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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series August 2013

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
IBEW Local 1439 Hall. Use back entrance to meeting hall. Parking available on street, in back lot, or at Glaziers Hall at 5916 Wilson Ave.

2121 59th Street, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A monthly labor education program targeted to union officers and staff in the St. Louis area. The program offers information on current issues impacting members and working families. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday.

Session topic:

Topic: Remedies in Arbitration
Presenter: James O'Grady, Arbitrator & Member, National Academy of Arbitrators

Registration:

8:00 a.m. breakfast buffet, 8:30-9:30 program presentation. Checks payable to: St. Louis County Extension Council. Mail to: University of Missouri Extension, 10650 Gateway Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132. Fee may be paid at breakfast.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Fee may be paid at breakfast.

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




Accounting Basics for Small Businesses (Session 2 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development.
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This program will provide participants with a solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances, such as QuickBooks® and Understanding Financial Statements. This class is focused on the small business owner or prospective owner  more...

Session topic:

This program will provide participants with a solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances.

Registration:

To register, visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call at 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Missouri State Fair - Exhibition

When:  Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, 6 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Missouri
2503 W 16th St, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Annually hundreds of 4-H'ers share the skills and knowledge they have gained throughout the club and project year by exhibiting projects and presenting demonstrations at the Missouri State Fair. Not only do fairs provide an excellent way of showing individual accomplishments but also serve an important role in marketing 4-H to Missouri citizens.

Session topic:

Demonstrations and exhibits at the State Fair provide youth the opportunity to showcase knowledge and skills; practice skills in following specified guidelines, decision making, and organization; and in promoting 4-H.

Registration:

Demonstrators are selected at the county level to present demonstrations/illustrated talks at the Missouri State Fair. Registration information should be submitted by July 15. Exhibits are also selected at the county level to be showcased at the State Fair. Exhibits are delivered to the State Fair by county staff or volunteers and arrive Sunday, August 4 or Monday, August 5.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Lees Summit Farmers Market (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Less Summit Farmers Market
Second & Douglas St., Lees Summit MO map...

Session topic:

Fresh produce demonstration

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Home Food Preservation Series (Aug, 2013, Living Hope-Dek Co) (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Oak Christian Church
8875 W Hwy. 6, Amity MO map...

Description:

Participants will receive hands on experience as well as the most current step by step recommendations for food preservation procedures (harvesting/storing fresh produce, pressure canning, water bath canning, freezing and dehydrating).

Session topic:

Harvesting and Storing Fresh Produce

Registration:

Contact Janet Hackert at 660.425.6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu for more information or to register.
Also to register, visit Living Hope Thrift Store and Food Pantry, 118 W Main, Maysville or call 816-449-2163.

Registration
deadline:

8/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Each session is $15. Register for individual classes or take all four.

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Take Control of Your Finances, 2013-2014

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Platte County Resource Center
11724 Northwest Plaza Circle, Kansas City MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Warren County Senior Center
501 Ashland, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Wednesday mornings at the Warren County Sr. Center.

Session topic:

Each course meeting will provide instruction and practice of strenght improving exercises that benefit bone strength, muscle strength, joint movement, and improved balance.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the Warren County Extensio Center (456-3444).

Registration
deadline:

6/26/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 3 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies program serves grandparents in Clay and Platte Counties who are raising their grandchildren. The program also serves aunts/uncles and other relatives who are raising children under the age of 18. The program seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are filling the parenting role. Advocacy, education and referral services are important aspects of the program. Support group meetings are scheduled twice a month, with guest speakers on topics of interest. The program is made possible by a partnership of the Clay County Extension Council, the Platte County Senior Fund and Clay County Senior Services.

Session topic:

Daytime support group meeting this month will feature Det. Shannon Crawford from the Clay County Sheriff's Dept/Cyber Crimes Task Force, who will speak with the grandparents on "Internet Safety".

Registration:

Any grandparent who is raising grandchildren age 18 or younger is welcome to participate in Northland Grandfamilies. The program is also open to aunts/uncles and other adult relatives who are raising children. The program is free of charge. If attending a Northland Grandfamilies support group meeting for the first time, please call in advance for more information: 816-407-3490

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
The community room in the Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.


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 program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177

Registration
deadline:

8/13/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




Mulching and fertilizing gardens- vegetables, flowers and trees

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
210 S Jefferson St, Centralia MO map...

Description:

One hour program about the presentation topic at the Centralia Public Library

Registration:

Contact the Centralia Public library 573-682-2036
Carole 'Randy' DeGarmo sssdrandy@gmail.com

Registration
deadline:

8/13/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Don Bosco Center
Kansas City MO

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.

Cost:

$0.00




Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Health Department

Description:

Cooper County Healthy Lifestyle Initiative

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Getting Results With Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

This is for those who are new or just beginning to explore social media opportunities. Each attendee will have a computer and will learn:
• How to navigate through free social media tools
• Why so many businesses & organizations are using them
• How to build a Facebook page (personal & professional) and how to use the Facebook functions
• How to create accounts in LinkedIn, Twitter, & other free social media tools
• How blogging can market your business
• Setting up a social media strategy that maximizes value to your business
If you've wondered how to dive into social media, & whether and how it can benefit your business, this workshop is for you. We’ll explore popular social media sites, & look at case studies of businesses profiting from free social media tools. more...

Cost:

$39.00




Westport Plaza Farmers Market (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Westport Plaza Farmers Market
Westport Road and Wyoming, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Fresh produce demonstration

Cost:

$0.00




Master Gardener Training Level I (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Trails West Library
11401 East 23rd Street, Independence MO map...

Session topic:

Trainee orientation

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




Focus on Kids (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Parent Education Class for parents filing for a divorce, a motion to modify their divorce decree or paternity.

Registration:

Register by calling the Macon County Extension Center at 660-385-2173.

Cost:

$35.00




Understanding Social Media & Business

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Central Missouri
Dockery Building, room 107, Warrensburg MO map...

Session topic:

This course will introduce you to four social media channels and get your business started using the proper channel(s) based on your goals, strategies, resources and target markets.

Registration:

Call 660-543-4402 more...

Registration
deadline:

8/12/2013

Class size:

14

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




Focus on Kids--Responsibilities As Parents

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Courthouse Annex
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is the court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and for parents involved in paternity establishment cases.

Session topic:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a 2-hour court-mandated class for never married parents and parents involved in paternity establishment cases that have been filed in Platte County.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 to register for the class. Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out of state, but wish to take the class in Platte County must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for information on how to register.

Registration
deadline:

8/12/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Team Nutrition for Child Care-Where Families Grow

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Where Families Grow-Dacy Care Center
2872 S. Meadowbrook, Springfield MO map...

Session topic:

Workshop 1-Eating Well Basic Nutrition for Kids sand for You

Workshop 2-Childhood Obesity and Missouri's Eat Smart Guidelines for Child Care

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Understanding Financial Statements (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Cape Girardeau County Extension office
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

During this course, you will learn how to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and success.

Session topic:

During this course, you will learn how to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581 to register

Registration
deadline:

8/13/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$200.00
Call 573-243-3581 for group discounts or returning attendee discount

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Master Gardener Core Training--Park Hills (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
North College Center, Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

Master Gardener Orientation and Plant Anatomy

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Cost:

$165.00

Facilitator:

Katie Kammler, kammlerk@missouri.edu
Ste. Genevieve County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/883-3548




Mineral Creek 4-H Club (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Pittsville Fire Station

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Heartland 4-H Club (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Knob Noster Elementary School

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193