The buyer of Novedades Evelyn says both Latino and non-Latino bodies patronize her business. The bodies who organized a walking bout of Hispanic businesses Friday would like to see added of that.
The tour, in account of Hispanic Heritage Month, was meant to bless business diversity. Participants visited 12 businesses.
The purpose of the accident was “to get the non-Latino association to appear to our Latino businesses,” said Griselda Rendon of the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project. The added host was Sandra Barrera, an addendum drillmaster for the Association Vitality Initiative.
Rendon has heard comments that some non-Latinos are scared, or worried, about advancing into Latino stores.
In chief about shopping, Barrera would like bodies to anticipate about Fourth Street as able-bodied as Third Street.
But Rendon acicular out that Hispanic-operated businesses are amid all over town, not aloof on Fourth Street.
Most of them are ancestors businesses, generally headed by women, Barrera said. And the bodies who run them allege abundant English to serve any customer, she said.
Novedades Evelyn helps bodies adore appropriate events, such as weddings, babyish showers, quinceaneras, First Communions and baptisms. The store, which has been in business 11 years, is endemic by Linda Ponce and her sister, Maribel Lopez. It is at 510 W. Fourth St.
Many of the businesses specialize in added than one product.
Supreme Laundry is not aloof a abode to do laundry. Maria De Sanchez serves soup, tacos, burritos, tostadas and added foods. She is assisted by her son, Diego Salas, and his wife, Maria Rojas. Inside the business, you can buy Mary Kay articles and get your beard cut at Edgar’s Barber Shop.
It was active at TA Latino Check Cashing because it was payday. There, the bout accumulation was greeted by Alma and Terry Rawlings and Alma’s son, Herson Castadena. The abundance is additionally the home of Heartland Satellite Systems and Absolute Advantage Interpreting,
You can additionally buy abounding altered items at Variedades Esperanza, which is endemic by Sandra and Salvador Juarez. The store, which is six years old, is at the bend of Fourth and Walnut.
The Princess Closet sells women’s clothing, shoes, boots and soccer shirts. The store, which opened eight months ago, is endemic by Sulma Fuentes, a mother of six.
At several of the businesses, the bodies on the bout were fed.
One was the new Bamboo Chinese Restaurant, which serves Chinese and Mexican food. The restaurant opened two months ago at 523 W. Fourth St. It is endemic by 18-year-old Aron Zumaya and his father, Alejandro. The adolescent Zumaya served bout participants Mexican beef soup and pozole.
The accumulation enjoyed tortas, nachos and pupasas at We Love Pupusas, 409 N. Broadwell Ave. The abundance is declared as an El Salvadoran grab and go. The business, which opened in February, is endemic by Salvador and Meridad Flores, who accept three children.
Daniel Herrera batten to the bout accumulation from a Beverly Cake Shop vehicle. The business was started by his mother, Hilda.
About a dozen bodies took allotment in the tour. It was the additional year the accident was held.
— Turbo Auto, which is endemic by Sara and Anival Gomez. Additionally on duke were Claudia Escobedo, who creates arresting antithesis art, and assembly of Green Island Lawncare Services and Lilibeth Cleaning Service.
— Jonny’s Video and Boutique, endemic by Evelyn Carcamo. She called the abundance afterwards her son, Jonny.
— The Enchanted Bakery, which is endemic by Ana Gonzalez.
— Blossom Beauty Salon, which is next-door to the Enchanted Bakery. It is endemic by Gonzalez’s sister, Veronica Ramos.