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Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

MU Extension in Saline County - Council Meeting (Session 10 of 13)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, 8 p.m.

Where:  
353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

Session topic:

Century Farms and Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00




Southeast Regional Council Meetings

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Business Hwy 60 in Dexter
1314 W Business US Highway 60, Dexter MO map...

Description:

The Southeast region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils. The Southeast region council meets to discuss issues in the counties. They provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Bland, BlandL@missouri.edu
Southeast Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 573-379-5431




Diabetes Self-management program (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance in Sedalia (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Pettis County MU Extension Center
1012A Thompson Boulevard, Sedalia 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.The program helps older adults learn to: -view falls as controllable -set goals for increasing activity -change their environment to reduce fall risk factors -exercise to increase strength and balance

Registration:

Participants should preregister by calling the Pettis County Extension center at 660-827-0591.

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tues/Thurs 12pm-1pm) (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, noon to 1 p.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 2 (MU Campus Tues/Thurs 5:30PM-6:30PM) (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.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




Social Media Strategies

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Whether you’re new to social media or just looking for new ideas, we’ll cover the basics and a bit more. Getting started and improving your social media strategies can be complex and takes both savvy and hard work. Fear not, we’ll help you understand how things work and how you can use social media to help you build an engaged and valuable digital audience. Topics include: The value of social Finding the right network Best practices Content strategy and content development Promoted/Paid content and targeting Analytics and metrics Trends  more...

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$119.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Danee Douglas , douglascd@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Danee Douglas , douglascd@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
8000 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This MU Extension strength-training program is for adults who want to challenge themselves a bit more! If you previously participated in Stay, Strong, Stay Healthy– Level 1 and/or have some background in performing strength- training exercises, you may enroll. Class is designed to improve flexibility, balance and strength. Level 2 participants are encouraged to be able to move to and from the floor. Equipment is provided. Pre-Registration forms must be completed prior to first class.

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Randolph County Youth EXCEL 2017-2018 (Session 4 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Randolph County Extension office
509 W. Reed Street, Moberly MO map...

Description:

Applications are currently being accepted for the Randolph County Youth EXCEL 2017-2018 class. EXCEL is a leadership program that builds skills useful in both public service and career development, and increases knowledge about the local community. The program kicks off on the morning of Saturday, September 30, and runs through early April, meeting roughly once a month. The program is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Session topic:

Focus on cultural competency, professionalism, and other career building skills

Registration:

Brochure (with full schedule) and application available on the Randolph County Extension web site.

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2017

Cost:

$50.00
Scholarships available, see application for eligibility information.

Facilitator:

Letitia K. Johnson, JohnsonLK@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




Morgan Co. Master Gardener Core Class (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan Co. Library ( just off of Hwy 5)
600 N Hunter St, Versailles, MO , Versailles MO map...

Description:

The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

Session topic:

Landscape Design/Plant Selection

Registration:

Fee covers instruction, manual, one soil test, and name tag upon completion of volunteer hours. A scholarship is available for those in need.

Registration
deadline:

9/22/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$135.00
Couple Fee -$225

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Description:

Participants will learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, cook delicious, affordable meals, and safe food handling practices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a person's life span, as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual's budget.

Registration:

Call or e-mail Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/26/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance in Sedalia (2) (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
1012A Thompson Blvd., Sedalia 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.The program helps older adults learn toview falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, exercise to increase strength and balance.

Registration:

Participants should preregister by calling the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Registration
deadline:

9/7/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2, Kirkwood, MO (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 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




Serving on Public Boards Program - Unionville (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
803 S 20th Street, Unionville MO map...

Description:

2-night program for public boards to educate them on the Sunshine Law and how it impacts their boards. Discuss fiscal responsibiliity, dealing with the media, resources, etc.  

Session topic:

EPN Room

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$55.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Putnam County
phone: 660-947-2705




Serving on Public Boards Program - Brookfield (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Brookfield Career Center
122 N Pershing Drive, Brookfield MO map...

Description:

2-night program for public boards to educate them on the Sunshine Law and how it impacts their boards. Discuss fiscal responsibiliity, dealing with the media, resources, etc.  

Registration
deadline:

11/6/2017

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$55.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Putnam County
phone: 660-947-2705




Serving on Public Boards Program - Kahoka (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
111 E. Court St., Kahoka MO map...

Description:

2-night program for public boards to educate them on the Sunshine Law and how it impacts their boards. Discuss fiscal responsibiliity, dealing with the media, resources, etc.  

Registration
deadline:

11/6/2017

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$55.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Putnam County
phone: 660-947-2705




SSSH level 1 Camdenton (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Camdenton MO

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 Camden County Extension Office at 573-346-2644.

Registration
deadline:

10/19/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Serving on Public Boards Program - Edina (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Knox County High School
55701 State Hwy 6 , Edina MO map...

Description:

2-night program for public boards to educate them on the Sunshine Law and how it impacts their boards. Discuss fiscal responsibiliity, dealing with the media, resources, etc.  

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$55.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Putnam County
phone: 660-947-2705




A Matter of Balance (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St Anthony Church Parish Hall
132 Main Street, Iberia MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors. Missouri's population is aging. Citizens have identified aging and living independently as priorities for educational programming. MU Health Sciences and research states that falls are the most common reason for adult emergency room visits. If falls can be prevented, adults can save thousands of dollars in healthcare expenses.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center in Miller County at 573-369-2394

Registration
deadline:

8/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$35.00 for a couple living in the same household, to share the participant book and other program materials

Facilitator:

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




Serving on Public Boards Program - Trenton (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Room 208 Geyer Hall
1301 Main Street , Trenton MO map...

Description:

2-night program for public boards to educate them on the Sunshine Law and how it impacts their boards. Discuss fiscal responsibiliity, dealing with the media, resources, etc.  

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$55.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Putnam County
phone: 660-947-2705




Marketing - Other

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Southwest Baptist University
501 S Grand Street , Salem MO map...

Description:

Own a small business and want to grow it? Just getting started with your business and need help? Develop your own 1-page marketing plan during this working session. Come prepared to work and brainstorm with each other. (Includes free lunch) Want a one-on-one appointment to meet privately to talk about your marketing plan, how to start a business or other area of business where you need help? Times are available after the seminar to meet with a business development specialist. Sign up to reserve your time.

Registration:

Space is limited-registration is required. Email hultines@missouri.edu or Call 573-729-3196

Registration
deadline:

11/9/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Leatherman, leathermank@mst.edu
Missouri University of Science and Technology SBTDC
phone: 573-341-4551




Successful Grantwriting Strategies for NonProfits

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
CDS Church
122 Grant St, Carthage MO map...

Description:

This 3 hour workshop will cover how to research and write a strong grant proposal. Strategies to identify potential grant funders and other local sources will be shared.

Registration:

Register by phone at the Jasper County office at 417-358-2158 Register via email at JasperCo@missouri.edu Participants must register in advance,and payment will be accepted at the door. Cash or check only.

Registration
deadline:

11/8/2017

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

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




Government Contracts for Your Business

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis County Library Headquarter-Auditorium
1640 S Lindbergh Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

St. Louis County Library and the SBA team up to bring you information about SBA's 8(a) program, an essential instrument for helping socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs gain access to the economic mainstream of American society and a foothold in government contracting. This event will begin with a networking period from 8:30am-9:00am with the program starting at 9:00am Registration is recommended... St. Louis County Library Headquarters-Auditorium/1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63131 Register at www.slcl.org/events or call 314-994-3300

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