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Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at McCarty Senior Center, second session (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

Registration:

Call Hickory County Extension office at 417-745-6767 to pre-register. Registration required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




SkillUP! Success is a Journey - Gallatin, Mo (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
101 Industrial Parkway, Gallatin MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on the value of work, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and positive thinking.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Life can be habit forming

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Success is a Journey - Gallatin, Mo (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where:  
101 Industrial Parkway, Gallatin MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on the value of work, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and positive thinking.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Take the risk!

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillUP! Success is a Journey - Gallatin, Mo (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
101 Industrial Parkway, Gallatin MO map...

Description:

This class focuses on the value of work, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and positive thinking.  All individuals are welcome to attend.

The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.

Session topic:

Values, traits & relationships

Registration:

For more information: Contact Karen Bryant at the Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe at 660-646-0671 or Jessica Trussell at University of Missouri Extension - Livingston County at 660-646-0811.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

This is a food preservation and canning series with four classes with topics that include water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating fresh produce. Participants will learn methods and recipes that have been tested for both safety and high quality. This class provides the hands-on experience and a thorough guidebook that will allow participants to walk away with not only their own canned items, but also the confidence to preserve food at home.

Session topic:

Topic: Pickling

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.

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




Employment Law Update

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Doubletree by Hilton
2431 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Agenda Updates to Missouri Employment Law The following Legislative changes will be discussed as well as employment best practices and how to best take advantage of these new laws: Discrimination / Missouri Human Rights Act, Workers’ Compensation Damages and Standard of Proof, Minimum Ban on Project Labor, and Right to Work. Federal Labor and Employment Law and Procedures: New Agenda – New Directions Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, significant changes have been made with respect to policies, law and procedures at the U. S. Department of Labor. Also, President Trump has announced major policy making appointments at the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board which should result in significant policy changes at the EEOC and the NLRB. This portion of the program will highlight the New Agenda – New Directions being implemented in this area by the Trump Administration. more...

Registration:

Register Online: more...

Registration
deadline:

8/29/2017

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00
Member fee: $99

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573-634-3511




"Growing Food Locally" Tour

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

The theme of this year's twilight garden tour is "Growing Food Locally." Participants will tour community gardens, a home garden, and the gardens at Millsap Farms. MU Extension specialists will be on hand speaking about locally grown food, as well as the health rewards and community betterment aspects of providing fresh foods. TOUR STOP DETAILS At 4:00 p.m., attendees will gather in the community gardens at Wesley United Methodist Church, 922 W Republic Rd, Springfield, for a 30-minute tour with Master Gardener Carl Redmon. At 5:00 pm, tour attendees will visit a home garden for a 30-minute tour. This stop is being coordinated by Kelly McGowan, horticulture educator with MU Extension. At 6:00 pm, the tour arrives at The Fairbanks, 1126 N Broadway Ave, Springfield, to tour the community gardens. This stop is being coordinated by Dr. Pam Duitsman, nutrition specialist with MU Extension. Maile Auterson and Emilee Blansit will help with this tour stop and will provide education on Springfield Community Gardens. The final tour stop will be at 7:00 p.m. at Millsap Farms, 6593 Emu Ln, Springfield. MU Extension Horticulture Specialist Patrick Byers is coordinating this stop and will help lead a walking tour of the gardens at Millsap Farm. Millsap Farms is famous for its fresh Thursday night pizza. The pizzas are created using their seasonal fresh organically raised produce and local meats, cheeses, and sauces. There will be a limited number of tables, so bring chairs, or a picnic blanket to sit on. Pizza is not included in the ticket price of the garden tour by rather is purchased separately at Millsap Farms. more...

Registration:

Registration can be done in person or by mail to the Greene County Extension office in Springfield. However, online registration is also available and it is easy and fast with a credit card. more...

Cost:

$10.00
Pizza at Millsap Farm is optional and requires an additional fee.

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Cooking Matters for Families (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Linwood YMCA
3800 E Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City AL map...

Class size:

12

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




QuickBooks for Your Business

When:  Thursday, Aug. 31, 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:

8/30/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$179.00

Facilitator:

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