Person County Beekeepers Association
Minutes April 20,2017; 7:07pm
County Office Auditorium
Earth Day 10am-Noon at Famers Market, and Library 1pm-3pm
You can register on line now for the State Summer Meeting. There is a cut off for early registration.
Quiz Bowl? Are you interested?
State is asking each club to purchase 10 cooking with honey cookbooks;$20.00 each. Whitney Barnes made motion to purchase 10 cookbooks and donate one cookbook to library; Mac Blank second motion, Motion passed.
Field Watch: Bee Check: Drift Watch: encouraging everyone to register your hives. www.ncagr.gov/pollinators
Agriculture Review April 2017 Vol.92 #4 states that NC is 2nd with most apiaries in USA.
*Looking at colleges and universities for speakers. If you have ideas for guest speakers or interests you need more information on please contact Jamie.
April 20,2017 Beginning balance: $7,085.68
Income Total: $330.01
Bank Balance: $6,563.45
*Register for Personality( August 25-26,2017) $65.00. Whitney Barnes made motion to pay registration, James Latimer second, Motion passed.
* If you would like to sell honey at Personality please contact Whitney Barnes 2 weeks before Aug.25,2017.
*Please see Amanda for your NCSBA cards if you have paid your dues and not received yours yet.
Mary Ann Rich
*Motion: Mac Blank, Second: Larry Barnes,March Minutes Approved
*Pick up shirts and hats from Mac or Amanda Blank @ meetings.
They have extra club hats and t-shirts for sell.
Honey Raffle is coming up . Please donate, we need 12 lbs of honey.
*Veterans Garden: 16 members came out to help clean up weeds and freshen up mulch. A herbicide was applied to ares now watching for effects. Stones and another picnic table will be added soon.
May 20 9:00-12pm please come out and help freshen up the garden before Memorial Day celebrations the following weekend.
State Fair Booth
*Think about joining the committee. We need all of your talents.
*Lynn will help replace old display materials with 2016 booth materials.
* Guest Speaker: Lewis Cauble; Spring Hive Management 7:38pm
* 22 PCBA Members attending the meeting; and 4 guest
*Minutes summited by Mary Ann Rich May 10,2017