January 2018 Agenda

Walworth County Beekeepers Club

Agenda for January 16, 2018 – 7:00-8:30 PM

Advia Credit Union – Elkhorn, WI (Formerly Peoples Bank)

 

 

 Call Meeting To Order- 7:00 PM- Scott Kosteretz

 Pledge Of Allegiance

 Introduction of New Members and Guests

o New Member/Guest- Scott Kosteretz – Scott Kosteretz

 Meeting /membership comments for new members and guests

 Last month’s minutes to approve - submitted by Renee Michaels

 Monthly Financial Report- Scott Kosteretz

 Committees Reports

 Unfinished Business

o Christmas/Holiday party comments – Scott Kosteretz

 New Business

o Note: New business topics must be submitted and approved prior to the meeting in

order to be added to the agenda)

 

 Educational Time

o Library Resource of the Month

 Presenter, Peter Underwood, will share highlights from the American Bee Federation

convention in Reno, NV.

 Adjourn Meeting- 8:30 PM*

*After the meeting is adjourned members are welcome to stay and connect with other attendees.

Prepared By: Scott Kosteretz

December 2017 Meeting Minutes

Walworth County Beekeepers Club

December 2017 meeting Minutes

Beekeeping Minutes: December 2017

 

A. Club meeting was called to order at 6:05pm at the Advia Credit Union

B. Pledge of Allegiance was recited

C. No new members or guests. 39 members were in attendance

D. Monthly Financial Report-Scott Kosteretz

a. Balance is $5,812.50

E. Business

a. Members shared some high-lights and ah-ha moments in this year’s bee-keeping

experiences. Many encouraging, heart -warming comments were made by members.

b. Elections were held for 2018 club officers Elected officers include:

Scott Kosteretz, President, (last 12 month term)

Doug Grail, Vice President, (last 12 month term)

Renee Michals, Secretary

While not a elected position, Stephanie Slater was appointed Membership/Member Database

Chair by President, Scott Kosteretz.

G. Members enjoyed delicious food, great company and many wonderful raffle prizes at our

annual Christmas Potluck. Over $200.00 was raised in the raffle to be entered into the club’s

account. Thanks to all!

H. Meeting was adjourned at 8:10pm

November 2017 Agenda

Walworth County Beekeepers Club

Agenda for November 21, 2017 – 7:00-8:30 PM

Advia Credit Union – Elkhorn, WI (Formerly Peoples Bank)

 

• Call Meeting To Order- 7:00 PM- Scott Kosteretz

• Pledge Of Allegiance

• Introduction Of New Members and Guests

o New Member/Guest, meeting protocol comments- Scott Kosteretz

• Last month’s minutesto approve -submitted by Renee Michaels

• Monthly Financial Report- Scott Kosteretz

• Committees Reports

• Unfinished Business

o Attendee Comments - Wisconsin Honey Producers Convention –November 2, 3, 4

o New Business

o Christmas/Holiday party planning starts during the November meeting.

▪ Sign-up for food & beverages, and donations for holiday drawings

o December meeting –member voting for 2018 board

o Scott Kosteretz, president:running for 2018 term. (final year)

o Doug Graul, vice president, running for 2018 term. (final year)

o Renee Michaels, secretary, running for 2018 term.

o Note: New business topics must be submitted and approved prior to the meeting in

order to be added to the agenda)

 

• Educational Time

o Library Resource of the Month

• Guest speaker, Charlie Koenen, will share his research on beekeeping in Slovenia and Carniolan

honey bees

• Adjourn Meeting- 8:30 PM*

*After the meeting is adjourned members are welcome to stay and connect with other attendees.

Prepared By: Scott Kosteretz

December 2017 Agenda

Walworth County Beekeepers Club

Agenda for December 19, 2017 – 7:00-8:30 PM

Advia Credit Union – Elkhorn, WI (Formerly Peoples Bank)

 

 

 Call Meeting To Order- 7:00 PM- Scott Kosteretz

 Pledge Of Allegiance

 Introduction Of New Members and Guests

o New Member/Guest, meeting protocol comments- Scott Kosteretz

 No November minutes to approve

 Monthly Financial Report- Scott Kosteretz

 Committees Reports

 Unfinished Business

o December meeting – member voting for 2018 board

o Scott Kosteretz, president: running for 2018 term. (final year)

o Doug Graul, vice president, running for 2018 term. (final year)

o Renee Michaels, secretary, running for 2018 term.

 

o New Business

o Note: New business topics must be submitted and approved prior to the meeting in

order to be added to the agenda)

 

 Educational Time

o Library Resource of the Month

 Food, Raffle, Festivities

 Event ends - ~8:30 PM*

*After the event members are encouraged to help clean up.

Prepared By: Scott Kosteretz

October 2017 Agenda

Walworth County Beekeepers Club

Agenda for October 17, 2017 – 7:00-8:30 PM

Advia Credit Union – Elkhorn, WI (Formerly Peoples Bank)

 

·       Call Meeting To Order- 7:00 PM- Scott Kosteretz

·       Pledge Of Allegiance

·       Introduction Of New Members and Guests

o   New Member/Guest, meeting protocol comments- Scott Kosteretz

·       Last month’s minutes to approve - submitted by Jennifer Yunker

·       Monthly Financial Report- Scott Kosteretz

·       Committees Reports

·       Unfinished Business

·       New Business

o   Wisconsin Honey Producers Convention – November 2, 3, 4 at the Holiday Inn Eau Claire South. Speakers include:

§  Ross Conrad - Author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Beekeeping

§  David Tarpy - Associate Professor of Entomology and the Extension Apiculturist at North Carolina State University

§  Dr. Marla Spivak - University Minnesota Bee Lab

o   Christmas/Holiday party planning starts during the November meeting. It’s not too early to think about beekeeping related items to donate for our party drawings.

o   Note: New business topics must be submitted and approved prior to the meeting in order to be added to the agenda)

·       Educational Time

o   Library Resource of the Month

o   Q&A Panel Discussion: come with your pressing questions to ask the panel.

·       Adjourn Meeting- 8:30 PM*

*After the meeting is adjourned members are welcome to stay and connect with other attendees.

 

Prepared By: Scott Kosteretz

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