EFFINGHAM -- The next meeting of the Crossroads Beekeepers is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Illinois Extension Center in Effingham.
Participants are asked to enter the west doors and go downstairs at the center, 1209 N. Wenthe. The public is invited to attend.
This month's meeting will feature Barb Brayfield and Michelle Barnick, who will give a presentation on various items and gifts that can be made from products of the hive. These items include lip balm, soaps, lotions, and more. The presentation is timed in preperation for the Christmas season.
Following the presentation, the group is slated to vote for the 2015 club officers and elect the Beekeeper of the Year for 2014. Club members are encouraged to bring their favorite treats to share following the meeting. For more information on the Crossroads Beekeepers, contact Larry Quicksall at 217-347-5937.