The Stateline BeekeeperÂ’s Association
The Beeline

Meeting Date: Saturday August 16th at 12:00

Meeting Place: Apple River State Park

Directions: From the east: US Rt.20 West to Rt. 78 North, go 6 miles to Canyon Road, take a left on Canyon Road. The Park is well signed on Rt. 20 and Rt. 78.
From the West
US Rt.20 East to Rt. 78 North, go 6 miles to Canyon Road, take a left on Canyon Road. The Park is well signed on Rt. 20 and Rt. 78.
We will be at the shelter west of the bridge that crosses the Apple river. It is the same one we had last year.

Meeting Agenda: TO HAVE FUN!!! We will have THREE GUESTS at the picnic to speak to us: JOHN HANSEN, President of the Illinois Beekeepers Association, LEE HEINE from Dadant and Sons-who will talk to us about the current state and future of the Honey Board, and Our New BEE INSPECTOR will be there also. We will do our roundtable to discover how the honey flow was for all the members and discuss the wonderful world of beekeeping.


This yearÂ’s picnic will be a lot of fun. We will have a POTLUCK again this year, so please bring a dish to pass. Beverages will be provided. Bring your SMOKER and your SECRET SUPER SMOKER FUEL for the SMOKER CONTEST. Please bring a SAMPLE of your honey for the HONEY TASTING CONTEST. There will be prizes for the contests. I will bring the traveling library... There will bee GAMES for the kids to play also.

If you have any questions please E-Mail us.

Chris Sauer Sauer@mwci.net
PhillipRaines Raines@rainesridgefarm.com