Your Credit Matters

In this workshop, participants will learn how to repair their credit report, understand the information on the credit report and how it is utilized by creditors, employers, insurance companies and others. Participants will also learn how to receive a free report annually and tips on how to increase their credit score.  For more information click here.

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection

Johnson County now has a collection container for HHW at 335 E. North Street, Warrensburg.  This is by appointment only. Contact Debbie Brackman, Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission, at 660-463-7934 or 816-616-8311 to schedule an appointment for drop off.  Click here for a list of items accepted and not accepted.

New 4-H Year!

The 2015-2016 4-H year has begun!  Enrollment will again be done on 4-H Online.  Reenrollment for previous members and volunteers can be done using your existing profile.  New members and volunteers will create a new family profile.  Enrollment can be done at the Extension office during office hours, 8:30am to 4:30pm.  Enrollment help is also available through the office.  Please contact us with any questions

Taking Care of You

Nearly everyone suffers from stress.  What’s yours? Maybe it’s too much to do in too little time. Traffic jams. Relationship problems. Family demands. Living paycheck to paycheck. Whatever the sources of stress in your life, University of Missouri Extension regional specialists deliver a nationally recognized stress-relief program to help meet your challenges so you can live a healthier life.  Taking Care of You: Body, Mind & Spirit ( is an eight-session workshop co-designed by an MU assistant extension professor and state health education specialist with MU’s School of Medicine.

Offered in weekly, one-hour sessions, the course covers the mind-body wellness connection, providing practical strategies to help people manage stress. When people are able to manage stress in healthy ways, they are better able to take care of themselves and maintain their overall health.  Taking Care of You is being offered at the Holden United Methodist Church, Holden, MO.  The one hour classes will begin at 6:00pm.  Sessions begin October 5, and run through November 23 for 8 weeks each Monday evening.  Pre-registration is required. To register for the program call Holly Jay at 816-380-8460 or email for a registration form or call Pastor Steve House at the Holden United Methodist Church, 816-7324718.  Registration is due September 28th and class size is limited.  

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National 4-H Week

More than 6 million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. Johnson County 4-H will utilize National 4-H Week this year to showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth in the community who work each day to make a positive impact on the community.

Johnson County 4-H youth will be sporting their 4-H clovers on Wednesday, October 7 in support of what 4-H has done for them. If you see a 4-H member, ask them why 4-H is important to them and what they do in the program.