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Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

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

Where:  
Missouri Career Center
26 N Oaks Plz, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Thinking about starting your own business, being your own boss and enjoying the life of an entrepreneur? Fantastic!
Of course you have a business plan, have secured funding, and have hired an accountant and lawyer, right?

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.

In just 3 hours, you will learn key elements of a business plan including …


• Writing style tips.
• Required content.
• How to use a business plan as a management tool.
• A greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started.


Who Should Attend?

Writing a Business Plan is designed for entrepreneurs of all ages, backgrounds, education and experience—regardless of the type of business you want to start! If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at no cost. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Session topic:

Writing a Business Plan is a 3-hour workshop created for those considering going into business for themselves.


Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00
No Cost to Dislocated Workers. Please call 314-657-3547 for details.

Facilitator:

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




Building Better Health Class (CCPS) (Session 29 of 40)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 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




How to Write a Successful Business Plan

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

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 108, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

Designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. Participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included. Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one. more...

Credit:

Continuing education units available.

Cost:

$39.00

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 15 of 17)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 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:

Wildlife Management, Discussion of tools and techniques available to Wildlife Biologists as they manage populations of game and none game wildlife. Includes a brief review of the wildlife code and how/why hunting seasons are set - plus 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




Mental Health First Aid (Session 2 of 2)

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

Where:  
Scott County Children's Division large conference room
106 Arthur St., Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program focused on equipping adults who work with youth (ages 12-18) who may be experiencing a mental health challenge or in a crisis.

Session topic:

Part two of the Youth Mental Health First Aid class will be completed. It will include the ALGEE action plan, first aid for crisis situations, taking care of the first aider and suicide warning signs. Presentation of certificates and evaluation.

Registration:

Contact Mary Engram at engramm@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/12/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
Mississippi County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 683-6129




Taking Care of You--Body, Mind and Spirit (Session 4 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
St.Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

Description:

Taking Care of You, Body Mind and Spirit will help you learn a healthy way to face challenges and aid your well-being. You will learn strategies that develop skills to respond thoughtfully to challenges rather than react automatically. Research has shown these strategies to positively affect blood pressure, sleep disturbances, emotional eating and depression.
 more...

Registration:

Pre- registration is required.To pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover, call 636-970-3000. To pay with check, make payable to University Extension Council and return with registration form to: University of Missouri Extension 260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO 63376

Registration
deadline:

9/5/2014

Cost:

$40.00
Those who attend 6 or more of the sessions and complete the class evaluation survey will receive a $10 refund.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 20 of 25)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Roundbarn Event Center
Located between Ash Grove and Willard on Hwy. 160
10755 W US Highway 160, Walnut Grove MO map...

Description:

The Greene County Extension Council is comprised of 16 publicly elected council members and 4 appointed members who work with MU Extension specialists to provide the county educational program, manage finances of local MU Extension operations, provide personnel to carry out MU Extension activities locally and organize the annual public election of MU Extension council members.  more...

Session topic:

Greene County Extension Council meeting will take place during the "Salute to Century Farms" event. Agendas are posted under "plans and reports" on the Greene County Extension website.

Registration:

None. Meetings are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Missouri Sunshine Law. Council agendas are posted online prior to each meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Salute to Century Farms

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
The Round Barn Event Center
10755 U.S. 160, Walnut Grove MO map...

Description:

Educational evening to honor new 2014 additions to the Century Farms Registry in Greene County. Event includes a presentation by David Baker, Assistant Dean of Agriculture Extension in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri, on the challenges facing family farms in the coming 15-20 years. The evening will conclude with a hour of musical entertainment from bluegrass favorite Acoustic Essays.  more...

Session topic:

Put on your jeans and boots and come enjoy a casual and fun evening in the Ozarks as we celebrate our agricultural heritage in a historical setting and also honor the Century Farms in Greene County.

Registration:

Advance registration is needed and can be done by check (using form off our website) or with a credit card using Eventbrite.  more...

Class size:

200

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
Honored Century Farm families receive 4 complimentary tickets to this event.

Facilitator:

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




Organic Gardening Academy (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

The Greene County MU Extension office is pleased to host the 2014 Organic Gardening Academy. This series of classes related to organic gardening will present proven, science based techniques on a wide range of topics. Each class will include a presentation of the subject, followed by a hands-on demonstration of the techniques learned during the class. The speakers have a passion for organic gardening, and subject matter expertise.

Session topic:

Sustainable Urban Water Use

Registration:

The introductory class on April 17 is free. The registration fee for each following class is $20. A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Lorri Winters at the MU Extension - Greene County office; 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO; call 417-881-8909, or email WintersL@missouri.edu

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014.

Facilitator:

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




Rent Smart (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Ministries Platte County
Kansas City MO

Description:

Rent Smart - Hillcrest Ministries

Session topic:

Legal Aspects of Renting; Maintaining Positive Landlord-Tenant Relationships;

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

9/29/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Palmyra Sesquicentennial Building
621 Johnston Ave, Palmyra MO map...

Description:

Training to become a Missouri Master Gardener. This 11 week course will meet once a week on Tuesday evening from September 16 to November 25.

Session topic:

Soils and Composting

Registration:

To register call the Marion County Extension office at 573-769-2177.

Registration
deadline:

9/15/2014

Cost:

$135.00
Registration fee is $135 with paper manual, $115 if the electronic (PDF) manual is used on an electronic device.

Facilitator:

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




Linn County Extension Council Meeting- September

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

Where:  
To be determined

Description:

Linn County Extension Council Meeting

Session topic:

Council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Team Nutrition for Child Care (Session 8 of 9)

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

Where:  
Fair Grove - "The Little School"
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:

Classroom coaching

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




Team Nutrition for Child Care (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Fair Grove - "The Little School"
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:

Final coaching of director and wrap up on the MOve Smart project at the day care center.

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