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    Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019

    Building Strong Families (Community Engagement Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Committee (Session 9 of 11)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Provides a forum for civic, service, and community betterment type non profit organizations to meet and discuss concerns and projects. Offers seminars on subjects that will help them focus efforts on their areas of concern and reach their target audience. The alliance will also provide networking opportunities throughout the non profit community on joint projects they may conduct as well as prevent overlapping of events.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 6 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Session topic:

    NO class on Wednesday, October 23

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Master Gardener Training in Kirksville (Session 12 of 24)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Adair County Extension Center

    Description:

    Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

    Session topic:

    Gardening for birds, bees and butterflies

    Registration
    deadline:

    8/30/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    The Nanette Philibert Business of Art Symposium

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    EndZone Facility is located on the east side of the MSSU campus in the Robert W Plaster Sports Complex (Fred G. Hughes Stadium)
    3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Participants will have the opportunity to hear from art professionals from the region as they discuss opportunities and challenges in their profession. MSSU art students will also have an opportunity to participate in a separate breakout session. This event is open to the public and is offered at no charge.

    Speakers:

    Connect2Culture (C2C)

    Joplin Regional Artists Coalition (JRAC)

    Khalief Steele - Value of Art Competitions and Organizations

    Michael Steddum - Mobile Art Gallery and Traveling Artists

    Michael Barnhart - Design


    Date: October 23 (Wednesday), 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Fred G. Hughes Stadium - North End Zone Facility - 3950 Newman Road - Joplin, MO 64801

    Cost: $0

    To register: http://bit.ly/npb10-23

    Class size:

    100

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Summit 2019

    When:  Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, 10 a.m. to Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, 1 p.m.

    Description:

    CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri. Summit is a week long training and conference for Extension Specialist.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Steven Ivy, ivysf@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ripley County
    phone: 573-996-2921




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Deborah Bennett, bennettdl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Atchison County
    phone: 660-744-6231




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 8 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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, please call the office at 636-456-3444.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Gina Lucas, lucasg@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Andrew County
    phone: 816-324-3147




    Elevate: Republic Middle School After School Program (Session 8 of 13)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    526 E Harrison St, Republic MO map...

    Description:

    This after school program is a partnership of individuals and organizations to provide a secular after school program for middle school students offsite that enhances their education and helps reduce after school problems when students have no where to go.

    A variety of programs ranging from cooking classes and cross stitch to gardening and leadership classes will be offered. An snack is also included.

    MU Extension faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community as well as working with impacted businesses. Specifically targeting the middle school population.

    Session topic:

    Classes for registered students.

    Registration:

    Registration will take place in person on Sept. 4 but students can join the program any time afterward.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stars 4-H Club MEETING - Meadowbrook Elementary (Session 14 of 72)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Description:

    4-H members attend 4-H project meetings to actively engage in experiential learning opportunities. 4-H members attend project events where they apply lessons learned in developing their projects.
    Club Leader: Tiffany Hockman
    816-813-5109
    Tiffany.hockman@nkcschools.org

    This Club meets every Monday and Wednesday @ 4pm.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sandra Kelley, kelleys@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Pitching to Investors (Livestream)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
    405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance. $49. per person.

    $49. per person. Register online: https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/21508

    Session topic:

    Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance. $49. per person. Register online: https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/21508

    Registration:

    Please contact Tara Horton at 417-837-2617 or tarahorton@missouristate.edu

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Walk with Ease - Columbia Public Schools (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Ag Park Pavilion (between ARC and West Middle School)
    1769 W Ash Street, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    This 6 week walking program is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve overall health. This particular course is being offered to employees of Columbia Public Schools.

    Registration:

    Register online, by emailing Liz Harrison at eharrison@missouri.edu or by calling Liz at 573-445-9792. Registration is limited to employees of Columbia Public Schools. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/20/2019

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Funding supported by a grant from the Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program

    Facilitator:

    Elizabeth Harrison, eharrison@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howard County
    phone: 660-248-2272




    Pitching to Investors

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.



    $49; payment collected through registration link below.
     more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Pitching to Investors

    When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    Plaster Hall, MSSU Room 102
    3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Need funding for your business but don't know where to start with your pitch to a potential investor?

    Participants will learn about these topics and more:


    Investor pet peeves
    Selling your product
    Marketing characteristics
    Competitive analyses
    Do's and don'ts of financial slides
    The ask and leave


    Date: October 23 (Wednesday), 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: MSSU, Plaster Hall, Room 102

    Cost: $0

    To register: http://bit.ly/pitching-to-investors

    Class size:

    35

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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