|MBA 2010 Fall Meeting Announced |
21 August 2010
*********IT WOULD BE ADVISED THAT ALL BEEKEEPERS COME THIS MEETING EITHER DAY AS THE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION WILL BE VOTING TO RE-INSTATE ABSENTEE BALLOTS**************
Roger Hoopingarner, MBA President, announced the speakers for the October 22-23, 2010 Michigan Beekeepers Association fall meeting. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Grand Rapids Airport hotel. The main speakers will be Doug McRory, retired commercial beekeeper and retired Provincial Apiculturist of Ontario, and Dr. Malcom T. Sanford, retired Extension Apiculturist, University of Florida, Gainesville. In addition, there will be break-out sessions on Friday morning and afternoon and Saturday morning.
On Friday evening, the MBA will host the annual “Beekeeper’s Banquet”. All attendees and their families are welcome to join us at the banquet, catch up with your friends and meet new ones.
A very important business meeting will be held on Saturday afternoon. At the business meeting, members will elect new MBA officers and vote on the new MBA constitution. Both of these agenda items are very important and all members are urged to attend.
New for this year, you can register on line for the fall meeting. If registering for more than one person, you will need to complete the registration form for each attendee.
MBA has also reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton at a special rate. You can make room reservations on line.
Keep an eye on the MBA web site for further details, including the detailed schedule.
Starting: Friday October 22, 2010 at 9:00am
Ending: Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 4:00pm
Cost: (both days)
MBA Member: $20.00
MBA Member Spouse: $10.00 Regristration fee can be paid at our meeting on the first
Non-Member Spouse: $10.00
Cost: (one day only)
MBA Member: $10.00
(click here to register on line)
(click here to join the MBA)
Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
4747 28th Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
If you call or go online to makew a reservation "BE SURE TO TELL THEM YOUR A BEEKEEPER" and receive a discount on your room. If any one is interested in staying over night please let Barb know so we have a count on hotel rooms to get prices of. Should try to book your hotel reservations and meeting registration by October 1st.
Any questions call Jim Withers 810-516-9917 or Jim Dodder 810-653-8547