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Auction 2019

You do not want to miss our annual BCBA Auction!

Annual Auction is November 11, 2019 @ 6:30PM

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BCBA auction nets $1,500 for grants, scholarships

The annual auction of the last night raised $1,514.50 for our grants and scholarships fund.

Maggie McDade shows off one of the items for sale during the annual BCBA auction at the October meeting.
Maggie McDade shows off one of the items for sale during the annual BCBA auction at the October meeting.

Members and friends of the BCBA contributed dozens of items, mostly bee related but some not, to the auction, and we had a grand time in seeing them go up for bits.

Several members expressed appreciation to those who contributed and to all who made bids.

In other action last night, the membership approved a slate of officer nominees for the 2015 year. Those nominees include the following:

President: Harlen Breeden

Vice president: Bill Manuel

Secretary: John McDade

Treasurer: Bernie McGraw

Alternate officer: Jim Stovall

Board of directors: Mike Berry (one year), Travis Benson (two years), Luke Newman (three years)

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March meeting to feature annual auction

March is auction month for the Blount County Beekeepers Association.

As we do each year, we will be auctioning a wide variety of items at our monthly meeting on Monday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Blount County Library.

Money raised from the auction will go to next year’s BCBA/Charlie Stewart scholarship awards. Last year, we raised about $1,400, which enables us to give five substantial grants to beekeepers in our area who need assistances in getting started or in a special project they would like to undertake.

All of the items in the auction are donated, and most come from BCBA members themselves.

They inlcude many beekeeping items as well as crafts and other items.
Members are urged to bring items to the meeting for auction. They are also reminded that their gifts to the association are tax deductible.