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Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Session topic:

Blackwater Bobcats 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Mineral Creek 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7378




2017 SEMO District Fair

When:  Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 9 p.m.

Description:

4-H members exhibit and display their projects during the SEMO District Fair. Events are held throughout the week. 4-Her's will show their animals starting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning in their respective tents. Members will also sell their animals on Thursday night starting at 4:30 p.m. in the Livestock Arena.

Registration:

There is a gate admission to entry the fair. 

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




Lawns - Home Horticulture and Environment

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension in Oregon County Courthouse, P.O. Box 97
Alton MO

Description:

The University of Missouri Extension will offer a workshop to help residents understand their yard. Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This workshop covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizers and pesticides.

Registration:

To register call Oregon County Extension at 417-778-7490.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Denkler, denklers@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




SkillUP- Career Management- Using effective communication skills: Self-empowering Language

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...

Description:

This session will teach you to pay attention to negative comments that keep you from succeeding and you will learn to use more powerful language.

Registration:

Contact Misti or Shyra at Stone County OACAC, 417-739-1130

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




SkillUP-Career Management- Using effective communication skills: Using Effective Listening Skills

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...

Description:

With friends, family and in the work world, listening is one of the most important skills for us to have and use effectively. The ability to listen well determines much of our success. In this session you will learn to use powerful listening skills.

Registration:

Contact Misti or Shyra at Stone County OACAC, 417-739-1130

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Greene County EXCEL (Leadership Development) (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Will vary from session to session but will always be in western Greene County.

Description:

Partnering with the Greene County Commonwealth newspaper, participants in this leadership development program will come to understand the local issues facing communities in western Greene County. They will share that they are learning with the public through community editorials published in the Greene County Commonwealth. The group will meet formally once per month and dinner will be served.  more...

Registration:

Complete our application form and contact the Greene County Extension office. more...

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2017

Cost:

$0.00
This year's program is underwritten by a special grant.

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Iberia Church of the Nazarene
201 W Main Street, Iberia MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors. Missouri's population is aging. Citizens have identified aging and living independently as priorities for educational programming. MU Health Sciences and research states that falls are the most common reason for adult emergency room visits. If falls can be prevented, adults can save thousands of dollars in healthcare expenses.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center in Miller County at 573-369-2394

Registration
deadline:

8/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$35.00 for a couple living in the same household, to share the participant book and other program materials

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Taking Care of You (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lake Career and Technical Center Camdenton
269 Dare Blvd, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

The Taking Care of You program was developed to help participants reduce stress levels and improve lifestyle behaviors. Over the eight program sessions, participants learn about concepts and practical strategies they can incorporate into their everyday lives to better deal with life’s challenges and stressors through discussions, mini-lectures and experiential opportunities. Program participants are provided opportunities to practice strategies during the program sessions and are encouraged to use program strategies outside of class.

Registration:

Registration will be through Lake Career and Technical Center Camdenton, MO. You can register by calling 346-9271. Classes will be taught by Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




A Matter of Balance in Sedalia (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Pettis County MU Extension Center
1012A Thompson Boulevard, Sedalia 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.The program helps older adults learn to: -view falls as controllable -set goals for increasing activity -change their environment to reduce fall risk factors -exercise to increase strength and balance

Registration:

Participants should preregister by calling the Pettis County Extension center at 660-827-0591.

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Regional Grazing School

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 1 p.m. to Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Forage Systems Research Center
21262 Genoa Road, Linneus MO map...

Description:

Management Intensive Grazing schools are designed to teach producers about the basics of management intensive grazing with a hands-on approach.

Registration:

Contact the Linn County Extension Office for registration information at linnco@missouri.edu or call 660-895-5123.  more...

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2017

Cost:

$115.00
Second person from the same operation is $75.00

Facilitator:

Valerie Tate, tatev@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Linn County
phone: 660-895-5123




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Before you start a business, be certain to attend this seminar. 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. Each participant will receive a Start-up Manual. Date: September 14 (Thursday), 1:30pm-4:30pm Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. On the date of the event, yellow signs at the entrances of Plaster Hall will indicate room number. Cost: $29 per business (up to 2 attendees) more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07ee8y9in8e7de9206 more...

Registration
deadline:

9/13/2017

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417-625-9575




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

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, followed by 8 strength training exercises and a cool down including stretches.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Melissa Cotton at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




The Successful Business: Planning & Funding

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents.  more...

Registration
deadline:

9/12/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$139.00
A second person from the same business may attend for a fee of $99.00. Call the SBTDC for information on how to obtain this discounted fee. 417-837-2617

Facilitator:

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




Intro to QuickBooks (Desktop) - Kansas City

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Kansas City's historic River Market district. Free Parking is available in eligible parking lots.
105 E 5th Street Ste 200, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This class is a HANDS ON introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop Version). The following will be covered: * Setting up your company * Setting up your chart of accounts * Navigating through QuickBooks * Setting company preferences * Writing checks * Entering and paying bills * Entering transactions * Tidbits and shortcuts * And Much More!  more...

Registration:

Online: samborskij@missouri.edu Phone: 816-252-5051 Pre-registration Required  more...

Registration
deadline:

9/12/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced Level 2 Union (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an evidence-based eight-week exercise program for older and sedentary, middle-aged adults. The hour long class meets twice a week, and includes warm-up activities, strengthening exercises with and without weights and cool down activities. Stay Strong Stay Healthy is safe for all who are physically ready to engage in strength training exercise.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084 or call 636-583-5141

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Families (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

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




Financial Management Fundamentals

When:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Business owners, managers, accountants, bankers, and consultants need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. After attending this financial management series, you will be able to make better business decisions based on good financial information. The first class in the series, participants will identify key financial information on a Profit and Loss Statement and on the Balance Sheet. Participants will also learn how to calculate several financial ratios and will understand what those ratios indicate in terms of business productivity and success. Overall, participants will gain a greater understanding of how to read and interpret financial documents, and use that information to drive business decisions. Topics include: Financial Management Cycle Accrual vs. cash accounting How to document past performance Case study introduction Income statements Net income formula Percentage size statements Balance sheets Ratio analysis more...

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




Seed to Jar-- Making the most of your garden's bounty

When:  Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, 9 a.m. to Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, noon

Where:  
617 S Main, Carthage MO map...

Description:

In this comprehensive workshop, participants will learn safe, research-based techniques and best practices for planting and growing a garden, and preserving the garden bounty. Participants will get hands-on experience in the steps of food preservation.

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579