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August 23, 2018
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Arena Sports, Lee Perry
This 98,000 square-foot facility features the company's signature year-round indoor soccer leagues & programming for the entire family. Enjoy bowling, laser tag, inflatable fun zone & more! They also offer dining, and corporate meeting/event space.


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:

 

 

 

 

 

Banner Bank 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chick-fil-A Bothell Canyon Park 

 

 

 

                           

Members:

 

Dartmoor School
Hillcrest Bakery
Kenmore Camera
Northwest Trophy & Awards
PCC Natural Markets - Bothell
The Cottage
Uncle Peteza's Pizzeria   

       

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

September Luncheon
September 12
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  (doors open at 11:00am for networking)
Inglewood Golf Club 

Sponsor this Luncheon! Want to showcase your business to 60+ local leaders at this event as well as on our website and all event invitations? Contact Brittany@bothellkenmorechamber.org 
   
We invite professionals and business owners who wish to build their business to join us for our September Chamber Luncheon event at the beautiful Inglewood Golf Club. 
   
Speakers: Community Transit and Sound Transit
Transportation Improvements Coming to the Bothell/Kenmore Area
   
You will have the opportunity to network, market your business, enjoy a delicious lunch and hear from our speakers on issues that affect your business. Tickets include a buffet lunch, gratuities, and parking. Registration is required. Guests are welcome and may attend up to three chamber events prior to applying for membership. 
 
Joint After Hours Social w/Bothell Kenmore and Woodinville Chambers
September 25
5:30 - 7:00 PM 
Alexa's Café & Catering

Join us after work to socialize and relax while you enjoy delicious bites and beverages. We are collaborating with the Woodinville Chamber for this event so it's double the connections and fun! Guests are welcome and may attend up to three chamber events prior to applying for membership.
  
Tip: Bring plenty of business cards!

Special thank you to our host: Alexa's Café & Catering

Donations Requested For The Chamber's Holiday Dinner & Auction Fundraiser
                                
 
 
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, support our local economic development efforts, provide business resources, and support the Chamber's 50+ events we organize annually that are mostly free to our members.
 
To Donate: Please fill out this Donation Form and email it to Maurita@BothellKenmoreChamber.org, drop your donation off at our office, or contact us for other arrangements. Thank you in advance for supporting the Chamber!
Your New Membership Badges Are Here!
  
Show your customers that you support the vitality of our local economy and community by displaying your Chamber Membership Badge on your website and marketing materials.  
 
Posting this badge verifies to your current and potential customers your Chamber membership status and shows everyone that your business invests in and contributes to your community.

To download login to your  Member's Only area and click on Resources. 
Where possible, please link the badge to the Chamber at: www.BothellKenmoreChamber.org.  
 
Thank you for being a valued Chamber Member! If you have questions please contact Elizabeth Tackett, Marketing Manager at  Elizabeth@BothellKenmoreChamber.org  
Come Volunteer At Chamber Events!
  
volunteer_signup2_hdr.jpg Volunteering is a great way to network without the networking!  
   
If networking events aren't your thing, or you just don't have time for weekday events, then come work alongside other Chamber members at our large FUN community events, in 1.5-3 hour shifts, and get to know your fellow members while having a great time and helping the community enjoy a fun event.

Contact Maurita Colburn today for more information and to schedule your volunteer shift at Maurita@BothellKenmoreChamber.org  
Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events
 

Grant Applications Now Accepted For Tourism Funds
Deadline to apply is Friday September 28 
 
The City of Bothell's 2018-2019 Tourism Grant Program, with $50,000 aimed at bringing new, original events and activities in and around Bothell, is now accepting grant applications. The program is designed to help non-profit organizations and municipal entities with events, programs or activities that spur overnight stays in Bothell hotels, such as an arts festival, sports tournament, or community-wide event.  Funds are available for marketing/advertising costs only. The Tourism Grant Program is competitive. Applications are due no later than Friday, September 28, 2018. Funded projects must occur from November 27, 2018 to December 31, 2019. Grant Details & FAQs 
City Of Kenmore News & Events

#WhyILoveKenmore Summer Party & 20th Anniversary Celebration August 25
4:00 PM
Downtown Kenmore

The #WhyILoveKenmore Summer Party is almost here! Join the community for this annual street fair and block party in Downtown Kenmore to celebrate the Kenmore community and the City's 20th anniversary!   Event Details 
  
The celebration features:
* Musical guests
* Family-friendly activities, including bouncy house, chalk art, touch-a-truck, crafts, and games
* Beer garden (hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber)
* Food trucks
* Giveaways
Note: NE 181st St between 67th and 68th Avenues NE will be closed to traffic between 1:45 - 9:00pm.  
2018 Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

The  Country Village Shops are hosting many 2018 events! Here's a sample of what they've planned so far!

Farmer's Market  Fridays 6/1 - 9/28
Craft Station  Fridays 6/8 - 9/28
Pirate Day  9/15
Indoor Pumpkin Patch 10/6 - 10/31
Safe Halloween 10/31
Taste of the Holidays & Wine Walk 11/10
Gingerbread House Weekend  11/17-11/18
Small Business Saturday 11/24 - 11/25
   
UW Bothell & McMenamins Present Pub Night Talks
August 28
7:00 - 8:30 PM (doors open at 6:00pm)
McMenamins Anderson School, Hayne's Hall

   
Judy Rantz Willman, daughter of Joe Rantz, a member of the 1936 U.S. men's Olympic eight-oar rowing team and main character in the book, "The Boys in the Boat- A Daughter Remembers"  is presenting at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell as the August speaker in their Pub Night Talks series.  Rantz shares stories and talks about the origins of the book by Daniel James Brown that describes the University of Washington crew's epic quest for the gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Seating: first come, first served. Talk followed by Q&A.  Event Details    Event Flyer
Happy Tails Wine Walk Hosted By Homeward Pet 
September 8
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Woodinville's Hollywood Wine District
 
Drink Wine. Save a Canine. Raise your glass and make a toast to saving lives with Homeward Pet!

Grab your furry friends and walk, wag and wine on Saturday, September 8 during Homeward Pet's 6th Annual Happy Tails Wine Walk in Woodinville's Hollywood Wine District.
    
UW Bothell Downtown Welcome Week & Window Decorating Contest!
September 17 thru 21
Judging takes place on September 20
Downtown Bothell

Get in the school spirit with Downtown Welcome Week! Help paint Main Street Husky Purple. 
 
To welcome all of their new and returning students to campus UW Bothell is sponsoring a window decorating contest in the downtown Bothell area the week of September 17th-21st, judging will take place on the 20th. Any downtown business is invited to participate!
 
Please email clowersj@uw.edu to sign up, the first 25 participants will get a starter-kit with paint, brushes, and tons of purple and gold!  Go Huskies!
Phillips Insurance Is Hiring


Phillips Insurance is looking to add another insurance agent to their office (licensing after hiring is fine). Our versatile career allows for personal as well as professional growth. Job tasks are varied.  Need to be comfortable using computers/email/management system, customer service interaction and communication are a large part of the job.  Please reach out to Emily or Carlene at 425-485-8660, info@phillipsinsurance.net,  or drop by the office at 10709 Beardslee Blvd #201, Bothell, WA
The Riley Group Welcomes New Senior Environmental Manager


The Riley Group, Inc. (RGI) is pleased to announce Audrey R. Heisey, LHG as Senior Environmental Manager. Audrey brings over 15 years of consulting and regulatory oversight experience related to natural resources, geologic analysis, and cleanup actions throughout the Pacific Northwest. She has conducted numerous facility compliance inspections, contaminated site characterization/definition, and remediation for major oil companies, state and local entities, utilities, commercial, and industrial clients. As RGI's Senior Environmental Manager, she will continue to provide business minded environmental solutions while collaborating successfully with regulatory and private sectors.
UW Bothell Community Engagement - Connecting People With Projects


University of Washington Bothell students can work with your organization to complete new and ongoing projects as part of their community-based learning. These types of real world projects support students' professional growth and civic engagement. Students can:  
  • help you execute a research project
  • support your existing volunteer opportunities
  • assist in the data analysis for your annual report

Follow on Facebook For Community Engagement Opportunities or View Project Details  

Northshore Performing Arts Center Announces Their 2018-2019 Season


Season Tickets are now on sale for the 2018-2019 season. Enjoy fabulous entertainment at the Northshore Performing Arts Center (NPAC) a state-of-the-art theater located in downtown Bothell.

The NPAC Foundation presents a rich variety of programming in our Northshore community with free parking. Skip the television and avoid the drive to Seattle - bring the whole family to the NPAC!