QUEEN’S CASTLE BEEKEEPERS
August 29, 2015
Prior to the meeting we:
3 hives in Gary’s apiary.
demonstration of oxalic acid treatment for varroa mites.
demonstration on wax cleaning.
demonstration on candle making.
demonstration on lotion making.
Gary called the meeting to order.
Lucy Blount led us in prayer.
Karen read the minutes from the July meeting.
Treasury report: As of 8/29/15 bank balance was $864.93.
WCNI in Andalusia wants someone to do a beekeeping spot on the
radio. Gary will contact.
AL Beekeepers Annual meeting registration forms were
There will be no September meeting due to the AL annual
completed beginner beekeeper booklets were discussed and
distributed. Randy will try to provide a version on the
There was no info available yet on the website for the AL
annual meeting in September.
Gary asked that information on swarm capture be collected –
person collecting the swarm, size of swarm, location, where
was the swarm, had the bees been sprayed with chemical.
also wish to start a list of suppliers for essential oils. So
far we have:
Chemistry Store www.chemistrystore.com
had a raffle for door prizes.
then had a meal of ham, lasagna, hot dogs, various side dishes
Those present were: OJ and Lucy Blount, Gary and Vicky Barrow,
Karen Brock, Kathy & Anthony Ammons, Bill & Kathy Blankenship,
Sharon Campbell, Willis Cobb, Mark & Amy Glisson, Elmore
Herman, John Kilmer, Terry & Tammy Pickard, Dirk Price, Pierce
Sanders, Daniel, Allison & Nathan Schellenberger, Randy
Shaffer, Marie Williams, Marsha & Ricky Williamson, Tommy
Wright, Annie Jo Crowley and Sandy & Tim Ashby.
next meeting will be 10/31 @ Lucy’s and OJ’s.