Black Hawk College Digest for March 9


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Posted Online: March 08, 2014, 1:09 am
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BHC offices closed March 10

All Black Hawk College offices will be closed Monday for Staff Development Day.

This closure does not affect non-credit classes scheduled for Monday. These classes will be held as scheduled.



Free citizenship class begins March 17 at BHC

Black Hawk College is offering a free two-week citizenship class beginning March 17.

The class will be from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, March 17-28, at the college's new Adult Learning Center, 4610 Blackhawk Commons Drive, Rock Island.

Registration will be at 8 a.m. March 17 at the center.

For more information, call 309-796-8245.


Prep for quality auditor exam with BHC course

Quality professionals can prepare for the certification exams by taking a prep course at Black Hawk College.

Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) is an excellent way to prepare for the American Society for Quality CQA Certification Examination.

The class will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 18 to May 20, at the Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $675, which includes all materials.

For more information, visit bhc.edu/quality or call 309-796-8223.


Class examines small business marketing, ownership

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

Two, three-hour classes are offered each Saturday at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline. Cost is $50 per class, which includes lunch.

The next classes are March 15:
9 a.m. – How to Market and Promote a Small Business
Noon – Business Ownership Structures and Taxes & Types of Business Insurance

To register, call 309-796-5714.


Learn French, sign language, how to email, use digital camera at BHC

Black Hawk College offers a variety of community education classes.

Seats are still available in the following classes:

Learn To Use Your Digital Camera for Seniors – Tuesdays, March 18 to April 1, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $36.
Beginning Sign Language – Tuesdays, March 18 to May 6, 6-8 p.m. Cost is $115.
French II - Conversation (Part 1) – Mondays and Wednesdays, March 19 to April 7, 6-8 p.m. Cost is $92.
Memories Past: Digging Up Your Ancestors' Past – Thursdays, March 20 to April 10, 6-8 p.m. Cost is $36.
Emailing Basics – March 24, 8:45-10:45 a.m. Cost is $18.

Class locations vary. To register, call 309-796-8223. For class details, visit bhc.edu/pace.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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