March 14, 2020
WCBA is committed to doing our very best to service our beekeepers and to ensure the health and wellness of our members.
As we monitor how the coronavirus (COVID-19) affects us all, We have decided to cancel all activities through the month of April. This includes Bee School and our April 3rd meeting. If you are enrolled in Bee School, the Bee School directors will be in touch with you shortly.
Thank you all for your continued support. Our hearts to our to anyone affected by COVID-19. We want to protect the health and safety of all of our members and their families. We will continue to update you on activities as new developments arise.
WCBA Board of Directors
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR
President -- Barbara MacPhee
A HUGE THANK YOU
To our outgoing President Kathy deGraaf for all her work these past two & a half years, and will be listed as our new Past President.
To our outgoing Secretary Angela Hogue for her two & a half years of service in that role.
THANKS Kathy & Angela
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.