New Members
Please welcome these new members:

Magnuson Grand Hotel

Best Western PLUS InnTowner

Kevin Korth

ChaCha's Cleaning LLC

e3inspire

Baxter & Woodman, Inc.

Carbon World Health

El Jardin Infantil LLC


Latino Chamber Events

Celebrate the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Carbon World Health!  Carbon World Health is a new fitness and medical spa that exposes its clients to "Lifestyle Medicine." 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

For the fourth year, local Latin@ artists will exhibit their work. The fair is an initiative to showcase the richness of the Latino culture in South Central Wisconsin and engage our community in celebrating our affinity for the arts. The fair will be held at the Overture Center for the Arts. The event will be free and open to the public. Artists will be exhibiting and selling their works in various mediums, including: painting, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, textiles/fiber, and fine crafts, among others. The Latino Art Fair is organized and sponsored 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.
Member Events
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. 28th, 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


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

A full day event for community leaders, neighborhood 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  http://www.wags.net/ .  

Latino Professionals Association 
Building Our Legacy
Fluno Center, 601 University Ave.
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

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

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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