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Thursday, April 10, 2014

What's Brewing Series 2013-2014 (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
To be determined

Description:

What’s Brewing?: Exploring Issues, Opportunities & Connections for St. Louis Area Neighborhoods

Why have some St. Louis communities rebounded, while others have remained stagnant or continued to decline? What strategies and strengths have made the difference?

Join us for a series of breakfast conversations to explore Rebound Communities: What Explains Neighborhood Success? Each session will focus on a different rebound neighborhood and include:
• Background analysis by Dr. Todd Swanstrom of the University of Missouri–St. Louis;
• A panel discussion featuring stakeholders who have played a key role in the community’s development
• Group discussion to explore application of strategies to other St. Louis communities.
 more...

Session topic:

What's Brewing?: Central West End

Registration:

This event is free, however registration is required by emailing registercpp@gmail.com more...

Class size:

75

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kara Lubischer, lubischerk@umsl.edu
St. Louis County Extension Center at UMSL
phone: 314/516-6392




Leadership Phelps County (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County
Rolla MO

Description:

Leadership Phelps County is a program designed to ensure the continued improvement of the Phelps County area by developing a network of leaders throughout Phelps County that possess a broader understanding of the needs and issues of the county and to increase commitment to community service and leadership.

Session topic:

LPC - Education Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Senior Adult Nutrition FSTV segment (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Foxwood Springs Senior Living Complex
Raymore MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension St. Charles
260 Brown Road, St. Peters 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:


Starting a Small Business: The First Steps 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




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis County Extension Office
10650 Gateway Blvd., Creve Couer MO, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards over $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world’s largest customer? This 3-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities, and understand the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Session topic:

The federal government awards over $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world’s largest customer? This 3-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps.

Registration:

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-2115




Character Critters-Lakeland (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Lakeland Elementary School
Deepwater MO

Description:

Character Education or pre-school and kindergarten students

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 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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 five: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; healthy eating; making informed treatment decisions; dealing with depression

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




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

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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




Weight Management (Raymore TOPS) (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Christian Church
Raymore MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




A Matter of Balance (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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




4-H "From The Farm To You" (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Headstart
Lamar MO

Description:

From The Farm To You will be presented at Lamar Head start by Barton County Teen leaders . The 4 week program will highlight fresh fruits and vegtables, story time, songs, and ,hands-on classroom activities.

Session topic:

4-H From The Farm To You

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




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

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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




Making an International Sale: from Quote to Payment

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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:

Key Seminar Topics:
• Responding to an International Sales Inquiry – formulating a solid quote
• Documentation Requirements – guidelines to ensure you dot all the “I’s” and cross and the “t’s”
• Coordinating Shipping- successful movement of your product from here to…. where?
• Getting Paid – tools, technique and tips to managing risk and ensuring payment is made

Presenters:
• Larry Dill, Director – University of Missouri Extension, International Trade Center
• International Trade Experts in Documentation, Finance, Shipping & Logistics
• Panel of Successful Exporters


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.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Senior Adult Nutrition (Belton Sr. Center) (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 11:15 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Senior Nutrition Center
Belton MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy - University of Missouri St. Louis (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Session #10 and post-assessment

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




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

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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 and post-assessment

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, April 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Buchanan County Extension Office
From Mitchell, turn at the Kit Bond Science and Technology Incubator (Missouri Western Campus)
Go to top of hill and turn left at MU Extension Sign. Class will be held in red brick building in back conference room
4125 Mitchell Ave, St. Joseph MO map...



Tackling The Tough Skills - Charleston P&P (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Charleston Probation and Parole office
Charleston MO

Description:

Tackling the Tough Skills is a Life Skills program for individuals who are preparing to enter the work force. The class will be 8 hours in total; 2 hours per day for 4 days. Topics that will be explored include attitude, responsibility, communication and preparing for the work place.

Session topic:

Tackling the Tough Skills session 4 will cover the topic of Problem Solving.

Registration:

Probation & Parole client in Mississippi County register through their Parole Officer.

Registration
deadline:

4/4/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
Mississippi County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 683-6129




Cooking Matters - St. Louis City (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
St. Luke's Plaza Community Room
5602 Enright Avenue, St. 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:

Making the Most of Your Meals. Planning healthy, low-cost meals to maximize food dollars.

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management-El Dorado Springs (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Memorial Hospital-
El Dorado Springs MO

Registration
deadline:

3/21/2014

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




Introduction to QuickBooks (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

April 8(Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)
April 10 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks software for your business bookkeeping needs. Emphasis will be placed on properly setting up list items which determine how the information feeds into the company financial statements. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card statements will be demonstrated. Reports for tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, company profitability, and company status will be presented. more...

Session topic:

Day 2

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

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




Internet & Digital Marketing

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 5 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...

Description:

There is more to digital marketing than social media and a website. Learn how finding the right tools, strategy, and measurements can grow your business. You'll gain a clear perspective of why all your marketing efforts need to be integrated. Learn how you can optimize your online presence through location and keyword specific campaigns via SEM (Search Engine Marketing) and SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Explore tools such as Google- Keyword, Adwords, Analytics, and Social Media Ads. Take advantage of these fantastic resources to better engage and retain your customers; leveraging your current relationships for content creation, R&D, and digital word-of-mouth for acquiring more customers. Understand how to use online tools like Hootsuite to efficiently manage your campaigns.

Registration
deadline:

4/10/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$69.00

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Money Apron, 2013-2014

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Avenue City School District R-9
18069 Highway 169, Cosby MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Healthy Corner Store Kickoff Event (Session 6 of 7)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Independence 7-Eleven
23rd and Noland, Independence MO map...

Description:

Store will host a community event to celebrate the beginning of an ongoing effort to promote healthy eating by making it easier to find fresh, canned or frozen fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grain foods, healthy beverages and healthy snacks. Come celebrate with us!
Each event will offer cooking demonstrations, healthy recipes and children’s activities, along with opportunities for community members to share ideas about healthy food.

Session topic:

Community Promotion Event

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Health Insurance Education for Money Smart Week

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
10650 Gateway Blvd, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Health insurance education programs provide individuals and families with the resources and skills needed to make informed health insurance decisions.

Registration:

To register, contact Janie Lewis at (314) 400-2115 or lewisjs@missouri.edu

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




Clinton Cougars 4-H Club (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Methodist Church

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Heartland (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Heartland
6417 Shelby County Road 150, Bethel MO map...

Description:

Are you interested in improving your muscle strength? Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a program designed to set you on the path to increasing your muscle strength, balance and flexibility. You don't have to visit a gym or buy any expensive equipment.

Session topic:

First session. We will do fitness assessments and review materials for the program.

Registration
deadline:

4/8/2014

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 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:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Clinton Cool Cats 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Methodist Church

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training - Cedar County (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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:

Growing Fruit Crops taught by Patrick Byers Horticulture Specialist MU Extension Greene 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




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 39 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, April 10, 2014, 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

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

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

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




Growing & Cooking Vegetables in Your Garden (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
105 E. 5th, Suite 100, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Join University of Missouri Extension horticulture and nutrition specialists as they share practical tips for growing vegetables you can plant in cool weather. Storage information and new ideas for preparation will also be shared. Class will include sampling of these vegetables.

Session topic:

Growing and Cooking Tomatoes and Peppers

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Training - Morgan (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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 topic: Landscape Design/Plant Selection

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




2014 Master Gardener Classes (Session 1 of 24)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
St. Joseph, MO

Description:

2014 Master Gardener Classes. Registration for these classes ended on April 3, 2014. For more information about the classes, see the web site. If you would like to be considered for next year's class, email Tim Baker at BakerT@missouri.edu more...

Session topic:

Introduction to Master Gardening; Plant Growth and Development - St. Joseph. Registration for the 2014 Master Gardener Classes ended on April 3.

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2014

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




2014 Master Gardener Classes (Session 2 of 24)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Princeton, MO

Description:

2014 Master Gardener Classes. Registration for these classes ended on April 3, 2014. For more information about the classes, see the web site. If you would like to be considered for next year's class, email Tim Baker at BakerT@missouri.edu more...

Session topic:

Introduction to Master Gardening; Plant Growth and Development - Princeton. Registration for the 2014 Master Gardener Classes ended on April 3.

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2014

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




Operation JumpStart (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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 help in using the Cash Flow Report to determine financial feasibility.

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




Home Buyer Education / H.O.M.E

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Kansas City Public Library- Trails West Branch
11401 E. 23rd Street , Independence MO map...

Description:

First time homebuyer education

Session topic:

First time homebuyer education class

Registration:

Contact Marsha Alexander for details.

Registration
deadline:

4/8/2014

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

Marsha Alexander, AlexanderM@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: (816) 482-5850




Webb City Comprehensive Visioning Project with Drury's Center for Community Studies, Hammons School of Architecture (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Route 66 Event Center
21 S Webb St, Webb City MO map...

Description:

MU Extension in collaboration with Drury's Center for Community Studies is hosting a series of open community meetings and workshops to develop a 'Vision Toolkit' for a comprehensives, community wide vision for Webb City. The process is intended to be intensely participant driven, BUT we need people to attend to be heard. Five (5) architecture students are working with a diverse Vision Advisory Committee and need YOUR participation to build the integrity of a 20-30 year citywide vision for Webb City.

This visioning effort is intended to develop a broader discussion of how the study area in Webb City can better realize its important potential for placemaking, heritage tourism, transit, housing, 'city repair', and related economic development.

Since Spring 2007, the academic collaboration between MU Extension and the Drury Center for Community Studies has assisted 28 communities with 30 visioning projects resulting in 5 DREAM Initiative communities and economic activity in the projected range of 20-30 million dollars. For each community this represents a first step along a path toward revitalization, entrepreneurship, economic development and overall sustainability.

Session topic:

Final public review and input on Development Concepts addressing the issues & considerations related to the long range vision for Webb City. Emphasis is on linking existing assets, anticipating growth and creating a sense of place.

Registration:

Open to the entire community.

Class size:

99

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jeff Barber, LEED AP architect, barberj@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Miller County Master Gardener Core Class Series (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 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:

Woody Ornamentals and Pruning

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 Montgomery Co. 4/10

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Montgomery City Library
224 N Allen St, Montgomery City MO map...

Description:

Educational program for individuals and families who are in need of health insurance or who have insurance and would like information on what is covered and how to use the insurance.

Session topic:

Educational program for individuals and families who would like to know more about the Affordable Care Act. How to purchase health insurance and how to use health insurance will be discussed.

Registration:

There is no pre registration. The program begins at 6:30 PM at the Montgomery City Library.

Registration
deadline:

4/10/2014

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Enon Baptist Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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