The OABeeA’s May meeting will be held at our usual location, Fordham’s Farmhouse Restaurant in Statesboro. Our speaker will be Mr. Bruce Morgan. Mr. Morgan was honored as the 2013 Georgia Beekeeper of the Year by the Georgia Beekeepers Association. He will speak on “The Importance of a Nuc in Your Bee Yard.”
General Meeting Information
The usual meeting date, time & location of the Ogeechee Area Beekeepers Association is the last Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m., at Fordham’s Restaurant in Statesboro, GA.
The Annual Meeting will be held the last Thursday of every July. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to conduct the business of electing new officers, approving a budget as presented by the Board, making changes to the By-laws if needed, and other business as deemed appropriate by the Board.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Thursday, April 24 at the Georgia Southern University Botanical Garden. The Botanical Garden is located a few blocks from the main campus of Georgia Southern University at 1505 Bland Avenue. Enter through the iron gates on Bland Avenue and park in the nearby field.
USUAL LOCATION: The Banquet Room at Fordham’s Farmhouse Restaurant, 23657 Hwy. 80 East, Statesboro, GA.
Please go through the line first and get your dinner. Fordham’s menu may be found by clicking here.
MEETING TIME: 5:30 p.m.
Some people arrive about 5 p.m. to enjoy fellowship, the usual discussions and to get an early start on supper.
WHO MAY ATTEND OUR MEETINGS: Anyone with any level of experience or inexperience in bees, whether or not they are a member of the association or even own bees, is invited. Most people have at least some level of interest when they come to their first meeting, but we guarantee that everyone will have an interest when they leave the meeting.
PURPOSE OF THE OGEECHEE AREA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION: The OABEEA is an educational organization dedicated to the promotion of the art and science of beekeeping to novice and hobbyist beekeepers, commercial beekeepers, and the general public in the area of southeast Georgia through member cooperation and information exchange via meetings, programs, and projects.
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The Ogeechee Area Beekeepers Association meets the last Thursday
of every month, 5:30 p.m. at Fordham’s Restaurant in Statesboro, GA. Bee there!