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Central Ontario Beekeepers' Association - Fall Meeting and Dinner

Date: Friday October 27th, 2017 starting at 6pm.
Location: Alnwick Civic Centre, 9059 County Road 45, Roseneath

Cost:  Members - $20pp; non-members - $25pp.  Pay at the door.
RSVP: Required by October 21st; email cobasecretary@nexicom.net

Agenda:
6pm – Roast beef dinner; please advise if you have any dietary restrictions.
7pm – Meeting and Auction

The Executive has drafted a new constitution and bylaws for COBA. They will be presented at the AGM for approval by the membership. To give members a chance to review them before the meeting, they have been posted on our website (http://www.centralontariobeekeepers.ca). Please contact Sherry (vicepresident@centralontariobeekeepers.ca) with any comments/questions.

Speakers:  We are pleased to present speakers who will provide information about new and innovative bee-related initiatives in our area:
• Kawartha Jr. Beekeepers; www.jrbeekeepers.ca 

• Susan Blayney, City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee – CKL’s designation as Canada's 7th Bee City; www.kawarthalakes.ca/en/livinghere/bee-city.aspx

• Whitney Lake - Basics of Beekeeping Continuing Education Course at Trent University; www.trentu.ca/continuingeducation/courses/basics-beekeeping

• Marcy Adzich – Peterborough Greenup's Community Beekeeping Program;  http://www.greenup.on.ca/program/greenup-community-bee-keeping-program/
 
Auction:  This is COBA’s main fundraising event.  Please bring an item you’d like to contribute to the auction.  In the past, donations have included items such as baked good, books and beekeeping equipment.
 
Directions to Alnwick Civic Centre:
 
From the North:  • HWY 7 from Peterborough East to County Road 38 (17 km) • Turn right onto County Road 38 (6 km) • Turn left onto County Rd 2 (8.5 km) • Turn right onto County Rd 45 (16 km) • Continue to follow County Rd 45 to Alnwick Civic Centre on the left.
 
From the West: • HWY 28 to Oak Ridges Dr/County Rd 9. Continue to follow County Rd 9 for 20 km • Turn left onto County Road 45 (7.5 km) • Alnwick Civic Centre located on the east side.
 
Alnwick Civic Centre is a large brick building situated in front of the public school.  Parking is available at the Centre or in the school parking lot.  

We hope to see you there!

COBA Members are invited to review and respond to the revisions made to the COBA Constitution. Members can click on the following link to read the proposed changes.  Questions, input and recommendations can be forwarded to vicepresident@centralontariobeekeepers.ca. Suggestions via email can be provided until 5 October 2017.

2017 COBA Membership Fees:  $15 per family (living at the same location).  Membership fees can be paid at COBA meetings. Non-members will be asked to pay $5 per meeting attended.

 

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