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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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