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Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Description:

FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ is targeted to existing businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business forward even after the program has ended.

Registration:

Register before December 15 to receive the early-bird price of $745.00. After December 15, price is $895.00.
For more information about this event, please contact Mark Allen at (816) 235-6430 or allenmd@umkc.edu.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$895.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




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




Canceled: Leadership Phelps County (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County



Canceled: QuickBooks for Beginners

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Saline County Career Center
900 W Vest St, Marshall MO map...



Puppet Power (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Clinton Middle School and Henry Elementary

Session topic:

Puppet Power for at risk youth

Cost:

$0.00




VITA Tax Service- Stone County OACAC (Ozarks Area Community Action Council) (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County OACAC office. Lower level of shopping mall.
10944 East Hwy 76, Branson West 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




Developing Youth Leadership and Citizenship to Enhance Community Viability - School Enrichment (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Henry Elementary School
809 South Eighth Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Puppet Power

Session topic:

Puppet Power performances.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced-Bates County Memorial Hospital (Session 12 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery St, Butler MO map...

Description:

Advanced Stay Strong Stay Healthy is for senior adults who have successfully completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy or already have a strength training regimen. We will complete a seres of 10 exercises with warm up and cool down each week. Pre and post assessments will be completed on each participant.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a series of 10 exercises with warm-up and cool down.

Registration:

Call the Bates County MU Extension Office at 660-679-4167

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 (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
51 Highway H North , Greenfield MO map...

Description:

60 minutes of Strength training exercises

Session topic:

60 minutes of strength training exercises

Registration:

For registration information call: Tina Brownsberger, COUNTY OFFICE SUPPORT STAFF
or Email: brownsbergert@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$40/couple

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 120 of 174)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio
Springfield MO

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:

Nursery catalogs

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Character Critters-Rich Hill Head Start (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Rich Hill Head Start
Rich Hill 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 12 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a fun interactive class that involves a series of 8 strength training exercises with warm-up and cool down for each session. Participants can expect to improve their balance, strength and flexibility.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, series of ten strength training exercises and then cool down.

Registration:

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

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Lifestyle Habits to Prevent and Manage Type 2 Diabetes (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln University
Jefferson City MO



Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 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: Donna Leonard

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 Clint Dougherty at 816 279-1691

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Clint Dougherty, doughertycb@missouri.edu
Buchanan County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/279-1691




Master Gardener (Session 8 of 19)

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

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

Session topic:

Woody Ornamentals -
Mark Grueber- Urban Forester for Missouri Department of Conservation

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2011

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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




Disaster Preparedness / Emergency Management (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Pettis County Health Center
Pettis County Health Center, 911 East 16th St., Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Pettis County Public Health Emergency Planning Committee

Session topic:

Committee is lead by the Health Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Service- College of the Ozarks (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
College of the Ozarks- Family & Consumer Science Building.
100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout 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




Finance - Other

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

Where:  
City Hall, Council Chambers
109 Second Street, Monroe City MO map...

Description:

Planning for transitions in Life will provide an overview of the topics everyone should know when planning for changes in life. Whether you are selling or retiring from the farm or business, there are some thinking points everyone should know before making decisions. This course will assist you with basic planning questions and will give you the knowledge to confidently seek professional help on your planning journey. A wise man once said that the longest journey starts with a single step. The process of estate planning may seem overwhelming, but education (exposure) and breaking the steps in to smaller concerns will make the task easier to accomplish.

Session topic:

Planning for transitions in Life will provide an overview of the topics everyone should know when planning for changes in life. Whether you are selling or retiring from the farm or business, there are some thinking points everyone should know.

Registration:

Registration Required, Please call the University of Missouri Extension-Monroe County at (660)327-4158

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Charles Holland, hollandca@missouri.edu
Monroe County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/327-4158




Canceled: The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Barton County Extension office
Wolfe Building
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Lamar
1301 East 6th Street, Lamar MO map...

Description:

A ten week strength training program designed for middle-aged and older adults. Participation in regular strengthening exercises will help you to build muscle and increase bone density, thereby helping to prevent frailty and osteoporosis. Strength training can benefit you in many ways, arthritis relief, improve balance, enhance flexibility, strengthen bones, weight control, lifts depression, stress reduction, reduce risks for heart disease, and maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

Session topic:

60 minutes of strength training exercises

Registration:

To register for programs, please contact Barton County Extension at 417-682-3579

Registration
deadline:

1/10/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$25.00 per person & $40.00 per couple

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Lamar

Description:

A ten week strength training program designed for middle-aged and older adults. Participation in regular strengthening exercises will help you to build muscle and increase bone density, thereby helping to prevent frailty and osteoporosis. Strength training can benefit you in many ways, arthritis relief, improve balance, enhance flexibility, strengthen bones, weight control, lifts depression, stress reduction, reduce risks for heart disease, and maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

Session topic:

60 minutes of strength training exercises

Registration:

To register for programs, please contact Barton County Extension at 417-682-3579

Registration
deadline:

2/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$25.00 per person & $40.00 per couple

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany Jan-Mar, 2013 (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center, Court House Basement
1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a ten week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434

Registration
deadline:

1/24/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
If both this basic and the advanced class (on Tuesdays) is taken, the fee for both is $40.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Canceled: The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1901 NE 48th St, Kansas City MO map...



Mountain Lions 4-H Club (Session 22 of 24)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
631 NW 1251 Road, Pittsville

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Pike County 2012 (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Pike County
Pike County Courthouse
115 W. Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Divorce and separating parents class as required by Missouri Courts.

Registration:

The 2012 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. Call 573-324-5464 to register. 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. You are not fully registered for the class unless your fee has been paid. The fee can be mailed to: University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class you will need to reschedule.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Beginning Beekeeping (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Howell County Extension Office, Conference Room
217 Aid Avenue, West Plains MO map...

Description:

Beginning Beekeeping Course
The University of Missouri Extension is offering a Beginning Beekeeping class. This three part introduction to beekeeping will feature the video “Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in The Life of an Apiary” by University of Georgia Extension entomologist Dr. Keith Delaplane. We will also cover required equipment, sources of bees, and how and when to start your own hives. On the last night of the course, Monty Wiens of the South Central Missouri Beekeepers Association will join us to share his expertise and answer questions. The class will meet at the Howell County Extension Office from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates: Tuesday Feb. 12, Tuesday Feb. 19, and Thursday Feb. 21.
The cost of the course is $55, and will include a book on beekeeping. Youth under 18 may attend the course free of charge, and may purchase the book if desired. Participants must register by February 8th.
To register or for additional information, contact the Howell County Extension Office at (417) 256-2391. We are located at 217 S. Aid Avenue in downtown West Plains.

Session topic:

Finish “Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in The Life of an Apiary”. Monty Wiens of the South Central Missouri Beekeepers Association will join us to share his expertise and answer questions.

Registration:

Call or stop by the Howell County Extension Office to register. We are located at 217 Aid in downtown West Plains. Phone: (417) 256-2391
Registration due by Feb. 8th

Registration
deadline:

2/8/2013

Cost:

$55.00
Free for youth under 18! $10 off for couples. Fee includes "Beekeeping Basics" publication from Penn State Extension.

Facilitator:

Amelia LaMair, lamaira@missouri.edu
Howell County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/256-2391




Building Strong Families (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

MOPS parenting classes are monthly classes held during the school year for Mothers of Preschoolers. Topics include enrichment and education to encourage strong parent/child relationships.

Session topic:

Mothers of Preschooler parenting program.

Registration:

No pre-registration required. Call Lisa Wallace at 660.885.5556 for information or email her at wallacel@missouri.edu. Fee is $25 a year.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 6 of 52)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 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




Canceled: Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes, St. Peters (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...



Women's Financial Education Series (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville MO map...

Description:

The Women's Financial Education Series (WFES) is a multi-session workshop that helps women to: improve money management skills, increase current levels of financial knowledge, develop confidence in decision-making abilities, gain control over lives by taking control of their finances. more...

Session topic:

Getting Organized: financial goal setting and designing spending plans

Registration:

Click the more information link above for program and registration details or call 636-922-8233.

Cost:

$49.00
Partial scholarships available

Facilitator:

Suzanne Gellman, GellmanS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Private Pesticide Applicator Training: Palmyra

When:  Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Marion Cpounty Courthouse - second floor courtroom
100 S. Main St., Palmyra 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:

Alix Carpenter, CarpenterAC@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177