LACBA Meeting: Monday, April 1, 2019

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Our next meeting will be held on Monday, April 1, 2019

General Meeting: 7:00pm 

Location: Mount Olive Lutheran Church (Shilling Hall)
                 3561 Foothill Boulevard
                 La Crescenta, CA 91214
       ***Please bring something for the raffle!***

Meetings of the Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association (LACBA) are open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Please see the draft agenda below and send any requests to add or revise agenda items to: prior to the meeting.


1. Welcome

2. Flag Salute

3. Introduce the Board:

  • Jon Reese - President

  • Kevin Heydman – Vice President

  • Merrill Kruger - Secretary

  • El Rey Ensch – Member at Large

4. Select Raffle ticket seller, index cards for questions

5. New Members and/or Guests

6. Thank Doug Noland for the treat du jour

Topic Speaker

7 minutes. A selected beekeeper to speak on how they got into beekeeping and their first two years of beekeeping. Specifically, on the mistakes made, the trials, tribulations, problems.

Main Topic Package Installation

Several methods and several beekeepers take on Installing packages. And the care of them. Feeding, mite treatment, queen cork removal, release, and how long to leave alone.

7. Board Reports

  • Meeting Minutes: Mary Ann

  • Secretary Report: Merrill

  • Treasurer’s Report: Jon

8. Committee Reports:

  • Membership Report:. Cheryl

  • Website: Eva

  • Education: Mary

  • Beekeeping 101: Keith

9. Upcoming Events

  • Spring fling at LA Zoo. 6 weekends late March to Early May. We need list of people who would like to volunteer for the booth. Educate. Sell honey and honey tasting with honey sticks.. Select several people to speak at Spring fling. Sunday @ 2pm

  • Eaton Canyon Nature Center is having a one day event. June 2 nd . Educate. Observation hive sell honey. Partner with BASC. Who will bring an observation hive?

  • 2019 Honey Harvest Festival in Fillmore, June 22-23rd - El Rey.

10. What do your packages look like 12 months in?.

11. What do you see, what are you doing this time of year?

12. Whats blooming?

13. Index cards Q & A

14. Next Month!

15. Raffle!