Schedule of events for the 2011 Alabama Beekeepers Convention
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October 7th and 8th, 2011 at Taylor Road Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL
Phillip Garrison, President
Damon Wallace VP and Convention chairman
Bonnie Fubnderburg, Secretary/ Treasurer

Damon Wallace (Vice President and Convention Chairman) has great Speakers coming, all kinds of meeting from Beekeeping for Beginners to the most experienced and also all kinds of Crafts with our Beekeeping Products.   We have two Hotels that will be available.   Bonnie will have that info in her letter.  Please PRE-REGISTER for the Annual Meeting ASAP to help prepare for food and supplies.   This year we are going to have FOUR Grand Door Prizes, two for each day.   Door prizes are as follows:

  1. Door Prize: Walter T. Kelly Deluxe Beginning Kit Valued valued at $324.50.

  2. Door Prize: Dadant 36 Capping Tank valued at $524.95.

  3. Door Prize: Rossman Super Deluxe Hive w/ Accessories valued at $305.00.

  4. Door Prize: Brushy Mountain Ulster Observation Hive valued at $145.00.

  5. THE GRAND PRIZE: is a Maxant 9 frame Radial Extractor with motor Valued at $745.00.

That is well over $2,000.00 worth of door prizes, plus many others.


For the Annual Meeting expense of only $45.00 ($45.00 advanced registration and $50.00 at the door) per person for two days, We will have meals for you on both days, at no additional cost to you as well as a free continental breakfast on both mornings.   We will feed you lunch on Friday, a Steak dinner on Friday night, and the best BBQ in the Southeast on Saturday all included in your registration fee ($45.00 advanced and $50.00 at the door).   The Cooks Grilling will be John Mynard, Randy Hamann, Grill Master Nolan Dooly, and, of course, BBQ by Barry and Linda Banks. The balance of the meals will be done by many of our wonderful Women of ABA.

Please tell the Board Members and officers who you want for Beekeeper of The Year.    Lets make the 2011 Annual Meeting the best yet.   The most important ABA member is you.    You are the one that makes everything happen.   

Thanks to everyone,

Bonnie Funderburg

Secretary/ Treasurer

Don't forget to thank the three officers pictured to the left for their hard work in putting on the 2011 convention.    Their effort is greatly appreciated.

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Last Updated 9/14/11 brf