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Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
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...

Description:

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.

Registration:

None more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 744-6231




FastTrac® NewVenture™ (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost, room 114, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

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.

Session topic:

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.

Registration:

For more information and to receive an application, please email fasttrac@umkc.edu 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/.

Class size:

35

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$595.00
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.

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
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.

Where:  
Columbia Area Career Center, Room 103
4203 S. Providence Road, Columbia MO map...

Description:

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.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00

Facilitator:

Olivia Gill, GillOS@umsystem.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573/884-8087




Walk With Ease-Twin Oaks Harbour (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Twin Oaks Harbour Rec Room
Lowry City MO

Session topic:

Exercise Do's and Don'ts
The Two Hour Pain Rule
Walk at Your Own Pace

Registration:

Call St. Clair county Extension Office at 417-646-2419

Registration
deadline:

8/23/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
No fee

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (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.

Where:  
Guadalupe Center
Kansas City MO

Description:

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.

Cost:

$0.00




Successful Aging - Ripley Co. FCE council

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, noon to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Assembly of God church
Doniphan MO

Description:

quarterly meetingS of the Ripley Co. FCE council

Session topic:

quarterly meeting of the FCE council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Hickory County Master Gardener Training (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Hickory County MU Extension Office
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

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.


Session topic:

Fruit Production

Registration
deadline:

8/6/2013

Cost:

$135.00
$225 for couples

Facilitator:

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




Operation Breakthrough Farmers Market (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Operation Breakthrough
3039 Troost, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Fresh produce demonstration

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Create 4-H Display Board for the Fair

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Fairgrounds FFA building
Hwy 142, Doniphan MO map...

Session topic:

Creating the 4-H Display for the fair

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 3 of 20)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Grand River Technical School
1200 Fair St, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

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...

Registration:

Please contact Jessica Trussell at 660-646-0811 to register.

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 7 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Onondaga State Park
7556 Highway H, Leasburg MO map...

Description:

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...

Session topic:

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.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Polk County 4-H Council (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Call Polk County Extension Center for location
Bolivar MO

Description:

Open meetings for those involved in or those interested in the Polk County 4-H program.

Session topic:

August meeting of the Polk County 4-H Council

Registration:

Call the Polk County Extension Center for location.
417-326-4916

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
Polk County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/326-4916




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.

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

Description:

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.

Session topic:

Business Planning Part 2, Review of Financial Statements
Business Planning Part 3, Vision for the Business
Estate Planning Part 2, Methods of Asset Transfer

Registration:

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.

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Customer Service - International Assoc. of Admin Professionals

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Three Rivers College
Bess Activity Center Conference Room
2080 Three Rivers College, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

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.

Session topic:

We will discuss the dynamics of customer relations, including: why customers quit, what customers expect, and how to handle an irate customer.

Registration:

You do not have to be a member to attend.

Registration
deadline:

8/27/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/648-1035




Building Strong Families--Hillcrest (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Transitional Housing--South Platte Thrift Shop Community Room
Kansas City MO

Description:

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.

Session topic:

Classes in August will be on the topic of "Family Strengths".

Registration:

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.

Registration
deadline:

7/26/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Missouri Master Naturalist Volunteer Training (Session 5 of 14)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Soils/Geology

Registration
deadline:

6/21/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$100.00




Schuyler County Jr. Livestock Committee Meetings (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Wiggins, WigginsP@missouri.edu
Scotland County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 465-7255