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    Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Live and Learn (Session 1 of 31)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Where:  
    291 U.S. Hwy 60 W, Republic MO map...

    Description:

    A weekly column that highlights local MU Extension efforts impacting Republic, Willard and Ash Grove. Efforts focus on enhancing local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation.

    Session topic:

    Dining and Food Safety Habits for the Workplace

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Presented at the National Urban Extension Association Conference

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Description:

    The MU Labor Education Program provides continuing education classes and conferences for practitioners in the field of labor and employment relations, including labor organizations and joint labor-management committees. Classes address both theoretical and applied principles of labor relations policy and practice.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Douglas Swanson, swansondj@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-7635




    Food Preservation

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Description:

    Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation is a series of six workshops that focus on safe and correct food preservation methods in the home setting.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
    Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
    phone: 816-506-3338




    Farm & Home Safety Day

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    Team effort of state and regional University of Missouri Extension faculty partnering with private businesses, agencies focused on enhancing economic viability and sustainability of Missouri agriculture. Accomplished through high quality, research based, frontier educational programs. For beginning, primary, secondary income and transitioning farmers, landowners and agribusiness agencies.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Darla Campbell, CampbellD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Schuyler County
    phone: 660-457-3469




    Veterans Summit

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    EndZone Facility is located on the east side of the MSSU campus in the Robert W Plaster Sports Complex (Fred G. Hughes Stadium)
    3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    This event will feature funding programs for business owned by Veterans, Veteran business owners who will provide tips for growth and success in business, and repesentatives from Veteran business service organizations. more...

    Registration:

    https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/21120 more...

    Class size:

    100

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Perryville (Session 4 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    314 W North Street, Perryville MO map...

    Description:

    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a follow-up program to the 10 week Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program (SSSH).

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Perry County
    phone: 573-547-4504




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 3 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a follow-up program to the 10 week Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program (SSSH).

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Managing Your Online Market Listings with Google, Yep and Other Low or No-Cost Websites (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Nixa Chamber of Commerce
    Total Highspeed Community Room, Nixa MO map...

    Description:

    Managing Your Online Market Listings with Google, Yelp and Other Low or No-Cost Websites: There are so many ways to get found online and each one offers you an opportunity to reach new customers! In this informative seminar you will learn how to:

    Get your business listed on Google;
    Claim, verify and manage your Google local listing;
    Handle issues with your Google listing;
    Claim and manage your business page on Yelp!;
    Find and list your business on other helpful low and no-cost websites.
    This seminar will also address the basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) including understanding how Google indexes websites and what keywords/key phrases you should be using to help customers locate your business in Google’s search engine. more...

    Class size:

    35

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $30.00

    Facilitator:

    Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University (MSU)
    phone: 417-837-2617




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 10 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

    Registration:

    816-380-8461

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Visually Impaired Garden Programs (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    This is a sensory program for the blind and visually impaired persons of Kirksville using fruits, vegetables and flowers using the senses of touch, smell and taste.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 6 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    1137 Independence Drive, West Plains MO map...

    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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Johnson, johnsonstephanie@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Montgomery Senior Center (Session 18 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Fall prevention education class (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Educating participants on all the resources out there for fall prevention. Each week has a different focus on fall prevention.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Helpful Tips for Caregivers- Cass County Extension (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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



    Strategic Business Planning

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    The Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission offers planning and economic development services to its seven member counties of Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Iron, Madison, Perry, St. Francois, and Ste. Genevieve and the municipalities within. We work with a broad cross section of local governments, economic development organizations, civic groups, businesses and individual citizens. We also provide services to local governments, at their request, which will help enhance the livability and economic base of each county and community. The role of the staff in each county and municipality differs based upon the needs of the local entity.
    1 W Saint Joseph Street, Perryville MO map...

    Description:

    In this workshop we'll explore the steps in starting a business and resources for business planning.


     more...

    Registration:

    Please register because LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. Visit engage.semo.edu/trainings or call 537-651-2304


     more...

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Brown Bag University (Session 4 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 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) is "Building Gossip Free Zones By Communicating with Professionalism.” Learn now to stop the top creator of office negativity: gossip.

    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




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

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Elena Doctor, emd7m9@health.missouri.edu
    phone: 573-884-4288




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 @ WILS (Session 9 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adult access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

    Registration:


    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Show-Me Better Health, Jordan Valley Clinic in Lebanon (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension is offering the six-week workshop "Show Me Better Health" licensed by Stanford University. This workshop will teach persons with chronic conditions and their caregivers the tools needed to design their own self-management program so they can live a longer and healthier life.

    Workshop participants will learn tips on how to eat well and exercise; how to manage their symptoms; how to relax and handle difficult emotions; develop effective problem-solving skills; how to work well with their doctor; and how to manage their medications. They will receive a copy of the workshop manual, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation cd.

    Registration:

    To register, please call the Laclede County MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126.
    All sessions will be held at Jordan Valley Clinic 1216 Deadra Dr, Lebanon, MO 65536.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This class is free thanks to a partnership with the Central MO Regional Arthritis Center and Jordan Valley Clinics.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Jackson (Session 4 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 2 p.m. to 3 p.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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Perry County
    phone: 573-547-4504




    MACDDS Presentation

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Description:

    The MU Labor Education Program provides continuing education classes and conferences for practitioners in the field of labor and employment relations, including labor organizations and joint labor-management committees. Classes address both theoretical and applied principles of labor relations policy and practice.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
    Business Development Program, MU Extension
    phone: 573-882-0061




    4-H Club Meetings (volunteer led) 4-H Livestock Meetings Ripley County (Session 7 of 9)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Fair Grounds
    Hwy 21 South, Doniphan MO map...

    Description:

    4-H members regularly attend a meeting that includes business items, educational programs and social activities. Youth make friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world. Livestock meetings and SMQA training for youth selling at the fair.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Steven Ivy, ivysf@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ripley County
    phone: 573-996-2921




    Springfield Public Schools Agriculture Education Task Force

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Kraft Administrative Center
    1359 E. Saint Louis St, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Group formed to discuss and give input on the development of an agriculture management and environmental science program in the Springfield Public School system.

    Enhances local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation.

    Session topic:

    First session to discuss the work that has been done to introduce this program at Hillcrest along with other necessary steps to be taken as part of the Academy Model of classes with the eventual goal of developing an FFA program.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus on Kids Jan-June 2019 (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 13, 2019, 4 p.m. to Thursday, May 23, 2019, 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    305 N Market St, Maryville MO map...

    Description:

    Parents are forever. Although parents can divorce each other, their children are not divorceable. Each parent is responsible for nurturing and creating their children's sense of security and well-being — even through the divorce process. Focus on Kids was designed to help you with that task.



    What will I gain?



    After attending Focus On Kids, which is only two and one-half hours long, you will:



    ? Understand the importance of ongoing, supportive and nurturing involvement by both parents.



    ? Receive information on both children’s and adolescents’ developmental needs, abilities and common reactions to divorce.



    ? Learn specific behaviors that help in a coparenting situation and those that should be avoided.


    Registration:

    Pre-registration is required for each parent.



    A $25 per-person fee, payable by cash or check to Buchanan County Extension, can be paid in advance, or immediately prior to the start of class.



    To register and for more information: Call the Buchanan County Extension Office at 816.279.1691.



     What else do I need to know?



    ? You and the other parent must attend on separate dates.



    ? Childcare is not provided so children are not allowed to attend.



    ? Sign-in and sign-out is required. Plan to arrive 10 minutes early and to stay for the entire two hour session.



    ? Attendance is confirmed after you have completed a session.


    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

    Katie Buchs Pemberton, pembertonk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Buchanan County
    phone: 816-279-1691




    Greene Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (SB) (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    CES meeting with community leaders regarding leadership development process, a formula for success and time management. CES lead the meeting and provided advice for the team to improve their process and organization.

    Session topic:

    Conducting a team search: processes, time and communication

    Registration:

    These are generally closed meetings but to set up a program contact David Burton at (417) 881-8909.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Focus on Kids- Bates County

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    110 E Jefferson, Bolivar MO map...



    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 15 of 19)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Mo. Dept of Conservation
    783 Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton MO map...

    Description:

    Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

    Session topic:

    7 habits of Highly Effective Volunteers, Nuts and Bolts of being a Master Naturalist Graduation

    Registration:

    Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

    Class size:

    24

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $100.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 19 of 19)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Mo Dept of Conservation, Camdenton MO
    783 Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton MO map...

    Description:

    Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

    Session topic:

    Opening Session Program Overview Role of Naturalists

    Registration:

    Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

    Class size:

    24

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $100.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 12 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Educational program Improving understanding of natural resource ecology and management, and enhances existing natural resource education. Provides framework for conducting volunteer educational programs towards management of natural resources.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    MO Eats Smithville (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Description:

    Community needs assessments may identify a need that requires a policy, system or environmental (PSE) change to be made to impact the larger community rather than individual educational efforts. PSE strategies is a global term for a number of strategies that can be implemented all with the long term goal of improving the overall health of the community.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Gregory Callahan, callahang@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490