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Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council meeting (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Session topic:

Executive Council meeting of the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Putnam County Fair (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Highway 5 North
615 North 22nd Street , Unionville MO map...

Description:

The Putnam County Fair is held annually starting the first Tuesday after Labor Day. This a chance for the 4-H exhibitors to showcase their 4-H projects that they have worked on all year long.

Session topic:

Opening day of the Putnam County Fair.

Shows include rabbits and poultry

Cost:

$0.00




Lawn Care Professional Workshop

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Description:

Join University of Missouri state turf specialists Lee Miller and Brad Fresenberg, along with regional specialists Jill Scheidt and Patrick Byers, for an in-depth workshop on all aspects of turf management. The workshop is designed for professionals and homeowners alike. Topics of discussion include understanding soils, soil testing, using soil test reports to develop nutrient management plans, turf renovation, site preparation, seeding, mowing, aeration, irrigation, and disease/insect management. An added feature is personalized assistance with problem diagnosis - bring your samples to the workshop. more...

Session topic:

Lawn Care Professional Workshop

Registration:

Contact University of Missouri Extension - Greene County to register. The office is located at 2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield, 65807. Registration is needed by Friday, August 29. Lunch and educational materials are included in the registration fee. To pay by credit card, click "more" more...

Registration
deadline:

8/29/2014

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Food Safety Servsafe (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in Warren County
107 West Walton, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Servsafe certification course, includes 8 hours of training and administration of certification exam.

Session topic:

4 hours of training and exam administration

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt
MU Extension Center in Warren County

Registration
deadline:

9/2/2014

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




FastTrac - First Step (Session 5 of 23)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Learning objectives and participant outcomes. Gather feedback from peers about their business concept and exploring why having good money management skills is important.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Farm to School Program (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Eminence and Winona Elementary Schools
Redwing Drive,, Eminence MO map...

Description:

This program is designed to serve third and fourth grade students. The objective is to introduce the students to agricultural practices. The program will be bringing livestock, hay and forages as well as produce for the children to experience a hands-on opportunity.

Session topic:

Logan Wallace, MU Livestock Specialist, will be presenting information on Livestock on Missouri Farms. There will be a short video on milking dairy cows.

Registration:

For information contact the Shannon County Extension at 573-323-4418.

Class size:

135

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Home Buyer Education / H.O.M.E (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

Description:

2 hour education conducted by Extension specialist to meet the requirements of Rural Development

Session topic:

Determine the amount that participant would qualify for mortgage and house payment, discuss home maintenance, and home owner's insurance

Class size:

5

Event full:

No

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy II, North County Health Campus (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 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




Building Better Health Class (CCPS) (Session 25 of 40)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

This weekly class focuses on the basics of nutrition, food safety, and food budgeting.

Registration:

This class is open only to Cass County Recovery Court participants

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area
2360 Highway D, Saint 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:

Aquatic Ecosystems - Basics of stream function, how the parts of a watershed interact with each other, how these interactions affect the physical and biological integrity of the stream ecosystem, plus much more.

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




Crafts-n-Critters 4-H Club (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building on the Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Warren County Health Department
Mockingbird Lane, Warrenton MO map...

Description:

Ready Set Fit, A health and fitness program designed for those who would like to get control of their fitness. The program is a 12 week program with flexible scheduling.

Session topic:

Introductiuon to the program. Individual sessions with program facilitators.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt, MU Extension 636-456-3444

Registration
deadline:

8/27/2014

Class size:

7

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Pettis County Extension Council Meeting (Session 8 of 13)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Pettis County Extension Conference Room
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Session topic:

Executive Council meeting at 5:30. Annual Program Input at 6:30. Full Council meeting at 7:00.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kay Sparks, sparksl@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Focus on Kids - Phelps

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Office
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Session topic:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Caruthersville Armory Hall
807 West 3rd St, Caruthersville 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

Session topic:

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

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
Group discounts and returning attendee discounts apply to fee; if register after 8/26, then late fee applies

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Rent Smart (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Ministries
Lee's Summit MO

Description:

Rent Smart - Hillcrest Ministries in Lee's Summit.

Session topic:

The Rental Application Process; Finding A Place To Live; Indoor Air Quality Issues

Registration:

Rent Smart program specifically for Hillcrest Ministries clients. Contact Marsha Alexander for details.

Registration
deadline:

8/25/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Marsha Alexander, AlexanderM@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: (816) 482-5850




Team Nutrition for Child Care

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
The Little School day care center
Fair Grove MO

Description:

A two hour workshop on "I Am Moving, I Am Learning" curriculum. The material is designed to help teachers understand the importance of physical activity for children. The curriculum includes several physical activity ideas. As a result of participation, staff will receive CD's and handouts that will help them implement physical activities in their classrooms.

Session topic:

Center staff will receive an introduction the "I Am Moving, I Am Learning curriculum. They will also receive resources that promote physical activity in their classroom.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs- Strength in Numbers (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Healthy Nevada Innovation Center
212 W. Walnut, Nevada MO map...

Description:

Strength in Numbers is based on the idea that people are more likely to change habits with the support of the people around them. Existing groups become a Strength in Numbers group. Group leaders receive lesson plans and packets for participants each month. They present the lesson plan and screening challenge and lead group members as they set a health goal each month. Group members support each other in achieving their health goal each month.

Session topic:

Cook Up a Healthy Meal. (How to make recipe changes to save fat and calories)

Registration:

Contact Tammy Roberts at robertstt@missouri.edu or Rachel Morris at rachel.morris@cerner.com

Class size:

500

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Atchison County Extension Council (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Building
201 E Hwy 136, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Atchison County Extension Council

Session topic:

Monthly meeting of the Atchison County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 744-6231




Barton County 4-H Council Mtg (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Wolf Center
801 east 12th , Lamar MO map...

Description:

Barton County 4-H Council Mtg held for organizational planning. Club Leaders, volunteers are ask to attend club meetings to recieve updates on county , regional, state and nationsl programs.

Session topic:

Barton County 4-H Council Mtg

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 682-3579




Team Nutrition for Child Care (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Where:  
Fair Grove - "The Little School" day care center
Fair Grove MO

Description:

The program director and staff from "The Little School" day care center will participate in the MOve Smart program. A program to encourage providers to incorporate more physical activity into their program plans. The program supports physical activity and the reduction of childhood obesity.

Session topic:

coaching with director on policies, equipment, etc.

Registration:

In-house training

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558