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Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

Altogether 4-H Club Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Altogether 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Heartland 4-H Club Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Heartland 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Nodaway County Extension Council

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
3rd Floor of the Nodaway County Administration Building
403 N Market Street, Maryville MO map...

Description:

The monthly meeting of the Nodaway County Extension Council.  Meetings are open to the public.  

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Randa Doty, dotyr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Nodaway County
phone: 660-582-8101




County Council Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

Phelps County Council Meeting - Meetings are open to the Public

Session topic:

County Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Butler County Extension Council meeting (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
614 Lindsay Avenue, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

The Butler County Extension Council meets to conduct business and further Extension efforts in Butler County. Meetings are open to the public.

Session topic:

County Meeting

Registration:

For questions about the Extension Council meeting contact the Butler County Extension office at 573-686-8064.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Denkler, denklers@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




Chronic Disease Self-Management- Northland Shepherd Center (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Are you affected by one or more chronc health conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure? Are you a caregiver for someone with a chronic condition? Actively engaging in one's health, through self-management techniques and phsical activities can help to improve quality of life. This workshop is an evidence based program developed at Stanford University which provides a toolkit of techniques to assist in self-management of chronic illnesses.

Registration:

Call NSC at 816-452-4536 to register

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1-Kirkwood (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Has your doctor advised you to be more active? Don't like going to the gym? Our low impact exercise class helps those that would like to be more active. This strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. University of Missouri Extension's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults access to a safe, structured and effective strength-training program. Participants participate in twice weekly exercise sessions for 8 weeks building muscle and strength through the completion of 8 basic exercises. The program Equipment is provided. more...

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Pre-registration is required.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/15/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

MU Extension's food preservation courses provide up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations, tested recipes, and hands-on workshops that assist the consumer in safely preserving produce and other products. Workshops focus on pressure and boiling water canning basics, vegetables and other low-acid products, salsas, fruits, sweet spreads and storage of produce.

Session topic:

Canning Sweet Spreads, Jams and Jellies

Registration:

To register, contact the MU Extension Center at (636) 970-3000 or email Stcharlesco@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

7/24/2017

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Life: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This program helps participants with chronic conditions learn proven, effective interventions for self-managing their chronic disease or condition like high blood pressure, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, depression, or anxiety. These interventions can reduce symptoms, give participants the confidence to manage their condition, improve their quality of life and reduce health care costs.

Session topic:

5

Registration:

This event is limited to employees of Freeman Health Systems. For further information, contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

7/14/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Transitions - Job Skills & Interviewing

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
This is the Missouri Career Center - Washington located in Washington, Missouri. Missouri Career Center - Washington provides the opportunity for anyone looking for a career to learn options and find a path to their goal. They can provide you with the information you need to get going on your job today.
1108 Washington Square Shopping Center, Washington MO map...

Description:

Learn ways to prepare for an interview, resume ideas, job search calendars, and goals.

Registration:

The cost is free!  Please call the Career Center to register!

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Transitions - Budgeting & Making Smart Choices

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 10:45 a.m. to noon

Where:  
This is the Missouri Career Center - Washington located in Washington, Missouri. Missouri Career Center - Washington provides the opportunity for anyone looking for a career to learn options and find a path to their goal. They can provide you with the information you need to get going on your job today.
1108 Washington Square Shopping Center, Washington MO map...

Description:

Learn how to make a deposit, how to apply for a checking account, checking & savings records, how to make a budget, and much more!

Registration:

The cost is free!  Please call the Career Center to register!

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Take Control of Your Finances- Washington Career Center

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
This is the Missouri Career Center - Washington located in Washington, Missouri. Missouri Career Center - Washington provides the opportunity for anyone looking for a career to learn options and find a path to their goal. They can provide you with the information you need to get going on your job today.
1108 Washington Square Shopping Center, Washington MO map...

Description:

Take Control of Your Finances is a free workshop to help you keep control of family finances while laid off, unemployed, or underemployed. Managing and budgeting your bills and your money until a new job opportunity appears is less stressful when you have a plan. The workshop is led by University of Missouri Extension Family Financial Educators, and topics include: • How to track your spending and how to develop a budget • How to cut expenses • How to prioritize debts and how to maintain good relations with creditors • How to avoid debt and credit scams that target unemployed victims • How to identify resources in your community that can help you save money Learning more about these topics will help relieve financial strain on you and your family while you are unemployed.

Registration:

FREE Workshop: To register or for more information call (636) 239-6703.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Missouri Tomato Conference

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 8 a.m. to Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Continental Banquet Center
2728 North Rangeline , Joplin MO map...

Description:

Tomatoes are the most important vegetable crop, both in Missouri and worldwide. Tomatoes also offer a unique set of challenges for commercial farmers and home gardeners alike. Join nationally recognized and local tomato experts for two days of educational sessions and tours of tomato farms at the Missouri Tomato Conference. Discussion topics will focus on both field and tunnel/greenhouse tomato production, and will include tomato culture, tomato cultivars, insect and disease management, fertility management, tomato grafting, harvest and postharvest handling, and tomato marketing. Keynote presenters include Dr. Rick Snyder, Mississippi State University, and Dr. Richard Weinzierl, University of Illinois. Two local tomato farmers are featured on the program, as are a host of regional tomato specialists. We will tour three farms on the second day of the conference. The program is funded in part with funds from the Missouri Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant program and Missouri USDA-SARE PDP. more...

Registration:

Register at http://www.webbcityfarmersmarket.com/grower-training.html. more...

Registration
deadline:

8/11/2017

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




SSSH level 2 (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon senior center
460 W 5th Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program.;Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Laclede County Extension Office at 417-532-7126

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Grandfamily conference planning committee

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Description:

The Gramdfamily conference planning committee meets monthly to plan for the fall conference.  Meetings are held at the PIN office in Caruthersville.  New partners are always welcome to help plan.

Registration:

Call Mary Engram for information about the next planning meeing time at 573 683-6129.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Diabetes Self-Management Program - Beth Haven 2017 (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
901 E. Central, Hannibal MO map...

Description:

This course is designed to help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Dealing with Pasture Weeds

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
21262 Genoa Road, Linneus MO map...

Description:

Weeds in pastures and hayfields reduce forage productivity and quality. Learn more about soil fertility effects on forage production.

Registration:

Call 660-895-5123 or email tatev@missouri.edu by August 10 to register.

Registration
deadline:

8/10/2017

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Valerie Tate, tatev@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Linn County
phone: 660-895-5123




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (1:30 pm - Chillicothe) (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Chillicothe) (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE for Livingston County residents who are 60 and above, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board. The class is limited to 25 participants.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Cooking Matters for Adults - Covenant Presbyterian Church KC (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to midnight

Where:  
Covenant Presbyterian Church
5931 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO , Kansas City MO map...

Description:

A Program from “Share Our Strength” that is designed for families with limited resources. Cooking Matters is a six session course that combines hands-on cooking experience with nutrition education. Participants take home the ingredients for one recipe to make at home after each workshop

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850