Jul 2 2024

Grace Christian Academy – Preparing students for success in High School

Our July 2024 Business of the Month is Grace Christian Academy. Grace Christian Academy is a PreK - 8th Grade school located at  4106 W 28th St, Chicago, IL 60623 in Little Village. Grace Lutheran School was founded in 1896 in the Little Village neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago. The school initially served an Eastern European population that lived in the neighborhood. During the following decades, the demographics ...
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Jun 4 2024

La Orquidea by José Gutierrez – Business of the Month, June 2024

José Gutiérrez is a proud Chicago immigrant and owner of La Orquidea, a local event planning company with a focus on florals! José’s event planning expertise stems from his exquisite creative floral experience, which began in Michoacán, Mexico, at 15 years old. Under the watchful eye of José, weddings become fairytale memories, Quinceañera’s dreams become magical, life’s milestones become unforgettable, and private events become an avant-garde experience for their guests. ...
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Verizon to donate $70K, celebrate Latino community in Chicago

Verizon is making a commitment to local Latino-serving organizations for the support of small businesses and digital inclusion through $70,000 in new donations. On Thursday, May 9th, Verizon will mark these donations with a Connected by Culture store event, including free professional headshots to attending community members, and a fireside chat with WGN reporter and TV personality Ana Belaval. From 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 9th, at Verizon's Berwyn store, located ...
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May 6 2024

CBS News – Plans announced for Mexican Independence Day Parade Celebrations in Little Village

CBS News - Plans has just been announced for the Mexican Independence in Little Village. It's one of the largest celebrations of its kind in all of the Midwest. So, the parade will head down 26th street at noon on september 15h, it will preced down, and this year's theme is "Celebrando Nuestras Tradiciones", of course means: "Celebrating our Traditions". If you'd like to be in the parade or be ...
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May 6 2024

Chicago Events: 26th Street – Mexican Independence Day Parade

Overview The parade’s theme “Tu Mexico, Tu Chicago” will focus on Mexican identity and culture with an emphasis on representing each state in Mexico. Parade participants and floats will represent the different states in Mexico, showcasing the many Mexican traditions and culture that reside not just in Little Village but all over the city of Chicago and beyond. “We are looking forward to celebrating such an important event with the ...
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May 2 2024

Congratulations to our LVCC May 2024 – Business of the Month, Capelli Academy of Cosmetology!

Capelli has been an LVCC member since 2017 and is empowering dreams in the heart of Little Village! As a beauty school owner, Aurora found her passion for changing lives and fostering opportunities, especially for those looking for new paths. That’s why after years of being in the industry, Aurora opened her own beauty school in Little Village, Capelli Academy of Cosmetology. Today Capelli provides professional education to Spanish speakers ...
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Apr 29 2024

Mexican Independence Day Parade Returning To Little Village In September

The parade will proceed down 26th Street on Sept. 15, which also marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s theme is Celebrando Nuestras Tradiciones. LITTLE VILLAGE — One of the largest Mexican Independence Day parades in the Midwest is returning to Little Village in the fall. The annual parade, hosted by the Little Village Chamber of Commerce, is set for noon Sept. 15, which is also the first ...
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Little Village -26th Street Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2024 Mexican Independence Day Updates
Apr 2 2024

Little Village -26th Street Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2024 Mexican Independence Day Updates The Little Village Chamber of Commerce announces the date and theme for the 2024 Annual 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade. The annual parade will kick-off at noon on Sunday, September 15, 2024, the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month. The parade is a celebration of Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated each year on September 16th. The parade’s theme, ‘Celebrando Nuestras Tradiciones’, will center around the rich tapestry ...
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Apr 1 2024

Tropical Optical – Five locations. Experts in Glasses, Contact Lenses, Colored Contacts, Eye Exams in Chicagoland

Please help us congratulate our 2024 April Business of the Month, Tropical Optical! The 26th Street location was the first Tropical Optical established among many other locations. Dan Arce's father saw a need in the hispanic community for eye care and today Tropical Optical continues to serve the Little Village community and other communities in Chicago. The team at Tropical Optical  are there to care for all vision needs. They can assist with ...
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Annual Fiesta Golf Outing 2024 - Save the date
Mar 25 2024

It’s coming soon – 2024 LVCC Golf Fiesta Outing

Get ready for an electrifying day on the green for the much-anticipated LVCC Fiesta Mexicana Golf Outing. We're bringing our members and guests the ultimate summer business golf outing. Join us and over 200  influential small businesses, corporate, and government leaders, for a taquiza, cocktails, a live mariachi band, and exciting raffle prizes!! Join us for the most anticipated golf outing year after year! Our Annual Golf Fiesta outing will ...
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