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    Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

    FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ (Session 9 of 10)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    4747 Troost
    Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ is targeted to existing businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business forward even after the program has ended.

    Week 1: Sizing Up Your Business
    Focus: Assessing your organization

    Week 2: Exploring Growth Opportunities
    Focus: Scanning the marketplace

    Week 3: Making Strategic Decisions
    Focus: Developing direction

    Week 4: Using Financial Tools
    Focus: Building a case for growth

    Week 5: Strengthening the Product/Service
    Focus: Operational planning

    Week 6: Growing the Market with Intl. Trade
    Focus: Exporting & Trade Basics 101

    Week 7: Leading the Organization
    Focus: Succession Planning 101

    Week 8: Managing Operations for Growth
    Focus: Management Flow Chart

    Week 9: Charting Financial Performance
    Focus: Trend analysis for growth

    Week 10: Making It Happen

    Registration:

    Apply at this link:

    http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/apply/

     more...

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $795.00

    Facilitator:

    Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
    University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
    phone: 816-235-6428




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Albany Aug-Oct, 2017 (Session 16 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    205 N Smith Street, Albany MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

    We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

    Registration:

    Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu to register. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need materials in an alternative format, please inform me when registering.

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/15/2017

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
    University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
    phone: 816-235-6428




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Sedalia (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    Sedalia MO

    Description:

    Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete a short warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

    Registration:

    To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 10 of 17)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 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:

    When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-11 AM, Starting September 13, 2017 Where: Northwest Technical School; 1515 South Munn, Maryville, MO Length: 8 weeks Fee: $45 To register: Call 660-582-8311

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management-Osage Beach (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    This 6 session course will help people with chronic illness learn healthy ways to live with a disease. Knowledge and skills learned include those needed to manage and overcome physical and emotional problems caused by the disease.

    Registration:

    Please contact Camden County MU Extension at 573-346-2644 to register. Instructors: Amy Bartels, Mary Sebade Nutrition & Health Education Specialists Class location: Osage Beach Senior Center, behind Hope Lutheran Chapel in Osage Beach

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/20/2017

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    14th Annual Multi-County Women's Health Conference

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    PO Box 187, Benton MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Maude Harris, HarrisMau@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Scott County
    phone: 573-545-3516




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Harrisonville (Session 1 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Cass County University of Missouri Extension 201 W. Wall Harrisonville, MO 64701
    201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

    Registration:

    Call Cass County University of Missouri Extension at 816-380-8460

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/11/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Maude Harris, HarrisMau@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Scott County
    phone: 573-545-3516




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

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    103 Hodge Dr., Carl Junction MO map...

    Description:

    This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

    Registration:

    Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/3/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    2017 Grandfamilies Conference-Presentation Taking care of you

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
    1600 North 291 Highway, Liberty MO map...

    Description:

    "Creating Resilient Families through Mind, Body and Spirit" Raising a grandchild or other relative can be rewarding, but also challenging. The conference will provide information and resources to support your responsibilities as a caregiver in the parenting role.

    Registration:

    By phone 816-921-1963 Walk-ins are welcome Conference is for adults only.  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/13/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    Yes

    Cost:

    $40.00
    Fee covered by FNEP grant.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Freeman Advantage (Session 3 of 17)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
    3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an 8-week strength training program designed for older adults to maintain or gain strength, balance, and flexibility, which can decrease as we age.

    Registration:

    If interested, contact Jamie Gilmore with Freeman Advantage

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/4/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $2.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Start Up Basics - An Introduction to starting a Small Business (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    1901 Sunset Dr, Poplar Bluff MO 63901-2820
    1901 Sunset Drive, Poplar Bluff MO map...

    Description:

    LaunchU Part 1 will provide participants with an introduction to starting their own business and conducting a feasibility analysis. The section will include Introduction, Communicating the Business Concept, Gathering Information for Feasibility, Products and Services, Industry and competition, market segments and strategies. LaunchU Part 2 will provide participants with an introduction to starting their own business and conducting a feasibility analysis. The section will include pricing, cost of business, break-even analysis, projecting sales, operating costs, cash flow, and plans for further action.

    Session topic:

    LaunchU Part 1 will provide participants with an introduction to starting their own business and conducting a feasibility analysis. The section will include Introduction, Communicating the Business Concept, Gathering Information for Feasibility, Products and Services, Industry and competition, market segments and strategies

    Registration:

    Contact Gabby Penca at gpenca@semo.edu or call at (573) 651-2304 to register for this training.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/13/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Freeman Advantage (Session 3 of 17)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
    3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2 is for individuals who have completed at least two rounds of Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1. In Level 2 we continue to work toward improving strength, balance, and flexibility with more challenging exercises.

    Registration:

    If interested contact Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/4/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    Yes

    Cost:

    $2.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - St Clair Senior Center (Session 17 of 17)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    St. Clair Community Center
    310 Park Avenue, St. Clair MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a strength training program for middle ages and older adults who want to improve their flexibility, strength and balance, which enables individuals to improve their quality of life and remain active.  No one is too inactive to participate. Each session includes warm-up exercised, simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights, and cool down exercises.

    Session topic:

    Orientation

    Registration:

    Contact the University of Missouri, 116 West Main, Union, MO or call 636-583-5141 to register.

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Free to Snap eligible participants

    Facilitator:

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




    Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop (Mountain Grove, MO)

    When:  Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, 8 a.m. to Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044