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September 6, 2018
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Welcome New Members! 


Bothell United Methodist Church, Kristin Joyner
They welcome everyone to join them as they strive to live out their purpose of ''Becoming Christ in the Community'' towards their goals of Transformed People, Transformed Relationships and Transformed Conditions.

Inside Health Institute, Christine Bowen
Bringing the model of integrative health to all because everyone deserves excellent health. 
 
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:

 

Veris Law Group, PLLC
The Jester Chef
The Vet Chef

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 

We hope you will join us for our September Chamber Luncheon event at the beautiful Inglewood Golf Club.  
 
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. 
   
Speakers: Community Transit and Sound Transit
Topic: Transportation Improvements Coming to Bothell and Kenmore  
 
Thank you to this month's Event Sponsor: Country Inn & Suites by Radisson 
   
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. Event Details & Registration 
Open House & Ribbon Cutting At 9Round Kickboxing
September 18
2:00 - 3:00 PM  (ribbon cutting at 2:30pm)
9Round Kickboxing 

9Round Kickboxing is OPEN in Bothell!  Bring a friend or two, take a tour and see the new gym at the Open House Ribbon Cutting of 9Round Bothell! Light refreshments and snacks will be served.  Bring your business card for prize drawings.

9Round is a 30-minute full-body kickboxing workout with a Trainer and NO class times.  The workout changes every day to make it a unique & fun experience.  9Round is located across from Home Depot and next to Cash & Carry!  There will be a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 2:30 PM.  We look forward to seeing you there! Event Details 
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.
  
Special thank you to our host: Alexa's Café & Catering 

September General Meeting
September 27
7:30 - 9:00 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. New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business to the room.

Special Presentation:
Safe and Secure Bothell, City of Bothell Public Safety Propositions
 
Free to attend. Guests and members alike are invited. Light refreshments will be served.  Event Details  
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 - most of which are 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!
Advertising Opportunities At Chamber's New (coming soon!) Website
                                
Our shiny new website is coming very soon and you will have great advertising opportunities!  
    
For our members seeking a little more exposure we will offer highly visible space on our Home page, lodging, dining and local attractions pages, as well as  featured event opportunities!  
 
Give your business prime visibility by emailing Elizabeth Tackett, Marketing Manager today for more details and to secure your spot. Hurry... limited spaces are available!  
Member Announcements
City Of Kenmore News & Events

Council Further Discusses Lakepointe Report    
    
The Kenmore City Council will be having a study session on September 11, 2018 to further study the Lakepointe financial feasibility report. Executive Session will be from 6:00 -7:00pm, with the Lakepointe topic starting at 7pm. Council heard from consultants and the public on August 13 and this is round two. The public is welcome to attend, learn more about the project, and listen to the City Council discussion.  View the agenda item.    
 
New Arts of Kenmore Exhibit Now until November 8   
     
The Arts of Kenmore Gallery is now hosting the Northwest Collage Society's 2018 Summer Show, Collage Squared. Go by Kenmore City Hall to see 40 amazing juried artworks by 30 artists.  Open to the public Monday - Friday 9am-5pm. More Info  
City Of Bothell News & Events
 

It's Your Tax Dollars - Get Involved

Mark your calendars - the City of Bothell wants your input on the biennial budget. The first of several opportunities are below. The City Council must adopt a balanced budget by Dec. 31. All meetings below take place during the 6pm. City Council meeting at City Hall.
 
Oct. 2 - Capital Facilities Plan Public Hearing
Oct. 9 - Budget kickoff
Oct. 30 - City Manager's budget presentation 
 
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.
Grant Details & FAQs 
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
   
Movie Night Presented by Northshore Schools Foundation
September 7
6:30 - 9:30 PM
Northshore YMCA  
 
Welcome in the 2018-19 School Year with an all community movie night co-sponsored by the YMCA and the Northshore Schools Foundation. Bring your chairs and find the perfect space. Kids games, food trucks and community minded fun! The Movie the Greatest Showman will start at dusk!  The event is free. Food & Refreshments available for purchase.  Event Info
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!
Free Public Workshop: "Adding Clean Solar Electricity"
September 22
10:00 AM
Northwest Electric & Solar

Northwest Electric & Solar is sponsoring a free workshop about adding clean solar electricity to your home with a focus on residential and commercial installations. Workshop will address:
*    how solar electricity works
*    federal, state and utility solar incentives to recoup your cost
*    Made in WA solar panels
*    charging an electric vehicle (EV)
*    Tesla Powerwall backup battery

Held at the new Kenmore location of Northwest Electric and Solar, where you can see solar in action and charge your EV for free if you have one. RSVP to Joan@NWSolar.com or 206-356-0601.
Woodland Terrace Presents Senior Downsizing Workshop
September 29
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Woodland Terrace   

The Senior's Guide To Eating An Elephant... Downsizing from your long-time family home, one "bite" at a time! Head to Woodland Terrace for a free presentation. Learn about the current Eastside real estate market
conditions, the four must-have conversations before moving, your senior housing options, what to do with all your stuff, and "the preparation" to sell your home. Please RSVP Emiko Greenidge egreenidge@leisure.com or call 425-205-2526  Event Info
Partner With UWB Students & Faculty


University of Washington Bothell students can work with your organization to complete new and ongoing projects as part of their community-based learning.  
 
Want a new mobile app or product designed, but don't have the capacity? Have a big event, vision, or physical space that you want to develop? Submit an RFP to work with student groups in UW Bothell's Business Consulting and Interactive Media Design courses this fall!
 
Phillips Insurance Is Hiring


Phillips Insurance is looking to add another insurance agent to their office (licensing after hiring is fine). Their 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.