And we hope to wish you happy new year personally in one of the many events happening in January. And see below for several OTHER opportunities to meet in 2015.
December will be a very busy month for JP Paulus and Do-Gooder Consulting, with several major events. Here's where you can find us in the next few weeks and beyond. Call or text us at 872-222-8008 or e-mail us at email@example.com if you have questions or would like to meet! (Also, see the bottom of this post regarding an opportunity to help your students with financial aid!
Urban Youth Network
The next meeting is tentative scheduled for Thursday, January 8 at 9am. Time: 9am-11am
Location: To Be Announced (probably Park Community Church)
(Usually, the meeting is the first Thursday of the month, 9am-11am). Join fellow youth workers for fellowship & growth. You can also call/text 872-222-8008 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an update, or questions.
Free breakfast (includes doughnuts, fruit, juice and coffee) is provided.
For more info, contact Nick River. a at email@example.com or see the Urban Youth Network Facebook page.
We used to meet at Flecks Coffee for their First Friday networking event. Unfortunately, they have closed, so we will need to find a new location (and possibly alternative date, due ot New Year's)
Business First Friday
We have begun some great partnerships through these meetings. Many members of the Chatham Business Association (see below) plan on joining us. This even is hosted by Bruce Montgomery of technology TV,among many other things..
From the event's Facebook page:
FAFSA Completion sessions
We're also scheduling FAFSA completion sessions for the first week of January, where we help families correctly fill out the FAFSA. The first that we have planned is one at Oakdale Covenant Church, 9440 S. Vincennes after the 10:30am service on Sunday, January 4, 2015. We will utilize Oakdale Christian Academy's computer lab to allow up to 20 families to fill out their FAFSA at a time. Check our blog for details and updates.
Chatham Business AssociationWe'll see you at the next Chatham Business Association meeting on Tuesday, December 9 at the QBG Foundation Building, Meeting Room, 806 E. 78th St. Chicago, Il 60619 .The Monthly Membership Meeting held by Chatham Business Association, Small Business Development Inc. is held to inform current members and prospective members about issues and activities going on in Chatham and the City of Chicago. You do not need to be a member to attend. Breakfast is provided for a small fee. See their webpage for details on this event.
Illinois College Access Network
The last Illinois College Access Network Meeting of 2014 be will meet on Thursday, February 5th, 2015. Location is to Be Announced. (You can also call/text 872-222-8008 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an update.) They will update the website at www.illinoiscan.org
JP will be involved in the planning of Oakdale Covenant Church's men's retreat, April 15-17.
Reload Chicago 2015 (an Urban Youth Workers Conference) on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at North Park University.
We also want to say thanks to everyone we met at the 42nd Tutor-Mentor Conference
We appreciate Daniel Bassill of the Tutor Mentor Institute inviting us to the November 2014 Tutor-Mentor Conference to present on on "4 Steps 2 College". The 43rd conference will be Friday, May 8, 2014 at Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago, and the 44th in November. Look for updates here on their website. Registration will be open soon.for now, they are accepting proposals for workshops!
We hope to more fully participate in events such as the College Changes Everything Conference in July 2015, The Illinois Colege Access Network Conference in August 2015, and the CCDA (Christian Community Development Association) Conference in September 2015. We will post details as they arrive.
We hope to see you at these and other events. Don't forget to bring business cards, even if it is a "bootleg" business card (see our blog on it). If you plan on coming to these events, please call/test us at 872-222-8008 or by e-mail at email@example.com
We hope to see you soon!