February Business & Education Meeting
February 23rd, 2014
Chelan County PUD
In Attendance: Michael & Carrie Schenck, Kriss & James Crilly, Marc Jaramillo, Naomi Murray, Jessica Beaver, Debra Stansbery, Kelly & Jemma Riedel, Stan & Jane Peak, Cirri & David Quick, Daryn Klinginsmith, Peter Hill, Amy Cummings, Dylan Whiteley, Scott Nordstrom, Jeff H, Al Zalewski, Steve Foley
Dates for March:
Next Bee Chat scheduled for March 6 @ 6pm @ El Agave
Next meeting scheduled for March 16 @ 5pm @ PUD
Dates for April:
Bee Chat: April 9th El Agave
Bee Meeting: April 27th @ PUD
$600 in account with more coming in from new members
Dates for Apprenticeship Class set for Saturday s in March from 9-12 @ Leavenworth Fire Hall-Last class will be a field trip to Tierra apiary in Leavenworth
Bee packages need to be ordered by March 1st w/ payment-Steve is contact
Outreach-was decided to have a subgroup to plan and organize these events.
Possible events/ groups: Chelan County Fair-weekend after Labor Day, Leavenworth Earth Day Fair April 27th, Master Gardener-weekend workshop or at plant sale, Home and Garden Show
The following are members that will make up this subgroup: Kris, Amy, Steve, Jim, Stan, Debra, Jessica, Naomi, Al, Jeff, Michelle. Peter and Amy will both approach the Master Gardeners about opportunities.
Coastal Farms has offered to let us borrow equipment for workshops, etc. w/their name displayed. Kris delivered flyers for our club to Coastal
Maria will not be here to do the Pybus University talk, Steve may fill in
Beginning Beekeeping in Pullman-July 31st-Aug.1 $125
Queen Rearing Aug. 2 $175
Educational topic was 3 different ways to get bees and how to get the bees in the hive: Package vs. Nuc vs. Swarm.
Amy Cummings, Secretary