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Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

Social Media Secrets and Strategies for Business

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

This 3 hour training will show you: What a real Business-to-Business vs Business-to-Customer Social Media strategy looks like, How your website should be working to help facilitate the growth of your business, How to get targeted clients, prospects and industry media to share your stuff, What to do about ugly comments and trolls, How to "warm up" trade show leads weeks before the event starts, How to stay in Facebook's news feed without paying so much for ads, Facebook advertising tricks for businesses with small budgets, What do all the numbers mean? What really matters when it comes to social media analytics, How much time does it really take to be successful with social media? This class will be taught by Anne Cull from ThinkViral LLC.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$199.00

Facilitator:

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




MTI—Building Effective Relationships for Supervisors: Chillicothe

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Where:  
400 US-36 Bus, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Building effective relationships with the team members you supervise is one of the best strategies to ensure team performance and prevent future conflicts. We'll examine personality differences, generational differences and how to proactively build trust.

Registration:

Contact Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811 or email livingstonco@missouri.edu.

Cost:

$280.00
Supervisory Certificate (all 6 sessions): $875

Facilitator:

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




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to midnight

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

 more...

Cost:

$545.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




NW Regional Council Meetings 2017-2018

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
NW Regional Council meeting will be held in the fellowship hall.
104 W Samuel Street, Hamilton MO map...

Description:

The Northwest region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils. The NW region council meets to discuss issues in the counties. They provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jill K. Knadler, knadlerj@missouri.edu
Northwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 816-279-6064




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Freeman Advantage 3 (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

11

Registration:

Registration is limited to Freeman Advantage members only. Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu for further information.

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Albany Aug-Oct, 2017 (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
205 N Smith Street, Albany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu to register. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need materials in an alternative format, please inform me when registering.

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2017

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes in California (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
107 N Oak Street, California MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Sedalia (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (1:30 pm - Chillicothe) (Session 8 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 8 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Chillicothe) (Session 8 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE for Livingston County residents who are 60 and above, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board. The class is limited to 25 participants.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Newton County Senior Center (Session 3 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
1017 Carl Sweeney Parkway, Neosho MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

2

Registration:

Sign up with Ronda at the Newton County Senior Center, or contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 with Freeman Advantage (Session 11 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

11

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu, or Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage

Registration
deadline:

8/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Cost of this class is covered by Humana

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Chronic Disease Self-Management - Covenant Presbyterian Church (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 10 a.m. to midnight

Where:  
Covenant Presbyterian Church
5931 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO , Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with chronic diseases themselves.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Diabetes Education including Diabetes Self-Management - NE Library (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Library
6000 Wilson Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given 2½ hours once a week for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals. People with type 2 diabetes attend the workshop in groups of 12-16. Workshops are facilitated from a highly detailed manual by two trained Leaders, one or both of whom are peer leaders with diabetes themselves.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Your Money Your Goals

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

Learn how to set goals related to money, how to do a spending plan, what your money habitudes are, and much more!

Registration:

The cost is free!  Please call the office to register!

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mothers Refuge
3721 Delridge Road, Independence MO map...

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850