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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

2013 Youth ExCEL (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 7 a.m. to Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6 p.m.

Where:  
Columbia and Jefferson City

Description:

To develop a network of leaders with a broader understanding of the needs and issues of the county and to increase commitment to community service and leadership.

Session topic:

MU Campus/ Capitol Tour

Registration:

Contact Oregon County Extension (417) 778-7490.

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2013

Cost:

$350.00

Facilitator:

Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
Howell County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/256-2391




Adolescent Health/STD/HIV Prevention - Twin Rivers - Fisk & Qulin 5 & 6 Grades Health Fair

When:  Monday, April 22, 2013, 8 a.m. to Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3 p.m.

Where:  
Qulin and Fisk Elementary Schools
Qulin and Fisk MO

Description:

A Health Fair was scheduled for 5-6 grades at Twin Rivers campuses at Qulin and at Fisk. Topics included: Pubery/hygiene and prescription drug prevention.

Session topic:

The health fair was taught one Extension Specialist and one representative from S.E. Behavioral Health. Topics: puberty/hygiene and prescription drug prevention.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families-Budgeting for Community Action Agency clients

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Doniphan MO

Description:

Budgeting from Building Strong Families for Community Action Agency clients

Session topic:

Building Strong Families program on budgeting to the Community Action Agency clients

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Strong Women, Healthy Hearts (Cass) (Session 16 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Description:

This 10 week program is for women 4o years and older who are primarily sedentary. This program helps participants build up to 30 minutes of daily walking. There is also a focus on heart health -- class activities include nutrition and food connection for protecting the heart.

Registration:

callthe MU Extension Center @ 816.380.8460

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 816/380-8460




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Warren County Senior Center
501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

This progra will be held at the Warren County Senior Center on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 until 11:00.

Session topic:

Session 3 exercise, discussion on balance.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Warren County, 636-456-3444 or merrittc@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

4/10/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Exercise Class for those with Arthritis

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
The program is held at a lower meeting room at St. Paul United Methodist church, 413 E. Walnut, Springfield, MO
Springfield, MO

Session topic:

This is the 7th session of the LIFT (Learning is Fun Together) series of programs held for seniors in Greene County.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Wirth, WirthJ@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Building Strong Families-Woodland

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
church
Marble Hill MO

Session topic:

Parents recognize Family Strengths

Registration:

Parent education for parents of the Woodland School District-Parents As Teachers

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




Walk With Ease-Nevada (Session 10 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Osage Praire YMCA
Nevada MO

Description:

Walk With Ease program is designed to help participants become a knowledgeable, conficent arthritis self-manager--that is, a person who can take acion to ease arthritis symptoms and maintain your overall fitness and quality of life. Walk With Ease may be different from other walking programs you know about, because it offers a structured program that has been tested and proven to benefit those who complete it. Walk With Ease is shown to reduce the pain aand discomfort of arthritis and increase balance, strength, and walking pace.

Registration:

Free class

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2013

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 8 of 13)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Don Bosco Center
Kansas City MO

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.

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Cass) (Session 16 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 W. Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Registration:

To register contact Cass Career Center @ 816.380.3253, extension 7223

Cost:

$35.00
2nd person from same household is $15

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 816/380-8460




Cooking Matters for Diabetics (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Katy Trails Housing Complex, Community Room
clinton MO

Description:

This 6 week class focuses on hands-on basic food prep and food budeting skills for limited resources individuals who have diabetes OR a caregiver to a diabetic.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 816/380-8460




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Family Love Adult Day Health Care (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  

Family Love Adult Day Health Care


286 DeBaliviere Ave., Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. An orientation and pre-assessment precede nine weeks of exercise sessions, and the program concludes with a post-assessment.

Session topic:

Orientation/Pre Assessment

Registration:

Call Joyce Wilks
Phone: (314)367-5683

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




MO STEP=UP Why Export?

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Key information in your community can expand sales and create jobs by entering the international marketplace. Attend this training to learn how you can help.

Session topic:

Key information for Economic Development Professionals to help companies in your community expand sales and create jobs by entering the international marketplace. Attend this training to learn how you can help.

Registration:

Registration: Ron Mueller (636) 928-7714 or email: rmeuller@edcscc.com

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Larry Dill, dilll@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314/608-8723




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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:

This class is for clients of Callaway County Special Services.

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Health Care Management Program-Dallas Co (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
OACAC Dallas County Neighborhood Center

1350 Carlson Lane, Buffalo MO map...

Description:

This class is for anyone living with a chronic condition. Participants will learn tips on: Pain Management; Working with your Doctor; Medication Usage; Exercise; Nutrition; Assessing Health Information; and Stress Management.

Session topic:

Participants will learn about better breathing, pain, fatigue, and more about fitness/exercise. Class will also practice feedback/problem-solving and using the mind to manage symptoms. Action plans will be made.

Registration:

Please register before Monday, April 8, 2013 by contacting OACAC, Dallas County Neighborhood Center at 417-345-7964.

Registration
deadline:

4/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Business Essentials: Precision Target Marketing

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC
500 E. Walnut Street, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...



Chronic Disease Self-Management-Clinton Housing (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton MO

Registration:

Registration due by March 8, 2013 by calling the Henry County Extension Office at 660-885-5556

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Eating from the Garden-South (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
South Elementary School
Highway 25 South, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Hands-on gardening with 4th Graders and summer school students at South Elementary School in Jackon, MO

Session topic:

bug identification, picking spinach, pulling weeds

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Clinton) (Session 16 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Where:  
Senior Nutrition Center
Clinton MO

Description:

This advanced program is for participants who have completed the basic STay Strong, Stay Healthy program. This program focuses on advanced strength training for persons 60 years and older.

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 816/380-8460




Tai Chi for Health - Mizzou (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

Tai Chi for Health is easy to learn for relaxation, strengthening mind and body, and improving health and fitness. The gentle movements of Tai Chi have been shown to improve coordination, balance, flexibility, muscle strength, and posture. Tai Chi helps create a sense of well-being while facilitating mind/body awareness and reducing stress.

Registration:

Mizzou Center/Mizzou Health Impact Center
816-655-6718

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
$30 for 6 weeks $50 for 12 weeks




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 6 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia 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.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $35 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Johnson County Hatching Chicks (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Monday, April 15, 2013, 3 p.m. to Friday, April 26, 2013, 11 a.m.

Session topic:

Hatching Chicks Session 2

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Modified Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Henry) (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Housing Authority Community room
#7 Bradshaw Drive, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Modified Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is 12 classes over 6 weeks strength training program for adults 60 years and older who use a walker or wheelchair. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The program incorporates warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises, and cool down stretches. Over the six weeks participants learn exercises to improve strength. The class meets twice weekly and all equipment is provided.

Registration:

Call 660-885-5556 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 816/380-8460




Focus on Kids--Ray County

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Ray County Extension Center
(located in the Eagleton Civic Center on the Ray County Fairgrounds)
1015 W. Royle Street, Richmond MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court mandated program in Ray County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court mandated program in Ray County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Ray County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office to register: 816-776-2335
Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out-of-state, but wish to take the class in Ray County; contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at:
816-407-3490 to register.

Registration
deadline:

4/19/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Writing a Business Plan: The First Step to a Successful Business

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC
500 East Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This workshop will provide you with step-by-step instructions for completing each section of your business plan, including the marketing plan, operations plan and financial plan. You will receive the guide on "How to Prepare a Business Plan", as well as access to our online Financial Projections Spreadsheet to produce a 3-year income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement for your business plan. You will also receive guidance on style and appearance to help you create a more appealing business plan.

Registration:

Register online or contact the Small Business & Technology Development Center at (573) 882-7096.

Registration
deadline:

4/19/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Understanding Financial Statements

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

The first in a series of four financial management programs for those with little-to-no financial training, this course is designed for anyone needing to understand financial statements and how to use them to make better business decisions. Topics include identifying key information on the Balance Sheet and Income Statement, how to use common-size statements, as well as calculating, understanding and using basic financial ratios. $65 for each individual program, sign up for all four for $220, a $40 savings. You bring a pencil; we’ll provide the calculator more...

Cost:

$65.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Plant Propagaton Techniques

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000. Visa, Master Card and Discover accepted.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

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




Wise Use of Credit

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Spencer Road Library, Community Commons Meeting Room
427 Spencer Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Learn about credit reports, credit scores and how to build a positive credit history so you use your credit wisely!

Registration:

Free but pre-registration is required. Call 636-970-3000 or email grotec@missouri.edu

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Making Legal Decisions and Estate Planning

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
St. Louis County Library Headquarters
1640 S Lindbergh Blvd, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Learn about legal tools to help you protect your children, property and healthcare.

Registration:

Free but pre-registration is required. Seating is limited.

Cost:

$0.00
Free but pre-registration is required. Seating is limited.

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Clark County (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Classroom in Clark County Courthouse basement.
111 E. Court St., Kahoka MO map...

Session topic:

Parent education class for divorcing or separating parents with children. Parents will learn about ways to manage conflicts and disagreements and techniques that can improve communication with co-parent.

Registration:

2013 Focus on Kids Classes in Clark County are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month in January, April, July, and October. Participants must be registered for the class by the Friday before the class is held. You must pre-register before attending by submitting the $35.00 fee and the specific date you wish to attend. Call the Clark County Circuit Court Clerk office at 660-727-33292. The class time is 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Team Nutrition for Child Care-Bowling Green (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Courthouse Annex of Pike County in Bowling Green. 210 W Main Street, Bowling Green, Missouri
210 W Main Street, Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

Child Care provider education scheduled two evenings in Bowling Green. Two workshops address the environment of the child care setting and how this effects healthy eating habits and the second two workshops address nutrition as it relates to young children.

Session topic:

The first workshop is Setting the Stage for Eating Well-the Nutrition Environment. The second workshop is Healthy Habits for Life-Teaching Nutrition to Preschool Children.

Registration:

Register by calling Jane Hunter at 660-385-2173 or emailng hunterej@missouri.edu

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Crest Ridge Elementary

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Linn County 4-H Council (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building at the Fairgrounds
Brookfield MO

Description:

Each Linn County 4-H Club selects people to represent their club on the Linn County 4-H Council. The council meets six times a year to discuss 4-H business and learn about Youth Development related to 4-H programing.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Stone 4-H Club (Session 30 of 35)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Stone 4-H Club usually meets the last Wednesday of each month at the United Methodist Church in Monroe City. For more information, contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736




Monticello 4-H Club Meeting (Session 17 of 19)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Monticello Church

Description:

Monticello 4-H Club Meeting

Session topic:

Monticello 4-H Club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
Clark County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/727-3339




Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Crest Ridge Elementary School

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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