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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



Next Lunch
August 5
Lunch Sponsor
Harold Alexander
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August 19
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
4300 Paces Ferry Rd
Vinings Jubilee
Atlanta, GA 30339

Serving fresh, seasonal food in a stylish environment, SOHO has been a neighborhood favorite for over 17 years.

Located in historic Vinings, SOHO serves an all-American menu bursting with global flavors and offers a progressive wine list, creative cocktails and new wine and tapas pairings each week.

Swift, attentive service, an award-winning wine bar and open kitchen all contribute to the high-energy buzz of SOHO.  Guests can dine al fresco on the charming patio, casually at the vibrant bar, or on the romantic Sun Porch overlooking the Vinings Jubilee Courtyard. Private dining areas are available for business functions and special events.

Members, Guests and Visitors ALL Welcome 
No Cost and No Registration Necessary
Some Food and Drinks Included
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Next Lunch August 5
Oliver Yarbrough
Creating a Web of Social Presence 

     Click for All Attendees to Pre-Register for August 5 Lunch   


Oliver Yarbrough is Managing Partner and Chief Rainmaker at Rainmaker Growth Partners.  He is an entrepreneur and advisor highly adept at guiding high-performing professionals and organizations to become better.  Areas of focus include building strategic relationships, PMP Exam Prep, and developing optimal marketing/sales strategy.


His business acumen combined with his diverse marketing, sales, and project management experience allow him to easily build strategic relationships both domestically and internationally, as well as online and in-person.  This unique skill set enables him to build relationships faster, shorten sales cycles, and increase profits for clients.


As a speaker, trainer, and coach, Mr. Yarbrough offers fresh insights and encourages his audiences and clients to take action with a captivating, entertaining, and down-to-earth style.  He shares with them his hands-on experience building and managing professional relationships for some of the largest companies in the world, including Lucent Technologies, Staples, and Sprint, along with his own successful business ventures.

        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 a buffet lunch
General Format
Networking; Buffet Lunch; Updates on Vinings Events and Activities and VBA Councils; 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  

August 5
Oliver Yarbrough
Creating a Web of Social Presence
September 2
Rick Wemmers
How to Achieve Personal Dreams - Quicker
October 7
Public Safety Recognition
November 4
Chad Massaker
IT for Business
December 2
5 Finalists for 2014 Business of the Year TBA

 Upcoming  Lunch Sponsors  

August 5
Harold Alexander
September 2
Koru Massage Therapy
Oct 7
Erick Allen
Level 4 Performance
November 4
LGE Credit Union
December 2
Don Lillie
Lillie Glass

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:


August 19
SOHO restaurant
Vinings Jubilee
Sept 16
Marriott Courtyard
2857 Paces Ferry Rd
Nov TB 
Dec 16
53 Bank Vinings

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  


2014 VBA Officers


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