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2018 Year in Review...Look What We Accomplished Together

18 Dec 2018 8:23 AM | Anonymous

2018 was a very successful year for the Kirkwood Business Owners' Association.  Thank you to all the members, sponsors, volunteers and supporters.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • We reached 90 members strong in 2019. This time last year we had 65. Wow, that's 25 more members!! KBOA also has a 85% of it's members renew.  Thank you!

NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

  • 12 dedicated business owners volunteer their time and expertise to KBOA. They keep an eye out of what's important to business owners in Kirkwood and implement on projects that will make a positive impact on the Kirkwood community.  MEET THE NEW 2019 BOARD

PROMOTIONS AND IMAGE IMPROVEMENTS:

  • All new banners were designed and installed downtown Kirkwood as well as an extension to Howard by Smugs Fitness and down to Kirkwood Park by Poppa Corn's. We hope to extend further down College Ave towards Sun in My Belly in Spring.
  • Published Kirkwood Map and Guide. Perfect for businesses, residents and visitors. All current KBOA members at time of printing are represented. The next printing deadline will be June 14, 2019. Make sure you're current!

2018 KIRKWOOD WINE STROLL: VIEW THE PHOTOS AND VIDEO

  • Over 1600 tickets were sold to the event. We estimate about 3000 people attended to enjoy the food and music.
  • 44 wine pouring stations
  • 10 food bite stations
  • 68 volunteers
  • 14 sponsors totaling $11,000
  • $32,000 in profit
  • $5,000 donated to community non profits. Check out the awardees

ANNUAL HOLIDAY MIXER:

A successful year would not be complete without a celebration. On December 4th, we ate, drank and enjoyed community while raising funds for KUCC's Families in Need program.  Together, we raised $906. Thank you to everyone who donated food, volunteered, donated silent auction items and attended. SEE MORE PHOTOS AND INFO

SEE YOU IN 2019:

Wishing you a happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you on TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019 @ 11AM for our first meeting of the new year. We'll meet at the KUCC Church House at 100 Rogers Street.


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

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