Black Hawk College Digest for April 21


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Seniors can learn how to use computer

Seniors can become familiar with a computer in the Black Hawk College class, Getting Started with Your Computer.

This Golden Opportunities class is especially for those 55 or older, but all adult learners are welcome.

The class will be from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays, April 29 and May 6, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. The cost is $28.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Create presentations, adjust photos with BHC classes

Learn how to create a PowerPoint presentation, adjust photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and create marketing materials in Publisher with classes at Black Hawk College.

Introduction to Publisher will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, April 30 to May 14. The cost is $35.

Introduction to PowerPoint will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 30 to May 14. The cost is $35.

Beginning Lightroom for the Digital Photographer will meet from 9 a.m. to noon May 4. The cost is $30.


To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Learn QuickBooks accounting in three weeks at BHC

Black Hawk College is offering a three-week Accounting Made Easy Using QuickBooks course especially for small businesses.

Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 4-18, at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline.

The cost is $200, which includes lunches. To register, call 309-796-5714 or email johnsonma@bhc.edu.

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New evening session of BHC Swim School in May

Black Hawk College is offering a new evening Swim School session for youths in May.

Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays, May 13-29. Choose from 5:15 to 6 p.m., 6:15 to 7 p.m. or 7:15 to 8 p.m. The cost is $38 for five classes. No classes will be held on Memorial Day.

Youth ages 4-15 can learn how swim or improve their skills at the BHC Community Aquatic Center, 6600 34th Ave., Moline.

To register, call 309-796-5601. For more information, visit bhc.edu/aquatic.

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Enjoy free concerts by BHC music students

Enjoy variety of free concerts by BHC music students this spring.

All events are open to the public.

BHC Piano Recital, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline.

BHC Spring Choral Concert, May 2 at 7:30 p.m., 1st Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline.

BHC Vocal Recital, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 811 11th Ave., Moline.

BHC Community Band Concert, May 7 at 7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Campus Building 4, Hawk's Nest (second floor), 6600 34th Ave., Moline.

For information about any of the concerts, contact Jon Palomaki at 309-796-5478 or palomakij@bhc.edu.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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