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 6:45pm) at the Georgia Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd., Crawford, Ga. — just a short drive east of Athens. We hope you'll attend!

Honey Bee Swarms

This space is reserved for members interested in removing low-hanging (up to 10 feet) swarms in the Athens and surrounding counties area. Service is usually free unless otherwise noted by beekeeper in your phone conversation.

Contact Communications email if you want your name here. We presently don't have anyone who can remove bees from buildings...best to contact Georgia Bee Removal for their paid services at gabeeremoval.com

Joe Conti 706-614-6890
David Johnson 706-201-8461


Saturday December 3rd

Maxeys Christmas Parade

We will have a booth with honey for sale and educational materials. This a members only sale, so bring your honey if you have some to sell.

Setup is between 8-10am, parade at 11am, and sales go from ~12-2pm.

Monday December 19th

Christmas potluck at the Farm Bureau (in place of a regular meeting).

Bring a dish , eat, drink, and BEE MERRY!

Doors open at  6:45pm.

Board of Directors for 2022!

President - Joe Conti

Vice President - Cory Momany

Treasurer - Georgia McPeak

Communication - Elizabeth Gingle

At-Large - Mike Conner

At-Large Steven King

Librarian - Bruce Breedlove

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!



Nominations for:

Pres, VP, Sec, Treas, Librarian, Comm, and 2 At-Large positions are now set.


 Voting will occur at the December meeting.

It's not too far until CHRISTMAS!

Come join us at the Maxey's GA Christmas parade on December 3, from about 10-1pm (setup 8-10am if you want to help).

We will have a booth with honey for sale along with educational materials. Want to sell your honey? Bring it!

Save the Honey Bees License Plate is Now Live! 



Make sure to order through the GBA website!

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