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Thursday, May 22, 2014

MU Youth Development Academy

When:  Monday, May 19, 2014, 8:15 a.m. to Friday, May 23, 2014, 5 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
1110 South College Avenue, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Are you a youth development professional who designs or leads programs, or who makes policy decisions affecting youth at program, organization, community, or system levels? Do you puzzle over programmatic decisions or policy choices, trying to make all the pieces fit in order to foster positive growth, learning, and development of children and youth?

The University of Missouri (MU) Youth Development Academy provides youth development professionals with research-based education and resources for leading and engaging others in positive youth development. Participants gain a foundation of knowledge, skills, and competencies to lead, and support others in leading, high-quality youth programs in public, private, or civic sectors. more...

Session topic:

MU Youth Development Academy

Credit:

Continuing education units available.
Continuing professional education units available.

Registration:

Non-credit option includes lunches, books and materials. Hotel/lodging is on your own. Include $499.00 payment with registration.

For-credit option includes lunches, books and materials. Hotel/lodging is on your own. MU course registration and payment is at http://myzou.missouri.edu. Send in registration sheet, and course registration info will be sent to you.

Cancellation requests received 30 days prior to event refunded, minus $25 admin fee. Requests received afterward may involve additional fees. more...

Registration
deadline:

5/5/2014

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$499.99
Clock hours (30 hours) - $499.99 Youth Development CEUs (3 credits) - $509.99 Undergraduate seminar course (3 credits) - $982.20 Graduate seminar course (3 credits) — $1,183.50




Cooking Matters at the Store

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Town and Country Supermarket
200 E Jefferson Ave, Richland MO map...

Description:

A Guided Grocery Store Tour to Help Families Buy Healthy, Affordable Foods

Want to save money at the store?
Want to buy healthy foods to feed your family?
Need some tasty and healthy recipes for your family?

If you said yes, come join us for a free
Cooking Matters at the Store guided grocery store tour!

Practice skills like:
• buying fruits and vegetables on a budget
• comparing unit prices to find bargains
• reading and comparing food labels
• identifying whole grains
• and sticking to your budget!

After the tour you will receive a:
• FREE $10 gift card to the grocery store to buy healthy foods
• FREE workbook full of tasty recipes and simple tips on buying healthy, low-cost foods
• FREE reusable grocery bag

Registration:

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

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: The First Steps to Starting a Business

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,- Advanced, Bates County (Session 3 of 20)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

The goal of the Advanced SSSH program is to increase on the fitness base acquired from SSSH by adding new and more challenging exercises. Advanced SSSH is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to improve activities of daily living. This program features exercises using resistance from body weight, hand weights, and ankle weights. It also features balance exercises, core exercises, low back exercises, and flexibility exercises.

Session topic:

Class members will warm-up, complete 2 sets of a series of 9-10 exercises and then cool down.

Registration:

Call the Bates County University of Missouri Extension office at 660-679-4167 for registration information.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters at On my Own Inc. (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
On My Own Inc.
428 E Highland Ave, Nevada MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Address: 428 E Highland Ave, Nevada, MO 64772
Call On My Own: Phone:(417) 667-7007

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
Clever MO

Description:

SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Over the 10 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Session topic:

Class 4

Registration:

To register call the Christian County University of Missouri Extension office 417-581-3558 or send an email wardlowr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

4/30/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Fall Prevention -Kingswood (Session 10 of 33)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Fall Prevention program helps participants learn to reduce fear of falling and exercise to increase strength, flexibility, and balance.


Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 15 of 39)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 1 of 20)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...

Description:

A series of eight strengthening exercises will be completed in each class with a warm-up and cool down period. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to gain strength, flexibility and balance.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 2 sets each of 8 strength training exercises, and a cool down.

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




Sullivan County Extension Mtg (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Sullivan County Courthouse
Third Floor, Milan MO map...

Session topic:

Monthly meeting of the Sullivan County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Penny Kittle, KittleP@missouri.edu
Sullivan County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/265-4541




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, North County Health Campus (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Community Room




6121 N Hanley Rd, Saint 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:

De’Lacey Robinson 314-615-8928

Registration
deadline:

5/2/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
The fee is normally $40. The Discounted Fee is $20 per County employee. (Anthem will pay $20 per person. If you have the County’s insurance). Participants who attend 7 out of 8 classes and complete pre- and post-assessments will receive a $10 refund.

Facilitator:

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




Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Meeting - May

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management in Hannibal 2014 (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Douglass Community Services Center
711 Grand Avenue, Hannibal MO map...

Description:

Chronic Disease Self-Management Classes offered free of charge at Douglass Community Center in Hannibal. These classes are provided by the NE Arthritis Center, University of Missouri Extension and Douglass Community Services.

Session topic:

Medication usage, making informed treatment decisions, and positive thinking will be addressed.

Registration:

Register by calling the Marion County Extension Center at 573-769-2177.

Registration
deadline:

4/17/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 15 of 39)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Canceled: The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, May-Jun 2014 (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Eastwood Meeting Room
2602 Crossan Street, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet once a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or email HackertJ@missouri.edu to register.

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Heartland (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Heartland
6417 Shelby County Road 150, Bethel MO map...

Description:

Are you interested in improving your muscle strength? Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a program designed to set you on the path to increasing your muscle strength, balance and flexibility. You don't have to visit a gym or buy any expensive equipment.

Session topic:

Seventh session. We will continue strength exercises

Registration
deadline:

4/8/2014

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




Focus on Kids

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Osage County Administrative Building (Across for Linn Printing Building)
Enter building through the west side doors, second floor, end of hall
205 East Main, Linn MO map...

Registration:

Register with the Osage County Extension Office, 573 897-3648 ext 4

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Pulaski

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Waynesville MO

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

5/21/2014

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Pressure Canning Summer Produce

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
105 E. 5th, Suite 100, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Learn the basic steps of pressure canning by preserving green beans. This class will give you hands-on experience with using a pressure canner. You will take home a jar of beans.

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Putnam County Achievement Day Committee Meeting

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
4-H Building
Highway 5 North, Unionville MO map...

Description:

The purpose of this meeting is to plan the events that will take place at Putnam County Achievement Day.

Session topic:

The purpose of this meeting is to plan the events that will take place at Putnam County Achievement Day.

Cost:

$0.00




Home Food Preservation Series (May-Jul, 2014, Living Hope-Dek Co) (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
DeKalb County Senior Center
530 E Hwy. 6, Maysville MO map...

Description:

Participants will receive hands on experience as well as the most current step by step recommendations for food preservation procedures (harvesting/storing fresh produce, pressure canning, water bath canning, freezing and dehydrating).

Session topic:

Harvesting and Storing Fresh Produce

Registration:

Contact Janet Hackert at 660.425.6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu for more information or to register.
Also to register, visit Living Hope Thrift Store and Food Pantry, 118 W Main, Maysville or call 816-449-2163.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Fee is being sponsored by a Healthy Eating Active Living grant from Heartland Health Foundation so classes are free. Register for individual classes or take all four.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




2014 Master Gardener Classes (Session 15 of 24)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
St. Joseph, MO

Description:

2014 Master Gardener Classes. Registration for these classes ended on April 3, 2014. For more information about the classes, see the web site. If you would like to be considered for next year's class, email Tim Baker at BakerT@missouri.edu more...

Session topic:

Grow Native - St. Joseph. Registration for the 2014 Master Gardener Classes ended on April 3.

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2014

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




2014 Master Gardener Classes (Session 16 of 24)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Princeton, MO

Description:

2014 Master Gardener Classes. Registration for these classes ended on April 3, 2014. For more information about the classes, see the web site. If you would like to be considered for next year's class, email Tim Baker at BakerT@missouri.edu more...

Session topic:

Grow Native - Princeton. Registration for the 2014 Master Gardener Classes ended on April 3.

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2014

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




Staying Safe in Severe Weather

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
127 West Main Street, Fredericktown MO map...

Description:

Thursday May 22nd, the University of Missouri Extension will be hosting a free program on How to Stay Safe in Severe Weather. Topics addressed include planning and preparing for severe weather, weather radio tuning, and step-by-step assembly of an emergency kit. A packet of local emergency contact information will be given out as well. Please bring your home weather radios for tuning. Registration is preferred by calling 573-783-3303.
The program will be held at the Madison County Extension Center at 137 West Main Street in Fredericktown and will begin at 6:30pm. Classes are free of charge. For more information contact Juli Kline at 573-783-3303. We look forward to seeing you there! The University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/ADA institution. If you require assistance to attend the program, please contact us for arrangements.

Registration:

Registration is free, but requested by calling 573-783-3303

Registration
deadline:

5/22/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Frank L. Wideman, WidemanF@missouri.edu
Perry County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 547-4504




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Baptist Church in Chilhowee

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Johnson County Fair Committee (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

May Fair Committee Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training/Development (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Training and Development - The Smith Lever Act -- 100 Years of Extension

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Putnam County 4-H Building Committee Meeting

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Putnam County Courthouse Old Soldiers Room
Main Street, Unionville MO map...

Description:

This will be the regular business meeting and to also finalize plans for upcoming fund raisers.

Session topic:

We will be having our regular business meeting and also finalize plans for upcoming fund raisers.

Cost:

$0.00




Johnson County Livestock Activities (Session 6 of 30)

When:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Fairgrounds

Description:

Johnson County large animal livestock shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, lead line, goat, horse, auction, carcass contest,jackpot show); weigh-ins for beef, sheep, goats, and swine; and committee meetings. Also includes the small animal committee meetings and small animal shows (rabbit, poultry, dog, cat, buck calf).

Session topic:

Livestock Committee Meeting

Registration:

To participate in the livestock shows 4-H and FFA members must complete pre-registration form by July 1 for the Johnson County fair.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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