August 2017 Meeting Minutes

Beekeeping Minutes: August 2017

A.    Club meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm at the People Bank of Elkhorn.

B.     Pledge of allegiance was recited

C.     Two New members/Guests introduced themselves.  Bill Palmer passed out info/applications for membership and a reminder that membership fees are $10.

D.    July minutes were approved

E.     Monthly Financial Report – Scott Kosteretz

a.     Balance is over $5,700.00

F.     Business

a.     Hive inspection field trip commented: was a great learning experiences, good hosts, teachers and mentors.

b.     State fair, Wisconsin Honey Producers Exhibit comments: great way to meet people and to sell honey.

G.    First annual WCBC picnic is Sunday August 27th at 1:00pm. Please bring a dish to pass, chairs and yard games.  Location N 7701 Engel Rd Whitewater Wisconsin

H.    Walworth County fair, August 30th –Sept 4th

a.     Observation hive helpers needed and still time to sign up.

I.      Dr. Tom Seeley presenting September 9th at McHenry County College, bring own lunch.

J.      Educational Time

a.     Breakout sessions: Beginner beekeepers: Basic of beekeeping knowledge/tools led by Rick

b.     Seasoned Beekeepers: honey removal/basic extracting equipment led by Doug

 

K.     Meeting Adjourned : 8:28 PM

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