MU Extension events calendar
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013
FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 3 of 5)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4747 Troost, room 114, Kansas City MO map...
Class dates/times in this series:
Day 1: July 30 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Day 2: August 6 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Day 3: August 13 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Day 4: August 20 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Day 5: August 27 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
(must attend all sessions to complete training )
In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, 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.
In FastTrac® New Venture, participants will learn about start-up issues such as the competition, legal matters, marketing & financial management aspects. This program is fast-paced & energizing, with guest speakers and lots of group breakout activities.
For more information and to receive an application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816-235-6063. All application and payment materials must be completed no later than noon on Friday, July 26. View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.
Missouri dislocated workers may qualify for a full scholarship. Tuition is covered through a grant through Missouri Workforce Development. Any others who would like to attend may do so in paying the full tuition. You will receive more information once you apply.
Carmen DeHart, email@example.com
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428
Missouri State Fair - Exhibition
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, 6 p.m.
Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Missouri
2503 W 16th St, Sedalia MO map...
Annually hundreds of 4-H'ers share the skills and knowledge they have gained throughout the club and project year by exhibiting projects and presenting demonstrations at the Missouri State Fair. Not only do fairs provide an excellent way of showing individual accomplishments but also serve an important role in marketing 4-H to Missouri citizens.
Demonstrations and exhibits at the State Fair provide youth the opportunity to showcase knowledge and skills; practice skills in following specified guidelines, decision making, and organization; and in promoting 4-H.
Demonstrators are selected at the county level to present demonstrations/illustrated talks at the Missouri State Fair. Registration information should be submitted by July 15. Exhibits are also selected at the county level to be showcased at the State Fair. Exhibits are delivered to the State Fair by county staff or volunteers and arrive Sunday, August 4 or Monday, August 5.
Bi-lingual Tai Chi for Arthritis (Session 1 of 9)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Kansas City MO
Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.
Creating a Mobile Phone App.
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.
KMRN/KKWK Radio Station
607 Platte-Clay Way, Cameron MO map...
Learn how to create a mobile phone app for your business for free or very little money.
Learn how to create a mobile phone app for your business.
Rebecca Evans 816-364-4105 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Evans, email@example.com
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
Making Money Count Series (Session 3 of 5)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Taney County OACAC
610 South 6th Street, Branson MO map...
5 sessions covering: Making Decisions and Communicating About Money, Spending Plans, Credit, Consumer Skills and Record Keeping
Session 3: Credit Issues
Contact Taney County OACAC, 417-239-1882
Hickory County Master Gardener Training (Session 1 of 11)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Hickory County MU Extension Office
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...
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.
Today, the Master Gardener volunteer program is recognized nationally as a means for individuals to learn and to share horticultural knowledge with others.
The goal of the program is to involve the community in enhancing the local environment and economy through improved horticulture practices and education. 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.Master Gardeners develop their gardening and community potential while their efforts help others in the community.
$225 for couples
How to Write a Successful Business Plan
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Plaster Hall Room 104, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...
Designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. 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. more...
Continuing education units available.
Karen Bradshaw, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 5 of 17)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
University of Missouri Extension Center - St. Charles County
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...
A training program to help you discover the natural Missouri by developing your skills as a naturalist, resource scientist, botanist educator or recreations specialist. You'll gain a wealth of natural science information in classes given by some of Missouri's finest biologists and build new friendships with others who share a love of Missouri's outdoors. more...
Soils of Missouri:Soil formation and soil genesis; basic principles of soil’s physical, chemical,and biological properties; relationship between landscape, native plants/trees, and the resulting soil type; county soil surveys and uses; Soil testing.
Call 636-970-3000 more...
Master Gardener - Core Training (Session 1 of 10)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Butler County Extension Center
222 N. Broadway, Poplar Bluff MO map...
30 hours of Core Training in the area of horticulture which can be used toward becoming a master gardener. This training will occur on Tuesday nights at the Butler County Extension Center from 5:00 to 8:00pm. For more information call the Butler County Extension Center at 573-686-8064.
Master Gardener Training
Focus on Kids - Cass County (Session 2 of 12)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cass County Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...
Focus on Kids is a state-mandated co-parenting education program for divorcing or never-married parents.
Co-parenting program for divorcing and never-married parents.
Call the Cass County Extension Office at 816-380-8460 to pre-register.
Building Strong Families--Hillcrest (Session 1 of 8)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Hillcrest Transitional Housing--Platte City site
Platte City MO
Building Strong Families is a multi-session life-skills program series that assists participants in identifying their strengths and learning to build on those strengths.
Classes are held once or twice a month in a group setting.
Classes in August will be on the topic of "Family Strengths".
Extension specialists partner with Hillcrest Ministries to offer the Building Strong Families program year-round. Adults who reside in Hillcrest Transitional Living communities are required to attend life skills classes during their stay. Case managers and resident managers enroll the participants and keep the attendance roster updated with the Clay County Extension Center. Individuals who are not residents of Hillcrest Transitional Living may participate in the Building Strong Families program on a case by case basis, and if space allows.
Food Preservation--Pressure Canning
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Community Christian Church
1064 N Business Route 5, Camdenton MO map...
This class will cover the technique for pressure canning vegetables. Class will include a hands-on demonstration of canning green beans.
Please call the Camden County MU Extension Office at 573-346-2644.
Managing for Today and Tomorrow in Park Hills (Annie's III) (Session 1 of 5)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mineral Area College North College Center, Room B
5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills MO map...
It’s hard to talk about passing on the farm. Managing for Today and Tomorrow is for farm and ranch women of all ages who want to plan now for a successful transition later. Through this five-session program, farm women will learn about the four components that create a successful transition—Succession, Business, Estate, and Retirement Planning.
Introduction Part 1, Transition Planning
Introduction Part 2, Goal Setting
Business Planning Part 1, Financial Statements
Please pre-register by calling the Washington County Extension Office at (573) 438-2671 or emailing HambletonL@missouri.edu before August 9th. Registration is $75 and includes 15 hours of education, course notebook and curriculum handouts and light dinner each evening.
Missouri Master Naturalist - Development/Training (Session 2 of 11)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Busch Memorial Conservation Area
2360 Highway D, Saint Charles MO map...
Attendance at meetings is limited to members of the Missouri Master Naturalist Confluence Chapter. To lean more about the Missouri Master Naturalist program and about becoming a Master Naturalist call 636-970-3000. more...
Spiders - presented by James Trager, PhD, Shaw Nature Reserve
Food Preservation Q&A off-hours (Jul-Sept, 2013, Bethany) (Session 3 of 4)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Participants will have access to nutrition and health education specialist for answers to food preservation questions and problems.
Call in, email or text to email with quesstions about canning, freezing and/or dehydrating.
Contact Janet Hackert at HackertJ@missouri.edu or 660.425.6434 for more information.