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    Friday, May 17, 2019

    Career Exploration Day at Carl Junction Intermediate

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    401 W Wells St., Carl Junction MO map...

    Description:

    What is a land grant university and what does a county engagement specialist do? Fourth through sixth grade students will learn about the mission of MU Extension and how it impacts the lives of Southwest Missourians.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Phelps County Open House - Extension Awareness Week, Rolla

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    200 N. Main, Courthouse, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    Your conference room is our campus. Extension bring the University of Missouri to you. Come and meet the faculty and staff of Phelps County Extension during our "Extension Awareness" week.
    Friday there will be coffee, tea, a prize drawing and treats in the Extension Center all day.
    Family Finance Specialist, Chantae Alfred will display finance skills.
    The Master Gardeners will host a Gardeners Hotline, call with your questions, 573-458-6260.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    2019 Garlic School

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    Focused program that provides research based horticulture information for gardeners and homeowners. They will learn techniques through workshops, demonstration plantings, newsletters, and horticulture training. Recaps the benefits of maintaining healthy turf, ornamental, or fruit and vegetable plantings.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Youth Entrepreneurial U

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1701 N. 2nd St., Clinton MO map...

    Description:

    Do you dream of starting a business or have a great business idea? Every successful business begins with a good or great idea that must be expanded! This program will provide important components to begin your entrepreneurship journey! Training Objectives:
    Understand how to start a business
    Develop a business plan
    Get financing for the business
    Hire and train employees
    Run the business
    Grow the business

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvetta Hamilton, hamiltony@umsystem.edu
    Missouri SBDC Lead Center
    phone: 573-884-1555




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

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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



    Joplin Food Action Network monthly meeting (Session 4 of 11)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    320 S School Ave, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    The Joplin Food Action Network works to address food insecurity in Joplin and the surrounding communities. They seek out and implement grant project to address this need, as well as other health related needs like access to healthy food or safe physical activity.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Master Gardener - Perry County Master Gardener Training Spring 2019 (Session 4 of 10)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    321 N Main Street Ste 1, Perryville MO map...

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension’s Master Gardener program is an opportunity for people of all ages to receive in-depth horticulture training and then apply what they have learned to improve lives in their communities and educate others about gardening. Training includes 30 hours of instruction by horticulture instructors as well as many guides and handouts:
    Topics include plant growth and development, soils and fertility, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, insect and disease control, annual and perennial flowers, basic landscaping concepts, and lawncare and weeds.
    After completing Master Gardener training, Master Gardeners volunteer 30 hours to educate others on gardening topics and research–based horticulture information. Volunteer activities may include work in clinics in the community, helping local residents diagnose plant and insect problems write articles for newsletters and newspapers, exhibits at home and garden shows and fairs, organize community gardening projects, develop youth gardening programs, teach gardening classes, conduct home horticulture research, and assist in senior gardening programs



     more...

    Registration:

    The registration fee for Master Gardener training is $165. The registration fee includes a state program fee, core manual book, nametag and training supplies. Deadline for registration is April 23, 2019. A minimum of 10 participants is required to hold the class. If this minimum is not met, refunds will be issued.

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/23/2019

    Cost:

    $165.00

    Facilitator:

    Donna Aufdenberg, aufdenbergd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bollinger County
    phone: 573-238-2420




    A Matter of Balance (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors. Held at the Macon Senior Center at 1604 Maffry Ave, Macon, MO 63552

    Registration:

    Register at the Macon (660) 385-2173 or Randolph (660) 269-9656 Extension offices

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Candace Rodman, c.rodman@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Randolph County
    phone: 660-269-9656




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 8 of 17)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Description:

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

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

    Description:

    The program is for individuals with any chronic condition, and their family and caregivers. Chronic conditions include arthritis, asthma, depression, diabetes or pre-diabetes, fibromyalgia, heart disease, lupus, and osteoporosis, among others. Participants learn strategies for managing chronic conditions. Topics include eating well and exercise, relaxation and handling difficult emotions, problem-solving to address barriers, communicating with healthcare professionals, managing medications and symptoms, and setting realistic goals. Registration includes the book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, and a relaxation CD.

    Registration:

    Contact MU Extension in Cole County at 573-634-2824 or coleco@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/10/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    There is no charge due to grant funding through the Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.

    Facilitator:

    Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    County Program Development (Session 1 of 7)

    When:  Friday, May 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

    Description:

    Work with county councils to determine what programs will be offered in the county.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephen Mukembo, mukembos@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193