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    Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018

    Schuyler County Soil and Water Conservation District (Session 1 of 3)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Description:

    In every Missouri County, an MU Extension council, comprised of elected and appointed citizens, guides local educational programming. County council members are partners in the entire educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes. There are also seven regional councils and a state council. These play a very critical role in full filling the land grant mission and the mission of MU Extension as they look at the broader need of the region and statewide.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Darla Campbell, CampbellD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Schuyler County
    phone: 660-457-3469




    Ozark Fall Farmfest

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, 5 p.m.

    Description:

    Provides producers with a wealth of information on beef production. Topics span disease prevention, sanitation, vaccinations, site evaluations, appropriate feed rations, nutrition, and reproductive physiology.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Eldon Cole, ColeE@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Lawrence County
    phone: 417-466-3102




    Cooking Matters at the store- pop up Palmer Center

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Cooking Matters at the store

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tue/Thurs @ 12pm) (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 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 the registration link.

     more...

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Tackling The Tough Skills (Session 1 of 7)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    The Well, A church sponsored program for recovering alcoholics and addicts
    Springfield MO

    Description:

    Participants in a newly formed group for recovering drug addicts and alcoholics participated in a Tackling the Tough Skills Course to learn some of the skills needed to be a productive member of society.

    Session topic:

    Tackling the Tough Skills™ is a fun, innovative and highly interactive life skills curriculum developed and published by University of Missouri Extension to help hard-to-reach adults and teens succeed. The program focus of the 1st session is on attitude and responsibility.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stone County 4-H Homeschool Club (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Missouri 4-H is about young people discovering their interests with the guidance of caring adults. It’s about young people making friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Registration:

    Meetings are at Cedar Ridge Baptist Church off of HWY Y and Buttermilk Springs Road in Galena.

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Taney County
    phone: 417-546-4431




    Boost your Brain and Memory (Session 6 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 2 p.m. to 3 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Katie Buchs Pemberton, pembertonk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Buchanan County
    phone: 816-279-1691




    Cooking Matters - Excelsior Springs Community Center (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Description:

    This 6 session class will incorporate; cooking tips and techniques, tips food safety, storage and sanitation, nutrition information to keep your family health, budgeting—stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources, tips to get your family to try new foods and shopping healthfully on a limited budget.

    Class participants will receive a bag of FREE groceries for one of the lesson’s recipe each week for you to prepare the recipe at home, lessons feature hands-on learning and include group discussion with instructors, graduation certificate, recipe book and other freebies provided upon completion of the program, and food prepared by the chef and you...the class participants!


    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Youth Program Quality Assessment

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    122 Felkins Ave, Forsyth MO map...

    Description:

    Afterschool program youth quality assessment-Hollister

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Take A Spin With 4-H (Session 1 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    Liberal Library

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Session topic:

    Take a Spin with 4-H

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Tues/Thurs 5:30PM-6:30PM) (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 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 the registration link.

     more...

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

    Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Taney County Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    downtown Forsyth
    271 Main Street, Forsyth MO map...

    Description:

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

    Registration:

    There is no registration required, contact the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Office at 417-546-4431 for more information.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Taney County
    phone: 417-546-4431




    4-H String Art workshop with Girl Scouts

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amanda Meek, meeka@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-7386




    Clark County 4-H Recognition (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Missouri 4-H is about young people discovering their interests with the guidance of caring adults. It’s about young people making friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Katherine Hogan, hoganka@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clark County
    phone: 660-727-3339




    Atchison County MU Extension Council monthly meeting (Session 4 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Velma Houts Fair Building
    201 E US Highway 136, Rock Port MO map...

    Description:

    The monthly meeting of the extension council to conduct business and discuss upcoming programming in the region.

    Session topic:

    October council meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Atchison County
    phone: 660-744-6231




    Clay County 4-H Council meetings

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1901 N.E. 48th Street,Clay County Annex, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    The Clay County 4-H Council meets every other month at the county extension office. Each club has the opportunity to have two voting members and two voting adults representing their club at each meeting.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Morefield, morefieldsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meetings (Session 12 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Morefield, morefieldsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1601 Bryan Street, Chillicothe 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 required prior to the class.

    To register contact:
    Barbara Applebury or Jessica Trussell
    Livingston County Extension Office
    660-646-0811

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stock Healthy Shop Healthy - SHSH (Session 9 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    corner store
    Jackson MO

    Description:

    Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy is a comprehensive, community-based program that allows communities to improve access to healthy, affordable foods by working with a small food retailer. Millions of Americans have limited access to a supermarket, which means they must rely on fast-food restaurants, gas stations and corner stores to feed themselves and their families. People who have better access to supermarkets are more likely to eat more fruits and vegetables and less likely to be overweight or obese. Through toolkits, resources and webinars, Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy will guide any community through a unique approach to increasing access to healthy foods that involves engaging small food retailers and community members, and thus addresses supply and demand at the same time

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Focus on Kids-Clinton

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    120 E. Lincoln St., Clinton 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 Henry County at 660-885-5556.

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    Focus on Kids-Harrisonville

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    201 W Wall Street, Harrisonville 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 Cass County at 816-380-8460.

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    Regional Operations and Council Development
    phone: 573-882-2151




    ELEVATIONLAB™ NEW VENTURE

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell?This program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business. This business creation program is fast-paced, interactive, fun and energizing.

    The Small Business & Technology Development Center at UMKC ELEVATIONLAB™ offers the program in an accelerated time frame to let potential entrepreneurs get started with their businesses as soon as possible. Guest speakers and entrepreneurs bring their real-world experience to make topics come alive.

    Participants develop their businesses through the group activities and coaching from professional business counselors. The class materials include FastTrac, GrowthWheel® and other elements with step-by-step activities and in-depth information. You don’t just learn about business, you work on your own business venture throughout the program.

    Registration:

    Scholarships may be available for Dislocated Workers or those that live or own a business in Kansas City, MO.

     more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $649.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
    Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
    phone: 816-235-6063




    ELEVATIONLAB™ NEW VENTURE - UBGI

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

    Description:

    This link is only for those that have been accepted for the UBGI scholarship. Please see the other listing for the class to apply.

    Cost:

    $75.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
    Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
    phone: 816-235-6063




    Oregon County Extension Council Meeting (Session 8 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Oregon County Courthouse
    1 Court Square, Alton MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly meetings of the Oregon County Extension Council.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jamie Gundel, gundelj@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Oregon County
    phone: 417-778-7490




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Shelby County Senior Center (Session 12 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Shelbina Senior Center
    112 E Chestnut Street, Shelbina MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri’s SSSH program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength training program. Over 8 weeks, 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. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is adapted from the Strong Women Program, A National Fitness Program for Women, John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 2008 Tufts University, Boston Massachusetts.

    Session topic:

    11th exercise class.

    Registration:

    Registration is required. Call the Shelbina Senior Center at 573-588-7669.

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/22/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $35.00

    Facilitator:

    Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ralls County
    phone: 573-985-3911




    Listening to Your Business

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    This extremely hands-on interactive training event will help you identify where your business is at today and develop your vision for where you want your business to be in three years. Special attention is placed on: Management, Marketing, Finance, Technology, and Operations. Participants will leave this training with a better understanding of what needs to be done now in order to reach their three year goals. A participant workbook will be provided. Date: October 2 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. On the day of the event, yellow signs at the entrances of Plaster Hall will identify room number. Cost: $49 per person more...

    Registration:

    http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07efjs65wx3078aebc more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/2/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

    Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
    phone: 417-625-9575




    Saline Co 4-H Council Meeting (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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

    Description:


    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
    phone: 417-625-9575




    Customer Relationship Management Training

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    3201 West 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    Customer Relationship Training Objectives Include: -Definition -Benefits -Types -Features and Functionality -Purpose and Value -Sales processes to design minimum standards of sales

    Registration:

    Contact The LearningForce: Phone: 660-530-5822 Web: www.sfccmo.edu/the-learning-force

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
    phone: 660-596-7350




    Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-part Series) (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    OTC Table Rock Campus
    10698 MO-165, Hollister MO map...

    Description:

    Are you a crafter, an artist or a collector? Would you like to learn more about Etsy's online e-commerce platform and have the opportunity to earn additional income while doing the things you love? The Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship program is an immersive 5-lesson curriculum that provides creative entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills to start an Etsy business and earn supplemental income through their craft. The training covers becoming an entrepreneur on Etsy, building a craft brand and getting found in search, business logistics, photography techniques, and strategies for growth. The classes are taught by a seasoned, local Etsy seller and students are able to set up their own Etsy microbusiness. All sessions will be held from 6pm - 8pm at the OTC Table Rock Campus located at 10698 MO-165, Hollister, MO. The sessions are free to attend, but seating is limited and we do ask that you register by calling 417-837-2617 or online at sbtdc.missouristate.edu/registrations. Please bring your laptop computer.  more...

    Session topic:

    Business logistics

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    There is no fee for this class, but seating is limited.

    Facilitator:

    Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University (MSU)
    phone: 417-837-2617




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 11 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

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

    Description:

    You can start on the road to better health with the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program, an eight-week series of one-hour, twice weekly sessions. The evidence-based program is built on simple, strength-building exercises that will improve balance, health and state of mind. No, its not strenuous weight-lifting. You'll start at a level that's right for you. No one is too inactive to participate. Building strength promotes quality of life and independence, especially for adults over age 60. 

    Registration:

    For special accommodations, please inform when enrolling.

    Class sizes limited, please call ahead to secure a spot.

    Contact Katie Pemberton for registration at 816-279-1691 or email buchsk@missouri.edu

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $45.00

    Facilitator:

    Katie Buchs Pemberton, pembertonk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Buchanan County
    phone: 816-279-1691




    Focus on Kids - Phelps (Session 10 of 12)

    When:  Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Phelps County Extension Center
    200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

    Registration:

    To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Livingston County Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    1601 Bryan Street, Chillicothe MO map...

    Description:

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

    Registration:

    There is no registration required, contact the Livingston County University of Missouri Extension Office at 660-646-0811 for more information.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Shaun Murphy, murphyse@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Livingston County
    phone: 660-646-0811




    2018 Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting (Session 8 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

    Description:

    2018 Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting

    Session topic:

    Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Blake Gazaway, gazawayb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pettis County
    phone: 660-827-0591