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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




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 24)

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




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
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Fall Prevention -Kingswood (Session 24 of 34)

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 40)

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




Legal Clinic

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

Where:  
SLATE - Missouri Career Center
1520 Market Street, 3rd Floor, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

The St. Louis Small Business and Technology Development Center has partnered with Legal Resources of Eastern Missouri to offer a Legal Clinic that provides one-on-one 30 minute sessions with a business attorney at no cost. Legal Clinic is held twice a month on Thursday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. An appointment is necessary, no walk-ins. Call 314-657-3547 to schedule an appointment.

Session topic:

Legal Clinic, 30 minute sessions.

Class size:

1

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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 40)

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




Cooking Matters - Higginsville Piggly Wiggly

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

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

Description:

Join us for a free Cooking Matters at the Store guided grocery store tour!

Practice skills like:
• buying fruits and vegetables on a budget
• comparing unit prices to find bargains
• reading and comparing food labels
• identifying whole grains
• and sticking to your budget!

After the tour you will receive a:
• FREE $10 gift card to the grocery store
• FREE workbook full of tasty recipes and simple tips on buying healthy, low-cost foods
• FREE reusable grocery bag

Registration:

Cooking Matters classes are open to participants who are low income. Please contact Shanshan Chen, 660-584-3658 to register

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Shanshan Chen, chensha@missouri.edu
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/584-3658




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




How to Control Cash Flow

When:  Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Economic Development Alliance Building
315 S Franklin St, Kirksville MO map...

Session topic:

In this three-hour course, local CPA Corey Eagen will show you how to
turn financial statements into useful tools. He'll examine at where cash comes from in a small business, where it's used in day-to-day operations and how to correct cash flow issues.

Registration:

Please contact our office at 660-665-3348 to register by Wednesday September 3rd. The workshop is $30 to attend, or you can register for the three-part workshop series for only $75.

Registration
deadline:

9/3/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00




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




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:

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




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




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




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...



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




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




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