August 18th Membership meeting:
Why are bees essential to people? Why are bees important to our
bee disappears from the surface of the Earth, man would have no more
than four years left to live.” Albert Einstein
us at Fort King George on Thursday, August 18 at 7 pm to learn
everything you've wanted to know about bees from local hobbyist
beekeeper Susan Shipman.
Shipman was employed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources,
Coastal Resources Division for 30 years; first as Chief of Marine
Fisheries for 17 years and then as Division Director until her
retirement in 2009. She is a graduate of Leadership Glynn,
Leadership Georgia and the Institute for Environmental Leadership.
Now in her
retirement, Mrs. Shipman spends the majority of her time as a
hobbyist "beekeeper" and a community volunteer. She serves on the
Board and Executive Committee of the St. Simons Land Trust,
chairing their Cannon's Point Advisory Committee and their
Conservation Task Force. She is an Advisor to Georgia Sea Grant, on
the Frederica Academy Board of Visitors, and represents apiarists on
the Glynn County Farm Bureau Board. She serves on the Golden Isles
Youth Orchestra Board and she is an active communicant of Christ
Church Frederica where she chairs the Backpack Buddies Program.
a 'busy bee', we're delighted that Mrs. Shipman will inform and
entertain us at our August meeting. Hope you'll bee there!
SEPTEMBER 15th. . .
have any family heirlooms you’d like to share with LAHS members - an
old tea set, timepieces, hand-painted cake plate, jewelry,
furniture, military memorabilia, collections? Back by popular
demand you’ll have the opportunity to do just that! SHOW
AND TELL will be the focus of our September 15 meeting
and if you have an heirloom or two that you’d like to show off
please contact Linda Daniels,
Additionally, many old photographs will be on display in the hope
that the people and pictured can be identified.