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February Menu

Let’s keep warm with our favorite SOUP! Bring your favorite Soup to share with the club! OR bring something that goes along with soup: salad, finger sandwiches, pasta, rolls, desserts, etc!


CVBA holds regular monthly meetings at 7:00 PM on the 3rd Thursday of each month

Treadway Fire Department,

1851 Mountain Valley Hwy

Thorn Hill, Tennessee 37881


Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming Events

Next Meeting:

February, 19 2015
Speaker: Wayne Yates
Getting ready for spring.



2015 Bee Swarm Orders- 50 packs left

Cost: $95.00

Deposit: $20.00 for each swarm. No deposit, no reservation. Bees must be paid in full BEFORE delivery! The club will be fronting the money for 125 - 3 lb. packages with marked queens and we will need to be reimbursed BEFORE delivery day! Pick up time to be announced at a later date! Failure to pick up bees on delivery date will forfeit deposit $$. See Junior at the next meeting or call him (423-626-5538) Bees are scheduled to arrive on April 25 at the Fire Dept.

NEW 2015 Beekeeping Calendars

Our one-of-a-kind CVBA 2015 beekeeping calendars are now available!!! They are 1 for $8, 2 for $15, 3 for $20! Be sure to get them before the new year begins! They are full of wonderful pictures and key things to watch for each month with your bees. Thanks to everyone who provided photos!

Seed Packages

Tom Ramie will have Honey Mix Seed Packages from Roundstone Seed Company for sale. They are $2.50 per pack and will sew a 15 x 15 plot.

T-Shirts and Hats

We have new T-shirts - $10 and Hats - $8 available for sale!


Pick up our wonderful cookbook with hundreds of recipes submitted by our members. It is a steal for $10! Also, try the recipe of the month at each club meeting. Joyce Capps chooses a recipe each month to make and share with members. 

Clinch Valley Library

Please, please remember to bring back your books and videos if you have checked them out. We have been waiting a long time to have some returned and other club members may be waiting for them! If you have any questions, please call our new librarian Ed Dingfelder 423-272-2893.

Club Membership
2015 Memberships are being collected. Annual dues are $15 for a family, $10 for a single membership, and $5 for a youth member. See Joyce to complete a new membership form. You may pay your dues directly to Joyce Capps. You may also mail dues (please include your phone # in case we need to reach you) to the following address: Clinch Valley Beekeepers Association c/o Joyce Capps 7382 Circle Point Dr. Talbott, TN 37877
We currently have 43 paid members for 2015! 

Highlands Beekeepers Association & Washington County Extension Service A Honeybee Symposium
When: Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center - Abingdon VA Registration: Pre-registration fee is $40.00. Registration at the door is $50.00. Cutoff date for pre-registration is Feb. 27. Register online or print and mail your check to the address on the registration form Box lunch and snacks are included in registration fee. Limit of 250 attendees. No refunds after Feb. 27. Vendors will be on site. For more info and to register: 

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