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December 7, 2016

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Welcome New Member!

 

Resident, Terry Losh 

 

Join the Chamber today and experience the many benefits of membership! Visit our website and conveniently complete the online application at www.BothellChamber.com. Please contact us at: info@bothellchamber.com if you have any questions.
  
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

 

Ceremony Masters, Dale Amundsen

Foggy Noggin Brewing, Jim Jamison 

Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship, Nancy Balin 

Tim Hunter Creative Services, Tim Hunter

 

Membership renewal is available online in your member account and can be accessed from the 'Member Login' button at the top of our Home Page at www.BothellChamber.com. Please contact us if you need assistance at: info@bothellchamber.com

Thank You Everyone For A Wonderful Holiday Dinner & Auction Event!
 
THANK YOU to all who supported our annual Holiday Dinner & Auction event! Because of YOU it was a great success!


 
We have another big year planned and the funds raised will help keep our dues low and support our many programs and 50+ Chamber events throughout the year!


Special Thanks to Our Auction Event Sponsor:
Banner Bank
Member-to-Member Shout-Outs!

Shout Out "Richard Olson of OlsonDesign Jewelers is wonderful. I called him to ask when he would have time to fix my engagement ring. He fixed it the same day despite the fact that he was going on vacation in the next few days and a had a full backlog. He said he didn't want me to risk losing the stone from my ring. That's customer service!" ~ Davina Deurr, Deputy Mayor City of Bothell


"Shout out to the Practical Sparrow Cafe, located in Country Village, for their generous support of the Northshore Schools Foundation's Taste Of The Holiday wine event!" ~ Carmin Dalziel, Northshore Schools Foundation

 

Member Announcements
Community Shout-Out From The Chief Elves At Bothell Tree Lighting Festival

"Thanks so much to everyone who made the second year of Bothell's Tree Lighting Festival a great success. The tree, named Lucky in a naming contest, was adorned in sparkly lights thanks to the City of Bothell's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.  Thank you, too, to Community Transit, a season supporter. 

Inglemoor and Bothell High School students from DECA, the Honor Society, Key Club and, likely, more volunteered with smiles and good cheer.  Manny Ocampo was our emcee who got the countdown going.  Thanks to the merchants, businesses, City, and community organizations that provided activities and treats that powered the event.  Finally, thanks to the behind-the-scenes volunteers who worked throughout the year to make it happen.  Let's do it again next year!"
~ Nancy Pipinich and Susan Gardner, Chief Elves

Evergreen Lights At Evergreen Church
Now Through January 1
Nightly 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Evergreen Church, 3429 240th Street SE, Bothell

Grab the whole family & go see this fantastic display of lights at the annual Evergreen Christmas Lights Show by Evergreen Church in Bothell.

Watch this video showing over 200,000 lights choreographed to music and video. They also offer free cookies, hot cocoa, a light tunnel, walking path, trains, & more! Fun for the whole family!



Exciting Holiday Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy. Bothell

It's a Holiday Wonderland at Country Village with live reindeer, Santa's Workshop, and 40 local shops and restaurants all decked out in their best with thousands of twinkling lights! Check out some of their upcoming events:

Live Reindeer  11/12 to 12/24
Ladies Night Out  12/08
Cookies with Mrs. Claus  12/10 to 12/11
Santa Arrgh-rival, A Pirate X-mas  12/10
Fun with Frosty  12/17 to 12/18

TSUGA Fine Art & Framing December Events & Activities
TSUGA Fine Art & Framing, 10101 Main Street, Bothell

Tsuga Logo Visit With Santa

Bothell's Santa is back! He'll be waving to you from his special TSUGA window on Main Street December 7-23 and to spread good cheer, he's certainly available for photos (bring your own camera please) -- and to hear what's on that important wishlist!

Santa's schedule is as follows:
Wednesdays 10am - 2pm  /  Thursdays 2pm - 6pm
Fridays 1pm - 5pm  /  Saturdays 10am - 2pm

Poetry Night
Saturday, December 10 at 7pm

Dust off your beatnik glasses, practice your finger snapping, and trim that goatee - TSUGA Fine Art & Framing is hosting another night of poetry. Join them in the gallery and chill to the smooth verbal rhythms of local poets. Their featured poet this month is David Post. Bring your own poems if you've got them, and join them on the open mic!
  
Enjoy A Fun Ladies Night Out At
Brew: Coffee, Beer, Wine
Saturday, December 10
Starts at 6:00 PM
Brew: Coffee, Beer, Wine, 10035 Main Street, Bothell

Bring your girlfriends, sisters, moms, and gramdmas and step out to Brew on Main Street for 'Twas A Ladies Night Out' event this Saturday!

Enjoy: Wine * Appetizers * Music * Raffles * And Lots Of Fun while shopping multiple vendors for holiday gifts and treats!

Click here for information
Northshore YMCA Seeks Holiday Meal Baskets & Food Gift Cards

The Northshore YMCA is looking for sponsors who can provide delicious food baskets, or gift cards to purchase food, for families who need a little extra support during the holidays.

If you are interested, please complete this form  and send it: Attn. Rodney Scott, via fax 425-486-7757, drop it off at the Northshore YMCA or via email rscott@seattleymca.org by 12/14. The basket drop off dates are 12/19-12/21 at the Y at the Carol Edwards Center, Woodinville.  You will be contacted via e-mail with confirmation and the recipient family information.

Upcoming City of Bothell Events

Toy Boutique Sale
Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bothell Operations Center, 21233 20th Ave SE, Bothell

Join the City of Bothell to pick up some new-to-you toys or books! This event provides an opportunity to pick up gently used (loved) toys and books for children, infants to eleven years old. It will also include holiday craft activities, holiday waste reduction tips, and light refreshments.

Upcoming City of Kenmore Events

Coffee with Council
Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 AM
Starbucks, 7750 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore

The Kenmore City Council invites you to have Coffee with Council on the 1st Monday at 7:30am and the 3rd Saturday at 8:00am of each month. Citizens are encouraged to attend these informal sessions to ask questions, discuss issues and offer suggestions on any topic of interest.

Business Acceleration Program for Kenmore Businesses
Wednesdays, February 1-March 8, 2017
5:30-8:00 PM
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave NE, Kenmore

"5X Entrepreneur Series" Co-Sponsored by the City of Kenmore and Port of Seattle's Economic Development Partnership Program
  
This new training series is designed to help Kenmore business owners and managers to accelerate profitable and sustainable business growth. 
This series features six business-acceleration training sessions plus three hours of individual professional consultation. Space is limited to 10 businesses per series. Pre-registration is required. Program Fee for course materials is $100.  
    
Click here for more information and an application. Questions? Call Nancy Ousley, Kenmore Assistant City Manager at 425-398-8900

Enjoy Geoffrey Castle's Celtic Christmas At Northshore Performing Arts Center
Saturday, December 17
7:30 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell
   
Only a few tickets left for this great show! Celtic Christmas with Geoffrey Castle is a wonderful new Northwest holiday tradition. With a high energy stage show of music and dancing, along with special guests that bring the joy and magic of the holidays to the Northshore Performing Arts Center.

Get your tickets here before they're gone!

Homeward Pet Adoption Center Invites You To Host A Holiday Giving Tree And Donate Pet Food To Help Homeless Pets 
Now Through December 31 
 
Holiday Giving Tree
 
Looking for a meaningful way to give back to the animals this holiday season? Host a Holiday Giving Tree at your business and provide food and supplies to the homeless cats and dogs that come through Homeward Pet Adoption Center's doors!
 

Homeward Pet Holiday Pet Food Drive

Join Homeward Pet for its 5th Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive to help homeless animals and families in need this holiday season. November 25 through December 31, you can drop off cat or dog food donations at Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Woodinville or at any one of its participating locations listed on the Homeward Pet website at www.homewardpet.org.  
 
REVOLVE True Food & Wine Bar Open On Main Street -- Check it Out!
REVOLVE True Food & Wine Bar, 10024 Main Street , Bothell

REVOLVE True Food & Wine Bar is open for business! Dr. Dusty DuBois, owner of REVOLVE and founder of Bothell Chiropractic & Wellness, lost 70 pounds six years ago with the Bothell Ideal Weight Loss Program. Since then, she and her team have coached many clients on the path to wellness, encouraging them to lose thousands of pounds as they change their dietary lifestyles.

Those same principles for healthful eating are the base concept for the menu, which is gluten-free, grain-free, non-GMO, from organic practices and local whenever possible. Even the wines have been selected to follow this philosophy; each wine on the menu is Biodynamic, Organic, or Certified Sustainably Farmed. 

   
Zulu's Board Game Cafe Is Showcased In "What Makes My Store Unique" Video

Have you been to the fabulous Zulu's Board Game Cafe on Bothell's Main Street yet?

Check out this great video showcasing their cafe and how they built their fun and unique business!

Star Lalario of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty Launches Newsletter
  
 
Star Lalario of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty launches her new Housing Trends eNewsletter specially designed for you, with national and local housing information you may find useful whether you're in the market for a home, thinking about selling, or interested in homeowner issues. The Housing Trends eNewsletter contains current information from the National Association of REALTORS®, the U.S. Census Bureau, Realtor.org reports and other sources. It's filled with local and national real estate sales and price activity provided by MLSs and the National Association of Realtors, U.S. Census Bureau key market indicators, consumer videos, blogs, real estate glossary, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, and REALTOR.com local community reports.