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    Monday, June 17, 2019

    Jackson County 4-H Council (Session 11 of 11)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019

    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:

    Jessie Furgins, furnishj@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Dade County Executive Council Meeting

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019

    Where:  
    2 N. Main Street, Greenfield 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:

    Robert L. McNary, mcnaryrl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Dade County
    phone: 417-637-2112




    KWTO Morning Line (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.

    Where:  
    Meyer Communications Building
    3000 East Chestnut Expressway, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    A daily talk radio show on the largest radio station in Springfield, Mo. (KWTO 560AM) Host Jason Wert asks questions about people and programs impacting Springfield and Greene County in an open format that encourages listeners to call in and give input.

    Session topic:

    An in depth look at the new 4-H For All program and how it is helping at risk youth in Greene County.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    TEST!!!---4-H Project meetings and Project Events (volunteer led)

    When:  Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 7 a.m. to Monday, June 17, 2019, 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

    Description:

    4-H members attend 4-H project meetings to actively engage in experiential learning opportunities. 4-H members attend project events where they apply lessons learned in developing their projects.

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    Michele DeJaynes, dejayness@umsystem.edu
    Fiscal Administrative Management, MU Extension
    phone: 573-882-4622




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 8 a.m. to 5 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:

    Maude Harris, HarrisMau@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Scott County
    phone: 573-545-3516




    Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    This event is a Progressive Ag Farm Safety Day. Students K-5 will participate in several programs during the day. These include fire safety, seat belt safety, ATV safety, lawnmower safety, utility safety, home alone, and bicycle safety.
    Students in 4-5 grade will all be fitted with a bicycle helmet.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Meridith J. Berry Ed.D., BerryM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Grundy County
    phone: 660-357-6580




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Perryville (Session 11 of 16)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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




    Master Gardener Intensive Core Series - Lake Ozark (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    Lake Ozark Fire Department meeting Room
    1767 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

    Description:

    Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

    Registration:

    The cost is $150 for a minimum of 30 hours training and a commitment to give 30 hours of volunteer service in the first year and 20 hours each year after.
    Individual classes for non-volunteers are $20 each; Fees include written materials for each class.

    Registration is available
    - online
    - phone at 573-369-2394
    - paper application with fee

    Click more to find registration link and paper application. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/28/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $150.00
    Couples $250

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 16 of 17)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Heritage Harmony House, Aurora (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.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.

    Registration:

    Contact Kelsa Ferguson
    kelsaferguson@missouri.edu
    (417) 881-8909

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelsa Ferguson, kelsaferguson@missouri.edu
    Southwest Regional Office, MU Extension
    phone: 417-881-8909




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

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    101 12th St, Crocker MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

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

    Description:

    Matter of Balance is an 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. The 8-week course includes 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:

    Exercise and Fall Prevention

    Registration:

    To register please call 314.862.4859, ext. 24.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




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

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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 6 of 6)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to noon

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



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

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (Session 7 of 20)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 1 p.m. to 4 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 1 @ WILS (Session 15 of 17)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management in Kahoka (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.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




    Kidpreneurship (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    135 W. Market, Warrensburg MO map...

    Description:

    It’s never too early to introduce children to the basics of Entrepreneurship and Business Management. This program aims to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset for children ages 7 to 13 and help them to be more creative to solve challenges through a hands-on, minds-on approach.
    Students will acquire technical and life skills in:
    Idea generation
    Opportunity recognition
    Money management
    Entrepreneurial drive
    Visioning
    Career exploration
    Problem-solving
    Leadership & communication
    Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a University of Missouri Extension certificate in Kidpreneurship.

    Registration:

    The Registration for this program is $30 which includes the textbook, all activities, and snacks.
    The meetings will take place on June 10, June 12, June 13, June 17, June 19, and June 20.
    All meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m. at the
    MU Extension Office, 135 W. Market Street, Warrensburg, MO 64093.

    REGISTRATIONS ARE DUE BY JUNE 3.
    Need-based scholarships are available upon request.
    For more information, please call 660-747-3193.

    Registration
    deadline:

    6/3/2019

    Cost:

    $30.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Jackson (Session 11 of 16)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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




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

    When:  Monday, June 17, 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




    Focus On Kids - Fulton, Mo.

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Callaway County MU Extension Office Meeting Room
    5803 County Road 302 , Fulton MO map...

    Description:

    Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.


    Session topic:

    Focus on Kids is the Court mandated class for parents involved in custody cases where minor age children are involved.

    Registration:

    To register contact Callaway County Circuit Clerk, 10 E. Fifth St., Fulton, MO 65251
    Phone: 573-642-0777.



    Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.



    $60 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Callaway County Circuit Clerk


    Registration
    deadline:

    6/16/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $60.00
    $60 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Callaway County Circuit Clerk

    Facilitator:

    Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Franklin County
    phone: 636-583-5141




    Focus On Kids - Fulton, Mo.

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Callaway County MU Extension Office Meeting Room
    5803 County Road 302 , Fulton MO map...

    Description:

    Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.


    Session topic:

    Focus on Kids is the Court mandated class for parents involved in custody cases where minor age children are involved.

    Registration:

    To register contact Callaway County Circuit Clerk, 10 E. Fifth St., Fulton, MO 65251
    Phone: 573-642-0777.<

    Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class

    Registration
    deadline:

    6/16/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $60.00
    $60 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Callaway County Circuit Clerk

    Facilitator:

    Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Franklin County
    phone: 636-583-5141




    Serv Safe (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    107 W. Walton, Warrenton MO map...

    Description:

    A program designed for participants to qualify for a food service handler’s certificate.

    Registration:

    To register, please call 636-456-3444.

    Cost:

    $120.00
    The fee covers the cost of the food manager's exam and required book.

    Facilitator:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Money Smart for Small Business Course (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Branson Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau
    269 MO-248, Branson MO map...

    Description:

    This five-week course offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding.

    June 3 Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? Planning for a Healthy Business.
    June 10 Banking Services / Strong Business Credit
    June 17 Insurance / Risk Management
    June 24 Financial Management / Managing Cash Flow
    July 1 Record Keeping / Tax Planning and Reporting

    This course is designed specifically for those who are thinking about starting a business. The course will examine the importance of planning, legal and regulatory requirements, and identify sources of financing. $45 for 5-week course or $10 each class.

    Program highlights include:

    - Evaluating a business idea
    - Estimating start-up costs
    - Identifying competitors and customers
    - Discussing the challenges of small business ownership.
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    Courses will be held at the NEW Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce building on Gretna Rd. in front of the Branson Meadows Mall.

    Dinner meal will be served at each class and is included in course fee.

    Session topic:

    Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You?

    Registration:

    Course scholarships and transportation are available upon request. Email Heather at hhardinger@taneycountypartnership for more information.

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

    Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University (MSU)
    phone: 417-837-2617




    Shelby County Council Board-Officer Meeting

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    106 E 3rd St., Shelbyville MO map...

    Description:

    The Executive Council meets every other month (Even Months of the year) on the third Monday at 5:30 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Shelby County
    phone: 573-633-2640




    Cooking Matters for Families, Hermitage (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    18715 Cedar Street, Hermitage 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mallie Gunter, gunterma@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Dallas County
    phone: 417-988-2176




    Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    2109 S Riverside Road, Saint Joseph MO map...

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a hands-on nutrition education program designed to teach families and individuals how to plan, prepare, and eat healthy, balanced meals on a budget.  


    Registration:

    Contact Gina Lucas at the University of Missouri-Andrew County Extension office at 816-324-3147 for more information.


    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Gina Lucas, lucasg@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Andrew County
    phone: 660-582-8101




    West central Region Council Meeting

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    908 N. 2nd, Clinton MO map...

    Description:

    Region council meeting to discuss program development, funding for programs and issues in the counties. The region council will provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties. The region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Wayne Prewitt, PrewittW@missouri.edu
    West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
    phone: 660-383-1633




    Carter County Council Meeting (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    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:

    Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    2019 Perry County Council Meetings (Session 5 of 10)

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    321 N Main Street Ste 1, Perryville 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:

    Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Perry County
    phone: 573-547-4504




    Gasconade County Extension Council Meeting

    When:  Monday, June 17, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

    Where:  
    1106 West Hwy. 28, Owensville MO map...

    Description:

    Regular meeting of the Gasconade County MU Extension Council. The Gasconade County MU county extension council,made up of elected, appointed and delegated citizens help guide Gasconade County MU Extension educational programming. County council members are partners in the educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Snodgrass, SnodgrassP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Crawford County
    phone: 573-775-2135