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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Small Business Academy (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce
213 Adams Street, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there” – Will Rogers.

Want to grow your business but not sure how to do it? Or, is your business growing so fast you can’t keep up with it?

If creating or managing growth is a challenge for you and your business, then the Jefferson City Small Business Academy is for you.

A partnership between the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce and Extension’s Small Business Technology & Development Center (SBTDC), the Academy provides you the opportunity to work on your business rather than working in your business.

What is in it for you?
The academy focuses on growth and preparing for that growth through a structured curriculum that provides practical advice, real-world techniques, & opportunities for coaching and access to new resources.

The Small Business Academy uses a world-class curriculum developed by the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. The 32 hour curriculum is provided in easy to digest 10 3-hour events plus a 2-hour introductory session. You will be with fellow entrepreneurs facing the same challenges. The curriculum is a mix of lecture, exercises, guest speakers and networking. At the conclusion of the Academy you will have created a growth plan for your business. You will also have access to the full range of SBTDC services, which includes market research, business plan assistance, financial reviews, access to government contracting help to name a few.

Fee is for all 11 sessions.

Session topic:

Exploring Growth Opportunities. Assess your financial strength,growth stage, & industry potential to identify market and customer opportunities. Learn to conduct market research to evaluate growth strategies and answer questions previous session.

Registration:

You must apply for acceptance to the Academy. For an application or more information contact the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce at 573-634-3616 or the SBTDC in Cole County at 573-634-2824. You can also apply on-line.

Cost:

$450.00

Facilitator:

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




2013 Missouri Business Conference

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
University of Central Missouri
Elliott Union, room 234, Warrensburg MO map...

Session topic:

A free conference designed to help Missouri's small business owners be more successful. Panel discussions are: Show Me the Money; Show Me the Ideas; Show Me Success; Show Me People.

Registration:

Register at MOBusinessConference.eventbrite.com more...

Registration
deadline:

9/23/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Darrell Brammer, brammer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-4803




Open House

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
New Educational Building
Centerville MO

Description:

Reynolds County Extension Council will be hosting a Open House for their New Education Building.Exhibits,Presentations and Services will be conducted threw out the day. Stop and had have a look around.

Session topic:

Presentations,Exhibits and Services going on all day, Stop by and see whats all going on


Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joyce Pyles, pylesv@missouri.edu
Reynolds County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/648-1035




How to Control Cash Flow (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

In this second class of the financial management series, we'll take a close look at where cash comes from in a small business, where it's used in day-to-day operations and how to identify and correct cash flow problems. You'll be able to identify key information on cash flow statements and be able to follow the path of cash as it travels through your company. You'll identify cash flow strategies to use in your organization. You'll become familiar with the sources and uses of cash, ratios and the most common "gobblers" of cash in any business. This isn't theory - it's practical application for real businesses - like yours! more...

Session topic:

Look at where cash comes from in a small business, where it's used in day-to-day operations and how to identify and correct cash flow problems. You'll be able to identify key information on cash flow statements and track cash through your company.

Registration:

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

Cost:

$109.00
$109.00 per person or $297.00 for the series of three Financial Management seminars.

Facilitator:

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




Advanced Stay Strong. Stay Healthy (Harrisonville) (Session 6 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Registration:

to call the MU Extension Center @ 816.380.8460

Cost:

$35.00
$15 for second family member in the household

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Warren County Sr. Center

501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton 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.

Registration:

Contact Chris Merritt at the MU Extension center in Warren county. 636-456-3444

Registration
deadline:

9/24/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Adaptive Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

This is an adaptive strength training program for clients of Callaway County Special Services.

Registration:

Register by contacting Callaway County Special Services.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri Botanical Garden (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Missouri Botanical Garden - Garden Room
4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden during this 10-week strength training program for seniors. Light weights will be used to increase strength and improve balance. Weather permitting, the program may take place outdoors in the Garden.

Session topic:

Session #4

Registration:

Contact Mary Wissmann at 314-615-2911 or WissmannM@missouri.edu more...

Registration
deadline:

9/3/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$54.00
$54 for members of Missouri Botanical Garden, $64 for nonmembers.

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
St. Louis County MU Extension Center
phone: 314/400-7287




Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Don Bosco Center
Kansas City MO

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.

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Harrisonville) (Session 6 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

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

Cost:

$35.00
2nd person from same household is $15

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training in Kirksville (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd. , Kirksville MO map...

Description:

12 week training course on different horticulture topics. A 30 hour volunteer committement is required following the training in order to become a Master Gardener.

Session topic:

Fruit Production

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by August 16 at noon.

Registration
deadline:

8/16/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Late fee after the deadline-$165

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters (Session 6 of 6)

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

Where:  
Call 417-358-2158
Carthage MO

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Mary Ann Pennington and Lydia Kaume


Registration
deadline:

9/2/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

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




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




Focus on Kids--Pettis County--Sedalia, MO (Session 16 of 23)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Country Mall between Westlakes Hardware and Factory Return Outlet, enter the double doors and go to the right and follow hall to the end. Meeting is across hall from University of Missouri Extension Office. Call Extension office to pre-register and more information at 660-827-0591.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia 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.

Registration:

To register contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-827-0591 located at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO, Fee of $35 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Longview Community College (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Longview Community College
Lees Summit MO

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:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Callaway (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

The Advanced class is for those who have completed a Stay Strong, Stay Healthy class or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The advanced class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Maysville Sept-Nov, 2013 (Session 4 of 21)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Maysville United Methodist Church
400 West Main Street, Maysville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an ten-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 to register.

Registration
deadline:

9/9/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (afternoon) - Callaway (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training Level I (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Trails West Library
11401 East 23rd Street, Independence MO map...

Session topic:

Home vegetable production

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$175.00




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Wheeler Heart and Vascular Center; CoxHealth
Springfield MO

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. The CDSMP is provided in two and a half hour sessions, once a week for six weeks, in community settings (e.g. senior centers, churches, libraries). People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Session topic:

Session six: Using your mind to manage symptoms; Making an action plan; problem solving; working with your health care professional and system; weight management; future plans

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Focus on Kids--Platte County

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office Bldg.

(located approximately one mile West of I-29 and Barry Road; adjacent to Park Hill High School)
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separated/divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is a 2.5 hour workshop for separated/divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications of their parenting plans. Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County are required to take the class.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 to register for the Focus on Kids class. Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out of state, but wish to take the class in Platte County must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for information on how to register.

Registration
deadline:

9/23/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 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:

Stress Management - How to keep your cool in stressful times.

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:

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




Canceled: Master Gardener Fall Core Class (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boone County Extension Center and Cooper County Extension Center
1012 North Hwy UU, Columbia MO map...



Marketing - Other (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

This 6 session series will introduce the small business owner to better methods of marketing and increase the bottom line.

Session topic:

This 6 session series will introduce the small business owner to better methods of marketing and increase the bottom line.

Registration:

Need to call Mineral Area College Continuing Education Department at 573-518-2342

Registration
deadline:

9/17/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$180.00
Call Mineral Area College Continuing Education Department at 573-518-2342

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (evening) - Callaway (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. 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.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or e-mail the instructor.

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2013

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Training--Park Hills (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
North College Center, Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Rd, Park Hills MO map...

Session topic:

Insects

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Cost:

$165.00

Facilitator:

Katie Kammler, kammlerk@missouri.edu
Ste. Genevieve County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/883-3548




Divorce Recovery (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit MO map...

Description:

The Divorce Recovery program assists people in the transition moving from the disintegration of one stable state (marriage) through divorce to another new state. The program helps participants deal with the many losses of divorce, including relationships, roles, material possessions, family systems, dreams, hopes, and beliefs.

Cost:

$0.00




Stone 4-H Club (Session 35 of 35)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Stone 4-H Club usually meets the last Wednesday of each month at the United Methodist Church in Monroe City. For more information, contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736




Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Jacoby Chapel Church

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Tempel, tempela@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Linn County 4-H Council (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building at the Fairgrounds
Brookfield MO

Description:

Each Linn County 4-H Club selects people to represent their club on the Linn County 4-H Council. The council meets six times a year to discuss 4-H business and learn about Youth Development related to 4-H programing.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Putnam County 4-H Leader Training

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Putnam County Courthouse
Unionville MO

Description:

Putnam County 4-H Leader Training is held annually in the fall. At this meeting we update the Club Leaders to all of the new and exciting things that are going to make the new 4-H year a great success.

Session topic:

At Putnam County 4-H Club Leader Training we update the club leaders on the requirments for their club to have a success club year.

Cost:

$0.00