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    Tuesday, May 7, 2019

    Community Economic Development

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 2:15 a.m. to 4 a.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:

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




    EXCEL-Greene County Huddle (Session 1 of 9)

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Where:  
    Room 212
    940 N Boonville Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Weekly huddles are offered by the Greene County government as part of its weekly huddle for employee empowerment and education. Attendance at this meetings can be educational and a way to earn points as part of Greene County MU Extension's EXCEL Leadership program. Communities investing in EXCEL programs see new and younger people running for public office, more involvement in community activities and organizations, heightened community appearance and better functioning boards and commissions. This week's special guest is Commissioner Bob Dixon.

    Session topic:

    Commissioner Bob Dixon gives a county update and answers questions about the business of the county.

    Registration:

    None required.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    St. Louis Community College-Forest Park
    5600 Oakland Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Boots to Business Reboot is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Veterans of all eras, Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), and spouses are eligible to participate.
    During Rebook, participants are introduced to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business, including steps for developing business concepts, how to develop a business plan, and information on SBA resources available to help. The program is facilitated by subject matter experts from the SBA and their extensive network of skilled business advisors.
    Participants that complete an in-person B2B Reboot course can elect to further their study through one of many B2B reboot online courses, offered at no cost to service members, veterans and military spouses. If you've already attended an in-person B2B course, visit https://sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for once of the online B2B follow-on courses.

    Registration:

    For more information contact: Trish Freeland, patricia.freeland@sba.gov 314.539.6606
    To join the B2B community: https://sbavets.force.com/a/login/selfregister

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
    Missouri SBDC at St. Louis North City
    phone: 314-405-8400




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 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:

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




    Master Pollinator Steward Program (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    The Master Pollinator Steward Program is an unbiased, research-based curriculum, which includes hands-on activities and classroom presentations. Pollinators — such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats and insects — play a crucial role in the production of most fruits and vegetables. They also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils and support wildlife. Studies show that pollinator populations are in decline because of a loss of feeding and nesting habitats, pollution and the misuse of pesticides. This program trains how to protect our agricultural economy and food supply with a series of classes. A five-part series of MU publications was created for this class series.  more...

    Registration:

    Register directly with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/8/2019

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    See Osher pricing for other options. For this event & semester only the minimum is $80

    Facilitator:

    James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Online Marketing Tools

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    To foster business, community, and workforce development and facilitate the process of innovation to enhance the regional economy and support the transfer of institutional knowledge and resources derived from within the University to the external environment to create new, high-value jobs, positive economic and social benefits, and advance entrepreneurship.
    920 Broadway Street, Cape Girardeau MO map...

    Description:

    In this workshop we'll explore tools and resources for small businesses to improve their marketing strategy and efforts.


     more...

    Registration:

    Please register because LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. Visit engage.semo.edu/trainings or call 573-651-2304


     more...

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00




    FFA Alumni Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Description:

    Educates farmers and ranchers to plan and undertake a business like approach to the use of land and resources in agriculture or farm endeavors. Programs focus on financial resources, record keeping, computer use, marketing, and legal issues.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    McDonald County Council Board-Officer Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    306 E. Harmon, Pineville MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly board meeting of County Extension Council board and officers.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Lutes, lutesjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in McDonald County
    phone: 417-223-4775




    Jasper Engagement and Stakeholder Relations

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    302 S. Main, Courthouse Basement, Carthage 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Maria Rodriguez Alcala, rodriguezalcalam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jasper County
    phone: 417-358-2158




    Jasper Engagement and Stakeholder Relations

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    302 S. Main, Courthouse Basement, Carthage 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Maria Rodriguez Alcala, rodriguezalcalam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jasper County
    phone: 417-358-2158




    Atchison County MU Extension Council monthly meeting (Session 9 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Velma Houts Fair Building
    201 E US Highway 136, Rock Port MO map...

    Description:

    The monthly meeting of the extension council to conduct business and discuss upcoming programming in the region.

    Session topic:

    May council meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Atchison County
    phone: 660-744-6231




    Pettis County Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    1012A Thompson Blvd., Sedalia 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:

    Blake Gazaway, gazawayb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pettis County
    phone: 660-827-0591