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Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Sustainable Agriculture - Watermelon Meeting (Kennett, MO)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
American Legion Building
1615 First Street, Kennett MO map...

Description:

Annual Meeting for melon producers in Missouri and surrounding area. Speakers will provide basic information and new strategies that can be used by producers. Lunch is provided.

Session topic:

Speakers will discuss insects, diseases, irrigation and variety trials.

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Registration:

Contact the Butler County Extension Center, 573-686-8064, if you need further information or would like to register.

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Denkler, denklers@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Cooking Matters For Teens (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Neosho R-1 School
511 S Neosho Blvd, Neosho, MO 64850, Neosho MO map...

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 Julie Grue
MCDONALD COUNTY, SW REGION
Phone: 417-223-4775

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




2013 Agriculture Lenders' Seminars (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Highway 63 South, Kirksville MO map...

Session topic:

Ag Lenders' Seminar targeting agricultural lenders from banks, agencies and businesses.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Darla Campbell, CampbellD@missouri.edu
Schuyler County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 457-3469




Taking Care of You

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Reynolds County Extension Educational Building
(across from Court House), Centerville MO map...

Description:

The holidays are coming up and you may feel a little depressed or let down. Do you feel low in spirit? Are you worrying too much? Have you over extended you self to meet all your daily tasks? If you answered yes to any of the questions, you may want to consider attending this workshop.

Session topic:

This program will help you explore strategies to better deal with life’s demands. Finding a way to healthier life lies within you. If participants like this program a series of workshops may be offered.

Registration:

To register call: 573-648-1035

Registration
deadline:

11/28/2013

Class size:

15

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, Dec. 4, 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:

12/3/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Don Bosco Center
Kansas City 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.

Cost:

$0.00




Taking Care of You, Mind, Body, and Spirit- Salvation Army Harbor Light Center

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Salvation Army Harbor Light Center
3010 Washington Avenue, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

The Taking Care of You program was developed to help participants reduce stress levels and improve lifestyle behaviors.

Session topic:

Taking Care of Your presentation

Registration:

Call Symprosa- Case Manager and Employment Specialist
Salvation Army Harbor Light Center
314-286-3274

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus On Kids, 45th Circuit, Lincoln County

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 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...

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




CANCELLED - Selling to the Government

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

U.S. government agencies represent the world’s largest market, including contracts to purchase a variety of products and services. Learn how to target local, state, and federal government contracting opportunities. Learn where to find these offices through the services of a procurement assistance center. Find out where to locate information about government contracting on the Internet and find resources to assist you throughout the contracting process. Offered in partnership with Missouri PTAC. more...

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: (417) 625-9575




Understanding the Affordable Healthcare Act - MFH present, MU Ext. sponsored (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Description:

Learn Information on the Affordable Care Act
* New Provisions of the Law * Health Insurance Options
* Understand Health Insurance Terms * How to Get Enrollment Assistance

Session topic:

Disclaimer: MU Extension has provided this information to help Missouri residents make informed health insurance decisions by understanding options and responsibilities outlined in the Affordable Care Act.

Registration:

To register call: 573-648-1035

Registration
deadline:

11/27/2013

Class size:

14

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Health Insurance Education-Centerville

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Reynolds County Extension Center
2310 Greet Street, Centerville MO map...

Description:

General health insurance education to help citizens understand new health insurance regulations.

Session topic:

General education on the Affordable Care Act, help citizens make informed decisions

Registration
deadline:

12/2/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Family Nutrition Program Cooking Matters for Kids-Vernon County (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Nevada Community Center
200 N. Ash, Nevada MO map...

Description:

Children will prepare and sample two recipes in each class. They will also learn about food safety and eating nutritious foods.

Session topic:

Participants will prepare and sample two recipes. Food safety, physical activity, and nutrition will also be covered.

Registration:

Call the Nevada Community Center at 417-448-2740

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training Level I (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Wildlife problems/Landscaping

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




Focus on Kids - Bates County (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Bates County Library
Delaware Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

State-mandated co-parenting class for divorcing and never-married parents.

Session topic:

Co-parenting class for divorcing and never-married parents. Parents learn why it is important to be civil and business-like for their children's sake.

Registration:

Call the Bates County Extension Center at 6600-679-4167.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Cass County (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 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




Focus on Kids - Johnson County (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Extension Center
135 West Market Street, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

State-mandated co-parenting class for divorcing and never married parents.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a co-parenting class for parents who are divorcing or never married and have a court case.

Registration:

Pre-register one week in advance by calling the Johnson County Extension Center at 660-747-3193.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Exploring Entrepreneurship

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...



Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 35 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Dec. 5, 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




Sullivan County 4-H Advisory Board (Session 7 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
MIlan Community Center
Milan MO

Description:

The Sullivan County 4-H Advisory Board is made up of volunteers from each 4-H club in Sullivan County, they meet by-monthly on the first Wednesday.

Session topic:

By-Monthly meeting of the Sullivan County 4-H Advisory Board

Cost:

$0.00




Canceled: 2014 Voices of 4-H History Project (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Call the extension center for meeting location at 417-326-4916
110 E. Jefferson, Bolivar MO map...



Focus on Kids--Platte County

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office / Community Education Center
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separating or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separating or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

12/2/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Health Insurance Education-Dora High School/Ozark Co.

When:  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hwy 181 South, Dora MO map...

Description:

MU Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative provides education about the Affordable Care Act (new health care law) as it relates to health insurance in effort to prepare Missourians to make informed health insurance decisions. This initiative allows MU Extension to position itself as a leader in the state for providing the necessary education on this compelling public policy issue.
Programming under the Health Insurance Education Initiative occurs on various levels:
1) General health insurance education provides the information Missourians need to understand new health insurance regulations of the ACA and in what ways they change program participants' lives, including: if and how their current health insurance plan may/may not change and when, if and when participants should enroll in a new health insurance plan or continue with their current health insurance plan, and if participants qualify for subsidies to help them pay for their insurance, and if so, how to obtain those subsidies.
2) Health insurance literacy training is needed by some audiences and provides the critical resources and skills needed to navigate the forthcoming Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly known as the Health Insurance Exchange) or other health insurance plans not part of the Marketplace.

Session topic:

Dora High School

Registration
deadline:

11/27/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
Howell County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/256-2391