Black Hawk College Digest for December 2


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Posted Online: Dec. 01, 2012, 8:39 pm
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BHC Community Band Winter Concert Dec. 4

The community is invited to the Black Hawk College Community Band Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Musical selections will include concert band marches, an 18th century toccata and fugue, "La Bamba De Vera Cruz," A Christmas medley and "Variations on America" by Charles Ives.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be served afterward.

The concert will be at the Quad-Cities Campus, 6600 34th Ave., Moline, in Building 4 on the second floor in the Hawk's Nest.

For more information, contact Jim Crowder at (563) 332-5879.

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Certified Quality Technician exam prep course begins Dec. 10

Black Hawk College is offering a Certified Quality Technician course beginning Dec. 10.

Designed for paraprofessionals working in a quality-focused environment, this class can serve as preparation for ASQ's Certified Quality Technician certification exam.

The class will meet from 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 10 to Feb. 25 (no class Dec. 24-31), at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. Cost is $675, which includes learning materials from the Indiana Quality Council.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Discover 'A New Year, A New You' in BHC class

Discover ways to look and feel your best without spending a lot of time and money on your face, hair and clothes in the Black Hawk College class, A New Year, A New You.

The class will be Dec. 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $24 plus a $15 materials fee.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Make a fresh holiday centerpiece with BHC class

Create a beautiful centerpiece in just one evening in the Black Hawk College class, Holiday Fresh Flower and Candle Centerpiece.

The class will be from 5:45-8 p.m. Dec. 19 at Lutheran Social Services in Moline. The registration deadline is Dec. 12. Cost is $21 plus a $25 materials fee.

To register, call Black Hawk College at (309) 796-8223.

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Continuing Education classes open Monday for early registration

Numerous Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) spring classes will open Monday for early registration:

The Basics of Medical Practice Management
Dental Office Receptionist
Dialysis Technician
EKG Technician
Home Caregiver
Medical Receptionist
Personal Trainer
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation
Phlebotomy Technician
Physical Therapy Aide
Reflexology
Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program
Certificate in Human Resource Management
PayTrain C/U Mastery
Community Band
Community Chorale
Community Jazz Band
Community String Orchestra
Youth Orchestra

For more information, go to bhc.edu/pace.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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