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November 1, 2018
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Apex Chiropractic, Kirsten Spitz
Torque release technique office and certified in the Webster Technique. Full neurological assessments and in suite digital X-RAY.
 
Eugenia Lee Orthodontics, Dr. Eugenia Lee
Kenmore Dental Clinic welcomes Dr. Eugenia Lee.  Dr. Lee will be taking over Dr. Robert Bendzak's Kenmore Orthodontic practice. They have been providing braces and Invisalign to adults, children, and teenagers for over 55 years.
  
iSolve Marketing, Mike Gurung
A web marketing agency that helps local businesses grow by generating hot leads and establishing a 5-star brand using cutting-edge online marketing strategies and solutions.

Jenna's Muscle Manipulation & Experienced Massage 128, Jenna Anderson
Massage therapist expanding her business bringing in other therapists to sublet and work with her.


Become a Chamber member today! Join the 360+ businesses already supporting the economic vitality of 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@bothellkenmorechamber.org  
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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EvergreenHealth


  
Members:

Law Office of Jennifer Modak, PLLC
My Favorite Bookkeeper
Sushi Chinoise

Renew your membership online! It's 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@bothellkenmorechamber.org
Holiday Dinner & Auction Is 1 Week Away
November 9
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Inglewood Golf Club
                                
Fewer Than 25 Tickets Left!
Buy your TICKETS before they're gone!
 
You're invited to our 2018 Holiday Dinner & Auction event at the beautiful Inglewood Golf Club !  
 
You'll love attending this fun and festive evening with great Chamber friends to enjoy:
   

* Delicious food, wine & beer 

* Live music and dancing

* Gourmet dessert dash

* Fun photobooth

* Live and silent auctions (start your shopping early!)

 
Banner Bank Logo Guests enjoy bidding on great items such as: unique get-a-ways & experience packages, gift baskets, hotel stays, electronics, jewelry, restaurant gift cards & much more. Come celebrate this fun and fabulous event with us. Get Your Tickets Here! 
 
Thank you to our Signature Sponsor! Banner Bank 
Open House & Ribbon Cutting at Eugenia Lee Kenmore Orthodontics
November 13
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Eugenia Lee Kenmore Orthodontics
                                
Come welcome and meet Dr. Eugenia Lee at Kenmore Orthodontics.  Kenmore Dental Clinic welcomes Dr. Eugenia Lee. Dr. Lee will be taking over Dr. Robert Bendzak's Kenmore Orthodontic practice. Specializing in orthodontics, they have been providing braces and Invisalign to adults, children, and teenagers for over 55 years. The Kenmore Dental Clinic is excited to get more connected to the Kenmore and Northshore communities. Event Details 
Grand Re-Opening Party At The NEW Country Inn & Suites by Radisson 
November 14
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, 19333 North Creek Pkwy., Bothell
                                
Please join them in celebrating their 6 million dollar renovation.  Enjoy an evening of visiting, appetizers, wine and hotel tours. They look forward to celebrating with all of you and offering a new Country Inn & Suites by Radisson to the Bothell community!  Event Details 
General Meeting
November 15
7:30 - 9:00 AM (doors open at 7:15 AM)
Northshore Senior Center Auditorium
                                
Join 65-80 other professionals and civic leaders to connect and socialize, hear updates from the cities of Bothell and Kenmore, and the Chamber, meet new members, and find out what is happening around your community.  
 
Guest Speaker: Dr. Amy Beiter,
Chief Executive Officer, EvergreenHealth 
Topic: EverHealthy - Blueprint for Advancing Our Community's Health  
 
New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business to the room. Light breakfast refreshments will be served. Event Details 
Thank You Northshore Community For Voting Our Chamber The "Best Organization To Be A Member Of" Award!

A huge thank you to Bothell, Kenmore and the entire Northshore Community for voting us "Best Organization To Be A Member Of" in the 2018 "Best of Northshore Awards" sponsored by the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter.

Many of our Chamber members won awards! Congratulations, we are so proud of all of you!

Congratulations to Kumon Math & Reading of Kenmore On Their New Location!  
 
 
Kenmore City Manager Rob Karlinsey and guests cut the ribbon at Kumon's Open House for their new location this week.  
 
This year is the 60th-year celebration of the Kumon program, and their after-school supplemental education program helps students to be academically successful in school and beyond. It also helps students to develop good study habits and work skills, and more importantly, helps to boost perseverance and endurance in life.  
 
The Kenmore location of Kumon has been running for 11 years. Kumon has helped many students be successful in school and beyond!  
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City Of Kenmore News & Events

City Earns Another Clean Audit
 
The City of Kenmore is pleased to announce that for the 17th year in a row, the City has just received a clean audit opinion from the Washington State Auditor's Office.  The Financial Statement and Federal Single Audit covered the City's 2017 Financial Statements and Federal grant awards and there were no findings or management issues noted. A finding is a deficiency, material weakness, or misstatement, discovered during an audit, which the auditor is required to report. Accountability Audit procedures were also performed to determine whether the City complied with applicable laws and regulations and our own policies and procedures. Read Full Press Release    
 
Seeking Volunteers 
Application deadline is November 16 
 
The City of Kenmore is seeking volunteers to serve on the Planning Commission. Candidates must be Kenmore residents and could be selected to start a three-year term starting in January 2019, or could fill a future vacancy.  Complete application here  
City Of Bothell News & Events
 
City Hires New Economic Development Manager: Jeanie Ashe

Today the City of Bothell welcomes Jeanie Ashe as its new Economic Development Manager. Ashe has 15 years of experience in economic development, public infrastructure grants and loans, tourism and business retention, expansion and attraction efforts. Ashe comes to Bothell from the City of Lake Stevens, where she was the Economic Development Manager. She also has economic development experience for the Washington Department of Commerce and the Nevada Commission on Economic Development. Ashe is excited to be in Bothell, and describes the.... Read Full Press Release


City of Bothell Seeks Art For Display


The City of Bothell is seeking artists and/or artist groups looking to exhibit their art at the City of Bothell gallery for 2019 and 2020. The City Hall gallery is an open space in the main lobby and hallway leading to City Council Chambers.  The deadline to apply is Nov. 10.

Artists and/or artist groups of diverse mediums are encouraged to apply. Eligible art may be two-dimensional and video art in a digital video format.  Detailed specifications and a link to submit applications can be found at www.callforentry.org
Holiday Marketplace At Northshore Senior Center 
November 2 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November 3 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Northshore Senior Center

wrapped_presents.jpg Visit over 50 vendors-all indoor. Find artwork, crafts, jewelry and unique gifts for you and your loved ones. Have lunch including desserts. Bake sale table available for your sweet treat. Gift Shop will also be open. Car pooling is encouraged.  For more information, call 425.487.2441 or visit our website www.northshoreseniorcenter.org. Proceeds support services at Northshore Senior Center.
Party & Business Fair Hosted By Seattle Natural Awakenings Magazine 
November 3
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mobius Hall at Cascadia College

It's the official re-launch party for Seattle Natural Awakenings Magazine and you're invited!  There will be food, music, and activities throughout the day. Including free talks from industry experts, and yoga sessions/ movement out on the lawn in front of the building!

Meet natural, holistic, and sustainably-minded businesses in your community. Every business will have a booth where they will be educating the public on what they offer and even showcasing and selling their products!  Family-friendly event!  Event Details
Holiday Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

The  Country Village Shops are hosting their great holiday events again this year! Here's what they've planned so far!


Taste of the Holidays & Wine Walk  11/10
Gingerbread House Weekend  11/17 - 11/18
Santa's Workshop  11/23 - 12/24
Small Business Saturday  11/24 - 11/25
Santa Arrival & Tree Lighting  12/1
Santa Arrgh-rival - A Pirate Xmas  12/8
Cookies With Mrs. Claus  12/8 - 12/9
Fun With Frosty  12/15 - 12/16
Shopping With Elves  12/22
Family Jewels Kenmore Ball Crawl Is Back! 
November 10
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Kenmore's Brew Row

You'll have a "Ball" at the Kenmore Ball Crawl benefiting the Family Jewels Foundation. Your ticket will get you a curated tasting tray of delicious local craft beer at each brewery. Play Beer Bingo! Step inside the locally - famous Nut Hut (whaaat??).

Located on Kenmore's Brew Row, with three participating breweries, right on the Burke-Gilman Trail. Dog- and family-friendly event.
Register Here
Northshore Veterans Memorial Fundraising Efforts 


A current senior in Northshore school district, Cami Brix has been working with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3348 and 4314 to increase community awareness of and fundraising for the installation of the Northshore Veterans Memorial at Pop Keeney Stadium.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the community to honor those who attended the Northshore School District and died while serving our country.  They are half way to their funding goal of $25,000 so your help is greatly needed. They are looking for businesses to participate in a community matching fundraising campaign and restaurants to participate in a dining-for-dollars fundraiser.  Please contact Cami Brix at: camibrix@live.com  Please also consider direct donations to the Veterans Memorial Fund: www.northshorememorial.org
Sponsors Needed For Holiday Meal Baskets 
Deadline is November 15

Northshore YMCA is seeking sponsors to support their Community Holiday Meal Baskets program for an under-served family in the Northshore Community. Your support is greatly appreciated. If you would like to support a family, please fill out their sponsor form and send it to the Northshore YMCA. For more information please contact Rodney Scott.
Homeward Pet's Ugly Sweater Holiday Party
November 17
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Northwest Cellars

Shake the dust off those holiday sweaters and air out those festive vests. Northwest cellars and Homeward Pet are at it again with one of their favorite events of the year! Join us for a dog-friendly afternoon of wine, food, shopping and hilarious contests to help ensure the animals in their care have a warm and bright holiday season!  

A portion of ticket sales will benefit the dogs and cats at Homeward Pet. Custom-labeled wine will be available for sale with $5 per bottle donated to the shelter - stock up for your holiday gifts and parties! Event Tickets & Details
Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience
November 18
Shows: 2:00 & 6:00 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center

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

Hosted at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, the Perondi's dogs have been featured on National Television numerous times. They have been guests on talk shows such as: the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Oprah Winfrey Show, and many more!

These talented celebrity dogs have been showcased on Animal Planet dozens of times. They have appeared on Amazing Animal Video's and Planet's Funniest Animals. Event Details & Tickets
Informative Round-Table On Paid Family & Medical Leave & The New Laws
November 28
11:30 AM - 1:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

HR Kinections is hosting a small business round-table to share additional information and address your questions regarding the new laws surrounding paid family and medical leave in Washington state.Washington will be the fifth state in the nation to offer paid family and medical leave benefits to workers. The program will be funded by premiums paid by both employees and many employers.

As directed by the Legislature, premium assessment begins on Jan. 1, 2019 and benefits can be taken starting Jan. 1, 2020. This means that if you have one employee, regardless of how often they work, you as the employer, most likely, must comply with the ESD's premium withholding, remittance, and reporting requirements.

Space is limited to 10, so please RSVP today! Box lunch provided.
RSVP by emailing Mia Wyatt here