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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Andrew County Extension Council Meetings, 2012-2013 (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
Jury Room, Andrew County Courthouse
411 Court, Savannah MO map...

Description:

Open monthly meetings of the Andrew County Extension Council

Session topic:

June Council Meeting--Executive Committee

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




4-H Outdoor Adventure (Float Trip)

When:  Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 8 a.m. to Friday, June 28, 2013, 6 p.m.

Where:  
Niangua River

Description:

Teen Outdoor Adventure - Ages 13 and up - On June 26-28, we will journey to the Niangua River in south Missouri. Activities will include float trip, spelunking, hiking, and...PAINTBALL!!!  $150 includes transportation (we will take a charter bus if we have enough sign up), most food, raft, t-shirt, and camping fees/tent.  Applications will be accepted until we’re full or June 5th, so don’t delay! Contact Shaun Murphy at murphyse@missouri.edu (660/646-0811) or your local Extension office for an application and more details. Application online at http://extension.missouri.edu/livingston/events.aspx

Session topic:

Floating, hiking, paintball and FUN!!! Join us on this outdoor adventure as you enjoy Missouri's outdoors and meet new and old friends!

Registration:

Contact your local Extension office or the registration link. Registration taken until June 5th or until spots are full. more...

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2013

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

Shaun Murphy, murphyse@missouri.edu
Livingston County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/646-0811




Polk/Dallas County 4-H Day Camp 2013 (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Monday, June 24, 2013, 9 a.m. to Friday, June 28, 2013, noon

Where:  
Polk County Fairgrounds
Bolivar MO

Description:

4-H, Growing our Future !! Summer Day Camp - A camp planned especially for youth 5—10 years of age.
Activities include science, games, art, cooking, snacks and more!

Session topic:

June 24—28, Bolivar— Pizza from the garden

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension Center for registration information - 417-326-4916

Registration
deadline:

6/3/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Mercy Health Plans Building
3265 S. National Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session four: Making an action plan; problem solving; better breathing; healthy eating; communication skills

Registration
deadline:

6/3/2013

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Cooking Matters (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
510 S. Wall Joplin, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Krystelle Lamczyk at the JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
3404 W. McIntosh Circle Drive
Joplin, MO 64804

510 S. Wall Joplin, MO. 64801 (417) 623-4597 ext 131 more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 137 of 207)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 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:

Fair Time

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Meeting - June

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Show Me Better Health (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
Highway 28, Belle MO map...



CANCELLED - Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Description:

June 25 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)

June 27 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

This workshop will cover the new intermediate features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Participants will learn to develop more advanced formulas and to apply absolute and relative cell references. In addition, they will learn to link cells between multiple worksheets. Learn how to sort and filter data. Participants will also learn how to create, modify, and print a chart within an Excel spreadsheet. more...

Session topic:

Day 2

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




A Matter of Balance Fall Prevntion Class (Pike Co.) (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities
900 Independence Drive, Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This program utilizes volunteer coaches to teach the eight two-hour sessions.

Session topic:

Identify habits participants may have that put them at risk for falls. Identify how those risks can be reduced or removed. Examine thoughts that help changes these habitual behaviors and shift to positive and helpful thinking for change.

Registration:

Call the Pike County Extension Center at 573-324-5464 to register. Space is limited to 25 people.

Registration
deadline:

6/11/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Marlborough Farmers Market (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
8401 Euclid
Marlboroough Farmers Market, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Fresh produce demonstration

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Ray-Pec Community Alliance (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Peculiar Fire Station near high school, Peculiar MO map...

Description:

This community grassroots group are addressing drugs, violence and bullying among youth in the Ray-Pec school district.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/380-8460




Tai Chi for Health - UMKC (Session 6 of 7)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
UMKC - Volker Campus
Kansas City MO

Description:

Tai Chi for Health is easy to learn for relaxation, strengthening mind and body, and improving health and fitness. The gentle movements of Tai Chi have been shown to improve coordination, balance, flexibility, muscle strength, and posture. Tai Chi helps create a sense of well-being while facilitating mind/body awareness and reducing stress.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany Jun-Jul, 2013 (Session 8 of 17)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center, Court House Basement
1505 Main 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 twice 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

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
If both this basic and the advanced class (on Tuesdays) is taken, the fee for both is $40.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Focus on Kids

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
The community room in the Pulaski County Courthouse
301 Historic 66 E, Waynesville 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.


Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing to attend an educational parenting program. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

To register for this program please call the Pulaski County Extension Office at 573-774-6177

Registration
deadline:

6/26/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
CoxHealth Surgery Center
Suite 203-Diabetes Center, 960 E. Walnut Lawn, Springfield MO, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session two: Making an action plan; Problem solving; Dealing with difficult emotions; physical activity and exercise; preventing falls

Registration
deadline:

6/17/2013

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Building Strong Families Parent Education Classes in Macon (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Description:

Sign up now for Parent Education using the Building Strong Families Curriculum. Four modules including Family Strengths, Postive Discipline, Stress Management and Balancing Work and Family will be used in the course. The 20.00 fee covers all four sessions.

Session topic:

This session will focus on balancing work and family responsibilities.

Registration:

Contact the Macon County Extension Center at 660-385-2173 or email Jane Hunter at hunterej@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

6/14/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Canning Fruit Salsa

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
St. Paul United Methodist Church

3601 S. Sterling Ave., Independence MO map...

Session topic:

Learn the basic steps of hot water bath canning by making a fruit salsa. This class will give you hands-on experience with the easier and less expensive type of canning. You can apply the same steps to making tomato salsa.

Registration:

Karen Elliott
2700 E. 18th, Suite 240, Kansas City, MO 64127
816-482-5850
elliottk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

6/25/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




ESMYC - 2013 Swim Lessons

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Earnest Shepherd Youth Center
610 E Shepherd Rd, Liberty MO map...

Description:

Swim lessons are offered by Earnest Shepherd Memorial Youth Center during the summer months. The lessons are open to children ages three and above. Class size is kept small to personalize the instruction.

Session topic:

Swim lessons are offered by Earnest Shepherd Memorial Youth Center during the summer months. The lessons are open to children ages three and above. Class size is kept small to personalize the instruction.

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sheila Bruns, brunss@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 781-7733




Johnson County Fair Committee (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 24 of 52)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training/Development (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Session topic:

All About Hostas

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Pork Quality Assurance Plus and Site Assessment Training

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Center
880 W. College, Troy MO map...

Session topic:

This course will allow producers to obtain PQA Plus Certification and/or Site Status Self-Assessment Training. Pork Quality Assurance Plus is on-farm educational assessment tool pork producers can use to objectively assess the care and well-being of hogs.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Fair Board (Session 6 of 7)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Henry County Fair Board Meeting

Cost:

$0.00




Johnson County Livestock Activities (Session 7 of 30)

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Fairgrounds

Description:

Johnson County large animal livestock shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, lead line, goat, horse, auction, carcass contest,jackpot show); weigh-ins for beef, sheep, goats, and swine; and committee meetings. Also includes the small animal committee meetings and small animal shows (rabbit, poultry, dog, cat, buck calf).

Session topic:

Livestock Committee Meeting

Registration:

To participate in the livestock shows 4-H and FFA members must complete pre-registration form by July 1 for the Johnson County fair.

Registration
deadline:

7/1/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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