Program highlights

FREE Mental Health First Aid Training - next training will be offered in Ironton, MO. at the Ozark Regional Library, November 7, 2014 to register call Debra Henk at Ironton, 573-546-7515


MU Extension's Health Insurance Education Initiative

Health Insurance Education Initiative (PDF)

Grandparent Support Group meets monthly at the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center, 684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson.

Dates for Fall 2014 - October 15, November 12, December 10th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m..  Support group for grandparents raising children.


GrandFamily Conference for Grandparents and other Caregivers Raising Children;  Grandparents in the 21st Century. 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 804 N. Cape Rock Drive. 

To register for the conference call Aging Matters,  1-800-392-8771 or 573-335-3331.


Business development classes offered

For a schedule of upcoming classes in surrounding counties, contact Richard Proffer, business specialist at 573-243-3581. Other methods to reach Richard: on Twitter:;  his Blogspot is and on facebook at:

Show Me Select Bred Heifer Sale - December 6, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  Fruitland Auction Barn, Highway 61 North of Jackson, MO.

Be watching for catalog information or call 573-243-3581 to have a catalog sent to you.