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COMB

Center Of Michigan Beekeepers

Monthly Meeting 12/12
This month we are pleased to announce Christine Jacobson will be presenting on the topic of Apitherapy at this month’s COMB meeting.  This month's meeting will be held Monday, December 12 at 6:30 P.M. at the M.S.U. Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, Lansing MI, 48910.  Christine has a practice in Grand Rapids and is a member of The American Apitherapy Society.  She has six bee hives in her backyard used for apitherapy treatments.  (About the speaker:http://www.apitherapy.org/about-aas/board/kristine-jacobson/  Topic: Apitherapy Bee Stings for Pain Relief and Healing:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shL6XtplI3Y ).

We will be taking nominations for the offices of President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  Please consider running for one of these important offices to help support the club.  The election will be held at the regular January COMB meeting.

Mary Hobbs and Robert Johnson have agreed to coordinate the package bee orders for the club this winter, for spring delivery.  We will be discussing options for vendors and order details for the coming year.

As always we will answering any questions you may have about your bees!

Welcome to Center Of Michigan Beekeepers (COMB)

Beginner Beekeeping Class Scheduled for February

This class often fills up early so register soon. See the Events page for more details on the class and registration instructions.

Upcoming Events

COMB is a club for beekeepers in the mid-Michigan area. COMB's purpose is the study and promotion of the science and art of beekeeping. Meetings are open to the public but only members who are current on their dues may vote on club business. Club meetings are usually held at 6:30 PM on the second Monday of the month at the MSU Pavilion. Check Inside COMB Events for updated information on club meetings and upcoming events. Follow COMB on Social Media at our Facebook site for group discussions and questions.

Pollinator Protection Bill

At our October Meeting, Rep. Cochran address the club about the pollinator protection bill that he will be introduced next Wednesday, 10/19. House Bill 5950 has now been introduced and the link below has been updated to the Michigan Legislature website where you can review the most current version and see the progress of the legislation. Rep. Cochran asks that you please review the bill and provide feedback to:

Joseph Fedewa
Legislative Assistant
Office of Representative Tom Cochran

Michigan 67th House District

517.373.0587

jfedewa@house.mi.gov


House Bill 5950