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JANUARY 2017 KBOA General Meeting

  • 17 Jan 2017
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Kirkwood Library 11 Kirkwood Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30317


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11:00: Happy 2017- Meet & Greet

11:10: Approve/Amend: November 15, 2016 Meeting Minutes

11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith

  • Current Bank Balance: $33,266.96    December 2016 P&L

  • TO DO: 2017 Budget to be completed by Feb 1, 2017

    • KNO outstanding contribution to 2016 billboards: $461.47- IN Progress

    • Submitted project funding request to KNO. Will be reviewed on 1/23/17

11:15: Organization Update

  • 2017 Meeting and Promotions Calendar

  • Bike Rack Corral Planters:  Removable signage 4 (2 KBOA and 2 Sponsor) -LEAD: Dan @ Pullman

    • SPONSORS: Winter:   The Pullman, Spring: SMUG Fitness, Summer:  Homes for Atlanta,  

Fall:  Paul Rue Allstate Agency                     

11:20: Membership: Chair: Dan Wingate- The Pullman

  • Membership:  Total Members: 51 Active. 11 Lapsed

  • New Members Dec -Jan: Urban Purpose Design, Atlanta Clay Works, Stanley Law Office

  • In-Progress Projects:

    • KBOA one-sheet welcome for new businesses

    • Welcome package for new members: 2017 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers

11:25: Quarterly Business Mixers: Chair: Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title

  • Holiday Party Thanks

  • In-Progress: Business mixers for 2017

    • February/March:  College Avenue- DishDive, FitWit and Sun in My Belly

11:30: Lanta Gras Update: President Dano Kirk Kirkyard Public House

  • Saturday January 28, 2017       Parade line up: 10AM @ Bessie Branham Park       

  • Parade Starts: Noon    Ends downtown Kirkwood          Party until 4PM

  • Downtown Kirkwood street closed @  Noon  from Hosea & Howard (both sides) to Oakview to right before Urban Pie.    STREET CLOSURE INFORMATION      Parade & Party Info

  • LANTA GRAS STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS: Email lantagras@gmail.com by Jan 25, 2017.

11:35: Marketing and Social Media Committee: Chair Emily Wimbush Augusta Designs

  • I Love KWD Stickers: We need to distribute to businesses and new members

  • IN-Progress: KBOA 2017 member decals

  • Social Media: LIKE KirkwoodBiz ON FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, Twitter  #kirkwoodatl #kirkwoodbiz add @kirkwoodbiz to all posts.

11:40: Wine Stroll Committee (Co-Chairs Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta and Meredith Hill- Addison Hill Photo) SAVE THE DATE: 11th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 22, 2017 from 6:30-10:30PM

  • In-Progress

    • Sponsorship Package & Website Updates

    • Wine Stroll Committee forming. Email kirkwoodwinestroll@gmail.com if you want to volunteer by February 1, 2017

11:45: 2017 Community Projects

  • 26 Members Voted YES. All projects are approved!

  • Submitted request for $3500. See details here

Education & Non-Profit Donations  LEAD: Parker

$500- KirkCats Organization          $250- Toomer PTA   $250- Drew PTA

Extend Street Pole Banners & Redesign: TEAM LEADS: Sandra/Paul

KBOA: $1000                    

TO DO:  Count existing banners, define street poles for extension, estimate redesign cost for each season, estimate printing costs, estimate installations costs per season.

Wayfinding Signs   Walk YOUR City https://walkyourcity.org/toolkit/intro  kirkwoodbiz  kirkwood30317

LEAD:     Dan/Dano                         TEAM:

KBOA: $500   12”x12”, $20 each (20 signs) + shipping and zip ties


Marketing Kirkwood Business Directory: Digital & Printed Version:

LEAD:        Emily                           

KBOA: $1100             KNO: For use in all new neighbor packages

  • Distribution to: KBOA businesses, KNO new residents,  Air B&B, Tourist, Hotels, Real Estate Agents

Community Improvements Bessie Branham: Ridgedale/Kirkwood Rd NE- Restore entrance and monuments

LEAD:     Randy                                 

KBOA: $1500             

11:55: New Business/Member Announcements

Noon:  Adjourn


February Meeting: Tuesday 21st @ 11am

March Meeting: Tuesday 21st @ 11am


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

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