March 2018 Minutes

Person County Beekeepers Association Minutes: March 15,2018; 7:00pm County Office Auditorium

PRESIDENT REPORT Robert Brauer *Welcome to all *Bee school Class #8= Field day has been rescheduled for April 7,18 * Lynn Wilson presented flowers to Amanda Blanks for all her hard work for the club. Lynn would like the club to continue presenting flowers to members in recognition of hard work. * www.fieldwatch.com paid for and endorsed by NC Ag Department. Great web page to map your hives location so pesticide applicators are aware and contact you.

VP REPORT James Latimer * Topics to be announced

FINANCIAL REPORT Amanda Blanks *Submitted March 15,2018 Beginning balance: $7,177.07 Income Total: $1,866.85 Expenses: $379.17 Bank Balance: $8,714.75 * Renewal process continues for 2018 State $15.00 and County $5.00, Bee school members have already paid for the county club dues.

SECRETARY REPORT Mary Ann Rich * February meeting minutes; 1st Ed Beal, 2nd Larry Barnes, minutes were approved by the club See Mary Ann Rich to sign up for meeting refreshments, food and drink.

FUNDRAISING Mac Blanks * Motion to place an order/restock Gold club t-shirt. 1st: Carol Carter,2nd Mary Ann Rich, Motion approved by the club

COMMUNITY SERVICES Whitney Barnes * March 23; 9am-3pm: OakLane Science Day *April 21; Designing a Pollinator Garden 1pm-3pm, * June 23 Granville County Bee Jubilee 8am-3:30pm Volunteers are needed to work the booth by discussing bee information or selling your own honeybee products. Motion to pay $45.00 for an inside table space 1st Mary Ann Rich 2nd Carol Carter, motion approved by the club

STATE FAIR *We are looking for a 2018 State Fair booth chair person. Please see Robert Brauer if you are interested.

VETERANS GARDEN Stan Morton * few plants need to be replaced, edging has been done, plan to touch up the mulch through out the year as needed, watching and waiting to see how things change after warm weather.

GUEST SPEAKER: Randall Austin, Varroa Mite

DOOR PRIZES: Ted Demas and Linda Long won

ATTENDANCE *22 PCBA Members attending the meeting, 1 guest * Submitted by:Mary Ann Rich on April 19,2018

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