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July 19, 2016 Meeting Minutes

21 Jul 2016 10:25 AM | Anonymous


Attendance: Indigo Wellness, Homes for Atlanta, Augusta Designs, The Joint, 691 Consulting, Spotted Trotter, Guitar Shed, Stryant Construction and Paul Rue Agency

11:00-11:10: Meet & Greet

11:10: Approve/Amend June 21, 2016 Meeting Minutes- Approved

11:10-11:20: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed

11:20: Updates

  • NPU-O & KNO Update

    • Wine Stroll update approved. Kirkwood Apartment Complex broke ground. Sugar creek apartments 280 units and 15 townhomes Dearborn on Memorial Drive. Wayfinding Signs are approved by DeKalb county (health, senior center and mental health center). City of Atlanta and KNO wayfinding signs- must get other neighborhoods to join- have to connect- Reynoldstown, Edgewood, East Atlanta must connect with Grant Park. Coan Splash will final vote from KNO next month.

  • KBOA Organization Update: Thank you to Kyla Cox for serving as Vice President.

    • Board elections in November.

    • KBOA Business Mixer: Working on College Avenue for late August early September

  • KBOA Membership Update:  Total Members: 56

  • New July Members:

    • The Joint: Patrick Greco: Associate Member

    • 691 Consulting: Dan Campbell: Home Based

    • Chili Pepper Woodworks: Rick Barnard: Home Based

  • KBOA Memberships are up for RENEWAL SEPTEMBER 1ST!

  • Log in to kirkwoodbiz.com to respond to meetings, update directory listings and see more information for members only like contact info and resources.

11:30-11:35: Marketing and Branding Committee (Chair Sandra Mersinger -Snapdragon Design, LLC)

  • Billboard Design & Installation

    • KNO Approved donating $464.81 towards this project

  • Membership decal/sticker

    • Window cling and website badge

  • LIKE KIRKWOODBIZ ON FACEBOOK and Instagram! Members send social media information to Emily Wimbush: augustadesigns@me.com

11:35-11:55: Wine Stroll Committee (Co-Chairs Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta & Meredith Hill- Addison Hill Photography)

  • 2016 Wine Stroll: Friday September 23-10th Year Anniversary: kirkwoodwinestroll@gmail.com 6:30-10:30pm

  • City of Atlanta Special Events Permit is submitted and accepted. KNO approved.

  • NPU-O Appearance: Tuesday July 26 @ 6:30PM

  • Pouring Station Sign Up until August 9th: $150 for current KBOA members: https://kboa.wildapricot.org/event-2259691

    • Confirmed Pouring Stations to Date: The Music Class, Stryant, FitWit, Kirkwood Feed & Seed, Aggregate Law, Cluetown Books, Guitar Shed, Augusta Designs, Indigo Wellness and the Pullman

  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsorship package available : $1500-$250

    • Confirmed Sponsors to Date:  Thrive Homes (Gold $3000) Euramex Management Group LLC (Bronze $750), KUCC (Sipper $250)

    • Pending: Stryant Construction (Silver $1500)

  • Volunteer Coordinator Needed

  • Entertainment: Parker Smith of the Guitar Shed is the coordinator. Budget of $2000 + donated talent. Email lessons@guitarshedatl.com if you know of a performer who wants to entertain at the Wine Stroll.

  • KirkwoodWineStroll.com now live!

  • Next Meeting: Thursday July 28th: 6pm @ 106 Kirkwood Rd NE

  • Wine Pouring Station Pick Up & Tasting: Tuesday September 20th 7-9pm @ the Kirkyard

11:55-NOON: Member Announcements/ Collaborative Events with KBOA

  • Member Announcements

    • Indigo Kirkwood Yoga & Community Center: Opening Sept 1

    • Blue Inc Title to open in Kirkwood Station (old Savor space) on August 1st

    • The Joint @ Glenwood Place to open August 1st

    • Guitar Shed: August 13 8-11pm

    • Mango: Back to school block party: August 6:  5pm-10pm

    • Kirkwood Feed & Seed: Barks and Brew

  • Lanta Gras: January 28, 2017 Noon-5pm

  • Home for the Holidays/Coan Splash Event

NOON: Adjourn

Board Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the Month @ Noon- Kirkyard Pub

General Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the Month @ 11AM -Kirkwood Library

August 2016

BOD:   Wed. August 3 @ Noon (1st Wed)

General Members:  August 16 @ 11AM (3rd Tuesday)-Kirkwood Public Library

September 2016

BOD:   Wed. Sept 7@ Noon (1st Wed)

General Members:  Sept 20 @  11AM (3rd Tuesday)-Kirkwood Public Library

October 2016

BOD:  Wed. October 5 2016 @ Noon (1st Wed)

General Members:  October 18 @ 11AM (3rd Tuesday)-Kirkwood Public Library

November 2016

BOD:   Wed. November 2 @ Noon (1st Wed)

General Members:  November 15 @  11AM (3rd Tuesday)-Kirkwood Public Library

December 2016

BOD:   Wed. December 7 @ Noon (1st Wed)

Holiday Mixer:  Tuesday December 20 @ 6:00pm- Location TBD

Kirkwood Business Owners Association (KBOA) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. Atlanta, Georgia 30317

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