Will County Beekeepers

$20 annual membership due at the door for non-members. (Or you can join ahead of time HERE)

7:00 PM: Association Business
7:15 PM: Presentation
7:35 PM: Discussion Panel - 7:55 PM: Show & Tell - Bring anything you would like to demonstrate for 2 minutes
8:00 PM: Open Discussion - Members helping members
9:00 PM: Meeting Adjourns

The tentative calendar for 2014 meetings at the Will County Farm Bureau is as follows:
Wed, Mar 19 - Package bee installation panel
Wed, Apr 16 - Bee-friendly flowers and plants
Wed, May 14 - Bee dissection, Pest analysis and prevention
Wed, Jun 18 - Hands-on hive inspection
July Picnic TBA, Queen rearing workshop
Wed, Aug 20 - Mead making workshop, bring honey
Wed, Sep 17 - Honey tasting and in-depth honey talk
Wed, Oct 15 - Winterizing panel, Bring in your wax, Renewals
Wed, Nov 19 - Wax and candle making workshop, Renewals
No Dec meeting

Becoming a member of the Will County Beekeepers Association has a growing list of benefits. As a fairly new organization, we are still establishing many of our goals and activities. Your voice in our planning meetings and your time volunteering to further our reach is greatly appreciated. Here is what we can currently offer members:

Vote on organizational issues and in our election process
Ability to serve as an officer or on the board of directors
Membership into the Illinois State Beekeepers Association (a $10 value)
Attendance to our regular meetings, outings and activities
Education, mentoring and discussion with other local beekeepers
Access to a members-only area of our website
Access to our honey extractor
We are working on other benefits such as:
Assistance working with villages regarding beekeeping ordinances
Group discounts on bees and supplies
Participation in educational and competitive events.


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