**The NC State Beekeepers Association is currently in session at Elon University in Elon, NC. Members can register at the door for $30 individual and $35 family. There is a banquet Friday evening and a honey swap. Details on the NCSBA link above.
**Corrections to the post for the Choreography of Handling Bee Equipment & Working with Bees class by Debra Roberts. The last class is to be offered July 16th not June 16th. There is still time to sign up! For more information contact Debra at 828-712-0880.
**Don't forget about the Center For Honey Bee Research "Black Jar Honey Contest." Entries are being accepted now through August 15th. First prize winner will receive $300, 2nd place$150, and third place $75. There is a $10 entry fee and all proceeds will go to the Center for Honey Bee Research. See the link above for details and more information about the Center for Honeybee Research.