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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Social Media Secrets and Strategies for Business

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
UMKC SBTDC
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This 3 hour training will show you: What a real Business-to-Business vs Business-to-Customer Social Media strategy looks like, How your website should be working to help facilitate the growth of your business, How to get targeted clients, prospects and industry media to share your stuff, What to do about ugly comments and trolls, How to "warm up" trade show leads weeks before the event starts, How to stay in Facebook's news feed without paying so much for ads, Facebook advertising tricks for businesses with small budgets, What do all the numbers mean? What really matters when it comes to social media analytics, How much time does it really take to be successful with social media? This class will be taught by Anne Cull from ThinkViral LLC.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$199.00

Facilitator:

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




2017 Missouri 4-H Equine Tour

When:  Monday, May 22, 2017, 7 a.m. to Sunday, May 28, 2017, 6 a.m.

Description:

Tour for equine focused 4-H teens exploring equine related careers and the horse industry in Oklahoma and Texas. more...

Registration:

Completed application with deposit due March 1. Limited enrollment. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2017

Class size:

50

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$600.00

Facilitator:

Debra Davis, davisdd@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clinton County
phone: 816/539-3765




What you should know as a group health plan fiduciary

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Description:

This seminar will provide you with an understanding of the law and your responsibilities, especially COBRA and HIPPA as well as other current and timely laws. You'll learn how to understand the terms of your plans, make timely contributions to fund benefits and much more! more...

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




MU Extension in Saline County - Council Meeting (Session 4 of 13)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Taylor Bryant, BryantT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Saline County
phone: 660/886-6908




Missouri 4-H Dairy Cow Camp

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 1 p.m. to Friday, May 26, 2017, 3 p.m.

Description:

Youth ages 8-18 interested in learning about the dairy industry will want to register for 4-H Dairy Cow Camp, scheduled for May 24-26. “This camp draws attention to the importance of farming and its important role in Missouri’s economy. It provides youth a “hands-on” opportunity to care for dairy animals and learn about many aspects of dairy production while learning life-skills at the same time,” according to Karla Deaver, 4-H Youth Development Specialist. Campers work in pairs under the direction of adults and take part in workshops to learn about judging dairy animals, dairy management, animal care ethics and showmanship. Persons working in the dairy industry visit with campers about careers in the dairy industry as well. Participants at the 2017 cow camp will also be certified in the Show-Me Quality Assurance program. The primary goal of the program is to increase the knowledge and awareness of Missouri youth about food quality issues related to animal production. A judging contest and showmanship competition provide the culmination for the camp.  more...

Registration:

Registration is $90 by April 15 for Missouri 4-H members, $120 for out of state or non-4-H members. Fees increase by $10 after April 15. Registration may be mailed to Karla Deaver at P.O. Box 388, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712 more...

Registration
deadline:

4/15/2017

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$90.00
Registration is $90 by April 15 for Missouri 4-H members, $120 for out of state or non-4-H members. Fees increase by $10 after April 15.

Facilitator:

Karla Deaver, DeaverK@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lawrence County
phone: 417/466-3102




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy at Family Impact Center (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
105 E Ash Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

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.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required, contact: MU Extension-Boone County Office at 573-445-9792 or BooneCo@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

5/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Discounted rate for SNAP-eligible participants

Facilitator:

Megan Samson, samsonm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573/445-9792




Cooking Matters Higginsville Habilitation Center (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 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




FastTrac - New Venture Workshop (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
1520 Market Street

Description:

5 days of training in which you'll learn how to: Identify business opportunities/ Brainstorm ideas and concepts. Develop a business concepts that has potential for feasible application. Develop a business plan that will attract financial assistance. Submit forms and organize your business. Prepare a budget, pricing and profitability margins, and calculate taxes. And more... To register, individuals must be enrolled in the WIA Program at SLATE American Job Center. Participants may register prior to the event or onsite from 8-9AM Questions? Email Cassandra Williams at cwilliams@stlworks.com

Cost:

$795.00
Workshops are free of charge for dislocated (laid off) workers, including all materials. textbooks, software, lunch and individual follow-up with to 30 participants and classes fill quickly, so register soon if you plan to attend

Facilitator:

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




Watershed Management & Planning for Independence-Sugar Watershed (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Remington Nature Center, 1502 McArthur Dr, St. Joseph, 9AM -11 AM Platte County Community Center YMCA, 8875 Clark Ave, Parkville 6 PM-8PM

Description:

Meetings are being held in the Independence-Sugar Watershed to help residents learn about the watershed and ways they can improve the quality of the watershed through development and implementation of a Watershed Protection Plan.

Session topic:

Participants of the watershed wil work in depth on priorities identified in the previous session and identify resources needed to help them work together to develop and Watershed Protection Plan.

Registration:

registration is not required

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Beverly Maltsberger, MaltsbergerB@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816/279-1691




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

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 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




QuickBooks for Your Business (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

Getting started in Quickbooks Online to help manage and know your books. Learn how to set up your business and make transactions within the platform. There will be two nights of training. The first is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17 from 5:30-8:30. The second is the week after on Wednesday, May 24 from 5:30-8:30 as well. more...

Session topic:

Introduction to Quickbooks Online - Part 2

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kayla Ray, kbray1s@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 314/651-5156




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Louis County Extension Office (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 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 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 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 5

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 11 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 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 7 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

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 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, May 24, 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




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Vienna United Methodist Church
1102 Highway 63 N, Vienna MO map...

Session topic:

Freezing and Drying Fruits and Vegetables

Registration:

Contact MU Extension in Maries County at 573-422-3359

Registration
deadline:

5/16/2017

Cost:

$15.00
$40 for all 3 sessions in series

Facilitator:

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