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Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

National 4-H Week

When:  Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, midnight to Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, noon

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H week events (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 3 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar MO

Description:

4-H week events provide youth with opportunity to showcase 4-H to community

Session topic:

4-H week sponsor recognition

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




National 4-H Week

When:  Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 8 a.m. to Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, midnight

Description:

4-H members will be wearing 4-H attire throughout the week to showcase Missouri 4-H. Clubs will be highlighting Macon County 4-H in business windows.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




National 4-H Week activities/events

When:  Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 8 a.m. to Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Alan Mundey, MundeyA@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 679-4167




Small Business Academy (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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:

Using Financial Tools. Based on vision and strategy a three year budget will be developed.

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. You can also apply on-line.

Cost:

$450.00

Facilitator:

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




St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series October 2013

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
IBEW Local 1439 Hall. Use back entrance to meeting hall. Parking available on street, in back lot, or at Glaziers Hall at 5916 Wilson Ave.

2121 59th Street, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A monthly labor education program targeted to union officers and staff in the St. Louis area. The program offers information on current issues impacting members and working families. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday.

Session topic:

Topic: Workers' Compensation Update
Presenter: Michael Goldberg, Attorney, Dobson, Goldberg, Berns & Rich, LLP

Registration:

8:00 a.m. breakfast buffet, 8:30-9:30 program presentation. Checks payable to: St. Louis County Extension Council. Mail to: University of Missouri Extension, 10650 Gateway Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Fee may be paid at breakfast.

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




Canceled: Starting and Managing a Business

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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



FastTrac - New Venture - For the Veteran Entrepreneur (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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 2)

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




Canceled: 4-H week events (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar MO



Advanced Stay Strong. Stay Healthy (Harrisonville) (Session 10 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Registration:

to call the MU Extension Center @ 816.380.8460

Cost:

$35.00
$15 for second family member in the household

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,- Advanced (Session 1 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

The goal of the Advanced SSSH program is to increase on the fitness base acquired from SSSH by adding new and more challenging exercises. Advanced SSSH is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to improve activities of daily living. This 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.

Session topic:

Class members will warm-up, complete 2 sets of a series of 9-10 exercises and then cool down. Additionally, we will complete paperwork and do assessments.

Registration:

Call the Bates County University of Missouri Extension office at 660-679-4167 for registration information.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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.

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 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Webster County MU Extension Center
800 S. Marshall St., Marshfield, MO, 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 one: Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

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 - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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 #6

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
phone: 314/400-7287




Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes: Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired
8770 Manchester Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A four-session series that provides people with type 2 diabetes, their family and friends, with tools for the self-management of diabetes. The series focuses on nutrition, the cornerstone of diabetes management, but also reviews other self-management strategies that can help individuals avoid diabetes complications. Food demonstrations and tasting are included.

Session topic:

Focus on Self-Management

Registration:

To register: Call Lucy at 314-968-9000

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
The fee is $15 for Society Clients and $35 for the general public.

Facilitator:

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




Grandparent Support Group (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Center
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

A Grandparent Support Group meets monthly in the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center. Agenda includes sharing of resources, educational program, sharing, refreshments, and babysitting upon request.

Session topic:

Educational program, sharing of family challenges, babysitting, refreshments

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center to let us know you are coming 573-243-3581

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
The community room in the Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville 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.


Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing to attend an educational parenting program. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

To register for this program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177

Registration
deadline:

10/8/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 7 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies program serves grandparents in Clay and Platte Counties who are raising their grandchildren. The program also serves aunts/uncles and other relatives who are raising children under the age of 18. The program seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are filling the parenting role. Advocacy, education and referral services are important aspects of the program. Support group meetings are scheduled twice a month, with guest speakers on topics of interest. The program is made possible by a partnership of the Clay County Extension Council, the Platte County Senior Fund and Clay County Senior Services.

Session topic:

Daytime support group meeting this month will feature guest speakers Sgt. Steve Taylor, with Clay Co Sheriff's Dept. and Jamie Wehmeyer, with Tri-County Mental Health. Their topic: "Overview of the Crisis Intervention Team" with Q & A following.

Registration:

Any grandparent who is raising grandchildren age 18 or younger is welcome to participate in Northland Grandfamilies. The program is also open to aunts/uncles and other adult relatives who are raising children. The program is free of charge. If attending a Northland Grandfamilies support group meeting for the first time, please call in advance for more information: 816-407-3490

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Harrisonville) (Session 10 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 W. Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Cost:

$35.00
2nd person from same household is $15

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Health Department

Description:

Cooper County Healthy Lifestyle Initiative

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




SBTDC Services

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Poppa's Restaurant
Highway 136 West, Albany MO map...

Description:

Learn how the SBTDC can help you make your business more successful!

Session topic:

Learn how the SBTDC can help you make your business more successful!

Registration:

Rebecca Evans

Registration
deadline:

10/9/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca Evans, evanssbdc@saintjoseph.com
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
phone: 816/232-4461




Master Gardener Training in Kirksville (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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:

Landscape Design and Lawn Care

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




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 17 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 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. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
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 $35 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Cooking Matters (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Longview Community College (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Longview Community College
Lees Summit 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.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Callaway (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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.

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Maysville Sept-Nov, 2013 (Session 8 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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.

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




Master Gardener Training Level I (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Trails West Library
11401 East 23rd Street, Independence MO map...

Session topic:

Home fruit production

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




Focus on Kids (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Parent Education Class for parents filing for a divorce, a motion to modify their divorce decree or paternity.

Registration:

Register by calling the Macon County Extension Center at 660-385-2173.

Cost:

$35.00




Focus on Kids - Cass County (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a state-mandated co-parenting education program for divorcing or never-married parents.

Session topic:

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

Registration:

Call the Cass County Extension Office at 816-380-8460 to pre-register.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 33 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development.
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, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

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: 471/836-5685




Focus on Kids--Responsibilities As Parents

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and for parents involved in paternity establishment cases.

Session topic:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a program for never-married parents and parents who are involved in paternity establishment cases. Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County are mandated to attend.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 to register. Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out of state, but wish to take the class in Platte County must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for information on how to register.

Registration
deadline:

10/7/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




How to Control Cash Flow

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The second in a series of four financial management programs for those with little-to-no financial training, this course is designed for anyone needing to understand and manage how cash flows into and out of a business. Topics include identifying key information on a cash flow statement, identifying the sources of cash, the “gobblers” of cash, and how to control cash flow. $65 for each individual program, sign up for all four for $220, a $40 savings. You bring a pencil; we’ll provide the calculator more...

Cost:

$65.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You--Mind Body and Spirit (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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.
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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




Canceled: Master Gardener Fall Core Class (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boone County Extension Center
1012 North Hwy UU, Columbia MO map...



Master Gardener Core Training--Park Hills (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
North College Center, Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

Landscaping

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Cost:

$165.00

Facilitator:

Katie Kammler, kammlerk@missouri.edu
Ste. Genevieve County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/883-3548




Marketing - Other (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

This 6 session series will introduce the small business owner to better methods of marketing and increase the bottom line.

Session topic:

This 6 session series will introduce the small business owner to better methods of marketing and increase the bottom line.

Registration:

Need to call Mineral Area College Continuing Education Department at 573-518-2342

Registration
deadline:

9/17/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$180.00
Call Mineral Area College Continuing Education Department at 573-518-2342

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (evening) - Callaway (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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.

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 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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




Mineral Creek 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Pittsville Fire Station

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Heartland 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Knob Noster Elementary School

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193