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Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

Grandfamily Conference (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
St. Andrew Lutheran Church
804 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Grandfamily Conference for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren or any other relative. Day long free conference to strengthen families to provide a forum for interaction of grandparents and to find needed resources.

Session topic:

Grandfamily Conference-Keynote Speaker, Concurrent Session, Display tables, Energizer,

Registration:

Call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-392-8771 or 573-335-3331

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Serv Safe

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 8 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center in Warren County.
107 W. Walton, Warrenton MO map...

Session topic:

1 day session of Servsafe manager training and exam

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt, 636-456-3444 or
email; merrittc@missouri.edu

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




ESMYC - 2013 Fall Leadership Challenge

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Earnest Shepherd Memorial Youth Center
610 E Shepherd Rd, Liberty MO map...

Description:

The workshop series works to help youth develop their leadership technique, increase their confidence by placing them in leadership situations, and teaching them how to work together.

Session topic:

The workshop series works to help youth develop their leadership technique, increase their confidence by placing them in leadership situations, and teaching them how to work together.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sheila Bruns, brunss@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 781-7733




Canceled: Customer Service: Taking Care of Customers

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 East Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...



A Matter of Balance--partnership with Clay Co Public Health Center (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Clay County Public Health Center
800 Haines Drive, Liberty MO map...

Description:

The Clay Co Public Health Center schedules and facilitates "Matter of Balance" classes free of charge at various locations within Clay County. Clay County / University of Missouri Extension partners with the health center in offering these classes; sometimes assisting as a substitute instructor.

Session topic:

The Clay County Public Health Center is offering the "Matter of Balance" classes free of charge to any Clay County senior. MU Extension partners with the health center and assists with facilitating classes.

Registration:

For more information on the "Matter of Balance" program, contact the Clay Co Public Health Center at
816-595-4200 or the Clay County Extension Center at 816-407-3490

Registration
deadline:

10/1/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Bi-lingual Tai Chi for Arthritis (Session 6 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Guadalupe Center
Kansas City MO

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.

Cost:

$0.00




KKOZ Radio Interview on Pond Construction (Douglas County)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Ava MO

Session topic:

This live radio interview via telephone will cover the topic of pond construction in the Missouri Ozarks.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Introduction to QuickBooks

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Library
717 East St.
Stockton, MO 65785
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

Tuesday, October 22 (1:00pm-8:00pm)

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks software for your business bookkeeping needs. Emphasis will be placed on properly setting up list items which determine how the information feeds into the company financial statements. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card statements will be demonstrated. Reports for tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, company profitability, and company status will be presented.  more...

Session topic:

To register call Cedar County MU Extension Office at 417-276-3313 or by email davismp@missouri.edu.

The fee for the workshop includes a light meal, refreshments, and workshop materials. Computers will not be utilized in this workshop.

Cost:

$80.00

Facilitator:

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




Introduction to QuickBooks

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Library
717 East St., Stockton MO map...

Description:

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks software for your business bookkeeping needs. Emphasis will be placed on properly setting up list items which determine how the information feeds into the company financial statements. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card statements will be demonstrated. Reports for tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, company profitability, and company status will be presented. The workshop is being taught by the Small Business & Technology Development Center located in Joplin, MO at Missouri Southern State University.

Registration:

To register call Cedar County MU Extension Office at 417-276-3313 or by email at davismp@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

10/18/2013

Cost:

$80.00
Fee includes light meal, drinks, handouts and literature and must be paid prior to registration deadline to attend.

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
Cedar County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/276-3313




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

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar county Health Center Complex
807 Owen Mill Road
Stockton

Registration:

Register by Oct. 18

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

October 22 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)

October 24 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

Learn the practical uses of Microsoft Excel 2010. Participants will be given an overview of Excel and will learn how to build, format, save, and print Excel workbooks. During the workshop, participants will learn how to create basic worksheets with text, numbers, formulas, and functions. Learn to utilize ribbons, the help system and other Excel features. Find out how to insert, delete, move, and copy data. more...

Session topic:

Day 1

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Extension Center- Gardner room
E. 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

This is a Health Management Class. The six-week workshop for adults living with a chronic condition and their family members. Classes are highly interactive, where mutual support and success builds confidence in participants’ ability to manage their health while maintaining active & fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Future plans for healthcare, healthy eating, communication skills, problem-solving, and making an action plan

Registration:

To register, please call Carla Reed, RN, at 417-681-5256

Registration
deadline:

10/1/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
The class is free. Participants will receive a book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Health Insurance Education Initiative (Indpendence)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Willow Estates Senior Housing
Grandview MO

Description:

Health insurance education programs provide individuals and families with the resources and skills needed to make informed health insurance decisions.

Session topic:

Focus on health reform and Medicare

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 816/380-8460




Development Committee Meetings (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Meetings to discuss fundraising and development efforts centered around the Walking/Driving Tour

Session topic:

A series of meeting with community members to discuss and brainstorm ideas for development and fundraising of the Walking/Driving Tour and the Community Arts Pilot Project.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/885-5556




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 19 of 20)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Grand River Technical School
1200 Fair St, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is built on simple, strength building exercises that will improve balance, health, and state of mind. No, it’s not strenuous weight-lifting; you’ll start at a level that’s right for you.  more...

Registration:

Please contact Jessica Trussell at 660-646-0811 to register.

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Shelbyville (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Shelby County University of Missouri Extension office

106 E 3RD ST, Shelbyville MO map...

Description:

Are you interested in improving your muscle strength? Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a program designed to set you on the path to increasing your muscle strength, balance and flexibility. You don't have to visit a gym or buy any expensive equipment.

Session topic:

Fourth session. We will continue strength exercises.

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2013

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




Clay County Extension Council meetings (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Annex
1901 NE 48th St., Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Clay County Extension Council

Session topic:

Clay County Extension Council monthly meeting

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nancy Elkins-Mense, MenseN@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Focus on Kids (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Henry County Extension Center, Courthouse
100 West Franklin Street, Courthouse, Clinton MO map...

Description:

State-mandated program for divorcing and never-married parents to learn to co-parent their children.

Session topic:

Co-parenting class for divorcing and never-married parents.

Registration:

Call the Henry County Extension Center at 660-885-5556.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course designed to give technology and science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable innovation. Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business. Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.

Registration:

If you have questions regarding the FastTrac® TechVenture™ program, please contact Jill Meyer at 816-235-6072 or meyerjz@umkc.edu.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

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




Construction Business Management (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Blue Hills Community Services
5008 Prospect Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Construction Business Management® is targeted to existing construction industry businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance.

In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business ahead.

Dinner will be provided.

Registration:

View our registration and cancellation policies at http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and brought to you by the UMKC SBTDC, you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan. Participants will learn about start-up issues and learn to address the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects. FastTrac® participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business endeavors throughout the course. This program is fast-paced and energizing, using guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.

Registration:

For more information and to receive an application, please email fasttrac@umkc.edu or call 816-235-6063. All application and payment materials must be completed no later than noon on Friday, September 20. View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$595.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Better Child Care (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark Community Technical College- Room 226, Richwood Valley Campus
Ozark MO

Description:

Four workshops will be offered for child day care providers in Christian County and surrounding counties in southwest Missouri

Session topic:

The final three hour session will be presented by Mitzi Huffman, R.N., Family nurse practioner and sexual assault nurse examiiner. The topic is "Meth and Children=Danger"

Registration:

Call Renette Wardlow, human development specialist 417-581-3558

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
participants will be charged $15 for each 3 hour session; there will be four, 3 hour sessions. An additional $5 fee will be charged those who attend the first session(CPR, first aid training).

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




QuickBooks - Chillicothe Fall 2013 (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Session topic:

Discussion of QuickBooks, using payroll, and getting around within the program

Registration:

To Register, one can call the Grand River Technical School at 646-3414

Registration
deadline:

9/18/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Hansen, HansenK@missouri.edu
Fiscal Administrative Management, MU Extension
phone: 660/646-0811




Womens Financial Education Series (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis MO map...

Description:

The Womens Financial Education Series (WFES) is a multi-session workshop that helps women to: improve money management skills, increase current levels of financial knowledge, develop confidence in decision-making abilities and gain control over lives by taking control over their finances. more...

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover. Print a registration form from the link below to mail payment. more...

Registration
deadline:

9/24/2013

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Suzanne Gellman, GellmanS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Annie's Project--Education for Farm Women in Park Hills Fall 2013 (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College North College Center
5720 Flat River Road, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

Marketing

Registration:

Registration is $75 and includes a black binder notebook, thumb drive, spreadsheet decision tool software, a light meal each night and the 18 hour workshop. Please pre-register by calling the Washington County Extension Office at (573) 438-2671.

Registration
deadline:

9/20/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Canceled: Understanding Social Media & Business

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Saline County Career Center
900 West Vest, Marshall MO map...



Canceled: 2014 Polk County 4-H Council (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Call the extension office for location 417-326-4916.
Bolivar MO



Cass County Master Gardener Training (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Cass County Center
201 W. Wall Street, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

An opportunity to become a certified Master Gardener in Cass County

Session topic:

Introduction to Fruit Production

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$180.00

Facilitator:

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




Health Insurance Education -- Affordable Care Act: What Individuals Need to Know

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Corley Auditorium located in Webster Hall on the Missouri Southern State University campus, 3950 Newman Road in Joplin.
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

MU Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative provides education about the Affordable Care Act (new health care law) as it relates to health insurance in effort to prepare Missourians to make informed health insurance decisions. This initiative allows MU Extension to position itself as a leader in the state for providing the necessary education on this compelling public policy issue.
Programming under the Health Insurance Education Initiative occurs on various levels:
1) General health insurance education provides the information Missourians need to understand new health insurance regulations of the ACA and in what ways they change program participants' lives, including: if and how their current health insurance plan may/may not change and when, if and when participants should enroll in a new health insurance plan or continue with their current health insurance plan, and if participants qualify for subsidies to help them pay for their insurance, and if so, how to obtain those subsidies.
2) Health insurance literacy training is needed by some audiences and provides the critical resources and skills needed to navigate the forthcoming Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly known as the Health Insurance Exchange) or other health insurance plans not part of the Marketplace.
3) Employer health insurance training provides small business owners with the resources and skills needed to make health insurance decisions that best fit their individual business' needs.

Registration:

While not required, preregistration is encouraged. To register, please contact the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center, 417/358-2158, jasperco@missouri.edu

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kathryn Macomber, macomberk@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Health Insurance Education Initiative in Benton County

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Benton County Extension Center Conference Room
October 22th
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
1220 Commercial Street, Warsaw MO map...

Description:

Health insurance education programs provide individuals and families with the resources and skills needed to make informed health insurance decisions.

Registration:

Call MU Extension in Benton County at 660-438-5012

Registration
deadline:

10/21/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Connie Mefford, MeffordC@missouri.edu
Benton County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/438-5012




Missouri Master Naturalist Volunteer Training (Session 13 of 14)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Partner Night

Registration
deadline:

6/21/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$100.00




2014 PC Fair 4-H/FFA Rules/Regulations Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
4-H Building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds
Highway 5 North, Unionville MO map...

Description:

The 2014 Putnam County Fair 4-H/FFA Rules/Regulations Meeting is held annually to allow 4-H memberes, FFA members, advisors, parents, superintendants and fair board members to have imput on rule changes for the 2014 fair.

Session topic:

The 2014 Putnam County Fair 4-H/FFA Rules/Regulations Meeting is held annually to allow 4-H memberes, FFA members, advisors, parents, superintendants and fair board members to have imput on rule changes for the 2014 fair.

Cost:

$0.00




Schuyler County Jr. Livestock Committee Meetings (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Wiggins, WigginsP@missouri.edu
Scotland County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 465-7255




Presentations (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lexington City Hall
Lexington MO

Description:

Events, meetings, and other venues where I gave a presentation on behalf of the Community Arts Pilot Project.

Session topic:

Presentation given on the importance of the MU Extension Community Arts Pilot Project to the Lexington City Council. The emphasis of presentation was: how the arts can impact community and economic development in Lexington/region and progress of project.

Registration
deadline:

4/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/885-5556