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Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

Extension Council Meeting and Barbeque - Webster County

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall Street, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Monthly business meeting and annual barbeque of the Webster County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




Miller County Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Miller County Courthouse Annex
134 Second St, Tuscumbia MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Miller County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county; Meetings are open to the public

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Office at (573-369-2394) for more information

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Food Preservation--Safely preserving your fresh garden vegetables

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
621 W Sloan St, Mount Vernon MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn safe, research-based practices and techniques for preserving vegetables, as well as getting hands-on experience in the steps of food preservation.

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

5/19/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center, second session (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

Registration:

Call Hickory County Extension office at 417-745-6767 to pre-register. Registration required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1-Kirkwood (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 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




Veterans Enterprise Forum

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 8 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Description:

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) St. Louis District Office, the Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC), and the Small Business & Technology Development Center will present a one-day entrepreneurial education program, Boots to Business Reboot, to veterans and their spouses. Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot. Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources. Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors. Step two is the follow-on Foundations of Entrepreneurship course instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network.

Registration:

This program is available free of charge to veterans and their spouses, but registration is required by August 20. Lunch will be provided. Register today! You will need to create an account to register. Step-by-step Instructions on How to Create an Account and Register are on the website. For questions or additional information, please contact Angie Wells at angela.wells@sba.gov or 314-539-6613. more...

Registration
deadline:

8/20/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kayla Ray, kbray1s@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 314-651-5156




SkillUP! Success is a Journey - Bethany, Mo (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
2703 Crestview Road, Bethany MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on the value of work, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and positive thinking.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Life can be habit forming

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Success is a Journey - Bethany, Mo (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where:  
2703 Crestview Road, Bethany MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on the value of work, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and positive thinking.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Take the risk!

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Success is a Journey - Bethany, Mo (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
2703 Crestview Road, Bethany MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on the value of work, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and positive thinking.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Values, traits & relationships

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation Made Easy (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

This is a food preservation and canning series with four classes with topics that include water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating fresh produce. Participants will learn methods and recipes that have been tested for both safety and high quality. This class provides the hands-on experience and a thorough guidebook that will allow participants to walk away with not only their own canned items, but also the confidence to preserve food at home.

Session topic:

Topic: Salsas

Registration:

To register, please contact: Sarah Wood, Nutrition and Health Specialist woodsarah@missouri.edu (816)279-1691 Class sizes are limited, so pre-registration is requested. Call ahead to make sure space is available.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
The cost is $15 per class or $12 per class if registering for all 4 sessions.

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Lafayette County 4-H Leader Round-Up

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
14 E 19th St #102 , Higginsville MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




SEMO Cattlemen's Picnic

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Rick and Renee Aufdenberg Farm
1725 State Highway F, Jackson MO map...

Description:

The Southeast Missouri Cattlemen's Association will host their annual picnic at the farm of Rick and Renee Aufdenberg. Meat will be provided by SEMO Cattlemen; please bring a side dish or dessert. A spokesman from the Missouri Department of Ag will discuss program opportunities for cattle producers such as the Agriculture Stewardship Assurance Program (ASAP) and the Missouri Qualified Beef Tax Credit Program.

Registration:

RSVP to the Cape County Extension Office: 573-243-3581.

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Erin Larimore, LarimoreE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




University of Missouri Extension Council- Ralls County

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
The MU Extension office - Ralls County is located in the basement of the courthouse in New London, MO.
PO Box 540, New London MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Extension Council - Ralls County meets on a monthly basis except in December. The council meeting is usually held the fourth Thursday of the month in the basement of the courthouse in New London. The meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Adrian (Session 2 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Where:  
Adrian United Methodist Church
202 E Main Street, Adrian MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm up exercises, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises, and cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Registration
deadline:

8/17/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Butler (Session 2 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension

Registration
deadline:

8/17/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1 - Owensville (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Owensville Senior Center
214 North 1st Street, Owensville 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 Gasconade County Extension Office at 573-437-2165.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Hawau Bojuwon, bojuwonh@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Gasconade County
phone: 573-437-2165




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1, Butler (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a strength training class for middle-aged and older adults. Exercises are designed to increase strength and improve balance. The class meets twice per week. Exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up exercises, a series of two sets of eight simple strengthening exercises, and cool down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167 to enroll.

Registration
deadline:

8/18/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Boost your Brain & Memory: Brain Fitness Class (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health. Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Expansion & Review Committee (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Club Leader Orientation (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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