June 4th Named “Miguel Angel Torres Day” by East Chicago, Indiana

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on June - 4 - 2010 with Comments Off on June 4th Named “Miguel Angel Torres Day” by East Chicago, Indiana

East Chicago, Indiana, the hometown of former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres, has declared June 4th as a day to honor Miguel, complete with autograph signings, photo ops, a presentation of the key to the city, and the chance for fans to get a haircut from Torres himself.

Festivities are scheduled at various locations around East Chicago from 11 AM until 4 PM. The complete event schedule is outlined below, as well as a promotional video about Miguel’s life and his relationship with the East Chicago community.

Time Event Location
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Introduction
Key to the City Presentation
Welcome – Mayor George Pabey
Mayor’s Office
11:35 a.m. – noon Presentation of Frame
Miguel will present frame to BoardWalk Grille Restaurant
Sophia Rodriguez,
Richard Novak
BoardWalk Grille
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Lunch at El Michoacano located at 2003 Broadway St, East Chicago, IN
El Michoacano
1:05 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. East Chicago Tour
Miguel will visit the gym where he first started teaching.
Roberto Clemente Center
1:25 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Barber Shop Haircuts
Miguel will give out haircuts
Arnold ‘s Barber Shop
2:05 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Meet with Media
Q&A with various media outlets
Veteran’s Park
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Miguel Torres Day
Welcome- Ray Flores
Presentation of Proclamation- Damian Rico
Autographs and photos
Closing thoughts by Miguel Torres
Veteran’s Park



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