Mis Amigos, FYI
First Annual Roberto Clemente Night
Friday, July 6th at the
Pipe Yard Stadium
2840 Meister Rd. Lorain, Ohio
For more information call: Rey Carrion, Acting Director
City of Lorain, Community Development Department
(440) 204-2020 Office or email:
The upcoming week is shaping up to be an exciting time for the
Latino community in Northeast Ohio . On Friday, July 6th
the City of Lorain , in conjunction with Latino Magazine, Lorain
County Ironmen, Lorain is PRO Baseball, and Nationwide
Insurance, present the First Annual Roberto Clemente Night at
the beautiful Pipe Yard Stadium – powered by FirstEnergy
Solutions! The event kicks-off with a Latin/Jazz concert by Ray
Carrion and the Latin All Stars, featuring Sammy DeLeón, at 5:30
p.m., followed by a game between the Lorain County Ironmen and
the Richmond River Rats of the prestigious Prospect League.
Roberto Clemente’s son, Roberto Jr, will make a special
appearance for this event. Additionally, in honor of the
humanitarian efforts of Roberto Clemente, the recipient of the
inaugural Roberto Clemente Humanitarian Award will be Mr. Luis
Gomez. Please join us for this special event.
On Saturday, July 7th we have another special event.
The First Annual “El Sabor Latino Community Festival” will take
place at the Black River Landing festival site in downtown
Lorain from 4-10pm. Please join us and enjoy the best in Latin
music, art, and culture. The event is free to the public and
will include live music, food, carnival for kids, riverboat
tours, and much more. Flying in from California will be Ray
Carrion and some members of his Europa Band – a Santana tribute
band which features several of the original Santana members.
Also playing will be Sammy DeLeon and Justo Sabori.
For more information, please feel free to contact me. Thank you
and we hope to see you in Lorain!