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Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club Meeting (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Good Neighbors 4-H Club Meeting (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Good Neighbors 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




County Council Meeting (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mountain Grove
9740 Red Spring Road, Wright MO map...

Session topic:

Monthly Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ted Probert, ProbertT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Wright County
phone: 417-547-7545




Johnson County Council Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Monthly Johnson County Extension Council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 14 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Eldon Community Center
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 University of Missouri Extension in Miller County at 573-369-2394.

Registration
deadline:

8/30/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

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

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
54 Hospital Drive, Osage Beach MO map...

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Registration:

Pre-register: Call the MU Extension office in Camden County at 573-346-2644 Minimum of 8 registrations required for classes to be held. Cost: $25 includes all materials. Location: Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. 3rd floor in conference room F.

Registration
deadline:

9/25/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Sedalia (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Building Kempton Room located on the walking track behind the bleachers
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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.

Session topic:

Class will begin with a short warm-up, followed by eight strength training exercises, and a cool down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Fall Master Gardener Program in Cole County (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Fall Master Gardener Program will be held at the Cole County Extension Center on Monday nights (6 - 9 p.m.) on August 28 through November 20. No class will be held on Labor Day. The fee for the program is $150 + 30 hours of volunteer service. Call The extension center at 573-634-2824 to find out more or email coleco@missouri.edu You can pay by credit card to reserve your space. All applications are due by Tuesday, August 22 with payment. A decision will be decided on that date if the program will take place, depending on the number of applications. If so, applications will be accepted until August 25. Some examples of topics taught across the 12 weeks include vegetables, turf, landscaping and flowers. Topics for a given session can be viewed, but may be adjusted. All classes are held at the extension center except for the class on Sept. 18th is at the Cedar City Room in North Jefferson City.

Session topic:

Plant propagation

Registration:

Application form can be accessed with this link: http://extension.missouri.edu/cole/documents/upcoming%20events/2017%20fall%20mg%20application.pdf  more...

Registration
deadline:

8/22/2017

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced Level 2 Union (Session 13 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Union (Session 13 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an evidence-based eight-week exercise program for older and sedentary, middle-aged adults. The hour long class meets twice a week, and includes warm-up activities, strengthening exercises with and without weights and cool down activities. Stay Strong Stay Healthy is safe for all who are physically ready to engage in strength training exercise.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084 or call 636-583-5141

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 9am-10am) (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, click "more" below

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 12pm-1pm) (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

To register, click "more" below

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




A Matter of Balance (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This program is taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists and consists of eight, two-hour sessions. The sessions help participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. In general the program promotes exercise to increase strength and balance to help reduce the risk of falls in older adults.

 

Registration:

Register by visiting the Missouri Botanical Gardens webpage. Click on the "Learn and Discover" heading.  more...

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




SSSH level 1 Lebanon (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Lebanon senior center
460 W 5th Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Food Preservation-Lebanon (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
500 S Madison Avenue, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Interest in home food preservation has increased with the farm to table movement.This hands-on workshop provides up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations, tested recipes that assist the consumer in safely preserving produce and other products. Workshops focus on pressure and boiling water canning basics, vegetables and other low-acid products, pickling, salsas, fruits, sweet spreads, dehydration, freezing, and storage of produce.

Session topic:

Salsa-water bath canning

Registration:

To register visit www.extension.missouri.edu/laclede

Registration
deadline:

10/13/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Samuel Sachs Branch Library
16400 Burkhardt Place, Chesterfield MO map...

Description:

This is a 6-week course for anyone living with a chronic condition. Participants meet weekly for 2½ hours to discuss the diseases and the impact they have on their lives. Topics include dealing with difficult emotions, nutrition, physical activity, pain and fatigue management, communication and working with your physician. Participants set and report on goals each week.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Canceled: Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1 - Rolla (Session 7 of 18)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Rolla Nutrition Site
1440 Forum Drive, Rolla MO map...



A Matter of Balance (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an eight week session designed to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults who are concerned about falling. The program was developed and evaluated at Boston University. Studies indicate that up to half of community dwelling older adults experience fear of falling, and that many respond to this concern by stopping certain activities. Being inactive results in loss of muscle strength and balance. It can also compromise social interaction and increase the risk for isolation, depression and anxiety. Fear of falling can actually contribute to falling. Join two trained facilitators to overcome the fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

Session topic:

Discussion on physical risk factors that affect falls. Learn to work with health care professionals and be responsible to your own health

Registration:

Call Engel's Senior Center at 417-345-8277 to register

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Diabetes Self-Management Program - Macon County (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Health Department
503 N Missouri Street, Macon MO map...

Description:

This course is designed to 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.

Session topic:

We will explore the causes of low blood sugar and the ways to treat it. We will discuss ways to reduce fat in the diet. We will practice decision-making techniques and introduce the benefits of exercise to diabetes self-management.

Registration:

Please call the University of Missouri Extension - Macon County office at 660-385-2173. The program is free, but registration is encouraged to ensure seating.

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Franklin County 4-H Council

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Basement of the Union Memorial Auditorium (Union City Hall), enter through single glass door on east side of building.
500 E. Locust, Union MO map...

Description:

Meeting of representatives of Franklin County 4-H Clubs to discuss current and future county-wide events and activities.  The 4-H Council oversees Franklin County 4-H Programs, plans and conducts county-wide 4-H activities and events, and provides guidance on county 4-H policies and procedures.

Registration:

Each 4-H Club is allowed three voting representatives on the 4-H Council.  All interested individuals are welcome to attend.  No pre-registration required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Trinity Christian Academy JR & SR 4-H Club Meeting (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Description:

The Trinity Christian Academy 4-H Club is open to any Junior and Senior level 4-H members who attend TCA. The meetings take place during school hours.

Registration:

Contact the TCA school counselor

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Fall Prevention - A Matter of Balance (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Sacred Heart Church Activity Building
105 Waugh Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Do you have concerns about falling? A Matter of Balance program is an 8-session series that emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals to increasing activity, and more. Pre-registration required.

Registration:

To register, email or call Shayda Afrassiab at sfa6136@truman.edu or 660-833-9955

Registration
deadline:

10/30/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Megan Samson, samsonm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2, Kirkwood, MO (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Description:

The goal of the SSSH–Level 2 program is to expand the fitness base acquired from SSSH by adding new and more challenging exercises. SSSH–Level 2 is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to improve daily living activities. This 8-week program features exercises using resistance from body weight, hand weights and ankle weights. It also features balance exercises, core exercises, low back exercises and flexibility exercises.

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2017

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$40.00
Fee covered by FNEP grant.

Facilitator:

Tracy Delaney, delaneyt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Lewis County Extension Council (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The University of Missouri-Lewis County Extension Council will hold their regular business meeting.

Session topic:

The Lewis County Extension Council meets to conduct regular business.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brenda Schreck, schreckb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lewis County
phone: 573-767-5273




Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
1601 Bryan Street, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 

Registration:

Pre-registration required prior to the class.

To register contact:
Barbara Applebury or Jessica Trussell
Livingston County Extension Office
660-646-0811

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters is a program from Share Our Strength and Operation Food Search to help low-income families and individuals learn ways to cook and eat healthy on a budget. Participants will learn about the 5 food groups, cooking skills, and money saving tips. Participants who attend 4 or more classes will get a cutting board, a cook book, and a reusable shopping bag.

Registration:

Please register with Jenni Driskel and the Carl Junction Bright Future's program.

Registration
deadline:

10/13/2017

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




SkillUP in MO Career Center in Jefferson City

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Jeff City Career Center
1716 4 Seasons Drive Ste 101, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The purpose is to give students a foundation for becoming productive and successful employees. It will also give students the skills to move up in a business or company.

Registration:

Contact MO Career Center in Jefferson City

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Business Plan Series

When:  Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, noon

Where:  
1640 S Lindbergh Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Mind Your Business Lectures: St. Louis County Library and the University of Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers are pleased to invite you to a three-part lecture series that will help you turn your business ideas into written plans. This event will begin with refreshments and a networking period from 8:30-9:00a.m. with lecture starting at 9:00a.m. Registration is recommended. Register at www.slcl.org/events.. or call 314-994-3300 *** October 20- part 1: Writing Your Business Plan *** October 27-Part 2" Conducting Your Market Analysis *** November 3- Part 3: Financial Analysis

Registration:

Register at www.slcl.org/events or call 314-994-3300

Cost:

$0.00
No cost

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Mercy Health System, Smith Glynn Callaway Clinic
3231 S National Ave #220, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This 6-week course meets for two hours each week, and is for anyone with a chronic health condition. Topics include dealing with difficult emotions, nutrition, physical activity, managing pain and fatigue, communication, and working with your physician. Participants set and report on goals each week.

Registration:

417-888-6787

Registration
deadline:

10/19/2017

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Women's Leadership:

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

Being a leader during an office emergency. Presented by Contact 6 Tactical, LLC. more...

Registration:

Register online at www.saintjoseph.com or call Rebecca Lobina at 816-364-4105 more...

Registration
deadline:

10/23/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca Lobina, lobina@nwmissouri.edu
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
phone: 816-232-4461




Home Canning & Food Preservation

When:  Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Kathryn Linnemann Library, KL Meeting Room A
2323 Elm Street, St. Charles MO map...

Description:

This hands-on program teaches participants the basics of food preservation and provides up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations and tested recipes that assist the consumer in safely preserving produce and other products. This workshop will focus on boiling water canning basics and how to make jams, jellies and other sweet spreads.

Registration:

To register, contact the St Charles City-County Library at (636) 723-0232.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000