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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Missouri 4-H Equine Tour 2013

When:  Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to Monday, May 27, 2013, 8 p.m.

Where:  
Itinerary destinations to Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas exploring a wide representation of the indigenous equine industry and collegiate programs.
101 South Main, Plattsburg MO map...

Description:

Whoa! If you love horses, are 13-18, and dream of future with horses, you don’t want to miss this amazing trip! The 2013 Missouri 4-H Equine Tour is headed to the wide open spaces of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas to explore the indigenous equine careers and western horse industry May 21-27. Just a few of the plans on this busy itinerary will include visits to prestigious equine collegiate programs, western performance horse ranches, Remington Quarter Horse Race Track, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Fort Worth Stockyards, custom saddle and boot makers, meeting renowned trainers and equine medical experts, the Oklahoma City Memorial, and meeting up with rodeo professionals. This is just the beginning! The $550 tour fee includes most meals, hotels, transportation on a chartered bus, admission fees, tour shirts/bags/group photo. Applications are due before March 1 and are available: http://mo4h.missouri.edu/events/horse . For more information contact Debbie Davis, 816-539-3765 or davisdd@missouri.edu.  more...

Session topic:

2013 Missouri 4-H Equine Career Tour

Registration:

Applications are due before March 1 and are available: http://mo4h.missouri.edu/events/horse . For more information contact Debbie Davis, 816-539-3765 or davisdd@missouri.edu.  more...

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2013

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$550.00

Facilitator:

Debra Davis, davisdd@missouri.edu
Clinton County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/539-3765




2013 Christian-Stone-Taney Regional Grazing School

When:  Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 8 a.m. to Thursday, May 23, 2013, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark First Baptist Church
Ozark MO

Session topic:

Regional Grazing School

Registration
deadline:

5/14/2013

Class size:

60

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Youth Development Academy Modules

When:  Monday, May 20, 2013, 8:15 a.m. to Friday, May 24, 2013, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Gaines Oldham Black Culture Center
813 Virginia Ave. , Columbia MO map...

Session topic:

The goal of the Youth Development Academy is to provide youth development professionals, MU Extension faculty and staff, and college students with the knowledge and skills necessary for work with youth in public, private, or civic settings.

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$499.00




HR (Human Resources) as Your Partner (Learn It, Live It Leadershop® series)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Technology Development Center
900 Innovation Drive, Rolla MO map...

Description:

We know that supervisors and managers are extremely critical in any organization. While technically proficient, we find that most supervisors do not understand the role of Human Resources, HR policies, and HR practices. This lack of understanding not only puts the company at risk, but it can also make it difficult for supervisors to properly access or use HR support to help make their job easier. Design and led by a Human Resources Manager with over 3 decades of experience, this workshop is meant to provide supervisors with practical information, insights and tools. more...

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Registration:

Participants will earn CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their participation in this class. Class size is limited to 20 participants. To reserve a place for yourself or members of your organization, please contact Amy Eagan at amy@thequalitycoach.com. For additional course information, contact Jeanne Gladden at jeanne@thequalitycoach.com.

Registration
deadline:

5/20/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$155.00

Facilitator:

Robert Davis, robbiedavis@mst.edu
phone: 573/341-6272




Nutrition Update for Mature Adults (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Foxwood Springs Senior Living Complex
raymore MO

Description:

Foxwood Springs FSTV --This 6 session interview series focuses on nutrition for the older adult

Registration:

This television interview is only available to residents and employees of Foxwood Springs Senior Living Complex.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Business Performance: Measure, Manage, and Succeed

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Each business has a unique path to success; map your path to success through the use of a balanced set of performance measures. This program teaches a nine-step process that ultimately identifies the factors most critical to your success, creates a balanced set of measures for these factors, and explains how to use those measures to manage your business. This approach is also known as a Balanced Scorecard. Scorecards are being used by many top-performing businesses but are sometimes dismissed as being too hard to develop, too complicated, or only for large corporations. Our user-friendly program is designed with small businesses in mind and allows any size business or organization to reap the benefits of a Balanced Scorecard.

Register for both Listening To Your Business and this program for $200.  more...

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Master Gardener Training/Development (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Session topic:

Healthy Habitat for Birds

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: QuickBooks for Beginners

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Center
201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Forsyth Presbytarian Church
Forsyth MO

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is a 10 week strength training program for older adults

Session topic:

Session 6

Registration:

Call the Taney County University Extension Office 417-546-4431

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
$25.00 for 10 sessions

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Weight Management Techniques (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Christian Church library room
Raymore MO

Description:

This 6 session series focuses on successful weight managment techniques.

Registration:

This series is open ony to the members of this Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) chapter.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Cooking Matters (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
JOPLIN WIC CLINIC AT HEALTH DEPT
321 E. 4th, Joplin MO map...

Description:

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.

Session topic:

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

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Human resources office: Jan Thurman, Project Director,Human Services Campus,JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
5708 N School Ave.
Joplin, MO. 64801
(417) 553-4691
(619) 261-8277

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 132 of 207)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Leaf sport diseases of trees

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Nutrition Update for Mature Adults (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Senior Nutrition Center
belton MO

Description:

This 6 session series focuses on nutrition for the older adult

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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.

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Meeting - May

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mizzou Center
1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: David Jerome & Clint Dougherty

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call Clint Dougherty at 816 279-1691

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Clint Dougherty, doughertycb@missouri.edu
Buchanan County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/279-1691




Creating a Spending Plan, Credit and Predatory Lending (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 South 6th Street, Branson MO map...

Description:

Learn how to prepare a spending plan (budget), set financial goals, keep track of expenses, pay bills on time, best credit practices, predatory lending.

Session topic:

Session 2: Learn best practices for using credit, what is predatory lending, why and how to spot/avoid predatory lending.

Registration:

Contact Taney County OACAC, 417-239-1882

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




BSF for Youth-Babysitting (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 1 p.m. to Thursday, May 23, 2013, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Bollinger County Health Department
Highway 34, Marble Hill MO map...

Description:

This class helps youth face the challenges of taking care ofo someone else's children. First aid and safety lesson are learned to help make good choices.

Session topic:

Babysitting class

Registration:

Call the Bollinger County Extension Office at 573-238-2420

Registration
deadline:

5/21/2013

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Cost:

$0.00




Canceled: Show Me Better Health (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
Highway 28, Belle MO map...



Ray-Pec Community Alliance (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Peculiar Fire Station near high school, Peculiar MO map...

Description:

This community grassroots group are addressing drugs, violence and bullying among youth in the Ray-Pec school district.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Focus on Kids

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
The community room in the Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, 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 divorce.


Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing to attend an educational parenting program. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

To register for this program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177

Registration
deadline:

5/22/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




2013 Master Gardener Classes (Session 18 of 20)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Session topic:

Plant Propagation & Landscape Design- Gallatin & St. Joseph via Adobe Connect

Registration
deadline:

4/1/2013

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




Operation JumpStart (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast MO State University
Also the class will be available via live ITV at the Southeast Regional Campus in Sikeston, MO
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on 36 hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Session topic:

A hands-on, 36-hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Registration:

Register online more...

Registration
deadline:

5/9/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Universal Design - Plans for Better Living

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
MERIL (Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living)
4420 S. 40th St., St. Joseph MO map...

Description:

Dinner,networking and professional seminars on moving beyond accessibility in design and construction. Guest speakers Mark A. Irvin and Jerry Ratway will speak on living with mobility issues from first-hand experience and the reality of living in a home with zero universal design features. Builders and contractors will learn about products that are universal design friendly. Pre-registration is required.

Session topic:

Mark A. Irvin and Jerry Ratway will speak on living with mobility issues from first-hand experience and the reality of living in a home with zero universal design features.
Learn about products that are universal design friendly.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by May 20th. Contact Connie Neal at nealca@missouri.edu or 660-359-4040, ext. 246. Numbers are limited.  more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Connie Neal, NealCA@umsystem.edu
Nodaway County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/582-8101




Serving on Public Boards Training Program - Unionville (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Putnam County R-I High School EPN Room
801 South 20th Street, Unionville MO map...

Description:

2 night program to assist public governmental boards to understand the Sunshine Law in Missouri in addition to their other board responsibilties. Topics to be covered include: What the Sunshine Law Is and What it means to Your Board, Fiscal Responsibilties of Boards, How to Hold an Effective Meeting, Record Retention, Board Procedures and Personnel Policies and University of Missouri Extension Resources for Boards.

Registration
deadline:

5/10/2013

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




Serving on Public Boards Training Program - Kahoka (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Clark County High School ITV Room
680 East Main Street, Kahoka MO map...

Description:

2 night program to assist public governmental boards to understand the Sunshine Law in Missouri in addition to their other board responsibilties. Topics to be covered include: What the Sunshine Law Is and What it means to Your Board, Fiscal Responsibilties of Boards, How to Hold an Effective Meeting, Record Retention, Board Procedures and Personnel Policies and University of Missouri Extension Resources for Boards.

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




Serving on Public Boards Training Program - Edina (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Knox County R-I High School EPN Room
RR 3 Hwy 6 East , Edina MO map...

Description:

2 night program to assist public governmental boards to understand the Sunshine Law in Missouri in addition to their other board responsibilties. Topics to be covered include: What the Sunshine Law Is and What it means to Your Board, Fiscal Responsibilties of Boards, How to Hold an Effective Meeting, Record Retention, Board Procedures and Personnel Policies and University of Missouri Extension Resources for Boards.

Registration
deadline:

5/10/2013

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 19 of 52)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Canceled: Taking Care of You--Mind Body and Spirit (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St.Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, ST PETERS MO map...



Johnson County Fair Committee (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Fair Board (Session 5 of 7)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Henry County Fair Board Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




St. Clair County 4-H Council meeting (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lowry City Civic Center
Lowry City MO

Description:

The St. Clair County 4-H Council will meet at the Lowry City Civic Center.

Session topic:

The St. Clair County 4-H Council will meet at the Lowry City Civic Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Alan Mundey, MundeyA@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 679-4167




Andrew County Extension Council Meetings, 2012-2013 (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Jury Room, Andrew County Courthouse
411 Court, Savannah MO map...

Description:

Open monthly meetings of the Andrew County Extension Council

Session topic:

May Extension Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Johnson County Livestock Activities (Session 6 of 30)

When:  Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Fairgrounds

Description:

Johnson County large animal livestock shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, lead line, goat, horse, auction, carcass contest,jackpot show); weigh-ins for beef, sheep, goats, and swine; and committee meetings. Also includes the small animal committee meetings and small animal shows (rabbit, poultry, dog, cat, buck calf).

Session topic:

Livestock Committee Meeting

Registration:

To participate in the livestock shows 4-H and FFA members must complete pre-registration form by July 1 for the Johnson County fair.

Registration
deadline:

7/1/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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