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    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Live and Learn (Session 22 of 31)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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:

    Weekly columns in this publication. This week's column: “Think BIG to GROW Missouri” Initiative to Spur Specialty Crop Production"

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Community Listening Session 5/29

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Description:

    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.

    Listening session to further explore the opportunities the new Zoo campus can have on North County.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Claire Wolff, wolffca@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-516-6392




    Soil Health Nexus

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 8 a.m. to Thursday, May 30, 2019, 3 p.m.

    Description:

    Sustainable crop production programs for 21st century. Focuses on techniques that minimize environmental impact, and offers research on selecting the best crop genetics, as well as proper crop management decisions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Ernest Lee III, leerw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Montgomery County
    phone: 573-564-3733




    MU Animal Sciences Youth Development Academy

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 9 a.m. to Saturday, June 1, 2019, noon

    Description:

    Missouri 4-H is about young people discovering their interests with the guidance of caring adults. It’s about young people making friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David Hoffman, HoffmanD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8460




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Perryville (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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 1 in Harrisonville (Session 11 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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




    Cooking Matters for Adults: On My Own (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, sbridgewater@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy at DeSoto Public Library (Session 1 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    512 S Main Street, De Soto 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, although there are no age limits. 


    Registration:

    Register through the Jefferson County MU Extension Office by calling 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




    On Farm Readiness Review - Clint Zimmerman Farm

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Clint Zimmerman farm
    28819 waltz Ave, Breckinridge MO map...

    Description:

    On-farm produce safety is important to fruit and vegetable growers for a number of different reasons- to meet regulatory, sales venue, or buyer requirements and to ensure that they are selling the safest product possible. On-farm produce safety education may include training on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), On Farm Readiness Reviews, training to sell in certain farmers markets, and other general on-farm produce safety education.

    Session topic:

    On Farm Readiness Review with Clint Zimmerman Farm

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Pemiscot Grandfamilies/Caregivers committee

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    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




    2019 Deans Tour

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Description:

    A cross-disciplinary program to stimulate entrepreneurial communities and foster a climate of community enterprise and entrepreneurship locally, regionally and statewide. This place-based regional approach to community revitalization focuses on entrepreneurship, leadership, youth engagement, and community wealth retention. This includes understanding the fundamentals of economic development, looking at data and local assets, developing and implementing a plan, and working collaboratively.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Michele Kroll, KrollM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Fall prevention education class (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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




    Boots to Business

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Veterans Business Outreach Center
    Ft. Leonard Wood MO

    Description:

    This one hour overview will introduce you to the critical aspects associated with starting your own business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Objective: Leveraging the Nuts and Bolts Guide to Business; understand how to move from the feasibility analysis to constructing a viable and fundable business plan.

    Session topic:

    To assist participants in understanding the steps, stages, and activities related to launching and growing a business as a post-military career To help participants understand how business ownership might align (or not) with their own personal strengths and life goals To provide introductory training and orientation to the fundamental tools and strategies associated with executing on plans to launch a new business

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Canceled: Helpful Tips for Caregivers- Cass County Extension (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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



    Strategic Business Planning

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Smart Space is a co-working environment offering flexible, creative, tech-powered work space. Enjoy fast internet, print, scan, fax, mail, phone, and 24/7 access to your own epicenter of work activity.
    1902 Sunset Drive, Poplar Bluff 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




    Missouri Woodland Steward-Invasive Species Lunch and Learn

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    200 N. Main, Courthouse, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    Helps private land owners identify invasive species and learn how to manage them.  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/24/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




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

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Bootheel Synergy SET 7 Local Leadership Team Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    A cross-disciplinary program to stimulate entrepreneurial communities and foster a climate of community enterprise and entrepreneurship locally, regionally and statewide. This place-based regional approach to community revitalization focuses on entrepreneurship, leadership, youth engagement, and community wealth retention. This includes understanding the fundamentals of economic development, looking at data and local assets, developing and implementing a plan, and working collaboratively.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
    phone: 573-243-3581




    On Farm Readiness Review - Vernon Schrock Farm

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    Vernon Schrock farm
    21595 340 st. , Jamesport MO map...

    Description:

    On-farm produce safety is important to fruit and vegetable growers for a number of different reasons- to meet regulatory, sales venue, or buyer requirements and to ensure that they are selling the safest product possible. On-farm produce safety education may include training on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), On Farm Readiness Reviews, training to sell in certain farmers markets, and other general on-farm produce safety education.

    Session topic:

    On Farm Readiness Review with Vernon Schrock Farm

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Show-Me Better Health, Jordan Valley Clinic in Lebanon (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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 @ WILS (Session 10 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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




    Grow with Google

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Golden Valley Memorial Hospital
    1600 N. 2nd St., Clinton MO map...

    Description:

    Join the MO SBDC at SFCC and Bryan Caplan, speaker for the Grow with Google partner program, for an "info-packed workshop dedicated to growing your business online." This program is being offered at NO COST, and participants will also receive "swag bags" from Google. The two trainings acheduled will be "Reach Your Customers online with Google" and "Get Found on Google Search and Maps."

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
    phone: 660-596-7350




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Jackson (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 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




    2019 4-H year GSBR Club meetings at the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch (Session 14 of 15)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    5549 N. HWY K, Brighton MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri 4-H is about young people discovering their interests with the guidance of caring adults. It’s about young people making friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Learning opportunities for the residents at the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch

    Session topic:

    April 22, 2019 GSBR 4-H Club meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Business Plan Basics Ideas to Implementation

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    SBA/Urban League Small Business Empowerment Alliance
    9420 W Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...