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Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

FREE Tax Preparation by Appointment, Oregon, MO

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Holt County Extension
101 E Missouri St, Oregon 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 Holt County Extension Center at 660.446.3724 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 11 of 21)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Cape Fair Community Building
Cape Fair MO

Session topic:

The first of a series of 10 sessions of Stay Strong Stay Healthy in Cape Fair, Missouri

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Cape Fair, MO

Session topic:

First of 10 sessions for Stay Strong Stay Healthy

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Service- Taney County OACAC (Ozarks Area Community Action Council) (Session 7 of 17)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC office.
610 S. Sixth St., Branson 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




Better Choices, Better Health (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Trinity Chapel Presbyterian Church
Located at the corner of Highway 19 and Highway C
Cuba MO

Description:

The Better Choices, Better Health program is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The program is provided in two and a half hour sessions, that meet
once a week for six weeks. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and, 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Registration:

This program is FREE and open to the public. To register, please contact the Crawford County Extension Center at 573-775-2135.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced-Bates County Memorial Hospital (Session 13 of 20)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 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 13 of 20)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 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




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes - Joint Neighborhood Ministries (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Joint Neighborhood Ministries
2911 McNair Ave, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes is a four-session program designed to provide you with practical information and skills needed to self-manage diabetes and promote optimal health. The program teaches the many aspects of diabetes selfcare with a strong focus on nutrition. The program is for anyone who has type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Spouses and other family members of those with diabetes will also benefit from the program.

Session topic:

Session #1 - Introduction to Diabetes Self Managment

Registration:

Contact Colleen Richmond, Deaconess Parish Nurse, at Joint Neighborhood Ministry. 314-771-3987.

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2013

Cost:

$0.00
This program is being provided in part by Joint Neighborhood Ministry and the St. Louis Healthy Corner Store Project.

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training: Memphis

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Memphis Housing Authority
31 Cornelius Ave, Memphis 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:

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




CANCELED - FranklinCovey Workshops: The 4 Imperatives of Great Leaders

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

Accredited through NASBA and IACET for 4 Continuing Professional Education credits. The rosters will be logged and the participants will receive an official notice of their credits. A Certificate of Participation is issued to those who attend all four sessions. Cost of workshops covers the cost of Franklin Covey materials. These workshops will be taught by Lori and Mark Buresh of The Professional Development Team. Cost of two Franklin Covey workshop modules is $275 per person (must be paid at the first session).

Help leaders see team members as "whole people" and utilize their talents and skills to achieve critical business goals. By motivating their heart, mind and spirit, leaders can help achieve a higher level of excellence and engagement from their team.  more...

Cost:

$149.00

Facilitator:

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




Money Matters - Missouri Saves 2013 (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Courthouse, 200 N Main Street
Rolla MO

Description:

Missouri Saves 2013

Session topic:

Money Matters - Missouri Saves 2013

Class size:

125

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




A Matter of Balance (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Englewood Vista Senior Apartment Community
5700 N. Main, Gladstone MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.

Session topic:

Session 4 is "Assertiveness and Fall Prevention". Lois Fitzpatrick is co-facilitator.

Registration:

A Matter of Balance program is being offered at Englewood Vista retirement apartment community in partnership with the Clay County Public Health Center. Participation is open to any resident of Englewood Vista.

Registration
deadline:

2/1/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults with Diabetes (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Osceola MO

Description:

Free cooking class for adults with diabetes. Learn how to shop healthfully on a budget and learn basic cooking techniques.

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 11 of 22)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 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




Henry County Sharp Shooters 4-H Club (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building on the Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Pulaski County Extension Council Meeting (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

The Pulaski County Extension Council meets the last Monday of the month at 5:30pm in the Pulaski County Courthouse.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Beef and Forage Seminar

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
West Plains Civic Center, Magnolia Room
110 Saint Louis St, West Plains MO map...

Description:

Topics covered at the seminar include tips and strategies to make local beef and forage producers more successful.
Guest speakers for the evening will be Rob Kallenbach, State Agronomy Specialist, University of Missouri and Craig Payne, Director of Veterinary Extension & Continuing Education, University of Missouri. Kallenbach will present on options for renovating drought damaged pastures. Payne is to speak on biosecurity for restocking the cowherd and ‘Do Pyrethroids Impact Bull Fertility?’

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2013

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 1 of 25)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
inside Nathanael Greene Park

2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Greene County Extension Council is comprised of 16 publicly elected council members and 4 appointed members who work with MU Extension specialists to provide the county educational program, manage finances of local MU Extension operations, provide personnel to carry out MU Extension activities locally and organize the annual public election of MU Extension council members.  more...

Session topic:

February meeting is the council's "Annual Meeting." New council members will be sworn in, a dinner will be served, Leader's Honor Roll receipents will be honored and officers will be elected. Business Specialist Chyrstal Irons will be our guest speaker.

Registration:

None. Meetings are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Missouri Sunshine Law. Council agendas are posted online prior to each meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Osage Beach Hy-Vee upstairs conference room
929 Highway D, Osage Beach MO map...

Description:

This program will include five, 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 include 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. Recipe demonstrations and tasting are included. One session will include a grocery tour of diabetic-friendly foods.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

1/25/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
The charge is $25 for individuals or $40 for a couple sharing handouts.

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Canceled: Home Buyer Education

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center
Courthouse Basement, 302 S. Main, Carthage MO map...



Taking Care of You: Body-Mind-Spirit (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Advanced Technology Center
Mexico MO

Registration
deadline:

1/21/2013

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Good Neighbors 4-H Club (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Northside Christian Church, Warrensburg

Description:

Monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Lincoln County Extension Council annual meeting

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Center
880 W College St, Troy MO map...

Description:

Annual reorganizational meeting of the Lincoln County Extension Council

Session topic:

Annual meeting to recognize members, hold election of officers and set monthly meeting dates.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Description:

Participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. A pre and post assessment are conducted to measure outcomes.

Session topic:

Participants learn exercise to build strength, flexibility and balance. Hand and ankle weights are provided.

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center

Registration
deadline:

1/2/2013

Class size:

22

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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