MU Extension events calendar


Calendar options
Location
Category

Begin 
Show
Search

 


Professional development events

Related Calendars

Missouri 4-H events

Missouri Business Development Program calendar

Telecenter Network calendar

Nursing Outreach Conferences

CAFNR events calendar

University of Missouri calendar

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

A Matter of Balance-Jackson (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Lower level in the Cape Girardeau County Extension Office
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

A series of workshops that emphasizes practical coping strategies to reduce fall concerns and encorporates chair exercises.

Session topic:

A series of workshops that emphasizes practical coping strategies to reduce fall concerns and encorporates chair exercises

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Office at 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

9/21/2012

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,- Advanced (Session 15 of 20)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 10 a.m. to 11 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.

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-Hickory County (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Hickory County MU Extension Center located beside the Hickory County Health Department in Hermitage
203 Cedar St. , Hermitage MO map...

Description:

The "Stay Strong, Stay Healthy" program was developed by Tufts University and is designed to help middle-aged and older adults improve strength, flexibility, and balance. According to research conducted by Tufts, strength training improves bone density, can help reduce falls, improves arthritis symptoms, and increases flexibility in middle-aged and older adults and can lead to a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Session topic:

Participants will do warm-up exercises for about 5 minutes. They will do 8 simple strengthening exercises that can be done with or without weights. Cool down stretches will be done at the end of the session. Fitness post-assessments will be conducted.

Registration:

Pre-registration by Wednesday Sept. 19 is required. Please call the Hickory County Extension office at 417-745-6767 to register.

Registration
deadline:

9/19/2012

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 15 of 20)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Session topic:

Meets on Monday instead of Tuesday on this day. Warm-up, two sets of 8 strength-training exercises and cool-down will occur in this class.

Registration:

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

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus On Kids, 45th Circuit, Lincoln County

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Center
880 West College, Troy 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...

Registration
deadline:

11/28/2012

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
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




Canceled: FranklinCovey Workshops: Leading Across Generations-CANCELLED

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall, Room 104, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...



Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 11 of 13)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Quail's Nest Hotel meeting room
4644 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach MO map...

Registration:

Please call the Camden County MU Extension office at 573-346-2644 or email Melissa at bessmm@missouri.edu

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Cass County Health Initiative (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Pathways office
harrisonville MO

Description:

This initiative is addressing health care access barriers throughout Cass County.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 11 of 13)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Quail's Nest Hotel meeting room
4644 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach MO map...

Registration:

Please call the Camden County MU Extension Office to register at 573-346-2644 or email Melissa at bessmm@missouri.edu.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 17 of 23)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Grand River Technical School
1200 Fair St, 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.  more...

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

10/5/2012

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardeners of Greene County Board Meeting (Session 12 of 15)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Master Gardeners of Greene County. more...

Session topic:

Board meeting for officers and directors of local chapter

Registration:

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Where:  
Salem TCRC
1200 W Rolla Rd, Salem MO map...

Description:

Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes includes four, two-hour weekly sessions that provides people with type 2 diabetes, and their family members, with knowledge and skills necessary for proper diabetes self-management. Knowledge and skills gained in the program can be applied to preventing diabetes particularly for people with pre-diabetes. The series includes a strong focus on nutrition, the cornerstone of diabetes management, but also covers other self-management strategies to help individuals avoid short-term and long-term diabetes complications.

Registration:

To register contact the Dent County Extension Center at 573-729-3196

Registration
deadline:

11/15/2012

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
Perry County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/547-4504




Webster County COAD (Long Term Recovery Committee) Meeting

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Description:

University of Missouri Extension partners with faith-based community groups to provide assistance to individuals and families on disaster preparedness and recovery.

Session topic:

Quarterly meeting to discuss assisting people preparing for or recovering from disasters.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Montrose Busy Beavers 4-H Club (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Basement of St. Mary's School in Montrose

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes in Randolph County (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Meeting room of Country Villas
2251 Silva Lane, Moberly MO map...

Description:

Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes program provides you with practical information and skills needed to self-manage diabetes and promote optimal health.

Session topic:

Last session of Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes.

Registration:

Contact the Randolph County University of Missouri Extension center at 660-269-9656 to register. Pre-registration is required.

Registration
deadline:

11/9/2012

Class size:

14

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$25 for single person; $30 for two people from the same family.

Facilitator:

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




Social Security Retirement - Strategies for Maximizing Benefits

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Conferencing Room - Carrollton Public Library
1 N. Folger, Carrollton MO map...

Description:

Most workers and their spouses will become eligible to receive Social Security benefits; unfortunately, many do not have a solid understanding of what those benefits entail, how they are calculated or the strategies and options that are available for maximizing their benefits. If you are nearing Social Security retirement or have been receiving benefits for less than a year, this workshop can provide you with the information needed to assist you in analyzing how you can maximize your retirement benefits. The difference in benefits between various
strategies for couples are frequently over $100,000.

Session topic:

Most workers and their spouses will become eligible to receive Social Security benefits; unfortunately, many do not have a solid understanding of what those benefits entail, how they are calculated or the strategies available for maximizing benefits.

Registration:

Registration by calling Carroll County University Extension office at (660) 542-1792
Registration Fee: $10 per single / $12 per couple

Registration
deadline:

11/30/2012

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
Registration Fee: $10 per single / $12 per couple

Facilitator:

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




Clinton Rockets 4-H Club (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church in Clinton

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Newton County MU Extension Council (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Board of appointed and publicly elected members working to develop quality programming for our community.

Session topic:

Business meeting of the full Extension Council

Registration:

This meeting is open to the public, however, voting members are elected in January of each year for 2 year terms.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jeremy Elliott-Engel, elliottengelj@missouri.edu
Newton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/455-9500




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Baptist Church in Chilhowee

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Silver Spurs 4-H Club (Session 26 of 35)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

The Silver Spurs 4-H Club usually meets the 1st Monday of each month at the Farmers Mutual Insurance Bldg. Time 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Registration:

For more information, contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736




Oyster Prairie 4-H Club Meeting (Session 13 of 19)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Durham Methodist Church

Description:

Oyster Prairie 4-H Club Meeting

Session topic:

Oyster Prairie 4-H Club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
Clark County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/727-3339




Shawnee Indians 4-H Club (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Shawnee R-3 School

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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