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Food services courses at Vandalia Campus
Kaskaskia College will offer two food service courses this fall at the KC Vandalia Campus.
A food service sanitation refresher course will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
This course is intended to prepare and meet the needs of re-certification of the food service managers sanitation certification. This course will address all the requirements set by the Illinois Department of Health.
Students will gain knowledge in current rules and regulations.  The course will cover food temperatures, cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing, and many other important components of food safety. The registration number for the class is COOK 075 TV04W.
A food service sanitation certification course will be held on Saturdays, Nov. 2 and 9, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
This course is designed to provide the student with vital sanitary information applying to food service management. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the food sanitation certification examination administered by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
The focus of the course will be on: sanitation, health, microbiology, personal hygiene, safe food handling, management responsibilities and the sanitation regulations of the state of Illinois.
The registration number for the class is COOK 074 TV04W.
For more information or to register, call Kaskaskia College at 545-3000 or the KC Vandalia Campus at 283-1780.

Computer college I
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a computer college I course at the KC Vandalia Campus on Tuesday afternoons, Oct. 29-Dec. 3, from 2-4:30 p.m.
The registration number for this class is LLI 7020 VA02D.
This hands-on computer course gives novice computer users the opportunity to become seasoned intermediate computer users. Students will learn the components and parts of a computer.
Computer terms – as well as how to create, print and save documents, and personalize the desktop – will be discussed. Students will become familiar with MS Windows, Word and Excel.
Internet, and basic email accounts and functions will be presented and discussed.
The cost for this class is $111; however, students over 60 may register free of charge. For more information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255.
All students must pre-register for this class.

Honey production course
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a honey production course as part of its beekeeping course at the Vandalia Campus.
The course will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m.-noon. The registration number for this class is COED 8038 VA01W.
Students will learn to raise a flourishing and productive beehive, and how to produce honey from their hives. Building combs, extracting honey and maintaining production will be included in this course.
The cost for students is $20l; however, students over 60 may register free of charge.
For more information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255.
All students must pre-register for this class.

Machine quilting class at KC Vandalia Campus
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a machine quilting course at the Vandalia Campus on Wednesdays, October 10, 17 and 24, from 6-9 p.m.
The registration number for this class is COED 5440 VA01E.
Beginning quilting will examine all of the necessary tools for hand and machine piecing of quilt blocks. Each week, the tools and their use will be demonstrated, as well as putting the cut fabric pieces into a block.
Participants will leave with all of the information needed each week to complete a block with ideas for a final product.
A portable sewing machine is required. The cost for students is $45, but students over 60 may register free of charge. A supply list will be provided the first class meeting.
For more information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255.
All students must pre-register for this class.

Spanish for health care workers class at KC Vandalia Campus
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a Spanish for health care workers” at the Vandalia Campus.
This course will be held on Saturdays, Oct. 5 and 12, from 9 a.m.-noon. The registration number for this class is PGAD 5321 VA01W.
The two-session class will provide resources in the area of medical Spanish terminology. Participants will be given names for diseases and conditions, and shown how to access medical terms in Spanish online. The instructor will assist with phrases, parts of the body, names of diseases and procedures.
The cost for this course is $30, but students over 60 may register free of charge. All students must pre-register for this class.

For further information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255. All students must pre-register for this class.

Acrylic painting class at Vandalia Campus
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer an acrylic painting course at the Vandalia Campus on Thursdays, Oct. 17, 24 and 31, from 6-8 p.m.
The registration number for this class is COED 5442 VA02E.
This beginning painting class offers instruction, as well as guidance in creating your own masterpiece in the company of others. Students will participate in basic discussions of paint, brushes, canvas mediums and color principles.
Students will learn different techniques in using acrylic paints.  A supply list will be provided for students.
The cost is $30; however, students over 60 may register at no cost.
For more information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255.
All students must pre-register for this class.

Reading Link volunteers needed
Kaskaskia College’s “The Reading Link” is in need of volunteer tutors.
“The Reading Link” is holding formal training free of charge for volunteers who are interested in sharing their abilities to assist others in improving their skills. Volunteers assist adult learners who are 17 years of age or older, in reading, writing, basic math and learning basic English skills.
Anyone can volunteer who has a genuine concern for others, an ability to learn and an ability to read well. Tutoring can be part of a challenging and rewarding experience. Volunteers tutor learners for a minimum of two hours per week.
After volunteers finish the training, tutors meet on a regular basis with an individual from their own community in a public place such as a church, school, public library or other area that is convenient to the tutor and to the learner.
Free volunteer tutor training dates include Friday, Oct. 18, at the Vandalia Campus, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Session II will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Kaskaskia College Main Campus, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with lunch being provided.
To register for the next training, call “The Reading Link” at Kaskaskia College at 1-800-642-0859, ext. 3119 or 545-3119.
 
Late-starting fall classes
Kaskaskia College will offer late-starting fall classes on the main campus and at local education centers.
Classes slated for late start include:  Managerial Accounting, Introduction to Word Processing, Cisco Routers and Routing Basics, Introduction to College Composition, Payroll and Business Taxes, Food Service Sanitation Certification, Food Service Sanitation Refresher, Core Values and Ethical Decision Making, Court Procedure and Evidence, Introduction to Criminology, Medical Terminology, Microsoft Excel Beginner, MS Powerpoint Beginner, Introduction to Word Processing, English Composition, Data Acquisition and Management, Keyboarding IA and Keyboarding II, and Critical Reading and Study Skills.
There are several sections of each course offered, for exact times and locations, call the Kaskaskia College Admissions Office at 545-3040.