Black Hawk College Digest for July 7

Posted Online: July 06, 2013, 8:30 pm
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BHC to offer OSHA classes
Black Hawk College and Eastern Iowa Community College District have joined to offer several OSHA classes.Upcoming classes include:

- OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training – July 22-23
- OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Training – July 23-24
- DOT Hazardous Materials (eight hours) – July 25
- Forklift Operators Training (Driving) (four hours) – Aug. 1

To view the list of classes, dates, times and locations, visit To register, call 309-796-8223.

Sign up for Language Camp
If you have a student entering grades 3-5 who is interested in foreign languages, Black Hawk College is offering a Language Camp from 8 a.m. to noon the week of July 22 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

Students will take an imaginary trip to France, explore Spanish through music and games, and learn about summer with German vocabulary.

The cost is $89. For camp details, visit To register, call 309-796-8223.

Pre-order textbooks online starting July 22
BHC students can avoid the long lines this fall by pre-ordering their textbooks online, July 22 through Aug. 6.Pre-orders can be purchased with student financial aid or a credit card.

To see what books and supplies are needed for fall classes, go to

Pre-order pick-up is Aug. 8.

The first day of in-store financial aid is Aug. 12. Financial aid ends Aug. 30.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

(More History)