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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7378




Urban Region Jr Leaders (Session 6 of 7)

When:  Monday, June 11, 2018, 9 a.m. to Friday, June 15, 2018, 4 p.m.

Description:

The purpose of Jr Leaders is to teach youth the importance of understanding themselves as leaders and how to apply leadership skills in a team setting as well as assist them in identifying opportunities to practice their leadership skills. Through active participation, Jr Leaders will interact with business, community and government leaders, educators and extension staff to explore ways to contribute to the Urban Region. Beyond leadership and service, Jr. Leaders provides a social network for teens within the Urban Region.

Registration:

Email morefieldsa@missouri.edu if you are interested in joining.

Cost:

$0.00
Will vary based on event. First retreat was $30 to attend to cover lodging/meals. Second retreat was $10 to cover meals. Lodging was given as in kind donation.

Facilitator:

Sarah Morefield, morefieldsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Northland Grandfamilies Excelsior Springs Support Group (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Raising a grandchild or other relative? Support group meetings for grandparents and other caregivers in a parenting role. Providing information and resources to support your responsibilities. Three support group opportunities.

Registration:

No registration necessary. Join the group of your choice.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Morefield, morefieldsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




The Successful Business: Planning and Funding

When:  Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 6 p.m. to Thursday, June 14, 2018, 9 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents. Topic Include: Discuss business success factors Critical steps to a great business plan Understand the Business Model Canvas for an informal plan Explore the planning process Identify the critical components of a formal Business Plan Review funding options How to research the feasibility Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition How to develop basic financial projections for financing Successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors Using the plan to manage your business  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$139.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Health Care Self-Management--Cabool (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

The workshop is open to any adult who may need help in managing arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, depression or any other chronic health condition. Participants will learn; how to deal with stress, fear and anxiety, manage medications, manage symptoms, eat more healthy, communicate more effectively, sleep better and develop a healthier lifestyle.

Registration:

To register, call the Texas County Extension office at: 417-967-4545 or the Cabool Library at: 417-962-3722

Registration
deadline:

5/4/2018

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Angie Fletcher, fletchera@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Texas County
phone: 417-967-4545




Diabetes Self-Management Program - Clarity Healthcare May 2018 (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
141 Communications Drive, Hannibal MO map...

Description:

This course is designed to help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book. The program will be held at Clarity Healthcare, 141 Communications Drive, Hannibal, MO 63401.

Session topic:

Participants will learn how to manage their diabetes when ill, how to care for their feet and how to communicate with their healthcare team. They will complete an action plan for dealing with their diabetes in the future.

Registration:

This program is free and open to the public. Please contact Clarity Healthcare at 573-603-1460 to register.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: 573-985-3911




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at Olsen West (Session 11 of 17)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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:

Registration will occur with staff from Olsen West. Contact Sara at 660-827-7014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Cooking Matters for Adults Greenfield (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Next to Dade County Health Department
409 W Water St, Greenfield MO map...

Description:

The Cooking Matters program helps participants find strategies that work for them to shop, cook, and eat healthier. Topics covered include nutrition, the five food groups, cooking/preparing fruits and vegetables, shopping healthy at the store, reducing saturated fat intake, meal planning, and more.

Registration:

To register, contact Rochelle at the Live Well Health and Fitness Center at 417-637-6041

Registration
deadline:

5/21/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Howard County Grazing School (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
The Keller Building Conference Room #3
600 W Morrison, Fayette MO map...

Description:

Management intensive grazing schools are designed to teach producers the art and science of management intensive grazing with a hands-on approach.  This two-day intensive workshop provides opportunities for in-depth discussions, field exercises, and reference materials which cover both livestock and agronomic topics related to grazing.. Location: Howard County Keller Bldg Conference Room #3 600 West Morrison Street, Fayette, MO 65248   more...

Session topic:

Day 1 Topics Include: • Art & Science • Cost Share Programs and expectations • Economics of Grazing • Understanding the Nutrient Requirements of the Grazing Animal • Evaluation of Farm Resources • Rainfall Simulator • Forage Basics • Pasture Fertility • Extending the Grazing Season

Registration:

For more information: Megan Felten 660-248-3358 Heather Conrow 660-248-2272 $120/Individual - $200/Couple Make Checks Payable To: Howard County SWCD *Return by: June 1, 2018* Limited seats available Name:__________________________________________________________ Address:_______________________ City:__________________ Zip:________ Phone:___________________ Email:_________________________________ Name of Second Person if Registering as a Couple:_______________________ more...

Registration
deadline:

6/1/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$120.00
$200 for a couple

Facilitator:

Heather Conrow, smithheather@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Howard County
phone: 660-248-2272




A Matter of Balance- PPC (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
301 E. Armour BLVD 2 East Kansas City MO 64111

Description:

The program is designed to benefit older adults who: Are concerned about falls Have sustained falls in the past Restrict activities because of concerns about falling Are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength Are age 60 or older, community-dwelling and able to problem solve

Registration
deadline:

6/7/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Soil Health and Fertility (Polk County Cattleman,s Meeting)

When:  Thursday, June 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Description:

The presentation will contain information about soil testing and how to read /interpret your soil test results. What do the numbers really mean?

Registration:

This is a meeting of the local Polk County Cattleman's Asso.

Registration
deadline:

6/14/2018

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
None

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767