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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Union Chapel Lions 4-H Club Meeting (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00




A Matter of Balance - St. Charles (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kathryn Linnemann Library
2323 Elm Street, St. Charles MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. The eight-session series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Registration:

To register, please call (636) 928-9355.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1515 S Munn Avenue, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an exercise program designed to help keep older adults active. Over this 8 week program, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 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:

Call 660-582-8311 to register

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2018

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Master Gardener Program - Laclede County (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
186 N Adams Avenue Ste D, Lebanon MO map...



Canceled: Processes, Routines and Standards - How Your Business Succeeds

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7 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...



Lafayette County 4-H Council Meeting (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters at the Store - HU2

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Woods Supermarket (East)
701 E Broadway Boulevard, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Participants will be guided on a tour around the grocery store to learn ways to save money and purchase nutritious food.

Registration:

To register, contact Melissa Cotton at 660-827-0591 or cottonmr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/15/2018

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Annie's Project - Newton County (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Ag Building, next to the doorms
601 Laclede Avenue, Neosho MO map...

Description:

Annie’s Project is a seven-week course that is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There is plenty of time for questions, sharing, reacting, and connecting with presenters and fellow participants. It's a relaxed, fun, and dynamic way to learn, grow, and meet other farm women.

 more...

Registration:

Please send Registration and $75 enrollment fee to McDonald County Extension Office. If you need assistance please call the office at 417-223-4775

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Lutes, lutesjl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in McDonald County
phone: 417-223-4775




2018 Master Gardener Core Training/Greene County (Session 11 of 13)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Master Gardener training for new members.

Session topic:

Master Gardener core training; Home Vegetable Production

Cost:

$160.00

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Youth EXCEL - Lamar Career & Tech Center (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Career and Tech Center
Lamar MO

Description:

EXCEL: Experience in community Enterprise and Leadership. will be presented to student in Lamar Career and Tech Center enrolled in business enterprise and financial planning classes.

Session topic:

Ag Business

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Women's Financial Education Series (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

A five-week educational series to help you learn to take control of your financial life. You will learn more about financial management, credit and debt management, estate planning, insurance, investing and retirement planning. There is no promotion of products or services.  more...

Session topic:

Insurance: determining your health, disability and life insurance needs.

Registration:

Call MU Extension at 636-970-3000. All major credit cards accepted.

Registration
deadline:

2/16/2018

Cost:

$49.00
Partial scholarships are available. Call Suzanne Gellman for details.

Facilitator:

Suzanne Gellman, GellmanS@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




SSSH level 1 Lake Ozark (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Class will be held in the multi purpose room
1600 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark 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 (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Diabetes Education including Diabetes Self-Management- First United Church Blue Springs (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs
301 SW Woods Chapel Rd, Blue Springs MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Next to Dade County Health Department
409 W Water St, Greenfield MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, cook delicious, affordable meals, and safe food handling practices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a persons life span, as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual budget.

Registration:

Call or e-mail Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

2/14/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Advanced QuickBooks Desktop

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
900 W Vest Street, Marshall MO map...

Description:

You will learn: - How to use QuickBooks to its full potential - Go beyond the basics to master QuickBooks - Designed for those who already have a good grasp on the basics of the program or have completed the introduction course

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC)
phone: 660-596-7350




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7378




Optimize Your Website with Google Analytics

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 9 a.m. to Friday, March 16, 2018, noon

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

A good website is vital to growing your business. It is often the first place potential customers go to find out about you and what you can offer. How can you know if your website is effective at attracting customers? Google Analytics is a free program that allows you to track who is coming to your site and what they do when they get there. This seminar will teach you how to use this powerful tool to monitor your website’s health. You will learn how Google Analytics works, what the measurements mean, and how you can use it to attract more customers. You will also discover how to set up automated reports that allow you to notice problems at a glance. By properly implementing Google Analytics, you can optimize your website to attract more customers. Topics include: Setting up Google Analytics Understanding website metrics Discovering where you are losing customers Tracking social media effectiveness Monitoring online ad campaigns Creating custom dashboards Comparing trends over time Measuring e-commerce Automating reports more...

Registration
deadline:

3/14/2018

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 12 of 17)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in St. Louis County
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 is for individuals who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The Level 2 class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Center in St. Louis County at 314-400-2115

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Strikeforce: Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop (Sikeston, MO)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
SEMO Sikeston campus
2401 N Main St, Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Come learn how you can produce fruits and vegetables year round in the unique growing environment of a high tunnel. Topics Covered: Introduction to High Tunnels High tunnel vegetable production High tunnel fruit production NRCS High Tunnel Cost Share Program High tunnel tours When: Thursday, March 15, 2018 Time: 8:30 am to 1 pm in the Classroom; 1 to 3 pm for the tour Where: SEMO campus, 2401 N Main St, Sikeston, MO 63801, Sikeston, MO

Registration:

To Register call 573-238-2420

Registration
deadline:

3/12/2018

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Denkler, denklers@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




SkillUP 101

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

• Welcome • SkillUP 101 • Employment Plan Overview • Extension staff and information • Success stories • Breakout sessions(FFE/HDFS abbreviated session)

Registration:

Please call 1.855.278.0354

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




County Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Heather Conrow, smithheather@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Howard County
phone: 660-248-2272




Cooking Matters at the Store Virtual Tour

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Court House
106 E. Main St., Linn MO map...

Description:

In this fun and interactive, 1 1/2-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available. Each participant will receive: • Free tote bag for shopping • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connecting kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

Registration:

This class is for program participants of Osage County Treatment Court.

Cost:

$0.00
Funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters at the Store Virtual Tour

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Storehouse Food Pantry
101 North Belle Ave, Belle MO map...

Description:

In this fun and interactive, 1 1/2-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available. Each participant will receive: • Free tote bag for shopping • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes • $10 grocery store gift card Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connecting kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

Registration:

This class is for clients of the Storehouse Food Pantry. Pre-registration is required. Contact Dawn Hicks at the Maries County MU Extension Center, 573-422-3359 ext 138.

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2018

Cost:

$0.00
Funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Women Managing Cattle (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Steelville Telephone Office
61 East Hwy 8, Steelville MO map...



3rd Annual Summer Lovin' Health Challenge (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
1301 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

The Summer Lovin' Health Challenge is a 12-week journey to sustainable, healthier living. Participants check in at the Barton County Health Department and discuss any successes or struggles in making the healthy choice the easy choice. Each week, a new topic is highlighted pertaining to making healthy lifestyle behavior changes like goal setting, motivation, preventative health, and more. more...

Registration:

Register with Debbie and the health department

Registration
deadline:

3/2/2018

Cost:

$0.00
Some optional classes will cost money.

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Ray County Extension Council Meeting 2018 (Session 1 of 7)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Eagleton Center
1015 W Royle Street, Richmond MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Catherine Neuner, neunercm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Cooking Matters - Clay County Public Health Center (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Description:

This 6 session class will incorporate; cooking tips and techniques, tips food safety, storage and sanitation, nutrition information to keep your family health, budgeting—stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources, tips to get your family to try new foods and shopping healthfully on a limited budget.
Class participants will receive a bag of FREE groceries for one of the lesson’s recipe each week for you to prepare the recipe at home, lessons feature hands-on learning and include group discussion with instructors, graduation certificate, recipe book and other freebies provided upon completion of the program, and food prepared by the chef and you...the class participants!

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Women in Business Seminar

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Columbia College Auditorium
550 Blues Lake Parkway, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Mindfulness in Marketing. Kim Beer speaks on the importance of bringing a mindfulness approach along with the right marketing tactics for a digital age. Mindfulness in marketing is about becoming conscientiously aware of what really triggers customers to purchase, remain loyal and provide powerful referrals. Plus Networking & Breakout Sessions

Registration
deadline:

3/12/2018

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Karen Leatherman, leathermank@mst.edu
Missouri University of Science and Technology SBTDC
phone: 573-341-4551




Canceled: MARKETING YOUR TIMBER: What the landowner needs to know

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Youth Bulding
4560 S 100th Road, Bolivar MO map...



Composting and Mulching Program (Marshfield)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall Street, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

This program will discuss the art and science of composting, and how to select various mulches to achieve an earth-friendly and aesthetically-pleasing landscape.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




I-Corp-St. Louis (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

The I-Corps Site entrepreneurial education program is based on the I-Corps curriculum with experiential, collaborative learning and uses the Business Model Canvas with the Lean LaunchBoard methodology. The program will be a catalyst and morale booster to create a critical mass of innovators and entrepreneurs to establish more technology hubs, increase the state economic base, and engage civic leaders and other stakeholders. It will be a bridge for collaboration with state wide economic development and startup communities. The Site workshops are open to innovators and entrepreneurs across the State of Missouri, specifically: University employees (faculty, post docs, staff and administration) College/University students of all levels Regional participants served by the extended S&T affiliate program

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis North City - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Fee covered by FNEP grant.

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis North City - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




County Council Annual Meeting

When:  Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Assembly of God Church
Eminence MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Camelia Younger, YoungerC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Carter County
phone: 573-323-4418