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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mississippi County Extension Council meeting

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
109 N. First St., Charleston MO map...

Description:

Monthly Extension council meetings are open to the public

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Mississippi County
phone: 573-683-6129




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City 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. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or email thompsoncv@missouri.edu

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Session topic:

Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




The Successful Business: Planning & Funding

When:  Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, 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, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/6/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
A second person from the same business may attend for a fee of $99.00. Call the SBTDC for information on how to obtain this discounted fee. 417-837-2617

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

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

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7378




4-H Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

Lafayette County 4-H Council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Leadership Phelps County (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

Leadership Phelps County - Leadership Development for New and Seasoned Leaders/Managers in the Phelps County Community. What is leadership? Challenges, skills to be successful.

Session topic:

Leadership Phelps County - Media Day

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Leadership Phelps County (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

Leadership Phelps County - Leadership Development for New and Seasoned Leaders/Managers in the Phelps County Community. What is leadership? Challenges, skills to be successful.

Session topic:

Leadership Phelps County - Graduation Day

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




St. Charles Extension Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Peters
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Monthly business meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Making Money Count--Budgeting & Credit (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
21390 Highway 32, Ste Genevieve MO map...



Master Gardener Program (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

The Master Gardener volunteer program began in the early 1970’s in response to the rapidly increasing interest in home gardening. The idea was to train knowledgeable garden volunteers to help University Extension staff deliver home gardening information to the public. The idea worked! Today, the Master Gardener volunteer program is recognized nationally as a means for individuals to learn and to share horticultural knowledge with others. A successful candidate for the program is anyone able and willing to donate volunteer hours in the community and/or MU Extension education programs. Master Gardeners develop their gardening and community potential while their efforts help others in the community. Master Gardeners serve as representatives of the University of Missouri Extension. They may engage in a variety of interesting education activities that benefit the community. After completing the course all first-year Master Gardeners must volunteer for 30 hours work to be completing this in Hickory County to complete the program. COURSE CONTENT Course consists of eleven, 3-hour sessions covering the following topics: Orientation and Paperwork (2 HR Max.) Understanding Soil and Plant Nutrition Plant Growth and Development Annual / Floral and Vegetable Production Perennial Gardening (Trees, Shrubs, and Perennial plants) Raised Bed and Container Grown Gardening Insect and/or Integrated Pest Management Fruit Trees, Bramble Berries, and Grape Production Lawn and Turf Management Plant Diagnostics and Disease Control Greenhouses and High Tunnels Courses will be conducted by MU Extension Specialists and other professionals.

Session topic:

Fruit Trees/Bramble Berries/and Grape Production

Registration:

Please contact us @ the Hickory County MU Extension Office in Hermitage Missouri 203 Cedar Street Hermitage, MO 65668 or Call us @ 417 745 6767 or E-mail us at wheelerjr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

5/11/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
The entire program cost $125.00 for all sessions. Any class you are interested in may be taken as a stand alone class at a fee of $15.00 a night. You do not have to go through the Master Gardeners program to enroll and enjoy these course offerings.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767




Polk County Clover Kids (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Youth building at the Polk County Fairgrounds
4560 S. 100th Road, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

Clover Kids - a club meeting for 4-H members ages 5-7. Activities and snacks are provided at each meeting. Activities are science based, open ended and hands-on, requiring critical thinking, exploration and creativity. Attendees must be enrolled as a 4-H Clover Kid in Polk County. Through Clover Kids clubs, children learn how to get along, share, and work in groups, explore their interests, and build self-confidence. Clover Kid Activities introduce five to seven-year olds to the 4-H concept of learning by doing.

Session topic:

June 8 - Polk County Clover Kids

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Camp at Heit's Point (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1 p.m. to Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4 p.m.

Where:  
4-H Camp
28345 Heits Point Avenue, Lincoln MO map...

Description:

4-H camp has a rich history and tradition in Missouri. 4-H staff have conducted camps for more than 60 years. Historically, 4-H camps were some of the original users of the group camp facilities found in Missouri state parks, and today many 4-H camps still use them.

4-H camp programs offer a variety of camping experiences

  • Residential Camps for one or more nights
  • STEM and Arts & Crafts Learnshops
  • Community Service
  • Camp Fires
  • Teamwork Activities

Camping also provides opportunities to experience new and exciting activities. Climbing walls, swimming, archery, canoeing and many other activities are offered in a safe, supervised environment where campers can explore new areas of interest with encouragement from trained counselors and staff.

Session topic:

Youth Camp

Registration:

Registration will be collected by your local 4-H Council or Extension Office.

Cost:

$100.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You-North County Health Center (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Description:

What does the year future look like for you? Does your life reflect your values? Are you mindful of your choices? Is your health important to you? Life is full of choices...and those choices affect the body, mind and spirit. The Taking Care of YOU- Inside and Out program is designed to help you deal with life's stress, make wise choices and explore ways to live a healthier life. During this 12-week program you will learn practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life and to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Attendance prizes and resources will be given each week, plus 2 weeks on a grocery store tour and an interactive Cooking Class.

Registration:

This program is for St. Louis County Government employees Call 314-615-8114 AGall@stlouisco.com

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This Program is sponsored by Coventry through St. Louis County Employee Wellness Council. Normal fee is $50.

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Heisinger Bluffs
1002 West Main St, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. 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 6) how to evaluate new treatments

Registration:

This program is for residents of Heisinger Bluffs.

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee due to funding from the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center

Facilitator:

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




Introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce
186 N Adams Avenue, Lebanon 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:

Contact the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce - Ph. 417-588-3256

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

Jacqueline Rasmussen, RasmussenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-884-5223




2nd Annual Summer Lovin' Health Challenge (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1301 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Barton County residents have the opportunity to learn about making the healthy choice the easy choice. Over the span of 12 weeks, participants can earn points in various ways for a grand prize the final week, all while taking small steps toward a healthier lifestyle.

Session topic:

Protein

Registration:

To register, stop by the Barton County Health Department

Registration
deadline:

5/18/2017

Cost:

$0.00
Free. Funded partially by the Barton County Health Department

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center in Hermitage (Session 13 of 18)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Eight week, evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active.

Registration:

Register at McCarty Senior Center, Hwy 54 Wheatland, MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Cooking Matters for Adults Hickory County Health Department May 2017 (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Hickory County Community Kitchen at the Farmers Market
South Highway 254 & County Road 283 , Hermitage MO map...

Description:

Program empowers low-income families with the skills to stretch their food budgets so their children get healthy meals at home. Cooking Matters is a hands-on, six-week cooking course. Participants learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, and cook delicious, affordable meals.

Session topic:

Healthy starts at home

Registration:

Call Hickory County Extension to register 417-745-6767

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




SkillUP- Career Management- Using effective communication skills: Respond Powerfully to Negative Comments

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...

Description:

"People with high self-esteem communicate positively with themselves and others." The first step toward high self-esteem is to learn and use positive thinking and positive self-talk. In this session participants will learn to replace negative thoughts with positive ones.

Registration:

Contact Misti or Shyra at Stone County OACAC, 417-739-1130

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP- Career Management- Using effective communication skills: Changing Self-Talk from Negative to Positive

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...

Description:

Negative statements occur frequently both within selves and publicly. Learn how to disregard the negative and practice the positive in this session.

Registration:

Contact Misti or Shyra at Stone County OACAC, 417-739-1130

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Leader Round-Up

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
14 E 19th St #102 , Higginsville MO map...

Description:

Lafayette County 4-H Leader Round-Up

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




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

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Description:

Galena senior citizens will participate in a 16 session, 8 week course to build strength, flexibility, and balance. They will take a pre and post test to measure improvements.

Registration:

To register, call the Stone County University of Missouri extension office.

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Galena of the Move will pay one-half of the enrolled person's registration fee.

Facilitator:

C. Tim Schnakenberg, SchnakenbergC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Stone County
phone: 417-357-6812




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

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Description:

Level 2 Stay Strong, Stay Healthy course to be held in Republic. The course is funded by the Greene County Senior Tax Fund.

Registration:

To register, call the Republic, MO senior center

Registration
deadline:

6/6/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
All fees 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




Chronic Disease Self-Management at Olsen West (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Olsen West
883 Olsen Rd. , Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Caregivers and those with ongoing health conditions will learn how to make changes toward a happier and healthier lifestyle through this self-management course. Topics covered include fatigue, increasing energy, decreasing pain and stiffness, building muscle strength and stamina, decreasing feelings of depression and distress, and increasing physical activity.

Registration:

Register at Olsen West.

Registration
deadline:

5/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters-Climax Springs (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
church meeting room
State Hwy Dd, Climax Springs MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a 6-session culinary-based nutrition education program that is delivered through; powerful, engaging lessons featuring hands-on learning that include group discussion with instructors. Program Goal: This program’s main goals are: 1. to provide knowledge and skills to help seniors prepare food at home more, and become aware of the negative health behaviors associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. The primary objectives are to teach: (1) Cooking tips and techniques; (ii) tips for proper food safety; (iii) storage and sanitation; (iv) nutrition and health information to ensure optimal health; (v) budgeting -stretching food dollars and maximizing resources; (vi) tips to get families to try new foods; and (vii) shopping healthfully on a limited budget. The program evaluates participants at week 1 and week 6 and behavior changes occur consistently in all individuals.

Registration:

Call the MU Extension office in Camden County to register for this class. 573-346-2644 Maximum 12 participants, must call to register. Instructor: Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist Classes will be held at the Assembly church in Climax Springs.

Registration
deadline:

5/12/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




4-H Camp (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 8 a.m. to Thursday, June 8, 2017, 3 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Direct Marketing of Farm Products (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2017, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Mountain Grove
9740 Red Spring Road, Wright MO map...

Description:

Direct marketing is a method of capturing higher margins and increased profitability from farm produce and animal products. Many consumers prefer to buy food direct from the farm, making direct marketing a win/win proposition for farmers and consumers alike. This series of workshops is designed to assist producers of ag products as they endeavor to add direct marketing to their farm business plan.

Session topic:

"Direct Marketing Produce"

Registration:

To enroll contact: Wright County Extension - 417-547-7545 or wrightco@missouri.edu

Cost:

$25.00
Enrollment fee: Attend Sessions 1 & 2 or 1 & 3 - $20 Attend all three sessions - $25

Facilitator:

Ted Probert, ProbertT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Wright County
phone: 417-547-7545