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December 14, 2018
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Happy Holidays From The Chamber! 

We want to take this opportunity to thank our members for your support in 2018 - your participation in our Chamber events and programs, and your collaborative spirit and support of other members make our Chamber the best it can be!

We also want to thank our Board Members and our many volunteers - your generous contributions of time and energy enable us to accomplish more, and host our ever-growing community events. Please know that we appreciate everyone we work with and we are looking forward to a very exciting 2019.  Happy Holidays from all of us! ~ Your Chamber Staff: Lynne, Maurita, Eve, Elizabeth and Brittany
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:



Cascadia College






Crossroad Sign



Byler Real Estate
Corpore Sano Physical Therapy
Holiday Inn Express
Joe Loutsis Windermere Real Estate
Kenmore Air Harbour
KRKO/KXA Radio
OlsonDesign Jewelers
westerbeck | architecture LLC

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
46th District Legislative Send-Off & Town Meeting
January 8
6:00 - 7:00 PM Send-Off Event  
7:15 - 8:15 PM Town Hall Meeting 
Kenmore City Hall 
 
City of Kenmore Logo The public is invited to meet the 46th District State Legislators (for Kenmore & Lake Forest Park) as they prepare for the 2019 Session of the Washington State Legislature.  Senator David Frockt, and Representatives Gerry Pollet  and Javier Valdez will be present.
 
The Delegation will host the 46th District Town Hall Meeting immediately following the Send Off.  Event Details 
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Apex Chiropractic
January 9
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Apex Chiropractic
 
Come celebrate the grand opening of Apex Chiropractic! Drs. Jared and Kirsten Spitz, DC are excited to bring gentle, specific, neurologically based chiropractic care to Bothell.  
 
Enjoy tours of their practice, food, drinks, door prizes, and networking.
1st District Legislative Session Kick-Off
January 9
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Cascadia College
 
UW Bothell, Cascadia College, Bothell Kenmore Chamber, Northshore School District and City of Bothell are all collaborating to host this question and answer event ahead of the legislative session with Senator Guy Palumbo and Representatives Shelley Kloba and Derek Stanford. Attend to hear their agendas and give your legislators a send-off before they head in to session.  Event Details & Map Link 
2019 State Of The City Of Bothell Address Luncheon
January 16
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Evergreen Church Auditorium 
 
Please join us at the Chamber's annual State of the City of Bothell Luncheon to hear Bothell City Manager Jennifer Phillips deliver the address. We will be looking back at Bothell's recent accomplishments as well as what's ahead in 2019.

Typical attendance is 150 people and usually sells out so be sure to get your tickets soon! The event will be hosted in the spacious Evergreen Church auditorium with a large stage and professional big screen AV system. A delicious lunch will be catered by Alexa's Cafe & Catering! 
 
Tickets include admittance, lunch, taxes, gratuities, and parking at the Evergreen Church, located in the Canyon Park business park. We look forward to seeing you there for this great event!  Tickets & Map Link 
Announcing Our 2019 Chamber Executive Committee

Congratulations to the following individuals elected at our November Board meeting:

Chair: Andrea Schafer, Bothell Physical Therapy
Immediate Past Chair: Mike Rue, Evergreen Wealth Managers
Vice Chair: Dr. Eric Murray, Cascadia College
Vice Chair: Heather Erickson, Real Living Northwest 
Secretary: Carmin Dalziel, Northshore Schools Foundation
Treasurer: Cheryl Bosh, Banner Bank 
Our Holiday Wine, Beer & Spirits Walk Was A Festive Success!

We had a super fun event and it was great watching 500+ attendees, many in holiday sweaters, sip, skip, sing & stroll to the participating shops & restaurants on Main Street.

 
Special thank you's to: Our many volunteers who generously donated their time and energy, the participating shops, vendors who poured, Holiday Carolers that entertained, PIQ Photobooth and Santa Claus for the great photos, and Evergreen Karate for allowing us to use their studio for check-in. We hope you will all remember to shop and dine on Main Street and we're super excited for next year's Holiday Walk!
   
Extra special thank you to our Event Sponsor and Community Partner for making this fun event possible:
                 
The Chamber Welcomes New Chairperson For Bothell Downtown Action Committee

For many years Paul Kavanagh Owner of Woodlawn Optical has generously donated his time and energy to successfully chairing our Bothell Downtown Action Committee. We are very grateful for Paul's valuable contributions to the committee and his support of the downtown Bothell area including chairing us through several important issues, including the Main Street fire and the downtown revitalization. His leadership has been greatly appreciated. Thank you Paul!

Effective in October, we welcomed Andrya Rytter to the position. Andrya is the Owner of Level Seven Salon, a successful business on Main Street, and has been an active Chamber member and committee participant for several years. We welcome Andrya as the new Chairperson and look forward to working with her. Welcome Andrya!

Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events
 

Bothell Bridge

The winter edition of the Bothell Bridge is coming to a mailbox near you! Can't wait? Go online for recreation classes for all ages, City news, new Bike Plan and more. This issue also has Holiday Green Living Tips! 
  
City Of Kenmore News & Events

City Launches New Video Platform For Public Meetings
 
The community can now more easily view City Council and Planning Commission meetings live, or watch the recorded webcast immediately from anywhere on high definition.  Also, coming soon, they will have timestamped video links embedded in the meeting agendas and packet materials, allowing you to instantly advance the video to a certain item in the meeting. The portal can be accessed from the same location as before at www.kenmorewa.gov/council  
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!

Snowflake Creation Station 11/10 - 12/23
Santa's Workshop (photos w/Santa)  11/23 - 12/24
Fun With Frosty  12/15 - 12/16
Art Walk  12/15
Shopping With Elves  12/22
Geoffrey Castle's Celtic Christmas At Northshore Performing Arts Center
December 15
2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center 
 
Celtic Christmas is a wonderful not-to-miss Northwest holiday tradition. This high-energy show will bring the joy and magic of the holidays to NPAC in Bothell for the third year in a row.  Featuring: The Celtic Night All Star Band, Dan Connolly, The Seattle Irish Dance Company, Singers from the Seattle Opera, Bagpiper Neil Hubbard and more!

Geoffrey Castle is a pioneer on the electric six-string violin. From his beginnings as a street musician in New York City and Paris, he rose to play in the Tony Award winning Broadway production of M. Butterfly. A theme of Castle's career is to destroy people's pre-conceived notions of what is possible on a violin, which he does every time he takes the stage.  Tickets & Details 
The Cottage Welcomes New Executive Chef To Lead Their Culinary Team

The Cottage proudly announces that Megan Erickson, a highly accomplished Executive Chef, has joined the restaurant to lead the culinary team, and plans to create a truly elevated farm-to-table experience. Chef Erickson combines the foundation of a formal culinary education with years working alongside some of the Seattle area's most talented chefs.

Sweet and savory... Formally trained in pastry and baking, she was also the head pastry chef at a well known Seattle restaurant before working her way up through the ranks on the savory side of the kitchen. Chef Erickson has also opened up exciting possibilities in the bar program. Beverage Director Michael Mareck states, "The desire to pair fresher homegrown fruits, vegetables and other selections, with nearby, locally-produced craft beer, wine and spirits, is how we celebrate the best our area has to offer."   Read The Full Press Release
Photos With Santa & Cookie Decorating At Tangerine Travel
December 19
1:00 - 6:00 PM
Tangerine Travel
 
Bring your kids for free photos with Santa and they can decorate and take home cookies!  
 
Furry friends are welcome too! PLUS you'll get a free digital copy of your photo.   
 
Contact Tangerine Travel at 425.822.2333 for more information.  
Breakfast With Santa At Beardslee Public House
December 22
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Beardslee Public House
 
Santa wants all good little girls and boys to make a reservation and join him for a festive morning and delicious holiday breakfast.  From 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday 12/22 only, breakfast guests will be treated to an unrushed meet and greet with the big guy, who will visit with families at their tables in the dining room.  
 
Santa will also pose for seated photos. Beardslee Public House will provide a professional photographer who will email complimentary digital photos. Guests may also take their own photos so don't forget your camera! There is no cost to take a photo with Santa, but don't be late. Santa must return to his holiday duties and will depart Beardslee promptly at 11:00am.  Event Information 
Evergreen Christmas Lights At Evergreen Church
Now through December 24
Nightly 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Evergreen Church
 
Grab the whole family & go watch this fantastic display of lights at the  Evergreen Christmas Lights Show by Evergreen Church in Bothell.  
 
Free Family-Friendly Fun! 
 
  • Brand NEW Christmas lights show
  • 500,000 Christmas Lights Dancing To Music
  • Viewing Area With Heat Lamps
  • Warm Up Inside The Pavilion With The NEW Rustic Fireplace
  • Christmas Photos
  • FREE Cocoa & Cookies
  • Trains, Light Tunnel, Light Walking Path
  • HUGE Mega Pixel Christmas Trees
Savor The Northwest Flavor Events At Chateau Ste. Michelle
Various Dates and Times - See website for details
Chateau Ste. Michelle 
 
Chateau Ste. Michelle introduces their NEW 'Savor the Northwest Flavor'

Celebrate the unique beauty of the Northwest with a food and wine pairing experience that will leave you with a whole new level of appreciation for Washington wine. Event includes a tasting flight of 4 wines paired with 5 Northwest inspired bites. Approx. 50 min. 21 and over only, please. Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets & Details 
Host A Holiday Giving Tree At Your Business For Homeward Pet Adoption


Homeward Pet's Holiday Giving Tree is an opportunity for community members to help provide food and supplies for the care of the homeless dogs and cats that come through their doors. Hosting a Holiday Giving Tree at your business or collecting these gifts is a simple, creative, and tangible way to help out the animals in need in your community.

Homeward Pet will provide hang-able tree ornaments with suggested items that help in the care of the dogs and cats in the shelter. You can display the tags as ornaments on your giving tree in a common space, or do something new and creative with them that inspires the holiday spirit. If you are interested in learning more or organizing a Holiday Giving Tree, please contact: Lindsay Roe, Event Manager
Lindsay@homewardpet.org and 425.488.4444 ext. 4015
Beer Release! Rosie's Robust Porter at Cairn Brewing
December 26
4:00 - 9:00 PM

Cairn Brewing 
 
Join Cairn Brewing in their taproom for the release of Rosie's Robust Porter! Rosie's Robust Porter presents a strong roasty aroma followed by chocolate. A very dark brown color yields to a strong malt flavor and chocolate with a bit of roasty dryness in the finish. This is a medium-bodied beer with a slight alcoholic warmth. Rosie's Robust Porter is a substantial, malty dark ale with a moderate roast character.  34 IBU, 7% ABV  And, yes, they named this beer for their dear little doggie, Rosie!  Event Details 
Winter Painting Special From Rite Painting

Rite Painting is offering a Winter Special to help you freshen up your home or office! Enjoy three (3) rooms and color consulting for $1,995.

Hurry Only 5 Available! Offer good for 3 interior rooms, includes a FREE 1 hour Color Consultation. Work must be completed by 4/30/19. Other limitations apply. Contact Mark and Sandy Lane at Rite Painting for availability and more information.  206.229.8313
Sponsorship Opportunities With Kokanee Elementary PTA


The Kokanee Elementary PTA is providing area businesses the opportunity to reach the families of 800+ students, along with 80+ staff, through PTA sponsorship. Gold and Platinum sponsors receive signage near student pickup/drop-off area in the school parking lot, along with branding on T-shirts given to students, event recognition, and decals for the sponsoring business. You can get more information by emailing KokaneeSponsorship@gmail.com. Student activities funded by the Kokanee PTA can be found at their website. Thanks for your consideration!