2020: KBOA Board of Directors FULL SLATE VOTE
ELECTION ON TUESDAY NOV 19, 2019
President & Membership Chair: Sam Mugavro of Smugs Fitness
Vice President: Dan Wingate of The Pullman
Treasurer: Josh Bennett of Bennett’s Accounting Services
Secretary: NOMINEE: Katie Greiner-Francis: Birdie’s Bone Broth for Pets
Wine Stroll Chair: NOMINEE Sumarie Forrester: Forrester Fundraising
Wine Stroll Vice Chair: Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta
Wine Stroll Marketing: Leslie Brashear of Delightful Sites
Entertainment: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed
Social Media and Marketing: Leslie Brashear of Delightful Sites
NPU-O Representative: NOMINEE: Carrie Padget Blank Canvas Massage
Film Liaison: Emily Wimbush of August Designs
At-Large Board Members:
Kimia Amin of Avilia Development (at large)
Candace McCullogh (secretary)
Thank you Chop Shop for bring the savory!
Thank you to idealDESIGN,inc for bring the sweet.
Our October meeting was on the first rainy and cooler day we've had in over 50+ days...it did keep the business owners away. Thank you to everyone who attended. We had savory and sweet treats.
Read the meeting minutes to get up to speed.
Great turnout for September meeting, which was just three days away from our 13th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll!
Read the Meeting Minutes here for updates and links to information.
11:00: Welcome: Enjoy treats by The Kirkwood Apartments
Introductions: Your Name, Business, Are you a Kirkwood Resident?
11:10: Approve/Amend: Secretary Candace McCollough, Atlanta Clay Works
August 20, 2019 Meeting Minutes
11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Josh Bennett, Bennett’s Accounting Services
Wells Fargo Balance: $44,984.82 Savings: $27,762.89 PayPal: $452.83
P&L: June P&L, July P&L, YTD 2019 P&L
11:15: Organization Update
Thank you to Bennett’s Accounting Services and Helix Cleaning for Updating the Planters
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!
REVEIW: Bylaws of the Kirkwood Business Owners’ Association for member review with comments. Comments are due via Google Document by Friday November 1, 2019.
UPCOMING VOTE: All current and voting members of KBOA will vote to adopt the bylaws at the October general meeting on 10/15/19.
KBOA Board of Directors Nominations
OPEN: Secretary, Wine Stroll Co-Chair, 1-At-Large
2 year term. 2020-2022
Must be a member of KBOA for at least 3 months and in good standing to be nominated. Associate members may hold Wine Stroll Co-Chair or At Large position.
Attend all Board and General meetings. Time commitment: 10 hours per month.
ATTEND: Networking Coffee on Tuesday October 1st: 9:30am- My Coffee Shop
COMMUNITY MEETINGS & INFO
UPDATE: KNO (September) & NPU-O (August)
UPCOMING: KNO Meeting 11/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 9/24/19
11:30: Membership- Sam Mugavero-Smugs Fitness
Welcome pack: 2019/2020 membership decal (new sticker coming)/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet + RESOURCE GUIDE
Membership: Total Members: 93 ACTIVE MEMBERS
New Members: Dogtown Franks, Amani Catering, Sweet Librarians, Chop Shop
Is it time to renew? Are you lapsed or about to be? Lapsed Members
Monthly Kirkwood Business Networking Coffee: 1st Tuesday of the Month @ My Coffee Shop East Lake.
October 1- For any business owner interested in serving for the KBOA BOD.
Nov 5 last 2019
11:35: 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: We are going to sell out! Only 100-$50 tickets left and only 50 available at the door!
Kirkwood Wine Stroll Sponsorships: $11,750
Wine Pouring Stations: 45. See your logo here; https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/wines/
Brick & Mortar businesses can pick up wine at 3:30pm. Emily’s Garage. Same as 2018.
Please make sure to get your own ice for white wine.
Food Stations: 10 https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/food/
Beer: No beer tickets!!! Purchase directly and get your draft or can of Second Self!
Beer station at the Kirkyard Booth next to the grilled cheese sandwiches!
Entertainment: Parker Smith: Guitar Shed https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/music/
NonProfit Awardees: All will be at the event. Find out more
Atlanta Clay Works, Kirkwood Cares, Neighbor in Need East Lake, Veterans Empowerment Organization and Toomer Parent Teacher Association
Child Care @ Kirkwood Library: Vinyl spin art with DJ Precyse from 7-9pm with a movie inside. Sign up and promotion to come. Will be added to kirkwoodwinestroll.com
11:50: New Business/Member Announcements
RACE for FATE: Saturday October 5 @ 8:30am See information FB Event
11:00: Welcome: Enjoy treats by Atlanta Clay Works
Thank you to the over 40 business owners who attended!! Great crowd!
No meeting minutes to approve
There is a separate IG, FB and Website for the Winestroll
Make comments on these posts so that there is more buzz/reach
UPDATE: KNO (August) & NPU-O (July)
UPCOMING: KNO Meeting 9/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 8/27/19
2019 Kirkwood Pocket Map & Guide: Due to low support, the KBOA BOD has decided to refund the 3 ad sales and invest the allocated budget into a public facing mobile friendly website.
Refunds Due to: Homes for Atlanta, Atlanta Intown, Addison Hill Photo and Indigo Wellness
Welcome pack: 2018/9 membership decal (new sticker coming)/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet + RESOURCE GUIDE
Membership: Total Members: 82 Active
New Member: Bullseye Creative Agency
Is it time to renew? Are you lapsed or about to be?Lapsed + Renewal Due Members
Monthly Kirkwood Business Networking Coffee: 1st Monday of the Month @ My Coffee Shop East Lake. September 9 (Labor Day is Sept 2nd, 1st Monday),
October 7- For any business owner interested in serving for the KBOA BOD. Nov 4 last 2019
TICKETS SOLD: 561 of 1500. USE AWESOME2019 for $5 off until 9/14
HELP US DISTRIBUTE POSTERS & POSTCARDS
Wine Pouring Station Orientation: Wednesday, September 4, 2019. 2pm and 7pm
Wine Pouring Stations Sign Up Now @ kirkwoodbiz.com
Food Stations Open: 2 available. 6 signed up: Urban Pie, Kirkyard, Poppa Corns, Artistic Soul Catering, My Coffee Shop and Anna's BBQ
Pending: Amani Catering and Sun in My Belly https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/food/
Volunteers: Now Open: https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/volunteer/
Have 66 of 72 spots. We need help with Check in from 8-10pm.
Volunteer Orientation: Saturday September 14, 2019 @ 11am- KUCC
11:00: Welcome: Enjoy coffee by KUCC and treats by The Pullman
May 21, 2019 Meeting Minutes
Wells Fargo Balance: $44,441.16 Savings:$26,258.44 PayPal Pending: $874.21
NO GENERAL MEETING IN JULY. AUGUST 20TH IS THE NEXT MEETING @ THE LIBRARY!!!
BOD UPDATE: Sandra Mersinger (VP) and Merhnush Saadat have resigned due to scheduling conflicts. Nominations open in September.
Outreach to Faith based and City/County Services in Kirkwood. Do you have a contact? If so, please email to Jennifer @ email@example.com
UPDATE: KNO (June) & NPU-O (May)
UPCOMING: KNO Meeting 7/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 6/25/19
2019 Kirkwood Pocket Map & Guide: Purchase Ads NOW. $300 full panel (5) | $150 half panel (5)
Current members as of June 30 will be listed.
DO YOU NEED TO RENEW? See lapsed members
11:20: Membership- Sam Mugavero-Smugs Fitness
Welcome pack: 2018/9 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet + RESOURCE GUIDE
Membership: Total Members: 97 ACTIVE
Is it time to renew? Are you lapsed or about to be? Must be a current member to participate in the 2019 Wine Stroll and Map/Guide. Lapsed Members
New Members:Monthly Member Coffee: 1st Monday of the Month @ My Coffee Shop East Lake. 9:30-10:30am. July 1, August 5, September 9 (Labor Day is Sept 2nd, 1st Monday), October 7, Nov 4
11:25: 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: 461. Almost a ⅓ sold of 1500.
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
Wine Pouring Stations: 45. See you logo here; https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/wines/
Wine Pouring Station Orientation: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Food Stations Open: 6 available. 4 signed up: SteelCity Pops, Kirkyard, Urban Pie, Poppa Corns
Entertainment: Parker Smith: Guitar Shed https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/music/
Already have 28 of 75 spots
Child Care @ Kirkwood Library: Vinyl spin art with DJ Presyce from 7-9pm with a movie inside.
11:35: New Business/Member Announcements
Kent Spencer Assistant Director - Business Retention & Expansion – Economic Development
INVEST ATLANTA | (404) 614-8329 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Georgia Farmers Market Association: Just Food Pop-Up Market | Thurs June 27, 4:30-7:30PM @ Le Petit Marche Parking Lot.
Reserve Your Share Now- Sliding Scale pricing
Pick Up Your Share on 6/27/19 between 4:30-7:30pm
Volunteer to help!
Thank you to the great turnout! Yummy doughnuts provided by Delightful Sites and fresh peaches from Georgia Farmers Market Association. Thanks to KUCC for hosting!
Read the meeting minutes here
11:00: Welcome: Enjoy coffee by KUCC and treats by Delightful Sites
April 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes
Wells Fargo Balance: $52,537.37 Savings: $26,006.21 PayPal Pending: $0.00 April 2019 P&L
2018 Tax Update
UPDATE: KNO & NPU-O (April)
UPCOMING: KNO Meeting 6/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 5/28/19
DOWNTOWN SIGN INSTALLED WITH SOLAR!
Current members as of June 14 will be listed.
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
TICKETS SOLD: 390 as of 5.20 @ 11am. Sold 413 in 2018
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!
Food Stations Open:7 available. Only 3 signed up: SteelCity Pops, Kirkyard, Urban Pie
Entertainment: Parker Smith: Guitar Shed
Already have 21 of 75 spots
Volunteer Orientation: Saturday September 14, 2019 @ 11am
11:45: New Business/Member Announcements
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY: Sunday May 12-Monday May 20th!