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    Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

    Parenting a Second Time Around El Dorado Springs (Session 1 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

    Description:

    Provides education for relative caregivers, particularly grandparents but still very applicable for aunts/uncles other relatives or non-related foster families. Topics included may range from parenting, relationship building, financial, and legal issues.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




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

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

    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:

    Estrella Carmona, ecarmona@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ste. Genevieve County
    phone: 573-883-3548




    Community Economic Development (Session 4 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

    Description:

    Fostering community economic development through a holistic approach involves planning, economic analysis, leadership development, economic analysis, and fostering a climate for innovation.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Emergency drill Community Emergency Management (Session 3 of 3)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 8 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    Provides resources, personnel and educational programs and materials to support the mission of the Governor’s Disaster Recovery Partnership (established 1993) and assist communities and citizens in all areas of emergency management, including preparedness, mitigation, and recovery.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Dean Larkin, LarkinL@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Montgomery County
    phone: 573-564-3733




    Johnson County SWCD Board Meetings (Session 8 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Sustainable crop production programs for 21st century. Focuses on techniques that minimize environmental impact, and offers research on selecting the best crop genetics, as well as proper crop management decisions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Travis Harper, harpertw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Henry County
    phone: 660-885-5556




    Strength In Numbers -Strategic planning and updates plus Outreach activities (Session 21 of 45)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Blue Springs Office

    Description:

    Strength in Numbers puts those interpersonal processes to work to help you make healthy lifestyle changes. Coordinating with other activities already in your schedule — such as service clubs or church groups — we provide health lessons to help you set and meet your goals. Members of your group become each other's “health family,” offering suggestions, support and just plain encouragement as you strive to achieve those health goals you’ve been considering.

    Session topic:

    Evaluate progress of outreach activities for Strength in Numbers program, and provide feedback to Vista Volunteer and Covenant Community Health and wellness as necessary. Check data on qualtrics, communicate as needed and coordinate outreach.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    511 Elm St, Chillicothe MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 


    Registration:

    Pre-registration required prior to the class.



    To register contact:

    Teresa Smith or Jessica Trussell

    Livingston County Extension Office

    660-646-0811


    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Livingston County
    phone: 660-646-0811




    Focus on Kids-Sedalia

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    1012A Thompson Boulevard, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.


    Registration:

    To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Pettis County at 660-827-0591.


    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 3 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    St. Pat's Manor Retirement Home
    514 Northland Dr, Cameron 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:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tarunjot Sethi, sethitk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in DeKalb County
    phone: 816-933-2138




    Taking Care of You (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    “Taking Care of You” is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health.
    Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities.

    You will consider ways to:
    Take better care of all aspects of your health — body, mind and spirit
    Become more aware of your mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health
    Respond versus react to the stress in your life
    Discover opportunities in life’s challenges
    Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you
    Find ways to bring more joy into your life
    Simplify your life
    Live more in the moment

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tarunjot Sethi, sethitk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in DeKalb County
    phone: 816-933-2138




    Strategies for Successful Social Media Marketing

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Where:  
    Cameron Public Library
    312 N Chestnut Street, Cameron MO map...

    Description:

    Participants will learn social media marketing strategies to:
    1. Achieve your marketing objectives;
    2. Better understand your customers;
    3. What content is relevant to your customers;
    4. The algorithms used by the top social media platforms, and
    5. A written plan of action to take with you

    Speaker: Rebecca Lobina
    Director of the Missouri Small Business Development Center in St. Joseph

     more...

    Session topic:

    Participants will learn social media marketing strategies to: 1. Achieve your marketing objectives; 2. Better understand your customers; 3. What content is relevant to your customers; 4. The algorithms used by the top social media platforms, and 5. A written plan of action to take with you

    Registration:

    This event is free, but you must register in advance to attend!  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/9/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Free event.

    Facilitator:

    Rebecca Lobina, lobina@nwmissouri.edu
    Missouri SBDC in St. Joseph (NMSU)
    phone: 816-232-4461




    Cooking Matters for Adults Dade County (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Participants will learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, cook delicious, affordable meals, and safe food handling practices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a person's life span, , as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual's budget.

    Registration:

    Call or e-mail Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu or register with Rochelle at the Dade County Health Dept.

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/29/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Funding for this program is provided by SNAP dollars

    Facilitator:

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




    Thai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention- St James Methodist Church (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, noon to Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, 1 p.m.

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention allows you to express both mind and body, helping you to not only learn a new skill and promote good health, it will help you achieve harmony with yourself and the world around you. Come move with us! more...

    Registration:

    Call 573-458-6260
    $60.00 for 16 sessions

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    McKee Gym
    116 Hitt St, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program, a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, we recommend completion of the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice and/or have approval from the instructor. All equipment provided. (You can earn 100 wellness incentive points towards cycle 2 with completion of 14/16 classes) more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/2/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

    Elena Doctor, emd7m9@health.missouri.edu
    phone: 573-777-4417




    Chronic Disease Self-Management-Howell county (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Registration:

    Call Southern MO Community Health center at (417) 255-8464 to register.
    A minimun of 8 participants is required.

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/19/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Brandi Sutherland, sutherlandb@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Texas County
    phone: 417-967-4545




    Focus on Kids-Saline County

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Saline County Extension Office Meeting Room
    353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing to attend an educational parenting program. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

    Registration:

    To register for this class call the Saline County Extension Office at 660-886-6908.

    Cost:

    $35.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    Cooking Matters at the Store for Adults- St. James Country Mart, 13th PM

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Phone: (573) 364-1771 Address: 1360 Forum Dr, Rolla, MO 65401
    1360 Forum Dr, Rolla,, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    St. James, MO: August 13th, University of Missouri Extension will join Price Chopper to empower 16 low-income residents of St. James with the shopping skills needed to stretch their food dollars and serve healthy, affordable meals to their families. At five grocery stores this summer across the Crawford, Dent and Phelps counties local families will learn to compare unit prices, purchase fruits and vegetables on a budget, read food labels, and pick out whole grains.

    WHO: Nutrition and Health Specialist Rachel Buenemann MS, RD, LD will lead tours for local adults and families. All community members are welcome to enroll by calling 573-458-6260. There is no charge for the tour.

    WHAT: Five grocery stores in Crawford, Dent and Phelps counties are scheduled to participate in Cooking Matters at the Store Day to teach low-income families to shop for healthy food on a tight budget this summer. During the 1.5 hour-tour, participants are empowered with four key food skills, receive a booklet with recipes and shopping tips, a reusable grocery bag and $10 work of healthy groceries.

    WHERE: Country Mart, St. James 319 N. Jefferson Street 65559

    WHEN: August 13th, 10 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm.

    WHY: A survey released by Share Our Strength found that 85% of low-income families want to make healthy meals, but only about half are able to do so on a regular basis. Families cited the cost of healthy groceries as their primary obstacle. Cooking Matters at the Store tours provide shoppers with a strategic plan that enables them to stretch their food dollars in a healthy way.

    Registration:

    Call 573-458-6260

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Food Preservation (Session 1 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    Eagleton Civic Center
    1501 W. Royle Street, Richmond MO map...

    Description:

    Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation is a series of six workshops that focus on safe and correct food preservation methods in the home setting.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Allene Gremaud, agremaud@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ray County
    phone: 816-776-6961




    Food Safety (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Description:

    Food Safety

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Food Safety (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Food Safety

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Quality for Keeps - Home Food Preservation (Session 2 of 3)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    105 East 5th Street, Ste 200, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Interest in home food preservation has increased with the farm to table movement. MU Extension provides up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations, tested recipes, and hands-on workshops that assist the consumer in safely preserving produce and other products.

    Session topic:

    This session will include hands on practice with making salsa.

    Registration:

    Contact Denise Sullivan at the University of Missouri-Jackson County Extension office at 816-482-5850.

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/2/2019

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $60.00
    Online course, covering food science and safety principles must be completed prior to attending hands-on workshops. Enroll in online course at: https://extension2.missouri.edu/food-preservation-apr-may-2019

    Facilitator:

    Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
    phone: 816-482-5850




    Focus on Kids, Union, Mo.

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Franklin County MU Extension Foundation Meeting Room
    102 Union Plaza Drive, Union MO map...

    Description:

    Court ordered parenting class to help 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:

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

    Registration:

    To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.



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



    $45 per person, payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council at least 24 hours before event.


    Registration
    deadline:

    8/12/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $45.00
    $45 per person, payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council at least 24 hours before event.

    Facilitator:

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




    Hickory County Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    18715 Cedar Street, Hermitage 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:

    Jocelyn Wheeler, wheelerjr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Stockton Seekers 4-H Club Meeting (Session 10 of 11)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 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




    Crawford County Extension Council Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 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:

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




    Cooper County Council Meeting (Session 6 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville 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:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661