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, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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