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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Northwest Region Extension Council--2016-2017 (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
United Methodist Church, 104 W. Samuel, Hamilton, MO
104 W Samuel St, Hamilton MO map...

Description:

Meeting of the Northwest Region MU Extension Council. In 2016/2017 will meet in September, January and May on the first Wednesday.  more...

Session topic:

Meeting of the Northwest Region MU Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joe Lear, LearJ@missouri.edu
Northwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 816/279-6064




Building Strong Families at Ridgeway Elementary School (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Ridgeway Elementary School
305 Main Street, Ridgeway MO map...

Session topic:

BSF: Managing Stress

Registration:

Contact Kristi Weldon at Ridgeway School.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660/646-0811




Leadership Camden County Class 22 (Session 10 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 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:

Active Leadership

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




Quickbooks For Your Business

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

This powerful accounting system for small businesses will enable you to track the progress of your company and at the same time allow you to focus on your business, not on being an accountant. QuickBooks is a tool you can use to automate the tasks you will need to perform as a business owner to document and track the accounting activity of your existing business, or to set up a new business. This course will provide an opportunity for hands-on practice. It is designed for PC users only. Topics include: Setting up QuickBooks Working with lists and accounts Entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits Entering and paying bills Analyzing financial data Setting up inventory Tracking and paying sales tax Doing payroll with QuickBooks Estimating and progress invoicing Tracking time Customizing forms and writing QuickBooks letters more...

Registration
deadline:

5/2/2017

Class size:

9

Event full:

No

Cost:

$179.00

Facilitator:

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




Workplace Safety & Workman's Comp Insurance -- Small Business Week

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
110 Saint Louis Street, West Plains MO map...

Description:

In honor of national Small Business Week 2017, we discuss workplace safety and how your business can save on insurance costs. 

Slips, trips and falls...we will show you how to prevent them! Understanding and eliminating the causes saves employees' lives and protects your bottom line. Join us for an informative discussion on internal measures, policy development tools, and safety resources you can apply in your small business. Presented by safety experts from Missouri Employers Mutual. 

At Missouri Employers Mutual, we are a safety company that just happens to provide workers compensation insurance. Our dedicated team of Safety Fanatics is always looking for ways to help Missourians eliminate injuries and reduce claims costs. To do that, we have to take a look inside work comp to see just how it works and the different components of it.

In this session, we will discuss the following:

  • Understanding and Controlling Premium Cost
  • The Basics of Safety
  • How MEM can help You
 more...

Registration:

https://sbw17.eventbrite.com more...

Registration
deadline:

5/3/2017

Class size:

220

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Waynesville (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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




Cooking Matters Higginsville Habilitation Center (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracy Delaney, delaneyt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660/584-3658




A Matter of Balance Cameron YMCA (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1903 N Walnut St, Cameron MO map...

Description:

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.

Registration:

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 buchsk@missouri.edu

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available

Facilitator:

Katie Buchs Pemberton, buchsk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816/279-1691




Choosing a Retirement Solution for Your Small Business

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Description:

Discover some incentives and benefits for a small business to offer a retirement plan. A retirement plan can be offered to self-employed persons and businesses not operating at a profit. Costs are low or non existent and involve pre-tax dollars.

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-6063




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 University of Missouri Medical School (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 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




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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

In just 3 hours, you will learn key elements of a business plan including: . Writing style tips . Required content. . How to use a business plan as a management tool. . A greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started. COST: $49.00/No Cost to Dislocated Workers If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at NO COST.. Please call 314-657-3768 for details

Registration:

If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at no cost. Please call 314-657-3768 for details..

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Louis County Extension Office (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 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...

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




Diabetes Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.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:

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.

Session topic:

Session 2

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

4/25/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Pettis County Extension Office
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

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.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

Registration:

Melissa Cotton University of Missouri Extension in Pettis County 660-827-0591 cottonmr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

4/17/2017

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 - Level 1 (Miller County) (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Iberia Church of the Nazarene
201 W Main Street, Iberia MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 is a strength training program based on research by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 program is designed to provide access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program for middle age and older adults. During each session, a 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:

Contact the MU Extension Center in Miller County at 573-369-2394

Registration
deadline:

4/28/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no charge for this program due to a grant from Miller County Health Center

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters-Richland (MOCA) (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 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.

Class size:

8

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Cole County) (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in Cole County
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 is a strength training program based on research by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 program is designed to provide access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program for middle age and older adults. During each session, a 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.

Session topic:

Pre-assessments and orientation

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Center in Cole County at 573-634-2824.

Registration
deadline:

4/28/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Cole County) (Session 1 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in Cole County
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City 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.

Session topic:

Pre-assessments and orientation

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Center in Cole County at 573-634-2824.

Registration
deadline:

4/28/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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