Latino Chamber News and Events
LCC Announces New Executive Director Jessica Cavazos

Please help us welcome our new Executive Director Jessica Cavazos. Jessica will start in her new position on Thursday, September 1st. Cavazos was formerly the President of the Eleva Group, an organization whose mission was to create social programs, help non-profits with governance issues and assist for-profit and non-profit entities in implementing initiatives aimed at promoting actions that are both economically and socially beneficial. In addition to her work with the Eleva Group, Cavazos has extensive experience in government relations, policy, community engagement and business development. She also worked as a Congressional Liaison for eight years in the office of Congresswoman Gwen Moore. Jessica can be contacted at executive.director@lccmadison.org.

Mundo de Negocios
Radio Show on La Movida 1480 AM
Tuesday, September 6th, 9-10am

On the first Tuesday of each month the Latino Chamber has a radio show, Mundo de Negocios, on La Movida 1480AM where we discuss small business topics. This month we will discuss why keeping your facility looking nice is important to your customers. We'll have experts on hand.  Tune in on Tuesday from 9am - 10am and call 608-321-1480 with your questions during the show.

Enlace at Town Bank
10 W. Mifflin St. (on Capitol Square)
Wednesday, Sept. 14th, 6:00-8:00pm

Join us this month for some fun networking at Town Bank on the Capitol Square. We'll meet other professionals, learn about Town Bank in the community, try some appetizers, and enter to win a door prize! Members and non-members are welcome. Free. Register

Member Events
NARI Night Event 
Kitchen & Bath Solutions
680 Grand Canyon Dr.
Thursday, Sept. 15th, 4:30 - 7pm

Thinking of remodeling? Check out this event at Kitchen & Bath Solutions introducing large-format tiles. Large-format tiles are growing in popularity and this can be  attributed to the many advantages of using them  rather than a more common-sized tile. D iscover and learn more about l arge format tiles. Food and beverages will be served.Learn more about Kitchen & Bath Solutions and call (608) 824-8622 to RSVP by Sept. 12.

Latino Professionals Association
Yo Soy Campaign Kickoff
DreamBank, 1 N. Pinckney St.
Wednesday, Sept. 14th, 5:30-7:30pm

The Yo Soy media campaign is an effort to showcase the diversity and richness of Latinx Culture. The campaign seeks to demonstrate that LPA values diversity and enjoys learning about their members' cultures and identities. Register

Quickbooks Introduction Class 
Staybridge Suites
7790 Elmwood Avenue,  Middleton
Thursday, Sept. 15th, 9am - Noon

Learn QuickBooks® skills to run your business better. This is the main focus of the training on how to learn QuickBooks Core Skills.  Why to learn QuickBooks: to develop an understanding of how the data is entered, processed and reviewed; to develop a stronger knowledge base, policy   and accountability; and to use reports to manage your business and build cash flow. This class will assist businesses on how to  focus on the 20% of   their   business that is fun and drives 80% of   the   profits to the bottom line.  Register

Viva Mexico Festival 2016
Alliant Energy Center Grounds
Sunday, September 18th

La Movida hosts the official Mexican Independence Day celebration with Viva México Festival! For over 15 years, the Latino community has made this festival the premiere event in Madison. The day starts with a car parade, reading of the proclamation, time honored El Grito, and this year, they are proud to welcome the Mexican Consulate to the event!  Entertainment includes traditional Folkloric dancers, bands, contests, crowning of Miss Viva México and more!  More info


This session will work with the online edition of QuickBooks. Participants will learn to set up customers, create new products or services and invoices, and receive payments relating to Accounts Receivable. You will also learn how to set up new vendors, create a bill, and pay a bill relating to Accounts Payable. There will be a time for Q&A, so please bring your QuickBooks questions!  Wegner CPAs' ProAdvisors will be there to answer questions, and attendees are encouraged to jump in and answer questions or make a recommendation based upon their user experience. The goal is to facilitate conversation and assist where needed. Free. Register

Rhumba 4 Rainbow
Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
Friday, September 23rd, 7pm - 12am

Created 12 years ago, this fundraising event combines the love for salsa dancing and the commitment and generosity of our community. This event helps to maintain, strengthen and support the high level of service of The Rainbow Project. The Rainbow Project provides evidence-based crisis & ongoing treatment for young children and their families who have experienced trauma: child abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect, community violence and domestic violence. The event features a very diverse crowd; it is a time when the business sector, government officials, the community and "salseros" all come together for a night of dancing and fun while raising money for a good cause.   Learn more

Member News
Overture Center Announces New Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Edward S. Holmes, PhD. has joined the staff of the Overture Center as Director of Diversity and Inclusion.  A press conference and official welcome will be held at Overture Center on Thursday, September 15 at 4:00 p.m. Dr. Holmes has 38 years of experience in community-based and public educational programs including ten years as Principal at Madison West High School.  "As the principal of West High School, I was responsible for leading a diverse student body and 250 staff members daily. We advanced equity, inclusion and diversity as an institutional value that was at the core of the day to day operation and overall mission, vision and philosophy of the school," said Holmes. "The opportunity to work with the community using the arts as a catalyst is very exciting."
Learning
sabado, 24 de septiembre, 10am-12pm

Explorar las cosas diarias que usted puede hacer para aumentar su puntaje de crédito. Si usted tiene un buen crédito o no tan buen crédito, se llevará información valiosa para aumentar su puntaje de crédito. En colaboración con WWBIC. Registro
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