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Tony Sandoval (Big Bear)
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Pics from today's June 2016 monthly meeting for the Omaha Bee Club. Lots of good information and lots of good questions. About 53 people attending today.
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Just got done mowing the square acre that is the Omaha Bee Club Teaching Apiary. Luckily The riding mower saved the day. It's mighty warm and the bees were less than happy.

Them's the shakes when there's work to be done and you're the guy that has to do it.
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The point of the interview was to promote the new classes offered at Metro Community College as part of their focus on sustainability.

During the Summer quarter, I am teaching two beginning beekeeping classes. One going on now is conventional beekeeping using Langstroth common equipment and methods. The next beekeeping class starting in 3 or 4 weeks is an alternative hives and methods beginning beekeeping class.

I am also teaching a class on using honey in cooking and how to identify, judge and pair it up with other foods. Kind of like wine-tasting but with honey.

The 4th class is really a guided tour of 3 notable bee yards (apiaries) in the Omaha area.

You can sign up for the alternative beekeeping class, the honey class and the tour still at the Metro Community College website for the Summer, non credit continuing education catalog.

If these classes have a good turnout, we can offer them again in the Fall quarter and add some beeswax craft classes like candle making, soap making and more in the Winter quarter.

Support bees, support beekeeping by becoming a beekeeper or learning to use products of the hive like honey and beeswax.

Follow the link below and I can teach you how.
Community & Business · MCC Foundation · Buildings & Expansions · Community Programs · Community Events. The Sage Student Bistro, a student-driven restaurant, is open for lunch Monday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., walk-ins welcome; dinner is served Monday - Thursday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ...
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It's 6pm news on kmtv3. Tune in to my interview talking about me teaching beekeeping and other bee related classes at Metro Community College.
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Well, I got a call this morning from Metro Community College asking me to be at the Fort Omaha Campus today to do a tv interview with local tv channel 3 KMTV, about the beekeeping classes I am teaching there now.

Should be on the air tonight. They, and I, hope it works to get publicity and promote beekeeping class registrations.
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As a professional apiarist, I often do live bee removals to keep local honey bees and bumblebees alive.  It is often hot and challenging work, especially when forcibly “evicting” honey bees that don’t want to be evicted. In order for the rescue to be…
As a professional apiarist, I often do live bee removals to keep local honey bees and bumblebees alive. It is often hot and challenging work, especially
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Hey folks, I'm still hoping to buy some varietal honeys from beekeepers. Not blended, heated or treated. Just raw honey. Looking to buy 3lb jars and ship to Omaha, NE for a cooking class. Put your label on mars, maybe we can get you more sales from my students
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Local Omaha area beekeepers, do you want locally rescued bees? As I do live bee removals I need places to relocate them to.

Normally, I offer nucs for $75 after they have re-established well. But, if you provide the hives, and are willing to take care of them to build them back up, I will give the bee colonies I rescue to you.

Let me know if you want to adopt-a-colony.
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First of I'd like to go back to an earlier post here and point out that the Rights we refer to in the Constitution and consequently the Bill of Rights are not granted by the government. These are Natural or God given rights ...
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+Tony Sandoval I figured you had. It seemed apropos to your article so I posted it again.
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I was told my interview on kmtv 3 should air at 4:30 and 6:30 today.

My interview on if an radio should air sometime tomorrow and next week I have an interview on NPR.
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Ok they say my interview will be on sometime during the 6 o clock news kmtv 3
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Tony Sandoval (Big Bear) originally shared:
 
As a professional apiarist, I often do live bee removals to keep local honey bees and bumblebees alive.  It is often hot and challenging work, especially when forcibly “evicting” honey bees that don’t want to be evicted. In order for the rescue to be…
As a professional apiarist, I often do live bee removals to keep local honey bees and bumblebees alive. It is often hot and challenging work, especially
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Professional Apiarist & Independent AFLAC Associate. I specialize in live bee removals and helping the self employed get AFLAC programs.
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Have rented scaffolding for business use on a few occasions over the past 5 years with good customer service and good condition equipment each time.
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Great staff, manager Ray is accommodating and sincere.
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Very friendly and helpful staff. Every time our organization reserved a meeting room, the staff were very hospitable and accommodating.
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reviewed 2 months ago
Good parking. Friendly, hospitable staff. Accepted reasonable changes to order (cajun chicken sandwich, no bun) with no problem. The cajun grilled chicken was very flavorful, a good sized portion of meat. Served with homemade potato chips, not just some bag of chips. even when ordered without the bun, the plate was presented very nicely and not just thrown together or looking "dumped" on the plate. Free wifi service makes a working lunch easy to do though not a lot of plug in outlets available, the server was very helpful when asked and helped locate a table with an outlet next to it (my phone was on it's last blip) and the price was more affordable than anticipated. A big, roomy area with an attractive wooden bar with brass rails and hangers at each stool for coats, etc on the bar. Very nice touch and looks great. I look forward to not only going there for lunch again, but I plan to make it a client/working lunch destination.
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Great place to meet with clients or work alone in between meetings. Good tea, good coffee, free wifi and plug-ins at most tables for devices.
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Sadly, I can't even give you a review of the food here. The one waitress that seemed to be there essentially avoided me the entire time I was waiting. Not once did she even attempt to even acknowledge I was there. Hospitality was non-existent, but there were a few people eating there, all of whom apparently all spoke Spanish only. The interior was moderately clean but had a cluttered appearance. This is not the typical South Omaha experience as most South Omaha businesses are well known for being very hospitable and up-front with guests. Based on the first experience of being utterly ignored and not given any service at all, perhaps because I don't look like I speak Spanish, which is no excuse at all for any business in the U.S. let alone South Omaha, I don't foresee making another attempt to go in and try the food as being ignored when you're hungry is not a good combination. If you speak Spanish, give it a shot, maybe they'll serve you. Until they become hospitable to English speaking visitors, this is all I can provide you information about.
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Not carb diet friendly. Overpriced for the experience. Friendly and helpful staff but a bit slow. Not my first choice to bring business contacts to.
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