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    Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

    Parenting a Second Time Around El Dorado Springs (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

    Description:

    Provides education for relative caregivers, particularly grandparents but still very applicable for aunts/uncles other relatives or non-related foster families. Topics included may range from parenting, relationship building, financial, and legal issues.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kyleigh Sullivan, sullivankd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8460




    Community Economic Development (Session 6 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

    Description:

    Fostering community economic development through a holistic approach involves planning, economic analysis, leadership development, economic analysis, and fostering a climate for innovation.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephen Mukembo, mukembos@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193




    Johnson County SWCD Board Meetings (Session 10 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Sustainable crop production programs for 21st century. Focuses on techniques that minimize environmental impact, and offers research on selecting the best crop genetics, as well as proper crop management decisions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Travis Harper, harpertw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Henry County
    phone: 660-885-5556




    Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    1905 Hillcrest Dr, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Tai chi is one of the most effective, easy to learn, exercises for health of mind and body. The Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention program is designed to improve multiple aspects of health through slow, gentle movements that can be practiced almost anywhere. The degree of exertion can be easily adjusted making this program suitable for adults of all levels and abilities. Published medical studies have shown benefits such as pain relief, improved balance and reduced falls. You will learn warm-up exercises, 6 Basic and 6 Advanced moves, and a cool down during 16 one hour classes. Harmony of inner and outer self comes from integrating mind and body, which can be achieved through the ongoing practice of tai chi.

    Registration:

    Pre-Registration Required. Contact Kelsey Weitzel at 573-882-2799 or muextsssh@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/20/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $60.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
    Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
    phone: 573-882-2799




    Strength In Numbers -Strategic planning and updates plus Outreach activities (Session 37 of 45)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Blue Springs Office

    Description:

    Strength in Numbers puts those interpersonal processes to work to help you make healthy lifestyle changes. Coordinating with other activities already in your schedule — such as service clubs or church groups — we provide health lessons to help you set and meet your goals. Members of your group become each other's “health family,” offering suggestions, support and just plain encouragement as you strive to achieve those health goals you’ve been considering.

    Session topic:

    Evaluate progress of outreach activities for Strength in Numbers program, and provide feedback to Vista Volunteer and Covenant Community Health and wellness as necessary. Check data on qualtrics, communicate as needed and coordinate outreach.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Entrepreneurship - SCCC Marshall

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    900 W. Vest St., Marshall MO map...

    Description:

    At the end of the Workshop, attendees will be able to:
    • Understand how to start a business
    • Develop a business plan
    • Get financing for the business
    • Hire and train employees
    • Run the business
    • Grow the business

    Registration:

    Contact Saline County Career Center

    Cost:

    $99.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
    phone: 660-596-7350




    Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    511 Elm St, Chillicothe MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 


    Registration:

    Pre-registration required prior to the class.



    To register contact:

    Teresa Smith or Jessica Trussell

    Livingston County Extension Office

    660-646-0811


    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus on Kids-Sedalia

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.


    Registration:

    To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Pettis County at 660-827-0591.


    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    Thai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention allows you to express both mind and body, helping you to not only learn a new skill and promote good health, it will help you achieve harmony with yourself and the world around you. Come move with us!

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance- Jefferson County Northwest Branch (Session 2 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    5680 Missouri PP, High Ridge MO map...

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This program is taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists and consists of eight, two-hour sessions. The sessions help participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. In general the program promotes exercise to increase strength and balance to help reduce the risk of falls in older adults.



     


    Registration:

    Please register through OASIS Institute- St. Louis website more...

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-2115




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy & Strength in Numbers- Dade Co (Session 6 of 18)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    2 N Main St, Greenfield MO map...

    Description:

    This isa 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

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    FREE

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters at the Store Virtual Tour

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Kenneth Locke Apartments
    1012 Linden Way, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    In this fun and interactive, 1 1/2-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available.

    Each participant will receive:
    • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes
    • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes
    • $10 grocery store gift card

    Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connect kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

    Registration:

    This tour is for residents of the Jefferson City Housing Authority. To register, contact Amy VanOverschelde by phone at 573-635-6163, ext. 221.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/1/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

    Facilitator:

    Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Kimberling City (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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:

    Please call the Stone County Extension Office (357-6812) or the Kimberling City Senior Center (739-1688) to register.

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/19/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Nevatt, jnevatt@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Stone County
    phone: 417-357-6812




    Strength In Numbers & Stay Strong Stay Healthy- Dade Co (Session 7 of 18)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 11 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    2 N Main St, Greenfield MO map...

    Description:

    Strength in Numbers puts those interpersonal processes to work to help you make healthy lifestyle changes. Coordinating with other activities already in your schedule — such as service clubs or church groups — we provide health lessons to help you set and meet your goals. Members of your group become each other's “health family,” offering suggestions, support and just plain encouragement as you strive to achieve those health goals you’ve been considering.

    Registration:

    Please call 417-682-3579 or email stevensonlk@missouri.edu to register

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/6/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Free

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Forsyth (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Nevatt, jnevatt@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Stone County
    phone: 417-357-6812




    Cooking Matters at the Store Virtual Tour

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Ted Herron Apartments
    1303 Edmonds Street, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    In this fun and interactive, 1 1/2-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available.

    Each participant will receive:
    • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes
    • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes
    • $10 grocery store gift card

    Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connect kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

    Registration:

    This tour is for residents of the Jefferson City Housing Authority. To register, contact Amy VanOverschelde by phone at 573-635-6163, ext. 221.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/1/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

    Facilitator:

    Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Focus on Kids-Saline County

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Saline County Extension Office Meeting Room
    353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing to attend an educational parenting program. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

    Registration:

    To register for this class call the Saline County Extension Office at 660-886-6908.

    Cost:

    $35.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    Cooking Matters at the Store Virtual Tour

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Robert Hyder Apartments
    1310 Linden Drive, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    In this fun and interactive, 1 1/2-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available.

    Each participant will receive:
    • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes
    • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes
    • $10 grocery store gift card

    Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connect kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

    Registration:

    This tour is for residents of the Jefferson City Housing Authority. To register, contact Amy VanOverschelde by phone at 573-635-6163, ext. 221.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/1/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

    Facilitator:

    Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Focus on Kids (Session 10 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Crocker MO

    Description:

    Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children. Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Cathy Galland, gallandcs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pulaski County
    phone: 573-736-2119




    LaunchU SFCC LOZ (Session 3 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Stone Crest Mall
    Stone Crest Mall, Upper Level 3797 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach 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 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
    • Competed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

    Registration:

    Contact Kelly Asbury

    Cost:

    $250.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
    phone: 660-596-7350




    Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop - SCCC Marshall

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    900 W. Vest St., Marshall MO map...

    Description:

    In this beginning level class, you will learn how to create your own company, set up your chart of accounts, enter and pay bills; write checks, track sales, set company preferences, and much more.

    This course is designed for those who are new to the software or those who want to become more confident, proficient and secure in accounting for your business.

    Registration:

    Contact Saline County Career Center

    Cost:

    $59.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
    phone: 660-596-7350




    Taking Care of You (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Fisher Delta Research Center
    147 State Hwy T, Portageville MO map...

    Description:

    “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 take better care of yourself and your overall health.
    Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities.

    You will consider ways to:
    Take better care of all aspects of your health — body, mind and spirit
    Become more aware of your mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health
    Respond versus react to the stress in your life
    Discover opportunities in life’s challenges
    Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you
    Find ways to bring more joy into your life
    Simplify your life
    Live more in the moment

    Registration:

    Please call (573) 333-0258 to register.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/1/2019

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Samantha Anderson, samantha.anderson@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pemiscot County
    phone: 573-333-0258




    Leadership Ash Grove (Session 4 of 9)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    100 W Main St, Ash Grove MO map...

    Description:

    Individuals that enroll in Leadership Ash Grove must earn a set number of points to graduate. Participants will get hands-on training in leadership, grow their local network, and learn about local needs which will empower them to take on community leadership and volunteer roles that will improve Ash Grove!

    Grow your network, become a better resident, and learn how to improve the quality of life in Ash Grove.

    Since 1984, nearly 8,000 people in more than one-third of Missouri's counties have participated in local EXCEL leadership development programs.
    Communities investing in EXCEL programs see new and younger people running for public office, more involvement in community activities and organizations, heightened community appearance and better functioning boards and commissions. more...

    Session topic:

    Meeting theme: School District / Education, meeting held at the Ash Grove Schools.

    Registration:

    Thanks to funding from a local grant and the Greene County Commission, enrollment is free. However, seating is limited. And you must be over the age of 17 and either live or work in Ash Grove in order to take part in the class. more...

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Understanding Financial Statements: Where is Your Money going?

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    SBA/Urban League Small Business Empowerment Alliance
    9420 West Florissant Avenue, St. Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Manage Your financials-Don't let Them Manage You is designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. During this course, you will learn to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and success. You will leave this session with a greater understanding of how to read and interpret financial documents and how to use that information to drive business decisions.

    Registration:

    Register athttps://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/21257
    FREE more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Hickory County Council Dinner & Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    18715 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jocelyn Wheeler, wheelerjr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Crawford County Extension Council Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jocelyn Wheeler, wheelerjr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Cooper County Council Meeting (Session 8 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661