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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Focus on Kids - Livingston County

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
(Directly across from Grand 6 Theatre)
2881 Grand Dr, Chillicothe MO map...

Session topic:

The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

Contact Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County Extension Office (660.646.0811) to register. Pre-registration is required. If you must cancel, please do so at least 24-hours in advance.

Cost:

$35.00
Fee must be paid by cash or money order only.

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Phelps

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Office
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Session topic:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573/458-6260




Canceled: Taking Care of YOU Inside and Out: Lifestyle and Weight Management (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
North County Health Center
6121 North Hanley Road, Saint Louis MO map...



Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting. The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-2891




Harrison Co Extension Council Meetings 2016 (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Office
1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...

Description:

University of Missouri in Harrison County Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: 660/425-6434




2016 Christian County Extension Council (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Nixa City Hall
715 W Mt Vernon St, Nixa MO map...

Description:

Monthly Christian County Extension Council meetings

Session topic:

Open meetings of the Christian County Extension Council

Registration:

All meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chrystal Irons, cirons@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417/581-3558




Successful Aging/FCE Quarterly Council meeting (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Session topic:

FCE Quarterly Council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
South Side Senior Center
Springfield MO

Description:

Greene county residents will participate in a 2 week, 16 session Stay Strong, Stay Healthy course. The course will be at the Southside Senior Center in Springfield.

Session topic:

Session 13

Registration:

To register call the South Side Senior Center or the Greene County University of Missouri Extension Center 417-881-8909

Registration
deadline:

10/7/2016

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
The fee for Greene County residents will be paid by the Greene County Senior Tax fund; all other participants can participate by paying the fee to Greene County Extension.

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Ralls 2016 (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
The MU Extension office - Ralls County is located in the basement of the courthouse in New London, MO.
PO Box 540, New London MO map...

Description:

Missouri's SSSH program is designed to increase aging adults access to a safe, structured and effective strength training program. Over 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During 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.

SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension - Ralls County office to register. You can call the office at 573-985-3911. Jim Meyer, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist will be the instructor if you have other questions. You can email him at meyerje@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

10/14/2016

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
The University of Missouri Extension Council - Ralls County is sponsoring part of this program. The normal fee for this program is usually $40 per person.

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Family Medical Leave Act and Americans wtih Disabilities Act Compliance Seminar

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults. There are no age limits.

Session topic:

Participants will preform strength training exercises.

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




Master Gardener Core Training - McDonald / Newton (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Williams Building, Crowder College
601 Leclade , Neosho MO map...

Description:

Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

Session topic:

Brief Orientation, followed by Plants & Their Environment class

Registration
deadline:

10/26/2016

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Early-Bird Special: Fee reduced to $100 for first 10 people registered and paid.

Facilitator:

Robert Balek, balekr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jasper County
phone: 417/358-2158




Master Gardener Core Training - McDonald / Newton (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Williams Building, Crowder College
601 Leclade , Neosho MO map...

Description:

Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

Session topic:

Brief Orientation, followed by Plants & Their Environment class

Registration
deadline:

10/26/2016

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Early-Bird Special: Fee reduced to $100 for first 10 people registered and paid.

Facilitator:

Robert Balek, balekr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jasper County
phone: 417/358-2158




Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? (Ironton)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? is a workshop that helps participants learn how to fairly/equitably pass on their non-titled property (personal possessions). The program covers how to tell your story, how to determine what is fair, how to manage conflicts and different options for passing on personal possessions.

Registration:

MU Extension in Iron County 250 S. Main Ironton, MO 63650

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Ashley Bales, balesa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Madison County
phone: 573/783-3303




The Nuts & Bolts of Farm Leases - Clinton

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
West Central Regional Extension Office
908 N. 2nd St., Clinton MO map...

Description:

This workshop will cover the "ins and outs" of developing a successful lease for cropland and pasture. Topics to be discussed include: Items needed for leases; How to terminate a farm lease; Missouri leasing law; Cash rental trends; and Options in farm rental agreements

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by November 30th. Contact the MU Extension Center in Henry County at 660-885-5556 to get registered or for more information.

Registration
deadline:

11/30/2016

Cost:

$20.00
Registration is $20 per person or $30 per couples sharing materials.

Facilitator:

Nathanial Cahill, cahilln@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660/747-3193




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri Southern State University Robert W. Plaster School of Business Please look for yellow signs by entrances for exact room location for this training.
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Before you start a business, be certain to attend this training. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a Start-up manual.

Registration
deadline:

12/1/2016

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

Ken Surbrugg, surbrugg-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9557




Canceled: Doable Steps Toward a Livable Life

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Barry County Courthouse
700 Main, Suite 4, Cassville MO map...



Beginners Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe, MO (Session 8 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

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

Registration:

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Understanding and Marketing your Timber (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

This is a short course offering discussions over the understanding of timber stands and how they can be maintained on your farm for future success. We will discuss how timber works, how to improve it, how to calculate its worth, and how to go about marketing/selling it as well as receiving a fair price.

Session topic:

An in-depth look at your forests health, how your timber grows, and how it relates to your timber sales. Forestry 101 • Tree ID (only major species groups) • Forest Ecology (very basic) • Forest Health – Insect/Disease/Fire/Grazing/Invasive Species • Describing Your Woodland • Assessing Your Woodland

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage, MO, 65668 Please register by November 28th as we would like to make handouts available each evening

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
10.00 per person per night or $15.00 per couple per night. You may attend only the sessions you want or attend all three. The choice is yours.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417/745-6767




Online Marketing Trends and Tactics

When:  Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Description:

It's been said that the Internet levels the playing field for large and small businesses. You don't have to spend tons of money on a web site to gain on-line customers, but you do need a plan. If you want to know how successful web marketers design web sites and communicate with their customers, this "best practices" presentation is for you. Did you jump onto the web bandwagon without first defining what your organization wants to accomplish? This seminar will introduce the powerful and effective tips, tools, and techniques for planning and executing an effective Internet presence. You will learn how to develop objectives, strategies, tactics, and measurable results for marketing your business on the worldwide web. Plus, discover how to avoid the most common mistakes companies make in the transition to e-commerce. Topics include: Creating an effective web strategy Identify critical content & avoid costly mistakes Effective page layout & design How to make your site interactive Understanding search engines How and when to use special effects Tips to drive more traffic to your site Do's & Don'ts of E-Mail Marketing Making e-commerce safe & easy for your customers more...

Registration
deadline:

12/1/2016

Cost:

$119.00

Facilitator:

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