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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

2017 Summer Blackberry Production Workshop

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon MO map...

Description:

Blackberry production offers great potential for Missouri farmers. The Growing Blackberry Production and Sales in Missouri project includes blackberry production workshops in southwest Missouri and across the state, a demonstration blackberry planting at the MU Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon that includes the rotating cross arm trellis and recently developed thornless blackberry cultivars, and blackberry promotional activities centered on the Webb City Farmers Market. Join the project team for upcoming workshops! The blackberry workshops focus on blackberry production through the growing season, with presentations and hands-on experience with new thornless cultivars and the innovative rotating cross arm trellis. Detailed information on each workshop is available at http://www.webbcityfarmersmarket.com/grower-training.html.

Registration:

Preregister online at http://www.webbcityfarmersmarket.com/grower-training.html or register at the door  more...

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

This program helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children. Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register, contact St. Charles County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-970-3000. Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least one week before class. Debit, credit, cash or check payments accepted. Money order or cash payment can be arranged when you call to register.

Registration
deadline:

6/7/2017

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Cooking Matters at the Store (Virtual)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan
Jefferson City MO

Description:

In this fun and interactive, 1-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available. Each participant will receive: • Free tote bag for shopping • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connecting kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

Registration:

This class is for wellness ambassadors of Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Cole County) (Session 15 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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



Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Cole County) (Session 15 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

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



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down including stretches and deep breathing.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College
3201 W. 16th Street , Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Session topic:

Warm-up, 8 strength-training exercises, and a cool-down including stretches and deep-breathing exercises.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Office - Upper Level meeting room
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

SMQA training is required for all 4-H and FFA livestock participants to exhibit at the SEMO District Fair and the MO State Fair: beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, rabbits. Youth ages 8 to13 by January 1 of the program year should participate in two consecutive years of the training. A refresher course must be taken once youth have turned 14 by January 1 of the program year. If you need to check the status of your SMQA training please contact the Extension Office.

Registration:

Please call the local Extension office to register to ensure there are enough supplies for all youth to participate in activities. Cape County: 573-243-3581 Perry County: 573-547-4504

Registration
deadline:

6/20/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Erin Larimore, LarimoreE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




2017 GSBR Club meetings (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

4-H Club meetings for boys residing at the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch

Session topic:

GSBR Club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families 5-Week Series, Chillicothe, Mo (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
320 Park Lane, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

This 5-week Building Strong Families series will focus on learning to identify and then build upon family strengths to make the family even stronger. Parents will learn new skills to help improve communication, manage money, balance responsibilities and more. The five sessions will be Family Strengths, Communicating, Managing Stress, Money Matters, and Balancing Responsibilities. Each day covers a different topic, but participants are asked to attend all five sessions.

Session topic:

BSF: Communicating

Registration:

The cost for the series is $40 per person. Please contact Jessica Trussell, Human Development Specialist, at 660-646-0811 for more information or to register. Registration is required by June 12, 2017. University of Missouri Extension programs are open to all. At least 5 individuals must be registered for this class in order for the class to be offered.

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop) for Small Business

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mark Twain Museum
120 North Main St., Hannibal MO map...

Description:

This class is a HANDS ON introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop Version). The following will be covered: * Setting up your company * Setting up your chart of accounts * Navigating through QuickBooks * Setting company preferences * Writing checks * Entering and paying bills * Entering transactions * Tidbits and shortcuts * And Much More! This class targets businesses that have some or no experience with QuickBooks.

Registration:

Call: (660) 327-4158 Email: monroeco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

6/19/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$89.00
$79 for Hannibal Chamber members

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener (Session 6 of 14)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Willmore Lodge
1 Willmore Lane, Lake Ozark MO map...

Description:

Do you want to know more about gardening? Would you like to share that knowledge with others? Consider enrolling in the spring 2017 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. You will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs, and landscaping. Classes are taught by University of Missouri state and regional specialists and Master Gardeners themselves.  more...

Session topic:

Fruit Production

Registration:

Space is limited, so do not delay. Space is limited, so do not delay. Please register by May 24 so materials can be prepared. Registration materials can be accessed and downloaded at http://extension.missouri.edu/miller Please register by May 24, so materials can be prepared. For more information and registration materials contact Patricia Barrett or Terri Gerling at the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Center, PO Box 20, 134 Second Street, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. You may email barrettpr@missouri.edu or millerco@missouri.edu; phone (573) 369-2394.  more...

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
The general public can attend any session for $10. Please call the county office at 573-369-2394 to sign up. Couples can attend for $250

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

The Greene County Senior tax fund has provided university extension with a grant to conduct the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, level 1 class for seniors in Strafford, Missouri. The participants will complete a pre and post assessment to measure improvements in strength, balance and flexibility. The will take part in the 16 session course.

Session topic:

session 6 of 16 sessions

Registration:

To register, call the Strafford senior center

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
The grant will pay each participants $40 registration fee

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

An eight week, 16 session workshop, Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, is offered for senior citizens in the Rogersville, MO area.

Session topic:

session 5 of 16 sessions

Registration:

To register, call the Rogersville Senior Citizen's Center

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
All enrollment fees are paid by the Greene County Senior Citizen's Tax Fund

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 MU Campus (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program, a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice and/or have approval from the instructor. All equipment provided. (Must attend 14/16 classes to earn 100 Wellness Points, Cost: $50)

Registration:

To register, click on the link more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-2799




CANCELED Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 MU Campus (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Description:

Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program. It can get your fitness journey (re)started, right on campus! Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, 8 muscle strengthening exercises and cool down. Geared toward older adults or sedentary middle-aged females who want to improve strength, balance and flexibility. All equipment provided. (Must attend 14/16 classes to earn 100 Wellness Points, Cost: $50)

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-2799




Cooking Matters at the Store - Gerbes on Broadway

When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Boone
1729 W Broadway, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters at the Store is a FREE guided grocery store tour to help individuals and families with limited resources buy healthy, affordable foods.
 

Registration:

Registration is open to families enrolling through Boone County Central Missouri Community Action (573-777-5233). For information about Cooking Matters at the Store, contact Megan Samson, Regional Nutrition & Health Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, at 573-445-9792.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan Samson, samsonm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792