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Monday, April 7, 2014

MU Extension Agriculture Connection Radio Program (Session 41 of 52)

When:  Monday, April 7, 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




Ounce of Prevention - Youth Task Force - PSI curriculum

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
East Carter Middle Schools
Ellsinore MO

Description:

training of teen leaders at East Carter. The 10 members taught 7th graders in one middle school.

Session topic:

PSI teen leaders where trained and they taught the 5 lesson curriculum on STDs, abstinence, and sex ed to 7th graders at East Carter Middle Schools.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Service- Taney County OACAC (Ozarks Area Community Action Council) (Session 21 of 22)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC office.
610 S. Sixth St., Branson MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call Jan 15 or after: 417-546-4431 or 888-504-0443.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 18 of 19)

When:  Monday, April 7, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
lower level Cape Girardeau County Extension Center
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Effective strength traing program for those over 50 using weights along with warm-up and cool-down stretches.

Session topic:

Effective strength traing program for those over 50 using weights along with warm-up and cool-down stretches

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center

Registration
deadline:

1/6/2014

Class size:

22

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Health - UMKC (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
UMKC - Volker Campus
Kansas City MO

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:

University of Missouri Extension 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00




Tackling The Tough Skills - Charleston P&P (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Monday, April 7, 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 1 will cover the topics of Attitude and Responsibility in life and the work place.

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




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Greene County Extension Center inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic, Springfield MO map...



Cooking Matters for Kids (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Sessions will be held at our River Market Office Location
105 E. 5th St, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Cooking Matters for Kids is designed to teach kids basic nutrition, cooking skills, and meal planning.

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2014

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Angela Lanigan, LaniganA@missouri.edu
phone: 816/482-5850




Youth Program Quality Assessment

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Southern Reynolds Elementary School

One School Street, Ellington MO map...

Description:

Walk Through Quality Assessment of 21st Century Grant afterschool site.

Session topic:

Walk though Youth Program Quality Assessment

Registration
deadline:

4/7/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Branson (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
1150 State Hwy 248 (Cox Specialty clinic building)
1150 State Hy 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 three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management

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:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Lowry City Town & Country 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building on the Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Putnam County 4-H Council Meeting (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Putnam County Courthouse
Unionville MO

Description:

The By-monthly Putnam County 4-H Council Business Meeting

Session topic:

By-Monthly Putnam County 4-H Council Business Meeting

Cost:

$0.00




Missouri Master Naturalist Training (Session 12 of 15)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Joplin MO

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center, 417/358-2158, e-mail: jasperco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$85.00

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Building Strong Families (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Evangelical United Church of Church
33 S.Ellis, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Parent education using the Building Strong Families curriculum

Session topic:

Family Strengths workshop, participants identify own family strengths and plan activities to build their family strenghts

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Registration:

Register with the Callaway County Circuit Clerk, Courthouse, 10 E. 5th St., Fulton
573-642-0780

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

Kathy Dothage, DothageM@missouri.edu
Osage County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 897-3648




Master Gardener Core Training Class (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 7, 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




Annie's Project - Greene County (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Greene County Extension Center
2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

A series of farm management classes designed just for women. The course should be of interest to women who want to learn how to run a farm as a business, but it is also good for those that want to do a better job of marketing or need to learn how to pass the farm on to the next generation. Course topics will include: learning to communicate and work with each of the four basic personality types, economics of land ownership, farm record keeping and taxes, business plans, pasture rental contracts, how property is titled, insurance needs, financial statements, retirement and estate planning, farm succession planning for the next generation, using computers and the internet on the farm, understanding Missouri fence laws, livestock marketing and risk management, keys to being a profitable livestock producer, and more.

Session topic:

Session Four: Computers and the Internet on the Farm; Record Keeping

Registration
deadline:

2/17/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Managing for Today and Tomorrow - Business, Retirement, Estate and Succession Planning in Jefferson County (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Monday, April 7, 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...



Focus on Kids - Mediation Overview (Session 10 of 12)

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

Where:  
Courthouse
100 West Franklin Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Mediation Overview is mandated by he Judicial Circuit covering Henry, Bates and St. Clair counties. It is a one-hour class to help participants learn about alternative dispute resolution (mediation).

Session topic:

Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation) class helps participants understand what mediation is, what to expect and why it may be a viable option in their court case.

Registration:

Call the Henry County Extension Center at 660-885-5556 to verify the class is being held. No pre-registration required. No fee.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Phelps County Council Meetings (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

Phelps County Council Meetings

Session topic:

Phelps County Council Annual Banquet

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardeners of Greene County Potting Shed University Gardening Classes (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Monday, April 7, 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:

Introduction to Herbs with Barb Emge

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




Montrose Busy Beavers 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

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

Where:  
Basement of St. Mary's School in Montrose

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Sheldon Visioning for the Future with Drury's Center for Community Studies, Hammons School of Architecture (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Sheldon School Cafeteria

100 E Gene Lathrop Dr, Sheldon 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 the 20-25 year future of Sheldon. The process is intended to be intensely participant driven, BUT we need people to attend to be heard. Four (4) architecture students are working with a broadly representative Vision Advisory Committee and need YOUR participation to build the integrity of a long range vision for the city of Sheldon.

This visioning effort is intended to develop a broader discussion of how the study area in Sheldon 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 a long range vision for Sheldon. Emphasis is on linking the town to I-49, developing self sufficiency and creating a stronger sense of place.

Registration:

Open to the entire community and others with an interest in Sheldon's future.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Putnam County 4-H Building Committee Meeting

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

Where:  
Putnam County Courthouse
Main St, Unionville MO map...

Description:

The Putnam County 4-H Building Committee works together with the rest of the 4-H families to make decisions for the 4-H Building. At this meeting they will be discussing ways to raise money for the upgrades that have been made on the building. and to make plans for the future improvements.

Session topic:

The Putnam County 4-H Building will be meeting to discuss fundraising and building updates.

Cost:

$0.00




Oyster Prairie 4-H Club meeting (Session 2 of 8)

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

Where:  
Durham Methodist Church
Durham MT

Session topic:

Oyster Prairie 4-H Club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H County Council Meetings (Session 9 of 14)

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

Where:  
Caldwell County Library Meeting Room
275 South Washington, Kingston MO map...

Description:

County 4-H Councils

Session topic:

Caldwell County 4-H Council Meeting, Representatives from clubs and leaders making decisions guiding the county 4-H programs

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Debra Davis, davisdd@missouri.edu
Clinton County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/539-3765




Audrain County 4-H Fairboard (Session 2 of 5)

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Femrite, femrites@missouri.edu
Audrain County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/581-3231




Shawnee Indians 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

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

Where:  
Shawnee R-3 School

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Clinton Rockets 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

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

Where:  
First Baptist Church in Clinton

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Council Meeting (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, April 7, 2014, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

The 4-H Council meets to discuss business which affects Cape County 4-H. Each club has 2 representatives on the Council who are eligible to vote.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581