September 11, 2021
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Rain or Shine!
Where: Lorain County Fairgrounds
Road, Wellington, OH 44090
Keynote Bee Speakers, Eugene Makovec, Editor, American Bee Journal and Tom Nolan, North American Sales Representative of NOD Apiary Products.
Guest Speakers, Dr. James Tew from Wooster, Ohio and Earl Hoffman of Strong Microbials, Inc.
All general membership meetings are held the second Friday of each month unless otherwise advertised. All meetings are open to the public.
When: 2nd Friday of the month, 7:00 PM Where: Life Church
1033 Elm Street, Grafton, OH 44044
All members are invited to attend. Any items you would like to discuss, please submit to a board member at the members meeting that month.
When: The last Thursday of each month, 6:30 PM
Where: Life Church
1033 Elm Street, Grafton, OH 44044
To join LCBA, download the Membership Form below, complete the form and mail to: Gene Gargas
2410 Brook Haven Lane
Hinckley, OH 44233
Nancy Dadas of University Tee’s will be donating 20% of all beekeeping t-shirt sales to LCBA. AND, if you are a member of LCBA, you will receive free shipping.
To advance the LCBA’s mission of educating the public about the value of honeybees and the impact honeybees have on our world, the Association sponsors a Youth Education Program.
March 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022
Hands on Field Day: Saturday, June 4, 2022
Bonus Class, Fall Wrap Class: Saturday, September 25, 2022
Getting Your Bees Ready for Winter
Field Day 2021
Hello to all LCBA's great beekeepers, the best in all of beekeeping! I hope you have managed the mite population this year and you have a bumper crop of honey. I also hope you also made it to the Greatest Fair on Earth (The Lorain County Fair) and of course what makes it the GREATEST, is the Blow-out LCBA display seen and admired by all, and the theme (Alice in Honeyland) was a huge success and next year will be even better. I am looking forward to Gene’s treasures report of the fair to see the financial results for sellers and LCBA alike, for all you new beekeepers you really want to show and sell honey next year.
Now for some more good news, the End of Summer Classic on 9/11 is looking good. Lots of vendors and not only in beekeeping, but for the non-beekeeper alike. 40 plus vendors plus two (2) car cruise-in's, a bounce-house for the children, dunk-tank, rabbit and cavy show and more! All for two (2) bucks!!, Not to mention several of the best speakers in beekeeping. This takes place again at the Lorain County Fairgrounds, plenty of parking and fair food for the whole family and it all starts at 9:00 am. You can find a full description on LCBA's Facebook and website, this event will place LCBA in a category all by itself as if we are not there already, one of our many firsts.
Your illustrious President
Lorain County Beekeepers Association located in the "heart of it all", Lorain County, Ohio. LCBA was founded in 1919 as a non-profit organization committed to educating the public about the value of honeybees and the impact honeybees have on our world.
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October 8, 2021
6:00 Memorial Hive Opening
Review for all sellers from all apiaries
7:00 Fall Banquet with Building Fund Auction
LCBA DVD Library