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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Polk County Youth Fair

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 8 a.m. to Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Fairgrounds
4560 S. 100th Rd., Bolivar MO map...

Session topic:

Polk County Youth Fair

Registration:

Contact your local MU Extension Office

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac - Listening to Your Business

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Arrowhead Building Supply
181 Hollister Pointe Dr, Hollister MO map...

Description:

This workshop helps existing entrepreneurs grow their business by looking at where the business is today, where it should be in three years, and the steps to get there.

Session topic:

Listening to your Business provides participants the opportunity to: Visualize your business three years from now; Formulate an internal planning process to establish interim goals and strategies; examine and respond to challenges and transitions.

Registration:

To register for any of these workshops, or for additional information, visit www.bransonchamber.com or contact LaDella Thomas at 417-334-4084, ext. 315 or email esutliff@bransoncvb.com.

Registration
deadline:

6/17/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
$25

Facilitator:

Chrystal Irons, ironsc@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Canceled: Advanced QuickBooks

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Center
201 West Wall St., Harrisonville MO map...



Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Mercy Health Plans Building
3265 S. National Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management

Registration
deadline:

6/3/2013

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Cooking Matters (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
510 S. Wall Joplin
510 S. Wall Joplin, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Krystelle Lamczyk at the JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
3404 W. McIntosh Circle Drive
Joplin, MO 64804

510 S. Wall Joplin, MO. 64801 (417) 623-4597 ext 131 more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Building Better Child Care--Northland Early Educ Council (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Kansas City Hospital / Health Services Pavilion
2790 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Early Education Council (NEEC) board is comprised of representatives of Northland community agencies, organizations, school districts and early childhood programs. The primary mission and purpose of NEEC is to plan, provide and promote educational events and training sessions for professionals and para-professionals who provide care and education to young children. A secondary goal is to serve as an advocacy group for quality, assessible and affordable child care, especially in the Clay, Platte and Ray County area of the Northland.

Session topic:

The Northland Early Education Council (NEEC) board meets on a regular basis to share program updates, discuss public policy and advocacy issues and to plan educational training events for the early childhood community.

Registration:

Membership on the NEEC board is open to any individual who is involved in the field of early care and education; whether directly or indirectly.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 136 of 174)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Chris Smith and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Southern Magnolia

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Southwest Missouri 4-H Camp-Session 2

When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2013, noon to Saturday, June 22, 2013, noon

Where:  
Roaring River State Park, Camp Smokey
Cassville MO

Description:

Camp this year is "Out of this World" with a Space theme. Funded in part by NASA, summer camp will be an opportunity for youth to learn about space, rocketry, robotics and explore the natural world around them.

Session topic:

4 days of interactive activities that focused on science, the scientific process and the natural world.

Registration
deadline:

6/1/2010

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jeremy Elliott-Engel, elliottengelj@missouri.edu
Newton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/455-9500




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mizzou Center
1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: David Jerome

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call David Jerome at 816 655 6229

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Jeremy Elliott-Engel, elliottengelj@missouri.edu
Newton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/455-9500




Disaster Preparedness / Emergency Management (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Pettis County Health Center
Pettis County Health Center, 911 East 16th St., Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Pettis County Public Health Emergency Planning Committee

Session topic:

Committee is lead by the Health Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Cost:

$0.00




Canceled: Show Me Better Health (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
Highway 28, Belle MO map...



4-H Camp

When:  Monday, June 17, 2013, 2 p.m. to Thursday, June 20, 2013, 10 a.m.

Where:  
Cuiver River State Park, Camp Derricotte
Troy MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




A Matter of Balance Fall Prevntion Class (Pike Co.) (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities
900 Independence Drive, Bowling Green 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. This program utilizes volunteer coaches to teach the eight two-hour sessions.

Session topic:

Recognize three important physical risk factors for falling (low blood pressure, leg weakness, poor flexibility and balance). Understand exercises that can affect these risk factors. Learn how assertive behavior can help prevent falls.

Registration:

Call the Pike County Extension Center at 573-324-5464 to register. Space is limited to 25 people.

Registration
deadline:

6/11/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Mattie Rhodes Farmers Market (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Mattie Rhodes
148 N. Topping, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Fresh produce demonstration

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Pike-Ralls-Monroe Livestock Judging (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mike Schumachers farm
14809 Pike 139, Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

4-H members have the opportunity to practice decision making and communication skills while judging livestock.

Session topic:

The youth will judge classes of beef, sheep and swine and then give reasons as well as answer questions.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Fisher, FisherP@missouri.edu
Pike County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 324-5464




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany Jun-Jul, 2013 (Session 6 of 17)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center, Court House Basement
1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
If both this basic and the advanced class (on Tuesdays) is taken, the fee for both is $40.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
CoxHealth Surgery Center
Suite 203-Diabetes Center, 960 E. Walnut Lawn, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session one: Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Registration
deadline:

6/17/2013

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1901 NE 48th St, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan.

"The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included.

Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.

It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan.

Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you.

Registration:

View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




2013 Focus on Kids-Blue Springs (Session 4 of 7)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center in Blue Springs
1106 W. Main Street, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

An educational program for divorcing parents.
The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension at 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00




Operation JumpStart (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast MO State University
Also the class will be available via live ITV at the Southeast Regional Campus in Sikeston, MO
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on 36 hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Session topic:

A hands-on, 36-hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Registration:

Register online more...

Registration
deadline:

5/9/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Focus on Kids - Pike County (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1st Floor Pike County Courthouse meeting room at 115 West Main; Bowling Green, MO 63334 Come to the east door to enter the building.

115 West Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Parent education class for divorcing or separating parents with children. Parents will learn about ways to manage conflicts and disagreements and techniques that can improve communication with co-parent.

Registration:

2013 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month with the exception of March which is scheduled on the fourth Thursday and September through November which will be the second Thursday of the month. Call 573-324-5464 to register. If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class, you will need to reschedule. Payment of $35 in the form of a money order or cash is required 48 hours prior to the date of the session you are registered to attend. The fee can be mailed to:
University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

Class size:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Team Nutrition for Child Care-WAFB

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Whiteman Air Force Base
509 Fss/FSFC 209 Houx Street, WAFB, MO , Knob Noster MO map...

Session topic:

Workshop 1 training-Childhood Obesity and Missouri's Eat Smart Guidelines for Child Care

Workshop 2-Eating Well Basic Nutrition for Kids and You

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




4-H Achievement Day

When:  Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to Saturday, June 22, 2013, 4 p.m.

Description:

Demonstrations, public speaking, judging, fashion review and interviews for all ages of 4-Hers and volunteers

Session topic:

Interviews, evaluation, essay and logo ideas for all ages; Selection for state contest and events, as well as Outstanding 4-Hers and Ambassadors

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sharen Hunt, HuntS@missouri.edu
Platte County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/270-2141




Food Preservation--Jams/Jellies

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First United Methodist Church
300 N Madison Ave, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

This class will cover boiling water bath canning of jams/jellies. It will also include a hands-on demonstration of the canning technique, as well as the technique for freezer jam.

Registration:

Please call the Laclede County MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126.

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Home Food Preservation Series, St. Peters

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Bright red tomatoes, colorful peppers, sweet juicy peaches and other fresh produce picked from your own garden, a farmers market or a nearby farm can be enjoyed all year long if preserved properly. This series of classes on home food preservation will teach the latest and safest ways to can, freeze and dry foods. Sign up for just one session or all five: June 11 Jam & Jellies, June 20 Freezing & Drying, July 11 Canning Salsa & Fruit, July 30 Pressure Canning, August 1 Pickles. Registration Deadlines: one week prior to class date. more...

Session topic:

Freezing and Drying: Freezing and drying are the newest and oldest methods of food preservation. This session will cover the basics of both methods, with an emphasis on freezing.

Registration:

To register, make check payable to University Extension Council and mail to University of MO Extension, 260 Brown Road, St. Peters, MO 63376. Or call 636-970-3000 to pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover. Registration deadline is one week prior to class date.

Cost:

$15.00
$15 per session or $60 for all five. Price reduced to $10 per session for Master Gardeners and 4-H members and leaders.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 23 of 52)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Gardeners Gathering (Session 5 of 7)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Country Club Christian Church
6101 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

"Pulling Weeds: The Down Side of Gardening"
Dennis Patton, K-State Research & Extension Horticulture Agent, will speak about a garden nemesis: weeds which are genetically designed to geminate, grow, and propagate faster than desirable plants.

Cost:

$0.00




Community Garden Twilight 'Walk and Talk' (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Circus Lyons garden
603 Lyon St, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Join us for a casual Community Garden one hour discussion about a variety of growth and pest issues related to vegetable gardening. The location this month is the Circus Lyons garden, with the host garden leader- Dan Cullimore. Also joining will be the Community Garden Coalition and Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture. This free event open to all.

Session topic:

Common insect pests and diseases of vegetable gardens will be the focus of this evening. Their control by organic methods will be reviewed.

Registration:

E-mail the Boone County Extension Center at-
Booneco@missouri.edu


Just your name and how many that will attend.

Registration
deadline:

5/15/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Smart Guidelines - Lessons 3 & 4 St. Francois County

When:  Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
The Factory at Farmington
200 West First Street
Farmington, MO 63640
200 West First Street, Farmington MO map...

Description:


"Setting the Stage for Eating Well-The Nutrition Environment" training discusses why and how to create a child care environment that encourages children to eat well and practice healthy eating habits. "Healthy Habits for Life-Teaching Nutrition to Preschool Children" training covers the importance of nutrition education and physical activity in the preschool curriculum. Participants will receive teaching resources and share ideas. This is most appropriate for teachers of 3 to 5 year olds. Provides 2 clock hours for providers.

Session topic:

Eat Smart 3 & 4: Setting the Stage for Eating Well - the Nutrition Environment
and Healthy Habits for Life – Teaching Nutrition to Preschoolers

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension - St. Francois County
phone: 5673-756-0412

Register through Missouri Child Care Aware more...

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141