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Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or email thompsoncv@missouri.edu

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




SBA Export Financing and Servicing/Liquidation & SBA Programs and Services

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
West Plains Civic Center
110 St. Louis Street, West Plains MO map...

Description:

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Springfield Branch will offer quarterly training opportunities for both SBA Lenders and small business owners in West Plains Training Module 1: Designed for SBA Lenders 1:00 PM - Export Financing & Servicing/Liquidation Training Module 2: Designed for any member of the public desiring information on SBA programs or services. 2:00 PM - SBA Programs & Services NO COST TO PARTICIPATE! more...

Registration:

Please register through Eventbrite. more...

Registration
deadline:

4/25/2017

Class size:

240

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Johnson County Livestock Show Events (Session 6 of 14)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Session topic:

April Livestock Committee Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Accounting Basics For Small Businesses

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

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 solid foundation for developing their small business accounting methods, while serving as a platform for understanding and applying concepts presented in other SBTDC seminars related to business finances, such as QuickBooks® and Understanding Financial Statements. This class is focused on the small business owner or prospective owner who wants to understand accounting basics in order to determine how to set up bookkeeping practices for a business. Learn basic terminology and explore typical transactions encountered in a small business environment.  more...

Registration
deadline:

4/26/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Gasconade

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Gasconade County Extension Center
1106 West Hwy 28 , Owensville MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Osage County Extension Office at 573-897-3648 Ext. 4.

Registration
deadline:

4/26/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Waynesville (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where:  
1401 Ousley Road, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches.

Registration:

8 week class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Waynesville Senior Center in Waynesville, MO Register with the MU Extension Center in Pulaski County at 573-774-6177. Preregister is required and a physician's release for those age 69 and over.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training Level 1 - Phelps County (Session 9 of 13)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Master Gardener program serves as a valuable and reliable source of horticultural and environmental information and expert volunteer service in Missouri. Learn from University professors, industry professionals and other experts on a variety of horticulture topics. A love of gardening and a desire to learn are the only qualifications for entering the Master Gardener program. Master Gardeners complete 30 hours of volunteer service following their initial training. Subsequent years require 20 hours of volunteer service. Enrollment is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis

Session topic:

Herbaceous Ornamentals

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2017

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




Cooking Matters for Teens (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
115 W Brook St, Neosho MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a program provided by Share Our Strength, a nationwide initiative to end hunger in America. In this program, participants will learn how to buy and prepare budget friendly and healthy meals. Topics include kitchen and food safety, label reading, comparing unit prices, and eating from all 5 food groups. Each week participants get to take home the ingredients from one of the recipes made in class. A lot of basic cooking skills are covered in this program. It's a great opportunity for anyone trying to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Session topic:

5

Registration:

Registration is closed. Class is for Neosho Alternative School students only.

Registration
deadline:

3/22/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free

Facilitator:

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




Why Export to Canada and Mexico?

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This training will have key information for business owners seeking to expand sales into Canada and Mexico. Attend this session to learn about: The Value of Exporting as Part of your Business Strategy The benefits of exporting Who's exporting and to where? International Trade Assistance Resources & Network Who is who and who does what? Accessing & using the network to your benefit International Trade Core Concepts Global business management Global marketing Supply chain management Trade finance Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about how you can connect companies to exporting opportunites and resources. Date: Thursday, April 27 from 9:30am-10:45am Location: Cornell Auditorium, Plaster Hall, MSSU Cost: No cost more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=6F919EBD1399FA8E8278E2FDA9A57A95.worker_registrant?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07edx1gj803b99dc0c more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417-625-9575




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Stone County Courthouse Annex
Galena MO

Description:

Participants will take part in the 8 week program. They will meet each Monday and Thursday morning at the Stone County Courthouse Annex in Galena.

Session topic:

Session 12 of 16 sessions

Registration:

To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
One half of the $40.00 fee will be paid by the community group; Galena on the Move. The participant is responsible for paying the other half.

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Sedalia) (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Where:  
Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in the Kempton Room.
3201 W. 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week. The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down.

Registration:

Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301, by telephone at 660-827-0591, or email at cottonmr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

3/24/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 8 of 15)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
8000 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults. There are no age limits.

Registration:

To Register use the link provided. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-2115




Lafayette County Council Meeting (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
14 E 19th Street Ste 102, Higginsville MO map...

Description:

Monthy meeting for Lafayette County Extension Council more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Andrew County Extension Council Monthly Meeting (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Andrew County Courthouse Jury Room
Savannah MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Humphrey, humphreyjr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Andrew County
phone: 816-324-3147




Tractor Supply Co Paper Clover Campaign (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 8 a.m. to Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9 a.m.

Description:

Come to the TSC store and support the 4-H program by buying a paper clover for $1. Youth will be in the store at various times to talk about 4-H and help customers. 60% of all paper clover money sold in the Cape Girardeau store is returned to the county program to support 4-H Camp.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1-Conway (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
105 W Jefferson Avenue, Conway MO map...

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches.

Registration:

8 week class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Conway Senior Center in Conway, MO. Register with the MU Extension Center in Laclede at 417-532-7126.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee for this class.

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You-North County Health Center (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Description:

What does the year future look like for you? Does your life reflect your values? Are you mindful of your choices? Is your health important to you? Life is full of choices...and those choices affect the body, mind and spirit. The Taking Care of YOU- Inside and Out program is designed to help you deal with life's stress, make wise choices and explore ways to live a healthier life. During this 12-week program you will learn practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life and to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Attendance prizes and resources will be given each week, plus 2 weeks on a grocery store tour and an interactive Cooking Class.

Registration:

This program is for St. Louis County Government employees Call 314-615-8114 AGall@stlouisco.com

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This Program is sponsored by Coventry through St. Louis County Employee Wellness Council. Normal fee is $50.

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You-Lebanon (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description:

The Taking Care of You program was developed to help participants reduce stress levels and improve lifestyle behaviors. Over the eight program sessions, participants learn about concepts and practical strategies they can incorporate into their everyday lives to better deal with life’s challenges and stressors through discussions, mini-lectures and experiential opportunities. Program participants are provided opportunities to practice strategies during the program sessions and are encouraged to use program strategies outside of class.

Registration:

Register with the MU Extension Center in Laclede at 417-532-7126. Instructor: Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist

Registration
deadline:

4/19/2017

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop for Your Business

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County MU Extension Center Clay County Annex Building
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...



Extension Council Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, noon to 2 p.m.

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

Description:

Monthly business meeting of the Webster County Extension Council

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Leadership Summit

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

LEARN • 360 Degree Communication o Speak professionally to executives, colleagues, and your employees • Problem Solving Techniques for the Workplace • How to Coach Your Employees Using a Proven Methodology Plus: Hear some comic relief with our luncheon speaker who is a storyteller extraordinaire!

Registration:

Rebecca Lobina Lobina@nwMissouri.edu 816-364-4105

Registration
deadline:

4/26/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters at the Store

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Progress Park
968 Meyer Road, Wentzville MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters at the Store is a fun, interactive simulated grocery store tour where participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Session topics include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal, identifying whole grains and choosing the healthiest options available. After the program, participants will receive several FREE items including a reusable grocery bag, a booklet of resources and healthy recipes and a $10 gift card. To learn more, visit www.CookingMatters.org.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Miller County Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Miller County Courthouse Annex
134 Second St, Tuscumbia MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Miller County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county; Meetings are open to the public.

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Office at 573-369-2394 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




University of Missouri Extension Council- Ralls County

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
The MU Extension office - Ralls County is located in the basement of the courthouse in New London, MO.
PO Box 540, New London MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Extension Council - Ralls County meets on a monthly basis except in December. The council meeting is usually held the fourth Thursday of the month in the basement of the courthouse in New London. The meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center in Hermitage (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Eight week, evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active.

Session topic:

Begin exercises

Registration:

Register at McCarty Senior Center, Hwy 54 Wheatland, MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Cooking Matters at the River Market (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
105 E. 5th St
105 East 5th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

A Program from “Share Our Strength” that is designed for families with limited resources. Cooking Matters is a six session course that combines hands-on cooking experience with nutrition education.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




St. Joseph Safety Acres

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to Friday, April 28, 2017, 3 p.m.

Description:

Youth day camp to learn about farm and rural safety

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Adrian (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Where:  
202 E Main Street, Adrian MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension

Registration
deadline:

3/24/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Butler (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 1, is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for middle age and older adults who desire to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Diabetes Self-Management, Butler (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Diabetes Self-Management is a six-week evidence-based course designed to help people understand their disease, plan healthful meals, and learn how to manage the many aspects of diabetes. Participants brainstorm and discuss options for making their life with diabetes easier to manage. A class book is provided.

Session topic:

Participants will learn how to manage difficult emotions, discuss making important food choices, and menu planning

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167