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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
September 20, 2017


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192 Brewing Company, Derek Wyckoff
They started as a 192 sq ft brewery in Derek's backyard. It has now expanded to the 4000 sq ft taproom in Downtown Kenmore, along the Burke-Gilman Trail. In addition to their delicious brews, they offer wines and ciders, live music, Seahawks season, Taco Tuesdays, etc!

Offering high quality, stylish window coverings for any occasion. They strive to provide the best products and services in order to enrich your home environment. Selection includes: Shutters, Blinds, Draperies, Shades, Window Film...PLUS Rugs and even Bedding.

IMGC GLOBAL LLC, Aizaz Rasheed
They are a reseller to the US Military and the Government, supplying all kind of materials and equipment to their clients in the US and overseas.

Livengood Alskog PLLC, Rebecca Penn
As the oldest law firm on the Eastside, they have over 80 years of experience helping businesses in our community thrive and overcome adversity. Their legal expertise is aimed toward efficiently and effectively helping businesses with their legal needs in a cost effective manner.

The Jester Chef, Isaac Mertel
They are a personal meal planning and cooking service, specializing in rare and restricted diets prepared by a professional chef. They customize meals to each client's dietary needs by developing personal relationships.

The Vet Chef LLC, Amanda Gourlie
Veteran owned and operated. Their mission is to establish a brand of food trucks managed and operated by Veterans and their family members. From steak salad to burritos their food has been called "delicious!"

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


American Cancer Society

Hollywood Schoolhouse

Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli

Proficio Partners

Sunrise of Bothell

WhatsSup Stand Up Paddle & Kayak


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:

2017 Candidates Forum - Kenmore City Council
Thursday September 21
6:00 - 8:00 PM 
Bastyr University Auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore

The community is invited to the 2017 Kenmore 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 Kenmore community, and their qualifications and experience for the positions they seek to hold. This is an opportunity for the public to get to know candidates. This event will be videotaped and will be available on the Chamber website within several days of the event.
Note: The 2017 Bothell Candidates Forum will be held on October 23, 2017.

September General Meeting
Thursday September 28
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 be invited to introduce their business to the room. Members are encouraged to bring their marketing materials to set out on the Member Information Table.
Presenter: Alison Patten, Robert Half (Office Team & Account Temps)
Topic:  Go The Extra Mail: Building A Service Oriented Business Culture

Light breakfast refreshments will be served. Thank you to this month's Refreshment Sponsor: 
Thank you to this month's Event Sponsor:
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. Please note: This is an open networking-style event without vendor tables, but we encourage you to bring business cards and brochures to exchange with those you meet. The Kenmore Business Alliance is a program of the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce.   Information

Seeking Bothell Beer Festival Volunteers
Saturday October 14
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Bothell Beer Festival  - Oct. 14. Our 4th annual super fun event, will be held in the City Hall Garage again this year, we plan on selling over 1,000 tickets!
We are looking for volunteers for two-hour shifts from 11:30am - 6:30pm.
Chef Tables Almost Full- Sign Up Now
Tuesday October 17
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli, 18224 103rd Ave NE, Bothell
Chilifest LogoBothell's FREE premier chili event to support Hopelink! Sample the culinary wares of up to 15 Chamber Member chili chefs!  And, bring non-perishable food and monetary donations to get votes for the People's Choice Award.
Thank you to our host: Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli
Chefs Wanted! Chamber Members, come  show the world your culinary talents and promote your business at Bothell's premier chili event! Our spots are almost full, so register here very soon if you want to be a Chilifest Chef!   See Growing List of Chili Chefs Here    

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

Candidates Forum Bothell City Council
Monday October 23
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Bothell City Hall, 18415 101st. Ave NE, Bothell

City Of Kenmore News & Events

Candidates Forum Kenmore City Council
Thursday September 21
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Bastyr University Auditorium


Coffee With Council
Monday October 2
7:30 - 8:30 AM
Starbucks, 7750 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore

Citizens are encouraged to attend these informal sessions to ask questions, discuss issues and offer suggestions on any topic of interest.
Robbie Christmas at The Cottage
September 20, October 4 & 18
All dates 4:00 to 7:00 PM
The Cottage, 10029 NE 183rd. St., Bothell
The Cottage in downtown Bothell is very excited to announce that Robbie Christmas will be joining them regularly this fall! Robbie Christmas is a Seattle-based singer songwriter and 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!
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: or 1.855.550.8799

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:
Fun 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 upcoming events:

Bothell Farmer's Market (Fridays)  6/2 - 9/29
Witches Night Out  10/12
Vino Around The Village  10/21
Safe Halloween  10/31
Grand Opening For Harborstone Credit Union 
Friday September 22
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Harborstone Credit Union, 18122 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell

Welcome Harborstone Credit Union to Bothell at their Grand Opening of their new branch in Beardslee. Join them for live music, free food, and fun prizes!

Pub Night Talks Presented By: McMenamins Anderson School & University of Washington Bothell 
Tuesday September 26
7:00 PM
McMenamins Anderson School, Haynes Hall, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell

Enjoy a relaxing and informative night out at Pub Night Talks - a new speaker series on the last Tuesday of the month presented by UW Bothell and McMenamins History Department!  Free, all ages welcome.

Topic: Teamwork In Extreme Environments: From Surgical Units to NASA Missions
Speaker:  Deanna M. Kennedy, Ph.D
Deanna Kennedy studies how teams operate in isolated, confined and extreme conditions, and will present how teams as disparate as doctors, firefighters, deep sea divers, mountain climbers and astronauts learn how to co-exist and collaborate.
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!

Paid Sick Leave Presentation With Labor & Industries Hosted By: Economic Alliance of Snohomish County
Thursday October 12
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Economic Alliance Snohomish County, 808 134th St. SW, Everett

Join EASC for a discussion about implementation of Paid Sick Leave with Labor & Industries. All employers will be required to offer paid sick leave under Initiative 1433 (passed in 2017) to their employees beginning January 1, 2018. Labor & Industries (L&I) will be giving a presentation on how this will affect all employers both public and private. This will be one of the only events in Snohomish County where attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions directly with L&I before this part of the law goes into effect.  Space is limited, attendees must RSVP for this free session. 

For more information or to RSVP, please email Erik Ashlie-Vinke at