The JP UP Date: Order Of St. Mary’s Institute Of O’Fallon Gifts $100k

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Number 51                             January 24, 2020                                            St. Louis

Order of St. Mary’s Institute of O’Fallon Invests $100k with Justine PETERSEN

It’s all about keeping the faith.  Justine PETERSEN and Sr. Carmen Schnyder of Sisters of the Most Precious Blood have dialogued in the past on different ways to partner.  Most recently, the order of St. Mary’s Institute of O’Fallon invested $100k with Justine PETERSEN to propel small business lending to entrepreneurs in need throughout the St. Louis region. Justine PETERSEN is most grateful to Sr. Carmen’s commitment to localized social impact investing, demonstrating that local investments can yield tangible and transformational change in the lives of local residents and their neighborhoods at large.

JP, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Ivy Alliance Foundation offer Microlending Series

Tomorrow, Saturday, January 25 at JP’s Greencubator, Justine PETERSEN, along with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Ivy Alliance, will offer the second seminar of a four-part series on microlending, focusing on the mechanics of microloans, and how to apply and ultimately qualify.  JP superstar presenter Franchot Cunningham will lead the seminar, 10:00 am – noon, 1124 Lumiere Place Blvd, STL, MO 63102.  For more info, call 314-282-8018 or email

JP Participates in 24:1 Small Business Networking Event

JP staffed an information and resource table this week at the quarterly 24:1 Small Business Networking Event.  Hosted at Beyond Housing, the dynamic event offers an opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs to receive “concrete takeaways on services that would be most helpful for them to succeed.”  The event also offers an inviting opportunity for small businesses to network not only with local resource providers, but fellow small businesses and community members.

Prime Time at JP

Tony Davis, proud proprietor of Prime 55, 6100 Delmar, closed on a small business loan today that will delight all taste buds!  Known for their salmon and lamp chops, Prime 55 is a go-to in the Delmar Loop, offering two full-service bars and rental space for private parties.  Contact Vanessa at 314.553.9595 to book your event.  And tell her “Justine PETERSEN sent you!”