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August 23, 2017

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Where Pacific Northwest cuisine meets Mediterranean flavors.

Corporate Tails, Dani Kahn
Corporate Tails is a consulting company for businesses of all sizes interested in introducing or mastering an existing employee pet benefit successfully. 

Mathnasium of Bothell, Hao-Ching Kuo
Mathnasium of Bothell is a math-only learning center that teaches kids math the way that makes sense to them.


Become a member today! Join the 335+ businesses already benefitting from their Chamber membership! Conveniently join online at our website. 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:

Gary Irvin, CPA

Hillcrest Bakery

The Arts of Kenmore


Renew 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

September Chamber Luncheon
Wednesday September 13
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The Rosewood Room (Country Village Shops), 720 238th St., Suite H, Bothell                               
 
Join us at our  September Luncheon to grow your network, build your brand, and socialize with other professionals while benefiting from an inspiring speaker.

Guest Speaker: Maureen Manley, MA - Spirit In Motion
Topic:  Expand the Possible to Achieve Your Extraordinary

As a former member of the US Women's Cycling Team, Maureen knows how to perform at a World Class level.  She also knows how to navigate through significant challenges.  With a combination of research, personal insights and stories told with enthusiasm and humor, Maureen will share strategies and insights on how to "expand the possible."  Discover how this knowledge can be used to expand your personal and professional potential to unlock greater possibilities! 
                       
Thank you to our sponsor:



2017 Candidates Forum - Kenmore City Council
Thursday September 21
6:00 - 8:00 PM 
Bastyr University Auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore

The community is invited to the 2017 Kenmore City Council Candidates Forum. This is a free public non-partisan event. Candidates running for election are invited to communicate their stances regarding issues that affect the Kenmore community, and their qualifications and experience for the positions they seek to hold. This is an opportunity for the public to get to know candidates. 
  
Questions will be prepared in advance. The public is invited to submit questions in writing via mail or email prior to the event no later than September 18, 2017.

Note: The 2017 Bothell Candidates Forum will be held on October 23, 2017.

Chamber Tip! Master List Of Member's  Meeting Spaces and Event Venues

Did you know that the Chamber maintains and distributes to the public a master list of our Member's available meeting and event spaces?  We do, and we distribute it out to those seeking to host their events at your business.

Do you rent out your business, or have a private room or separate area where the public can host their meetings or special events?  If so, we'd like to make sure you are on the list!  Please let us know by sending us the following:  Your Business Name, Email & Phone Number you want as the contact for events - we'll fill in the rest!  Please email your info to:  Elizabeth@BothellChamber.com
Seeking Donations For The Chamber's Holiday Dinner & Auction 
Friday November 10
6:00 - 9:30 PM
The Rosewood Room (Country Village Shops), 720 238th St., Bothell                               
We are seeking donation items for our 2017 fundraising auction. 

This important event is the Chamber's major fundraiser for the year. Funds raised help keep our dues low for members, and support the Chamber's 50+ events we organize throughout the year. 

We greatly appreciate all items large and small! You and/or your business will be highlighted through ongoing auction promotions and at the event itself. Members and non-members are encouraged to donate.
  
To Donate: Please fill out the Donation Form and email it to maurita@bothellchamber.com, drop your donation off at our office, or contact us for other arrangements, before October 18.
Thank you in advance for supporting the Chamber!
Current Non-Profit Members Encouraged To Apply For Fund-A-Need at Holiday Dinner & Auction 
Friday November 10
6:00 - 9:30 PM
The Rosewood Room (Country Village Shops), 720 238th St., Bothell

We invite our current, non-profit Chamber members to apply to be this year's Fund-A-Need at our annual Holiday Dinner & Auction!

Our Chamber loves to give back to the community. 

Qualifications, requirements and eligibility  information are on the Application form. Complete and return to Brittany@bothellchamber.com by October 2, 2017. Applications will be reviewed by our Board of Directors and one organization/project will be selected.
Member Announcements
City Of Kenmore News & Events
 
Summer Party And Grand Opening Of The Town Square & Hangar Building
Friday August 25
5:00 - 9:00 PM
Town Square, 6728 NE 181st St., Kenmore
 
Come enjoy the fun at Kenmore's Summer Party to celebrate the grand opening of their new Town Square and Hangar.

Enjoy the following: Street Fair * Live Music * Food Vendors * Beer Garden * Family Friendly!  Information

City Of Bothell News & Events

Multiway Boulevard Project Ribbon-Cutting
Thursday August 24
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come celebrate a major milestone in Bothell's downtown revitalization, the Multiway Boulevard Project! Join engineers, businesses affected by the construction, hear community leaders' remarks, and enjoy refreshments to commemorate the boulevard's significance in bringing together, literally and aesthetically, the historic downtown on the east side and the newly developing west side.  Information
Restaurant Night Out At Alexa's Cafe Benefits Friends Of North Creek Forest
Wednesday August 23
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Alexa's Cafe, 10115 Main St., Bothell


North Creek Forest, one of Bothell's recently preserved natural treasures, is YOUR unique community forest. Come learn more about all it has to offer at this fun event at Alexa's Cafe on Main Street.

Join them for dinner, drinks, or just a snack, and a portion of your bill will support North Creek Forest programs that benefit both wildlife and people -- programs like school field trips, research projects and restoration parties. The forest is saved! Now let's keep it healthy and learn all we can from this resilient, natural resource right here in Bothell.  Restaurant Location and Menu 
Grand Opening Party At Vitality Specific Chiropractic
Thursday August 24
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Vitality Specific Chiropractic, 19122 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell


Help Vitality Specific Chiropractic celebrate their Grand Opening by taking your friends and family to this exciting event!

It's going to be a lot of fun with a live DJ, wine, appetizers, champagne, free massage, free raffle prizes, and much more!  Dress attire should be fun, comfortable, casual, or fancy! Vitality is located in the Beardslee area of Bothell.
Two Day Flea Market & Collectible Sales At Not Just Antiques
August 25 & 26
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Not Just Antiques, 19111 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Shop to your heart's content at the two-day Flea Market & Collectible Sales event hosted at Not Just Antiques!  Find what you're looking for or be pleasantly surprised at an excited discovery. Shop for furniture, clothes, home décor, jewelry, books, and much more!

Not Just Antiques is located in downtown Bothell next to Rite-Aid and Pasion Tequila (just look for the big horse out front!) There is plenty of parking on the side of the building. They look forward to seeing you there!  Information

Sail In, Walk In Cinema
Friday August 25
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Boxcar Park at the Everett Marina, 503 Millwright Loop, Everett
 
Evergreen Wealth Managers is proud to support and partner with the Cocoon House Advocacy Team for raising awareness of youth homelessness in our area. 

Please join them at this fun event at the Port of Everett, where there will be networking, yard games and drinks, plus a free outdoor movie showing of Jurassic Park and popcorn!  The Beer Garden is hosted by CHAT, and 25% of the proceeds go to the Cocoon House.

Back To School Bash
Saturday August 26
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PacMed Canyon Park, 1909 214th St. SE, Bothell
 
Pacific Medical Center in Canyon Park invites you to a Back To School Bash!
    
There will be fun activities including:
Face Painting
Healthy Lunch Ideas
Bounce House
Scavenger Hunt
Giveaways
Snacks & Refreshments
First 150 kids get a free PacMed lunchbox!   

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

It's always a great time when you visit the  Country Village Shops with its 40 local shops and restaurants. Check out some of their upcoming events:

Bothell Farmer's Market (Fridays)  6/2 - 9/29
Ladies Night Out  9/14
Pirate Day!  9/16
Pub Night Talks Presented By: Menamins Anderson School and University of Washington Bothell
Tuesday August 29
7:00 PM
McMenamins Anderson School, Haynes Hall, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Enjoy a relaxing and informative night out at Pub Night Talks - a new speaker series on the last Tuesday of the month presented by UW Bothell and McMenamins History Department!  Free, all ages welcome.

Planes, Trains, and Mountain Tops: Adventures Studying The Impacts Of Humans On Planet Earth, Presented by Dan Jaffee, PhD
   
For more than three decades Jaffe has conducted research on air pollution around the globe; he will share his most interesting experiences and most important discoveries. Free event - all ages welcome. Jaffe is professor and chair in Physical Sciences Division in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at UW Bothell.

Donate Your Extra Stuff To Benefit Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship
August 19 - 27
Bothell Library Parking Lot , 18215 98th Ave. NE, Bothell
 
Msg from Nancy Balin of Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship...

You may have heard the Big News recently:  we just awarded scholarships to the graduating high school student in three local families who have suffered through childhood cancer.  The grand total of these scholarships, which are renewable for all four years of college, is a $40,000 commitment for Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship.  And we are going to make good on it.  But we need your help!  And there are several awesome ways you can help which don't involve you spending any money!  

FIRST:  We really could use some help picking up people's stuff.  Got an afternoon or morning or Saturday, etc. you could donate to us to do some running around?  That would sure help! Full Article & Information
Bothell Furniture Hosts Their Annual
No-Frills Sale

Ends September 4
Bothell Furniture, 18811 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Couch sagging, furniture old and tired? Get a fresh new look for your home or office! Bothell Furniture is hosting their Annual NO-FRILLS SALE! They are continuing their annual NO-FRILLS tradition at their new location, just half a mile from their old store, next to McMenamin's Anderson School and Pop Keeney Field.

East King County Chambers Of Commerce Coalition Legislative Wrap-Up
Thursday September 14
4:00 - 7:00 PM
The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, Cascadia Room/Ballroom, 36005 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie

The Third Special Session is over and legislators have left the state capitol. Here is your chance to catch up with them and find out the real story behind the 11th hour budget deal, K-12 funding and more.  Join Delegates to the East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition, local business leaders and our Eastside legislators for the Coalition's annual Legislative Wrap-Up. Emcee Randy Bannecker of the Seattle King County Realtors, will moderate a panel of legislators, as they discuss how to get things done in a closely divided state capitol, take a look ahead to 2018 and respond to your questions.

Happy Tails Wine Walk To Benefit Homeward Pet Adoption Center
Sunday September 17
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Woodinville's Hollywood Wine District

Drink Wine. Save a Canine. Raise your glass and make a toast to saving lives with Homeward Pet! Grab your furry friends and walk, wag and wine on Sunday, September 17 during Homeward Pet's 5th Annual Happy Tails Wine Walk.