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Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Lafayette County 4-H Leader Round-Up

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
14 E 19th St #102 , Higginsville MO map...

Description:

Lafayette County 4-H Council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, 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 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 every month.  Instructor:  Michelle Cunningham

 more...

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




County Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Wolfe Center
801 E 12th Street, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Full Barton County Extension council event.  The agenda will include review of financial statements, staff reports, information on upcoming programs, and council training.  The CPD letter will include additional details for specific meetings.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Harrison County Extension Council Meeting September 2017

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Harrison County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Harrison County University of Missouri Extension Office at (660) 425-6434 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus On Kids

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
From Hwy. 50 in Union, turn as if going to Taco Bell and Library is on the right.
306 Hawthorne Drive, Union MO map...

Description:

Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.

$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




County Council Meeting (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kristen Williams, williamskriste@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Marion County
phone: 573-769-2177




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center, second session (Session 15 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

Registration:

Call Hickory County Extension office at 417-745-6767 to pre-register. Registration required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation Made Easy (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

This is a food preservation and canning series with four classes with topics that include water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating fresh produce. Participants will learn methods and recipes that have been tested for both safety and high quality. This class provides the hands-on experience and a thorough guidebook that will allow participants to walk away with not only their own canned items, but also the confidence to preserve food at home.

Session topic:

Topic: Freezing and Dehydrating

Registration:

To register, please contact: Sarah Wood, Nutrition and Health Specialist woodsarah@missouri.edu (816)279-1691 Class sizes are limited, so pre-registration is requested. Call ahead to make sure space is available.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
The cost is $15 per class or $12 per class if registering for all 4 sessions.

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Tipton (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.




Garlic Festival

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Join MU Extension specialists for a fun evening of everything garlic! Learn how to grow garlic, discuss the latest research on the healthful qualities of garlic, consider commercial garlic production, check out the results of the 2016-17 garlic planting date study, taste several types of garlic, and purchase garlic to plant in your garden! more...

Registration:

Register by contacting the Greene County MU Extension office at 417-881-8909, or register online and pay with a credit card. more...

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




Canceled: How To Set Up Your Professional Email Address

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
REDI Inc. offices, 500 East Walnut Street. We are located just south of the Post Office, on the corner of Walnut and 6th Street in the lower level of the Walnut Street Parking Garage.
500 E Walnut Street, Ste.103, Columbia MO map...



How your small business can sell to the Federal Government - SBA's Contracting programs

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
110 Saint Louis Street, West Plains MO map...

Description:

Government Contracting can be a critical tool for growing your business and increasing your bottom line. While not all small businesses are suitable for government contracting, SBA has several certification programs and a business development program designed to help those who are socially and economically disadvantage. You will learn about the basics of Government Contracting, SBA’s certification programs, and SBA’s Business Development program. All of these programs are provided at no cost. more...

Registration:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-your-small-business-can-sell-to-the-federal-government-sbas-contracting-programs-tickets-36151099913?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery more...

Registration
deadline:

9/6/2017

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Soo Lee, lesoo@missouri.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573-884-7667




Cooking Matters (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Linwood YMCA
3800 E Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a Cooking Class taught by nutrition professionals from University of Missouri Extension. Participants learn basic cooking techniques, new and useful nutrition information, how to shop healthfully on a budget and receive FREE groceries at the end of each class.

Class size:

12

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




St. Charles Extension Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Monthly business meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Adrian (Session 6 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Registration
deadline:

8/17/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Butler (Session 6 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension

Registration
deadline:

8/17/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Social Media Secrets and Strategies for Business

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

This 3 hour training will show you: What a real Business-to-Business vs Business-to-Customer Social Media strategy looks like, How your website should be working to help facilitate the growth of your business, How to get targeted clients, prospects and industry media to share your stuff, What to do about ugly comments and trolls, How to "warm up" trade show leads weeks before the event starts, How to stay in Facebook's news feed without paying so much for ads, Facebook advertising tricks for businesses with small budgets, What do all the numbers mean? What really matters when it comes to social media analytics, How much time does it really take to be successful with social media? This class will be taught by Anne Cull from ThinkViral LLC.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$199.00

Facilitator:

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




Cool-season lawn renovation

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

The class answers questions about: evaluating lawns, species selection, varieties, establishment, correcting soil fertility issues, compaction, growing grass in shade and other common production problems.

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register. All major credit cards accepted.

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1 - Owensville (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Owensville Senior Center
214 North 1st Street, Owensville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Gasconade County Extension Office at 573-437-2165.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Hawau Bojuwon, bojuwonh@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Gasconade County
phone: 573-437-2165




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1, Butler (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a strength training class for middle-aged and older adults. Exercises are designed to increase strength and improve balance. The class meets twice per week. Exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up exercises, a series of two sets of eight simple strengthening exercises, and cool down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167 to enroll.

Registration
deadline:

8/18/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




2016-2017 Polk County 4-H Council (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Bolivar MO

Description:

Planning meetings for the Polk County 4-H clubs and programs.

Session topic:

4-H Community Service - planting of the Liberty Tree in Playter Memorial Park

Registration:

Open to anyone interested in the 4-H programming in Polk County.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417-326-4916




Boost your Brain & Memory: Brain Fitness Class (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health. Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Diabetes Self-Management, Butler (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Diabetes Self-Management is a six-week evidence-based course designed to help people understand their disease, plan healthful meals, and learn how to manage the many aspects of diabetes. Participants brainstorm and discuss options for making their life with diabetes easier to manage. A class book is provided.

Session topic:

Participants will learn about blood sugar levels, discuss guidelines for healthy eating, and learn how to make an action plan.

Registration:

Call bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Registration
deadline:

8/29/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Tackling The Tough Skills

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
202 S. Kingshighway, Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Tackling the Tough Skills teaches life skills for successful employment such at attitude, respect, responsibility, communication and resolving conflict.

Registration:

Register at the Sikeston, Kennett, or Cape Girardeau Job Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Tackling The Tough Skills

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
202 S. Kingshighway, Sikeston MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Healthy Living - Chillicothe, Mo (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
601 W Mohawk Road, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on positive attitude, humor, self-talk, and individudal strengths.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Attitude is a state of mind

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Healthy Living - Chillicothe, Mo (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where:  
601 W Mohawk Road, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on positive attitude, humor, self-talk, and individudal strengths.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Building "I"-Ceps

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Healthy Living - Chillicothe, Mo (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
601 W Mohawk Road, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on positive attitude, humor, self-talk, and individudal strengths.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Managing stress & anger

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St Anthony Church Parish Hall
132 Main Street, Iberia MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors. Missouri's population is aging. Citizens have identified aging and living independently as priorities for educational programming. MU Health Sciences and research states that falls are the most common reason for adult emergency room visits. If falls can be prevented, adults can save thousands of dollars in healthcare expenses.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center in Miller County at 573-369-2394

Registration
deadline:

8/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$35.00 for a couple living in the same household, to share the participant book and other program materials

Facilitator:

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




School Visit--Appleton City School District

When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Description:

Youth Program Associate visit at area schools to introduce and inform about the Bates County University Extension and what we have to offer. Visit with Appleton City School District Administration about possible Robotics program.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robyn Eckhoff, eckhoffr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167