Scottville Beekeepers
Mason County

Sharing, mentoring, educating and helping each other for the sake of the bees!
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2018 Meeting Schedule

Our meetings bring together the wisdom of seasoned beekeepers as well as newbees just getting started and even those still in the phase of considering. All meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month and are free and open to the public, we look forward to you joining us!

Meeting Location
First Meeting: Thursday, February 15, 2018

6:00 p.m. at the Scottville Senior Center

140 S. Main Street.

Meetings are free and open to all ages

At this meeting we’ll discuss

-winter observations
-preparing for spring
-seasonal nourishment*
-ordering bees
* Mason County Bee Supplies will have pollen patties available for sale

You don’t need to be a beekeeper to attend – newbees and wannabees welcome!

Thanks so much! The year is already off and buzzing!
Lenny Feldberg

Saturday, March 3rd, 10:00am – 4:00 pm
Topic:Introduction to Beekeeping

Maybe you’d like a refresher course to move comfortably into spring. Perhaps you’re a newbee or even a wannabee considering getting started for the first time. You may have friends or neighbors interested in beekeeping . . . let’s help each other catch the buzz! We will have flyers available at this first meeting for you to share and schedule.

Mason County Bee Supplies will be on site to fill your needs.
Club members are welcome to sell honey during this workshop
Volunteers are always welcome
The best way to reinforce what you know and learn what you don’t, is to share!

For further info or to R.S.V.P for this event contact: Lenny Feldberg: 773-320-8828 or

Thursday, March 15, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Topic:Building up for Spring
Early Spring splits
Report: Michigan Bee Assoc. Annual Conference
Ordering Bees (order form attached)
Questions, problems or info contact Lenny: 773-320-8828 or

RE Bee Orders: Lenny and Ken Muzzo will be going to Holland to pick up package orders on Tuesday, May 8 and return to the Senior Center that afternoon so you can pick your order up there. You can place and pay for your own orders directly with Don Lam by sending him your attached order form.

NOTE: the package cost for SBMC is $110 rather than the $113 on the form.

BEE SURE to let Lenny know if you want him to pick up for you!

Thursday, April 19, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursday, May 17, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursday, June 21, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 -8:30pmTopic:: TBA

Thursday, August 16 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Scottville Senior Center
Topic: TBA
Thursday Septmeber 20 th
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Scottville Senior Center

Topic: TBA

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Scottville Senior Center

All meetings are FREE and all are welcome (kids too!!!)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Scottville Senior Center

Topic: TBA