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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Bldg
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

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 bi-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 the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: Michelle Cunningham

Session topic:

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.

Registration:

Please call Michelle Cunningham at 816 235 2891 ext. 2 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Michelle Cunningham, cunninghammic@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-2891




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

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Selling to the Government: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Registration:

Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or millerhooverm@missouri.edu

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-7378




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Branson West

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...

Description:

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.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-357-6812

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417/546-4431




Canceled: Grow Your Farm - Warrensburg (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension in Johnson County
135 W Market Street, Warrensburg MO map...



The Successful Business: Planning & Funding

When:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

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...

Registration
deadline:

4/4/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$139.00
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

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417/837-2617




Cooking Matters for Teens Hermitage (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters for Teens teaches adolescents in 6th grade and above how to make healthy food choices and prepare healthy meals and snacks for themselves, their families, and their friends.

Session topic:

Encourage teens to use what they've learned to prepare healthy homemade meals, drinks, and snacks

Registration:

Call Dawn at the Hickory County Health Department at 417-745-2138 to register. Space is limited to 15 teens. Permission slip is required.

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417/345-7551




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.

Where:  
Boonslick Regional Library
102 E Jackson Street, Warsaw MO map...

Description:

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!

Session topic:

Topics discuss will include depression management, positive thinking, communication skills, medication usage, and action plans.

Registration:

Individuals can register by calling Melissa Cotton, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist for Benton County at 660-827-0591 or email cottonmr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

3/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660/827-0591




Introduction to QuickBooks

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce
739 W US Highway 54, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

This introductory-level class will focus on setting up a company or companies in QuickBooks, establishing a Chart of Accounts, payroll and payroll liability procedures, and all customer, vendor and employee features of the software.

Registration:

Contact the Camden County MU Extension Center, Ph. 573-346-2644

Registration
deadline:

4/3/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

Jacqueline Rasmussen, RasmussenJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573/346-2644




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Pulaski County (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Description:

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.

Registration:

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.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417/532-7126




Master Gardener Training Level 1 - Phelps County (Session 6 of 13)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

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

Session topic:

Fruit Production

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2017

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




Business Plan Development (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Registration:

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

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314/657-3768




Cooking Matters for Teens (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
115 W Brook St, Neosho MO map...

Description:

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.

Session topic:

3

Registration:

Registration is closed. Class is for Neosho Alternative School students only.

Registration
deadline:

3/22/2017

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




St. Charles Extension Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Peters
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Monthly business meeting of the St. Charles County Extension Council. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636/970-3000




Christian County Extension Council meeting

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1106 W Jackson, Ozark MO map...

Description:

The Christian County Extension Council meets to conduct business and further Extension efforts in Christian County. Meetings are open to the public.

Registration:

For questions about the Extension Council meeting contact the Christian County Extension office at 417-581-3558.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Spencer Jr, spencerjr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Christian County
phone: 417/581-3558




Youth EXCEL - Lamar Career & Tech Center (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Description:

Youth EXCEL Lamar Career and Tech Center

Session topic:

Team Building

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Stone County Courthouse Annex
Galena MO

Description:

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 topic:

Session 6 of 16 sessions

Registration:

To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
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.

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909