MU Extension events calendar
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Graves-Chapple Research Center, east side of I-29 at the foot of the bluffs just north of Corning, MO. Take exit 99 off the interstate and follow the signs
Rock Port MO map...
Twenty Fifth annual field day. Topics will cover the pressing issues facing the agricultural producer at the time with an emphasis on environmental quality, stewardship and profitability.
FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 5 of 5)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 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
QuickBooks for Small Business
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Columbia Area Career Center, Room 103
4203 S. Providence Road, Columbia MO map...
This is a basic, computer, hands-on learning opportunity for small business owners, office managers, and anyone with financial responsibilities. Boost the accuracy of your small business accounting. In this session, you will learn how to: set up your company with the Easy Step Interview, set up accounts, enter transactions, invoicing, tracking customers and vendors, and generating financial reports.
Walk With Ease-Twin Oaks Harbour (Session 2 of 18)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Twin Oaks Harbour Rec Room
Lowry City MO
Exercise Do's and Don'ts
The Two Hour Pain Rule
Walk at Your Own Pace
Call St. Clair county Extension Office at 417-646-2419
Bi-lingual Tai Chi for Arthritis (Session 2 of 9)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 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.
Successful Aging - Ripley Co. FCE council
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, noon to 3 p.m.
Assembly of God church
quarterly meetingS of the Ripley Co. FCE council
quarterly meeting of the FCE council
Hickory County Master Gardener Training (Session 5 of 11)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 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
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 3 of 20)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Grand River Technical School
1200 Fair St, Chillicothe MO map...
The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is built on simple, strength building exercises that will improve balance, health, and state of mind. No, it’s not strenuous weight-lifting; you’ll start at a level that’s right for you. more...
Please contact Jessica Trussell at 660-646-0811 to register.
Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 7 of 17)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Onondaga State Park
7556 Highway H, Leasburg 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...
Cave Ecology, Karst & Bats - Unique and fragile, cave ecosystems depend on “imported” energy for life and mineral-rich groundwater for their existence. The central importance of bats and the threat represented by white-nose syndrome.
Call 636-970-3000 more...
Polk County 4-H Council (Session 4 of 5)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Call Polk County Extension Center for location
Open meetings for those involved in or those interested in the Polk County 4-H program.
August meeting of the Polk County 4-H Council
Call the Polk County Extension Center for location.
Managing for Today and Tomorrow in Park Hills (Annie's III) (Session 3 of 5)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mineral Area College North College Center, Room C
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.
Business Planning Part 2, Review of Financial Statements
Business Planning Part 3, Vision for the Business
Estate Planning Part 2, Methods of Asset Transfer
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.
Customer Service - International Assoc. of Admin Professionals
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Three Rivers College
Bess Activity Center Conference Room
2080 Three Rivers College, Poplar Bluff MO map...
Please join the Three Rivers Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals on Tuesday, August 27, 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Bess Activity Center, Three Rivers College. The guest speaker will be Kevin Anderson, Business Development Specialist with Butler County University of Missouri Extension. Mr. Anderson will be presenting “Customer Service.” He will discuss the dynamics of customer relations, including: why customers quit, what customers expect, and how to handle an irate customer. He believes that good customer service is critical, regardless of whether a business has been around for a century, a decade, or is just opening its doors.
We will discuss the dynamics of customer relations, including: why customers quit, what customers expect, and how to handle an irate customer.
You do not have to be a member to attend.
Building Strong Families--Hillcrest (Session 2 of 8)
When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Hillcrest Transitional Housing--South Platte Thrift Shop Community Room
Kansas 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.