Black Hawk College Digest for May 12

Originally Posted Online: May 11, 2013, 6:43 pm
Last Updated: May 11, 2013, 10:10 pm
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BHC program covers basics of medical practice management

Get a broad overview of the business side of health care in the Black Hawk College program, Basics of Medical Practice Management.

The class will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, May 20 to July 15, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $245.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

BHC computer class especially for seniors

Seniors can learn how to send e-mails with attachments in a Black Hawk College Golden Opportunities class.

E-mailing with Attachments will be from 8:45-10:45 a.m. Monday, May 20 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $15.

Golden Opportunities classes are designed for those 55 years and older, but all adult learners are welcome.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Emergency dispatcher training available at BHC

Learn the basic skills needed to become an entry-level emergency dispatcher/telecommunicator in the Black Hawk College class, Introduction to Public Safety Communications.

Students will learn the terminology and practical skills to answer and dispatch emergency and routine phone calls.

The class will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 21 to June 6, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $155.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Enhance Excel skills with intermediate class

If you know the basics of Excel, enhance your spreadsheet skills with Intermediate Excel.

Students will learn how to use advanced formulas, sort and filter data, customize the Ribbon, name ranges, export and import data, work with tables, insert graphics and more.

The class will meet from 5:45-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays, May 22 to June 19, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $59.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Use a kitchen knife with skill in new BHC class

Learn the proper techniques for using a culinary knife in the new Black Hawk College class, Kitchen Knife Skills.

The class also will cover knife safety and the names of the cuts. A batch of vegetable soup will be shared at the end of class.

The class will be Thursday, May 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $39.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Train to be a phlebotomy technician at BHC

Learn basic blood-drawing procedures for a job in the health care industry with Phlebotomy Technician training at Black Hawk College.

Choose from two classes:
· 3:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays, May 24 to Aug. 2

· 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, June 1 to Aug. 24

All classes will be at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline.

Cost is $655. To register, call 309-796-8223.


Local events heading

  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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