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Monday, July 24, 2017

Pike County Youth Fair

When:  Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017

Where:  
Exhibit Hall
15884 Hwy. 54, Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

It is an opportunity for personal growth and development of the young person who participates. As the youth participants learn to do and do to learn, we provide opportunities for young people to develop character, learn to share, cooperate and develop life skills. The fair consists of a variety of shows that will be evaluated by a judge, allowing the youth to receive knowledge on how to improve their livestock. Another part is self-evaluation judging that takes place with inside exhibits.

Registration
deadline:

6/30/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Fisher, FisherP@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pike County
phone: 573-324-5464




Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club Meeting (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Mt. Moriah Hustlers 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Good Neighbors 4-H Club Meeting (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Good Neighbors 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




County Council Meeting (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mountain Grove
9740 Red Spring Road, Wright MO map...

Session topic:

Monthly Extension Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Ted Probert, ProbertT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Wright County
phone: 417-547-7545




Johnson County Council Meeting (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Monthly Johnson County Extension Council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




2017 Blooming Hickorys 4-H Club meetings (Session 9 of 10)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Club meetings for youth enrolled and interested in 4-H, including Clover Kids.

Session topic:

Monthly club meeting of the Blooming Hickorys 4-H Club

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Polk County
phone: 417-326-4916




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

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

Session topic:

Warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down including stretches and deep breathing.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 12 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College
3201 W. 16th Street , Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Missouri's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults; access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Session topic:

Pre-program paperwork and assessments, warm-up, 8-strength training exercises, and a cool-down including stretching and deep-breathing exercises.

Registration:

To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Barton County Exhibit Day

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Wolf Center
Lamar MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Description:

Galena senior citizens will participate in a 16 session, 8 week course to build strength, flexibility, and balance. They will take a pre and post test to measure improvements.

Registration:

To register, call the Stone County University of Missouri extension office.

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Galena of the Move will pay one-half of the enrolled person's registration fee.

Facilitator:

C. Tim Schnakenberg, SchnakenbergC@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Stone County
phone: 417-357-6812




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

The Greene County Senior tax fund has provided university extension with a grant to conduct the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, level 1 class for seniors in Strafford, Missouri. The participants will complete a pre and post assessment to measure improvements in strength, balance and flexibility. The will take part in the 16 session course.

Registration:

To register, call the Strafford senior center

Registration
deadline:

6/5/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
The grant will pay each participants $40 registration fee

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program, a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice and/or have approval from the instructor. All equipment provided. (Must attend 14/16 classes to earn 100 Wellness Points, Cost: $50)

Registration:

To register, click on the link more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-2799




CANCELED Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 MU Campus (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Description:

Employees, retirees and community members are all invited to participate in this eight week strength training program. It can get your fitness journey (re)started, right on campus! Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, 8 muscle strengthening exercises and cool down. Geared toward older adults or sedentary middle-aged females who want to improve strength, balance and flexibility. All equipment provided. (Must attend 14/16 classes to earn 100 Wellness Points, Cost: $50)

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required.  more...

Registration
deadline:

6/12/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Kelsey Weitzel, weitzelkj@missouri.edu
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-2799




Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation Made Easy (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Savannah United Methodist Church
103 N 4th Street, Savannah MO map...

Description:

This is a 4-session food preservation and canning series that will cover water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating fresh produce.

Session topic:

Topic: Water Bath Canning - Pickling

Registration:

To register, please contact: Sarah Wood, Nutrition and Health Specialist woodsarah@missouri.edu (816)279-1691 Class sizes are limited, so pre-registration is requested. Call ahead to make sure space is available.

Registration
deadline:

7/14/2017

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
The cost is $15 per class or $12 per class if registering for all 4 sessions.

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Master Gardener (Session 11 of 14)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lake Ozark Fire Protection District Meeting Room
1767 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

Description:

Do you want to know more about gardening? Would you like to share that knowledge with others? Consider enrolling in the spring 2017 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. You will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs, and landscaping. Classes are taught by University of Missouri state and regional specialists and Master Gardeners themselves.  more...

Session topic:

Lanscaping and Herbaceous Ornamentals

Registration:

Space is limited, so do not delay. Please register by May 24 so materials can be prepared. Registration materials can be accessed and downloaded at http://extension.missouri.edu/miller For more information and registration materials contact Patricia Barrett or Terri Gerling at the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Center, PO Box 20, 134 Second Street, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. You may email barrettpr@missouri.edu or millerco@missouri.edu; phone (573) 369-2394.  more...

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
The general public can attend any session for $10. Please call the county office at 573-369-2394 to sign up. Couples can attend for $250

Facilitator:

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




Healthy Life: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.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:

This program helps participants with chronic conditions learn proven, effective interventions for self-managing their chronic disease or condition like high blood pressure, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, depression, or anxiety. These interventions can reduce symptoms, give participants the confidence to manage their condition, improve their quality of life and reduce health care costs.

Session topic:

2

Registration:

This event is limited to employees of Freeman Health Systems. For further information, contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

7/14/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Estate Planning - Carrollton

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
1 N Folger Street, Carrollton MO map...

Description:

Program helps Missourians understand the need for an estate plan and presents the fundamentals of creating one. Participants will learn about transferring titled and non-titled property, non-probate transfer tools, wills, powers of attorney, health care directives, and strategies for reducing family conflict. Non-titled items often have sentimental value or are important to family history. A workbook, titled “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?” is used for this part of the program. It is a guide for passing on personal possessions and offers practical information about inheritance like what is considered “fair” and how to manage conflict in sometimes-emotional situations. Time is provided for discussion and for participants to start their plan by writing thoughts, wishes and information as program moves through materials, handouts and the workbook.

Registration:

Pre-registration is required by Friday, July 21. To register contact the University of Missouri Extension Center 660-542-1792. Minimum of 5 preregistered for program to be held.

Registration
deadline:

7/21/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Trish Savage, savaget@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Saline County
phone: 660-886-6908




Making Money Count - Record Keeping - Carrollton

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
1 N Folger Street, Carrollton MO map...

Description:

A record keeping system can save time, money and frustration. Presentation and activities review which records to keep, where to keep them, for how long and how to create your own system. Participants will also learn about very important documents that every adult should have. 

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. To register contact the University of Missouri Extension Center. Minimum of 5 preregistered for program to be held.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Trish Savage, savaget@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Saline County
phone: 660-886-6908




SSSH level 2-Hughes Center (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Lebanon senior center
460 W 5th Street, Lebanon 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.;Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Laclede County Extension Office at 417-532-7126

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Diabetes Self-Management Program - Beth Haven 2017 (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, July 24, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Beth Haven Terrace Apartments 901 East Central Hannibal, MO 63401
901 E. Central , Hannibal MO map...

Description:

This course is designed to help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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