November meeting Recap

On Monday Nov. 6th, the last meeting of 2017 we had our annual end-of-year pot luck with 55 in attendance. So many dishes (and especially desserts) were made with more than a splash of honey. Thank-you! And thanks to those who remembered to bring their plates and cups to save from the landfill. Beekeepers are mindful. Dues for 2018: 19 members renewed and 6 new members joined. It’s easy to do online on the website, too. Elections: We were sad to see Vice President, Jennifer Blalock and Director Russ Jefferies “retire” from the Board as they reached their term limits of 2 years times 2. We are sure that there is a place for them on committees. Moving on Up: Mark Traub to Vice PresidentRead More

November 6th 2017 Year End Meeting and Pot Luck as well as Honey Contest at 6:30 pm

Hello Members, I hope that you and your girls are enjoying this warm weather and all are doing fine. As you know Monday Nov. 6th will be the last meeting of 2017 and we will be having our year end pot luck. So cook up a favorite dish to share maybe with honey in it. We will also be nominating and electing board members and directors whose terms are expiring. Also the board will be giving the club a year end financial report as to where we stand. Greg Rogers will be giving us a short recap of Randy Oliver’s study with Oxalic Acid. There is still time to let me know if you want to enter the Honey Contest and possible move on toRead More

Honey Contest 2017 At Year end Pot Luck and Meeting Monday Nov 6th

BCBC Honey Contest Monday Night! The BCBC has over 120 members in the Club and we’d like a good representation for whose is the BEST TASTING HONEY. What part of the county produces the most delicious? Our panel of judges will determine Monday night (Nov. 6th) during the meeting – you can watch and you can taste the entries afterwards.It’s all in fun because it’s all good! Those who can bring 3 oz. of their bees’ precious honey need to let me know prior to Monday so we can assign an entry number and have containers  in which to transfer your “blind” entries.Remember,  WINNER will be awarded a Nucleus colony with 5 drawn frames, bees and brood and an over-wintered queen. This will be availableRead More