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    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Achievers 4-H Club Meeting (Session 7 of 9)

    When:  Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    Taney County 4-H Shooting Sports Club: Meets 3rd Saturday of every month for range practice. Contact: Cassandra Nabena, 417-230-8077 or cnabena9823@gmail.com

    Session topic:

    4-H Shooting Sports Club Meeting

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00
    There is an annual 4-H fee of $20 and an annual club fee of $15

    Facilitator:

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




    Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-part series) (Session 1 of 5)

    When:  Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    Lybyer Technology Center, T-204
    605 W Main St, West Plains, Mo 65775, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    Learn How to Create an Online Shop for your Craft Products!

    Do you already make custom jewelry, decorative home items, or other handmade products for sale or gift giving? If so, this course will teach you how to start an online shop for your unique line of handcrafted items.

    In partnership with Etsy, a leader in e-commerce for creative entrepreneurs, SBTDC is offering free classes to help craft makers like you establish an online business to sell your products to a wider market and earn extra income.

    Craft Entrepreneurship classes are taught by successful online craft sellers who coach and support participants through every aspect of setting up their online shops. Using Etsy as a learning lab, teachers share best practices on topics that impact new sellers most, including time management, branding, pricing, shipping, and photography, to help them earn supplemental income through their craft business. To minimize startup costs, students will be given the opportunity to list 20 items for sale for free on Etsy.com.

    Instructor:  Lisa Schiffleger, Certified Etsy Trainer & Professional Quiltmaker

    Course Outline:

    • Lesson I: Becoming an Entrepreneur (Saturday, April 01, 2017)
    • Lesson II: Building a Craft Brand & Get Found (Saturday, April 08, 2017)
    • Lesson III: Business Logistics (Saturday, April 15, 2017)
    • Lesson IV: Photography Day (Saturday, April 22, 2017)
    • Lesson V: Strategies for Growth (Saturday, April 29, 2017)

    Registration:

    https://craft-entrepreneurship.eventbrite.com

     more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/31/2017

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    A $60 refundable deposit is required to hold seat.

    Facilitator:

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




    Starting and Managing a Business (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    St. Louis Community College-Meramec Campus
    11333 Big Bend Road, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Are you thinking about starting and managing a small business in Missouri? Designed for individuals who are considering starting a business, have made the decision to start or who have been in business for less than two years. These are two session: February 18, 2017 & April 1, 2017 (All Saturdays)

    Registration:

    registrations through St. Louis Community College at Meramec. http://www.stlcc.edu

    Cost:

    $59.00

    Facilitator:

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




    2017 Grow Your Farm (Session 6 of 8)

    When:  Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Bertelsmeyer Hall, Sheets Lecture Hall
    1101 N. State St., Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.  more...

    Session topic:

    Marketing Farm Products with David Middleton. Writing a business plan

    Registration:

    There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans, Latinos and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm. Contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or barrettpr@missouri.edu for more information. Register by Feb. 21 at the MU Extension Center in Miller County, 134 Second St., P.O. Box 20, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/21/2017

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $35.00
    There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans, Latinos and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.

    Facilitator:

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




    4-H Camp (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193