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    Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Community Planning Decision and Support

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Description:

    Enhances local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Claire Wolff, wolffca@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-516-6392




    YouTube Educational Videos on MUExtension417 Channel (Session 3 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Where:  
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
    2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Educational videos designed to highlight the expertise within MU Extension in southwest Missouri.

    Enhances local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation. more...

    Session topic:

    Local MU Extension video: "Enroll Now for Brown Bag University" with David Burton and Amy Patillo

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    County Program Development

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    Work with county councils to determine what programs will be offered in the county.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelsie Lineback, kelsie.lineback@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Maries County
    phone: 573-422-3359




    County Council Special Events

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    Courthouse, Vienna MO map...

    Description:

    County council special events

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelsie Lineback, kelsie.lineback@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Maries County
    phone: 573-422-3359




    Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention - Gentry County Library (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention allows you to express both mind and body, helping you to not only learn a new skill and promote good health, it will help you achieve harmony with yourself and the world around you. Come move with us!

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00
    This class is brought to you at a reduced cost thanks to the sponsorship of the Gentry County Library

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    County Council Special Events-Iron Horse Festival Entries

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    614 Lindsay Ave Suite 3, Poplar Bluff MO map...

    Description:

    County council special events

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Focus on Kids-Boonville

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

    Registration:

    To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cooper County at 660-882-5661.

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    Improving Your Health

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Community & Public Health Approaches provides information about resources available to individuals, families, and groups to improve help improve their health and well-being. The program provides ways for the people of local communities to engage with providers of local community & public health resources.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Maude Harris, HarrisMau@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Scott County
    phone: 573-545-3516




    SNAP RECIPIENTS: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 13 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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.
    This course is free to recipients of SNAP.
    Call the office to register, 573-458-6260.

    Registration:

    Call the office to register, 573-458-6260.
    This course is free to recipients of SNAP.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Boost your Brain and Memory- Henry Co Extension (Session 7 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    120 E. Lincoln St., Clinton MO map...

    Description:

    Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

    Registration:

    To register please call the Henry County Extension Office at 660-885-5556

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/21/2019

    Cost:

    $40.00
    Fee is per participant and should be paid in advance to the Extension office. This does include a workbook the participant gets to keep. A minimum of five participants is required in order to conduct the class.

    Facilitator:

    Kyleigh Sullivan, sullivankd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8460




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1- Blue Springs (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Master Pollinator Steward Program (Session 6 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    The Master Pollinator Steward Program is an unbiased, research-based curriculum, which includes hands-on activities and classroom presentations. Pollinators — such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats and insects — play a crucial role in the production of most fruits and vegetables. They also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils and support wildlife. Studies show that pollinator populations are in decline because of a loss of feeding and nesting habitats, pollution and the misuse of pesticides. This program trains how to protect our agricultural economy and food supply with a series of classes. A five-part series of MU publications was created for this class series.  more...

    Registration:

    Register directly with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/8/2019

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    See Osher pricing for other options. For this event & semester only the minimum is $80

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: Crystal City Public Library (Session 14 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.




    Cooking Matters (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Estrella Carmona, ecarmona@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ste. Genevieve County
    phone: 573-883-3548




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: DeSoto Public Library (Session 14 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults, although there are no age limits. 


    Registration:

    To register, please call the Jefferson County MU Extension office at 636-797-5391

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-2115




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Cooking Matters- St.James (Session 4 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

    Registration:

    Register at 816-595-4294

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Earth Day Ice Cream Cone Flowers (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    1005 N 4th Avenue, Ozark MO map...

    Description:

    Participants had an up close and in person opportunity to see and touch different variations of flower seeds. Participants planted flowers in ice cream cones by putting soil and flower seeds in the cone. Participants then take the cone home, dig a hole and put the whole thing in the ground. When they water the flower seeds the cone disolves into the ground. Participants were given 4-H information to take home with them.

    Missouri 4-H is about young people discovering their interests with the guidance of caring adults. It’s about young people making friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Hancock, HancockJP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Christian County
    phone: 417-581-3558




    McDonald County Master Gardener Core Class (Session 7 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    Ag Building, next to the doorms
    601 Laclede Avenue, Neosho MO map...

    Description:

    Master Gardener Core Class is a series of introductory classes for new Master Gardeners


    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Lutes, lutesjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in McDonald County
    phone: 417-223-4775




    Canceled: Cooking Matters for Adults in Harrisonville (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...



    LaunchU - Sedalia (Session 9 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    3201 W. 16th St., Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    When you enroll in launchU, you receive the following:
    • Instruction from a certified facilitator
    • Feedback in small group activities
    • Insight from local experts
    • launchU startup handbook
    • Access to LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
    • Access to market research data from SFCC’s SBTDC
    • Support from a network of coaches and peers
    At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have …
    • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
    • Perfected your business pitch
    • Determined if business concept is workable
    • Saved time and money
    • Competed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges
     more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/26/2019

    Cost:

    $250.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvetta Hamilton, hamiltony@umsystem.edu
    Missouri SBDC Lead Center
    phone: 573-884-1555




    Herbs: Cooking, Growing, Healing

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    North Central Career Center
    1401 Daily Rd., Bethany MO map...

    Description:

    When it comes to seasoning foods, many Americans limit themselves to little more than salt and pepper. While salt and pepper are certainly important components of any recipe, there is a world of flavor to be found in herbs. This class discusses how to use herbs in the kitchen for their culinary and health benefits. Participants will also learn just how easy it is to keep an herb garden of their own.

    Session topic:

    When it comes to seasoning foods, many Americans limit themselves to little more than salt and pepper. While salt and pepper are certainly important components of any recipe, there is a world of flavor to be found in herbs. This class discusses how to use herbs in the kitchen for their culinary and health benefits. Participants will also learn just how easy it is to keep an herb garden of their own.

    Registration:

    Please contact Mary Ward at mward@shr2.k12.mo.us

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/22/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    SMQA Training (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    James Youth Cabin in Rothwell Park Moberly, MO Randolph County
    Moberly MO

    Description:

    4-H Food Quality Assurance Policy
    All 4-H members enrolled in food animal projects (including beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat and dairy
    goats, rabbits, and poultry) must complete the appropriate level of Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance
    (MSMQA) certification to be considered a 4-H member in good standing in that project.

    This free Youth Livestock Production Workshop is to introduce those who are participating in livestock projects an opportunity for hands on learning and good management practices. This interactive workshop will give youth, adults and volunteers the confidence, skills and abilities to be successful in their livestock programs. By attending this workshop, participants will earn credit for taking the SMQA training and meet the qualifications of being eligible to show at the fair.

    Topics Covered Include:
    Six Pillars of Character
    Veterinary Client Patient Relationship
    What is Quality Assurance
    Antibiotic Use
    Medication Labels
    Residues and Withdraws
    Administering Injections

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Heather Conrow, smithheather@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howard County
    phone: 660-248-2272




    Cape Girardeau County Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Teresa Meier, MeierT@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
    phone: 573-243-3581




    Clay County Council Meeting (Session 1 of 11)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    The Clay County Extension meets tonight. The public is welcome to attend and voice their opinions.

    Registration:

    For questions about the meeting call 816-407-3490.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Edythe Weber, WeberE@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Osage County Extension Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Gulick, John R., gulickj@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Osage County
    phone: 573-897-3648




    Livestock Judging Classes (Session 4 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    135 W. Market, Warrensburg MO map...

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Spring Clean Your Diet

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    North Central Career Center
    1401 Daily Rd., Bethany MO map...

    Description:

    Spring is a time of renewal. It’s a time when many people are thinking about getting outside, dusting off the cobwebs, and giving their houses a good cleaning. Why not also take this time to clean up the diet? Swimsuit season is right around the corner. This class is designed to help participants make healthier food choices, cut back on processed foods, and enjoy the fresh spring fruits and vegetables available at the market.

    Session topic:

    Spring is a time of renewal. It’s a time when many people are thinking about getting outside, dusting off the cobwebs, and giving their houses a good cleaning. Why not also take this time to clean up the diet? Swimsuit season is right around the corner. This class is designed to help participants make healthier food choices, cut back on processed foods, and enjoy the fresh spring fruits and vegetables available at the market.

    Registration:

    Please contact Mary Ward at mward@shr2.k12.mo.us

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/22/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    ELEVATIONLAB™ NEW VENTURE

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    UMKC SBTDC
    4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell?This program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business. This business creation program is fast-paced, interactive, fun and energizing.

    The Small Business & Technology Development Center at UMKC ELEVATIONLAB™ offers the program in an accelerated time frame to let potential entrepreneurs get started with their businesses as soon as possible. Guest speakers and entrepreneurs bring their real-world experience to make topics come alive.

    Participants develop their businesses through the group activities and coaching from professional business counselors. The class materials include FastTrac, GrowthWheel® and other elements with step-by-step activities and in-depth information. You don’t just learn about business, you work on your own business venture throughout the program.

    Registration:

    Scholarships may be available for Dislocated Workers or those that live or own a business in Kansas City, MO.

     more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $649.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
    Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
    phone: 816-235-6063




    LaunchU - SFCC (Session 11 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    3201 West 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following: Instruction from a certified facilitator -Feedback in small group activities -Insight from local experts -LaunchU startup handbook -Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software -Access to market research data from SFCC & SBTDC -Support from a network of coaches and peers At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ... -Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan -Perfected your business pitch -Determined if business concept is workable -Saved time and money -Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

    Session topic:

    Putting It All Together

    Registration:

    Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $250.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
    phone: 660-596-7350