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June 7, 2018

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News... The Chamber's Rebranding Is Almost Complete!

As many of you have already heard the Chamber is in the process of rebranding to become the Bothell Kenmore Chamber to best reflect the two cities we proudly represent!  We are excited about our new logo and you'll start seeing it, and our new name emerge across all channels as we make the transition.  Members, please keep your eyes out for a new membership badge for your website. It will be coming via email and will also be available in your member's only area early next week.  


Welcome New Members!

Chateau Ste. Michelle, Eileen Votteler
An ongoing dedication to research with a commitment to the classic traditions of winemaking are the essence of Chateau Ste. Michelle, resulting in internationally acclaimed, award-winning wines.

Donahue Schriber Realty Group, Kate Kegg
A property management group representing the owners of Lakeside at Canyon Park and Canyon Park shopping centers.

Tree of Health Integrative Medicine, Eleonora Naydis
Tree of Health provides comprehensive patient-centered care and offers naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and massage therapy services.  

Become a Chamber member today! Join the 350+ businesses already supporting our community and benefiting from 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:

 

Day & Night Plumbing and Heating
Evergreen Wealth Managers
Go!Teriyaki (by Teriyaki, etc!)
HealthPoint
Nothing Bundt Cakes Mill Creek
Staples
Valbridge Property Advisors | Puget Sound
 

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: admin@bothellchamber.com

 

Everyone's Invited! Community Open House & Chamber's 14th Birthday Bash!
June 19
5:00 - 7:00 PM 
Mobius Hall at Cascadia College, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell
    
Everyone's invited! Come join the party and meet some of your local businesses while enjoying free food & beverages from restaurants!
  
Enjoy: 40+ Retail & Business Exhibits * Free Tastes of Beer & Wine * Free Bites * Networking * Door Prizes! * FREE event & free parking (in North Garage only!)


Everyone is welcome. Special thanks to our Event Sponsor: Banner Bank

Event, Map & Parking Details
Dine Out For Students Night Was Great Success For Education!

Thank you to all who supported the "Dine Out For Students" event! A total of $4478.22 was raised to support local students! McMenamins Anderson School generously contributed 2985.48 (50% of the Tavern On The Square sales that evening) to be split between the Northshore Schools Foundation & the Chamber Student Scholarship Fund.

PLUS Chamber Scholarship Fund Founder JD Davis & SUNDANCE Energy Services generously matched the Chamber's portion and donated an additional 1492.74 to the Chamber Scholarship Fund!
    
We are so grateful for everyone's generosity, especially those of you who chose to Dine Out For Students on the evening of May 22! Cheers to education! If you would like to donate to the Chamber's Student Scholarship Fund please visit: www.bothellchamber.com/scholarship
Announcing Chamber's 2018-2019 EKCCCLC Elected Delegates

Thank you to our Chamber's 2018-2019 East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition (EKCCCLC) Elected Delegates!  These representatives will ensure our Bothell/Kenmore community is well represented throughout the year in Olympia.
  
·  Aran Buchan, HUB International Northwest
·  Matt Isenhower, Chick-fil-A Bothell Canyon Park
  
About EKCCCLC:  More than twenty years ago, Eastside business leaders came together and formed the EKCCCLC to advocate for critical business legislation for the Eastside. The Coalition brings together eight Chambers of Commerce representing the Eastside business community and enables these Chambers to speak with a unified voice on legislative issues. The Coalition develops a variety of annual publications and brings lawmakers and business leaders together through events and activities.  View Legislative Agenda
Summer Wine, Beer, & Spirits Walk Was A Big Success!

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Energy Services at Summer Wine Beer Spirits Walk
It was quite the party on Main Street! We met so many amazing people at the Chamber's Annual Summer Wine, Beer & Spirits Walk last Saturday! Main Street came to life as 500-600 fun, happy people came out to enjoy a perfectly sunny evening! We enjoyed great drinks, live music and games, store specials, and lots of fun exploring.
                             
Special thank you's to all our shop owners that worked so hard to make their places welcoming and festive, all who attended, our awesome volunteers, our sponsor The Mercantile Apartments, and of course our vendors that poured their delicious beverages for us!
    
Please mark your calendars to join us again on December 9 for our Holiday Wine, Beer & Spirits Walk event! We look forward to seeing you all there for another fun Chamber community event!

Chamber Trivia! Did You Know? 

As of this month the Chamber has members from 17 cities in the Puget Sound area!
   
That's right! People come from all over to do business in our community.  Our members have the opportunity to meet, connect and collaborate with a diversified membership base from a wide geographic area.
 
View our Member Map. (Note: Not all members choose to be listed.)
 
Bothell and Kenmore have a lot to offer your business. Check us out today and make a solid investment in growing your business!

Member Announcements
City Of Kenmore News & Events

The 2018 Special Olympics Is Coming To Kenmore!

This summer, Kenmore Lanes is proud to be the host of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games bowling events July 1 - 6!  Event Details

Volunteer For Special Olympics!  Want to be a part of this unique experience?  Sign up here to volunteer! 

Coffee With Council
June 16

City Council invites all community members and businesses to Coffee with Council on Sat, Jun 16 at 8:00am at the Hangar, 6728 NE 181st Street. Go and get to know your City Council!

City Of Bothell News & Events

City Open House
June 20 from 5:00 - 7:30pm
Bothell City Hall, 18415 101st Ave NE, Room 107, Bothell

Come learn about City services, job openings and potential projects to improve your city, including parks, streets and sidewalks and utilities. See staff responses to public suggestions for projects and review the staff proposed draft 2019-2025 Capital Facilities Plan.   Event Details

Council Conversation
June 24 from 2:00 - 3:30pm
Bothell Library, 18215 98th Ave. NE, Bothell

Meet Deputy Mayor Davina Duerr of the Bothell City Council to discuss issues of importance to you. Bring your questions, thoughts and concerns. Sponsored by the Bothell branch of the King County Library in cooperation with the City of Bothell.   Event Details

Today! Open House & Ribbon Cutting At First Financial Northwest Bank
June 7
5:30 - 8:00 PM
First Financial Northwest Bank, at The Junction, 18505 Bothell Way NE, Ste. 104, Bothell

First Financial Northwest Bank cordially invites you to attend an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their new Bothell Branch at The Junction in downtown Bothell.

This event is by invitation only. All Chamber members are invited. Go enjoy appetizers, PinkaBella Cupcakes and wine, while connecting and socializing with other local professionals!

First Financial Northwest Bank's  Bothell office is staffed with a local, successful, seasoned, and highly-skilled team. The Bank's expansion into The Junction's retail area brings a continued focus on efficiency with a small footprint and an extensive use of the latest banking technology.  Event Details

Today! Happy Hosting Happy Hour By EF Educational Homestay Programs
June 7
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Airfield Estates Winery, 14450 Woodinville-Redmond Rd, #109,
Woodinville

Sponsored by EF Educational Homestay Programs. Mix and mingle at Airfield Estates Winery while learning about their local summer international student hosting program.  Current host families: bring a friend and you and your guest get a free wine tasting!  Never hosted with us before?  Stop on by and say "hi", sign up to receive more information, and your wine tasting is free too, courtesy of EF Educational Homestay Programs! Event Details

Photography by Tyson and Tessa Announces New Website Launch

Photography by Tyson and Tessa have completely rebuilt their website; every page is completely new.  They updated all of their portfolios, changed their packaging and added more services such as weddings, boudoir and couples lifestyle.

They invite you to visit their new website at: www.tysonandtessa.com/
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!

Farmer's Market  Fridays 6/1 - 9/28
Ladies Night Out  6/14
Wizard Fest  8/18
Pirate Day  9/15
   
and many more!
World Dance Party & Potluck At Northshore Senior Center
June 8
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell

Northshore Senior Center is having a World Dance Party and the whole community, all ages, are welcome. This event is open to the public. This year's Potluck Theme is Pizza Party. You can bring or have delivered your favorite pizza to share -or- bring a side salad (green, veggie, fruit, pasta). Beverages and desserts are provided.

Bring your dancing shoes & have fun learning dances from around the world in 10-minute mini-sessions such as belly dancing, Bollywood, Salsa, Zydeco and many more... . For more information, including names of local pizza providers, contact Glen at 425-286-1029.

Heroes For Health 5K 
June 16
10:00 AM
Start/Finish: HealthPoint Bothell, 10414 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell
   

Be a Hero For Health! Walk or Run with your friends and family at the 7th Annual HealthPoint Family Fun Run 5K. Adults, children and dogs are welcome. There will be a Superhero Costume Contest after the run! Enjoy post-run food, live music, kids' activities and even dogs receive a special treat!
  
Your participation helps provide access to medical and dental care for those who might otherwise not receive it, improving people's health and strengthening our community. Register online at: www.healthpointfamily5k.org. Deadline to register is June 14.

Bothell Junior Football Sponsorships Opportunities

The 2018 Football and Cheer Season is upon us!  Registration is open, you can register your child at www.bcjfa.org

They are excited to announce that they are offering 2018 Sponsorship opportunities to local businesses and individuals who want to support Bothell Junior Football.  Connect with the BCJFA Community and their hundreds of families by Sponsorship.  Sponsorship is available at 4 different levels, $100, $250, $500, and $750, each with a range of cool perks. 
Get More Information
Congratulations To Harlan Patterson As New President At Bastyr University

Bastyr University appoints Harlan Patterson as their new President.

Patterson served in multiple executive capacities with the University of Washington, including chief financial officer for the UW School of Medicine and the Vice Provost for planning and budgeting. He holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a BA in Business from Montana State University.  Read the full article in the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter here
 
Donated Items Accepted For Ransacked Attic/Rummage Sale at Northshore Senior Center
June 1 - July 27
Donation Times: Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Donations of clean, used items are being accepted for the 2018 Ransacked Attic/Rummage Sale at the Northshore Senior Center. Any electrical items should be in working condition. Due to space limitations they cannot accept some donations such as large furniture, appliances, computers and components, magazines. A listing of accepted and non-accepted items is available at the center or call 425-487-2441 with questions. They will have volunteers available to assist with unloading your vehicle. Donation receipts are available. Proceeds of the sale support services at Northshore Senior Center. They thank you for helping them raise funds.  Sale dates are Aug 9, 10, 11.