September 24, 2013 in General Club Info
Happy Holidays from the Executive Committee of the Ogeechee Area Beekeepers Association!
Below is the schedule of excellent programs booked for the first three months of 2014:
Mr. Bill Owens, the first person in Georgia to complete the highest level of the Georgia Master Beekeeper program, Master Craftsman Beekeeper, will present a program, “Tips and Tricks.”
Mr. Keith Fielder, Putnam County Cooperative Extension Coordinator, will speak on “Making Spring Splits.”
Mr. Slade Jarrett, currently a board member with the Georgia Beekeepers Association, will speak on “Showing Honey.”
We continue to plan for other programs and opportunities. Please send us your ideas and interests.
We will resume our meetings on the last Thursday of January same place, same time. We want to thank everyone for making this year so great.
If you need anything or want to join, link up with us on oabees.com or on Facebook.
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, January 30, 2014
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.
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!