$15 per annum
The dues cover newsletter, printing, paper, supplies, and postage.
The newsletter is our service to you!
You may pay for 2 years at a time, if desired.
How to Become a Member
Via PayPal as-of December 1, 2013, you can enroll on-line. (see below)
Review or print NEKBA 2014 Registration.
Submit your payment: via check or on-line.
New (Dec 2013): It is time.
Pay & renew memberships on-line using PayPal! We are excited to offer this new convenience of payment and registration.
No need to mail anything although we love the USPS. Use either your a credit or debit card for on-line convenience.
You do not have to have a PayPal account to use the service.
Any problems? Please email and we'll try to assist or make a change. Your feedback is important. Let us know what you think! To those who have responded already, thank you.
We like the new convenience, too.
Association Dues: Mail-in $15.00 On-line: $15.75
Add & "continue shopping" to select additional items such as ABJ or Bee Culture subscriptions, KHPA (Kansas Honey Producers Assoc), donations. Donations are accepted in increments by $1. The pricing schedule of memberships and other options slightly higher than paying by check to cover on-line payment transaction and processing.
Other options to include special events such as the class in March 2014 and the Bee Fun Day in June 2014 as well as special workshops related to beekeeping and value-added products will be added when as soon as we have worked out those prices.
If paying by check, print & mail your registration and NEKBA payment to:
c/o Robert Burns, Treasurer
7601 W 54th Terr.
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202-1129
Subscriptions for magazines will be submitted at the end of each monthly period. NEKBA memberships will be forwarded to the Editor prior to the deadline for the monthly newsletter. Kansas Honey Producers Assn (KHPA) memberships transferred monthly.
We are a non-profit organization, served by dedicated volunteers.
Come join us.
Membership is open to anyone who is interested in bees or bee culture. Dues are $15.00 per calendar year. Those joining in June or later in the year may pay $7.50 for 1/2 year. Additional members of the family wanting voting privileges shall be assessed dues at $1.00 per year. Youth memberships (18 years of age and younger) are $7.50 per year. Memberships are submitted to the Treasurer.
The association is a not-for-profit IRC 501(c)5 agricultural-educational organization, run by dedicated volunteers, and supported by membership dues. The IRC status means that the association is a tax-exempt organization. While donations are always welcome, they are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution but membership dues and subscriptions may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.
The Bee Buzzer, our monthly newsletter, is the official publication of the Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers' Association, Inc. (NEKBA) and is published monthly. Commercial ads are accepted in the newsletter for a fee, non-commercial ads by members are accepted free for charge.
The association library is free to all members. Books may be checked out at meetings and kept for a period of 30 days. The honey bee publications, The American Bee Journal and Bee Culture can be subscribed directly or through the Treasurer. As an association member, the ABJ and Bee Culture are offered at a 25% and 21% discount, respectively.
The Association meets each month on the first Monday at 7:00 p.m. except
during the months of March, June, and August. Please visit our "Meeting Schedule" page for details. A beekeeping
class is held in March. This is a non profit organization; elected
officers serve without pay. Everyone is invited to attend the meeting.
Check "The Buzzer" each month for the actual date, time and location. If
the weather is bad, call an officer to find out if the meeting will be
Interested in becoming a member? Membership is only $15 annually and includes a member subscription to The Bee Buzzer Newsletter. Help support NEKBA and the world of beekeeping.
Become a member
Enroll on-line (see above) or
Download, print, and mail our 2014 registration.
(Last updated 12/03/2013, rjb)