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    Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    Live and Learn (Session 4 of 37)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    Where:  
    291 U.S. Hwy 60 W, Republic MO map...

    Description:

    A weekly column that highlights local MU Extension efforts impacting Republic, Willard and Ash Grove. Efforts focus on enhancing 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.

    Session topic:

    Column headline for this week: Two Represent Greene County at “MU for You” Workshop

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Regional Grazing School - Wright County

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 to Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    Where:  
    608 E State St, Mountain Grove MO map...

    Description:

    The purpose is to help farmers better utilize their forage and improve their livestock operations, through better grazing management.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Ted Probert, ProbertT@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Wright County
    phone: 417-349-4134




    My Extension Test

    When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2 a.m. to Friday, May 3, 2019, 8 a.m.

    Description:

    The MU Conference Office is part of MU Extension Continuing Education and serves as a full-service planning office for the facilitation of consistent quality educational experiences of noncredit, face-to-face conferences and workshops.

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/26/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Thomas Pritchard, pritchardt@missouri.edu
    MU Conference Office
    phone: 573-882-3890




    Progressive Ag Safety Day - California

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 2 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:

    Elaine Anderson, andersonela@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Moniteau County
    phone: 573-378-5358




    Grant Meeting with Chief White Eagle

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Description:

    Robinn Daves-Huey and I met with Chief White Eagle to discuss ways to improve the visibility of the tribe in Bollinger County.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robinn Daves-Huey, daves-hueyr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bollinger County
    phone: 573-238-2420




    Conect Strategy Interview (Session 1 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    306 South Cherry, Courthouse, Keytesville MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Chariton County
    phone: 660-288-3239




    Show-Me Better Health, Miller County (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Eldon Senior Center
    926 E North Street, Eldon MO map...

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension is offering the six-week workshop "Show Me Better Health" licensed by Stanford University. This workshop will teach persons with chronic conditions and their caregivers the tools needed to design their own self-management program so they can live a longer and healthier life.

    Workshop participants will learn tips on how to eat well and exercise; how to manage their symptoms; how to relax and handle difficult emotions; develop effective problem-solving skills; how to work well with their doctor; and how to manage their medications. They will receive a copy of the workshop manual, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation cd.

    Registration:

    To register, please call the Miller County MU Extension Office at 573-369-2394.
    All sessions will be held at the Miller County Senior Center 926 E. North Street Eldon, MO.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This class is free thanks to a partnership with the Central MO Regional Arthritis Center and Area Agency on Aging.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Canceled: Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention-Annex (Session 11 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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



    Policy, Systems & Environmental (PSE) Changes (Session 10 of 11)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Covenant Presbyterian Church
    5931 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO , Kansas City MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 4 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

    Registration:

    816-380-8461

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1; Stanberry Senior Center (Session 16 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    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:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    A Matter of Balance (Session 7 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Registration:

    Register with the Oak Grove Senior Center OR
    Jackson County Extension

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/22/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

    Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
    phone: 816-482-5850




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 3 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    1137 Independence Drive, West Plains MO map...

    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:

    Stephanie Johnson, johnsonstephanie@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




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

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    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:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Phelps County Soil and Water Board Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Natural Resources

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Havens, havenss@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 8 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Elena Doctor, emd7m9@health.missouri.edu
    phone: 573-884-4288




    Grandparents Support Group - Butler County

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    Provides education for relative caregivers. Topics included may range from parenting, relationship building, financial, and legal issues.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Mississippi County
    phone: 573-683-6129




    Facebook F8 Conference (livestream), Day 2

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, noon to 5:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Day two of Facebook F8 Conference (livestream). Marketing and new technology related to marketing, including the new Oculus Quest virtual reality headset.

    Registration:

    Please email AliceBarnes@missouristate.edu or DarrellHampsten@missouristate.edu to reserve a seat.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Alice Barnes, barnesali@missouri.edu
    Missouri SBDC in West Plains
    phone: 417-255-7966




    Healthy for Life (Session 4 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    514 W Main Street, Savannah MO map...

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Registration:

    Contact Andrew County Extension office at 816-324-3147 or
    call 816-271-7057 or visit online moarthritis.org
     more...

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This FREE program is sponsored by Arthritis Community Services.

    Facilitator:

    Gina Lucas, lucasg@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Andrew County
    phone: 816-324-3147




    Show-Me Better Health, Jordan Valley Clinic in Lebanon (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    1216 Deadra Drive, Lebanon MO map...

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension is offering the six-week workshop "Show Me Better Health" licensed by Stanford University. This workshop will teach persons with chronic conditions and their caregivers the tools needed to design their own self-management program so they can live a longer and healthier life.

    Workshop participants will learn tips on how to eat well and exercise; how to manage their symptoms; how to relax and handle difficult emotions; develop effective problem-solving skills; how to work well with their doctor; and how to manage their medications. They will receive a copy of the workshop manual, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation cd.

    Registration:

    To register, please call the Laclede County MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126.
    All sessions will be held at Jordan Valley Clinic 1216 Deadra Dr, Lebanon, MO 65536.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This class is free thanks to a partnership with the Central MO Regional Arthritis Center and Jordan Valley Clinics.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 @ WILS (Session 4 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adult access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

    Registration:


    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Ozark Foothills SET 6 Local Leadership Team Quarterly Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    This is our quarterly meeting of the LLT where we discuss progress on the SET plan.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
    phone: 573-243-3581




    Harrison County Connect Strategy Interview

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Bethany MO

    Description:

    CES interview of Harrison County Commissioners for Connect Strategy.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jackie Spainhower, spainhowerj@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Harrison County
    phone: 660-425-6434




    A Matter of Balance - Maple Lawn 2019 (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    marion Co.

    Description:

    This award winning program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.

    Session topic:

    Final MoB session

    Registration:

    Registration for the program is required. Please call the University of Missouri Extension - Ralls County office at 573-985-3911. Space is limited. Call now to reserve a spot.

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/8/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Ralls County
    phone: 573-985-3911




    Cooking Matters for Families Hume PAT (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, sbridgewater@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Schuyler County FFA Officer Interviews

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Team effort of state and regional University of Missouri Extension faculty partnering with private businesses, agencies focused on enhancing economic viability and sustainability of Missouri agriculture. Accomplished through high quality, research based, frontier educational programs. For beginning, primary, secondary income and transitioning farmers, landowners and agribusiness agencies.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Darla Campbell, CampbellD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Schuyler County
    phone: 660-457-3469




    Pitching to Investors

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.



    Class is $49 - register below more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 9 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Educational program Improving understanding of natural resource ecology and management, and enhances existing natural resource education. Provides framework for conducting volunteer educational programs towards management of natural resources.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Havens, havenss@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 13 of 19)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    MDC Conservation office
    783 Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton MO map...

    Description:

    Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

    Session topic:

    Nuisance Animals Lions, Armadillos and Bears, Oh My!

    Registration:

    Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

    Class size:

    24

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $100.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus On Kids, Union, MO

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Franklin County MU Extension Foundation Meeting Room
    102 Union Plaza Drive, Union MO map...

    Description:

    Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.


    Registration:

    To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.



    Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.




     more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/30/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $45.00
    $45 per person, payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

    Facilitator:

    Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Franklin County
    phone: 636-583-5141




    Show-Me Quality Assurance (SMQA)--Rock Port

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Show-Me Quality Assurance is a fun, hands-on program where 4-H youth with livestock projects learn more about producing safe, quality food! 4-H members with food animal projects must be SMQA-certified as part of the requirements to be a member in good standing.

    Registration:

    To register or for more information contact the MU Extension office in Atchison County at 660-744-6231 or atchisonco@missouri.edu

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amie Schleicher, schleichera@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Atchison County
    phone: 660-744-6231




    Callaway Region Council Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    1106 West Hwy 28, Owensville MO map...

    Description:

    Region council meeting to discuss program development, funding for programs and issues in the counties. The region council will provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties. The region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Christal Huber, hubercd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    phone: 573-642-0755




    Leopold 4-H Club meeting (Session 5 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Leopold Elementary School cafeteria

    Description:

    4-H members regularly attend a meeting that includes business items, educational programs and social activities. Youth make friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world. The Craft Project Leader plans and conducts a session from 6:30-7:00 pm before each meeting; business meetings are led by youth following approved format, using an agenda created by the club leader.

    Session topic:

    Last meeting until school starts back up in August.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Wilhelmina Saputo, saputow@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bollinger County
    phone: 573-238-2420