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Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

Canceled: MTI—Coaching Employees: Chillicothe

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
400 US-36 Bus, Chillicothe MO map...



Linn County 4-H Council (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
29248 Idalis Dr. , Brookfield MO map...

Description:

Each 4-H Club should send 3 representatives to 4-H Council.  During 4-H Council meetings decisions are made about the county program.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Macon County
phone: 660-385-2173




MU Extension in Saline County - Council Meeting (Session 8 of 13)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Macon County
phone: 660-385-2173




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ - UBGI

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to midnight

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

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

 more...

Cost:

$545.00

Facilitator:

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




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$75.00
UBGI scholarship only

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 7 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Eldon Community Center
309 E 2nd St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. At each session, a prescribed set of 8 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.

Registration:

Contact University of Missouri Extension in Miller County at 573-369-2394.

Registration
deadline:

8/30/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no charge due to a grant from the Miller County Health Center.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Freeman Advantage 3 (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.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 is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

16

Registration:

Registration is limited to Freeman Advantage members only. Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu for further information.

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management- Jordan Valley Clinic (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
860 Lynn Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

This 6 session course will help people with chronic illness learn healthy ways to live with a disease. Knowledge and skills learned include those needed to manage and overcome physical and emotional problems caused by the disease.

Registration:

Please contact Amy Bartels at the Laclede County Extension office 417-532-7126.

Registration
deadline:

9/6/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Sedalia (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Building Kempton Room located on the walking track behind the bleachers
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia 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. 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:

Class will begin with a short warm-up, followed by eight strength training exercises, and a cool down that includes stretching 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 - Albany Aug-Oct, 2017 (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
205 N Smith Street, Albany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu to register. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need materials in an alternative format, please inform me when registering.

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2017

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 - Sedalia (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (1:30 pm - Chillicothe) (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe 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. 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.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe 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. 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.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Chillicothe) (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe 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, contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE for Livingston County residents who are 60 and above, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board. The class is limited to 25 participants.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 with Freeman Advantage (Session 16 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 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 is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Session topic:

16

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu, or Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage

Registration
deadline:

8/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Cost of this class is covered by Humana

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1515 S Munn Avenue, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an exercise program designed to help keep older adults active. Over this 8 week program, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 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.

Registration:

When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-11 AM, Starting September 13, 2017 Where: Northwest Technical School; 1515 South Munn, Maryville, MO Length: 8 weeks Fee: $45 To register: Call 660-582-8311

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 9am-10am) (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.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 1 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 12pm-1pm) (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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. 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.

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




Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mothers Refuge
3721 Delridge Road, Independence MO map...

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Forage Production and Management

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 8 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 4 p.m.

Where:  
2 miles east of Cook Station, Missouri. Some GPS systems may not find correct location. Please feel free to call to receive old fashioned directions.
164 Bales Road, Cook Station MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ted C. Cunningham, cunninghamtc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dent County
phone: 573-729-3196




Forage Production and Management

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 8 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 4 p.m.

Where:  
2 miles east of Cook Station, Missouri. Some GPS systems may not find correct location. Please feel free to call to receive old fashioned directions.
164 Bales Road, Cook Station MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ted C. Cunningham, cunninghamtc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dent County
phone: 573-729-3196




Management Intensive Grazing School at MU Wurdack Farm

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 8 a.m. to Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 4 p.m.

Where:  
2 miles east of Cook Station, Missouri. Some GPS systems may not find correct location. Please feel free to call to receive old fashioned directions.
164 Bales Road, Cook Station MO map...

Description:

This 3-day school teaches livestock producers how to better manage their farms forage resources through management intensive grazing. Topics include: Understanding your farm's resources; Soils and soil fertility; Forage species and plant growth; Livestock nutrition, requirements, and matching livestock to forages; Fence and Watering systems; Grazing Economics; Extending the grazing season; Pasture weed and brush control. Additionally farm tours and field exercises are held to provide participants with hands-on learning activities. more...

Registration:

Contact the Dent County University of Missouri Extension office at 573-729-3196 for registration or Dent County website to download flyer and registration form

Registration
deadline:

9/21/2017

Cost:

$135.00
$215 for a farm couple (2 individuals from the same farm enterprise)

Facilitator:

Ted C. Cunningham, cunninghamtc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dent County
phone: 573-729-3196




Building Your Personal Network: Strategy & Structure

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
REDI Inc. offices, 500 East Walnut Street. We are located 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:

With the right approach, your personal network can be the key to your professional and personal success. This class will give you practical information to build your network faster and better, while building your brand as a community leader. You will leave this session with the foundation for your personal plan, with plenty of nuts and bolts know-how to make it all work (probably better than you ever imagined!). This will be valuable for both the novice and the expert networker.

Registration
deadline:

9/25/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Fall Prevention - A Matter of Balance (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

Do you have concerns about falling? A Matter of Balance program is an 8-session series that emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals to increasing activity, and more. Pre-registration required.

Registration:

To register, email or call Shayda Afrassiab at sfa6136@truman.edu or 660-833-9955

Registration
deadline:

10/4/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Participants who attend the majority of sessions (at least 5 of the 8 sessions) will receive a $15 refund.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Freeman Advantage (Session 16 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.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:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for middle-age to older adults to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Many participants also report better sleep and improved mood. We work toward two sets of ten repetitions of eight exercises that target large muscle groups.

Registration:

Register through Freeman Advantage with Jamie

Registration
deadline:

7/31/2017

Cost:

$0.00
Class fee is covered by Humana

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri S&T (Session 4 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Residential Commons 2 basement
1575 Watts Drive, Rolla MO map...

Description:

This MU strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started, right here on campus. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. 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. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-ages adults. There are no age limits. Duration: 18 week sessions that meet twice a week.

Registration:

For more registration information contact MU Extension Phelps County Office, 573-458-6260.

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Hawau Bojuwon, bojuwonh@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Gasconade County
phone: 573-437-2165




Cooking Matters for Kids, Nevada (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Nevada Community Center
200 N Ash Street, Nevada MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Kids was designed to engage children in learning how to make healthy decisions when choosing foods and give them the skills to learn how to easily prepare healthful foods. Each week, children prepare three different recipes while learning about each of the food groups, food safety, and kitchen safety.

Session topic:

Children will learn about how to plan and prepare a healthful snack and will prepare healthy snack foods.

Registration:

Call the Nevada Community Center at 417-448-5110

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Understanding the Alphabet Soup of USDA Programs

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hunter Civic Center,
202 West Jasper St, Versailles MO map...

Description:

This workshop is to help beginning farmers, ranchers and veterans learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. Representatives of Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Loan Programs, Rural Development, MU Extension and Missouri AgrAbility Project will provide information on how to access their agency’s services. MU Extension, through a grant from the USDA Office of Advocacy and Outreach to help veterans, Latinos and socially disadvantaged persons who want to farm, offers the program to increase agribusinesses and enterprise development.

Registration:

Morgan/Moniteau County Extension Office Phone: 573-378-5358 or E-mail: rossjo@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/22/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Morgan County
phone: 573-378-5358




SSSH level 1 Lebanon (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.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. 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.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance - Marshall YMCA (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Description:

Award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable over the course of eight two-hour sessions. Sessions include videos, discussion, and activities. Participants learn and practice exercises that increase strength, flexibility and balance.

Registration:

Preregister by calling the MU Extension Center in Marshall, MO at 660-886-6908

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Trish Savage, savaget@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Saline County
phone: 660-886-6908




NSF S&T I-Corps Site Workshop Introduction

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce
320 E 4th Street, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Do you have a new business or product Idea? Need Funding? Is it STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) related?

Introducing I-Corps! The I-Corps Site experience is a crash course for researchers, students, alumni and non-academics to encourage technical entrepreneurship by testing research, projects and ideas for their commercial potential.

 more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eellv4a2c5b96134 more...

Registration
deadline:

9/26/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




NSF S&T I-Corps Site Workshop Introduction

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cornell Auditorium in The Robert W Plaster Free Enterprise Center (Plaster Hall)
West Side of Mssu Campus, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Do you have a new business or product Idea? Need Funding? Is it STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) related?

Introducing I-Corps! The I-Corps Site experience is a crash course for researchers, students, alumni and non-academics to encourage technical entrepreneurship by testing research, projects and ideas for their commercial potential.

 more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eelh1eyz8bc86b37 more...

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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