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September Menu

In September we are having Italian night! Bring your favorite Italian dish - spaghetti, lasagna, ziti, ravioli, etc., salad, garlic bread also desert. We need as many volunteers as we can get to help with clean up. Please help if you can. We want to keep the building clean so we can continue to use it. Thank you!

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


Treadway Fire Department,
189 Highway 131
Treadway, Tennessee 37881


Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming Events


Next Meeting:

Thursday, September 15th 7:00 pm - We are doing a short course on beginning beekeeping. If you are interested in keeping bees or know someone who is, come to this informational meeting. We will talk about what you need to get started, parts of the hive, and general beginning beekeeping. We install the package bees in the Spring so this is a good time to learn what goes into beekeeping. All are welcome!


Up Coming Events:

Tuesday, September 20th and Thursday 22nd – 5:00 – 9:00 pm – Bee Inspector Class

Friday, September 30th - Deadline for Nominations for the election

Thursday, October 20th - CVBA Elections

Thursday, November 17th - CVBA Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, December 15th - CVBA Christmas Party


Support The Club


2017 Beekeeping Calendars


Our original CVBA 2017 calendars are available for $6.00! They make great gifts!


T-Shirts and Hats


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



We still have our wonderful cookbooks with hundreds of recipes submitted by our members. It is a steal for $10! Get them while they last!


Clinch Valley Library


It's wonderful to have so many taking an interest in reading and viewing DVDs that will expand their knowledge about beekeeping. If you have a book or video checked out, please return it at the next meeting. There may be someone else patiently waiting.

Club Membership


2016 Memberships are still being collected. Annual dues are $15 for a family, $10 for a single membership, and $5 for a youth member. See William to complete a new membership form. You may pay your dues directly to William Barnett. 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 William Barnett 4853 Hwy 31 Sneedville, TN 37869. We currently have 151 paid members for 2016!


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