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Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies Program (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Liberty Head Start
630 Conister Street, Liberty MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies Program strives to raise awareness of issues facing grandparents and aunts/uncles who are raising grandchildren/nieces/nephews. The program offers twice-monthly support group meetings featuring a wide variety of speakers and topics. The program also provides information and referrals to community agencies, access to counselors, health professionals and legal advice. Updates on current legislation affecting relatives as parents are shared on a regular basis and opportunities to educate and advocate are provided to paticipants. The University of Missouri Extension Council in Clay County partners with Clay County Senior Services and the Platte County Senior Fund to provide this program in Clay and Platte Counties.

Session topic:

The Northland Grandfamilies Program will provide an exhibit at the Liberty Head Start "Back to School" fair and share information about the program with those participating.

Registration:

For more information on the Northland Grandfamilies Program, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490. The program is free and open to any grandparent, aunt or uncle who is raising grandchildren, nieces or nephews under the age of 18.

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Marion County Junior Fair, 2013 (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, July 25, 2013, 8 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, 10 p.m.

Where:  
Flower City Park Fairgrounds
Palmyra MO

Session topic:

Marion County Junior Fair

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Daniel Mallory, MalloryD@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/985-3911




Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Exam Training

When:  Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 5 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Campus
2206 Student Union Center

•From I-70
?Exit 128 at U.S. 63 highway. Proceed south (signs will say toward Jefferson City). Exit Stadium Blvd, turn right heading west. Turn right (north) on College Avenue, and left (west) on Hospital Drive, then right (north) on Hitt St. Parking available at Virginia Parking Garage immediately on your right. MU Student Center is one block north of Virginia Parking Garage: 911 E. Rollins St.

•From U.S. 63
?Exit west on Stadium Blvd. Turn right (north) on College Avenue, and left (west) on Hospital Drive, then right (north) on Hitt St. Parking available at Virginia Parking Garage immediately on your right. MU Student Center is one block north of Virginia Parking Garage: 911 E. Rollins St.

911 E. Rollins St, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This will be a 3 day Training.
Training will cover the Primary Content Areas of CGBP Exam -
• Global Business Management
• Global Marketing
• Resources and data sources
• International Supply Chain Management – with a focus on export facilitation
• Trade Finance

Session topic:

Training will cover the Primary Content Areas of CGBP Exam -
• Global Business Management
• Global Marketing
• Resources and data sources
• International Supply Chain Management – with a focus on export facilitation
• Trade Finance

Registration:

Yvetta Hamilton
410 S. Sixth Street, 200 EBN
Columbia, MO 65211
573-884-1555 more...

Registration
deadline:

7/19/2013

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$500.00

Facilitator:

Yvetta Hamilton, hamiltony@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 573/884-1555




Show Me Better Health (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
MOCA Health & Wellness Center
306 S Pine St, Richland MO map...

Description:

Who Should Attend:
People with arthritis, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, COPD, depression, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, lupus or any other health condition, and persons caring for someone with a chronic condition.
What you will learn:
*How to manage your symptoms.
*Medication "how-to"
*How to relax and handle difficult emotions.
*Effective problem-solving.
*How to work with your doctor.
*Tips for eating well & exercising.
*Setting realistic goals.

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

7/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This class is FREE!

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Pulaski County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/774-6177




Polk/Dallas County 4-H Day Camp 2013 (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Monday, July 29, 2013, 9 a.m. to Friday, Aug. 2, 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:

July 29—Aug. 2, Bolivar—Ag gone wild!

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




Walk With Ease-Arthritis program-Osceola (Session 12 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
Osceola MO

Session topic:

Walk at own pace

Registration:

Call St. Clair county Extension Office at 417-646-2419

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
No fee

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Ozark Food Harvest visit

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Springfield, MO
Springfield MO

Description:

Ozark Food Harvest visit August 1, 2013 Springfield, MO

Session topic:

Ozark Food Harvest visit

Registration
deadline:

8/1/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




Garden and Grow (Session 19 of 22)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd., Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Garden n' Grow is a youth garden program for kids ages 8-13. Youth will grow a vegetable garden and learn the responsibility of caring for it. They will also have lessons on various horticulture topics and learn how to prepare and/or cook their fresh vegetables. The youth will take home the vegetables they harvest

Session topic:

We will work in the garden and do the lesson "Bountiful Harvest & Zoning Out".

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




Canceled: Focus on Kids - Chillicothe August 2013

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Office
(Across from Grand 6 Theater)
2881 Grand Dr, Chillicothe MO map...



MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 142 of 174)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 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. Chris Smith 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:

Gardening Questions

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Making Money Count Series (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

5 sessions covering: Making Decisions and Communicating About Money, Spending Plans, Credit, Consumer Skills and Record Keeping

Session topic:

Session 2: Creating a Spending Plan

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




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-6896




A Matter of Balance (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Commercial Trust Bank, Community Room
119 N. Main, Fayette 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.

Session topic:

During the session participants will learn to:
View falls as controllable
Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
Set goals for increasing activity
Exercise to increase stength and flexibility

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. Contact the Howard County University Extension Center at 660-248-2272 for registration details. For questions or more information about the program, contact the instructor, Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu or 573-445-9792.

Registration
deadline:

7/1/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
Participants who attend 5 of the 6 sessions and complete the pre- and post-program surveys will receive a refund of $15 from the Howard County Health and Wellness Council.

Facilitator:

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




Mattie Rhodes Farmers Market (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Mattie Rhodes
148 N. Topping, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Fresh produce demonstration

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Elliott, ElliottK@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850




Texas County Fair

When:  Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 4 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, 10 p.m.

Where:  
Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Fairgrounds in Houston, MO
Houston MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
Texas County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/967-4545




Roughriders Collegiate 4-H Meeting (Session 9 of 13)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Classroom, Smith Hall, Crowder College
601 Laclede, Smith Hall

Description:

Crowder College Collegiate 4-H Meeting. Open to all former and non-former 4-H members who are interested in community service, community betterment and leadership development that attend any campus of Crowder College.

Session topic:

General meeting of the Roughriders Collegiate 4-H Chapter.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jeremy Elliott-Engel, elliottengelj@missouri.edu
Newton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/455-9500




Mountain Lions 4-H Club (Session 5 of 19)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
631 NW 1251 Road, Pittsville

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




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

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 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 six: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; working with your health care professional and system; weight management; future plans

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Scenic Regional Library in Union.
308 Hawthorne Dr, Union 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 is provided as the court ordered parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor age children, divorced parents who are filing a motion to modify, or never marrieds who are parents of a minor age child. more...

Session topic:

2 1/2 hour interactive workshop to help parents understand how to make divorce more successful for their children.

Registration:

To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.
Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.
$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Fee may be waived by Family Court Judge

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Focus on Kids - Lafayette County (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County Extension Center
14 East 19th Street, Higginsville MO map...

Description:

State-mandated program for area divorcing and never-married parents who have a court case. Co-parenting class to help parents learn to be civil and business-like for the sake of their children.

Session topic:

Co-parenting class for divorcing and never married parents.

Registration:

Call Lafayette county Extension Center at 660-584-3658 to register. Must pre-register one week in advance.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Serv Safe Summer 2013 (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Hannibal Career and Technical Center -- Room V200
4550 McMasters Avenue, Hannibal MO map...

Description:

An opportunity for anyone in Marion County that needs to have food safety training. This nationally regonized course is required by local county ordinance for foodserive workers.

Session topic:

Second session of the ServSafe course. This instruction will help participants prepare for the exam.

Registration:

Contact the Hannibal Career and technical Center at 573-221-4430 to register.

Registration
deadline:

7/26/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
The fee includes the Serv Safe manual and exam answer sheet. If you already have the manual, you can register for $100.

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




Creating Special Moments with Infants & Toddlers--Child Care Provider Training

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Central Bank Lake of the Ozarks Meeting Room
611 E North St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Special moments should occur more often than celebrating children’s birthdays or when developmental milestones are reached. This professional development program will help you discover how to create special moments with infants and toddlers every day. Learn how to turn diaper changing and other routine tasks into special moments that you share with each child.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Miller County Extension Office at 573-369-2394.

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Pulaski County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/774-6177




Christian County Extension Council Meetings (FY 2014) (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
TBA
Ozark MO

Description:

Monthly meetings of the Christian County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 29 of 52)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 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




Home Food Preservation Series, St. Peters

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Bright red tomatoes, colorful peppers, sweet juicy peaches and other fresh produce picked from your own garden, a farmers market or a nearby farm can be enjoyed all year long if preserved properly. 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 or all five: June 11 Jam & Jellies, June 20 Freezing & Drying, July 11 Canning Salsa & Fruit, July 30 Pressure Canning, August 1 Pickles. Registration Deadlines: one week prior to class date. more...

Session topic:

Pressure Canning: Take the fear out of using a pressure canner by attending this session. Learn how to safely can vegetables, meats, poultry, fish and mixed foods like soups and sauces.

Registration:

To register, make check payable to University Extension Council and mail to University of MO Extension, 260 Brown Road, St. Peters, MO 63376. Or call 636-970-3000 to pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover. Registration deadline is one week prior to class date.

Cost:

$15.00
$15 per session or $60 for all five. Price reduced to $10 per session for Master Gardeners and 4-H members and leaders.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Food Preservation--Canning Chile Salsa

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
North Kansas City Public Library

Description:

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

Session topic:

Hands-on Workshop

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Karen Elliott, ElliottK@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850




Mt Zion Country Clovers 4-H Club (Session 34 of 35)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Mt Zion 4-H Club usually meets the first Thursday of each month at FCS Financial, Hannibal. For more information contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736




Taylor 4-H Club (Session 34 of 35)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

The Taylor 4-H Club usually meets the 1st Thursday of each month. For addtional information contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736




Macon County 4-H Swim

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon swimming pool
Macon MO

Session topic:

4-H families may attend the Macon County 4-H Social Swim. Hotdog will be served by the Callao Shamrocks.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Marion Boosters 4-H Club (Session 34 of 35)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Marion Boosters 4-H Club usually meets the 1st Thursday of each month at the Anew Balance Building 308 B South Main, Palmyra MO. Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

Session topic:

The Marion Boosters 4-H Club usually meets the first Thursday of each month at the Zion Luthern School. For more information contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

Registration:

Contact the Marion County University Extension Center at 573/769-2177 for additional information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736