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Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013

Ag Marketing Group Breakfast (Session 16 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Where:  
Dad's Junction Cafe
New Florence MO

Description:

Montgomery County farmers meet over breakfast to discuss and share crop information and marketing intellegience about the county, region, state and national level. The goal is to provide good discussion for making informed individual marketing decisions.

Registration:

No registration reguired.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Richard Hoormann, hoormannr@missouri.edu
Montgomery County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/564-3733




Platte Co R3 Character Council (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, 8 a.m. to Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 3 p.m.

Where:  
Platte County R3 Intermediate & Barry

Description:

R3/4-H Character Council teams will teach at Intermediate School and Barry 6th grade classes; Feb 19 & 21

Session topic:

Teens present interactive lessons on ethics and character

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sharen Hunt, HuntS@missouri.edu
Platte County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/270-2141




VITA Tax Service- Taney County Extension Office (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County Extension office.
122 Felkins Ave, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call 417-546-4431 or 888-504-0443.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




VITA Tax Service- Galena (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Stone County Annex building.
106 E 5th St, Galena MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call 417-357-6812.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Canceled: Predicting Future Cash Needs (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri State University's Glass Hall (west entrance)
901 S National Avenue, Springfield MO map...



FREE Tax Preparation by Appointment, Rock Port, MO (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Atchison County Extension
201 Hwy 136 East, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

Save your MONEY! Get your taxes done for FREE! You can get free tax preparation assistance from IRS certified VITA/TCE preparer. You could qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Dr. Rebecca J. Travnichek, AFC® will prepare:
• Form 1040 (With Schedule A, B, C-EZ, C, EIC & R)
• Form 1040-ES
• Form 2441
• Form 8863
• Form 8812
• State income tax returns [Let tax site know if you have income from states other than MO, KS, and IA.]

Dr. Rebecca J. Travnichek, AFC® will NOT prepare:
• Complicated & Advanced Schedule D
• Form SS-5
• Form 2106
• Form 3903
• Form 8606
• Form 8615
• Business
• Injured Spouse
Please see a paid preparer for assistance with complicated returns.

What YOU should bring?
• Government issued Photo Id (Driver’s License) for taxpayer and spouse.
• Valid Social Security cards or ITIN numbers for taxpayer, spouse, and all dependents.
• Birthdates of all primary, secondary, and dependents on the tax return. If married and filing jointly, both spouses should be present.
• All wage and income statements for 2012 (e.g., W-2, W-2G, 1099-R forms).
• Interest and dividend statements from financial institutions (Form 1099) if applicable.
• Proof of day-care expenses paid in 2012 including: provider’s name, address, phone number, and federal ID number.
• A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available.
• To directly deposit your refunds, bring a check or savings book with you to verify the account and bank routing numbers.

Session topic:

One hour 2012 income tax return appointments

Registration:

Call the Atchison County Extension Center at 660.744.6231 to make your appointment for free 2012 income tax return preparation.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Gallatin (Session 10 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
The Dance Compay
1102 South Main St, Gallatin 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 Kathy May at the Daivess County Extension Office at 660-663-3232.

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2013

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You - Midwest Mind Body Health Center (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Midwest Mind Body Health Center
501 North Lindbergh, Suite 100, Creve Coeur MO map...

Session topic:

Session #3 Happiness and Learning to Practice Self-Care

Registration:

Contact the St. Louis County Extension office at 314-615-4443 or WissmannM@missouri.edu to register.

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Please contact Mary Wissmann at WissmannM@missouri.edu or 314-615-2911 for registration information.

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7287




Character Crritters-Nevada Head Start (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 10 a.m. to midnight

Where:  
Nevada Head Start
Nevada MO

Description:

Character Education for pre-school

Session topic:

Cindy the Citizen Crab

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
All sessions are held at the Warren County Senior Center.
501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton MO map...

Registration:

To register contact Chris Merritt, MU Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist at 636-456-3444 or by email at merrittc@missouri.edu
Preregistration is required. Registration ends January 15th at 4:30 PM There is no charge to participate in this program. Funding is provided by the University of Missouri Extension and by a United Way grant.

Registration
deadline:

1/15/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Canceled: Enabling the Strategic Leader

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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



4-H Legislative Academy

When:  Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Capitol Plaza Hotel
415 W McCarty St, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Legislative Academy is a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity for 4-H youth leaders. The goal is for youth participants to acquire skills in legislative advocacy, while strengthening relationships between Missouri 4-H and key lawmakers and donors. State 4-H council members, National 4-H Congress delegates, Key Award winners, Collegiate 4-H members, Youth Futures alums, and other youth with outstanding 4-H state/national citizenship experience may apply. more...

Session topic:

4-H Legislative Academy

Registration:

http://4h.missouri.edu/events/academy more...

Registration
deadline:

12/1/2012

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Steven A. Henness, hennesss@umsystem.edu
4-H Center for Youth Development, MU Extension
phone: 573/884-6618




Adolescent Health/STD/HIV Prevention - CARTER CO YOUTH TASK FORCE

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
EAST CARTER SCHOOL
ELLSINORE MO

Description:

MEETING OF AGENCIES THAT LOOK AT THE TEENAGE PREGNANCY RATES IN THE COUNTY AND WORK WITH THE SCHOOLS TO DECREASE THE RATES.

Session topic:

MEETING OF AGENCIES AND SCHOOLS TO DISCUSS THE TEEN PREGNANCY RATES AND ACTIVITIES THAT ARE AVAILABLE IN THE COUNTY TO HELP YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener (Session 7 of 19)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, 1 p.m. to Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri Botanical Garden - Kemper Center for Home Gardening
4344 Shaw Blvd, Saint Louis MO map...

Session topic:

Fertilizers and Composting -
Nathan Brandt and Chip Tynan

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2011

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nathan Brandt, brandtn@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7388




Focus On Kids, 45th Circuit, Lincoln County

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training: Kirksville

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E Northtown Rd, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Certify for or recertify a private pesticide applicator's license.

Registration:

To ensure an adequate supply of materials, please contact the Marion County University of Missouri Extension Center (573-769-2177 or marionco@missouri.edu) if you plan on attending this meeting.

Cost:

$0.00
M87: Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual is required for certification or recertification, and must be brought to the meeting. Producers who do not have this manual may purchase a copy at the meeting for $12.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes- Polk Co. (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Senior Center
1850 W. Broadway, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes is a 4-class series designed to provide those with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes with practical information and skills needed to self-manage diabetes and promote optimal health. The program teaches the many aspects of diabetes self-care with a strong focus on nutrition. Spouses and other family members of those with diabetes will also benefit from the classes.

The program includes demonstration and tasting of easy recipes as well as hands-on
activities to encourage discussion and sharing among all participants. You will receive copies of all recipes used in-class plus many more for home use.

Session topic:

In this session we will identify foods that contain carbohydrates and foods that are a good source of fiber. We will also learn about the plate method for planning meals.

Registration:

To Register, contact: Polk County Extension (417) 326-4916 by Friday February 8, 2012. Checks can be made payable to Polk County Extension and mailed to 451 South Albany, Bolivar MO 65613.
*Number of participants is limited, so sign up early

Registration
deadline:

2/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
Optional books will be available for $2 each.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
Courthouse, 200 North Main Street, Rolla 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.

Registration:

To register, contact the Phelps County Extension Center at 573-458-6260

Registration
deadline:

1/9/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Take Control of Your Money (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
River Street Food Pantry
210 N. River, Carthage MO map...

Description:

A five-part educational series is being offered to help local residents take control of their money. The seminars are being offered by University of Missouri Extension in partnership with the River Street Food Pantry in Carthage. Included will be information on such things as tracking income and expenses, developing and using a spending and saving plan, money stretching ideas, household record keeping, and using credit wisely.

Session topic:

Reach Your Goals -- This session wil include money stretching ideas, tips for saving and household record keeping.

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




CLIMB High (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 2:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Where:  
Extension Center

Session topic:

Community Issue/Resource Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Georgia Stuart-Simmons, StuartSimmonsG@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 747-3193




Cooking Matters Kids - Lincoln County (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clarence Cannon Elementary
Elsberry MO

Description:

Cooking Matters

Registration:

Participants must be enrolled in Clarence Cannon elementary after school Explore program

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Taking Care of You: Body-Mind-Spirit (Henry) (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Katy Trails Housing Complex
7 Bradshaw, Clinton MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
Courthouse, 200 N. Main Street, Rolla 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

Registration:

To register, contact the Phelps County Extension Center at 573-458-6260

Registration
deadline:

1/9/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 10 of 22)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 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:

1/18/2013

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Johnson County 4-H Robotics Club (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Extension Center
135 E Market St, Warrensburg MO map...

Session topic:

4-H Robotics monthly club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office Bldg.
(located West of the intersection of I-29 & Barry Road; near Park Hill High School)
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court mandated program in Platte County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court mandated program in Platte County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of parenting plans.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

2/18/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Scenic Regional Library
308 Hawthorne Drive, Union 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 is provided as the court ordered parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor age children, divorced parents who are filing a motion to modify, or never marrieds who are parents of a minor age child. more...

Session topic:

2 1/2 hour interactive workshop to help parents understand how to make divorce more successful for their children.

Registration:

Contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.
Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.
$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Fee can be waived by case Judge.

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141