Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 11:09 pm

Black Hawk College Digest for March 17

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Small Business Certificate Program graduates six -- Six people recently graduated from the award-winning Black Hawk College Small Business Certificate Program. From left are: Vance Smith, of Rock Island, Paul Lawyer, of Rock Falls, Joanne Swanson, of Coal Valley, Carri Williams, of Rock Island, Jason Ewen, of Davenport, Adam Larvenz, of Moline and instructor Joel Youngs. The Saturday morning classes offer practical knowledge that is immediately applicable in the small-business setting. For more information, call 309-796-5714 or email johnsonma@bhc.edu.
Variety of computer classes available at BHC

Need to enhance your computer skills? Take a class at Black Hawk College.

Upcoming classes include:
· Computer Basics (Level 0) — Mondays, March 25 to April 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $51.
· Excel, Level 2 — Tuesday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $90.
· Introduction to Word (Level 1) — Tuesdays, March 26 to April 23 from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $51.

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

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Try yoga, dancing or Zumba at BHC

Want to get fit and try something new?

Black Hawk College has yoga, Zumba and belly, social and ballroom dancing classes.

Social Dancing – 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays, March 25 to April 29
Learn salsa, merengue, slow dance, the West Coast swing and the East Coast swing. Cost is $46 per couple.

Yoga — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 26 to April 30
Improve your breathing capacity and increase your flexibility. All levels are welcome. Cost is $39.

Belly Dancing — 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, March 27 to May 1
Learn the basic principles of belly dance. This class is welcoming to all shapes and sizes. Cost is $29.

Beginning Ballroom Dancing — 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 2 to May 7
Learn the foxtrot, waltz, swing and rumba. Cost is $49 per couple.

Zumba – 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, April 4 to May 9
Combine motivating music, high energy with unique moves and combinations. Cost is $29.

All classes will be at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. For class details, visit bhc.edu/dance.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Create successful events with BHC course

Got an idea for a great event but don't know where to start? Learn how with Event Planning at Black Hawk College.

Participants will learn the common components of managing and planning a well-executed event in this fun and interactive course.

The class will be from 5:30-8:30 pm. Wednesdays, April 3 to May 8, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $153, which includes materials.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

Discover new career as medical office receptionist

Black Hawk College is offering an eight-week Medical Receptionist course April 4 to May 23.

Topics will include business and work ethics, patient/physician relations, scheduling and records management, humor/stress, how to cope graciously with interruptions and an introduction to Spanish.

Classes will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

Cost is $135 for residents of the Black Hawk College District. Call for out-of-district rates.

To register, call 309-796-8223.