Open House
with Greater Southwest Development Corporation
and Accion

April 28
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
6102 S Archer Avenue, Chicago
Parking behind building

To RSVP, Please email us your name and number of attendees to email: or call (312) 663-0844
Click here for the program pdf.

You are cordially invited to an Open House at Boitsov Classical Ballet!

Come enjoy snacks and beverages while learning about the exciting business and financial resources available to all businesses in the area through Accion and Greater Southwest Development Corporation.

Plus join us to learn more about children's ballet classes offered by Boitsov Classical Ballet School. Participate in our raffle contest to win a gift basket!

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Boitsov | Artistic Director
Boitsov Classical Ballet

Meet Madame Elizabeth Boitsov to learn about the unique ballet program that is offered to children from age 3 1/2 years up to adult professional levels. Learn about the ballet curriculum and the history of Boitsov Classical Ballet, which began in 1980 in Chicago and has graduated many professional ballet dancers.

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Clarissa Diaz de Leon | Community Lender

Accion is a nonprofit that provides capital, free one-on-one business coaching, and a variety of connections to entrepreneurs in Illinois and Indiana to help establish or grow their small business. We invite you to come meet with one of our experienced community lenders, Clarissa Diaz de Leon, to learn more about what Accion has to offer entrepreneurs and small businesses.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Christine James | Interim Executive Director
Greater Southwest Development Corporation

Greater Southwest Development Corporation (GSDC) is a community development agency whose primary goal is to improve the quality of life in southwest Chicago through entrepreneurial, commercial and residential real estate development. Designated as an Illinois Small Business Development Center, GSDC strives to assist businesses across industry and size to achieve their goals. We invite you to meet long time business specialist and now Interim Executive Director, Christine James, and learn how GSDC can assist your small business.

Upcoming Events

Date Time Title Description
April 27, 2019 2:30pm - 4:30pm April Open House Open House featuring Greater Southwest Development Corporation and Accion. Come to learn about what types of business and financial support services are available to all businesses in your neighborhood.
Friday, May 17, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Golden Spirit Awards First Grade Division students will perform at the annual Golden Spirit Awards on May 17. Rehearsal scheduled for the evening of May 16 (specific time will be sent to parents).
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Time: TBD Open Class Test Semi-annual evaluations for all students. Schedule will be sent to parents near the beginning of May.
July 1 – July 7 Summer Vacation Studio will be closed first week of July. Last class June 29. Classes resume Monday, July 8.
July 8 – August 3 Daily: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Summer Fine Arts Camp BCB will present a Fine Arts Summer Camp to include Rhythmic Dance games, Modern Dance, Ballet, Fine Arts Videos and a Painting Class. More details will be shared soon.
Saturday, August 3 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Performance at Clearing Library Ballet performance at Clearing Library, 6423 W 63rd Pl, Chicago, IL 60638. Rehearsals scheduled for Monday, July 22 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm) and Monday, July 29 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm). August 3: Students should arrive at 1:00 pm, performance scheduled for 2:00 pm.