Black Hawk College Digest for Oct. 27


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Originally Posted Online: Oct. 26, 2013, 4:53 pm
Last Updated: Oct. 27, 2013, 12:22 am
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Use Facebook, email, social media for small business

Learn how to successfully run a small business with the Black Hawk College Small Business Certificate Program.

Two three-hour classes are offered Saturdays at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline. The cost is $50 per class.

The next classes are Nov. 2:
9 a.m. – Utilizing the Internet, Email and Social Media as a Business Tool
Noon – Facebook and Constant Contact Workshop

To register, call 309-796-5714.

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Prep for food service test with BHC classes

Restaurant and food service workers can prepare to take the state of Illinois food service certification exam with Food Service Sanitation classes at Black Hawk College.

A two-day seminar will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 5 and 12, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. The cost is $115.

For class details, visit bhc.edu/foodservice. To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Get info about college at Parent Night

Parents of high school students can get information about Black Hawk College at Parent Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at the college's Quad-Cities Campus.

Parents can learn how to apply for financial aid and how to support their student during the transition from high school to college. Students are invited to meet current BHC students.

Register to attend at bhc.edu/go or call 309-796-5341.

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Variety of computer classes available at BHC

Black Hawk College offers a variety of daytime and evening computer classes for all skill levels.

Upcoming classes include:
Beginning Lightroom for the Digital Photographer – 6-9 p.m. Nov. 7. The cost is $30.
Editing Your Photos for Seniors – 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 6-20. The cost is $36.
Word Level 1 – 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 7. The cost is $90.
Word Level 2 – 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 14. The cost is $90.
Publisher – 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8. The cost is $90.
Beginner iPad – 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12. The cost is $20.

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

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Plan next year's vegetable garden now with BHC class

Looking for a way to reduce your family food budget? Find out how to plan your own vegetable garden for next year in the BHC class, Home Vegetable Gardening.

The class will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 13 and 20, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. The cost is $26 plus a $5 materials fee.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Tackle the turkey, trimmings with Thanksgiving Made Easy

Get that big bird ready and make the most of your time with the new Black Hawk College class, Thanksgiving Made Easy.

Sample food and take home recipes with the confidence to plan, execute and enjoy your holiday meals.

The class will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at United Township High School. The cost is $36.

To register, call Black Hawk College at 309-796-8223.

















 




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