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Meeting Mon Feb 13th

This is a friendly reminder that our next meeting will be Monday, February 13th at Rockwood Nature Center from 6:30-8:30pm:

  • The February meeting will include announcements and Festival updates
  • Our Educational Segment will be presented by Rob Wokaty. He will be discussing what to do in our hives now and how to manage possible early swarming
  • Our Guest Speaker will be Nancy Rose. She is a Master Gardener and will be discussing pollinator friendly gardening. Nancy has a lot of great information to share on how we can all help the bees

We also have some great classes on the books! The 2 separate Introduction Sessions are for those interested, but not sure about keeping bees, and the 1 Beginning Course (4 days total) is for those already interested in getting started!

Intro to Beekeeping Feb 11th
Intro to Beekeeping Feb 18th
Beginning Beekeeping Course March 11-12 & April 8-9

Beginning Beekeeping Course

March 11-12 & April 8-9, 2017 – click here for more information and to sign up.

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Introduction to Beekeeping Feb 18 1-4pm

Click here for more info and to sign up.

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Lady Spirit Moon Presentation 2016

Introduction to Beekeeping Feb 11, 2017

Click here for more information and to sign up! Only $10!

Saturday, February 11, 2017 10am – 1pm at Rockwood Nature Center

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***Jan 16th = Rescheduled January Meeting***

Good Morning Folks!

As a reminder, our meeting tonight is postponed due to inclement weather. The good news is that we have rescheduled for next Monday, January 16th, same time, same place (6:30p-8:30p at Rockwood Nature Center).

Hope you all can make it!

On behalf of your 2017 Officers:

Paul Edens, President
Stan Houk, VP
Jody Conway, Secretary
Theo Hartmann, Treasurer

***Meeting Postponed***

Good Morning Folks!

Due to the inclement weather, we have decided to postpone Monday’s meeting. We are going to try to reschedule the meeting for the following week if possible rather than canceling altogether. We’ll send another email once a rescheduled meeting is confirmed.

Stay safe everyone!

On behalf of your 2017 Officers:

Paul Edens, President
Stan Houk, VP
Jody Conway, Secretary
Theo Hartmann, Treasurer

January Meeting Reminder

Hi Folks – this is a friendly reminder that the next meeting is Monday, January 9, 2017 from 6:30-8:30pm at Rockwood Nature Center.
Agenda:

Gene – will begin planning for our 8th Annual Honeybee Festival
Jill – will talk about membership renewals, facebook & our website
Harlan – will talk about the Master Beekeeper Program and will also be our main speaker presenting how to overwinter your hives.

On behalf of your 2017 Officers

Paul Edens, President
Stan Houk, Vice President
Jody Conway, Secretary
Theo Hartmann, Treasurer

Dec Christmas Agenda

Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers Association Monthly Meeting this month is our annual Christmas Party!!!!

Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:30pm

Please come and share an informal get-together at our Club Christmas Party.

Bring a favorite covered dish, hors d’oeuvre, salad, or dessert and enjoy a nice dinner and holiday time together.

We will have a Christmas game after dinner where we exchange or choose gifts that those that wish to participate have brought. ($10 or less please. It can be a funny, wacky, or useful gift.)

REMINDER: RPBBA Monthly Meetings at

Rockwood Park Nature Center, 6:30 PM,

Every 2nd Monday of the month.

Our Next Meeting is January 9, 2017

On behalf of your 2016 Officers:

President – Richard Tuohy

Vice President – Paul Edens

Secretary – Jody Conway

Treasurer – Theo Hartmann

Dec 2016 – Annual Bee Club Christmas Agenda.docx

**Election of Officers at next Meeting***

Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers Association Monthly Meeting and Election of Officers for 2017

Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6:30pm

***** Please plan on attending in order to add your nomination and vote for new officers for the coming year. Thank you *****

RPBBA Welcome and Announcements

​Nomination and Election of Officers for 2017: Committee Chairperson Gene Disalvo

Rick McCormick: Homemade Extractor

Q & A

Theo Hartmann: Candy Board

Q & A

Carla Park: Items from the Hive

Q & A

Stan Park: Attic Box

Q & A

See you there!

REMINDER: ​RPBBA Monthly Meetings at

Rockwood Park Nature Center, 6:30 PM,

Every 2nd Monday of the month.

On behalf of your 2016 Officers:

President – Richard Tuohy

Vice President – Paul Edens

Secretary – Jody Conway

Treasurer – Theo Hartmann