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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Latino Economic Development Corporation is kicking off 2023 with a new round of grants for businesses in Hampden County. Nine Latino-owned enterprises will receive between $1,000 to $3,000.

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – There are 11 Latino businesses in western Massachusetts that are receiving grant funding that will help focus on growing in the new year. The Latino Economic Development Corporation delivered funding to MD Beauty Salon in Holyoke which is receiving money for a new sign.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll visited several areas in western Massachusetts to highlight the Healey campaign’s “vision for economic empowerment in Latino communities.”

(MASS APPEAL) – It is crucial for any business owner to surround yourself with people who can coach you along the way as a leader and in financial matters. The Latino community, through the Latino Economic Development Council, has several valuable resources and Pedro Sanchez Jr, a Latino Leadership Coach, is here to explain.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off on Thursday but Springfield is celebrating early with a grand opening of the ‘Latino Economic Development Corporation’ office downtown on Tuesday. It’s meant to ensure the success of entrepreneurs and business owners within the Latinx community.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce was awarded American Rescue Plan Act funding Tuesday to help them continue their work.