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December 28, 2017

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Happy Holidays From The Chamber!
             
gold_ornaments.jpgWe want to take this opportunity to thank our members for your support in 2017 - your participation in our Chamber events and programs, and your collaborative spirit and support of other members make our Chamber the best it can be! We also want to thank our Board Members and our many volunteers - your generous contributions of time and energy enable us to accomplish more, and host our ever-growing community events. Please know that we appreciate everyone we work with and we are looking forward to a very exciting 2018.
Happy Holidays from all of us! ~ Your Chamber Staff
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

 

Keller Williams Realty Greater Seattle, Rain City Digs Team

Valbridge Property Advisors

Washington Federal

 

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
East King County Chambers - Legislative Coalition Breakfast - Limited Seats Available!
January 4
7:00 - 9:00 AM
Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue

Reserve your seat at the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce table now for the annual East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition Breakfast. Can we keep our economic recovery on track and continue to attract talent to our region? Will the legislature invest in career and technical education, help us solve the affordable housing crisis and fight congestion with emerging transportation technologies? Registration & Details

2018 State Of The City Of Kenmore Address Luncheon 
January 17
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Doors open at 11:00 for open networking)
Inglewood Golf Club, 6505 Inglewood Road NE, Kenmore

Join us for the Annual Kenmore "State of the City" Chamber Luncheon where our featured speaker Kenmore City Manager, Rob Karlinsey, will inform us about progress on current affairs and visions and goals for the Kenmore community in 2018. 

This event sells out so be sure to register soon and bring plenty of business cards - last year's attendance was 155+! Tickets include a delicious lunch at the Inglewood Golf Club, gratuity, and parking as well as plenty of beneficial networking. We look forward to seeing you there for this great event!  Registration & Details

Mark your calendars! State of the City of Bothell Address Luncheon will be held on Wednesday March 14.

2018 State Of The Chamber General Meeting Event
January 25
7:30 - 9:00 AM (Doors open at 7:15 for open networking)
Northshore Senior Center Auditorium, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell

Come connect and socialize with 65-80 other professionals at the annual "State of the Chamber" General Meeting event where our featured speaker Chamber Executive Director, Brittany Caldwell, will share with us the Chamber's 2017 wrap-up and inform us about all the exciting plans in store for the Chamber in 2018!
  
Alexas Cafe & Catering
Breakfast refreshments will be served! Thank you to this month's Refreshment Sponsor:



2017 Chamber Membership Survey! We're Listening... And We Want To Hear From You! (Last chance)

Members and non-Members alike please give us your input in our 2017 Membership Survey.

Please check your emails - the link went out again this week, it might be in your spam folder. Members AND non-Members who do business in Bothell and Kenmore are encouraged to complete the survey.

Tip: If you got pulled away while taking the survey you can pick up where you left off by returning to the link in your email and clicking through again to finish!

We want to be the best Chamber we can be for our members and our community and will use your input to refine and improve our events and services, and develop new programs in the coming year. If you would like to participate and did not receive the link please email us at: info@bothellchamber.com
Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events

Mathew Pruitt Becomes City of Bothell's New Human Resources Director

Mathew Pruitt, a Kirkland resident with nearly 14 years of experience in human resources at a variety of levels of government, became the City of Bothell's new Human Resources Director effective Dec. 27.  "Matt has a passion for local government service....  Full Article
                       
Open Board Positions

Get involved! The City of Bothell is recruiting to fill 28 spots on nine different boards and commissions. It's a great way to learn more about how local government works and serve your community. Apply by January 16.  Details & Applications

City Of Kenmore News & Events
 
State Legislative Session Send Off Event
January 2
  
Please join the City of Lake Forest Park and the City of Kenmore at Lake Forest Park City Hall to meet their 46th District State Legislators as they prepare for the 2018 Session of the Washington State Legislature.  The Delegation will host the 46th District Delegation Town Hall Meeting immediately following the Send Off.  Details

Christmas Tree/Wreath Pick-up & Recycle Fundraiser For Scouts
January 6
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Cooley Smiles, 18031 67th Ave. NE, Kenmore

Kenmore Scout Troop 582 is providing Christmas tree and wreath pick-up & recycling at Cooley Smiles in Kenmore. Scouts will be distributing donation envelopes on December 16 throughout Kenmore, which can be placed on your tree or wreath.  Full Details & Donations

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

The bustling Country Village Shops are excited to see you in the new year at their 2018 events! Look at just a few of what they've planned so far!

Craft Crawl  1/20 - 1/21
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!
Ladies Nights At The Cottage
Thursdays December 28 thru February 1
Starting at 3:00 PM 
The Cottage, 10029 NE 183rd. St., Bothell
   
Join  The Cottage on Thursday evenings for Ladies' Night and enjoy Happy Hour prices 3p to close! There is NOT a television, so The Cottage is a great place to wind down toward the end of the week...join them for a drink and a chat at the bar, or a drink and some solitude by the fire.
  
  

Special New Year's Eve Dinner At Amaro Bistro
Doors Open at 5:00 PM
December 31
Amaro Bistro, 18333 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
 
Enjoy a special New Year's Eve 4-course dinner at Amaro Bistro. Choose from special entrees such as Seared King Salmon with Pumpkin Risotto, Lobster Ravioli, Pan-Seared Sea Scallops with Truffle Potato Puree, and more just to name a few! Reservations highly recommended for this special dinner only available on December 31, 2017 at Amaro! Reservations
New Year's Eve Dance Party At McMenamins Anderson School
December 31 - January 1
9:00 PM - 12:30 AM
McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
 
Join McMenamins for Top 40 hits recreated by Fastlane, onstage in Haynes Hall, to make your celebration into 2018 memorable. Get advance tickets to guarantee your place on the dance floor ($20 advance, $25 day of show). 21 & over. They'll also have roots music by The Lowest Pair in Patty Murray's Room, free. Information & Tickets
New Year's Eve Party At 192 Brewing Company
December 31 - January 1
9:00 PM - 12:30 AM
192 Brewing Company, 7324 NE 175th Street, Kenmore
 
It is once again time for New Year's Eve at the Lake Trail Taproom! Live music with The Groovetramps and Friends, plenty of party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Tickets can be purchased at the Taproom. Ticket includes party favors and a glass of champagne for midnight toast.  It's finally time to leave 2017 behind and welcome 2018 with champagne in one hand and a beer in the other - just how we like it in Kenmore! Information
New Year's Day Brunch At Revolve True Food & Wine Bar
January 1
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
Revolve True Food & Wine Bar, 10024 Main Street, Bothell

Head to Revolve for the first brunch of 2018! Start the new year with a plate of steak & eggs, eggs benedict, banana pancakes, mimosas and more!

Revolve True Food & Wine Bar is inspired by a passion for wellness, exceptional food, and great wine. Their menu is gluten-free, grain-free, non GMO, organic and local whenever possible.  Information
Evergreen Lights At Evergreen Church
Now through January 1
Nightly 6:00 - 9:00 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, train display, & more! Fun for the whole family and the lights and music can even be enjoyed from the comfort of your vehicle! This is a free event open to the community.

1st District Legislative Send-Off
January 3 
6:00 - 8:00 PM
UW Bothell-Cascadia Campus, Activities & Recreation Center 2nd Floor, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell

Come meet, hear from, and talk to our local State Legislators -- Senator Guy Palumbo and Representatives Shelley Kloba and  Derek Stanford -- before they head to Olympia for the 2018 session.

There will be free parking at the North Garage only for this event. For questions contact clowersj@uw.edu or call 425-352-3869
Woodinville Montessori School Events

Woodinville Montessori
    
January 4
Woodinville Montessori School, 19102 North Creek Pkwy, Bothell
                                 
      
                     
January 9
Woodinville Montessori High School, 19204 North Creek Pkwy, Bothell

School Program Preview/Open House - Grades T-12th
January 11
Woodinville Montessori School, 19102 North Creek Pkwy, Bothell
 

Open House At Clothes For Kids
January 10
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Clothes For Kids, 16725 52nd. West, Lynnwood
 
Have you ever wondered what goes on "behind the scenes" at Clothes For Kids? Now you can find out! Interested community members are invited to stop by 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for refreshments, a tour of their facility, and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff, and board members.

Please RSVP to office@clothesforkids.org or call
425-741-6500 so they can get a headcount.
Community Class At Bastyr University
January 13
12:00 - 3:00 PM
Bastyr Kenmore Campus, Botanical Medicine Lab, Room #75, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore 

How To Make Your Own Tinctures & Glycerites

Tinctures and glycerites are a great way to capture the medicinal qualities of plants. In this class at Bastyr University, they will explore the use of tinctures and glycerites, how to make them at home, and how to use them effectively. Tinctures and glycerites are one of the more expensive preparations to purchase on the market, yet are relatively easy to make and are far more cost effective when made at home. For more information contact commedu@bastyr.edu   Registration   Community Education Calendar

Wine, Food, Music, Art, Cures Event Benefitting American Cancer Society
January 27
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Woodhouse Wine Estates, 15500 Woodinville-Redmond Rd. Woodinville

American Cancer Society Relay for Life Enjoy a nice evening of wine tastings, food, music and more with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. Tickets include entrance with 5 wine tastings from Woodhouse Winery with food pairings provided by Lombardi's and live music. Tickets & Details

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Become a sponsor for Relay For Life of Northshore with the American Cancer Society. Receive co-brand exposure, recognition, and more. Sponsorship levels range from $250 - $5,000.

For more information contact Katie.Leis@cancer.org