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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Focus on Kids-Harrisonville

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
201 W Wall Street, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

Conflict between parents who are separated and going through a custody case (whether it involves a divorce or a never married couple) 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 separation and/or divorce.

Registration:

To register for this course please call the Cass County MU Extension Office at 816-380-8460.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Focus on Kids-Clinton

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Room 16 in the Basement of the Henry County Courthouse
100 W Franklin Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Conflict between parents who are separated and going through a custody case (whether it involves a divorce or a never married couple) 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 separation and/or divorce.

Registration:

To register for this course please call the Henry County MU Extension Office at 660-885-5556.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Focus on Kids - Phelps (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Registration
deadline:

12/4/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Class Series - Boone County (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Family Impact Center - Columbia
105 E Ash Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Trained Master Gardeners, Extension Specialists and instructors from the University of Missouri will teach the classes. Topics may include, but are not limited to: plant growth; soils; vegetables; fruit; insects; woody ornamentals, turf and landscaping. more...

Session topic:

Fruit Production: Fruit Trees, Shrubs, Garden & Brambles Production

Registration:

Send payment to Boone County Extension Center, Attn: MG Course; 1012 N Hwy UU, Columbia, MO 65203. Make check payable to Boone County Extension Center. Or stop by during office hours- 8 AM to 4:30 PM. 573-445-9792 or BooneCo@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$140.00
$140 if paid before January 24th, otherwise $150 if paid after that.

Facilitator:

Kent Shannon, ShannonD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




2017 Master Gardener Core Training (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Training for new Master Gardener members. Classes are for preregistered participants only.  more...

Session topic:

2017 Master Gardener Core Training; Soil Health led by Kelly McGowan, MU Extension

Registration:

Attendance of an orientation session is a required first step to participate in the training classes. Orientations will be held on Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 from 6-8 pm at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. Contact Kelly McGowan at mcgowank@missouri.edu to register for orientation. Training classes will begin on Feb. 16 and be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1-4 pm through April 11. All classes but 2 will be held at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center; the additional 2 will be held at the Springfield-Greene County Library Station.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
The cost to attend the training session is $150 per person or $255 for a couple sharing a text book.

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Trinity Christian Academy 4-H Meeting (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, noon to 2 p.m.

Description:

Meeting of the Trinity Christian Academy Junior and Senior 4-H Clubs

Session topic:

Trinity Christian Academy 4-H Meeting

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
4-H fees are $20/year

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Branson

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 S 6th Street Ste 202, Branson MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Hollister

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
10698 Historic Highway 165, Hollister MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Have a technology business but don't know where to find funding or the best way to acquire it? Then this workshop is for you! This introductory seminar explains how to win SBIR (Small Business Initiative Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer Research) grants from federal programs that provide Research and Development (R&D) funds for small businesses. You will learn how to find grants, how to apply, and the best strategies to gain funding for your growing technology business. Lunch is included.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Registration:

Pre-register: Call the MU Extension office in Camden County at 573-346-2644 Minimum of 8 registrations required for classes to be held. Cost: $25 includes all materials. Location: Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. 3rd floor in conference room A-B.

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Human Resources for Small Businesses

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

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

Description:

As small businesses continue to grow, the need for a professionally run Human Resources "Department" increases. Learn when human resources should be established as a formal entity and how further developing an HR function can contribute to the growth of your company. Every aspect of business is affected by the human resources function. Owners and managers need to understand how to set-up and manage this key area of operations. Both HR professionals and non-HR practitioners responsible for human resources-related activities should attend this seminar. Topics include: Conducting an initial needs assessment Writing & introducing employee handbooks Creating complete job descriptions Establishing compensation, benefits and performance appraisal programs Maintaining viable records, policies and procedures Developing pre-employment requirements Organizing orientation materials for new employees Managing internal reporting systems and communication techniques  more...

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




Become a Master Gardener Training (Session 11 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 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: Plant Propagation Techniques. 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:

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




Canceled: Annie's Project - Washington County (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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



Predicting Cash Needs

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

The third in a series of three, participants in this training will learn to estimate future sources and uses of cash. They will also learn how to analyze those predictions to make more informed decisions. Participants will leave this session feeling more comfortable about decisions related to preparing for growth, realistic loan and financing requests, how much cash they can safely take out of the business, and making affordable purchases for the business.  more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=C40386B5A9B5EB0ABFDBE3E837FAAF57.worker_registrant?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07edtwlfhv285de9a7 more...

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$69.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families: Grundy County Children's Division (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
2926 Oklahoma Avenue, Trenton MO map...

Session topic:

Family Strengths

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
First Christian Church
205 W Normal Street, Iberia MO 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




Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
We are located in the Country Mall next to Westlake Hardware.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

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

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at (660)827-0591 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brent Carpenter, carpenterb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




4-H council planning mtgs (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

4-H Council mtg.

Session topic:

4-H Council Mtg

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Atchison County MU Extension Council monthly meeting

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

The monthly meeting of the extension council to conduct business and discuss upcoming programming in the region.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 1 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 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




Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
This session will be held the Sims Room; Extension Center; courthouse.
100 E. Newton St., 4th Floor Courthouse, Versailles MO map...

Session topic:

SMQA training for 4-H market animal projects.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gene Schmitz, schmitze@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Benton County
phone: 660-438-5012




Money Smart for Small Business - 10 Modules (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 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:

Insurance & Risk Management

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




Embryology in the classroom

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 8 a.m. to Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9 p.m.

Description:

Incubators and eggs delivered to classrooms around the area to watch the hatching process of a chick. 

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Heather Conrow, smithheather@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Howard County
phone: 660-248-2272




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

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
105 W Jefferson Avenue, Conway 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.

Session topic:

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




Cooking Matters for Families, Weaubleau (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
509 N Center, Weaubleau MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Families 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. Adult and teen participants receive groceries at the end of each class to practice making the recipes they’ve learned that day. Courses include information on how participants can enroll in federal, state and local assistance programs.

Session topic:

participants will discuss how healthy snacking is a part of an overall healthful diet. Participants will prepare healthier versions of popular convenience foods

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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