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Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Leadership Phelps County (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 8 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County
Rolla MO

Description:

Leadership Phelps County is a program designed to ensure the continued improvement of the Phelps County area by developing a network of leaders throughout Phelps County that possess a broader understanding of the needs and issues of the county and to increase commitment to community service and leadership.

Session topic:

LPC - Overnight Retreat

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




Walk With Ease-Twin Oaks Harbour (Session 9 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
Osceola MO

Session topic:

Timed Walk for Distance
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




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Orientation and Preassessments

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Beginning Grazing School (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
FCS Financial Meeting Room
Sedalia MO

Description:

This two-day school teaches the principles of integrating forages and livestock into an efficient production system. Successful participants will qualify for cost-share assistance to establish a grazing system. more...

Session topic:

Day One

Registration:

Register by contacting the Pettis County SWCD office, 660-826-3354 ext 3.

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Couples may pay $50 to receive one set of materials

Facilitator:

Brent Carpenter, carpenterb@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,- Advanced (Session 2 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

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

Description:

The goal of the Advanced SSSH program is to increase on the fitness base acquired from SSSH by adding new and more challenging exercises. Advanced SSSH is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to improve activities of daily living. This program features exercises using resistance from body weight, hand weights, and ankle weights. It also features balance exercises, core exercises, low back exercises, and flexibility exercises.

Session topic:

Class members will warm-up, complete 2 sets of a series of 9-10 exercises and then cool down.

Registration:

Call the Bates County University of Missouri Extension office at 660-679-4167 for registration information.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Orientatiion and Preassessments

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 148 of 174)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Chris Smith and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Missouri Master Gardener State Conference

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 2 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Over the 10 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of 8 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.

Session topic:

Warm-up, two sets of 8 strength-training exercises and cool-down will occur in this class.

Registration:

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

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Exercising & Enhancing Your Memory

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
At 2nd Baptist church on Battlefield

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Wirth, WirthJ@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 5 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 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.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Building Better Child Care--Northland Early Education Council board meetings (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
North Kansas City Hospital--Health Services Pavilion
2790 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Early Education Council (NEEC) is a collaboration of agencies, organizations and educational institutions with the shared goal of providing high quality, accessible and affordable training opportunities for early care and education providers in the Northland area of greater Kansas City. A secondary goal is to provide regular venues for professional networking within the early childhood community. The NEEC is chaired by Diana Milne, Extension Human Development Specialist and administered through the Clay County/University of Missouri Extension Center.

Session topic:

The Northland Early Education Council board members meet monthly to conduct regular business; including the planning, promotion and evaluation of local trainings for early care and education professionals.

Registration:

NEEC board meetings are open to anyone who has an interest in supporting and advancing the goals of the Northland Early Education Council. For more information on regular meeting dates, times and locations, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (Session 2 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Barton County Healthy Lifestyles Initiative

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




A Matter of Balance (Gallatin Sep.- Oct. 2013) (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Access II Independent Living Center
101 Industrial Park, just north off Hwy 6, Gallatin MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.

Registration:

Please pre-register by contacting:
Janet Hackert 660-425-6434
or Deanna Lewis 660-663-2828

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
Scholarships may be available.

Facilitator:

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




Hickory County Master Gardener Training (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 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:

Turfgrass

Registration
deadline:

8/6/2013

Cost:

$135.00
$225 for couples

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Buchanan County Extension Office
From Mitchell, turn at the Kit Bond Science and Technology Incubator (Missouri Western Campus)
Go to top of hill and turn left at MU Extension Sign. Class will be held in red brick building in back conference room
4125 Mitchell Ave, St. Joseph MO map...



Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 5 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 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




Focus on Kids - Saline County, Sept 2013

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Saline County Extension Center
353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

Description:

More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce. more...

Registration:

Contact the Saline County Extension Center at 660-886-6908. more...

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 8 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 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




Small Business Administration - Veterans Workshop

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce
1111 West Pine, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

Thinking of starting a small business, continuing your education, changing careers? Don’t miss this opportunity to see how the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies can help. Presenters include the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Business Resource Center, Small Business & Technology Development Center,and the MissouriProcurement Technical Assistance Center.

Presentations include:
Small Business Resources
Vocational Rehabilitation
Education Benefits
Health Benefits
Career Opportunities
Marketing to the Government

Registration:

Contact Angie Wells at angela.wells@sba.gov or (314) 539-6600, ext. 223 or Bill Vickery at bill.vickery@sba.gov or (573) 225-9407.

Class size:

60

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Lincoln County Master Gardener Level 1 Training Program (Session 4 of 14)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Center
880 West College, Troy MO map...

Description:

The Lincoln County Master Gardener Level 1 Training Program will be conducted August 22 through December 12, 2013 with 13 class sessions. Master Gardener candidates receive 30 or more hours of horticulture training on a wide variety of topics taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists and other qualified Master Gardeners.

Session topic:

Insects

Cost:

$185.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Master Gardener Core Course (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pulaski County Extension Center

301 Historic 66 E., Suite 127

Description:

Since 1997 the University of Missouri Extension has trained volunteers for the Missouri Master Gardener program. After completing the Core Course, Master Gardeners advise and train communities on gardening and environmental horticulture, and participate in various educational service projects. The Master Gardener program is instrumental in building strong communities in our region.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and taking an additional 6 hours of continued horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will begin with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Some refreshments will be provided.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and 6 hours of learning through continuing horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will start with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 from 6-9:30 pm and thereafter will run once a week from September 5 through October 24, 2013 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Claases will be held on Thursday evenings from 6-9:30pm and two field trips will be held on Saturday September 7, and October 5 from 9am-5pm.Some refreshments will be provided.

Session topic:

Lawn and Turf
Speaker: Dr. Lee Miller, MU Extension Turfgrass Pathologist

Registration:

The complete course fee is $125. The optional Master Gardener Core Manual is available for purchase for an additional $30. All core manual materials are available for download online at no charge. A limited amount of partial scholarships are available. The registration deadline is August 9, 2013. Registrations may be submitted now with a $25 deposit with all fees due by August 9th.

Members of the general public not interested in becoming an active master gardener may audit individual classes of interest. The fee for auditing a Thursday night class is $15 and the fee for auditing a field trip is $35 (includes a box lunch).

For more details, email or call Carrie Williamson or visit the group on Facebook. To register for the training or to audit classes, complete a registration form and send it to the Pulaski County Extension Center. Copies of the trainee and auditing registration forms are available at the Pulaski County Extension Center and online at http://extension.missouri.edu/pulaski .

Contact: Carrie Williamson, Pulaski County Master Gardener
Phone: (573) 855-0128
Email: mopcmg@gmail.com
Facebook: Pulaski County, MO Master Gardeners
 more...

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
$30.00 Optional Master Gardener Core Course Manual.

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Art Appreciation 101 for Young Children--Child Care Provider Training

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
Highway 28, Belle MO map...

Description:

Art appreciation is not a typical subject that one would consider for young children. As a matter of fact, it seems more appropriate for a class of college freshman. But research shows that preschoolers are ready for the foundation for art appreciation to be laid in place. Unfortunately many adults are reluctant to work on art appreciation with young children. They feel inadequate in this area and think that art appreciation should be taught by artists and museum curators, who have a deeper knowledge on the subject. This professional development program will attempt to simplify art appreciation, making it easy for all early childhood professionals to offer these experiences with the young children in their care. The program will be divided into three areas. 1. What is art? 2. Talking with children about art, will discuss how to talk with a child about his/her artwork. An overview of the elements of art: line, color, shape, and texture will be given. 3. Appreciating other’s artwork, will include information on helping children to notice and appreciate the work of other children and introducing children to art work made by adults.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Maries County Extension Office at 573.422.3359 ext. 125.

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Pulaski County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/774-6177




Focus on Kids - Pike County (Session 6 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1st Floor Pike County Courthouse meeting room at 115 West Main; Bowling Green, MO 63334 Come to the east door to enter the building.

115 West Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Parent education class for divorcing or separating parents with children. Parents will learn about ways to manage conflicts and disagreements and techniques that can improve communication with co-parent.

Registration:

2013 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month with the exception of March which is scheduled on the fourth Thursday and September through November which will be the second Thursday of the month. Call 573-324-5464 to register. If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class, you will need to reschedule. Payment of $35 in the form of a money order or cash is required 48 hours prior to the date of the session you are registered to attend. The fee can be mailed to:
University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

Class size:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Clinton Cool Cats 4-H Club (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Methodist Church

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 35 of 52)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




A Matter of Balance (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
House of Hope
Walnut Street, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Education program for those over 50 to prevent falls and to encourage physical activity

Session topic:

Session 1-Introduction to the Matter of Balance, filling out of paperwork

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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