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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Ounce of Prevention - Health Fair for Lone Star & Gatewood

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Gatewood and Lone Star schools

Session topic:

It was a health fair scheduled at two junior highs, Lone Star and Gatewood. Topics taught include puberty/hygiene; prescription drug prevention; bullying; and cyberbullying.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Arthritis Exercise Classes (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
The Reynolds County Extension Educational Building
2310 Green Street, Centerville MO map...

Description:

The Reynolds County Extension Council and the Arthritis Foundation will be hosting a series of Arthritis Exercise Classes for the Month of December.

Session topic:

Program is a community based, recreational group exercise and education program designed specifically for people with arthritis and related diseases.

Registration:

Registration will be gin at 9:30am December 2nd.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joyce Pyles, pylesv@missouri.edu
Reynolds County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/648-1035




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Forsyth Presbyterian Church
Forsyth MO

Description:

In older adults, poor diet and lack of physical activity contribute to declining muscle mass and thinning of the bones. Without adequate muscle mass and bone strength, older adults are more prone to falls and are more likely to develop osteoporosis, which currently affects about 55 percent of people over age 50. In this group, falls are more likely to result in broken bones.

Session topic:

Session 6-exercise

Registration:

Call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Office

Registration
deadline:

11/6/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 160 of 174)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Chris Smith and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Cranberries

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 16 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Meeting - December

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mizzou Center
1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs 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: David Jerome

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 David Jerome at 816 655 6229

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 16 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Turfgrass Management Class (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Pennington Seed Conference Room; Greenfield, MO

Greenfield MO

Description:

Thursdays and Fridays; December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20; 1:30-3:00pm Pennington Seed Conference Room; Greenfield, MO
This class will cover an introduction to grasses suitable for SW MO, turf management (including- establishment, mowing, aeration, dethatching), turf diseases, turf insects and rodents, weed management, fertilization of lawns and soil and site preparation for establishment of turf grasses.

Session topic:

Turf insects and rodents Jill Scheidt, Barton Co. Agronomy Specialist

Registration:

To register, contact Dade County MU Extension- 417-637-2112; registration fee will be due first day of class

Registration
deadline:

12/4/2013

Cost:

$50.00
$50/person; $80/couple (sharing materials)

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Focus on Kids

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 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:

12/18/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




2014 Polk County 4-H Clover Kids (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Call the extension office for location information at 417-326-4916
Bolivar MO

Description:

Clover Kids is the introductory program to 4-H for children 5 to 7 years of age (on or before December 31, 2013.) Parents attend the club meetings with their children assisting in the program presentation. Yearly dues are $9 per Clover Kid. Contact Velynda Cameron, 4-H Youth Development Specialist at 417-326-4916 or cameronv@missouri.edu for information about joining the Polk County 4-H Clover Kids Club.

Session topic:

December Polk County 4-H Clover Kids meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
Polk County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/326-4916




Focus on Kids - Pike County (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1st Floor Pike County Courthouse meeting room at 115 West Main; Bowling Green, MO 63334 Come to the east door to enter the building.

115 West Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Parent education class for divorcing or separating parents with children. Parents will learn about ways to manage conflicts and disagreements and techniques that can improve communication with co-parent.

Registration:

2013 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month with the exception of March which is scheduled on the fourth Thursday and September through November which will be the second Thursday of the month. Call 573-324-5464 to register. If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class, you will need to reschedule. Payment of $35 in the form of a money order or cash is required 48 hours prior to the date of the session you are registered to attend. The fee can be mailed to:
University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

Class size:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Health Insurance Education Initiative - Laclede County

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon Laclede County Library
915 S Jefferson Ave, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Health insurance education programs provide individuals and families with the resources and skills needed to make informed health insurance decisions.

Registration:

Please contact the Laclede County MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Christian County Master Gardeners monthy meeting (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Soil and Forage Testing Workshop

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Howell County Extension Center
217 Aid Avenue, West Plains MO map...

Description:

University of Missouri Howell County Extension will host a Soil and Forage Testing Workshop on December 5, 2013 at Howell County Extension Center beginning at 6:00 pm. Agronomy Specialist, Sarah Kenyon will discuss interpreting soil testing results and fertilizing on a budget. Livestock Specialist, Logan Wallace will provide information on understanding forage/hay testing results and using results to supplement beef cattle.

Registration:

To pre-register or for more information, please contact the Howell County Extension Center at 417-256-2391.

Registration
deadline:

12/18/2013

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Logan Wallace, wallaceld@missouri.edu
Howell County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/256-2391




Basic Parenting (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Christian Church
1201 East Ohio, Clinton MO map...

Description:

MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers after Dark is a program for mothers to network and learn more about the job of parenting and relationships.

Session topic:

Basic parenting. Support for moms of young children.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 49 of 52)

When:  Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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