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    Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

    Greene County EXCEL (Leadership Development) (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Will vary from session to session but will always be in western Greene County.

    Description:

    Partnering with the Greene County Commonwealth newspaper, participants in this leadership development program will come to understand the local issues facing communities in western Greene County. They will share that they are learning with the public through community editorials published in the Greene County Commonwealth. The group will meet formally once per month and dinner will be served.  more...

    Session topic:

    Class two of our Excel program focuses on the issues facing our region.

    Registration:

    Complete our application form and contact the Greene County Extension office. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/28/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This year's program is underwritten by a special grant.

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Union Chapel Lions 4-H Club Meeting (Session 3 of 12)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-St. Louis County Govenment (Session 14 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    Has your doctor advised you to be more active? Don't like going to the gym? Our low impact exercise program helps those that would like to be more active. This strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and a cool down. Equipment is provided.

    Registration:

    Call-314-400-7298

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $32.00
    $32 for county employees.

    Facilitator:

    Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-7298




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    135 W. Market, Warrensburg MO map...

    Description:

    Are you affected by one or more chronic health conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure? Are you a caregiver for someone with a chronic condition? Actively engaging in one's health, through self-management techniques and physical activities can help to improve quality of life. This workshop is an evidence based program developed at Stanford University which provides a toolkit of techniques to assist in self-management of chronic illnesses.

    Registration:

    Contact Tracy Delaney at delaneyt@missouri.edu or 660-584-3658

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-7298




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 1 of 18)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    1515 S Munn Avenue, Maryville MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an exercise program designed to help keep older adults active. Over this 8 week program, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Registration:

    Call 660-582-8311 to register

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/18/2018

    Cost:

    $45.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced -- Union at Zion UCC (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    Where:  
    115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

    Description:

    This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

    Registration:

    Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $45.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    Start Up - Other (Session 4 of 12)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    29868 MO-5, Tipton MO map...

    Description:

    When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following:

    • Instruction from a certified facilitator
    • Feedback in small group activities
    • Insight from local experts
    • LaunchU startup handbook
    • Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
    • Access to market research data from SFCC's SBTDC
    • Support from a network of coaches and peers

    At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ...

    • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
    • Perfected your business pitch
    • Determined if business concept is workable
    • Saved time and money
    • Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

    Registration:

    Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $250.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC)
    phone: 660-596-7350




    Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future - Trenton (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Alexander Services Building - Basement Conference Room NCMC
    1301 Main Street, Trenton MO map...

    Description:

    3 night class (plus a weather date) to prepare farmers and businesses to understand estate and succession planning issues. Topics will include: communicating your wishes, estate tax and probate fees, steps in succession planning, estate planning tools, choosing a professional, etc.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/8/2018

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $110.00
    50 more for additional persons from the same operation

    Facilitator:

    Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Putnam County
    phone: 660-947-2705




    Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future - Centralia (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Centralia High School Vo-Ag Room
    849 S Jefferson Street, Centralia MO map...

    Description:

    3 night class (plus a weather date) to prepare farmers and businesses to understand estate and succession planning issues. Topics will include: communicating your wishes, estate tax and probate fees, steps in succession planning, estate planning tools, choosing a professional, etc.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/8/2018

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $110.00
    50 for each additional person from the same operation

    Facilitator:

    Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Putnam County
    phone: 660-947-2705




    Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future - Maryville (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    403 N Market, Room 308, Maryville MO map...

    Description:

    3 night class (plus a weather date) to prepare farmers and businesses to understand estate and succession planning issues. Topics will include: communicating your wishes, estate tax and probate fees, steps in succession planning, estate planning tools, choosing a professional, etc.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/8/2018

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $110.00
    50 for each additional person from the same operation

    Facilitator:

    Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Putnam County
    phone: 660-947-2705




    Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future - Memphis (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Scotland County Hospital - South Library Conference Rm
    450 East Sigler Ave, Memphis MO map...

    Description:

    3 night class (plus a weather date) to prepare farmers and businesses to understand estate and succession planning issues. Topics will include: communicating your wishes, estate tax and probate fees, steps in succession planning, estate planning tools, choosing a professional, etc.

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $110.00
    50 for each additional person from the same operation

    Facilitator:

    Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Putnam County
    phone: 660-947-2705




    Canceled: Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future - New London (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    311 South Main, Courthouse, New London MO map...



    Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 4 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    105 East 5th Street
    6000 Wilson Ave, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Registration:

    Contact Denise Sullivan at the University of Missouri-Jackson County Extension office at 816-482-5850.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/4/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    Yes

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
    phone: 816-482-5850




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 4 of 18)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase strength and improve balance and flexibility. Strength training helps reduce the risk of falls and increases ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

    Registration:

    To register call Lindsey at the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/3/2018

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $15.00

    Facilitator:

    Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Barn Quilts and Barn Quilt Trails (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    1 mile north of Hamilton on Highway 13
    8380 North Highway 13, Hamilton MO map...

    Description:

    Create your 2 x 2 foot barn quilt suitable for exterior display while learning about the folk art of Barn Quilts and creation of barn quilt trails.

    Registration:

    Contact Debbie Davis, 816-539-3765 or davisdd@missouri.edu..Participants need to bring Frog Tape (1/2 inch), hair dryer, and paint shirt. Youth younger than 12 will need an adult partner for a successful experience.

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $15.00

    Facilitator:

    Debra Davis, davisdd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clinton County
    phone: 816-539-3765




    Master Gardener

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Master Gardeners, or individuals interested in becoming a Master Gardener, are invited to an informational meeting that will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the fellowship hall in the main building of First Baptist Church of Cabool. The church is located at 801 Ozark Street, Cabool, MO. Discussion will include general gardening, the Cabool Community Garden, volunteer opportunities, possible scheduling of future meeting dates and identification of program topics of interest. The meeting time can be counted towards volunteer hours and a door prize will also be given. For more information regarding Master Gardener’s, contact the University of Missouri Texas County Extension office at 417-9674545, via email: fletchera@missouri.edu , or you may visit the web site at: http://extension.missouri.edu/mg/home.aspx

    Registration:

    No pre-registration or RSVP necessary.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Debra Davis, davisdd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clinton County
    phone: 816-539-3765




    Dade Forage and Crop Conference

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    United Methodist Church
    410 Main Street, lockwood MO map...

    Description:

    Understanding and Using Your Soil Test- Tim Schnakenberg Missouri Fence Law- Joe Koenen

    Registration:

    Call 417-637-2112

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/15/2018

    Cost:

    $5.00

    Facilitator:

    Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Cooking Matters for Families at First Christian Church in Bolivar (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals and stretch your food dollars from trained nutrition professionals!

    Registration:

    Call the Polk County Extension Office at 417-326-4916

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/10/2018

    Class size:

    8

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Northwest Missouri Corn Growers Meeting

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University
    St. Joseph MO

    Description:

    The Missouri Corn Growers and Northwest Corn Growers will host an informational meeting Thursday, January 18 at the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State College. The meeting will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. with the formal program beginning at 9 a.m. All farmers and those from adjoining states are welcomed to attend. Lunch is provided by local and regional agribusinesses. Kimberly Atkins, Vice President of the U.S. Grains Council will address issues related to markets and trade. Chris Chinn, Director of Missouri Department of Agriculture, will address state agricultural issues. This year, the corn growers will bring to St Joseph, Ben Buckner, AgResource Consulting and Naomi Blohm with Stewart Peterson. Both will provide a marketing update and discuss grain-marketing opportunities for the coming year. In addition, weather is always a concern to area growers. Bryce Anderson, DTN will provide a weather outlook for 2018. Paul Neiffer, CliftonLarsonAllen, will provide an analysis on the tax changes. In addition, Katie Marshall, Missouri Corn Growers, will provide an organization update. For more information, contact Morris Heitman at 816-387-1390 or Jason Hull at 660-582-6902.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Holt County
    phone: 660-446-3724




    Marketing - Other

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

    Description:

    Learn new tricks and tools to get the most out of your social media marketing efforts, including Facebook Insights, graphic design tools, and social media tricks.  more...

    Registration:

    Any Kennett business professional or someone looking to start a business may attend this training free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. Space will be limited. Please RSVP to Jakob Pallesen jpallesen@semo.edu 573-651-5156 or Melissa Combs 573-888-5828 mlcombs@kennettmo.com with the number attending from your organization.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/18/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Marketing - Other

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Learn new tricks and tools to get the most out of your social media marketing efforts, including Facebook Insights, graphic design tools, and social media tricks. more...

    Registration:

    Any Kennett business professional or someone looking to start a business may attend this training free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. Space will be limited. Please RSVP to Jakob Pallesen jpallesen@semo.edu 573-651-5156 or Melissa Combs 573-888-5828 mlcombs@kennettmo.com with the number attending from your organization.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/18/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Tools for Social Media Marketing

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Learn new tricks and tools to get the most out of your social media marketing efforts, including Facebook Insights, graphic design tools, and social media tricks. more...

    Registration:

    Any Kennett business professional or someone looking to start a business may attend this training free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. Space will be limited. Please RSVP to Jakob Pallesen jpallesen@semo.edu 573-651-5156 or Melissa Combs 573-888-5828 mlcombs@kennettmo.com with the number attending from your organization.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/18/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kayla Ray, kbray1s@semo.edu
    Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
    phone: 314-651-5156




    Smart Start: Developing a Successful Business

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    408 Washington Avenue, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    Do you dream of starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? How do you validate your startup idea before you quit you day job? What chance does your idea have of being profitable? It’s easy to become overwhelmed in the early stages of launching a company. Learn the first steps to starting a business your own business and how to pave the way to success. This 2 hour long workshop will outline the first steps you need to take, how to create a business plan, and how to get a handle of the finances from the start.  more...

    Registration:

    Register: Click Here to register online. You may also email info@ozsbi.com or call 417-256-9724 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/17/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    City of Republic Strategic Planning and Development

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Republic MO

    Description:

    Participants from the City of Republic Missouri will go through goal development, the action planning process, team building, leadership development, and community decision making activities. The course is tailored to the community's needs. This is day one of two.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    What Businesses Need to Know About Sexual Harassment

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Description:

    Learn from Polsinell partner and attorney, Carol Barnett, what every business needs to know in 2018 regarding sexual harassment as well as changes from the new tax law that effect sexual harassment expenses.

    Registration:

    Rebecca Lobina, 816-364-4105, lobina@nwmissouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/17/2018

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rebecca Lobina, lobina@nwmissouri.edu
    Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
    phone: 816-232-4461




    Women in Business Group C

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Technology Development Center
    900 Innovation Drive , Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    Women in Business Group (Group C) Share your ideas and options about creating a woman in business group

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/1/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Travin Shelton, sheltontt@mst.edu
    Missouri University of Science and Technology SBTDC
    phone: 573-341-6272




    Boost Your Brain and Memory, Trenton, MO (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    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.

    Registration:

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

    Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Livingston County
    phone: 660-646-0811




    Pettis County 4-H Council Monthly Meeting (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

    Where:  
    1012A Thompson Blvd., Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    Pettis County 4-H Council Monthly Meeting

    Session topic:

    Pettis County 4-H Council Monthly Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Blake Gazaway, gazawayb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pettis County
    phone: 660-827-0591