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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Ounce of Prevention (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center
Linden Street, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Teaching healthy relationship skills and prevention of STDs at Nell Holcomb school

Session topic:

Teen Pregnancy Responsibility Network meeting

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Water Resource Management - Pesticides and Water Quality in Andrew County

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Clasbey Building
Savannah MO

Description:

Fulfills the requirement for private applicators to be licensed to use restricted use pesticides on their land.

Session topic:

Private applicator pesticide training

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
Holt County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/446-3724




Chain Saw Safety Training (Springfield, MO)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Springfield Parks Department Boathouse
5324 South Kissick, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This training is for employees of the Springfield Public Works Department and will address chain saw safety and maintenance.

Session topic:

This workshop will cover chain saw preparation, use and maintenance, protective gear, and tree pruning tips.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 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 2 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




FREE VITA Tax Preparation by Appointment Only, Northwest MO (Session 1 of 18)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 7 p.m.

Where:  
Andrew County Extension Office
411 Court, 2nd Floor Courthouse, Savannah MO map...

Description:

If you are low- to moderate-income, and would like help with filing your taxes, we will help you at no cost to you. Free tax returns can also be prepared for high school and college students; as well as individuals and families who do not own a business.
You do need to make an appointment. You can make your appointment by calling your local University of Missouri Extension Center or call the Andrew County Extension Center at 816.324.3147, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or you can leave a message and Kathy or Rebecca will return your call. Bring picture IDs for all adults, Social Security cards for everyone you are claiming, W-2s, 1099s, etc. It is also a good idea to bring anything you receive in the mail that indicates it is tax related and a copy of your last years’ tax return.

Session topic:

Free Tax Preparation in Andrew County

Registration:

Call for appointment.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, Jan-Mar 2014 (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center
1505 Main St, Court House Basement, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an ten-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 once 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 to register.

Registration
deadline:

1/15/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available.

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Service- Stone County OACAC (Ozarks Area Community Action Council) (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County OACAC office. Lower level of shopping mall.
10944 East Hwy 76, Branson West MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call on or after Jan 15: 417-357-6812.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Andrew County Ag Update

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

Where:  
Clasbey Building
Savannah MO

Session topic:

Ag specialists provide technical updates to help growers and livestock producers in their farming operations

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
Holt County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/446-3724




Health at Every Size (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Missouri Housing Development Commission
4625 Lindell, Suite 300, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Health At Every Size supports people in adopting health habits for the sake of health and well-being.
HAES encourages:
Eating in a flexible manner that values pleasure and honors internal cues of hunger, satiety, and appetite.
Finding the joy in moving one’s body and becoming more physically vital.
Accepting and respecting the natural diversity of body sizes and shapes.

Session topic:

Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food

Registration:

314-877-1362

Cost:

$0.00
Program sponsored by Missouri Housing Development Commission.

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7298




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 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 2 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 166 of 207)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 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:

Fruit Pruning Workshops

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 1 of 40)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 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




Pitching to Investors

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Description:

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance. Lunch will be provided.

Registration:

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

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy - University of Missouri St. Louis (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Session #2

Registration
deadline:

1/16/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cox Surgery 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:

Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Healthy Eating; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Successful Aging - Seniors Fair

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Methodist Church
Piedmont MO

Description:

Planning Seniors health program in Piedmont

Session topic:

planning senior health program

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Peters (Session 1 of 11)

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

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

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program's goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions improve strength and balance and include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. There are ten weeks of exercise sessions plus an orientation and pre-assessment session. The program concludes with a post-assessment during the last session.

Session topic:

Orientation and pre-assessment, no exercise

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA Master Card and Discover accepted.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Participants who attend all sessions and complete pre- and post-assessments will receive a $20 refund.

Facilitator:

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




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 1 of 40)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 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




Making Better Business Decisions Using Your Financial Statements

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 104, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

This workshop is designed for business owners, managers and those who want to learn how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. They will learn how to capture information from the Income Statement and Balance Sheet, calculate several useful Ratios and learn to make business decisions from this information. more...

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Ken Surbrugg, surbrugg-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9557




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Economic Development Alliance Building

315 S Franklin St, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Three-hour course that introduces participants to the business planning process and provides tools to assess their personal, managerial, technical and financial skills to successfully run a business.

Session topic:

This 3-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps (planning, licensing, etc.) associated with starting a business.

Registration:

SBDC Office- Phone 660-665-3348

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00




Northwest Missouri Show-Me-Select

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Buchanan County Extension Center
4125 Mitchell Avenue, St. Joseph MO map...

Session topic:

Informational Meeting too determine interest in the Show Me Select Program in the area and the possibility of holding a SMS sale in Northwest Missouri in the Fall of 2014.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Humphrey, humphreyjr@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 16 of 16)

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

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

Description:

An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.

Session topic:

2014 Master Gardener Core Training Orientation

Registration:

Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




Volunteer Orientation (Session 1 of 2)

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

Where:  
Audrain County 4-H Center

Description:

Volunteer Orientation for 4-H volunteers and leaders.

Session topic:

To RSVP contact Stephanie Femrite.
Femrites@missouri.edu or 581-3231

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Femrite, femrites@missouri.edu
Audrain County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/581-3231




A Matter of Balance (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 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:

complete survey of their home, exercising

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