Black Hawk College Digest for January 27


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Posted Online: Jan. 26, 2013, 8:23 pm
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Train to be EKG technician in seven weeks

Explore a rewarding career in the health-care industry with EKG Technician training beginning Friday at Black Hawk College.

The course prepares students for entry-level positions.

The class will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 1 to March 15, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $375.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Learn QuickBooks accounting in three weeks at BHC

Black Hawk College is offering "Accounting made easy using QuickBooks," especially for small businesses.

Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 2-16, at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline.

Cost is $180. To register, call (309) 796-5714.

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Examine ways to finance small business

Small business owners can learn about the various sources for financing their projects by taking the Black Hawk College class, "Financing your small business."

The class will be from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline. Cost is $50.

To register, call (309) 796-5714.

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Create Microsoft Word documents in one day

Learn how to create professional-looking documents with Microsoft Word in "Word, Level 1" at Black Hawk College.

The class will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $90.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Explore art, culture, personal history in BHC classes

In February, Black Hawk College is offering community education classes on a variety of subjects. Classes include:

-- "Intro to colored pencil drawing" – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $30.
-- "Meaningful farewell: Your life, your story" – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 5-19. Cost is $31.
-- "Introduction to the Japanese pop culture" – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6-27. Cost is $55.
-- "French I, Conversational" – 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Mondays, Feb. 6 to March 6. Cost is $105.
-- "Stained glass: Beginning, copper foil" – 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 to March 14. Cost is $61 plus $5 materials fee.
-- "Memories past: Discovering your ancestors on the Internet" – 5:45 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 to March 14. Cost is $35.

Classes meet at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline or the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

To register, call BHC Professional and Continuing Education at (309) 796-8223. For class details, visit bhc.edu/pace.

















 




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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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