Black Hawk College Digest for March 17


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Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 11:09 pm
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Variety of computer classes available at BHC

Need to enhance your computer skills? Take a class at Black Hawk College.

Upcoming classes include:
· Computer Basics (Level 0) — Mondays, March 25 to April 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $51.
· Excel, Level 2 — Tuesday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $90.
· Introduction to Word (Level 1) — Tuesdays, March 26 to April 23 from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $51.

All classes will be at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Try yoga, dancing or Zumba at BHC

Want to get fit and try something new?

Black Hawk College has yoga, Zumba and belly, social and ballroom dancing classes.

Social Dancing – 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays, March 25 to April 29
Learn salsa, merengue, slow dance, the West Coast swing and the East Coast swing. Cost is $46 per couple.

Yoga — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 26 to April 30
Improve your breathing capacity and increase your flexibility. All levels are welcome. Cost is $39.

Belly Dancing — 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, March 27 to May 1
Learn the basic principles of belly dance. This class is welcoming to all shapes and sizes. Cost is $29.

Beginning Ballroom Dancing — 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 2 to May 7
Learn the foxtrot, waltz, swing and rumba. Cost is $49 per couple.

Zumba – 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, April 4 to May 9
Combine motivating music, high energy with unique moves and combinations. Cost is $29.

All classes will be at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. For class details, visit bhc.edu/dance.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Create successful events with BHC course

Got an idea for a great event but don't know where to start? Learn how with Event Planning at Black Hawk College.

Participants will learn the common components of managing and planning a well-executed event in this fun and interactive course.

The class will be from 5:30-8:30 pm. Wednesdays, April 3 to May 8, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $153, which includes materials.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Discover new career as medical office receptionist

Black Hawk College is offering an eight-week Medical Receptionist course April 4 to May 23.

Topics will include business and work ethics, patient/physician relations, scheduling and records management, humor/stress, how to cope graciously with interruptions and an introduction to Spanish.

Classes will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

Cost is $135 for residents of the Black Hawk College District. Call for out-of-district rates.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

















 




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