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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Take Control of Your Finances/Jefferson City (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description:

Clients learn how to take control of their finances when they lose their job or their job is downsized.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Vivian J. Anderson, MasonV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Callaway County
phone: 573/642-0755




Mississippi County Extension Council meeting

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
109 N. First St., Charleston MO map...

Description:

Monthly Extension council meetings are open to the public

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Pitching to Investors

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or email thompsoncv@missouri.edu

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Session topic:

Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids-Boonville

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

Description:

Conflict between parents who are separated and going through a custody case (whether it involves a divorce or a never married couple) is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their separation and/or divorce.

Registration:

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

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids-Sedalia

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
1012A Thompson Boulevard, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Conflict between parents who are separated and going through a custody case (whether it involves a divorce or a never married couple) is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their separation and/or divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Pettis County MU Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




The Successful Business: Planning & Funding

When:  Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents.  more...

Registration
deadline:

5/9/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$139.00
A second person from the same business may attend for a fee of $99.00. Call the SBTDC for information on how to obtain this discounted fee. 417-837-2617

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417/837-2617




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314-400-7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-7378




Women In Small Farms - Kansas City (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

“Women In Small Farms” is an educational program designed for small farm women (less than 100 acres) experienced or new to the business. Topics include: risk management, ownership of property, financial statements, writing a business plan, estate planning, communication issues, personality traits, and marketing. The course will be taught by University of Missouri Extension Agricultural Business Specialist, Nathanial Cahill. “Women In Small Farms” provides farm women with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make informed management decisions regarding their farm business operations. This will enable farm women to become better managers, and in turn, increase the viability of their farming operation. It also gives farm women an opportunity to network and interact with other women involved in agriculture.

Registration:

Contact the Clay County Extension office at (816) 407-3490 to register and pay the $60 fee.

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training Level 1 - Phelps County (Session 11 of 13)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Master Gardener program serves as a valuable and reliable source of horticultural and environmental information and expert volunteer service in Missouri. Learn from University professors, industry professionals and other experts on a variety of horticulture topics. A love of gardening and a desire to learn are the only qualifications for entering the Master Gardener program. Master Gardeners complete 30 hours of volunteer service following their initial training. Subsequent years require 20 hours of volunteer service. Enrollment is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis

Session topic:

Managing Lawns & Turfgrass

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2017

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting Your Estate Plan (Fredericktown)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Description:

Learn more about the basics of Wills and Trusts and identify the first steps in the estate planning process. The most common estate planning questions will be answered by Dan Fall, attorney at Schnapp, Fall, Silvey, Reid & Bollinger.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension in Madison County 137 W. Main Street Fredericktown, MO 63645 (573) 783-3303 klineju@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ashley Bales, balesa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Madison County
phone: 573/783-3303




Canceled: Focus on Kids - Montgomery

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Montgomery County MU Extension Office
Courthouse Annex, Montgomery City MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Stone County Courthouse Annex
Galena MO

Description:

Participants will take part in the 8 week program. They will meet each Monday and Thursday morning at the Stone County Courthouse Annex in Galena.

Session topic:

This is the last session in the series. Participants will be re-evaluated to see if they have become stronger, more flexible, and/or have better balance. They will also complete an evaluation of the program.

Registration:

To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
One half of the $40.00 fee will be paid by the community group; Galena on the Move. The participant is responsible for paying the other half.

Facilitator:

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




Advanced QuickBooks (Desktop)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
RTI, 1304 E 10th Street, Rolla, Mo
RTI, 1304 E 10th Street , Rolla MO map...

Description:

This is a HANDS ON workshop to learn advanced topics about QuickBooks (Desktop Version). The following will be covered: * Customizing sales receipts & invoices * Adding custom fields * Customizing & memorizing reports * Memorizing transactions * Exporting to Excel * Tracking quantities * Reconciling accounts * And much more! This class targets businesses that experience using QuickBooks. Learn how to get usable information out of your QuickBooks data.

Registration:

Preregistration and Prepayment Required Register online: www.rollaclasses.com or in person RTI, 1304 E 10th St, Rolla, MO Call: (573) 458-0150

Registration
deadline:

5/8/2017

Cost:

$79.00

Facilitator:

Travin Shelton, sheltontt@mst.edu
Missouri University of Science and Technology SBTDC
phone: 573/341-6272




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Sedalia) (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Where:  
Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in the Kempton Room.
3201 W. 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week. The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Session topic:

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

Registration:

Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301, by telephone at 660-827-0591, or email at cottonmr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

3/24/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660/827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
8000 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis MO map...

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. There are no age limits.

Registration:

To Register use the link provided. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Southwest Center - Management Intensive Grazing School

When:  Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to Thursday, May 11, 2017, 4 p.m.

Description:

A three-day seminar on management-intensive grazing for economic and environmental sustainability at the Southwest Research Center. more...

Registration:

Registration forms and payment must be received no later than May 1. more...

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2017

Class size:

45

Event full:

No

Cost:

$140.00
$140 per person or $225 for couples (couples share one set of printed materials.)

Facilitator:

Eldon Cole, ColeE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lawrence County
phone: 417/466-3102




Polk County Clover Kids (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Youth building at the Polk County Fairgrounds
4560 S. 100th Road, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

Clover Kids - a club meeting for 4-H members ages 5-7. Activities and snacks are provided at each meeting. Activities are science based, open ended and hands-on, requiring critical thinking, exploration and creativity. Attendees must be enrolled as a 4-H Clover Kid in Polk County. Through Clover Kids clubs, children learn how to get along, share, and work in groups, explore their interests, and build self-confidence. Clover Kid Activities introduce five to seven-year olds to the 4-H concept of learning by doing.

Session topic:

May 11 - Polk County Clover Kids

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417/326-4916




Taking Care of You-North County Health Center (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Description:

What does the year future look like for you? Does your life reflect your values? Are you mindful of your choices? Is your health important to you? Life is full of choices...and those choices affect the body, mind and spirit. The Taking Care of YOU- Inside and Out program is designed to help you deal with life's stress, make wise choices and explore ways to live a healthier life. During this 12-week program you will learn practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life and to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Attendance prizes and resources will be given each week, plus 2 weeks on a grocery store tour and an interactive Cooking Class.

Registration:

This program is for St. Louis County Government employees Call 314-615-8114 AGall@stlouisco.com

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This Program is sponsored by Coventry through St. Louis County Employee Wellness Council. Normal fee is $50.

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-7298




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Heisinger Bluffs
1002 West Main St, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. 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 6) how to evaluate new treatments

Registration:

This program is for residents of Heisinger Bluffs.

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee due to funding from the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824




Taking Care of You-Lebanon (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description:

The Taking Care of You program was developed to help participants reduce stress levels and improve lifestyle behaviors. Over the eight program sessions, participants learn about concepts and practical strategies they can incorporate into their everyday lives to better deal with life’s challenges and stressors through discussions, mini-lectures and experiential opportunities. Program participants are provided opportunities to practice strategies during the program sessions and are encouraged to use program strategies outside of class.

Registration:

Register with the MU Extension Center in Laclede at 417-532-7126. Instructor: Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist

Registration
deadline:

4/19/2017

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417/532-7126




Food Preservation- City Market (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Farm to Table Kitchen at the City Market
20 E. 5th street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Enjoy an evening out with Friends. Learn evidence based home preservation for a unique evening of fun and education. more...

Session topic:

Jams and Jellies Learn to make these sweet spreads, just in time for Mother's day.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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