Fundraiser auction for the 2017 Nebraska Honey Queen

Shelby Kittle, our 2017 Nebraska Honey Queen, has donated her illustration to us.  She won best of show in the youth visual arts at the 2017 Nebraska State Fair Bee Culture Division.  We will be auctioning it off to the highest bidder, on eBay.  All funds will go directly to the Nebraska Beekeepers honey Queen Program.

Artist: 2017 Nebraska Honey Queen, Shelby Kittle

Hometown: Ord, Nebraska

Illustration: 11×14″ colored pencil on paper

Wall Frame: Black, 2″ wooden frame, 18 x 20″

Funds: Raised funds from this piece will go directly to the Nebraska Beekeepers Honey Queen program.

Bidding ends on 11/30, 8:00PM.

The online auction is live!  Click here to see the auction!

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Annual January Meeting

Our Annual January Meeting will be Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 2 pm to 6 pm at Valentino’s Grand Buffett on 70th and Van Dorn. Please mark your calendars.

Election of officers
2016 Scholarship student presentations

Please call Jane Nelson at (402) 261-3407 with a head count if you plan on attending.

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State Fair Volunteers Needed!!

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Calling all volunteers!!
We are looking to fill our volunteer shifts at our booth during the State Fair
Shifts are 9 am- 3 pm  and 3 pm- 9 pm daily
Volunteering a full shift gets you admission into the fair, a free ice cream at the end of your shift and the knowledge you are
  • Helping to recruit future beekeepers,
  • Spreading the knowledge of how beekeeping/bees are vital to our lives,
  • Help our one and only fundraiser of the year for our scholarship program
Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Amy Nelson  at 402-314-0729 or kitchencutie22@gmail.com to set up your shift
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Register today – Bee Fun Day – June 12th, 2016

We are excited to announce our 2016 Bee Fun Day!  Our annual event has learning opportunities for all levels.

This year, if you do the early bird registration (postmarked by 5/28/16), your name will be put in a drawing to win your registration fee back!

So get registered today!

We’ll be posting updates on our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/NebraskaBeekeepers/

Download Registration form here:   BFD2016

 

 

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