May Meeting

May
06

Don't miss the next OBBA meeting!

Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando. We will be meeting in the AUDITORIUM again.

This month's "virtual" guest will be David Wick who has taken on a virus mapping project. He will talk about bee viruses and how you, as a local beekeeper, can help him with his project.

Don't miss this program!

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April Meeting

Apr
21

We will have our March meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL. The meeting will be in the Auditorium.

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March Meeting

Mar
10

We will have our March meeting on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL. The meeting will be in the Azalea Room.

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February Meeting

Feb
11

Greetings to all!

The Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association February meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Azalea Room at the Orange County Extension Offices. The address is: 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

There will be more discussion on the upcoming FSBA convention scheduled in October, which we are hosting.

So far, we need volunteers to perform the following tasks:

1. Name badges
2. Door prizes/raffle item letters written and mailed
3. Menu items for breaks and the Friday night banquet (Beth Fox has the printout)

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January Meeting

Jan
11

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Hope everyone had a great holiday season. Now it's time to go back to school, work, and think about beekeeping!

We will have our January meeting on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Orange County Extension Offices in the Azalea room.

Topics include: OBBA hosting the FSBA Annual Convention on October 27, 28 and 29, 2011; Testing for Master and Apprentice Beekeeping by Dr. Jamie Ellis.

So far, a speaker is in the works and as soon as we know for sure, we will let you know who the speaker is and the topic.

See you at the meeting!

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OBBA Christmas Party

Dec
12

Come one and come all!

The Annual Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association Christmas Party is on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. at the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL in the Rose and Azalea Rooms.

Bring your covered dish and rub elbows with beekeepers and "wannabees" at our party. The club will provide a HONEY baked sp rial sliced ham.

See you there!

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November Meeting

Nov
11

Believe it or not, it is November!

Our final program for the year will feature Jeanette Klopchin who will present a program on Queen Rearing & Caste Development.

We will be meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the Orange County Extension offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL. Please note: WE WILL BE MEETING IN THE AUDITORIUM.

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October Meeting

Oct
12

Hi folks,

Do not miss the Thursday, October 21, 2010 Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association meting!

We are meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Azalea Room of the Orange County Extension offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL

Our guest speaker is commercial beekeeper David Mendes, of Ft. Myers, FL. Dave is the current President of the American Beekeeping Federation. This is his last year as ABF President and it is a huge honor to have him speak.

There's a catch, he will be speaking to us via the Internet!

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September Meeting

Sep
07

Hello everyone!

Thursday, September 16 heralds our next OBBA meeting. Dr. Jamie Ellis, Associate Professor, University of Florida Honey Bee Research Lab will present a program on "Pesticides & Honey Bees" followed by a time for member questions about beekeeping
and discussion.
We will be meeting at 7:00 p.m., in the Azalea Room of the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL.

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National Honey Bee Appreciation Day

Aug
02

It's time again for National Honey Bee Appreciation Day" and your local beekeepers association is hosting an event!

Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association will have an all-day event to be held at the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL on Saturday, August 21, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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