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Monday, April 28, 2014

Embryology - School Enrichment (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 8 a.m. to Friday, May 2, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Wheatland Schools preschool/Kindergarten/1st/2nd grades

Description:

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

Session topic:

Embryology in the classroom - an opportunity to observe chicks hatching

Registration
deadline:

5/31/2014

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




MU Extension Agriculture Connection Radio Program (Session 44 of 52)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

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

Description:

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 5 of 21)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Cost:

$40.00
2nd person from household is $20

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Full Employment Council - Career Centers
1740 Paseo, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This two-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan."The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included.Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan. Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. Youll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you. more...

Registration:

Contact Richard Zarate at 816-407-3496 or zarater@missouri.edu

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Richard Zarate, zarater@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Hatching Chicks in the Classroom - Applying Science & Technology - School Enrichment (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 10 a.m. to Friday, May 9, 2014, 10 a.m.

Where:  
Northeast Missouri Community Action Agency Head Start classroom
401 North 1st Street, Edina MO map...

Description:

Embryology - “Hatching Chicks in the Classroom” is an exciting adventure for students and teachers alike. The curriculum brings action and experience to the classroom, using a still-air incubator. Students observe the development of the chicks in the egg, hatching and post-hatch care.

Session topic:

Youth currently enrolled in the Northeast Missouri Community Action Agency's Head Start program will receive their eggs April 28th. They will observe the chick as it develops in the egg, hatches & will learn how to care for the chicks.

Registration:

Contact the Knox County Univeristy of Missouri Extension center for available dates.
110 North 4th Street
Edina, MO 63537
660-397-2179 more...

Cost:

$0.25
A state participate fee of .25 per student is assessted. Additional program cost vary depending on the number of participants and sponsorship availability.

Facilitator:

Karen Loyd Minear, Loyd-MinearK@missouri.edu
Knox County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 397-2179




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Kingsville) (Session 4 of 20)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
7th Day Adventist Church basement
Highway W, Kingsville MO map...

Cost:

$50.00
2nd person from same household is $25

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Hatching Chicks in the Classroom - Applying Science & Technology - School Enrichment (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

Where:  
Northeast Missouri Community Action Agency Head Start classroom
401 North 1st Street, Edina MO map...

Description:

Embryology - “Hatching Chicks in the Classroom” is an exciting adventure for students and teachers alike. The curriculum brings action and experience to the classroom, using a still-air incubator. Students observe the development of the chicks in the egg, hatching and post-hatch care.

Session topic:

Mrs. Trimble's Knox County Elementary First grade classrooms will receive their eggs on April 28th. Students will observe the chick as it develops in the egg, hatches & will learn how to care for the chicks.

Registration:

Contact the Knox County Univeristy of Missouri Extension center for available dates.
110 North 4th Street
Edina, MO 63537
660-397-2179 more...

Cost:

$0.25
A state participate fee of .25 per student is assessted. Additional program cost vary depending on the number of participants and sponsorship availability.

Facilitator:

Karen Loyd Minear, Loyd-MinearK@missouri.edu
Knox County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 397-2179




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Full Employment Council - Career Centers
1740 Paseo, Kansas 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. Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you. more...

Registration:

Richard Zarate
University of Missouri Business Specialist
Email: zarater@missouri.edu
Phone: (816) 407-3496

For payment information call (816) 407-3490

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00
Scholarships available for Missouri Dislocated Workers.

Facilitator:

Richard Zarate, zarater@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




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

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions, and is provided in two and a half hour sessions. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session six: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; working with your health care professional and system; weight management; future plans

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

3/20/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Beginner Beekeeping Workshop (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Texas County Extension Office
1418 S Sam Houston Blvd, Houston MO map...

Description:

Focused program that provides research based horticulture information for gardeners and homeowners. They will learn techniques through workshops, demonstration plantings, newsletters, and horticulture training. Recaps the benefits of maintaining healthy turf, ornamental, or fruit and vegetable plantings.

Session topic:

Beekeeping requires advanced planning, education and preparation. Participants will learn about equipment, sources of bees, and how and when to start your own hives.
Join us in a bee keeping workshop to learn how to produce healthy, happy bees!

Cost:

$85.00
$60 for an additional person from the same home

Facilitator:

Sarah Kenyon, kenyons@missouri.edu
Texas County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/967-4545




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 15 of 25)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
inside Nathanael Greene Park

2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Greene County Extension Council is comprised of 16 publicly elected council members and 4 appointed members who work with MU Extension specialists to provide the county educational program, manage finances of local MU Extension operations, provide personnel to carry out MU Extension activities locally and organize the annual public election of MU Extension council members.  more...

Session topic:

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

Registration:

None. Meetings are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Missouri Sunshine Law. Council agendas are posted online prior to each meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Beginning Beekeeping (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Texas County Extension Office, 1418 Sam Houston, Houston, MO
1418 Sam Houston, Houston MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Howell County Extension Beekeeping Class will be held February 11th & 13th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. each night at Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply. Registration is $55 and includes a class book and First Lessons in Bee Keeping book.

Session topic:

Texas County Beginning Beekeeping Class
Date: Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cost: $85.00 includes book. Free for youth under 18!
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 23, 201

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by February 7, 2014, register in person or call the Howell County Extension Office, 417-256-2391. Questions may be directed to Amy Patillo, Ed.D. at patilloa@missouri.ed

Registration
deadline:

2/7/2014

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$55.00

Facilitator:

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




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 19 of 23)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Platte Woods United Methodist Church
7310 NW Prairie View Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies program serves grandparents in Clay and Platte Counties who are raising their grandchildren. The program also serves aunts/uncles and other relatives who are raising children under the age of 18. The program seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are filling the parenting role. Advocacy, education and referral services are important aspects of the program. Support group meetings are scheduled twice a month, with guest speakers on topics of interest. The program is made possible by a partnership of the Clay County Extension Council, the Platte County Senior Fund and Clay County Senior Services.

Session topic:

The evening support group meeting will provide time for the grandparents to share concerns and ask questions about guardianship.

Registration:

Any grandparent who is raising grandchildren age 18 or younger is welcome to participate in Northland Grandfamilies. The program is also open to aunts/uncles and other adult relatives who are raising children. The program is free of charge. If attending a Northland Grandfamilies support group meeting for the first time, please call in advance for more information: 816-407-3490

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Fair Building
201 E US Hwy 136, Rock Port MO map...



Master Gardener Core Training Class (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boonville, MO
Cooper County Extension Center; 510 Jackson Road, Suite A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Master Gardener Core Training Class more...

Session topic:

Master Gardener Core Training Class

Registration
deadline:

3/24/2014

Cost:

$150.00
Registration deadline - March 24, 2014 Payment options 1) Send in $140 ($150 - $10 discount*) by March 17 (Preferred method) 2) After March 17 thru March 24 — $150. (no discount with this option) 3) Additional member from same household based on sharing one set of materials and soil test $60 ea.

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 882-5661




4-H Counselor Training (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Managing for Today and Tomorrow - Business, Retirement, Estate and Succession Planning in Jefferson County (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jefferson County University of Missouri Extension Office meeting room
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...



Blooming Hickorys 4-H Club meeting (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Hickory County Extension Office
203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO map...

Description:

The monthly meeting for the Blooming Hickorys 4-H Club. Open to those who are interested in learning about 4-H in Hickory County.

Session topic:

The monthly meeting for the Blooming Hickorys 4-H Club. Open to those who are interested in learning about 4-H in Hickory County.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Christian County Master Gardeners monthy meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




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

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Weekly gardening class sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Greene County and taught by horticultural experts.

Session topic:

Creating Combinations - Using Annuals and Perennials with Kathryn Kufahl

Registration:

Register and pay at the class.

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




4-H Junior Leaders (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
648 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Cape County 4-H members between the ages of 14-18 from all clubs work together on community service projects, develop leadership skills and make a positive impact on the community. Leaders are Wanda Aufdenberg and LaFern Schoen.

Session topic:

For more information call the Extension Office at 573-243-3581.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Bates County Extension Council meeting (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Warren County Extension Council Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Lincoln County Extension Council meeting (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Center
880 West College., Troy MO map...

Description:

General monthly meeting of the Lincoln County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613