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March 22, 2018


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Reminder! The Chamber Office Is Moving On Monday & Will Re-Open on April 2

Our Chamber office and Visitor Center is moving on 3/26/18 to:
10120 Main Street, Suite 201, Bothell ( map
note: Our mailing address (PO Box 1203, Bothell, WA 98041) will remain the same.

Our office and center will be closed March 26 - March 30 as we set up and we will be answering emails and phones as able. 

Please visit us in April. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Welcome New Members!
EF Educational Homestay Programs , Heather Jenks
With EF you can become a host family and welcome an international student into your home. You will experience true cultural exchange, and represent your community internationally.

Mac Daddy Band , Randy & Chris McMillan
Music for any occasion! They've played at the Chamber luncheons for 10 years as a duo but also are part of a larger six-person band that plays four decades of the best party tunes, the 50s thru 80s.

North Lake Marina , Tom Davidson
Kenmore's only full service marina offering wet moorage, dry stack & indoor storage along with a Mercury Premier Service department providing quality service performed by certified Mercury Technicians.

PinkaBella Cupcakes , Adam Hierlihy
Award-winning gourmet cupcake boutique specializing in celebrations, corporate events and weddings. They are newly opened in the Junction building in downtown Bothell.

PIQ Photobooth Co. , Steve and Melanie Abiador
PIQ Photobooth Co. provides premier photobooth experiences for events in the Greater Seattle-Bellevue-Everett area.

Become a member today! Join the 345+ businesses already benefiting 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:

Renew your membership 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:
Joint Open House Social & Ribbon Cutting at Crossroad SIGN's New Studio
March 28
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Crossroad SIGN, 16406 7th Place West, Lynnwood
Come show your support as Crossroad SIGN moves to their new studio in the West Mill Creek area and celebrates 15 years of happy clients and great services! Check out their new space and enjoy socializing with members of other Chambers and organizations including the Greater Bothell Chamber, Economic Alliance Snohomish County, Woodinville and Lynnwood Chambers, and the Mill Creek Business Association. There will also be a short ribbon cutting ceremony. Info and Map Link
Kenmore Business Networking Open House
April 5
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore
Do you do business, or want to do business in Kenmore? If yes, then you should plan to attend our Spring Kenmore Business Networking Open House. Come to socialize, grow your local connections, learn about other professionals, and market your business as well. This is an open networking-style event with no vendor tables, but we encourage you to bring business cards and brochures to exchange with those you meet. This event is free and no RSVP needed - just come as you are.   Info and Map Link
2018-2019 Annual "Guide to Goods & Services" to Print! Deadline is April 13
Enhanced Listing - Cover Photo Contest - Advertising

Our annual Guide to Goods & Services is being updated for print and will include a free listing for all current Chamber members.

23,500 copies are distributed to Bothell & Kenmore residences, businesses, and visitors, and an electronic version is available on our website. Now is a great time to Join the Chamber or bring your account current. Members current by April 13, 2018 will be listed in the Guide.

What We Need From Our Members...
Please review your business name, address, and phone number displaying in your online directory listing. If you need to make changes to your business information please do so by  Logging into your member account before April 13, 2018.

Enhance Your Listing...
You also have the option to add your website address by ordering an "Enhanced Listing" for only $25!
Click here to order

Photo Contest...
You could be on the cover!  Send us your photos showcasing the spirit of the Bothell/Kenmore community.  Details here
Advertise... Want to advertise for increased exposure? Read the Informational Flyer or contact Mike Delgado at the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter at 425.241.1520 or Paul Brown at 425.283.2157
Chamber Staff Announcement
We are excited to announce Eve Livingston as the Chamber's new Office Manager. Eve has lived in Bothell for 10 years and brings a background in commercial interior design including 15 years as a small business owner. When not working Eve can be found volunteering at the animal rescue agency Greyhound Pets Inc., and walking with her husband and her two dogs on the Burke-Gilman Trail. Eve looks forward to meeting everyone at events and supporting our Bothell and Kenmore communities.
Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events

New Community Development Director
Welcome Michael Kattermann, who joins the City of Bothell on March 30 as the new Community Development Director. Kattermann comes to Bothell from the City of Bellevue where he is a senior planner. He has been at the City of Bellevue since 2007. He brings expertise in developing housing strategies, coordinating with regional agencies, and working with residents, business owners and developers to implement the City's plans. Full Article
City Of Kenmore News & Events

Tonight! Walkways and Waterways Open House
March 22
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore


View preliminary design work for the two waterway projects: Log Boom Park and Squire's Landing Park projects. There will be a presentation at 7:00pm. For more information about the Walkways and Waterways projects, visit their website.

Foggy Noggin Brewing Celebrates Their Birthday With A 3-Day Event!
March 23 from 3:00 - 7:00pm
March 24 & 25 from 12:00 - 5:00pm
Foggy Noggin Brewing, 22329 53rd. Ave SE, Bothell

Learn About Foggy Noggin Brewery
Happy Birthday to Foggy Noggin Brewing who turns 8 years old this month! Because 8 years is such a huge milestone, they will open their tasting room Friday, Saturday and Sunday (March 23rd - 25th) to meet the thirsty needs of Washington beer lovers. They will be releasing their Annual Vintage Anniversary Ale and this is the first chance to taste the current vintage and compare to years past, an excellent way to gauge the aging. They hope to see you there! Watch the video above or click here for Full Info and Map Link
Community Transit Introduces Community Transportation Forum And Walking Tour
March 28
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (optional walk 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Join Community Transit and the City of Bothell for an engaging and interactive discussion on active transportation (bicycling, walking, riding transit) in Canyon Park. 

Keynote Speaker/Facilitator: Mark Fenton, Public health, planning and transportation expert, and former host of the "America's Walking" series on PBS television, who is trying to help America find its way to more active and livable communities. Participants will be led on an optional 1-mile walk... Full Information
2018 Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

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

Meet & Greet The Easter Bunny  3/31
Earth Day Craft Crawl  4/21 - 4/22
Mother's Day Celebration  5/12 - 5/13
Opening Day Farmer's Market  6/1
Wizard Fest  8/18
Pirate Day 9/15
and many more!
Homeward Pet's Easter B'egg Hunt
March 31
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Camp Charlie Private Off-Leash Park, 25809 NE 124th Street, Duvall
Easter B'egg Hunt - Join them rain or shine on March 31 for Homeward Pet's annual Easter B'egg Hunt, where dogs of all shapes and sizes will come together for a FREE day of fun and frolic romping and roaming the fields for dog- treat-stuffed eggs.

This event is free to the public but monetary donations are encouraged to benefit the homeless animals in their care.  Let them know if you plan to attend and register today!  Register Here

Fur Ball Auction & Dinner
May 19
Join Homeward Pet for its premier event of the year, the Fur Ball Auction & Dinner. On May 19, animal lovers will come together for an enchanting evening that will change lives and create bright futures for homeless animals. Register Here
Dr. David Bain Speaks At Northshore Senior Center 
April 2018 (see dates below)
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive., Bothell

On April 12 at 10:15am, Dr. David Bain, a founding member of Friends of North Creek Forest will speak at Northshore Senior Center about the Forest's importance to our environment. The City of Bothell finished its purchase of the final 22 acres to complete the North Creek Forest in Nov. 2016. This 64-acre mature site includes 7 streams and 9 wetlands. It is one of the last coniferous forests in the Bothell area.

Dr. Bain will give another presentation on April 26 at 10:15am, also at Northshore Senior Center. His topic will be on Killer Whales. As a whale researcher for 39 years, Dr. Bain is a leading authority on this threatened species. Both talks are free and open to all.

Economic Alliance Snohomish County Welcomes New Director

Join the EASC in welcoming their new Director of Business Development and Small Business Programs, Gary Hauff. They are excited to have Gary on board and he looks forward to connecting with everyone.
"Over the years, EASC has helped me in so many ways. Now, I have an opportunity to be on the inside, and assist others with their business goals," said Gary.

Celebrate Spring At The Hollywood Schoolhouse
April 2018
Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 NE 145th Street, Woodinville

T he Hollywood Schoolhouse announces April 2018 rental rate discounts at its historical event facility! 
They specialize in: 
Special events * Rehearsal Dinners * Birthday Parties * Anniversaries * Banquet Dinners * Corporate Events * 
Seminars * Arts and Craft Fundraisers * Shows
Say you saw this announcement here in the Chamber Newsletter and get a 10% discount on catering! Contact them for more information at: or 425.481.7925
Participate In The 2018 Eastside Baby Corner Diaper Derby

The Diaper Derby is a competitive race to collect diapers for babies living in poverty or crisis. Join Eastside Baby Corner in helping kids beat the odds by giving them what they need for a healthy start in life, and parents what they need to take care of their family.
You can register your business or organization to participate and you can also support a business by donating financially online in honor of Diaper Derby as well.  Eastside Baby Corner will support all racers (companies/organizations) with a communications kit, collection boxes, posters, and social media support. Spread the word, raise donations, challenge a competitor, and race to win the 2018 Diaper Derby.  Information or  Register Here

Donations Needed For The Bothell High Booster Dinner & Auction

The Cougar Football Club is proud to host the annual auction that supports the football program and ASB at BHS. 

They are currently seeking donations for their 2018 auction being held on June 9th. They would love your support and any donation of cash, service or item that will help them achieve their goals and help you promote your business.  Information and Donation Form