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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
April 5, 2018

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Welcome New Members!
             
Eastside Natural Medicine , Jon-Paul Boisvert
Eastside Natural Medicine PLLC is the practice of Dr. Sunita Iyer ND, LM and Jon-Paul Boisvert LAc, EAMP, and a fantastic collective of practitioners.

Neighborhood Computers , Andrew Johnson
A managed service IT firm that provides complete technical solutions to small and medium businesses.

North Creek Junior Football Association , James Ronneberg
North Creek Junior Football Association is the original feeder program to North Creek HS offering youth level football and cheer, ages 6-14. They are a non-profit 501c3 program.
  
Northwest Electric & Solar , Derek White
Award winning electrical and solar contractor, Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer, Built Green member. Right in your neighborhood!


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:

              
                                     
UW Bothell

 

 

 

                       
Members:


BALES RESTORATION DKI

Bothell High School 

 
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
Tonight! Kenmore Business Networking Open House
April 5
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore
    
Do you do business, or want to do business in Kenmore? If yes, then you should plan to attend our semi-annual Kenmore Business Networking Open House. Come to socialize, grow your local connections, learn about other professionals, and market your business as well. This is an open networking-style event with no vendor tables, but we encourage you to bring business cards and brochures to exchange with those you meet. This event is free and no RSVP needed - just come as you are.   Info and Map Link
2018-2019 Annual "Guide to Goods & Services" to Print! Deadline is April 13
Enhanced Listing - Cover Photo Contest - Advertising

Join the Chamber by April 13, 2018 and get your business name listed in our 2018/2019 Guide to Goods & Services! Listing is a benefit of membership.

23,500 copies are distributed to Bothell & Kenmore homes, businesses, and visitors, and an electronic version is available on our website year round. Now is a great time to Join the Chamber or bring your account current. Members current by April 13, 2018 will be listed in the Guide.

What We Need From Our Members...
Please review your business name, address, and phone number displaying in your online directory listing. If you need to make changes to your business information please do so by  Logging into your member account before April 13, 2018.

Upgrade To An Enhanced Listing...
You also have the option to add your website address by ordering an "Enhanced Listing" for only $25!
Click Here to Order

Enter The Photo Contest...
Attn: Members! You could be on the cover!  Send us your photos showcasing the spirit of the Bothell/Kenmore community.  Details Here
 
Advertise... Want to advertise for increased exposure? Read the Informational Flyer or contact Mike Delgado at the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter at 425.241.1520 or Paul Brown at 425.283.2157
Celebrate Main Street Bothell! Join Us For A Free Community Event
April 28
12:00 - 3:00 PM
Main Street Bothell, 10101 Main Street, Bothell
    
Everyone in the community is invited to a FREE party to celebrate the completion of Bothell's enhanced Main Street!

Come rediscover the shops, restaurants, and businesses that we all love by dining and shopping at there before, during and after the party.
     
         
Bring the whole family to Main Street to enjoy:

* Live Music
* Kid's Activities (Bouncy House, Fire Trucks, Sidewalk Chalk Art)
* Specials, demonstrations or discounts from participating Main Street shops & restaurants.
* Short Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 12:30pm


Free to attend. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at participating restaurants. Parking is available at City Hall Garage and in front of Baskin & Robbin. This event is being brought to you by the Bothell Main Street merchants, City of Bothell, Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce, and the Northshore Rotary Club 5030.

Reminder! The Chamber Office & Visitor Center Has Moved.

Our new location is: 10120 Main Street, Suite 201, Bothell ( map
We are in the Mills Building above Music & Arts. You can find our door between Se-lyn Boutique and Music & Arts.

Please note: Our mailing address (PO Box 1203, Bothell, WA 98041) will remain the same.
Member Announcements
City Of Kenmore News & Events

Fifth Annual Kenmore Hydroplane Cup
April 7
10:00am Opening Ceremonies
Vintage Inboard, Outboard and Unlimited Static Displays
  
12:00pm Exhibition Races
Kenmore Boat Launch,17150 68th Avenue NE, Kenmore


Hydro Happy Hour - On Friday April 6 (the night before the Cup) go join the good times at the Hydro Happy Hour hosted by 192 Brewery at 7324 NE 175th Street (along the Burke-Gilman Trail) from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Meet past and present hydroplane drivers and check out the hydroplanes on display.  Information and Map Link for Both Events 
City Of Bothell News & Events

Survey And Ice-Cream Social For Capital Facilities Plan
  
Suvey: The City is asking you to weigh in on the need for major infrastructure projects, from transportation and utilities to parks and open space. Projects in the Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) come from a variety of sources including the City's Comprehensive Plan and Park Master Plans. They invite you to take their  quick Survey here.
    
Tonight! April 5  Ice Cream Social - Drop by the Bothell Operations Center for ice cream at their open house  Thursday and learn more about the Capital Facilities Plan!  Details & Map Link

Read more information on the Capital Facilities Plan.
2018 Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

The  Country Village Shops are busy planning & hosting their many 2018 events! Here's a sample of what they've planned so far!

      
Earth Day Craft Crawl  4/21 - 4/22
Mother's Day Celebration  5/12 - 5/13
Opening Day Farmer's Market  6/1
Wizard Fest  8/18
Pirate Day 9/15
   
and many more!
Go Solar Kenmore-Area Workshop By Northwest Electric & Solar 
April 7 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
April 11 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Northwest Electric & Solar, 18001 73rd. Ave. NE, Kenmore
 
"How To Get Clean Energy" is a free public education workshop about turning sunshine into electricity to power your home or building.
  
This workshop will address:
*how solar electricity works
*federal, state and utility solar; incentives to recoup your cost
*Made in WA solar panels
*charging an electric vehicle (EV)
*Tesla Powerwall backup battery
*working with a licensed professional solar design and installation firm
  
Held at the new Kenmore location of Northwest Electric and Solar where you can see solar in action and charge your EV for free. Information or details contact Joan@NWSolar.com or 206-356-0601
Dr. David Bain Speaks At Northshore Senior Center 
April 2018 (see dates below)
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive., Bothell

On April 12 at 10:15am, Dr. David Bain, a founding member of Friends of North Creek Forest will speak at Northshore Senior Center about the Forest's importance to our environment. The City of Bothell finished its purchase of the final 22 acres to complete the North Creek Forest in Nov. 2016. This 64-acre mature site includes 7 streams and 9 wetlands. It is one of the last coniferous forests in the Bothell area.

Dr. Bain will give another presentation on April 26 at 10:15am, also at Northshore Senior Center. His topic will be on Killer Whales. As a whale researcher for 39 years, Dr. Bain is a leading authority on this threatened species. Both talks are free and open to all.

A Cultural Mixer & Cultural Community Fair 
April 13 
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore

A Cultural Mixture: The Inclusionist Business
April 13 from 3:30 - 8:00pm
                    
When people in organizations or institutions develop a high level of cultural intelligence, they have the skills to better connect with communities who are from a mixture of different groups in terms of ethnicity, age, religion, economic background, and sexual orientation and other dimensions. Cultural Mixture is an opportunity to network and grow in cultural awareness with fellow BizDiversity members and sponsors.
Information

Cultural Community Fair
April 13 from 4:00 - 9:00pm
   
The Cultural Community Fair will provide an opportunity for Northshore community members to network with businesses, non-profits, and each other. Activities include art for kids, entertainment, and food.
Get an Exhibition Table for your Business.  This event is sponsored by the Arts of Kenmore, City of Kenmore, El Siete Dias, and BizDiversity.
Information

Open House At New Washington Preparatory School
April 19
6:00 - 9:00 PM
WPS Temporary Site, 18323 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell

Announcing: Washington Preparatory School to Break Ground on New 35,000 Square-Foot Building in Bothell.

Open House: Parents and students are welcome to the next WPS Open House at the school's temporary site. It is located across the street from the permanent campus that will open in the Fall of 2019. Go meet Head of School Mindy Watson, the administrative staff, and the founding members of Bothell's most innovative 6 - 12 school of the future. Registration for next year and the WPS Summer Camps is online at www.waprep.org. For more information, contact Albany Walters, Assistant to the Head of School at: 425-892-8669 or awalters@waprep.org 

Donations Needed For Baby Drive To Benefit Babies Of Homelessness
April 2 - May 2
Bothell Physical Therapy, 19110 Bothell Way NE, Suite 203, Bothell
 
Bothell Physical Therapy is now accepting much-needed items in a Baby Drive that benefits Babies Of Homelessness which was founded by Chamber member Star Lalario. 
Here are some ideas for items needed:
       
Cash Donations (Bothell Physical Therapy is matching cash dollars per dollars!) * Diapers & Wipes * Pull-Ups * Baby Food * Strollers * Gas Gift Cards * Blankets * Toiletries * Metro Bus Passes * Old Navy Gift Cards

Information
Spring Fling Open House - Fundraiser To Benefit Homeward Pet Adoption Center
May 3
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn Bothell, 22600 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell
 
You're invited to a special event at the Hilton Garden Inn Bothell to enjoy drinks, appetizers, a silent auction, raffle and more at this fundraiser to benefit the Homeward Pet Adoption Center.
                    
Please RSVP to: seabo-salesadm@hilton.com by April 20, 2018.

Far Off Broadway In Bothell - A Benefit To Support The Arts In Northshore
May 24
7:00 - 10:00 PM
Hanes Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
 
Eat, drink and help support the arts in Northshore!  Dress to impress in your finest Broadway attire and enjoy dinner, drinks, an "All That Jazz" silent auction, entertainment by legendary local artists, and opportunities to support the Performing Arts in Northshore.

                                 
You'll Enjoy:
  • Exciting 2018-2019 Season Unveiling
  • Dining and Drinks
  • Silent Auction
  • Entertainment
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • And More!
Tickets are $35 each or $50 for two.  Get Tickets Now or call (425) 298-3449. Can't attend? Donate $50 or $100 online to support NPACF today.
All proceeds benefit Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation and their mission to enrich the communities of Bothell, Kenmore, Mill Creek, and Woodinville through the Performing Arts.   Information

Participate In The 2018 Eastside Baby Corner Diaper Derby

 
The Diaper Derby is a competitive race to collect diapers for babies living in poverty or crisis. Join Eastside Baby Corner in helping kids beat the odds by giving them what they need for a healthy start in life, and parents what they need to take care of their family.
  
You can register your business or organization to participate and you can also support a business by donating financially online in honor of Diaper Derby as well.  Eastside Baby Corner will support all racers (companies/organizations) with a communications kit, collection boxes, posters, and social media support. Spread the word, raise donations, challenge a competitor, and race to win the 2018 Diaper Derby.  Information or  Register Here

Celebrate Spring At The Hollywood Schoolhouse
April 2018
Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 NE 145th Street, Woodinville

T he Hollywood Schoolhouse announces April 2018 rental rate discounts at its historical event facility! 
 
They specialize in: 
Special events * Rehearsal Dinners * Birthday Parties * Anniversaries * Banquet Dinners * Corporate Events * 
Seminars * Arts and Craft Fundraisers * Shows
     
Say you saw this announcement here in the Chamber Newsletter and get a 10% discount on catering! Contact them for more information at:  info@hollywoodschoolhouse.com or 425.481.7925