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Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

MU Extension in Saline County - Council Meeting (Session 10 of 13)

When:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, 8 p.m.

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

Session topic:

Century Farms and Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00




2017 Winter Blackberry Production Workshop

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon MO map...

Description:

Blackberry production offers great potential for Missouri farmers. The Growing Blackberry Production and Sales in Missouri project includes blackberry production workshops in southwest Missouri and across the state, a demonstration blackberry planting at the MU Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon that includes the rotating cross arm trellis and recently developed thornless blackberry cultivars, and blackberry promotional activities centered on the Webb City Farmers Market. Join the project team for upcoming workshops! The blackberry workshops focus on blackberry production through the growing season, with presentations and hands-on experience with new thornless cultivars and the innovative rotating cross arm trellis. Detailed information on each workshop is available at http://www.webbcityfarmersmarket.com/grower-training.html.

Registration:

Preregister online at http://www.webbcityfarmersmarket.com/grower-training.html or register at the door  more...

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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:

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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:

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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 in Sedalia (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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




Ray County Council Meeting (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Catherine Neuner, neunercm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Business Plan Development (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Business Administration Building=Rm 122
11333 Big Bend Road, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

An Intensive four-session individually customized course designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and resources to create a solid business plan.

Registration:

Registration handled through St. Louis Community College-Meramec Campus Website to register-http://www.stlcc.edu/continue education-business section Fee is: $99.00 For more details please call-314-405-8400/Lynette Oliver

Cost:

$0.00
$99.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Canceled: Labor Law Today

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 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...



Intermediate QuickBooks (Desktop)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Columbia Area Career Center. We are located south of town next to Rock Bridge High School. Please use the South 3 entrance of the parking lot and follow the signs to the class.
4203 S Providence Road, Columbia MO map...

Description:

This hands on workshop to will teach you advanced features of QuickBooks such as customizing invoices, designing financial reports and reconciling bank and credit card transactions. You will also learn how to export data to Microsoft Excel, memorize transactions and how to use the "find' feature to find and correct documents.

Registration
deadline:

11/13/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Sacred Heart Church Activity Building
105 Waugh Street, Columbia MO map...

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:

10/30/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1 CJ (Session 12 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
103 Hodge Dr., Carl Junction 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.

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Boost your Brain & Memory: Brain Fitness Class (Session 2 of 7)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health.

Registration:

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

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Your Money Your Goals

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
This is the Missouri Career Center - Washington located in Washington, Missouri. Missouri Career Center - Washington provides the opportunity for anyone looking for a career to learn options and find a path to their goal. They can provide you with the information you need to get going on your job today.
1108 Washington Square Shopping Center, Washington MO map...



Canceled: Take Control of Your Finances- Washington Career Center

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
This is the Missouri Career Center - Washington located in Washington, Missouri. Missouri Career Center - Washington provides the opportunity for anyone looking for a career to learn options and find a path to their goal. They can provide you with the information you need to get going on your job today.
1108 Washington Square Shopping Center, Washington MO map...



Cooking Matters for Homeschool Families in Pettis County (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Celebration Center
701 W. 32nd St. , Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals and stretch your food dollars from trained nutrition professionals! Topics covered include: • Cooking tips and techniques • Tips for proper food safety, storage and sanitation • Nutrition information to keep your family healthy • Budgeting—Stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources!! • Tips to get your family to try new foods • Shopping healthfully on a limited budget

Registration:

Melissa Cotton 660-827-0591 cottonmr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

10/27/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Boost your Brain and Memory, Chillicothe, MO (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health.

Registration:

Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at 660-646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Freeman Advantage (Session 10 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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 an 8-week strength training program designed for older adults to maintain or gain strength, balance, and flexibility, which can decrease as we age.

Registration:

If interested, contact Jamie Gilmore with Freeman Advantage

Registration
deadline:

10/4/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$2.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Freeman Advantage (Session 10 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2 is for individuals who have completed at least two rounds of Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1. In Level 2 we continue to work toward improving strength, balance, and flexibility with more challenging exercises.

Registration:

If interested contact Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage

Registration
deadline:

10/4/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$2.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooking Matters for Adults- Plato (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters is a hands-on nutrition education program designed to teach families and individuals how to plan, prepare, and eat healthy, balanced meals on a budget.

Registration:

Call Rebecca Eadie with Plato R-V Parents as Teachers to register. 417-217-4002 readie@plato.k12.mo.us All classes will be held at the Roby Community Center in Roby, MO.

Registration
deadline:

10/30/2017

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 - St Clair Senior Center (Session 4 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
St. Clair Community Center
310 Park Avenue, Saint Clair MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a strength training program for middle ages and older adults who want to improve their flexibility, strength and balance, which enables individuals to improve their quality of life and remain active.  No one is too inactive to participate. Each session includes warm-up exercised, simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights, and cool down exercises.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri, 116 West Main, Union, MO or call 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free to Snap eligible participants

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Canceled: Managing Food Allergies in Child Care Settings

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in Cole County
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...



Youth Mental Health First Aid

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
614 Lindsay Ave Suite 3, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

One in five people will have a panic attack once in their lifetime. What would you do when this happens to a student, loved one, or church member? Attend the Youth Mental Health First Aid course to recognize symptoms of mental health problems, how to help, and how to guide youth to professional help. University of Missouri Extension is sponsoring Mental Health First Aid training on Wednesday, November 15 in Poplar Bluff. The one-day training will be held at the University of Missouri Extension Butler County office from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. CEUs will be available for an additional charge. For more information and to register contact the University of Missouri Extension Center, 614 Lindsay Ave Suite 3 in Poplar Bluff or call 573-686-8064. The registration form is found on our website extension.missouri.edu/butler.

Registration:

Contact 686-8064 or email butlerco@missouri.edu to register.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Discount for law enforcement, EMS, and fire

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




2017 Winter Blackberry Production Workshop

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon MO map...

Description:

Blackberry production offers great potential for Missouri farmers. The Growing Blackberry Production and Sales in Missouri project includes blackberry production workshops, a demonstration blackberry rotating cross arm trellis, and blackberry promotional activities. The Winter Blackberry Production Workshop will provide information on blackberry production, fall/winter management of the RCA trellis, and economic analysis of blackberry prooduction. more...

Registration:

Preregister for the workshop at http://www.webbcityfarmersmarket.com/grower-training.html or register at the door. more...

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




Increasing Profitability Through Data Analysis

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Description:

BizMiner is an analytical database that provides industry financial reports for over 30,000 banking professionals; hundreds of accounting, valuation, CRE and consulting firms; and universities.  The database provides industry financial ratios, balance sheet data, and detailed profit and loss statements, and industry market statistics.

Participants will learn key elements of comparing their current financial data or their proposed start-up business financial projections with industry standard financial data of firms within similar industries. 

 more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eepk18fv4070e242 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Northland Grandfamilies Northland Evening Support Group (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Raising a grandchild or other relative? Support group meetings for grandparents and other caregivers in a parenting role. Providing information and resources to support your responsibilities. Three support group opportunities.

Session topic:

Change of dates due to Thanksgiving

Registration:

No registration necessary. Join the group of your choice.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Christine Brunkow, brunkowc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Chronic Disease Self-Management At Ferguson Community Center (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
1050 Smith Avenue, Ferguson MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-2115




Linn County 4-H Council

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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




Leadership Camden County Class 23 (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
LCTC and Hospital
Osage Beach MO

Session topic:

Health and Education

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$295.00

Facilitator:

Michele Kroll, KrollM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644




Canceled: Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1 - Rolla (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Rolla Housing Authority
1440 Forum Drive, Rolla MO map...



Appleton City After-School Robotics Program (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

After-School Robotics Program for students, 2nd grade-5th grade, for 8 weeks. Students will be introduced to Junk Drawer, WeDO, and EV3 Robotics, as well as programming using tablets and laptops, and teamwork.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robyn Eckhoff, eckhoffr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Focus On Kids

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Basement of the Union Memorial Auditorium (Union City Hall), enter through single glass door on east side of building.
500 E. Locust, Union MO map...

Description:

Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.

$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141