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Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6428




Social Media Marketing for Small Business

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
900 W Vest Street, Marshall MO map...

Description:

Whether you have been in business for a while, or just beginning, this workshop will provide powerful tools to help market your business. You will learn:

* How social media is changing the way businesses interact with customers

* The ins and outs of Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, and Webpages

* Why social media is more than just marketing 

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

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




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to midnight

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

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

 more...

Cost:

$545.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6428




Icehouse Entrepreneurship Program (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Have a business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvass process to inspire and engage participants. Hearing from unlikely yet successful entrepreneurs, participants will learn to evaluate business opportunities from a practical method inspired by the life story of Clifton Taulbert.

This course is a revolutionary new learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills. With market testing, you will also be using a canvas tool to test assumptions rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Scholarships may be available

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$795.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6428




FastTrac® TechVenture™ (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
innovation.
Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
Topics include:
~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

Cost:

$75.00
UBGI scholarship only

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Eldon Community Center
309 E 2nd St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. At 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 University of Missouri Extension in Miller County at 573-369-2394.

Registration
deadline:

8/30/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no charge due to a grant from the Miller County Health Center.

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management- Jordan Valley Clinic--Class Cancelled after 1 session due to lack of participants. (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
860 Lynn Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

This 6 session course will help people with chronic illness learn healthy ways to live with a disease. Knowledge and skills learned include those needed to manage and overcome physical and emotional problems caused by the disease.

Registration:

Please contact Amy Bartels at the Laclede County Extension office 417-532-7126.

Registration
deadline:

9/6/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Sedalia (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Building Kempton Room located on the walking track behind the bleachers
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia 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.

Session topic:

Class will begin with a short warm-up, followed by eight strength training exercises, and a cool down that includes stretching 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 - Albany Aug-Oct, 2017 (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
205 N Smith Street, Albany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet twice a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 or HackertJ@missouri.edu to register. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, or if you need materials in an alternative format, please inform me when registering.

Registration
deadline:

8/15/2017

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Sedalia MO

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:

Participants will complete a short warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (1:30 pm - Chillicothe) (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Chillicothe) (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe 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.

Registration:

To register, contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE for Livingston County residents who are 60 and above, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board. The class is limited to 25 participants.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
1515 S Munn Avenue, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an exercise program designed to help keep older adults active. Over this 8 week program, 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:

When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-11 AM, Starting September 13, 2017 Where: Northwest Technical School; 1515 South Munn, Maryville, MO Length: 8 weeks Fee: $45 To register: Call 660-582-8311

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 9am-10am) (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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.

Registration:

To register, click "more" below

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 12pm-1pm) (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia 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:

To register, click "more" below

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Intro to QuickBooks (Desktop)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
The Career Center is located south of town next to Rock Bridge High School. Please use the South 3 entrance of the parking lot and follow the signs to the class.
4203 S Providence Road, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Hands on opportunity to learn QuickBooks and boost the accuracy of your small business accounting. Learn how to set up your company with the Easy Step Interview: create accounts, customers, and vendors. Learn how to enter transactions and generate financial reports.

Registration
deadline:

10/2/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$129.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Yates, yatesjj@missouri.edu
University of Missouri SBTDC
phone: 573-882-7701




Health Insurance Education

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1701 Missouri State Road, Arnold MO map...

Description:

Because of the new health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals, families and businesses will need to make decisions about their health insurance. As a nonpartisan entity, University of Missouri Extension provides education to ensure that you have the resources and skills you need to make informed health insurance decisions for yourself, your family and your business. Extension will provide the facts to help you •Better understand the law and clear up confusion, •Understand your health insurance options, and •Make informed health insurance decisions. MU Extension provides this information to help Missouri residents make informed health insurance decisions by understanding options and responsibilities outlined in the Affordable Care Act.

Registration:

Call East Missouri Action Agency 573-330-1830 WalMart gift cards for all attendees 18-64 years old

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Cooking Matters for Kids, Nevada (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Nevada Community Center
200 N Ash Street, Nevada MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Kids was designed to engage children in learning how to make healthy decisions when choosing foods and give them the skills to learn how to easily prepare healthful foods. Each week, children prepare three different recipes while learning about each of the food groups, food safety, and kitchen safety.

Session topic:

Children will learn how to make healthy decisions at the grocery store. They will prepare three recipes that are healthful versions of popular fast foods.

Registration:

Call the Nevada Community Center at 417-448-5110

Registration
deadline:

9/4/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




SSSH level 1 Lebanon (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.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. 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 (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance - Marshall YMCA (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Description:

Award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable over the course of eight two-hour sessions. Sessions include videos, discussion, and activities. Participants learn and practice exercises that increase strength, flexibility and balance.

Registration:

Preregister by calling the MU Extension Center in Marshall, MO at 660-886-6908

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Cooper Co. Master Gardener Core Training (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville 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.

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:

9/27/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Addition couple fee $60

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1 - Rolla (Session 2 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Rolla Nutrition Site
1440 Forum Drive, Rolla 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:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Phelps County Extension Office at 573-458-6260.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Hawau Bojuwon, bojuwonh@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Gasconade County
phone: 573-437-2165




Canceled: Healthy Eating Active Living (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Community Wellness Center
6608 Raytown Road, Raytown MO map...



Missouri Environmental Health Association- conference presentation "food safety"

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Missouri Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference

Registration:

October 4-6, 2017 Inn at Grand Glaize http://innatgrandglaize.com/

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1 CJ (Session 1 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
103 Hodge Dr., Carl Junction MO map...

Description:

This is a low-impact strength training program for people who are 50 or better. The class meets for 1 hour, twice a week for 8 weeks to complete a series of eight exercises with a warm-up and cool down. This program helps participants increase their physical activity which may improve strength, balance and flexibility, resulting in reduced risk for falls, better overall health and greater independence.

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




SkillIP - Helping the Youth of Versailles Get and Keep Jobs

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Community Room
600 N Hunter Street, Versailles MO map...

Description:

SkillUP partners will assist participants with job searches, job search training, educational services, vocational and technical training and other miscellaneous support services.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stone County OACAC Health Insurance Education Oct. 4, 2017

When:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Description:

The program is part of MU Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative. It will be presented by Dr. Amy Patillo, MU Extension community development specialist. “The Health Insurance Education Initiative will help Show-Me State citizens understand their health insurance options and learn how to get help in their own communities if they choose to enroll in Missouri’s health insurance marketplace,” said Brenda Procter, associate professor of consumer and family economics for MU Extension. A website, at extension.missouri.edu/insure, provides educational materials and links to information. “The website is a source to learn factual, unbiased information about the changes in health insurance that are required by the law,” Procter said. MU Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative website also provides a map of Missouri educators who can provide local workshops and a calendar where you can learn about upcoming events near you.

Registration:

Registration is required to attend this free program and can be made by contacting Sherry or Misti at (417) 739-1130.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Christian County
phone: 417-581-3558