11:00 AM: Meet & Greet. Enjoy the Refreshments provided by Invest Atlanta
Approve/Amend: February 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes
11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith
11:15: Organization Update
11:20: Membership-Sam Mugavero- Smugs Fitness
UPDATED Welcome package: 2018 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet Intro
GET YOUR 2018 KBOA MEMBERSHIP STICKER TO DISPLAY AT YOUR BUSINESS
11:30: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta, Co-Chair Leslie Brashear- Delightful Sites) 12th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 21, 2018 | 7:00-10:00PM! kirkwoodwinestroll.com
11:40:New Business/Member Announcements
11:45: SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Kent Spencer- Invest Atlanta
Assistant Director - Business Retention & Expansion – Economic Development
Office:(404) 614-8329, email@example.com
FYI: 2018 IN-PROGRESS Projects
Add #kirkwoodbiz to all of your posts so we can share! #kirkwoodatl #kirkwoodbiz @ KirkwoodBIZ on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Member to Member Offers are for Kirkwood Business Owners’ Association members who want to network and market to other KBOA members a service oriented offer during a limited time.
KBOA will feature one member per month at the general meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, a blog post and social media support.
Members are responsible for all graphics, scheduling and collecting of any fees.
KBOA will promote and support.
APRIL OFFER: STEPHANIE HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY
HOW TO SET UP A MEMBER TO MEMBER OFFER:
ONCE ALL OF THIS IS CONFIRMED, SEND KBOA VIA EMAIL:
For all current or potiential business owners in Kirkwood, Edgewood, and East Lake, the Kirkwood Business Owners' Association has complied a RESOURCE GUIDE to help you navigate the details of opening and doing business in the city of Atlanta.
READ THE RESOURCE GUIDE
Want to talk? LET'S HAVE COFFEE- FILL OUT THIS FORM and we'll help you with questions, direction and connections regarding your business in the area.
Thank you to council member Natalyn Archibong for presenting.
Next meeting is 3/20 @ Kirkwood Library.
Read the meeting minutes
READ THE MEETING MINUTES
Board of Directors: In Attendance: New KBOA Board of Directors: firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Dano Kirk of Kirkyard Public House, Vice-President: Sandra Mersinger of Snapdragon Designs, Secretary: Jill Wener of Conscious Health Meditation + Wellness, Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed
Social Media and Marketing: Emily Wimbush of Augusta Designs, Events and Business Mixer Chair: Leslie Brashear of Delightful Sites , Membership Chair: Sam Mugavero of Smugs Fitness, Dan Wingate of The Pullman
Kimia Amin of The Kirkwood Apartments ABSENT: Wine Stroll Chair: Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta and
Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title
KBOA Members In Attendance: Tanya Demanjec, Language Kid’s International, Karen the Fitness Girl,
KUCC, Stephanie Howard Photography, Poppa Corn’s Gourmet Popcorn, Happy Mango, Lakeview Capital Partners,SEVIN Yoga,
Community Attendees: Jasmine Simone- Anything Vegan and Michael Morris-REV Local Markets
A part of this year's Kirkwood Wine Stroll, KBOA, held an open call for nonprofits to submit projects to be considered for donations from the event profits. The board of directors choose 5 nonprofit organizations to receive $1000 each towards their projects. Each nonprofit attended the Wine Stroll and engaged the attendees regarding their organization's mission.
We were proud to present each nonprofit with $1000 at our Holiday Mixer on December 5th.
Wholesome Wave Georgia: East Atlanta Village Farmers Markets Incentives
Kirkwood Neighbors Organization: Neighbor in Need
Fred Armon Toomer Elementary Educational Foundation: One (1) Teacher Training for International Baccalaureate Accreditation
Georgia Overdose Prevention: 100 Naloxone (Overdose Reversal) Kits
Lanta Gras: Children's Music Program
WOW! KBOA's first Silent Auction was a huge success! Thirty Kirkwood businesses donated items to benefit KUCC's Christmas in Kirkwood program focusing on families from Toomer Elementary and Kirkwood senior citizens.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO DONATED AND BID! TOGEHTER WE RAISED $1,816.50
THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING BUSINESSES FOR DONATING:
Addison Hill Photo Session- Item #24
Atlanta Clay Works Gift Certificate - Item #1
Augusta Designs Charm- Item #5
Clue Town Books Collection- Item #21
Conscious Health Gift Certificate- Item #14
Conscious Health Gift Certificate- Item #15
Cummin Landscape Supply Wreath- Item #28
Delightful Sites Gift Certificate- Item #12
Elmiryachi Gift Certificate - Item #8
Guitar Shed Classes- Item #11
Happy Mango Books - Item #3
Indigo Wellness Gift Certificate- Item #6
KBOA Wine- Item #29
Kirkwood Car Wash Package- Item #18
Kirkwood Car Wash Package- Item #19
Kirkyard Public House Gift Certificate - Item #2
Language International Kids Camp Days- Item #4
Law Office of Paige Arden Stanley, LLC Consultation - Item #17
Lee Van Photography Crash Artwork - Item #25
Lynn Reeder Artwork- Item #26
Morgan Stanley Consultation- Item #27
Petmeisters Gift Certificate- Item #30
Poppa Corn's Gourmet Popcorn Basket- Item #7
Scout & Arrow Tote- Item #10
Smugs Fitness Swag Basket- Item #13
Stephanie Howard Photography Session- Item #20
Suzy Shultz Etching- Item #23
The Music Class, Inc. Gifts- Item #22
Trophy Room Barber Shop Gift Certificate- Item #16
Urban Pie Gift Certificate- Item #9
Check back here to find out how the funds were used in our community. Thank you KUCC for your dedication.
Read more about the Holiday Mixer.
Read more about the $5000 KBOA donated to nonprofits from 2017 Wine Stroll funds.
THANK YOU to everyone who attended our Holiday Mixer on Tuesday, December 5th. Kirkwood United Church of Christ (KUCC) was a gracious host and the new sanctuary was a perfect space for such a celebration.
Over 70 neighbors, business owners and community supporters attended and enjoyed delicious food by Urban Pie, Kirkyard Public House, Poor Hendrix, The Pullman, The Kirkwood Apartments, Augusta Designs, Snapdragon Designs, Atlanta Clay Works and Poppa Corn's Gourmet Popcorn. StartME Eastlake provided all the plates, napkins and cups.
Everyone enjoyed live music by the Elegant Bachelors. Thanks Guitar Shed for booking the band.
The new KBOA board of directors worked together to make this year's event a success.
Find out about the Silent Auction results
Check out the nonprofits we awarded $5000
THANK YOU TO LEE VAN PHOTOGRAPHY FOR CAPTURING THESE SPECIAL MOMENTS!
2018 Board of Directors as pictured left to right: Jill, Leslie, Dan, Emily, Amy, Sam, Randy, Sandra, Dano, Kimia, and Mehrush.
KBOA is thrilled to welcome our 2018 Board of Directors!
President: Dano Kirk of Kirkyard Public House
Vice-President: Sandra Mersinger of Snapdragon Designs
Secretary: Jill Wener of Conscious Health Meditation + Wellness
Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed
Wine Stroll Chair: Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta
Social Media and Marketing: Emily Wimbush of Augusta Designs
Events and Business Mixer Chair: Leslie Brashear of Delightful Sites
Membership Chair: Sam Mugavero of Smugs Fitness
General Board Members:
Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title
Dan Wingate of The PullmanKimia Amin of The Kirkwood Apartments