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Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Missouri State Fair

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 8 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Sedalia, MO
Missouri State Fairgrounds

Description:

Youth who have qualified exhibit their projects at the state level.

Session topic:

Youth exhibit their projects at the State level

Registration:

County Extension Office

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brittany Nieder, NiederB@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/380-8460




St. Louis Labor Law Breakfast Series August 2014

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
IBEW Local 1439 Hall. Use back entrance to meeting hall. Parking available on street, in back lot, or at Glaziers Hall at 5916 Wilson Ave.

2121 59th St, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A monthly labor education program targeted to union officers and staff in the St. Louis area. The program offers information on current issues impacting members and working families. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday.

Registration:

8:00 a.m. breakfast buffet, 8:30-9:30 program presentation. Checks payable to: St. Louis County Extension Council. Mail to: University of Missouri Extension, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St Louis, MO 63132.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Robert A Russell, russellrob@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7635




Health Insurance Education and What you need to know about the Affordable Care Act

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Branson West City Hall
110 Silver Thread Ln, Branson West MO map...

Description:

Session goal is to provide Missourians with the knowledge and skills they need to make the best health insurance decisions possible for themselves, their families and their businesses. Session will include information on:
• New options for buying health insurance: Health Insurance Marketplace
• Tax credits to help pay for health insurance
• New health insurance company rules to protect you
• Medicare changes
• Access to enrollment assistance
• Other information and assistance sources
• Tips for using health insurance

Registration:

Registration is required to attend. Please contact Lisa or Misti at (417) 272-8508

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Harrisonville) (Session 12 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Cost:

$40.00
2nd person from household is $20

Facilitator:

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




Diabetes Self-Management (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Mountain View MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Angie Fletcher, fletchera@missouri.edu
Douglas County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/683-4409




Cooking Matters for individuals with Developmental Disabilities and their care takers. - St. Louis ARC (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis Arc
1177 N. Warson Road, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters courses help families with limited resources make healthy meals at home. This course is for individuals with developmental disabilities and their caretakers. Participants will learn cooking skills, practical nutrition information and food budgeting strategies that will last a lifetime. This 6-weeks class is provided in collaboration with St. Louis Arc.

Session topic:

Choosing Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains.

Registration:

To Register: Contact Brianne Smith @ 314-817-2216

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This program is funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

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




I am Moving I am Learning (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, 3 p.m.

Where:  
"I Can Too" and "Noah's Ark" Early Childhood Learning Centers
Salem MO

Description:

I am Moving I am Learning is in connection with First Lady Michelle Obama's healthy lifestyle initiative. The program is funded through Missouri Foundation for Health coordinated with Division of Health and Senior Services. MU Extension provides education and training for early childhood learning centers giving them coaching and guidance with required documentation and methods of a healthier learning environment.  more...

Session topic:

On-site observation to gain knowledge about the provider's nutrition and physical activity practices and to build relationships with provider's staff. Continue to assist with completing Action and Spending plans.

Registration:

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Cost:

$0.00
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Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
Carter County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/323-4418




Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs for Lake St. Charles Retirement Community (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Lake St. Charles Retirement Community
St. Charles MO

Session topic:

Balance Matters especially as one gets older. This session will present information on how to avoid falls and exercises to improve balance.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Lunchtime Leadership Series (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Madison County Extension Center
137 W Main St, Fredericktown MO map...

Description:

Want to develop your leadership potential? Dedicate your lunchtime to enhancing your leadership skills! Enjoy eight one-hour sessions over the course of four months. Expand your professional network while gaining useful leadership skills in a supportive and engaging atmosphere! Lunch will be included.

Time frame: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Dates and topics:

July 16-What's Your Work Style?
July 30- What's Your Leadership Style?
August 13- Understanding Diversity
August 20- Embracing Diversity
September 10- Dealing with Difficult Clients
September 17- Conflict Resolution
October 8- Generational Differences
October 15- Setting Leadership Goals

Session topic:

You will create a deeper understanding of "diversity" while becoming more aware of your own beliefs and feelings associated with different social groups. You will explore ways to build a more inclusive community.

Registration:

To register please complete the online registration form by clicking on "more" in the sentence below. Someone from the Madison County Extension office will contact you regarding your payment.

To register for the Lunchtime Leadership Series and receive the discount registration is due by 07/14/2014.
You can register for individual Lunchtime Leadership series classes throughout the series if you wish to.
Registration for individual classes are at least two days in advance.
 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$30.00 per session or $210 for all 8 sessions

Facilitator:

DeNae Gitonga, gitongad@missouri.edu
Madison County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/783-3303




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy(Kingsville) (Session 12 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
7th Day Adventist Church basement
Highway W, Kingsville MO map...

Cost:

$50.00
2nd person from same household is $25

Facilitator:

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




Lunch and Learn - Identity Theft

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Description:

Identity Theft: What is it and how can you protect yourself?

Session topic:

Lunch and Learn - Identity Theft, Why should it be important to you?

Registration:

Call the Phelps County Extension office at 573-458-6260 or email Phelpsco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

8/12/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Harrisonville
201 W. Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

This introductory 2-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.

Session topic:

This introductory 2-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 cont

Registration:

Please call for information: 660-747-3193 Traci Baldwin

Registration
deadline:

8/11/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Traci Baldwin, baldwintl@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Master Gardener Level I Training (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Trails West Library
11401 23rd Street, Independence MO map...

Session topic:

Orientation

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 43 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, 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, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 1 of 43)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, 9 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center
405 N Jefferson Ave, 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, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
 more...

Session topic:

Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$139.00
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Sources of Finance: For Business Start-Up or Expansion (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Building
501 Campanella Dr, Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Attendees will learn about smart financial decisions to help their business grow or get started.

Session topic:

Attendees will learn about smart financial decisions to help their business grow or get started.

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

6/3/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




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

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Leeton Christian 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




Food Preservation - Preparing Tomato and Fruit Salsas - Desoto

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Andrew’s UMC
1004 Rock Rd
Desoto, MO
1004 Rock Rd, Desoto MO map...

Description:

Learn up-to-date safe methods for turning your peppers and tomatoes into salsa you and your family can enjoy all year long.

Session topic:

Salsa

Registration:

Jefferson County Extension Center,301 3rd Street,Hillsboro, MO 63050

To register, please contact University of Missouri Extension at 636.797.5391 or by emailing jeffersonco@missouri.edu.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Ten Mile 4-H club meeting (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ten Mile Grange Hall

Session topic:

Ten Mile 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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