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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Leadership Camden County Class 22 (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Description:

Leadership Camden County is a nine month program where participants have an opportunity to learn a number of aspects of the community including history, infrastructure, economy and workforce, health and education, law and order, natural resources and active leadership.For over two decades Leadership Camden County had graduated hundreds of business and civic leaders throughout the Lake area.

Session topic:

Natural Resources

Registration:

Contact University of Missouri Extension Camden County or Camdenton County Area Chamber of Commerce

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2016

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Michele Kroll, KrollM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573/346-2644




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Forsyth

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
122 Felkins Avenue, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417/546-4431




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Galena

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
On square in Galena, MO
106 E 5th Street, Galena MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-357-6812

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417/546-4431




Cooking Matters for Adults-Richland (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters is a 6-session culinary-based nutrition education program that is delivered through; powerful, engaging lessons featuring hands-on learning that include group discussion with instructors. Program Goal: This program’s main goals are: 1. to provide knowledge and skills to help seniors prepare food at home more, and become aware of the negative health behaviors associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. The primary objectives are to teach: (1) Cooking tips and techniques; (ii) tips for proper food safety; (iii) storage and sanitation; (iv) nutrition and health information to ensure optimal health; (v) budgeting -stretching food dollars and maximizing resources; (vi) tips to get families to try new foods; and (vii) shopping healthfully on a limited budget. The program evaluates participants at week 1 and week 6 and behavior changes occur consistently in all individuals.

Registration:

Call the MU Extension office in Pulaski County to register for this class. 573-774-6177 Maximum 12 participants, must call to register. Instructor: Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist Classes will be held at the MOCA office in Richland, MO.

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2017

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




The Successful Business: Planning & Funding

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents. more...

Registration
deadline:

4/4/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$139.00
A second person from the same business may attend for a fee of $99.00. Call the SBTDC for information on how to obtain this discounted fee. 417-837-2617

Facilitator:

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




MoTax Initiative - Camdenton (Session 14 of 15)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center - Camden County
44 Roofener Street, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

MoTax offers a gateway to financial education through taxpayer assistance. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax assistance (preparation of federal and state tax returns) to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers. Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. MoTax is supported by University of Missouri Extension along with federal and local partners. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers provide free tax assistance to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers. Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. more...

Session topic:

Free income tax preparation in Camdenton.

Registration:

Call Rebecca at 573-319-9053. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573/346-2644




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 6 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection. Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course designed to give technology and science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable innovation. Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business. Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete. Topics Include: •Identifying Funding & Investors •Pre- & Post-Money Valuation •Pitching to Investors •Financial Projections & Management •Due Diligence •Deal Sheets •Legal Structures •Business Feasibility & Demand

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428




Perception is Reality

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

What are the media’s, the public, and your customer’s attitudes toward your business? Remember, their “Perception” of your company is “Reality” to them. All types of communication your company has with the media, the public, and your customers is a reflection of your company and its “image”. This session will focus on tips to align your customer’s perception with your business’ reality. Participants will learn the basics of media and public relations. Participants will gain a better understanding of the various PR tools available to small businesses and will also learn the importance of developing a media policy. Participants will also learn about damage control and the components of a press release. Date: April 5 (Wednesday), 3:00pm-4:00pm Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. On the date of the event, yellow signs at the doors will provide the most up-to-date room information. Cost: No cost more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=23FF5B572FAD1CEC98345C7F216C6C0D.worker_registrant?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07edvml31se5ce197f more...

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Freeman Advantage (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

It is recommended that adults perform strength training activities 2-3 times per week. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy provides older adults an opportunity to do muscle strengthening exercises in a safe environment where they can progress at their own rate. Strength training has several health benefits including improved strength, flexibility, balance, and mobility. Strength training also helps improve self-esteem and quality of sleep. The biggest benefit this program has to offer older adults is the ability to remain independent and continue performing activities of daily living without assistance.

Session topic:

12

Registration:

Registration is limited to the Freeman Advantage group. If interested, contact Jamie Gillmore.

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 University of Missouri Medical School (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over the 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

Pre-registration required. Must have completed Level 1 twice.  more...

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Eating Well, Childhood Obesity & The Eat Smart Guidelines Workshop

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
A Generation Chosen Preschool
1301 S Florissant Road, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn basic nutrition principles, childhood obesity rates and prevention strategies including the Missouri Eat Smart Guidelines.

Cost:

$0.00
Program is funded by a Missouri Foundation for Health grant.

Facilitator:

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




Show-Me Quality Assurance (SMQA)--Maryville

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
403 N Market St, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Show-Me Quality Assurance is a fun, hands-on program where 4-H youth with livestock projects learn more about producing safe, quality food! 4-H members with food animal projects must be SMQA-certified as part of the requirements to be a member in good standing.

Registration:

To register or for more information, contact MU Extension in Nodaway County at 660-582-8101 or nodawayco@missouri.edu

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amie Schleicher, schleichera@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660/744-6231




Youth Program Quality Assessment

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Program Quality Assessment, Hollister High School
Hollister MO

Description:

STEM PQA at Hollister High School

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Louis County Extension Office (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

This 8-week 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 a cool down. more...

Session topic:

Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight strengthening exercises and cool down.

Registration:

Call 314-400-2115 more...

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




MicroEnterprise Competition

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
SLATE American Job Center
1520 Market Street, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Compete for a chance to win cash for your business Receive training and support from our expert staff in refining your business concept Get access to resources for your small business Micro Enterprise Sessions: Every Wednesday April 12-June 7, 2017 6-8pm

Registration:

Email your resume to specialprojects@stlworks..com (put Micro Enterprise Competition in the subject line)

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314/657-3768




Focus on Kids - Lincoln County

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County MU Extension Office
880 West College, Troy MO map...

Description:

Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register contact Lincoln County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-528-4613, 880 West College, Troy, MO 63379.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.

$45 per person payable by cash, check or credit card payable to: Lincoln County Extension Council.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: (636) 583-5141




Team Nutrition for Child Care - Country Club Church -Healthy Habiits

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 2:25 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Where:  
Country Club Christian Church’s dynamic message of grace speaks to the needs of our everyday lives, in an environment that encourages a variety of opinion and diversity of thought.
6101 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The nutrition information and resources build on knowledge and skills in nutrition and physical activity and gives the staff the capacity to encourage healthy habits in children. This program also provides professional development credits to daycare staff and providers.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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