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SEPTEMBER 2016 KBOA Monthly Meeting

  • 20 Sep 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Kirkwood Library 11 Kirkwood Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30317


Registration is closed


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

  • Current Bank Balance: $24,025.24

  • Current P + L - (Month to Date)

11:20: Updates

  • 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

  • New Members:

    • Language International Kids

    • Bo Bridgeport -Janie Gray

    • Smug Fitness

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.

  • KBOA Board Nominations in October. Elections in November. If interested in volunteering on the board of directors, email kirkwoodbiz@gmail.com

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

  • Membership decal/sticker to be ready December for 2017

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

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: kirkwoodwinestroll@gmail.com

    • KirkwoodWineStroll.com  $50 week of event. We have 776 tickets sold as of 9/16. Goal is 1500 tickets sold.

  • 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

  • The Drew Charter School Fall Festival is October 1: Become a vendor: https://form.jotform.com/62524678038159

  • 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 (jjackson@eastlakefoundation.org or 404-974-4507).

NOON: Adjourn

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

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