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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Atchison County MU Extension Council monthly meeting

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Fair Building
201 E US Highway 136, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

The monthly meeting of the extension council to conduct business and discuss upcoming programming in the region.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meetings (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Clay County 4-H Council (Session 6 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
1901 N.E. 48th Street,Clay County Annex, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Bimonthly meeting to discuss Clay County 4-H Business, planning, events etc. Open to all 4-Her's, but voting representatives from each club as well as officers are expected to attend.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Morefield, morefieldsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Focus on Kids-Harrisonville

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
201 W Wall Street, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cass County at 816-380-8460.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids-Clinton

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Room 16 in the Basement of the Henry County Courthouse
100 W Franklin Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Henry County at 660-885-5556.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Start Up - Other (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following:

  • Instruction from a certified facilitator
  • Feedback in small group activities
  • Insight from local experts
  • LaunchU startup handbook
  • Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
  • Access to market research data from SFCC's SBTDC
  • Support from a network of coaches and peers

At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ...

  • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
  • Perfected your business pitch
  • Determined if business concept is workable
  • Saved time and money
  • Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

Registration:

Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$250.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC)
phone: 660-596-7350




Focus on Kids - Phelps (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




2018 Grow Your Farm (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
260 Brown Road, St. Peters 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.

Session topic:

Marketing Farm Products

Registration:

There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans 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 Debi Kelly, 636-797-5391 or kellyd@missouri.edu for more information. Register by Feb. 23 at the MU Extension Center in Jefferson County, 301 Third St, PO Box 497, Hillsboro, MO 63050.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and 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:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
1601 Bryan Street, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 

Registration:

Pre-registration required prior to the class.

To register contact:
Barbara Applebury or Jessica Trussell
Livingston County Extension Office
660-646-0811

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




When Creditors are Predators

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Library
712 S Main Street, De Soto MO map...

Description:

When Creditors are Predators informs consumers about the signs and effects of predatory lending practices and the difficulties of living in poverty. Predatory lending is the practice of charging excessive fees for loans that are not in a borrower’s best interest, sometimes through targeted, aggressive sales tactics, unscrupulous claims, or failure to disclose all terms. When Creditors are Predators program instructors teach participants, including family heads and social workers, how to make wise decisions regarding their lending choices, while motivating participants to alert their communities to predatory lending practices.

Registration:

FREE WORKSHOP! For more information or to Register Please call 636-586-3858

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




2018 Master Gardener Core Training/Greene County (Session 13 of 13)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Master Gardener training for new members.

Session topic:

Master Gardener core training; Lawn and Turf

Cost:

$160.00

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Canceled: CANCELED: Master Gardener Core Class Series - Boone County (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boone Electric Cooperative Community Room
1413 Range Line Street, Columbia MO map...



QuickBooks Online

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon Chamber of Commerce
186 North Adams, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

In this course, you'll learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. With the online version, you will gain all the advantage of computing in the cloud, so that your files will be available to you virtually anytime, anywhere. As we explore the pros and cons of online accounting and gain hands-on experience, you will learn all the ways this accounting program helps you manage your business' finances - from recording income and expenses, to entering checks and bank transfer entries, to setting up a chart of accounts. You'll see how to reconcile your checking account and manage credit card and loan payments; create and print invoices, receipts and statements; track your payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; generate reports; and much more! Whether you are new to QuickBooks or have already used other versions of this software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business, all with the ease and convenience of an online platform.

Registration:

Call: (417) 588-3256 Email: Chamber@lebanonmissouri.com

Registration
deadline:

3/30/2018

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00
Minimum class size: 8

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573-634-3511




Diabetes Self-Management (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Next to Dade County Health Department
409 W Water St, Greenfield MO map...

Description:

An evidence-based program that provides tools and tips for individuals with diabetes to improve their quality of life. Topics include nutrition & exercise, pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, and medications & making treatment decisions.

Registration:

Register with Rochelle at Live Well Health and Fitness Center in Greenfield- 417-637-6041

Registration
deadline:

3/16/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Know Your Numbers, Know Your Business

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
REDI Inc. offices are located at 500 East Walnut Street in Columbia, MO. The building is 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...



Cedar County Master Gardeners Training (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Library
808 S Main Street, El Dorado Springs MO map...

Description:

Opportunities to gain and share horticultural knowledge is available through University of Missouri Extension’s Master Gardener program in Cedar County. The Master Gardener Program is an intensive horticulture course offered statewide by University of Missouri Extension. The 30 hours of classroom training provided by area horticulture and agricultural specialists set Master Gardeners apart from other home gardeners and programs. A total of 10 three-hour sessions taught by trained professionals will cover horticulture principles and practices. Course topics are: •Woody Ornamentals & Trees •Irrigation, Hobby Greenhouses & Tool Care •Plant Growth & Development •Plant Diseases •Soils & Composting •Entomology •Vegetable Gardening •Flower Gardening •Growing Fruit Crops •Turfgrass Master Gardeners are volunteers who assist with horticulture education in the community. Thirty volunteer hours from participants are required the first year after training. Following that, 20 volunteer service hours are required each year to remain an active Master Gardener. Volunteer service hours are usually acquired by serving in a county master gardeners organization. Activities might include serving as an advisor for a community garden, or helping to maintain a demonstration garden.

Session topic:

Irrigation, Hobby Greenhouse and tool care taught by Bob Schulthies Webster County MU Extension Regional Natural Resource Engineering Specialist

Registration:

To register for the course or to request more information please contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at (417) 276-3313 or by email at cedarco@missouri.edu. If you are attending please contact us immediately if you need accommodations because of a disability, need to relay emergency medical information or need special arrangements if the building is evacuated.

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
This is per person registration and registration is $250 per couple (with one set of materials).

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cedar County
phone: 417-276-3313




Stock Healthy Shop Healthy - SHSH (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Inner City Oil
Kansas City MO

Description:

Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy is a comprehensive, community-based program that allows communities to improve access to healthy, affordable foods by working with a small food retailer. Millions of Americans have limited access to a supermarket, which means they must rely on fast-food restaurants, gas stations and corner stores to feed themselves and their families. People who have better access to supermarkets are more likely to eat more fruits and vegetables and less likely to be overweight or obese. Through toolkits, resources and webinars, Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy will guide any community through a unique approach to increasing access to healthy foods that involves engaging small food retailers and community members, and thus addresses supply and demand at the same time

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Diabetes Self-Management at McCarty Senior Center, Wheatland (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
McCarty Senior Center
Hwy 54, Wheatland MO map...

Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management program (DSMP) is a community-based program that assists participants in managing type 2 diabetes. DSMP is provided in 2.5 hour sessions once a week for six weeks in community settings (e.g. churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals). The weekly sessions are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with diabetes themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration; 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; 3) healthy eating 4) appropriate use of medication; and 5) working more effectively with health care providers. Participants make weekly action plans, share experiences and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. Contact the Hickory County Extension Office at 417-745-6767.

Registration
deadline:

3/6/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-745-6767




Oregon County Extension Council Meeting (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Oregon County Courthouse
1 Court Square, Alton MO map...

Description:

Monthly meetings of the Oregon County Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jamie Gundel, gundelj@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Oregon County
phone: 417-778-7490




WC 4-H Camp Windermere (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bolivar MO

Description:

A planned summer camp for 4-H members and youth ages 8-12. Call the Laclede County Extension office for registration details.

Session topic:

Planning session for 4-H Camp Windermere

Cost:

$140.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417-326-4916




Lafayete County 4-H/FFA Fairboard Meeting (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
14 E 19th St #102 , Higginsville MO map...

Description:

Fair Board members meet to plan the events and contests for the Lafayette County 4-H/FFA fair held in Higginsville, MO. They review and edit the fairbook and entry forms and procedures, review livestock classes and align book and contests to state fair guidelines. I assist fin facilitating the meetings, orienting new fairboard members, completing the proof of the fair book for publication and update the websites and communicate fair-related information to families.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Cooking Matters for Adults Bolivar Countryside Assembly (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Registration
deadline:

3/20/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-745-6767




County Council Meeting (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
downtown Forsyth
271 Main Street, Forsyth MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
1012A Thompson Blvd., Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting

Session topic:

Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Blake Gazaway, gazawayb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591