• 20 May 2019 12:50 PM | Anonymous

    11:00: Welcome: Enjoy coffee by KUCC and treats by Delightful Sites

    11:10: Approve/Amend: Secretary Candace McCollough, Atlanta Clay Works

    11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Josh Bennett, Bennett’s Accounting Services

    • Wells Fargo Balance: $52,537.37  Savings: $26,006.21 PayPal Pending: $0.00  April 2019 P&L

    • 2018 Tax Update

    11:15: Organization Update

    COMMUNITY MEETINGS & INFO

    • UPDATE: KNO & NPU-O (April)

    • UPCOMING: KNO Meeting 6/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 5/28/19

    2019 PROJECTS:

    • DOWNTOWN SIGN INSTALLED WITH SOLAR!

    • 2019 Kirkwood Pocket Map & Guide: Purchase Ads NOW.  $300 full panel (5)  | $150 half panel (5)

      • Current members as of June 14 will be listed.

    11:20: Membership- Sam Mugavero-Smugs Fitness

    Welcome pack: 2018/9 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet + RESOURCE GUIDE

    • Membership:  Total Members: 99 ACTIVE

      • Is it time to renew? Are you lapsed or about to be? Must be current member to participate in the 2019 Wine Stroll and Map/Guide. Lapsed Members

    • New Members: Artistic Soul Catering, idealDESIGN,inc, Forrester Fundraising, Mini Friday, Kartoche Design

    • Monthly Member Coffee: 1st Monday of the Month @ My Coffee Shop East Lake. 9:30-10:30am.

      • June 3, July 1, August 5

    11:30: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta 13th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 20, 2019 | 7:00-10:00PM! Kirkwoodwinestroll.com

    • CHECK OUT THE NEW KIRKWOODWINESTROLL.COM

    • TICKETS SOLD: 390 as of 5.20 @ 11am. Sold 413 in 2018

    • Kirkwood Wine Stroll Sponsorships NOW OPEN!  Send 2019 Package to prospective sponsors.

      • $8000 secured: Goal $11,000

        • Wahoo Wine & Provisions/Wahoo: $5000

        • United Wine & Second Self Beer: valued at $5,000 total (in-kind)

        • Stryant Construction: $2000 + Electric stage rental

        • Birdie's Bone Broth, Poppa Corn’s Gourmet Popcorn, Guitar Shed, BOND Community Federal CU: $250 each

    • Non Profit Awardees:

      • Kirkwood Cares: $1000: To provide critical repairs to the homes of low income residents in Kirkwood.

      • Atlanta Clay Works: $1000: Workshops and Training for Refugees.  Art Project Volunteers for Foster Care  

      • Neighbor in Need, Inc. EAST LAKE: $1000: Assisting low income elderly within East Lake, Kirkwood and Edgewood communities to make emergency home repairs.

      • Veterans Empowerment Organization - VEO: $1000: Providing immediate short-term housing for homeless veterans with wrap-around services to transition them to self-sufficiency.

      • Toomer Parent Teacher Association (PTA): $1000: Toomer Parent Rides will start 2019-2020 school year and will include money towards shuttles for events, UberX and Lyft credits for parents, and establishing a volunteer parent ride sharing service.     This project will serve an estimated 200 parents to ensure that they can get a ride to school events, conferences, or to pick up their child when he or she is sick.

    • Wine Pouring Stations: 44. Now Closed!

      • Wine Pouring Station Orientation:  Wednesday, September 4, 2019

    • Food Stations Open:7 available. Only 3 signed up: SteelCity Pops, Kirkyard, Urban Pie

    • Entertainment: Parker Smith: Guitar Shed

    • Volunteers: Now Open: https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/volunteer/

      • Already have 21 of 75 spots

      • Volunteer Orientation: Saturday September 14, 2019 @ 11am

    11:45: New Business/Member Announcements

    • MaKara Rumley, Hummingbird for City of Atlanta Department of City Planning

      • City of Atlanta Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund Program and the Pullman Yard Cleanup Loan

  • 09 May 2019 4:11 PM | Anonymous

    FOR ONE WEEK ONLY: Sunday May 12-Monday May 20th!

    https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/tickets/

    • $40 Ticket: May 22-September 14
    • $50 Ticket: September 15-20th
    13th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll: Friday September 20 | 7-10PM


  • 09 May 2019 2:55 PM | Anonymous

    We are proud to announce our 2019 NONPROFIT AWARDS from this year's Kirwkood Wine Stroll profits. We have allocated $5000 from our estimated profits.

    2019 Awards Go To:

    Kirkwood Cares: $1000

    https://www.facebook.com/kirkwoodcares/

    • To provide critical repairs to the homes of low income residents in Kirkwood.

    Atlanta Clay Works: $1000

    https://www.atlclayworks.org/

    • Workshops and Training for Refugees.  Art Project Volunteers for Foster Care  

    Neighbor in Need, Inc. EAST LAKE: $1000

    https://neighborinneed.org/

    • Assisting low income elderly within East Lake, Kirkwood and Edgewood communities to make emergency home repairs. 

    Veterans Empowerment Organization - VEO: $1000

    https://www.veohero.org/

    • Providing immediate short-term housing for homeless veterans with wrap-around services to transition them to self-sufficiency.

    Toomer Parent Teacher Association (PTA): $1000

    https://www.atlantapublicschools.us/domain/1675

    • Toomer Parent Rides will start 2019-2020 school year and will include money towards shuttles for events, UberX and Lyft credits for parents, and establishing a volunteer parent ride sharing service.     This project will serve an estimated 200 parents to ensure that they can get a ride to school events, conferences, or to pick up their child when he or she is sick.
  • 30 Apr 2019 10:16 AM | Anonymous

    Thank you to everyone who attended the SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF PULLMAN YARDS PROGRESS.

    Read the meeting minutes for more information.


  • 08 Apr 2019 8:14 PM | Anonymous

    Spring has sprung in Downtown Kirkwood and THANK YOU to these KBOA members for adding colorful plants to our downtown planters that protect our vibrant bike racks. 

    Kirkwood United Church of Christ (KUCC) at GBG Market by APD Zone 6.

    KUCC hosts our monthly general meetings and will hold the GREAT EASTER CELEBRATION on Sunday April 21st at the Historic Pullman Yards.

    Stop in and check out GBG Market for a great selection of beer, wine and other grab and go items.


    Cummin Landscape Supply by Le Petit Marche.

    Cummin Landscape Supply is Atlanta's #1bulk landscape supply and provider of our annual holiday tree.

    Cummin Landscape Supply is the presenting sponsor of the Wylde Center's Plant Sale on April 12-14.

    Open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch, Le Petit Marche, has called Kirkwood home since 2008!

    THANK YOU TO FAST SIGNS OF DECATUR for the great signs!!!

    Planters change each season.

  • 08 Apr 2019 8:06 PM | Anonymous
    Thank you to everyone who attended. Thank you to The Kirkwood for providing the do-nut holes and KUCC the coffee and meeting space.

    Everyone is welcome! Please invite your business neighbor.

  • 17 Mar 2019 1:24 PM | Anonymous

    Join us on Tuesday March 19th from 11am to Noon at KUCC, 100 Rogers Street, for our March Kirkwood Business Owners' Association meeting. Everyone is welcome! Bring a business neighbor!

    Read March 19th Meeting Agenda

    Read February 19th Meeting Minutes

  • 03 Mar 2019 5:15 PM | Anonymous

    Great turnout of over 30 KBOA members and new businesses attended our February meeting! We love when you invite other business owners to attend.  Everyone is welcome!

    READ THE MEETING MINUTES

  • 18 Feb 2019 6:56 PM | Anonymous

    11:00: Welcome: Enjoy coffee by KUCC and treats by THE PULLMAN

    11:10: Approve/Amend: January 15, 2019 Meeting Minutes: Candace McCollough, Atlanta Clay Works

    11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Josh Bennett, Bennett’s Accounting Services


    11:15: Organization Update

    COMMUNITY MEETINGS & INFO

    2019 PROJECTS:

    • Atlanta Main Street: Preliminary conversation with City of Atlanta Planning   See info

    • STATUS UPDATE: Downtown Kirkwood Sign Replacement. KNO & KBOA

    • 2019 Pocket Map: Ads open April 8, 2019. Must be a member as of June 14 to be included.

    • Downtown Planter Sponsorships:  Plant flowers and maintain per season.  Sponsors receive a sign with your company logo and website for the term of your sponsorship and social media posts. SIGN UP

      • Spring: Le Petit or GBG Market   Fall: Le Petit or GBG Market Winter: Le Petit or GBG Market

    11:35: Membership- Sam Mugavero, SMUGS Fitness

    Welcome pack: 2018/9 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet + RESOURCE GUIDE

    • Membership:  Total Members: 91 Active    

    • Is it time to renew? Are you lapsed or about to be? Must be current member to participate in the 2019 Wine Stroll and Map/Guide. Pouring Stations Open March 4th. Lapsed Members

    • New Members: Keller Knapp Realty/Gwen Cook, Blank Canvas Massage, Evergreen Butcher + Baker and Hokulia Shave Ice-Atlanta

    11:40: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta 13th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 20, 2019 | 7:00-10:00PM! Kirkwoodwinestroll.com

    Next Committee Meeting: Thursday March 7, 2019 @ 6pm- Sumarie’s House: Kirkwoodwinestroll@gmail.com

    • 2019 Kirkwood Wine Stroll Budget

    • Website to be redesigned by February 22, 2019- Delightful Sites

    • Kirkwood Wine Stroll Sponsorships NOW OPEN!  Send 2019 Package to prospective sponsors.

      • $8500 secured

        • Wahoo Wine & Provisions/Wahoo: $5000

        • United Wine & Second Self Beer: valued at $5,000 total (in-kind)

        • Stryant Construction: $2000 + Electric stage rental

        • Birdie's Bone Broth & BOND Community Federal CU: $250 each

    • Non Profit Submissions Now Open: Deadline Friday April 12, 2019. Register @ kirkwoodbiz.com

    • Wine Pouring Stations Open:  Monday, March 4, 2019 with the deadline of Friday, May 17, 2019

    11:45: Business Mixers: Leslie Brashear, Delightful Sites

    • Home Based Business Showcase and Mixer: Thursday, March 28 6pm - 8pm. FREE

      • Starting at Urban Pie 6-7pm, ending at The Pullman 7-8pm. Nibbles and soft drinks provided.

    • Be a Showcase Business: Space for up to 10 businesses total.  First come first served. $30 fee per showcase business to help cover food. SIGN UP BY TUESDAY MARCH 12


    11:50: Member Announcements/New Business

    • Lanta Gras: Benefit Concert @ Eddie’s Attic: Sunday March 17 @ 8pm.  See info

    • Kirkwood Dog Park: East End of Gilliam Park near Wade Ave. $6200 NPU Grant Awarded, $1000 from KBOA. 1st Phase Open Spring 2019.  Read article here    kirkwooddogpark@gmail.com

    Noon:  Adjorn

    Add #kirkwoodbiz to all of your posts so we can share! #kirkwoodatl #kirkwoodbiz @ KirkwoodBIZ on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

  • 15 Feb 2019 10:14 AM | Anonymous

    75% of Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST Rebaselining survey 1 prefer Complete Street funding scenario. Renew staff suggest a mix of Complete Streets (26 miles) and resurfacing (135 miles) & signal upgrades. $9.8M for council projects.

    Fully funded: Eastside Trolley Line Trail, Resurfacing of DeKalb Ave (includes reversible lane removal)
    Design-only: DeKalb Ave Complete Street and Euclid Avenue Complete Streets

    Next public input meeting March 7, 6:30pm Grady HS.



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