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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Mental Health First Aid

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

Where:  
Waynesville United Methodist Church
301 T Hwy, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

Increase your skills to better serve the people you care for.

Session topic:

*Signs and symptoms of common mental health disorders.
*A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care
*Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem

Registration:

Contact Bill O'Neal 573-842-8262 or pbillyo2012@gmail.com

Registration
deadline:

4/1/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




KCTV 5 Health segment (Kansas City CBS affiliate) (Session 1 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 9:15 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.

Where:  
KCTV 5 studio
Kansas City MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




AARP Walking Program (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
St. Francis Fitness Plus
Mount Auburn Road, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

A four part walking program is coordinated by several agencies to support successful aging.

Session topic:

Presentation on benefits of laughter at the walking program

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Selling to the Government

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...



Bi-lingual Tai Chi for Arthritis (Session 6 of 22)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Guadalupe Center
Kansas City MO

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.

Cost:

$0.00




KKOZ Radio Interview on Soil Health (Douglas County)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Ava MO

Session topic:

This live radio interview via telephone will cover the topic of soil testing and soil health in the Missouri Ozarks.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 19 of 20)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...

Description:

A series of eight strengthening exercises will be completed in each class with a warm-up and cool down period. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to gain strength, flexibility and balance.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 2 sets each of 8 strength training exercises, and a cool down.

Registration:

call Bates County Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Better Health Class (CCPS) (Session 4 of 40)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Description:

This weekly class focuses on the basics of nutrition, food safety, and food budgeting.

Registration:

This class is open only to Cass County Recovery Court participants

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Tackling The Tough Skills - Charleston P&P (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Charleston Probation and Parole office
Charleston MO

Description:

Tackling the Tough Skills is a Life Skills program for individuals who are preparing to enter the work force. The class will be 8 hours in total; 2 hours per day for 4 days. Topics that will be explored include attitude, responsibility, communication and preparing for the work place.

Session topic:

Tackling the Tough Skills session 2 will cover Communication Skills in work and life.

Registration:

Probation & Parole client in Mississippi County register through their Parole Officer.

Registration
deadline:

4/4/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mississippi County Library - Charleston
105 E. Marshall, Charleston MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids class - Helping Parents Help Their Parents Adjust to Divorce

Session topic:

Focus on Kids - Helping Parents Help Their Kids Adjust to Divorce

Registration:

Souther Missouri Legal Services (800) 748-7456 or (573) 683-3786

Registration
deadline:

4/7/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Introduction to QuickBooks (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

April 8(Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)
April 10 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks software for your business bookkeeping needs. Emphasis will be placed on properly setting up list items which determine how the information feeds into the company financial statements. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card statements will be demonstrated. Reports for tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, company profitability, and company status will be presented. more...

Session topic:

Day 1

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Shelby County extension office
106 East third, Shelbyville MO map...

Session topic:

Maintaining a healthy weight has many advantages. Good nutrition, exercise, and making healthy choices all plays a part in a healthy body. This program is not only a weight loss program, but helps participants put the knowledge into practice.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wendeline Brumbaugh, BrumbaughW@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 633-2640




Focus on Kids - Johnson County (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Extension Center
135 West Market Street, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

State-mandated co-parenting class for divorcing and never married parents.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a co-parenting class for parents who are divorcing or never married and have a court case.

Registration:

Pre-register one week in advance by calling the Johnson County Extension Center at 660-747-3193.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Focus on Kids - Phelps

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Office
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Session topic:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Registration
deadline:

4/7/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




FastTrac - First Step (Session 15 of 24)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Gain the understanding of profit and cash. Other financial terms necessary to know and learn.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




FastTrac - First Step (Session 16 of 24)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

What will it cost to start your business. What will it cost to operate this business. This you will learn the tools needed to help determine financial feasibility on the Cash Flow Report.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Taking Care of YOU: Body-Mind-Spirit (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Unity Center of Columbia
1600 W Broadway, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Good intentions to take care of yourself can be pushed out of reach by the demands on your time and attention. You may overextend yourself trying to meet the needs of others, face daily responsibilities or live up to expectations. These demands can lead to feeling stressed or burned out.

Life is full of choices...and those choices affect the body, mind and spirit. The Taking Care of YOU program is designed to help you deal with life's stress, make wise choices and explore ways to live a healthier life.

During this 8-week program you will learn practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life's challenges in healthy ways allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. You will learn ways to:
- Become more aware of the mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health.
- Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you.
- Respond rather than react to the stress in your life.
- Discover opportunities in life's challenges.
- Find ways to bring more joy into your life.
- Simplify your life.
- Live more in the moment.

Registration:

To register or for more information, contact Vera Massey at 573-445-9792 or masseyv@missouri.edu
 more...

Registration
deadline:

2/25/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 445-9792




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cox Surgery Center; CoxHealth
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:

Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Healthy Eating; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




2014 Annual Christian County Livestock & Forage Conference

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clever High School Commons and Performing Arts Center
6800 State Highway 14 W, Clever MO map...

Description:

Topics to be covered: Cattle Outlook and Herd Management; Cattle Herd Health - Getting More Bang for Your Buck; The Missouri Beef Check-off; Pasture Leases; Forage and Hay Insurance. Please RSVP to the Christian Co. Extension Center by March 31 to reserve your meal.

Registration
deadline:

3/31/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Operation JumpStart (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management.

Session topic:

Participants will gain more knowledge about making decisions that will protect them legally

Registration:

Register by calling 573-651-2929 or by email - gervin@semo.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Home Food Preservation Series (Apr, 2014, Ridgeway) (Session 1 of 3)

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

Where:  
Ridgeway School
305 Main Street, Ridgeway MO map...

Description:

Participants will receive hands on experience as well as the most current step by step recommendations for food preservation procedures (pressure canning, water bath canning, freezing and dehydrating).

Session topic:

Pressure Canning

Registration:

Contact 660.425.6434 for more information

Registration
deadline:

3/31/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Each session is $15. Register for individual classes or take all three.

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Thrift Shop community room--South Platte site
6520 NW Prairie View Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Building Strong Families program is taught year-round in partnership with Hillcrest Ministries, a faith-based social service agency and transitional housing program serving homeless families in the greater Kansas City area. When accepted into the Hillcrest program, adults agree to participate in an intensive 90-day program that emphasizes life-skills and financial solvency. Several modules from the Building Strong Families curriculum are utilized in the life-skills education component.

Session topic:

The April workshop topic for Hillcrest residents is "Communication 101".

Registration:

Registration for the Building Strong Families classes are handled directly by Hillcrest case managers. For general information, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac GrowthVenture - Piedmont (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Clearwater Middle School Library
RT 4 Box 1004, Piedmont MO map...

Description:

FastTrac GrowthVenture helps existing entrepreneurs analyze their current business situation to identify the best opportunities for growth. Budgeting, sales strategies, management team roles, operational systems and business plan implementation are key areas of emphasis. The course also facilitates networking between entrepreneurs and professionals.

Session topic:

Entrepreneurs explore the marketing cycle, define marketing goals and strategies, and develop an implementation plan.

Registration:

There is no fee for the class but registration is required. Funding for this opportunity was provided by the Delta Regional Authority. All participants will receive a textbook and handouts.

Registration
deadline:

2/14/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/648-1035




Jasper County Master Gardener Level I training (Session 14 of 14)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Contact the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center, 417/358-2158, for more information.
Carthage MO

Description:

The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri. Those trained through the program volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening. To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour Core Course Training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back in approved University of Missouri Extension activities. A large percentage of volunteer hours is dedicated to providing assistance with the heavy workload of horticulture questions in county Extension offices. Through activities such as Extension hot lines, workshops, speakers bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

Session topic:

Master Gardener Graduation and Recognition Event

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center for an application and registration information.

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Ozark Gateway Master Gardeners are providing scholarships to pay part of the fee. See application for details.

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardeners of Greene County monthly chapter meeting (Session 45 of 52)

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

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

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Master Gardeners of Greene County chapter; for chapter members and guests.

Session topic:

Greene County Master Gardener chapter meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Master Naturalist - Development/Training (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Busch Memorial Conservation Area
2360 Highway D, Saint Charles MO map...

Description:

Attendance at meetings is limited to members of the Missouri Master Naturalist Confluence Chapter. To lean more about the Missouri Master Naturalist program and about becoming a Master Naturalist call 636-970-3000. more...

Session topic:

Bluebirds and Native Plants

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Tai Chi for Health (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Southwood Elementary School
Kansas City MO

Description:

Tai Chi for Health is an easy to learn and effective program to help build strength, improve balance to prevent falls, slow down the loss of bone density, and improve quality of life.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00




Black Creek Watershed Plan Public Meeting

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Shelby County Extension Office, located North of the Courthouse in Shelbyville
106 E 3rd St, Shelbyville MO map...

Description:

This public meeting will provide information on the Black Creek Watershed Management Plan currently being written and allow attendees to provide input on the plan.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/633-2640




Building Better Child Care Spring 2014 (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Memorial Auditorium
500 E. Locust Street
Union, MO 63084
500 E. Locust Street, Union MO map...

Description:

Spring 2014 Child Day Care Provider Training more...

Session topic:

A Place for Every Child - Why Inclusiveness Matters

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension
116 West Main, Union, MO
Phone: 636-583-5141

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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