Traditional cooking from around the world is combined with distribution of gifts to children in need. For a second year, MLCDC will partner with the Omaha Police Department to celebrate the cultural traditions surrounding the Christmas holiday and giving gifts to needy children. OPD and MLCDC are preparing the festivity for around 4,000 attendees.
Place: South High School Day: Sunday, December 8, 2013 Time: From 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A group of 15 Contractors will meet on December 11, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at MLCDC's office.
"Contractors Integrated Services LLC" integrates the work force and capital of some Latino contractors to increase their capacity of contracting.Also, they are saving money to purchase houses in South Omaha to rehabilitate for low income people.
For more information please call Claudia Zapata at (402)933-4466.
MLCDC’s loan committee will evaluate clients’ loan application on December 18, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at MLCDC’s office.
Community Investments Opportunities LLC is a development organization that brings community leaders in different fields, entrepreneurs, organizations and investors to create jobs through development and administration of projects.
Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation is giving support and technical assistance to CIO. MLCDC and the legal clinic of Creighton University supported the creation of this community organization in September 2010.
MLCDC uses the peer-lending group model to help the start-up of small businesses or to improve and grow existing businesses which do not have access to bank credit.
The Pioneers, has been together for four years and maintains a tightly-knit relationship among its members. At the monthly meetings, members review each other’s loan applications, receive business assistance, and help each other solve common business problems. Practical business training is part of the monthly meeting. MLCDC assists members with marketing, money management, advertising, customer relations and preparing a business plan.
Place of the meeting: MLCDC's office
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Individuals wishing to apply for a loan or increase the size of their businesses attend a six week intensive training on how to increase the size of a business and develop a business plan. Those with a viable business plan continue with one-on-one technical assistance to implement the plan.
This program will be offered at the MLCDC's offices on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. From January 11 to February 22,2014.
Classes are provided, which include: the tools needed to start a licensed business.
This program will be offered at the MLCDC's offices on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. From January 11 to February 22, 2014
Mundo Latino Newspaper
Wells Fargo Bank
Bank of the West
University of Nebraska Omaha
Pettis Law Office
Creighton University State Farm Pettis Law Office
Douglas County/Visitors Grant Nebraska Arts Council SAM's Club
Douglas County/South Omaha Historical Grant Grace University
Community Investments Opportunities (CIO) Security National Bank Coventry Nebraska