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    Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

    FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 9 of 9)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 9 of 9)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 9 of 9)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 CJ (Session 14 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 4 of 7)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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




    Cooking Matters for Homeschool Families in Pettis County (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Boost Your Brain and Memory, Chillicothe, MO (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 13 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 13 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - St Clair Senior Center (Session 8 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Where:  
    St. Clair Community Center
    310 Park Avenue, St. 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:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Strikeforce: Specialty Watermelon Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    American Legion Hall
    1615 1st St, Kennett, MO 63857, Kennett MO map...

    Description:

    The watermelon program provides an opportunity for growers in southeast Missouri, Northeast Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee to converge for a day of education related to growing specialty crops emphasizing cucurbits. Growers can network with each other as well as industry while learning from specialists.

    Registration:

    Please pre-register with the number attending at 573-686-8064. We need this for lunch.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Denkler, denklers@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-379-5431




    Canceled: Chronic Disease Self-Management At Ferguson Community Center (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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



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

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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




    Kennett, MO Specialty Crops-Watermelons- Health Insurance Education November 29, 2017

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    American Legion Hall 1615 1st St, Kennett, MO 63857, Kennett MO
    1615 1st St, Kennett MO map...

    Description:

    The program is part of MU Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative. It will be presented by Dr. Amy Patillo, MU Extension community development specialist. “The Health Insurance Education Initiative will help Show-Me State citizens understand their health insurance options and learn how to get help in their own communities if they choose to enroll in Missouri’s health insurance marketplace,” said Brenda Procter, associate professor of consumer and family economics for MU Extension. A website, at extension.missouri.edu/insure, provides educational materials and links to information. “The website is a source to learn factual, unbiased information about the changes in health insurance that are required by the law,” Procter said. MU Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative website also provides a map of Missouri educators who can provide local workshops and a calendar where you can learn about upcoming events near you.

    Registration:

    Registration is not required to attend this program.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Cooking Matters for Adults, Vernon County (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Cooking Matters for Adults is a six-week course aimed at helping adults prepare low-cost healthful meals for their family. Each week, participants prepare and sample two recipes. They take home ingredients from one of the recipes to prepare at home. Nutrition education and food safety are a part of every class.

    Session topic:

    Participants will learn how to get the best value for their food shopping dollar. The learn about unit pricing and how to compare prices for canned, fresh and frozen food. They will prepare two recipes and take home ingredients for one of the recipes.

    Registration:

    Call the Nevada Community Center at 417-448-5110

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 10 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




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

    When:  Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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.

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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