Business First FridayWe used to meet at Flecks Coffee for their First Friday networking event. Unfortunately, they have closed, so we have more to Chef Sara's Cafe in South Shore. See you Friday, oct 2 at 8:30 am, located at 7261 S. Exchange.
We have begun some great partnerships through these meetings, such as Global Generation group (see future blog post). Many members of the Chatham Business Association (see below) plan on joining us. This event is hosted by Bruce Montgomery of Technology TV, among many other things..
From the event's Facebook page:
Urban Youth Network
The next meeting is scheduled for Saturday September 12 at 9am. The location is Park Community Church at 1001 N. Crosby. 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 Rivera at email@example.com or see the Urban Youth Network Facebook page.
Oakdale Covenant Church Men's Week
JP Paulus is part of the planning committee for Oakdale Covenant Church's 2015 Men's Week, and working with much of the behind the scenes work. We will update this blog as plans are finalized. JP designed this plugger, organized the teleconference, coordinated registration, co-produced a commercial and contributed in other areas.
Illinois College Access Network
The next Illinois College Access Network Meeting of 2015 be will meet on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015. We come together in Room 8005 of the DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd at 8am sharp for the next meeting of the Network.
You can also call/text 872-222-8008 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an update. Updates for the event are at this link and the website at www.illinoiscan.org
Tutor Mentor Conference
We appreciate Daniel Bassill of the Tutor Mentor Institute inviting us to the May 2015 Tutor-Mentor Conference to present on "Twists on Traditional Fundraising". The 44th conference will be in May 2016, with a smaller gathering planned in November 2015. Look for updates here on their website.
Chatham Business AssociationWe'll see you at the next Chatham Business Association meeting at 8:30am on Tuesday, October 13 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, but you should register. Breakfast is provided for a small fee. See their webpage for details on this event.
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 3, 2016. 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.
We hope to more fully participate in events such as:
- the College Changes Everything Conference in July 2016 (where we presented at the 2015 conference),
- The Illinois Colege Access Network Conference in August 2016,
- and the CCDA (Christian Community Development Association) Conference in November 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!
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