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Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Accounting Basics for Small Businesses (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This program will provide participants with a solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances, such as QuickBooks® and Understanding Financial Statements. This class is focused on the small business owner or prospective owner  more...

Session topic:

This program will provide participants with a solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances.

Registration:

To register, visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call at 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 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:

$30.00
$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




Walk With Ease-Twin Oaks Harbour (Session 12 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
Osceola MO

Session topic:

Walk at own pace

Registration:

Call St. Clair county Extension Office at 417-646-2419

Registration
deadline:

8/23/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
No fee

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Classy Senior Day, Rolling Hills Library, St. Joseph, MO

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Rolling Hills Consolidated Library
1904 N Belt Hwy, Saint Joseph MO map...

Session topic:

Classy Senior Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




FastTrac New Venture

When:  Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, 9 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 2 p.m.

Where:  
Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) Training Room
408 Washington Avenue, West Plains MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and brought to you by the West Plains SBTDC, you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan. Participants will learn about start-up issues and learn to address the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects. FastTrac® participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business endeavors throughout the course. This program is fast-paced and energizing, using guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.

Session topic:

Participants will look at all aspects of their proposed company to include exploring the feasibility of their business concept, developing a viable business plan, identifying start-up issues, legal matters, marketing, competition and financial management.

Registration:

For more information and registration for this class, please contact the West Plains Branch of the Missouri Career Center at 417-256-3158.

Registration
deadline:

9/13/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,- Advanced (Session 4 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

The goal of the Advanced SSSH program is to increase on the fitness base acquired from SSSH by adding new and more challenging exercises. Advanced SSSH is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to improve activities of daily living. This program features exercises using resistance from body weight, hand weights, and ankle weights. It also features balance exercises, core exercises, low back exercises, and flexibility exercises.

Session topic:

Class members will warm-up, complete 2 sets of a series of 9-10 exercises and then cool down.

Registration:

Call the Bates County University of Missouri Extension office at 660-679-4167 for registration information.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




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

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 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




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 149 of 207)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

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:

Chrysanthemums

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 4 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

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.

Session topic:

Warm-up, two sets of 8 strength-training exercises and cool-down will occur in this class.

Registration:

Call the Bates County University of Missouri Extension office at 660-679-4167.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




Overview of Taking Care of You :Body-Mind-Spirit

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Hallmark Corporation
Kansas City MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




A Matter of Balance (Gallatin Sep.- Oct. 2013) (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Access II Independent Living Center
101 Industrial Park, just north off Hwy 6, Gallatin MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.

Registration:

Please pre-register by contacting:
Janet Hackert 660-425-6434
or Deanna Lewis 660-663-2828

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
Scholarships may be available.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mizzou Center
1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-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.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: David Jerome

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call David Jerome at 816 655 6229

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Women's Leadership Conference

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall, Cornell Auditorium Room 201, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

Date: September 19 (Thursday) 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Place: Cornell Auditorium, Plaster Hall, Room 201
Cost: Payment in advance: $10

Join the Annual Women's Leadership Conference at Missouri Southern. If you want an infusion of bright ideas, inventive approaches and ingenious solutions, this conference is for you. Join us for an afternoon of training and networking. Presented in partnership with Southwest Missouri Bank Insights Women’s Program, and Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council. more...

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes

When:  Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
The program will be held at St. Francis Mercy Hospital in Mountain View, MO.
Mountain View MO

Session topic:

The program includes four, two-hour sessions and encourages participants to engage in active learning through discussions, activities and the U.S. Diabetes Conversation Maps interactive educational tools.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
Carter County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/323-4418




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 10 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Grand River Technical School
1200 Fair St, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is built on simple, strength building exercises that will improve balance, health, and state of mind. No, it’s not strenuous weight-lifting; you’ll start at a level that’s right for you.  more...

Registration:

Please contact Jessica Trussell at 660-646-0811 to register.

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
Livingston County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/646-0811




Food Preservation Workshops - Healthy Sullivan Coalition (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Sullivan Community Center, 730 W Main St, Sullivan, MO 63080
730 W Main St, Sullivsan MO map...

Description:

Learn basic techniquest for pressure canning, water bath canning, and jams and jellies. more...

Session topic:

Water Bath Canning - Learn to make a water bath canner, select jars and equipment. Prepare canned apples and salsa.

Registration:

Contact Sullivan Chamber of Commerce -Phone: 573-468-3314

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Fast Trac Growth Venture - St Francois (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

This 10 week series is aimed for small business who are ready to grow and want to learn how to avoid the typical growth mistakes and maintain profitability.

Session topic:

This 10 week series is aimed for small business who are ready to grow and want to learn how to avoid the typical growth mistakes and maintain profitability.

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

9/17/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This is a no charge class due to a grant from the Delta Regional Authority.

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 32 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development.
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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Sexuality & Children: What's Normal?

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
At White River Valley Electric

Session topic:

Childcare provider class

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Operation JumpStart (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a nationally-recognized, highly-successful training model designed for individuals who are considering starting or expanding a small business. The OJS program teaches participants essential business planning and preparation skills like product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management with the goal of developing a feasibility plan to start or expand a business

Session topic:

Products and Services - Participants will gain a deeper understanding of their products/services through the customers' eye

Registration:

Register at www.semo.edu/cie or by phone 573-651-2929 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Master Gardener Core Course (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pulaski County Extension Center

301 Historic 66 E., Suite 127

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:

Herbaceous Ornamentals
Speaker: Patrick Greenwald

Registration:

The complete course fee is $125. 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. A limited amount of partial scholarships are available. The registration deadline is August 9, 2013. Registrations may be submitted now with a $25 deposit with all fees due by August 9th.

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:

8/9/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
$30.00 Optional Master Gardener Core Course Manual.

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Basic Parenting (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Christian Church
1201 East Ohio, Clinton MO map...

Description:

MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers after Dark is a program for mothers to network and learn more about the job of parenting and relationships.

Session topic:

Basic parenting. Support for moms of young children.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Pork Quality Assurance Plus and Site Assessment certification Training

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Fire Protection District #1 community room ,on lower level East side
700 East Cherry Street, Troy MO map...

Description:

This course will allow producers to obtain PQA Plus Certification and/or Site Status Self-Assessment Training.

Session topic:

Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) is on-farm educational assessment tool pork producers can use to objectively assess the care and well-being of their farm raised animals.

Registration:

Lincoln County Extension Center 636-528-4613

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 36 of 52)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
House of Hope
Walnut Street, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Education program for those over 50 to prevent falls and to encourage physical activity

Session topic:

Introduce chair exercises

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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