Honey bees are dying out all over the world and it’s time to act to help combat their decline. As an individual, you don’t need to become a beekeeper to help keep bees. You can participate with the Pinellas Beekeepers Association, Inc., a 501C3 non-profit corporation to keep bees for a year. Your donation to one of the program options listed below will be used to support PBA’s efforts to bolster bee populations around Pinellas County Florida.

Adopt-a-Hive

Program Options:
$50.00 – Adopt-A-Queen: Your donation of $50.00 will support the adoption of a queen bee for one year and entitle you to receive regular reports of the PBA apiary plus 1 pound of honey from the PBA apiary.

$150.00 – Adopt-A-NUC: Your donation of $150.00 will support the adoption of a NUC (5 frames of worker bees and a queen) for one year and entitle you to receive regular reports of the PBA apiary plus 3 pounds of honey from the PBA apiary.

$300.00 – Adopt-A-BEEHIVE: Your donation of $300.00 will support the adoption of a BEEHIVE (10 frames of worker bees and a queen) for one year, have your name placed on the   hive and entitle you to receive an official hive adoption certificate, regular reports of your adopted hive plus 6 pounds of honey from the PBA apiary.

$500.00 – Adopt-A-BEEHIVE PLUS: all the benefits of Adopt-A-BEEHIVE plus a Tour of the Apiary. Receive a picture taken in a Bee Suit next to your hive. (Does NOT include transportation to and from the Apiary. A Release and Hold Harmless Waiver must be signed before entering the Apiary)

Corporate Sponsorships

For those individuals or businesses that that just have a love or interest in bees, pollination of our food sources or want to provide community support with PBA’s efforts in Pinellas County Florida, they can enroll in one of the program options listed below.

$500.00 – Nurse Bee: Your Sponsorship will help us purchase and maintain a full hive throughout the season. Your sponsorship entitles you to have your business name placed on the hive, receive an 8×10 photo of your hive and six one pound jars of honey from the PBA apiary. Your business will be listed as a sponsor on our website as well as our Facebook page.

$1,000.00 – Worker Bee: Your Sponsorship will help us purchase and maintain two full hives throughout the season. Your sponsorship entitles you to have your business name and Logo placed on the hives, receive a 10”x12” plaque with the photo of your hive and twelve one pound jars of honey from the PBA apiary. Your business will be listed as a sponsor on our website as well as our Facebook page.

$2,500.00 – Queen Bee: Your Sponsorship will help us purchase and maintain two full hives throughout the season as well as the required maintenance to the Apiary, insurance coverage, loss of bees and other expenses to continue with the success of our programs. Your sponsorship entitles you to personally name your hive, place your business name and Logo on the hives, receive a 12”x15” plaque with the photo of your hive with you and/or staff and twenty four one pound jars of honey from the PBA apiary. Your business will be listed as a sponsor on our website as well as our Facebook page with a link directly to your business. Our local event banner will promote your logo as a sponsor. We invite you to bring your staff out for a tour of the Apiary and take a picture with your hives to be used for your plaque. (limited bee suits and/or veils provided for photo-shoot) (sponsorship does not include Travel to and from Apiary and a Release and Hold Harmless Waiver must be signed by each participant)

Your support in the Adopt-A-Beehive or Sponsor-A-Beehive program is crucial in PBA’s purpose and function which is to support the Florida State Beekeepers Association (FSBA); develop and promote Florida best management practices and other practical beekeeping methods; educate members and the general public to promote the use of honey, beehive products, and beekeeping; act in the interest of beekeepers protecting and carrying on beekeeping affairs; act as a medium for, and an aid in, cooperative and mutual beekeeping methods; and encourage PBA members to act as mentors and be available to help others.

 

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