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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Missouri State Fair

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 8 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Sedalia, MO
Missouri State Fairgrounds

Description:

Youth who have qualified exhibit their projects at the state level.

Session topic:

Youth exhibit their projects at the State level

Registration:

County Extension Office

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brittany Nieder, NiederB@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/380-8460




Youth Mental Health First Aid-Jackson

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center-lower level
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Training held at the Cape Girardeau County Extension Office in Jackson, MO. Youth Mental Health First Aid. All day training on overview of mental health illness for adolescents.

Session topic:

Simulations and role-plays, learn 5 step plan to support adolescents who developing sigs and symptoms of mental illnesses

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center at 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: CANCELLED - 8(a) Contracting: How to Win Government Contracts

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
St. Louis Venture Works
3830 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...



Cooking Matters at the Store, Columbia, MO

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters at the Store is a guided grocery store tour to help families with limited resources buy healthy, affordable foods. This tour is being conducted for families enrolled in the Missouri Work Assistance Program in Boone County through Central Missouri Community Action.

Registration:

Registration is open only to families enrolled in Missouri Work Assistance Program in Boone County through Central Missouri Community Action. For information about Cooking Matters at the Store, contact Vera Massey, Regional Nutrition & Health Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, at 573-445-9792.

Registration
deadline:

8/5/2014

Class size:

8

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 445-9792




4-H Achievement Day

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

Calling ALL Butler County 4-H'ers! Come and participate in as many events as you wish. You will earn ribbons in all events entered and top placing in all events will receive medals at Recognition Night. For more information contact your local office.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Livingston County

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
(Directly across from Grand 6 Theatre)
2881 Grand Dr, Chillicothe MO map...

Session topic:

The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

Contact Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County Extension Office (660.646.0811) to register. Pre-registration is required. If you must cancel, please do so at least 24-hours in advance.

Cost:

$35.00
Fee must be paid by cash or money order only.

Facilitator:

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




Fall Prevention -Kingswood (Session 20 of 33)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Fall Prevention program helps participants learn to reduce fear of falling and exercise to increase strength, flexibility, and balance.


Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 25 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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.

Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy II, North County Health Campus (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Community Room

6121 N Hanley Rd, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. An orientation and pre-assessment precede nine weeks of exercise sessions, and the program concludes with a post-assessment.

Registration:

De’Lacey Robinson 314-615-8928

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
The fee is normally $40. The Discounted Fee is $20 per County employee. (Anthem will pay $20 per person. If you have the County’s insurance). Participants who attend 9 out of 10 classes and complete pre- and post-assessments will receive a $10 refund.

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7298




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-2891




Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall, Room 102, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

Three-hour course that introduces participants to the business planning process and provides tools to assess their personal, managerial, technical and financial skills to successfully run a business. more...

Session topic:

Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing.

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

Ken Surbrugg, surbrugg-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9557




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 25 of 37)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Healthy Food Demonstration at Raytown Farmers' Market (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Raytown Farmers' Market
6210 Raytown Road, Raytown MO map...

Description:

Volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations and food tastings at metro area farmers' markets.

Session topic:

Volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations and food tastings at metro area farmers' markets.

Cost:

$0.00




Farmers Market of the Ozarks "Ask the Expert" display (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Farmers Market of the Ozarks
Springfield MO

Description:

First Thursday informational booth at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks. Join MU Extension and LU Extension horticulture specialists for information on gardening in the Ozarks. Consultation for commercial vegetable and fruit producers is also available.

Session topic:

First Thursday informational booth at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Focus On Kids, Circuit Court 11 - St. Charles

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Mountain Lions 4-H Club (Session 17 of 19)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
631 NW 1251 Road, Pittsville

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Home Food Preservation Workshop Series - Madison County (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
St. Michael's Catholic Church
400 W Main St, Fredericktown MO map...

Description:

This series will provide researched and up to date methods for preserving food at home.

Session topic:

"Home Canning the Safe Way" Pressure Canning Vegetables

Registration deadline for this session is July 31, 2014

Registration:

Pre-registration and payment is required in advance. To register, contact the Madison County Extension Office at 573-783-3303

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
$15.00 for a single sessions or $35.00 for all three sessions.

Facilitator:

Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
Perry County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/547-4504




Canceled: Food Preservation - pressure canning

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
First United Methodist Church
300 N Madison Ave, Lebanon MO map...



Operation JumpStart (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Operation JumpStart, a nationally-recognized, highly successful training model for individuals considering starting or expanding a business. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition marketing and cash flow management

Session topic:

Operation JumpStart,highly successful training model for individuals considering starting or expanding a business.Participants will learn essential business planning & preparation skills such as product pricing,legal structure,competition,cash flow manage

Registration:

Register by emailing or calling Glenna Ervin at gervin@semo.edu or 573-651-2929 more...

Registration
deadline:

8/1/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Organic Gardening Academy (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue  map...

Description:

The Greene County MU Extension office is pleased to host the 2014 Organic Gardening Academy. This series of classes related to organic gardening will present proven, science based techniques on a wide range of topics. Each class will include a presentation of the subject, followed by a hands-on demonstration of the techniques learned during the class. The speakers have a passion for organic gardening, and subject matter expertise.

Session topic:

Organic Gardening for Pollinators and Beneficial Insects

Registration:

The introductory class on April 17 is free. The registration fee for each following class is $20. A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Lorri Winters at the MU Extension - Greene County office; 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO; call 417-881-8909, or email WintersL@missouri.edu

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014.

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Learn to Grow in the Garden Classes (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Join the Master Gardeners of Greene County in a series of informational classes.

Session topic:

Loving Lavender

Registration:

No registration or charge for the classes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Extension Council Meeting (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Session topic:

General monthly meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Christian County Extension Council Meetings (FY 2015) (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
TBA
Ozark MO

Description:

Monthly meetings of the Christian County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Harrison Co Extension Council Meeting Aug 7, 2014

When:  Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center
1505 Main St, Bethany MO map...

Description:

University of Missouri in Harrison County Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Hickory County Cattlemen's Bus Tour

When:  Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 8 p.m. to Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 8 p.m.

Where:  
Iowa stops include Werner Family Angus, Inc. which features the Werner Feed Efficiency Testing Center; Hoover Angus, 2005 Angus Producer of the Year; Couser Cattle Company, 2010 winner of NCBA’s Environmental Stewardship Award; Summit Farms; diversified beef, pork and crop production company; Sievers Family Farms, monoslope confinement feeding and direct beef marketing. Illinois stops include Werner Angus Farms, spring and fall calving purebred producer; Tyson Fresh Meats plant tour; Lowderman Cattle Company, purebred Hereford operation; Toland’s River Oak Ranch, specializing in low input contract growing beef replacement heifers utilizing rotational grazing on tall fescue pastures.

Description:

Hickory County Cattlemen's Bus Tour - Iowa stops include Werner Family Angus, Inc. which features the Werner Feed Efficiency Testing Center; Hoover Angus, 2005 Angus Producer of the Year; Couser Cattle Company, 2010 winner of NCBA’s Environmental Stewardship Award; Summit Farms; diversified beef, pork and crop production company; Sievers Family Farms, monoslope confinement feeding and direct beef marketing. Illinois stops include Werner Angus Farms, spring and fall calving purebred producer; Tyson Fresh Meats plant tour; Lowderman Cattle Company, purebred Hereford operation; Toland’s River Oak Ranch, specializing in low input contract growing beef replacement heifers utilizing rotational grazing on tall fescue pastures.
 more...

Session topic:

Hickory County Cattlemen's Bus Tour

Registration:

Registration is due by June 20, 2014 more...

Registration
deadline:

6/20/2014

Class size:

45

Event full:

No

Cost:

$335.00

Facilitator:

Gene Schmitz, schmitze@missouri.edu
Benton County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/438-5012