Thank You For "BEEING" Sponsors! 

Bee City USA – Hendersonville and Hands On! Children’s Museum are grateful for the support of the following sponsors who have already contributed cash and/or in-kind donations to the “Bring the Hive Alive!” initiative to paint an outdoor bee mural in downtown Hendersonville.


Honey Makers ($5,000+)

Burlett Painting


Community Foundation of Henderson County


Hands On! Children's Museum  

Comb Builders ($2,500)

City of Hendersonville Environmental Sustainability Board & Tree Board

Deer Park® Brand Sustainability Grant in Partnership with Blue Ridge Parkway Association 


Henderson County Beekeepers Association 

Pollen Foragers ($1000)

Art Mob Studios & Marketplace

Blue Ridge Community College, Certified Bee Campus

Bold Rock Hard Cider 

Botanical Treasurers  

Henderson County Communities in Bloom, America In Bloom

Honey Bees Kindergarten Class, FernLeaf Community Charter School 

King Equipment Rental

Lutrelle and Carey O'Cain, Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop 

Milkweed Meadows Farm 

Misty Mountain Berries & Beans

Raymond's Garden Center

Sherwin-Williams Paint Store

Sideways Farm & Brewery


In Memory of Sibyl Lance


Nectar Gatherers ($500)

The Advntr Agency | Video Production

Arts Council of Henderson County

BeeHaven Gardens 

Blue Ridge Apple Growers

Bullington Gardens

David Stallings - Bee Masters Farm 

Land O’ Sky Garden Club

Mary Jo Padgett

Mast General Store


Poe’s Backyard Bees

Spriggly's Beescaping


Buzz Makers ($250)

B.B. Barns The Garden Company

Black Bear Coffee Co.

The Book and Bee Café and Tea

Brooks Tavern 

Carolina Bee Farm

Conserving Carolina 

Environmental Educators of NC 

Gardens That Matter 

Givens Estates 

Harvey’s at The Henderson

Henderson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers 

Hendersonville Community Co-op 

Historic Johnson Farm Gardeners 

Moonshine and Magnolias, LLC

Patchwork Meadows

Reems Creek Nursery

Sandy Bee Mine

Saluda Garden Club

Sow True Seed 

The North Carolina Arboretum Society 

Wine Sage & Gourmet 

In Memory of Mattie P. Bailey

Bob Carlson & Kim Chao

John & Patsy DuPre

John & Elizabeth McAfee 

Robert & Tiffany Schultz

Richard and Phyllis Stiles

Libba & Tom Tracy

In Memory of Petey Giroux 

In Memory of Dr. Fred C. James 

In Memory of Sarah Ann McKinney


How to "Bee" a Mural Sponsor: 


Tax-deductible donations may be made online at  Checks (payable to HANDS ON! and designated for the bee mural fund) may be mailed to 318 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.  Hands On! Children’s Museum is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization.  To inquire about making in-kind donations to benefit the “Bring the Hive Alive!” bee mural initiative, please email or call 828-697-8333 ext.223.

Download “Bring the Hive Alive!” Sponsorship Guide and Sponsorship Form.