Welcome to Heart of Georgia Beekeepers!

Our meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at The Perry Art Center in Perry*, GA.  The meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and last approximately an hour.  The membership dues for our club are $12.00 per year.

At each meeting, we hold a a door prize(free) and a raffle to raise money for the club’s activities.  Items are donated by our members and/or attendees and tickets are $1.00 each.

Anyone interested in Beekeeping is encouraged to attend the meetings and there is no obligation to join.  Everyone is welcome!!  Hope to see you soon.

Are you on Facebook?  If so, please look for us!!  Our link is:

 http://www.facebook.com/pages/Heart-Of-Georgia-Beekeepers/1615309585382777

 *Perry Art Center
1121 Macon Rd
Perry, Ga 31069

 

New officers for the New Year.

We would like to thank our past President Tim Smith for his dedication to the club.

We have the following taking over for the new year

President
Rick Moore

Vice President
Broadus Williams

Annual Fall Meeting for GBA

The annual fall meeting for the GBA will be held Sept 18th-19th, in Milledgeville, Ga.  There will be guest speakers, from Oregon, Nebraska and several from all over Georgia.  This meeting will also include a honey show.  The rates are $60.00 for GBA members and $75.00 for non GBA members.  The cost to join the GBA is $15 per year.

Introduction to Beekeeping Class

Hello Everyone. This is the registration for our Beekeeping101 Workshop that is on March 21, 2015.

The Heart of Georgia Beekeepers will present a FREE “Introduction to Beekeeping Class” on March 21, 2015 at the Camp John Hope FFA-FCCLA Center 281 Hope Entrance Rd. Fort Valley, GA 31030. This class is designed for people who are interested in starting beekeeping, those who are just interested in beekeeping, or in gardening. The morning session will be in Classroom from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. Lunch will be at 12:00.The afternoon session will be from 1:00 PM until mid afternoon (4:00 PM) at a nearby bee yard where students will open bee hives, identify bees, learn the parts of a hive, and see the bees at work. We will have protective gloves, veils, and suits for the students. The class is open to all ages.

If you are interested in participating in the class, please take a moment to register through the following link.

 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Jmxi_bjwAZPBwFdtR4WnmUxu113TQifn_204LyvFaqg/viewform?usp=send_form

Please make sure you register EVERY person that will be attending the class so we will have a record of EACH person.

We will be having a lunch during the break at the cost of $8.00 per person. If you are interested in the luncheon, please make sure you select lunch when you register for the class. Thanks

Tim

September’s Meeting

Just a reminder the September’s meeting will be held Tuesday night the 16th at Camp John Hope. The meeting starts at 7:00pm.

Don’t Forget!  to bring your honey for the Honey Show.

Also, remember to bring something for the raffle table. Thanks

September, 2014 Meeting

At this month’s meeting, we will be having the annual Heart of Georgia Beekeepers Honey Show. It will be a Black Jar Contest. In order to participate in the competition, you will need to bring a jar of this year’s honey. The judging will be done by the members in attendance and will be based on taste only. The person with the most votes will have their bottle of honey on display in Mr. Jesse’s booth at the fair.

We will be nominating Board Members this month. If you are interested in one of the roles on the board, please be sure you attend the meeting on Tuesday, September 16.

I am including the link for dinner. Please be sure to sign up if you plan on eating. The deadline is September 12.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13y_gu2vCG-88VZulOqV-NpSreF6KGsWxPq1bdKNRFVw/viewform?usp=send_form