There will be no meeting at the Elks Club for the month of April.
Instead, we will be meeting at the Honey Store or our 2012 Season Opener!
Location: The Honey Store
2330 Hwy 30 West
Fruitland, Idaho 83619
Carpool – Please make every effort possible to car pool with someone from the club. Parking is VERY limited at the Honey Store. When you do park, make sure you don’t take up extra spaces. Make room for others please.
Directions from Boise: (Map Attached) Take Interstate 84 West to Hwy. 95 Exit. Turn Right on Hwy. 95 and then make another immediate Right on Hwy 30. The Honey Store is approx. ¾ of a mile down Hwy. 30 on the Left (North) side of the road.
Arrival Time: 10:00 a.m. and the event should last until Noon .
What to bring: Those attending the event are advised to wear a veil and appropriate clothing for visiting a bee yard, i.e., long pants, a long sleeve shirt (khaki, whites and pastels are best) or a bee suit. Bee gloves are optional, as is duck tape or rubber bands to seal pant legs and shirt sleeves. A note of warning, avoid red duck tape as this color tends to aggravate the field bees. Also, bring a lawn chair and something to drink, that is, if you want something other than water. The Honey Store is accepting Visa, Master Card, Discover, Cash and Check. If you want to bring a camera, you should get some great pictures.
What to expect when you arrive: The meeting will start around 10:20-10:30 a.m.
Raffle ticketswill be on sale for an assortment of raffle items:
Brushy Mountain – Screened bottom board and hive tool
Mann Lake – 2 division board feeders and 10 lbs of Pro-Bee Patties
TVBC - Five $10.00 Gift Cert. to the Honey Store
1 hat and veil
Two 10 lbs. boxes of Pro-Bee Patties (each box will be raffled separately)
1 Bottle of Pro-Health Liquid Feed
Raffle Tickets are One for $1.00 OR SIX for $5.00 OR Twelve for $10.00, etc….
IF ANYONE ELSE HAS SOMETHING THEY WOULD LIKE TO DONATE TO THE RAFFLE, PLEASE LET ME KNOW AND WE CAN INCLUDE IT ON APRIL 14TH.
TVBC hats will be on sale as well for $15.00.
Bee Supply Company catalogues will be available and free for the taking (Dadant, Mann Lake, Brushy Mountain)
A Group Picture or two will be taken for our club website.
The Honey Store will be open (their gift shop) so check out all the different varieties of honey they offer to sample and buy!
Nick Noyes and Shiloh Noyes (owners) and staff will teach classes on installing Nuc’s and Packages.
Barbecue - Kevin Duesman and Frank Grover will be barbecuing brat’s and hot dogs.
Also, potato chips and water will be available and provided by the club.
We will have a $2.00 donation bucket at the food table for a meal (Brat, bun,
chips and bottle of water.
Dessert: Head to the Honey Store for goodies to support the Noyes!
A real big THANKS to Shiloh and Nick for continuing to support our club and offering to let us have a club barbecue at their place!
Chief Drone, TVBC