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Community News & Announcements
February 22, 2017


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Greenlight Techs, Jeff Chapman
Computer repair, virus removal, networking, home theater installation, they do it all! Remote support available. 25 years experience.

A non-profit mental health and substance use disorder facility. They provide outpatient counseling to Bothell and it's surrounding communities.

LINQ Lofts + Flats Kayla Grayson 
Now leasing at the LINQ Lofts + Flats (apartment homes) in Downtown Kenmore! Great floorplans and amenities. Discover a walkable lifestyle and experience Kenmore like never before.

Jump start your business in 2017 and join 310+ experiencing the many benefits of Chamber membership! Conveniently join online at our website at: Questions? Please contact us at: 425.485.4353 or  
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

Patron Members/Community Partners:

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Bastyr University






City Of Bothell

Evergreen Community Church


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Renew online! It's easy and convenient to renew your membership now by accessing your member account through the 'Member Login' button at the top of our Home Page at . Please contact us if you need your password or assistance logging in at:

February General Meeting
Thursday, February 23
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, meet new members, and find out what is happening around your community. New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business.

Special presentation by UW Bothell & Cascadia College. Wondering what the campus might look like in 20 years? Come find out!

Free event and light breakfast refreshments will be served.  Thank you to this month's Refreshment Sponsor:  Brian Schafer, Edward Jones

Tip: Members, be sure to bring your marketing materials for the Member Information Table and plenty of business cards.

After Hours Social & Ribbon Cutting 
Thursday, March 2
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Real Living Northwest Realtors, 18422 103rd Ave NE, Bothell

Join us at a fabulous combined After Hours Social/Ribbon Cutting event to make connections, socialize, and congratulate Real Living Northwest Realtors at their new office in downtown Bothell!

Come meet Heather Erickson, John Viacava and the rest of the Real Living team.

Free event and light refreshments will be served.  

Business Preview & Ribbon Cutting
Friday, March 3
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  (Ribbon cutting will be held at 11:00 AM)
Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice, 18438 120th Ave. NE, (at previous Staples building), Bothell

Businesses, please join us at this Business Preview event to welcome the new Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice to our community. 

Note:  This is a business preview event open to businesses. Cash&Carry doors will open to celebrate a Public Grand Opening the next day, Saturday March 11, 2017.

Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice is a wholesale grocer specializing in foodservice supplies for the restaurant industry, but may be a great fit for families and other businesses as well.

Tickets Are Selling Quickly to "State Of The City Of Bothell" Luncheon
Wednesday, March 8
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Rosewood Room (in Country Village Shops) 720 238th St. SW, Suite H, Bothell

Come hear the 2017 State of the City of Bothell address. We will be looking back at recent accomplishments as well as what's ahead in 2017. Benefit from networking and marketing your business, while hearing an informative presentation by City officials.

Special Guest Speakers: Bothell City Manager, Jennifer Phillips and Mayor, Andy Rheaume.

Get your tickets soon as this event sells out quickly! (Last year's attendance was 100+!) Tickets include a delicious lunch at The Rosewood Room catered by Alexa's Cafe & Catering, gratuity, and parking. We look forward to seeing you there for this great event!

Tip: Members, be sure to bring your marketing materials for the Member Information Table and plenty of business cards.
Tickets On Sale For Shamrock Shuffle Wine & Beer Walk at Country Village Shops!
Saturday, March 11
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Country Village Shops, 720 238th St. SW, Bothell

Gather with friends, wear your favorite shamrock party green, and join us to enjoy the best wine & beer in the region!

17 wineries and breweries will be located throughout the unique, locally-owned Country Village Shops.

Purchase tickets online for only $25!
Tickets include 10 tastings.
If you wait until the last minute you can purchase them for $30 at the door, while supplies last (tickets are required).

Win the Best Shamrock Spirit award! Show your shamrock spirit by wearing your favorite green party clothes! Prizes will be given to the winner!

Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News
Bothell Buzz Video Interview With Jennifer Phillips
Get to know the new Bothell City Manager Jennifer Phillips in this video interview with her in the latest edition of the Bothell Buzz!

City Of Kenmore News
Coffee Chat With Dr. Michelle Reid
Tuesday, March 14
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Starbucks in Kenmore Square, 7750 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore

Meet Northshore School District Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid at a Coffee Chat event being held in Kenmore.

Kenmore Business Alliance (KBA)

A temporary change of location has been announced for the Kenmore Business Alliance (KBA) March 2 meeting. The temporary location will be at the Bastyr University Chapel.
Do you do business in Kenmore? Are you planning on opening a business in Kenmore? Professionals and business owners are encouraged to get involved with the KBA.  
KBA is a collaborative partnership between the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and the City of Kenmore to create exposure for Kenmore businesses & community, provide networking opportunities for business leaders, promote open discussions about current issues & connect local professionals with civic leaders.
For more information and notices of upcoming events:
Subscribe to the KBA email list   and follow on social media:
Eastside Baby Corner Is Hiring 

Eastside Baby Corner (EBC) is seeking qualified applicants for two positions.

Their mission at EBC is to help kids reach their full potential tomorrow by meeting basic needs today. They imagine a world where all children are healthy, safe, and prepared to build their own futures.

They are hiring for the following positions: Executive Director and Development Associate.

Learn more and apply here

Homeward Pet Adoption Center's 27th Anniversary Adoption Event
Saturday, February 25
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 NE 177th Place, Woodinville

Love Is In The Air! This February, Homeward Pet Adoption Center is celebrating 27 years of making matches! Find your one and only on February 25 at our Anniversary Adoption Event!

All adoptions will be $27, bettering your chances at finding a lifelong companion.

Kenmore Community Market (Opening In June) Is Seeking Vendors 

An outdoor market will be a new part of the exciting development in Kenmore this June. Just a few blocks north of Kenmore's downtown core, Cedar Park Northshore will host the Kenmore Community Market 3:00-8:00 on Thursdays, June-August. Northshore is located at 18737 68th Ave NE.

The church is making its parking lot closest to 68th available for this special event. "We are looking forward to rolling out the red carpet for our neighbors in Kenmore and surrounding communities," said Dan Neary, Northshore's lead pastor. "Now that we have the permits lined up, our planning and preparations are fully underway." "Our priority now is recruiting vendors," said Jenni Jensen, market director. "There is already a great deal of interest, but there is still room for more." Northshore hopes to welcome over 20 vendors, including farmers, crafters, food trucks, and artisans.

Those interested can find more information at or call Jenni at 425.939.1377.

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

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

Ladies Night Out    3/9 & 4/13
Shamrock Shuffle  3/11
Meet The Easter Bunny  4/15
Fuschia & Dahlia Sale  4/22
PCC Natural Markets - Bothell Tests Curbside Pick Up
PCC Natural Markets - Bothell, 22621 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell
PCC Natural Markets announces their new partnership with Instacart that makes it easier than ever for Bothell-area shoppers to get fresh, local, organic seasonal and sustainably-sourced food from Seattle's own PCC Markets.

The service, called "Click & Collect," offers a new level of convenience. To use the Click & Collect service, Bothell-area shoppers simply visit the PCC storefront on Instacart (, where they can purchase everything from local, organic produce to sustainably sourced, grass-fed beef to hot rotisserie chicken and deli dishes made fresh daily in the Bothell PCC Kitchen.

PCC staff carefully pick and pack the order, and then shoppers drive to the store, where their groceries are hand-delivered to their car. The service is available exclusively at Bothell PCC for residents living in select zip codes in Bothell, Duvall, Everett, Kenmore, Maltby, Mukilteo and Woodinville.

The Family Jewels 5K Is Almost Here!
Saturday, March 11
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore

The Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship presents the 7th annual Family Jewels 5K on March 11, 2017!  Held at Saint Edward State Park, the 5K run (or 2.5K walk) enables them to provide scholarships to Northshore students who have had a sibling with cancer.  We were inspired to do this by Jaimeson Jones, a Bothell XC runner, who died of a recurrence of testicular cancer at age 20 and left his college savings to his two younger sisters.

Childhood cancer devastates a family not only emotionally but financially.  Medical bills are the leading cause of U.S. bankruptcies.   And families coping with this tragedy often find themselves unable to save money for their children to go to college. Because Jaimeson was embarrassed about his testicular pain and swelling and wasn't educated about the gravity of his situation, he went undiagnosed for over a year.  The agony of knowing that he very well may have been cured if his cancer had been caught early drives them to educate young men every chance they get about the signs and symptoms of testicular cancer.  So, they spend a bit of time at the 5K providing funny, family-friendly information about the symptoms and about the critical importance of doing monthly self-checks.  They call it their "30-second lecture." Finally, because Jaimeson loved his blackberry pie, and because of his March 14 (pi) birthday, they are the #only5Kwithapietable.  And, every registrant receives his or her own personal pie!

They hope to see a nice Chamber presence there this year.  Register today at 

Tsuga Fine Art & Framing Is Offering New Spring Classes For Kids & Adults

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There's always something great going on at Tsuga Fine Art & Framing!

Fun With Watercolor For Kids
Session One: March 11 - April 1
Session Two: April 15 - May 6
Both session classes 10am - noon

Local painter Howard Frank offers Fun With Watercolor for Kids, two series of four Saturday-morning classes designed for kids who would like to build their artistic abilities with watercolor. Cost is $95 for a four-class session or $25 for a single class. To register, please call 425-483-7385.

Beginning Drawing and Botanical Drawing For Adults
Sundays starting March 26
Six classes 1:00 - 3:00pm

Local artist Susan Jones presents Beginning Drawing and Botanical Drawing, two series of six classes each, for adults who would like to develop their graphite drawing skills. We meet on Sundays; Botanical Drawing runs from 10am - noon, and Beginning Drawing takes place from 1pm - 3pm. Cost is $195 per class series. To register please call 425-483-7385.

Click here for information about artist's exhibits and classes

Creme Tangerine At The Northshore Performing Arts Center
Saturday, March 11
7:30 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell
Creme Tangerine is playing at the Northshore Performing Arts Center! is a dynamic five-piece band from Seattle that performs the music of The Beatles for thousands each year. Rather than focusing on the personalities or look of The Beatles, Creme Tangerine focuses on performing their beloved music live for all to enjoy.

Their performances have included The Beatles most recognized hits as well as different eras of the Beatles music and "the White Album" and "Abbey Road" in their entireties. Their high energy, quality performances appeal to those already familiar with and new to the music of The Beatles. Sponsored by Northshore Theatre Guild.
Funds Are Needed For Iconic "Back To Bothell Sign" 

Message from: Richard Olson (OlsonDesign Jewelers) & Team

"Thanks for signing the petition and/or indicating an interest in bringing back Bothell's iconic sign. We've worked with the City to identify a location and a strategy to get there. The sign will have the look of the City's recent signage around town.  It will be very visible from SR-522 and SR-527...positioned at the Landing at the tee where the two roads meet in downtown Bothell.

Fundraising: We are now at the point where we need to raise funds to make it happen.  We've teamed up with the Northshore Rotary to set up a bank account at Banner Bank to which tax deductible donations can be made.   Please make your donation checks out to "NRF" with "Bothell Sign" in the memo line and drop off at Banner Bank on Main Street.

How much?  Our goal is to raise $10,000: about $6,000 for the sign (10 feet wide), plus installation and maintenance.  Once the funds have been raised, they will be transferred to the City's trust fund for such things.  We plan to track the progress on a banner that will be placed somewhere prominent in town.  Besides supporting the effort monetarily, we'd REALLY appreciate it if you could spread the word on social media. 

Thanks so much to Jim Jamison, Foggy Noggin Brewing, who kicked off the fundraising at Bothell's Beer Fest in October.  He created a beer and T-shirts dedicated to bringing back the sign, with partial proceeds going to the cause. Let's make a sign!"

Arts Of Kenmore Host Reception and Exhibit "A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History"
Exhibit Runs through Thursday, March 9
Arts of Kenmore Gallery at City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore

The Arts of Kenmore Gallery at Kenmore City Hall will host an exhibit, "A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History." On display will be pictorial narrative and iconic artifacts documenting hallmark moments in the life of Kenmore.