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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 Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    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 Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    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 Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    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 Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    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 Ozark 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 Shannon County
    phone: 573-226-3268




    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