Queen's Castle Beekeepers Assoc.
2nd Year, 2nd
Minutes for the Queen’s Castle Beekeepers Assoc.
February 25, 2012
21980 U. S. Hwy 29, Andalusia, AL 36420, 334-222-0751/376-9824
to everyone to bring some of their own honey to put on our display
work hard to
our meeting area. We will begin having meetings outside as
weather permits. And we will
the bees as weather
permits, so bring
called the meeting
order and Jimmie Winters opened with prayer. Minutes of the Jan. 28,
2012 meeting were read
Keith talked about ways we
could correspond with other members to encourage them to come to our
will e-mail or call as many as
we can, Keith could send out a form letter, and everyone
contact those you know and encourage them to come.
gave the treasury report and it was approved. Club members need to
officers know of any ways we can use our money
to better our club. Members
agreed to purchase printer ink for
secretary to use in printing
the monthly minutes and other club business.
Keith mentioned a possible
web site for our club. He is going to investigate this further and
will have more news on this later.
Keith asked for ideas on
classes we could present and gave some suggestions ...Building a
Bees and how to
them, Why become a
beekeeper?, Using beestings
on this subject and let us know
what kind of class you would
like to have.
attended the Auburn Bee Symposium on Feb. 4, 2012 gave a short
report on the things they learned.
sure proud that the attendance was over 400 people who were
interested in bees!
also discussed queen rearing, which was a class that was taught at
Auburn. We decided that it was a lot to do
the techniques taught at Auburn. A much better and more natural plan
would be to just
bees be bees and do it themselves. We just have to be sure to catch
discussed having a "Kids Day" in June ??? We asked one of our
members, Hunter Gatschet to
demonstrating how he takes care of bees to other children who might
we should have a "Senior Citizens Day' also, maybe in May, and
invite senior citizens to
all his and Lucy's flowers.
adjourned to a delicious
lunch and afterward went out to help OJ move some frames and bees
old hive into a new hive body.
16 in attendance: Keith Robinson,
OJ and Lucy Blount,
Sharon Campbell, Jason
and Hunter Gatschet, Gary and Vicky Barrow, Don Helton, Jimmie and
Sarah Winters, and
Steve and Sabra Burns and Miles McKathryn.