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    Friday, March 29, 2019

    Southwest Region News Service (Session 8 of 27)

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019

    Where:  
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
    2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Targeted media releases distributed via our regional network to over 5,000 subscribers and area media outlets. Articles written focus on our core areas of programming and information.

    Enhances local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation.

    A list of all articles released in the calendar year is available by contacting David Burton more...

    Session topic:

    Regional media releases distributed every two weeks via email and social media. Members of the public can subscribe and get event announcements this way.

    Registration:

    Individuals can subscribe online to receive the news service media releases by email every two weeks. more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Private Pesticide Applicator Training

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019

    Description:

    Initial training and recertification of private pesticide applicators. Trains in methods of safe and proper use of agricultural pesticides on farmland.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Katie Kammler, kammlerk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ste. Genevieve County
    phone: 573-883-3548




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations - Mizzou for You

    When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8 a.m. to Friday, March 29, 2019, 5 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Shelby County
    phone: 573-633-2640




    Camp CaPow

    When:  Monday, March 25, 2019, 8 a.m. to Friday, March 29, 2019, 3 p.m.

    Description:

    Middle school youth attend a spring break day camp to explore interests, careers, and post-secondary options.

    Registration:

    Campers register through emailing or calling the Family Impact Center

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rebecca Mott, mottr@missouri.edu
    Human Environmental Sciences, MU Extension
    phone: 573-882-1208




    Youth Farm Animal Art Show

    When:  Monday, March 25, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to Friday, April 5, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    316 South Prairie, Bloomfield MO map...

    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.
    Youth Farm Animal Art Show is a celabration of Stoddard Counties rich farming history. It is an event for youth grades K-12. The exhibit is located in the Stoddard County Historic Courthouse.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kristi Baker, bakerkl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Stoddard County
    phone: 573-568-3344




    4th Grade Field Day - Zanoni Mill

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kristi Baker, bakerkl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Stoddard County
    phone: 573-568-3344




    Master Pollinator Steward (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Central Bank of Eldon
    611 E North Street, Eldon MO map...

    Description:

    Pollinators — such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats and insects — play a crucial role in the production of most fruits and vegetables. They also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils and support wildlife.

    Studies show that pollinator populations are in decline because of a loss of feeding and nesting habitats, pollution and the misuse of pesticides. Learn how to protect our agricultural economy and food supply with the Master Pollinator Steward program.

    Session topic:

    Relationship between plant and pollinator Basic anatomy of a flower Seasonal blooming Methods of pollination Types of pollinators

    Registration:

    Contact Miller County Extension at 573 369 2394 for registration information.

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/15/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $90.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    ELEVATIONLAB™ GROWTH VENTURE

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

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

    Description:

    This session will have class on March 29, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14 and 21 (note that April 19 and May 31 will be off weeks). Attendance at all 11 sessions is highly suggested.

    With a 360° perspective, businesses can avoid blind spots and make smarter decisions.
    This workshop introduces the GrowthWheel® Framework and participants take home tools, Decision Sheets and 30-60-90 Day Plans.

    How can GROWTH VENTURE help your business?

    Supports the decision making we do every day.
    Supplies a visual toolkit for dialogue, focus, agenda setting, decision-making and action- taking.
    Provides a simple action oriented process to help you grow.
    Stays true to the way most entrepreneurs think and work.
    Helps companies determine which areas to focus on to strengthen and grow their business.
    Gives an alternative to the conventional business plan.

    Scholarships are available, regular price is $649. Application will be evaluated for both scholarship and class availability. more...

    Registration:

    Application is for both the class and the available scholarship. You will receive payment information after the application is reviewed. more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention-Annex (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention allows you to express both mind and body, helping you to not only learn a new skill and promote good health, it will help you achieve harmony with yourself and the world around you. Come move with us!

    Registration:

    Register in person or over thephone

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/25/2019

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $60.00
    Some scholarships available.

    Facilitator:

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




    8th Grade Agricultural Career STEM Day

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 9 a.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.

    Howell County Extension is partnering with South Central RPDC and the botanical gardens in West Plains to provide area 8th grade students with a career day where students can learn about extension jobs in agriculture. There will be some hands on activities for students as well.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Krista Tate, tatekr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Douglas County
    phone: 417-683-4409







    Youth EXCEL (Session 5 of 10)

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 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.

    Session topic:

    Financial abuse / Stability

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Election Judge Training and Supervision

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    1126 N. Boonville, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Assist the county with training of election judges in the county and provide election judge supervision on election day.

    Session topic:

    Election judge training for county election judges working on April 2.

    Registration:

    County the County Clerk to serve as an election judge.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Inclusive Decision Making

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

    Description:

    This one-hour workshop will be delivered at the MU to You event for county extension council members. Similar programming is available to interested groups and organizations.

    Registration:

    MU to You registration is through the MU Conference office.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Letitia K. Johnson, JohnsonLK@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Boone County
    phone: 573-445-9792




    MU for You Conference for Extension Councils

    When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 11 a.m. to Friday, March 29, 2019, 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    University of Missouri Alumni Center, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    CES works with councils and supports their involvement and attendance in the MU for You Conference, promoting the value of the opportunity and helping outline resources to encourage full participation by council members.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mistti Ritter, rittermm@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jefferson County
    phone: 636-797-5391




    Embryology Program (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Monday, March 25, 2019, noon to Monday, April 8, 2019, 3 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:

    Alexis Hudson, hudsonar@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Marion County
    phone: 573-769-2177




    CES work with Councils

    When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, noon to Friday, March 29, 2019, 1 p.m.

    Description:

    Council to Campus Workshop

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kristi Baker, bakerkl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Stoddard County
    phone: 573-568-3344




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

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Piedmont MO

    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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Beef Cattle Artificial Insemination School

    When:  Friday, March 29, 2019, 5 p.m. to Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    University of Missouri South Farm Beef Research and Teaching Farm
    Columbia MO

    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.

    Session topic:

    3/29/19 class from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm 3/30/19 class from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Heather Conrow, smithheather@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howard County
    phone: 660-248-2272