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Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Fundamentals of Government Contracting The Bidding Process

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Charles Economic Development Center
5988 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Suite 111
St. Charles, MO 63304

5988 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Suite 111, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This basic 3 hour seminar will cover the federal government's acquisition process which will help you understand the instruments the government uses to solicit products and services and how they are used; proposal preparation, proposal blunders, and proposal evaluation. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Session topic:

This basic 3-hour seminar will cover the federal government’s acquisition process which will help you understand the instruments the government uses to solicit products and services and how they are used.

Registration:

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Carolyn Jones, jonescarol@umsystem.edu
St. Louis Regional PTAC
phone: 314/643-7684




Healthcare Reform Education (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Center
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

training for Healthcare Reform Education

Session topic:

Healthcare Reform Education-training the staff personnel from the Southeast Region

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




A Matter of Balance--partnership with Clay Co Public Health Center (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Clay County Public Health Center
800 Haines Drive, Liberty MO map...

Description:

The Clay Co Public Health Center schedules and facilitates "Matter of Balance" classes free of charge at various locations within Clay County. Clay County / University of Missouri Extension partners with the health center in offering these classes; sometimes assisting as a substitute instructor.

Session topic:

The Clay County Public Health Center is offering the "Matter of Balance" classes free of charge to any Clay County senior. MU Extension partners with the health center and assists with facilitating classes.

Registration:

For more information on the "Matter of Balance" program, contact the Clay Co Public Health Center at
816-595-4200 or the Clay County Extension Center at 816-407-3490

Registration
deadline:

10/1/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Introduction to QuickBooks (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

October 15 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)

October 17 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks software for your business bookkeeping needs. Emphasis will be placed on properly setting up list items which determine how the information feeds into the company financial statements. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card statements will be demonstrated. Reports for tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, company profitability, and company status will be presented.  more...

Session topic:

Day 1

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: (417) 625-9575




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Extension Center- Gardner room
E. 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

This is a Health Management Class. The six-week workshop for adults living with a chronic condition and their family members. Classes are highly interactive, where mutual support and success builds confidence in participants’ ability to manage their health while maintaining active & fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Feedback/problem solving session, Better breathing, muscle relaxation, pain and fatigue management, endurance activities and making and action plan

Registration:

To register, please call Carla Reed, RN, at 417-681-5256

Registration
deadline:

10/1/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
The class is free. Participants will receive a book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Developing Youth Leadership and Citizenship to Enhance Community Viability - School Enrichment (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Middle School
Clinton Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Puppet Power middle school puppetry program performs character education skits in elementary class rooms.

Session topic:

Puppet Power orientation session for students from surrounding schools.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 17 of 20)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Grand River Technical School
1200 Fair St, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is built on simple, strength building exercises that will improve balance, health, and state of mind. No, it’s not strenuous weight-lifting; you’ll start at a level that’s right for you.  more...

Registration:

Please contact Jessica Trussell at 660-646-0811 to register.

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 17 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center
11715 Cragwold Road, Kirkwood MO map...

Description:

A training program to help you discover the natural Missouri by developing your skills as a naturalist, resource scientist, botanist educator or recreations specialist. You'll gain a wealth of natural science information in classes given by some of Missouri's finest biologists and build new friendships with others who share a love of Missouri's outdoors. more...

Session topic:

Review, Wrap up, Graduation - Area chapters welcome new members, discussion of what happens next, short ceremony, and pot luck dinner.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Shelbyville (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Shelby County University of Missouri Extension office

106 E 3RD ST, Shelbyville MO map...

Description:

Are you interested in improving your muscle strength? Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a program designed to set you on the path to increasing your muscle strength, balance and flexibility. You don't have to visit a gym or buy any expensive equipment.

Session topic:

Third session. We will continue fitness exercises.

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2013

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




Focus on Kids

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Sikeston Public Library
221 N. Kingshighway, Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids for Parents who are Divorcing.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a 2 and 1/2 hour parenting program for divorcing parents.

Registration
deadline:

10/11/2013

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
Mississippi County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 683-6129




Master Gardener Core Course (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Gasconade County Extension Center
(Farm Bureau building).

1106 West Hwy 28, Owensville MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Extension has trained volunteers for the Missouri Master Gardener program since 1983. After completing the Core Course, Master Gardeners advise and train communities on gardening and environmental horticulture, and participate in various educational service projects. The volunteer based, not-for-profit Master Gardener program is instrumental in building strong communities in our region.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and taking an additional 6 hours of continued horticultural education.

Session topic:

Grasses and Turf: Matt Herring – MU Extension Agronomy Specialist from Franklin County

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

Matthew Herring, HerringM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course designed to give technology and science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable innovation. Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business. Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.

Registration:

If you have questions regarding the FastTrac® TechVenture™ program, please contact Jill Meyer at 816-235-6072 or meyerjz@umkc.edu.

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




Building Better Child Care (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark Community Technical College- Room 226, Richwood Valley Campus
Ozark MO

Description:

Four workshops will be offered for child day care providers in Christian County and surrounding counties in southwest Missouri

Session topic:

Mitzi Huffman R.N. will speak on Sexuality and Children, What is normal?

Registration:

Call Renette Wardlow, human development specialist 417-581-3558

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
participants will be charged $15 for each 3 hour session; there will be four, 3 hour sessions. An additional $5 fee will be charged those who attend the first session(CPR, first aid training).

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
UMKC SBTDC
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and brought to you by the UMKC SBTDC, you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan. Participants will learn about start-up issues and learn to address the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects. FastTrac® participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business endeavors throughout the course. This program is fast-paced and energizing, using guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.

Registration:

For more information and to receive an application, please email fasttrac@umkc.edu or call 816-235-6063. All application and payment materials must be completed no later than noon on Friday, September 20. View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$595.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes - Farmington -MAC (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College
North College Center, Room A
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601

5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Dining With Diabetes) is a four-session series that provides people with type 2 diabetes, their family and friends, with tools for the self-management of diabetes. The series focuses on nutrition, the cornerstone of diabetes management, but also reviews other self-management strategies that can help individuals avoid diabetes complications. Food demonstrations and tasting are included more...

Session topic:

Focus on Self-Management

Registration:

St. Francois County MU Extension Center
1 West Liberty, Suite 101
Farmington, MO 63640
Ph: 573-756-4539 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
40 per couple

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Womens Financial Education Series (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis MO map...

Description:

The Womens Financial Education Series (WFES) is a multi-session workshop that helps women to: improve money management skills, increase current levels of financial knowledge, develop confidence in decision-making abilities and gain control over lives by taking control over their finances. more...

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover. Print a registration form from the link below to mail payment. more...

Registration
deadline:

9/24/2013

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Suzanne Gellman, GellmanS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Annie's Project--Education for Farm Women in Park Hills Fall 2013 (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College North College Center
5720 Flat River Road, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

How property is titled, estate planning

Registration:

Registration is $75 and includes a black binder notebook, thumb drive, spreadsheet decision tool software, a light meal each night and the 18 hour workshop. Please pre-register by calling the Washington County Extension Office at (573) 438-2671.

Registration
deadline:

9/20/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Health Insurance Education and What you need to know about the Affordable Care Act

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Finley Room at Barton County MU Extension Center

801 East 12th Street,, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Session goal is to provide Missourians with the knowledge and skills they need to make the best health insurance decisions possible for themselves, their families and their businesses. Session will include information on:
• New options for buying health insurance: Health Insurance Marketplace
• Tax credits to help pay for health insurance
• New health insurance company rules to protect you
• Access to enrollment assistance
• Other information and assistance sources
• Tips for using health insurance

Session topic:

Because of the new health care law, individuals, families and businesses will need
to make decisions about their health insurance. As a nonpartisan, neutral entity,
University of Missouri Extension provides education to ensure informed decisions

Registration:

Finley Room at Barton County MU Extension Center
801 East 12th Street, Lamar, MO 64759
Callto register 417-682-3579;

Registration
deadline:

10/15/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




QuickBooks - Chillicothe Fall 2013 (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Session topic:

Discussion of QuickBooks, understanding reports, and getting around within the program

Registration:

To Register, one can call the Grand River Technical School at 646-3414

Registration
deadline:

9/18/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Hansen, HansenK@missouri.edu
Fiscal Administrative Management, MU Extension
phone: 660/646-0811




Cass County Master Gardener Training (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Cass County Center
201 W. Wall Street, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

An opportunity to become a certified Master Gardener in Cass County

Session topic:

Insect and Plant Diseases

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$180.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Hansen, HansenK@missouri.edu
Fiscal Administrative Management, MU Extension
phone: 660/646-0811




Kirksville Area Master Gardener meeting

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd. , Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Kirksville Area Master Gardeners.

Session topic:

The Master Gardeners will meet for a bench dedication. They will be adding two more names of deceased Master Gardeners to the bench. After this, they will go to Colton's Steakhouse for conversation and fellowship.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




Missouri Master Naturalist Volunteer Training (Session 12 of 14)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Interpretation

Registration
deadline:

6/21/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$100.00