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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Chain Saw Safety Training (Springfield, MO)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Springfield Parks Department Boathouse
5324 South Kissick, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This training is for employees of the Springfield Public Works Department and will address chain saw safety and maintenance.

Session topic:

This workshop will cover chain saw preparation, use and maintenance, protective gear, and tree pruning tips.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 166 of 174)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Chris Smith and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Fruit Pruning Workshops

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cox Surgery Center; CoxHealth
Springfield MO

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Healthy Eating; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.

Session topic:

2014 Master Gardener Core Training Orientation

Registration:

Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909