Monday, July 30, 2018

Mexican Folkloric Dance Group Tlaloc, Yuririana Sanchez, Sheriff Tom Dart Fund-Raiser, Dart's Track Record, Condolences, Calendar of Events

FOLKLORIC: Performing at the Little Village Camp-Out held Friday, July 13, 2018 was the Mexican Folkloric Dance Group Tlaloc. Director of the group is Lorena Barrón. She started the
Folkloric Dancer Yuririana Sanchez, 12 years old
dance group in 2015 with the help and support of her parents, Raul and Carolina Barrón, and her dance teacher, Jose Luis Ovalle. Jose Luis is director of The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago.
THE DANCE group is dedicated to promoting our Mexican roots by performing dances from different states of Mexico. They practice at Mary Queen of Heaven Church located in Cicero and their ages range from 8 years old to the late forties.        
LORENA BARRON said: “It's my pleasure to have my mother be a part of the dance group and perform with us.”  Following are the names of the dancers who performed at the Camp-Out: Itzel Duran, Diana Polanco, Adamaris Polanco, Ariana Rodriguez, Georgina Hernandez, Carolina Barrón, Yuririana Sanchez, Jaqueline Palomino, Monse Rodríguez and Jarelly Muñoz.
OTHER ENTERTAIMENT was provided by the Mariachi Tradicion Juvenil, DJ Music and Break-Dancers. The well-organized Camp-Out was a huge success.
 FOR MORE information about the Folkloric Dance Group Tlaloc call the director at (708) 557-5105 or by email
FUND-RAISER: Friends of [Sheriff] Tom Dart are hosting a reception Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W. 17th St., Chicago from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tom Dart
SPONSORSHIP AND TICKET LEVELS: Host Sponsor:  $1,000.00; Supporter $500.00; Friend: $250.00 and Individual: $125.00. Tickets may be purchased at the reception or you can send a check to: Friends of Dart, 47 West Polk Street, #235, Chicago, Illinois 60605. 
SHERIFF DART’S TRACK RECORD: He successfully brought Cook County Jail out of decades of a federal consent decree, with the jail emerging as a national model that others are attempting to replicate.
·     LED A CAMPAIGN to reduce the jail population (from 11,000 to now under 6,000) and ensure that non-violent detainees can fight their cases from the community, saving millions of taxpayers’ dollars.
·        INTRODUCED dozens of restorative justice programs to help non-violent detainees pursue meaningful and productive lives -- including carpentry and cooking classes.
·        LED A NATIONAL movement to address the shameful criminalization of mental illness, educating the public that Cook County Jail has emerged as the largest mental health institution in the country.   
·   LAUNCHED and led a national coalition to eradicate the blight of human trafficking by addressing the demand side -- arresting johns while pursuing treatment and support for victims (instead of incarceration). FOR MORE information, contact Robert Harmening at (708) 297-6945 or
OUR CONDOLENCES to the families on the passing away of Olivia Fernandez [1922-
Edward E. Sadlowski
2018], a member of the Manuel Perez Jr. American Legion Post 1017 Women’s Auxiliary; Little Village Attorney Armando Almazan, 67; Joe Perrino, 64, [Home Run Inn]
and steelworker Labor Leader Edward E. Sadlowski, 79. All good people. May they rest in peace.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018—FREE Haircuts, Cannella School of Hair Design at

Little Village Community Council, 3610 W. 26th St. starting 9 a.m. until. Corte de pelo, completamente GRATIS.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018—LV Legal Clinic at Little Village Community Council, 3610 W. 26th St. starting 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2018Musica de Nuestro Mexico, Mariachi Tradicion Juvenil, Russell Square Park, 3045 East 83rd St., 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. FREE.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018—Little Village Chamber of Commerce 49th Annual 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade, kick-off 12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. starting at 26th St. & Kedzie Ave. For more information call: 773/521-5387.