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    Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

    FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 2 of 9)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
    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.
    Topics include:
    ~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
    ~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
    ~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
    ~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
    ~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
    ~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
    ~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

    Cost:

    $795.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 2 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Mo Dept of Conservation, Camdenton MO
    783 Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton MO map...

    Description:

    Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

    Session topic:

    Opening Session Program Overview Role of Naturalists

    Registration:

    Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/31/2018

    Class size:

    24

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $100.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2 (Session 10 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

    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.

    Registration:

    To register, contact the Cooper County Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/10/2018

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Northland Grandfamilies Northland Evening Support Group (Session 6 of 10)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Description:

    Raising a grandchild or other relative? Support group meetings for grandparents and other caregivers in a parenting role. Providing information and resources to support your responsibilities. Three support group opportunities.

    Registration:

    No registration necessary. Join the group of your choice.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Linn County 4-H Council

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    124 Z Pershing Dr , Brookfield MO map...

    Description:

    Each 4-H Club should send 3 representatives to 4-H Council.  During 4-H Council meetings decisions are made about the county program. 

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Chariton County
    phone: 660-288-3239




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1-Conway (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    105 W Jefferson Avenue, Conway 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:

    All classes will be held at the Conway Senior Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30am-10:30am. Registration is required. To register, call the Laclede County Extension office at 417-532-7126.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/18/2018

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    There is no fee for this class.

    Facilitator:

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




    CLIMB High (Session 8 of 10)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 2:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Johnson County Fairgrounds

    Session topic:

    Graduation

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193




    Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Dent County)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    112 E. 5th Street, Judicial Building, Salem MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. During this training, participants will learn about safe handling of pesticides, proper mixing, calibration techniques, environmental ramifications of improper mixing or careless application, chemical breakdown of pesticides in the environment, what records are needed, pesticide formulations, personal protective wear and how to clean it, pesticide storage, common MO pests, and integrated pest management (IPM).

    Registration:

    Please call Cary Terrill at the MU Extension office in Salem at 573-729-3196 to reserve your space ahead of time. Registration is required, space is limited.

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/28/2017

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 14 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 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- Level 1 is a beginner level, low-impact strength training program for older adults. The class performs 8 exercises to target the large muscle groups to improve strength, balance, and flexibility.

    Registration:

    To register, contact Jamie with Freeman Advantage, or call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/2/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 14 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 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- Level 2 is an advanced, low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Classes work all major muscle groups through eight different exercises.

    Registration:

    To register, contact Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage, or call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/2/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 14 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 is a beginner, low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase their strength and improve their balance and flexibility. Strength training can help reduce the risk of falls in older adults and increase ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

    Registration:

    To register, call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/9/2018

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Grow Your Farm Training and Farm Tour Series (Session 1 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    105 E 5th Street Ste 200, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Training and support for beginning farmers and others who want to evaluate and plan their farm enterprise. Participants will attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn and network. Instructors and farmers teach the sessions on how to: Build networks Create a mission Set goals Plan for profit Explore new agricultural alternatives Study practical legal issues Tour farms Obtain new resources Gain technical advice Learn sustainable practices  more...

    Registration:

    Contact: Jackson County Extension Center, 816-252-5056 or e-mail: Jeff Samborski (samborskij@missouri.edu) Space is limited Registration deadline is: February 23, 2018  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/23/2018

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $130.00
    It is recommended that you contact the Jackson County Extension Office to register due to the various fee options. 816-252-5051 $130 per farm business (2 people). $25 for each additional person from the same farm. $35 per farm business (2 people) if you are a veteran or are a socially disadvantaged farmer (a group whose members have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual qualities—see checklist below.) Limited to 20 farms. Fee includes seminar materials, speakers, and light refreshments.

    Facilitator:

    Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Platte County
    phone: 816-270-2141




    Greene County EXCEL (Leadership Development) (Session 7 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    State Capital
    Jefferson City MO

    Description:

    Partnering with the Greene County Commonwealth newspaper, participants in this leadership development program will come to understand the local issues facing communities in western Greene County. They will share that they are learning with the public through community editorials published in the Greene County Commonwealth. The group will meet formally once per month and dinner will be served.  more...

    Session topic:

    This session is a trip to Jefferson City to see a session of the legislature in session and to meet with area legislators. The exact date has not been determined yet but it should be the first part of March. Extension will provide a shuttle or vans to drive the group to Jefferson City and back.

    Registration:

    Complete our application form and contact the Greene County Extension office. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/28/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This year's program is underwritten by a special grant.

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1005 W Worley Street, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Are you in need of stretching your food dollars? Then, learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals while stretching your food dollars in this FREE six-week cooking class for parents! Class begins January 24 and ends on March 7 (no class on February 14). Must commit to attend the entire course. You will get a bag of FREE groceries for one of the lesson’s recipes each week for you to prepare at home, as well as enjoy the food you and your classmates prepare. Classes feature hands on learning and group discussion with instructors.

    Registration:

    To register call Laura McCulloch at 573-874-7769 or email Laura.McCulloch@como.gov. Register early as space is limited.

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri S&T Rolla (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Residential Commons 2 basement
    700 University Drive, Rolla MO map...



    Canceled: Diabetes Self-Management Program - Clarity Healthcare February 2018 (Session 4 of 7)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    141 Communications Drive, Hannibal MO map...



    SSSH level 1 Lebanon (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Lebanon senior center
    460 W 5th Street, Lebanon 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 Laclede County Extension office at 417-532-7126.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Advanced QuickBooks Desktop

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

    Description:

    This hands on workshop will help you learn advanced topics about QuickBooks. The following will be covered: Customizing sales receipts & invoices, adding custom fields, customizing & memorizing reports, memorizing transactions, exporting to excel, tracking quantities, reconciling accounts and much more. This class supports businesses that have experience using QuickBooks. Pre-registration required.

     more...

    Registration:

    Online: samborskij@missouri.edu Phone: 816-252-5051 Pre-registration Required  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/26/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $99.00

    Facilitator:

    Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Platte County
    phone: 816-270-2141




    1St Grade Gardening Program (Session 2 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    Each year, with the help of our local Master Gardeners (Hickory County) and FFA Chapters (Wheatland, Hermitage, Mack Creek, Weableau, and Skyline), we go into the elementary schools and offer an opportunity for hands on learning as each 1st grader plants a variety of gardening seeds to be grown in the spring. The local FFA chapter care for the seeds for about 4-5 weeks and then we send them home with the students to plant in their own gardens. Hopefully they will get to eat what they have planted. We also send home information about container grown gardening in the hope the parents can put together something the students can use so they can care for the plants.

    Session topic:

    Each year, with the help of our local Master Gardeners (Hickory County) and FFA Chapters (Wheatland, Hermitage, Mack Creek, Weableau, and Skyline), we go into the elementary schools and offer an opportunity for hands on learning as each 1st grader plants a variety of gardening seeds to be grown in the spring. The local FFA chapter care for the seeds for about 4-5 weeks and then we send them home with the students to plant in their own gardens. Hopefully they will get to eat what they have planted. We also send home information about container grown gardening in the hope the parents can put together something the students can use so they can care for the plants.

    Registration:

    None Required

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/23/2018

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    None Needed

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 13 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center in Cole County
    2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...



    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 13 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center in Cole County
    2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 is a strength training program based on research by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 program is designed to provide access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program for middle age and older adults. During each session, a 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:

    Contact the MU Extension Center in Cole County at 573-634-2824.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/17/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Rich Hill Mennonite community

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Rich Hill Mennonite School
    Albert and 1200 Rd., Vernon County, Rich Hill MO map...

    Description:

    Meets training requirements to purchase restricted use pesticides

    Session topic:

    Meets training requirements to purchase restricted use pesticides

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $12.00

    Facilitator:

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




    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




    MTI—Coaching Employees: Maryville

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    1515 S Munn Avenue, Maryville MO map...

    Description:

    The coaching process is central to performance management. We’ll provide you the coaching tools you need to motivate, delegate and diagnose performance problems; provide performance feedback; and facilitate the problem-solving process for employees.

    Registration:

    Contact Lori Tally at the Northwest Technical School at (660) 582-8311 or email ltally@maryville.k12.mo.us.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Diabetes Self-Management-Lebanon (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    860 Lynn Street, Lebanon MO map...

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    Yes

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Diabetes Self-Management (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.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:

    The 6-week class will help participants learn ways to self-manage their diabetes and take back control over their health. Participants will enjoy a safe, social environment where they can connect with others going through similar life situations. If you take care of a loved one with diabetes, this free class will be beneficial to you too.

    Registration:

    Call Lindsey Stevenson @ 417-682-3579 or e-mail stevensonlk@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/13/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    What's Bugging You About QuickBooks Online?

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

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

    Description:

    In this course you will learn: - to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online - gain advantage of computing in the cloud - all files will be available virtually anytime - explore pros and cons of online accounting - gain hands-on experience

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Social Media Marketing for Small Business

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Whether you have been in business for a while, or just beginning, this workshop will provide powerful tools to help market your business. You will learn:

    * How social media is changing the way businesses interact with customers

    * The ins and outs of Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, and Webpages

    * Why social media is more than just marketing 

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Starting and Managing a Small Business

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    900 W Vest Street, Marshall 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




    Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Business from Fraud

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Is your business safe from a cyber-attack? Small business owners will learn what actions they can take to take to lessen the risk of their business being hacked or compromised by a cybersecurity incident. In the past four years, cyber-attacks on small businesses have increased 660 percent. According to the National Small Business Association, the average attack on a small business costs that business $7,115. Companies that had their bank accounts hacked lost an average of $32,020. The goal of this seminar it to protect your organization's confidential data from cyber and internal criminals. This session focuses on a widespread form of targeted fraud impacting small to medium-sized business, non-profits, schools and public sector entities utilizing today’s technology. Perpetrators of the crime attempt to transfer money out of bank accounts using wire transfers and ACH transactions as well as other internal fraud schemes. FBI-recommended risk mitigation techniques will be presented. Learn inexpensive and zero cost measures to protect your business today! · Hear from a panel of experts in the fields of accounting, information technology, banking, insurance and computer recycling · Learn the steps to safeguard your business · Learn how to access resources and connect to professionals Presentation will cover: 1. Introduction: internal/external risk 2. Description: how the fraud works, victim selection, perpetration methods 3. Protection: education; computer, network & process enhancements; responsibilities and liabilities 4. Detection: account monitoring, warning signs, anti-virus software 5. Response: compromised computer handling and reporting suspicious activity 6. Destruction: how to safely destroy hardware and responsible disposal more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/27/2018

    Cost:

    $39.00

    Facilitator:

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




    2018 Chariton County Private Pesticide Applicator Training

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    306 South Cherry
    306 South Cherry, Keytesville MO map...

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Dhruba Dhakal, dhakald@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Chariton County
    phone: 660-288-3239




    Taking Care of You (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Located in the old William Kennedy School across from the Poplar Bluff public pool on the 3rd floor.
    614 Lindsay Avenue Ste 3, Poplar Bluff MO map...

    Description:

    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 the 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 

    Session topic:

    First half of Freeing Yourself From the Constraints of Time and Dealing with Life Changes

    Registration:

    Registration form (PDF) can be downloaded and printed.  The form and the $20 registration fee covers the 8 week workshop must be returned by January 22, 2018 to 614 Lindsay Ave, Poplar Bluff, MO or call 573-686-8064.  There is a maximum of 15 seats. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/22/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Sedalia (Session 13 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College Room 163
    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia 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.

    Session topic:

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

    Registration:

    Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/29/2017

    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 2 Sedalia 2018 (Session 13 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College Room 163
    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri 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! During the 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 warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching.

    Registration:

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

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/29/2017

    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 11 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Warsaw Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 8 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Boonslick Regional Library
    102 E Jackson Street, Warsaw 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 Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Tackling The Tough Skills for Youth (Session 2 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 10 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

    Registration:

    To register for this class please call the Cooper County MU Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/10/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Eating from the Garden (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 a.m.

    Where:  
    Eminence MO

    Description:

    Meet to plan Eating from the Garden program with teachers at the Eminence School.

    Session topic:

    Planning meeting for the Eating From the Garden Program.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Shannon County
    phone: 573-226-3268




    Farm to Table Forum

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Taney County Health Department
    320 Rinehart Road, Branson MO map...

    Description:

    Join state-wide support organizations, buyers, producers, schools, institutions, food hub folks, and more to discuss Farm to Table, hammer out solutions to challenges, and take our next steps together in strengthening our Local Food System!

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Christian County
    phone: 417-581-3558