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March Mid Michigan Beekeepers Meeting
Good Evening Fellow Beekeepers,
This Thursday, March 2nd 2017, is our club meeting. doors open at 6:30 p.m. meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. at 103 E. Main Street Otisville MI. Held at the Forest Township Hall. Our guest speaker Bob Hollis build a hive workshop, Leo Stevens and Dave Anthony doing how to install bee packages and how to split hives.
The final month to get your bee orders in. We order as a club through Golden Harvest / Bob Hollis dates April 15th and May 6th, who has two truck this year or Leo Stevens and Dave Anthony / AWS Bees date April 15th, who has one truck this year. Don Schrams has nucs also.
1. All orders must be in and paid in full by March 25th.
2. Any orders after those dates will pay the higher price.
3. Also you must be paid currently in our club dues to get the club price.
4. We voted to raffle off a hive at the Spring Conference in East Lansing.We will be looking for someone to paint it and another one to paint a design on it. Please see me at the meeting. Also we will need volunteers to help sit at the table and sell raffle tickets. Tickets will be $1.00 each or 10 for $5.00. Tickets go on sale March 1st.
Any one interested in helping with 2017 Bee Symposium? Hosting a Bee Symposium in conjunction with Mott Community College in Flint, MI on Monday, April 17th in the evening. We hope to have speakers presenting information about honeybees, native Michigan bees, and plants for pollinators. This would be good promotion for our club as well.
Our Meeting in March 2, will have a build a hive demonstration with Bob Hollis and side breakout of installing package bees with Leo Stevens and Dave Anthony.
Michigan Beekeepers Association Spring Conference March 10 & 11 in East Lansing at the Kellogg's Hotel & Conference center. Doors open at 8: 00 a.m. starts with guest speaker at 9:00 a.m. Vendors list is available on the michiganbees.org website under the conference tab. If you wish to order from any of the vendors please make sure to get your orders in by March 5th. so they will have then packed and ready for pick up at the conference.
Remember when ordering woodware from Bob Hollis make sure to give him 2-3 week notice with a phone call or text message week before our meeting to ensure your order will be ready for pickup and he will bring your orders to the club.
AWS BEES LLC Dave Anthony and Leo Stevens
Golden Harvest Bob Hollis
Huron City Bees Nuc's Don Schram
please think on you order and if you would like to place it please see
Barb at the meeting. If we order as a club we get a discount and the
club receive a kick back on our order.
Also remember that bees are can be ordered and must be paid for in full by March 25th 2017
Any bees ordered and by chance you may not need we can always sell them as we have a list
of beekeepers waiting.
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