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Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Small Business Academy (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce
213 Adams Street, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there” – Will Rogers.

Want to grow your business but not sure how to do it? Or, is your business growing so fast you can’t keep up with it?

If creating or managing growth is a challenge for you and your business, then the Jefferson City Small Business Academy is for you.

A partnership between the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce and Extension’s Small Business Technology & Development Center (SBTDC), the Academy provides you the opportunity to work on your business rather than working in your business.

What is in it for you?
The academy focuses on growth and preparing for that growth through a structured curriculum that provides practical advice, real-world techniques, & opportunities for coaching and access to new resources.

The Small Business Academy uses a world-class curriculum developed by the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. The 32 hour curriculum is provided in easy to digest 10 3-hour events plus a 2-hour introductory session. You will be with fellow entrepreneurs facing the same challenges. The curriculum is a mix of lecture, exercises, guest speakers and networking. At the conclusion of the Academy you will have created a growth plan for your business. You will also have access to the full range of SBTDC services, which includes market research, business plan assistance, financial reviews, access to government contracting help to name a few.

Fee is for all 11 sessions.

Session topic:

Leading the Organization. Understand your changing role in managing the business and your management teams role in developing and implement strategy.

Registration:

You must apply for acceptance to the Academy. For an application or more information contact the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce at 573-634-3616 or the SBTDC in Cole County at 573-634-2824.

Cost:

$450.00

Facilitator:

Chris Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




FastTrac - New Venture - For the Veteran Entrepreneur (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
UCM Summit Center
850 NW Chipman Rd., Lee's Summit MO map...

Session topic:

FastTrac New Venture helps aspring and start-up entrepreneurs to determine the viability of their busienss concepts and enables them to engineer a plan and a framework to successfully launch their companies. (Session 5)

Registration:

Register at ucm.affiliate.fasttrac.org or call 660-543-4672 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Darrell Brammer, brammer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-4803




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 9 of 10)

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

Where:  
Missouri Botanical Garden - Garden Room
4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden during this 10-week strength training program for seniors. Light weights will be used to increase strength and improve balance. Weather permitting, the program may take place outdoors in the Garden.

Session topic:

Session #9

Registration:

Contact Mary Wissmann at 314-615-2911 or WissmannM@missouri.edu more...

Registration
deadline:

9/3/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00
$54 for members of Missouri Botanical Garden, $64 for nonmembers.

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7287




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 9 of 12)

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

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

This is an adaptive strength training program for clients of Callaway County Special Services.

Session topic:

No class this week.

Registration:

Register by contacting Callaway County Special Services.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management Webster Co (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Webster County MU Extension Center
800 S. Marshall St., Marshfield 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, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). 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.

Session topic:

Session four: Making an action plan; problem solving; better breathing; healthy eating; communication skills

Registration:

Pam Duitsman; duitsmanp@missouri.edu; 881-8909 x315; OR Becky Lafferty; rlafferty@jordanvalley.org; 417-831-0150 EXT 1272

Registration
deadline:

10/7/2013

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

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

Where:  
Warren County Sr. Center

501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Over the 10 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. 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 Chris Merritt at the MU Extension center in Warren county. 636-456-3444

Registration
deadline:

9/24/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training in Kirksville (Session 11 of 12)

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

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd. , Kirksville MO map...

Description:

12 week training course on different horticulture topics. A 30 hour volunteer committement is required following the training in order to become a Master Gardener.

Session topic:

Plant Propagation

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by August 16 at noon.

Registration
deadline:

8/16/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Late fee after the deadline-$165

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters (Session 5 of 6)

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

Where:  
Registrations will be coordinated by Theresa Dalby & Lydia Kaunme
417-682-3579
Lamar Enterprises
801 E. 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Theresa Dalby & Lydia Kaunme
417-682-3579
Lamar Enterprises

Registration
deadline:

10/2/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Callaway (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

The Advanced class is for those who have completed a Stay Strong, Stay Healthy class or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The advanced class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Session topic:

No class this week.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Family Nutrition Program Cooking Matters for Kids-Vernon County (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Nevada Community Center
200 N. Ash, Nevada MO map...

Description:

Children will prepare and sample two recipes in each class. They will also learn about food safety and eating nutritious foods.

Session topic:

Participants will prepare and sample two recipes. Food safety, physical activity, and nutrition will also be covered.

Registration:

Call the Nevada Community Center at 417-448-2740

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Maysville Sept-Nov, 2013 (Session 14 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Maysville United Methodist Church
400 West Main Street, Maysville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an ten-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 to register.

Registration
deadline:

9/9/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (afternoon) - Callaway (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton 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.

Session topic:

No class this week.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You--Mind Body and Spirit (Session 5 of 8)

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

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

Description:

Taking Care of You, Body Mind and Spirit is an 8 session program. This program will help you learn a healthy way to face challenges that will aid your well-being. You will learn strategies that develop skills to respond thoughtfully to challenges rather than react automatically. Research has shown these strategies to positively affect blood pressure, sleep disturbances, emotional eating and depression.
 more...

Registration:

Pre- registration is required.To pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover, call 636-970-3000. To pay with check, make payable to University Extension Council and return with registration form to: University of Missouri Extension 260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO 63376

Registration
deadline:

9/30/2013

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (evening) - Callaway (Session 9 of 12)

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

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton 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.

Session topic:

No class this week.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Divorce Recovery (Session 8 of 8)

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

Where:  
4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit MO map...

Description:

The Divorce Recovery program assists people in the transition moving from the disintegration of one stable state (marriage) through divorce to another new state. The program helps participants deal with the many losses of divorce, including relationships, roles, material possessions, family systems, dreams, hopes, and beliefs.

Cost:

$0.00




4-H Council Development (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

John Nickler, NicklerJ@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Dale & Luci Smith 357 NW 600 Road Warrensburg, MO 64093 660-238-0328

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

John Nickler, NicklerJ@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000