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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Healthy Food Demonstration at Gladstone Farmers' Market (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Gladstone Farmers' Market
HyVee Parking Lot
7117 N. Prospect, Gladstone MO map...

Description:

Volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations and food tastings at metro area farmers' markets.

Session topic:

Volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations and food tastings at metro area farmers' markets.

Cost:

$0.00




Healthy Food Demo at KCK Greenmarket Farmers' Market (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
KCK Greenmarket
6th and Ann, Kansas City KS map...

Description:

Volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations and food tastings at metro area farmers' markets.

Session topic:

Volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations and food tastings at metro area farmers' markets.

Cost:

$0.00




14th Annual Conference of the Country Schools Association of America

When:  Sunday, June 15, 2014, 8 a.m. to Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Pony Express Museum
914 Penn St, St. Joseph MO map...

Description:

This annual conference brings together historians and others who have a love for one-room schools. This conference provides great educational programs as well as opportunities to network with individuals who have the same interest in one-room schools. more...

Session topic:

A list of speakers will be posted on the registration site soon. Several programs will feature individuals involved with the Missouri Historic Schools Alliance (a program of MU Extension).

Registration:

Registration can be done through the mail or online. Information available online including a list of speakers, hotel information and more. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Business Plan Writing Workshop

When:  Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to Thursday, June 19, 2014, noon

Where:  
St. Louis County Library Headquarters
1640 S. Lindbergh Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This 2-session (June 17 and 19, 2014), three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have some knowledge of writing a business plan and want to get the ideas out of their head an onto paper. "The Basics of Writing a Business Plan Workshop" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization and want to get started so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included. Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan. The Business Counselor will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. She will also help stimulate ideas when you're stuck and provide feedback to help you create a viable and useful business plan. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you.

Session topic:

This 2-session (June 17 and 19, 2014), three-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have some knowledge of writing a business plan and want to get the ideas out of their head an onto paper.

Registration:

Call (314) 994-3300 or stop by any St. Louis County Library location to register.
Each session will begin with morning refreshments and a networking period from 8:30-9:00am. Both session will be held in the West Room at the County Library Headquarters.. more...

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




Fundamentals of Government Contracting The Bidding Process

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

This basic 3 hour seminar will cover the federal government's acquisition process which will help you understand the instruments the government uses to solicit products and services and how they are used; proposal preparation, proposal blunders, and proposal evaluation. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Session topic:

This basic 3-hour seminar will cover the federal government’s acquisition process which will help you understand the instruments the government uses to solicit products and services and how they are used.

Registration:

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting and Managing a Business

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri Career Center
3675 N. Outer Road, Arnold 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?

Starting a Business in Missouri is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.

In just 3 hours, you will…

• Discover if you have what it takes to be an owner by assessing your strengths and weaknesses.
• Learn the importance of having a business plan and what might go wrong if you don’t!
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition.
• Discuss legal and regulatory requirements.
• Find successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investor.
• Identify sources of funding.
• Receive a Start-up Manual.

Who Should Attend?

Starting a Business in Missouri 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.

Registration:

Register online

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00
No Cost to Dislocated Workers. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 20 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Warren County Sr. Center
501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton MO map...

Session topic:

Session one will involve pre course measures and exercise descriptions. Safety while exercising will be discussed.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the Warren County Extension Center

Registration
deadline:

5/16/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Selling to the Government: Key Steps and Resources

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Montgomery City Public Library
224 N Allen
Montgomery City, MO
224 N. Allen, Montgomery City MO map...

Description:

In this session you will:
• Make yourself aware of the services available through the MO Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and University of MO Extension.
• Find out if government contracting is for you and learn the essentials of this process.
• Identify areas for growth and further counseling with the business specialists.

Session topic:

Learn the critical steps involved in selling to the government as a small business in Missouri, explore the feasibility of this business growth strategy and learn about the resource network available to assist you.

Registration:

Montgomery County Extension Center
Tel (573) 564-3733
arroyop@missouri.edu

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pablo Arroyo, arroyop@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Kingsville) (Session 19 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 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 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 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 6

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




Customer Service (Webinar)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
This is a webinar
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn how to deliver outstanding customer service by learning how to avoid and prevent some of the most common mistakes made when interacting with customers

Session topic:

Participants will learn how to deliver outstanding customer service by learning how to avoid and prevent some of the most common mistakes made when interacting with customers

Registration:

Register by emailing or calling Glenna Ervin at gervin@semo.edu or 573-651-2929 more...

Registration
deadline:

6/16/2014

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Take Control of Your Finances/Columbia (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 115, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This workshop is directed to unemployed or underemployed individuals and its purpose is to provide information about filing for unemployment benefits, communicating with family, reviewing family financial resources, creating and reviewing a spending plan, bringing income and expenses into balance, reviewing outstanding debt and developing a debt reduction plan, communicating with creditors, avoiding financial predators and utilizing community resources.

Session topic:

This workshop is directed to unemployed or underemployed individuals and its purpose is to provide information about filing for unemployment benefits, communicating with family, reviewing financial resources, creating and reviewing a spending plan.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Vivian J. Mason, MasonV@missouri.edu
Callaway County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/642-0755




Introduction to QuickBooks (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

June 16(Monday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)
June 18 (Wednesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks software for your business bookkeeping needs. Emphasis will be placed on properly setting up list items which determine how the information feeds into the company financial statements. Details of the Customer and Vendor Centers will be discussed. The reconciliation process for bank accounts and credit card statements will be demonstrated. Reports for tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, company profitability, and company status will be presented. more...

Session topic:

Day 2

Cost:

$119.00

Facilitator:

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




QuickBooks for Your Business

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce
3003 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph MO map...

Description:

This presentation will offer you important knowledge of how to use the primary functions of QuickBooks. It is specifically intended for small business finances.  more...

Session topic:

This presentation will offer you important knowledge of how to use the primary functions of QuickBooks. It is specifically intended for small business finances.

Registration:

Register online or call 816-364-4105 or via e-mail at evansr@nwmissouri.edu more...

Registration
deadline:

6/18/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
$50 for the first 5 people who register.

Facilitator:

Rebecca Evans, evanssbdc@saintjoseph.com
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
phone: 816/232-4461




Canceled: A Matter of Balance: Monroe City (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center
314 S. Main Street, Monroe City MO map...



Selling to the Government: Key Steps and Resources

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Robert H. Loyd Community Center & Municipal Building
Jefferson & West 18th St)
1902 Jefferson St.
Hermann, MO

1902 Jefferson St, Hermann MO map...

Description:

In this session you will:
• Make yourself aware of the services available through the MO Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and University of MO Extension.
• Find out if government contracting is for you and learn the essentials of this process.
• Identify areas for growth and further counseling with the business specialists.

Session topic:

Learn the critical steps involved in selling to the government as a small business in Missouri, explore the feasibility of this business growth strategy and learn about the resource network available to assist you.

Registration:

Gasconade County Extension Center
Phone: 573-437-2165
arroyop@missouri.edu

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pablo Arroyo, arroyop@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/583-5141




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Butler) (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
Butler MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management-Bates County (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

Chronic Disease Self-Management brings people who have similar concerns and problems. Participants are armed with tools to better manage the challenges that dealing with a chronic condition presents. Topics covered include pain and fatigue management, effective communication, goal setting, physical activity, healthy eating, stress management. Participants learn that they have a "tool box" for managing their challenges; they just have to remember to utilize the tool box.

Session topic:

Topics include making healthy food choices, medication usage, making informed treatment decisions, dealing with depression, positive thinking and making an action plan.

Registration:

Call MU Extension at 660-679-4167

Registration
deadline:

5/20/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 12 of 24)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5:30 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--Platte County

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 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:

6/16/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Home Food Preservation Series, Columbia

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
1012 N Hwy UU, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Tasty tomatoes, colorful peppers, sweet juicy peaches and other fresh produce....are all so easy to preserve. This series of classes on home food preservation will teach the latest and safest ways to can, freeze and dry foods. Sign up for just one session, two, or all three: June 11-Freezing & Drying (fruits and vegetables), June 18- Water Bath Canning (jams/jellies, tomatoes, salsa, pickles, fruits), June 25-Pressure Canning (vegetables, tomatoes and soups).  more...

Session topic:

This session will cover the basics of water bath canning (jams/jellies, salsa, tomatoes, pickles, and fruits).

CLASS FILLED.

Registration:

To register, mail the completed registration form and check made payable to University Extension Council to: University of MO Extension Center, 1012 N Hwy UU, Columbia, MO 65203. Registration deadline is June 2. Class size is limited. Enroll early. For questions or more information, contact the instructor Vera Massey: masseyv@missouri.edu or 573-445-9792. more...

Registration
deadline:

6/2/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 445-9792




Sources of Finance: For Business Start-Up or Expansion (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Building
501 Campanella Dr, Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Attendees will learn about smart financial decisions to help their business grow or get started.

Session topic:

Attendees will learn about smart financial decisions to help their business grow or get started.

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

6/3/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Cape County Clover Kids (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

Clover Kids introduces 5 to 7 year olds to a variety of 4-H experiences. Activities help them learn how to get along and share with others, explore different interests, build self-confidence, and how to be part of a group.

Leaders are Lafern Schoen and Kate Sievers. The club meets the third Wednesday of the month in the Lower Level of the Extension Office. Call 573-243-3581 to confirm the meeting date or to get information about joining.

Session topic:

Club for 5 to 7 year olds

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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