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Vinings Business Association
Proudly Serving Vinings Since 2006




The Vinings Business Association (VBA) Has 2 Meetings/Events Per Month


  Lunch: First (1st) Tuesday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Social Vinings Restaurant


 After Hours: Third (3rd) Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (unless stated), Location Varies


(Scroll further down for details on all events)


Membership Info


"Join Us - Grow Your Business"
The VBA is now accepting new members

No industry restrictions


VBA Membership Levels


View membership levels and select your level

Then click "Membership Information" above

Basic membership begins at $95 for 12 months, re-newing on the
month of enrollment.

Or contact a Board member for information



Thanks to Our After Hours Sponsor for April 21
Thrive Beyond Fitness
Wellness Studio
5 Mountain St
Atlanta, Ga 30339

Our Host:  Pam Lasier
Thrive Beyond Fitness, established in 2011 by co-founders Pam Lasier and Richard Fudge is a comprehensive wellness company that focuses on educating and inspiring individuals, groups and businesses to reach optimum health and fitness.  The business has served both private clients and businesses by planning and implementing health retreats, adventure experiences and corporate wellness programs.  With the philosophy that wellness is achieved through a rounded approach, we will offer small group fitness and yoga classes for 5-10 clients, personal training, cycling programs, nutritional and life coaching, a variety of inspiring, motivating and fun health retreats ranging from 2 hours to full day experiences, spa services (massage, reflexology and esthetics) and corporate wellness programs. We offer total wellness under one roof!
Please visit our website at
  It's time for another...
VBA Legendary Event
May 19
Braves Game Motor Coach Trip
5:00 pm - approximately 10:30 pm
Reception:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Coach leaves from Vinings at 6:00 pm and returns after game
Location TBA (due to construction at the hotel)
$35 pp Includes
Reception with Food and Drinks
Motor Coach Transportation
Game Ticket
and SPECIAL Lagniappe at the game
All Attendees MUST Pre Register and Pay Online
(Below link will shut off when, -- not "if" -- the event sells out)
VBA Members and GUESTS Welcome, you do not have to be a member to attend
Limit 6 tickets per party
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Next Lunch May 5
Lunch Sponsor
Fidelity Bank Vinings
3020 Paces Mill Rd
Atlanta, GA 30339
 Todd Ash
Fidelity Bank is the largest community bank in metro Atlanta. With over 40 years of experience, Fidelity Bank provides a wide range of personal and corporate financial services, including consumer, commercial, construction, and mortgage lending, traditional deposit and other credit services. We value the importance of community, and we put local needs first. Our employees are your neighbors and friends, and they strive to provide outstanding customer service to customers like you. Call (404) 553-2401 today or visit our Vinings Branch to learn how we can help you.


Fidelity Bank is committed to supporting the needs of our communities that we serve.

As a banking institution, Fidelity Bank understands the importance of financial literacy and education. This type of education provides the skills and tools you need to secure you and your family’s financial future. Regardless of your age or your financial portfolio, now is always the perfect time to start making informed financial decisions for you and your future.

May 5 Lunch Speaker:
Reynold Jennings

  Jennings joined WellStar in August 2011. He has nearly 35 years of extensive experience as a hands-on hospital operating executive. From February 2004 until December 2006, he served as COO of Tenet Healthcare Corporation with oversight of 69 core acute care hospitals and other facilities in 13 states.
 WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother Magazine’s Best Places to Work, WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta’s top medical professionals.
Guests Are Always Welcome at All Events, No Industry Restrictions
         JOIN US For an Outstanding Event 
All Attendees, need to pre-register on line at least 24 hours in advance.  You can pay online with card, or after registering, you can print out an invoice and bring with you.  Plan on cash or checks only at the door, but usually (if Chris Heuser is there) we'll have cc/swipe capability.
Lunch is $15.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Members/Guests
(convenience charge may appear for non-member online credit card purchases)
          Includes an AYCE buffet lunch        
General Format
Networking; Buffet Lunch; Updates on Vinings Events and VBA Activities; Speaker; Community Announcements
General info:          
Lunch Program is from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at:
Social Vinings restaurant
3621 Vinings Slope Dr
(directly across from the Marriott Courtyard)








We need 24 hours in advance to guarantee

your lunch and your seat
Pay online and avoid the line!
Be sure to bring your receipt if you pay online.

Plan on Cash or checks only at the door for lunch, occasional cc capability


Social Vinings Restaurant
3621 Vinings Slope Dr
Atlanta, GA 30339


(directly across from the Marriott Courtyard Vinings and next to QuikTrip gas station)
Please pre-register for lunch.



Upcoming Lunch Speakers/Programs  

May 5
 Reynold Jennings
CEO Wellstar
June 2
John Stephenson
President/CEO College Football Hall of Fame
July 7
Kriston Sellier
"Brand Identity" for Business

 Upcoming  Lunch Sponsors  

May 5
Fidelity Bank
Todd Ash
June 2
Health and Fitness Challenge
Jai Leta
August 4
Atlanta Courtyard Vinings Hotel
Amanda Minitti

VBA Lunch Sponsorships Available


Lunch Sponsorship Benefits
We provide to you 1 month FREE advertising with your logo and link on the VBA website; your information included in our email blasts and advertisements; able to put flyers/cards at lunch table-place settings; 5 minute lunch presentation.
$100 VBA member, $150 Non Member
Checks made to: Vinings Business Association
Or you can sign up with credit card online, for an available month, contact below 


To sponsor a lunch and for lunch sponsor benefits,  please contact


Glenn Christian




 Upcoming After Hours


Usually 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, unless stated:


May 19
Braves Game Motor Coach Trip
5:00 pm - approximately 10:30 pm
Reception:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, location TBA
Coach leaves from Vinings at 6:00 pm and returns after game
June 16
Fidelity Bank Vinings
3020 Paces Mill Rd
August 18
 Delmar Gardens
404 Kings Springs Village Pkwy
South Cobb Dr @ King Springs Rd
November 17
Atlanta Courtyard Vinings Hotel
2857 Paces Ferry Rd

Would you like to sponsor an after hours event 3rd Tuesday's of the month, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm?

Even if you are not a restaurant/bar, you can sponsor the event for your company at a local venue or your Vinings-area office.

Contact for information on how we can help you promote your business and help your event succeed.





VBA Lunch Meetings 1st Tuesdays








Executive Club is on hiatus until further notice
If you are interested in participating in the Executive Club  


2015 VBA Officers


Katrina Kaiser, President
 Richard Block, President Elect
Glenn Christian, Chairman,
Chris Heuser, Past President and Treasurer; Email
  Todd Ash, Past-President   
Charles Rea,  Vice President
Judy Brinkley, Membership
Bill Borden , Secretary