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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series May 2014

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
IBEW Local 1439 Hall. Use back entrance to meeting hall. Parking available on street, in back lot, or at Glaziers Hall at 5916 Wilson Ave.

2121 59th St, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A monthly labor education program targeted to union officers and staff in the St. Louis area. The program offers information on current issues impacting members and working families. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday.

Registration:

8:00 a.m. breakfast buffet, 8:30-9:30 program presentation. Checks payable to: St. Louis County Extension Council. Mail to: University of Missouri Extension, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St Louis, MO 63132.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




St. Clair County Grazing School

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 8 a.m. to Thursday, May 15, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Osceola First Baptist Church
505 Walnut St, Osceola MO map...

Description:

Topics to be covered at the class are basic grazing concepts, livestock nutrition, forage quality and availability, plant growth, extending the grazing season, grazing economics, grazing calculations, evaluation of resources, fencing and water installation and equipment, grazing system layout and design, managing the total system and soil health, and NRCS cost share programs.

Registration:

Contact Margie Best at the St. Clair County NRCS/SWCD office at 417-646-8108 ext. 101

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Doing Business with the Government

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

This basic 3 hour seminar will cover selling to the government, what does the government require from businesses; basic questions for doing business with the government; required registrations; benefits of federal and state certifications; socio-economic benefits; and becoming a qualified government contractor and win government contracts. The seminar will give an overview of MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Session topic:

This basic 3 hour seminar will cover selling to the government, basic questions for doing business with the government; required registrations; benefits of federal and state certifications. The seminar will give an overview of MO PTAC services available.

Registration:

St. Charles Economic Development Center
SSM Conference Room
5988 Mid Rivers Mall Dr,
St. Charles MO 63304

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Carolyn Jones, jonescarol@umsystem.edu
St. Louis Regional PTAC
phone: 314/643-7684




Character Critters-Weaubleau (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Weaubleau Elementary School
Weaubleau MO

Description:

Character Education for pre-school and kindergarten

Session topic:

Cindy the Citizenship Crab

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 10 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 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
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Share the Harvest food pantry
689 Highway 7, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

Topics covered include:

•Cooking tips and techniques
•Tips for proper food safety, storage and sanitation
•Nutrition information to keep your family healthy
•Budgeting—Stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources!!
•Tips to get your family to try new foods
•Shopping healthfully on a limited budget

•A bag of FREE groceries for one of the lesson’s recipe each week for you to prepare the recipe at home.
•Six weekly lessons feature hands-on learning and include group discussion with instructors.
•Graduation certificate, recipe book and other freebies provided upon completion of the program.
•FOOD —prepared by you...the class participants!

Registration:

Please call the Camden County MU Extension Office at 573-346-2644 or email camdenco@missouri.edu to register.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes: John C. Murphy Health Center (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
John C. Murphy Health Center

6121 North Hanley Road, , St. Louis MO map...

Description:

A four-session series that provides people with type 2 diabetes, their family and friends, with tools for the self-management of diabetes. The series focuses on nutrition, the cornerstone of diabetes management, but also reviews other self-management strategies that can help individuals avoid diabetes complications. Food demonstrations and tasting are included.

Session topic:

Introduction to Diabetes Self-Management

Registration:

To register: Call Mary Hart @314-615-0505

Registration
deadline:

5/7/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Program is free due to grant funding.

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Pulaski

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Waynesville MO

Registration:

To register for this program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177.

Registration
deadline:

5/13/2014

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 20 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion 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 topic for this month's daytime group meeting will be announced in late April.

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




Chair Tai Chi for Arthritis (Session 1 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Hidden Lake Care
10, Raytown MO map...

Description:

Chair Tai Chi for Arthritis is a gentle, slow and safe exercise to help strengthen balance, relieve pain, promote flexibility, relax mind and body, and enhance overall health. The exercise program is easy to learn and ideal for people with physical challenges, chronic diseases or those undergoing rehab or physical therapy.


Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Kingsville) (Session 9 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 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
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - St. Louis County Extension Center (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Louis County Extension Center
10650 Gateway Blvd, Creve Coeur MO map...

Session topic:

Session 1 and pre-assessment

Registration:

Please contact the St. Louis County Extension Center at 314-400-2115 or WissmannM@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

5/7/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
If you attend 7 out of 8 classes and both the pre- and post-assessment, you will receive a $5 refund.

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7287




Exporting Other Programs

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
The Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation office.
115 N Williams Street, Moberly MO map...

Description:

A seminar to teach the importance in market research for those businesses new to market or new to exporting.

Session topic:

To show attendees the importance of export market research to new to market and new to export companies.

Registration:

Call the University of Missouri Extension-Monroe County at 660-327-4158 or Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation at 660-263-8811

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Charles Holland, hollandca@missouri.edu
Monroe County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/327-4158




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Eating from the Garden (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
South Elementary School-4th grade classrooms
Highway 25 South, Jackson MO map...

Description:

school year ending with radishes in garden and will plants sweet potato and tomato plants

Session topic:

picking radishes and pulling weeds

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Luke's Plaza (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
St. Luke's Plaza Community Room



5602 Enright Avenue, St. 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.

Registration:

Call Jean @ (314) 361-3962

Registration
deadline:

3/14/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class funded by St. Luke's Plaza

Facilitator:

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




Intergenerational Science (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Border Star Montessori

Description:

Help youth learn and explore natural resources in Missouri. Missouri Master Naturalists will teach a variety of workshops about forest, fish, and wildlife resources with hands-on activities to engage youth learning and sharing.

Cost:

$0.00




Manage Your Financials - Don't Let Them Manage You

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Manage Your Financials—Don’t Let Them Manage You is designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. During this course, you will learn to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and success. You will leave this session with a greater understanding of how to read and interpret financial documents and how to use that information to drive business decisions.

Registration:

Attend this course and Command Your Cash on May 21, 2014 for $349 (a $50 savings).

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$199.00

Facilitator:

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




Manage Your Financials - Don't Let Them Manage You & Command Your Cash (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This is the combined discounted registration for Manage Your Financials - Don't Let Them Manage You (May 14, 2014) and Command Your Cash (May 21, 2014).

Registration:

View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

20

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$349.00

Facilitator:

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




2014 Focus on Kids (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center in Blue Springs
1106 W. Main Street, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

An educational program for divorcing parents.
The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension at 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00




Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 11 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Native Plants

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




Focus on Kids--Responsibilities As Parents

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Courthouse Annex
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Responsibilities As Parents (RAP) is a court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and for parents involved in paternity establishment cases.

Session topic:

Responsibilities As Parents is a court-mandated program in Platte County for never-married parents and for parents involved in paternity establishment cases.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 for information on how to register for the RAP class.
Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out-of-state, but wish to take the RAP class must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for more information.

Registration
deadline:

5/12/2014

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Mineral Creek 4-H Club (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Danee Douglas , douglascd@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 747-3193




Pleasant Grove 4-H Club meeting (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Centenary Church, north of Canton, MO
Canton MO

Session topic:

Pleasant Grove 4-H meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Ten Mile 4-H club meeting (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ten Mile Grange Hall

Session topic:

Ten Mile 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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