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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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