MU Extension events calendar


Calendar options
Location
Category

Begin 
Show
Search

 


Professional development events

Related Calendars

Missouri 4-H events

Missouri Business Development Program calendar

Telecenter Network calendar

Nursing Outreach Conferences

CAFNR events calendar

University of Missouri calendar

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

The First Steps to Starting a Business

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding.

Registration:

Are you a recently unemployed or laid-off worker? There are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

This course 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:

Are you a recently unemployed or laid-off worker? There are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, 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.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or email thompsoncv@missouri.edu

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Union Chapel Lions 4-H Club Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Union Chapel Lions 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Southeast Regional Council Meetings

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Business Hwy 60 in Dexter
1314 W Business US Highway 60, Dexter MO map...

Description:

The Southeast region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils. The Southeast region council meets to discuss issues in the counties. They provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Bland, BlandL@missouri.edu
Southeast Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 573-379-5431




Skill Up: Making Money Count--Series (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 S 6th Street Ste 202, Branson MO map...

Description:

Session 1: Making Decisions and Communicating about Money Session 2: Using Credit Wisely Session 3: Creating a Spending Plan

Session topic:

Creating a Spending Plan - Prepare a spending plan (budget) - Set financial goals - Keep track of expenses - Pay bills on time

Registration:

Contact Jody at Taney County OACAC: (417) 239-1882 

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Health Insurance Education and Special Enrollment Periods

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 S 6th Street Ste 202, Branson MO map...

Description:

Session goal is to provide Missourians with the knowledge and skills they need to make the best health insurance decisions possible for themselves, their families and their businesses. Session will include information on:
• Special Enrollment Periods
• New options for buying health insurance: Health Insurance Marketplace
• Tax credits to help pay for health insurance 
• New health insurance company rules to protect you
• Access to enrollment assistance
• Other information and assistance sources

 

Registration:

Taney OACAC: (417) 239-1882 

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Pitching to Investors

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center, second session (Session 12 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

Registration:

Call Hickory County Extension office at 417-745-6767 to pre-register. Registration required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1-Kirkwood (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Has your doctor advised you to be more active? Don't like going to the gym? Our low impact exercise class helps those that would like to be more active. This strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. University of Missouri Extension's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults access to a safe, structured and effective strength-training program. Participants participate in twice weekly exercise sessions for 8 weeks building muscle and strength through the completion of 8 basic exercises. The program Equipment is provided. more...

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Pre-registration is required.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/15/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




County Council Meeting (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Session topic:

Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dwayne James, jamesdt@missouri.edu
phone: 314-400-2115




SkillUP! Communication is More than Words - Bethany, Mo (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
2703 Crestview Road, Bethany MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on body language, dealing with difficult people, disagreeing with respect and listening skills.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

It's more than talking

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Communication is More than Words - Bethany, Mo (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where:  
2703 Crestview Road, Bethany MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on body language, dealing with difficult people, disagreeing with respect and listening skills.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

There's more than one way

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Communication is More than Words - Bethany, Mo (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
2703 Crestview Road, Bethany MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on body language, dealing with difficult people, disagreeing with respect and listening skills.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Taking control

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation Made Easy (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

This is a food preservation and canning series with four classes with topics that include water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating fresh produce. Participants will learn methods and recipes that have been tested for both safety and high quality. This class provides the hands-on experience and a thorough guidebook that will allow participants to walk away with not only their own canned items, but also the confidence to preserve food at home.

Session topic:

Topic: Pressure Canning

Registration:

To register, please contact: Sarah Wood, Nutrition and Health Specialist woodsarah@missouri.edu (816)279-1691 Class sizes are limited, so pre-registration is requested. Call ahead to make sure space is available.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
The cost is $15 per class or $12 per class if registering for all 4 sessions.

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




MU Extension Shelby County Executive Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Shelby County office
Shelbyville MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573-633-2640




Tackling The Tough Skills

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1737 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Tackling the Tough Skills teaches life skills for successful employment such at attitude, respect, responsibility, communication and resolving conflict.

Registration:

Register at the Sikeston, Kennett, or Cape Girardeau Job Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
1737 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Habits for a Healthy Life;  Thinking positively and handling stress/Unhealthy habits and maintaining a healthy diet.

Creating Positive Relationships at Work and Home;  Being a good friend and resolbing conflict/Controlling Your Anger.

Registration:

Register at the Sikeston, Kennett, or Cape Girardeau Job Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Boost your Brain & Memory: Brain Fitness Class (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health. Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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