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October 4, 2018
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Omni Bothell , Scott & Lauren Dillon-Merrill
Event space and welcoming classroom for events of all kinds - yoga, dance, meditation, workshops, meet-ups, etc. Gift shop for gemstones, jewelry, books, space clearing tools, meditation pillows and more. Has openings for instructors and specialists to utilize its rejuvenating center.

Poquitos Bothell , Tony Jutt
Upscale Mexican restaurant that utilizes local and imported ingredients to showcase the ever expansive flavors of Mexico.

Seaplane Kitchen & Bar, Elisabeth Spring
Opening soon in Kenmore this new restaurant will offer guests an approachable atmosphere perfect for drinks with friends, a family dinner, date night and everything in between.

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  
Thank You Renewing Members!
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:


Patron Members & Community Partners



Crossroad Sign






Community Care Alliance
Se-lyn Boutique & Crystal Shoppe 


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:

Last Chance To Donate To Support Our Annual Fundraising Auction!
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 vitality 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, drop your donation off at our office, or contact us for other arrangements. Thank you in advance for supporting the Chamber!   
Today! Kenmore Business Networking Open House
October 4
5:30 - 7:30 PM 
Kenmore City Hall   

Get to know your Kenmore businesses in a relaxed environment. Sponsored by the City of Kenmore and the Chamber this is an open networking-style event so bring plenty of business cards to exchange with those you meet.  
Free to attend, no RSVP, just come as you are.  
Bothell Underground Beer Festival!
October 6
12:00 - 6:00 PM 
Bothell City Hall Garage   

22 Breweries + 6 Cideries + Live Music + Food Trucks = 
An Awesome Event!
Get your tickets today for this Saturday's Bothell Underground Beer Festival!  
Come celebrate with us and enjoy great beers & ciders, delicious food, and live music at the 5th annual Bothell Beer Festival! Due to overwhelming requests we are again holding the event underground in the Bothell City Hall Garage!! Bring your friends and come experience this cool rain-free urban-industrial environment!  This event tends to sell out so buy your tickets today!   
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please contact Maurita if you can volunteer for a 2-hour shift at this fun event. 
Huge gratitude to our sponsors:  
October 16
5:00 - 7:00 PM 
Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli    

Get your spice on! Sample up to 15 pots of chili, help raise money/food for a local food bank, and watch the chefs compete for prizes!

Our distinguished panel of judges will be awarding categories of Mr. Meaty, The Green Bean, Judge's Choice, The Burnt Spoon and more. There's also a People's Choice award that is selected by those attending. The event is free to attend, but for every $1 or nonperishable food item you donate, you get one vote for the People's Choice award. All proceeds benefit the Northshore Senior Center Food Distribution Program! So bring a few bucks/food and your appetite!  Event Details

Special thanks to Dale Amundsen, Ceremony Masters & Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli  
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting For Belle & Bottle 
October 17
5:00 - 6:00 PM 
Belle & Bottle     

Help us give a warm welcome to new Chamber Member Belle & Bottle!
A newly opened retail wine, tasting room, private events & wine club located in downtown Bothell in The Junction building. Laura Huston at Belle & Bottle focuses on engagement between the local wine & spirits community and the rapidly growing market of customers. Partnering with top leaders in the industry, their goal is to create unique offerings and memorable experiences that showcase the passion and skill of their local artisans.

Come see what all the chatter is about. There will be wine tasting and small bites. Ribbon cutting photo/ceremony will be at 5:30PM. 
Holiday Dinner & Auction Fundraiser
November 9
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Inglewood Golf Club
Tickets are on sale now for 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 and wine

- live music and dancing

- gourmet dessert dash

- fun photobooth

- and live and silent auctions (start your shopping early!)

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 
2019 Chamber Board Member Nominations Announced
We'd like to thank the members who were nominated and have agreed to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors beginning in January.

*    Danica Cardin, Alexa's Cafe & Catering
*    Matt Isenhower, Chick-fil-A Bothell Canyon Park 
Get to know all of your Chamber Board members
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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. 9 - Budget kickoff
Oct. 30 - City Manager's budget presentation  
Give Your Feedback On The City's Bike Plan  
Deadline for comments is October 5, 2018  
The City of Bothell is currently in the process of updating its Citywide Bike Plan. The updated plan will also serve as a guide for prioritizing and implementing bike network improvements that can be added to the City's Capital Facilities Plan. The purpose of the update is to meet Comprehensive Plan goals in support of the Puget Sound Regional Council's Active Transportation Plan objectives.

The City wants to receive feedback from the public about the proposed Bike Plan. Comments are accepted online or by mail at City of Bothell, Attn: Sherman Goong, 18415 101st Ave. NE, Bothell 98011    
City Of Kenmore News & Events

Bus Rapid Transit Online Survey Closes October 19, 2018 
With Bus Rapid Transit, Kenmore will be getting a new 300-stall parking garage and at least two stations. In the representative project, the parking garage is located at the Kenmore Park-and-Ride. Based on feedback, Sound Transit is now showing a potential location for the garage near Lakepointe... Give Your Feedback Here

City Engineer and New Traffic Engineer
The City of Kenmore is proud to announce that John Vicente, P.E., P.M.P., was officially named City Engineer in August 2018. John was originally hired in March 2015 to manage the West Sammamish River Bridge Project. Over the last...  continue reading 
They also welcomed Tobin Bennett-Gold, P.E., as their new Traffic Engineer. Tobin comes from Pima County Department of Transportation in Arizona and will work hard to deliver traffic safety and traffic safety and roadway improvements for... continue reading
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!

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
Santa's Workshop  11/23 - 12/24
Small Business Saturday 11/24 - 11/25
Annual Open House & Adopt A Shelter Dog Month at Homeward Pet Adoption Center
October 6
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Homeward Pet Adoption Center

Their doors are open, go take a peek!  Don't miss the chance to join friends and neighbors at Homeward Pet as they partner with Pawsitive Alliance for their 7th Annual Open House. Visit them to enjoy snacks, raffles, behind the scenes shelter tours and more!

They've got a reason to raise the WOOF!  October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month and they are kicking off one of their favorite months of the year with a 12th Man's Best Friend adoption celebration. If you're looking for a new best friend for football watching and couch cuddling, visit them to see if there's a draft pick to complete your team!  Event Details
Cairn Brewing & Friends Of North Creek Forest Present OktoberForest
Varying Events & Dates in October
Starting October 6

Cairn Brewing is participating in the Nature Conservancy's 2018 OktoberForest campaign to increase awareness on the importance of forests to water quality and therefore quality beer. They're partnering with  local Friends of North Creek Forest to host a month-long series of events, including pub talks, forest events and a beer release, the North Creek Common.  Events and Details

We love to see our Chamber Members collaborating!
Native Spirit: Art From Indigenous Cultures
October 9
4:00 - 7:00 PM 
Cascadia College Mobius Hall

Cascadia College is excited to share this celebration of indigenous art and culture with their greater community.

Plan to attend the opening night reception for Native Spirit: Art from Indigenous Cultures.  Free and open to the community.

  • Exhibition featuring sculpture, painting, printmaking, jewelry and fiber arts by coastal Salish and Yakama Nation artists
  • Traditional welcome ceremony with songs and drums
  • Flat breads, fruits, and more
  • Artist talks and information about the culture and history of the indigenous people of the Northwest
Home Buyer Class Free! By Team Troy Real Estate
October 9
6:00 - 8:00 PM 
Caliber Home Loans - Bothell

Free event. Troy Real Estate Group and Cody Touchette with Caliber Home Loans come together to teach this free home buyer class. Say goodbye to your landlord!

Whether you've bought a home in the past or looking to for the first time. You'll learn about the current home buying process from start to finish, loan and financing options, down payment options, and what you need to know about the current real estate market. Plus bonus ways to save money in the process. Snacks and refreshments provided! Call 206-504-3660 for questions. RSVP here. Bring a friend and they'll see you there!
We love to see our Chamber Members collaborating!
UW Bothell Seeks Vendors For Upcoming Fair
October 10
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cascadia College, Mobius Hall   

The Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) at the University of Washington Bothell is having a Diverse Supplier Fair. They are currently looking for businesses who would like to have a table/booth at the event. This event provides the opportunity for businesses to meet purchasers at the University. Participate in this outreach event and meet UW decision makers from across campus! This opportunity will give you a chance to showcase your company's goods & services to their campus departments and programs, and it will provide a forum for networking and interacting with potential clients. Registration here is required. 
Decorate For The Holidays & Support A Bothell Tree Lighting Festival Partner
October 1 - 16

The Canyon Park Middle School jazz band and choir entertain the visitors to Bothell's annual Tree Lighting Festival.  Now you have a chance to support these students AND get a head start on your holiday decorations and/or seasonal treats.

Order online: October 1-16, at their website
* Poinsettias: 6-inch pots in red, white, or pink!
* Butter Braid Pastries: frozen pastries for easy hosting.
Pick up December 7 or 8 at the Canyon Park Middle School cafeteria.

All proceeds will be used to promote and support music education at Canyon Park Middle School in Bothell. And be sure to hear them at the Tree Lighting Festival on Main Street (December 2).
Spine Institute Northwest Holds 2018 Fall Open House 
October 17
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Spine Institute Northwest / Regenerative Aesthetics & Lasers NW

You're invited to the Spine Institute Northwest's Fall Open House event! Specializing in Regenerative Medicine and Aesthetic Laser services for skin & body, join them to explore the latest treatment solutions for regenerative health and beauty.

Open House event will include:

-Raffle Prizes
-Live demonstrations  
-Exclusive Open House specials - lowest pricing of the year!
-Meet their staff!
-Introducing their newest service: truSculpt 3D, a non-invasive fat reduction and skin tightening procedure!

First 50 guests to arrive will receive gift bags at the door!  RSVP on their Facebook event page link or give them a call at 253-888-4206.  They can't wait to see you!  More Information
Introducing UW Bothell Alumni Wine Club

Chamber Members UW Bothell and Milbrandt Vineyards are excited to announce their exclusive UW Bothell Alumni Wine Club!

UW Bothell has partnered with Milbrandt to offer a wine club that caters to all of their alumni: from the novice wine taster to the seasoned connoisseur.  
Chock full of perks and parties to bring alumni together, this wine club includes discounts, 2 annual shipments, and a variety of wine to whet any pallet. Sign up today!  Registration and details
We love to see our Chamber Members collaborating! 
EvergreenHealth Hosts Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety 
October 18
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Studio East

The film "Angst" is free and will be followed by a teen panel discussion. The Angst project is an IndieFlix Original documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety, with an emphasis on youth and families. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, experts, and parents. Our goal is to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help. Angst will be screened in schools, communities, and theaters around the world. The film and corresponding materials provide tools, resources, and hope.
Event Details
Open House At Washington Preparatory School 
October 20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Washington Preparatory School

Washington Preparatory School warmly welcomes families for 6th through 9th graders to its OPEN HOUSE to meet their Teachers and staff. See for optional Open House registration, or to enroll now for 2019-2020, and their December 19th Winter Technology Camp. WPS is an independent, private school offering small classes, STEM focus and project-based learning. They'd love to answer your questions. Just call them at 425-892-8669.
2018 Fall Festival At Kenmore Self Storage 
October 27
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Kenmore Self Storage

Visit Kenmore Self Storage's 2018 Fall Festival. Take a self-guided tour in our Haunted Pokémon Hallway, see the mysterious & amazing Crop Circles and more....!

Visit with live Creepy Guests from Masers, Enter our Coloring Contest, Guess How Many Candy Corn, Trick or Treat and more...  Donations are encouraged and being collected for Paws and Hopelink. Stop by for their Spell!  Event Details
Home Backup Generator Sale By Bob's Heating & Air Conditioning 
Through October 31
Bob's Heating & Air Conditioning

Don't let storm season stop you this fall and winter! Save BIG on an Automatic Home Backup Generator from Bob's Heating & Air Conditioning! All Honeywell generators are 10% off throughout the month of October.

Take comfort in knowing your backup generator turns on within seconds of the power going out. Call 1-800-840-3346 to save on your home comfort essentials before the sale ends on 10/31/2018!
Eye Of The Needle Winery Is Nominated For Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Eye Of The Needle Winery for being a finalist for the Rural Small Business Of The Year Award.  The King County Executive Annual Small Business Awards celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in our region, and recognize our regional small businesses for their extraordinary accomplishments.
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 Proceeds support services at Northshore Senior Center.