North-Central Washington

 Beekeepers Association

Jan 2015 BizEd meeting minutes

Sunday, January 18, 2015 8:49 AM | NCWBA Board (Administrator)

January 18, 2015

Chelan PUD Auditorium in Wenatchee, 5pm

In Attendance: Amy, Steve, Al, Jeff, Catrina & Bryan, Wayne, Janis, Alice, Dan & Becky, Russ, Amilka, Kelly & Jenna, James, Todd, Tandi & Jerry, Mike & Kari, Craig, Dennis, Stan

UPCOMING DATES: BEE MTG. February 22 @ 5PM (PUD BLDG) Snacks-Stan & Jane

BEE CHAT February 12 @ 6PM (El Agave)

Old Business- Jan. 7th Daryn, Kriss, & Steve went to Wenatchee City Council mtg. and gave them an ordinance to look at for Beekeeping in the city limits of Wenatchee

Steve passed around 2 hats with our logo on them, the group chose to have NCWBA on front and back of hat.

Time to register hives-State Law-link will be posted on website.

Important News: Wayne Rainey is our new Vice President—congratulations!!!

Amy Cummings is willing to stay on as secretary, but if anyone is able to back up for when she is unable to make meetings, please let her know.

New Business:

Earth Day in Chelan April 18th *Let Steve know if you are able to help with booth

WSBA Apprentice Class Marc 7, 21, & 28 $15 to sign up—talk to Steve

Journeyman Class in the planning stages—let Steve know if you are interested.

There is a Grower in the area that has been in contact with our club about providing support.

Ideas for how we would use extra donations: Event, Scholarships, Classes/Education, Horticultural Fair, FFA, National Honeybee day in August (on the 22nd)

Time to Start thinking about ordering bees…Al is in charge of ordering, details will be posted soon when they are hashed out.

The group decided that we would like to see the following in 2015:

Group Clean Out, Apiary Visits, Demo’s, Show & Tell, Summertime Potluck.

Emilka and Jessica have offered to organize these sorts of activities on a monthly (or more frequent) basis during the season.

NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Is a registered Washington State Non-Proift. UBI 603594512

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