Fall 2021 Workshops

Join us for our health workshops in the fall of 2021…

Stroke: What You Need to Know
With support from the American Heart Association
Thursday, October 28, 2021 from Noon to 1:00 PM (on Zoom)

Strokes do not discriminate. They can happen to anyone, at any age – and about one in four people worldwide will have one in their lifetime. The good news? The majority of deaths from stroke are preventable. Join Vivien H. Lee, MD, FAAN, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, to discuss everything you need to know about understanding stroke, warning signs and how you can reduce your risk as we raise awareness for World Stroke Day. Topics to include:

  • Causes of stroke
  • Types of stroke
  • Recognizing the warning signs
  • Treatments for stroke
  • Why the hospital is still the safest place in the event of a heart or stroke emergency

Parenting During Uncertain Times
Presented by Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Thursday, November 4, 2021, from Noon to 1:00 PM (on Zoom)

Crystal Milner, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will discuss effective parenting skills to consider during the Covid-19 pandemic, including:

  • Preparing a family plan for dealing with the pandemic
  • Tips for taking care of your (and your children’s) mental and physical health
  • Explaining the pandemic to your kids
  • General guidelines for answering children’s questions
  • Techniques and coping strategies for dealing with feelings of stress and uncertainty
  • When should you see a mental health provider?

Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

School Supplies Giveaway

Holy Rosary-St. John School Supplies Giveaway
Sunday, August 15, 2021
2 pm
St. John Community Center
640 S. Ohio Ave., Columbus, OH

  • first come, first served until supplies run out
  • students must be present to receive supplies

St. John Learning Center Summer 2021 Classes

The St. John Learning Center has another business series (online) this summer, continuing G.E.D. classes (also online), and hopes to add in-person computer classes soon. Please share our summer flyer (below) with those who might be interested. Sign up for the business classes at the St. John Learning Center Eventbrite page (link on menu above).

Start Your Own Business – Online Workshops – Summer 2021

Starting Your Own Business Workshops on Wednesday evenings (August 4, 2021 to September 1, 2021) from 5:00 to 6:30 pm:

– August 4, 2021: Developing a Business Plan presented by Ellen Harvey of the Ohio Small Business Development Center

– August 11, 2021: Insurance Issues presented by Sandra Moody Gresham of Dehan Insurance

– August 18, 2021: Grants and Loans presented by Aminata Soko of ECDI

– August 25, 2021: Tax Rules and Business Configurations presented by Carla Gwinn of Liberty Tax Service

– September 1, 2021: Marketing and Social Media presented by Jill Frost of Articulated Wisdom and Josh Wagner of the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice

Classes are all on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
Email sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com or call 614-547-2171 for details.

St. John Learning Center Eventbrite page:

eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

St. John Learning Center Spring Workshops: Parenting During Pandemic and Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Please help us spread the word about our spring workshops…

Parenting During Uncertain Times (FREE and online)
Presented by Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM

Kate Roush, Clinical Lead Supervisor at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Early Childhood Mental Health) will discuss effective parenting skills to consider during the Covid-19 pandemic, including:

  • Preparing a family plan for dealing with the pandemic
  • Tips for taking care of your (and your children’s) mental and physical health
  • Explaining the pandemic to your children
  • General guidelines for answering children’s questions
  • Techniques and coping strategies for dealing with feelings of stress and uncertainty
  • When should you see a mental health provider?

Covid-19 Vaccine: Everything You Need to Know About Getting the Vaccine (FREE and online)
Presented by the Delaware County General Health District
Thursday, May 6 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM

Delaware County Ohio Health Department officials will discuss all aspects of the Covid-19 vaccination, including:

  • What are the different vaccines and what are they made of?
  • Why should I take the vaccine?
  • Why are there two shots involved with most vaccines?
  • Are there side effects?
  • Will the vaccine stop the spread?
  • Where do I go to get the vaccine?
  • What are the variant viruses, and will the vaccine stop them?
  • Why is it important to take other vaccines as well?

Start Your Own Business Workshops for Winter 2021

St. John Learning Center
Starting Your Own Business Workshops (FREE and online)
Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 6:30 pm

  • February 3, 2021: Developing a Business Plan presented by Ellen Harvey of the Ohio Small Business Development Center

  • February 10, 2021: Insurance Issues presented by Sandra Moody Gresham of Dehan Insurance

  • February 17, 2021: Grants and Loans presented by Terry Traster of Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI)

  • February 24, 2021: Tax Rules and Business Configurations presented by Carla Gwinn of Liberty Tax Service

  • March 3, 2021: Marketing and Social Media presented by Jill Frost of Articulated Wisdom and Josh Wagner of the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice

Classes are all online.

Register on Eventbrite: 

eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Call 614-547-2171 for details.

Or email: sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com

Share our flyer (below)… 

St. John Learning Center Winter Workshops: Building a Facebook Ad; COVID-19 Vaccine; and More

Sign up through Eventbrite for the St. John Learning Center winter workshops (all taking place on Zoom). 

How To Build a Facebook Ad (workshop on Zoom)
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM

Kadi McDonald, Owner of Kadi McDonald Creative, will teach everything you need to know to build effective Facebook ads that promote your products and services and generate leads and sales. You will learn:

– The step-by-step process of using Facebook’s backend tools to build an ad
– How to write compelling content to generate leads and sales
– How to use Facebook’s creative tools to produce compelling graphic design
– How to use Facebook’s analytics tools to assess ad effectiveness, and fine-tune ad performance

Covid-19 Vaccine: Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Vaccine (workshop on Zoom)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020, from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM

Delaware County Ohio Health Department officials will discuss all aspects of the Covid-19 vaccine, including:

– What is the vaccine made of?
– Why should I take the vaccine?
– Why are there two shots involved?
– Are there side effects?
– Will the vaccine stop the spread?
– Where do I go to get the vaccine?
– Why is it important to take other vaccines as well?

Eventbrite Sign Up: 

eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Please share our updated flyer: 

October Workshops at St. John Learning Center

October Classes at St. John Learning Center

GED (ongoing on Zoom)
Call 614-547-2171 for details.

Virtual Job Search Workshop (on Zoom)
Presented by the Hyatt Regency Human Resources Department
Thursday, October 15, 2020 from Noon to 1:30 pm

How to Live Better with COPD & Asthma (on Zoom)
Presented by the Breathing Association of Central Ohio
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from Noon to 1:00 pm

Stroke: What You Need to Know (on Zoom)
Presented by the American Heart Association for World Stroke Day
Thursday, October 29, 2020 from Noon to 1 pm

Register on Eventbrite:
eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Please share our flyer (below).

St. John Learning Center Health Workshops for Fall 2020

Join us for two important health classes during the fall of 2020:

How to Live Better with COPD & Asthma (on Zoom)
Presented by the Breathing Association of Central Ohio
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from Noon to 1:00 pm

– How the lungs work
– Signs and Symptoms of COPD and asthma
– How doctors diagnose respiratory maladies
– The best treatments for COPD, asthma and more
– How COVID-19 impacts COPD, asthma and more


Stroke: What You Need to Know (on Zoom)
Presented by the American Heart Association for World Stroke Day
Thursday, October 29, 2020 from Noon to 1 pm

Join William J. Hicks, MD, Vascular Neurologist at OhioHealth Riverside Hospital, who will discuss everything you need to know about understanding stroke, warning signs and how you can reduce your risk, including:

– Causes of stroke & different types of stroke
– Recognizing the warning signs
– Advanced treatments for stroke
– General information and tips for staying healthy during COVID-19
– Why the hospital is still the safest place in the event of a heart or stroke emergency


Register on Eventbrite:  eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Please share our flyer (below).