Black Hawk College Digest for January 6


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Posted Online: Jan. 05, 2013, 11:47 pm
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BHC invites musicians to join ensembles

Local musicians are invited to join one of the Black Hawk College community music ensembles. Rehearsals begin the week of Jan. 14.

Auditions are not required. The ensembles include high school students, college students, faculty members, retirees and other community members who enjoy performing music from a variety of periods and styles.

Rehearsals will be in the evenings at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline.

Community Band - Tuesdays, Jan. 15 to May 14
Community Chorale - Thursdays, Jan. 17 to May 16
Community Jazz Band - Wednesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 16 to May 16
Community String Orchestra - Mondays, Jan. 14 to May 13
Youth Orchestra (grades 5-12) - Mondays, Jan. 14 to April 29

Cost is $20 per course, except the Youth Orchestra which is $60.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Take this training before starting a small business

Do you want to start your own business? Be prepared before you make that investment. Register for the award-winning Black Hawk College Small Business Certificate Program.

The Saturday morning program offers practical knowledge based on sound business theories that are immediately applicable in the small-business setting. Participants may attend one or more classes, but must attend all eight to earn the Small Business Certificate.

The next session will begin Saturday, Jan. 19 with the class "Is Owning a Small Business for You? and Overview of a Business Plan."

All classes meet from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline. Cost is $50 per class or $300 for the eight-week program.

For more information, call (309) 796-5714.

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Explore BHC's professional, continuing ed programs Jan. 22

Learn more about Black Hawk College's health career programs, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Program and business/professional development courses at a Jan. 22 information night.

The BHC Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) Information Night will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the college's Outreach Center, 301 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline.

From language classes to online learning to the seniors program, PaCE has something for everyone.

Questions? Call BHC Professional and Continuing Education at (309) 796-8223.

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BHC offering new Statistical Process Control course

Quality is everyone's responsibility in an organization. A basic understanding of quality and the ability to apply its concepts daily can be the determining factor for success or failure of any organization.

Gain an understanding of how to perform Statistical Process Control with basic quality tools in a new six-week evening class at Black Hawk College.

The class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 22 to Feb. 26, at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. Cost is $300.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

















 



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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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