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

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series September 2014

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
IBEW Local 1439 Hall. Use back entrance to meeting hall. Parking available on street, in back lot, or at Glaziers Hall at 5916 Wilson Ave.

2121 59th St, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A monthly labor education program targeted to union officers and staff in the St. Louis area. The program offers information on current issues impacting members and working families. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday.

Session topic:

Title: Review of Labor-Related Actions from Missouri's 2014 Legislative Session
Presenter: Natalie J. Teague, Attorney, Schuchat, Cook & Werner

Registration:

8:00 a.m. breakfast buffet, 8:30-9:30 program presentation. Checks payable to: St. Louis County Extension Council. Mail to: University of Missouri Extension, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St Louis, MO 63132.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




Small Business Academy (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce
213 Adams Street, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" – Will Rogers.

Want to grow your business but not sure how to do it? Or, is your business growing so fast you can’t keep up with it?

If creating or managing growth is a challenge for you and your business, then the Jefferson City Small Business Academy is for you.

A partnership between the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce and Extension’s Small Business Technology & Development Center (SBTDC), the Academy provides you the opportunity to work on your business rather than working in your business.

What is in it for you?
The academy focuses on growth and preparing for that growth through a structured curriculum that provides practical advice, real-world techniques, & opportunities for coaching and access to new resources.

The Small Business Academy uses a world-class curriculum developed by the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. The 32 hour curriculum is provided in easy to digest 10 3-hour events plus a 2-hour introductory session. You will be with fellow entrepreneurs facing the same challenges. The curriculum is a mix of lecture, exercises, guest speakers and networking. At the conclusion of the Academy you will have created a growth plan for your business. You will also have access to the full range of SBTDC services, which includes market research, business plan assistance, financial reviews, access to government contracting help to name a few.

Fee is for all 11 sessions.

Session topic:

Course introduction and meeting your fellow entrepreneurs

Registration:

You must apply for acceptance to the Academy. For an application or more information contact the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce at 573-634-3616 or the SBTDC in Cole County at 573-634-2824. You can also apply online. Applications are due by August 15, 2014

Cost:

$450.00

Facilitator:

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




Team Nutrition for Child Care (Session 7 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Where Families Grow Day Care Center located behind Dillon's grocery store on Battlefield and Kansas Expressway
Springfield MO

Description:

The director and Staff of "Where Families Grow" day care center will participate in a program supported by University Extension and funded by the State Health Department called MOve Smart. The program is to help day care center staff incorporate more physical activity into children's lives and to work to reduce the childhood obesity problem.

Session topic:

Observation and classroom coaching

Registration:

In-house training

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 20 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Cost:

$40.00
2nd person from household is $20

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




SEMO District Fair

When:  Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, 10 a.m. to Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, 11 p.m.

Where:  
410 Kiwanis Drive , Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

The theme for 2014 is "Sew It, Grow It, Show It" more...

Session topic:

Local 4-H and FFA members will be displaying their projects as well events for the whole family. New this year will be Agri-Land where youth can learn about agriculture while having fun.

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Cooking Matters for individuals with Developmental Disabilities and their care takers. - St. Louis ARC (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis Arc
5602 Enright Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters courses help families with limited resources make healthy meals at home. This course is for individuals with developmental disabilities and their caretakers. Participants will learn cooking skills, practical nutrition information and food budgeting strategies that will last a lifetime. This 6-weeks class is provided in collaboration with St. Louis Arc.

Session topic:

Recipe for Success.

Registration:

To Register: Contact Brianne Smith @ 314-817-2216

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This program is funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Pulaski

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Extension Office
403 School Street, Suite 1, Waynesville MO map...

Registration:

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

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Kathy Dothage, DothageM@missouri.edu
Osage County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 897-3648




Lunchtime Leadership Series (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Madison County Extension Center
137 W Main St, Fredericktown MO map...

Description:

Want to develop your leadership potential? Dedicate your lunchtime to enhancing your leadership skills! Enjoy eight one-hour sessions over the course of four months. Expand your professional network while gaining useful leadership skills in a supportive and engaging atmosphere! Lunch will be included.

Time frame: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Dates and topics:

July 16-What's Your Work Style?
July 30- What's Your Leadership Style?
August 13- Understanding Diversity
August 20- Embracing Diversity
September 10- Dealing with Difficult Clients
September 17- Conflict Resolution
October 8- Generational Differences
October 15- Setting Leadership Goals

Session topic:

Learn how to diffuse an angry customer. Learn how to find peace in the moment, on both sides of a situation. Practice giving an effective apology. Understand the importance of leaving workplace issues at work.

Registration:

To register please complete the online registration form by clicking on "more" in the sentence below. Someone from the Madison County Extension office will contact you regarding your payment.

To register for the Lunchtime Leadership Series and receive the discount registration is due by 07/14/2014.
You can register for individual Lunchtime Leadership series classes throughout the series if you wish to.
Registration for individual classes are at least two days in advance.
 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$30.00 per session or $210 for all 8 sessions

Facilitator:

DeNae Gitonga, gitongad@missouri.edu
Madison County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/783-3303




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Kingsville) (Session 20 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
7th Day Adventist Church basement
Highway W, Kingsville MO map...

Cost:

$50.00
2nd person from same household is $25

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Canceled: Developing Pricing and Cost Proposals Webinar

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
UMKC SBTDC and MOPTAC
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...



Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 17 of 24)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $40 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
CoxHealth Surgery Center, Springfield
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:

Session three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: CANCELLED - Legal Guidance on Employment Issues to Help Protect and Grow Your Business

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
SLATE - Missouri Career Center
1520 Market Street, 3rd Floor, St. Louis MO map...



Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Warrensburg
135 W Market, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

This introductory 2-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Session topic:

This introductory 2-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government cont

Registration:

Please call for information: 660-747-3193 Traci Baldwin

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2014

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Traci Baldwin, baldwintl@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Butler County Fair (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Black River Coliseum
300 S 5th St, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

Butler County Fair: September 10 3-8 pm for Entries, September 11 Entries from 7am-10am, Closed until 5pm for Judging, open 5-8pm, and September 12 9-6pm, and payouts from 6pm-8pm.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Longview Community College (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Longview Community College
Lees Summit MO

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.

Registration:

816-604-2030

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2014

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Mineral Creek 4-H Club (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Danee Douglas , douglascd@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 747-3193




Northwest Region Extension Council--2014 (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
United Methodist Church, 104 W. Samuel, Hamilton, MO
104 W Samuel St, Hamilton MO map...

Description:

Meeting of the Northwest Region MU Extension Council. more...

Session topic:

Meeting of the Northwest Region MU Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karma Metzgar, MetzgarK@missouri.edu
Northwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 816/279-6064




Pleasant Grove 4-H Club meeting (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Centenary Church, north of Canton, MO
Canton MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
Clark County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/727-3339




Ten Mile 4-H club meeting (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ten Mile Grange Hall

Session topic:

Ten Mile 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
Clark County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/727-3339




Bem 4-H Club meeting

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Bem UCC Church
Bem MO

Description:

Bem 4-H Club Meeting

Session topic:

Bem 4-H Club meeting

Registration
deadline:

9/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brenda Humphrey, HumphreyB@missouri.edu
Gasconade County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/437-2165




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where:  
Warren County Senior Center
105 Ash, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Strength training program designed for Senior Citizens, 10 one hour session.

Session topic:

Session one 10 weekly sessions.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt 636-456-3444

Registration
deadline:

8/27/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444