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Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Putnam County Fair (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 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:

Putnam County Fair

shows include: county beef cattle and sheep show

Cost:

$0.00




Leadership Camden County (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Camdenton MO

Description:

Leaderhsip Camden County is a 10 session program spread over a 9-month period (Sept. 2013-May 2014). The program is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to:
* Enhance their leadership skills,
* Familiarize themselves with the community's opportunities, needs, and resources,
* Identify and analyze current economic, political and social forces affecting the communities future,
* Establish effective peer relationships amongst themselves,
* Provide a common ground for communication between themselvesand community leaders,and
* Educate themselves on how to move people and ideas to action. more...

Session topic:

Leadership Camden County - Orientation & Team Building

Registration:

Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce, Ph: 573-346-2227 more...

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$375.00

Facilitator:

Jacqueline Rasmussen, RasmussenJ@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 346-2644




Lawn Care Professional Workshop

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
1106 W Main Street, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

Workshop will be conducted by University of Missouri extension professors and a specialist.

Session topic:

Understanding soils, soil testing and results, lawn renovation, fertilization, aeration, mowing, watering, disease/insect problems and current issues.

Registration:

For registration contact Sara Hill at 816-252-5051 or hillsara@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2014

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00




FastTrac - First Step (Session 6 of 19)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 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:

Start with Activity Reality Check and then testing their business concept through research and start working on a list of assignments.

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Marshfield (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon

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

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:

Overview of self-managment and chronic health conditions; Using your mind to manage symptoms; Healthy Eating; Getting a good nights sleep; making an action plan

Registration:

Call 417-859-2044 to register

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Weight Management (Clinton TOPS) (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Clinton MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 660/383-1633




Fall Prevention -Kingswood (Session 24 of 33)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Fall Prevention program helps participants learn to reduce fear of falling and exercise to increase strength, flexibility, and balance.


Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Laclede County MU Extension Office meeting room
186-D N. Adams Ave, Lebanon MO map...

Registration:

Please call the Laclede Co MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126 or email Kim at lambethk@missouri.edu to register.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Melissa M. Bess, bessmm@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/346-2644




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 29 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 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




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

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 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.

Session topic:

Post Assessments/Exercise

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




Focus On Kids, 45th Circuit, Lincoln County

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Justice Center
45 Business Park Drive
Troy, MO 63379
PH: 636-528-6300

45 Business Park Dr, Troy MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids, developed by the University of Missouri, is a court-approved educational program for parents with minor children, who are seeking divorce, legal separation, motion to modify, annulment or paternity. The educational session will increase awareness of the effects marriage dissolution and/or custody has on children.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is for parents to better understand how divorce affects children, and how their actions during and after the divorce can have long-term affects on the children involved.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA, Master Card or Discover accepted. Not open to the public - court ordered, call 636-970-3000 for more information. more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00
One week is required prior to the date of the session you have registered to attend.

Facilitator:

Teresa L. Mareschal, Ph.D., MareschalT@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Focus on Kids--Cooper County--Boonville, MO (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Extension Center is located just east of the intersection of Hwy B and Jackson Rd (also called Logan's Lake Road to the west). We are next to Citizens Community Bank.

510 Jackson Rd Ste A, Boonville 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.

Session topic:

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 Cooper County Extension Center
510 Jackson Road, Suite A
Boonville, MO 65233
Phone: 660-882-5661. Fee of $40 needs to be paid by the day before the class.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/882-5661




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

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

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

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham

Registration:

Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-2891




Canceled: Analyzing & Managing Your Cash Flow

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

Where:  
University of Central Missouri
Dockery Building, Room 107, Warrensburg MO map...



Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 29 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 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




Canceled: Cooking Matters - Higginsville Piggly Wiggly (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
509 Fairground Ave, Higginsville MO map...



Focus on Kids - Livingston County

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension
(Directly across from Grand 6 Theatre)
2881 Grand Dr, Chillicothe MO map...

Session topic:

The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

Contact Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County Extension Office (660.646.0811) to register. Pre-registration is required. If you must cancel, please do so at least 24-hours in advance.

Cost:

$35.00
Fee must be paid by cash or money order only.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
Livingston County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/646-0811




Tomato Fest

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Bradford Research and Extension Center
4968 Rangeline Road , Columbia MO map...

Description:

9th Annual Tomato Festival is held at the Bradford Research and Extension Center east of Columbia

Session topic:

For more information call Thresa Chism at 573.884.7945 or visit our website at http://aes.missouri.edu/bradford/
Bradford is located at 4968 Rangeline Road, Columbia, MO 65201

Registration:

Free and open to the public, just show up

Class size:

350

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Farmers Market of the Ozarks "Ask the Expert" display (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Farmers Market of the Ozarks
Springfield MO

Description:

First Thursday informational booth at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks. Join MU Extension and LU Extension horticulture specialists for information on gardening in the Ozarks. Consultation for commercial vegetable and fruit producers is also available.

Session topic:

First Thursday informational booth at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Home Buyer Education / H.O.M.E, 2014-2015

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Andrew County
411 Court, Savannah MO map...

Session topic:

HOME

Registration:

Contact Rebecca J. Travnichek in Andrew County or Connie Neal in Nodaway County.

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




Cooking Classes, Nutrition and Health Education at Farmers Market (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Farmers Market of the Ozarks, Springfield
Farmers Park, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Cooking demonstrations and nutrition education at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks

Session topic:

Pizza Making Party

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Springfield (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
CoxHealth Surgery Center, Springfield
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 three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Mountain Lions 4-H Club (Session 18 of 19)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
631 NW 1251 Road, Pittsville

Description:

monthly 4-H club meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Analyzing & Managing Your Cash Flow

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
University of Central Missouri
Dockery Building, Room 107, Warrensburg MO map...



Annie's Project--Education for Farm Women in Ironton (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Iron County Health Department
606 W. Russell, Ironton MO map...

Description:

We are excited to announce this special opportunity for farm and ranch women near Ironton, MO! MU Extension and the Iron County Economic Partnership Jumpstart Program have teamed up to offer Annie's Project in Ironton.. but with a twist! Participants who complete business plans during class will have an opportunity to compete for $500 seed money awards. The top three plans will be awarded, with preference given to Iron County residents.

Annie's Project has helped more than 10,000 farm women from around the nation become better business partners and/or managers. You will learn how to manage risk in the areas of marketing, legal, human resource, financial and production. Some of the topics include financial documentation and analysis, marketing, estate planning, insurances, business planning and much more. Many farm women report that the most valuable part of the program is the networking with other women and professionals.

Session topic:

True Colors personality assessment, program introduction

Registration:

Please send basic information and $75 registration payment to the Iron County Extension Office located at Courthouse, 250 S. Main
Ironton, MO 63650. For questions about the program, please call Lynn Heins at (573) 468-2671 or (618) 214-4059 or email HambletonL@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

9/1/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Lynn Heins, hambletonl@missouri.edu
Washington County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/438-2671




Master Gardener Training (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 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:

Introduction

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




Master Gardener Core Course- Pulaski County (Session 1 of 14)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Waynesville 6th Grade Center
810 Roosevelt Street , Waynesville MO map...

Description:

Since 1997 the University of Missouri Extension has trained volunteers for the Missouri Master Gardener program. After completing the Core Course, Master Gardeners advise and train communities on gardening and environmental horticulture, and participate in various educational service projects. The Master Gardener program is instrumental in building strong communities in our region.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and taking an additional 6 hours of continued horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will begin with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Some refreshments will be provided.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and 6 hours of learning through continuing horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will start with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 from 6-9:30 pm and thereafter will run once a week from September 5 through October 24, 2013 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Claases will be held on Thursday evenings from 6-9:30pm and two field trips will be held on Saturday September 7, and October 5 from 9am-5pm.Some refreshments will be provided.

Session topic:

Welcome Dinner & Orientation
Speakers include: Carrie Williamson and other from the Pulaski Master Gardeners.

Registration:

The complete course fee is $145. The optional Master Gardener Core Manual is available for purchase for an additional $30. All core manual materials are available for download online at no charge.

Members of the general public not interested in becoming an active master gardener may audit individual classes of interest. The fee for auditing a Thursday night class is $15 and the fee for auditing a field trip is $35 (includes a box lunch).

For more details, email or call Carrie Williamson or visit the group on Facebook. To register for the training or to audit classes, complete a registration form and send it to the Pulaski County Extension Center. Copies of the trainee and auditing registration forms are available at the Pulaski County Extension Center and online at http://extension.missouri.edu/pulaski .

Contact: Carrie Williamson, Pulaski County Master Gardener
Phone: (573) 855-0128
Email: mopcmg@gmail.com
Facebook: Pulaski County, MO Master Gardeners
 more...

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$145.00
$15.00 to audit a single class. Need to reserve a week prior to the class.

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Christian County Extension Council Meetings (FY 2015) (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark 1st Baptist Church
Ozark MO

Description:

Monthly meetings of the Christian County Extension Council

Session topic:

Annual Council picnic. Executive mtg only.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Extension Council Meeting (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...

Session topic:

General monthly meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




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

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 6:30 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




Harrison Co Extension Council Meeting Sep 4, 2014

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center
1505 Main St, Bethany MO map...

Description:

University of Missouri in Harrison County Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Marion County Council Meeting (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Marion County Courthouse


100 S. Main, Marion County Extension office Ste. 201, Palmyra MO map...

Description:

Marion County Extension Council Meeting more...

Session topic:

Monthly Business meeting. Executive Committee only.

Registration:

Monthly business meeting of Marion County Extension Council.
Facilitator: Sherry Nelson
NelsonS@missouri.edu Phone: 573-769-2177

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Barton County Extension Council Meeting (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Wolfe building, Gardner room
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Barton County Extension Council to review Extension programs and expenditures and plan for future educational programing

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kathryn Macomber, macomberk@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579