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Local Beekeeper Awarded Grant from the NC Beehive Grant Fund

07/27/2018 - Local Hyde County resident, Tammy Blake, was 1 of the 17 beekeepers awarded a grant from the NC Beehive Grant Fund. The N.C. Beehive Grant Fund awarded $25,000 for 17 grants. These grants
are for certified beekeepers for beehives and materials to create
beehives with a maximum grant of $2,400. The N.C. Beehive
Grant Fund received over 340 eligible applications, totaling over
$500,000 in grant requests.

The following is a list of awarded beehive grants:

* Gary Shoemake of Brunswick County
* Phillip Barfield of Caswell County
* Paul Coy Jr. of Craven County
* Kenneth Randall of Dare County
* Ryan Chamberlain of Durham County
* Leigh Arnold of Forsyth County
* Paul McMahan of Gaston County
* Tammy Blake of Hyde County
* Jim Rosensteel of Lee County
* Russell Schmidt of McDowell County
* Michael Munley of Mecklenburg County
* Michelle Mejia of Mitchell County
* Barry Harris of New Hanover County
* Richard Thomas of Perquimans County
* Gladys Hutson of Union County
* Tom Wells of Wake County
* Kurt Ullberg of Wilson County