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Sheboygan County Beekeepers Association

 

 

Meetings are held March through November on the second Tuesday of each month,

6:30 PM at the ADRC Building, 630 Forest Avenue, Sheboygan Falls, WI

The June meeting is a family picnic (6:30 PM).  The November meeting is a potluck dinner. (6:30 PM)

Spouses and families are also invited!

 

Meetings – If members providing refreshments would please include beverages, they may present their receipts for the beverages to Ken, and the Club will reimburse you. Thank you so much for doing this!

 

2017 Schedule

October 10 – Program – to be determined

Book Report – Annette S

Refreshments – Ralph Christianson & Terry Zerger

 

November 14 – HOLIDAY POTLUCK – 6:30 PM – Bring a dish to pass and your own table settings. Voluntary $5.00 gift exchange for BINGO game!

 

Prior 2017 Meetings

February 14 – Program – Amanda Strojinc and Garry Sydow – Beginning Beekeeping. Be sure to check out our informational flyer at the following link. Feb Meeting Flyer

Book Report – N/A

Refreshments – Garry Sydow

 

March 14 – Program – Intial meeting

Book Report – N/A

Refreshments – Sheila Wettstein

 

April 11 – Program – Dan P and Ralph W on AZ Hives

Book Report – Kurt P – Beekeeping Principles – A Manual for Beginners/A Guide for Gardeners

Refreshments – Dan P and Ralph W

 

May 9 – Program – Keith W – this program will be held at Christopher’s Farms and Gardens Details will follow…………….

Book Report – N/A

Refreshments – Keith W

 

June 13 – PICNIC – Annual Picnic! – 6:30 p.m. Rochester Park,  Sheboygan Falls

Meat is provided by the club. Bring a dish to pass and your own table settings. Also bring prizes for the BINGO table!

 

July 11 – Program – Garry S – Mites

Book Report – Garry S

Refreshments – Jeff & June C

 

August 8 – Program – Winery Tour at SoLue Estate Winery and Meadery in Cascade  – 6:30 PM – Meet at the Winery.        W8269 County Road F, Cascade, WI 53011 • www.soluestate.com

 

September 12 – Program – Amanda S will give a presentation on Winterizing Bees

Book Report – N/A

Refreshments -Jean Wilke

 

Special Notice- Saturday, September 16th –  Honey Land Farm Visit CANCELLED.       Mainly due to “time of year”, this trip to Honey Land Farms has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for next spring. This is not the best time to be doing queen rearing. Thanks Garry! We look forward to our visit in the Spring of 2018!

 

 

Previous meetings – 2016

March 8 – Program – Keith Weiland – Cooking and Canning with Honey

Book Report – Mary Gross

Refreshments – Jacky Drewry and Jamie Van Dyke

 

April 12 – Program – Emily Dolfin – Wasp Traps

Book Report –

Refreshments – Annette Selk and Kathy Petersen

 

May 10 – Program – Kathryn and Hal Ribich – Requeening in Spring & Fall

Book Report –

Refreshments – Ralph Worm and Dan Pitsch

 

June 14 – PICNIC – Annual Picnic! – 6:30 p.m. Rochester Park, Sheboygan  Falls

Meat is provided by the club. Bring a dish to pass and your own table settings. Also bring prizes for the BINGO table!

 

July 12 – Program – Garry Sydow – 2015 Wisconsin Convention for Honey Producers

Book Report – Annette Selk

Refreshments – John and Beate Lucynski, Em and Joe Dolfin

 

August 9 – Program – Top Bar Hives for Pollination – presented  by SustainableBeekeeping

Book Report –

Refreshments – Amanda Strojinc and Jacky Drewry

 

September 13 – Program – Kurt Petersen – Wintering Hives

Book Report –

Refreshments – Jean Wilke and Jim/Betty Kuplic

 

October 11 – Program – Jeff & June Cole – Bee Venom Therapy for Lyme Disease – Live stinging demonstration (if desired)

Book Report – Mary Gross – The Bees in your Backyard 

Refreshments – Ralph Christianson and Sue Birkholz

 

November 8 – Program – Mary Gross – Organic Pollinator Plots, and Bumblebees!!

HOLIDAY POTLUCK – 6:30 PM – Bring a dish to pass and your own table settings. Voluntary $5.00 gift exchange for BINGO game!

 

 

Previous Meetings – 2015

 

March 10 – Program – Initial meeting of 2015, business meeting

Book Report – Kurt Petersen – Beekeeping, a Practical Guide

Refreshments – Tammy Boldt and Kathy Petersen

 

April  14 –  Program – Ralph Christianson – installation of bee packages and making frames.

Book Report – Jean Wilke – Beekeeping for Dummies

Refreshments – Jean Wilke and Cheryl Wettstein

 

May 12 – Program –  Garry Sydow

Book Report – Ralph Christianson

Refreshments – Linda and Ray Nasgovitz,  John Peterson

 

June 9 – Annual Picnic! – 6:30 p.m. Rochester Park, Sheboygan  Falls

Meat is provided by the club. Bring a dish to pass and your own table settings. Also bring prizes for the BINGO table!

 

July 14 – Program –  Terry Zerger – Winterizing Bees

Book Report – ?

Refreshments – Corey Brachmann, Stacey Bahr

 

August 11 – Program – Emily Dolfin – Mite Control

Book Report – Annette Selk

Refreshments – Dan Pitsch, Therese Wade

 

September 8- Program – Jean Wilke

Book Report – ?

Refreshments – Mary Gross, James and Betty Kuplic

 

October 13 – Program – Kurt Petersen – Honey Tasting

Book Report – Jean Wilke

Refreshments – Ralph Christianson, Sue Birkholz

 

November 10 – Holiday Potluck – 6:30 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and your own table settings. Voluntary $5.00 gift exchange for BINGO game!