Oglethorpe County Bee Club

Helping Mother Nature, One Colony at a Time

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Monthly Meetings
Beekeeper with Bees

Come join the Oglethorpe County Bee Club, the third Monday of every month at 

7 p.m. (doors open at 6:15 p.m.) at the Georgia Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd., Crawford, Ga. — just a short drive east of Athens. We hope you'll attend!


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November 15th at 6:30

Cory Momany


 "High Tech Approaches to Controlling Viruses and Mites"

The Oglethorpe County Bee Club will be in person with  Zoom support. The link will be sent through email.

 The meeting is in person at the Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd., Crawford, Ga.  We will start mingling at 6:30 PM with a talk at 7 PM about novel mite and viral treatments using RNA interference by Cory Momany.  While we will make an effort to run ZOOM in the Farm Bureau using their WiFi, no guarantees!  Please consider wearing masks to protect one another.  We will have a supply of extra masks on hand to share.

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Board of Directors for 2021!

President - Cory Momany

Vice President - Madeleine Schwab

Secretary - Joe Conti

Treasurer - Barbara Read

Communications - Elizabeth Gingle

At-Large - Georgia McPeak

At-Large Steven King

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OCBC Honey Sales!!

We are starting something new!

If you are interested in purchasing local honey from members of the club, please reach out to Elizabeth at



She will pair you with a beekeeper that is local to your area!


Honey Bee Removal 

We have several beekeepers who you may call if you need honey bees removed. If you have a bee swarm or honey bees in a building and need help, please call one of the following:

David Johnson 706-201-8461
  • Swarms up to 10'
  • Athens-Clarke, Oglethorpe, & Oconee
Joe Conti  706-614-6890
  • Swarms!


GBA Honey & Beeswax Show WINNERS


2nd Place Light Extracted Honey


Commendable Medium Extracted Honey


Very Highly Commendable Light Honey


1st Place Beeswax Bars


1st Place Beeswax Blocks


1st Place Black Jar