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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Take Control of Your Finances/Warrenton (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Clients learn how to take control of their finances when they lose their job or their job is downsized.

Registration:

Clients must register at the Missouri Career Center, Warrenton, MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Harrison County InterAgency Council 2016-17 (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Office
Court House Basement, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Fitness & Wellness for a Lifetime

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: 660/425-6434




Focus on Kids - St. Charles County

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register contact St. Charles County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-970-3000, 260 Brown Road, St. Peters, MO 63376 Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least one week before class. $45 per person. All credit cards accepted by phone; money order or cash payment can be arranged when you call to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Street level of the Walnut Street Parking Garage
500 E Walnut Street Ste 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This training will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will learn about the importance of planning, discuss basic legal and regulatory requirements such as legal structures, licensing, and tax form requirements. You will also be introduced to marketing and financial basics which will enable you to determine your market and competitive strategy. An aspiring entrepreneur needs to walk through this process and do the work up front to avoid costly mistakes before investing hard-earned money. You will leave this class with tools for personal assessment, startup cost estimation, financial statements and sales projections. You will gain the basic knowledge to start a small business and be better able to make informed decisions.

Registration:

Register here online or by calling Sarah Boyce at (573) 884-8087.  more...

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Boyce, musbtdc@missouri.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/882-7701




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Galena

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8 a.m. to noon

Where:  
On square in Galena, MO
106 E 5th Street, Galena MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-357-6812

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Forsyth

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Where:  
122 Felkins Avenue, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults-Richland (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters is a 6-session culinary-based nutrition education program that is delivered through; powerful, engaging lessons featuring hands-on learning that include group discussion with instructors. Program Goal: This program’s main goals are: 1. to provide knowledge and skills to help seniors prepare food at home more, and become aware of the negative health behaviors associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. The primary objectives are to teach: (1) Cooking tips and techniques; (ii) tips for proper food safety; (iii) storage and sanitation; (iv) nutrition and health information to ensure optimal health; (v) budgeting -stretching food dollars and maximizing resources; (vi) tips to get families to try new foods; and (vii) shopping healthfully on a limited budget. The program evaluates participants at week 1 and week 6 and behavior changes occur consistently in all individuals.

Registration:

Call the MU Extension office in Pulaski County to register for this class. 573-774-6177 Maximum 12 participants, must call to register. Instructor: Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist Classes will be held at the MOCA office in Richland, MO.

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2017

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417/532-7126




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection. Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course designed to give technology and science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable innovation. Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business. Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete. Topics Include: •Identifying Funding & Investors •Pre- & Post-Money Valuation •Pitching to Investors •Financial Projections & Management •Due Diligence •Deal Sheets •Legal Structures •Business Feasibility & Demand

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Pulaski County (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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.

Registration:

8 week class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Waynesville Senior Center in Waynesville, MO Register with the MU Extension Center in Pulaski County at 573-774-6177. Preregister is required and a physician's release for those age 69 and over.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417/532-7126




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Freeman Advantage (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

It is recommended that adults perform strength training activities 2-3 times per week. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy provides older adults an opportunity to do muscle strengthening exercises in a safe environment where they can progress at their own rate. Strength training has several health benefits including improved strength, flexibility, balance, and mobility. Strength training also helps improve self-esteem and quality of sleep. The biggest benefit this program has to offer older adults is the ability to remain independent and continue performing activities of daily living without assistance.

Session topic:

14

Registration:

Registration is limited to the Freeman Advantage group. If interested, contact Jamie Gillmore.

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
614 Lindsay St., Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group meets from noon to 1:00pm at the Butler Co. Extension Center, 614 Lindsay St. Poplar Bluff. Lunch and speaker provided.

Registration:

Call the Butler Co. Extension Center at 573 686-8064

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Mississippi County
phone: 573/683-6129




A Matter of Balance Cameron YMCA (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1903 N Walnut St, Cameron MO map...

Description:

The 8 session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, join us at the Cameron YMCA Monday's and Wednesday's 9am-11am. The class is $20 but scholarships are available.

Registration:

For special accommodations, please inform when enrolling. Class sizes limited, please call ahead to secure a spot. Contact Katie Pemberton at 816-279-1691 or email buchsk@missouri.edu

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available

Facilitator:

Katie Buchs Pemberton, buchsk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816/279-1691




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 University of Missouri Medical School (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over the 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

Pre-registration required. Must have completed Level 1 twice.  more...

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573/882-2799