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October 4, 2017

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Allstate Insurance , Lisa Epstein
They are the Good Hands. They help people realize their hopes and dreams through products and services designed to protect them from life's uncertainties and to prepare them for the future. Allstate is looking for Agency Owners.

Chick-fil-A , Matt Isenhower
Quick service restaurant focused on excellent food and service. It would be their pleasure to cater your next event.

Community Care Alliance , Julia Francis
Care Day seeks to serve our community by providing vital services to those who need them on one day, in one place by offering access to service providers, sharing a meal and necessary items for living.

Elder Placements, Ben Sterciuc
RN owned and operated Cedar Park & Norway Hill AFHs provide quality nursing care in a family atmosphere, combining compassionate professional care in a residential setting.

Kenmore Camera , Jim Donovan
They are the north-end's premier photographic equipment sales and service business offering photography classes and photo equipment repair as well.
 
Become a member today! Join the 335+ businesses already benefitting 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:


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
Kenmore Business Open House
Thursday October 5
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore
                               
Come network and get to know people from your local businesses at the Business Open House sponsored by the City of Kenmore and the Kenmore Business Alliance. This is a free event located at Kenmore City Hall, no rsvp is needed. You are encouraged to bring business cards and brochures to exchange with those you meet.  Information

Grand Opening Celebration For Pacific Furniture Gallery On Main Street
Tuesday October 10
5:00 - 7:00 PM (Ribbon cutting at 6:00 PM)
Pacific Furniture Gallery, 10100 Main Street, Bothell
                               
The new Pacific Furniture Gallery Bothell on Main Street would love to see everyone at their Grand Opening Celebration. Enjoy exploring their wonderful home furnishings, while tasting light bites and beer & wine. There's parking behind their building and a back-door entrance. Skip the rush hour traffic that day and come socialize, eat, and shop instead! Information
Joint Networking Breakfast w/Woodinville Chamber
Thursday October 12
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Brittany Park, 17143 133rd. Ave. NE, Woodinville
                               
Grow your business connections, socialize, and enjoy a delicious breakfast while hearing an informative presentation:

Guest Speaker: Kay Taylor, EvergreenHealth
Topic: "3 Things Consumers Seek Today from Service Organizations" 
 
Bothell Underground Beer Festival! Get  Your Tickets Now!
Saturday October 14
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Bothell City Hall Garage, 18415 101st. Ave. NE, Bothell

Head to the party in Bothell Saturday Oct 14!

 
50+ Beers & Ciders
Great Music
Delicious Food!

Due to many requests we are again holding this event underground in the Bothell City Hall Garage - no wind no rain!

Get your tickets now (we've sold out in the past!) Tickets are $25 in advance & $30 day of event if they last. Includes 6 generous tastings & a glass. 


Chilifest!
Tuesday October 17
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli, 18224 103rd Ave NE, Bothell
  
Chilifest Logo We hope to see you at Bothell's FREE premier chili event!  Taste up to 15 pots of chili prepared by local business leaders and watch them compete for awards! This is a free event but please bring non-perishable food and monetary donations to donate to Hopelink!  Each food item & $1 you donate will get you one vote for People's Choice Award. Thank you to: Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli & Ceremony Masters
  
2017 Candidates Forum - Bothell City Council
Monday October 23
6:00 - 8:00 PM 
Bothell City Hall, 18415 101st. Ave. NE, Bothell

The community is invited to the 2017 Bothell 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 Bothell community and their qualifications and experience for the positions they seek to hold.   Details and List of Bothell Candidates
Donation Items Still Needed 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 greatly appreciate all items large and small!  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 annually. 

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!
Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events

Community Conversations - Local Perspectives On Opioid Addiction:
The epidemic affecting your children, your business, your community and your safety.
Thursday October 19
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Bothell City Hall, 18415 101st. Ave. NE, Bothell

The community is invited to a presentation and panel discussion hosted by Community Conversations, a City of Bothell community outreach program. The event will include 3-4 speakers, including the City of Bothell Police Chief Carol Cummings, a treatment specialist, and a parent of a child dealing with or lost to addiction. Come learn about the epidemic and how you can help prevent additional tragic overdoses or addictions.   Information

What Do You Think About Canyon Park? The City of Bothell wants your help to develop a new vision for the Canyon Park Regional Growth Center (RGC). The future growth of the Canyon Park area is critical to both the City of Bothell and the region as a whole. We need to hear from property owners, business owners, employees, residents and the general public to develop a new vision. In 2018, the City will develop Comprehensive Plan policies and implement regulations to achieve the identified vision.  Share Your Thoughts Here

City Of Kenmore News & Events
 

Video of Kenmore City Council Candidates Forum

In case you were unable to attend the event you can watch the videotaped session here  to get to know Kenmore candidates. This event took place September 21, 2017.

Coffee With Council
Saturday October 21
8:00 AM
Diva Espresso, The Hangar, 6718 NE 181st. Street, Kenmore

The Kenmore City Council invites community members to Coffee with Council. These informal sessions provide a great venue to ask questions, discuss issues and offer suggestions on any topic of interest. Take advantage of this great opportunity and get to know your City Council.
                                        
Robbie Christmas at The Cottage
October 4 & 18
All dates 5:00 to 8:00 PM
The Cottage, 10029 NE 183rd. St., Bothell
   
The Cottage is hosting Robbie Christmas - a Seattle-based singer songwriter/instrumentalist best known for his pure, soulful voice, timeless lyrics and skilled musicianship.  Robbie has performed with Jakob Dylan, Tower Of Power, has sung the National Anthem in front of 68,000 NFL fans (49ers vs. Seahawks), and performed with Train, Michael Franti, Andy Grammar, on their "Sail Across the Sun" cruise. They hope to see you there!
Grow Your Business Internationally Workshop
Thursday October 5
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
 
Do you run a small business? Are you looking for ways to grow your business? Join the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT), Snohomish County, the Economic Alliance Snohomish County and the Port of Everett for this half-day export workshop. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the export experts: Register Today!  
Holiday 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 fun upcoming events:

Indoor Pumpkin Patch  10/7 - 10/31
Witches Night Out  10/12
Vino Around The Village  10/21
Safe Halloween  10/31
Ladies Night Out  11/9
Live Reindeer  11/11 - 12/25
Taste Of The Holidays & Wine Walk 11/11
and many more!
Your Feedback Is Requested In Survey On New Transportation Program

Are you a business in Snohomish County or City of Bothell with fewer than 100 employees? If so, Community Transit wants your feedback on  a survey to inform the development of a new Small Business Program that will provide free services to companies to improve commute options for their employees. This 10 minute survey is intended to be completed by the owner or manager of a small business. Please share with anyone you know who fits the description. If you have any questions, contact Ross Peizer with Community Transit by email or at (425) 438-6183.   Take The Survey Here

Pawsitive Alliance Statewide Open House at Homeward Pet Adoption Center
Saturday October 7
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 NE 177th Place, Woodinville

Homeward Pet Adoption Center is joining Pawsitive Alliance's 6th Annual Statewide Shelter Open House! This unique event spotlights animal shelters across Washington State and the homeless animals in their care. Head to Homeward Pet and enjoy cookies, beverages, a tour of the facility and meet many of the amazing dogs and cats looking for homes!
Revolve Presents Martedi Wines
Five-Course Winemaker Dinner
Thursday October 19
7:00 - 10:00 PM
Revolve True Food & Wine Bar, 10024 Main Street, Bothell

Revolve True Food & Wine Bar proudly presents: Martedi Wines, Winemaker Dinner. Five courses paired with Martedi Wines! Let them welcome you to their private wine cellar for a dining experience created by Martedi Wines Winemaker, Joeseph Miglino and Revolve Executive Chef, Adam Gerlitz.  They will be serving a luxurious five-course Italian dinner designed to pair exquisitely with tastings of Martedi Wines. Tickets are available now! Seating is limited and likely to sell out. Make your reservations today!

2017-2018 Show Season For Northshore Performing Arts Center Is Almost Here!

The 2017-2018 Season at the Northshore Performing Arts Center (NPAC) has almost started! You'll love the variety of shows and special performances. Enjoy NPAC's state-of-the-art theater located right in downtown Bothell on the Bothell High School campus with great seats and lots of free parking. Turn off the TV and go see a show instead - you'll be glad you did! Check out the great season line-up and get your tickets soon at: www.NPACF.org
Community Vans Are For Fun & Have Come To Bothell - Volunteer Drivers Needed!

King County Metro Community Vans (for fun) have come to Bothell! They are providing a new way to share pre-arranged rides to popular, local community destinations such as shopping, shows, libraries, and more! (As opposed to the VanPool which is used for work.)  

Volunteer Drivers Wanted: Drivers ride for free! Volunteer drivers are provided free parking for their own vehicle where they pick up the van (there's some at Bothell City Hall and UW Bothell). Drivers then drive the Community Van and pick up two or more riders at stops along the way to the destination. Riders pay a Metro fare and volunteer drivers ride for free. Become a volunteer Community Van driver today and help protect the environment, support your community, and meet new neighbors.  To inquire about being a volunteer driver contact Kristi Dreeson at: krisdree@uw.edu or 425-352-5129 or visit their website.

OfficeTeam (A Robert Half Company) Is Hiring! 

OfficeTeam has several openings for Customer Service and Patient Access Representatives to start right away in the Snohomish County/North Seattle area! If you are interested and enjoy providing quality service, please respond right away! Also, if you know anyone that may be interested as well, please send them their way!

Information & To Apply Contact:
Phone: 425.712.7259 | Email: lynnwood@officeteam.com
Discover The Living Well Alliance Presented by: Pacific Medical Centers

The Living Well Alliance helps support your staff in living healthier lives. All screenings, classes and programs take place at your location. Classes are taught by health professionals and can be at your worksite or through a live webinar on your schedule. Their team is happy to meet with your wellness coordinator or team to discuss your current wellness program's structure and offerings. They will offer expertise, insight and suggestions to improve your program to better support your employees' wellness goals and needs.
   
* Take a Break to Educate! Classes: visit their website for class topics
* Complimentary Biometric Health Screenings
* Health Fair Exhibitor

Learn more at their website or by contacting them at: LWA@PacMed.org or 1.855.550.8799