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Monday, March 31, 2014

Embryology - School Enrichment (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 8 a.m. to Friday, April 4, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Bolivar Elementary

Description:

Incubators and curriculum are rented by public schools, child care centers and other youth programs.

Session topic:

Embryology in the classroom - an opportunity to observe chicks hatching

Registration
deadline:

5/31/2014

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
Polk County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/326-4916




MU Extension Agriculture Connection Radio Program (Session 40 of 52)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Where:  
107.7 The Lake Radio Station
1225 Hwy 39 S, Stockton MO map...

Description:

This radio program is setup to educate listeners on current topic within agriculture and provide them with knowlege that they can implement to improve their agriculture enterprise. MU Extension Specialist involved in the program are from the areas of Livestock and Agronomy. The program is broadcasted weekly on Mondays at 8:30 a. m. on 107.7 FM The Lake in Stockton, MO.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management-Nevada On My Own (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
On My Own
Nevada MO

Registration:

On My Own

Registration
deadline:

2/21/2014

Class size:

15

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. Advanced (Session 16 of 19)

When:  Monday, March 31, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Perry County Extension office
321 N. Main St, Suite 1, Perryville MO map...

Description:

SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.

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:

Pre-registration is required by January 2, 2014. To register contact the Perry County Extension Office at 573-547-4504

Registration
deadline:

1/2/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 17 of 20)

When:  Monday, March 31, 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




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Greene County Extension Center inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic, Springfield MO map...



Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Quail's Nest Inn and Suites
4644 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach MO map...

Registration:

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

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management in Joplin (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Description:

This is a Health Management Class. The six-week workshop for adults living with a chronic condition and their family members. Classes are highly interactive, where mutual support and success builds confidence in participants’ ability to manage their health while maintaining active & fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Future plans for healthcare, healthy eating, communication skills, problem-solving, and making an action plan

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
The class is free. Participants will receive a book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Branson (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
1150 State Hwy 248 (Cox Specialty clinic building)
Cox Specialty clinic, 1150 State Hwy 248, Branson MO map...

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

Registration:

Class will be held at: 1150 State Hwy 248, Branson (Cox Speciality clinic building). Please call CoxHealth Branson Wellness Center to register for the Monday 3:00 class: 417-335-7333

Registration
deadline:

3/20/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Quail's Nest Inn and Suites
4644 Osage Beack Parkway, Osage Beach MO map...

Registration:

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

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Master Naturalist Training (Session 11 of 15)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Joplin MO

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center, 417/358-2158, e-mail: jasperco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$85.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Evangelical United Church of Church
33 S.Ellis, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Parent education using the Building Strong Families curriculum

Session topic:

Family Strengths workshop, participants identify own family strengths and plan activities to build their family strenghts

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 14 of 25)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 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:

Regular meeting of the Greene County Extension Council. Agendas are posted under "plans and reports" on the Greene County Extension website.

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




Pulaski County Extension Council Meeting (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
403 School Street, Suite 1, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Counselor Training (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Workshops for teens to give them the skills needed to help campers have a safe rewarding experience at 4-H Camp.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Branstetter, BranstetterK@missouri.edu
Crawford County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 775-2135




2014 Annie's Project I - Marceline (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Marceline High School Computer Lab
314 Santa Fe Avenue, Marceline MO map...

Description:

Annie's Project is a 6-week program to help farm women become better business partners in the farm business. Topics covered will include: estate planning, leases and legal issues, marketing, how property is titled and finances. Group discussion and a hands-on computer lab will also be part of this class.

Registration
deadline:

2/13/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




2013 Annie's Project I - Edina (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Knox County High School
Hwy 6 East , Edina MO map...

Description:

Annie's Project is a 6-week program to help farm women become better business partners in the farm business. Topics covered will include: estate planning, leases and legal issues, marketing, how property is titled and finances. Group discussion and a hands-on computer lab will also be part of this class.

Registration
deadline:

2/21/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Karisha Devlin, devlink@missouri.edu
Knox County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/397-2179




Master Gardeners of Greene County Potting Shed University Gardening Classes (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Monday, March 31, 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:

20 Shrubs I Would Not be Without with Barbara St Clair

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