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    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Live and Learn (Session 8 of 24)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 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: Breakfast and body image go together

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Health Information for Men (HIM)- Public Works - Kansas City

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

    Where:  
    Public Works - Kansas City
    4725 Coalmine Rd , Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Health Information for Men (HIM) encourages men to make more effective health choices and routine use of health services which can improve personal health, reduce medical expenses, reduce loss of income and enhance their entire family’s health and well-being.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    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




    Cooking Matters at the Store- Crowder College ESL

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Participants will learn to shop smarter by using nutrition information to make healthier choices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a person's life span, as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual's budget.

    Registration:

    Call or e-mail Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/2/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Grant funded program

    Facilitator:

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




    Canceled: Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention-Annex (Session 3 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9 a.m.

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



    Policy, Systems & Environmental (PSE) Changes (Session 9 of 11)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Covenant Presbyterian Church
    5931 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO , Kansas City MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Successful Aging (Session 22 of 24)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Aurora Senior Center
    Aurora MO

    Description:

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

    Session topic:

    The group will begin discussions on the importance of improving one's brain and memory as we age. The participants will also learn some simple stretches and exercises to help build strength, improve balance and increase flexibility.

    Registration:

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

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Boonville (Session 17 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 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




    A Matter of Balance (Session 3 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

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

    Registration:

    Register with the Oak Grove Senior Center OR
    Jackson County Extension

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/22/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1; Stanberry Senior Center (Session 8 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 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:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Warren Senior Center (Session 4 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 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:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Boonville (Session 17 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 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




    CDE Planning Meeting with Truman State University (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Team effort of state and regional University of Missouri Extension faculty partnering with private businesses, agencies focused on enhancing economic viability and sustainability of Missouri agriculture. Accomplished through high quality, research based, frontier educational programs. For beginning, primary, secondary income and transitioning farmers, landowners and agribusiness agencies.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Darla Campbell, CampbellD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Schuyler County
    phone: 660-457-3469




    Strategic Growth

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    612 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO 63701-5606
    612 Broadway Street, Cape Girardeau MO map...

    Description:

    In this workshop we'll explore how companies can strategically assess and prioritize focus areas for growth.  more...

    Registration:

    Please register to receive lunch during your attendance.  more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/2/2019

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Eating in Season: Spring

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Maryville Hy-Vee

    Description:

    Eating in season means better quality, better nutrition, and better prices. But do you know what fruits and vegetables are in season now? Join Registered Dietitian and MU Extension Nutrition Specialist, Sarah Wood for a look at the produce that is in season now. Learn fun facts about each food as well as information about how to select, store, and use these fruits and vegetables. A seasonal recipe will be prepared with opportunities for taste testing.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 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




    Chronic Disease Action Team - Community Coalition (Session 2 of 2)

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

    Where:  
    Economic Development Center

    Description:

    The purpose of the Community Strong Health Advisory Board is to identify and promote public participation in the health needs of the county through ambassadorship, and assist in developing health policy and procedures to meet health needs of county. This board supports the mission of Community Strong in an advisory role, which is to improve health and well- being through community partnerships and collaboration with stakeholders, healthy living promotion and disease prevention across St. Charles County. I serve on the Chronic Disease Prevention Action Team - one of five working committees.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Johnson, johnsonstephanie@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Diabetes Self-Management at Pleasant Hill Library (Session 5 of 6)

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

    Where:  
    Cass County Public Library - Pleasant Hill Branch
    1108 MO-7, Pleasant Hill MO map...

    Description:

    The Diabetes Self-Management program is comprised of weekly 2.5 hour sessions for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Diabetes Education including Diabetes Self-Management- Pleasant Hill (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1108 MO-7, Pleasant Hill MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters for Kids Clarence Cannon Elem (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 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:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    A Matter of Balance - Maple Lawn 2019 (Session 4 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    marion Co.

    Description:

    This award winning program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.

    Session topic:

    MoB Exercises and specific info fall prevention

    Registration:

    Registration for the program is required. Please call the University of Missouri Extension - Ralls County office at 573-985-3911. Space is limited. Call now to reserve a spot.

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/8/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Cooking Matters for Families Hume PAT (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6 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:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Cooking Matters for Adults in Kirksville (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 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:

    Margo Myers, MyersMK@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Focus on Kids- Henry County

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    120 E. Lincoln St., Clinton 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 Henry County Extension office at 660-885-5556.


    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Rural Online Initiative- Remote Work Certificate

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Town hall meeting to learn about the Rural Online Initiative. The Rural Online Initiative (ROI) is a new, innovative, and exciting program designed to provide rural workers and businesses with the education, training, and services needed for online opportunities in remote employment, freelance work, and e-commerce. This meeting will help you begin the ROI Program process, gain valuable skills, and discover the resourced needed to connect on-line training, skills training, and employment opportunities! more...

    Registration:

    Register on the eventbrite link, our Facebook link, or call the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/3/2019

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 5 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Educational program Improving understanding of natural resource ecology and management, and enhances existing natural resource education. Provides framework for conducting volunteer educational programs towards management of natural resources.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Havens, havenss@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Focus On Kids, Union, MO

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Franklin County MU Extension Foundation Meeting Room
    102 Union Plaza Drive, Union 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.


     more...

    Registration:

    To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.



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




    Registration
    deadline:

    4/2/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $45.00
    $45 per person, payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council at least 24 hours before event.

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 9 of 19)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Mo. Dept of Agriculture
    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:

    Fisheries Management Bagnell Dam

    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




    Apple Grafting Workshop - Versailles

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Hunter Civic Center
    201 W. Jasper St., Versailles MO map...

    Description:

    A hands-on workshop focused on apple grafting. Learn the techniques of the whip/tongue graft, the chip bud, and the cleft graft. Try your hand at chip budding, and take home two budded apple trees. Patrick Byers and Joni Ross-Harper will host a apple tree grafting workshop in Versailles. The workshop will provide apple rootstocks, apple scion wood, and grafting supplies to workshop attendees. Attendees are welcome to bring scionwood of a favorite apple for grafting.

    Session topic:

    Apple Grafting Workshop

    Registration:

    $10 per attendee, which includes 2 apple rootstocks, apple scion if needed, and grafting supplies. Register with the Morgan County Extension Office.

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $10.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044




    Business Plan Development (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    11333 Big Bend Road, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    An intensive four-session individually customized course designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and resources to create a solid business plan.

    Registration:

    Registrations through St. Louis Community College at Meramec or http://www.stlcc.edu
    contact telephone number is- 314-984-7777

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
    Missouri SBDC at St. Louis North City
    phone: 314-405-8400