Start Your Own Business Fall Workshop Series

St. John Learning Center
Start Your Own Business Lunch & Learn Series
on Wednesdays from Noon to 1 pm

– September 21, 2022 (noon to 1 pm): Developing a Business Plan presented by Ellen Harvey of Ohio Small Business Development Center

– September 28, 2022 (noon to 1 pm): Insurance Issues presented by Sandra Moody Gresham of Dehan Insurance

– October 5, 2022 (noon to 1 pm): Grants and Loans presented by Jesse Mark of the Columbus Urban League

– October 12, 2022 (noon to 1 pm): Tax Rules and Business Configurations presented by Carla Gwinn of Liberty Tax Service

– October 19, 2022 (noon to 1 pm): Marketing and Social Media presented by Joshua Wagner of Inspiring Hypnosis

Classes are all on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
Call 614-547-2171 for details.
Or email: sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com

Eventbrite link to sign up for classes:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

School Supplies Giveaway on August 12th

Holy Rosary-St. John Church School Supplies Giveaway
Friday, August 12, 2022 from 5 to 7 pm
St. John Community Center (640 S. Ohio Ave., Columbus)
Children must be present to receive bookbags and supplies.
First come, first served until 7 pm (or before if supplies run out).

Stop the Stigma Series

Stop the Stigma: A Round Table Series on Mental Health and Wellness
Sponsored by the St. John Learning Center

Upcoming Topics:

– Understanding Grief on Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ noon

– Surviving Domestic Violence on Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ noon

– Understanding Trauma on Thursday, September 15, 2022 @ noon

– Reducing Anxiety and Stress on Thursday, October 20, 2022 @ noon

Location: Attend in person at the St. John Community Center (640 S. Ohio Ave.) OR on Zoom (register through Eventbrite for the link)

Fear, shame or rejection from family, friends and society are the most common reasons why individuals fail to seek mental health services. It is also the definition of stigma. Mental health stigmas have an adverse effect on the well-being of individuals, families and communities. It is time to stop the stigma. These round table discussions are designed to educate you on the benefits of mental health services and create the path to wellness.

Velecia Luckette, LPCC-S, is working with the St. John Learning Center to present this series.

Follow St. John Learning Center on Eventbrite or on our Facebook page (facebook.com/stjohnlearning) for information on upcoming workshops, including additional mental health workshops and our Start Your Own Business series in the fall.

For more information, email sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com or call (614) 547-2171.

To register, go to the St. John Learning Center Eventbrite page:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Stop the Stigma: Processing Grief

Stop the Stigma
A Round Table Series on Mental Health and Wellness

Sponsored by the St. John Learning Center

Topic for July:
Processing Grief
Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ noon

Location:
Attend in person at the St. John Community Center (640 S. Ohio Ave.)
OR
on Zoom (register through Eventbrite for the link)

Fear, shame or rejection from family, friends and society are the most common reasons why individuals fail to seek mental health services. It is also the definition of stigma. Mental health stigmas have an adverse effect on the well-being of individuals, families and communities. It is time to stop the stigma. These round table discussions are designed to educate you on the benefits of mental health services and create the path to wellness.

Velecia Luckette, LPCC-S, is working with the St. John Learning Center to present this series.

Follow St. John Learning Center on Eventbrite for information on upcoming workshops, including additional mental health workshops and our Start Your Own Business series in the fall.

For more information, email sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com or call (614) 547-2171.

To register, go to the St. John Learning Center Eventbrite page:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Stop the Stigma: Dealing with Anger

Our St. John Learning Center workshop on dealing with anger is Thursday, June 16th at noon. You can attend in person (St. John Community Center, 640 S. Ohio Ave.) or online (through Zoom – register through Eventbrite to get the link).

Velecia Luckette, LPCC-S, is working with the St. John Learning Center to present this series.

For more information, email sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com or call (614) 547-2171.

To register, go to the St. John Learning Center Eventbrite page (scroll down to see all workshops):
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

While you’re there, “follow” our Eventbrite page for future workshops.

Stop the Stigma: Dealing with Feelings of Anger

Stop the Stigma
A Round Table Series on Mental Health and Wellness

Sponsored by the St. John Learning Center

Location:
St. John Community Center
640 South Ohio Ave. (main entrance and parking lot in back of the building), Columbus Ohio

ALSO AVAILABLE ON ZOOM. REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK.

Fear, shame or rejection from family, friends and society are the most common reasons why individuals fail to seek mental health services. It is also the definition of stigma.

Mental health stigmas have an adverse effect on the well-being of individuals, families and communities. It is time to stop the stigma.

These round table discussions are designed to educate you on the benefits of mental health services and create the path to wellness.

This informational part of this event will also be available on Zoom. The link will be sent after registration for those who wish to view it on Zoom.

Velecia Luckette, LPCC-S, is working with the St. John Learning Center to present this series.

Topics:

Dealing with Feelings of Anger
June 16, 2022 @ noon

For more information, email sjlc.coordinator@gmail.com or call (614) 547-2171.

To register, go to the St. John Learning Center Eventbrite page:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/st-john-learning-center-22982702594

Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund Application Process Now Closed

Thank you for your interest in the Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund. The application portion of the fund closed at 9 pm today (May 23rd). Please visit SmallBusinessRecoveryGrant.com for updates.

The St. John Learning Center was pleased to be a partner in promoting this grant opportunity to small businesses. We wish all the applicants well. Small businesses are such an important part of our community!

Please stay tuned for our St. John Learning Center Small Business Workshop series this fall, which will include a variety of useful information, from grants and loans to marketing to taxes. Subscribe to our page for updates or follow us on social media or on Eventbrite (links to all on website menu).

Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund Grant Applications Reopening for Final Wave Monday, May 23, 2022

Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund Grant Applications Reopening for Final Wave Monday, May 23

Grants up to $10,000 Available.

The third and final wave for Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund grants launches on Monday, May 23. Applications will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at SmallBusinessRecoveryGrant.com.

Qualifying businesses impacted by COVID can get grants up to $10,000, specifically those in underserved communities and/or are minority-owned businesses, disadvantaged businesses and veteran-owned businesses.

Application Support for Small Business Owners Provided:
As part of the grant application process, business owners will be matched with an Entrepreneur Support Organization (ESO) to assist them in the grant process.

Learn more and apply on May 23 at SmallBusinessRecoveryGrant.com

Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Grant

The St. John Learning Center is working with the Small Business Development Center at Columbus State to make people aware of the City of Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund, which provides grants for small businesses affected by the pandemic.

The grant application process opens again at 9 am on May 23rd. Be sure to sign up as soon as it opens (if you at least start your application, it counts) as spaces go fast. And be sure to mention St. John Learning Center as your referral source. The application portal will be open from 9 am to 9 pm on May 23rd.

PLEASE NOTE THAT, DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, IT HAS NOW BEEN DECIDED THAT THIS WILL BE THE LAST TIME APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS GRANT PROCESS. SO, GET YOUR APPLICATIONS IN ON MAY 23RD BETWEEN 9 AM AND 9 PM.

The link for the application is:

sbdccolumbus.com/columbus-franklin-county-recovery-grant/