Latino Chamber Events

Located on the west side of Madison, Carbon World Health offers a one-stop shop for fitness, health and beauty.  Under the direction of Dr. Nestor Rodriguez, a board certified physician, Carbon World Health offers innovative therapies and customized programs to optimize anyone's well-being. Carbon World Health's facility is unlike any other - it is upscale yet comfortable and has the latest equipment and technology in the industry.  Carbon World Health invites you to come explore both their medical spa and fitness facility, learn more about what interests you and ask them questions along the way.  Come enjoy live demonstrations, tours, gift bags, raffles & special offers! Hors d'Oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.  Ribbon cutting at 5pm. Learn more

Latino Art Fair
Overture Center for the Arts
Friday, October 7th, 5-9pm

The Latino Art Fair celebrates the richness of the Latino culture and our affinity for the arts. The fair will be held at the Overture Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. 27 artists will be exhibiting and selling their works in various mediums, including: painting, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, textiles/fiber, and even carved fruit. The Latino Art Fair is organized by the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County with the support of Overture Center for the Arts, Centro Hispano, and the Latino Professionals Association. It's going to be a great night at the Overture Center!
Member Events

Operation Kidsafe Child Safety Days
Free Digital Fingerprinting Program
Wilde East Towne Honda 
October 3 - 8

Did you know over 2,000 children are reported missing every day in the US? Don't miss this opportunity to get your FREE Child Safety Kit, including digital fingerprints and photograph. Safety tips will help you set up a family safety action plan. No database or records of children are maintained. The only record of the visit will go home with the parent for safekeeping. Operation KidSafe captures your child's picture and fingerprints using a digital video capture device, digital ink-less fingerprint capture device, and specialized software. 
Mayor's Neighborhood Conference
Monona Terrace
October 8th, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Take part in a full day event for community leaders, residents, business representatives to discuss, share, and network about neighborhood issues. The morning workshop sessions will focus on neighborhood activities, projects, and best practices. The afternoon session will focus on economic, parks, and transportation issues. Neighborhood leaders, governmental officials and city staff will lead workshops. Learn more

Great Pumpkin Giveaway
Oak Bank, 5951 McKee Rd., Fitchburg
Saturday, October 8th, 9am - Noon

Oak Bank is proud to announce the 16th Annual Great Pumpkin Giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 8th from 9am to noon. When you make a cash donation to the Wisconsin Academy for Graduate Service Dogs you will get a pumpkin just in time for Halloween!  Families are welcome to come to Oak Bank's green space at 5951 McKee Road Fitchburg, to enjoy kids' activities, refreshments, a Fun Play Inflatable bouncer and horse and carriage rides!  We will also have special guest appearances from Bucky Badger, Maynard the Mallard, and The Henry Vilas Zoo lion. Mark your calendar!  For more information, call 441-6000 or visit us  here.  Since 1987, WAGS has helped people with disabilities achieve higher levels of independence through partnerships with skilled service dogs. WAGS dogs make a huge difference in the lives of so many people in our community. Learn more at .  

In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month and in remembrance of the important contributions Latinos have bestowed upon our communities, La Movida 1480AM, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, along with the Latino Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the Hispanic Heritage celebration scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, at Monona Terrace. Attorney Mario Mendoza of Murphy Desmond will serve as master of ceremonies. This year's guest speaker is Karen Menendez-Coller, Executive Director of Centro Hispano.  This is a FREE event with limited space! Please RSVP by calling 608 273-1000 or email before October 3 rd , 2016.

WWBIC, 2300 S. Park St. #103
Thursday, October 13, 8am - Noon

This is a best practice presentation on how to increase success in closing sales and receiving contract awards from government and business and improve your firm's return on investment from attending the Marketplace 2016 conference or any other conferences or trade shows.  Additionally, attendees will receive an overview of available business development resources and how to prepare for the annual Marketplace 2016 - the Governor's Conference for Minority, Veteran Owned and Woman Owned Business Development. Don't miss out on this once-a-year opportunity! Free! Register

Latino Professionals Association 
Building Our Legacy
Fluno Center, 601 University Ave.
Friday, October 15th, 6:30pm - 12:00am

The Latino Professionals Association (LPA) Annual Reception will gather Latino professionals, business, community, and government leaders to network, recognize and celebrate our achievements, as well as learn how the LPA can further develop career-minded Latino professionals to establish a diverse, skillful workforce to complement business organizations' diversity initiatives. Register

Yahara Hills Golf Course, 6701 Hwy. 12 & 18
Friday, October 15th, 9:30am Tee Time

Eternity Homecare and Ameritax are teaming up for this golf tournament with all proceeds benefitting Wisconsin Hmong Association. Registration includes greens fees, lunchbox at the turn and two tickets to the Hmong New Year Evening Party on November 25th or 26th.

Member News

Overture Center welcomes Maraca & His Latin Jazz All Stars to the Capitol Theater on Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. Considered one of Cuba's most influential and groundbreaking flutists and a mainstay of international Salsa and Latin Jazz, Downbeat called his latest release Reencuentros a "masterpiece," giving it 5 stars and listing it among the best albums of the year.  Maraca and His Latin Jazz All Stars is  10% off for Latino Chamber of Commerce members and friends! Use p romo code: LATINOART or click here.
2015 Latino Art Fair Winner Leticia Castillo Opens with "Legends of Mexico City" Exhibit

Leticia Castillo, winner of the 2015 Latino Art Fair, recently opened her exhibit of her paintings titled "Legends of Mexico City" in the Overture Center Rotunda Lobby. The exhibit runs through October 16th. An artist reception of her exhibit coincides with the Latino Art Fair on October 7th from 5 pm - 9pm. Check out her video that shows her work behind the scenes here

Taller sobre planificación fiscal - en Español
lunes, 17 de octubre, 6:30-8pm

Se a preguntado si hay alguna forma de reducir sus impuestos? La planeación es una forma de hacerlo. Esta presentación le explicará que estrategias usar para reducir o incluso eliminar su responsabilidad fiscal.  Registro

Este taller le ofrece información sobre Kiva, un sistema alternativo al sistema financiero (bancario y accionario) tradicional, al cual difícilmente muchos de los empresarios del tercer mundo no tienen acceso. WWBIC está orgulloso de ser parte de Kiva como uno de los administradores y consejeros de la red de Kiva formando una asociación extraordinaria para nuestros clientes. En colaboración con WWBIC. Registro