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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Leadership Camden County (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jefferson City 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 - State Government

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




Understanding Government Solicitations

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Charles Economic Development Center
SSM Conference Room
5988 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., St. Charles MO map...

Description:

During this three hour seminar you will learn solicitation types, parts of a solicitation, critical phases of the bidding process and other requirements of the solicitation.

Session topic:

This basic 3 hour seminar will cover selling to the government, basic questions for doing business with the government; required registrations; benefits of federal and state certifications. The seminar will give an overview of MO PTAC services available.

Registration:

St. Charles Economic Development Center
SSM Conference Room
5988 Mid Rivers Mall Dr,
St. Charles MO 63304

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Carolyn Jones, jonescarol@umsystem.edu
St. Louis Regional PTAC
phone: 314/643-7684




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

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
CoxHealth Surgery Center, Springfield
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 six: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; working with your health care professional and system; weight management; future plans

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 7 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 2 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Cost:

$40.00
2nd person from household is $20

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Session topic:

Session #7

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




Why Export?

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

320 East 4th Street, Joplin MO map...

Session topic:

Key information for business owners seeking to expand sales into international markets

Registration:

RSVP with Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, (417) 624-4150 more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$15.00/person for Chamber Members; $30/person for Non-Chamber Members - Includes Lunch

Facilitator:

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




Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Description:

This introductory seminar explains how to win SBIR (Small Business Initiative Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer Research) grants from Federal programs that provide R&D funds for small businesses. Lunch is included with the class.

Registration:

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

Class size:

20

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(Kingsville) (Session 1 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
7th Day Adventist Church basement
Highway W, Kingsville MO map...

Cost:

$50.00
2nd person from same household is $25

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Take Control of Your Finances/Columbia (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 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




Eating from the Garden (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
South Elementary-4th grade classroom
Highway 25 South, Jackson MO map...

Session topic:

Hands on gardening in the classroom

Registration:

Hands-on gardening inside the classroom and environomental awareness

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Youth Program Quality Assessment

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Hollister Middle School
Hollister MO

Description:

The Program Quality Assessment is a validated, evidence-based instrument developed by the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Development. The MU Extension 4-H Center for and the Missouri Afterschool Network are collaborating to train 4-H Youth Specialists and Educators in the instrumentation. 4-H Youth Specialists interested can become external, reliable afterschool program assessors of afterschool programs funded by the MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Session topic:

A program quality assessment will be conducted at the Hollister Middle School afterschool program.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Building Strong Families for Youth (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Session topic:

Balancing Responsibilities

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Christine Mosbrucker, mosbruckerc@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/445-9792




Intergenerational Science (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 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




Understanding Financial Statements

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The first in a series of four financial management programs for those with little-to-no financial training, this course is designed for anyone needing to understand financial statements and how to use them to make better business decisions. Topics include identifying key information on the Balance Sheet and Income Statement, how to use common-size statements, as well as calculating, understanding and using basic financial ratios. $65 for each individual program, sign up for all four for $220, a $40 savings. You bring a pencil; we’ll provide the calculator more...

Cost:

$65.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Master Gardener Core Training Class (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boonville, MO
Cooper County Extension Center; 510 Jackson Road, Suite A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Master Gardener Core Training Class more...

Session topic:

Master Gardener Core Training Class

Registration
deadline:

3/24/2014

Cost:

$150.00
Registration deadline - March 24, 2014 Payment options 1) Send in $140 ($150 - $10 discount*) by March 17 (Preferred method) 2) After March 17 thru March 24 — $150. (no discount with this option) 3) Additional member from same household based on sharing one set of materials and soil test $60 ea.

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 882-5661




Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 7 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Tree Care and Management

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, April 16, 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 separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated 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 registration information.

Registration
deadline:

4/14/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Family Resource Center
420 Virginia Ave, New Madrid MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan.

Session topic:

This three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan.

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

4/14/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
Call for group discounts or returning attendee discount

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Focus on Kids (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 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:

4/15/2014

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




Homebuyer Education

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Contact the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center
Courthouse Basement, 302 S. Main, Carthage MO map...

Description:

In order to be eligible for some home loans, first-time homebuyers must attend a homebuyer education class. This is a two-hour workshop that meets the requirements for a loan through USDA Rural Development.

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center, Courthouse Basement, Carthage, MO 64836, 417/358-2158, e-mail: jasperco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

4/9/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Montgomery County Senior Citizen Center
138 S Allen St, Montgomery City MO map...

Description:

Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance curriculum will be presented to 4-H and FFA members and parents involved with meat animal projects.

Session topic:

4-H and FFA members enrolled in food animal projects including beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat and dairy goats, rabbits and poultry will complete the appropriate level of SMQA certification to be considered eligible for their project.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Osage County Agritourism Council Meetings (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Osage County Courthouse Administrative Building, Main Street, Linn
Linn MO

Description:

Regular meeting of the Osage County Agritourism Coucil more...

Session topic:

Regular Meeting of the Council

Registration:

Open to the public

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kathy Dothage, DothageM@missouri.edu
Osage County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 897-3648




Cape County Clover Kids (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 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




Building Strong Families for Youth - East Carter 4-5-6 grades

When:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 8 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
East Carter School
Naylor MO

Description:

taught hygiene and self esteem to 4 - 5-6 grade students at East Carter Elementary

Session topic:

I taught building strong families for youth curriculum on self esteem and hygiene to 4-5-6th grade at East Carter Elementary

Class size:

38

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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