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.

Meeting dates and locations have changed! Future meeting will be held on the 2nd Friday of the month at various locations and members can check the web site to find the location of the month.

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BABA July Meeting Minutes

Bright Area Business Association- Minutes July 8th, 2016 Recording Secretary: Lori Enright   Call to order by President Greg Gronwall followed by Pledge of Allegiance   Guests listened to a brief update of the construction on the “Stateline Rd. Project”.   Individual attendees followed with group intro of name and business.   Financial Report- Dan Cross: $22,212 Total Deposits to-date Net Cash: $20,165 Service Fees will be withdrawn $900 committed to the Festival Majority of the rest of monies will be distributed among donations to the Fire Dept., Food Pantry, etc. Who/what/how much TBD?   Leadership Report- Jim Mansfield Jim started by reading the “BABA Mission”. However, who we are as a group and what we are known as is different than what only is in our mission statement. Jim gave reasons to donate your time, resources, etc. to help our Volunteer  Fire Dept. and others in the community to help achieve a “sense of community”.  This also increases business awareness at our events, and helps drive website traffic. He gave us 5 ways to help: Give a Gift Certificate/Gift of $25 or more. Volunteer your time Recruit a Member Come to a Meeting Network with eachother Festival Update- Diane Bender   Diane gave daily times of the festival. She needs people to help pass out cozies, set-up displays, run raffle booth, etc. Also, still in need of donations! Call or Drop-off at Logan Supermart. Parade is at 3pm on Saturdy.   Programs- Celeste Calvitto August- Voted to cancel September- Jeff Raatz to present   Golf Outing- Greg Gronwall Final Net: $9,367 + $2,500 donated by The Beacon (thank... read more