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Gordon Center to host bee program

Tarleton State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 22, 2013

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—The Gordon Center in Thurber will be buzzing with a free public program, “Bee Hives and Honey: Beekeeping in Texas,” on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m.

The program will feature beekeepers Earl Hillock and Lavonda Becker from Dino-Bee Beekeepers, a beekeeping club in Glen Rose. They will discuss the history of bees and beekeeping as well as key information on starting a bee colony, the costs of beekeeping, the advantages and disadvantages of certain products and equipment, and much more.

For more information on Dino-Bee, visit http://www.dinobee.com/index.html.

The W.K. Gordon Center is a museum and research facility of Tarleton State University located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 in Thurber, Texas, between Fort Worth and Abilene. Regular hours for the center are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, closed on Mondays.

For more information on the W.K. Gordon Center, call 254-968-1886 or visit www.tarleton.edu/gordoncenter.

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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System

Contact: Lauren Giffin
254-968-1886
giffin@tarleton.edu

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