BOD: Kevin Cregan: ASSC/ President, Parker Smith: Guitar Shed/Treasurer, Randy Brazee: Keller Williams/Co-Chair Wine Stroll, Emily Wimbush: Augusta Designs/Social Media. Not in Attendance: Dano Kirk: Kirkyard/Secretary, Stuart Brady: Kirkwood Car Wash, Dan Wingate: Pullman, Sandra Mersinger: Snapdragon/Marketing Chair.
MEMBERS: Scratch DJ Academy, My Coffee Shop, Language International Kids, Indigo Wellness, Blue Ink Title, Spotted Trotter, Sun in My Belly, Sumo Consulting, Paul Rue Agency
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Drew Charter PTA, Honee Comb Salon
11:00-11:10: Meet & Greet
11:10: Approve/Amend NO MEETING MINUTES
11:10-11:20: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed
NPU-O & KNO Update
KBOA Business Mixer: Dish Dive, FitWit and Sun in My Belly: October in the works
KBOA Membership Update: Total Members: 42 Active + 19 renewals due + 2 pending = 63
KBOA Memberships are up for RENEWAL SEPTEMBER 1ST!
11:30-11:35: Marketing and Branding Committee (Chair Sandra Mersinger -Snapdragon Design, LLC)
11:35-11:50: Wine Stroll Committee (Co-Chairs Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta & Meredith Hill- Addison Hill Photography)
2016 Wine Stroll: Friday September 23-10th Year Anniversary: email@example.com
Wine Pouring Stations: 36 confirmed! + 2 info booths=38 stops.
Food Tasting Stations (9): $2 per ticket for food bites from The Pullman, Dish Dive, Kirkyard
Urban Pie, Elmyriachi, Sun in my Belly, Spotted Trotter, Anna's BBQ, Taproom
Wine Pouring Station Pick Up & Tasting: Tuesday September 20th 7-9pm @ the Kirkyard
11:50-NOON: New Business
2017 Start: ME cohort: Looking to start or grow your business in East Lake and neighboring Kirkwood? Start:ME is a free, intensive 14 week business accelerator for micro-entrepreneurs (businesses with 1-4 employees) running from January through May of 2017 that provides the business training, mentorship support and loan fund capital needed to develop small businesses. The program is delivered by Emory University’s Goizueta Business and the The East Lake Foundation in partnership with PNC Bank, Drew Charter School, East Lake Neighborhood Community Association (ELNCA) and Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization (KNO). In addition to entrepreneurs, Start:ME is recruiting business leaders to serve as volunteer mentors for participating businesses. Applications for the 2017 program open on October 1 and close on November 15th. For more information on the program including upcoming information sessions, please visit www.startmeaccelerator.org or contact the East Lake Program Coordinator Joi Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-974-4507).
NOON: Adjourn- 11:49
Board Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the Month @ Noon- Kirkyard Pub
General Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the Month @ 11AM -Kirkwood Library
BOD: Wed. October 5 2016 @ Noon (1st Wed)
General Members: October 18 @ 11AM (3rd Tuesday)-Kirkwood Public Library
BOD: Wed. November 2 @ Noon (1st Wed)
General Members: November 15 @ 11AM (3rd Tuesday)-Kirkwood Public Library
Holiday Mixer: Wed. December 7 @ Noon (1st Wed)