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

This will be a great opportunity to meet our new Executive Director Jessica Cavazos and other professionals! Join us this month for some fun networking at Town Bank on the Capitol Square. Learn about Town Bank in the community and try some appetizers. 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.

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

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


Fiesta Hispana is an outdoor festival on Sunday, September 25th from 10am - 4pm  filled with music, traditional dancing, kids' activities, games, prizes and delicious local Latino cuisine! This is  a free family event open to everyone. Activities will be in Centro Hispano's back lot, off of Hughes Place.  More info
 
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce 
Annual Dinner at  Monona Terrace
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 4:30 - 8:30pm

This event is almost sold out. Speakers for the 64th Annual Dinner include Federica Marchionni, CEO of Lands End, and John Burke, President of Trek Bicycle Corp. Marchionni is widely recognized as a multi-talented, visionary business leader with the skills to navigate a highly competitive and evolving global environment. Lands' End has annual revenue of $1.4 billion and approximately 6,000 employees.  Trek Bicycle has grown into a global brand that generates $1 billion in annual sales. Under John Burke's leadership, Trek now employs 1,800 people and sells its products through 5,000 retail locations in more than 90 countries. John helped spearhead the formation of Trek's public bike-sharing system Bcycle, which now operates in 29 U.S. cities and Santiago, Chile.  Buy tickets

YWCA Racial Justice Summit
Monona Terrace
September 28 and 29

Each year, the YWCA Madison hosts a Racial Justice Summit that brings together community stakeholders to work on eliminating barriers that foster racism in our community. The Summit focuses on institutional racism and involves nationally-known keynote speakers and researchers, as well as local experts and advocates. Through an environment that encourages learning from and supporting each other in our common goals, the Summit provides a platform for action planning and community dialogue. During this election year, they will be talking about the stories we tell around race and how they can be used to divide us or to bring us together. Keynote presenters include Rinku Sen and Vernā Myers. More info

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. 
 
The line-up for the band's 2016 US tours is Grammy -Nominated Orlando "Maraca" Valle (flute, bandleader), Steve Turre (trombone), Brian Lynch (trumpet), Robby Ameen (drums), Mario Canonge (piano), Felipe Cabrera (double bass) and Orlando Poleo (congas).
 
Coinciding with the concert is the 4th Annual Latino Art Fair, hosted by The Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Latino artists will show and sell their artwork with international influences. The Latino Art Fair celebrates the rich heritage of Latino people. Attendees will be able to view unique pottery, paintings, jewelry, prints, photographs, wood carvings, blown glass, recycled media, textiles and carved fruit.
 
Leticia Castillo, winner of the 2015 Latino Art Fair, will also have an exhibit for her paintings in the Rotunda Lobby from September 16th to October 16th titled "Legends of Mexico City." A reception of her exhibit coincides with the Latino Art Fair on October 7th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
 
Admission to The Latino Art Fair and Leticia Castillo's gallery and reception are free and open to the public. Maraca and His Latin Jazz All Stars is 10% off for Latino Chamber of Commerce members and friends! Use promo code: LATINOART or click here.

2016 Wisconsin Film Festival's Economic Impact of $1.6 million

The 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival ("Festival") generated $1.6 million in direct spending for local-area merchants. The previous economic impact report was $1.17 million in 2013. The data was provided by the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau, a Festival partner, and the report was calculated by Destination Marketing Association International.
 
In addition to the economic impact of 29,000 festival goers to the community, this UW-Madison outreach program enhances the community by its embrace of the Wisconsin Idea - by making the community integral to its programming endeavors during the annual festival, as well as throughout the year. These efforts are made possible through the financial support from hundreds of donors, partners and volunteers. The Wisconsin Film Festival is presented by the Arts Institute and the Department of Communication Arts.

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Murphy Desmond is pleased to announce that 13 of its lawyers have been named to 2017 Best Lawyers® in America in 14 different practice areas. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review process.  Congratulations to the following attorneys:
Lawrence Bechler
Stephen Beilke
Hal Harlowe
Vern Jesse
Daniel Lipman
Glorily Lopez
Stephen Morgan 
William Mundt
Robert Pasch
William Rameker
Bruce Rosen
Michael Vaughan
Jane F. (Ginger Zimmerman)
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