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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Niangua Schools Health and Safety Fair (Webster County)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Niangua High School
Marshfield MO

Session topic:

MU Extension will have an information booth at the fair, providing resources on farm machinery, lawn mower and ATV safety, and poison look-alikes. Reaction times will also be tested.

Registration:

This is a free event

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Intermediate QuickBooks for Small Business

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Columbia Area Career Center, Room 103
4203 S. Providence Road, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This is an advanced QuickBooks workshop, computer, hands-on learning opportunity for small business owners, office managers, and anyone with financial responsibilities. In this session we’ll deal with some more challenging topics such as: customizing invoices, customizing of basic QuickBooks reports, designing reports and exporting to Microsoft Excel, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, using the “find” feature to find and correct documents quickly, memorizing transactions, payroll, inventory, and more.

Registration
deadline:

5/2/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Jackson County Office
(corner of 5th and Walnut)
105 E. 5th St., Kansas City MO map...

Registration:

Contact Angie Lanigan at lanigana@missouri.edu or 816-482-5850.

Registration
deadline:

4/21/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
$30 per person or $45 per couple.

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 8 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 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
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




KSHB-TV Interview - The Art of Tai Chi for Arthritis

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Description:

Watch KSHB-TV, Channel 41 Kansas City Live on the Health Benefits of Tai Chi for Arthritis.

Cost:

$0.00




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 - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Session topic:

Post-assessment and Session #10

Registration:

Contact Mary Wissmann at WissmannM@missouri.edu or 314-400-2115 more...

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00
$65 for nonmembers

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
phone: 314/400-7287




The Power of Email Marketing

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Route 66 Event Center
21 S Webb St, Webb City MO map...

Description:

Email Marketing is still the most effective way to rev up your referrals and your revenue. This seminar will cover how to use email to make a real difference in your marketing program. We'll talk about list building; how often and when to send email; and tools to make your email marketing easier and less time consuming. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Grandparent Support Group (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Call the Cape Girardeau County Office for information-573-243-3581
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

A Grandparent Support Group meets monthly in the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center. Agenda includes sharing of resources, educational program, sharing, refreshments, and babysitting upon request.

Session topic:

Field Trip, team building activity

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center to let us know you are coming 573-243-3581

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 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




Consumer Protection Presentation (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Waynesville Senior Center
1401 Ousley Rd, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

"Senior Citizens are unfortunately often the target of frauds and scams, so we are making a special effort to educate that group of Missourians," Attorney General Chris Koster said. "Our priority is to protect consumers from those who would attempt to take advantage of them.”

Session topic:

To provide insight into specific scams and frauds that have occurred recently and discuss how a citizen can avoid becoming a victim of scams that are commonly initiated using the internet, telephones, cell phones and U.S. mail.

Registration:

Missouri Attorney General’s Office at 573-751-1984, or Sarah Traub with Pulaski County University Extension at 573-774-6177.

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Kingsville) (Session 7 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 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
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Cass County Coalition for Drug Prevention & Recovery (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Justice Center -- Jury Pool room
Harrisonville MO

Description:

This coaltion or organizations and providers works to serve individuals and families in Cass County affected by substance use.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
West Central Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Successful Aging - Ripley Co. FCE council

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, noon to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Coffe & More
Doniphan MO

Description:

quarterly meetingS of the Ripley Co. FCE council

Session topic:

quarterly meeting of the FCE council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families for Youth - puberty/hygiene & self esteem building for Twin Rivers 5th & 6th graders

When:  Monday, May 5, 2014, 1 p.m. to Friday, May 9, 2014, 10 a.m.

Where:  
Fisk & Qulin Middle Schools
Fisk & Qulin MO

Description:

This includes one presentation on puberty/hygiene and self esteem building for the boys and girls in the 5th and 6th grade at Twin Rivers Qulin & Fisk Middle Schools

Session topic:

This includes one presentation on puberty/hygiene and self esteem for the boys and girls who attend the 5th grade & 6th grade at Twin Rivers Qulin & Fisk Middle Schools.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 9 of 24)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, 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 divorce.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $40 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Focus On Kids, 45th Circuit, Lincoln County

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Center
880 West College, Troy 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:

15

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




Character Education-Osceola (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Osceola Elementary School
Osceola MO

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




Consumer Protection Presentation (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pulaski County Library, Richland Branch
111 W. Camden Ave, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

"Senior Citizens are unfortunately often the target of frauds and scams, so we are making a special effort to educate that group of Missourians," Attorney General Chris Koster said. "Our priority is to protect consumers from those who would attempt to take advantage of them.”

Session topic:

To provide insight into specific scams and frauds that have occurred recently and discuss how a citizen can avoid becoming a victim of scams that are commonly initiated using the internet, telephones, cell phones and U.S. mail.

Registration:

Missouri Attorney General’s Office at 573-751-1984, or Sarah Traub with Pulaski County University Extension at 573-774-6177.

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Home Buyer Education / H.O.M.E

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
River Market University of MO Extension Center
11401 E105 E. 5th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

First time homebuyer education

Session topic:

First time homebuyer education class

Registration:

Contact Marsha Alexander for details.

Registration
deadline:

5/5/2014

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Marsha Alexander, AlexanderM@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: (816) 482-5850




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Luke's Plaza (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 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




Perryville 4-H Teen Council Community Clean-Up

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 3:10 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Description:

Teen Council invites community members to help them clean-up downtown Perryville in advance of Mayfest.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dianna Koenig, KoenigD@missouri.edu
Perry County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 547-4504




Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 10 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Herbaceous Ornamentals

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--Platte County

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office / Community Education Center
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separated or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

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

Registration
deadline:

5/5/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 40 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Pricing for Success

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Did you identify ALL of your costs? Find out for sure! This is the final course in the financial management series. Understand how to consider all your costs when setting your price. Understanding your competition, your customers and your costs will help you make the right pricing decisions. Learn pricing terminology, pricing strategies and how to estimate and use overhead percentages to ensure your price has covered your costs. Bring your pencil and leave with a greater understanding of how to determine your price and how that will impact the success of your business. $65 for each individual program, sign up for all four for $220, a $40 savings. You bring a pencil; we’ll provide the calculator

Session topic:

Learn pricing strategies and how to determine the overhead percentage to set a price that will cover all of your costs.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center

Cost:

$65.00

Facilitator:

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




Lucky Clover 4-H Club meeting (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
LaBelle Christian Church

Session topic:

Lucky Clover 4-H Club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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