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    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Youth Futures Conference

    When:  Monday, July 21, 2014, 7 a.m. to Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Pike County Youth Fair (Session 4 of 4)

    When:  Sunday, July 20, 2014, 8 a.m. to Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Pike County Fairgrounds
    15884 Hwy 54, Bowling Green MO map...

    Description:

    It is an opportunity for personal growth and development of the young person who participates. As the youth participants learn to do and do to learn, we provide opportunities for young people to develop character, learn to share, cooperate and develop life skills. – web description.

    Session topic:

    The fair consists of a variety of shows that will be evaluated by a judge, allowing the youth to receive knowledge on how to improve their livestock. Another part is self-evaluation judging that takes place with inside exhibits.

    Registration:

    Contact Pike County University of Missouri Extension Center, 115 W Main, Bowling Green, MO 63334.

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/1/2011

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    2014 Audrain County 4-H & Youth Fair

    When:  Friday, July 18, 2014, 8 a.m. to Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 10 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Femrite, femrites@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Audrain County
    phone: 573-581-3231




    Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps (Session 3 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Where:  
    Homebank of Hannibal
    Community Room
    3817 McMasters Avenue, Hannibal MO map...

    Description:

    This is for Businesses that wish to sell their products or services to the government. This is a seminar on the key steps to get a contract with a governement entity.

    Session topic:

    This is a seminar on the key steps to get a contract with a government entity.

    Registration:

    Contact the MU Extension office to the location of the Seminar you wish to attend: The contact information for each location is below

    Audrain County Extension Center,Courthouse, Room 304, 101 N. Jefferson,Mexico, MO 65265,Phone: 573-581-3231

    Howard County Extension Center,600 W Morrison,Ste 17,Fayette, MO 65248,Phone: 660-248-2272

    Marion County is Marion County Extension Center,100 S. Main St, STE 201,Palmyra, MO 63461-1658,Phone: 573-769-2177

    Pike County Extension Center,Courthouse, 115 W. Main,Bowling Green, MO 63334,Phone: 573-324-5464

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/18/2014

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Donations will be accepted to MU Extension for putting on the program.

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Femrite, femrites@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Audrain County
    phone: 573-581-3231




    KCTV 5 Health segment (Kansas City CBS affiliate) (Session 4 of 18)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:15 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.

    Where:  
    KCTV 5 studio
    Kansas City MO

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
    Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
    phone: 816-506-3338




    Introduction to QuickBooks Pro

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Ozark Small Business Incubator (OzSBI)
    408 Washington Avenue, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    This one-day workshop offers six hours of an INTRODUCTORY, hands-on learning opportunity for small business. Boost the accuracy of your small business accounting. In this session you will learn how to set up a company file, set up customers, employees and ventors, track accounts payable and receivable, reconcile accounts, and create reports. more...

    Session topic:

    QuickBooks is a tool you can use to automate the tasks you will need to perform as a business owner to document and track the accounting activity of your existing business, or to set up a new business. It is designed for PC users only.

    Registration:

    Email info@ozsbi.com or call (417) 256-9724 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/18/2014

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $129.00
    $99 for members of the Ozarks Small Business Incubator

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Take Control of Your Finances - Sedalia

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Missouri Career Center - Sedalia
    215 E 5th St, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    "Take Control of Your Finances" is a workshop that offers information to those who are unemployed, underemployed, laid-off or dislocated. Its focus is to help attendees reduce the stress that often comes with these situations by developing a plan to continue to meet their needs until a new job opportunity develops.
    Topics include: filing for unemployment benefits, resources available to help with employment search, talking with family about finances, developing a budget, prioritizing debts, contacting creditors, avoiding scams and predatory lenders, considering available community resources and more.

    The program is operated in collaboration with Business and Industry under a state contract with the Department of Economic Development. Local Career Centers work with Extension specialists to serve individuals and arrange the seminars.

    Registration:

    To participate you must be registered with jobs.mo.gov. Please visit their website to create an account.
    To register for the class, contact Missouri Career Center (660) 530-5627.

    The workshops are offered every 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30 – 11:30 AM at the Missouri Career Center in Sedalia, (215 E. 5th St.) and every 4th Tuesday of the month, 1:30 – 3:30 PM at the Saline County Extension Center in Marshall(353 S. Lafayette). Class size is limited and individual sessions with fewer than six registered attendees will be cancelled, so please register well before your preferred date and location.

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Relatives As Parents--Kansas City Area 2014 Grandfamilies Conference planning committee (Session 1 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    University of Missouri Extension Center
    Clay County Courthouse Annex--conference room
    1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    A collaboration of agencies, organizations, educational institutions, non-profits, faith communities and volunteers, headed by AARP and University of Missouri Extension will plan and host the 2014 Kansas City Area Grandfamilies Conference. The planning committee will meet on a regular basis, leading up to the conference which will be held on October 17, 2014.

    Session topic:

    The 2014 Grandfamilies Conference planning committee meets on a regular basis to handle all details leading up to the conference on October 17, 2014.

    Registration:

    Community members who wish to participate on the planning committee for the 2014 Grandfamilies Conference may contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for more information.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Bi-lingual Tai Chi for Arthritis (Session 13 of 21)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Guadalupe Center
    Kansas City MO

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Cooking Matters - Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Nutter Ivanhoe Neighborhood Center
    3700 Woodland, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Cooking Matters for Teens

    Registration
    deadline:

    6/25/2014

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Cooking Matters-Vernon County (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Participants get hands-on cooking experience in each class. Also included is nutrition education, food shopping on a budget, and food safety.

    Session topic:

    Participants will prepare two recipes and sample full-sized portions. Importance of breakfast and menu planning will be discussed. Participants will take home most ingredients from one of the recipes.

    Registration:

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Willis Mushrush, MushrushW@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Building Better Health Class (CCPS) (Session 19 of 40)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center
    201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

    Description:

    This weekly class focuses on the basics of nutrition, food safety, and food budgeting.

    Registration:

    This class is open only to Cass County Recovery Court participants

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
    Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
    phone: 816-506-3338




    Take Control of Your Finances

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    Missouri Career Center
    706 S. Bishop Avenue, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    Free workshops to help you keep control of family finances while you are laid off are available. Managing and budgeting your bills and your money until a new job opportunity appears is less stressful when you have a plan.

    Session topic:

    Information for filing for unemployment benefits, family communication, reviewing financial resources, creating a spending plan, balancing income & expenses, reviewing outstanding debt & developing a debt reduction plan; utilizing community resources.

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/21/2014

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Platte county 4-H Fair

    When:  Monday, July 21, 2014, 1 p.m. to Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Platte County Fair Grounds

    Description:

    Trained volunteers will conference judge hundreds of exhibits made by 4-Hers and focus on the total project learning process

    Session topic:

    4H project display, senior showcase, alumni and centennial exhibits as well as activities and 4-H promotion

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
    3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    July 22 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)
    July 24 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

    This training will cover the new intermediate features of Microsoft Excel. Participants will learn to develop more advanced formulas and to apply absolute and relative cell references. In addition, they will learn to link cells between multiple worksheets. Learn how to sort and filter data. Participants will also learn how to create, modify, and print a chart within an Excel spreadsheet.  more...

    Session topic:

    Day 1

    Cost:

    $119.00

    Facilitator:

    Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
    Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
    phone: 417-625-9520




    Building Strong Families - Chillicothe (Session 5 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    University of Missouri Extension
    (Across from Grand 6 Theater)
    2881 Grand Dr Ste 2, Chillicothe MO map...

    Session topic:

    Building Strong Families: Communication

    Registration
    deadline:

    6/20/2014

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Family Nutrition Program Cooking Matters for Kids-Vernon County (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Children will prepare and sample two recipes in each class. They will also learn about food safety and eating nutritious foods.

    Session topic:

    Participants will prepare and sample two recipes. Food safety, physical activity, and nutrition will also be covered.

    Registration:

    Call the Nevada Community Center at 417-448-2740

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps (Session 4 of 4)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    Pike County Courthouse Annex

    210 West Main Street, Bowling Green MO map...

    Description:

    This is for Businesses that wish to sell their products or services to the government. This is a seminar on the key steps to get a contract with a governement entity.

    Session topic:

    This is a seminar on the key steps to get a contract with a government entity.

    Registration:

    Contact the MU Extension office to the location of the Seminar you wish to attend: The contact information for each location is below

    Audrain County Extension Center,Courthouse, Room 304, 101 N. Jefferson,Mexico, MO 65265,Phone: 573-581-3231

    Howard County Extension Center,600 W Morrison,Ste 17,Fayette, MO 65248,Phone: 660-248-2272

    Marion County is Marion County Extension Center,100 S. Main St, STE 201,Palmyra, MO 63461-1658,Phone: 573-769-2177

    Pike County Extension Center,Courthouse, 115 W. Main,Bowling Green, MO 63334,Phone: 573-324-5464

    Registration
    deadline:

    7/18/2014

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Donations will be accepted to MU Extension for putting on the program.

    Facilitator:

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




    Missouri Master Naturalist - Level 1 Training (Session 1 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center
    11715 Cragwold Road, Kirkwood MO map...

    Description:

    A training program to help you discover the natural Missouri by developing your skills as a naturalist, resource scientist, botanist educator or recreations specialist. You'll gain a wealth of natural science information in classes given by some of Missouri's finest biologists and build new friendships with others who share a love of Missouri's outdoors. more...

    Session topic:

    Introduction and Orientation to the Missouri Master Naturalist program. What will happen during the 12 weeks of training. Includes a discussion of volunteer opportunities and the expectations of a Master Naturalist. Specialists from MDC and MU Extension.

    Registration:

    Call 636-970-3000 more...

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $125.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus on Kids - Clinton (Session 1 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Courthouse
    100 West Franklin Street, Clinton MO map...

    Description:

    Focus on Kids is a state-mandated class for divorcing and/or never married parents who have a court case for custody, child support or visitation. The 2.5 hour class is held monthly in Clinton. Pre-registration is required. Fee is $35.

    Session topic:

    Focus on Kids is a state-mandated program for divorcing and never-married parents. Co-parenting skills are taught. Parents are encouraged to be civil and business-like with each other to benefit their children.

    Registration:

    Call Verlinda at 660-885-5556 for pre-registration information. Cash, money orders and credit card payments are accepted for the $35 fee.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Food Preservation - salsa canning

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Waynesville-St. Robert Senior Center
    1401 Ousley Rd, Waynesville MO map...

    Description:

    Each workshop will vary, but content will focus on one or more of these topics:
    Preservation method to use for highest quality and safety in home preserved foods.
    Solutions to common canning problems.
    Hands-on experience with new recipes and sources of the latest research—each workshop will feature different
    processes and use different produce (chosen by availability).

    Session topic:

    This class will focus on water bath canning of salsa.

    Registration:

    Please call the Pulaski County MU Extension Office at 573-774-6177 or email Mischelle at weiblem@missouri.edu.

    Cost:

    $15.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Rent Smart, HillcrestKC, 2014 (Session 3 of 3)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Heartland Church of Christ
    6120 NW Prairie View Rd, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    This program is a teaching guide designed to be the core of a community tenant education program. Rent Smart stresses information that can help participants succeed as tenants and avoid confrontations and legal hassles. The program includes guidelines and worksheets for participants and uses role-playing exercises to train participants in conflict resolution as part of responsible renting.

    Session topic:

    Determining How Much Rent a Family Can Afford
    Budgeting Basics
    Credit, Debt, and Credit Scores

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Food Preservation Workshops - Franklin County (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Union Memorial Auditorium, Classroom 3,Union, MO
    500 E Locust Street, Union MO map...

    Description:

    Learn basic techniquest for pressure canning, water bath canning, freezing, making pickles, and jams and jellies. more...

    Session topic:

    Drying Foods at Home - Learn methods for drying fruits and vegetables and jerky for home use despite humid conditions.

    Registration:

    Contact University of Missouir Extension - Franklin County Phone 636-583-5141 more...

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $10.00
    $40.00 for all 6 sessions.

    Facilitator:

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




    Tai Chi for Arthritis-LSWCC (Session 3 of 7)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Woods Chapel Church
    4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit MO map...

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy, effective and safe exercise program based on a form of Tai Chi. The program helps improve flexibility, muscle strength, increase heart/lung activity, aligns posture, improve balance, and integrate the mind and body. The program is supported by the Arthritis Foundation.

    Registration:

    816-795-8848

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Cedar County Extension Council Meetings (Session 1 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Cedar County Courthouse
    Stockton MO

    Description:

    Cedar County Extension Council Meeting is to conduct county extension council business. Also the council is educated on the activities related to MU Extension.

    Session topic:

    Monthly Council Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cedar County
    phone: 417-276-3313