DOVER -- The Tuscarawas County Beekeepers Club will have its August meeting on Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Winfield United Methodist Church, 5247 Route 516, Dover, beginning at 7 p.m.

The educational part of the meeting will discuss how to prepare honey and beeswax entries for the Tuscarawas County Fair.

Fair entry forms will be available at the meeting, and are due to the fair office by 2 p.m. Aug. 17.

Members will also discuss decoration ideas for the group's display at the fair. Refreshments will be served.

The club recently had it summer picnic on July 28.

Members brought covered dishes prepared with honey to share, and also played "Honey Bingo."

An auction raised nearly $200 for the club's operating expenses.

The most fiercely bid item was a certificate for a homemade Amish dinner prepared for four, donated by club members Roy and Esther Miller. The event was held at the Dover Park on Deis Hill.

For information about the Tuscarawas County Beekeepers Club, visit the club's website at, their Facebook page, or contact President Ron Garabrandt at 330-260-3899.