Queen's Castle Beekeepers Assoc.
3d Year, 2d
Minutes for the Queen’s Castle Beekeepers Assoc.
Feb. 23, 2013
21980 U. S. Hwy 29, Andalusia, AL 36420, 334-222-0751/376-9824
Old or Ongoing Business:
The work on the club building is on hold until more funds can be
raised to buy the block for the walls.
OJ and Lucy mentioned about the North West Florida Beekeeping
held on March 2d. Everyone is invited to the meeting.
Don Sobczak gave an outstanding class on splitting hives. It was
very informative and many of us went home ready to do splits instead
of waiting for swarms this year. Notes are available on our website
to do your own splits.
The Hoe Down in Andalusia was mentioned by the Blounts. It will be
held at the Kiwanis’s center in Andalusia on 28th of
It was a great meeting with lots of questions answered and many
beekeepers are ready for the spring season.
Elmore Herman is taking orders for bees in 5 frame nucs and will be
bringing them at our next meeting in March. Cost is $95 and is less
than you can get at many other places.
Keith had notes from the February Symposium but tabled them until
later because of the class by Don.
Vickie and others met to work out the details for our April Kids
Set up a work day to pour the concrete slab for our future
bathroom. It will set when the concrete can arrive.
Great meeting and meal shared by all.
Present at our meeting was Lucy Blount, OJ Blount, Keith Robinson,
Sharon Campbell, Gary Barrow, Vicky Barrow, Travis Cobb, Willis
Cobb, Joe Blount, Jimmie Winters, Sarah Winters, Tony Miller, Donna
Miller and family, Debbie Parkinson, Jane Spicciari, James Turk,
Karuno McAllister, Marie Williams, Neranza Blount, Don Sobczak, Don
Cotton, John Kilmer, Nicky Kilmer, and Robert Thrower.