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    Monday, May 6, 2019

    Events and activities attended while covering Laclede County

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelsie Lineback, kelsie.lineback@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Maries County
    phone: 573-422-3359




    Chronic Disease Self-Management in Kirksville (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Margo Myers, MyersMK@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    TEST-----------Creating Collaborative Environments for Positive Youth Development

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    1012 N. Highway UU, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Registration:

    Test

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/1/2019

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $30.00
    Test $$$

    Facilitator:

    Randee Larkin, larkinr@missouri.edu
    Human Environmental Sciences, MU Extension
    phone: 573-882-1976




    Monthly County Commission Meeting (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    1010 N Boonville Avenue, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri. Monthly meeting of the Greene County Commission

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance-Douglas County (Ava) (Session 7 of 8)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.
    The program helps older adults learn to:
    view falls as controllable
    set goals for increasing activity
    change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
    exercise to increase strength and balance

    Session topic:

    In this program's eight classes, they’ll work with an instructor and other older adults to: Learn about fall prevention strategies Develop and follow a personal fall prevention plan Learn exercises to improve their balance and increase their activity levels Make or support changes in their daily lives that can reduce their fear of falling

    Registration:

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    fee covered through SeniorAge

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance (Session 6 of 8)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    University of Missouri Extension Office - St. Charles County
    260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

    Description:

    Matter of Balance is an 8-week award winning program that focuses on reducing the fear of falling and increasing the activity levels of older adults who may have concerns about falls. Sessions include information on how to set realistic goals for increasing physical activity, how to view falls and the fear of falling as controllable, and how to make changes in your home and environment to prevent falls. The program is free but class space is limited. Light refreshments and workbook included.

    Session topic:

    Recognizing Fall-ty Habits

    Registration:

    To register call the University of Missouri Extension Center in St. Charles County at (636) 970-3000.

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/25/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This program is funded by a grant from the Administration for Community Living

    Facilitator:

    Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Charles County
    phone: 636-970-3000




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 5 of 17)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (Session 4 of 20)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephen Mukembo, mukembos@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2; Kirkwood (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center in St. Louis County
    132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 is for individuals who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The Level 2 class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.  more...

    Registration:

    Contact the MU Extension Center in St. Louis County at 314-400-7632 more...

    Class size:

    14

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Helpful Tips for Caregivers-Henry County (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    120 E. Lincoln St., Clinton MO map...



    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2; Kirkwood (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center in St. Louis County
    132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 is for individuals who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The Level 2 class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.  more...

    Registration:

    Contact the MU Extension Center in St. Louis County at 314-400-7632 more...

    Class size:

    14

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    1015 West Royle Street, Richmond MO map...

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Catherine Neuner, neunercm@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Lafayette County
    phone: 660-584-3658




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 @ WILS (Session 5 of 17)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 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




    Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

    Description:

    The program is for individuals with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, and their family and caregivers. Participants learn strategies for managing diabetes to help improve blood sugar levels and decrease the risk of long-term complications. Topics include eating well and exercise, establishing self-care routines, relaxation and handling difficult emotions, problem-solving to address barriers, communicating with healthcare professionals, and managing medications. Registration includes the book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, and a relaxation CD.

    Registration:

    Contact MU Extension in Cole County at 573-634-2824 or coleco@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/10/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    There is no charge due to grant funding through the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.

    Facilitator:

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




    Polk County Extension Council meetings (Session 6 of 13)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    Polk County Extension Office
    110 E. Jefferson, Bolivar MO map...

    Description:

    Open meetings of the University of Missouri Polk County Extension Council.

    Session topic:

    May executive council meeting

    Registration:

    Meetings are free and OPEN to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters for Adults at Carondelet YMCA (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    930 Holly Hills Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

    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.

    Registration:

    This event is not open to the public. This event is for members of the Carondelet YMCA

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Boost your Brain and Memory - Lincoln University

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Description:

    Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus on Kids- Cass County

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is an educational program for co-parents.  Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify.


    Registration:

    Register by calling the Cass County Extension office at 816-380-8460.


    Cost:

    $45.00

    Facilitator:

    Kyleigh Sullivan, sullivankd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8460




    Sewing Project Meetings (volunteer led) (Session 4 of 10)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    4-H Building, Finley River Park, Christian County Fairgrounds
    891-961 N Riverside Rd, Ozark MO map...

    Description:

    Youth will learn the basics of sewing through meetings led by a certified 4-H volunteer.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Hancock, HancockJP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Christian County
    phone: 417-581-3558




    Marion County Council Meeting

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    100 S. Main St, STE 201, Palmyra MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kristen Williams, williamskriste@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Marion County
    phone: 573-769-2177




    Master Gardener (Session 11 of 13)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Lake Ozark Fire Protection District Meeting Room
    1767 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

    Description:

    Do you want to know more about gardening? Would you like to share that knowledge with others? Consider enrolling in the spring 2018 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. You will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs, and landscaping. Classes are taught by University of Missouri state and regional specialists and Master Gardeners themselves.  more...

    Session topic:

    Safe Pest Control

    Registration:

    Space is limited, so do not delay. Please register by February 19 so materials can be prepared. Registration materials can be accessed and downloaded at http://extension.missouri.edu/miller

    For more information and registration materials contact Patricia Barrett or Janet Johnson at the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Center, PO Box 20, 134 Second Street, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. You may email barrettpr@missouri.edu or millerco@missouri.edu; phone (573) 369-2394.
     more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $150.00
    The general public can attend any session for $10. Please call the county office at 573-369-2394 to sign up. Couples can attend for $250

    Facilitator:

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




    County Council Meeting (Session 2 of 11)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    807 E. Hickland Street, Princeton MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Micah Doty, dotym@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Mercer County
    phone: 660-748-3315




    Building Better Child Care-Project Reach (Actions Speak Louder Than Words)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    Second Baptist Church
    13475 Industrial Park, Cabool MO map...

    Description:

    These workshops, developed by University of Missouri Extension, teach child care providers to create learning opportunities that foster children's literacy, math, and science understanding.

    Session topic:

    Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Role Modeling for Healthy Kids--This workshop will increase childcare providers’ ability to describe and role model desirable health-related behaviors in childcare settings.

    Registration:

    Register with Project Reach - Sarah Key 417-543-2246

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Counselor Training-Camp Cloverpoint Week 3 (Session 3 of 3)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Christal Huber, hubercd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    phone: 573-642-0755




    Barton County Council Meeting

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    2019 Master Gardener Course (Session 11 of 11)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Viking Room
    1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro MO map...

    Description:

    Helping Others Learn to Grow
    The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

    Through activities such as Extension hotlines or answer services, workshops, speaker’s bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

    To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour classroom Core Course training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back to their community in approved University of Missouri Extension activities.

    Registration:

    Call 636-797-5391

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $200.00

    Facilitator:

    Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jefferson County
    phone: 636-797-5391




    Johnson County Shooting Sports Activities (Session 5 of 5)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    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:

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




    Cedar County Extension Council Meeting (Session 5 of 13)

    When:  Monday, May 6, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    El Dorado Springs High School Ag Room: Located on South Park St. directly behind the school on the east side, next to the ball fields.
    901 S Grand Avenue, El Dorado Springs MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly County Extension Council meeting to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

    Session topic:

    Open meeting of the Cedar County Extension Council

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tambra Ikerd, ikerdt@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cedar County
    phone: 417-276-3313