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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Mental Health First Aid- St. Louis County Extension Office

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension-St. Louis Office
10650 Gateway Boulevard , St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Session topic:

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training is designed to increase knowledge, reduce stigma, and offer appropriate support to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Registration:

Call Janie- 314-400-7299

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2014

Class size:

16

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00
Lunch is provided.

Facilitator:

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




Develop A Winning Marketing Plan (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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:

A marketing plan is like a road map. It shows you where you are now, where you want to be, and the best route to take you there. All businesses need a marketing plan to direct their future actions and make the most of scarce marketing resources. Understand how to move beyond the basics of marketing to develop objectives and strategies that meet your goals. Make the most of your marketing dollar and enchance your short- and long-term profitability. Learn how to write measurable, attainable objectives and evaluate marketing strategies. Class one of the Strategic Marketing Series. more...

Session topic:

All businesses need a marketing plan to direct their future actions and make the most of scarce resources. Move beyond the basics of marketing to develop objectives and strategies that meet your goals. Learn how to write and evaluate mktg. strategies.

Registration:

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

Cost:

$119.00
$119.00 per person, or $495 for the series of five marketing courses

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Garden Inspired Writing Retreat (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Start in the atrium of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...



FREE VITA Tax Preparation by Appointment Only, Northwest MO (Session 5 of 18)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9 a.m. to Friday, March 7, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Community Action Partnership
1304 N. Walnut, Suite 200, Cameron MO map...

Description:

If you are low- to moderate-income, and would like help with filing your taxes, we will help you at no cost to you. Free tax returns can also be prepared for high school and college students; as well as individuals and families who do not own a business.
You do need to make an appointment. You can make your appointment by calling your local University of Missouri Extension Center or call the Andrew County Extension Center at 816.324.3147, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or you can leave a message and Kathy or Rebecca will return your call. Bring picture IDs for all adults, Social Security cards for everyone you are claiming, W-2s, 1099s, etc. It is also a good idea to bring anything you receive in the mail that indicates it is tax related and a copy of your last years’ tax return.

Session topic:

Free Tax Preparation in DeKalb County

Registration:

Call for appointment.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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 7 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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
SLATE Missouri Career Center
1520 Market Street, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Thinking about starting your own business, being your own boss and enjoying the life of an entrepreneur? Fantastic!
Of course you have a business plan, have secured funding, and have hired an accountant and lawyer, right?

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.

In just 3 hours, you will learn key elements of a business plan including …


• Writing style tips.
• Required content.
• How to use a business plan as a management tool.
• A greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started.


Who Should Attend?

Writing a Business Plan is designed for entrepreneurs of all ages, backgrounds, education and experience—regardless of the type of business you want to start! If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at no cost.

Session topic:

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.


Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$39.00
No Cost to Dislocated Workers. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, Jan-Mar 2014 (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 9 of 19)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




Focus on Kids - Johnson County (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Extension Center
135 West Market Street, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

State-mandated co-parenting class for divorcing and never married parents.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a co-parenting class for parents who are divorcing or never married and have a court case.

Registration:

Pre-register one week in advance by calling the Johnson County Extension Center at 660-747-3193.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Camp (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Session topic:

Camp Planning

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kathleen Bondy, BondyK@missouri.edu
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 584-3658




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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 7 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 1 of 33)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




2014 Crane Dairy Day (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Crane Christian Church Community Center
Hwy 413, Crane MO map...

Description:

This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 6 but changed to Mar. 6 due to weather.

Session topic:

Topics include hairy heel wart management, using milk smaples for breeding programs, dairy outlook and a panel of farmers covering their dry cow protocols.

Registration:

Call 417-357-6812 to preregister

Registration
deadline:

3/3/2014

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

C. Tim Schnakenberg, SchnakenbergC@missouri.edu
Stone County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/357-6812




International Market Research, Selection & Entry Strategies

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Economic Development Center, SSM Room
5988 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Charles MO map...

Description:

Join us for this hands-on, interactive session designed to provide insight and information on actions you can take to successfully identify, research and enter new international markets. Gain answers to the following questions….

Key Session Topics:
• Market Selection – It’s a big world out there, where does opportunity for my product lie?
• Market Research – Are there sources of information that can help me in selecting a target market?
• Market Entry Strategies – Market selection made, now what?

Presenters:
• Larry Dill, Director – University of Missouri Extension, International Trade Center
• Cory Simek, Director – U.S. Export Assistance Center, St. Louis

Who Should Attend? Any business or sales staff member that is new-to-exporting OR businesses that are currently exporting and want to explore new markets. Participants are invited to bring a laptop or IPad.

Session topic:

Join us for this hands-on, interactive session designed to provide insight and information on actions you can take to successfully identify, research and enter new international markets.

Registration:

Please register through the link provided and select Training Events more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 6 of 39)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 10 of 20)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Session #6

Registration
deadline:

1/16/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
phone: 314/400-7287




Canceled: Understanding Financial Statements

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...



Jasper County Master Gardener Level I training (Session 6 of 14)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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:

Plant Diseases

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 6 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City 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: Michelle Cunningham

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 Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-2891




Focus on Kids--Cooper County--Boonville, MO (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Extension Center is located just east of the intersection of Hwy B and Jackson Rd (also called Logan's Lake Road to the west). We are next to Citizens Community Bank.

510 Jackson Rd Ste A, Boonville 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.

Session topic:

The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

To register contact the Cooper County Extension Center
510 Jackson Road, Suite A
Boonville, MO 65233
Phone: 660-882-5661. Fee of $40 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 6 of 39)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




Focus on Kids - Livingston County

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
(Directly across from Grand 6 Theatre)
2881 Grand Dr, Chillicothe MO map...

Session topic:

The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

Contact Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County Extension Office (660.646.0811) to register. Pre-registration is required. If you must cancel, please do so at least 24-hours in advance.

Cost:

$35.00
Fee must be paid by cash or money order only.

Facilitator:

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




Tips & Tricks for Understanding Windows 8

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall, Cornell Auditorium, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

Learn tips and tricks to understand Windows 8. There will be a demonstration of how to use and navigate Windows 8 with a Q&A session to follow. If you currently have a portable device with Windows 8, you are encouraged to bring that device to the workshop (please make sure that it is fully charged). more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
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




Market Beef Weigh In

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
North Missouri Livestock Market
Milan MO

Description:

Market Beef Weigh In for Rate of Gain Contest more...

Session topic:

Market beef weigh in for rate of gain contest.

Registration:

No registration required

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Scenic Regional Library in Union.
308 Hawthorne Dr, 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:

To register 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:

3/5/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Fee may be waived by Family Court Judge

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Cass County (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a state-mandated co-parenting education program for divorcing or never-married parents.

Session topic:

Co-parenting program for divorcing and never-married parents.

Registration:

Call the Cass County Extension Office at 816-380-8460 to pre-register.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Mountain Lions 4-H Club (Session 12 of 19)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 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:

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




2014 Polk County 4-H Clover Kids (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Call the extension office for location information at 417-326-4916
Bolivar MO

Description:

Clover Kids is the introductory program to 4-H for children 5 to 7 years of age (on or before December 31, 2013.) Parents attend the club meetings with their children assisting in the program presentation. Yearly dues are $9 per Clover Kid. Contact Velynda Cameron, 4-H Youth Development Specialist at 417-326-4916 or cameronv@missouri.edu for information about joining the Polk County 4-H Clover Kids Club.

Session topic:

March Polk County 4-H Clover Kids meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Understanding Social Media & Business

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

Where:  
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
14 E. 19th Street, Higginsville MO map...

Session topic:

This course will introduce you to four social media channels and get your business started using the proper channel(s) based on your goals, strategies, resources and target markets.

Registration:

Call 550-543-4402 or email sbtdc@ucmo.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/4/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00
$39.00 for Higginsville Chamber members.

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




Introduction to Quick Books for Farms and Agribusinesses (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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 1 of 5)

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

First session of the ServSafe course. This instruction will help participants prepare for the exam.

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




Vernon County Private Pesticide Applicator Training

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

Where:  
Vernon County Fairgrounds
Centennial Boulevard, Nevada MO map...

Registration:

Call the local office to register one week before the class

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
Vernon County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 448-2560




2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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:

Trees in the Landscape

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 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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:

Irrigation, Hobby Greenhouses and Tool Care taught by Bob Schultheis Natural Resource Engineer Specialist MU Extension Webster County

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




Christian County Extension Council Meetings (FY 2014) (Session 9 of 12)

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

Where:  
Christian County Extension Office
105 N. 2nd Street, Ozark MO map...

Description:

Monthly meetings of the Christian County Extension Council

Session topic:

Annual meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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:

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.

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




Extension Council Meeting (Session 9 of 12)

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

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

Session topic:

General monthly meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 8 of 9)

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

Where:  
California High School Vo Ag Bldg
California MO

Description:

Fulfills the requirement for private applicators to be licensed to use restricted use pesticides on their land.

Session topic:

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Cost:

$0.00
M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” required for class. If you don't have this manual it can be purchased for $12 at the class.

Facilitator:

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




Miller County Master Gardener Core Class Series (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 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:

Soils and plant nutrition

Registration
deadline:

2/24/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Health Insurance Education (Session 2 of 2)

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

Where:  
NECAC Randolph County
East Side of Career Center
1210 Highway 24 West, Moberly MO map...

Session topic:

Because of the new health care law, individuals, families and businesses will need
to make decisions about their health insurance. As a nonpartisan, neutral entity,
University of Missouri Extension provides this education opportunity.

Registration
deadline:

3/4/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H County Council Meetings (Session 8 of 14)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton County Youth Building
251 East Highway 116, Plattsburg MO map...

Description:

County 4-H Councils

Session topic:

Clinton County 4-H Council Meeting, Representatives from clubs and leaders making decisions guiding the county 4-H programs

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Debra Davis, davisdd@missouri.edu
Clinton County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/539-3765




Presentations (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lexington MO

Description:

Events, meetings, and other venues where I gave a presentation on behalf of the Community Arts Pilot Project.

Session topic:

Presentation given on the MU Extension Community Arts Pilot Project at Lafayette County Annual Dinner. Points of emphasis were: how the arts can impact development in rural communities, how people can become involved and support the project.

Registration
deadline:

4/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/885-5556




Harrison Co Extension Council Meeting Mar 6, 2014

When:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

University of Missouri in Harrison County Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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