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  • Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:46 PM | Anonymous

    a. City of Atlanta Shelter at Home Order + Governor Kemp Announcement: YESTERDAY 3.23.20
    b. Town Hall: TODAY 3.24.20: Amir Farokhi hosts District 2 COVID-19 Town c. Hall - Small Business & Hospitality Focus
    c. No Interest Loans: Invest Atlanta Business Continuity Loan Fund- Fill out sooner than later!!!

    d. SBA Disaster Loan Assistance: Now Open

    e. FB Grants- sign up for notifications

    The details --

    a. YESTERDAY: 3.23.20 City of Atlanta + Governor Kemp Announcement

    • Dekalb County asked families to shelter in place and added a 9pm voluntary curfew. READ MORE


    b.TODAY 3.24.20 - Amir Farokhi hosts District 2 COVID-19 Town Hall for Any Small Business & Hospitality Business in Atlanta

    Hosted by Amir Farokhi, District 2 Council member. 

    Open to any small business and hospitality business in Atlanta. 


    Town Hall Login Details: 

    You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

    When: Mar 24, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Topic: District2 COVID-19 Town Hall - Small Business & Hospitality

     

    Please click the link below to join the webinar:

    https://zoom.us/j/811863095

     

    Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +16465588656,,811863095#  or +13126266799,,811863095#

    Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

        US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782

        Webinar ID: 811 863 095

    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aKIpsF53v

     

     

    c. Small Business Funds Available

    IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS LAST FRIDAY! --

    Invest Atlanta Business Continuity Loan Fund NOW OPEN https://www.investatlanta.com/business-continuity-loan-fund


    d. SBA DISASTER LOAN ASSISTANCE NOW OPEN

    SBA Loan Overview with Application Link


    e. SIGN UP FOR NOTIFICATIONS 

    Facebook Grants for Small Businesses


     

    Stay safe! 

    #flattenthecurve

    #supportlocal


  • Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:33 PM | Anonymous

    We hope you, your family and employees are healthy! 

    Let's all do what's necessary to #flattenthecurve of COVID-19 so we can get back to business!

    EABA is here to advocate on behalf of its members, provide information and communicate!!!
    • We now have a bank account and all membership payments are automated through our website: EastAtlantaBiz.com

    MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOUR CUSTOMERS TO SUPPORT YOU! 

    • Answer the phone and have an up-to-date recorded message
      • Your customers may want to call-in their orders. 
    • Update your hours on your website, on Google and on Facebook. If your hours change, make sure to make the change in all places.
      • Restaurants: Make changes to your listings on Google, Facebook, Yelp, Zomato and Bing.
    • Update your operations for instance you no longer provide sit-down service, only take-out or curbside pick-up. 
      • Note those changes on your website and all social media.

    • Amplify your social media presence! Tag @EastAtlantaBiz on instagram and Facebook. #eastatlantabiz  #eastatlanta #eaba #shopsmall #discoveratl #shoplocalatl #shopeav 
    • Offer online gift cards that can be purchased now and used later: https://www.merchantmaverick.com/gift-cards-for-small-businesses/
    • Offer subscription services, online delivery options and live streaming services.
    UPDATES YOU NEED TO KNOW
    Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Creates $7 Million Fund to Assist Those Impacted by COVID-19
    • $1.5 million to support small business continuity

      • AWBI & Invest Atlanta is working on a Small Business Continuity Loan Fund. Details are being worked on now.
      • idealDESIGN,inc is coordinating with the City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine Inc and StartMe on how to best address needs and assistance for small businesses.

    FILL THIS SURVEY IN ORDER TO PREPARE OUR BUSINESS COMMUNITY FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE! 

    Fill out as many times as you need to help us track the impact on your business due to COVID-19. The survey is timestamped!

    SMALL BUSINESS LOANS & RESOURCES

    SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Declared for GA- Application Now Open

    How to Overview


    Treasury and IRS to delay tax payment deadline by 90 days

    NEW Information for filing for unemployment, mandatory filing by employers for partial claims, and reemployment services


    PayPal Loans for Business

    KIVA business loans

    Facebook Small Business Grants Program

    COVID-19 Resources from CDC




  • Monday, March 16, 2020 12:59 PM | Anonymous

    We hope you and your family are in good health. We care about the businesses and community at large of East Atlanta!  East Atlanta Business Association is following all City of Atlanta mandates regarding meetings at this time and have cancelled our Tuesday, March 17th general meeting. 

    This is an uncertain time in our local economy and community with the impact on each of us that changes daily.  EABA is here to assist by sharing resources, gathering data and communicating to our members and supporters during these changing times as best as we can.

    It is EABA's job to advocate on behalf of our members with City, County, and State governments! The data gathered in the survey will help us represent the needs of our community as more COVID-19 developments unfold. 


    FILL OUT THIS COVID-19 BUSINESS IMPACT SURVEY ASAP


    CHECK OUT COVID-19 INFORMATION & RESOURCES


    CITY, COUNTY & STATE INFORMATION

    SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

    FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY 


    Thank you for your support !

    Stay healthy, support local businesses and help your neighbors! 


  • Monday, March 09, 2020 11:06 AM | Anonymous
    March 13-March 15: FULL STREET CLOSURE: Metropolitan Place SE between Hass and Metropolitan Ave SE  | 7AM TO 11PM

    See Notice




  • Friday, February 21, 2020 9:49 PM | Anonymous

    ATTENDANCE:Argosy, EACA Transpo, Grantlanta Lawn, Joe Price Design, Layton Consulting, Killshot Media, EAV Strut, Furside, East Atlanta Copy Center, Friends of East Atlanta Library, Pet Park Supply, Motor City South, Dani Weiss Photography, Sarah Dyne Signature Events, Tax Concepts, Joe’s Village Church, Aly Ryan, Pure Upscale, East Atlanta Kids Club, Planned Parenthood, idealDESIGN, Foltz Catering & Events, BHHS, Midway Pub, WTG Properties, Traci With An Eye, Keller Knapp Realty, Gate City Tattoo Glorious Moments Photography, OxWork


    AGENDA

    6:00-6:20: Welcome, Sign in:  GRAB A BITE AND DRINK...GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR

    Thank you to: Layton Consulting, LLC, Midway Pub, Big Daddy Biscuits, LLC, East Atlanta Copy Center, BHHS Ga Properties, Keller Knapp Realty-Sara Epstein, The Wing Bar,  Helix Cleaning Services, Traci with an Eye Graphic Design, LLC and EAV Strut for sponsoring the food and drinks! Thanks to OxWork for hosting & leading networking!     SIGN UP TO SPONSOR MARCH 17: https://signup.com/go/zYFKvqq

    6:20-6:30: Introductions  Name, Business Name, how long have you been in East Atlanta?

    6:30: Organization Update

    • Finances: $1308.66 with EACA | $1685.35 PayPal |$940 Checks and Cash

    • IN PROCESS: Incorporation- Reinstatement of East Atlanta Business Association from previous registration and Bylaws, 501 c(6) paperwork and bank account. 

    • Atlanta Main Street Fellowship: 

      • Mobilize Main Street: Thomasville GA: March 3-5 

      • Meeting with Fox Theater Institute & City of Atlanta Planning Depart about Madison Theater

    6:40: EACA Updates

    • EACA officers for 2020!   EABA board members will cover months of EACA and NPU-W meetings.

    • Microbrewery Ordinance Update             

    • East Atlanta Master Plan with EABA: A master plan details the vision, policies, and framework developed by the community that guide growth and development in a neighborhood over a period of time. 

    • Suntrust Lot Public meeting: Rescheduled to March 5. 

    • Moreland /Glenwood Realignment: Kick-off meeting with the contractor in March, and starting construction in April 2020

    • Lyft/Uber Pick Up Locations  - Geofencing for rideshare apps.  


    6:50-7:00: Committee Reports

    Film Liaison: Armando Celentano: Argosy    | film@eastatlantabiz.com

    • East Atlanta Filming Guidelines

      • Working with EACA on guidelines and submitting East Atlanta to GA film association. 

        • Commercial filming at T shirt lady for Square… they agreed to $500 donation

        • Acura in front of EARL.  Using the spots and sidewalk

          • Ask about security for ppl who have to walk around the sidewalk closing

        • Question: Does organization need to vote on splitting the money for EACA?

    Marketing Committee: 

    Branding EABA: Joe Price, Traci Sampson & Meg Snyder

    • Brand & Guide Due to BOD: Tuesday March 4 @ 6pm

    • Brand & Guide Due to General: Tuesday March 17 @ 6pm

    Social Media Benefits for Members: Aly Ryan (Digital Marketing Mgr) 

    • Members will receive one post on IG and FB from EABA when you become an EABA member. 

    MEMBER TO DO: Follow EABA_EAV on IG and EastAtlantaBusinessAssociation on Facebook! Add EastAtlantaBusinessAssociation as Co-host on FB events!!!, Tag EABA in posts so we can regram and share! Use hashtags #eastatlanta #eav #eastatlantabiz  #eaba

    7:00-7:10: New Business/Member Announcements

    Email hello@eastatlantabiz.com by the 10th of the month to be added to the agenda! 

    7:10: EABA Membership: Co-Chairs Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Vicki Park: Park Pet Supply

    Thank you to our ACTIVE 32 members!!! Argosy, Atlanta Intown Real Estate Services, Big Daddy Biscuits, LLC, Bookish, CarlenR Inc., Dani Weiss Photography, Daniel Moore Studios. David Garrison Global Group of Origins Real Estate, DogtoberfestEAV, East Atlanta Copy Center, East Atlanta Kids Club, East Atlanta LLC, Eastside Church, EAV Strut Inc., Friends of East Atlanta Library. Furside Pet Spa, Gate City Tattoo, Grantlanta Lawn, House Of Ramirez, idealDESIGN,inc, Layton Consulting, LLC, Marsha Bagley - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ga Properties, Neighborhood Commercial Redevelopment, Park Pet Supply, Partners Benefit, Rogue Digital, Scott Doss Wellness, ScreenFixing.com, Village Church Of East Atlanta, Village Fitness and W.T.G. Properties, Ltd.

    Pending Members: Application Submitted. Payment Needed: Sarah Dyne Signature Events, Foltz Catering & Events, Paint Sip Socialize, Gaja Korean Bar, Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates - Griffin Partners and Keller Knapp Realty. 

    Payment Received. Online Application Needed: Original Baby Intown Learning Center

     

    THREE EASY STEPS TO JOIN EABA! 

    1. Go to https://eastatlantabiz.com/membership

    2. All members must fill out the membership application.  This becomes your directory listing!

    3. Pay your dues: Go to PayPal.com / Send Money /hello@eastatlantabiz.com / Add business name in comments. (Once we have a bank account, payments will be automated through system)

      • Pay by Check: Drop off/ Mail to Screenfixing, Attn EABA, 1267 Glenwood Ave SE, 30316 

    7:20: Adjourn Meeting:  Membership Sign Up + Networking with OxWork until 8pm 

    Thank you to our FEBRUARY  Networking Sponsors! 




    Submitted 2.19.20  by Secretary Asiaa Karriem



  • Monday, February 17, 2020 10:18 PM | Anonymous

    AGENDA

    6:00-6:20: Welcome, Sign in:  GRAB A BITE AND DRINK...GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR

    Thank you to: Layton Consulting, LLC, Midway Pub, Big Daddy Biscuits, LLC, East Atlanta Copy Center, BHHS Ga Properties, Keller Knapp Realty-Sara Epstein, The Wing Bar,  Helix Cleaning Services, Traci with an Eye Graphic Design, LLC and EAV Strut for sponsoring the food and drinks! Thanks to OxWork for hosting & leading networking!     SIGN UP TO SPONSOR MARCH 17: https://signup.com/go/zYFKvqq

    6:20-6:30: Introductions  Name, Business Name, how long have you been in East Atlanta?

    6:30: Organization Update

    • Finances: $1308.66 with EACA | $1685.35 PayPal |$940 Checks and Cash

    • IN PROCESS: Incorporation- Reinstatement of East Atlanta Business Association from previous registration and Bylaws, 501 c(6) paperwork and bank account. 

    • Atlanta Main Street Fellowship: 

      • Mobilize Main Street: Thomasville GA: March 3-5 

      • Meeting with Fox Theater Institute & City of Atlanta Planning Depart about Madison Theater

    6:40: EACA Updates

    • EACA officers for 2020!   EABA board members will cover months of EACA and NPU-W meetings.

    • Microbrewery Ordinance Update             

    • East Atlanta Master Plan with EABA: A master plan details the vision, policies, and framework developed by the community that guide growth and development in a neighborhood over a period of time. 

    • Suntrust Lot Public meeting: Rescheduled to March 5. 

    • Moreland /Glenwood Realignment: Kick-off meeting with the contractor in March, and starting construction in April 2020

    • Lyft/Uber Pick Up Locations


    6:45-6:55: Committee Reports

    Film Liaison: Armando Celentano: Argosy    | film@eastatlantabiz.com

    Marketing Committee: 

    Branding EABA: Joe Price, Traci Sampson & Meg Snyder

    • Brand & Guide Due to BOD: Tuesday March 4 @ 6pm

    • Brand & Guide Due to General: Tuesday March 17 @ 6pm

    Social Media Benefits for Members: Aly Ryan

    • Members will receive one post on IG and FB from EABA when you become an EABA member. 

      • MEMBER TO DO: Follow EABA_EAV on IG and EastAtlantaBusinessAssociation on Facebook! 

      • MEMBER TO DO: Add EastAtlantaBusinessAssociation as Co-host on FB events!!!

      • MEMBER TO DO: Tag EABA in posts so we can regram and share! 

      • MEMBER TO DO: Use hashtags #eastatlanta #eav #eastatlantabiz  #eaba


    6:55-7:05: New Business/Member Announcements

    Email hello@eastatlantabiz.com by the 10th of the month to be added to the agenda! 

    • Friends of East Atlanta Library

    7:05: EABA Membership: Co-Chairs Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Vicki Park: Park Pet Supply

    Thank you to our ACTIVE 32 members!!! Argosy, Atlanta Intown Real Estate Services, Big Daddy Biscuits, LLC, Bookish, CarlenR Inc., Dani Weiss Photography, Daniel Moore Studios. David Garrison Global Group of Origins Real Estate, DogtoberfestEAV, East Atlanta Copy Center, East Atlanta Kids Club, East Atlanta LLC, Eastside Church, EAV Strut Inc., Friends of East Atlanta Library. Furside Pet Spa, Gate City Tattoo, Grantlanta Lawn, House Of Ramirez, idealDESIGN,inc, Layton Consulting, LLC, Marsha Bagley - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ga Properties, Neighborhood Commercial Redevelopment, Park Pet Supply, Partners Benefit, Rogue Digital, Scott Doss Wellness, ScreenFixing.com, Village Church Of East Atlanta, Village Fitness and W.T.G. Properties, Ltd.

    Pending Members: Application Submitted. Payment Needed: Sarah Dyne Signature Events, Foltz Catering & Events, Paint Sip Socialize, Gaja Korean Bar, Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates - Griffin Partners and Keller Knapp Realty. 

    Payment Received. Online Application Needed: Original Baby Intown Learning Center

     

    THREE EASY STEPS TO JOIN EABA! 

    1. Go to https://eastatlantabiz.com/membership

    2. All members must fill out the membership application. 

    3. Pay your dues: Go to PayPal.com / Send Money /hello@eastatlantabiz.com / Add business name in comments. (Once we have a bank account, payments will be automated through system)

      • Pay by Check: Drop off/ Mail to Screenfixing, Attn EABA, 1267 Glenwood Ave SE, 30316 

    7:15: Adjourn Meeting:  Membership Sign Up + Networking until 8pm 

    Thank you to our FEBRUARY  Networking Sponsors! 






  • Monday, January 27, 2020 7:23 PM | Anonymous

    Attendance: Scott Doss Wellness, Argosy, Park Pet Supply ,Keller Knapp Commercial Real Estate,The Highlander School, Killshot Media, Daniel Moore Studios, EAV Runfest, Layton Consulting, Queena Enterprises, Hawes Oil, Lumen Grant Park, Friends of East Atlanta Library, EAV Strut, Furside, Big Daddy Biscuits, Grantlanta Lawn, The Glenwood, Sperry CGA, Joe Price Design, Clarity At Work, EACA, EACA Transpo, Screenfixing.com, Paint Sip Social, M.A.B. Culinary, Kommune, East Atlanta Copy Center, Original Baby


    NEXT MEETING: FEBRUARY 18 | 6-8PM | OXWORK | EVERYONE WELCOME!!

    AGENDA

    6:00-6:20: Welcome, Sign in:  GRAB A BITE AND DRINK...GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR

    Thank you to: Keller Williams: Carlen Ruth Hultgren,  Helix Cleaning Services, Paint Sip Socialize, A Sound Proposition, Furside, M.A.B. Culinary, East Atlanta LLC, Big Daddy Biscuits, Argosy and Media Terror Alert for providing the food and drinks!  SPONSOR 2020 Meetings NOW

    6:20-6:30: Introductions  Name, Business Name, how long have you been in East Atlanta?

    6:30: Organization Update

    • Done: Incorporation- Reinstatement of East Atlanta Business Association from previous registration and Bylaws  In Progress: 501 c(6) paperwork and bank account. 

    • Atlanta Main Street Fellowship: MOA is signed. $5000 stipend will be to EACA by the end of Jan. to be held in our EABA account until we have our bank account. 

      • Stipend to be used for Mobilize Main Street: Thomasville GA: March 3-5 and National Main Street Conference: May 18-20 in Dallas Tx

      • Uber/Lyft Drop off and Pick up Locations.  Where do you think would be best locations? 

        • ideas

          • 3 spaces outside of Argosy

          • Dental property north of Flat Shoals

          • East Atlanta church and fitness center

          • First Iconia and Eastside church

          • Long John Silvers

          • Glenwood Ave on the street past Motor City or at Motor City

          • SE corner of Flat Shoals and Metropolitan

          • Midway -3 parking spots 

          • Former Fluff and Em florist

          • Brannan Towers

          • Have geo-fence up to a certain time

          • Adequate lighting, proper signage

          • Post office can be a place where drivers can position themselves

          • If one is full, can we slot them to another place

          • Suntrust lot

    • EACA officers for 2020!   EABA board members will cover months of EACA and NPU-W meetings.


    6:40-6:55: Committee Reports

    Film Liaison: Armando Celentano: Argosy    | film@eastatlantabiz.com

    • East Atlanta Filming Guidelines

      • Does your business want to be listed as a preferred vendor?  Email film@eastatlantabiz.com

        • Signage, Catering, Wellness, Etc..

          • Send your service offering to Armando at film@eastatlantabiz.com

      • $2000 in donations from filming/murals  to EACA and EABA in 2019. A few outstanding. 

    • Conversation about Submitting East Atlanta to GA film association. 

      • No opposition; Armando to present to EACA

      • Need a photographer to do wide area shots- Daniel Moore Studios offered. 

      • Individual businesses can enter themselves... 

    Marketing Committee: Branding EABA + Community Input: Joe Price, Traci Sampson & Meg Snyder

    • Results from Branding exercise in November:   Keywords     Marketing questions

      • Unique, diverse community : Three key words

      • Next meeting, they will present some EABA logo options and style guide

      • Thank you for all who participated in the marketing exercises last year. Based on your input, the EABA Marketing Committee will create a brand (logo and style guide) that will represent our unique and diverse community. 

     

    • It is our goal to create a brand that celebrates our independent, local businesses while representing them well to the larger metro-Atlanta consumer base. To do this, we are pursuing a comprehensive solution that would consistently represent East Atlanta as a whole, EABA and other East Atlanta entities (should they choose to participate). 

    FYI: Public Safety: Chair: Kevin Harris: Paint, Sip Socialize      publicsafety@eastatlantabiz.com

    • FYI: EABA Camera Mapping Program!Sign up here

      • Fill out the form, upload screenshots of your public right of way facing cameras and we create a map of all cameras with contact info! We then share this APD. No live footage!!


    6:55-7:05: New Business

    • EAV Run Fest: Saturday March 28 @ 10am

      • Logistics: EAVrunfest@gmail

      • Starts at Argosy and goes south

      • Street closure Closing Flat shoals from Metropolitan to Glenwood from 9:30 - 12:30pm

      • If you have a business on Flat shoals and have questions, concerns and/or suggestions send email. 

      • Discuss delivery designation areas 


    7:05: EABA Membership: Co-Chairs Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Vicki Park: Park Pet Supply

    Sign Up To Be An EABA Member: Online at EastAtlantaBiz.com or at the meeting. 

    Bring a check made payable to East Atlanta Business Association or send $ to hello@eastatlantabiz.com via PayPal.  Will have automated payments once we get our bank account in February. 

    • Multi-Property: ANNUAL-$500 Property owners with multiple properties and management companies of district areas or complexes located within the EABA boundaries.

    • Property- ANNUAL: $300.00 Property owners and management companies of district areas that own or manage ONE property or complex located within the EABA boundaries.

    • Restaurant/Bar : Annual - $250.00 Restaurants with an alcohol license operating within the EABA boundaries.

    • Storefront: Annual-$150.00 Businesses that are walk-in or by appointment services located within the EABA boundaries. This includes food service businesses operating without a liquor license.

    • Home-based businesses- $100.00 Businesses operating out of a residential or co-working property located within the EABA boundaries. This includes individual real estate agents.

    • Non Profit- Annual- $50.00 (USD) 501c3 nonprofit organizations located within the EABA boundaries

    • Affiliate: Annual- $50.00 (USD) Businesses of any type located outside of the EABA boundaries with a vested interest in East Atlanta. (no voting rights)

     

    Sign up for your membership during the networking! Bring a Check or Credit/Debit Card!

    7:15: Adjourn Meeting:  Membership Sign Up + Networking until 8pm 


    Networking: 7:15-8:00PM Thank you to our JANUARY  Networking Sponsors! 


    Submitted 1.22.20  by Secretary Asiaa Karriem

      



  • Monday, January 20, 2020 8:04 PM | Anonymous

    AGENDA

    6:00-6:20: Welcome, Sign in:  GRAB A BITE AND DRINK...GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR

    Thank you to: Keller Williams: Carlen Ruth Hultgren,  Helix Cleaning Services, Paint Sip Socialize, A Sound Proposition, Furside, M.A.B. Culinary, East Atlanta LLC, Big Daddy Biscuits and Media Terror Alert for providing the food and drinks!  SPONSOR 2020 Meetings NOW

    6:20-6:30: Introductions  Name, Business Name, how long have you been in East Atlanta?

    6:30: Organization Update

    • Done: Incorporation- Reinstatement of East Atlanta Business Association from previous registration and Bylaws  In Progress: 501 c(6) paperwork and bank account. 

    • Atlanta Main Street Fellowship: MOA is signed. $5000 stipend will be to EACA by the end of Jan. to be held in our EABA account until we have our bank account. 

      • Stipend to be used for Mobilize Main Street: Thomasville GA: March 3-5 and National Main Street Conference: May 18-20 in Dallas Tx

      • Uber/Lyft Drop off and Pick up Locations.  Where do you think would be best locations? 

    • EACA officers for 2020!   EABA board members will cover months of EACA and NPU-W meetings.


    6:40-6:55: Committee Reports

    Film Liaison: Armando Celentano: Argosy    | film@eastatlantabiz.com

    • East Atlanta Filming Guidelines

      • Does your business want to be listed as a preferred vendor? 

        • Signage, Catering, Wellness, Etc..

      • $2000 in donations from filming/murals  to EACA and EABA in 2019. A few outstanding. 

    • Conversation about Submitting East Atlanta to GA film association. 

    Marketing Committee: Branding EABA + Community Input: Joe Price, Traci Sampson & Meg Snyder

    FYI: Public Safety: Chair: Kevin Harris: Paint, Sip Socialize      publicsafety@eastatlantabiz.com

    • FYI: EABA Camera Mapping Program!Sign up here

      • Fill out the form, upload screenshots of your public right of way facing cameras and we create a map of all cameras with contact info! We then share this APD. No live footage!!


    6:55-7:05: New Business


    7:05: EABA Membership: Co-Chairs Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Vicki Park: Park Pet Supply

    Sign Up To Be An EABA Member: Online at EastAtlantaBiz.com or at the meeting. 

    Bring a check made payable to East Atlanta Business Association or send $ to hello@eastatlantabiz.com via PayPal.  Will have automated payments once we get our bank account in February. 

    • Multi-Property: ANNUAL-$500 Property owners with multiple properties and management companies of district areas or complexes located within the EABA boundaries.

    • Property- ANNUAL: $300.00 Property owners and management companies of district areas that own or manage ONE property or complex located within the EABA boundaries.

    • Restaurant/Bar : Annual - $250.00 Restaurants with an alcohol license operating within the EABA boundaries.

    • Storefront: Annual-$150.00 Businesses that are walk-in or by appointment services located within the EABA boundaries. This includes food service businesses operating without a liquor license.

    • Home-based businesses- $100.00 Businesses operating out of a residential or co-working property located within the EABA boundaries. This includes individual real estate agents.

    • Non Profit- Annual- $50.00 (USD) 501c3 nonprofit organizations located within the EABA boundaries

    • Affiliate: Annual- $50.00 (USD) Businesses of any type located outside of the EABA boundaries with a vested interest in East Atlanta. (no voting rights)

     

    Sign up for your membership during the networking! Bring a Check or Credit/Debit Card!

    7:15: Adjourn Meeting:  Membership Sign Up + Networking until 8pm 


    Networking: 7:15-8:00PM Thank you to our JANUARY  Networking Sponsors! 

    M.A.B. Culinary

    Media Terror 

    Alert! LLC




    East Atlanta LLC




  • Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:56 PM | Anonymous

    ShopEAV is part of #AMEX Small Business Saturday!

    Roll out of bed and walk off that Turkey-Day feast by supporting small businesses in East Atlanta Village.

    • Over 30 locations in EAV to shop around
    • 51 local small businesses featured
    • Northstar Christmas Tree lot opening day
    • Get your ShopEAV map at any of the participating locations and spend your day in East Atlanta Village from breakfast to dinner!

    Download the map HERE.

    SHARE ON FB/IG: #shoplocal #smallbizsat #shopsmall #shopeav #shopsmallATL



  • Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:53 PM | Anonymous

    AGENDA

    6:00-6:20: GRAB A BITE AND DRINK...GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR

    Thank you to: BigTeam, Dani Weiss Photography, Joe's East Atlanta Coffee Shop, Sarah Dyne Signature Events, East Atlanta Copy Center, idealDESIGN and Big Daddy Biscuits for providing the food and drinks!  SPONSOR 2020 Meetings NOW

    6:20-6:30: Welcome, Sign in & Introductions

    6:30: Organization Update

    • Done: Incorporation and Bylaws  In Progress: 501 c(6) paperwork and bank account. 

    • Activate: EABA membership opens at  Jan.21, 2020 general meeting. 

    • Thank you! Councilmember Archibong from sponsoring 3 months of  EABA development! 


    6:35: Small Business Saturday: November 30, 2019    FB Event         Merchant Email & Directions

    • 32 brick and mortar locations teamed up with 19 pop-ups. Confirmation needed by 11/20. 

    • Participating locations pick up your poster and put in your window! 

    • Maps of event will be ready 11/27- Put out in a prominent location on 11/30! Create FB event! 

    • EastAtlantaBiz.com will be updated with all specials with PDF for download. 


    6:40: EABA Holiday Party: Thursday December 5th | 6-9PM | HOLY TACO

    • $20 per person gets you: Beer, Bourbon, Food (from special menu) and 1 raffle ticket

    • Cash or PayPal day of event at the door. 

    • All proceeds go towards service that evening and our $600 filing fee for 501 c(6)

    • Thank you to Holy Taco, Creature Comforts, Sceptre Brewing Arts, Three Taverns and Four Roses.

    • Let us  know you’re coming to the partyhttps://www.facebook.com/events/575518399911056/

    • WANT TO DONATE RAFFLE PRIZES? Email hello@eastatlantabiz.com by 11/26/19. Thanks!


    6:45: EABA Membership: Co-Chairs Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Vicki Park: Park Pet Supply

    Proposed Structure: Annual. Based on Join Date. Check or Credit Card. Membership Application Online


    Multi-Property: ANNUAL-$500 Property owners with multiple properties and management companies of district areas or complexes located within the EABA boundaries.

    Property- ANNUAL: $300.00 Property owners and management companies of district areas or complexes located within the EABA boundaries.

    Restaurant/Bar : Annual - $250.00 Restaurants with an alcohol license operating within the EABA boundaries.

    Storefront: Annual-$150.00 Businesses that are walk-in or by appointment services located within the EABA boundaries.

    Home-based businesses- $100.00 Businesses operating out of a residential or co-working property located within the EABA boundaries. This includes individual real estate agents.

    Non Profit- Annual- $50.00 (USD)501c3 nonprofit organizations located within the EABA boundaries

    Affiliate: Annual- $50.00 (USD) Businesses of any type located outside of the EABA boundaries. (no voting rights)

    6:50: Upcoming Filming: GHOSTDRAFT @ The Glenwood: Nov 23-25 See notice  film@eastatlantabiz.com

    Parking Lane Closure –Glenwood Ave SE from Moreland to Flat Shoals Ave SE

    Saturday 11/23 12:00AM to Monday 11/25 11:59PM

    Full Road Closure –Gresham Ave SE From Glenwood Ave SE to Portland Ave SE

    Saturday 11/23 12:00AM to Monday 11/25 11:59PM

    Full Road Closure -Joseph Ave SE from Glenwood Ave SE to Portland Ave SE

    11/23 12:00AM to 11/25 11:59PM 

    Intermittent Traffic Control Glenwood Ave SE from Moreland Ave SE to Flat Shoals Ave SE

    11/24 12:00AM to 11/24 11:59PM

    Kidzz First:  Thursday November 21, 2019 | 3-6PM @ OxWork            FB Event       More info

    NYEAV 2020 Rooster Drop & Fireworks! Tuesday December 31 | 7PM-1AM  FB EventSponsorship Guide

    7:00: Branding EABA: Marketing Committee: Joe Price and Meg Snider 

    • Who is EABA and Where Are We Going? 

    • Branding Exercise: 

      •  Interact with KEY WORDS that will help us determine a creative brief for EABA. Place one of your 5 dots on your TOP 5 WORDS!  Please don’t place dots on top of another. 

      • Let us know what YOU THINK by answering our 4 questions.  Write on your sticky note.


    Marketing Committee: Meg Snidermedia Terror Alert LLC, Kelly Stocks East Atlanta LLC, Joe Price Joe Price Design, Lauren JanisBig Daddy Biscuits, Meaghan Cafferty Soul & Story, Simone Harvin SC Creative, Aly Ryan Aly Ryan, Micki Silvestros East Atlanta Copy Center and Traci Sampson Traci with an Eye Graphic Design LLC

    Adjourn:  7:30PM

    Networking: 7:30-8:00PM

    Thank you to our NOVEMBER Networking Sponsors! 



    FYI: Madison Theater Group

    • 50 people attended two meetings. Gathering more data on options. Will meet in Jan 2020. 

    FYI: Public Safety: Chair: Kevin Harris: Paint, Sip Socialize      publicsafety@eastatlantabiz.com

    • FYI: EABA Camera Mapping Program!Sign up here

      • Fill out the form, upload screenshots of your public right of way facing cameras and we create a map of all cameras with contact info! We then share this APD. No live footage!!

    EABA Volunteer Board of Director

    Executive Committee:

    President: Nate Minor: ScreenFixing.com

    Co-VP:Kelly Stocks: East Atlanta LLC- 488 Flat Shoals

    Co-VP:Mary Mckissick: Furside Pet Spa

    Secretary: Asiaa Karriem:  The Wing Bar

    Treasurer: Kevin Lynch: Keller Knapp

    Committee Chairs: 

    Membership Co-Chairs: Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Victoria Park: Park Pet Supply

    Membership Committee: Corey Cooper: Pure Upscale Hair Studio

    Events & Meeting Chair: Carlen Hultgreen: Carlen R.Inc/In Atlanta Realtors/ East Atlanta Strut

    Film Liaison Chair: Armando Celentano: Argosy

    Public Safety Chair: Kevin Harris Sr:  Paint Sip Socialize

    Marketing Committee Chair: Traci Sampson: Traci with an Eye Graphic Design LLC

    Bar & Restaurant Owners Committee Chair: Robert Macdonald: Holy Taco


About EABA

EABA strives to create cohesion and communication between businesses, residents and City of Atlanta to preserve the history and integrity of East Atlanta Village.

Give Us A Shout! 

hello@eastatlantabiz.com

Mailing Address: 1267 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30316 


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