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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Social Media Secrets & Strategies (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Incorporate social media strategies as an integral part of your overall marketing efforts. Understand the positives and negatives of the most popular social sites, the importance of monitoring your site and the best monitoring tools. Plus, you’ll learn the secrets of writing for social media to attract new customers. Topics include: history of social media; outbound vs inbound marketing; how to launch a winning social media campaign ; 9 social media strategies to follow; how to monitor your social outreach and grow your followers; location based marketing tactics; how to calculate your Return on Investment (ROI)

Session topic:

Incorporate social media strategies as an integral part of your overall marketing efforts. Understand the positives and negatives of the most popular social sites, the importance of monitoring your site and the best monitoring tools.

Registration:

Visit www.missouristate.edu/sbtdc or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$119.00
$119.00 per person;$495.00 for series of 5

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Building Strong Families

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Where:  
Mineral Point Head Start
Mineral Point MO

Description:

Presentation for Head Start parents about benefits of gardening with children and concepts they can learn.

Session topic:

Head Start parents will learn about gardening with children and how to make if fun while the children are learning at the same time.

Registration:

No registration required. Program is for parents already involved in the Head Start program.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Maude Kelly, KellyME@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 438-2671




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 9 Exercise

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, Jan-Mar 2014 (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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

Description:

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

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 to register.

Registration
deadline:

1/15/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available.

Facilitator:

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




Character Critters-Appleton City-Elementary School (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Appleton City Elementary School
Appleton City MO

Description:

Character Education for Pre-school and kindergarten

Session topic:

Fran the Fair Frog

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Webster County) (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). 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.

Session topic:

Session two: Making an action plan; Problem solving; Dealing with difficult emotions; physical activity and exercise; preventing falls

Registration:

Pam Duitsman; duitsmanp@missouri.edu; 881-8909 x315; OR Becky Lafferty; rlafferty@jordanvalley.org; 417-831-0150 EXT 1272

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy--Callaway County (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Monday, March 17, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

This is an adaptive strength training program for clients of Callaway County Special Services.

Registration:

Register by contacting Callaway County Special Services.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 13 of 19)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

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

Description:

Participants complete a series of 2 sets of 12 strength training exercises. Pre and post assessments to assess flexibility and balance will be conducted.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a series of 2 sets of 12 strength training exercises.

Registration:

Call Bates County Extension 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




Character Critters-Nevada Head Start (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Nevada Head Start
Nevada MO

Description:

Character Education for pre-school

Session topic:

Fran the Fair Frog

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Central Bank Lake of the Ozarks
611 E North St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. The Matter of Balance class emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn to: view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

Registration:

To register for this class, please call the Miller County Extension Office at 573-369-2394 or stop by the Miller County Extension Office located in Tuscumbia. You may also email Sarah Traub at traubs@missouri.edu.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This class is being offered for FREE due to a grant received!!

Facilitator:

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




Character Critters-Appleton City Head Start (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Appleton City Head Start
Appleton City MO

Description:

Character Education for Pre-school and kindergarten

Session topic:

Fran the Fair Frog

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 9 Exercise

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Fall Prevention -Kingswood (Session 3 of 34)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Fall Prevention program helps participants learn to reduce fear of falling and exercise to increase strength, flexibility, and balance.


Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Character Critters-Rich Hill Head Start (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Rich Hill Head Start
Rich Hill MO

Description:

Character Education for Pre-school

Session topic:

Fran the Fair Frog

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 8 of 40)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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.

Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Building Strong Families-Women Aware conference & committees

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Mules Cafe
Poplar Bluff MO

Description:

This includes conference committee meetings and lunchens

Session topic:

This includes committee meetings for the Women Aware Inc. conference chairs and bi monthly lunch.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 14 of 20)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

A series of eight strengthening exercises will be completed in each class with a warm-up and cool down period. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to gain strength, flexibility and balance.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 2 sets each of 8 strength training exercises, and a cool down.

Registration:

call Bates County Extension 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 - University of Missouri St. Louis (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Session #8

Registration
deadline:

1/16/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Sullivan County Extension Mtg (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Penny Kittle, KittleP@missouri.edu
Sullivan County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/265-4541




Health Insurance Education and What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act - Miller County

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
St. Anthony Parish Hall
132 Main St, Iberia MO map...

Description:

Health insurance education programs provide individuals and families with the resources and skills needed to make informed health insurance decisions. This session will cover:
• How the new law affects you
• Understanding Missouri’s Health Insurance Marketplace
• Understanding your health insurance options
• How to get help to pay health insurance
• Impact on other types of health insurance

Registration:

Contact the Miller County Extension Center at 573-369-2394 or millerco@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

3/19/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters - St. Louis City (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
St. Luke's Plaza Community Room
5602 Enright Ave , Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters courses help families with limited resources make healthy meals at home, using a wide variety of foods that are commonly available in their grocery stores, in WIC packages and from emergency food providers such as food pantries. Course instructors teach cooking skills, practical nutrition information and food budgeting strategies that will last a lifetime. This 6-weeks class is provided in collaboration with St. Louis County Department of Health Education.

Session topic:

Healthy-Cooking Basics.

Registration:

To Register: Call Jean @ (314) 361-3962

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This program is funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

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




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University
Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield 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.

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 David Jerome at 816 655 6229

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

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




Jasper County Master Gardener Level I training (Session 9 of 14)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Jasper County Central Annex
105 Lincoln, Carthage MO map...

Description:

The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri. Those trained through the program volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening. To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour Core Course Training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back in approved University of Missouri Extension activities. A large percentage of volunteer hours is dedicated to providing assistance with the heavy workload of horticulture questions in county Extension offices. Through activities such as Extension hot lines, workshops, speakers bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

Session topic:

Naturescaping and Missouri Tropical Connection

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center for an application and registration information.

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Ozark Gateway Master Gardeners are providing scholarships to pay part of the fee. See application for details.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Peters (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program's goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions improve strength and balance and include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. There are ten weeks of exercise sessions plus an orientation and pre-assessment session. The program concludes with a post-assessment during the last session.

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA Master Card and Discover accepted.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Participants who attend all sessions and complete pre- and post-assessments will receive a $20 refund.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Canceled: Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mizzou Center
1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...



Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 8 of 40)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Small orchard on FF Highway. Bring your own pruning tools and a chair if needed.
Box 12750, FF Highway, Patterson MO map...

Description:

Outdoor workshop on the techniques for pruning trees. This is a hands-on workshop.

Session topic:

Outdoor workshop on the techniques for pruning fruit trees. This is a hands-on workshop.

Registration:

Bring pruning tools and chairs if you want to sit. Those present will learn.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Book view Apartments in Montgomery City, MO
600 West 5th St., Mongomery City MO map...

Description:

A 6 session nutrition and food preparation course. Partnering in this program with Extension are the Brookview Apartment complex in Montgomery City and the North East Community Action Corporation in Montgomery County.

Registration:

Contact Ted Delean at Brookview Apartments 600 W. 5th Street, Montgomery City, MO or Chris Merritt at MU Extension, 636-456-3444.

Registration
deadline:

2/10/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Raytown School District (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Raytown School and Educational Conference Center
10750 E. 350 Highway, Raytown MO map...

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.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00




FastTrac - First Step (Session 10 of 24)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Who are my competitors and the types of competition. Discuss SWOT analysis

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Introduction to Quick Books for Farms and Agribusinesses (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College - Location information available upon registration.
5370 Flat River Road, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

Join us for this introductory course to QuickBooks for Farms and AgriBusinesses. Consider QuickBooks for your business record keeping software. Now you can quickly do your invoicing, bookkeeping, and billing because QuickBooks gives you the things you need most, all in one place. Easily track sales and expenses, accept payments, scan receipts, and be ready for tax time.

Registration:

To register, please call the Washington County Extension Office at (573) 438-2671 and send registration payment of $50 to:
Washington County Extension
113 N. Missouri St. Suite A
Potosi, MO 63664
Questions about the program? Please call Lynn Heins at (573) 438-2671 or cell phone (618) 214-4059.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Serv Safe Winter 2014 (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Hannibal Career and Technical Center Room V200
4550 McMasters Avenue, Hannibal MO map...

Description:

An opportunity for anyone in Marion County that needs to have food safety training. This nationally regonized course is required by local county ordinance for foodserive workers.

Session topic:

Exam for the ServSafe course.

Registration:

Contact the Hannibal Career and technical Center at 573-221-4430 to register.

Registration
deadline:

3/3/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
The fee includes the Serv Safe manual and exam answer sheet. If you already have the manual, you can register for $100.

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Training - Morgan (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan/Moniteau County MU Extension office
100 E. Newton St. 4th Floor, Versailles MO map...

Description:

The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

Session topic:

3-hour sessions covering the following topics: Soils and Herb gardening

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$135.00
Course Fee: $135 single or $225 couples. Training fee covers the following: Master Gardener Core Manual, Master Gardener Certification, name tag, and travel and instruction expenses for class educators.

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
Morgan County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/378-5358




Operation JumpStart (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management.

Session topic:

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of their products/services through the customers' eyes and will learn the tools needed to complete the Products/Services section of the feasibility plan

Registration:

Register by calling 573-651-2929 or by email - gervin@semo.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Canceled: Health Insurance Education and What you and your business need to know about the Affordable Care Act

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Carl Junction Community Center 303 N. Main St, Carl Junction, MO 64834
To Register: call University of Missouri Barton County Extension Office 417-682-3579 by email at macomberk@missouri.edu.
303 N. Main St., Carl Junction MO map...



2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.

Session topic:

Plant Disease and Diagnostics

Registration:

Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training - Cedar County (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Health Complex
807 Owen Mill Rd., Stockton MO map...

Description:

COURSE CONTENT
Course consists of ten, 3-hour sessions covering the following topics:
Woody Ornamentals & Trees
Irrigation, Hobby Greenhouses & Tool Care
Plant Growth & Development
Plant Diseases
Soils & Composting
Entomology
Vegetable Gardening
Flower Gardening
Growing Fruit Crops
Turfgrass

Trainees will receive 30 hours of horticulture training taught by MU Extension Specialists and other professionals.

Session topic:

Plant Diseases taught by Jill Scheidt Agronomy Specialist Barton County MU Extension

Registration:

Please register as soon as possible by mail, phone, or walk-in. Master Gardener Training Program-- $150 per person ($250/couple). Please make check payable to: Cedar County Extension. For more informaiton contact the Cedar County Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or Patrick Davis by email at davismp@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2014

Cost:

$150.00
$150 single or $250 couples. Training fee covers the following: Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual, Master Gardener Certification, name tag, travel and instruction expenses for class educators.

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
Cedar County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/276-3313




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Pike County 2014 (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 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 2014 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. 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:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Branson (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
CoxHealth, Branson(Skaggs Hospital)
Branson MO

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions, and is provided in two and a half hour sessions. 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.

Session topic:

Session six: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; working with your health care professional and system; weight management; future plans

Registration:

Class will be held at CoxHealth (Old Skaggs Hospital). Please call (417) 335-7075 to register.

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Basic Parenting (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers after Dark is a program for mothers to network and learn more about the job of parenting and relationships.

Session topic:

Basic parenting. Support for moms of young children.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Women's Financial Education Series (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 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:

Estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, powers of attorney, etc.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2014

Cost:

$49.00
Partial scholarships available

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardeners of Greene County Potting Shed University Gardening Classes (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Weekly gardening class sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Greene County and taught by horticultural experts.

Session topic:

Companion Planting with Joe and Cathy Wolven

Registration:

Register and pay at the class.

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

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




SMQA training

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Community First Bank basement
Butler MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David Hoffman, HoffmanD@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Miller County Master Gardener Core Class Series (Session 4 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Location varies between Tuscumbia Extension Center, CBOLO Main Bank, & State Fair Community College Lake Ozark. Consult schedule for exact location that night.

Description:

Our basic Master Gardener program, which addresses all the major topics associated with gardening.

Session topic:

Plants and Their Environment; Plant Propagation

Registration
deadline:

2/24/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Audrain County 4-H Council (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Femrite, femrites@missouri.edu
Audrain County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/581-3231