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Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Full Employment Council-Career Centers


1740 Paseo Boulevard , 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. Topics include the key elements of a basic plan, data that must be included, how it should look, and style and appearance guidelines.

Session topic:

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

Registration:

Richard Zarate, Business Counselor
Email: zarater@missouri.edu Phone: (816) 407-3496

Registration
deadline:

10/12/2016

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Full Employment Council - Career Center
1740 Paseo Boulevard , Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This four-hour offering provides an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is specifically designed for those who are thinking about starting a new business. Topics include:the basics of business ownership and planning, forms of business entities,regulatory issues, marketing and financing.

Session topic:

This four-hour offering provides an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is specifically designed for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Topics include the basics of business ownership and planning

Registration:

Richard Zarate, Business Counselor
Email: zarater@missouri.edu Phone: (816) 407-3496
Website: www.extension.missouri.edu/clay

Registration
deadline:

10/12/2016

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00




Focus on Kids (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office.

1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $40 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$40.00




Focus on Kids - Lafayette County (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County Extension Office
14 East 19th Street, Higginsville MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a state-mandated class for divorcing and/or never married parents who have a court case for custody, child support or visitation. The 2.5 hour class held every 6 weeks in Higginsville. Pre-registration is required. Fee is $40.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a state-mandated program for divorcing and never-married parents. Co-parenting skills are taught. Parents are encouraged to be civil and business-like with each other to benefit their children.

Registration:

Call Judy Elling at 660-584-3658 for pre-registration information. Cash, money orders and credit card payments are accepted for the $40 fee.

Cost:

$40.00




The Successful Business: Planning & Funding

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise
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, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents.

Discuss business success factors

-Critical steps to a great business plan
-Understand the Business Model Canvas for an informal plan
-Explore the planning process
-Identify the critical components of a formal Business Plan
-Review funding options
-How to research the feasibility
-Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition
-How to develop basic financial projections for financing
-Successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
-Using the plan to manage your business
 more...

Session topic:

This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans.

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: 417-837-2617




Stay Strong Stay Healthy- Lebanon (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
460 W. 5th St., Lebanon MO map...

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.

Session topic:

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:

8 week class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Hughes Center in Lebanon, MO Register with the MU Extension Center in Laclede at 417-532-7126. Preregister on August 29 at the Hughes Center 460 W. 5th Street Lebanon, MO 65536.

Registration
deadline:

8/29/2016

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong Stay Healthy (Session 4 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy

Session topic:

Stay Stong Stay Healthy, Approved FNP site.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Training- Pettis County (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Pettis County Center
1012A Thompson Boulevard, Sedalia 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 session topic: Woody Ornamentals

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 and payment are due by September 09, 2016 to the MU Extension Pettis County Center 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO 65301 660-827-0591 pettisco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/9/2016

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$149.00

Facilitator:

Brent Carpenter, carpenterb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 573-882-6527




Introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

This is a HANDS ON introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop Version) . The following will be covered: * Setting up your company * Setting up your chart of accounts * Navigating through QuickBooks * Setting company preferences * Writing checks * Entering and paying bills * Entering transactions * Tidbits and shortcuts * And Much More! This class targets businesses that have some or no experience with QuickBooks.

Registration:

PREREGISTRATION & PREPAYMENT REQUIRED. Call: 660-886-6958  more...

Registration
deadline:

10/5/2016

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$69.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573-634-3511




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Pettis County (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Fred E. Davis Multi-purpose Center at State Fair Community College
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week. The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. more...

Session topic:

Participants will complete 8 strength training exercises with or without weights.

Registration:

Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301 or by telephone at 660-827-0591.

Registration
deadline:

9/16/2016

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Tipton, MO (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Tipton United Methodist Church in Tipton, Missouri
204 East Hwy 50, Tipton MO map...



Ounce of Prevention (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 9:45 p.m. to 10:35 p.m.

Description:

Abstinence education at Oak Ridge School

Session topic:

Setting limits on showing affection

Registration:

Closed for this school only

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




How to Write a Successful Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall, MSSU Campus, Joplin, MO
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn key elements of a business plan including writing style tips, required contents, and how to use it as a management tool. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.  more...

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

10/12/2016

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$39.00

Facilitator:

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




Take Control of Your Finances/Warrenton (Session 2 of 12)

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

Description:

Clients learn how to take control of their finances when they lose their job or their job is downsized.

Registration:

Clients must register at the Missouri Career Center, Warrenton, MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Harrison County InterAgency Council 2016-17 (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Office
Court House Basement, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Fitness & Wellness for a Lifetime

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cape County Clover Kids (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cape County Extension office
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Countywide 4-H Clover Kid club for youth ages 5-7. For information, contact the Cape County Extension Office at 573-243-3581. If Jackson Public Schools are cancelled due to weather, the Clover Kid meeting will also be cancelled.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




Cooking Matters (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters is a Cooking Class taught by nutrition professionals from University of Missouri Extension. Participants learn basic cooking techniques, new and useful nutrition information, how to shop healthfully on a budget and receive FREE groceries at the end of each class.

Session topic:

Cooking Matters intro, paper work cooking

Registration:

Contact Chris merritt merrittc@missouri.edu

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




MTI—Building Effective Relationships for Supervisors: Chillicothe

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 9 a.m. to 4 p.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:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -Park Hills (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
St. Francois County Health Center Ph: (573) 431-1947 ext 125
1025 W Main Street, Park Hills MO map...

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. 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.

Registration:

Contact the St. Francois Department of Health at Ph: 573-431-1947 ext. 125

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This program is offered free to residents of St. Francois County

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training in Macon (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
Macon MO

Description:

There will be 12, three hour sessions. Each session will be on a different topic. Topics include: MU Extension history and Master Gardener Orientation; Plant Growth and Development; Vegetable Production; Soils and Fertilizers; Herbaceous Ornamentals; Woody Ornamentals; Insects; Landscaping and Lawn Care; Diseases and Plant Disorders; Fruit Production; Plant Propagation; and Winterizing the Landscape.

Session topic:

Fruit Production

Registration
deadline:

8/12/2016

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$115.00
$150 after deadline

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Adair County
phone: 660-665-9866




Starting and Managing a Small Business (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Are you thinking about starting and managing a small business in Missouri? Designed for individuals who are considering starting a business, have made the decision to start or who have been in business for less than two years. please visit www.missouribusiness.net for details Registrations through St. Louis Community College at Meramec http://wwwstlcc.edu/document library/cont ed/CE-business-Essentials-fall-2016.pdf.

Session topic:

An intensive three-session individually customized course designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with tools and resources to create a solid business plan.

Registration:

All registrations and charges for class are through St. Louis Community College-Meramec

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis North City - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Canceled: Health Insurance Education - Cape Girardeau, MO

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.




Focus on Kids-Sedalia

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Sedalia MO

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Convening

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 a.m. to Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lodge of Four Seasons
Lake Ozarks MO

Description:

The Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Convening will be an event for discussion of future work on the program as well as celebrate the successes thus far in the grant period.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Miller County) (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
309 E 2nd St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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.

Registration:

Contact the Miller County Extension Center at 573-369-2394.

Registration
deadline:

8/31/2016

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no charge due to a grant from the Miller County Health Department.

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Where:  
Republic Senior Center
Republic MO

Session topic:

The participants will be introduced to Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, complete personal assessment, turn in required paperwork, and be introduced to the exercises and stretches that will be used throughout the eight week program.

Registration:

To register call the Republic Friendship Senior Center

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
The cost is covered by the Greene County Senior Tax Fund for Greene County residents only

Facilitator:

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




Springfield Plateau Master Naturalist monthly board meeting (Session 4 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
2630 N Mayfair Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Springfield Plateau Master Naturalist monthly board meeting

Session topic:

Springfield Plateau Master Naturalist monthly board meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Description:

The Greene County senior citizen's tax fund is providing the money to pay the registration fees for Greene county residents.

Session topic:

Session 1 of 16 sessions

Registration:

Call the Ash Grove 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
Anyone wanting to participate and you live outside of Greene County, the fee for all 16 sessions is $40.00, payable to Greene County Extension

Facilitator:

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




2016 GSBR 4-H Club meetings (Session 26 of 29)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Brighton MO

Description:

4-H club meetings with the boys from the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch

Session topic:

GSBR 4-H Club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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