Donations and Scholarships

Eleanor Spirka Scholarship Application

Scholarship application form HERE

Eleanor Spirka

5/21/1938 - 8/5/2017

Eleanor was a dedicated beekeeper that volunteered thousands of hours to the Geauga County Beekeepers Association. She was the club secretary for quite a few years. You rarely saw her without a smile on her face.

Donations received via the Amazon Smile Program will be placed into the Eleanor Spirka Scholarship Fund

In Eleanor's memory, we have started a New Beekeeper Scholarship fund in her name. This Scholarship is open to 12-16 year old boys or girls that are interested in becoming beekeepers. Scholarship winners will receive: 1 Package of bees (including a queen) A club member designated as a mentor, and a 1-year Club membership.

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