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The Bright Area Business Association provides networking for businesses in or near the Southeastern Indiana communities of Bright, Hidden Valley and Logan, and Harrison, Ohio. There are numerous small businesses in the Bright, Indiana area and the organization provides a method for sharing resources and information. Guests are always welcome to attend the meetings.

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BABA February 2017 Meeting Minutes

Bright Area Business Association Monthly Membership Meeting February 10th, 2017 Recording Secretary: Lori Enright   Call to Order (8 a.m.)- President Bebe Kinnett Pledge of Allegiance- Lori Enright Sign-in Sheet passed around, followed by 30-second individual intro’s. Waltz Woodworking delivered the wood base for the Chamber Award. Thank you!   Programs: Lori Enright introduced the month’s guest speaker: Ginny Faller with the Indiana Small Business Development Center- Free Business Consulting Services. Some highlights included: Strategic Planning Services- funding, direction, marketing, demographics; covering all area of business to formulate a Strategic Plan. What hurdles do you overcome for your customers- why do they need you? What sets you apart? Marketing Plan- do you have one? Know your numbers: Dollars vs. number of clients, etc. Concrete Goals- Have a timeline for goals With Growth your objectives should and will change. Don’t get stuck- What worked in the past may not work now. Activity creates outcome.   Great info from Ginny- thank you for joining us!   General Business Meeting- The January 2017 Minutes were posted on the website. All in favor, none opposed.   Treasury Report- Wayne Leslie $500 Dues were collected Jan./Feb. $5,904.72 Net Assets $1k for Golf Outing $75.14 Credit Card/Bank Fees $100 Chamber Membership Dues   Vice President Report- Lori Enright Lori passed out relevant and upcoming info for other groups. Other reports to follow.   Membership- 3 new checks as of 2/9/17. Website updated and online registration made easier.   Social Media- Lori Enright Up to 150 likes to-date on the new FB page. Please remember to like and share with others to like. Send us your... read more