The Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association (OBBA) is a collective of commercial and avocational beekeepers from across Central Florida. The club strives to mentor novices and to serve as a resource for experienced beekeepers.
In addition, OBBA seeks to educate the public about the importance of bees and beekeeping.
Throughout the year, OBBA conducts interactive workshops in its apiary and brings in expert speakers for monthly club meetings. Also, OBBA attends and hosts educational events throughout Central Florida.
Motto: Creating beekeepers for life
Our Mission: To educate, mentor, assist, inspire, support and promote beekeeping in the state of Florida and beyond.
It’s time to get excited for OBBA’s April meeting! We will meet Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 pm at the Orange County Extension Offices, 6021 South Conway Road, Orlando, FL 32812.
Jason Deeringer, 2017 OBBA Vice President, former OBBA President, and the owner of Bee Serious LLC will talk about Treating Diseases and Pests in the beehive.
Susannah Austin, 2017 OBBA President and former American Honey Queen will talk about Beekeeping Education. We will also be voting on the OBBA T-Shirt Contest so don’t forget to enter submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by April 19th.
A presentation for beginners will run from 6:30PM - 7PM and provide beginners with resources to begin their beekeeping experience. Current members are invited to mingle until the regular meeting begins at 7PM. Cost: Free Registration: None
We have another great raffle planned this month! The raffle tickets will be drawn after the end of first presentation (about 8pm) so that those who need to leave early can still participate. Raffle: 3 sets of Beetle Blasters (pack of 5), 1 container of Beetle Trap Oil, 1 set of Apivar Strips (10-pack), 1 treatment course of Apiguard (3-pack), 1 container Super DFM Honey Bee Probiotic (10 hive treatments), 1 container of Para-Moth, 1 Hive Tool, 1 Beeswax Candle, 1 package of Honey Candy, and 2 copies of Bee Sex Essentials (Queen Rearing book).
Tickets: $1 for 1, $5 for 6, or $20 for 24. Tickets can be paid in cash, check, or through paypal.
Call D&J to pro-order supplies 352-669-4233.
Become famous,! Or maybe infamous and create a design for a new T-shirt for our club! Send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership is $15 per household. Although additional contributions are always welcome.
Free meetings, free work workshop, use of extractor.
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