Black Hawk College Digest for January 27


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Posted Online: Jan. 26, 2013, 8:23 pm
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Train to be EKG technician in seven weeks

Explore a rewarding career in the health-care industry with EKG Technician training beginning Friday at Black Hawk College.

The course prepares students for entry-level positions.

The class will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 1 to March 15, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $375.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Learn QuickBooks accounting in three weeks at BHC

Black Hawk College is offering "Accounting made easy using QuickBooks," especially for small businesses.

Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 2-16, at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline.

Cost is $180. To register, call (309) 796-5714.

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Examine ways to finance small business

Small business owners can learn about the various sources for financing their projects by taking the Black Hawk College class, "Financing your small business."

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

To register, call (309) 796-5714.

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Create Microsoft Word documents in one day

Learn how to create professional-looking documents with Microsoft Word in "Word, Level 1" at Black Hawk College.

The class will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $90.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Explore art, culture, personal history in BHC classes

In February, Black Hawk College is offering community education classes on a variety of subjects. Classes include:

-- "Intro to colored pencil drawing" – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $30.
-- "Meaningful farewell: Your life, your story" – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 5-19. Cost is $31.
-- "Introduction to the Japanese pop culture" – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6-27. Cost is $55.
-- "French I, Conversational" – 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Mondays, Feb. 6 to March 6. Cost is $105.
-- "Stained glass: Beginning, copper foil" – 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 to March 14. Cost is $61 plus $5 materials fee.
-- "Memories past: Discovering your ancestors on the Internet" – 5:45 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 to March 14. Cost is $35.

Classes meet at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline or the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

To register, call BHC Professional and Continuing Education at (309) 796-8223. For class details, visit bhc.edu/pace.



















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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