2015 RPBBA Officer Nominations

Dear Members,

The 2015 Officers Nominating Committee, Gene Disalvo, Paul Edens and Kristi Orcutt, are soliciting nominations. They need your feedback by October 27th. The Committee will present the recommended slate of officers at the November 10th meeting. If you would like to nominate someone including yourself for any of the positions, please complete this form:

If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form, you can fill it out online:

Bee Meeting Monday Oct 13

Hello Folks!

We will be meeting this coming Monday, October 13th, from 6:30-8:30pm for the Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers meeting. Dale Buck will present our educational segment of the program and our main speaker will be Michael Sandridge, who will teach us how to best prepare our hives for the winter,and fall management. Hope to see you all there!

Sarah Buckley V.P.

Meeting Monday Sep 8th

Hello Folks!

We will be meeting this coming Monday, September 8th at 6:30 for the Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers.

In this meeting, we will be having Dale Buck present our educational piece, and our main speaker will be Mary Ann Richie, the author of Planting, and Harvesting Your Herb Garden. This is an excellent resource for planting your pollinator friendly plants. Mary Ann will also be bringing copies of her book to sell after the meeting for around $12.95+tax.

Rob Wokaty, President

Member Picnic Saturday

Good Evening Folks!

This is just a friendly reminder that we have a Member Picnic on Saturday the 23rd at 4pm. No need to RSVP. Please bring a dish to share, the club will provide drinks and fried chicken.

For more information, please see our website post: https://rockwoodbeekeepers.com/2014/07/15/august-picnic-in-lieu-of-meeting/

RPBBA Speaker Schedule Sep 2014-Jan 2015


September 8, 2014 – Mary Ann Ritchie – What to plant for bees.  She will be bringing her book for sale, Planning,Planting,and Harvesting Your Herb Garden, $12.95+tax.

October 13, 2014 –  Michael Sandridge from Sandrige and Sons Honey – Fall management, preparing hive for winter.

November 10, 2014 – A Panel Discussion.

December 8, 2014 –  Member potluck dinner.  Musical entertainment.

January 12, 2015 – Mosquito Squad will talk about how they do this and not hurt pollinators .

NO Meeting this month – instead a members’ picnic on the 23rd

Good Afternoon Folks,

This is a quick reminder that there will be NO August meeting this Monday. Instead we will have a members’ picnic on Saturday, August 23rd. For more information, see https://rockwoodbeekeepers.com/2014/07/15/august-picnic-in-lieu-of-meeting/

Look for another email in the next week or so with more picnic details and a request for a headcount.

Have a great afternoon!

2014 August Member-Picnic in lieu of Meeting


  • We will not have a regular Monday meeting in Aug., instead we will have a picnic for our members on SaturdayAug.23rd, at 4:00.
  • Rain or shine.
  • We will provide drinks and fried chicken.
  • All attendees bring a side or dessert to share. Maybe both!
  • Spouses,as always, are welcome.
  • We will also have a buy-sell-trade opportunity, if you have any bee equipment, or related items you don’t need anymore.

–Sarah Buckley