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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Leadership Camden County (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Camdenton MO

Description:

Leaderhsip Camden County is a 10 session program spread over a 9-month period (Sept. 2013-May 2014). The program is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to:
* Enhance their leadership skills,
* Familiarize themselves with the community's opportunities, needs, and resources,
* Identify and analyze current economic, political and social forces affecting the communities future,
* Establish effective peer relationships amongst themselves,
* Provide a common ground for communication between themselvesand community leaders,and
* Educate themselves on how to move people and ideas to action. more...

Session topic:

Leadership Camden County - Economy

Registration:

Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce, Ph: 573-346-2227 more...

Registration
deadline:

8/23/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$375.00

Facilitator:

Jacqueline Rasmussen, RasmussenJ@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 346-2644




VITA Tax Service- Taney County Extension Office (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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 8 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




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

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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:

Session two: Making an action plan; Problem solving; Dealing with difficult emotions; physical activity and exercise; preventing falls

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 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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 Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




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

When:  Monday, March 17, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:30 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




Successful Aging - Staying Sharp Seminar

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Methodist Church
Doniphan MO

Description:

Seniors Health Fair-Doniphan

Session topic:

planning for the second staying sharp seminar to be held in July

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Mansfield Community Center
Mansfield MO

Session topic:

Session 6- working with your health care professional and the health care system, looking back and planning for the future

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 (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Session topic:

Session #3

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




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy--Callaway County (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 5 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Don Bosco Center
Kansas City 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.

Cost:

$0.00




Ounce of Prevention - Youth Task Force

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Ellsinore MO

Description:

Youth task force meeting in Carter 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




Take Control of Your Finances/Columbia (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 115, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This workshop is directed to unemployed or underemployed individuals and its purpose is to provide information about filing for unemployment benefits, communicating with family, reviewing family financial resources, creating and reviewing a spending plan, bringing income and expenses into balance, reviewing outstanding debt and developing a debt reduction plan, communicating with creditors, avoiding financial predators and utilizing community resources.

Session topic:

This workshop is directed to unemployed or underemployed individuals and its purpose is to provide information about filing for unemployment benefits, communicating with family, reviewing financial resources, creating and reviewing a spending plan.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Vivian J. Mason, MasonV@missouri.edu
Callaway County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/642-0755




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri Career Center
26 N. Oaks Plaza, St. Louis 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?

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.

In just 3 hours, you will learn key elements of a business plan including …


• Writing style tips.
• Required content.
• How to use a business plan as a management tool.
• A greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started.


Who Should Attend?

Writing a Business Plan is designed for entrepreneurs of all ages, backgrounds, education and experience—regardless of the type of business you want to start! If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at no cost.

Registration:

Register online

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$39.00
No Cost to Dislocated Workers. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Luke's Plaza (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
St. Luke's Plaza Community Room



5602 Enright Avenue, , Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. An orientation and pre-assessment precede nine weeks of exercise sessions, and the program concludes with a post-assessment.

Session topic:

Orientation/Pre Assessment

Registration:

Call Jean @ (314) 361-3962

Registration
deadline:

3/14/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class funded by St. Luke's Plaza

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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 11 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




Building Strong Families for Youth (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Center for Woman's Leadership Cottey College

Session topic:

Managing stress

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Christine Mosbrucker, mosbruckerc@missouri.edu
Vernon County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/448-2560




How to Pitch to Investors

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Student Union Building, Truman State University
Rm 3201

901 S Franklin, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Learn to develop a brief yet detailed "pitch" for your business and develop skills for communicating with potential investors. more...

Registration:

Please email sstubbert@kirksvillecity.com to register.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




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

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




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

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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



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

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 3 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Soil properties, soil/plant nutrition, soil testing

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--Platte County

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office / Community Education Center
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separating or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court-ordered program in Platte County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 for 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 Platte County class must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for information on how to register.

Registration
deadline:

3/17/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Session topic:

SMQA Maryville 3/19/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Meeting Room 3 in the basement of Union City Hall
500 E Locust, Union 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.
 more...

Session topic:

2 1/2 hour interactive workshop to help parents understand how to make divorce more successful for their children.

Registration:

Contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.
Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.
$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Classes are court ordered parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor age children, divorced parents who are filing a motion to modify, or never marrieds who are parents of a minor age child.

Registration
deadline:

3/18/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Fee may be waived by Family Court Judge

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Divorce Recovery II (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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




Cape County Clover Kids (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Clover Kids introduces 5 to 7 year olds to a variety of 4-H experiences. Activities help them learn how to get along and share with others, explore different interests, build self-confidence, and how to be part of a group.

Leaders are Lafern Schoen and Kate Sievers. The club meets the third Wednesday of the month in the Lower Level of the Extension Office. Call 573-243-3581 to confirm the meeting date or to get information about joining.

Session topic:

Club for 5 to 7 year olds

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, March 19, 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