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November 9, 2016


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Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

Membership renewal is available online in your member account. Please contact us if you need assistance at:

Get Your Holiday Dinner & Auction Event Tickets Before They're Gone!
Friday, November 18
6:00 - 9:00 PM
The Rosewood Room in Country Village, 23718 Both-Evt. Hwy, Bothell

Come Join The Holiday Fun
& Support The Chamber!

Get Your Tickets Here
Only 14 tickets left!

The funds raised help keep our dues low and
support 50+ Chamber events throughout the year.

Over 100 Great Items To Bid On!
Start your holiday shopping early with a fun variety of items!

Special thanks to our generous donors! 
See full list of donors here

This year's fund-a-need also will benefit the
Bothell Youth Court Program

Special Thanks to Our Auction Event Sponsors:

Member-to-Member Shout-Out!

Shout Out "JD at Sundance Energy came to my house and sold us the heat pump we need. He explained we could be comfortable with less and it was affordable for us. We have enjoyed our heat pump these couple of months!" ~ Carlene Dryden, Phillips Insurance



Member Announcements
Thanksgiving With Dave At Carolina Smoke BBQ - Nominate a Family

Carolina Smoke BBQ has been blessed with loyal customers and great fans.  Dave would like to give back to the Bothell Community again this year, by inviting one Bothell family in need to join him and his family at the restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner. Dave will be preparing a huge Carolina Smoke BBQ Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings for a family up to 6 people, and sending them home with all the leftovers.
They need the assistance of the Bothell Community. If you know a family in need, whatever the challenge, they would like to hear from you.  To nominate a family for "Thanksgiving with Dave", please send them an email at with the subject of "Thanksgiving with Dave" and tell them why you feel that family could use some Thanksgiving love from Dave and Carolina Smoke. Nominations will be received until Friday, November 18.
Zulu's Board Game Cafe Gets Mentioned In Local Magazine

Game On! Family-Friendly Gaming Stores and Cafés Around Seattle
"Where to get your family game on, plus a 101 on the hottest board games and trading card games!"

Kenmore Assistant City Manager Nancy Ousley Receives Statewide Leadership Excellence Award

The City of Kenmore Assistant City Manager, Nancy Ousley, has been awarded the 2016 Washington City/County Management Association Assistant Leadership Excellence Award. The Assistant Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes the contributions of local government professionals who serve as assistants to chief local government administrators/managers and who have made significant contributions toward excellence in leadership.
Bothell High DECA Seeks Volunteers With Business Experience

Bothell High DECA is off to a terrific start this year - and your help is invited to carry their students even further. This chapter is now about 80 students strong, including many students that have decided to return as "alums," even though they are not part of a marketing class this year. 

To make their program stronger, they are always looking for help as judges at role-play Saturdays, as guest speakers and chaperones.

To volunteer or learn more about DECA and its mission of preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing and business see  To express your interest in helping BHS DECA, contact Doug Hakala (
UW Bothell Introduces New Center For Information Assurance & Cybersecurity

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Chartered by the Office of Research in 2004 as an umbrella for cybersecurity activities across all three campuses, the Center is proud to have a home at Bothell, chartered by the Office of Research, where a robust cybersecurity community is forming. 

Interested parties are invited to attend SecureWorld - A Cybersecurity Conference in Seattle on November 9 & 10.

Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience At Northshore Performing Arts Center
Saturday, November 12
Shows at 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell
Grab the kids and grandparents and head to the Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell to enjoy a great family night out!

The cast of performers and dogs in the Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience will delight audiences of all ages, with high energy excitement from beginning to end.

With amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs, and athletic feats, it is the most entertaining show of its kind!

Get your tickets here before they're gone!

Foggy Noggin Brewing Is Named In Top 3 Buzzing Nanobreweries Across America

Top 3 Buzzing Nanobreweries Across America
"You've probably heard of microbreweries, but a new generation of artisans is making beer even more special with nanobreweries, brewers who keep their beer batches to less than 20 barrels. Brian Corsetti has tracked down the top three across America!"
Bothell Tree Lighting Festival
Sunday, December 4
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Main Street in Downtown Bothell

Celebrated as the world's largest living Christmas tree in 1962 by Life magazine, the tree will once again be lighted at 5:30PM. Main Street will celebrate with a Holiday Festival of activities, refreshments and an appearance by Santa and holiday characters.
Upcoming UW Bothell Events

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TEDx event on Transformations
Friday, November 18, 2016 from 9-4pm
UW Bothell, North Creek Event Center
UW Bothell is one of the public viewing sites for this event.  Speakers and their topics to be revealed a few weeks prior to the event.
Registration begins on Monday, October 10, 2016.   Click here for more information

Research In Progress" UW Bothell Series
The Fall 2016 "Research in Progress" series will feature UW Bothell investigators engaged in mutually beneficial community partnerships. The seminars are open to all interested faculty, students and staff as well as alumni and community partners. The aim of this series is to foster interdisciplinary communication and collaboration and increase awareness of work currently being done by UWB faculty.

"Si Se Puede! Participatory Action Research with Latinx Students"
Tuesday, November 15
4-5pm in LB1-205

"Community-Based Participatory Research: How Does it Add Value to Achieve Health Equity?"
Friday, November 18
11am - 12:30pm in UW1-280 (Rose Room)

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

It's a Holiday Wonderland at Country Village with live reindeer, a whimsical gingerbread house display, Santa's Workshop, and 40 local shops and restaurants all decked out in their best with thousands of twinkling lights! Check out some of their upcoming events:

Live Reindeer  11/12 to 12/24
Gingerbread House Weekend  11/19 to 11/20
Santa's Workshop  11/25 to 12/24
Small Business Saturday  11/26 to 11/27
Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting  12/03
Ladies Night Out  12/08
Cookies with Mrs. Claus  12/10 to 12/11
Santa Arrgh-rival, A Pirate X-mas  12/10
Fun with Frosty  12/17 to 12/18

Upcoming City of Bothell Events
Bothell City Hall, 18415 - 101st Ave. NE, Bothell

Open House About Pedestrian Bridge
November 10 at 7:00 pm
You're invited to view the updated design for the new pedestrian bridge at Bothell Landing at the Parks and Recreation Board meeting at City Hall.

Meet The Candidates For Bothell City Manager
The City of Bothell Council has retained Slavin Management Consultants to manage the hiring process for Bothell's new City Manager.

Save these dates for opportunities to meet the finalists:
* Friday, November 18, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Open House to meet the candidates for City Manager. Input cards will be provided for your thoughts and comments. Light refreshments provided.
* Saturday, November 19, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Special Council Meeting. Begins and ends with Executive Sessions. Candidate interviews are open to the public to observe.

Taste Of The Holidays Wine Walk Benefiting Northshore Schools Foundation
Saturday, November 12
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell

Bring your book club, bunko group or wine tasting club - or even just a friend and enjoy the Taste of the Holidays.
Experience a fun-filled evening of holiday shopping and wine tasting from over 17 local wineries while you stroll through Country Village Shops and enjoy the scenery and great shopping.
This event follows the grand opening of the holiday season at Country Village and many stores will be offering discounts to wine walk guests.
This is a BYOG event -Bring Your Own Glass.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of at the door
VIP TICKETS!  A limited number of VIP tickets are available which will allow you early access to the tastings, and a glass with your ticket.
Check in for VIP's starts at 5:00 pm!! VIP Tickets are $30.

Old School Dance Party Presented By Northshore Rotary Club
Saturday, November 12
6:00 - 9:00 PM
McMenamins Anderson School - Haynes Hall, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

It's time to pull out that Old Letterman Jacket and/or attire you wore in High School and attend the "Old School Dance & Fundraiser" while boogying on down to the fine tunes performed by, Commander Mojo and the Horns of Discontent.

Each year the Northshore Rotary Club has a fundraiser supporting our community through scholarships for Northshore high school students and various humanitarian projects and programs within our communities and around the world.
Downsizing Seminar -or- "What The Heck Do I Do With All This Stuff and Where Do I Start?!"
Saturday, November 19
Woodland Terrace, 17502 102nd Ave. NE, Bothell
Woodland Terrace (formerly Foundation House) is hosting a downsizing seminar this month.
Katie Munoz, Downsizing Expert & Author, Moving Forward
Kirk Vaux, Certified Senior Advisor, Windermere Real Estate
RSVP by November 10 to
Homeward Bound Invites You To Sip & Shop 
Saturday, November 19 
1:00 - 5:00PM
Northwest Cellars, Totem Square, 11909 124th Ave. NE, Kirkland
Join Homeward Pet at Northwest Cellars for an afternoon of wine tasting, small bites, holiday shopping, and ugly sweaters!  

Senator Rosemary McAuliffe Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Throughout her legislative career, Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, has been dedicated to removing barriers for students and people with disabilities. In recognition of her efforts, the Community Employment Alliance of Washington has honored her with a lifetime achievement award.