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Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Community Development Academy Course Three: Creating Capacity for Dynamic Communities (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
The Elms Hotel & Spa
401 Regent St, Excelsior Springs MO map...

Description:

CDA Course Three: Creating Capacity for Dynamic Communities, is an intensive, experiential, five-day course offered by the University of Missouri Extension Community Development Program covering change, ethics, sustainability, citizen participation, citizen influence, citizen power, effective organizing, team workshops, small group process, whole systems processes for change and development, community change dialogue, community conflict intervention and perspectives. more...

Session topic:

8 Overview, Steve Jeanetta, 8:10-12 Preparing Communities for Effective Organizing, Randy Stoecker, 930-945 Break, 12-1 Lunch, 1-130 Participant Team Workshops, 130-5 Small Group Process, Dennis Minzes, 5-6 Free Time, 6 Dinner

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Registration:

http://muconf.missouri.edu/commdevelopmentacademy more...

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$500.00
http://muconf.missouri.edu/commdevelopmentacademy course fees vary regarding type of credit earned: undergraduate, graduate, CEU, or no credit. Lodging is in addition to course fees and includes meals/snacks. In addition, commuter option is available.

Facilitator:

Stephen C. Jeanetta, JeanettaS@missouri.edu
Community Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 884-3018




Reynolds County Grazing School

When:  Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 8 a.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
The Grazing School will be held at the Ellington City Hall building in Ellington MO
100 Tubs Avenue, Ellington, MO map...

Description:

This is a 3 day class: Classes will begin Monday 8am-5pm (with Registration at 7:30am), Tuseday 8am-4:45pm, Wednesday 8am-12pm

Session topic:

Class will go over: Plant Growth and Landscape Eclolgy, Forage Quality and Livestock Nutrition, Soil Fertility, Pasture Condition, Fencing Systems, Water Systems, Grazing Systems Layouts, On site farm visits and much more.

Registration:

To register please call the Reynolds County Extension Office at 573-648-1035
Price is $90.00 per farm or $110.00 per couple (one set of material)

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2014

Class size:

16

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$90.00

Facilitator:

Stacy Hambelton, HambeltonS@missouri.edu
Ozark County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/679-3525




The First Steps to Starting a Business

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Description:

This four-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.

Registration:

Are you a recently unemployed or laid-off worker? There are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac New Venture (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM 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. This is a five day workshop with materials and lunch provided. Workshop dates are September 22-26, 2014, times 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Workshops are no cost to dislocated workers. To register, individuals must be currently unemployed and enrolled in the WIA Program at one of the Missouri Career Centers. Visit online at jobs.mo.gov to enroll. Scholarship tuition reduction also available. Call (314) 657-3547 to register for the workshop.

Session topic:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM 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.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00
Workshops are no cost to dislocated workers. To register, individuals must be currently unemployed and enrolled in the WIA Program at one of the Missouri Career Centers. Visit online at jobs.mo.gov to enroll. Scholarship tuition reduction also available. Call (314) 657-3547 to register for the workshop.

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




KCTV 5 Health segment (Kansas City CBS affiliate) (Session 6 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 9:15 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.

Where:  
KCTV 5 studio
Kansas City MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Health Benefits of Tai Chi - Liberty

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Liberty Community Center
1600 S. Withers, Liberty MO map...

Description:

Tai chi is an effective and easy exercise for health of mind and body. It involves slow and gentle flowing movements to improve overall health. Tai chi is a preventative and complementary therapy for a wide range of conditions. Research shows Tai chi helps improve balance, coordination, flexibility, reduce stress, stiffness, chronic pain, and falls. Participants will learn and experience Tai chi movement and relaxation exercises.

Cost:

$0.00




Health Insurance Education

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 11 a.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Memorial Union
Columbia MO

Description:

training in Columbia, MO

Session topic:

training Health Care Law

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Better Health Class (CCPS) (Session 28 of 40)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Description:

This weekly class focuses on the basics of nutrition, food safety, and food budgeting.

Registration:

This class is open only to Cass County Recovery Court participants

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




A Matter of Balance (Hamilton, Sep-Oct 2014) (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Hamilton United Methodist Church
104 Samuel St, Hamilton 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 Jessica Trussell 660-646-0811

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




Take Control of Your Finances - Marshall

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Saline County Extension Center


353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

Description:

"Take Control of Your Finances" is a workshop that offers information to those who are unemployed, underemployed, laid-off or dislocated. Its focus is to help attendees reduce the stress that often comes with these situations and develop a plan to survive and continue to meet their needs until a new job opportunity develops.
Topics include: filing for unemployment benefits, talking with family about finances, reviewing personal resources, developing a budget, prioritizing debts, contacting creditors, avoiding scams and predatory lenders, considering available community resources and more.
The program is operated in collaboration with Business and Industry under a state contract with the Department of Economic Development. Local Career Centers work with Extension Financial Education Specialists to serve individuals and arrange the workshops.

Registration:

No fee is charged, but, to participate you must be registered with jobs.mo.gov. Please visit their website to create an account.
To register for the class, contact Missouri Career Center (660) 530-5627. There is a minimum class size of six registered attendees.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Trish Savage, savaget@missouri.edu
Saline County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/886-6908




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Quail's Nest Inn and Suites
4644 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach MO map...

Description:

Participants must have completed a beginner Stay Strong, Stay Healthy class in the past to register for this class.

Registration:

Please call the Camden County MU Extension Office at 573-346-2644 to register.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




DELTA Fair

When:  Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2 p.m. to Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, 6 p.m.

Where:  
Kennett Fairgrounds
Kennett MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

This two-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan.

"The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included.

Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.

It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan.

Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you.

Registration:

Are you a recently unemployed or laid-off worker? There are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 14 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Shaw Nature Reserve
Highway 100 and I-44, Gray Summit MO map...

Description:

A training program to help you discover the natural Missouri by developing your skills as a naturalist, resource scientist, botanist educator or recreations specialist. You'll gain a wealth of natural science information in classes given by some of Missouri's finest biologists and build new friendships with others who share a love of Missouri's outdoors. more...

Session topic:

Shaw Nature Reserve – Prairie and Glade Ecosystems - Overview of these diverse natural communities, their characteristics, associated species, and techniques for maintaining and restoring.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Focus on Kids

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Osage County Administrative Building (Across for Linn Printing Building)
Enter building through the west side doors, second floor, end of hall
205 East Main, Linn MO map...

Registration:

Register with the Osage County Extension Office, 573 897-3648 ext 4

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Benton 4-H Youth Leadership Training

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
4-H/FFA Building
Lincoln MO

Description:

4-H Youth Leadership Training

Session topic:

Benton County youth leadership training.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You--Body, Mind and Spirit (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
St.Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, ST PETERS MO map...

Description:

Taking Care of You, Body Mind and Spirit will help you learn a healthy way to face challenges and aid your well-being. You will learn strategies that develop skills to respond thoughtfully to challenges rather than react automatically. Research has shown these strategies to positively affect blood pressure, sleep disturbances, emotional eating and depression.
 more...

Registration:

Pre- registration is required.To pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover, call 636-970-3000. To pay with check, make payable to University Extension Council and return with registration form to: University of Missouri Extension 260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO 63376

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2014

Cost:

$40.00
Those who attend 6 or more of the sessions and complete the class evaluation survey will receive a $10 refund.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Master Gardener Training (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Palmyra Sesquicentennial Building
621 Johnston Ave, Palmyra MO map...

Description:

Training to become a Missouri Master Gardener. This 11 week course will meet once a week on Tuesday evening from September 16 to November 25.

Session topic:

Plant Propagation

Registration:

To register call the Marion County Extension office at 573-769-2177.

Registration
deadline:

9/15/2014

Cost:

$135.00
Registration fee is $135 with paper manual, $115 if the electronic (PDF) manual is used on an electronic device.

Facilitator:

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




2014 Polk County 4-H Council (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Call the extension office for location 417-326-4916.
Bolivar MO

Description:

A quaterly meeting to plan for the 4-H programming in Polk County. All 4-H volunteers, families and 4-H members are encouraged to attend. Community members who are interested in 4-H may also attend.

Session topic:

September meeting - Polk County 4-H Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Extension Council Meetings (Session 40 of 42)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lewis County Extension Office.
104 E. Jefferson St., Monticello MO map...

Description:

Lewis County Extension Council Meeting

Session topic:

The Lewis County Extension Council will meet to conduct regular business.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Zachary Erwin, erwinz@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/665-9866




Lincoln County 4-H Council (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Troy MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rhonda Shafer, ShaferR@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/528-4613