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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Healthy Food Demonstration at Lee's Summit Farmers' Market (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Lee's Summit Farmers' Market
2nd and Douglas Street (Downtown Lee’s Summit), Lee's Summit 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




Cape County 4-H Camp

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 8 a.m. to Friday, June 27, 2014, 1 p.m.

Where:  
Fredericktown MO

Description:

4-H members from Cape County and surrounding counties participate in overnight camping to develop leadership and leadership skills while having fun and making new friends.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




The "Entrepreneur or Bust" Business Camp (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Central Missouri
Dockery Building, Room 107, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

A business camp for students to learn all they need to know aboaut business now, so they can make money now. more...

Session topic:

A business camp for students to learn all they need to know about business now, so they can make money now.

Registration:

Contact brammer@ucmo.edu

Cost:

$400.00

Facilitator:

Darrell Brammer, brammer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-4803




FastTrac New Venture (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Monday, June 23, 2014, 9 a.m. to Friday, June 27, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
SLATE Missouri Career Center, 3rd Floor
1520 Market Street, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan. Participants will learn about start-up issues and learn to address the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects. FastTrac® participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business endeavors throughout the course. This program is fast-paced and energizing, using guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities. This is a five day workshop with materials and lunch provided. Workshop dates are June 23-27, 2014, times 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Workshops are no cost to dislocated workers. To register, individuals must be currently unemployed and enrolled in the WIA Program at one of the Missouri Career Centers. Visit online at jobs.mo.gov to enroll. Scholarship tuition reduction also available. Call (314) 657-3547 to register for the workshop.

Session topic:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM you will look at all aspects of your proposed company, exploring the feasibility of your business concept and learning how to develop a viable business plan.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00
Workshops are no cost to dislocated workers. To register, individuals must be currently unemployed and enrolled in the WIA Program at one of the Missouri Career Centers. Visit online at jobs.mo.gov to enroll. Scholarship tuition reduction also available. Call (314) 657-3547 to register for the workshop.

Facilitator:

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




4-H SEMO CAMP

When:  Monday, June 23, 2014, 9 a.m. to Wednesday, June 25, 2014, noon

Where:  
SEMO Campgrounds
DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

NORTHBOUND: North of Wappapello Dam take Hwy. D. 4 miles. Make Left onto county road #523
for 1 mile turn Left for 3/4 mile than Right 2 miles following signs to youth camp.

SOUTHBOUND; Turn left off State Hwy. 67 south of Greenville onto Hwy. D. Proceed South for 15 miles,
than turn RIGHT onto county road # 523 for 1 mile turn Left on county road #522 for 3/4 mile then RIGHT
2 miles following signs to youth camp.


 map...

Session topic:

4-H Overnight Camp

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Canceled: The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri Career Center
3675 W. Outer Road, Arnold MO map...



2014 4-H Camp

When:  Monday, June 23, 2014, 10 a.m. to Thursday, June 26, 2014, 10 p.m.

Description:

Camp

Session topic:

4-H Camp

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Kempker, kempkerjm@missouri.edu
Miller County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/369-2394




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Full Employment Council - Career Centers
15301 E 23rd Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This two-hour offering is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan."The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization 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. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one.It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan. Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. Youll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you. more...

Registration:

Contact Richard Zarate at 816-407-3496 or zarater@missouri.edu

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Richard Zarate, zarater@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Profiles of a Successful Exporter

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

320 East 4th Street, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Learn characteristics (business, industry, market) that contribute to export success. Learn from the success of other Missouri companies that are exporting.  more...

Session topic:

Characteristics (business,industry, market) that contribute to export success
Learning from the Success of Others - Stories of Missouri companies that are exporting

Registration:

RSVP with Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, (417) 624-4150 more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$15.00/person for Chamber Members; $30/person for Non-Chamber Members - Includes Lunch

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - St. Louis County Extension Center (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 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 7

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
phone: 314/400-7287




Beyond Banking for Agriculture meeting--Rock Port

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Fair Building
201 E US Hwy 136, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

Sponsored by Bank Midwest and University of Missouri Extension, this meeting will cover several timely topics related to crop production. Wayne Flanary, regional agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, will discuss fine-tuning the addition of supplemental nitrogen to corn, and foliar fertilizers and plant tissue testing. Also on the program is Jim Crawford, MU Extension regional natural resource engineering specialist and Graves-Chapple Research Center superintendent, to talk about how to reduce sidewall compaction. A complementary lunch will be served.

Session topic:

Beyond Banking for Agriculture meeting

Registration:

Seating is limited so RSVP by June 18 to Eryn Stepp at Bank Midwest at 660-744-6262 or estepp@bankmw.com.

Registration
deadline:

6/18/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amie Schleicher, schleichera@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/744-6231




Building Strong Families-Women Aware conference & committees

When:  Thursday, June 19, 2014, noon to Thursday, June 26, 2014, 1 p.m.

Where:  
holiday inn or bread company or Extension office
Poplar Bluff MO

Description:

This includes conference committee meetings, curriculum committee meetings, and lunchens

Session topic:

This includes committee meetings for the Women Aware Inc. conference chairs, curriculum committee meetings, and bi monthly lunches. (3 meetings)

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Nutritional Label Update (Creighton)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Senior Center
Creighton MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Full Employment Council


15301 E. 23rd St S, Independence MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you. more...

Registration:

Richard Zarate
University of Missouri Business Specialist
Email: zarater@missouri.edu
Phone: (816) 407-3496

For payment information call (816) 407-3490

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00
Scholarships available for Missouri Dislocated Workers.

Facilitator:

Richard Zarate, zarater@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Creating a Spending Plan and Record Keeping (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 South 6th Street, Branson MO map...

Description:

Learn how to prepare a spending plan (budget), set financial goals, keep track of expenses, pay bills on time.

Session topic:

Record Keeping-
• Why it’s important
• What records to keep- handouts include forms to use
• Where to keep records
• How long to keep records

Registration:

Contact Taney County OACAC, 417-239-1882

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Canceled: A Matter of Balance: Monroe City (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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



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

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 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 working with your healthcare professional and healthcare organization, weight management and looking back and planning for the future.

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




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

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 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




Bonding for Minority Small Businesses

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
At SLATE Missouri Career Center: 1520 Market Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room

1520 Market Street, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Seminar Includes: Learn how bonding works; Get familiar with bonding criteria; Realize that personal wealth does count, and so does the credit score; learn how to find the surety guarantor company and more.

Registration:

Free admission. Call to register, call (314) 657-3547 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lynette Watson, watsonly@missouri.edu
Business Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 314/621-0816




Focus on Kids - Ray County

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Ray County University of Missouri Extension Office
1015 W Royle Street, Richmond 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.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Exploring Entrepreneurship

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will learn about the importance of planning, discuss basic legal and regulatory requirements such as legal structures, licensing, and tax form requirements. You’ll also be introduced to marketing and financial basics which will enable you to determine your market and competitive strategy. An aspiring entrepreneur needs to walk through this process and do the work up front before investing hard-earned money and avoid costly mistakes.

You’ll leave this class with tools for personal assessment, startup cost estimation, financial statements and sales projections. You’ll gain the basic knowledge to start a small business and be better able to make informed decisions.

Registration
deadline:

6/25/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Home Food Preservation Series, Columbia

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 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 pressure canning(vegetables, tomatoes and soups).

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...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




2014 Focus on Kids (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center in Blue Springs
1106 W. Main Street, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

An educational program for divorcing parents.
The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension at 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00




Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Jacoby Chapel Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Monticello 4-H Club meeting (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Monticello Methodist Church
Monticello MO

Session topic:

Monticello 4-H Club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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