futuro de los Estados
Unidos” crearía 10 millones de
nuevos empleos, ayudaría a
reducir las desigualdades de
salud para las minorías y le daría
a los veteranos los beneficios que
se han ganado.
Reiteró el compromiso del
Partido Demócrata de seguir
luchando por los valores que
fortalecerán a la clase media:
seguridad nacional, prosperidad,
oportunidad, justicia, comunidad
y responsabilidad.
www.hispanianews.com
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Cinco de Mayo Run
This year’s Cinco de Mayo
Run will be held Sunday, May
1st at the Colorado State Fair
grounds. The race will begin at
7:30 a.m. There will be a 10k,
5k, 1.5-mile fun walk, and 1.5
mile fun run for children 12 and
under. Prizes will be awarded for
the 10k and 5k run for the top 3
runners in each age division. Age
divisions are 19 and under, 2029, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69,
and 70 and over. Male and
female categories will also be
recognized.
Each finisher will receive a
ribbon (fun walk/12 under run
only), t-shirt and a goodie bag.
Cost of the race is 10K/5K before
April 22 $17.00 (SCR members
and 60+ $ 15.00).
Late
registration between April 22-29
$20.00, day of race everyone
$25.00. 1.5 mile Fun Walk & 12
and under Run before April 22nd
$12.00, After April 22nd
Everyone $ 15.00.
In addition, there will be
runners from Chihuahua, Mexico
participating in the race. The
infamous Serna-Flores Mariachi
group will be present for
entertainment. A silent action
will also be held featuring artists
such as Ed Posa and Rick Willits
among other very nice items to
bid on. To register for the run,
you can pick up a form at
Keating Education Center, Gold
Dust Restaurant, YMCA, or
register
on
line
at
www.active.com. For more
information, please contact
Ramon Arriaga at Keating
Peak Vista Health hosts
senior open house
What: Open house for Peak Vista’s
northern Senior Health Clinic and
Second Sight Vision Services
When: Sunday, May 1, 2005 (May
Day), 1:00-4:00 PM
Where: 5636 North Union
(adjacent and downhill from the
East Library in the Library Plaza
shopping center at the corner of
Vickers and Union)
Why: Peak Vista Community
Health Centers will host an Open
House to showcase their second
Senior Health Clinic open to new
Medicare patients and located in
northern Colorado Springs.
Presentations on Medicare
changes, health topics and low
vision by experts will complement
entertainment by members of the
Colorado Springs Conservatory,
an original Senior Art exhibit, and
refreshments.
Timetable:
1:30: “ What’s New With
Medicare” Janerio Farrington/
Centers for Medicare
2:30: “What Seniors Don’t Know
about their Health Care” Jeffrey
Swanson, DO/Peak Vista
3:30: “Living Fully With Limited
Vision” Tom Theune, OD/ Low
Vision Services
Education Center 549-7659 in
the Project Respect office.
This year, Pueblo School
District #60’s Project Respect
will receive the proceeds from
the Cinco de Mayo Run. Since
2000, Project Respect has
worked with students in District
60 from a strengths based
perspective to support the student
and their families so that they
will succeed academically and
socially. Fourteen “Community
Advocates” work directly with
the students and their families to
ensure that there are no barriers
to the student receiving a quality
education.
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What a glorious feelin’
experience levels. The number
of season ticket subscribers has
nearly doubled since Bray
became Director of Performing
Arts.
The quality and production
values have grown exponentially
largely due to the drive and
passion Bray brings to the
company.
“We’re very
impressed with the work Sandy
and her team are doing,” adds
Fine Arts Center President
Michael DeMarsche, “she’s
bringing The Rep into the 21st
century in a way no one else
could. She’s invested in this
community and the art form, and
she’s invested in the growth and
expansion of the Fine Arts Center
(Left to right) Jack Ward, Kathleen Malloy and Brian McClure do their best to stay dry in the
and its programs.
Fine Arts Center’s production of Singin’ in the Rain.
The Rep’s current production,
Singin’ in the Rain, serves not only as the final show of a faithful adaptation of the classic the dismay of the self-serving
successful season, but also stands film that starred Gene Kelly and Lina.
Rising to the task of casting a
as a metaphor for the theatre Debbie Reynolds. The year is
company and the direction it has 1927 and Hollywood is a buzz show in which the original stars
over the innovation in movie are so enmeshed in the hearts and
already begun to take.
minds of the public, Mark
“It’s been quite a challenge. making: sound.
It is the end of the silent film Hennessy chose his cast locally
Staging a production as iconic
and indelible as Singin’ in the era and every studio in town is with Jack Ward skillfully filling
Rain can be incredibly risky,” falling over itself to produce their Don’s tap shoes, and Kathleen
states Bray (who is no stranger first “talkie”, and Monumental Malloy gliding into the role of
to the myriad of difficulties Pictures is sure to put the Kathy.
Student of the Year:
Singin’ in the Rain has been a
inherent in producing live competition in their place with
Amanda Martinez,
theatre). “Technically, this may their new film “The Dancing labor of love for the staff, cast
Adams State College
be the most ambitious show The Cavalier”, starring the darlings of and crew at The Rep, and there
freshman biology major,
Hollywood, Don Lockwood and is a whole lot more to love in the
Rep has ever attempted.
- awarded by the Latin
coming season. The Rep’s 2005Lina Lamont.
The
idea
of
creating
an
actual
American Educational
2006 season reflects Sandra
There’s
just
one
tiny
little
rainstorm
on
stage,
every
night,
Foundation in Denver.
in front of a live audience is problem... Lina’s voice: it is Bray’s desire to present a diverse
enough to make your head spin, awful. With the help of Don’s and challenging series of
not to mention the responsibility partner and best friend Cosmo, musicals.
The 18th season begins with
of staying true to this wonderful Kathy Seldon is chosen to dub
story that so many people cherish Lina’s voice, and it soon the Cole Porter classic Anything
becomes clear that Kathy is the Goes, followed by She Loves Me,
and adore”.
perfect match for Don and the La Cage Aux Folles and closing
The
Rep’s
production,
ASC students:
directed by Mark Hennessey is a pair quickly fall in love, much to with The Pirates of Penzance.
• 27% Hispanic Origin
Singin’ in the
• 8% Other minority
Rain
opens April
• 47% Low family income
29
and runs
• 90% Financial aid recipients
through May 22.
• 33% First in family to go to college
Performances are
academic programs of excellence:
Fridays
and
• School of Business
Saturdays at 8
• Department of Biology
pm and Sundays
• Department of Music
at 2 pm. Tickets
• Graduate Counselor Education
are available by
sample student clubs:
calling
The Fine Arts
• El Parnaso
• Estudiantes Unidos
Center
Box
• Black Student Alliance
Office at 719• Semillas de la Tierra (folkdance)
634-5583
or
• Corazon del Valley Mariachi
o n l i n e
www.csfineartscenter.org.
Make it an
for more information: email:
evening and dine
[email protected]
at
Cravings
Alamosa,Colorado
before the Friday
and Saturday
e v e n i n g
performances
and
brunch
ADAMS STATE COLLEGE
before
the
C
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A
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S u n d a y
Great Stories Begin Here
matinees.
There are some dramatic
changes happening with The Rep
at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts
Center under the guidance of
Artistic Director Sandra
Womochil Bray.
Since taking the reigns in 2001,
Bray and her production team
have reinvented the 17 year-old
theatre company, redefining its
scope, purpose and vision. The
Rep has completely restructured
its production schedule.
The musicals have been
extended to a four-week run; the
new play combo has grown in the
past year offering more
entertainment options than ever
before.
The Rep’s education
department has been greatly
broadened offering theatre
classes for all ages and
A Hispanic-Serving Institution
adams state college
National Hispanic Institute
800-824-6494
www.adams.edu
SM
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Chaos + Debauchery =
Important and profound theater
In conjunction with the Visual
and Performing Arts Department
of UCCS, the Theatre ‘d Art will
present the chaos of two plays
beginning May 6 and continuing
thru May 15.
The New Plan will run four
performances only. Friday, May
6; Saturday, May 14; and
Sunday, May 15 at 8 pm. There
will be a matinee Saturday May
7 at 2 pm.
Ubu Rex will also be
performed four times with
evening performances Saturday,
May 7; Sunday, May 8; and
Friday, May 13 at 8 pm. A
matinee will take place Saturday,
May 14 at 2 pm. The doors to
the theater for all shows will be
open one half hour before the
show is supposed to start.
Tickets are free, though seating
is very limited and donations are
encouraged.
There will be a special V.I.P.
lounge and seating available for
patrons who donate. All shows
take place in the Osborne Studio
Theater inside University Hall at
UCCS, located at 3955
Cragwood Drive (near the corner
of Union and Austin Bluffs).
Call 719-262-3232, or email
[email protected] for
more information.
This year’s productions of Ubu
Rex and The New Plan will mark
the second foray into Colorado
Spring’s wide and wacky world
of theater for the fine
organization known as the
Theatre ‘d Art. Last year, the
Theatre ‘d Art, also in
conjunction with UCCS,
presented Purple Skies Over
Vietnam and Ogres in the Office,
two mostly original plays that
took the theater-going populous
by storm. These two plays razed
the limits of traditional theater by
sporting theatre high-jacking
terroristas, multiple surprise
endings, and enough corn made
out of construction paper to
drown three samurai stage
managers. This year, theatrical
chaos and cardboard props will
once again reign supreme Ubu
Rex and The New Plan stand to
shatter yet more standards of the
stage. Gone are the days when
the actors know the full script.
Done are the times, when male
roles are given to… males.
Ubu Rex, written by the great
Alfred Jarry, is the fantastically
obscene story of Pa and Ma Ubu
who, with the help of their many
Phallodins, conquer Poland, steal
a heap of money, and murder a
gob of peasants and Russians.
However, director Jon Margheim
has re-interpreted this timehonored tale of love and
sacrifice, and inserted a few pink
flamingoes, a whole mess of
puppets, and a cross-dressing
cast. Pa Ubu will be played by
the irrepressible Tammy Smith
and his/ her wife Ma Ubu, will
be played by Doug Chartier.
Never has the Osborne Studio
Theater seen so much duct-tape
and cardboard. Never has a giant
man-eating bear so aptly tortured
a PBR encrusted Phallodin.
The New Plan is a new play,
written and directed by Brian
Mann, who is also responsible
for last year’s Ogres in the Office,
and at least some of Purple Skies
Over Vietnam. The New Plan
appears at first to be the story of
a typical hard-boiled private
investigator, hotly embroiled in
heated arguments with his hot
secretary about whether or not he
should get up off his cold rear-
end and throw himself into the
flames of yet another blazingly
ridiculous missing husband case.
Then all hell breaks loose and
flaming hotdogs, mountain men
and a few thousand telephones
have their way with him… or is
it even him? He doesn’t even
know any more, and he probably
shouldn’t care. The eternal
questions of identity, guns, love,
cigarettes, and the general
unpredictability of life and
theater will be met with fierce
resistance in The New Plan.
Though almost entirely
comprised of students, Theatre ‘d
Art promises to put on quite a
show. Admission is free, but
donations are accepted. Seating
is limited so arrive early. For
more information, call 262-3232,
or
email
[email protected]
Latinologues viene a Denver el 29 de abril!
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Latinologues es una presentación en vivo de agudos monólogos cómicos y dramáticos acerca de la
vida de los latinos en los Estados Unidos, escrito, dirigido y creado por Rick Nájera, como servicio y
muestrario para la comunidad latina. Latinologues se ha presentado en teatros de todo el país y en
ocasiones especiales, y recibió recientemente el Premio Imagen al Mejor Espectáculo Teatral en Vivo.
La obra cuenta con un elenco rotativo compuesto por más de 70 actores entre los que figuran Edward
James Olmos, Yareli Arizmendi, Jacob Vargas, y Christian De La Fuente. Cuando: Viernes 29 de
abril del 2005. Hora: Puertas abren a las 7 pm. Concierto empieza a las 8 pm.. Donde: Paramount
Theater, 1621 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO 80202. Entradas: Paramount Theater, all ticketmaster
locations, Ticketmaster.com, or by phone 303-830-TIXS. Precios: $38.00, $34.00, $26.00
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The anemia link:
Chronic kidney disease, diabetes and cardiovascular disease
(NAPSA) According to the
National Kidney Foundation,
chronic kidney disease (CKD)
affects 20 million Americans and
another 20 million are at high
risk for developing this
progressive loss of kidney
function. This disease can cause
the kidneys to fail, forcing
patients to receive life-saving
dialysis (the process of
artificially cleansing the blood)
or a kidney transplant.
The American Heart
Association reports that people
with CKD, even those in the
early stages of the disease, are in
the highest-risk group for
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The increased cardiovascular
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is related to several risk factors,
including high blood pressure
and anemia.
Anemia occurs when the
amount of oxygen-carrying red
blood cells decreases. This
causes the heart to work harder
to provide enough oxygen to the
body.
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cardiovascular events, such as
heart attacks, stroke, heart failure
and death in high-risk patients
with CKD and type 2 diabetes.
Now a group of researchers
led by Dr. Marc Pfeffer, chief of
medicine at Brigham and
Women’s Hospital and professor
at Harvard Medical School, is
investigating the potential
connection between anemia, type
2 diabetes and cardiovascular
events.
This study will examine the
impact that treating anemia has
on mortality and non-fatal
cardiovascular events in patients
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will study more than 4,000
patients at 700 sites around the
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“Physicians have long assumed
that anemia is an important and
treatable risk factor for
cardiovascular disease in patients
with CKD and type 2 diabetes,”
said Marc Pfeffer, M.D. “The
results of this trial should provide
physicians with data that will, for
the first time, definitively
evaluate the impact that treating
anemia has on patients living
with chronic kidney disease and
diabetes.”
For more information about
TREAT, call 1-866-57AMGEN
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The American Heart
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with chronic kidney disease
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Peak Vista to establish Fountain clinic
Peak Vista Community Health
Centers is due to receive one of the
105 New Access Point grants of a
$63 million Health and Human
Services allocation to expand
healthcare services to more lowincome, uninsured Americans.
Peak Vista will use the funding to
establish a health clinic in
Fountain, effective 2006.
“This is wonderful news for the
citizens of Fountain.
Peak Vista continues to be an
outstanding partner and we look
forward to working with their staff
to expand services now being
offered through the Lorraine
Center,” said Ken Barela, Fountain
Mayor.
Dr. Larry Wolk of Rocky
Mountain Youth Services shares
the same sentiments.
“Peak Vista has a great
reputation and has been providing
quality healthcare to those with
access barriers since 1971. I can
think of no better marriage.”
Fountain School District officials
have also been involved in
discussions on the expansion of
healthcare services for its students.
Nationwide, these grants help
an estimated 632,000 Americans,
including many without health
insurance, to obtain primary health
care services, according to Peak
Vista.
The grant continues a five-year
initiative to help communities
across the country create or expand
access to comprehensive primary
health care services.
Launched in 2002, Peak Vista
projects that the initiative will add
1,200 new and expanded health
center sites and increase the
number of people served annually
from about 10 million to 16
million by 2006.
Community Health Centers
deliver preventive and primary
care services to patients regardless
of their ability to pay.
Almost 40 percent of the
patients treated at health centers
have no insurance coverage, and
others have inadequate coverage.
Charges for healthcare services
are set according to income.
for the last 30 years.
Bonfils Blood Center supplies
blood to more than 115
healthcare facilities and needs to
collect 4,350 blood donations
weekly to meet the needs of the
community and to be prepared
for any unexpected events. For
information about scheduling a
blood
donation,
visit
www.bonfils.org or call (800)
365-0006 option 2.
Bonfils blood center honors supporters
Bonfils Blood Center hosted
its second annual southern
Colorado appreciation reception
Thursday, April 21 for multigallon blood donors, marrow
donor, volunteers, financial
benefactors and community
partners at the Pueblo
Convention Center.
The event included featured
guest speaker, blood recipient
and Pueblo community member,
Lynn Spradley, who shared her
story of how blood donors saved
her life. Spradley was diagnosed
with liver cancer in July 2003
and received a new liver that
same month.
Throughout her yearlong
hospital stay, she required nearly - Bonfils Blood Center
100 units of blood to keep her Foundation Leadership Award –
Stuart Marsh, M.D.
alive.
Special awards were presented An award was also presented
to the Lamar community for
to the following:
- Community Partner Award – continually hosting blood drives
Steve Sherlock, CEO, Colorado
East Bank & Trust
- Outstanding College Blood
Drive Award – Western State
College
- Volunteer Blood Drive Liaison
of the Year Award – Jim Jones,
Wet Mountain Rotary of
Westcliffe
- Youth Service Award – Kim
Roesch, Lamar High School
- Outstanding Blood Drive
Growth – Fowler Community
Joven de corazón pero
todavía en riesgo
Los activos miembros de la
generación de los “Baby
Boomers” (la generación de los
años sesentas) que le tienen pánico
al “envejecer” pueden seguir unos
simples pasos en su estilo de vida.
“En cuanto envejecemos, los
riesgos a nuestra salud aumentan”
dice el Dr. Lawrence Chan,
Catedrático de Medicina y de
Biología Molecular y Celular.
También Jefe del departamento
de Diabetes, Endocrinología y
Metabolismo en el CBM.
“Hoy en día los “Baby
Boomers” pueden disminuir los
riesgos de enfermedad asociados
con la vejez al adoptar un estilo
de vida más saludable”.
La Sociedad Norteamericana
Contra el Cáncer, la Asociación
Estadounidense Contra la Diabetes
y la Asociación Norteamericana
del
Corazón
anunciaron
recientemente cuatro guías que
pueden reducir los riesgos de
desarrollar el cáncer, la diabetes,
la enfermedad del corazón y las
embolias cerebrales.
El Dr. Chan incentiva a los
Baby Boomers para que alcancen
su peso ideal, pero advierte que un
cuerpo delgado no siempre indica
una salud de primera calidad.
Visitas regulares a un médico
son necesarias para evaluar los
riesgos en la salud de un individuo.
Classes
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For reservations and to learn more about the many other classes
we offer, call Penrose-St. Francis HealthAdvisor at 776-5555.
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“Over 30” Childbirth Classes
Monday, May 2 - June 6
Using Car Seats: Protecting Your Child
Friday, May 6
Sibling Class
For ages 3 & 4 years old:
Tuesday, May 3
For ages 5 & 9 years old:
Tuesday, May 24
Breast-feeding Support
Fridays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27
New Mother and Baby Support Group
Four-week session – first four Tuesdays
of each month:
May 3, 10, 17 & 24
Birth Classes for Teens
Sunday, May 15 & 22
Infant/Child CPR
Tuesday, May 3, 10, 17, 24 or 31
Saturday, May 7 or 21
Early Pregnancy Class
Wednesday, May 18
Breast-feeding Class
Tuesdays, May 10 & 17; May 31 &
June 7
Baby Care Class
Wednesdays, May 4 & 11;
May 18 & 25
Father to Father Class
Thursday, May 5
Introducing Your Baby and Dog
Monday, May 16
Prematurity Prevention Class
Monday, May 23
General Birth Center Classes
Fertility Care (Natural Family Planning)
Introductory Session: Monday, May 9
Tours
Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26 P.M.
Sundays, May 15 or 22 P.M.
Prepared Childbirth Classes
Five-week session:
Thursday, May 5 - June 2 P.M.
Weekend sessions:
Saturday, May 7 & 14 A.M.
Saturday, May 21 & 28 A.M.
Saturday, May 21 & 28 P.M.
Copyright © Centura Health Corporation, 2005 26802 5/05
776-5555 • www.penrosestfrancis.org
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REAL ESTATE
Air-con, the best invention of the last 75 years
(NAPSA) The most influential
innovation of the past 75 years
wasn’t the cell phone. It wasn’t
the personal computer. It wasn’t
even television. It was airconditioning.
That’s the finding of an online
poll conducted by AOL and The
Henry Ford historical institution.
Since air-conditioning is so
important, homeowners should
consider several factors before
replacing an old system.
The experts at York¨ Heating
and Cooling recommend hiring
a licensed contractor to evaluate
the home heating and cooling
system
and
make
recommendations for a new
system. The inspection should
include:
- Making sure the ductwork was
installed properly and sized
correctly
- Ensuring the unit is
operating properly and
efficiently
- Checking to ensure that
filters are properly sized
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and clean
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- Ensuring that the
ha tenido muy buen mantenimiento.
refrigerant lines provide
4 recámaras
2 baños
Sótano terminado
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unrestricted flow and are
2 recámaras en el sótano
Lavandería Grande
the right size.
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Más de 1500 pies cuadrados terminados
If a homeowner discovers
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$137,900.00
that they need a new unit,
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there are some important
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y Teller. En 5 minutos sabrá si califica.
Properly sizing the
condensing unit to
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replacing the condensing
unit, it is important that the
homeowner replace the indoor
coil also to ensure that they
receive the maximum efficiency
from their new unit. If it’s too
large, it will cycle on and off
more frequently, over cooling
and under dehumidifying the
space and increasing energy
usage. If the air-conditioning unit
is properly sized, it will
experience longer run times at
design conditions, providing
better
cooling
and
dehumidification and lowering
energy bills.
When purchasing a new
system, it is also important to
check the unit’s seasonal energy
efficiency ratio (SEER) and to
take a look at what energy-saving
features it may have before
purchasing it. The higher the
SEER number, the more energy
efficient the unit is and the more
For homeowners age 62 or older convert it to a source of income
who are house-rich and cash-poor without losing home ownership.
a reverse mortgage may allow you
A reverse mortgage is a loan in
to use your home as an asset and which the lender pays you.
Payment can be in a lump sum, a
monthly advance, a line of credit
or a combination of all three.
In turn, you continue to live in
your home and retain title to your
home and are responsible for the
maintenance and real estate taxes.
Depending on the plan you
select, your reverse mortgage
becomes due with interest when
you move, sell your home, reach
the end of a pre-selected loan
period or die.
To qualify for a reverse
- Self Employed: OK
mortgage, you must own your
home and be over 62 years old.
- All credit types
The amount you are eligible to
- No credit scores
borrow is based on your age, the
- FHA/VA
equity in your home and the
interest rate the lender is charging.
-Down payment assistance
Facts to Consider about Reverse
Mortgages
• Reverse mortgages are rising-
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money homeowners will save on
their utility bills. Another thing
to look for is the Energy Star¨
label, which identifies the most
efficient units available in the
market. For more information
about energy-efficient airconditioning systems, visit
www.yorkupg.com or call 1800-910-YORK.
A reverse mortgage – could it be your
answer?
PROVIDENT LENDING
CORPORATION
- Purchase
- Refinance
- 100% Loan with bad credit
- Fast and easy programs
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Make sure your air-conditioning system components are
the right size for your home.
debt loans. The interest is added
to the principal loan balance each
month, because it is not paid on a
current basis. The amount you
owe increases over time as the
interest compounds.
• Reverse mortgages use up some
or all the equity in your home,
leaving fewer assets for you and
your heirs.
• The three types of reverse
mortgages—FHA-insured, lenderinsured and uninsured—vary
according to their costs and terms.
• There are fees associated with
reverse mortgages such as loanorigination fees, closing costs, in
some cases there are also insurance
premiums to pay as well as
mortgage servicing fees.
• Your legal obligation to repay
the loan is limited by the value of
your home at the time the loan is
repaid. Under the federal Truth
in Lending Act (TILA) lenders are
required to disclose the costs and
terms of reverse mortgages.
28 de abril 2005 - 5 de mayo 2005
EDUCATION
Accounting Faculty
HELP WANTED
Wanted
Bilingual Loan Officers
Looking to make a difference? Pikes
Peak Community College, Colorado No experience necessary. W-2’d, health
Springs, CO is accepting applications for insurance. Call Ron (719) 540-5555
First Capital Mortgage
the following position: Accounting
Faculty. Graduate degree, CPA or
HELP WANTED
CMA, experience as an accountant and
teaching experience at the postAttn: Work from Home
secondary/college level required.
Earn Up To $500-$3000 PT
Starting salary is $2,754.66 per month.
Flex Hours, Local Training
All application materials must be
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received by 4:00 p.m. on May 6, 2005,
to be considered. Applicants must apply
HELP WANTED
on-line at http://employment.ppcc.edu.
US ARMY
PPCC is an AA/EEO/ADA employer.
More than 150 types of jobs, law
enforcement, 17 types of medical
HELP WANTED
positions, HS grad age 18-34. Good pay,
Health Educator
up to $20,000 in bonuses, up to $70,000
Full-time position assigned to the for college if you qualify, educational
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention opportunities.
Program. Responsible for the
Call Sgt. 1st Class Francis
implementation of educational activities
Donaldsonin in Colorado Springs
in the area of pregnancy prevention.
719-574-9562,
Education: Bachelor’s degree in public/ Sgt. 1st Class Patricia Bell in Pueblo
community health, health education,
719-542-8112,
exercise science/health promotion, Sgt. 1st Class Max Burda in Security
biology, natural sciences or closely
719-390-5061,
related field from accredited university Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Perez in LaJunta
or college. Unofficial copy of transcripts
719-834-8744,
is required at time of application.
Sgt. 1st Class Darrell Martinez
Experience: Minimum of two years
in Alamosa
work experience in an educational or
719-589-5848.
public health setting. Bilingual (English/
An Army of One
Spanish) is preferred.
HELP WANTED
Salary: $2,865 per month.
Apply: Pueblo City-County Health Human Services
Department, 151 Central Main Street,
Exchange Supervision
Pueblo, CO 81003. Contact Mary Davis
Admin. Coord.
at [email protected] to have
FT w/even’g & wknd. work schedule.
application packet emailed to you. Interact with volunteers, courts, attys.,
Application deadline, Friday, May 6, DHS, other agencies & clientele.
2005 at 1:00 p.m. in the same office. Requrmts.: HS/GED, college pref., ofc.
EEO Employer.
and comp. skills, profct. in Quickbooks
Computer/Info Systems
Colorado Technical University is part of
Career Education Corporation, one of
the world’s largest providers of private,
post-secondary education, with over 80
campuses worldwide. CEC was recently
named the #4 Fastest Growing Company
according to Fortune Magazine.
Colorado Tech is seeking experienced
IT professionals for the following career
opportunity at our new campus in
Pueblo, CO:
SYSTEMS
TECHNICIAN
Responsibilities include providing
support for desktop systems in lab and
administrative environment, supporting
and maintaining phone system,
resolving equipment problems, and
installing and supporting RJ-45 Ethernet
network. Requires a Bachelor’s degree
or equivalent years of experience, and
knowledge of networks, advanced
desktop, and managing servers.
Requires Windows XP, Microsoft
Office, Windows 2003 UNIX
experience, and CompTIA A+
certification.
Colorado Technical University offers a
full benefits package, including medical,
dental, 401(k), Employee Stock
Program and tuition reimbursement. For
consideration, send resume via email:
[email protected], mail: 4435 N.
Chestnut St., Colorado Springs, CO
80907, or fax: 719-590-6857. EOE
Oportunidades de Empleos
Taylor Farms
Necesita trabajadores con
documentación apropriada. Se
empieza a $6/hr.
Solicite en persona: 3147 N.
Century St. Colo. Spgs.
pregunte por Tammy.
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Nuestras carreras son tan
DIVERSAS
como nuestrose empleados
Encuentre el empleo donde pueda poner su talento a
trabajar en el Memorial Hospital. Como uno de los
empleadores más grandes de la ciudad, tenemos
muchas oportunidades de empleo. Valoramos la
diversidad no sólo de ideas, sino también de personas. La diversidad enriquece al hospital, las vidas de
nuestros empleados y a nuestra comunidad.
Considere unirse a nuestro equipo de trabajo en una
de las siguientes áreas:
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•
•
•
•
•
•
Para revisar opciones específicas de trabajo y
postular en línea, visítenos en
www.memorialhospital.com
Memorial Hospital
Recursos Humanos
Empleos: 719-365-2335
1400 E. Boulder Street
EOE • Animamos a participar a candidatos bilingües
HELP WANTED
Taylor Farms
CONSTRUCTION WORK
OFFERED
Bilingual, valid drivers license
(Colorado). Long term employment,
health insurance, good pay
approximately $17.00 +- depending on
experience. Phone 635-9920
HELP WANTED
Exp. comm, rockers,
framers, finishers
for Crested Butte, UA required, EOE,
303-746-9000, 970-535-4869
HELP WANTED
Commercial
and Residential
Cleaning
Must be bilingual.
Call Mon-Fri
339-3038
between
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cinco
de
Mayo
HELP WANTED
Sales
Family owned and operated dealership
since 1929 is seeking fluent bi-lingual
Automotive Sales Consultants who will
assist our Spanish speaking customers.
Experience helpful but not necessary.
Will train the right person. Full benefits
and great working conditions.
Largest Chevrolet inventory in
Southern Colorado. Apply in person
to Sales Manager.
No phone calls please.
Daniels Chevyland
HELP WANTED
Experienced Concrete
Finisher/ Formsetter
Administración, personal de oficina, Finanzas
Asistencia clínica
Sistemas de información
Gerencia, plana ejecutiva
Enfermería (Personal y Administración)
Asistencia de servicio
Técnicos, terapistas y profesionales médicos
Memorial Hospital procura atender las necesidades
de sus empleados ofreciéndoles un paquete de
beneficios valioso y orientado a la familia (¡el cual
incluye seguro de salud, 401 (k), reembolso de
matrícula de estudios y màs!). ¡Todo ello en un ambiente de constante calidez y aprecio!
and Access database, vol. interactn. exp.
prefer’d. Spanish speaking prefer’d.
Mail or fax resume by 4/29/05 to:
CASA, HR, 701 S. Cascade, C/S CO
80903 or fax 667-1818. EOE.
Now hiring. Must have proper
documentation. Starting at $6/hr.
Apply in person: 3147 N. Century St.
Colo. Spgs. Ask for Tammy.
AVON
670 Automotive Drive
On Top of Motor City!
Just off 8th Street
PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Faculty/Clinical Director
Respiratory Care,
full-time position
Complete vacancy announcement may
be accessed at www.pueblocc.edu. Must
successfully pass a pre-employment
drug screening and background check.
Submit PCC application, resume,
unofficial transcripts, and a letter
expressing interest and highlighting
listed qualifications to: Human
Resources Office, Pueblo Community
College, 900 W. Orman Ave., Pueblo,
CO 81004 Telephone (719) 549-3220,
FAX (719) 549-3127 by May 6, 2005.
AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER.
FONTANEROS
Necesitamos Fontaneros Para Casas
Nuevas en Colorado Springs.
Sueldo bueno. Llame Excel
Plumbing Co. 719-499-9458.
PLUMBERS
Plumbers Needed For New Homes
In Colorado Springs. Base,
Top-Out,Trim Crews Needed.
Bilingual Is Helpful. Good Pay.
Call - Excel Plumbing Co.
719-499-9458
EMPLEOS
Se necesita tapieros de muro
sin mortero (Drywall
Finishers) con experiencia.
Debe tener seguro de subcontratista
personal. 633-8725
SE NECESITAN
Tripulación de Armazones,
Tripulación de
Revestimiento Exteriores,
Tripulación de Pikat,
Constructores de Terrazas,
Reformadores. Todos con
experiencia.
Lost your Avon Representative?
Please call LINDA And she can help you
with yourAVON needs. 331-6385
or email [email protected]
Sales
Colorado Technical University is part of
Career Education Corporation, one of
the world’s largest providers of private,
post-secondary education, with over 80
campuses worldwide. CEC was recently
named the #4 Fastest Growing Company
according to Fortune Magazine. Our
Pueblo, CO campus is seeking energetic
and highly motivated sales professionals
to join us as:
ADMISSIONS
REPRESENTATIVES
Report to the Director of Admissions,
and meet, interview and enroll students
in our criminal justice, business
administration, and medical programs.
Additionally, you will maximize sales/
enrollments for the school; ensure that
the admission process is understandable
to the student; and provide accurate/
timely tracking records to the Director.
To qualify, a Bachelor’s degree or
equivalent experience is required.
Proven experience in a sales/recruiting
position for a private educational
institution is desired along with
successful experience working with
adult students.
Colorado Technical University offers a
full benefits package, including medical,
dental, 401(k), Employee Stock
Program and tuition reimbursement. For
consideration, send resume via email:
[email protected], apply
online at: www.Net-Apply.com/1373,
mail: 4435 N. Chestnut St., Colorado
Springs, CO 80907,
or fax: 719-590-6857. EOE
US COAST GUARD
IF YOU’RE A HIGH SCHOOL OR
COLLEGE GRADUATE. THE
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD
IS LOOKING FOR YOU. WHILE
WORKING FULL TIME, YOU
WILL EARN COLLEGE CREDIT,
TRAVEL, AND LEARN THE
SKILLS EMPLOYERS ARE
LOOKING FOR.
HELP WANTED
PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Human Patient Simulation
Technician
full-time position responsible for the
operation of the HPS Laboratory and the
EMS/Respiratory Care Equipment.
Complete vacancy announcement may
be accessed at www.pueblocc.edu. Must
successfully pass a pre-employment
drug screening and background check.
Submit PCC application, resume,
unofficial transcripts, and a letter
expressing interest and highlighting
listed qualifications to: Human
Resources Office, Pueblo Community
College, 900 W. Orman Ave., Pueblo,
CO 81004 Telephone (719) 549-3220,
FAX (719) 549-3127 by May 6, 2005.
AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER.
CALL 1-800-GET-USCG
Show me the Money!
P/T Sales working with Small
Business Owners to help them
advertise affordably.
Drop off information, follow-up with
phone calls, or set appointments, you
decide how and when, we supply the
sales material, great reputation, and
the commission! Must have a great
attitude, be dependable and have
reliable transportation.
Call Black Bear Door to Door
Advertising @ 633-8003.
Hispania News will be going to a direct mail format.
Order now and it will arrive each week in the comfort
of your home.
Name
Address
Llame a Bob 227-1707.
HELP WANTED
Drywall Finishers
Wanted Experienced Drywall
Finishers. Must have own
Subcontractor insurance.
633-8725
HELP WANTED
Framing Crews needed
immediately.
Single Family, Multi Family.
Consistent year round work
(719) 488-8874
City
State
Zip
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28 de abril - 5 de mayo 2005
HELP WANTED
Family Advocate
(Year round Schedule)
Bilingual in Spanish/English Required
To deliver family support and social services to children and families through
regular home visits; to encourage, coordinate and support parental involvement;
to provide information to families regarding community resources and help
them access services. Must have bachelor degree in social work, psychology or
a closely related field; prefer 2 years experience working with families and
community resources, able to work with people in crisis situations, ability to
communicate effectively with parents, staff and community persons; must
maintain confidentiality. Must have transportation and vehicle insurance. Must
have a physical, drug screen and TB test. Full year, nonexempt.
$12.23/hour + benefits.
Apply: Community Partnership for Child Development (Head Start)
2330 Robinson St., C/S 80904
Fax: (719) 457-0615 or E-mail: [email protected]
Position is open until filled.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
BIDS
INVITATION FOR BIDS
Mineral Palace Tower
Community Room Remodel
PROPOSAL NUMBER:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
PROJECT NUMBER:
LOCATIONS:
I. F. B. 04-323
Community Room Remodel
Mineral Palace Tower
1414 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Pueblo, Colorado
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF BIDS:
The Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo will receive bids for Community Room
Remodel in the City of Pueblo. Bids will be received until Tuesday May 17, 2005 at
11:00 a.m. Mountain Time at the Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo, Victoria
Avenue Office (address below), at which time and place bids shall be opened and
evaluated.
PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS:
A complete bid proposal package may be obtained from:
The Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo
201 S. Victoria Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81003
Attention: Cheri Wilkerson, Planning Technician
A $25.00 deposit per set is required by plans and specifications.
A pre-bid conference and contractor walk-thru will be conducted at 10:00 a.m.
Mountain Time on Friday May 6, 2005 starting at the Mineral Palace Tower, 1st Floor
Community Room, Pueblo, CO. All bidders are encouraged to attend.
The Housing Authority encourages minority and resident owned
businesses to participate.
REAL ESTATE
Compro y Vendo casas
y condos.
Todo precios y areas.
Se habla Español.
www.michaeltutt.com
Penrose R.E. 719-636-2113
MANUFACTURED HOMES
Newer homes in Pueblo!
3 bed/2 bath. Lease-to-own.
Call 866.509.5325
Double your Tax Returns!
For Down Payment on a new home.
Call today for details 719-622-9077.
3 bed/2 bath newer home
in quiet community.
REAL ESTATE
NBA Village at the Bluffs
62+ Adult Apartments
Income limits:
One person $22,200
Two persons $25,350
Sq. Ft. 540
Subsidized Housing
3495 American Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80917.
Call for a tour
719-380-9225.
FOR RENT
First Month Free!!
AP Mortgage
Morgan Acosta
- Purchasing to 100%
- VA Loans - Refinancing
- Self Employed
- Debt Consolidation
- Credit Challenged
- Past Bankruptcy OK
- Home Equity Line of Credit
(719) 219-0791
Cell: (719) 233-0551
Fax: (719) 219-0793
[email protected]
1235 Lake Plaza Dr. Suite 230
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Se Habla Español
Large 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with off-street
parking, on-site laundry, pet welcome.
$450.00 per month, all utilities included.
Call today for more info. @ 382-5977.
M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cozy Living in
the Southwest
Trailers- Mobile Homes
Chancellor’s Mobile Home Park
800 S. Santa Fe Ave
Fountain, CO 80817
Aurora, Lakewood, areas also/
tambien Patricia 719-201-1242
or 303-523-5906
GARAGE SALE
Parish-wide garage sale!
Friday and Saturday,
April 29th & 30th
1 & 2 Bedrooms
$390 - $525
No Money Down Programs
on New Homes
All proceeds benefit the MOPS
organization
Only $7,900! Call719.948.3857
Se Renta o VendeFor Rent or Sale
8 a.m. to 12 noon both days
Holy Apostles Catholic Church
4925 N. Carefree Circle
Call today for Appt. 719-622-9083
Oportunidades de Empleos
My loss, your gain!
¡¡GANE “CASH”
DIARIO!!
COMPROBADO!
3 bed/2 bath newer home for only
$10,500! Call719.948.3857
Losing Manufactured Home
3 Br, 2 Bth. Call Today for Appt.
to see 719-622-1274.
1,232 sq ft! 3 bed/2 bath
home
only $15,900! Available immediately.
Call719.564.1352
FOR SALE
Business Opportunity
Maquinas Vendedoras de
Hersheys, M&M,
Snickers & Frito Lay.
Rutas Disponibles Por Solo
$9,945.
Llame ya a Tony al
1-800-528-7748
Like New Hot Dog Cart
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY
A Realistic $10K/month
also Topper for 89-92 full size
Dodge or Ford . Call 719-574-3585
pot’l income working from home.
24 hr msg 1-800-664-4274
Near Ft. Carson, Downtown
Colorado Springs,
Broadmoor Center
Park like courtyard, off street
parking & on the city bus line
Ivy Manor Apts.
1801 S. Cascade
719-635-1106
*1st mo free w/ approved credit & 12 mo lease
AUTO SALE / TRADE
Blasi Auto Sales LLC
We Buy, Sell & Trade
Call or Come In
Ask for Mike Blasi
719-404-0827 or 719-240-8581
1991 Aspen Circle, Pueblo
SERVICES
SALES
PERSONNEL
CD'S FOR SALE
CD'S & Cassettes
Taking orders for Doreen Martinez’s award
winning Christian Jesus Praises Music,
available now is Muéveme, Con Fe y Amor.
Her latest CD “Santo Es El Señor” only
available in CD. Cassettes $7, CDs $10.
Still Available, Limited Supply. Don’t get left
out! Her Christmas “Ven A Jesus Esta
Navidad” CD $9. Call Joseph (719) 448-0805
FOR SALE
Famous Smith’s Rosebud Salve
A reliable family salve for everything, Been around since 1895 your
choice: Regular Rosebud Salve, Strawberry, or Menthol. $3.75 .08oz
tin or buy all three $10.00. Cloverine Salve for $4.25.
Call 719-448-0805
AUTOS FOR SALE
Hispania News is looking for Bilingual Sales Personnel who can
speak and write in Spanish and English to work in Southern
Colorado - Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Rocky Ford, La Junta,
Lamar, Walsenburg, Trinidad
and Alamosa.
We offer excellent commissions.
INVITATION FOR BIDS
PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF
COMPUTER SERVER
PROPOSAL NUMBER:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
PROJECT NUMBER:
LOCATIONS:
I. F. B. 05-334
Purchase and Installation of Computer Server
Mineral Palace Tower
1414 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Pueblo, Colorado
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF BIDS:
The Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo will receive bids for Purchase and
Installation of Computer Server, in the City of Pueblo. Bids will be received until
Friday, May 20, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time at the Housing Authority of the
City of Pueblo, Victoria Avenue Office (address below), at which time and place bids
shall be opened and evaluated.
PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS:
A complete bid proposal package may be obtained from:
The Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo
201 S. Victoria Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pueblo, CO 81003
Attention: pat Luttrell, MIS Technician
A pre-bid conference and contractor walk-thru will be conducted at 10:00 a.m.
Mountain Time on Monday May 9, 2005 starting at the Mineral Palace Tower, 1414
N. Santa Fe Ave. Pueblo, Colorado 10th Floor Office, Pueblo, CO. All bidders are
encouraged to attend.
1968 Buick Riviera & 1994 XJ6 Jaguar, excellent running, super
clean vehicles. Your choice $6,000 or best offer. Also 1979 Chevy 4x4
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The Housing Authority encourages minority and resident owned
businesses to participate.
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West Coast loads the Chevy HHR with attitude
“There is no limit to what we can
do” is the mantra of West Coast
Customs (WCC), known for creating
some of the tastiest rides rollin’ and
stars of MTV’s “Pimp My Ride.”
And while Chevrolet had barely
introduced the production model of
the new 2006 HHR at the 2005
Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, it
was joined on stage by a WCC
concept version with all of its
pimpin’ magic. The WCC HHR
represents a radical vision of the new
Chevy HHR.
The production HHR has a distinct
design that fuses elements of the
1949 Chevy Suburban – the original
utility vehicle – and the SSR
roadster. It is built on the same solid
platform as the new Chevy Cobalt.
The HHR will be available in the
second half of 2005.
“We are lucky to work on all kinds
of cool rides, and add the WCC touch
in a variety of ways,” said Ryan
Friedlinghaus, owner operator and
head guru of WCC. “The HHR is one
of those vehicles that allows you to
customize it mild or wild.”
And customize wild they did. The
WCC gang took a full-on deep dive
into customizing this concept
vehicle, and significantly modified
both the exterior and interior to draw
attention to the new HHR.
One of the fantastic styling cues is
the chopped top — three inches to
be exact. Shaved door handles all
around, huge sunroof, custom rear
roll-pan with center-mounted
exhaust and all-new front fascia are
just a few tweaks to the WCC HHR.
The custom package is covered in a
special House of Color silver/blue
pearl coat with mica-finish that gives
the distinct look of fiber optic
speckles.
“WCC and GM Design worked on
giving the WCC concept HHR an
outrageously different attitude and
the front and rear really deliver on
the WCC flare,” said Clay Dean,
Director of Design for Small/
Midsize Cars. “There are so many
styling possibilities on how this
vehicle can be personalized.
This WCC vision may be over the top, but it demonstrates the creativity HHR offers to personalize it your way.”
To complement the modified styling cues, WCC gave the concept HHR some suspension flexibility with a rear air bag suspension. Large
20” Giovanna wheels wrapped in Pirelli tires hide large 12” Stainless Steel Brake Corporation brakes.
WCC has converted the five-passenger HHR into a ride with leather-trimmed bucket seats to accommodate the four lucky occupants.
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A 10” monitor molded in the dash with a touch computer screen
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controls. A molded center console runs from the front to the rear
and houses four, seven-inch monitors molded into a rear custom
subwoofer enclosure.
With enough wattage to make your ears ring, the WCC HHR
showcases some of the latest audio equipment by WCC and Orion
audio, including two, 10-inch WCC Orion subwoofers surrounding
a 15-inch center mounted monitor. The new molded door panels
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Chevy HHR with attitude Cont. from page 35
include speaker pods and WCC
speaker components.
With its overall length of 174.5
inches (4472 mm) and a cargo
capacity of approximately 63 cubic
feet (1787 liters), the five-passenger
HHR has easy-to-maneuver
dimensions and room for just about
any lifestyle interest. Although this
specific pimping version may not
make it to the showroom, the
reconfigurable interior with clever
storage solutions accommodates
everything from groceries to
surfboards.
HHR rounds out Chevrolet’s smallvehicle strategy that began last year
with the successful Aveo – a vehicle
which claimed the leadership
position in its segment after just nine
months on the market – and
continues this year with the all-new
Cobalt.
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GM rinde homenaje a
compañías de minorías
General Motors Corp. anunció
a los 78 ganadores de su 13th
edición de los premios
Suministrador del Año. Seis de los
principales galardones se
otorgaron a compañías propiedad
de minorías que tuvieron un
desempeño excepcional.
“Los suministradores propiedad
de minorías de GM demuestran
cada año que tienen la capacidad
de competir con suministradores
de la industria automotriz más
establecidos.
Este año, es un honor para
nosotros seleccionar a seis
suministradores de minorías como
ganadores
del
premio
Suministrador del Año”, dijo Bo
Andersson, Vicepresidente de
Compras Globales y Cadena de
Suministro de GM. “Cada
ganador del premio Suministrador
del Año aportó contribuciones
importantes y sostenibles a
nuestros productos en 2004".
Junto a Andersson rindieron
homenaje a los ganadores el
Presidente de la Junta Directiva y
Director Ejecutivo (CEO) de GM,
Rick Wagoner; el Vicepresidente
de la Junta Directiva y Director de
Finanzas de GM, John Devine; el
Vicepresidente de Ingeniería
Global de GM, Jim Queen, y el
Vicepresidente de Fabricación
Global y Relaciones Laborales de
GM, Gary Cowger.
Como parte de las continuas
iniciativas de crecimiento de la
diversidad de la compañía, GM se
está esforzando por cultivar
oportunidades comerciales para
suministradores propiedad de
minorías en toda la base de
suministros. En 2004, GM otorgó
$4,200 millones en negocios
directos a compañías de minorías.
Continua en página 37
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Civic Hybrid delivers economy and near zero emissions
The Honda Civic Hybrid, the
first mainstream gasoline-electric
hybrid vehicle sold in North
America, enters its third year on
the market as a fuel economy,
emissions
and
advanced
technology leader. Honda led all
other automakers in consumer
registrations of hybrid vehicles in
calendar year 2003 with 23,048
Civic and Insight hybrid vehicle
registrations combined, according
to registration data released by
R.L. Polk & Company.
The Civic Hybrid alone
accounted for half of all hybrid
vehicles registrations in 2003.
According to R.L. Polk data,
national
hybrid
vehicle
registrations rose 25.8 percent in
2003 versus 2002, while Honda
Civic registrations doubled.
The Civic Hybrid’s amazing fuel
economy remains unchanged for
the 2005 model year. The Hybrid
CVT ULEV has earned an EPA
city/highway rating of 48/47 mpg.
By the same measure, the 5-speed
manual achieves a city/highway
rating of 46/51 mpg. Both models
have a range of more than 600
miles. Civic models sold in
California and certain northeastern
states qualify at Advanced
Technology
Partial
Zero
Emissions (AT-PZEV) vehicles.
The Civic Hybrid uses Honda’s
Integrated Motor Assist (IMA)
technology, employing a 1.3-liter
i-DSI 4-cylinder gasoline engine
coupled with a high output electric
motor to provide excellent
performance and fuel efficiency.
The system’s compact nickelmetal hydride battery module is
automatically recharged during
braking and deceleration.
The hybrid system provides up to
93 horsepower and 116 lb-ft of
torque with the electric motor
“assist.” Fuel economy is
improved by up to 30 percent
compared to other Civic sedans.
All this is achieved by the hybrid
powertrain while still meeting the
stringent AT-PZEV standard.
The Civic Hybrid comes
equipped with a long list of
standard features including power
windows, door locks and mirrors;
cruise control; Immobilizer antitheft device; dual stage, dualthreshold driver and front
passenger air bags; and a tilt
steering wheel. For 2005, the Civic
Hybrid adds a new exterior color:
Eternal Blue Pearl.
Honda was the first automaker
to introduce gas-electric hybrid
technology
to
American
consumers when it launched the
Honda Insight in December 1999,
followed by the Civic Hybrid in
March 2002. Together, the Insight
and Civic Hybrid captured four of
the top five slots in the 2004 EPA
fuel economy ratings. The 2005
Honda Insight has earned the
highest EPA fuel economy rating
for any passenger car for the fifth
consecutive year.
The EPA rates the Honda Insight
city/highway fuel economy at 60/
66 mpg and the Civic Hybrid city/
highway fuel economy at 46/51
mpg (manual transmission
models).
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Los suministradores de GM, a
través de su programa de Nivel 2,
gastaron otros $2,400 millones en
compras a minorías para negocios
de GM, con lo que la cifra
combinada de gastos de minorías
de GM en los Niveles 1 y 2 fue de
$6,600 millones en 2004.
El programa Suministrador del
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Allard named to defense
appropriations committee
Senator Allard meets
with Major General
Soriano to discuss
Fort Carson priorities.
meet to work out differences
between the U.S. House and
Senate versions of the FY 2005
Supplemental Appropriations Bill.
Majority Leader Bill Frist
appointed Senator Allard to the
conference committee.
The legislation includes a
provision added by Senator Allard
that provides $26 million for the
construction of new barracks at
Fort Carson.
“Army Reserve and other units
who train at Fort Carson will be
better housed once these new
barracks are built,” said Senator
Allard.
“If these soldiers can be asked to
sacrifice so much for their country,
it is vital that we provide them with
state-of-the art facilities and
training.”
This funding is being provided
in addition to the $161 million
worth of funding for military
construction projects in Colorado
the Congress approved as part of
the FY 2005 military construction
appropriations bill, which included
for Fort Carson $12.4 million for
arrival/departure air control group;
$14.1 million for a barracks
complex in the hospital area;
$33 million for a digital multipurpose training range; $3.65
million for a multi-purpose
machine gun range; $3.2 million
automated qualification training
range.
President of the Year Cont. from page 1
and activities, and is often seen in
the halls visiting with students.
He regularly attends student
meetings
and functions, and is a
U.S. Senator Wayne Allard (R- been appointed to serve as a
strong supporter of Student
Colorado), a member of the Senate conferee on the House-Senate
Government.
Appropriations Committee, has Conference Committee that will
Every semester, Garcia holds
informal “Pizza with the Prez”
lunches at each campus that are
open to all students, creating a
relaxed forum for students to
discuss any topic.
“At PPCC, student success is
our highest priority,” says Garcia.
“This award recognizes the work
of all of our faculty and staff who
have committed themselves to our
students. Our College Strategic
Plan is focused on
creating
an
outstanding
a c a d e m i c
environment and a
culture
that
supports
our
students
in
achieving their goals.”
An avid snowboarder, Garcia
actively supports the PPCC
Sliding Aardvark’s Ski Club, and
regularly drives the van on ski
trips. He plays drop-in basketball
with students on a regular basis,
and climbs Pikes Peak each year
with a group of students, faculty
and staff. Garcia is active in the
community as a volunteer and
board member for a number of
non-profit, community-based
organizations. He is married to Dr.
Claire Garcia, professor of English
at Colorado College, and they have
four children. The SSAC is made
up of elected student leaders from
each of the colleges in the
Colorado Community College
System and serves as an advisory
body to the State Board for
Community Colleges and
Occupational Education.
Demócratas Continua de página 1
alegan defender”.
Con 1.1 millones de hispanos
en paro, el plan de Bush no hace
nada para crear empleos, planteó
Menéndez.
Señaló como ejemplo de la
supuesta negligencia del
mandatario el hecho de que haya
recortado 85 millones de dólares
a la Administración de Pequeños
Negocios que está destinada a
ayudar al desarrollo de este
sector.
Subrayó que el gobierno
también está aumentando los
costos de los servicios de salud
a 2.2 millones de veteranos y deja
de proveer 3,500 millones de
dólares a estas personas en el año
fiscal 2006 que empieza el 1 de
octubre.
Continua en página 26
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