Upcoming workshops and classes

Boost Your Brain and Memory

Brain Health Management

Sessions in November

November 7th 5:30 - 7:30 pm Introduction and Physical Activities

November 14th 5:30 - 7:30 pm Emotional Health and Intellectual Activities

November 21st 5:30 - 7:30 pm Nutrition and Spiritual Activities

December 5th 5:30 - 7:30 pm Social Engagement and Summary

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health.

Register at https://extension2.missouri.edu/events/boost-your-brain-and-memory

Classes will be held at the University of Missouri Butler County Extension office at 614 Lindsay Ave 3rd floor.  Registration is required for the class.  Seating capacity is 20 people with a minimum of 10.  A $40 registration fee is required for the course.
 

Taking Care of You 

A Lesson in Self-Care

Sessions in November

November 5th 5:30 - 7:30 pm Responding vs. reacting and the mind-body connection

November 12th 5:30 - 7:30 pm Learning to practice self-care and the dimensions of wellness

November 19th 5:30 - 7:30 pm Time stress, mindfulness and recasting

November 26th 5:30 - 7:30 pm The iceberg of health and moving forward

Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to improve your overall wellness. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. The program’s activities are aimed at increasing mindfulness, positive emotions, optimism, resiliency to stress, coping skills and self-care of your body, mind and spirit.  For registration form click here.

Classes will be held at the University of Missouri Butler County Extension office at 614 Lindsay Ave 3rd floor.  Registration is required for the class.  Register at https://extension2.missouri.edu/events/taking-care-of-you-1-2-3-4  Seating capacity is 15 people with a minimum of 10.  A $40 registration fee is required for the course.

Pesticide Applicator Training 

 

A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064 to arrange a time.  Training runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment.

So, what is an Extension Council and how can you get involved?

County extension councils

In all 114 Missouri counties, an MU county extension council, of elected and appointed citizens, guides local educational programming. County council members are partners in the entire educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes. To get involved in Butler County contact the office at 573-686-8064.

 

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