The JP UP Date: Party Like It’s 1997! JP’s 25th Anniversary Block Party!

Katie ArnoldThe JP UP date

Number 178                      July 8, 2022                                   St. Louis

It’s On!  Justine PETERSEN’s 25th Block Party is August 4th!

25 years in the making, this JP Block Party will be like no other! Headlining the extravaganza with a FREE CONCERT is MURPHY LEE & KYUAN of the ST. LUNATICS! Also on the bill, spinning nonstop for three hours, is DJ BOOGIE CORLEONE and an explosive solo performance by EL-TRA!N.  We are shutting down the side street next to our N. Grand office, and it will be jam-packed with FAMILY FUN FOR ALL!  Bounce houses, carnival games, face painting and a dunk tank, an obstacle course and a video gaming truck will all be available between 4-7:00 pm on Thursday, August 4 at our main office at 1023 N. Grand Blvd. in St. Louis. And: food trucks and small business pop-ups from over 20 local vendors will be on site to take this block party to the next level  – celebrating the power, will and endurance of entrepreneurship writ large!  Come on out, and bring the entire family, all of your friends and every neighbor! See you on August 4th!

Justine PETERSEN Partners with Business Elevator in Champaign-Urbana, Il to Advance Entrepreneurship Among Businesses of Color

Justine PETERSEN has entered into a partnership with Champaign-Urbana based Business Elevator, a non-profit organization dedicated to building inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems that work for everyone.  Business Elevator’s mission is to improve access to community-based resources for all entrepreneurs, strengthen the relationships between organizations that support small businesses and address gaps in programming and services.  Recently JP staffers Tristan Brown and Galen Gondolfi presented to a group of Black female business owners on the merits of microfinance and the nuances of creditworthiness within the current lending-scape.

Get Pre-Qualified for a Mortgage at “Pre-Qualification Days”

Take one step closer to becoming a homeowner by getting pre-qualified for a first-time home mortgage product. Justine PETERSEN is hosing “Pre-qualification Days” on Thursday, July 14 and Saturday, July 16.  You may qualify for down payment or closing costs assistance or even financial help with required repairs and minor improvements. The down payment may be as low as 3%, and mortgage insurance is paid by the lender. Contact JP’s Housing Manager Randen Click at 314.533.2411 x109 or email to schedule your appointment.

All Me Beauty Parlor Grand Opening!!

Super CONGRATS to Justine PETERSEN small business client Chayonte King on the GRAND OPENING of All Me Beauty Parlor located in Pagedale, MO.  Chayonte proudly promotes her business as being “BLACK OWNED, WOMEN OWNED,” and its offerings are comprehensive in scope:  nails, lashes, pedicures, manicures and facials. Here’s to the future success of All Me Beauty Parlor!