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Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Show Me 4-H Wares at the Missouri State Fair 2018

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 to Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

Where:  
Missouri State Fair
Sedalia MO map...

Description:

A youth sales booth for young entrepreneurs ages 11-18 to market and sell their 4-H products and services to the public at the state fair. more...

Registration:

See event information and registration details on 4-HOnline. more...

Registration
deadline:

7/1/2018

Class size:

28

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Steven A. Henness, hennesss@umsystem.edu
4-H Center for Youth Development, MU Extension
phone: 573-884-6618




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Steven A. Henness, hennesss@umsystem.edu
4-H Center for Youth Development, MU Extension
phone: 573-884-6618




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Steven A. Henness, hennesss@umsystem.edu
4-H Center for Youth Development, MU Extension
phone: 573-884-6618




Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Exam Prep Training (3-day event)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Trulaske College of Business, Cornell Hall, University of Missouri
700 Tiger Avenue, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Want to stand out from your peers? Want to position yourself more attractively for employment or career advancement? Want to secure a credential that validates your competency and understanding of business and international trade? Take steps to become a Certified Global Business Professional, but first attending this CGBP Exam Prep Training Session. Training will focus on the four domains of International trade that the CGBP addresses: 1. Global Business Management 2. Global Marketing 3. Supply Chain Management 4. Trade Finance The training will be led by author and expert international sales and marketing training, Jim Foley. The NASBITE CGBP credential confirms knowledge in international trade and assures that employees are able to practice global business at the professional level required in today’s competitive environment.

Registration:

To register or have questions contact: Jackie Rasmussen: 573-836-0002 or rasmussenj@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

8/1/2018

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$550.00

Facilitator:

Jacqueline Rasmussen, RasmussenJ@missouri.edu
Business Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 573-884-5223




FastTrac GrowthVenture: Take Your Business to the Next Level (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
115 N Williams, Moberly MO map...

Description:

Your business has reached a critical stage in its life. You had the idea, you successfully established your business, and now it is time to grow to the next level. But how do you get started?

The FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ course will help your business grow effectively and efficiently. Your business can reach its true potential through proven processes in this ten-week experience. You will learn and apply key business concepts in an interactive environment. You will build a unique network with other local business owners and boost your business. Ongoing confidential coaching will enable you to move your business forward both during and after the program.

In this course, you will:
• Review your past performance and determine lessons learned
• Plan your financial needs to avoid cash flow problems
• Make critical decisions about your business vision and strategy
• Investigate next-stage opportunities for growth
• Improve operational efficiency
• Determine if you have the right people in place
• Achieve a strong, competitive market position
• Lead with clarity

Hundreds of other entrepreneurs have already taken this course. Here is what one has to say:
“The biggest benefit of this class for us, already having our product out for about a year, was how it helped us audit our way of thinking and get us motivated to go through the next phase. The class allowed us to make some very beneficial connections and gain valuable feedback about growing our company.”—Chris G., FastTrac GrowthVenture Program Graduate

Session Format: Thursdays for ten weeks, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Aug. 9-Oct. 11, 2018.

Mark Allen of WRS Solutions will facilitate this course. Mark's business coaching and training has led to more than $1 billion in economic impact.

Space is limited. Call Ryan Eidson at 660-263-8811 today to enroll! Registration deadline is July 31, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Session topic:

Sizing Up Your Business & Successful Entrepreneur's Journey

Registration:

Contact Ryan Eidson at 660-263-8811 to register. Please register by July 31 so we can prepare the room and materials for you.

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2018

Cost:

$595.00

Facilitator:

Ryan Eidson, eidsonr@missouri.edu
Moberly Area Economic Development Center SBTDC, PTAC
phone: 660-263-8811




Tasty Cooking for Hypertension (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Swope Ridge Gardens
Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Let’s explore new flavors that can help you stick to a diet low in sodium and high in fiber, protein, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. All of these are needed to help reduce high blood pressure. Sessions will include nutrition dos and don'ts, creating your spice blend; and making a tasty meal to try.

Session topic:

Discuss the importance of eating low sodium foods, reading labels and preparing foods using herbs and spices.

Registration:

None

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Diabetes Self-Management Program (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management program (DSMP) is a community-based program that assists participants and their caregivers in managing their type 2 diabetes. Participants discuss topics such as meal planning, appropriate exercise routines, weekly action planning, goal setting, as well as sharing experiences and helping each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Session topic:

University of Missouri Extension

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Building Better Child Care

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
122 Felkins Ave, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

This will be a three hour workshop on diversity. Child Day Care Providers will learn what diversity is and how to better interact, communicate, and accept diversity.

Registration:

To register call Lynda at the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-546-4431

Registration
deadline:

8/8/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tue/Thurs @ 12pm) (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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, click the registration link.

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-2146




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tues/Thurs 5:30PM-6:30PM) (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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, click the registration link.

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-2146




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Located in the old William Kennedy School across from the Poplar Bluff public pool on the 3rd floor.
614 Lindsay Avenue Ste 3, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Over the 10 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of 8 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:

To register, please contact John Fuller or Pam Gray at the Butler County Extension office, 573-686-8064.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




Twilight Farm Tour: Urban Buds City Grown Flowers

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Where:  
4736 Tennessee Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Tour and see an urban farm in south St. Louis City utilizing a glass greenhouse, high tunnels, field grown flowers for cut flower production to farmers' markets, florists and bouquet creations for flowers and events.

Registration:

Call 636-797-5391 to register.

Registration
deadline:

8/6/2018

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Before you start a business, be certain to attend this seminar. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a Start-up Manual. Date: August 9 (Thursday), 1:30pm- 4:30pm Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. (Yellow signs at entrance will list room information) Cost: $29 per business (up to 2 attendees) more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07efg5gemk19cef2d5 more...

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2018

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417-625-9575