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. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.

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