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September 14, 2016

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Welcome New Members!
 
Not Just Antiques, Maria Rosacia
They are a multi-dealer shop with approx. 5,000 sqft of general merchandise, ranging from antiques thru collectables, contemporary furniture, clothing, books, depression glass, and jewelry.

The Mercantile Apartments, Tracy Atkinson
Located in the heart of downtown Bothell at the corner of 102nd & Main Street, The Mercantile is a six-story multifamily apartment building blending the old with new. Originally the site of the Co-operative Mercantile Company's first building, ca 1908.
 

Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

 

BREW: Coffee, Beer, Wine


Special thanks to renewing Patron Members & Community Partners!

Bothell Wine, Beer, & Spirits Walk
Main Street in Downtown Bothell
Saturday, September 17
5:00 - 8:00 PM 
Main Street Downtown Bothell (check-in is at Alexa's Cafe)
Buy Your Tickets Here $25 in advance, $30 at the door while supplies last.

Come support the Main Street businesses! Bring your friends and taste many of the area's premier wineries, breweries, & distilleries while exploring 15 Bothell Main Street retailers including:
 
 
 
Buy Tickets Here!
 
Thank you to our sponsor:
 
Note: We will be gladly accepting donations for the Bothell Fire Fund at this event.

September General Meeting
Thursday, September 22
7:30 - 9:00 AM 
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logo
Join us for the GBCC monthly meeting at the Northshore Senior Center. Socialize, network, get updates from the cities of Bothell and Kenmore, and the Chamber and find out what is happening around your community.

New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business. Light refreshments will be served.

Presenters: City of Kenmore
Topic: "Walkways & Waterways" Ballot Measure

Presenters:  Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Topic: Bothell Fire Fund Update - events, responses, donations, allocations, etc.

Thank you to this month's Refreshment Sponsors: Evergreen Wealth Managers



September After Hours Social
Joint Event w/Woodinville Chamber
Thursday, September 22
5:30 - 7:30 PM 
The Creekside MBK, Senior Living, 18200 Woodinville-Snohomish Rd NE, Woodinville

Join us at this great after hours event! We are collaborating with the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce to help you expand your professional connections at this informal relaxed gathering.
Enjoy free food and drinks provided by:  The Creekside MBK, Senior Living!
  
Tip: Bring lots of business cards to share with those you meet!

Thank you to our host:  T he Creekside MBK, Senior Living
  
This event is free, no RSVP is necessary.
  
  
See you all there!
Networking Breakfast with Bothell & Woodinville Chambers
Wednesday, October 5
7:30 - 9:00 AM 
Country Inn & Suites, 19333 North Creek Pkwy, Bothell
Tickets: $15 Before Oct 4 / $20 Oct 5 & at the door while supplies last

  
Grow your professional connections, socialize, and hear a great presentation while enjoying a delicious breakfast.
  
    
Speaker: Carmin Dalziel, Northshore Schools Foundation
Topic: "3 Ways To Make The 80/20 Rule Work For You"
  
  
Thank you to our host: 
  
  

10th Annual Chilifest: Chef's Wanted
Thursday, October 13
5:00 - 7:00 PM
  Chilifest Logo                        
An annual tradition, come to downtown Bothell's premier chili event to support Hopelink! Sample the culinary wares of 15 chili chefs. There is no admission charge so please bring a can of chili, or other non-perishable food item, or cash donation. Each $1 or food item donated gets you a single vote for People's Choice.

Chilifest is hosted by Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli, 18224 103rd Ave NE, Bothell.

Want to be a chili chef at the event?
It only costs $25 to enter and plug your crock pot in at Bothell's premier chili event and promote your business.
Member Shout-Out!

Shout Out "SHOUT-OUT goes to Jim Jameson of Foggy Noggin Brewing and everyone at Uncle Peteza's for teaming up to make a great Saturday for myself and about a dozen of my friends!
 
What better way to spend a sunny weekend day then drinking delicious craft beers and eating some of the best pizza in Bothell? Everyone had a blast!"
~ Aran Buchan, HUB Northwest Insurance

(Aran purchased the above Foggy Noggin Brewing/Uncle Peteza's package at the 2015 Chamber Holiday Dinner & Auction Event- yeah!)

P lease send your announcements, congratulations, testimonials and thank you's to info@bothellchamber.com.

Business Open House Co-Sponsored by the Kenmore Business Alliance
Thursday, October 6
5:30 - 7:30 PM 
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Avenue NE, Kenmore

The City of Kenmore and the Kenmore Business Alliance are sponsoring a Business Open House at Kenmore City Hall. Stop by and meet up with local business people and hear the latest on what's happening in your city!
 
Free event. Light refreshments will be served.
 
Member Benefits Reminder:
Bring Your Marketing Materials To Our Office For Hand Out
    
The Chamber is the Bothell Visitor's Information Center and we refer the services and products of our members to hundreds of in-person tourists, new residents, and new businesses each year seeking resources within our community!
  
Visitors to our offices seek information re: Recreation, Shopping, Senior Services, Banking, Business Development, Restaurants, Health Care, Volunteer Opportunities, and so much more! 
  
If you're a current member please bring your marketing materials to our offices located in the Country Village Shops at 23716 8th Avenue SE, Suite I (in the Clock Tower Bldg), Bothell. or mail them to us at: GBCC, PO Box 1203, Bothell, Wa 98041
 
Holiday Dinner & Auction Event
Friday, November 18
6:00 - 9:00 PM

You're invited to the Annual Chamber Holiday Dinner & Auction!

You won't want to miss this fun evening with friends, delicious food and wine, and silent & live auctions!

Start your holiday shopping, bid on packages to make your job easier, or pick up something special for your special someone. Auction items include everything from restaurant gift cards to gift baskets, marketing and business packages and unique getaways & experiences!

This annual event is our major fundraiser for the year. The funds raised help keep our dues low and support Chamber events throughout the year.

This year's fund-a-need is the Bothell Youth Court Program.

Buy Auction Tickets here.

Donations: We are accepting donations now. It's a great opportunity to highlight yourself, business and products through ongoing Auction promotions and at the event itself. Donate by emailing maurita@bothellchamber.com or by filling out the Donation Form.

 Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:
Member Announcements
Special from Harmony Massage & Boutique on Main Street
Support Main Street!
 
Harmony Massage
Harmony Massage is offering Bothell Chamber members a September special on massage!  Mention that you're a Chamber member when you schedule your next appointment and get a relaxing 1 hour therapeutic massage for the special price of $59.  Even better, enjoy a 90 minute massage at a chamber-only special price of $89.

Harmony Massage has been serving the community from Downtown Bothell for 18 years.  Come in and find out why Harmony Massage is repeatedly chosen the best massage in the area!

Harmony Massage http://bothellchamberwa.chambermaster.com/list/member/harmony-massage-boutique-bothell-258

Puppy Pool Party hosted by Homeward Pet Adoption
Wednesday, September 21
4:00 - 9:00 PM 
Chuck's Hop Shop, 656 NW 85th Street, Seattle

Head to Chuck's Hop Shop in Greenwood for a Puppy Pool Party, hosted by Mud Bay. Sample flights by Fort George Brewing and enjoy live music, activities, raffles and more. A $1 of every flight sold will benefit Homeward Pet animals. Chuck's Hop Shop is all ages and dog friendly!
 

Brian Schafer, Edward Jones Bothell Open House
Thursday, September 29

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Edward Jones, 18728 Bothell Way NE, Ste A
 
Brian Schafer invites all Chamber members to the Edward Jones Bothell Open House.

 

Catering will be provided by Carolina Smoke BBQ!

 

Four Backpack Fit Tips by
Bothell Pediatric & Hand Therapy

Article excerpt.... With summer dwindling down and school just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about school supplies.  One of the key supplies that your child uses is a backpack!  While your child may find it most important to get the sparkly one or the one with a superhero pattern, it is most important that you find one that properly fits your child.

A proper fitting backpack includes:
* Matching the child's size.  It should not extend past the child's low back with the bottom resting in the contour of the low back.
* Two straps for even weight distribution and prevent of trunk side bending or shoulder elevation.
* Ability to put it on and take it off without difficulty- a backpack that is too tight can restrict lung function
* Free movement of the arms

Along with fitting the backpack, it is important to monitor the load your child is carrying.....


Space Available in Downtown Bothell at Evergreen Karate    

        

16 year busines Evergreen Karate on Main Street in downtown Bothell has time and space available for subletting 7 days a week between the hours of 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM and on weekends Saturday 1:00 - 9:00 PM, and Sunday all day.

Contact George at george.a.ahearn@gmail.com or call 425.486.4105 for more information.
Chris Mann - One Night Only!
Northshore Performing Arts Center
Saturday, September 24
7:30 PM 
NPAC, 18125 92nd Ave NE, Bothell

One night only! Currently starring as the Phantom in the national tour of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera, Chris Mann's fame rose as Christina Aguilera's finalist on NBC's The Voice.
 
Tickets prices range from $20 to $40.