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    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Live and Learn (Session 25 of 27)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Where:  
    Articles appears in the Greene County Commonwealth
    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:

    Invasion of the Japanese Beetles

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    County Program Development-NPA Interviews

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Description:

    Work with county councils to determine what programs will be offered in the county.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Montgomery County Judging & Achievement Day

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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:

    Rhonda Shafer, ShaferR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Lincoln County
    phone: 636-528-4613




    Put Yourself on the Map and Grow with Google

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Ashland Optimist Club
    511 Optimist Dr., Ashland MO map...

    Description:

    At the end of this learning experience, you will be able to:
    Learn how customers find your business online
    How to promote your organization using Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
    Use Smart Campaigns in Google Ads

    Southern Boone Chamber of Commerce invites you to join industry experts to help you grow
    your digital footprint. Breakfast provided by Boone Electric and Ameren.

    For more information please contact: Katie Williamson at williamsonkj@health.missouri.edu

    Please register to attend at: https://www.facebook.com/events/474354289976902




     more...

    Session topic:

    At the end of this learning experience, you will be able to: Learn how customers find your business online How to promote your organization using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Use Smart Campaigns in Google Ads

    Registration:

    Please register to attend at: https://www.facebook.com/events/474354289976902 more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David Steffes, steffesd@missouri.edu
    Missouri SBDC Lead Center
    phone: 573-882-0045




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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




    Hunger Task Force Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Spencer Road Library Community Commons
    427 Spencer Road, Saint Peters MO map...

    Description:

    The main focus of the Hunger Task Force is on increasing food outreach in the Tri-County area (Lincoln, Warren and St. Charles) by creating collaborations among Operation Food Search, St. Louis Area Foodbank, local school districts, public health agencies and our food pantries/providers. The group meets quarterly to work on bringing more food resources to families experiencing food insecurity.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Clinton) (Session 3 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Clinton Senior Center
    970 E. Sedalia, Clinton MO map...

    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.

    Class size:

    5

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Susan Jones-Hard, joneshards@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Henry County
    phone: 660-885-5556




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Perryville (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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 17 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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 6 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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 at DeSoto Public Library (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 6 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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




    Cooking Matters for Adults: On My Own (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Gardening with the Elderly (Session 6 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

    Description:

    Focused program that provides research based horticulture information for gardeners and homeowners. They will learn techniques through workshops, demonstration plantings, newsletters, and horticulture training. Recaps the benefits of maintaining healthy turf, ornamental, or fruit and vegetable plantings.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Business Model Canvas-Session 1 of 3 (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Workshop 1 overview the 9 building blocks of the Business Model Canvas and begins the exploration of customer segments and the value proposition, referred to as customer discovery, which is the corner stone of any business.

    Session topic:

    Workshop 2 completes the training and application of the customer discovery process.

    Registration:

    Https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    6/4/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    No Fee

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Helpful Tips for Caregivers- Cass County Extension (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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



    Strategic Growth

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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 how companies can strategically assess and prioritize focus areas for growth.


    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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 @ WILS (Session 16 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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




    A Matter of Balance- Laclede County (Session 2 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Lebanon senior center
    460 W 5th Street, Lebanon MO map...

    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:

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Kidpreneurship (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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




    Starting a Business: The First Steps

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    In this workshop, participants will learn about discovering their target markets and gaining a better appreciation of why businesses need to understand their customers. Participants will also learn the steps in registering their business with the federal, state and local agencies. Participants will learn the basics of understanding the importance of cash flow projections and various funding alternatives. Participants will receive a book that will include contact information for various federal, state, and local agencies.

    Cost: $29

    Register now at https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/21075
     more...

    Registration:

    https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/21075 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    6/19/2019

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
    phone: 417-625-9575




    Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity- Budget and Healthy Meals- Center for Independent Living

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters for Adults - Harrison County Health Dept. (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    This 6-week cooking class for adults will be held at the Harrison County Health Dept. in Bethany.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Jackson (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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 Teens (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    4720 Green Acres, St. Joseph 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:

    Event is not open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5 p.m. to 7 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




    Serv Safe (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 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




    Focus on Kids - Warrenton, Mo.

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Warren County MU Extension Office
    107 West Walton, Warrenton 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.


     more...

    Session topic:

    Court ordered parent education class for parents of minor age children involved in a custody case.

    Registration:

    To register contact Warren County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-465-3444, 107 West Walton St., Warrenton, MO 63383.

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


    Registration
    deadline:

    6/19/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $45.00
    $45 per person payable by cash, check or credit card payable to: Warren County Extension Council.

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus on Kids- Johnson County

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    135 W. Market, Warrensburg 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 Johnson County Extension office at 660-747-3193.


    Cost:

    $45.00

    Facilitator:

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




    West Union 4-H Club Meeting (Session 9 of 11)

    When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    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:

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