The JP UP Date: JP Recognized As BBB Accredited Charity

Katie ArnoldThe JP UP date

Number 52                             January 31, 2020                                            St. Louis

Better Business Bureau (BBB) Recognizes Justine PETERSEN as Accredited Charity

Justine PETERSEN is proud to be recognized as an “Accredited Charity” by the Better Business Bureau, serving Eastern and Southwest Missouri and Southern Illinois.  Justine PETERSEN participated in a comprehensive review process that met BBB’s charity standards, “which go beyond requirements of the law and will show potential donors…that your organization is working to maintain donor confidence by being transparent and accountable.”

JP Offers Speed Credit Counseling at VITA Sites as Part of St. Louis Builds Credit

Randen Click of Justine PETERSEN participated in “speed credit counseling” sessions recently at the Cardinal Ritter Prep High School VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program) site. VITA provides free tax return preparation throughout the City of St. Louis, and as part of St Louis Builds Credit, JP is providing, in addition, on-site staff to offer one-on-one credit counseling.  The session includes a comprehensive review of one’s personal credit report and the crafting of a “credit action plan” that outlines specific steps to enhance one’s personal credit score.

Boyd’s New Generation Restaurant in Springfield, IL is Better Than Ever!

Boyd’s New Generation Restaurant in Springfield, Illinois is NEW is so many ways! A staple for soul food in Springfield, the iconic restaurant recently witnessed an exterior façade facelift and a newly paved parking lot through a combination financing package which included New Markets Tax Credits loan funds from Justine PETERSEN and TIF (tax increment financing) dollars from the City of Springfield.  Co-owner Tammy Calloway greeted Sheri Flanigan-Vazquez, Chief Operating Office at JP, who enjoyed lunch on a recent trip to Springfield.

Superbowl Shawna!

JP staffer Shawna Collier is all business when it comes to this Sunday’s game!  Note:  Justine PETERSEN is open for regular hours on Superbowl Monday, but we might be moving a bit slower than usual.  Please party responsibly!