September 22 isn't just the Fall Equinox; today marks the ninth annual National Voter Registration Day! So we're taking a moment to share some important voting resources with the community, as casting your ballot this year may look a little different.

Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The SBA Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program

Are you a business offering something special this month? Email us at with promotions we can share, and tag us on social media (@westloopco) so we can help spread the word.

As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and its cosponsors will host special webinars this Thursday and Friday, September 24-25, 2020, for small businesses and their employees in the construction, supply, and service sectors.

Learn how surety bonds can help you compete for contracting and subcontracting ...

Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

This year’s National Small Business Week activities will include numerous educational panels providing retooling and innovative practices for entrepreneurs as our nation’s small businesses look to pivot and recover, contributing to a stronger economy. The event will recognize the national award winners, including the naming of the National Small Business Person of the Year.

Posted: Monday, September 21, 2020

Mayor Lightfoot announces the full lineup and schedule for the City's first-ever cannabis resource fair, being held this Saturday, February 1 from 10AM to 3PM at the UIC Forum (725 West Roosevelt Road).

Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Join the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) for a special Holiday Casino Soirée as we ring in a new decade! Play craps, roulette, blackjack, and slots as part of our swanky, year-end fundraiser spread across two floors at Morgan's on Fulton (950 West Fulton Market).

Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Join us for our annual holiday party, taking place this year at Morgan's on Fulton on Wednesday, December 4, 2019!

Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019

To celebrate the opening of Time Out Market Chicago, coming soon to 916 West Fulton Market, there's a special after-party until 4PM featuring furniture from Recycled Modern, ice cream from Pretty Cool Ice Cream, live art from street artist Czr Prz, and dope wheels from Morgan Street Motor Club.

Posted: Friday, October 4, 2019

Join us on September 24th for a workshop on Keeping the Community Safe, in partnership with Neighbors of West Loop, West Central Association, 12th District Police Department, Cook County State's Attorney, and Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Homer Lyons, Jr. of Next Level Social Services is bringing a summer youth basketball program to the West Loop! Come on out to the Related Midwest basketball court at Box Shops Monday, July 8 at 5:30PM for a Meet 'N' Greet to learn about the program, West Loop Hoops, and how it aims to create a positive recreational environment for everyone.

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Now in its 23rd year, the Taste of Randolph Street returns this Father’s Day weekend, June 14-16! The festival serves as our non-profit’s flagship fundraiser, bringing together about 20 local restaurant favorites, as well as contemporary musicians from across the nation performing on two huge main stages and one DJ stage.

Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019

In partnership with the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), the Fulton Market Expo (FMX) returns to the West Loop this Saturday, May 4, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. An official kick-off with City of Chicago officials begins at 10:30 AM, followed by special entertainment and a fashion show from Project Runway contestant Rakan Shams Aldeen.

Posted: Friday, May 3, 2019

Stories of Impact is a quarterly community gathering that connects people to each other. Speakers tell curated life experiences that have played a significant role in defining who they are. Attendees are invited to engage and identify with these stories in the hopes that new relationships are formed through a shared recognition. Suggested donation of $10 with event registration.

Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018


Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

On Saturday, October 14th CH Distillery will be hosting "HOUSE RELIEF" a special night of love and unity help the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Join us for a West Loop Community Organization welcome happy hour September 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 at VITAHL.

Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table is an annual forum designed to elevate civic conversation, foster new relationships and inspire collaborative action across the region. In partnership with this city-wide initiative, Forum West Loop and West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) will bring local West Loop businesses, neighborhood organizations and community members together to engage in thoughtful dialogue on “Cultivating the Common Thread and Cultural Identity in the West Loop RSVP:

Breakfast Tue, May 16, 2017 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT Get Tickets Here

Lunch Tickets Tue, May 16, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT Get Tickets Here

Happy Hour Tue, May 16, 2017 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT Get Tickets HereLocation:

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Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017

WLCO presents HOME on September 12th as part of our Movies in the Parks series. Activities begin at 6:30pm, movie begins at dusk (weather permitting). Open to all ages. Free admission.

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Experience more than 120 artists & live demos as the West Loop Community Organization presents the West Loop Art Fest 2017 on September 16th & 17th in the Fulton Market, Morgan to Racine. Free admission!

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Learn basic skills on digital marketing and advertising at this FREE workshop Friday, September 8th, 10am-2pm @ WeWork.

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Learn basic skills on digital marketing and advertising at this free workshop

Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017

Continuing the "On the Table" conversation back in June, a panel will lead discussion in the first floor exhibit "Conversations on Community Spaces" at the National Hellenic Museum. Come ready to share your thoughts as we explore defining the West Loop's art & culture identity.

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

School supplies donated will benefit public schools in the 27th ward. Drop off at WeWork Front Desk 220 N Green Street. Last date for drop off will be Thursday, August 24th.

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Join WLCO for Movies in the Park: HOME August 16th at Mary Bartelme Park

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Interested in Sponsoring?

Please reach out to Hannah Feldman at or 31266-1545

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

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