THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED AT THE
We had a great turnout again this year, and the results were over 300 new certified beekeepers! It takes a lot of planning and even more hands-on work to make it such a huge success. Thank you to all the volunteers, guest speakers, and our own Bee-School Directors Paul & Linda O'Connor for their tireless work in this endeavor.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR
President -- Kathy deGraaf
A HUGE THANK YOU
To our outgoing President Mary Duane for all her work these past two years, and will be listed as our new Past President.
To our outgoing Secretary Barbara MacPhee for her many years of service in that role. Barbara has been voted in as our new Vice President.
THANKS MARY and BARB!
MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS DUE DECEMBER 31ST
Membership has its benefits! Quarterly newsletter, discount on beekeeping trade journals (Bee Culture and American Bee Journal), free admittance to the WCBA indoor meetings which include our March and October speaker meetings, discount honey jar ordering, club honey extractor program and much, much more. Don't delay, renew today!
Membership renewals are due by December 31st every year. Annual Dues are $15. You can also renew by mail or at any of the club meetings. The membership renewal form can be found here.
MEMBERS CAN NOW UPDATE THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS AND OTHER PROFILE INFORMATION!
DOES YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS NEED UPDATING?
If your membership is up to date but you are not receiving club emails (quarterly newsletter & important announcements), please contact our membership director Angela Hogue to update your email in our records.
HIVE INSPECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
The MA apiary inspection service is now available. If you are interested in having an inspector check your hive, or any hive that died, please submit an online inspection request here:
MDAR Apiary Inspection Request Form
You can also call 617-626-1801 to request a visit from an inspector.