Beekeeping in Vermont

Beekeeping in Vermont

Register for the upcoming VBA meeting and become eligible for two contests we are running to encourage participation!

Show Your Labels - Extend Your Membership

We’d like to see photos of the labels you use for your honey jars to include in a montage we’re putting together for the VBA website. Please send us a clear OldBeephoto of one of your labels and we’ll enter it into a contest to extend your VBA Membership by one year.

We’ll announce the randomly-selected winner at the October 17 online meeting and yes, you have to be present to win. All entries will be displayed online with attibution to you. (You retain ownership of your label design.)

 

To be eligible for this contest  - current VBA members only - please email a copy of your honey label(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (Questions may be directed to this address as well.) You may submit as many labels as you like but your name will only be entered into the drawing once. Please submit either a clear photo or graphic image of your label which can be one of your design or a pre-printed design purchased from a supplier. Include your name and any description if you like. File formats accepted are jpg, png, gif, or tiff. To be eligible for the drawing:

  • You must be registered for the October 17 online meeting;
  • Your membership must be current as of October 17;
  • You must be virtually present to win;
  • The drawing will take place and the winner announced immediately following the business meeting portion of the program;
  • The winner selected will receive a one-year extension of their current membership level - Regular, Family or Student;
  • Deadline for emailed entries is Friday, October 16, 6pm.

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Win Two VBA Beer Mead Glasses

Our second contest for the October 17 meeting will be a random drawing of meeting attendees. The winner selected will receive two VBA beer glasses shipped directly via USPS Priority Mail. To be eligible to win, simply register and attend the meeting!

  • You must be registered for the October 17 online meeting;
  • Your membership must be current as of October 17;
  • You must be virtually present to win;
  • The drawing will take place and the winner announced immediately following the business meeting portion of the program;
  • The winner selected will receive two (2) VBA Beer Glasses shipped USPS Priority Mail to your address.

Why should you attend the October 17 meeting?

Great speakers who will discuss Predicting Bee Health in a Changing World and Inspiration, techniques and technical aspects of photography to help improve knowledge and success as well as important discussion on proposed bylaws changes, the VBA operating budget and a slate of officers, some new, to lead the organization.

Details are available at the link in the next article where you may also register if you haven't already

VBA 2020 Summer Meeting Agenda - Register

Saturday, October 17, 8:30am - Noon, via Zoom

The meeting agenda and meeting documents are available below. Once you register you will receive two confirmation emails - one confirming your registration and one containing your unique Zoom meeting link which will allow you to join the meeting and should not be shared.

Read the Agenda and register here

(Deadline to Register is Friday, Oct. 16, 9PM)

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