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Thursday, March 27, 2014

E-Commerce & Internet Marketing (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, 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.

Topics include:

-Creating an effective web strategy
-Identify critical content & avoid costly mistakes
-Effective page layout & design
-How to make your site interactive
-Understanding search engines
-How and when to use special effects
-Tips to drive more traffic to your site
-Do's & Don'ts of E-Mail Marketing
-Making e-commerce safe & easy for your customers

Session topic:

The Internet levels the playing field for all types of 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, don't miss this!

Registration:

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

Cost:

$119.00
$119.00 per person;$495.00 for series of 5

Facilitator:

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




Business Profits 2

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis County Library - Main Branch
1640 S. Lindbergh Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This course is designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers (commercial lenders and their staff), and consultants who have limited knowledge of financial statements and how to effectively use them as management tools. It is highly recommended the participant has completed the course, "Understanding Financial Statements" prior to this seminar. (This is the second part of the Managing Business Profits Class. Attendees definitely want the second part to this one.)

Session topic:

This course is designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers (commercial lenders and their staff), and consultants who have limited knowledge of financial statements and how to effectively use them as management tools.

Registration:

Call 314-994-3300 or stop by any St. Louis County Library location to register.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 10 Exercise and Post-assessment

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, Jan-Mar 2014 (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center
1505 Main St, Court House Basement, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an ten-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet once a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 to register.

Registration
deadline:

1/15/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available.

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Service- Stone County OACAC (Ozarks Area Community Action Council) (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County OACAC office. Lower level of shopping mall.
10944 East Hwy 76, Branson West 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




Spring Entrepreneur Camp (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
REDI & SBTDC Offices
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

It's Spring Break for many of the Colleges in the Columbia area. Time to get to work on your business, startup, or entrepreneurial idea. This week (Tuesday - Friday) local experts and serial entrepreneurs will be giving concise workshops to help your venture today and long-term.

Some Topics Include: Starting a Business, Project Management, Technology Commercialization, Lean Startup Methods, Digital Marketing, Angel Investing,
Understanding Financials, Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurial Stories, SBA Loan Preparation, and Creating a Business Plan.

Speakers will be given a white board, the internet, and their knowledge to share and co-learn with the group. Attendees will then break out and work on the specific knowledge they just learned as it applies to their idea or business.

BRING YOUR FRIENDS!
All are welcome and you don't have to make the entire week to come.

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Keys to Successful Composting

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
MU Southwest Research and Education Center
14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon MO map...

Description:

Join Lincoln University and University of Missouri experts for an in-depth discussion of composting. The workshop will include topics such as vermicomposting, effective microbe(EM)/Bokashi composting,compost tea brewing, building your own low cost composting bin, and applying compost to your crops.

Session topic:

Keys to Successful Composting

Registration:

For more information or to register contact:
Lorri Winters by phone (417) 881-8909, or by email at:
WintersL@Missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/22/2014

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Webster County) (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Webster County MU Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

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 three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management

Registration:

Pam Duitsman; duitsmanp@missouri.edu; 881-8909 x315; OR Becky Lafferty; rlafferty@jordanvalley.org; 417-831-0150 EXT 1272

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

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. Advanced (Session 15 of 19)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...

Description:

Participants complete a series of 2 sets of 12 strength training exercises. Pre and post assessments to assess flexibility and balance will be conducted.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a series of 2 sets of 12 strength training exercises.

Registration:

Call Bates County Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




A Matter of Balance (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Central Bank Lake of the Ozarks
611 E North St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. The Matter of Balance class emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn to: view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

Registration:

To register for this class, please call the Miller County Extension Office at 573-369-2394 or stop by the Miller County Extension Office located in Tuscumbia. You may also email Sarah Traub at traubs@missouri.edu.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This class is being offered for FREE due to a grant received!!

Facilitator:

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




Health Insurance Education: Understanding ACA Impact on Your Small Business

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
SBA Kansas City District Office
1000 Walnut St Ste 500, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This workshop targets small business owners and will focus on what the new healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, means for Missouri small businesses. This workshop will provide business owners a basic understanding of the ACA to help promote timely decisions by both owners and employees related to the new healthcare system.

Session topic:

This session will provide business owners a basic understanding of the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts their business.

Registration:

Contact the SBA Kansas City District Office, Barbara Caldwell at 816-426-4901 or barbara.caldwell@sba.gov

Registration
deadline:

3/25/2014

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chrystal Irons, ironsc@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Chair Tai Chi for Arthritis -Kingswood (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Chair Tai Chi for Arthritis is a gentle, slow and safe exercise to help strengthen balance, relieve pain, promote flexibility, relax mind and body, and enhance overall health. The exercise program is easy to learn and ideal for people with physical challenges, chronic diseases or those undergoing rehab or physical therapy.


Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 10 Exercise and Post-assessment

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 9 of 20)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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.

Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Pitching to Investors

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance. Lunch will be provided.

Registration:

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

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 16 of 20)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...

Description:

A series of eight strengthening exercises will be completed in each class with a warm-up and cool down period. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to gain strength, flexibility and balance.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 2 sets each of 8 strength training exercises, and a cool down.

Registration:

call Bates County Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy - University of Missouri St. Louis (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Session #9

Registration
deadline:

1/16/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Veterans Enterprise Forum

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, noon to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Cornell Auditorium & Plaster Hall Room 104, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

This Forum will provide information about educational, business, financial, and governmental programs and services that are available to American Veterans. Those who have served or are currently serving in the military are often told that they are eligible for various benefits, but, many times they don’t know who to contact for information. This Forum will feature a series of presentations from speakers, several networking breaks, and a lunch. The program includes the following topics: Patriot Loans for Veterans, VA Home Loans, MSSU Educational and Financial Aid Opportunities for Veterans, Marketing Products and Services to the Government, SBTDC Services and Workshops for Veterans, & Discounted Business Opportunities for Veterans. more...

Session topic:

Lunch Included

Cost:

$0.00
Free to American Veterans and Active Duty Personnel(Lunch Included)

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Meeting - March

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




What the Healthcare Law Means for your Missouri Small Business

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, noon to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Webinar

Description:

This webinar will focus on what the new healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, means for Missouri Small Businesses and their empoyees, enhtrepreneurs and the self-employed. It will focus on both federal and state provisions to help local small business owners understand how the law will affect them.

Session topic:

Healthcare Law for Missouri Small Business

Registration:

Free Webinar more...

Registration
deadline:

3/26/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lynette Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314/657-3768




Cooking Matters - St. Louis City (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
St. Luke's Plaza Community Room
5602 Enright Avenue, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters courses help families with limited resources make healthy meals at home, using a wide variety of foods that are commonly available in their grocery stores, in WIC packages and from emergency food providers such as food pantries. Course instructors teach cooking skills, practical nutrition information and food budgeting strategies that will last a lifetime. This 6-weeks class is provided in collaboration with St. Louis County Department of Health Education.

Session topic:

Choosing Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains.

Registration:

To Register: Call Jean @ (314) 361-3962

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This program is funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management-El Dorado Springs (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Memorial Hospital-
El Dorado Springs MO

Registration
deadline:

3/21/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Jasper County Master Gardener Level I training (Session 11 of 14)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Jasper County Central Annex
105 Lincoln, Carthage MO map...

Description:

The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri. Those trained through the program volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening. To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour Core Course Training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back in approved University of Missouri Extension activities. A large percentage of volunteer hours is dedicated to providing assistance with the heavy workload of horticulture questions in county Extension offices. Through activities such as Extension hot lines, workshops, speakers bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

Session topic:

Vegetables

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center for an application and registration information.

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Ozark Gateway Master Gardeners are providing scholarships to pay part of the fee. See application for details.

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Peters (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program's goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions improve strength and balance and include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. There are ten weeks of exercise sessions plus an orientation and pre-assessment session. The program concludes with a post-assessment during the last session.

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA Master Card and Discover accepted.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Participants who attend all sessions and complete pre- and post-assessments will receive a $20 refund.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 9 of 20)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Focus on Kids - Pulaski

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Waynesville MO

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

3/26/2014

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac - First Step (Session 12 of 24)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Finish Customer Demographics and discuss motivating factors for consumers to buy. Plan each Marketing Strategies, What will this cost you.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Introduction to Quick Books for Farms and Agribusinesses (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College - Location information available upon registration.
5370 Flat River Road, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

Join us for this introductory course to QuickBooks for Farms and AgriBusinesses. Consider QuickBooks for your business record keeping software. Now you can quickly do your invoicing, bookkeeping, and billing because QuickBooks gives you the things you need most, all in one place. Easily track sales and expenses, accept payments, scan receipts, and be ready for tax time.

Registration:

To register, please call the Washington County Extension Office at (573) 438-2671 and send registration payment of $50 to:
Washington County Extension
113 N. Missouri St. Suite A
Potosi, MO 63664
Questions about the program? Please call Lynn Heins at (573) 438-2671 or cell phone (618) 214-4059.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Master Gardener Core Training - Morgan (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan/Moniteau County MU Extension office
100 E. Newton St. 4th Floor, Versailles MO map...

Description:

The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

Session topic:

3-hour sessions covering the following topic: Diagnosis, Identification and Management of Plant Diseases

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$135.00
Course Fee: $135 single or $225 couples. Training fee covers the following: Master Gardener Core Manual, Master Gardener Certification, name tag, and travel and instruction expenses for class educators.

Facilitator:

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




Operation JumpStart (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management.

Session topic:

Participants will gain some great marketing ideas and learn the tools needed to complete the Market Analysis sections of the Feasibility plan.

Registration:

Register by calling 573-651-2929 or by email - gervin@semo.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.

Session topic:

Woody Landscape Plants

Registration:

Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training - Cedar County (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Health Complex
807 Owen Mill Rd., Stockton MO map...

Description:

COURSE CONTENT
Course consists of ten, 3-hour sessions covering the following topics:
Woody Ornamentals & Trees
Irrigation, Hobby Greenhouses & Tool Care
Plant Growth & Development
Plant Diseases
Soils & Composting
Entomology
Vegetable Gardening
Flower Gardening
Growing Fruit Crops
Turfgrass

Trainees will receive 30 hours of horticulture training taught by MU Extension Specialists and other professionals.

Session topic:

Entomology taught by Pat Miller Agronomy Specialist MU Extension Vernon County

Registration:

Please register as soon as possible by mail, phone, or walk-in. Master Gardener Training Program-- $150 per person ($250/couple). Please make check payable to: Cedar County Extension. For more informaiton contact the Cedar County Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or Patrick Davis by email at davismp@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2014

Cost:

$150.00
$150 single or $250 couples. Training fee covers the following: Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual, Master Gardener Certification, name tag, travel and instruction expenses for class educators.

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Holt County MU Extension Center
101 E Missouri St, Oregon MO map...



Master Gardener Training/Development (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Tree concerns and issues for this spring - Kevin from Allen's Tree Service

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Women's Financial Education Series (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville MO map...

Description:

The Women's Financial Education Series (WFES) is a multi-session workshop that helps women to: improve money management skills, increase current levels of financial knowledge, develop confidence in decision-making abilities, gain control over lives by taking control of their finances. more...

Session topic:

Insurance: determining your health, disability and life insurance needs; retirement fundamentals

Registration:

Click the more information link above for program and registration details or call 636-922-8233.

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2014

Cost:

$49.00
Partial scholarships available

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Low Cost Home Energy Savings Tips and Tools Workshop

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
North Basement Room of the Courthouse

411 Court St,, Savannah MO map...



Miller County Master Gardener Core Class Series (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Location varies between Tuscumbia Extension Center, CBOLO Main Bank, & State Fair Community College Lake Ozark. Consult schedule for exact location that night.

Description:

Our basic Master Gardener program, which addresses all the major topics associated with gardening.

Session topic:

Turf and Lawns

Registration
deadline:

2/24/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




St. Clair County 4-H Council (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
St. Clair County Extension Center

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Johnson County Livestock Activities (Session 4 of 30)

When:  Thursday, March 27, 2014, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Fairgrounds

Description:

Johnson County large animal livestock shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, lead line, goat, horse, auction, carcass contest,jackpot show); weigh-ins for beef, sheep, goats, and swine; and committee meetings. Also includes the small animal committee meetings and small animal shows (rabbit, poultry, dog, cat, buck calf).

Session topic:

Livestock Committee Meeting

Registration:

To participate in the livestock shows 4-H and FFA members must complete pre-registration form by July 1 for the Johnson County fair.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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