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Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 9 a.m. to midnight

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

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

 more...

Cost:

$545.00

Facilitator:

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




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Freeman Advantage 3 (Session 9 of 16)

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

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

9

Registration:

Registration is limited to Freeman Advantage members only. Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu for further information.

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1; MEAAA South County Senior Resource Center (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

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.

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Contact Pamela Guest 314-631-8698

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free—Program funded by University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County and SNAP Education

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Albany Aug-Oct, 2017 (Session 3 of 16)

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

Where:  
205 N Smith Street, Albany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu to register. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need materials in an alternative format, please inform me when registering.

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2017

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes in California (Session 4 of 6)

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

Where:  
First Christian Church
107 N Oak Street, California MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Sedalia (Session 3 of 16)

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

Where:  
Sedalia MO

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (1:30 pm - Chillicothe) (Session 7 of 18)

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

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 7 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Chillicothe) (Session 7 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE for Livingston County residents who are 60 and above, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board. The class is limited to 25 participants.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 with Freeman Advantage (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

9

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu, or Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage

Registration
deadline:

8/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Cost of this class is covered by Humana

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management - Covenant Presbyterian Church (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 10 a.m. to midnight

Where:  
Covenant Presbyterian Church
5931 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO , Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with chronic diseases themselves.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Diabetes Education including Diabetes Self-Management - NE Library (Session 5 of 6)

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

Where:  
Library
6000 Wilson Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given 2½ hours once a week for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals. People with type 2 diabetes attend the workshop in groups of 12-16. Workshops are facilitated from a highly detailed manual by two trained Leaders, one or both of whom are peer leaders with diabetes themselves.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Employment Law Update

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Doubletree by Hilton- Chesterfield
1973 Craigshire Road, Chesterfield MO map...

Description:

Agenda Updates to Missouri Employment Law The following Legislative changes will be discussed as well as employment best practices and how to best take advantage of these new laws: Discrimination / Missouri Human Rights Act, Workers’ Compensation Damages and Standard of Proof, Minimum Ban on Project Labor, and Right to Work. Federal Labor and Employment Law and Procedures: New Agenda – New Directions Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, significant changes have been made with respect to policies, law and procedures at the U. S. Department of Labor. Also, President Trump has announced major policy making appointments at the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board which should result in significant policy changes at the EEOC and the NLRB. This portion of the program will highlight the New Agenda – New Directions being implemented in this area by the Trump Administration. more...

Registration:

Register Online: more...

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2017

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00
Members price: $99

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573-634-3511




UMKC Medical Nutrition - Micronutrients (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mothers Refuge
3721 Delridge Road, Independence MO map...

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Alzheimer's Education Series (Session 3 of 3)

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

Where:  
Central Bank of Eldon Community Room
611 E North Street, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Most people know someone who is affected by Alzheimer’s disease. However, very few people know what to do to help that family, that caregiver, or that individual. To help find answers, Alzheimer's sessions will be offered in Eldon August 28, 29 and 20, 2017

Session topic:

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behavior Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost.

Registration:

Contact Miller County Extension at 573 369 2394 or Patricia Barrett at barrettpr@missouri.edu. No fees

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Accessing Funds for Your Business

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

Webinar - Learn the 5 C's to receive financing for your business as well as alternative financing options.

Registration
deadline:

8/29/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca Lobina, lobina@nwmissouri.edu
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
phone: 816-232-4461




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Freeman Advantage (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for middle-age to older adults to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Many participants also report better sleep and improved mood. We work toward two sets of ten repetitions of eight exercises that target large muscle groups.

Registration:

Register through Freeman Advantage with Jamie

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2017

Cost:

$0.00
Class fee is covered by Humana

Facilitator:

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




Award Form Completion Night

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

Where:  
29248 Idalis Dr. , Brookfield MO map...

Description:

If you would like to learn about all of those 4-H award forms come join us at the Award Form Night.  We will discuss all awards available to Linn County 4-H members, how to fill them out and give tips about what the judges will be looking for.  We will also have a light dinner for you to eat as you learn.   

Registration:

RSVP to the Linn County Extension Office by August 28th.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Macon County
phone: 660-385-2173