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OCTOBER 2017 KBOA General Meeting

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


Registration is closed


11:00AM- Meet and Greet:
Approve/Amend:    September 19, 2017 Meeting Minutes

11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith
     Current Balance: $71,495.82

11:10: Organization Update
NPU-O and KNO Update

11:20: Membership- Chair: Dan Wingate- The Pullman
Welcome package: 2017 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet Intro
Membership:  Total Members: 64 Active. 15 Lapsed. Goal of 75 for 2017.
New Members: Stephanie Howard Photography, Community Electric, LLC, Aly Thomure, REALTOR with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International Realty
Renewing Members: Happy Mango

11:25: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta SAVE THE DATE: 12th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 23, 2018 | 7:00-10:00PM! kirkwoodwinestroll.com
We sold out for the first time: 1500 tickets
All the beer tickets were sold and redeemed: 480 beer tickets
41 pouring stations! The most stations ever!
We sold 500 more food tickets than last year: 2,703 food tickets
We raised $12,750 in cash sponsorships- $5,000 more than 2016.
After expenses, KBOA raised $41,000! That is $10,000 more than 2016.
$5,000 to give to the selected nonprofits ($1000 each. Presentation at Holiday Mixer 12.5.17): Wholesome Wave, Lanta Gras, KNO, Georgia Overdose  Prevention, Fred Armon Toomer Elementary Educational Foundation
$12,000 for 2018 Kirkwood Wine Stroll
Remaining funds for KBOA 2018 operations!
WOW!!!  THANK YOU! to everyone who volunteered, poured wine, served food, played music, sponsored and attended our fundraising event!

11:35: Upcoming KBOA Events
November 25: Small Business Saturday and Tree Lighting Noon-7:00pm
Kirkwood business interactive + specials at participating businesses from Noon-5:30pm
Participate by November 1, 2017 (KBOA member ONLY EVENT)
Pop up shops at retail locations for home based businesses
Tree lighting and holiday celebration: 6pm. Sunset at 5:30pm.
Winner of the most interactions (ATL Clayworks ornament). Community Caroling.

December 5: KBOA Holiday Mixer: Tuesday 6-9PM @ KUCC- 100 Rogers Street
Silent Auction (All funds raised will benefit the KUCC holiday family in need program)
Artist Market (FREE to sell, must donate an item to the silent auction value of $50 or more)
Toys for Tots: Toy Drive
Wine Stroll Nonprofit Award presentation
Live Music and Dancing
Food (Donations accepted from Kirkwood/East Lake Restaurants and/or businesses)
Beer/Wine by KBOA

11:45: KBOA Board Elections  TERM: January 2017-January 2018
Nominations: October 17,  2017                       Elections: November 14, 2017 
First Events: November 25 (Small Biz Saturday) & December 5, 2017 (Holiday Mixer)       
First BOD Meeting: January 3, 2018 Noon-1:30PM      
First General Meeting: January 16, 2017  11am-Noon
Open Director Position: Secretary
Keeps meeting minutes for both the BOD and general body meetings. Coordination with Director for distribution to the general body.
Secretary signs the by-laws and manages any amendments.
Holds fiduciary responsibilities.
Open Positions:(3)
Events and Business Mixer Chair: Organize location and engagement from KBOA members for quarterly KBOA business mixers. Outreach to KBOA members regarding community events and possible participation.
Membership Chair: Outreach to possible members, new and existing members regarding KBOA membership.
General Board Member (1): Support existing projects and programs. Focus on community outreach.
President: Dano Kirk of Kirkyard Public House-
Vice-President: Sandra Mersinger of Snapdragon Designs
Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed
Wine Stroll Chair: Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta
Social Media and Marketing: Emily Wimbush of Augusta Designs
General Board Members:
Dan Wingate of The Pullman and Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title
Thank you: Ashley Smith of Wholesome Wave Georgia), Paul Rue of Allstate Paul Rue Agency

11:50: New Business
StartME: Applications Due November 6, 2017: Info Sessions: Tue October 17th at 6:30PM, Toomer Elementary School- 65 Rodgers St. Wed October 25th at 6PM The Villages of East Lake- 460 E Lake Blvd SE. Sat November 4th at 1PM Zaban Recreational Center-241 Daniel Ave SE: startmeatl.org
Memorial Safety Project:6-8 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 18 Lang-Carson Recreation Center, 100 Flat Shoals Ave. 6-8 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 8 Drew Charter School Elementary Academy Cafeteria, 301 E. Lake Blvd. SE
Noon: Adjorn Add #kirkwoodbiz to all of your posts so we can share! #kirkwoodatl #kirkwoodbiz @ KirkwoodBIZ on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook  Like Kirkwood Wine Stroll Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/KirkwoodWineStroll/


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

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