Small Business Financing Workshop

La semana pasada, el Centro de Emprendedores y Negocios del Joliet Junior College organizó un excelente taller sobre financiación de pequeñas empresas, presentado por Jennifer Rigual de Wintrust Community Bank. La presentación cubrió aspectos esenciales como la solicitud de un préstamo comercial, la preparación, la comprensión de los acuerdos de préstamo y más. Estamos encantados […]


On Thursday, March 28th 2024, we hosted our Quarterly LEDA Social celebrating the 3rd Cohort of the Academia del Éxito Empresarial in partnership with Entrepreneur & Business Center at Joliet Junior College. Thank you to our local business owners, professionals, and community leaders for joining us! Special thank you to D’Arcy Buick GMC, DoorDash Impact, […]

2nd Annual Latina Heritage Day

While we wrap up Women’s History Month, on March 29th we attended the 2nd Annual Latina Heritage Day Brunch hosted by the Illcf – Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation. Thank you Representative Avelar for inviting the LEDA ladies to be a part of this impactful event. We are grateful for the amazing Latina elected officials […]


¡Este Jueves es THE LEDA SOCIAL! Prepárese para una tarde llena de buenos momentos. Esto es algo de lo que vas a experimentar: Retratos por nuestros amigos de The XR Space para que los uses en tu marketing Cena por parte de Baci Ristorante And Pizzeria Música por DJ Mateo ¡Traigan sus tarjetas de negocio […]

Beam Signing Ceremony at the Old Joliet Prison

Thank you, Joliet Area Historical Museum for inviting LEDA to be part of this moment. The Beam Signing Ceremony at the Old Joliet Prison was a historical milestone, showcasing the power of collaboration and preservation. Let’s continue to honor the past while building a brighter future together. Español: Gracias al Museo Histórico del Área de […]

03/19/2024 – Reunion de Los Negocios Latinos

Thank you to the Joliet City Center Partnership for inviting us to participate in “La Reunión de Negocios Latinos” for businesses in Downtown Joliet, Collins Street, and Cass Street (special service area). We appreciated the opportunity to showcase the programs available to support business owners in thriving and continuing their businesses in Joliet. Our LEDA […]

Work-Life Balance Workshop

Grateful for the incredible turnout at our Work-Life Balance Workshop, where business owners came together to cultivate well-being! Special thanks to our member Barbara Linek from Cultivate Coaching LLC for her invaluable insights and presentation. Huge appreciation to our friends DoorDash Impact for sponsoring the delicious pizzas and refreshments. We supported a local business, Baci […]

Work-Life Balance Workshop

Join LEDA & Barbara A. Linek from Cultivate Coaching LLC for a dynamic workshop tailored specifically for busy business owners and entrepreneurs, where we’ll explore practical strategies to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Gain valuable insights and actionable tips to manage your time effectively, reduce stress, and optimize productivity, allowing you to thrive both personally […]

Certificación en Protección de Alimentos para Gerentes (ServSafe)

¡Estamos felices de anunciar el inicio de nuestro Programa de Asistencia para Vendedores de Alimentos! Joliet LEDA se ha unido con la Asociación de Restaurantes de Illinois para ofrecer una clase de Certificación en Protección de Alimentos para Gerentes (ServSafe) en español. Con el objetivo de respaldar a los vendedores de alimentos, restaurantes y empleados […]

Digital Skills for Small Business Owners by Center For Changing Lives

Join this 6-week course to enhance customer experience and cut business costs using free and affordable online tools. Topics include Digital Solutions, Financial Transactions, Customer Communication, Social Media Marketing, and Business Asset Security.  The program is free and offered in English & Spanish. Register by 01/15/2024. The program starts soon, located at 1955 N St […]