MEETING NOTICE: The November meeting of the BBA will be held November 10 at 3:30 PM at the Sawgrass Nature Center in Coral Springs (3000 Sportsplex Drive). We will have a TD Bank representative there for questions about their charitable organization program.
The annual banquet will be held in lieu of our regular December meeting. We will meet at the Golden Corral on Sample Road in Coconut Creek at 3:30 December 8.
The new Times magazine recently ran an article about our community apiary on Sample Road. This was followed by a photo shoot. Links to the article and photo shoot are at
Ivan Baratz gave a presentation to several groups of students at the Chabad SW school in Coral
Channel 4 gave the BBA some good press recently reporting on the live bee removals in Broward County. You can still see the clip at http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/07/25/saving-south-florida-bees-one-hive-at-a-time/
Dr. Gosser and Mr. John Herring gave a presentation to the Sierra Club in Coconut Creek on July 11 at 7:30 in the evening.
March16.......2013 Cuboree at Tree Tops Park. Leo Gosser and John Herring gave educational presentations to approximately 12 different Cub Scout troops. It was a very hectic day for all as some of the troops liked to make noise as part of their show of spirit.
March 20......Dan Novak gave an educational presentation to a group of 4-H children of all ages. There were over 30 4-Hers plus the parental support staff present.
EXTRACTOR: We now have an extractor for use by the members. Any one who wishs to borrow the extractor please call Leo at 954-344-1493. It is available for members only at no charge. A $400 deposit is required to assure the equipment is returned in clean condition. You may borrow the extractor for a 4-day period only. Also, those who wish to represent the BBA at a Farmer's Market or similar event may do so by requesting approval of the Board of Managers. Educational material is available for such events and may be borrowed for the event. A cash deposit of $200 will be required to assure all materials are returned intact.
TD Bank Affiliate Program: TD Bank has agreed to provide financial support to the Broward Beekeepers Association through its Affiliate Program. For every individual or company that maintains a bank account with TD Bank and indicates they wish to be affiliated with our organization, TD Bank will donate monies to our organization. The exact amount of the donation will depend on the number of accounts and the average balances maintained over the year. To participate, current TD Bank customers need only indicate to their bank officer, that they wish to affiliate with us. Our affiliation number is A1513. You must give that number to the bank. New customers need to open an account and again indicate that you wish to affiliate with us. At the time of your sign up, you must give the bank the above number...A1513. Thank you for supporting our organization by participating in the Affiliate Program at TD Bank. It costs you nothing and helps us financially. If you have any questions, please call 954-344-1493.