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Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Social Media: Secrets and Strategies for Business

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Join us for this seminar to learn best practices for your business's social media, teaching you how to make targeted and strategic decisions that yield real results.

This 3 hour training will show you:

  • What real business-to-business vs business-to-customer social media strategy looks like
  • How your website should be working to help facilitate the growth of your business
  • How to get targeted clients, prospects and industry media to share your stuff
  • What to do about ugly comments and trolls
  • How to "warm up" trade show leads weeks before the event starts
  • How to stay in Facebook's news feed without paying so much for ads
  • Facebook advertising tricks for businesses with small budgets
  • What do all the numbers mean? What really matters when it comes to social media analytics.
  • How much time does it really take to be successful with social media?

Cost:

$199.00
Scholarships may be available.

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Focus on Kids-Boonville

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville 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 Cooper County at 660-882-5661.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Starting and Managing a Small Business

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

For those in the start-up phase, or short time business owners, this workshop will give an overview of: 

* Resources for starting a business

* Training or assistance needed to operate a business

* Regulations and legalities involved in opening a business

* Business planning, marketing strategies, and financial processes

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Learn the key components of a business plan. Topics covered are:

* Introduction

* The importance of a business plan

* Key elements of a business plan: Business description, Management & Organizational plan, Marketing plan, Financial plan, Supporting documents, Executive summary

Registration:

thelearningforce@sfccmo.edu

660-530-5855

 more...

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Noland Road Baptist Church
4505 S Noland Road, Independence 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




Cake Decorating Workshop

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
201 Highway 136 East, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

Youth will learn skills from a local cake business owner. They will get the chance to decorate a two layer cake that they can then take home.

Registration:

RSVP required

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
If not able to pay for class please contact Sam O'Riley for assistance.

Facilitator:

Samantha O'Riley, orileys@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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




2018 Grow Your Farm (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

Description:

Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.

Session topic:

Identifying Values and Creating Goals

Registration:

There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm. Contact Debi Kelly, 636-797-5391 or kellyd@missouri.edu for more information. Register by Feb. 23 at the MU Extension Center in Jefferson County, 301 Third St, PO Box 497, Hillsboro, MO 63050.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Show Me Better Health - Campus Lutheran (Boone Co) (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
On the East side of College Avenue between Broadway and University Ave.
304 S College Avenue, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, or any other ongoing health condition? Then, attend the upcoming Show Me Better Health program offered by the University of Missouri Extension in Boone County. Through this FREE workshop, you will learn skills to help you: plan exercise and nutrition, manage pain, increase energy, make treatment decisions, and much more. Participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and a Relaxation for the Mind and Body CD.

Registration:

Contact office@campuslutheran.org or 573-442-5942. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Canceled: Annie's Project - Crawford County (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
People's Bank Annex
408 W. Washington Street, Cuba MO map...



Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Osceola

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
1st Baptist Church
555 W Walnut Street, Osceola MO map...

Description:

Meets training requirements to purchase restricted use pesticides

Registration:

call 417646-2419 by February 20 to register

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Vernon County
phone: 417-448-2560




Canceled: Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 6 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Fairgrounds 4 H Building
4560 S 100th Rd, Bolivar AL map...



Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
208 North Main, Paris MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$12.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training to re-certify no charge, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573-633-2640




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
208 North Main, Paris MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$12.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training to re-certify no charge, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573-633-2640




Canceled: QuickBooks Online Version

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Annex
1901 N.E. 48th Street,Clay County Annex, Kansas City MO map...



Extension Council - February

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Audrain 4-H Center
21509 Highway D, Mexico MO map...

Description:

Annual Meeting & regular monthly meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sobba, SobbaM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Audrain County
phone: 573-581-3231




FranFit

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where:  
Saint Charles City-County Library Spencer Road Branch
427 Spencer Road, St. Peters MO map...

Description:

looking to bring quality business concepts to its residents. In partnership with the Small Business Development Center & FranNet, is offering a workshop on franchising. Most people think of French fries and sub sandwiches when they hear the word franchise. However, franchising is MUCH more than that! Buying a franchise may be a more appealing way to get into business rather than starting from scratch. A franchise purchase includes training, systems and support from the franchisor and history of information from other franchises in the system. You'll hear Chris Coleman, a franchise owner himself, and a franchise consultant who helps people find business that are a great fit. In this workshop we will cover: Prime area to start your new business Evaluating Franchising vs. starting from scratch or purchasing an existing business Pros and cons of purchasing a franchise Common myths & mistakes people make when researching franchises How to evaluate franchise opportunities and determine the best choice for you Funding options Much more!

Registration:

Contact Lynette Oliver for details

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis North City - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




SWMO Spring Forage Conference Forage Production and Management

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Driving Directions to University Plaza Hotel: Traveling South on Highway 13 (Kansas Expressway): Turn left (east) onto Chestnut Expressway. Turn right (south) onto Sherman Parkway. Sherman Parkway turns into John Q. Hammons Parkway. Hotel on corner of John Q. Hammons Parkway and East St. Louis Street. From Highway 65 South from I-44: Exit onto Chestnut Expressway. West on Chestnut Expressway. Turn left (south) onto Sherman Parkway. Sherman Parkway turns into John Q. Hammons Parkway. Hotel on corner of John Q. Hammons Parkway and East St.Louis Street.
Springfield MO

Description:

SWMO Spring Forage Conference “Mineral Supplementation on Pasture” — Dr. Eric Bailey —Dr. Bailey is the State Extension Beef Nutrition Specialist at the University of Missouri. “Non-chemical Weed Management” — Dr. Mike Burton, Terry Halleran and Dr. Will McClain – Dr. Mike Burton will present the combined perspectives of this three-person panel. “Grazing Alfalfa” — Twain Butler — Twain Butler is a Professor and Research Agronomist at the Noble Research Institute. “The 3 Secrets for Increasing Profit” And “Hard Work & Harmony” — Dave Pratt —World renown as a sustainable agricultural speaker, Dave also teaches the Ranching for Profit school to students worldwide. “Understanding Forage Quality – RFQ Defined” — Gary Lacefield — University of Kentucky Professor Emeritus. Gary has authored/coauthored over 300 publications, papers, articles, and books and is highly decorated in his public service for forage/livestock research and extension. “Adapting to the Plant Growth Curve” — Dr. Will McClain — is Assistant Professor at Missouri State University. With more than a dozen years of experience as an Extension Specialist with the University of Missouri, he is widely respected for his knowledge in soil fertility and forage physiology. “Increasing Value of Your Calf Crop” — Dr. Gant Mourer — Joined the beef extension group at Oklahoma State University the fall of 2012. A native of Carrier, Ok, Gant graduated with a BS degree in 2005 and completed his MS in 2012. While completing his MS degree Gant was a herdsman for the Range Cow Research Center, North Range Unit at OSU. “Bermuda – Benefits in a Grazing System” — Dr. James Rogers — Rogers serves as an associate professor and principle investigator in the Research Cornerstone at the Noble Research Institute. “Multi-Species Grazing” — Greg Christianson — “Conditioning Cows for Pregnancy” — Jason Salchow —

Registration:

You are invited to join us for the 34th anniversary Southwest Spring Forage Conference and joint Heart of America Grazing Conference in Springfield, MO. The two-day conference offers topics of interest for any grazing professional with three keynote speakers and breakout sessions offering a wide range of topics. We anticipate another full house, so be sure to mark your calendars to attend. Registration Payments can be made by check (download and print this pdf file, attach check, and mail) or by Pay Pal, or in cash or check the day of conference. Debit and Credit cards cannot be accepted at on-site registration. Cost of registration for Monday, February 26, 2018 can be purchased with our without the evening meal. Registration cost for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 includes lunch. *** A transaction fee of 2.9% + $.30 per registration will be included and collected by Pay Pal for payments made via Pay Pal. Pre-registrations can be made until February 16th, after that date there will be a $10.00 price increase per registration. Heart of America Grazing Conference Monday, February 26, 2018. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Sessions are from 1:00– 9:00 PM with dinner served at 6:00 PM. Afternoon Workshops only – $25 per person; Workshops, Evening program and Dinner meal – $50 per person. Southwest Missouri Spring Forage Conference Tuesday, February 27, 2018. $35 per person includes breaks and luncheon. $45 if received after 2/16/18.

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2018

Class size:

400

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
Student Registration Registration for Monday, February 26, 2018 – Afternoon Workshops only – $20.00. Workshops, evening program and meal – $45 per person. $55 if received after 2/16/18. Registration for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 $30 per person. $40 if received after 2/16/18. Registration for both Monday and Tuesday (includes meals) $75 per person. $85 if received after 2/16/18.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767




Excel Level 1

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Learn the practical uses of Microsoft Excel. Participants will be given an overview of Excel and will learn how to build, format, save, and print Excel workbooks. During this training event, participants will learn how to create basic worksheets with text, numbers, formulas, and functions. Learn to utilize ribbons, the help system and other Excel features. Find out how to insert, delete, move, and copy data. Learn how to create and modify charts. Each participant will receive a manual and completion certificate. Date: February 27 (Tuesday) and March 1 (Thursday), 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm both days more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eewhpwam7ccafeea more...

Cost:

$124.00

Facilitator:

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




2018 Master Gardener Core Training/Greene County (Session 7 of 13)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Master Gardener training for new members.

Session topic:

Master Gardener Core Training; Herbaceous and Tropical Ornamental Plants

Cost:

$160.00

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Character Counts Lamar HeadStart (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10 p.m. to Thursday, March 1, 2018, 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Headstart
Lamar MO

Session topic:

Character Critter Respect

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Canceled: CANCELED: Master Gardener Core Class Series - Boone County (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boone Electric Cooperative Community Room
1413 Range Line Street, Columbia MO map...



Being Your Own Boss

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
William J. Harrison Education Center
3140 Cass Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Let work for yourself @ 50+ Help You Get Started/Call toll Free 888-339-5617 to register for a workshop near you. Work for yourself @50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today's economy. Join us for an interactive workshop that will help you assess opportunities for self-employment, build skills and connect with resources in your community. After you complete the workshop, you will also have a special opportunity to work with our team to: . Create a free, online business plan. . Receive additional training on how to access funding. . Work one-on-one with workshop staff to meet your needs.

Registration:

Call toll free 888-339-5617/ or contact Lynette Olive at 314-405-8400

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis North City - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




VITA Tax Appointments (Madison County)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Description:

VITA volunteers provide free tax assistance to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ashley Bales, balesa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Madison County
phone: 573-783-3303




SSSH level 1 Lake Ozark (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Class will be held in the multi purpose room
1600 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Savvy Saving for Kids (Fredericktown)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Description:

A fun and educational evening where families will learn about the importance of saving, meet bank representatives, do a mock shopping experience and make a piggy bank.

Registration:

Ozark Regional Library (573) 783-2120

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2018

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ashley Bales, balesa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Madison County
phone: 573-783-3303




Human Resources for Small Businesses

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

As small businesses continue to grow, the need for a professionally run Human Resources "Department" increases. Learn when human resources should be established as a formal entity and how further developing an HR function can contribute to the growth of your company. Every aspect of business is affected by the human resources function. Owners and managers need to understand how to set-up and manage this key area of operations. Both HR professionals and non-HR practitioners responsible for human resources-related activities should attend this seminar. Topics include: Conducting an initial needs assessment Writing & introducing employee handbooks Creating complete job descriptions Establishing compensation, benefits and performance appraisal programs Maintaining viable records, policies and procedures Developing pre-employment requirements Organizing orientation materials for new employees Managing internal reporting systems and communication techniques more...

Registration
deadline:

2/26/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Diabetes Self-Management at McCarty Senior Center, Wheatland (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management program (DSMP) is a community-based program that assists participants in managing type 2 diabetes. DSMP is provided in 2.5 hour sessions once a week for six weeks in community settings (e.g. churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals). The weekly sessions are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with diabetes themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration; 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; 3) healthy eating 4) appropriate use of medication; and 5) working more effectively with health care providers. Participants make weekly action plans, share experiences and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. Contact the Hickory County Extension Office at 417-745-6767.

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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