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Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Healthcare Reform Education (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Center
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

training for Healthcare Reform Education

Session topic:

Healthcare Reform Education-training the SE Region Team

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac New Venture (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
St. Peters
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM 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:

FastTrac New Venture

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$350.00
There is no fee for dislocated workers. Please contact Casey Clark at 800-392-2949 for more information.

Facilitator:

Lynette Watson, watsonly@missouri.edu
Business Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 314/621-0816




Walk With Ease-Twin Oaks Harbour (Session 11 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
Osceola MO

Session topic:

Questions, answers, and concerns
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




MU Thompson Farm Field Day 2013

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
MU Thompson Farm
Spickard MO

Description:

Annual MU Thompson Farm Field Day

Session topic:

Annual MU Thompson Farm Field Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Shawn Deering, DeeringS@missouri.edu
Gentry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 726-5610




FastTrac New Venture

When:  Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, 9 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 2 p.m.

Where:  
Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) Training Room
408 Washington Avenue, West Plains MO map...

Description:

In FastTrac® NewVenture TM, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City and brought to you by the West Plains SBTDC, 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:

Participants will look at all aspects of their proposed company to include exploring the feasibility of their business concept, developing a viable business plan, identifying start-up issues, legal matters, marketing, competition and financial management.

Registration:

For more information and registration for this class, please contact the West Plains Branch of the Missouri Career Center at 417-256-3158.

Registration
deadline:

9/13/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




A Matter of Balance in Macon (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church

806 E Briggs Drive, Macon MO map...

Description:

Do you have concerns about falling? "A Matter of Balance" can help reduce the fear of falling and increase your activity level. The program will promote basic and safe exercises to increase strength and blance and consider modifications to indoor and outdoor environments to reduce the risk of falls. The program is interactive and a lot of fun! Come and enjoy learning with others!

Session topic:

Session 3 discusses prevention of falls and how to prevent risky behaviors. In this session we will learn and practice exercises that improve balance and increase muscle strength and flexibility.

Registration:

Macon County Extension Center
Call 660-385-2173 or email Jane Hunter at hunterej@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00




EEO/Employment Law Workshop

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce
1111 W Pine St., Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

When does innocent flirtation turn into unlawful harassment? if you have a difficult employee (supervisory or line worker), does it mean that a hostile work environment exists? Learn the answers to these questions and many more in this comprehensive workshop on anti-discrimination employment laws. This training is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of the fundamental principles and requirements of the equal opportunity laws.

Session topic:

Workshop on anti-discrimination employment laws. This training is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of the fundamental principles and requirements of the equal opportunity laws.

Registration
deadline:

9/13/2013

Class size:

50

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Gallatin Sep.- Oct. 2013) (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 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 11 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 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:

Hobby Greenhouses & Water Management

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




Selling to the Government

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
MSSU, Plaster Hall Room 104
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

U.S. government agencies represent the world’s largest market, including contracts to purchase a variety of products and services. Learn how to target local, state, and federal government contracting opportunities. Learn where to find these offices through the services of a procurement assistance center. Find out where to locate information about government contracting on the Internet and find resources to assist you throughout the contracting process. Offered in partnership with Missouri PTAC. more...

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes

When:  Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
The program will be held at St. Francis Mercy Hospital in Mountain View, MO.
Mountain View MO

Session topic:

The program includes four, two-hour sessions and encourages participants to engage in active learning through discussions, activities and the U.S. Diabetes Conversation Maps interactive educational tools.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
Carter County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/323-4418




Developing Youth Leadership and Citizenship to Enhance Community Viability - School Enrichment (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Middle School
Clinton Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Puppet Power middle school puppetry program performs character education skits in elementary class rooms.

Session topic:

Puppet Power orientation session for teachers from surrounding schools.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Affordable Healthcare Act and Its Effect on Small Businesses

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This informational program is designed to educate small business owners about the new Affordable Healthcare Act, in order for you to make the most informed decisions about your company's healthcare coverage in 2014 and beyond.

Session topic:

This informational program is designed to educate small business owners about the new Affordable Healthcare Act, in order for you to make the most informed decisions about your company's healthcare coverage in 2014 and beyond.

Registration:

Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 471/836-5685




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Chillicothe (Session 9 of 20)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 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 12 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Will meet in the main parking lot of Emmenegger Nature park
Upper Bottom Rd, St. Charles 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:

Forest Management - Field tour of the Spring Bend management area (one of the new developing St. Charles County Parks) and discussion of forest management practices.

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




Johnson County 4-H Recognition Banquet (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Extension Center

Session topic:

MRF Interviews

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Clay County Extension Council meetings (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Annex
1901 NE 48t ST., Kansas City, MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Clay County Extension Council

Session topic:

Clay County Extension Council monthly meeting

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nancy Elkins-Mense, MenseN@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Eat Well Be Well with Diabetes - Farmington -MAC (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes (Dining With Diabetes) is a four-session series that provides people with type 2 diabetes, their family and friends, with tools for the self-management of diabetes. The series focuses on nutrition, the cornerstone of diabetes management, but also reviews other self-management strategies that can help individuals avoid diabetes complications. Food demonstrations and tasting are included more...

Session topic:

Intro to Diabetes Self-Management

Registration:

St. Francois County MU Extension Center
1 West Liberty, Suite 101
Farmington, MO 63640
Ph: 573-756-4539 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
40 per couple

Facilitator:

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




Building Strong Families Parent Education in Macon (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E. Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Description:

Parent Education classes using the Building Strong Families Curriculum will be offered in Macon.
The topics will address Family Strengths, Positive Discipline, Building Self-Esteem in Children and Stress Management. The fee is $20 for all four sessions. Participants will receive a binder with resource materials and chapters that address each of the topics.

Session topic:

Family Strengths - All families have them!

Registration:

To register, call the Macon County Extension Center at 660-385-2173 or email Jane Hunter at hunterej@missouri.edu
Make checks payable to University Extension.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Operation JumpStart (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a nationally-recognized, highly-successful training model designed for individuals who are considering starting or expanding a small business. The OJS program teaches participants essential business planning and preparation skills like product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management with the goal of developing a feasibility plan to start or expand a business

Session topic:

Business Concept Statement and Research - Participants will define business concept and start building a support network

Registration:

Register at www.semo.edu/cie or by phone 573-651-2929 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Kirksville Area Master Gardener Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Home of a Kirksville Master Gardener
Greentop MO

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Kirksville Area Master Gardeners.

Session topic:

There will be a short business meeting with a garden tour following.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




Missouri Master Naturalist Volunteer Training (Session 8 of 14)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 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:

Auatics

Registration
deadline:

6/21/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$100.00




Cass County 4-H Council meeting (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cass County Extension Office
201 W. Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

Session topic:

This is the first County Council meeting of the new 4-H year. Officers will be elected at this meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Alan Mundey, MundeyA@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 679-4167