MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 12 to 15, 2015
Maize Genetics Conference 2015
- March 23 to 27, 2015
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2015
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
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.
Greene County Extension Center inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...
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.
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.
Pre-registration by Wednesday February 27 is required. Please call the Greene County Extension office at 417-881-8909 to register.
Strong Women, Healthy Hearts (Cass) (Session 17 of 20)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...
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.
callthe MU Extension Center @ 816.380.8460
Cooking Matters (Session 1 of 6)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon
JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
510 S. Wall Joplin
510 S. Wall Joplin, Joplin MO map...
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.
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
Registrations will be coordinated by Jan Thurman,at the JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
510 S. Wall Joplin, MO. 64801 (417) 623-4597 ext 131
Walk With Ease-Nevada (Session 12 of 18)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Osage Praire YMCA
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.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Cass) (Session 17 of 20)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
MU Extension Center
201 W. Wall, Harrisonville MO map...
To register contact Cass Career Center @ 816.380.3253, extension 7223
2nd person from same household is $15
SBA Loans: Keys to Your Financial Success
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, noon to 2 p.m.
Railway Exchange Building
615 Olive St, Suite 1220, St. Louis MO map...
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.
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.
CANCELLED: FranklinCovey Workshops: Leading Across Generations
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Plaster Hall, Room 104, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...
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...
Lisa Robinson, email@example.com
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.
Mineral Area College
North College Center, Room A
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601
5270 Flat River Dr, Park Hills MO map...
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...
St. Francois County MU Extension Center
1 West Liberty, Suite 101
Farmington, MO 63640
Ph: 573-756-4539 more...
Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Clinton) (Session 17 of 20)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Senior Nutrition Center
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.
Modified Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Henry) (Session 7 of 12)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Clinton Housing Authority Community room
#7 Bradshaw Drive, Clinton MO map...
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.
Call 660-885-5556 to register.
4-H MOVE Club Meeting
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
To Be Announced
Poplar Bluff MO
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.
If you or your child are interested in joining call 996-2921.
FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 5 of 8)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City MO map...
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.
If you have questions regarding the FastTrac® TechVenture™ program, please contact Jill Meyer at 816-235-6072 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carmen DeHart, email@example.com
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.
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
inside Nathanael Greene Park
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...
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...
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.
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.
Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 9 of 10)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Warren County Extension Center, Warrenton, MO
107 W. Walton, Warrenton MO map...
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 9 will focus on nutritional snacking, desserts, and sugar substitutes.
Contact the Warren County Extension oCenter (456-3444) or the Warren County Health Department (456-7474) to register.
Two dollars per session.
Rent Smart (Session 4 of 4)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Hillcrest Ministries - Independence
Rent Smart - A four session program designed to assist individuals who are likely to have difficulty obtaining and keeping rental housing.
Rent Smart - Indoor Air Quality; Energy Management
Contact Marsha Alexander for information
Tai Chi for Arthritis-Raytown (Session 5 of 6)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Southwood Elementary School
8015 S. Raytown Road, Raytown MO map...
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.
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Scenic Regional Library
308 Hawthorne Drive, Union MO map...
Potting Shed University Gardening Classes (Session 9 of 13)
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...
Weekly gardening class sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Greene County and taught by horticultural experts.
Learn to Identify Common Garden Insect Pests
Register and pay at the class.