The NRVBA will be selling package bees for $125.00 to members, $140.00 for non-members. The member price is just a few dollars over our cost. We have 125 packages on order.
Packages include an unmarked, Italian queen. They will be available for pick-up on 12 April (Easter Sunday) 2020 in the parking lot at our meeting location which is the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg. You may begin to pick them up early Sunday morning starting between 6:00-7:00 AM. Point of contact for questions is Bill Hendon. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, and his telephone number is (540) 315-0365.
Dadant is selling packages for $179.95 with free shipping from Illinois. If you pick them up at their facility in Chatham, VA, a package will cost $115.00. The Chatham packages will be available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on March 30 and April 15. Contact the Chatham location at (800) 220-835 to place an order with them.
For existing members to purchase bee packages from the club, log onto your account. In the upper right-hand corner of the account screen, you will be given the option to order. Below is an image of what you should see.
For new members click on this link to order packages or to sign up for a new membership. When you arrive at the site, you should see the screen below.