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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting. The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses once per month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-2891




2016-2017 Polk County 4-H Council (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Extension Center
110 E. Jefferson, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

Planning meetings for the Polk County 4-H clubs and programs.

Session topic:

Open planning meeting for the Polk County 4-H program

Registration:

Open to anyone interested in the 4-H programming in Polk County.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Leadership Camden County Class 22 (Session 11 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Old Kinderhook

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:

Graduation Banquet

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




WorkSAFE: Protect Your Employees and Your Bottom Line

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

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
deadline:

5/4/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Women In Small Farms - Kansas City (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

“Women In Small Farms” is an educational program designed for small farm women (less than 100 acres) experienced or new to the business. Topics include: risk management, ownership of property, financial statements, writing a business plan, estate planning, communication issues, personality traits, and marketing. The course will be taught by University of Missouri Extension Agricultural Business Specialist, Nathanial Cahill. “Women In Small Farms” provides farm women with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make informed management decisions regarding their farm business operations. This will enable farm women to become better managers, and in turn, increase the viability of their farming operation. It also gives farm women an opportunity to network and interact with other women involved in agriculture.

Registration:

Contact the Clay County Extension office at (816) 407-3490 to register and pay the $60 fee.

Registration
deadline:

5/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Master Gardener Training Level 1 - Phelps County (Session 10 of 13)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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:

Landscaping Your Front Yard

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 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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:

6

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




St. Charles Extension Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Peters
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Monthly business meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Christian County Extension Council meeting

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1106 W. Jackson, Ozark MO map...

Description:

The Christian County Extension Council meets to conduct business and further Extension efforts in Christian County. Meetings are open to the public.

Registration:

For questions about the Extension Council meeting contact the Christian County Extension office at 417-581-3558.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Spencer Jr, spencerjr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Christian County
phone: 417-581-3558




Youth EXCEL - Lamar Career & Tech Center (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Description:

Youth EXCEL Lamar Career and Tech Center

Session topic:

Mapping Your Future

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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 14 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 12 of 16)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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 10 of 15)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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




Harrison County Extension Council Meeting May 2017

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Harrison 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 Harrison County University of Missouri Extension Office at (660) 425-6434 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: 660-425-6434




Advanced QuickBooks Desktop for Your Business

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

Where:  
MU Extension Center (River Market)
105 E 5th Street Ste 200, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This is a HANDS ON workshop to learn advanced topics about QuickBooks (Desktop Version). The following will be covered: * Customizing sales receipts & invoices * Adding custom fields * Customizing & memorizing reports * Memorizing transactions * Exporting to Excel * Tracking quantities * Reconciling accounts * And much more! This class targets businesses that experience using QuickBooks. Learn how to get usable information out of your QuickBooks data.

Registration:

Online: samborskij@missouri.edu Phone: 816-252-5051 Pre-registration Required more...

Registration
deadline:

5/2/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Focus On Kids

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
From Hwy. 50 in Union, turn as if going to Taco Bell and Library is on the right.
306 Hawthorne Drive, Union 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 Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.

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

$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




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 9 of 16)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.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 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




Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
MSSU Business Building
3950 Newman Road Ste 107A, Joplin MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of critical first steps associated with winning government contracts, including registrations and certifications. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) hosts these quarterly seminars on getting started in government contracting. The seminar also covers MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Contact Phyllis Behrens by telephone, (417) 625-9353, or by eMail, behrensp@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

5/2/2017

Cost:

$38.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Behrens, behrensp@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jasper County
phone: 417-625-9353




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Before you start a business, be certain to attend this training. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a Start-up manual. more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07edwowe00a8f4567e more...

Cost:

$29.00

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You-North County Health Center (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Heisinger Bluffs
1002 West Main St, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a community-based program which assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance 3) appropriate use of medications 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals 5) nutrition 6) how to evaluate new treatments

Registration:

This program is for residents of Heisinger Bluffs.

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee due to funding from the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center

Facilitator:

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




Taking Care of You-Lebanon (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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




Cooking Matters in the Store Forsyth, 1:00 Class

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Forsyth Country Mart
15720 US-160, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

A guided grocery store tour to help families buy healthy affordable foods.

Registration:

Register with Lynda at Taney County Extension office at 417-546-4431

Registration
deadline:

5/3/2017

Class size:

6

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Cooking Matters in the Store Forsyth 3:00 class

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Forsyth Country Mart
15720 US-160, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

A guided grocery store tour to help families buy healthy affordable foods.

Registration:

Register with Lynda at Taney County Extension office at 417-546-4431

Registration
deadline:

5/3/2017

Class size:

6

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Skill Up - Sikeston Job Center

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Sikeston Job Center
202 S. Kingshighway, Sikeston MO map...

Description:

Habits for a Healthy Life: Thinking positively and handling stress and Unhealthy habits and maintaining a healthy diet. Creating Positive Relationships at Work and Home: Being a good friend and resolving conflict and Controlling your anger.

Registration:

Register by calling the Sikeston Job Center at 573 472-5250

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Mississippi County
phone: 573-683-6129




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center in Hermitage (Session 4 of 18)

When:  Thursday, May 4, 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.

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




Lunch and Learn: Great Southern - Cost of Capital

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Description:

Lunch and Learn: Great Southern - Cost of Capital more...

Registration
deadline:

5/4/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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