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    Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

    Canceled: Powerful Tools for Caregivers-Sedalia (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Bothwell Education Building, Classroom #4
    600 E 14th St, Sedalia MO map...



    Show-Me Better Health, Jordan Valley Clinic in Lebanon (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension is offering the six-week workshop "Show Me Better Health" licensed by Stanford University. This workshop will teach persons with chronic conditions and their caregivers the tools needed to design their own self-management program so they can live a longer and healthier life. Workshop participants will learn tips on how to eat well and exercise; how to manage their symptoms; how to relax and handle difficult emotions; develop effective problem-solving skills; how to work well with their doctor; and how to manage their medications. They will receive a copy of the workshop manual, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation cd.

    Registration:

    To register, please call the Laclede County MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126. All sessions will be held at Jordan Valley Clinic 1216 Deadra Dr, Lebanon, MO 65536.

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/7/2016

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This class is free thanks to a partnership with the Central MO Regional Arthritis Center and Jordan Valley Clinics.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Tipton, MO (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 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 3 of 3)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 9:45 p.m. to 10:35 p.m.

    Description:

    Abstinence education at Oak Ridge School

    Session topic:

    How to say "no", refusal skills

    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




    Making Money Count-- Credit

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 11 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Carthage Technical Center
    Carthage MO

    Description:

    A workshop on credit basics for Carthage Technical Center nursing program participants.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Thrifty Estate Planning

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Joplin MO

    Description:

    This session on the basics of estate planning will be presented as a part of a pre-retirement seminar for Empire District Electric Company employees.

    Registration:

    Contact the Jasper County University of MO Extension Center

    Class size:

    60

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Show-Me Better Health with Diabetes (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Sedalia Public Library - Upstairs Meeting Room
    311 W 3rd Street, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    This course is designed for help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book and weekly prizes!

    Session topic:

    Topics covered will include preventing or delaying complications, planning low fat meals, physical activity and exercise, dealing with stress, muscle relaxation, and action plans.

    Registration:

    Participants can register by calling the University of Missouri Extension Office in Pettis County at 660-827-0591 or emailing Melissa Cotton at cottonmr@missouri.edu, or contact Patty Long with the Sedalia Public Library at 660-826-1314 or plong@sedalialibrary.com.

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/28/2016

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 10 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 2 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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Carthage (Session 8 of 18)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Carthage Senior Center
    404 3rd St, Carthage MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program for older adults. Strength training helps improve balance, strength, mobility, flexibility, and independence. Older adults will find this program beneficial because participants can start at a level they are comfortable with, and increase their intensity when they are ready.

    Session topic:

    Class 7

    Registration:

    To register, contact Lindsey Stevenson, Nutrition and Health Specialist at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/19/2016

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Free

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Cooking Matters for Adults in Sedalia (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    First United Methodist Church (The Celebration Center) in Sedalia, MO 1701 W. 32nd St. Sedalia, MO 65301
    Sedalia MO



    Fish Fry Fundraiser, Baked Goods Auction and Quilt Raffle for Webster County Extension Center

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    Holy Trinity Catholic Church Parish Hall
    515 E Washington Street, Marshfield MO map...

    Description:

    The event is sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #10844 to benefit the University of Missouri Extension Center in Webster County, to allow them to continue providing unbiased, science-based educational advice and programming to county residents. The meal will include fried or baked catfish, french fries, hush puppies, green beans, cole slaw, homemade desserts, and beverages. Auctioning of baked goods and a crocheted afghan will begin about 6 p.m., and announcement of the quilt raffle winner will follow the auction. Proceeds of this event go to support operational costs of the Webster County Extension Center.  more...

    Cost:

    $8.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Adrian (Session 6 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

    Description:

    Advanced Stay Strong Stay Healthy is for people who have successfully completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy but would like to continue building their fitness. The exercises are designed to challenge the muscles differently for gains in strength, flexibility, and balance. Participants complete a warm-up activity, two sets of 8-10 exercises, and a cool down.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete a warm up routine, 2 sets of 8-10 exercises and a cool down

    Registration:

    Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Butler (Session 6 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

    Description:

    Advanced Stay Strong Stay Healthy was developed for graduates of Stay Strong Stay Healthy who wanted to gain a higher fitness level. The exercises of Advanced Stay Strong Stay Healthy exercises are designed to challenge the neuromuscular system for gains in strength, balance, and flexibility. In this class, participants will complete a warm-up activity, 2 sets of 8-10 exercises and a cool down routine.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete a warm up routine, 2 sets of 8-10 exercises and a cool down

    Registration:

    Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Butler (Session 6 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 11 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a class designed to help build strength, balance, and flexibility in middle aged and older adults. The class is based on extensive scientific research. In each class, participants will complete a warm-up activity, two sets of 8 strength training exercises, and cool down exercises.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete a warm up routine, 2 sets of 8 exercises and a cool down

    Registration:

    Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Boonville (Session 18 of 18)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Landowner/Farmer Field Day

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    Carter County Extension
    1002 Broadway, Van Buren MO map...

    Description:

    Landowners and producers will learn about grazing management, watershed and water quality, forest management, cost share incentives, Extension programs and area specialist, food safety and nutrition.

    Registration:

    Contact the Carter County Extension office to register at 573-323-4418.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/13/2016

    Class size:

    50

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Shannon County
    phone: 573-226-3268




    Tri County Health Fair - Building Strong Families-

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    National Guard Armory - Rolla
    Rolla MO

    Description:

    Financial Health for those attending the health fair.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Savannah 175th Anniversary Celebration

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 8 a.m. to Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 9 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

    Where:  
    Republic Senior Center
    Republic MO

    Session topic:

    Session 2, the participants will continue to learn the stretches and exercises.

    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