MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 12 to 15, 2015
Maize Genetics Conference 2015
- March 23 to 27, 2015
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2015
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
Marketing Your Business Locally
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
O'Bannon Bank - Main Community Room
South Hwy 65, Buffalo MO map...
Gain insight into proven tips and techniques you can use to attract and retain customers within your business.
Gain insight into tips and techniques your business can use to effective attract and retain customers.
Contact the Buffalo Reflex - Ph: 417-345-2245
Missouri State Fair - Exhibition
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, 6 p.m.
Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Missouri
2503 W 16th St, Sedalia MO map...
Annually hundreds of 4-H'ers share the skills and knowledge they have gained throughout the club and project year by exhibiting projects and presenting demonstrations at the Missouri State Fair. Not only do fairs provide an excellent way of showing individual accomplishments but also serve an important role in marketing 4-H to Missouri citizens.
Demonstrations and exhibits at the State Fair provide youth the opportunity to showcase knowledge and skills; practice skills in following specified guidelines, decision making, and organization; and in promoting 4-H.
Demonstrators are selected at the county level to present demonstrations/illustrated talks at the Missouri State Fair. Registration information should be submitted by July 15. Exhibits are also selected at the county level to be showcased at the State Fair. Exhibits are delivered to the State Fair by county staff or volunteers and arrive Sunday, August 4 or Monday, August 5.
Show Me Better Health (Session 5 of 6)
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
MOCA Health & Wellness Center
306 S Pine St, Richland MO map...
Who Should Attend:
People with arthritis, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, COPD, depression, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, lupus or any other health condition, and persons caring for someone with a chronic condition.
What you will learn:
*How to manage your symptoms.
*How to relax and handle difficult emotions.
*How to work with your doctor.
*Tips for eating well & exercising.
*Setting realistic goals.
To register for this class please call the Pulaski County MU Extension Office at 573-774-6177.
This class is FREE!
Garden and Grow (Session 21 of 22)
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd., Kirksville MO map...
Garden n' Grow is a youth garden program for kids ages 8-13. Youth will grow a vegetable garden and learn the responsibility of caring for it. They will also have lessons on various horticulture topics and learn how to prepare and/or cook their fresh vegetables. The youth will take home the vegetables they harvest
We will work in the garden and make refrigerator pickles.
MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 143 of 227)
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.
Google Apps Workshop
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...
Google Apps are Google’s suite of tools that help you run your organization and business more efficiently. You may have experimented with (or regularly use) Google Docs, their on-line word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Google Apps combines the Docs environment with e-mail, calendaring, website hosting, collaboration software, cloud and e-discovery tools all wrapped up in Google’s secure, Internet-based environment. Over 4 million businesses use Google Apps – should your company be one of them? In this workshop you’ll find out how your business can take advantage of the free tools and how much it might cost to implement Google Apps across your entire enterprise. We’ll compare Apps to Microsoft’s product suite and you’ll be able to better decide if your company could join thousands of others who’ve made the switch to Google Apps (or stay with the thousands who didn’t). While the focus of this workshop will be Google Apps for Business, we will also compare Google’s offerings for Government, Education and the Non-profit sector. This workshop will be taught by Doug Allen, President of Allen's Consulting. Lunch will be provided.
View our Registration and Cancellation Policies here: http://info.umkc.edu/sbtdc/registration-policy/.
Carmen DeHart, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428
A Matter of Balance (Session 5 of 6)
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Commercial Trust Bank,Community Room
119 N. Main, Fayette MO map...
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.
During the session participants will learn to:
View falls as controllable
Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
Set goals for increasing activity
Exercise to increase stength and flexibility
Pre-registration is required. Contact the Howard County University Extension Center at 660-248-2272 for registration details. For questions or more information about the program, contact the instructor, Vera Massey, email@example.com or 573-445-9792.
Participants who attend 5 of the 6 sessions and complete the pre- and post-program surveys will receive a refund of $15 from the Howard County Health and Wellness Council.
Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies Program (Session 5 of 5)
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Northland Human Services Center
3100 NE 83rd Street, Kansas City MO map...
The Northland Grandfamilies Program strives to raise awareness of issues facing grandparents and aunts/uncles who are raising grandchildren/nieces/nephews. The program offers twice-monthly support group meetings featuring a wide variety of speakers and topics. The program also provides information and referrals to community agencies, access to counselors, health professionals and legal advice. Updates on current legislation affecting relatives as parents are shared on a regular basis and opportunities to educate and advocate are provided to paticipants. The University of Missouri Extension Council in Clay County partners with Clay County Senior Services and the Platte County Senior Fund to provide this program in Clay and Platte Counties.
The Northland Grandfamilies Program will provide an exhibit at the North Kansas City School District's "Back to School" fair and share information about the program with those participating.
For more information on the Northland Grandfamilies Program, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490. The program is free and open to any grandparent, aunt or uncle who is raising grandchildren, nieces or nephews under the age of 18.
Starting a Small Business: The First Steps
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Plaster Hall Room 102, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...
Three-hour course that introduces participants to the business planning process and provides tools to assess their personal, managerial, technical and financial skills to successfully run a business. more...
Karen Bradshaw, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
Focus on Kids - Saline County, August 2013
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saline County Extension Center
353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...
More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce. more...
Contact the Saline County Extension Center at 660-886-6908. more...
Art Appreciation 101 for Young Children--Child Care Provider Training
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Peoples Bank Meeting Room (located across the street from the bank facility on 408 W. Washington St.)
408 W Washington St, Cuba MO map...
Art appreciation is not a typical subject that one would consider for young children. As a matter of fact, it seems more appropriate for a class of college freshman. But research shows that preschoolers are ready for the foundation for art appreciation to be laid in place. Unfortunately many adults are reluctant to work on art appreciation with young children. They feel inadequate in this area and think that art appreciation should be taught by artists and museum curators, who have a deeper knowledge on the subject. This professional development program will attempt to simplify art appreciation, making it easy for all early childhood professionals to offer these experiences with the young children in their care. The program will be divided into three areas. 1. What is art? 2. Talking with children about art, will discuss how to talk with a child about his/her artwork. An overview of the elements of art: line, color, shape, and texture will be given. 3. Appreciating other’s artwork, will include information on helping children to notice and appreciate the work of other children and introducing children to art work made by adults.
To register for this class please call the Crawford County Extension Office at 573.775.2135.
Serv Safe Summer 2013 (Session 4 of 5)
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Hannibal Career and Technical Center -- Room V200
4550 McMasters Avenue, Hannibal MO map...
An opportunity for anyone in Marion County that needs to have food safety training. This nationally regonized course is required by local county ordinance for foodserive workers.
Fourth session of the ServSafe course. This instruction will help participants prepare for the exam.
Contact the Hannibal Career and technical Center at 573-221-4430 to register.
The fee includes the Serv Safe manual and exam answer sheet. If you already have the manual, you can register for $100.
Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 31 of 44)
When: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9 p.m.
Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development.
405 N Jefferson, Springfield MO map...
Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.
Visit www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu or call 417-837-2617 more...
$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business
Starting a Small Business: The First Steps
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...
This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements and identify sources of funding. Enroll in both this class and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan and receive a $10 discount. more...
Fantastic Jams and Jellies
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
3601 Sterling, Independence MO map...
Learn the basics of making successful jams and jellies. This class will give you hands-on
experience in processing jams in a hot water bath. You will take home one jar of jam.-
2700 E. 18th, Suite 240
Kansas City, MO 64127
Home Food Preservation Series, St. Peters
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...
Bright red tomatoes, colorful peppers, sweet juicy peaches and other fresh produce picked from your own garden, a farmers market or a nearby farm can be enjoyed all year long if preserved properly. This series of classes on home food preservation will teach the latest and safest ways to can, freeze and dry foods. Sign up for just one session or all five: June 5 Jam & Jellies, June 12 Freezing & Drying, June 19 Pressure Canning, July 17 Pickles and July 31 Canning Salsa & Fruit.Registration Deadlines: one week prior to class date.
Pickles: This session will help you learn to make beautiful pickles you’ll be proud to give as gifts or serve to your family.
To register, make check payable to University Extension Council and mail to University of MO Extension, 260 Brown Road, St. Peters, MO 63376. Or call 636-970-3000 to pay with Visa, Master Card or Discover. Registration deadline is one week prior to class date. more...
$15 per session or $60 for all five. Price reduced to $10 per session for Master Gardeners and 4-H members and leaders.