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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
October 19, 2017

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Welcome New Members!

Graham's RoyalTea, Christy Graham
Newly opened on Main Street they host amazing parties, offer event and meeting room rentals & a boutique. Specializing in unforgettable dress-up birthday parties for little princesses.

KRKO/KXA Radio, Tavis Buchan
Love sports or classic country music? If so, enjoy these two 50,000-watt commercial radio stations based in Snohomish County: FOX Sports KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM and Classic Country 1520 AM / 101.1 FM.

Kenmore-Bothell area real estate sales & listings in addition to real estate appraisals. Residential, condo & small income properties. Licensed/Certified broker & appraiser.

Become a member today! Join the 345+ 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:


Patron Members/Community Partners:




  

Members:

Ceremony Masters

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
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
October General Meeting
Thursday October 26
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell                               
Join us to connect and socialize with other professionals, hear updates from the cities of Bothell and Kenmore, and the Chamber, and find out what is happening around your community. Members are encouraged to bring their marketing materials for the Member Information Table.
  
Presenter: DeNae McGee, City of Bothell
Topic:  Bothell Tourism

Light breakfast refreshments will be served. Thank you to our sponsors!


Refreshment
Sponsor:
John Viacava,First Western Properties


Event Sponsor:
November Chamber Luncheon
Wednesday November 8
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The Rosewood Room (Country Village), 720 238th St., Suite H, Bothell                               
Join us at our  November Luncheon to make connections in your community, build your brand, and socialize with other professionals while benefiting from an inspiring speaker. Members, bring your marketing materials for the Member Information table.

Thank you to our sponsors!


Event Sponsor:
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Last Call For Donation Items & Tickets For Chamber's Holiday Dinner & Auction!
Friday November 10
6:00 - 9:30 PM
The Rosewood Room (Country Village Shops), 720 238th St., Bothell                               
Only 24 Tickets Left!  Get yours here before they're gone!
 
Donation Items - 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 many programs and 50+ events we organize annually. 

To Donate By October 20: 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, by October 20.
Thank you in advance for supporting the Chamber!
2018 Chamber Board Member Nominations Announced
                              

We'd like to thank the members who were nominated and have agreed to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors beginning in January.



Bothell Underground Beer Festival & Chilifest Were Great Successes!
 
 
Bothell Beer Festival - It was a huge party in the garage with approx. 1500 people celebrating!
Thank you to all who attended and our vendors - YOU made it extra cool! 

Special thank you's to our event sponsors: The 104 Apartments, Junction Bothell, The Merc, Recology CleanScapes, Harborstone Credit Union, our amazing volunteers, and our partner, the City of Bothell - YOU made it possible! 

       



Chilifest! - We had a fantastic time and raised approx. 1000 cans of food plus $541.00 dollars for Hopelink! Congratulations to our Winning Chefs and to all our chefs on their delicious creations.

Special thank you's to Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli and Ceremony Masters for hosting and organizing. 


Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events

Tonight! 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

City of Bothell Wants Your Input - 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
 

Congratulations to the City of Kenmore For Receiving A Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

City of Kenmore, Washington, has received the Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the City. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the City has to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are... ( read full article here)

Halloween At The Hall
Friday October 27
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave NE, Kenmore 

Halloween at the Hall is back! Wear your costume and head on over for several fun activities, including trick-or-treating, arts and crafts, and face painting. Fill up on delicious food from food truck vendors The Cheese Pit and Daddy's Donuts. Parking is available on-street, at Kenmore City Hall, and Kenmore Village.  Event Information 

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

Vino Around The Village
Saturday October 21 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Gather with friends and enjoy 20+ fabulous Italian wines as you stroll through the  Country Village Shops at their 3rd annual Italian wine tasting event. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door, BYOG (bring your own glass). All proceeds will benefit Il Punto - Italian Cultural Center .  Get  Your Tickets Here!

Check out MORE of their fun upcoming events:

Indoor Pumpkin Patch  10/7 - 10/31
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!
Get Ready for Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi with One-Man Star Wars
Saturday October 21
2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd. Ave. NE, Bothell, WA

Bring the whole family and enjoy the only Star Wars parody permitted by Lucasfilm Ltd. Don't have time to catch up on Episodes IV, V, and VI? Come watch them all in one hilarious 70-minute show at the Northshore Performing Arts Center in downtown Bothell. 

Suitable for Star Wars fans from ages Padawan to Yoda!  All 'Star Wars' elements property of Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Get your tickets here soon!
All In For Kids - Fall Annual Fund Campaign to Benefit Northshore Schools Foundation

All In for Kids is the Fall Annual Fund Campaign that encourages the community to come together to enhance students' education by providing funds which will engage learners, support relevant and impactful curriculum and provide skills that will allow them to experience life-long success beyond the classroom. As a supporter of the Northshore Schools Foundation, you know they are working hard to put your donations to work to serve the growing population and to offer additional programs and services to support the students and families in need. Mark your calendar for these upcoming Events:
jacko_lit.jpg Bothell/Kenmore Harvest & Halloween Events!

Enjoy these fun upcoming harvest and Halloween events in our area! Note: Due to downtown construction there will be no Bothell Main Street Trick-or-Treating this year, but they will be back next year with a gusto!

10/7 - 10/31: Mon - Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM / Sun 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

Friday October 27 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
City of Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave NE, Kenmore

Howl-A-Ween Dog Costume Contest!
Saturday October 28 from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
The Hop and Hound, 18116 101st. Ave. NE, Bothell

Saturday October 28 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Kenmore Self Storage, 18716 68th AVE NE, Kenmore

Saturday October 28 from 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Decibel Brewing, 18204 Bothell Everett Hwy Suite C, Bothell

Halloween Party at McMenamins (21 yrs & older)
Saturday October 28 from 8:00 - 11:00 PM
McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Trick-or-Treat Open House
Tuesday October 31 from 12:00 - 6:00 PM
Tangerine Travel, 10808 NE 145th St., Bothell

Tuesday October 31 from 4:00 - 6:00PM
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell

Tuesday October 31 from 4:30 - 6:30PM
McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
Holiday Marketplace at Northshore Senior Center
Friday November 3 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday November 4 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell

wrapped_presents.jpg Find your treasures from handcrafted items, art, jewelry and more. Gift Shop open. Granny's Kitchen will be open for purchases of homemade soups, breads, desserts. Bake Sale table available. Call 425-487-2441 for information or view their  website.
Live Music at The Cottage
Saturday November 4
6:00 to 8:00 PM
The Cottage, 10029 NE 183rd. St., Bothell
   
The Cottage is excited to announce that Brian James will be bringing his amazing music to The Cottage! Born and raised on a farm in the small logging community of Montesano WA, Brian is at home on the stage where his larger than life personality comes out with witty commentary and raw energy. From a young age Brian knew that he wanted to pursue music, and in 2005 he moved to Nashville Tennessee where he wrote songs for the Surefire Music Company. Brian penned songs for TV, film, and commercial projects and artists such as Taylor Hicks and Highroad Three. Brian's Music Received a CCMA nomination for Single of the Year in 2013. In the following year his song "Angel at the Crossroads" was nominated for Gospel Single of the Year. His showmanship and modern sound has drawn diverse audiences across the Midwest, Northwest, throughout the South and Europe. Event Info

Bothell Furniture Is Having Their 32nd Anniversary Sale
Now thru November 5
Bothell Furniture, 18811 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
   
Bothell Furniture is celebrating 32 years in our great town of Bothell!
 
Join them for storewide savings now through November 5th.
 
Visit their new location just half a mile from their old store, at 18811 Bothell Way NE, next to McMenamin's Anderson School and Pop Keeney Field.

EvergreenHealth Kenmore Open House & Dedication Ceremony
Wednesday November 8
5:00 - 6:30 PM
EvergreenHealth, the LINQ building, 18151 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore

EvergreenHealth is delighted to announce the opening of their new, enhanced Kenmore location. To meet the growing needs of the community they are relocating their primary care practice to the  LINQ Lofts & Flats building, and expanding their onsite services to include: walk-in and urgent care, mammography, onsite imaging and lab, and physical therapy.

You are cordially invited to be among the first to visit their new location. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres as you meet their team and learn about their exceptional care and service. They look forward to meeting you and their new neighbors and invite you to RSVP here by November 1.
Helping Kids THRIVE Luncheon Hosted by Eastside Baby Corner
Wednesday November 15
12:00 PM
Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th St., Bellevue

Eastside Baby Corner (EBC) is hosting their eighth annual Helping Kids THRIVE Luncheon. This is EBC's only fundraising event and this year the theme is "Simple ideas for brighter futures."  The keynote speaker is Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, M.D. at the Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Hoffman has been a certified car seat technician for almost 20 years and he has done significant research about child passenger safety. This event is free to attend and open to the public, but reservations are required and can be made directly on their website. For more information about hosting your own table at the luncheon, please contact Kim Foster.  Full Press Release
Family Jewels Kenmore Ball Crawl
Saturday November 18
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Kenmore Brewery District on Burke-Gilman Trail, Downtown Kenmore

Drink beer, raise money, and learn about early detection of testicular cancer! Hosted by the Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship you can eat kettle corn, listen to singer/songwriter David McKenzie, and get some SWAG! Plus, visit the locally-famous Nut Hut. First 75 registrants get a FREE 16 oz commemorative beer glass!

Early Bird is only $20, and Designated Drivers get in for FIVE BUCKS! Want awesome kettle corn? Buy a bag with your registration and get a FREE commemorative tote bag to carry it around in! And, arrive on a bike and get a Green Discount! Cuz we are RIGHT ON THE BURKE GILMAN TRAIL.  Register here today!