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***SPECIAL GUEST, DATE & PLACE – APRIL 11, 2017 MEETING***

This is in lieu of our regular Monday meeting, instead our meeting will be on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Powhatan Village Building. The event is open to other Beekeeping Clubs in the area:updated TraynorDirections:

The meeting location is about 23 miles and just under half an hour drive away from Rockwood Park.

Turn right on Courthouse Road as you exit the park and follow the road to Rte 60 (Midlothian Turnpike)

Go West on Rte 60 for about 14 miles, past the Sheets gas station on the right.

About 2 miles past Sheets is a small, rectangle green sign that says POWHATAN with an arrow pointing left.

A short ways further, across from a VALERO gas station turn left onto Rte 13 West or Old Buckingham Road.

Go 2 miles and through the round-about.

The Village Building is on the right (Old Powhatan High School).

Agenda for March 13 Club Meeting

Hi Folks – This is a friendly reminder that our next Club meeting is Monday, March 13, 2017, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Rockwood Nature Center.
Agenda:

Announcements
Budget Report – Theo Hartmann, Treasurer
Festival Committee – Report on our 8th Annual Honeybee Festival
Guest Speaker: Our own member John Davis "All About Queens"

On behalf of your 2017 Officers

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

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