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Thought about “social” marketing
 to promote your business?

Do your forklift operators need training?

Register NOW for these Community Education Professional Development classes:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007Learn about spreadsheets, editing, formatting, workbooks vs. worksheets, formulas, and functions.  This is a hands-on computer class with lecture. April 8, 15 , 9:00-11:50 am
    HCC West, Elizabeth   $50
  • Promote Your Business with Twitter & Facebook—Learn to target market your business—inexpensively.  This hands-on computer class will show you how to create accounts and events, and add friends and pages with your business in mind.
    April 13, 20, 6:30-8:30 pm
    HCC, Freeport   $60
  • Forklift Operator Safety Training—(Must be 18 or older) Gain basic knowledge to safely operate a powered industrial lift truck.  Includes lecture, presentation, and discussion.  After successful completion of written exam, students may take certificate of completion to employer for required site and function specific testing. 
    April 20, 8:00 am-12:00 pm
    HCC, Freeport   $95, materials included
  • Basics of Fund Raising: Picks, Pans & Snip-its—Learn the importance of planning while incorporating the necessity to be flexible, maximizing the skills of volunteers, institutional readiness, and pick-up some marketing tips, too.
    April 28, 6:00-9:00 pm
    HCC, Freeport   $50
  • Planning for Better Time ManagementWant to be more organized and get more done on your job?  Learn to create and effectively execute plans, identify 3 major steps to planning, recognize time wasters, and more.
    May 7, 9:00 am-Noon

    HCC, Freeport   $60

  Sign-up today!

For a complete list of classes and/or to register for Community Education classes, go to Community Ed Class Listings

Mail completed form with payment to: Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, IL, 61032.  Questions?  Call: 815-599-3612.

**Ask about the Company Payment Process to bill your company or organization. 

Article written and submitted by Business Institute Training Coordinator, Kathleen Weber

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Business Institute
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Serving area businesses
and organizations since 1991


March 2010

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