Martin’s Super Markets celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Martin’s Super Markets held its first Hispanic Celebration last Saturday October 4th, 2003 in an effort to reach its growing Hispanic community around the area. The celbration took place in the parking lot of Martín’s located on 4401 W. Western Ave. South Bend, IN with an entertaining schedule of events. Along with Martin;s Hispanic celebration, Notre Dame Federal Credit Union opened its first bilingual branch inside Matin’s and celebrated their grand opening.

One of the events that took place was the jalapeno contest that was won by Eduardo Rodríguez who ate the outstanding number of 30 jalapeños!!!

These are some of the DJ’s from WSBL, Sabor Latino 98.1 FM The Romert,Jairo Jr, Ramón, Pablo, Jairo, Carlos, Arturo, Jairo padre, Rosy, Griselda, Lucy, Lety, Zchepe pepe, Reynaldo, Eloisa, Karen, Alejandra, Jerry, Luis, Edgar, Altagracia, Henry, Paola and Rafael. Sabor Latino runs completely in Spanish 24/7 for the South Bendarera.

Merry Lea offers alternative to holiday frights Oct. 24-25

WOLF LAKE, Ind. — Children and their parents can enjoy a different experience at Halloween that doesn’t include ghouls and goblins or cackles and screams.


CASA AZTLAN, UNIRR, CIME AND THE CENTER FOR LABOR EDUCATION will hold a press conference to announce a campaign to support the efforts of the Latino law makers that urged President Bush to support the reestablishment of the 245(i) section of the immigration law.


Census: Big jump in non-English speakers

Top of list: Spanish, Chinese, Russian

Non-English speakers

State Population Percent

Ind. 5,657,818 6.4

Mich. 9,268,782 8.4

Ill. 11,547,505 19.2