October meeting: Officer elections; Will Hicks on preparing hives for winter

Join us at the NC Rural Development Center at 4021 Carya Drive in Raleigh on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m.  NC Apiary Inspector Will Hicks reviews how to prepare your hives to survive the winter.  Will brings a wealth of practical expertise, so please come with your questions!

Also, the club will be electing officers for 2016 at the start of the meeting.  We need a good turnout to show support for the following slate of officers put forth by the nominating committee:

President – Mike Childers

Vice President – Ben Crawley

Secretary – Susan Benton

Treasurer – Dawn Childers

Program Chair – Marc Larin

Sergeant-at-Arms – Tom Underhill

Board of Directors –  Ricky Barbour (3 years); Sarah Myers (2 years); Sue Carson (1 year)

There will also be an opportunity for nominations from the floor, plus we can always use additional volunteers at meetings to help out.  As always, visitors are welcome at the meetings.  Current members are eligible to vote.