July 2015 Meeting Minutes


Beekeeping Minutes: July 21, 2015




A. Meeting was called to order at 7:00 at the Peoples Bank of Elkhorn. 

B. Pledge of allegiance was recited

C.  New Members/Guests: Fred and Deb Hodnik, Shelly Delikowski, Liz Hall, and Kateland Bartlett. Guests/New members received welcoming introduction packets to the club.

D. Minutes:  The minutes were written by April Yuds, sent out in advance for members to preview and come to the meeting prepared to approve. Minutes were approved with no changes.  

E. Monthly Financial report: Given by Terry Condroski.  Balance= 1392.67


F. Committee Reports: 


  • Education/Speakers/Programming- Christine Karlson
    • Aug is a Q & A forum with club members
  • Website-Wendy Hull:
    • None


G. Unfinished Business


  • Walworth Co. Dairy Breakfast, Sat. June 20th.
    • Fred Bartlett gave an update on how well the board worked at the dairy breakfast
  • WHPA booth at the WI state Fair, August 6-16- Volunteers needed
    • Bill Palmer talked about the event and gave a contact number for those interested in volunteering


H.  Introduction of New Business-


  • Walworth County Fair, Sept. 2-7, 2015
    • Sign up sheet was passed around for volunteers to help man the booth
  • Other: 
    • New Club Member forms were created and passed out to all attending members to gather information
    • Bill Palmer donated a how to make Styrofoam Nuc Box sheets and bee supplement sheets.
    • Honey entries for the fair: Entries must be submitted by the first Friday of August.
    • Discussion: ? ‘s about swarming and mites were discussed


I. Educational Time: 


  • Beekeeping Calendar-Marlene Janowski:
  • Richard Schneider of Capital Bee Supply in Madisongave a presentation.


J. Treats:


·         Treat was made by Dorthy Schuette


·         Linda Homes volunteered to make the treat for Aug.


J. Adjourn Meeting: 8:30




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