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OCTOBER 2016 KBOA Monthly Meeting

  • 18 Oct 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Kirkwood Library 11 Kirkwood Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30317

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MEETING AGENDA

11:00-11:10: Meet & Greet


11:10: Approve/Amend  September 20, 2016 Meeting Minutes


11:10-11:20: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed


11:20: Updates

  • NPU-O & KNO Update

  • KBOA Holiday Mixer: Tuesday December 6, 2016   6-9PM   Working on location.

  • KBOA Membership Update:  Total Members:  46 Active + 13 renewals due + 2 pending = 61

  • Renewing Members: Atlanta Sport and Social Club and SoulShine

    KBOA Memberships are up for PAST DUE!

  • Log in to kirkwoodbiz.com to respond to meetings, update directory listings and see more information for members only like contact info and resources.

KBOA Board of Directors Call for Nominees: 5 Seats Available  TERM: January 2017-January 2018

READ FULL REQUIREMENTS AND 2017 MEETING CALENDAR HERE

Nominations: October 18,  2016       Election: November 15, 2016   

First Event: December 6, 2016         First BOD Meeting: January 4, 2016 Noon-1:30PM       

First General Meeting: January 17, 2016  11am-Noon

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 Chair Positions

  • 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 Members: Support existing projects and programs. Focus on community outreach.

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: RETURNING FOR ANOTHER TERM

President: Dano Kirk of Kirkyard Public House

Vice-President: Sandra Mersinger of Snapdragon Designs

Treasurer: Parker Smith of Guitar Shed

Wine Stroll Co-Chairs:

Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta and Meredith Hill of Addison Hill Photo

Social Media and Marketing: Emily Wimbush of August Designs

General Board Members:

Dan Wingate of The Pullman

THANK YOU: Kevin Cregan of Atlanta Sport and Social Club for serving as president from 2014-2016.


11:35-11:50: Wine Stroll Committee (Co-Chairs Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta & Meredith Hill- Addison Hill Photography) SAVE THE DATE: 11th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 22, 2017 from 6:30-10:00PM


Before the Event Tickets Sold: 1335

10th Anniversary- Early Bird June-Sept 19


753

Week of


280

4KWSPour16 (Promo Code)


116

ASSC (Promo Code)


27

KWSFriends (Spring Fling ticket holders promo code)


18

Spring Fling Tickets Purchased


141


Day of Event Tickets Sold: 31                   Total tickets sold: 1366

Comp tickets redeemed: 136                    Estimated attendance: 1300 (1175 tickets were redeemed of sold)

Food Bite Tickets Redeemed: 2265          Sponsor Income: $7,600

Wine Pouring Station Marketing Fees Collected: $5,400           

Ticket Income: $44,647                            Expenses: $25,000 (Most are in)

Preliminary Net Income: $32,000


  • The Wine Stroll Committee wants to allocate $12,000 to cover the cost of wine, wine glasses and promotions for 2017.

  • KBOA needs to reserve $15,000 for the operating budget for 2017

  • That leaves $5000 to allocate towards community projects and improvements in the business districts.

LET US KNOW YOUR FEEDBACK HERE- Please take 3 minutes and help us improve for next year!


11:50-NOON: New Business

  • Happy Mango: Halloween party for kids in the store on Oct 30th from 2-4 pm.  We wanted to extend an invite to the rest of the businesses to see if they were interested in having treats at their business and allowing the kids to trick or treat during that time. Contact Phnewfula 404.600.8387 or phnewfula@shophappymango.com

  • 2017 Start: ME cohort:  Looking to start or grow your business in East Lake and neighboring Kirkwood? Start:ME is a free, intensive 14 week business accelerator for micro-entrepreneurs (businesses with 1-4 employees) running from January through May of 2017 that provides the business training, mentorship support and loan fund capital needed to develop small businesses.  The program is delivered by Emory University’s Goizueta Business and the The East Lake Foundation in partnership with PNC Bank, Drew Charter School, East Lake Neighborhood Community Association (ELNCA) and Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization (KNO).  In addition to entrepreneurs, Start:ME is recruiting business leaders to serve as volunteer mentors for participating businesses.  Applications for the 2017 program open on October 1 and close on November 15th.  For more information on the program including upcoming information sessions, please visit www.startmeaccelerator.org  or contact the East Lake Program Coordinator Joi Jackson (jjackson@eastlakefoundation.org or 404-974-4507).


NOON: Adjourn

  • LIKE KIRKWOODBIZ ON FACEBOOK and Instagram! Members send social media information to Emily Wimbush: augustadesigns@me.com


PLEASE REGISTER TO ENSURE YOU GET THE MEETING UPDATES AND REMINDERS! Thanks!



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

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