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 1.        President’s Report on Successful Reorganization from Summit County Beekeepers Association (“SCBA”) to SCBA, Inc., namely:
            (a)  Incorporation of SCBA, Inc. in Ohio as a Non-Profit Corporation;
            (b)  Establishment of E.I. Number and 501(c)(3) Status with U.S. IRS;
            (c)  Registration with Ohio Attorney General as a Charitable Organization;
            (d)  Transfer by Quit Claim Donation of all tangible property, all intellectual property, and all cash from SCBA to SCBA, Inc.; and
            (e)  Dissolution of SCBA.

2.         Treasurer’s Report of Current Cash in Bank. 

3.         Election of Officers and Trustees (with nominations “from the floor” possible):
            (a) President (Term Expiring December 31, 2020) – Robert Najjar
            (b) Vice President (Term Expiring December 31, 2020) – Randy Katz
            (c) Secretary (Term Expiring December 31, 2020) – Rosanne Slivka
            (d) Treasurer (Term Expiring December 31, 2020) – Christine Herston
            (e) Trustee (Term Expiring December 31, 2020) – Jeanine Wirebaugh
            (f) Trustee (Term Expiring December 31, 2021) – Okey Wise
            (g) Trustee (Term Expiring December 31, 2022) – John Irvine

4.         Other Business Identified During Meeting

/s/ Rosanne Slivka
Rosanne SLIVKA, Secretary/Treasurer

January 6, 2020

New Beekeeping Classes for 2020!

Join us at the beautiful Bath Nature Preserve on the Saturday’s of January 25th and February 1st, 2020. Learn about the exciting world of beekeeping and the essentials to begin a successful year working with and caring for bees. In addition, you are invited to our hands-on inspection of a hive after wintering, lighting a smoker, and installing a package of bees (Spring 2020) as part of the classes.

This includes, your class book by Kim Flottum, “Backyard Beekeeping”, a one year membership to Summit County Beekeepers Association, as well as a one year membership to the Ohio State Beekeeping Association (OSBA) and an apiary Test Kit provided by OSBA (based on requirements met and availability from OSBA.

What will the classes cover?

The classes will cover getting started with honey bees, equipment, basic honey bee biology, fundamentals of hive management, harvesting your honey, preparing for winter, diseases of the honey bee, and plants and trees beneficial for honey bees.

First class – Saturday, January 25th from 8:30am – 1:00 pm
Second class – Saturday, February 1st from 8:30am – 1:00pm
Where: Bath Nature Preserve
4160 Ira Road, Akron, OH 44333
  • New Beekeeping 2020 Classes – $125.00 per family
  • New Beekeeping 2020 Classes – $85.00 per person