MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17 to 18, 2017
Charting the LifeCourse Showcase
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 6 to July 26, 2017
2017 Summer Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Workshops
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- June 15 to 16, 2017
2017 MU Master Gardeners State Conference
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Aug. 17, 2017
Family Caregivers Conference
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Take Control of Your Finances/Warrenton (Session 9 of 12)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Clients learn how to take control of their finances when they lose their job or their job is downsized.
Clients must register at the Missouri Career Center, Warrenton, MO
Starting a Business: The First Steps
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Street level of the Walnut Street Parking Garage
500 E Walnut Street Ste 103, Columbia MO map...
This training will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will learn about the importance of planning, discuss basic legal and regulatory requirements such as legal structures, licensing, and tax form requirements. You will also be introduced to marketing and financial basics which will enable you to determine your market and competitive strategy. An aspiring entrepreneur needs to walk through this process and do the work up front to avoid costly mistakes before investing hard-earned money.
You will leave this class with tools for personal assessment, startup cost estimation, financial statements and sales projections. You will gain the basic knowledge to start a small business and be better able to make informed decisions.
Register here online or by calling Sarah Boyce at (573) 884-8087.
Intermediate QuickBooks for Small Business
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Columbia Area Career Center (CACC)
4203 S Providence Road, Columbia MO map...
This is an advanced QuickBooks (Desktop) workshop, computer, hands-on learning opportunity for small business owners, office managers, and anyone with financial responsibilities. In this session we’ll deal with some more challenging topics such as: customizing invoices, customizing basic QuickBooks reports, designing reports and exporting to Microsoft Excel, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, using the “find” feature to find and correct documents quickly, memorizing transactions, payroll, inventory, and more.
Register online or by calling Sarah Boyce at (573) 884-8087.
The Successful Business: Planning & Funding
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9 p.m.
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...
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.
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
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Waynesville (Session 16 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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.
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.
Focus on Kids
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...
This program 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.
To register contact St. Charles County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-970-3000, 260 Brown Road, St. Peters, MO 63376 Pre-registration and payment required at least one week before class. All credit cards accepted by phone; money order or cash payment can be arranged when you call to register.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy at Family Impact Center (Session 1 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.
105 E Ash Street, Columbia MO map...
Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults. The eight-week long program includes 16 exercise sessions where participants learn to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. 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. Other benefits to strength training are that it: strengthens bones, relieves arthritis, helps control weight, lifts depression, reduces stress, and reduces risk for heart disease.
Pre-Registration Required, contact: MU Extension-Boone County Office at
573-445-9792 or BooneCo@missouri.edu
Discounted rate for SNAP-eligible participants
A Matter of Balance Cameron YMCA (Session 8 of 8)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
1903 N Walnut St, Cameron MO map...
The 8 session Matter of Balance 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, join us at the Cameron YMCA Monday's and Wednesday's 9am-11am. The class is $20 but scholarships are available.
For special accommodations, please inform when enrolling.
Class sizes limited, please call ahead to secure a spot.
Contact Katie Pemberton at 816-279-1691 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarships are available
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 University of Missouri Medical School (Session 12 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
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.
Pre-registration required. Must have completed Level 1 twice. more...
Kelsey Weitzel, email@example.com
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
Southwest Center - Management Intensive Grazing School
When: Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to Thursday, May 11, 2017, 4 p.m.
A three-day seminar on management-intensive grazing for economic and environmental sustainability at the Southwest Research Center. more...
Registration forms and payment must be received no later than May 1. more...
$140 per person or $225 for couples (couples share one set of printed materials.)
Cape County Clover Kids (Session 5 of 11)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...
Countywide 4-H Clover Kid club for youth ages 5-7. For information, contact the Cape County Extension Office at 573-243-3581.
If Jackson Public Schools are cancelled due to weather, the Clover Kid meeting will also be cancelled.
QuickBooks Desktop: Utilization, Tips, and Tricks
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...
This training will be a demonstration of QuickBooks (Windows) and how to best utilize the program and its features.
Date: May 10 (Wednesday), 1:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. On the day of the event, yellow signs at the entrances of Plaster Hall will display room number.
Cost: $79 per person more...
Lisa Robinson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: (417) 625-9575
Diabetes Self-Management (Session 3 of 6)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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...
This program helps participants with diabetes learn proven, effective interventions for self-managing their diabetes. These interventions can reduce symptoms, give participants the confidence to manage their condition, improve their quality of life and reduce health care costs.
Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or email@example.com
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 7 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pettis County Extension Office
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...
Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2, is an advancement of SSSH Level 1. This event takes place on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Pettis County MU Extension Center. Participants take part in a warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretches and deep breathing.
Participants will complete a warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.
University of Missouri Extension in Pettis County
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Miller County) (Session 3 of 17)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Iberia Church of the Nazarene
201 W Main Street, Iberia MO map...
Contact the MU Extension Center in Miller County at 573-369-2394
There is no charge for this program due to a grant from Miller County Health Center
Cooking Matters-Richland (MOCA) (Session 2 of 6)
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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.
Call the MU Extension office in Pulaski County to register for this class.
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.