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JANUARY 16 2018 KBOA General Meeting

  • 16 Jan 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Kirkwood Library 11 Kirkwood Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30317

Registration is closed


11:00 AM: Meet & Greet. Enjoy the Refreshments.

New KBOA Board of Directors: kirkwoodbiz@gmail.com

President: Dano Kirk of Kirkyard Public House

Vice-President: Sandra Mersinger of Snapdragon Designs

Secretary: Jill Wener of Conscious Health Meditation + Wellness

Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed

Wine Stroll Chair: Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta

Social Media and Marketing: Emily Wimbush of Augusta Designs

Events and Business Mixer Chair: Leslie Brashear of Delightful Sites

Membership Chair: Sam Mugavero of Smugs Fitness

General Board Members:

Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title

Dan Wingate of The Pullman

Kimia Amin of The Kirkwood Apartments

11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith

  • Bank balance: $63,199.08        PayPal Pending: $193.30        2017 P + L

  • 2018 Operating Budget

  • City of Atlanta Business License Renewals Due

11:15: Organization Update

11:30: Membership-Sam Mugavero

Welcome package: 2017 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet Intro + Resource Guide

  • Membership:  Total Members: 68 Active. 14 Lapsed.

  • New Members: Coach Patti Carlson, Seviin Yoga, Karen the Fitness Girl, State Farm Insurance- Allard Insurance Agency, Inc and Kelsey Erin Salon & Shop

  • Renewing Members: Atlanta Clay Works, and Law Office of Paige Arden Stanley, L.L.C.

11:35: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta 12th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 21, 2018 | 7:00-10:00PM! kirkwoodwinestroll.com

  • Give Back: $5,000- Complete- See blog post and photos

  • KWS 2018 Reserve:  $12,000- Open a savings account.

  • Money towards Operating Budget: $34,767  

11:40: 3rd Annual Lanta Gras: Saturday Jan 27, 2018: 2:00-6:30PM

  • 11:30am: Line-up begins on Hallman St NE at Kirkwood Road NE

  • 2:00 PM Start: Council Member Natalyn Archibong leads us as Grand Marshal!

  • Parade to Downtown Kirkwood. See parade route. Ends at 6:30pm

11:45: 2018 Projects

  • Business Mixers:

  • Planter Sponsorships: Summer 2018                                  Fall 2018

  • Kirkwood Neighbor Articles- All new fitness members for February

  • Membership One Sheet Update

  • 2018-19 Membership Decal Update

  • New Pole Banners- Design & Install more (money in reserve from 2016 KWS)

  • Kirkwood Tourist Brochure: (money in reserve from 2016 KWS

  • Member Welcome Package to Kirkwood Apartment Residents

  • New Hashtag Campaign: #iheartkwd

  • Bessie Branham Restoration: $1500 in reserves from 2016 KWS)

    • This was originally for the pavers but the monuments need to be restored first.  Est. $4400.  Randy would like the $1500 allocated to the monuments. KNO - we hope will pay the balance.

  • Items to purchase for KWS & KBOA:

    • 6- Sandwich boards ($400)- GET QUOTES - $62 each at Build A Sign

    • Shelves for storage unit ($300)

    • Feather flags for Kirkwood Wine Stroll. Build A Sign- 8’x2’ ($32.99) or 10’x2’ ($55.99)- 2 feet is the base. I estimate we need 8. (check-in (6), food (2)

  • Kirkwood Resource Guide:  See the start of the guide here

    • Major project with new Membership Chair- Launch in 2018

    • Integrate StartME Program with possible office hours

  • Kirkwood Wine Stroll Non Profit Submission Process: Starts in March 2018

  • 2018 Holiday Event: 1st Weekend in December: Saturday Dec 1, Sunday December 2, 2018?  4pm

    • Hot Coco, Pet & Kid Parade, Santa, Tree Lighting

  • Holiday Mixer: Tuesday December 4, 2018, 6-9PM

Community Suggestions:

  • Lighting the Kirkwood sign in Downtown (Stuart Brady)

NOON: Adjorn

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Find alternative parking on Mondays and Thursdays in February 2018 through April 2018 for free tax preparation.

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

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