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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