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Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

Clay County Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Description:

The Clay County Extension meets tonight. The public is welcome to attend and voice their opinions.

Registration:

For questions about the meeting call 816-407-3490.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Lafayette County

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
14 E 19th Street Ste 102, Higginsville MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

Pre-registration and pre-payment required prior to the class.

To register contact:
Judy Elling at the Lafayette County Extension Center
660-584-3658

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Saline County

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts.

Registration:

Pre-registration and pre-payment required 3 days prior to the class.

To register contact:
Saline County Extension Center
660-886-6908 

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

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




Southwest Region Regional Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Southwest region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils. The Southwest region council meets to discuss issues in the counties. They provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties.

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Southwest Regional Office, MU Extension at 417-865-0707 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jay Chism, chismj@missouri.edu
Southwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 417-865-0707




St. Francois County Extension Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Floor, St. Francois County Courthouse Annex
1 W. Liberty, Suite 101, Farmington MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the St. Francois County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jane Epstein, EpsteinJa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Francois County
phone: 573-756-4539




Clay County Extension Council Annual Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Annual Meeting. Recognition of State Fair Farm Family, Century Farm recipient(s), Leaders Honor Roll, Master Gardener of the Year. Open to all.

Registration:

For questions please contact (816) 407-3490.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids-Sedalia

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
1012A Thompson Boulevard, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Pettis County at 660-827-0591.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Focus on Kids-Boonville

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cooper County at 660-882-5661.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Diabetes Self-Management Program - St. Charles (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Kisker Road Branch Library
1000 Kisker Road, Saint Charles MO map...

Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management program (DSMP) is a community-based program that assists participants and their caregivers in managing their type 2 diabetes. Participants make weekly action plans, share experiences and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Session topic:

Menu Planning

Registration:

To register for the class, please call (636) 928-9355

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Diabetes Self-Management (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Diabetes is an elaborate condition that requires careful attention to keep it in check. Diabetes Self-Management is a program designed to help individuals with diabetes find strategies to monitor their condition through lifestyle modifications. Class topics include, nutrition, physical activity, action planning, medications, monitoring your blood sugar, and more. This class is also beneficial for individuals who care for a loved one with diabetes.

Registration:

Contact Heather Scott with the Missouri Arthritis Center at Mercy Hospital in Springfield Heather.Scott2@mercy.net

Registration
deadline:

8/21/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Who Get's Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

Whether planning ahead or making decisions when someone dies, this class can help families understand the sensitivity of the issues, determine what they want to accomplish, decide what is fair for their family, understand belongings have different meanings to different individuals, consider distribution options and consequences, and agree to manage conflicts if they arise.

Registration:

To register contact the Jefferson County Extension Center at 301 3rd St. in Hillsboro, ph. (636) 797-5391. A registration fee of $15 or $25 (couple with one book) is due by September 21. Please make checks payable to University Extension. Seating is limited to 20 individuals.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Who Get's Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

Whether planning ahead or making decisions when someone dies, this class can help families understand the sensitivity of the issues, determine what they want to accomplish, decide what is fair for their family, understand belongings have different meanings to different individuals, consider distribution options and consequences, and agree to manage conflicts if they arise.

Registration:

To register contact the Jefferson County Extension Center at 301 3rd St. in Hillsboro, ph. (636) 797-5391. A registration fee of $15 or $25 (couple with one book) is due by September 21. Please make checks payable to University Extension. Seating is limited to 20 individuals.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Cooking Matters for Parents in Warsaw (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
First Baptist Church
305 West Jefferson, Warsaw MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Parents is a hands on cooking program that was developed to teach parents of young children how to prepare and eat a healthy, affordable, and delicious diet. Topics covered include: - cooking tips and techniques - tips for proper food safety, storage, and sanitation - nutrition information to keep your family healthy - budgeting information - tips to get your family to try new foods - shopping healthfully on a limited budget

Session topic:

The class will discuss nutrition topics and prepare and sample 2-3 healthy recipes.

Registration:

Melissa Cotton 660-827-0891 cottonmr@missouri.edu Pettis County MU Extension Center 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301 660-827-0591

Registration
deadline:

9/7/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




The First Steps to Starting a Business

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding.

Registration:

Are you a recently unemployed or laid-off worker? There are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

This course is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan. "The Basics of Writing a Business Plan" is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included. Participants will also get tips on writing style to make the business plan easier to understand and more professional in appearance. Participants will leave this session with a greater understanding of what their business plan should look like and how to get started writing one. It will also provide guidelines for style and appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan. Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you examine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You'll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you.

Registration:

Are you a recently unemployed or laid-off worker? There are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program. more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Tipton (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 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:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, followed by 8 strength training exercises and a cool down including stretches.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Melissa Cotton 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




Understanding and Marketing Your Timber (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Eldon High School Ag Building
112 S Pine Street, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Session 1 Getting to Know Your Woodland: You will learn how to identify the major tree species growing in your woodland, understand why different species grow where they do, and what pests can threaten the health of your woodland. Session 2 Managing Your Woodland: You will learn how to turn your neglected woodlot into a healthy productive forest capable of providing more than once in a lifetime revenue and improved wildlife habitat! Session 3 Marketing Your Timber: We will walk you through eight steps to ensure you get the highest price for your timber and leave you with a healthy forest for future harvests and revenue! You will also learn what elements should be in a timber sale contract and how to minimize your timber sale tax.

Session topic:

You will learn how to turn your neglected woodlot into a healthy productive forest capable of providing more than once in a lifetime revenue and improved wildlife habitat!

Registration:

For more information, go to extension.missouri.edu/miller, call 573-369-2394 or email Patricia Barrett at barrettpr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

9/15/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
$25.00/person per nightly session, or $30/couple.

Facilitator:

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




Quickbooks Advanced (Desktop) - Kansas City

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Located in Kansas City's historic River Market district. Free Parking is available in eligible parking lots.
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 have experience using QuickBooks. Learn how to get useable information out of your QuickBooks data.  more...

Registration:

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

Registration
deadline:

9/22/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tues/Thurs 12pm-1pm) (Session 3 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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.

Registration:

To register, click "more" below.

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tues/Thurs 5:30PM-6:30PM) (Session 3 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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.

Registration:

To register, click "more" below.

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Social Media & Marketing 101 (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
REDI Inc. offices, 500 East Walnut Street. We are located just south of the Post Office, on the corner of Walnut and 6th Street in the lower level of the Walnut Street Parking Garage.
500 E Walnut Street Ste. 103, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Do you have a business that you would like to market on social media? Do you know there are better ways to get to your customers than you are using? This is a class for you. This two session class will focus on the fundamentals of marketing in today’s digital age. We will start with an understanding of who your customer is and how to connect with them through the social media world. We will look at different social media and content platforms to find where your customers are spending their time and money. We will then continue with how to find your voice on social media through the use of message, images, and promotions.

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$69.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Yates, yatesjj@missouri.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573-882-7701