MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 15 to 19, 2017
Youth Development Academy: Raising the Potential of Professionals
- May 17 to 18, 2017
Charting the LifeCourse Showcase
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 6 to July 26, 2017
2017 Summer Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Workshops
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- June 15 to 16, 2017
2017 MU Master Gardeners State Conference
- June 22, 2017
Workshop 1: June 22 in Jefferson City - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- June 27, 2017
Workshop 2: June 27 in Cape Girardeau - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- June 28, 2017
Workshop 3: June 28 in St. Louis - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- June 29, 2017
Workshop 4: June 29 in St. Louis - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- July 6, 2017
Workshop 5: July 6 in Kirksville - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- July 18, 2017
Workshop 6: July 18 in St. Joseph - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- July 19, 2017
Workshop 7: July 19 in Kansas City - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- July 25, 2017
Workshop 8: July 25 in Joplin - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- July 26, 2017
Workshop 9: July 26 in Springfield - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- July 27, 2017
Workshop 10: July 27 in Springfield - DESE Food and Nutrition Services 2017 Summer Workshops
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Aug. 17, 2017
Family Caregivers Conference
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...
This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.
The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses once per month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham
This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.
Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2 more...
Check or cash at the seminar
Michelle Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Branson West
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.
AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-357-6812
The Successful Business: Planning & Funding
When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 p.m.
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...
Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents. more...
A second person from the same business may attend for a fee of $99.00. Call the SBTDC for information on how to obtain this discounted fee. 417-837-2617
Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes in Warsaw (Session 5 of 6)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Boonslick Regional Library
102 E Jackson Street, Warsaw MO map...
This course is designed for help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book and weekly prizes!
Topics discuss will include depression management, positive thinking, communication skills, medication usage, and action plans.
Individuals can register by calling Melissa Cotton, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist for Benton County at 660-827-0591 or email email@example.com.
Introduction to Desktop QuickBooks
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce
739 W US Highway 54, Camdenton MO map...
This class is a HANDS ON introduction to QuickBooks (Desktop Version).
The following will be covered:
* Setting up your company
* Setting up your chart of accounts
* Navigating through QuickBooks
* Setting company preferences
* Writing checks
* Entering and paying bills
* Entering transactions
* Tidbits and shortcuts
* And Much More!
This class targets businesses that have some or no experience with QuickBooks.
Contact the Camden County MU Extension Center, Ph. 573-346-2644
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Waynesville (Session 6 of 16)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches.
8 week class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Waynesville Senior Center in Waynesville, MO Register with the MU Extension Center in Pulaski County at 573-774-6177. Preregister is required and a physician's release for those age 69 and over.
Master Gardener Training Level 1 - Phelps County (Session 6 of 13)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Master Gardener program serves as a valuable and reliable source of horticultural and environmental information and expert volunteer service in Missouri. Learn from University professors, industry professionals and other experts on a variety of horticulture topics. A love of gardening and a desire to learn are the only qualifications for entering the Master Gardener program. Master Gardeners complete 30 hours of volunteer service following their initial training. Subsequent years require 20 hours of volunteer service. Enrollment is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis
Business Plan Development (Session 3 of 4)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
St. Louis Community College-Meramec Campus
11333 Big Bend Road, St. Louis MO map...
Registrations through St. Louis Community College at Meramec
Cooking Matters for Teens (Session 3 of 6)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
115 W Brook St, Neosho MO map...
Cooking Matters is a program provided by Share Our Strength, a nationwide initiative to end hunger in America. In this program, participants will learn how to buy and prepare budget friendly and healthy meals. Topics include kitchen and food safety, label reading, comparing unit prices, and eating from all 5 food groups. Each week participants get to take home the ingredients from one of the recipes made in class.
A lot of basic cooking skills are covered in this program. It's a great opportunity for anyone trying to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Registration is closed. Class is for Neosho Alternative School students only.
St. Charles Extension Council Meeting
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...
Monthly business meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council. Meetings are open to the public.
Christian County Extension Council meeting
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
1106 W Jackson, Ozark MO map...
The Christian County Extension Council meets to conduct business and further Extension efforts in Christian County. Meetings are open to the public.
For questions about the Extension Council meeting contact the Christian County Extension office at 417-581-3558.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 6 of 16)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Stone County Courthouse Annex
Participants will take part in the 8 week program. They will meet each Monday and Thursday morning at the Stone County Courthouse Annex in Galena.
Session 6 of 16 sessions
To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812
One half of the $40.00 fee will be paid by the community group; Galena on the Move. The participant is responsible for paying the other half.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Sedalia) (Session 4 of 16)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in the Kempton Room.
3201 W. 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...
The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week.
The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Participants will complete a warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down.
Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301, by telephone at 660-827-0591, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taking Care of You w/ St. Francis Community Services (Session 1 of 4)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon
4222 Delor, St. Louis MO map...
Taking Care of You: Body, Mind, Spirit is a four session community-based group program that meets 1.5-2 hours per week. The program is designed for adults of any age who are interested in learning techniques from the field of positive psychology to help them manage stress and focus on taking care of themselves.
This specific class is for a women's latina group that meets weekly at St. Francis Community Services.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 2 of 16)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.
8000 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis MO map...
This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults. There are no age limits.
To Register use the link provided. more...
Harrison County Extension Council Meeting April 2017
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...
Monthly meeting of the Harrison County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.
There is no registration required, contact the Harrison County University of Missouri Extension Office at (660) 425-6434 for more information.
Taking Care of You-North County Health Center (Session 1 of 12)
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
What does the year future look like for you? Does your life reflect your values? Are you mindful of your choices? Is your health important to you?
Life is full of choices...and those choices affect the body, mind and spirit. The Taking Care of YOU- Inside and Out program is designed to help you deal with life's stress, make wise choices and explore ways to live a healthier life.
During this 12-week program you will learn practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life and to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Attendance prizes and resources will be given each week, plus 2 weeks on a grocery store tour and an interactive Cooking Class.
A 12 -week stress and weight management series.
This program is for St. Louis County Government employees
This Program is sponsored by Coventry through St. Louis County Employee Wellness Council. Normal fee is $50.
Food Preservation--Pressure Canning
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Barry County Courthouse
700 Main, Suite 4, Cassville MO map...
Participants learn safe, research-based practices and techniques for preserving food, as well as getting hands-on experience in the steps of food preservation. Pressure canning is the only safe way to preserve our low acid garden produce or mixtures.
Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or email@example.com, or your local Extension office: 417-847-3161