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Event date: Oct. 27, 2020 - Dec. 1, 2020
Pre-registration and payment is required 48 hours prior to the class.Cost: $40 per personTo register contact:Greene County MU Extension Office2400 S. Scenic Ave Springfield, MO 65807417-881-8909Focus on Kids contact:Amber Allen 417-881-8909 ...
Event date: Oct. 29, 2020
Event time: | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
With a solid understanding of basic accounting principles, business owners and bookkeepers can effectively communicate and interpret the financial results of their business. This program will provide participants with a foundation for developing ...
Event date: Oct. 29, 2020
Event time: | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
This course explains how to integrate brick-and-mortar small businesses with online technologies and services to add flexibility and increase responsiveness. Supply chain, logistics and analytics will be emphasized especially for businesses working ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Scott Hoad was at a low point this spring, trying to piece together a decent living after being laid off from a job painting commercial aircraft. Then Hoad crossed paths with Amy Patillo, a University of Missouri Extension labor ...
- Published: Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A landmark study on “good neighbors” by State Farm (2015) found that a sense of community among neighbors is a constant desire across generations. But, the State Farm survey also showed that Millennials may not know exactly ...
- Published: Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Halloween may look different for children and neighborhoods this year. But it is a good reminder that a neighborhood block party is the opportunity to scare up fun any time of year."A neighborhood block party is an opportunity ...
- Published: Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
Steer calves being evaluated in 2019-20 Missouri Steer Feedout.Mt. Vernon, MO – A special weigh-in and evaluation of steers headed to Iowa as part of the Missouri Steer Feedout will be held at Joplin Regional Stockyards, Carthage on November 3. The ...
Becoming an Engaged Neighbor
Becoming an engaged neighbor means learning and using the names of people who live next to you, developing relationships with them, and being involved in your neighborhood. It does take time and effort. But there are personal and community benefits. ...
CEU 24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference
Nov. 13, 2020 - Jan. 12, 2021
24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference The purpose of this one-day, virtual conference is to provide a forum for educators from both academic and practice-based settings to reflect on and discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Missouri EMSC Child Abuse and Neglect Certification
Aug. 10, 2020 - Nov. 1, 2020
This self-directed course was developed for EMS professionals and emergency room staff to showcase the importance of their role in reporting suspected child abuse and neglect, and provide training on how to identify possible signs of abuse during ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness-2021
Sept. 30, 2020 - Nov. 16, 2020
This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course ...
CEU 27th Annual Psychiatric-Mental Health Update
Nov. 6, 2020
Purpose This conference provides a virtual forum for mental health professionals to increase their evidence-based knowledge and competence in caring for people from across the life span with psychological challenges. This year, attendees will learn ...
CEU 5th Annual Perinatal Conference: Improving Outcomes for Mother and Baby
Oct. 27, 2020 - Dec. 24, 2020
Purpose The purpose of this On-Demand Conference is to update the knowledge and enhance the skills of maternal-infant healthcare providers related to the clinical management and care of high-risk pregnant women and their newborn babies. ...
Note: If you would like a physical version, a limited supply is still available. Contact Joyce Taylor.
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MU Extension in Greene County
2400 S. Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
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