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    Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

    Canceled: Selling to the Government: The First Steps

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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



    Harrison County Extension Council Meeting December 2017

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    1505 Main Street, Bethany MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly meeting of the Harrison County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

    Registration:

    There is no registration required, contact the Harrison County University of Missouri Extension Office at (660) 425-6434 for more information.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Andrew Luke, lukea@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Harrison County
    phone: 660-425-6434




    Focus On Kids

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    From Hwy. 50 in Union, turn as if going to Taco Bell and Library is on the right.
    306 Hawthorne 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.

    $40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Extension Council Meeting

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

    Where:  
    University of Missouri Extension Center
    260 Brown Road, St. 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




    Volunteer Development - e-Forum Trainings (Session 3 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Co Mo Headquarters
    29868 Highway 5, Tipton MO map...

    Description:

    In October, November, December will hold a session each month. The topics include October - Cultivating an Environment for Growing True Leaders November - "STEM"ming into Animal Science, Growing True Leaders December - Helping 4-H'ers Grow in Life and Work

    Session topic:

    Helping 4-H’ers Grow in Life & Work In 4-H, all youth can explore their future. Club meetings, events, camps, and after-school programs are places to develop life skills and expand their interests through 4-H. During this session volunteers will share ideas, receive resources, and see a variety of successful programs that help youth focus on life-long learning, workforce readiness, and career exploration. Caring adults can help all young people make decisions and create their own positive future.

    Registration:

    Call 573-378-5358 to register.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Morgan Co. Master Gardener Core Class (Session 10 of 10)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Morgan Co. MU Extension office ( 4th Floor of the Morgan Co. Courthouse)
    100 E Newton St., Courthouse 4th Floor, Versailles MO map...

    Description:

    The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

    Session topic:

    Resources, Questions and Answers Role Play, Graduation!

    Registration:

    Fee covers instruction, manual, one soil test, and name tag upon completion of volunteer hours. A scholarship is available for those in need.

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/22/2017

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $135.00
    Couple Fee -$225

    Facilitator:

    Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Canceled: MTI Supervisory Series Training-Sedalia (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    West Central Workforce Development Board
    3208 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...



    SSSH level 1 Camdenton (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Camdenton MO

    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:

    Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Camden County Extension Office at 573-346-2644.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/19/2017

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Adrian (Session 14 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

    Where:  
    Adrian United Methodist Church
    202 E Main Street, Adrian MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

    Registration:

    Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/23/2017

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Advanced Quickbooks - Blue Springs

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    Jackson County MU Extension Center
    1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...

    Description:

    This hands on workshop will help you learn advanced topics about QuickBooks. The following will be covered: Customizing sales receipts & invoices, adding custom fields, customizing & memorizing reports, memorizing transactions, exporting to excel, tracking quantities, reconciling accounts and much more. This class supports businesses that have experience using QuickBooks. Pre-registration required.

     more...

    Registration:

    Online: samborskij@missouri.edu Phone: 816-252-5051 Pre-registration Required

     more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/5/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $99.00

    Facilitator:

    Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Platte County
    phone: 816-270-2141




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-St. Louis County Govenment (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    Has your doctor advised you to be more active? Don't like going to the gym? Our low impact exercise program helps those that would like to be more active. This 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 a cool down. Equipment is provided.

    Registration:

    Call-314-400-7298

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $32.00
    $32 for county employees.

    Facilitator:

    Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-7298




    Starting a Business: The First Steps

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Before you start a business, be certain to attend this seminar. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a Start-up Manual. Date: December 7 (Thursday), 1:30pm- 4:30pm Location: Plaster Hall, MSSU. (Yellow signs at Entrance will list room information) Cost: $29 per business (up to 2 attendees) more...

    Registration:

    http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07eeqsyhh64519e148 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/6/2017

    Cost:

    $29.00

    Facilitator:

    Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
    Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
    phone: 417-625-9575




    Canceled: Chronic Disease Self-Management At Ferguson Community Center (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    1050 Smith Avenue, Ferguson MO map...



    National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

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

    Where:  
    404 N Missouri St Suite A, Macon MO map...

    Description:

    Volunteers are invited to the National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum.  Get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff, and state specialist form across the county.  leave with new ideas you can use to grow 4-H in your community.

    Registration:

    RSVP to the Macon County Extension Office.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Ag Lenders - Maryville

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Meeting will be held in the 1st floor meeting room
    403 N. Market, Maryville MO map...

    Description:

    This seminar will focus on key issues affecting your agricultural lending decisions. No one has all the answers, but this seminar presents an opportunity to discuss and learn about current trends. Commodity prices, government policies, the changing structure of agriculture, environmental concerns, and international trade all affect the success of your clients. Like many facets of business, farm finance is becoming more complex and evaluating farm loan requests requires increased knowledge. Scott Brown, Agricultural Economist from the University of Missouri, will discuss livestock and commodity outlook and emerging issues. Wayne Flanary will be discussing issues with the use of new dicamba products. There will also be a discussion on farmland values and rental rates and trends.

    Registration:

    To register for the seminar call/email Randa Doty at the Nodaway County Extension office at 660-582-8101 or dotyr@missouri.edu. Credit card payments can also be made in person or over the phone at the Nodaway County Extension Office prior to the meeting.

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/5/2017

    Cost:

    $30.00

    Facilitator:

    Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Holt County
    phone: 660-446-3724




    Ag Lenders - St. Joseph

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    Missouri Western State University - Blum 218
    4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph MO map...

    Description:

    This seminar will focus on key issues affecting your agricultural lending decisions. No one has all the answers, but this seminar presents an opportunity to discuss and learn about current trends. Commodity prices, government policies, the changing structure of agriculture, environmental concerns, and international trade all affect the success of your clients. Like many facets of business, farm finance is becoming more complex and evaluating farm loan requests requires increased knowledge. Scott Brown, Agricultural Economist from the University of Missouri, will discuss livestock and commodity outlook and emerging issues. Wayne Flanary will be discussing issues with the use of new dicamba products. There will also be a discussion on farmland values and rental rates and trends.

    Registration:

    To register for the seminar call/email Randa Doty at the Nodaway County Extension office at 660-582-8101 or dotyr@missouri.edu. Credit card payments can also be made in person or over the phone at the Nodaway County Extension Office prior to the meeting.

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/5/2017

    Cost:

    $30.00

    Facilitator:

    Randa Doty, dotyr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Nodaway County
    phone: 660-582-8101




    Canceled: Beef Profit Series - Phelps County (Session 3 of 3)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Phelps County Courthouse, Multipurpose Room
    200 N. Main, Courthouse, Rolla MO map...



    4-H Club Visit--Peru Star 4-H

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    Youth Program Associate visit to county 4-H Clubs.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robyn Eckhoff, eckhoffr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Master Gardener training (Session 12 of 12)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    503 E. Northtown Road, Kirksville MO map...

    Description:

    Master Gardener training will be held at the Adair County Extension Center. Twelve sessions on various horticulture topics will be taught.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 13 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

    Where:  
    Bates County Memorial Hospital
    615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

    Registration:

    Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/20/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Cass County University of Missouri Extension
    615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 1, is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for middle age and older adults who desire to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

    Registration:

    Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/20/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Boost Your Brain and Memory, Trenton, MO (Session 1 of 8)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health.

    Registration:

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Meet Missouri - First Steps

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

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

    Description:

    This workshop is designed specifically for those who are thinking about starting a business. The workshop will examine the importance of planning, legal and regulatory requirements, and identify sources of financing. Program highlights include: evaluating a business idea, estimating start-up costs, identifying competitors and customers, and discussing the challenges of small business ownership. Condensed version of the SBTDC's monthly 2 hour First Steps program. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/6/2017

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Leadership Phelps County (Session 4 of 11)

    When:  Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Leadership Phelps County - Leadership Development for New and Seasoned Leaders/Managers in the Phelps County Community. What is leadership? Challenges, skills to be successful.

    Session topic:

    Leadership Phelps County - Community Service Day

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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