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JANUARY 20, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup; pickup NCSBA membership cards

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Technology Night, We will be surfing the web introducing members to: CPBA website, CPBA Facebook page, NCSBA website, etc.  Presentation will be on the projector for everyone.  Folks are welcome to bring their own tablets, laptops, smartphones, etc. to follow along but it is not required.  We will have internet access available to all who attend.  Please bring charged devices because cords are a trip hazard.  We are also looking for website contributors.  The site needs to be updated regularly - bring your ideas.

    8 - 8:10 pm: Break

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


FEBRUARY 17, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Dr. James Zechman, Bee Sting Management:  bee stings, bee allergies, EpiPens, etc.

    8 - 8:10 pm: Break

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting.  We need to establish the schedule of events the club will be participating in.  Please be ready to signup for this years events.

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


MARCH 17, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Greg Bernhardt, Farm Bureau Insurance, will be presenting beekeeping liabilities and insurance.  He will have information for both hobby beekeepers and businesses.

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


APRIL 21, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • What should you be doing with your queens in the spring?  Adolphus Leonard will be presenting queen introduction, queen issues, re-queening, etc. 

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


MAY 19, 2015   

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • TBA

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


JUNE 16, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Harry Strand will explore honey's many colours and the reasons why.

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup



JULY 21, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Rick Coor, Topic TBA

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


AUGUST 18, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Hank Reid will discuss honey judging, labeling and how to win!
  • Honey Judging: Club members are encouraged to bring in their honey for taste testing. Honey should be unlabeled. Honey will be judged on taste, clarity & moisture content.  Prize to be awarded to first place. Plus you get bragging rights! Biscuits will be provided.

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


SEPTEMBER 15, 2015   

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • Adolphus Leonard, Fall Hive Management/FAQs

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup


OCTOBER 20, 2015

    7 - 7:30 pm:  Bee Social; sign-in; pay dues; meeting setup

    7:30 pm:  Welcome - Let's get started

  • "BEE CREATIVE" This will be a potluck event.  Members are encouraged to present their best creative works at this event.  We will invite neighboring clubs to participate.  Prizes to be awarded to our first place winners.  Categories for judging will be:
    • Photography
    • Candles
    • Soaps & other Health & Beauty Products
    • Bee Equipment Invention and/or Hack/Modification of equipment

    8:10 - 8:30 pm: Business Meeting

    8:30 pm:  Cleanup