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Thursday, March 1, 2018

A Matter of Balance - St. Charles (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kathryn Linneman Library
2323 Elm Street, St. Charles 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. 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. The eight-session series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Registration:

To register, please call (636) 928-9355.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 12 of 18)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an exercise program designed to help keep older adults active. Over this 8 week program, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Call 660-582-8311 to register

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2018

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced -- Union at Zion UCC (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

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




Advanced QuickBooks Desktop

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

You will learn: - How to use QuickBooks to its full potential - Go beyond the basics to master QuickBooks - Designed for those who already have a good grasp on the basics of the program or have completed the introduction course

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Phelps (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




Online Marketing Trends & Tactics (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

It's been said that the Internet levels the playing field for large and small businesses. You don't have to spend tons of money on a web site to gain on-line customers, but you do need a plan. If you want to know how successful web marketers design web sites and communicate with their customers, this "best practices" presentation is for you. Did you jump onto the web bandwagon without first defining what your organization wants to accomplish? This seminar will introduce the powerful and effective tips, tools, and techniques for planning and executing an effective Internet presence. You will learn how to develop objectives, strategies, tactics, and measurable results for marketing your business on the worldwide web. Plus, discover how to avoid the most common mistakes companies make in the transition to e-commerce.  more...

Registration
deadline:

11/1/2017

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Thursday, March 1, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 15 of 18)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 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 Polk County 4-H Council meetings (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Extension Center
110 E. Jefferson Street, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

Planning meetings for the 2018 4-H year. All meetings are open to the public to those interested in the county 4-H program.

Session topic:

March meeting of the Polk County 4-H Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417-326-4916




Crop Scouting Program

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, noon to noon

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

Description:

A weekly, 2 minute recorded message is sent out containing research based information on: environmental issues, nutrient deficiencies, pest threshold level, pest description, damage description and pest control.  Several fields in Barton County and surrounding counties are physically scouted each week; the report is based on those observations.  Weekly scouting begins in March and ends in November; monthly telephone and email updates run November to February

Registration:

417-682-3579

http://extension.missouri.edu/barton/documents/Crop%20Scouting/2017/letter-form.pdf

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Platte County Resource Center
11724 NW Plaza Circle, Ste 300, kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Private Pesticide Applicator Training (PPAT) Program at the University of Missouri involves the initial training and recertification of Missouri's approximately 24,000 private pesticide applicators. The need for training in the application of pesticides is of high importance due to both the legal requirements and a real need for technical knowledge. Society demands for a cleaner environment encourage private applicators (farmers) to increase their knowledge and put new practices into use. The MU private pesticide applicator program reaches into essentially each of Missouri 114 counties to train farmers on the safe and proper use of agricultural pesticides on their farmlands, including restricted-use pesticides (RUPs).

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Holt County
phone: 660-446-3724




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
East of Novelty on 156
64399 Greenley Place, Novelty 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




Annie's Project - Newton County (Session 1 of 7)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ag Building, next to the doorms
601 Laclede Avenue, Neosho MO map...

Description:

Annie’s Project is a seven-week course that is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There is plenty of time for questions, sharing, reacting, and connecting with presenters and fellow participants. It's a relaxed, fun, and dynamic way to learn, grow, and meet other farm women.

 more...

Registration:

Please send Registration and $75 enrollment fee to McDonald County Extension Office. If you need assistance please call the office at 417-223-4775

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Lutes, lutesjl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in McDonald County
phone: 417-223-4775




1St Grade Gardening Program (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 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




2018 Master Gardener Core Training/Greene County (Session 8 of 13)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Master Gardener training for new members.

Session topic:

Master Gardener Core Training; Landscape Design

Cost:

$160.00

Facilitator:

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




Youth EXCEL - Lamar Career & Tech Center (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Career and Tech Center
Lamar MO

Description:

EXCEL: Experience in community Enterprise and Leadership. will be presented to student in Lamar Career and Tech Center enrolled in business enterprise and financial planning classes.

Session topic:

Personal Budgeting

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Women's Financial Education Series (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

A five-week educational series to help you learn to take control of your financial life. You will learn more about financial management, credit and debt management, estate planning, insurance, investing and retirement planning. There is no promotion of products or services.  more...

Session topic:

Banking, credit and debt management, credit scoring, credit reports

Registration:

Call MU Extension at 636-970-3000. All major credit cards accepted.

Registration
deadline:

2/16/2018

Cost:

$49.00
Partial scholarships are available. Call Suzanne Gellman for details.

Facilitator:

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




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




Character Counts Lamar HeadStart (Session 4 of 6)

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

Where:  
Lamar Headstart
Lamar MO

Session topic:

Character Critters- Fairness

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Advisory Board Development(Managing and Forming) (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

This 12-session class shows you how an advisory board is an informal group of local business professionals who can help you run your business better. And because advisory boards are unofficial, you have a great deal of latitude in how set it up. Advisory boards can be structured both to help with the direct operation of your company and to keep you informed on various business, legal and financial trends that may affect you and your business. This class shows you how to: . Form an advisory board . Choose the members . Set an agenda for success . Create accountability . Expand your business . Build capacity this class is hosted by the University of Missouri Extension Small Business Development Center and the Regional Union Construction center. Join today

Registration:

Private workshop

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SSSH level 1 Lake Ozark (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 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 Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Diabetes Education including Diabetes Self-Management- First United Church Blue Springs (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs
301 SW Woods Chapel Rd, Blue Springs MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Next to Dade County Health Department
409 W Water St, Greenfield MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, cook delicious, affordable meals, and safe food handling practices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a persons life span, as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual budget.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

2/14/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Online Marketing Trends & Tactics

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

It's been said that the Internet levels the playing field for large and small businesses. You don't have to spend tons of money on a web site to gain on-line customers, but you do need a plan. If you want to know how successful web marketers design web sites and communicate with their customers, this "best practices" presentation is for you. Did you jump onto the web bandwagon without first defining what your organization wants to accomplish? This seminar will introduce the powerful and effective tips, tools, and techniques for planning and executing an effective Internet presence. You will learn how to develop objectives, strategies, tactics, and measurable results for marketing your business on the worldwide web. Plus, discover how to avoid the most common mistakes companies make in the transition to e-commerce.  more...

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2018

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in St. Louis County
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 is for individuals who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The Level 2 class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Center in St. Louis County at 314-400-2115

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




3rd Annual Summer Lovin' Health Challenge (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
1301 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

The Summer Lovin' Health Challenge is a 12-week journey to sustainable, healthier living. Participants check in at the Barton County Health Department and discuss any successes or struggles in making the healthy choice the easy choice. Each week, a new topic is highlighted pertaining to making healthy lifestyle behavior changes like goal setting, motivation, preventative health, and more. more...

Registration:

Register with Debbie and the health department

Registration
deadline:

3/2/2018

Cost:

$0.00
Some optional classes will cost money.

Facilitator:

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




I-Corp-St. Louis (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

The I-Corps Site entrepreneurial education program is based on the I-Corps curriculum with experiential, collaborative learning and uses the Business Model Canvas with the Lean LaunchBoard methodology. The program will be a catalyst and morale booster to create a critical mass of innovators and entrepreneurs to establish more technology hubs, increase the state economic base, and engage civic leaders and other stakeholders. It will be a bridge for collaboration with state wide economic development and startup communities. The Site workshops are open to innovators and entrepreneurs across the State of Missouri, specifically: University employees (faculty, post docs, staff and administration) College/University students of all levels Regional participants served by the extended S&T affiliate program

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Fee covered by FNEP grant.

Facilitator:

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




Cattle Genetics and Reproductive Strategies Workshop

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
El Dorado Springs Youth Center
508 N Main Street, El Dorado Springs MO map...

Description:

Topics for discussion are genetic tools and reproductive technologies that can be used to improve your cattle operation.

Registration:

Workshop is free. To register or for more information contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or Patrick Davis by email at davismp@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2018

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cedar County
phone: 417-276-3313




Making Money Count--SMHR Series (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Cole County
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

This is a grant-based program thru Show-Me Healthy Relationships.

Session topic:

Consumer Skills and Contracts

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644