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 Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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