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    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

    Live and Learn (Session 14 of 23)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

    Where:  
    291 U.S. Hwy 60 W, Republic MO map...

    Description:

    A weekly column that highlights local MU Extension efforts impacting Republic, Willard and Ash Grove. Efforts focus on enhancing local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation.

    Session topic:

    Column headline for this week: Republic Superintendent to Lead Book Discussion March 12

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Starting a Business: The First Steps - Sedalia

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

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

    Description:

    This class will provide an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. You will assess your strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, and discuss legal and regulatory requirements. At the end of this learning experience, you will be able to:
    ? Identify resources that will assist you in starting a business in Missouri
    ? Identify areas in which you need additional training or assistance for the operation of your business
    ? Find out if business ownership is for you! more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/27/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvetta Hamilton, hamiltony@umsystem.edu
    Missouri SBDC Lead Center
    phone: 573-884-1555




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 8 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 is a strength training program geared towards individuals age 50+ who are looking for a challenge in their current fitness routine. This class includes complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises using resistance from body weight, hand weights and ankle weights. This 8-week program is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to make activities of everyday living a little easier.

    Registration:

    To register, call the St. Charles Community College at (636) 922-8233 or visit www.stchas.edu/learnforlife.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/28/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $69.00

    Facilitator:

    Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Charles County
    phone: 636-970-3000




    Successful Aging (Session 13 of 24)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    botanical gardens
    2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Provides educational resources to support successful aging and to strengthen the aging family.

    Registration:

    To register, call the Aurora Senior Center 417-678-5383

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention - Hickory County Health Department, Hermitage (Session 6 of 13)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention allows you to express both mind and body, helping you to not only learn a new skill and promote good health, it will help you achieve harmony with yourself and the world around you. Come move with us!

    Registration:

    Contact the Hickory County Health Department to register at 417-745-2138

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Boonville (Session 7 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a follow-up program to the 10 week Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program (SSSH).

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 10 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.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.

    Registration:

    Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Cass County Extension Center at 816-380-8460

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Building Strong Families - Grundy County Children's Division (Session 1 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    2926 Oklahoma Avenue, Trenton MO map...

    Session topic:

    Family Strengths

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




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

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    A Matter of Balance (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Heisinger Bluffs
    1002 West Main St, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Missouri's population is aging. Citizens have identified aging and living independently as priorities for educational programming. MU Health Sciences and research states that falls are the most common reason for adult emergency room visits. If falls can be prevented, adults can save thousands of dollars in healthcare expenses.

    Registration:

    To register, contact Sarah March by phone at 573-636-6288.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/2/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00
    No charge for residents of Heisinger Bluffs.

    Facilitator:

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




    Camp Clover Point Planning Meetings (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management @ Mercy Village (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    1148 W 28th St, 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.

    Registration:

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

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Boonville (Session 7 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is an eight-week exercise program that incorporates the latest research to help you develop the fitness, flexibility and balance that will enable you to live independently longer.

    In hourlong courses held twice a week, trained instructors will lead you through a warmup, easy-to-learn strength exercises and a cool-down.
     more...

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 11 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    McKee Gym
    116 Hitt St, Columbia MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Elena Doctor, emd7m9@health.missouri.edu
    phone: 573-777-4417




    CLIMB High (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Focus on Kids- Johnson County

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    135 W. Market, Warrensburg MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is an educational program for co-parents.  Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify.

    Registration:

    Register by calling the Johnson County Extension office at 660-747-3193.

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Kyleigh Sullivan, sullivankd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8460




    A Matter of Balance (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Heisinger Bluffs
    1002 West Main St, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Missouri's population is aging. Citizens have identified aging and living independently as priorities for educational programming. MU Health Sciences and research states that falls are the most common reason for adult emergency room visits. If falls can be prevented, adults can save thousands of dollars in healthcare expenses.

    Registration:

    To register, contact Sarah March by phone at 573-636-6288.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/2/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00
    No charge for residents of Heisinger Bluffs.

    Facilitator:

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




    Building Strong Families (Community Engagement Piedmont Moves Committee) (Session 3 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Piedmont Moves aims to increase the awareness of local trails and promote active, healthy lifestyles among Southeast Missouri residents.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Taking Care of You- Phoenix Housing (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    “Taking Care of You” is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health.
    Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities.

    You will consider ways to:
    Take better care of all aspects of your health — body, mind and spirit
    Become more aware of your mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health
    Respond versus react to the stress in your life
    Discover opportunities in life’s challenges
    Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you
    Find ways to bring more joy into your life
    Simplify your life
    Live more in the moment

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Youth Program Quality Assessment

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    John Thomas Elementary School
    Nixa MO

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Youth Program Quality Assessment - Sweeny Elementary

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Description:

    The Program Quality Assessment is a validated, evidence-based instrument developed by the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Development. The MU Extension 4-H Center for and the Missouri Afterschool Network are collaborating to train 4-H Youth Specialists and Educators in the instrumentation. 4-H Youth Specialists interested can become external, reliable afterschool program assessors of afterschool programs funded by the MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Krista Tate, tatekr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Douglas County
    phone: 417-683-4409




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - NE Library (Session 10 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    105 East 5th Street
    6000 Wilson Ave, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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
    deadline:

    1/24/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    FNEP Audience

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 2 of 19)

    When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Mo Dept of Conservation, Camdenton MO
    783 Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton MO map...

    Description:

    Help protect the natural resources of Camden, Miller, Morgan and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education and volunteer program designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources. Registration has begun for the Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalist certification training course. An orientation session will be held January 17 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Mo. Dept of Conservation Office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. Closing date for the spring training registration is January 31st and class size is limited. Training sessions will be held at the Mo. Dept of Conservation office, Thunder Mountain Road, Camdenton, MO. from 6-9 pm on Wednesdays beginning February 28th and ending May 23th. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer service on land management, citizen science, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities. For more information on the class, contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or email at barrettpr@missouri.edu more...

    Session topic:

    Opening Session Program Overview Role of Naturalists

    Registration:

    Return your registration packet, along with payment to: University of Missouri Extension – Camden County 44 Roofener Street, P.O. Box 1405 Camdenton, MO 65020  more...

    Class size:

    24

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $100.00

    Facilitator:

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