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Thursday, March 28, 2019

4th Annual Summer Lovin' Health Challenge (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
1301 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

This is a 12-week healthy living challenge to encourage participants to make the healthy choice the easy choice.There are 7 check-in locations where weekly support and accountability is available and point tracking sheets are turned in.

Registration:

Registration day is Feb 21 with your locations point person.

Cost:

$0.00
The program is free. If you want a shirt, it's $15.

Facilitator:

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




Building Communities from the Grassroots (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
401 Regent Street Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024 USA
401 Regent Street, Excelsior Springs MO map...

Description:

Course One of CDA March 25-29, 2019

Registration:

http://www.cvent.com/events/community-development-academy-spring-2019/custom-18-ebef2729274c411ca7eb53d9dbac003e.aspx

 

 more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$500.00

Facilitator:

Stephen C. Jeanetta, JeanettaS@missouri.edu
Community Development Program, MU Extension
phone: 573-884-3018




Camp CaPow

When:  Monday, March 25, 2019, 8 a.m. to Friday, March 29, 2019, 3 p.m.

Description:

Middle school youth attend a spring break day camp to explore their interests, careers, and post-secondary options.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca Mott, mottr@missouri.edu
Human Environmental Sciences, MU Extension
phone: 573-882-1208




Youth Farm Animal Art Show

When:  Monday, March 25, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to Friday, April 5, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
316 South Prairie, Bloomfield MO map...

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.
Youth Farm Animal Art Show is a celabration of Stoddard Counties rich farming history. It is an event for youth grades K-12. The exhibit is located in the Stoddard County Historic Courthouse.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kristi Baker, bakerkl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Stoddard County
phone: 573-568-3344




Regional Hay School

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
courthouse basement
302 South Main Street, Carthage MO map...

Description:

Topics: Meeting Cattle Nutrition Needs; Economics of Hay Production; Hay Storage and Feeding Management; Forages for SW MO Hay/ Quality Issues/ Hay Testing; Hay Fertility Management; Hay and Baleage Harvest Systems.

Registration:

417-358-2158

Registration
deadline:

3/25/2019

Cost:

$35.00
$60/couple sharing materials fee includes lunch

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Community Engagement Conference: Collaborative Connections for a Resilient Future

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Inside Plaster Student Union at Missouri State University
Springfield MO

Description:

A gathering of community leaders and organizations interesting in community engagement. Sharing of ideas, success stories, and how we can better work together.

Session topic:

Community collaboration and engagement. Come find your place to connect.

Registration:

Registration is done via Missouri State University

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




SNAP RECIPIENTS: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 6 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

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.
This course is free to recipients of SNAP.
Call the office to register, 573-458-6260.

Registration:

Call the office to register, 573-458-6260.
This course is free to recipients of SNAP.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention - Hickory County Health Department, Hermitage (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 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 1- Blue Springs (Session 8 of 18)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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:

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




Beginning Bee Keeping (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10 a.m. to Thursday, March 28, 2019, noon

Where:  
Buffalo High School
500 West Main, Buffalo MO map...

Description:

This program was designed to introduce the world of beekeeping to High School students in FFA. This will allow the students to see what it takes to get started in bee keeping as an SAE project. In turn they can profit , learn proper recorded keeping practices, and possibly receive awards through there efforts This is a two class period activity carried out over two days. The program inspires increased economic development, economic sustainability, and social viability in rural Missouri.

Session topic:

Introduction to Bee Keeping for High School students.

Registration:

None required as I contacted the school individually

Registration
deadline:

12/31/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
none

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St Luke's Desloge Outpatient Center
121 St Luke's Center Drive, Chesterfield MO map...

Description:

Chronic Disease Self-Management is a six-week program designed to assist participants in living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, chronic pain, etc. This program is co-facilitated by educators from the University of Missouri Extension and St. Louis County Dept. of Public Health. Registration is required and space is limited for this free course, so sign up today! Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions textbook, snacks and light refreshments are included in the course.

Registration:

To register call St. Lukes Hospital 314-542-4848.

Registration
deadline:

2/28/2019

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center in St. Louis County
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 is for individuals who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 or have been strength training regularly for six months or longer. The Level 2 class includes more complex upper and lower body strengthening exercises, core body exercises, and balance movements.  more...

Registration:

Contact the MU Extension Center in St. Louis County at 314-400-7632 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: Crystal City Public Library (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 1-St. Louis County Extension Office (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where:  
132 E. Monroe Avenue, Kirkwood MO map...

Description:

Has your doctor advised you to be more active? Don't like going to the gym? Our low impact exercise class helps those that would like to be more active. This strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. University of Missouri Extension's Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults access to a safe, structured and effective strength-training program. Participants participate in twice weekly exercise sessions for 8 weeks building muscle and strength through the completion of 8 basic exercises. The program Equipment is provided. more...

Registration:

Pre-registration is required. http://extension.missouri.edu/stlouis/classes.aspx

Call the office at 314-400-2115 for registration options.
 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Rural Strong - Powering Rural Small Business

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Barton County Chamber of Commerce
110 W 10th Street, Lamar MO map...

Description:

This event is designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and community organizations about the federal lending programs and resources powered by the SBA, USDA, and Missouri SBDC.

USDA

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program
Rural Energy for America Program

James Combs, Business Program Specialist
Makeesha Munro, Business Program Specialist
Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture

SBA

Loan Programs
Credit Building

Don Reese, Branch Manager, Springfield Missouri Branch Office
Lisa Zimmerman, Lender Relations Specialist, Springfield Missouri Branch Office
U.S. Small Business Administration

America’s SBDC Missouri

Karen Bradshaw, Consultant
Missouri Southern State University’s Small Business Development Center
 more...

Session topic:

This event is designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and community organizations about the federal lending programs and resources powered by the SBA, USDA, and Missouri SBDC.

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07efy5m7h5c032c790 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri SBDC at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
phone: 417-625-9575




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: DeSoto Public Library (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults, although there are no age limits. 


Registration:

To register, please call the Jefferson County MU Extension office at 636-797-5391

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-2115




EXCEL Class 2019

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

A community leadership program for persons in Greene County that are interested in growing their leadership skills in order to improve their community.

This program uses a scorecard and requires some independent work. Participants must earn a set number of points to graduate but may choose from a list of optional programs and events.

Registration is the program is free and can be done at any time. more...

Session topic:

Annual update on the status of EXCEL.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance-Destiny Towers (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

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

Registration:

Closed to Residents

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




CANCELLED BY SENIOR CENTER-A Matter of Balance-Engles Senior Center (Session 4 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.The program helps older adults learn to:
view falls as controllable
set goals for increasing activity
change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
exercise to increase strength and balance

Registration:

Participants should preregister by calling the Engles Senior Center in Buffalo, MO at (417) 345-8277.

Registration
deadline:

3/1/2019

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644




Canceled: A Matter of Balance - Marble Hill (Session 8 of 8)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
302 Union Street, Marble Hill MO map...



Master Gardeners of Greene County 2019 Core Training (Session 10 of 13)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
$160 per person or $275 per couple sharing a training manual

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Cooking Matters for Kids - Stanberry Community Center (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Gentry County
phone: 660-726-5610




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at Hickory County Health Department (Session 16 of 16)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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:

Call the Hickory County Health Department 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




Entrepreneurial Mindset Training - Independence

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

Do you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur?
Have a business idea that hasn't yet been tested in the marketplace?

This class will empower learning through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse participants in experiences to develop entrepreneurial skills. You will accomplish these goals using a canvas tool to test assumptions in the real world rather than utilizing traditional business planning.

Class will be held March 28 - May 23 (Thursdays) from 5:30 - 8:30 pm at BlendWell Community Cafe in Independence.

Applications are open until March 8th.

With generous contributions from the City of Independence, those participants chosen to attend will pay only a $75 fee! more...

Cost:

$0.00
With a generous contribution from the City of Independence, chosen participants will be contacted for the $75.00 payment after selection.

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
phone: 816-235-6063




LaunchU - Sedalia (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

When you enroll in launchU, you receive the following:
• Instruction from a certified facilitator
• Feedback in small group activities
• Insight from local experts
• launchU startup handbook
• Access to LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
• Access to market research data from SFCC’s SBTDC
• Support from a network of coaches and peers
At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have …
• Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
• Perfected your business pitch
• Determined if business concept is workable
• Saved time and money
• Competed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges
 more...

Registration
deadline:

3/26/2019

Cost:

$250.00

Facilitator:

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




Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-part Series) (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  

405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Are you a crafter, an artist or a collector? Would you like to learn more about Etsy's online e-commerce platform and have the opportunity to earn additional income while doing the things you love? The Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship program is an immersive 5-lesson curriculum that provides creative entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills to start an Etsy business and earn supplemental income through their craft. The training covers becoming an entrepreneur on Etsy, building a craft brand and getting found in search, business logistics, photography techniques, and strategies for growth. The classes are taught by a seasoned, local Etsy seller and students are able to set up their own Etsy microbusiness. All sessions will be held from 6pm - 8pm at the OTC Table Rock Campus located at 10698 MO-165, Hollister, MO. The sessions are free to attend, but seating is limited and we do ask that you register by calling 417-837-2617 or online at sbtdc.missouristate.edu/registrations. Please bring your laptop computer.  more...

Session topic:

Becoming an Entrepreneur on Etsy

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no fee for this class, but seating is limited.

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University (MSU)
phone: 417-837-2617




County Council Meeting (Session 8 of 17)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Andrew County Youth Building at the Fairgrounds
201 South Banyon, Savannah MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Andrew County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gina Lucas, lucasg@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Andrew County
phone: 660-582-8101




Johnson County Livestock Show Events (Session 5 of 13)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Johnson County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

March Livestock Committee Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Visit with State Representatives about Human Development Programs

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




LaunchU - SFCC (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following: Instruction from a certified facilitator -Feedback in small group activities -Insight from local experts -LaunchU startup handbook -Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software -Access to market research data from SFCC & SBTDC -Support from a network of coaches and peers At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ... -Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan -Perfected your business pitch -Determined if business concept is workable -Saved time and money -Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

Session topic:

Products and Services

Registration:

Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$250.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College
phone: 660-596-7350