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 Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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