Posted Online: Jan. 26, 2013, 8:23 pm

Black Hawk College Digest for January 27

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Fox, Pitchford honored as emerging women leaders Black Hawk College recently honored two students as emerging women leaders at the Women’s Connection “Women in Leadership” event. Kylee Fox, of Rock Island, left, and Rachel Pitchford, of Rock Island, right, were nominated by Tiffany Hamilton, coordinator of student engagement. The Women’s Connection’s Emerging Women Leaders Recognition Program honors regional female collegiate students who exhibit exceptional leadership initiative.
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.