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    Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    My Extension Test

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2 a.m. to Friday, May 3, 2019, 8 a.m.

    Description:

    The MU Conference Office is part of MU Extension Continuing Education and serves as a full-service planning office for the facilitation of consistent quality educational experiences of noncredit, face-to-face conferences and workshops.

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/26/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Thomas Pritchard, pritchardt@missouri.edu
    MU Conference Office
    phone: 573-882-3890




    FSMA Produce Safety Alliance Training, Springfield

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

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

    Description:

    MU and LU Extension are pleased to offer the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Alliance training. This training meets the training requirement for farms subject to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, and all participants will receive a training certificate.

    Session topic:

    FSMA PSA mandated training

    Registration:

    Register with cash or check with Webster County Extension Office, 800 S. Marshall Street, Marshfield, MO 65706
    C-Vent
     more...

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044




    EXCEL-Greene County Huddle (Session 3 of 9)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Where:  
    Room 212
    940 N Boonville Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Weekly huddles are offered by the Greene County government as part of its weekly huddle for employee empowerment and education. Attendance at this meetings can be educational and a way to earn points as part of Greene County MU Extension's EXCEL Leadership program. Communities investing in EXCEL programs see new and younger people running for public office, more involvement in community activities and organizations, heightened community appearance and better functioning boards and commissions. This week's special guest is Commissioner Bob Dixon.

    Session topic:

    County Sheriff's warrant response team and the work they are doing to lower the number of outstanding warrants in the county and the financial impact on the county of doing so.

    Registration:

    None required.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Pork Quality Assurance training

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

    Where:  
    107 W. Walton, Warrenton MO map...

    Description:

    Pork Quality Assurance® (PQA®) helps pig farmers and their employees use best practices to promote food safety.

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

    Anita Ellis, snella@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    phone: 573-642-0755




    Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention - Gentry County Library (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    SNAP RECIPIENTS: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

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




    Master Pollinator Steward Program (Session 7 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    Focus on Kids - Lafayette County (15th Circuit)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    14 E. 19th St., Suite 102, Higginsville MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 

    Registration:

    Pre-registration and pre-payment required prior to the class.

    To register contact:
    Judy Elling at the Lafayette County Extension Center
    660-584-3658

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Livingston County
    phone: 660-646-0811




    Pemiscot Caregivers/Grandfamilies committee

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

    Where:  
    PIN office
    63830 MO

    Description:

    Provides education for relative caregivers. Topics included may range from parenting, relationship building, financial, and legal issues.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Soil and Water Conservation District Board

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

    Where:  
    Courthouse in Waynesville
    302 Rt 66, Waynesville MO map...

    Description:

    Pulaski County Soil and Water regular meeting

    Session topic:

    Regular meeting of the Pulaski Soil and Water Board

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: Crystal City Public Library (Session 16 of 17)

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: DeSoto Public Library (Session 16 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    Brown Bag University (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Springfield Clinical Campus
    1845 S. National Ave., Suite 100, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Make time to invest in yourself professionally and begin a pathway to leadership with University of Missouri Extension’s “Brown Bag University” Series offered by the Greene County MU Extension office.

    Dr. Amy Patillo, workforce development specialist and David Burton, county engagement and community development specialist, will teach the four classes designed to grow your leadership skills and improve your workplace.

    These classes will make a difference in your professional and personal life. If you like what you receive as part of this class then we would recommend you enroll in our free Excel Leadership program so you will know about future classes. EXCEL program participants do receive discounts to programs of this type.
     more...

    Session topic:

    (seated class) "Choosing Workplace Stability Over Exhausting Drama.” Learn how to better deal with employee drama and set yourself on course for workplace stability.

    Registration:

    Attendees must complete advanced registration before the start of the first class. more...

    Cost:

    $250.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Facebook F8 Conference (livestream), Day 1

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, noon to 5:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology 395 Jackie D. Garrett Dr. West Plains, MO 65775
    395 Jackie D. Garrett Dr., West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    Day one of Facebook F8 Conference (livestream). Marketing and new technology related to marketing, including the new Oculus Quest virtual reality headset.

    Session topic:

    Day one of Facebook F8 Conference (livestream). Marketing and new technology related to marketing, including the new Oculus Quest virtual reality headset.

    Registration:

    Please reserve your seat by emailing either: AliceBarnes@missouristate.edu or DarrellHampsten@missouristate.edu

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Alice Barnes, barnesali@missouri.edu
    Missouri SBDC in West Plains
    phone: 417-255-7966




    Missouri Woodland Steward-Invasive Species

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    186-D N. Adams Ave, Lebanon MO map...

    Description:

    This event will help landowners identify invasive plant species and how to report invasive plant species. A free lunch will be provided.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Havens, havenss@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Live Plan: Building a Business Plan

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Description:

    LivePlan: Building a Business Plan
    Whether you are starting a business, trying to obtain financing from lenders or investors, or expanding your company, you should consider writing a business plan. Live Plan is an online business planning software that works on any type of computer with an Internet connection. You can construct a business plan and financial statements, which can be accessed by multiple users. This workshop will introduce you to the Live Plan software and provide tips on writing a successful business plan. Each participant, who are MSSU SBTDC clients, will receive 90-day access to Live Plan.

    Date: April 30 (Tuesday), 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

    Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. On date of event, look for yellow signs for room information.

    Cost: $39
     more...

    Registration:

    http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eg11n6pg5953c112 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/28/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $39.00

    Facilitator:

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




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

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    Focus on Kids - DeKalb County (43rd Circuit)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    401 E Grand Ave, Ste A, Cameron MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 

    Registration:

    Pre-registration required prior to the class.

    To register contact:
    Teresa Smith or Jessica Trussell
    Livingston County Extension Office
    660-646-0811

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Livingston County
    phone: 660-646-0811




    McDonald County Master Gardener Core Class (Session 9 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    Farm and Conservation Fair Eldon

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 4:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

    Where:  
    Eldon High School Commons
    101 S. Pine Street, Eldon MO map...

    Description:

    Miller County Soil and Water sponsors a fair at the Eldon HS Commons. Clubs, businesses, MU Extension, Master Gardeners, 4-H, and many other local providers participate in this expo annually.

    Session topic:

    Vendors with farm service businesses, local growers and businesses selling plants, speakers from MO Department of Conservation, MU Extension, local Bee Keeper and local livestock producers.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    Canceled: Cooking Matters for Adults in Harrisonville (Session 5 of 6)

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

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



    LaunchU - Sedalia (Session 11 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 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




    Henry County Council Meeting (Clinton)

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

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

    Description:

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

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Verlinda Talley, TalleyV@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Henry County
    phone: 660-885-5556




    Stoddard County Council Meeting

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

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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