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Community News & Announcements
January 25, 2018

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Welcome New Members!
             
Chris Byler & Associates, Christopher Byler
Servicing North King and South Snohomish Counties for over 20 years. Top Listing Broker, Master Certified Negotiation Expert and Home Selling Advisor at your service.

Taj Sukhija, Realtor, Taj Sukhija
Realtor serving King and Snohomish counties with a focus on excellent customer service. She is well known for great customer service, strong attention to detail and ensuring a positive experience for all parties in a transaction.

Become a member today! Join the 345+ businesses already benefiting from their Chamber membership! Conveniently join online and your benefits begin right away! Questions? Please contact us at 425.485.4353 or info@bothellchamber.com  
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

 

Patron Members/Community Partners:

 

Bothell Reporter

                           

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter

 

 

 

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Sundance Energy Services

 

 

 

Members: 

 

Mamie Woodruff, Fairway Independent Mortgage Company

 

Renew your membership online! It's now easy and convenient to renew your membership by accessing your member account through the Member Login button on our Home Page Please contact us if you need your password or assistance logging in at: info@bothellchamber.com

2018 State Of The City Of Kenmore Luncheon Was A Great Success!

Thank you to the over 165 local business owners, professionals, civic leaders and citizens who last week poured into the Inglewood Golf Club to hear Kenmore City Manager, Rob Karlinsey give his 2018 "State of the City" address!
  
Attendees enjoyed his informative, humorous and inspiring presentation, making new connections, and a delicious lunch. Watch the VIDEO presentation here!

Note! The 2018 State of the City of Bothell Luncheon will be held on Wednesday March 14. We look forward to hearing Bothell City Manager Jennifer Phillips update us on the major happenings in Bothell.

Networking Breakfast With Bothell & Woodinville Chambers
February 8
7:00 - 9:00AM 
Country Inn & Suites, 19333 North Creek Pkwy., Bothell

Two chambers = twice the connections! Join us to hear an informative presentation while enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast from the Country Inn & Suites! We're joining with the great people at the Woodinville Chamber to host this event.
   
Speaker: Scott Bothel, FourTen Creative
Topic: 3 Ways To Market Your Business Like A Pro
   
Registration is required. Note: This event sold out at 90 people last year so register soon to secure your seat! Information
Grand Opening Celebration & Ribbon Cutting For The Everett Clinic
February 14
9:00 - 10:00AM (ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30am)
The Everett Clinic, (at The Junction), 9924 NE 185th St. #215, Bothell

The Everett Clinic in Bothell is open! Bring a friend, take a tour and meet some of the staff at this clinic's new location at the Junction in downtown Bothell across from City Hall.
  
They will offer same-day family medical appointments, behavioral health, laboratory and imaging services.  Information
Facebook Alert! Keep Receiving The Chamber's Facebook Posts

                                           
Facebook has announced they will now show far fewer organic (non-paid) business posts in feeds - this includes the Chamber's. But you can take the following steps to continue getting the Chamber's posts, and pass these steps on to your own Followers as well!

Desktop:
Go to your FB Home Page
Click "News Feed" (upper left corner)
Click "Edit Preferences"
see final steps below...
Mobile:
From your FB Feed
Click "More" (very bottom of screen)
Click "Settings"
Click "News Feed Preferences"
see final steps below...
 
Final Steps... (both Desktop and Mobile versions)
From the Preferences screen...
Click "Prioritize Who To See First"
Click "All" drop-down & choose to see "Pages Only"
Click on Greater Bothell of Chamber!
 
Thank you for continuing to follow us!
Questions? Call Elizabeth, Chamber Marketing Manager 425-485-4353

Member Announcements
City Of Kenmore News & Events

                                          
Today! Walkways and Waterways Open Houses
January 25
(see times for each project below)
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore
      
Join the Walkways and Waterways Open Houses and view preliminary design work for the two walkway projects:
Juanita Drive NE - Ped & Bike Safety Project (5:00 - 6:30pm)
and 68th Ave NE - Ped & Bike Safety Project (6:30 - 8:00pm)
 
                                      
VIDEO of the 2018 State of the City of Kenmore address delivered by City Manager Rob Karlinsey at the Chamber's January Luncheon event is now available for viewing online. Rob's presentation was very informative and inspiring!

     

Watch the video here


 

City Of Bothell News & Events

Construction and Safe Streets Project News
 
Learn about where your Safe Streets & Sidewalks Levy funds are going. Check out the current and upcoming capital improvement projects happening throughout the City. To leave feedback about any of these projects, just fill out a Citizen Action Request.  Information 

Help Name Bothell's Newest Park!

Submit your suggestions by February 28 using their online form.  Names must be based on:
                            
*Neighborhood or geographical identification (e.g., Royal Oaks Park)
*A natural or geological feature (e.g., North Creek Sportsfields)
*Historical or cultural significance (e.g., Park at Bothell Landing)
*A historical figure (e.g., William Penn Park); or an individual (living or deceased) who has made a significant land, monetary or civic contribution to the park system, or gave their life while serving the United States of America in military service.


Northshore School District Bond and Levies Open Houses

Northshore School District has three measures on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot, and is hosting open houses for the public to meet district leaders and learn more about:
Proposition 1: Replacing our Educational Programs and Operations Levy
Proposition 2: Capital Projects bond to address growth
Proposition 3: A replacement Technology Levy

Tonight! Thursday Jan. 25 from 7-8pm
North Creek High School Commons, 3613 191st Pl. SE, Bothell

Jan. 30 from 7-8pm 
Woodinville High School Commons, 19819 136th Ave. NE, Woodinville

Jan. 31 from 7-8pm 
Bothell High School Commons, 9130 NE 180th St., Bothell

Feb. 1 from 7-8pm 
Inglemoor High School Cafeteria, 15500 Simonds Rd. NE, Kenmore

More information is available on the 2018 Bond and Levies webpages.
Contact: call 425.408.7670 or email bondlevy@nsd.org


Seminar: Ecommerce Marketing - Get Ready To Sell More Products Online
January 31
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Small Business Administration, Greater Seattle SCORE, 2401 4th Ave Suite 450, Seattle

Are you tired of your retail business competing with Amazon? If you've been thinking about getting into ecommerce, or just want to up your game, learn what it takes to create a store, from choosing builder tools to getting the word out, and then converting visitors into customers. 

Discover: Recommended ecommerce platforms for building your store, Keywords and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips, The Google Stack including Google Merchant, Top 3 conversion essentials, and other creative merchandising tips, How to leverage channels like Amazon, Facebook's Shop and Buyable Pins on Pinterest and Critical data points that will make or break your business. You'll get plenty of ideas for generating store traffic, plus tips, tools and techniques you can put into practice immediately.  Registration

Margaret Turcott, Author Presents Stories About Bothell
January 30
7:00 PM
Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, #A101, Lake Forest Park

Margaret Turcott, author of the "Images of America Bothell" book will be doing a presentation about interesting stories about Bothell later this month at Third Place Books. Margaret settled in Bothell in 1978 with her husband and two sons. She was a college faculty member and administrator and retired from the Washington State Community College system in 2013. Active in Bothell history for over 25 years, she has been a member of the Landmark Preservation Board and Bothell Historical Museum board.  Information

January Clearance Sale At Bothell Furniture
Ends on February 4, 2018
Bothell Furniture, 18811 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Bothell Furniture January Clearance Sale has begun. You'll find savings on select floor models as well as everything in the store! Hurry in for best savings and selection.
 
Visit their new location just half a mile from their old store, at 18811 Bothell Way NE, next to McMenamin's Anderson School and Pop Keeney Field.

2018 Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

The bustling Country Village Shops are excited to see you at their many 2018 events! Here's a sample of what they've planned so far!

               
Ladies Night Out  2/8
Chocolate Tasting  2/10
Shamrock Shuffle Wine Walk  3/10
Meet & Greet The Easter Bunny  3/31
Mother's Day Celebration 5/12 - 5/13
and many more!
Untangle The Senior Housing Maze - A Class By Alice Kalso
February 15
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Kenmore Senior Center, 6910 NE 170th Street, Kenmore

Senior housing and care:  So many choices, and big decisions to make. The process can be daunting.  Information is power, though.  Please join them February 15 from 1 to 2 pm at Kenmore Senior Center for a class that will leave you better prepared for the future. They'll cover options including assisted living, adult family homes and in-home care.  They'll discuss the differences and cost of each and the reasons for leaving home or staying put.  This class will also give you helpful resources.  Alice Kalso of Silver Age Housing & Care Referrals will teach the class. Please RSVP to Garreth Jeffers, 425-489-0707

Funky Town Fundraiser Hosted By The Northshore Rotary Club
February 16
6:00 PM
McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
 
Go let your inner disco out to the tunes of the AFRODISIACS! Their annual 'funkraiser' will raise funds for the Northshore Rotary Foundation focused on local scholarships and philanthropic endeavors in the Northshore area.

Drinks and food are included in the price of admission so turn out in force to support Northshore Rotary Club and the Northshore Community!  Tickets are $40 for a single and $75 for a couple.


Homeward Pet's 28th Anniversary Adoption Event
February 24
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 NE 177th Place, Woodinville
    
This February, Homeward Pet Adoption Center is celebrating 28 years of making matches! Find your one and only on Saturday, February 24th. All adoptions will be just $28, bettering your chances at finding a lifelong companion.
   

UW Bothell Summer Housing For Businesses Hosting Student Interns

Each year UW Bothell Conference Housing Services provides affordable summer housing for local businesses hosting student interns!

Whether they are part of a larger intern group or individually looking for a place to stay during the time working with you, their fully furnished apartments are at a great rate and are located in the heart of Bothell! They offer both group rates from $40 a night per person to full apartments individually at $85 a night. All their apartments include a full kitchen inclusive of a dishwasher, stove/oven, full fridge, with a washer/dryer and living room/bathroom in every unit! Take a look at their apartments online  for more information.  Their summer conference season begins June 17 and goes through September 1.

For any questions or booking information, please contact Jeff Sann at sannj@uw.edu or call him at 425.352.5215! They happily work with businesses or the individual interns to help best fit the needs of their customers!