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Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Social Media: Secrets and Strategies for Business

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Join us for this seminar to learn best practices for your business's social media, teaching you how to make targeted and strategic decisions that yield real results.

This 3 hour training will show you:

  • What real business-to-business vs business-to-customer social media strategy looks like
  • How your website should be working to help facilitate the growth of your business
  • How to get targeted clients, prospects and industry media to share your stuff
  • What to do about ugly comments and trolls
  • How to "warm up" trade show leads weeks before the event starts
  • How to stay in Facebook's news feed without paying so much for ads
  • Facebook advertising tricks for businesses with small budgets
  • What do all the numbers mean? What really matters when it comes to social media analytics.
  • How much time does it really take to be successful with social media?

Cost:

$199.00
Scholarships may be available.

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Focus on Kids-Boonville

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cooper County at 660-882-5661.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Starting and Managing a Small Business

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

For those in the start-up phase, or short time business owners, this workshop will give an overview of: 

* Resources for starting a business

* Training or assistance needed to operate a business

* Regulations and legalities involved in opening a business

* Business planning, marketing strategies, and financial processes

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC) - 74011
phone: 660-596-7350




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Learn the key components of a business plan. Topics covered are:

* Introduction

* The importance of a business plan

* Key elements of a business plan: Business description, Management & Organizational plan, Marketing plan, Financial plan, Supporting documents, Executive summary

Registration:

thelearningforce@sfccmo.edu

660-530-5855

 more...

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC) - 74011
phone: 660-596-7350




Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Noland Road Baptist Church
4505 S Noland Road, Independence 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:

Contact Denise Sullivan at the University of Missouri-Jackson County Extension office at 816-482-5850.

Registration
deadline:

1/4/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Cake Decorating Workshop

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
201 Highway 136 East, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

Youth will learn skills from a local cake business owner. They will get the chance to decorate a two layer cake that they can then take home.

Registration:

RSVP required

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
If not able to pay for class please contact Sam O'Riley for assistance.

Facilitator:

Samantha O'Riley, orileys@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 14 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase strength and improve balance and flexibility. Strength training helps reduce the risk of falls and increases ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

Registration:

To register call Lindsey at the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579

Registration
deadline:

1/3/2018

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




2018 Grow Your Farm (Session 1 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.

Session topic:

Identifying Values and Creating Goals

Registration:

There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm. Contact Debi Kelly, 636-797-5391 or kellyd@missouri.edu for more information. Register by Feb. 23 at the MU Extension Center in Jefferson County, 301 Third St, PO Box 497, Hillsboro, MO 63050.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Show Me Better Health (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
On the East side of College Avenue between Broadway and University Ave.
304 S College Avenue, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, or any other ongoing health condition? Then, attend the upcoming Show Me Better Health program offered by the University of Missouri Extension in Boone County. Through this FREE workshop, you will learn skills to help you: plan exercise and nutrition, manage pain, increase energy, make treatment decisions, and much more. Participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and a Relaxation for the Mind and Body CD.

Registration:

Contact office@campuslutheran.org or 573-442-5942. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan Samson, samsonm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




Annie's Project - Crawford County (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
People's Bank Annex
408 W. Washington Street, Cuba MO map...

Description:

Six week program for rural and farm women. Designed to empower them to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. 

Registration:

Remit $75 check made out to Washington County Extension Council with registration information. If questions, please contact Washington County Extension Office at 573-438-2671 or 113 N. Missouri Street Suite A, Potosi, MO 63664

Registration
deadline:

1/30/2018

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Rachel Hopkins, hopkinsrm@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Washington County
phone: 573-438-2671




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Reynolds County Educational Building across the street from the Reynolds County Courthouse
2319 Green Street, Centerville MO map...

Description:

This will be an opportunity for you to re-certify or become certified for a Private Applicator License. If you engage in application of restricted-uses pesticide for the proposes of producing an agricultural commodity on property you or your employer owns, or rent without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities you are considered a private applicator.

Registration:

Register by calling 573-648-1035

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is free by does require a mandatory manual at $15.00 per farm

Facilitator:

Jamie Gundel, gundelj@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Oregon County
phone: 417-778-7490




Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Osceola

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
1st Baptist Church
555 W Walnut Street, Osceola MO map...

Description:

Meets training requirements to purchase restricted use pesticides

Registration:

call 417646-2419 by February 20 to register

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Vernon County
phone: 417-448-2560




Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 6 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Fairgrounds 4 H Building
4560 S 100th Rd, Bolivar AL map...

Description:

This program is designed to address the needs of land owners looking to improve their property as well as their outputs and profitability over the long run of the operation. Realizing finances may be limited and/or restricted we will be working with those individuals trying to make sound economic decisions about their operations. Targeting both new and old land owners/operators looking to run up to 30-75 breeding cows, 100 stockers, 50-75 breeding goats and/or sheep, or a small registered livestock operation, on farms ranging from 20-160+ acres, operated as a part time and/or hobby farm as well as the full time farmer. This may not be their sole source of income, but a part-time occupation, recreational/retirement farm. It is not only about making a living on the farm, but about living on the farm, raising children on the farm, and having the rural way of life. The farm just needs to pay for itself and if it makes a little money along the way….. Great! Each program will consist of two or three segments, running approximately 45-90 minutes, with a break in between allowing for questions and refreshments. You may attend only the evenings you want or sign up to attend the entire program. The choice is yours.

Session topic:

Session #6 Laying out and Developing the Farmstead / Facilities needed on a small farm: Tractor selection and sizing, farm shop designs, basic farm equipment, tools, location and layout of hay storage, etc. (Building the Farmstead part 1)

Registration:

Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757 For additional information contact: Terry Halleran @ Hickory County MU Extension Office at 417-745-6767 Classes will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night. If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Registration
deadline:

1/10/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
$10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
208 North Main, Paris MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$12.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training to re-certify no charge, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573-633-2640




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
208 North Main, Paris MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$12.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training to re-certify no charge, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573-633-2640




QuickBooks Online Version

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Annex
1901 N.E. 48th Street,Clay County Annex, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

What Can You Expect To Learn? Navigating through QuickBooks Online Account and Settings Chart of Accounts Define type of accounts Add/edit accounts Account numbers Vendors & Customers Products and Services Entering and Editing Transactions Account and Item Details Reports and Customizing Reports Bank feeds and Reconciliation  more...

Registration:

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

 more...

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$99.00

Facilitator:

Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Extension Council - Audrain - February

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Audrain 4-H Center
21509 Highway D, Mexico MO map...

Description:

Annual Meeting & regular monthly meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sobba, SobbaM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Audrain County
phone: 573-581-3231