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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Community Development Academy Course One: Building Community from the Grassroots (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
The Elms Hotel & Spa
401 Regent St, Excelsior Springs MO map...

Description:

CDA Course One: Building Communities from the Grassroots is an intensive, experiential, five-day course offered by the University of Missouri Extension Community Development Program covering community development principles, polarization, group dynamics, team building, dealing with differences, assessment, inclusion, action planning processes, evaluation and monitoring, developing indicators, measuring impact, and developing local leadership. more...

Session topic:

8-815 Small Group Process, Johanna Reed Adams, 815-11 Evaluation & Monitoring, Developing Indicators and Measuring Impact, Cynthia Crawford, 11-12 Franklin Groups, 1-4 Leadership, J.R. Adams, 4-5 Community Leadership Dev Programs, J.R. Adams, 5-6 Franklin

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Registration:

http://muconf.missouri.edu/commdevelopmentacademy
 more...

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$500.00
http://muconf.missouri.edu/commdevelopmentacademy course fees vary regarding type of credit earned: undergraduate, graduate, CEU, or no credit. Lodging is in addition to course fees and includes meals/snacks. In addition, commuter option is available.

Facilitator:

Johanna Reed Adams, Ph.D., AdamsJR@missouri.edu
Community Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 573/882-3978




Community Development Academy Course Three: Creating Capacity for Dynamic Communities (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
The Elms Hotel & Spa
401 Regent St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2694, Excelsior Springs MO map...

Description:

CDA Course Three: Creating Capacity for Dynamic Communities, is an intensive, experiential, five-day course offered by the University of Missouri Extension Community Development Program covering change, ethics, sustainability, citizen participation, citizen influence, citizen power, effective organizing, team workshops, small group process, whole systems processes for change and development, community change dialogue, community conflict intervention and perspectives. more...

Session topic:

8 Overview, Steve Jeanetta, 810-12 Getting Un-Poor: More Than Tinkering at the Edges, LaDoris Payne, 930-945 Break, 12-1 Lunch, 1-130 Participant Team Workshops, 130-5 Community Conflict Intervention, Anne Silvis, 5-6 Free Time, 6 Dinner

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Registration:

http://muconf.missouri.edu/commdevelopmentacademy more...

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$500.00
http://muconf.missouri.edu/commdevelopmentacademy course fees vary regarding type of credit earned: undergraduate, graduate, CEU, or no credit. Lodging is in addition to course fees and includes meals/snacks. In addition, commuter option is available.

Facilitator:

Stephen C. Jeanetta, JeanettaS@missouri.edu
Community Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 884-3018




FastTrac New Venture (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 9 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
SLATE Missouri Career Center, 3rd Floor
1520 Market Street, St. Louis 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. This is a five day workshop with materials and lunch provided. Workshop dates are September 22-26, 2014, times 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Workshops are no cost to dislocated workers. To register, individuals must be currently unemployed and enrolled in the WIA Program at one of the Missouri Career Centers. Visit online at jobs.mo.gov to enroll. Scholarship 50% tuition reduction also available. Call (314) 657-3547 to register for the workshop.

Session topic:

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.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00
Workshops are no cost to dislocated workers. To register, individuals must be currently unemployed and enrolled in the WIA Program at one of the Missouri Career Centers. Visit online at jobs.mo.gov to enroll. Scholarship 50% tuition reduction also available. Call (314) 657-3547 to register for the workshop.

Facilitator:

Tiffany Todd, toddti@umsystem.edu
Missouri SBTDCs, State Office
phone: 314/657-3547




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 32 of 40)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 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.

Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Pitching to Investors

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance. Lunch will be provided.

Registration:

View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Meeting - September

Session topic:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




Understanding Financial Statements

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Description:

This training is designed for business owners, managers, and those who want to learn how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. Participants will review the accounts listed on the Income Statement and Balance Sheet and will learn how to calculate several useful ratios from these financial statements. Participants will then learn how to make business decisions from this information. more...

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Ken Surbrugg, surbrugg-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9557




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 32 of 40)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 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




Master Gardener Training (Session 4 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Audrain 4-H Center, South of Mexico on D
Mexico MO

Description:

An 11 week training course for individuals interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener.

Session topic:

Plant Health

Registration:

Call the Audrain Extension Office at (573) 581-3231 to sign up.

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2014

Cost:

$135.00
Payment will be due at the first session on September 4. A minimum of 10 students will be required for this course to be offered.

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/633-2640




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Baptist Church in Chilhowee

Description:

monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Danee Douglas , douglascd@missouri.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 747-3193




St. Clair County 4-H Council (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Courthouse
Lowry City MO

Session topic:

4-H Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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