A Beginners Beekeeping School will be held on April 5 at the Southwestern Community College. Registration starts at 8:30am and the course runs from 9am -3:30pm. The fee is $25 and includes an annual membership in the Smoky Mountain Bee Association and lunch that day. Preregistration is $20.00 by sending a check to Betty Jean Hartsell, 125 Gassaway Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713. Current members can attend for $5.00 which covers their lunch.
If you have any questions contact the Club’s president, Bill Williams, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 488-1391. The club is also looking for volunteers who can help by presenting a program or helping with the food.
Club meeting dates begin Thursday, March 13 at 7pm and will be held on the second Thursday of each month for the rest of the year. Meetings are held at the Southwestern Community College in Almond just west of the intersection of Rt 74 and 28 south (west of Bryson City).
– Sarah McClellan-Welch, EBCI Extension