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Open Meeting Policy - Association Board Meeting Scheduled
The Executive Committee, which is comprised of the Elected Officers, will meet the evening before the days of the regular membership meeting. The Executive Committee has jurisdiction and final vote on matters that are discussed.
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Occasionally, meetings or portions of meetings may be closed to the public when considering matters relating to individuals, proprietary information, or litigation. A written statement explaining the reason for the closing of the meeting will be available on the website within a reasonable period of time.
Meeting Minutes - Public Inspection
Appropriate minutes of all open meetings shall be available for inspection by the public upon request to the Secretary or the Secretary's designee. The Secretary or the Secretary's designee will make a written or audio record of the proceedings of each closed meeting. The record will be preserved for at least two years after the meeting. See our Newsletter Archive page for previous meeting minutes.
KHPA Meeting Events & Locations since 2009
March 2018 Program (download)
Location of KHPA 2018 Spring Meeting in McPherson, KS....
March 8th, Thursday night-Executive Board meeting at the Cedars at 8:00 pm 1021 Cedars Drive
Friday, March 9th Cedars Conference Center 1021 Cedars Drive
7:45 Registration & Silent Auction set up (please see note about not bringing items)
8:30 Call to order by President Jim Kellie
6:00 PM Dinner & Program: Beekeeping in the California Foothills
Saturday March 10th
8:00 Registration & Silent Auction Set up
8:30 Call to order by President Jim Kellie
3:50-4:30 Business Meeting
Program Subject to change
The Spring meeting of the Kansas Honey Producers will be held in McPherson at the Cedars Conference Center. The Hotel for the sleeping rooms for the meeting is the Hampton Inn at 200 Centennial Dr. (just off of I-135) at McPherson. Rooms are $99.00 a night and includes breakfast and free wi-fi. Reservations must be made by February 16th for this rate. Mention KHP to get the discount. Reservations may be made either online at www.Hampton.com, →choose McPherson, →choose KHP or you may call 620-480-2990 and mention KHP.
Our guest speakers will be Dr. Dewey Caron and Randy Oliver.
Dewey M. Caron is a graduate of Cornell University and Emeritus Professor from the University of Delaware.
Randy Oliver owns and operates a small commercial beekeeping enterprise in the foothills of Grass Valley in Northern California.
Cooking contest- Anything Cherries-The predominant sweetener should be honey-please bring printed recipes without your name on them. Marietta Graham will coordinate. Foods will be tasted on Friday and prizes will be awarded. Participants may bring sauces for ice cream for Friday night dessert too (but this is not part of a contest).
Silent Auction—please do not bring items for the silent auction-we have had a very generous donation from the Brown Family of Donna’s honey pots and gift items—7 boxes! So please save your items until the next meeting. Donna had some beautiful items and it will be a great auction with money going to our grant program. Becky Tipton Coordinates
Dinner on Friday will be catered by Knackies BBQ and will be a BBQ Buffet. The Program will be Beekeeping in the California Foothills -Randy Oliver presents: A pictorial presentation of our season of beekeeping in the California foothills—wintering, building for almond pollination, splitting and nuc sales, building for honey, late summer and fall management.
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Our most current newsletter (1st Qtr 2018 edition) "The Cappings" download is available.
Kansas Honey Producers Spring 2018 Conference
March 9 & 10, 2018, Friday & Saturday
The Cedars Conference Center 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson, KS
Kansas Honey Producers Fall 2018 meeting-save the dates- October 26 & 27 2018 Great Bend Kansas.
The fall 2018 meeting of the Kansas Honey Producers will be held in Great Bend Kansas at the Best Western and Perkins. Details will be available soon. Please “Save the date”.
Spring 2018 March 9 & 10 The Cedars, McPherson, KS Meeting & Agenda
Fall 2017 October 27 & 28 Best Western Hospitality House Emporia, KS Meeting & Agenda
Spring 2017 March 10 & 11 Ramada Inn, Topeka, KS Meeting & Agenda
Fall 2016 October 28 & 29 Whiskey Creek Grill & Days Inn Hays, KS Meeting & Agenda
Spring 2016 March 4 & 5 Lamplighter Inn Pittsburg, KS Meeting & Agenda
Fall 2015 October 30 & 31 The Cedars McPherson, KS
Spring 2015 March 13 & 14 Holiday Inn at the Campus Manhattan, KS Meeting & Agenda
Fall 2014 October 17 & 18 Clarion Inns & Suites Wichita, KS
Spring 2014 March 14 & 15 Whiskey Creek Grill & Days Inn Hays, KS
Fall 2013 October 18 & 19 Capitol Plaza Topeka, KS
Spring 2013 March 1 & 2 Best Western Wichita, KS
Fall 2012 October 19 & 20 GuestHouse Inn Emporia, KS
Spring 2012 March 2 & 3 Best Western Holiday Manor McPherson, KS
Fall 2011 October 21 & 22 Great Bend Best Western Angus Inn Great Bend, KS
Spring 2011 March 4 & 5 Holiday Inn Holidome Topeka, KS
Fall 2010 October 15 & 16 Best Western Holiday Manor McPherson, KS
Spring 2010 March 5 & 6 Ramada Inn Hays Convention Center Hays, KS
Fall 2009 October 16 & 17 GuestHouse Inn Emporia, KS
Spring 2009 March 6 & 7 Joint Meeting with MO State Beekeepers Marriott, Overland Park, KS
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