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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Healthy Corner Store Kickoff Event (Session 5 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 2 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Shayan's EZ Shop
8505 Woodland Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Store will host a community event to celebrate the beginning of an ongoing effort to promote healthy eating by making it easier to find fresh, canned or frozen fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grain foods, healthy beverages and healthy snacks. Come celebrate with us!
Each event will offer cooking demonstrations, healthy recipes and children’s activities, along with opportunities for community members to share ideas about healthy food.

Session topic:

Community Promotion Event

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Elliott, ElliottK@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850




St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series March 2014

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
IBEW Local 1439 Hall. Use back entrance to meeting hall. Parking available on street, in back lot, or at Glaziers Hall at 5916 Wilson Ave.

2121 59th St, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A monthly labor education program targeted to union officers and staff in the St. Louis area. The program offers information on current issues impacting members and working families. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday.

Session topic:

Title: Background and Current Issues in Pension Withdrawal Liability
Presenter: Michael Evans, Attorney, Hartnett Gladney Hetterman LLC

Registration:

8:00 a.m. breakfast buffet, 8:30-9:30 program presentation. Checks payable to: St. Louis County Extension Council. Mail to: University of Missouri Extension, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St Louis, MO 63132.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




VITA Tax Service- Taney County Extension Office (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County Extension office.
122 Felkins Ave, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call on or after Jan 15: 417-546-4431 or 888-504-0443.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




VITA Tax Service- Galena (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Stone County Annex building.
106 E 5th St, Galena MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call on or after Jan 15: 417-357-6812.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




QuickBooks for Beginners

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Saline County Career Center
900 West Vest, Marshall MO map...

Session topic:

Hands-on workshop to learn the basics of QuickBooks. This class targets businesses that have minimal experience with QuickBooks.

Registration:

Register online at www.marshallschools.com or call 660-886-6958 more...

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

Cost:

$69.00
$59 for Marshall Chamber members. Take both this class and the Advanced QuickBooks class for $124 ($110 for chamber members)

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease Class (Bethany, Feb-Mar, 2014) (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Health Dept
Bethany MO

Description:

This 6 session course will help people with chronic illness learn healthy ways to live with a disease. Knowledge and skills learned include those needed to manage and overcome physical and emotional problems caused by the disease.

Registration:

Please contact Janet Hackert at 660.425.6434 or Sarah Linthacum at 660.425.6324 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Character Critters-Weaubleau (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Weaubleau Elementary School
Weaubleau MO

Description:

Character Education for pre-school and kindergarten

Session topic:

Fran th Fair Frog

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Cox Surgery Center; CoxHealth
Springfield MO

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Healthy Eating; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Character Critters (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Head start
Lamar MO

Description:

The Character Critter program provided the six pillar of character Responsibility, Caring, Respect, Fairness, Trustworthiness, and Citizenship. Each session provides 30 youth a story, games and hand on activities. Students were provided a take home sheet to learn more about their family tree, they also made greeting card to take to someone they cared about.
The Character Critter program for ages 3-5 provided the six pillar of character Responsibility, Caring, Respect, Fairness, Trustworthiness, and Citizenship. Each session provides 30 youth a story, games and hand on activities. Worksheets are also left in the class room for students to do in free time.

Session topic:

Character Critters - Trustworthiness

Registration
deadline:

3/14/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Mansfield Community Center
Mansfield MO

Session topic:

Session 5- medication usage, making informed treatment decisions, depression management, positive thinking, guided imagery, making an action plan

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Angie Fletcher, fletchera@missouri.edu
Douglas County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/683-4409




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Session topic:

Session #2

Registration:

Contact Mary Wissmann at WissmannM@missouri.edu or 314-400-2115 more...

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00
$65 for nonmembers

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7287




Supercharge Your Facebook Marketing

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Carl Junction Community Center
303 N Main St, Carl Junction MO map...

Description:

Learn how to use Facebook to make a difference in your social media marketing. We'll cover how Facebook works for businesses, what to post, how often to post, campaign ideas and how to integrate Facebook marketing with your other marketing efforts. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy--Callaway County (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

This is an adaptive strength training program for clients of Callaway County Special Services.

Registration:

Register by contacting Callaway County Special Services.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Perry County Extension office
321 N. Main St, Suite 1, Perryville MO map...

Description:

SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Over the 10 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At 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:

Pre-registration is required by January 2, 2014. To register contact the Perry County Extension Office at 573-547-4504

Registration
deadline:

1/2/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Bethany Bachmann, SchindlerB@missouri.edu
Perry County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/547-4504




Bates County Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bates County Health Department
501 N. Orange, Butler MO map...

Registration:

Call the local Extension office one week before the class

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Pulaski

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Waynesville MO

Registration:

To register for this program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177.

Registration
deadline:

3/11/2014

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Pulaski County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/774-6177




Grandparent Support Group (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Call the Cape Girardeau County Office for information-573-243-3581
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

A Grandparent Support Group meets monthly in the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center. Agenda includes sharing of resources, educational program, sharing, refreshments, and babysitting upon request.

Session topic:

Program on Prevention of Bullying. Babysitting available upon request.

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center to let us know you are coming 573-243-3581

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 16 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies program serves grandparents in Clay and Platte Counties who are raising their grandchildren. The program also serves aunts/uncles and other relatives who are raising children under the age of 18. The program seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are filling the parenting role. Advocacy, education and referral services are important aspects of the program. Support group meetings are scheduled twice a month, with guest speakers on topics of interest. The program is made possible by a partnership of the Clay County Extension Council, the Platte County Senior Fund and Clay County Senior Services.

Session topic:

This month's daytime group meeting will feature Shatomi Luster, Financial Education Specialist with MU Extension, who will speak on the Affordable Care Act.

Registration:

Any grandparent who is raising grandchildren age 18 or younger is welcome to participate in Northland Grandfamilies. The program is also open to aunts/uncles and other adult relatives who are raising children. The program is free of charge. If attending a Northland Grandfamilies support group meeting for the first time, please call in advance for more information: 816-407-3490

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Education Committee Meetings (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

A series of meetings with community members to discuss ideas around education, educational opportunities, and collaborations with local and area schools.

Session topic:

Met with 4th grade teachers and Leslie Bell Elementary principal to discuss opportunities of working with them on a Famous Lexingtonians project to complement the Famous Missourians project.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/259-4633




Cover Crop Field Day

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
The field day will be held at the Dan Brunjes farm starting in his shop and then moving to fields in the Missouri River Bottom at Labadie.
1501 Highway T, Labadie MO map...

Description:

A cover crop field day will be held to educate farmers about cover crop benefits and how they can be used to improve soil properties, decrease soil erosion and possibly improve crop yields.

Session topic:

The cover crop field day will provide farmers education on topics related to cover crops and their use in crop production and soil improvement.

Registration:

Registration will be throught the Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District. Call (636) 583-2303, extension 3.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
MSU State Fruit Experiment Station
9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove MO map...

Description:

Join grafting experts John Avery (MSU State Fruit Experiment Station) and Patrick Byers (MU Extension) for a hands-on demonstration of fruit tree grafting techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring apple scionwood from a favorite tree, as well as a sharp grafting tool. We will provide apple rootstocks, and participants will perform whip/tongue grafting and take home two apple trees. more...

Session topic:

Fruit tree grafting workshop.

Registration:

Call Pam Mayer 417-547-7533 with your credit card to register or use the registration form to mail in your check.

Cost:

$7.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 5 of 24)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $40 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Canceled: Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...



Ounce of Prevention - Youth Task Force

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Poplar Bluff MO

Description:

Youth task force meeting in Butler County

Session topic:

youth task force meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Events & Workshops (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Higginsville MO

Description:

Events and workshops held or participated in by the Community Arts Pilot Project.

Session topic:

Participated the organizing of art related activities for Heart to Heart Women's Health Forum

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/259-4633




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps (Session 1 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Office
201 W Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

This introductory 2-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Instructor: Traci Baldwin

Session topic:

This introductory 2-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call for information: 816-380-8460 Traci Baldwin

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Traci Baldwin, baldwintl@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/380-8460




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Longview Community College (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Longview Community College
Lees Summit MO

Description:

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy--Callaway County (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

The Advanced class is for those who have completed a Stay Strong, Stay Healthy class or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The advanced class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

1/1/2014

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Intergenerational Science (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Border Star Montessori

Description:

Help youth learn and explore natural resources in Missouri. Missouri Master Naturalists will teach a variety of workshops about forest, fish, and wildlife resources with hands-on activities to engage youth learning and sharing.

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy--Callaway County (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. At 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:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

1/1/2014

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost, room 114, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills.

Registration:

View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$545.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Parent Education Class for parents filing for a divorce, a motion to modify their divorce decree or paternity.

Registration:

Register by calling the Macon County Extension Center at 660-385-2173.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Jane Hunter, HunterEJ@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 385-2173




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 38 of 43)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, March 13, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Canceled: Taking Care of You--Mind Body and Spirit (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St.Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...



Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy--Callaway County (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

The Advanced class is for those who have completed a Stay Strong, Stay Healthy class or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The advanced class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

1/1/2014

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Business: The First Steps & Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, March 13, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University’s Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business

405 North Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Thinking about starting your own business, being your own boss and enjoying the life of an entrepreneur? Fantastic!
Of course you have a business plan, have secured funding, and have hired an accountant and lawyer, right?

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps & The basics of Writing a Business Plan is a 6-hour workshop series divided over 2 days created for those considering going into business for themselves.

In just two evenings, you will…

• Discover if you have what it takes to be an owner by assessing your strengths and weaknesses.
• Learn the importance of having a business plan and what might go wrong if you don’t!
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition.
• Focus on assembling a market plan/niche.
• Find successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investor.

Session topic:

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps & The basics of Writing a Business Plan is a 6-hour workshop series divided over 2 days created for those considering going into business for themselves.

Registration:

2-day workshop

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend these workshops at no cost. Please call 800-392-2949 for details.

Facilitator:

Ronald Mueller, muellerrf@missouri.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: (636) 928-7714




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Miller County Extension Office
134 Second Street, Tuscumbia MO map...

Description:

Fulfills the requirement for private applicators to be licensed to use restricted use pesticides on their land.

Session topic:

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Cost:

$0.00
M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” required for class. If you don't have this manual it can be purchased for $12 at the class.

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
Morgan County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/378-5358




Advanced QuickBooks (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lex La-Ray Technical Center
2323 High School Drive, Lexington MO map...

Session topic:

Hands on workshop to learn advanced topics about QuickBooks. This class targets businesses that have experience using QuickBooks.

Registration:

Call 660-269-2688 or email ahass@lexington.k12.mo.us

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2014

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




Inspiring Success All-Arts Council (Session 12 of 13)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lexington, MO
Lexington MO

Description:

To enrich the quality of life and advance economic growth in Lexington and surrounding communities through appreciation, promotion and development of the arts.

Session topic:

A series of meetings working with local community members with the goal of forming a community arts council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/259-4633




Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 2 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Session topic:

Plant Growth and Development - Botany

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000. Visa, Master Card and Discover accepted.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids--Responsibilities As Parents

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Courthouse Annex
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Responsibilities As Parents is a court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and parents who are involved in paternity establishment cases.

Session topic:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and parents who are involved in paternity establishment cases.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 for more information on how to register for the class.
Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out-of-state, but wish to take the Responsibilities As Parents class must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for more information on how to register.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Divorce Recovery II (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit MO map...

Description:

These eight sessions for adults address the “Neutral Zone” (Self-Awareness and Self-Healing) of the divorce recovery process. The focus is on the present and on the individual, as a person. It is important that a person says “goodbye” to the past and gets ready to move on toward a different future.

Cost:

$0.00




Mineral Creek 4-H Club (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Pittsville Fire Station

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00




Heartland 4-H Club (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Knob Noster Elementary School

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00




Northwest Region Extension Council--2014 (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
United Methodist Church, 104 W. Samuel, Hamilton, MO
104 W Samuel St, Hamilton MO map...

Description:

Meeting of the Northwest Region MU Extension Council. more...

Session topic:

Meeting of the Northwest Region MU Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karma Metzgar, MetzgarK@missouri.edu
Northwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 816/279-6064




Pleasant Grove 4-H Club meeting (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Centenary Church, north of Canton, MO
Canton MO

Session topic:

Pleasant Grove 4-H meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
Clark County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/727-3339




Ten Mile 4-H club meeting (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ten Mile Grange Hall

Session topic:

Ten Mile 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
Clark County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/727-3339




Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) & Youth Swine Projects: What You Need to Know

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Nodaway County Administration Center
403 N Market St, Maryville MO map...

Description:

4-H and FFA members with swine projects are invited to attend this informational meeting about the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) and how it impacts them as youth swine producers. Topics will include: current status of the disease in the U.S., how it affects pigs, how it is transmitted, what it means for county weigh-days and blood/hair sampling for state/regional/national shows, biosecurity procedures for preventing the spread of the disease, and FAQs.

Session topic:

PEDV & youth swine projects meeting, Maryville

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amie Schleicher, schleichera@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 744-6231




Healthy Homes

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 p.m. to noon

Where:  
Access II in Gallatin, MO
101 Industrial Parkway, Gallatin MO map...

Description:

Green Cleaning

Session topic:

Green Cleaning - participants will learn how to improve their indoor air quality, save money and help conserve natural resources by making their own cleaning products. Participants will receive all products needed to make their own cleaners.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Connie Neal, NealCA@umsystem.edu
Nodaway County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/582-8101




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where:  
Warren County Senior Center, 501 Ashland Warrenton, MO
501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Participants meet weekly at the Warren County Senior Center. Trained instructors provide direction in performing a variety of strength improving exercises. The exercises are designed to improve muscle and bone strength. There are also discussion of basic health and safety issues.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the Warren County, MU Extension center, (636-456-3444) or contact the Senior Center at 636-456-3379

Registration
deadline:

1/15/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444