11:00: Welcome: Enjoy coffee by KUCC and treats by Delightful Sites
11:10: Approve/Amend: Secretary Candace McCollough, Atlanta Clay Works
April 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes
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
2019 Meeting, Event and Promotions Calendar 2019 Master Deadline Calendar
SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE Add #kirkwoodbiz to all of your posts so we can share! #kirkwoodatl #kirkwoodbiz @ KirkwoodBIZ on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Add Kirkwoodbiz as a co-host to your event so we can add to our FB page!
COMMUNITY MEETINGS & INFO
UPDATE: KNO & NPU-O (April)
UPCOMING: KNO Meeting 6/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 5/28/19
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
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY: Sunday May 12-Monday May 20th!
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
Atlanta Clay Works: $1000
Neighbor in Need, Inc. EAST LAKE: $1000
Veterans Empowerment Organization - VEO: $1000
Toomer Parent Teacher Association (PTA): $1000
Thank you to everyone who attended the SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF PULLMAN YARDS PROGRESS.
Read the meeting minutes for more information.
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.
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
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
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
Wells Fargo Balance: $71,823.74 PayPal Pending: $431.20 P&L January 2019 2019 Budget
Volunteers Needed! KBOA is looking for business members to get involved. Sign up today!
KNO Meeting 3/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 2/26 /19
Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST Staff Recommendations Round 1 Feb 2019:
NEXT MEETING: March 7 Grady High School 6:30-8pm
Pullman Yards Construction to Start in Week. Read Curbed Atlanta Article
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.