Lake County Beekeepers

Association of Illinois  

The Lake County Beekeepers Association is an affiliate of the Illinois State Beekeepers Association.  The Lake County Beekeepers meet on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Meetings are generally held at:

State Bank of the Lakes
50 Commerce Drive
Grayslake IL 60030

The June meeting will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014.  The meeting will be held at State Bank of the Lakes. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a half hour of social time.

Directions to State Bank of the Lakes:  from Route 45, take Center Street west for 0.8 mile and turn left on Commerce Drive to the Bank.

Individuals interested in bees and/or beekeeping are invited to attend our meetings.  The annual dues for the Lake County Beekeepers Association are $20.00 - $10.00 go to Lake County Beekeepers Association and $10.00 go to the Illinois State Beekeepers Association. The dues are for the calendar year from January 1 through December 31.  Illinois State Beekeepers Association dues include a subscription to the ISBA Bulletin.  The American Bee Journal is available to ISBA members at about a 25% discount.

The following individuals may be contacted for additional information about the Lake County Beekeepers Association:

     President      David Bergman

Vice President Rich Herout

The State of Illinois Department of Agriculture website for beekeeping is
This site has the Illinois Bees & Apiary Act, Illinois Bees & Apiary Rules, the Application for Apiary Registration for Illinois, and information about the apiary inspection program.

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