2019 YEAR IN REVIEW + 2020 LOOK AHEAD
Thank you to all the members, volunteers and sponsors who make KBOA a fun, successful business association!
Thank you to KUCC for hosting our meetings from January- August. We’ve returned to the newly renovated Kirkwood Library for our general meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 11am.
NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Installed a new Welcome to Kirkwood sign, solar lighting and landscaping downtown. Thanks to KNO for working with us after a car crashed into our old sign. How do you like the new sign?
Beautified the downtown planters each season with sponsorship from 8 KBOA members.
Donated $1500 to Bessie Branham Park to restore the granite entrance.
Launched a monthly business networking coffee on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 9:30-10:30am at My Coffee Shop. All new, existing and potential KBOA members are invited to join our board to talk about successes, challenges and share resources! Coffee is on us!
Supported over 30 KBOA members by purchasing board lunches, snacks for general meetings, 2019 Holiday Party catered buffet, printing and services in 2019.
2019 KIRKWOOD WINE STROLL:VIEW THE 2019 PHOTOS AND VIDEO
Launched the new KirkwoodWineStroll.com.
Sold 1600 tickets with 100 at the door sold in half an hour. We estimate about 3000 people attended to enjoy the food and music.
45 wine pouring stations
9 food bite stations
3 stages and 2 DJs...lots of dancing
16 cash and in-kind sponsors totaling $11,750.00. 6 new sponsors!
$37,000 in profit
$5,000 donated to community non profits.Check out the awardees
2020 LOOK AHEAD
First 2020 Business Networking Coffee: Tuesday January 7, 2020
First 2020 General Meeting: January 21 @ 11am
Kirkwood Wine Stroll Sponsorships Open: January 27, 2020
KWS Non Profit Award Applications Open: Monday February 3, 2020
KWS Wine Pouring Station Sign Up Open: Wed. March 11, 2020
Kirkwood Wine Stroll: Friday September 18, 2020
SEE ALL 2020 KBOA MEETINGS & EVENTS