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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Office Closed - State Holiday (Session 9 of 12)

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

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

Description:

Office Closed - State Holiday

Session topic:

Truman Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
SLATE Missouri Career Center
1520 Market Street, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Thinking about starting your own business, being your own boss and enjoying the life of an entrepreneur? Fantastic!
Of course you have a business plan, have secured funding, and have hired an accountant and lawyer, right?

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.

In just 3 hours, you will learn key elements of a business plan including …


• Writing style tips.
• Required content.
• How to use a business plan as a management tool.
• A greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started.


Who Should Attend?

Writing a Business Plan is designed for entrepreneurs of all ages, backgrounds, education and experience—regardless of the type of business you want to start! If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at no cost. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Session topic:

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.


Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$39.00
No Cost to Dislocated Workers. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Facilitator:

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




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
The St. Louis County Extension Office
10650 Gateway Blvd., Creve Couer MO, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards over $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world’s largest customer? This 3-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities, and understand the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Session topic:

The federal government awards over $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world’s largest customer? This 3-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps.

Registration:

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-2115




Character Critters-Lakeland (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Lakeland Elementary School
Deepwater MO

Description:

Character Education or pre-school and kindergarten students

Session topic:

Cindy the Citizenship Crab

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Body Image and Puberty (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Harrisonville School System -- McEowen Elementary
Harrisonville MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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:

This is the second session of a 10 week series.

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
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909




Cooking Matters at the Store

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Gerbes
Eldon MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824




Fall Prevention -KLC (Session 8 of 33)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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

Facilitator:

Nina Chen, ChenN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816/252-5051




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 42 of 49)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Rhubarb

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 13 of 39)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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

Facilitator:

Nina Chen, ChenN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816/252-5051




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, North County Health Campus (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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.

Session topic:

Orientation/Pre 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
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-7298




Cooking Matters at the Store (CMAT) (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Store Name: Walmart Super Center Aurora,
Store Street address, 3020 S Elliott Ave, Store City, State/Zip Aurora, 65605.

3020 S Elliott Ave, Aurora MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters at the Store is an interactive grocery store tour that teaches low-income families to shop for healthy, affordable food. Participants learn to find whole grains, buy fruits and vegetables on a tight budget, compare unit prices, and read food labels.

Session topic:

Cooking Matters at the Store is an interactive grocery store tour that teaches low-income families to shop for healthy, affordable food. Participants learn to find whole grains, buy fruits and vegetables on a tight budget, compare unit prices.

Registration:

Call the Barton County Extension Office: 417-682-3579

Class size:

6

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850




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
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573/686-8064




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 13 of 37)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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

Facilitator:

Nina Chen, ChenN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816/252-5051




Chronic Disease Self-Management in Hannibal 2014 (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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:

Pain and fatique management along with techniques to help a person relax and cope with ongoing pain.

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
MU Extension in Marion County
phone: (573) 769-2177




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, May-Jun 2014 (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3:30 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
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: (660) 425-6434




Clinton Cougars 4-H Club (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Methodist Church

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Heartland (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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:

Fifth session. We will continue strength exercises.

Registration
deadline:

4/8/2014

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac - First Step (Session 24 of 24)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Finalizing and answering needed questions and graduation

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Macon County
phone: 660/385-2173




Master Gardener Core Training - Morgan (Session 9 of 10)

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

Where:  
Morgan/Moniteau County MU Extension office
100 E. Newton St. 4th Floor, Versailles MO map...

Description:

The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

Session topic:

3-hour sessions covering the following topic: Vegetable Production

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$135.00
Course Fee: $135 single or $225 couples. Training fee covers the following: Master Gardener Core Manual, Master Gardener Certification, name tag, and travel and instruction expenses for class educators.

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Morgan County
phone: 573/378-5358




Focus on Kids

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

Where:  
Montgomery County Health Department
400 N. Salisbury, Montgomery City MO map...

Registration:

Register with the the Montgomery Circuit Clerk's Office, Montgomery Courthouse, 211 E. Third Street, Montgomery City or call 573 564-3341

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 1 of 12)

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

Where:  
Enon Baptist Church, Pittsville

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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: 417/837-2617




Clinton Cool Cats 4-H Club (Session 7 of 12)

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

Where:  
Clinton Methodist Church

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




2014 Voices of 4-H History Project (Session 6 of 8)

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

Where:  
Call the extension center for meeting location at 417-326-4916
110 E. Jefferson, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

County 4-H Project for those ages 8 and older who are interested in the history of 4-H in Polk County.

Session topic:

May meeting of the Voices of 4-H History in Polk County. Adults with 4-H history to share are invited to attend the meetings.

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension Center for more information at 417-326-4916.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417/326-4916




Canceled: Growing & Cooking Vegetables in Your Garden (Session 3 of 3)

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

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



2014 Master Gardener Classes (Session 9 of 24)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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:

Insects - 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
MU Extension in Daviess and Caldwell counties
phone: 660/663-3232




2014 Master Gardener Classes (Session 10 of 24)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 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:

Insects - 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
MU Extension in Daviess and Caldwell counties
phone: 660/663-3232




Building Better Child Care Training for Licensed Child Care Providers (Session 3 of 9)

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

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

Session topic:

Go Green With Gardening Fun--Find out how to use gardening to teach science. Create summer fun while learning about nature. Help young children discover the wonder of insects, plants, flowers, and soil with hands-on activities both indoors and outside.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. Deadline is 1 week prior to each session. For additional information, contact Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or coleco@missouri.edu

Class size:

60

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
$10 fee for each 2-hour session.

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824




Miller County Master Gardener Core Class Series (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Location varies between Tuscumbia Extension Center, CBOLO Main Bank, & State Fair Community College Lake Ozark. Consult schedule for exact location that night.

Description:

Our basic Master Gardener program, which addresses all the major topics associated with gardening.

Session topic:

Herbs and Native Plants

Registration
deadline:

2/24/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824