September 2016 Meeting Minutes


Wannabee Hobby Beekeepers

September 2016 Meeting Minutes

Wannabee Hobby Beekeepers Meeting Minutes: September 14, 2016 members and friends met at the Canyon Lake Senior Center at 6 p.m. President Kia Smith called the meeting to order. Approximately 45 people attended.

The 2016 Officers

  • President- Kia Smith
  • Vice President- Michelle Grosek
  •  Secretary- Lynette Epp
  • Treasurer- Jan Snedigar
  • Old Business
  • No old business

New Business

  • Dustie Go Fund Me Site- Jerry moved that the club give $500 to Dustie for her injuries with her bees. It was seconded and passed.
  • Tote for librarian- Lynette moved that the club purchase a tote with wheels for the librarian. It was seconded and passed.


  • Bill Clements gave a presentation about the bee incident in Sturgis
  • Bob Ashiem gave a detailed informational about the difference between European bees and African bees
  • There was much discussion about how we as a club deal with and be prepared for any instances of African bees making their way up to South Dakota. Kia took names of people willing to work on a bee club action plan, swarm ready contacts, and emergency response education.

Minutes submitted by Lynette Epp, Secretary


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