On Friday evening at the "Birthday Bash", I auctioned off 8 beekeepers to serve in a variety of mentoring activities. As a result, about $900 was raised to establish and maintain elementary school bee programs. I auctioned myself off to a couple, Chris and Jenny Bradshaw - they will be visiting us from downstate this summer. David and Susan Payant of Marquette will help with the UP education and hospitality of these folks.
Many thanks go to MBA officers - Pres. Terry Toland, V.P. Ann Leonard, Treas. Steve Tilmann, and Secretary Don Schram. These dedicated individuals put in endless hours to put on this conference - THANK YOU!!