BENNINGTON - The Bennington County Beekeepers Club will be having a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, in the Crispe Room at the Vermont Veterans Home located at 325 North Street in Bennington beginning at 7 p.m.

The meeting will begin with a pot luck meal and the business meeting will begin at 7:35.

The guest will be Dan Conlon from the Warm Color Apiary in South Deerfield, Mass. Conlon is also the president of the Massachusetts Beekeepers Association.

The 2014 Beekeeping Shortcourse for new and beginning beekeepers will take place on Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, and March 7-9 in the Crispe Room at the Vermont Veterans Home. No fees are required to attend; club membership and registration are recommended. Experienced beekeepers are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Jacob Esh at 802-447-0198 or via email at