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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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




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




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 38 of 44)

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




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