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Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center, second session (Session 13 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 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







Employment Law Update

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Doubletree by Hilton
2431 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Agenda Updates to Missouri Employment Law The following Legislative changes will be discussed as well as employment best practices and how to best take advantage of these new laws: Discrimination / Missouri Human Rights Act, Workers’ Compensation Damages and Standard of Proof, Minimum Ban on Project Labor, and Right to Work. Federal Labor and Employment Law and Procedures: New Agenda – New Directions Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, significant changes have been made with respect to policies, law and procedures at the U. S. Department of Labor. Also, President Trump has announced major policy making appointments at the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board which should result in significant policy changes at the EEOC and the NLRB. This portion of the program will highlight the New Agenda – New Directions being implemented in this area by the Trump Administration. more...

Registration:

Register Online: more...

Registration
deadline:

8/29/2017

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00
Member fee: $99

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573-634-3511




"Growing Food Locally" Tour

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The theme of this year's twilight garden tour is "Growing Food Locally." Participants will tour community gardens, a home garden, and the gardens at Millsap Farms. MU Extension specialists will be on hand speaking about locally grown food, as well as the health rewards and community betterment aspects of providing fresh foods. TOUR STOP DETAILS At 4:00 p.m., attendees will gather in the community gardens at Wesley United Methodist Church, 922 W Republic Rd, Springfield, for a 30-minute tour with Master Gardener Carl Redmon. At 5:00 pm, tour attendees will visit a home garden for a 30-minute tour. This stop is being coordinated by Kelly McGowan, horticulture educator with MU Extension. At 6:00 pm, the tour arrives at The Fairbanks, 1126 N Broadway Ave, Springfield, to tour the community gardens. This stop is being coordinated by Dr. Pam Duitsman, nutrition specialist with MU Extension. Maile Auterson and Emilee Blansit will help with this tour stop and will provide education on Springfield Community Gardens. The final tour stop will be at 7:00 p.m. at Millsap Farms, 6593 Emu Ln, Springfield. MU Extension Horticulture Specialist Patrick Byers is coordinating this stop and will help lead a walking tour of the gardens at Millsap Farm. Millsap Farms is famous for its fresh Thursday night pizza. The pizzas are created using their seasonal fresh organically raised produce and local meats, cheeses, and sauces. There will be a limited number of tables, so bring chairs, or a picnic blanket to sit on. Pizza is not included in the ticket price of the garden tour by rather is purchased separately at Millsap Farms. more...

Registration:

Registration can be done in person or by mail to the Greene County Extension office in Springfield. However, online registration is also available and it is easy and fast with a credit card. more...

Cost:

$10.00
Pizza at Millsap Farm is optional and requires an additional fee.

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Cooking Matters (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Linwood YMCA
3800 E Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a Cooking Class taught by nutrition professionals from University of Missouri Extension. Participants learn basic cooking techniques, new and useful nutrition information, how to shop healthfully on a budget and receive FREE groceries at the end of each class.

Class size:

12

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




QuickBooks for Your Business

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This powerful accounting system for small 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. It is designed for PC users only. Topics include: Setting up QuickBooks Working with lists and accounts Entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits Entering and paying bills Analyzing financial data Setting up inventory Tracking and paying sales tax Doing payroll with QuickBooks Estimating and progress invoicing Tracking time Customizing forms and writing QuickBooks letters more...

Registration
deadline:

8/30/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$179.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Adrian (Session 4 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

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 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 4 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 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




Tech Thursdays At Blue Eye Library (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Description:

Join MU Extension 4-H at the Blue Eye Public Library to learn some fun hands-on physics lessons with CATAPULTS on August 31st and hands-on science lessons with a CAMP-IN on September 21st. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1, Butler (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 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 6 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 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




Canceled: Diabetes Self-Management, Butler (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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



4-H Club Leaders Meeting

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

4-H Youth Program Associate meeting with all 4-H Club Leaders in Bates County to go over changes and expectation for the upcoming 4-H year.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robyn Eckhoff, eckhoffr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167