St Albans news by Christine Aitken

AGM on the 22nd January 2010

Attendance was 29 members and 8 visitors.

John Garbutt was elected Treasurer for 2010 and Luke Adams and Richard Peterson were re-elected to the committee. The other officers Eileen Remnant and Christine Aitken and the committee of Marian Whittaker, Robin Moore and Andrew Copley remain as 2009. David Brown will co-opted at the next committee meeting in February.

Garri Wiest, one of our members, then gave us a fascinating talk on beekeeping in Portugal entitled:-

"O Mel produto tradicional da Beira Litoral, Portugal."

The evening ended with a wine and cheese social. Thank you to Eric Margrave for organizing the refreshments.

Beginners Course

Our Beginners Course with 26 participants starts on February 12th 2010.

BeeWorld 2010

St Albans Division is scheduled to co-ordinate BeeWorld at Capel Manor in September 2010. Other HBKA divisions will be contacted shortly and new ideas and suggestions for the event will be very welcome.

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