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Monday, April 29, 2013

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Greene County (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

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

Description:

The "Stay Strong, Stay Healthy" program was developed by Tufts University and is designed to help middle-aged and older adults improve strength, flexibility, and balance. According to research conducted by Tufts, strength training improves bone density, can help reduce falls, improves arthritis symptoms, and increases flexibility in middle-aged and older adults and can lead to a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Session topic:

Participants will do warm-up exercises for about 5 minutes. They will do 8 simple strengthening exercises that can be done with or without weights. Cool down stretches will be done at the end of the session.

Registration:

Pre-registration by Wednesday February 27 is required. Please call the Greene County Extension office at 417-881-8909 to register.

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Cape Fair, MO

Session topic:

Last of 10 sessions for Stay Strong Stay Healthy

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Strong Women, Healthy Hearts (Cass) (Session 17 of 20)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Description:

This 10 week program is for women 4o years and older who are primarily sedentary. This program helps participants build up to 30 minutes of daily walking. There is also a focus on heart health -- class activities include nutrition and food connection for protecting the heart.

Registration:

callthe MU Extension Center @ 816.380.8460

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Cooking Matters (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
510 S. Wall Joplin
510 S. Wall Joplin, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Jan Thurman,at the JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
510 S. Wall Joplin, MO. 64801 (417) 623-4597 ext 131

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Walk With Ease-Nevada (Session 12 of 18)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Osage Praire YMCA
Nevada MO

Description:

Walk With Ease program is designed to help participants become a knowledgeable, conficent arthritis self-manager--that is, a person who can take acion to ease arthritis symptoms and maintain your overall fitness and quality of life. Walk With Ease may be different from other walking programs you know about, because it offers a structured program that has been tested and proven to benefit those who complete it. Walk With Ease is shown to reduce the pain aand discomfort of arthritis and increase balance, strength, and walking pace.

Registration:

Free class

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2013

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Cass) (Session 17 of 20)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

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

Registration:

To register contact Cass Career Center @ 816.380.3253, extension 7223

Cost:

$35.00
2nd person from same household is $15

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 9 of 20)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Session topic:

Participants warm-up and complete a series of 8-10 exercises and cool down.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SBA Loans: Keys to Your Financial Success

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Railway Exchange Building
615 Olive St, Suite 1220, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

This seminar will help you to become familiar with the SBA loan programs and requirements, and what constitutes a successful loan application; the program includes a visit from a business banking officer.

Session topic:

This seminar will help you to become familiar with the SBA loan programs and requirements, and what constitutes a successful loan application; the program includes a visit from a local business banking officer.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Aldis Jakubovskis, JakubovskisA@missouri.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/241-1591




CANCELLED: FranklinCovey Workshops: Leading Across Generations

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

Accredited through NASBA and IACET for 4 Continuing Professional Education credits. The rosters will be logged and the participants will receive an official notice of their credits. A Certificate of Participation is issued to those who attend all four sessions. Cost of workshops covers the cost of Franklin Covey materials. These workshops will be taught by Lori and Mark Buresh of The Professional Development Team. Cost of two Franklin Covey workshop modules is $275 per person (must be paid at the first session).

Leaders learn to engage and motivate their teams while recognizing and understanding the generational differences. Every generation has strengths and it takes a leader who can communicate across each group to tap into those strengths.  more...

Cost:

$149.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes - Farmington -MAC (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College
North College Center, Room A
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601

5270 Flat River Dr, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Dining With Diabetes) is a four-session series that provides people with type 2 diabetes, their family and friends, with tools for the self-management of diabetes. The series focuses on nutrition, the cornerstone of diabetes management, but also reviews other self-management strategies that can help individuals avoid diabetes complications. Food demonstrations and tasting are included more...

Session topic:

Carbohydrate Counting

Registration:

St. Francois County MU Extension Center
1 West Liberty, Suite 101
Farmington, MO 63640
Ph: 573-756-4539 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
40 per couple

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management-Osceola (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
Osceola MO

Registration:

No Charge,

Registration
deadline:

4/12/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Clinton) (Session 17 of 20)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Where:  
Senior Nutrition Center
Clinton MO

Description:

This advanced program is for participants who have completed the basic STay Strong, Stay Healthy program. This program focuses on advanced strength training for persons 60 years and older.

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Modified Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Henry) (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Housing Authority Community room
#7 Bradshaw Drive, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Modified Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is 12 classes over 6 weeks strength training program for adults 60 years and older who use a walker or wheelchair. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The program incorporates warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises, and cool down stretches. Over the six weeks participants learn exercises to improve strength. The class meets twice weekly and all equipment is provided.

Registration:

Call 660-885-5556 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




4-H MOVE Club Meeting

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
To Be Announced
Poplar Bluff MO

Description:

Our next 4-H MOVE Club meeting is Monday April 29 at 4:00 p.m. If you or your child are interested in joining call 996-2921.

Session topic:

If you or your child are interested in joining call 996-2921.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
State Fair Communtiy College, Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2013

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

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.

Registration:

If you have questions regarding the FastTrac® TechVenture™ program, please contact Jill Meyer at 816-235-6072 or meyerjz@umkc.edu.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

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




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 3 of 25)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Description:

The Greene County Extension Council is comprised of 16 publicly elected council members and 4 appointed members who work with MU Extension specialists to provide the county educational program, manage finances of local MU Extension operations, provide personnel to carry out MU Extension activities locally and organize the annual public election of MU Extension council members.  more...

Session topic:

Specific items for this month’s meeting are posted on the Greene County Extension Center website under council business. Meetings are held to approve bills, plan programs and vote on policy related to the local county extension office.

Registration:

None. Meetings are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Missouri Sunshine Law. Council agendas are posted online prior to each meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Pulaski County Extension Council Meeting (Session 4 of 11)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

The Pulaski County Extension Council meets the last Monday of the month at 5:30pm in the Pulaski County Courthouse.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/882-5661




Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Warren County Extension Center, Warrenton, MO
107 W. Walton, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Program to incourage healthy behaviors for Warren County residents. This first session will 10 meetings and focus on healthy eating and proper activity levels and techniques for a health lifestyle. The program is co-sponsored by the WArren County Health Department. The program title is "Get Healthy".

Session topic:

Session 9 will focus on nutritional snacking, desserts, and sugar substitutes.

Registration:

Contact the Warren County Extension oCenter (456-3444) or the Warren County Health Department (456-7474) to register.

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Two dollars per session.

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Cooking Matters for Adults - Apr-May 2013, YWCA, St Joe (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
YWCA
304 N 8th St, Saint Joseph MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Rent Smart (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Ministries - Independence
Independence MO

Description:

Rent Smart - A four session program designed to assist individuals who are likely to have difficulty obtaining and keeping rental housing.

Session topic:

Rent Smart - Indoor Air Quality; Energy Management

Registration:

Contact Marsha Alexander for information

Registration
deadline:

4/8/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Marsha Alexander, AlexanderM@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: (816) 482-5850




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Raytown (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Southwood Elementary School
8015 S. Raytown Road, Raytown 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.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00




Volunteer Orientation

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Scenic Regional Library

308 Hawthorne Drive, Union MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Orientation

Session topic:

Volunteer Orientation

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Potting Shed University Gardening Classes (Session 9 of 13)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Weekly gardening class sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Greene County and taught by horticultural experts.

Session topic:

Learn to Identify Common Garden Insect Pests

Registration:

Register and pay at the class.

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

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