Soccer Holdings’ Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity Committee will throughout the season name a Minority-Owned Business of the Month to assist with sustained change and support in our community. Submissions through the link below are due by the first day of the month [i.e. March 1] for consideration for the following month. Businesses need not re-apply each month.
Winners will receive:
- Social Media spotlights announcing them
- Inclusion on LouCity.com and RacingLouFC.com
- For game days during their month:
- 4 tickets to a LouCity home game and 4 tickets to a Racing home game
- Exposure on LED boards during warm-ups
- Exposure on LED boards in game
- Video board graphic and read during pregame
- Inclusion in game day e-blast
For more information, contact Pat Denbow, Vice President of Partnerships.
2022 Businesses of the Month
Chef’s Cut Pizzeria
Chef’s Cut Pizzeria is an equal opportunity establishment that caters to and supports everyone. Their restaurant is designed specifically with family in mind – whether you’re bringing the family here after a game or just simply coming for a drink at the bar, Chef’s Cut is the place to be! Proudly serving Anchorage, Middletown, St. Matthews and surrounding areas since 2016, Chef’s Cut Pizzeria offers gourmet pizza, pastas, sandwiches, and a full bar! Order your next pizza at www.chefscutpizzeria.com!
WeCU Productions is committed to providing professional film, television and video production to Louisville, KY and the surrounding regions! The diversity of the WeCU team allows the business to go beyond standard video production and offer complete professional packages within audio mixing, editing, still photography and more! For more information visit wecuproductions.com.
Reconcile Consulting serves populations in the community to propel their personal growth journey through ongoing support and education. Reconcile offers trainings and professional development focused on workplace wellness, mental health, and leadership for businesses and organizations by providing affordable services that are practiced with integrity and a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. For more information visit reconcileconsulting.com.
Shahar Café – an innovative and environmentally conscious, immigrant owned, vegan restaurant that produces zero-waste! Amidst the pandemic, Shahar Cafe brought on an entire staff of employees dedicated to providing you plant based heat! For more information visit shaharcafe.com.
Contracting Solutions, LLC
Contracting Solutions, LLC is a multilingual construction company who has expertise in metal framing, drywall installation, painting, acoustical ceilings, commercial construction, renovation, and project management. To learn more about Contracting Solutions LLC, visit their website at www.contractingsolutions.biz.
Baam 360 Cam
August’s Minority Owned Business of the Month is Baam 360 Cam! Hop on their platform and create your own slow-motion, fast-motion, or boomerang 360 videos! The perfect addition to corporate events, schools, weddings, private parties, and LouCity & Racing game days! To learn more about Baam 360 Cam, check out their Instagram at Baam 360 cam.
Bamba Eggroll Company
Voted Louisville’s #1 Food Truck, Bamba Eggrolls specializes in Handcrafted Filipino inspired cuisine. To find their truck schedule and learn more about Bamba Eggroll Company, visit their website at bambaeggrolls.com.
502 Fragrances is Louisville’s first ever locally black owned perfume brand created by Justin Thomas. Express yourself while smelling amazing with 502 Fragrances. Check them out on Instagram at 502 Fragrances.
2021 Businesses of the Month
The Black Italian
Located at 2009 Highland Avenue, this grill kitchen is operated by a husband-wife duo offering up “authentic Italian with soul.” The Black Italian provides both fast-casual dining and catering. Its mission: bring families and friends together through food, fellowship and fun. Visit theblackitalian.com or call (502) and 690-8914 for more information.
Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Co.
At 1559 Bardstown Road, Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company sets out to inspire the world by connecting people to the their famous sweet potato products and to support their passion of giving back to the community in the form of free books for children that promote love, diversity and acceptance. Visit georgiassweets.com or call (502) 742-2852 for more information.
Black Business Boxes
Launched in 2020 during a time of unrest in Louisville, Black Business Boxes is your one-stop shop for everything Black-owned, aiming to make supporting Black-owned businesses seamless and second-nature. Visit blackbusinessboxes.com for more information.
Catering to those who want a classic men’s haircut or shave, 5Star Barbershop is open Tuesday through Saturday at 10120 Taylorsville Road in Jeffersontown. Appointments and walk-ins are accepted, and the shop prides itself on staffing licensed barbers providing quality haircuts. Visit 5starbarbershop.com for more information.
Mental illness and addiction can mean losing some of the most important people and moments in your life. New Leaf strives to help you regain control, approaching recovery with compassion and an understanding that this could happen to any of us. Visit at 215 W. Breckinridge Street with more information at newleaf1216.com.
DeChe’s Cakes and Treats
DeChe’s Cakes and Treats seeks to serve the community and surrounding areas by offering free birthday parties, celebrations or cakes for individuals in need. They understand that celebrating important days can be difficult when you are in unfortunate circumstances. So a portion of all money received from cake sales goes to fund a mission of celebrating all people on a special day. Visit deches-cakes-and-treats-llc.square.site for more information.