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Friday, March 10, 2017

A Matter of Balance - Maryville Feb-Mar 2017 (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
403 N Market Street, Maryville MO map...

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships available.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: 660-425-6434




A Matter of Balance - Mound City Feb-Mar 2017 (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
613 State Street, Mound City MO map...

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships available.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: 660-425-6434




MoTax Initiative - Camdenton (Session 6 of 15)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center - Camden County
44 Roofener Street, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

MoTax offers a gateway to financial education through taxpayer assistance. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax assistance (preparation of federal and state tax returns) to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers. Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. MoTax is supported by University of Missouri Extension along with federal and local partners. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers provide free tax assistance to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers. Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. more...

Session topic:

Free income tax preparation in Camdenton.

Registration:

Call Rebecca at 573-319-9053. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy at RCF in El Dorado (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
107 W Broadway St, El Dorado Spring MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s SSSH program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength training program. Over 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 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 Cedar County Extension Center at 417-326-3313 to register

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Community Conversations (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
Civic Center
1530 W Jackson St, Ozark MO map...

Description:

University of Missouri Extension is hosting multiple “community conversations” to collect the insights and opinions of Missourians about needed and meaningful, educational programs. The input at these meetings will be used to help chart the future direction of MU Extension programs. “We want to know what residents of southwest Missouri see as the major challenges and issues facing individuals, families, businesses and communities across our state,” said Jay Chism, Southwest Region director, University of Missouri Extension. Attend the community conversation closest to you: March 1, 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Civic Center in West Plains; March 7, 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Civic Center in Neosho; or March 10, 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Community Center in Ozark. MU Extension will provide breakfast at each location. Seating is limited, and individuals are asked to sign up at least five days in advance of the event to help with meal preparation. “These local forums will be a way for community members to connect, talk about future challenges and opportunities, and tell us how MU Extension can better serve you,” said Chism.  more...

Session topic:

University of Missouri Extension is hosting multiple “community conversations” to collect the insights and opinions of Missourians about needed and meaningful, educational programs. The input at these meetings will be used to help chart the future direction of MU Extension programs. We want to know what residents of southwest Missouri see as the major challenges and issues facing individuals, families, businesses and communities across our state. MU Extension will provide breakfast. These local forums will be a way for community members to connect, talk about future challenges and opportunities, and tell us how MU Extension can better serve you.

Registration:

Registration can be done online or by calling the MU Conference Office at 573-882-4349. more...

Registration
deadline:

2/24/2017

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jay Chism, chismj@missouri.edu
Southwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 417-865-0707




A Matter of Balance (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Perry County
phone: 573-547-4504




FastTrac - GrowthVenture MoDOT (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
14301 South Outer 40 Road, Chesterfield MO map...

Description:

The primary objectives of this program are to help you effectively evaluate and improve your... Overall business strategy and vision for the future. Ability to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace Changing role in managing the business Readiness for growth and profitability potential Focus and alignment of all aspect of the business

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Freeman Advantage (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

Description:

It is recommended that adults perform strength training activities 2-3 times per week. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy provides older adults an opportunity to do muscle strengthening exercises in a safe environment where they can progress at their own rate. Strength training has several health benefits including improved strength, flexibility, balance, and mobility. Strength training also helps improve self-esteem and quality of sleep. The biggest benefit this program has to offer older adults is the ability to remain independent and continue performing activities of daily living without assistance.

Session topic:

5

Registration:

Registration is limited to the Freeman Advantage group. If interested, contact Jamie Gillmore.

Registration
deadline:

3/8/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




MO STEP UP

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Corner of S. Franklin and Pierce Streets
315 S Franklin St, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Join us for a State Trade and Export Promotion Grant (STEP) Program announcement…

Registration:

RSVP via email to ashafer@kirksvillecity.com

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2017

Cost:

$0.00




Missouri Master Beekeeper - Begining Beekeeper: "Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping"

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

The Missouri Master Beekeeper Program (MBP) is a training and certification program provided by University of Missouri Extension. The program begins with a Beginning Beekeeper for people who are just getting started and advances through five additional levels. All participants must enter the program at the Beginning Beekeeper level, but experienced beekeepers are permitted to skip levels by passing written and practical examinations and serving as a mentor to less experienced beekeepers. There is no age limit for entry into the program, though the examinations may be too difficult for children under 12 years of age. “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping” will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Those principles include the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationship, and essential equipment and requirements. more...

Registration:

The course costs $61, which includes a beekeeping book. Classes are taught by experienced local beekeepers. Pre-Registration is required. To register, please contact the McDonald County Extension Office before March 1st 2017 at (417) 223-4775 or mcdonaldco@missouri.edu more...

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$61.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Lutes, lutesjl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in McDonald County
phone: 417-223-4775




Cedar County Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting Reporting for December 2016 to March 2017 (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Soil and Water Conservation District Office
208 West Street, Stockton MO map...

Session topic:

Conduct business of the Soil and Water Conservation District Board and be educated on activities related to state and county soil and water conservation districts, Missouri department of natural resources and national resource conservation service.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cedar County
phone: 417-276-3313




Focus on Kids - Lincoln County

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County MU Extension Office
880 West College, Troy 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 Lincoln County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-528-4613, 880 West College, Troy, MO 63379.

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

$45 per person payable by cash, check or credit card payable to: Lincoln County Extension Council.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Camp (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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