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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Leadership Phelps County (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 8 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Camp Windermere
Roach MO

Description:

Leadership Phelps County is a program designed to ensure the continued improvement of the Phelps County area by developing a network of leaders throughout Phelps County that possess a broader understanding of the needs and issues of the county and to increase commitment to community service and leadership.

Session topic:

LPC - Overnight Retreat

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




Marketing Basics for the Aspiring and New Business Owner

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis County Library Headquarters
1640 So Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Get a hand-on approach to understanding the foundational pieces of a marketing program and how to create a marketing plan that can help your small business move beyond the basics of marketing. Learn to develop objectives and strategies to assist you in meeting your goals. Program is offered in collaboration with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Registration through St. Louis County Library (314) 994-3300.

Registration:

St. Louis County Library Headquarters more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lynette Watson, watsonly@missouri.edu
Business Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 314/621-0816




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 1 Exercise

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




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

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S. Marshall St., Marshfield MO map...

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

Registration:

Call 417-859-2044 to register

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Osher Outstate - Travels with Sharon (Kinden) (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Hickory, Clark, Butler, Stone, Grundy and Boone counties

Description:

Osher at Mizzou delivers courses designed to complement the interests, concerns and lifestyles of the over-50 adult.

Yunnan Province, China: With its deep spirituality and sweeping scenic vistas, many claim that Yunnan Province is the legendary land of Shangri- La. You will see a fort seemingly made of stone in Kunming, discover the Bai culture in the walled city of Cali, and explore the splendor of Lijiany, home of to one of the best-preserved Old Towns in China. France: Visit the D-Day beaches and World War II American Military Cemetery of Normandy and cruise the Seine to Paris with stops at the homes of Monet and Van Gogh.
Myanmar (Burma) and Laos: Though still recovering from the ancillary devastation from constant American bombing during the Vietnam War, Laos is filled with warm and loving people. A century ago, Rudyard Kipling described Burma as a place “quite unlike any land you know about.” Isolated from the world in the recent past, Burma — now known as Myanmar — remains a magical destination, yet one shrouded in history.
Spain: You will see why Spain conjures images of rocky plains and whitewashed villages, majestic cathedrals and simple homes designed by Antoni Gaudi, and rugged castles. You’ll get acquainted with the windmills that taunted Don Quixote, bullfighting rings, the influence of the Moors, the strum of guitar and fiery flamenco dancing. Portugal: You will discover Portugal’s bold explorers, colorful ceramics and close ties to the sea.

Registration:

Please visit http://extension.missouri.edu/learnforlife/ to register. more...

Cost:

$90.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 1 Exercise

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Fall Prevention -Kingswood (Session 26 of 33)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Fall Prevention program helps participants learn to reduce fear of falling and exercise to increase strength, flexibility, and balance.


Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 198 of 207)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio
Springfield MO

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Horticultural topic of interest

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Laclede County MU Extension Office meeting room
186-D N. Adams Ave, Lebanon MO map...

Registration:

Please call the Laclede Co MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126 or email Kim at lambethk@missouri.edu to register.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 31 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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:

816-942-0994

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
STLVentureWorks
315 Lemay Ferry Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This course will provide you with step-by-step instructions for writing each major section of your business plan, including the Business Description, Marketing Plan, Operations Plan and Financial Plan. You will learn how to access and use our Financial Projections Excel Spreadsheet to produce three-year projections of your income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. You will also receive guidance on overall style and appearance.

Session topic:

This program is designed for current and future business owners to teach the key components of a simple business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a more professional look for your business plan.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Aldis Jakubovskis, JakubovskisA@missouri.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/241-1591




Canceled: Understanding Your Financial Statements

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
UCM Summit Center
850 NW Chipman Road, Lee's Summit MO map...



Stoddard County Fair

When:  Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, 1 p.m. to Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 5 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Monie Brehmer, brehmerm@umsystem.edu
Stoddard County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/568-3344




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 31 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Team Nutrition for Child Care (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Monett 2 HeadStart
Monett MO

Description:

The program director and staff from Monett 2 HeadStart center will participate in the MFH Eat Smart/MOveSmart program. A program to encourage providers to incorporate more healthy eating habits and environments and physical activity into their program plans. The program supports physical activity and the reduction of childhood obesity.

Session topic:

Eating Well – Basic Nutrition for Kids and for You (1 hour)
Childhood Obesity and Missouri’s Eat Smart Guidelines for Child Care (1 hour)

Registration:

In-house training

Registration
deadline:

9/18/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Warren County Health Department
Mockingbird Lane, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Ready Set Fit, A health and fitness program designed for those who would like to get control of their fitness. The program is a 12 week program with flexible scheduling.

Session topic:

Grocery Store tour

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt, MU Extension 636-456-3444

Registration
deadline:

8/27/2014

Class size:

7

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 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 five: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; healthy eating; making informed treatment decisions; dealing with depression

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




First Steps to Starting a Small Business

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
408 Washington Ave, West Plains, Missouri., West Plains MO map...

Description:

Learn the fundamentals of what it takes to get your business started. Topics for discussion include determining the feasibility of your business, the importance of business planning, understanding financial and licensing requirements and more.

This two-hour workshop also includes an overview of the SBTDC program and what to expect if you become a SBTDC client. more...

Registration:

SBTDC-West Plains Registration. Free.

SBTDC hosted by MSU-WP
Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
West Plains, MO

Registration
deadline:

9/18/2014

Class size:

5

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Master Gardener Core Course- Pulaski County (Session 3 of 14)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Waynesville 6th Grade Center
810 Roosevelt Street , Waynesville MO map...

Description:

Since 1997 the University of Missouri Extension has trained volunteers for the Missouri Master Gardener program. After completing the Core Course, Master Gardeners advise and train communities on gardening and environmental horticulture, and participate in various educational service projects. The Master Gardener program is instrumental in building strong communities in our region.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and taking an additional 6 hours of continued horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will begin with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Some refreshments will be provided.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and 6 hours of learning through continuing horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will start with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 from 6-9:30 pm and thereafter will run once a week from September 5 through October 24, 2013 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Claases will be held on Thursday evenings from 6-9:30pm and two field trips will be held on Saturday September 7, and October 5 from 9am-5pm.Some refreshments will be provided.

Session topic:

Turf by Dr. Lee Miller, MU's State Turf Pathologist

Registration:

The complete course fee is $145. The optional Master Gardener Core Manual is available for purchase for an additional $30. All core manual materials are available for download online at no charge.

Members of the general public not interested in becoming an active master gardener may audit individual classes of interest. The fee for auditing a Thursday night class is $15 and the fee for auditing a field trip is $35 (includes a box lunch).

For more details, email or call Carrie Williamson or visit the group on Facebook. To register for the training or to audit classes, complete a registration form and send it to the Pulaski County Extension Center. Copies of the trainee and auditing registration forms are available at the Pulaski County Extension Center and online at http://extension.missouri.edu/pulaski .

Contact: Carrie Williamson, Pulaski County Master Gardener
Phone: (573) 855-0128
Email: mopcmg@gmail.com
Facebook: Pulaski County, MO Master Gardeners
 more...

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$145.00
$15.00 to audit a single class. Need to reserve a week prior to the class.

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Canceled: Understanding Your Financial Statements

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
UCM Summit Center
850 NW Chipman Rd, Lee's Summit MO map...



4-H Clover Kids Polk County (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Fairgrounds
4560 S.100th Road, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

A FUN, hands-on, interactive program for youth age 5-7. An adult must accompany the youth during the meetings.
Clover Kids must be 5 but not yet 8 on or before December 31, 2014. All activities are science based.

Session topic:

Through Clover Kids clubs, children learn how to get along, share, and work in groups, explore their interests, and build self-confidence. Clover Kid Activities introduce five to seven-year olds to the 4-H concept of learning by doing.

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension office to register

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$8.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
Polk County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/326-4916




Howell County Beekeeping Meeting

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Howell County Extension Office,West Plains, MO
217 Aid Ave, West Plains MO map...

Description:

Everyone is welcome. This meeting will focus on fall hive management and preparing hives for overwintering.
Extension Beekeeping meetings provide resources to local bee keepers, design networking opportunities to learn and grow from experienced bee keepers and helps individuals interested in beekeeping produce healthy, happy bees!

Beekeeping resources and books will be available for purchase from the Extension office.
Join us in a bee keeping meeting to learn how to keep your bees healthy and happy through the winter.

Session topic:

Meeting will focus on fall hive management and preparing hives for winter. Howell County Extension Office, 417-256-2391

Registration:

Registration is not required, this is an open meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
Howell County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/256-2391




Focus on Kids - Pike County 2014 (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Pike County
Pike County Courthouse
115 W. Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Divorce and separating parents class as required by Missouri Courts.

Registration:

The 2014 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Call 573-324-5464 to register. Payment of $35 in the form of a money order or cash is required 48 hours prior to the date of the session you are registered to attend. You are not fully registered for the class unless your fee has been paid. The fee can be mailed to: University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class you will need to reschedule.

Class size:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Canceled: Food Preservation--River Market Office (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Jackson County Office
(corner of 5th and Walnut)
Please register by September 16 by phone or email.
105 E. 5th, Kansas City MO map...



Organic Gardening Academy (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Greene County MU Extension office is pleased to host the 2014 Organic Gardening Academy. This series of classes related to organic gardening will present proven, science based techniques on a wide range of topics. Each class will include a presentation of the subject, followed by a hands-on demonstration of the techniques learned during the class. The speakers have a passion for organic gardening, and subject matter expertise.

Session topic:

Composting

Registration:

The introductory class on April 17 is free. The registration fee for each following class is $20. A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Lorri Winters at the MU Extension - Greene County office; 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO; call 417-881-8909, or email WintersL@missouri.edu

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014.

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 44 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center
405 N. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Building the Ultimate Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Master Gardener Training (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Audrain 4-H Center, South of Mexico on D
Mexico MO

Description:

An 11 week training course for individuals interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener.

Session topic:

Vegetables

Registration:

Call the Audrain Extension Office at (573) 581-3231 to sign up.

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2014

Cost:

$135.00
Payment will be due at the first session on September 4. A minimum of 10 students will be required for this course to be offered.

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/633-2640




Mental Health First Aid Training (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County, Missouri just east of Branson on Hwy 76 at White River Electric.
Branson, MO

Session topic:

Mental Health First Aid is a training to help attendees identify mental health needs in
youth and young adults, and then learn how to refer to the proper resources.

Registration:

Call Taney County Extension at 417/546-4431

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

James Wirth, WirthJ@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




SARE Farmer/Rancher Grant Writing Workshop

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Jefferson County office
301 Third St, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

Participants at the SARE Farmer/Rancher Grant Writing Workshop will be able to:
* Be informed on what the grant will and will not fund
* Understand the requirements of the grant
* How to fill out the application
* Concepts and ideas for projects on their farm

Registration:

Registration is $15/person which will include handout materials and light refreshments (sandwich, chips, drink). Those who do not pre-register may not receive refreshments.
Call the University of Missouri Extension - Jefferson County office at 636-797-5391 or email Jeffersonco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/16/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Annie's Project--Education for Farm Women in Ironton (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Iron County Health Department
606 W. Russell, Ironton MO map...

Description:

We are excited to announce this special opportunity for farm and ranch women near Ironton, MO! MU Extension and the Iron County Economic Partnership Jumpstart Program have teamed up to offer Annie's Project in Ironton.. but with a twist! Participants who complete business plans during class will have an opportunity to compete for $500 seed money awards. The top three plans will be awarded, with preference given to Iron County residents.

Annie's Project has helped more than 10,000 farm women from around the nation become better business partners and/or managers. You will learn how to manage risk in the areas of marketing, legal, human resource, financial and production. Some of the topics include financial documentation and analysis, marketing, estate planning, insurances, business planning and much more. Many farm women report that the most valuable part of the program is the networking with other women and professionals.

Session topic:

True Colors personality assessment, program introduction

Registration:

Please send basic information and $75 registration payment to the Iron County Extension Office located at Courthouse, 250 S. Main
Ironton, MO 63650. For questions about the program, please call Lynn Heins at (573) 468-2671 or (618) 214-4059 or email HambletonL@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Cooking Matters at the Grocery Store

When:  Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where:  
Meet at the Kroger store in Warrenton.
Warrenton MO

Description:

A grocery store tour focusing on purchasing good tasting, nutritious foods on a budget.
After the tour participants will be invited to take the 10 dollar challenge. Participants will be given a debit card with a ten dollar balance. They will be assigned the task of purchasing a meals worth of nutritious food for 10 or less. The meal must have items from at least 4 of the 5 food groups. Choices will be discussed after the purchase. Participants keep the food.

Session topic:

Grocery tour focusing on purchasing food that is nutritious and tastes good on a budget.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the MU Extension center in Warren County. 636-456-3444 or merrittc@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/18/2014

Class size:

6

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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