of the MCBA worked to promote
beekeeping at the Early Works Folklife Festival in Huntsville, Alabama.
are some photos taken at the Early Works Folklife Festival. The display was set up
from April 21 to April 25, 2008. Members from
our MCBA participated by talking with school children explaining honeybees
and their place in our agriculture as the students came though the
display. An observation hive was included as a part of the display. It was
estimated that several hundred school children passed through the display
early morning to mid-afternoon.
members Bill Mullins, Bob Martin, Allen Hodge, Allison Harris, Lionel
Evans, Tom Morgan, Wally Osteen, Harold Green, Maynard Dalton, Don
Love and MCBA Public Affairs Director Gene Zajicek are shown as
well as Lonnie Funderburg, President of the Alabama Beekeepers Association
all contributed their time and talents to this important public affairs
on picture for larger view.