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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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