Juanita’s Foods Back to School

Juanita’s Foods, a leading producer of prepared and homemade style Mexican cuisine, opened its Back to School promotional sweepstakes on August 31, 2009.  The program helped parents and educators struggling to feed their students during The Great Recession, with 50 prizes of $1,000 nationwide.  “One of the primary reasons for the growth of the US Hispanic market is that parents want their children to have the best education possible. Juanita’s understands this and is eager to lend a helping hand during these difficult economic times.” said Mark De La Torre, Juanita’s Foods Co-CEO. The family owned business was founded in 1946. Please visit them at online at Juanita’s Foods.

Sonya Sotomayor Oath of Office

On August 8, 2009, the first Latina Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Sonya Sotomayor, was sworn in to office. Chief Justice John G. Roberts administered the Constitutional Oath.  Sotomayor’s mother attended and held the family Bible for the ceremony.  (Image by UPI/ Steve Petteway)