July 13, 2020 meeting is ON

BCBA meeting is on as scheduled! 6:30pm at Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive in Maryville.

The following rules are in play:

1 – You must wear a mask.
2 – No shaking hands. Bumping fist or elbow only.
3 – No complaining.
4 – No Drinks or food.
Come early and talk outside about bees.

Maryville Farmer’s Market

June is national pollinator month!

Blount County Beekeepers Association along with Tennessee Beekeepers Association, have been ask to set up an information only booth on June 27th at Blount County Farmers Market. We need to be set up by 8:30AM and market runs until Noon.

We have tables, a canopy and literature. We need volunteers to talk to people about beekeeping and pollination. Several members for 1 hr would be great. 3-4 members the whole time even better.

If you received a call from our swarm list or if you received a beekeeping grant. This is a perfect way to give back to the club and represent area beekeepers. You do not need to bee a long time beekeeper. If this is your first year, you have knowledge to share!
Please, let us know here if you will be able to help, contact Joshua Chambers or Bob Coles.

Thank you for checking your schedule and considering helping out!
An email went out a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately no one has volunteered to help. We really need to know if we can do this by Wednesday June 17th.


As of 6/17/2020, we have some volunteers….be we always have room for YOU!!!!!


Upon recommendation by the UT extension service, CDC, the local, state and federal government, BCBA will be cancelling the meeting scheduled for April 13th. We are attempting to help “flatten the curve” by practicing social distancing and not having larger than 10 people congregated together.Please stay informed as to when we will resume our regular meetings via email updates and our Facebook page. Stay wellBCBA president and directors

2020 Scholarship Recipients are…

Left to Right:
Jessica and Mentor Luke
Mentor Chuck and Jamie
John and Mentor Sam
T-Rex and Mentor Bob
Tim and Mentor Adam (behind Tim)

The Scholarship Committee would like to thank everyone that submitted a scholarship application. The decision to pick just five out of the many applications was difficult, to say the least. Congratulations to this year’s five recipients. 

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