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Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Focus on Kids - Johnson County (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Extension Center
135 West Market Street, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

State-mandated co-parenting class for divorcing and never married parents. Parents are reminded to be civil and business-like with each other for the sake of their children. Learning what is best for their children, the effects of conflict on their children and the importance of putting their children first are all goals of the face-to-face monthly program.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a co-parenting class for parents who are divorcing or never married and have a court case.

Registration:

Pre-register one week in advance by calling the Johnson County Extension Center at 660-747-3193. The fee is $40.00.

Cost:

$40.00




UMSL Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Fall 2016 (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri-St. Louis Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Large Conference Room
1 University Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s SSSH program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength training program. Over 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During 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. SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men. more...

Session topic:

Participants will complete 8 key strength exercises.

Registration:

To register use the provided registration link. If you are not an employee of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, please enter in "0" for your employee ID when prompted on the registration webpage.  more...

Registration
deadline:

8/23/2016

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-2115




Canceled: Annie's Project - Harrisonville, MO (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in Cass County
201 West Wall St., Harrisonville MO map...



Focus on Kids-Boonville

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
This class is held in the MU Extension Office meeting room.
510 Jackson Road, Suite A, Boonville MO map...

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cooper County at 660-882-5661.

Cost:

$40.00
Payment in the form of cash or money order only.

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Become a Master Gardener training (Session 6 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Learn by doing AND share the love of gardening -- training is the first step! Master Gardener registrants receive 45 hours of intense training and agree to give 30 hours of volunteer service in the year following training. Twenty of the volunteer hours will be working in the on-site demonstration gardens. more...

Session topic:

Registration for Fall 2016 training is closed, but call 636-970-3000 to have your named added to the interested list for Spring 2017 training. This week's topic is Home Fruit Production.

Registration:

Call the extension center at 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. All major credit cards accepted.

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2016

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Introduction to QuickBooks Pro

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This introductory training will provide an in-depth look at how to use the desktop version of QuickBooks for Windows. Focus will be on how to correctly set up your company’s lists, proper input of your company’s transactions, and how to generate reports that can assist in decision making. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card accounts will be demonstrated. Each participant will receive a manual and completion certificate. Date: October 11 (Tuesday), 1:30pm - 4:30pm (Day 1) October 13 (Thursday), 1:30pm - 4:30pm (Day 2) Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU (Yellow Signs at Entrance will list room information) Cost: $124/person more...

Registration:

Please register at www.mssutraining.com more...

Registration
deadline:

10/10/2016

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$124.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Basic Money Management (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...



Canceled: Basic Money Management (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Lake Ozark, MO (Session 5 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
Lake Ozark MO

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Classes will be held twice a week for eight weeks. Dates: SEPTEMBER 27 – NOVEMBER 17 Time: 8 AM – 9 AM Location: CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH, FELLOWSHIP HALL • 1700 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Lake Ozark, MO 65049 Register by calling the MU Extension Center in Camdenton, MO at 573-346-2644.

Registration
deadline:

9/23/2016

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Canceled: Advanced Microsoft Office 2013 Excel Workshop

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
El Dorado Springs Youth Center
508 N Main Street, El Dorado Springs MO map...



Canceled: Food Preservation at Our Farm Store

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Our Farm Store
25925 Highway 7, Edwards MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - UMKC Wellness Program (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, noon to 1 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Building Better Child Care - Franklin (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Memorial Auditorium, Classroom 3, Lower Level
500 E Locust Street, Union MO map...

Description:

Each Building Better Child Care Session offer 2 clock hours toward Missouri licensing requirements. Fall Sessions are as follows: September -- Food Allergies October -- Buddies Not Bullies November -- Reducing Safety Hazards in Child Care Environments December --Art Appreciation 101 for Young Children All session will be held from 7 to 9 pm at Memorial Auditorium, 500 East Locust, Union, MO in the lower level, classroom 3.

Session topic:

Buddies Not Bullies

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office att 116 West Main, Union, M) 63084 or call 636-583-515 to register Brochures listing Fall Building Better Child Care Session is available at no charge from 636-583-5141.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Master Gardener Core Training - Morgan County (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan Co. Extension office
100 E. Newton St. 4th Floor, Versailles MO map...

Description:

The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

Session topic:

3-hour sessions covering the following topic: Fruit Production

Registration:

Fee covers instruction, manual, one soil test, and name tag upon completion of volunteer hours. A scholarship is available for those in need.

Registration
deadline:

9/2/2016

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$135.00
Couple Fee -$225

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Morgan County
phone: 573-378-5358




Youth Program Quality Assessment

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Neosho
Neosho MO

Description:

Two - three hours to conduct an assessment of the after school program.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




MMC - Saline Career Ctr - Nursing Students 2016 (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 11:15 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Marshall
900 W Vest Street, Marshall MO map...

Description:

This program can help nursing students take control of finances;Presentations offer steps for planning process and strategies to make the most of the money you have available. Sessions focus: Session 1. Opportunity costs and the steps for planning process explained. Session 2. Understanding influences on spending patterns and decisions. Start to create own spending and saving plan with financial statements and non-miney resources & strengths. Session 3. Wrap up spending plan, review possible impacts on a spending plan such as: credit, credit scores, creditors, savings, and medical expenses. Handouts and forms provided.

Session topic:

Wrap up spending plan, discuss things that can impact it: credit, credit cards, loans, credit history and credit scores. Learn the site to obtain credit report.

Registration:

Registration is through the Saline County Career Center Nursing program and limited to nursing students.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Entrepreneurship 101

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Gene Taylor Community Building
5th and High, Sarcoxie MO map...

Description:

Participants will be given resources on how to explore entrepreneurship opportunities. Participants will learn the types of questions to ask before starting their small business.

Registration:

Please register by calling the City of Sarcoxie at 417-548-7242

Registration
deadline:

10/11/2016

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Take Control of Your Finances

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Free workshops to help you keep control of family finances while you are laid off are available at Missouri Career Centers, statewide. Managing and budgeting your bills and your money until a new job opportunity appears is less stressful when you have a plan. Topics include: • How to track your spending and how to develop a budget • How to cut expenses • HOPE NOW mortgage services that can help you keep ownership of your home • How to prioritize debts and how to maintain good relations with creditors • Understanding health insurance coverage options • How to avoid debt and credit scams that target unemployed victims • How to identify resources in your community that can help you save money Learning more about these topics will help relieve financial strain on you and your family while you are unemployed or underemployed. more...

Registration:

To register or for more information, call (573) 346-1766. Workshop location is the Missouri Career Center at 204 Business Park Road, Linn Creek, MO.

Registration
deadline:

10/10/2016

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Take Control of Your Finances

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description:

Free workshops to help you keep control of family finances while you are laid off are available at Missouri Career Centers, statewide. Managing and budgeting your bills and your money until a new job opportunity appears is less stressful when you have a plan. Topics include: • How to track your spending and how to develop a budget • How to cut expenses • HOPE NOW mortgage services that can help you keep ownership of your home • How to prioritize debts and how to maintain good relations with creditors • Understanding health insurance coverage options • How to avoid debt and credit scams that target unemployed victims • How to identify resources in your community that can help you save money Learning more about these topics will help relieve financial strain on you and your family while you are unemployed or underemployed.

Registration:

To register or for more information, call (573) 346-1766. Linn Creek Career Center, 204 Business Park Road

Registration
deadline:

10/10/2016

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Relationships

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Transitional Housing

Description:

Help participants learn to identify characteristics of healthy relationships, danger signs, benefits of a healthy relationship, and tips to build a healthy and strong relationship.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 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:

Living with a chronic condition can be tough. Since their are no cures for chronic conditions and diseases, we must learn to manage the symptoms so we remain in control of our lives. The Chronic Disease Self-Management course can help you find ways to leave a better life while battling a chronic condition.

Session topic:

Problem-solving, dealing with difficult emotions, physical activity and exercise, and preventing falls and improving balance

Registration:

Register through Kris Drake to earn your wellness incentive points

Registration
deadline:

9/30/2016

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Sunrise 4-H Meeting (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Description:

Sunrise 4-H club monthly meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Todd, toddks@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Holt County
phone: 660-446-3724




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Osage County) (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Basement
920 E Main St, Linn MO map...



Macon County 4-H Counicl Meetings (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
404 N Missouri St Suite A, Macon MO map...

Description:

Each 4-H Club should send two elected representatives to the 4-H Council meeting.  During these meeting decisions are made regarding the county 4-H program.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Macon County
phone: 660-385-2173




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Southside Senior Center
Springfield MO

Description:

Greene county residents will participate in a 2 week, 16 session Stay Strong, Stay Healthy course. The course will be at the Southside Senior Center in Springfield.

Session topic:

Participants will complete paperwork, participate in assessment and begin to learn the stretches and exercises

Registration:

To register call the South Side Senior Center or the Greene County University of Missouri Extension Center 417-881-8909

Registration
deadline:

10/7/2016

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
The fee for Greene County residents will be paid by the Greene County Senior Tax fund; all other participants can participate by paying the fee to Greene County Extension.

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909