Black Hawk College Digest for September 30


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Posted Online: Sept. 29, 2012, 5:23 pm
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Examine ways to finance small business in BHC class

Small business owners can learn about the various sources for financing their projects by taking the Black Hawk College class "Financing Your Small Business."

The class will be from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the Illinois workNet Center, 4703 16th St., Suite G, Moline. Cost is $50.

To register, call 309-796-5714.



Relax, reconnect with BHC one-night class


Treat yourself to an evening of relaxation with the Black Hawk College class, "Mindful Meditation and Stress Management."

Learn how practical application of meditation can enhance your living and reduce stress, producing a sense of inner calm or peace. Disconnect from the outside world and reconnect with yourself.

The class will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $24.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Get a basic understanding of quality with Quality 101



Discover fundamental quality principles and practices for success in an organization with the Black Hawk College course, "Quality 101."

This is a cost-effective, base-line quality training course. It can be used as an introduction of quality tools, a refresher training or general professional development. It also prepares individuals for the Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) certification exam.

The class will meet Wednesdays, Oct. 10 to Nov. 14, from 6-9 p.m. at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. The cost is $395, which includes all materials.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Got a sedentary job? Get moving with new BHC class



Do you work long hours at a sedentary job with little time to relax and stretch?

Take the new BHC class, "Get Out of Your Seat and On Your Feet," and in one night learn stretches and relaxation methods that will help ease tension.

Choose from Thursday, Oct. 11 or Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 6-7 p.m. Both classes will be at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $12 per class.

To register, call 309-796-8223.



Class helps keep busy families organized


Got a busy family that needs one easy place to organize schedules and appointments?

Sign up for the "Help! Who? Where? When?" class at Black Hawk College and learn how to use a free online organizer that helps busy families keep organized.

The class will be from 8:30-11 a.m. Oct. 16 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $28.

To register, call 309-796-8223.




















 




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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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