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MARCH 2017 KBOA General Meeting

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


Registration is closed


11:00: Meet & Greet

11:10: Approve/Amend: February 21, 2017 Meeting Minutes

11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith

  • Current Bank Balance:
    March 2017 P&L

  • MEMBER VOTE NEEDED: 2017 Budget    Members must log in to vote by Friday March 24th @ midnight HERE: https://kboa.wildapricot.org/event-2500649

  • THANK YOU TO KNO for approving $2000 in support:

    • $500 for signage at Rodgers/Arizona for wayfinding from Dekalb Billboard

    • $500 Tree lighting event on Small Business Saturday on November 25, 2017.

      • The funds would be used for marketing, lights and decor for this community event.

    • $1000 Extend Street Pole Banners & Redesign

      • KNO to fund the additional hardware and banner printing needed for the extension to the other commercial districts.

    • $500 for street pole seasonal banner installation for 2017

      • Winter, Summer, Spring and Fall. KBOA manages the installation. This would be for the fee for the installation.

11:15: Organization Update

$500- KirkCats Organization     $250- Drew PTA     $250- Toomer PTA- Distributed 1/17

  • Kirkwood Security Patrol:  Business Membership Sign Up. When 10 businesses sign up, then the rate is $200 for the year, businesses will be invoiced by KSP.    Sign up here

    • Special attention from our officers during patrols, member businesses will receive a KSP sticker (or one of the KSP signs that we give to households). Mention these businesses KSP member newsletters.

    • Finally, our members (businesses included) can ask for a one-on-one security consultation with one of our officers, who can provide recommendations on keeping the business safe.

11:25: Membership: Chair: Dan Wingate- The Pullman

  • Membership:  Total Members: 53 Active. 12 Lapsed- See list here

  • New Members: Standard Code (Associate) PoppaCorns (Business)

    • PENDING: The Element at Kirkwood- Waiting on $100 check

  • NEW Membership Welcome Package:   

  • New Business Orientation: Smugs Fitness and Sumo Consulting

    • Overview

    • Input and Q&A

11:35: Quarterly Business Mixers: Chair: Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title

  • Business Mixer: Thursday March 16, 2017 5:00-7:30PM | FREE | Invite Your Business Neighbors

    • THANK YOU to FitWit Kirkwood, Dish Dive 5:30-6:30 and Sun in My Belly for hosting, the delicious food and warm hospitality. Great live music by Shreeps.

  • Next Business Mixer: Summer, Date and location TBD

  • THANK YOU Keely Herrick for Trademarks and Toast, Tuesday March 14th

11:40: Marketing and Social Media Committee: Chair Emily Wimbush Augusta Designs

  • In-Progress: Member Brochure

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

11:45: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta) SAVE THE DATE: 11th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 22, 2017 from 6:30-10:30PM

  • ATTENTION KBOA MEMBERS: Wine Pouring Station Sign Up: Feb 20-May 20,2017    Only 40 available  Must be a member. Log in at kirkwoodbiz.com to sign up.

  • NEXT: Wine Stroll Committee Meetings Monday April 17, 2017 6pm – 7:30pm

  • Wine Sponsor: United Distributors to provide 80 wines

  • Beer Sponsors:  In conversation with United to add 8 local breweries for a Beer Tasting to the event

  • In-Progress: Sponsorship Package & Website Updates

11:50: New Business/Member Announcements

NEXT MONTH: Imagine Memorial: Will be presenting at April KBOA Meeting




Noon:  Adjourn


Atlanta Downtown Master Plan: Tuesday March 21 3-8PM

Playworks @ Toomer Elementary: Saturday March 25, 2017 11-1PM @ Toomer Elementary.

Dekalb Avenue Complete Streets Public Input Meeting 2: March 30, 2017 6-8PM Liberty Baptist Church https://www.facebook.com/events/1191346984320313/

Kirkwood Spring Fling: Saturday May 20, 2017

Kirkwood Wine Stroll: Friday September 22, 2017

Add #kirkwoodbiz to all of your posts so we can share! #kirkwoodatl #kirkwoobiz @ KirkwoodBIZ on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook


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

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