March 2016 Meeting Minutes

WCBC Meeting Minutes: March 2016


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: Raffled off 3 beekeeping books to our new members

D. Minutes:  February minutes were approved

F. Monthly Financial Report- Terry Condroski

·         60 total members

G. Committee Reports: 

·         Education/Library- Marlene Janowski:

A number of new resources were introduced.  Members are encouraged to check out what is available.

G. Unfinished Business-

·         none

H.  New Business-

·         WHP Regional Meeting follow up. Bill Palmer said that they were reporting big losses on the almond groves.  Packages are coming in already infested with mites. 3 treatments/year are recommended.

·         Dan O’leary will be teaching a beginners beekeeping class at Michael fields on April 2nd

·         Members were reminded that there are opportunities for education and network options for club members.  The new FB Groups page is having success.  Reminder that this is different than the regular FB page. To join the groups page, members should search for Walworth County Bee Club closed group and request to join.

I. Educational Time:  Breakout sessions for beginner, intermediate, and advanced beekeepers.

J. Adjourn Meeting: 8:30


Respectfully submitted by April Yuds



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