Black Hawk College Digest for January 20

Posted Online: Jan. 19, 2013, 11:27 pm
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BHC closed Monday for MLK holiday

All Black Hawk College locations and facilities will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The college will reopen Tuesday.

Learn about sales projections, cash flow for small business

Small business owners can learn about sales projections, cash flow statements and how they are part of a business plan at the Black Hawk College course "Expenses, Sales, Profits — What Do the Numbers Mean to the Business Owner?"

The class will be from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline. Cost is $50.

To register, call (309) 796-5714.

Dance like the stars with BHC classes

Put on your dancing shoes and learn how to dance this year at Black Hawk College. Upcoming classes include:
Beginning Ballroom Dancing: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 28 to March 11. Cost is $49 per couple.
Ballroom Dancing — Latin Style: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29 to March 5. Cost is $49 per couple.
All classes will be at the college's Quad-Cities Campus, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. To register, call (309) 796-8223.

Prep for food service test with BHC classes

Restaurant and food service workers can prepare to take the state of Illinois food service certification exam with Food Service Sanitation classes at Black Hawk College.

The class will meet from 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 28 to March 11, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. The test will be given during the last class.

Cost is $105 for residents of the Black Hawk College district. Call for out-of-district rates.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

Plan a great spring garden with BHC class

Get the most from your garden with the new Black Hawk College class, Plan a Great Spring Garden Now.

The class will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29 to Feb. 5, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $15.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

Learn basics of Windows in Jan. 31 class

New computer users can learn the basics of Windows in the Black Hawk College class, Computer Windows Basics.

The class will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $43.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.

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