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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 194 of 207)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio
Springfield MO

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist 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:

Horticultural topic of interest

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cox Surgery Center; CoxHealth
Springfield MO

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Healthy Eating; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Team Nutrition for Child Care

When:  Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
University Day Care Center
Springfield MO

Description:

"The Little School" day care center staff will participate in a two-hour workshop titled "I Am Moving, I Am Learning. The workshop will help staff understand the importance of physical activity in reducing childhood obesity and in helping children to grow up having good over-all health.

Session topic:

Staff will learn about the "I Am Moving, I Am Learning" curriculum. They will receive program resources such as CD's and handouts to help them incorporate more physical activities into their daily plans.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Organic Gardening Academy (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Greene County MU Extension office is pleased to host the 2014 Organic Gardening Academy. This series of classes related to organic gardening will present proven, science based techniques on a wide range of topics. Each class will include a presentation of the subject, followed by a hands-on demonstration of the techniques learned during the class. The speakers have a passion for organic gardening, and subject matter expertise.

Session topic:

Four Season Gardening the Organic Way

Registration:

The introductory class on April 17 is free. The registration fee for each following class is $20. A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Lorri Winters at the MU Extension - Greene County office; 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO; call 417-881-8909, or email WintersL@missouri.edu

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014.

Facilitator:

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