Black Hawk College Digest for September 1


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Posted Online: Aug. 31, 2013, 8:37 pm
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BHC closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day

All Black Hawk College facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day. The college will reopen, and classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Stand out with customer service training

Offering excellent customer service is a key element in the workforce today. Move to the next level by acquiring top notch customer service skills with the Customer Service Representative Certificate class at Black Hawk College.

The class will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 9 to Oct. 21, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $92.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

BHC classes tackle software, eBay basics

Looking for a job or need to enhance your computer skills? Black Hawk College is offering several introductory computer classes this fall.

Choose from:
Word Level 1: Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $90
Buying on eBay: Tuesdays, Sept. 10-17, from 5:45-7:15 p.m. $29
Windows 8: Wednesdays, Sept. 11 to Oct. 9, from 5:45-7:15 p.m. $60
Intro to Excel 2010: Wednesdays, Sept. 11 to Oct. 9, from 7:15-8:45 p.m. $60

Classes will be at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. For details, visit bhc.edu/computers or call 309-796-8223.

Learn how to prepare bid for government service contracts Sept. 10

Businesses can increase their opportunities to sell to the federal government by attending "How to Put a Successful Service Bid Package Together" on Sept. 10 at Black Hawk College.

The workshop will cover the correct methods of placing a bid proposal for government contracting including going through a bid package page-by-page.

The workshop will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Black Hawk College, 4703 16th St., Moline. Cost is $69.

To register, contact Carrie Miller at millerca@bhc.edu or 309-796-5712.

Enhance management skills with BHC class

Managers can enhance their skills with the Black Hawk College class, Foundations of Management - Management Skills I, beginning Sept. 10.

The course will cover planning, organizing, leading, controlling, managing diversity, managing globally, ethics and more. The class also can be used as prep for the Certified Manager (CM) examination.

Classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 10 to Oct. 22, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $500.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

BHC class helps seniors use digital camera

Seniors can learn the basic camera functions and how to take better pictures in the Black Hawk College class, Learn to Use Your Digital Camera for Seniors.

The class will be from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 11-25, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $36.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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