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OCBC Meeting 

Monday, April 15th 2024

Doors open at 6:45pm

Meeting Begins at 7pm  


Farm Bureau 925 Athens Road
, GA 30630

Speaker: Panel of Club Members

Topic: Q&A with a Panel of Club Members.

At the Oglethorpe County Bee Club, we're passionate about beekeeping and spreading knowledge about these fascinating creatures. Join us for our next meeting that will focus on all things beekeeping! We'll have a panel of current members on hand to answer any questions you may have. Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned beekeeper, we welcome you to come and join us. Let's learn and grow together!

Join the Club!

Interested in joining our beekeeping community? We would love to have you! Fill out our membership form and become a member or renew your existing membership today! Click on the Membership tab above to be directed to the CheddarUp website for processing. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to welcoming you to the Oglethorpe County Bee Club!

Upcoming Events:

  • UGA Bee Lab Pollinator Plant Sale Saturday, April 20th, 2024 10:00AM-2:00PM

  • Winterville Marigold Festival Saturday, May 11, 2024

Learn More

We Meet Once a Month! 

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!

Save the Honey Bees License Plate is Now Live! 


Make sure to order through the GBA website!

Buy some Honey! 

Elizabeth Mackey 706-224-3615

Beekeeper with Bees

Questions? Comments? Concerns? 


To contact us, email

Honey Bee Swarms

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

If you would like to volunteer your services here please contact us ( by email.

  • Elizabeth Mackey 706-224-3615


NOTE: We presently don't have anyone who is certified (per new GA law) that can remove bees from to contact Georgia Bee Removal for their services at

Check back again in the future when some of our members may be certified for structural removals.

Congratulations to the new 2024 Board Members! 

Best wishes for a successful bee club year!

Board of Directors for 2024!

President - Elizabeth Mackey

Vice President -

Treasurer - Georgia McPeak

Secretary - Susan Wilhelm

At-Large - Mike Conner

At-Large -  Elizabeth Gingle

Librarian - Ashley Wright

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