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    Friday, June 21, 2019

    Southwest Region News Service (Session 14 of 27)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019

    Where:  
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
    2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Targeted media releases distributed via our regional network to over 5,000 subscribers and area media outlets. Articles written focus on our core areas of programming and information.

    Enhances 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. more...

    Session topic:

    Regional media releases distributed every two weeks via email and social media. Members of the public can subscribe and get event announcements this way.

    Registration:

    Individuals can subscribe online to receive the news service media releases by email every two weeks. more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations-DAEOC Event

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019

    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:

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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (Session 7 of 8)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 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




    Building Strong Families (Community Engagement Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Committee (Session 6 of 12)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Provides a forum for civic, service, and community betterment type non profit organizations to meet and discuss concerns and projects. Offers seminars on subjects that will help them focus efforts on their areas of concern and reach their target audience. The alliance will also provide networking opportunities throughout the non profit community on joint projects they may conduct as well as prevent overlapping of events.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Clinton) (Session 4 of 16)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 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




    Joplin Food Action Network monthly meeting (Session 5 of 11)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    320 S School Ave, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    The Joplin Food Action Network works to address food insecurity in Joplin and the surrounding communities. They seek out and implement grant project to address this need, as well as other health related needs like access to healthy food or safe physical activity.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Master Gardener - Perry County Master Gardener Training Spring 2019 (Session 9 of 10)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    321 N Main Street Ste 1, Perryville MO map...

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension’s Master Gardener program is an opportunity for people of all ages to receive in-depth horticulture training and then apply what they have learned to improve lives in their communities and educate others about gardening. Training includes 30 hours of instruction by horticulture instructors as well as many guides and handouts:
    Topics include plant growth and development, soils and fertility, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, insect and disease control, annual and perennial flowers, basic landscaping concepts, and lawncare and weeds.
    After completing Master Gardener training, Master Gardeners volunteer 30 hours to educate others on gardening topics and research–based horticulture information. Volunteer activities may include work in clinics in the community, helping local residents diagnose plant and insect problems write articles for newsletters and newspapers, exhibits at home and garden shows and fairs, organize community gardening projects, develop youth gardening programs, teach gardening classes, conduct home horticulture research, and assist in senior gardening programs



     more...

    Registration:

    The registration fee for Master Gardener training is $165. The registration fee includes a state program fee, core manual book, nametag and training supplies. Deadline for registration is April 23, 2019. A minimum of 10 participants is required to hold the class. If this minimum is not met, refunds will be issued.

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/23/2019

    Cost:

    $165.00

    Facilitator:

    Donna Aufdenberg, aufdenbergd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bollinger County
    phone: 573-238-2420




    A Matter of Balance- Macon Senior Center, Macon, MO (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors. Held at the Macon Senior Center at 1604 Maffry Ave, Macon, MO 63552

    Registration:

    Register at the Macon (660) 385-2173 or Randolph (660) 269-9656 Extension offices

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Candace Rodman, c.rodman@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Randolph County
    phone: 660-269-9656




    Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

    Description:

    The program is for individuals with any chronic condition, and their family and caregivers. Chronic conditions include arthritis, asthma, depression, diabetes or pre-diabetes, fibromyalgia, heart disease, lupus, and osteoporosis, among others. Participants learn strategies for managing chronic conditions. Topics include eating well and exercise, relaxation and handling difficult emotions, problem-solving to address barriers, communicating with healthcare professionals, managing medications and symptoms, and setting realistic goals. Registration includes the book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, and a relaxation CD.

    Registration:

    Contact MU Extension in Cole County at 573-634-2824 or coleco@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/10/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    There is no charge due to grant funding through the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.

    Facilitator:

    Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Boost Your Brain and Memory - Jackson (Session 4 of 8)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Mississippi County
    phone: 573-683-6129




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy at DeSoto Public Library (Session 6 of 16)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 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




    A Matter of Balance in Stockton (Class 2) (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Cooking Matters for Teens - Daviess County Health Dept. (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    This 6-week long cooking class for teens will be held at the Daviess County Health Department in Gallatin.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters- Youth Academy (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, noon to 2 p.m.

    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:

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




    Missouri Job Center - Equal Opportunity Training (Session 7 of 7)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Branson Chamber (new building)
    Gretna Road, Branson MO map...

    Description:

    Key features for job descriptions are analyzed in order to establish effective methods of candidate sourcing. Managing employer risk during the selection process from initial review to final selection, when employment testing is appropriate, issues around drug and alcohol testing are all covered in this module. You will also learn the mandatory periods you must keep employment records. more...

    Session topic:

    The Missouri Job Center and the MSU Small Business Development Center have teamed up to provide a human resource training for local employers focused on equal opportunity. The training will address the Americans with Disabilities Act and how employers can make reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of the workforce. Participants will also learn about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Lunch will be served. To RSVP, contact Dennis Wiggins at dwiggins@springfieldmo.gov.

    Registration:

    RSVP to dwiggins@springfieldmo.gov more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/3/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance Senior Center in Stockton (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Friday, June 21, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167