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Thursday, March 29, 2018

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

When:  Thursday, March 29, 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




Master Gardener Program - Laclede County (Session 4 of 11)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

The Master Gardener volunteer program began in the early 1970’s in response to the rapidly increasing interest in home gardening. The idea was to train knowledgeable garden volunteers to help University Extension staff deliver home gardening information to the public. The idea worked! Today, the Master Gardener volunteer program is recognized nationally as a means for individuals to learn and to share horticultural knowledge with others. Our course consists of eleven, 3-hour sessions covering the following topics: Understanding Soil and Plant Nutrition Plant Growth and Development Annual / Floral and Vegetable Production Perennial Gardening (Trees, Shrubs, and Perennial plants) Raised Bed and Container Grown Gardening Insect and/or Integrated Pest Management Fruit Trees, Bramble Berries, and Grape Production Lawn and Turf Management Plant Diagnostics and Disease Control Greenhouses and High Tunnels Raised Beds and Container Grown Gardening Courses will be conducted by MU Extension Specialists and other professionals.

Session topic:

Annual / Floral and Vegetable Production: Selection of floral/gardening plants, varieties to grow and how to lay out your garden and flowerbeds for maximum performance.

Registration:

MASTER GARDENER COORDINATOR FOR THIS PROGRAM: Terry Halleran, Agronomy Specialist, Hickory County and Sam Lower, 4-H Specialist, Laclede County halleranw@missouri.edu lowers@missouri.edu Mu Extension Office, 186D N Adams Ave, Lebanon MO, 65538 Office Phone: 417-532-7126

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2018

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$175.00
Each class being offered may be taken as a stand alone course for those interested in the topic but not the Master Gardeners Program. The class fee will be $15.00 per session for those just taking that session.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767




Start Up - Other (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following:

  • Instruction from a certified facilitator
  • Feedback in small group activities
  • Insight from local experts
  • LaunchU startup handbook
  • Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
  • Access to market research data from SFCC's SBTDC
  • Support from a network of coaches and peers

At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ...

  • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
  • Perfected your business pitch
  • Determined if business concept is workable
  • Saved time and money
  • Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

Registration:

Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$250.00

Facilitator:

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




Business Plan Development (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
St. Louis
11333 Big Bend Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

An intensive four-session individually customized course designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and resources to create a solid business plan.

Registration:

http://www.stlcc.edu

Cost:

$0.00
All fees collected by the St. Louis Community College

Facilitator:

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




Annie's Project - Newton County (Session 5 of 7)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 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




SSSH level 1 Lake Ozark (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 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 Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644




Youth Mental Health First Aid

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
614 Lindsay Ave Suite 3, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

One in five people will have a panic attack once in their lifetime. What would you do when this happens to a student, loved one, or church member? Attend the Youth Mental Health First Aid course to recognize symptoms of mental health problems, how to help, and how to guide the youth to professional help. University of Missouri Extension is sponsoring Youth Mental Health First Aid training on Thursday March 29 in Poplar Bluff. The training will be held at the University of Missouri Extension Butler County office from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. The registration fee is $10, which includes lunch and a workbook. This course is POST certified for 8 interpersonal hours and CEU’s are available for an additional charge. Instructors, who are certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainers, include Stephanie Milner, 4-H Youth Development Specialist for University of Missouri Extension and Human Development Specialist Mary Engram. This 8-hour course teaches people how to give first aid to youth experiencing a mental health crisis situation. Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be effective. The purpose of the program is to also demystify the whole topic of mental illness, and to increase mental health literacy and to decrease misconceptions, stereotypes or biases concerning mental health illnesses. Specific audiences for the training vary, but include key professions such as youth volunteers, first responders, primary care professionals, nursing home staff, school administration and educators. Other participating entities include faith communities, employers, chambers of commerce, state policymakers, mental health advocacy organizations, shelter volunteers, families and the general public.

Registration:

For more information and to register contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 573-686-8064.

Registration
deadline:

3/23/2018

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




Greene County EXCEL (Leadership Development) (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Willard Fire Station
Willard MO

Description:

Partnering with the Greene County Commonwealth newspaper, participants in this leadership development program will come to understand the local issues facing communities in western Greene County. They will share that they are learning with the public through community editorials published in the Greene County Commonwealth. The group will meet formally once per month and dinner will be served.  more...

Session topic:

Excel graduation ceremony to honor class members. Held in partnership with the Greene County Mayors Association.

Registration:

Complete our application form and contact the Greene County Extension office. more...

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2017

Cost:

$0.00
This year's program is underwritten by a special grant.

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




3rd Annual Summer Lovin' Health Challenge (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 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




Warsaw Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 10 of 18)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Boonslick Regional Library
102 E Jackson Street, Warsaw 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 Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cass County
phone: 816-380-8461




Lafayette County Council Meeting (Session 1 of 7)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County Extension Office
14 E 19th Street Ste 102, Higginsville MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You - LINC Staff

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Central Early Childhood Center
Kansas City MO

Description:

Program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters - Clay County Public Health Center (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Liberty MO

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




Springfield Public Schools Farm to School Teacher Training

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, noon to 3 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Greene County
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This training is offered for Teachers at Springfield Public Schools to support the Farm to School program. Teachers will learn skills to teach garden curriculum and to engage students in outdoor garden classrooms. Teachers will also learn other ways to connect kids with their food.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Christian County
phone: 417-581-3558




MS Excel Training - Ralls County 2018 (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mark Twain High School Ag Education building
21622 Highway 19, Center MO map...

Description:

Basic training in MS Excel 2013 to help participants better use Excel.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: 573-985-3911




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

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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 Kelsey Weitzel at 5738822799 or weitzelkj@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-2799




MSMQA - Cedar County

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Stockton Christian Church

Description:

A required training for 4-H youth who are or will be exhibiting livestock including (beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat and dairy goats, rabbits and poultry) at the local, county and state fairs. MSMQA Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance certification emphasizes good management practices in the handling and use of animal health products, and encourages youth to review their approach to their animal’s health and care.

Session topic:

A required training for 4-H youth who are or will be exhibiting livestock including (beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat and dairy goats, rabbits and poultry) at the local, county and state fairs. MSMQA Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance certification emphasizes good management practices in the handling and use of animal health products, and encourages youth to review their approach to their animal’s health and care.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Boots to Business

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Whiteman AFB, Whiteman AFB MO map...

Description:

You will learn the basics of how to start a business.

Registration:

Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Women's Leadership - Stress relief

When:  Thursday, March 29, 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Description:

Need to find a way to relieve stress during your busy work life? Find the time to come to this stress-free luncheon where you'll learn to use your creative side to relieve a little stress...and maybe find a new hobby.

Registration:

Register with Rebecca Lobina at 816-364-4105 or Lobina@NWmissouri.edu more...

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2018

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca Lobina, lobina@nwmissouri.edu
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
phone: 816-232-4461




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 29, 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:

Rebecca Lobina, lobina@nwmissouri.edu
Northwest Missouri State University SBTDC at St. Joseph
phone: 816-232-4461