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Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013

Show Me Better Health (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
MOCA Health & Wellness Center
306 S Pine St, Richland MO map...

Description:

Who Should Attend:
People with arthritis, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, COPD, depression, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, lupus or any other health condition, and persons caring for someone with a chronic condition.
What you will learn:
*How to manage your symptoms.
*Medication "how-to"
*How to relax and handle difficult emotions.
*Effective problem-solving.
*How to work with your doctor.
*Tips for eating well & exercising.
*Setting realistic goals.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Pulaski County MU Extension Office at 573-774-6177.

Registration
deadline:

7/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This class is FREE!

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/882-5661




Walk With Ease-Arthritis program-Osceola (Session 18 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
Osceola MO

Session topic:

Time walk to determine distance
Walk at own pace
Evaluation

Registration:

Call St. Clair county Extension Office at 417-646-2419

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
No fee

Facilitator:

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




Home Food Preservation Series (Aug, 2013, Living Hope-Dek Co) (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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:

Canning Basics and Pressure Canning - canning green beans

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




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:

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




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 144 of 174)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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:

Saving Seeds

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Disaster Preparedness / Emergency Management (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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




A Matter of Balance (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Commercial Trust Bank, Community Room
119 N. Main, Fayette 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.

Session topic:

During the session participants will learn to:
View falls as controllable
Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
Set goals for increasing activity
Exercise to increase strength and flexibility

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. Contact the Howard County University Extension Center at 660-248-2272 for registration details. For questions or more information about the program, contact the instructor, Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu or 573-445-9792.

Registration
deadline:

7/1/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
Participants who attend 5 of the 6 sessions and complete the pre- and post-program surveys will receive a refund of $15 from the Howard County Health and Wellness Council.

Facilitator:

Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 445-9792




Hickory County Master Gardener Training (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Hickory County MU Extension Office
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

The Master Gardener volunteer program began in the early 1970’s in response to the rapidly increasing interest in home gardening. The idea was to train knowledgeable garden volunteers to help University Extension staff deliver home gardening information to the public.

Today, the Master Gardener volunteer program is recognized nationally as a means for individuals to learn and to share horticultural knowledge with others.

The goal of the program is to involve the community in enhancing the local environment and economy through improved horticulture practices and education. Master Gardeners serve as representatives of the University of Missouri Extension. They may engage in a variety of interesting education activities that benefit the community.Master Gardeners develop their gardening and community potential while their efforts help others in the community.


Session topic:

Plant Growth & Development

Registration
deadline:

8/6/2013

Cost:

$135.00
$225 for couples

Facilitator:

Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 445-9792




Internet & Digital Marketing

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

There is more to digital marketing than social media and a website. Learn how finding the right tools, strategy, and measurements can grow your business. You'll gain a clear perspective of why all your marketing efforts need to be integrated. Learn how you can optimize your online presence through location and keyword specific campaigns via SEM (Search Engine Marketing) and SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Explore tools such as Google- Keyword, Adwords, Analytics, and Social Media Ads. Take advantage of these fantastic resources to better engage and retain your customers; leveraging your current relationships for content creation, R&D, and digital word-of-mouth for acquiring more customers. Understand how to use online tools like Hootsuite to efficiently manage your campaigns.

Registration
deadline:

8/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$69.00

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




QuickBooks for Business

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Moberly Area Community College, Entrepreneurship and Business Development Center
959 W. Reed St., Moberly MO map...

Description:

Have you been wanting to learn more about using Quickbooks in your business? Maybe you just need to brush up on the newest features that Quickbooks 2013 has to offer. The Small Business Technology & Development Center at MACC announces a basic Quickbooks workshop designed just for you! One of MACC's own accounting experts will share his knowledge featuring the Quickbooks accounting software. Participants will have access to a computer equipped with Quickboks to gain valuable hands-on experience. more...

Session topic:

One of MACC's own accounting experts will share his knowledge featuring the Quickbooks accounting software. Participants will have access to a computer equipped with Quickbooks 2013 to gain valuable hands-on experience.

Registration:

To register contact Diane Richardson at dianer@macc.edu or by phone at 660 263-5865. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$59.00
$39 for Chamber of Commerce Members or Moberly Downtown Mainstreet




Mattie Rhodes Farmers Market (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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




Canceled: The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...



Controlling Weeds in the lawn & Garden

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada, MO
Centennial Blvd.

Session topic:

Learn how to control weeds using herbicides and cultural methods

Registration:

Call 417-448-2560 by August 8 to register

Registration
deadline:

8/8/2013

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
Vernon County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 448-2560




Serv Safe Summer 2013 (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Hannibal Career and Technical Center Room V200
4550 McMasters Avenue, Hannibal MO map...

Description:

An opportunity for anyone in Marion County that needs to have food safety training. This nationally regonized course is required by local county ordinance for foodserive workers.

Session topic:

Exam for the ServSafe course.

Registration:

Contact the Hannibal Career and technical Center at 573-221-4430 to register.

Registration
deadline:

7/26/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
The fee includes the Serv Safe manual and exam answer sheet. If you already have the manual, you can register for $100.

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




Focus on Kids - Pike County (Session 5 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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




Growing Knowlege at the Farm series (Session 18 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Rutledge Wilson Farm Park
3825 W. Farm Road 146, Springfield MO map...

Description:

A series of classes for fruit and vegetable growers, designed to help you build your skills as a gardener.

Session topic:

All about seed saving

Registration:

Preregistration required

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 31 of 52)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 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 6 of 7)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Kansas City Community Gardens
6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

“The Beanstalk Garden is for Grown Ups Too!"
Ben Sharda, Executive Director, Kansas City Community Gardens, will lead a tour of the Beanstalk Garden which highlights plants grown locally as well as around the world.

Cost:

$0.00




Fall Gardening

When:  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center located at the Phelps County Courthouse
200 N. Main Rolla, Rolla MO map...

Description:

August is the perfect time of year to start thinking about making the most of the fall gardening season. Many cool season vegetable crops can be planted in mid-summer to produce a bountiful crop of vegetables by mid-autumn. Besides all the activities to extend the gardening season well into late October here in the Ozarks, fall is also the perfect time of year to improve your soil structure and pH while preparing your garden for the spring planting season.
This course is designed to teach beginning gardeners the basics of extending the vegetable gardening season into autumn and provide an overview of the best organic fall garden management practices to limit the spread and overwintering of insects and diseases.

Session topic:

This course is designed to teach beginning gardeners the basics of extending the vegetable gardening season into autumn and provide an overview of the best organic fall garden management practices.

Registration:

Location: Phelps County Extension Center located at the Phelps County Courthouse, 200 N. Main Rolla, MO 65401.
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Class Date: August 15, 2013
Instructor: Patrick Greenwald, University of Missouri Extension Horticulture Specialist
Registration: University of Missouri Extension Phelps County
Courthouse, 200 N. Main
Rolla, MO 65401
573-458-6260
greenwaldp@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

8/8/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$6.00