2024 Celebrate Small On Havana Street – Progressive Networking Event at Yale Place

April 29th, 2024

Thank you to the attendees and HBID stakeholders that attended the 2024 Celebrate Small On Havana Street – Progressive Networking Event at Yale Place on April 24, 2024.

In partnership with the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and On Havana Street stakeholders, we welcomed businesses and community partners to join us and progressively visit businesses in the small business Yale Place Shopping Center at Havana and Yale.

At each location we enjoyed small bites and experienced global cuisines while networking with community partners and HBID stakeholder businesses.

Attendees were awesome and arrived 15 minutes prior at 2:45pm at Mr. Tang so we could all begin the networking event promptly at 3pm. There was a tight schedule for the progressive networking from 3-5pm.

3PM 1st Stop: Mr. Tang – Korean Specialty Soup Restaurant – NEW ownership – Feature Korean Cuisine – Galbi Tang Sample -Beef short ribs soup with clear noodles and green onions, egg, dried jujube and a cooked radish.  Vegetarian Option: Kimchi Jjeon – Kimchi pancake

*3:30PM 2nd Stop: Prestige Adult Day Care –  International Snack to Take Home – Feature Eastern European and Russian Snack/Treat from Solomon’s Grocery & European Deli

3:45PM 3rd Stop: Las Fajitas -Feature Mexican Appetizers and Happy Hour – Mini Skinny Margarita or Mexican Beer, with Chips, Guacamole, and Salsa.

4:15PM 4th Stop: Shin Myung Gwan Korean BBQ Restaurant – Lunch Bento – Feature Korean Cuisine and BBQ: Mini Bento – Beef Bulgogi or Tofu (Vegetarian)  – Cucumber kimchi, Pork Mandoo Korean Dumpling, Rice and Miso Soup

5PM 5th Stop: Yum Yum Cake & Pastries – Dessert – Feature Korean/French Assorted Macarons (GF) – Enjoy Assorted Macaron Flavors: Vanilla, Strawberry, Blueberry, Lemon, Blackberry, Mocha, Peach, Raspberry, Chocolate, & Green Tea

On Havana Street provided a goodie bag/treat from Solomon’s and the Visit Aurora Guide for attendees to take home.

We also gave out gift cards from On Havana Street businesses to attendees to celebrate our corridor and encourage them to explore other shopping centers and small businesses in the District.

It was a fun day full of new connections.

Check out the event photos here on our Facebook Album for 2024.

We also ended the networking event with a happy hour with Aurora Chamber of Commerce leadership at LeeZakaya. 🍣 ✨