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Monday, January 16th, 7pm 
Speaker: Kathleen Bourne
Topic:  Going Long -- Your Bees, Your Back, and Your Bottom Line (exploring horizontal hives) 

As a hobby beekeeper, Kathleen manages 10-20 colonies and builds her hives in an assortment of styles on her farm in Hart County Georgia. Her hives range from Langstroth and Warres to horizontal hives (Top Bar, Layens and Long Langstroth). Kathleen also builds observation hives.


Kathleen is as passionate about keeping bees as she is about serving the beekeeping community and was voted the 2021 Georgia Beekeepers Association (GBA) Beekeeper of the Year. She is past-president and treasurer of Lake Hartwell Beekeepers Association and serves as the Georgia Beekeepers Association Newsletter co-editor. Her presentation will cover the design and management of top bar, long Langstroth, and Layens hives.


Beginning in 2023, we will host our monthly meetings in a new location — the Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church in East Point, GA. This is centrally located in the South Metro Atlanta area. Our monthly meetings take place on the third Monday of each month, at 7pm. They are free to attend, and we welcome anyone who is interested in learning about honey bees!

Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church

1150 Jefferson Avenue

East Point, GA 30344

Directions to Fellowship Hall Meeting Room: Please park behind the church on the southeast side (Batavia St and Winburn Drive). Entrance is located on this back side of the building.

Tara Beekeepers Association invites YOU to join US!
Membership is $25, and includes family members.
We take payment in the form of cash, check, or credit card (at our meetings). If you would like to send a check, please make it payable to Tara Beekeepers Association and send to:
David Brookshire, Treasurer
1925 Fisher Drive
Stockbridge, GA 30281:
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