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Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013

KCK Green Market Farmers Market (Session 7 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
KCK Green Market Farmers Market
6th & Barnett, Kansas City KS 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




QuickBooks for Your Business (Session 9 of 14)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development.
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This powerful accounting system for businesses will enable you to track the progress of your company and at the same time allow you to focus on your business, not on being an accountant. QuickBooks® is a tool you can use to automate the tasks you will need to perform as a business owner to document and track the accounting activity of your existing business, or to set up a new business. This course will provide an opportunity for hands-on practice. more...

Session topic:

QuickBooks is a tool you can use to automate the tasks you will need to perform as a business owner to document and track the accounting activity of your existing business, or to set up a new business. It is designed for PC users only.

Registration:

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

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$179.00

Facilitator:

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




Accounting Basics for Small Businesses (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

With a solid understanding of basic accounting principles, business owners and bookkeepers can effectively communicate and interpret the financial results of their business. This program will provide participants with a solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances, such as QuickBooks® and Understanding Financial Statements. This class is focused on the small business owner or prospective owner who wants to understand accounting basics in order to determine how to set up bookkeeping practices for a business. Learn basic terminology and explore typical transactions encountered in a small business environment. more...

Session topic:

This program will provide participants with a solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-836-5685 more...

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




Home Food Preservation Series (Aug, 2013, Living Hope-Dek Co) (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Oak Christian Church
8875 W Highway 6, Amity MO map...

Description:

Participants will receive hands on experience as well as the most current step by step recommendations for food preservation procedures (harvesting/storing fresh produce, pressure canning, water bath canning, freezing and dehydrating).

Session topic:

Boiling Water Canning - making and preserving salsa

Registration:

Contact Janet Hackert at 660.425.6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu for more information or to register.
Also to register, visit Living Hope Thrift Store and Food Pantry, 118 W Main, Maysville or call 816-449-2163.

Registration
deadline:

8/8/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Each session is $15. Register for individual classes or take all four.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Canceled: Women in Boots & Blue Jeans - Mexico

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Advanced Technology Center Rm 167
2900 Doreli Lane, Mexico MO map...



Canceled: Women in Boots & Blue Jeans - Kirksville

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Economic Development Alliance Center
315 S. Franklin St., Kirksville MO map...



Women in Boots & Blue Jeans - Carrollton

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Carrollton Public Library
1 North Folger, Carrollton MO map...

Description:

This risk management conference is being sponsored by University of Missouri Extension and USDA Risk Management Agency. The topics and speakers were chosen based on educational interests of farm women and landowners. The program has been designed to cover topics that will be helpful to make informed decisions and manage farm risk.

The speakers’ have many years of experience working in agriculture. Most have a production agriculture background and all have a desire to help others and much expertise in his/her topic area.

For more information contact Mary Sobba at the Audrain Extension Center 573-581-3231 or e-mail sobbam@missouri.edu For information specific to the sites call: Carrollton—660-542-1792, Kirksville—660-397-2179, Mexico—573-581-3231 and St. Joseph—816-279-1691.
 more...

Session topic:

This conference will cover Marketing Plans, Outlooks, Farm & Family, Estate Planning, Crop and Livestock Insurance and Communication with Family and Farm. There is an excellent lineup of speakers.

Registration:

Registration information can be found in the conference flyer online at http://extension.misosuri.edu/boots
Registration deadline is Aug. 15, 2013
For more information call the Audrain Extension Center 573-581-3231

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Karisha Devlin, devlink@missouri.edu
Knox County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/397-2179




How to Obtain Federal Designation Certifications for Contracting

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9:50 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Where:  
Holiday Inn
Salon D
2781 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

There are many new bid opportunities coming up in September and October for $100 million for new highway construction across northern Arkansas. The US DOT, Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Missouri Small Business & Technology Center, Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce, and the Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission are cosponsoring this workshop at the Holiday Inn in Poplar Bluff.

Session topic:

An overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center discuss how to get started in the contracting arena.

Registration:

Registration for participants takes place from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holday Inn - Salon D. Workshops begin at 9:00 a.m. and run until 4:10 p.m. on the 21st and 3:00 p.m. on the 22nd

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
Howell County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 256-2391




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Warren County Senior Center
501 Ashland, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Wednesday mornings at the Warren County Sr. Center.

Session topic:

Each course meeting will provide instruction and practice of strenght improving exercises that benefit bone strength, muscle strength, joint movement, and improved balance.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the Warren County Extensio Center (456-3444).

Registration
deadline:

6/26/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




MoDOT Small Business & OJT Programs

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Holiday Inn
Salon D
2781 N Westwood, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

Training and upgrading of minorities and women to journey status is a primary objective of the On The Job training requirement. Learn about the OJT Program as mandated by the United States Department of Transportation. The OJT Program requires MoDOT to set a trainee goal on each Federally Funded Project. MoDOT assigns training requirements on contracts that are Federally Funded, and that meet the criteria to have a trainee requirement.

Registration:

Registration for participants takes place from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holday Inn - Salon D.

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Credit Building Webinar

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

A nationally recognized leader in the field of financial capability will focus on how individuals build credit and have high credit scores

Session topic:

This webinar will be led by a nationally recognized leader in the field of financial capability and will focus on how individuals build credit and have high credit scores

Registration:

Can register online at www.semo.edu/cie or by calling 573-651-2929 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 13 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia 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.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $35 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Business Planning and Management

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Holiday Inn
Salon D

2781 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

This workshop focuses on such areas as assessing or reassessing the legal form of the company, developing a succession/business continuation plan, managing/controlling growth and assembling a business team. Areas covered include legal and corporate structures, certifications/licenses/permitting, establishing goals and objectives under a business plan, and issues related to company management, policies and procedures, and staffing.

Registration:

Registration for participants takes place from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holday Inn - Salon D. Workshops begin at 9:00 a.m. and run until 4:10 p.m. on the 21st and 3:00 p.m. on the 22nd

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Master Gardener Training in Kirksville (Session 1 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

12 week training course on different horticulture topics. A 30 hour volunteer committement is required following the training in order to become a Master Gardener.

Session topic:

Master Gardener Orientation followed by a lesson on herbs and native plants.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by August 16 at noon.

Registration
deadline:

8/16/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Late fee after the deadline-$165

Facilitator:

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




Eating from the Garden (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Center
Highway 25 South, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Open house to recruit volunteers for Eating from the Garden

Session topic:

Meeting with Master Gardeners to discuss availability of seeds

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




Why Contractors Fail: A Surety Perspective

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Holiday Inn
Salon D
2781 N Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

This workshop identifies the most common reasons why contractors, especially small contractors, fail. The workshop also provides suggestions and approaches as to how to avoid these situations and the various management approaches and techniques that help to ensure contractor success. In conducting this workshop, the instructor will present “real world” examples of contractors who have succeeded, what pitfalls they were able to avoid and how.

Registration:

Registration for participants takes place from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holday Inn - Salon D.

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




How to Build & Maintain a Banking Relationship

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.

Where:  
Holiday Inn
Salon D
2781 N. Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

This workshop addresses the need for capital equipment financing, how to determine working capital requirements, the use of lines of credit and establishing a banking relationship. Loan Programs, relevant state bond guarantee and loan programs, and any local bonding or financial support programs that might be available for emerging contractors can be discussed in this workshop.

Registration:

Registration for participants takes place from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holday Inn - Salon D.

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Master Gardener Training Level I (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Introduction to soil

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




Expansion & Review Committee (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Clair County Extension Center

Session topic:

St. Clair County

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Club Leader Orientation (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Clair County Extension Center

Description:

All club leaders must attend this yearly meeting for updates of the next 4-H year and pick up their club's re-enrollment forms.

Session topic:

St. Clair County

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Wheeler Heart and Vascular Center; CoxHealth
Springfield MO

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 one: Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Lamar Fair (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
University Of Missouri Extension Booth
Lamar MO

Description:

Lamar Free Fair August 18-24 .County 4-H partiicpate in youth horse show, small exhibits conference judging, and livestock shows

Session topic:

Lamar Fair 4-H Demonstrations

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids--Platte County

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office Bldg.

(located approximately one mile West of I-29 and Barry Road; adjacent to Park Hill High School)
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separated/divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separated/divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office for information on how to register. Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out-of-state, but wish to take the class in Platte County must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for registration information.

Registration
deadline:

8/19/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Training--Park Hills (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
North College Center, Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

Turf and Lawn Care

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Cost:

$165.00

Facilitator:

Katie Kammler, kammlerk@missouri.edu
Ste. Genevieve County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/883-3548




Understanding Financial Statements (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Cape Girardeau County Extension office
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

During this course, you will learn how to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and success.

Session topic:

During this course, you will learn how to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581 to register

Registration
deadline:

8/13/2013

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$200.00
Call 573-243-3581 for group discounts or returning attendee discount

Facilitator:

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




Food Preservation - Drying Foods at Home - Desoto

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 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:

Drying Foods at Home - Learn methods for drying fruits and vegetables and jerky for home use despite humid conditions.

Session topic:

Drying Foods at Home - Learn methods for drying fruits and vegetables and jerky for home use despite humid conditions.

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:

$7.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Meeting Room 3 in the basement of Union City Hall
500 E Locust, 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.
 more...

Session topic:

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

Registration:

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.

Classes are 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.

Registration
deadline:

8/13/2013

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




Cass County 4-H Club Leaders' training

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Office
Harrisonville MO

Description:

Cass County Extension Office

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Alan Mundey, MundeyA@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 679-4167




Building Strong Families for Youth

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, 9 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Naylor School
Naylor MO

Description:

taught hygiene and self esteem to 4th grade students at Naylor Elementary

Session topic:

I taught building strong families for youth curriculum on self esteem and hygiene to 4th grade at Naylor Elementary

Class size:

38

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064