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Monday, July 31, 2017

Canceled: County Council Meeting

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight 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:

Warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down including stretches and deep breathing.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

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 2 (Session 14 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College
3201 W. 16th Street , Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older 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 eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve 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 are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Session topic:

Warm-up, 8 strength-training exercises, and a cool-down including stretches and deep-breathing exercises.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Chronic Disease Self-Management- Northland Shepherd Center (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Are you affected by one or more chronc health conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure? Are you a caregiver for someone with a chronic condition? Actively engaging in one's health, through self-management techniques and phsical activities can help to improve quality of life. This workshop is an evidence based program developed at Stanford University which provides a toolkit of techniques to assist in self-management of chronic illnesses.

Registration:

Call NSC at 816-452-4536 to register

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Description:

Galena senior citizens will participate in a 16 session, 8 week course to build strength, flexibility, and balance. They will take a pre and post test to measure improvements.

Session topic:

final assessment, program survey

Registration:

To register, call the Stone County University of Missouri extension office.

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Galena of the Move will pay one-half of the enrolled person's registration fee.

Facilitator:

C. Tim Schnakenberg, SchnakenbergC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Stone County
phone: 417-357-6812




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

The Greene County Senior tax fund has provided university extension with a grant to conduct the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, level 1 class for seniors in Strafford, Missouri. The participants will complete a pre and post assessment to measure improvements in strength, balance and flexibility. The will take part in the 16 session course.

Session topic:

post-assessment, and program survey

Registration:

To register, call the Strafford senior center

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
The grant will pay each participants $40 registration fee

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1-Kirkwood (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Description:

Has your doctor advised you to be more active? Don't like going to the gym? Our low impact exercise class helps those that would like to be more active. This strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. University of Missouri Extension's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults access to a safe, structured and effective strength-training program. Participants participate in twice weekly exercise sessions for 8 weeks building muscle and strength through the completion of 8 basic exercises. The program Equipment is provided. more...

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Pre-registration is required.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/15/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 MU Campus (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program, a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! 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 and/or have approval from the instructor. All equipment provided. (Must attend 14/16 classes to earn 100 Wellness Points, Cost: $50)

Registration:

To register, click on the link more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




CANCELED Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 MU Campus (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Description:

Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program. It can get your fitness journey (re)started, right on campus! Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, 8 muscle strengthening exercises and cool down. Geared toward older adults or sedentary middle-aged females who want to improve strength, balance and flexibility. All equipment provided. (Must attend 14/16 classes to earn 100 Wellness Points, Cost: $50)

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

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




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation Made Easy (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Savannah United Methodist Church
103 N 4th Street, Savannah MO map...

Description:

This is a 4-session food preservation and canning series that will cover water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating fresh produce.

Session topic:

Topic: Pressure Canning

Registration:

To register, please contact: Sarah Wood, Nutrition and Health Specialist woodsarah@missouri.edu (816)279-1691 Class sizes are limited, so pre-registration is requested. Call ahead to make sure space is available.

Registration
deadline:

7/14/2017

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
The cost is $15 per class or $12 per class if registering for all 4 sessions.

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Team Nutrition for Child Care- Eating Well - Basic Nutrition for Kids and for You

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pettis Co. MU Extension Center Large Conference Room
1012A Thompson Blvd. , Sedalia MO map...

Description:

This workshop gives an overview of basic nutrition facts and introduces MyPlate as a tool to choosing healthy foods.

Registration:

Melissa Cotton Nutrition and Health Education Specialist Pettis Co. MU Extension Center 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301 cottonmr@missouri.edu 660-827-0591

Registration
deadline:

7/27/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This workshop is sponsored by the Missouri Team Nutrition Program.

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Master Gardener (Session 12 of 14)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lake Ozark Fire Protection District Meeting Room
1767 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

Description:

Do you want to know more about gardening? Would you like to share that knowledge with others? Consider enrolling in the spring 2017 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. You will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs, and landscaping. Classes are taught by University of Missouri state and regional specialists and Master Gardeners themselves.  more...

Session topic:

Residential Landscaping

Registration:

Space is limited, so do not delay. Please register by May 24 so materials can be prepared. Registration materials can be accessed and downloaded at http://extension.missouri.edu/miller For more information and registration materials contact Patricia Barrett or Terri Gerling at the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Center, PO Box 20, 134 Second Street, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. You may email barrettpr@missouri.edu or millerco@missouri.edu; phone (573) 369-2394.  more...

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
The general public can attend any session for $10. Please call the county office at 573-369-2394 to sign up. Couples can attend for $250

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Healthy Life: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 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 chronic conditions learn proven, effective interventions for self-managing their chronic disease or condition like high blood pressure, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, depression, or anxiety. 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:

3

Registration:

This event is limited to employees of Freeman Health Systems. For further information, contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

7/14/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Charles County
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

MU Extension's food preservation courses provide up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations, tested recipes, and hands-on workshops that assist the consumer in safely preserving produce and other products. Workshops focus on pressure and boiling water canning basics, vegetables and other low-acid products, salsas, fruits, sweet spreads and storage of produce.

Session topic:

Pressure Canning: Vegetables and Low Acid Foods

Registration:

To register, contact the MU Extension Center at (636) 970-3000 or email Stcharlesco@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

7/24/2017

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac - New Venture (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Eclipse of a lifetime (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Where:  
Good Shepard Home, Versailles, MO
1101 W Clay Road, Versailles MO map...

Description:

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. The last time a total eclipse crossed the United States from sea to sea was June 8, 1918. The 2017 eclipse in either total or partial phase can be seen by over 500 million people in North and South America, Europe, and Africa. In the U.S., millions will gather along a tiny ribbon less than 100 miles wide to see totality, the complete blocking out of the sun by the Moon which will reveal the solar corona. The rest of entire country will be able to see a partial eclipse. It is also truly an historic event and a wonderful opportunity to view one of nature's most stunning displays. Do you need special glasses to view it? Will it scare the animals? How long will it be dark?

Session topic:

MU Extension specialist Patricia Barrett will offer a short presentation and question and answer session about the Solar Eclipse crossing Missouri on August 21, 2017. Do you need special glasses to view it? Will it scare the animals? How long will it be dark? All are welcome to attend this free program. For more information, contact the University of Missouri Extension of Miller County at 573-369-2394

Registration:

Event requires no registration - all are welcome

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




SSSH level 2 (Session 3 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon senior center
460 W 5th Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older 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 eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve 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 are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Laclede County Extension Office at 417-532-7126

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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