MU Extension events 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.
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...
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.
Title: Review of Labor-Related Actions from Missouri's 2014 Legislative Session
Presenter: Natalie J. Teague, Attorney, Schuchat, Cook & Werner
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.
Small Business Academy (Session 1 of 11)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce
213 Adams Street, Jefferson City MO map...
"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.
Course introduction and meeting your fellow entrepreneurs
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
Team Nutrition for Child Care (Session 7 of 7)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon
Where Families Grow Day Care Center located behind Dillon's grocery store on Battlefield and Kansas Expressway
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.
Observation and classroom coaching
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
St. Louis Arc
5602 Enright Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...
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.
Recipe for Success.
To Register: Contact Brianne Smith @ 314-817-2216
This program is funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.
SEMO District Fair
When: Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, 10 a.m. to Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, 11 p.m.
410 Kiwanis Drive , Cape Girardeau MO map...
The theme for 2014 is "Sew It, Grow It, Show It" more...
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.
Focus on Kids - Pulaski
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
403 School Street, Suite 1, Waynesville MO map...
To register for this program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177.
Lunchtime Leadership Series (Session 5 of 8)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Madison County Extension Center
137 W Main St, Fredericktown MO map...
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
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.
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.
$30.00 per session or $210 for all 8 sessions
Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 17 of 24)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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...
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.
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.
Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 3 of 6)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
CoxHealth Surgery Center, Springfield
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 three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management
Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
135 W Market, Warrensburg MO map...
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.
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
Please call for information: 660-747-3193 Traci Baldwin
Butler County Fair (Session 1 of 3)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Black River Coliseum
300 S 5th St, Poplar Bluff MO map...
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.
Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Peters (Session 1 of 10)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...
This program builds on the fitness base acquired through the basic Stay Stong, Stay Health program by adding new, more complex upper and lower body strength-training exercise, core exercises, balance movements and stretches. There are ten weeks of exercise sessions with pre-assessment conducted during the first session. The program concludes with a post-assessment during the last session. Pre-registration is required.
Pre assessment and exercise
Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA Master Card and Discover accepted.
Those who attend all sessions and complete pre and post assessments will receive a $20 refund.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 10)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Warren County Senior Center
105 Ash, Warrenton MO map...
Strength training program designed for Senior Citizens, 10 one hour session.
Session one 10 weekly sessions.
Contact Chris Merritt 636-456-3444