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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Small Business Academy (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 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 on-line.

Cost:

$450.00

Facilitator:

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




St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series September 2013

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 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 Street, 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:

Topic: Meet the New NLRB Regional Director
Presenter: Daniel L. Hubbel, Director, NLRB Region 14

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. Fee may be paid at breakfast.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Fee may be paid at breakfast.

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong. Stay Healthy (Harrisonville) (Session 2 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Registration:

to call the MU Extension Center @ 816.380.8460

Cost:

$35.00
$15 for second family member in the household

Facilitator:

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




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 5 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies program serves grandparents in Clay and Platte Counties who are raising their grandchildren. The program also serves aunts/uncles and other relatives who are raising children under the age of 18. The program seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are filling the parenting role. Advocacy, education and referral services are important aspects of the program. Support group meetings are scheduled twice a month, with guest speakers on topics of interest. The program is made possible by a partnership of the Clay County Extension Council, the Platte County Senior Fund and Clay County Senior Services.

Session topic:

Daytime support group meeting this month will feature guest speaker Heather Bradley, lead therapist with Synergy Services. Her topic is "Understanding Behavior and Setting Limits".

Registration:

Any grandparent who is raising grandchildren age 18 or younger is welcome to participate in Northland Grandfamilies. The program is also open to aunts/uncles and other adult relatives who are raising children. The program is free of charge. If attending a Northland Grandfamilies support group meeting for the first time, please call in advance for more information: 816-407-3490

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

This is an adaptive strength training program for clients of Callaway County Special Services.

Registration:

Register by contacting Callaway County Special Services.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Grandparent Support Group (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
upper meeting room Cape Girardeau Extension Center
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

A Grandparent Support Group meets monthly in the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center. Agenda includes sharing of resources, educational program, sharing, refreshments, and babysitting upon request.

Session topic:

Investigating of resources, educational program, sharing of challenges, babysitting

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center to let us know you are coming 573-243-3581

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Missouri Botanical Garden - Garden Room
4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden during this 10-week strength training program for seniors. Light weights will be used to increase strength and improve balance. Weather permitting, the program may take place outdoors in the Garden.

Session topic:

Session #2

Registration:

Contact Mary Wissmann at 314-615-2911 or WissmannM@missouri.edu more...

Registration
deadline:

9/3/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00
$54 for members of Missouri Botanical Garden, $64 for nonmembers.

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7287




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
The community room in the Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville 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.


Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing to attend an educational parenting program. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

9/10/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/882-5661




Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Don Bosco Center
Kansas City 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.

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Harrisonville) (Session 2 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

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

Cost:

$35.00
2nd person from same household is $15

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Health Department

Description:

Cooper County Healthy Lifestyle Initiative

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Cooking Matters (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Carthage Mo
call 417-358-2158
Carthage MO

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Mary Ann Pennington and Lydia Kaume


Registration
deadline:

9/2/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 15 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 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 $35 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Master Gardener Training in Kirksville (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd. , Kirksville MO map...

Description:

12 week training course on different horticulture topics. A 30 hour volunteer committement is required following the training in order to become a Master Gardener.

Session topic:

Vegetable Gardening

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by August 16 at noon.

Registration
deadline:

8/16/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Late fee after the deadline-$165

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




South Elementary Eating From Garden (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
South Elementary School Garden
Highway 25 South, Jackson MO map...

Session topic:

Planting of cool crop bedding plants

Registration:

Provide the students of South Elementary with nutrition and gardening lessons

Class size:

96

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




Master Gardener Training Level I (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Trails West Library
11401 East 23rd Street, Independence MO map...

Session topic:

Woody ornamentals

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




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

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 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.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Callaway (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

The Advanced class is for those who have completed a Stay Strong, Stay Healthy class or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The advanced class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (afternoon) - Callaway (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Annual Program Review

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Annual Program Review

Session topic:

Annual Program Review

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Branstetter, BranstetterK@missouri.edu
Crawford County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 775-2135




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Wheeler Heart and Vascular 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:

Session four: Making an action plan; problem solving; better breathing; healthy eating; communication skills

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Manage Your Financials - Don't Let Them Manage You

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Manage Your Financials—Don’t Let Them Manage You is designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. During this course, you will learn to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and success. You will leave this session with a greater understanding of how to read and interpret financial documents and how to use that information to drive business decisions.

Registration:

View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$69.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Parent Education Class for parents filing for a divorce, a motion to modify their divorce decree or paternity.

Registration:

Register by calling the Macon County Extension Center at 660-385-2173.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Training--Park Hills (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
North College Center, Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

Vegtable Gardening

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Cost:

$165.00

Facilitator:

Katie Kammler, kammlerk@missouri.edu
Ste. Genevieve County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/883-3548




Canceled: Master Gardener Fall Core Class (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Extension Center
510 Jackson Road, Suite A, Boonville MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (evening) - Callaway (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids--Responsibilities As Parents

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Courthouse Annex
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and parents who are involved in paternity establishment cases.

Session topic:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a 2-hour workshop for never-married parents and parents involved in paternity establishment cases. It is required for parents whose cases are filed in Platte County.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 to register. Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out-of-state, but wish to take the class in Platte County must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for information on how to register.

Registration
deadline:

9/9/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




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

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Divorce Recovery (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit MO map...

Description:

The Divorce Recovery program assists people in the transition moving from the disintegration of one stable state (marriage) through divorce to another new state. The program helps participants deal with the many losses of divorce, including relationships, roles, material possessions, family systems, dreams, hopes, and beliefs.

Cost:

$0.00




Northwest Region Extension Council--2013 (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 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




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Pittsville Fire Station

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Heartland 4-H Club (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Trails Regional Library
Knob Noster MO

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193