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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost, room 114, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and brought to you by the UMKC SBTDC and University of Missouri Extension, you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan. Participants will learn about start-up issues and learn to address the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects. FastTrac® participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business endeavors throughout the course. This program is fast-paced and energizing, using guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.  more...

Session topic:

In FastTrac® New Venture, participants will learn about start-up issues such as the competition, legal matters, marketing & financial management aspects. This program is fast-paced & energizing, with guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.

Credit:

Continuing professional education units available.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$649.00
Scholarships available

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6428




Clay County Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Clay County Extension meets tonight. The public is welcome to attend and voice their opinions.

Registration:

For questions about the meeting call 816-407-3490.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Focus on Kids - Ray County

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Ray County Extension Office (Eagleton Civic Center)
1015 W Royle Street, Richmond MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. If your case is being heard in Ray County, to register contact: Circuit Clerk 816-776-2335 P.O. Box 594 Richmond, MO 64085 If your case is being heard out of county, to register contact: Ray County Extension Office (816) 776-6961.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Become a Master Gardener Training (Session 14 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Learn by doing AND share the love of gardening -- training is the first step! Master Gardener registrants receive 45 hours of intense training and agree to give 30 hours of volunteer service in the year following training. Twenty of the volunteer hours will be working in the on-site demonstration gardens.  more...

Session topic:

Topic: Garden Entomology. Registration is closed. Call 636-970-3000 to have your named added to the interested list for Spring 2018 training.

Registration:

Call the extension center at 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. All major credit cards accepted.

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2017

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

Richard Hoormann, hoormannr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Canceled: Annie's Project - Washington County (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Potosi Hardee's Meeting Room
103 Health Way Dr., Potosi MO map...



MU Extension Helping Communities program (Marshfield High School)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Marshfield High School
370 State Highway Dd, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

This program will explain the history of MU Extension, how it is funded, the benefits it provides to the community, and the funding issues that must be remedied for educational programs and services to continue. This is a presentation to Kathy McConnell's Interpersonal Relationships class at Marshfield High School

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




Alfalfa Tour of Greene County

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Rick and Justin Williams Tri-County Farms
4668 N Farm Road 1, Ash Grove MO map...

Description:

Tour takes place on an alfalfa farm that recently added irrigation. Andy McCorkill, livestock specialist, and Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist, both with University of Missouri Extension, will cover these topics: Benefits of Alfalfa in Beef Nutrition, Establishment & Management, Variety Selection, Weed and Insect Control, and Hay Harvest Techniques.

Registration:

Register by contacting Melanie Wasson at Mid-Missouri Bank by telephone at (417) 732-4800 or email mwasson@midmobank.com

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 7 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
8000 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults. There are no age limits.

Registration:

To Register use the link provided. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-2115




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Presbyterian Church-Westminster Hall
417 Lexington Ave, Independence MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a program provided by Share Our Strength, a nationwide initiative to end hunger in America. In this program, participants will learn how to buy and prepare budget friendly and healthy meals. Topics include kitchen and food safety, label reading, comparing unit prices, and eating from all 5 food groups. Each week participants get to take home the ingredients from one of the recipes made in class. A lot of basic cooking skills are covered in this program. It's a great opportunity for anyone trying to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Registration:

To register or for more information: Denise Sullivan, MU Extension: 816-482-5850, sullivand@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




St. Francois County Extension Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Floor, St. Francois County Courthouse Annex
1 W. Liberty, Suite 101, Farmington MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the St. Francois County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jane Epstein, EpsteinJa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Francois County
phone: 573-756-4539




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1-Conway (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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.

Registration:

8 week class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Conway Senior Center in Conway, MO. Register with the MU Extension Center in Laclede at 417-532-7126.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee for this class.

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Canceled: Government Marketing Fundamentals

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Dining Hall - Media Center
303 N Main Street, Carl Junction MO map...



Canceled: Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Charles County American Job Center
212 Turner Blvd, St. Peters MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy preview with Freeman Advantage

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Registration:

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED For questions or more information, contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Cooking Matters at the Store Richland

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters at the Store is a free, guided grocery store tour that teaches low-income adults how to get the most nutrition for their food dollars. During the tour, participants practice key food shopping skills, such as buying fruits and vegetables on a budget, comparing unit prices, reading food labels, and identifying whole grain foods.

Registration:

All registration for this event will be by calling the MOCA office in Richland. (573) 765-3263 Class will be held at the Town and Country grocery store in Richland, MO.

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
First Christian Church
205 W Normal Street, Iberia AL map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Adults teaches how to prepare and shop sensibly for healthy meals on a limited budget.

Registration:

This class is for parents of children enrolled in Iberia Head Start. Pre-registration is required. Contact Vicki Baucom at Iberia Head Start for more information.

Registration
deadline:

3/13/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Money Smart for Small Business - 10 Modules (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Money Smart for Small Business provides a practical introduction to the everyday tasks of starting and managing a business. Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This program is designed for new or currently operating small business owners and for people without formal business training. The 10 program topics include: 1.) Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? 2.) Planning for a Healthy Business 3.) Financial Management 4.) Managing Cash Flow 5.) Time Management 6.) Insurance & Risk Management 7.) Banking Services Available for Small Businesses 8.) Credit Reporting Demystified 9.) Record-Keeping 10.) Tax Planning & Reporting This program is a cooperative venture between the MSU Small Business & Technology Development Center and Guaranty Bank. more...

Session topic:

Tax Planning & Reporting

Registration
deadline:

4/24/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$79.00
$79 for full series or $10 per class

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Cooking Matters for Families, Weaubleau (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Participants prepare two recipes they have chosen and celebrate their successes in the class.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center in Hermitage (Session 1 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Eight week, evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active.

Session topic:

Orientation, assessment

Registration:

Register at McCarty Senior Center, Hwy 54 Wheatland, MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Operation JumpStart (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension
404 N Missouri Suite B, Macon MO map...

Description:

Thinking about starting your own business? This program will walk you through writing a Feasibility Study on your business idea. You’ll learn: How to Communicate Your Business Concept How to Identify and Analyze Your Competition Market Segments and Strategies Pricing and Profitability How to Complete a Cash Flow Report … And More! Geared towards Entrepreneurs of all ages, this 6-week course will help you determine if your business idea can be profitable, and if it is financially worth pursuing – or it needs some adjustments.

Registration:

Contact Macon County Extension

Cost:

$0.00




Taking Care of You for Senior Companions- Shepherd's Center

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Shepherd’s Center Central empowers mid-life and older adults to live healthy, engaged, and independent lives.
3501 Campbell Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Taking Care of You offers practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Activities of the program are aimed at increasing mindfulness, positive emotions, optimism, resiliency to stress, coping skills, and self care of one’s mind, body and spirit. Here is a summary of what the program involves and what it can offer: Research-based stress management program for adults, offered by University of Missouri Extension Unique approach to stress management and adopting healthier behaviors Based on positive psychology, with an emphasis on mindfulness Involves four interactive sessions Teaches practical skills

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Cooking Matters for Adults, COM First Christian Church, Bolivar (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Program empowers low-income families with the skills to stretch their food budgets so their children get healthy meals at home. Cooking Matters is a hands-on, six-week cooking course. Participants learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, and cook delicious, affordable meals.

Session topic:

Fruits, vegetables, or whole grains

Registration:

Call Polk County Extension at (417) 326-4916

Registration
deadline:

4/14/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




4-H Youth Futures: College Within Reach - Family Fun Night (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
105 E. 5th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Family fun night for youth and their families enrolled in 4-H Youth Futures program. College preparation and career readiness curriculum is also taught during family fun nights.

Session topic:

Our 4-H Youth Futures group went over understanding the importance of writing college essays. How to write effective and efficient essays to the higher education institutions of their choice.

Registration:

Enrollment in the Youth Futures program is required. Contact Tommy E. Thomas III at 816-252-5051 for information on how to enroll in the Youth Futures program.

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tommy Thomas, thomasto@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051