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June Menu

Sandwiches and Salads

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

Treadway Fire Department,

189 Highway 131

Treadway, Tennessee 37881

Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming Events

Next Meeting:

June 18, 2015

Harlen Breeden Blount Co. President
"What's in your Hive"  

Friday July 17, 2015
Club Picnic

August 20, 2015
Jim Brown from Honey Rock Herb Farm
"Plants for Bees"

September 17, 2015
Stephanie Tarwater
"Getting ready for winter"

October 15, 2015
Club Elections

Up Coming Events:

Please, mark your calendars for our
Festivals & Fairs -

Claiborne Co -
August 31 - Sept. 5

Sneedville -
October 3 & 4

Rogersville -
October 10 & 11

Morristown -
October 24 & 25

Also the TBA Conference in Cookville, TN - October 9 & 10 


If you need to use an extractor call - Ron Coleman (Vice president) 423-944-3230 All hives must be inspected before having them extracted.


If anyone needs their bees inspected you can call one of the clubs inspectors, but please have your inspections by June 30, 2015.  

Certified Bee Inspectors of CVBA 

Claiborne County

Lloyd (Junior) Snelson - 423-626-5538

Debbie Clayton - 865-310-2421

Bill Clayton - 423-626-8786

Hancock County

Jim Hubbert - 423-733-4277

Ted Lewis -


Support The Club


2016 Beekeeping Calendars

It's time again to put together the calendars for next year. If anyone has any pictures you want to put in the calendars send them to Cindy Barnett. I can get them by text 423-300-2968, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , you can put them on, or you can bring them to me at the June or July meetings. I hope to get them ready for the printers by the end of July so please hurry if you want your pictures included.


2015 Beekeeping Calendars

Our one-of-a-kind CVBA 2015 beekeeping calendars are now available!! Reduced price of $5 each! 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

Librarian: Ed Dingfelder 423-272-2893

It's wonderful to have so many taking an interest in reading and viewing DVD's that will expand their knowledge of beekeeping! If you have a book or video checked out, please return it at the next meeting. There may be someone else patiently waiting! We have two new books and a DVD in our library!! DVD "Top Bar Beekeeping" Books "Exploring the World of Bees" "The Thinking Beekeeper"

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 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 130 paid members for 2015!


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