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July 12, 2017


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Frank Selden Law, Frank Selden
Frank Selden is an Estate Planning & Asset Protection Specialist. His goal is to create the premier estate planning and asset protection legal practice on the Eastside of Washington State. 
Miller Bookkeeping, LLC, Martha Miller
Miller Bookkeeping will help you make sense of all the number-crunching parts of your business that keep you from doing what you went into business for in the first place. They can pay your bills, send your invoices, complete applications, file sales or B&O taxes... and all tailored to suit your company's needs.

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Patron & Community Partners:

Sundance Energy Services



Woodinville Wine Country

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After Hours Social At The Park - Joint Event w/Woodnville Chamber
WhatsSup Stand-Up Paddle & Kayak, The Park at Bothell Landing, 9919 NE 180th St. Bothell
Thursday, July 13
5:00 - 7:00 PM

Enjoy a relaxing evening making new connections and building your business at our July After Hours Social hosted at the Park At Bothell Landing by WhatsSup Stand Up Paddle & Kayak!

You'll enjoy light snacks and refreshments, and free 15-minute paddle board and kayak demos for those who would like to paddle, or hour-long rentals will be available as well!

We're joining with the members at the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce to host this networking event to help you build your business with new connections in our area.  Bring plenty of business cards!

Get more information and a map link here

Main Street Bothell Block Party
10101 Main Street, Downtown Bothell
Saturday, July 22
4:00 - 8:00 PM

Free Family-Friendly Community Event! Please come connect with your neighbors and enjoy an afternoon of: 

Live Music  *  Food Trucks  *  Kids Activities  *  Fire Trucks/Firefighters
Wine/Beer Garden - provided by: Woodinville Wine Country, Cairn Brewing, Foggy Noggin' Brewing, Goose Ridge Winery!  Free admittance. Food, beer/wine available for purchase.

In recognition and gratitude for the amazing support the Bothell community provided to those affected by the downtown fire last year we invite everyone to this community event.  Come meet Bothell's first responders, Main Street business owners, city leaders and staff, and see and hear updates on the rebuilding process, as well as the UW Bothell Nursing Student Program Project on the Impact of the Fire.

Extra parking will be available at the City Hall Garage (100 spaces), and in the new lot in front of Baskin & Robbins.  This event is organized in partnership by the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce, Northshore Rotary and City Of Bothell.

Chamber Office is Collecting Backpacks & School Supplies
Collections accepted through Thursday August 10
Chamber Office, (in Country Village) 23716 8th Ave SE, Ste. I-1, Bothell

Chamber members have been challenged to collect 100 spiral notebooks!

Backpacks for Kids
You can help the more than 1000 families in need in our  Northshore School District by donating much needed school supplies, volunteering or making a financial donation. You can help assure all students start the school year with the supplies they need to be prepared to learn by donating at the district office or at the Chamber's office in Country Village Shops.

Most needed items:
* Backpacks
* 3 ring binders  2" and 3"
* Markers
* Post-it Notes
* Sharpies
* Graph paper

The Backpacks for Kids Campaign, through the Northshore Schools Foundation, is working to distribute over 2,000 filled backpacks to Northshore School District Students preschool through grade 12.

For more details and list of needed supplies go to Backpacks for Kids

Thank You For Making Our 13th Annual Open House & Birthday Bash A Success!
We heard glowing reviews from the hundreds of people that attended this year's Open House. Thank you to all who came out and especially our exhibitors who did a fabulous job making your exhibitions fun, engaging, and informative! Special thank you's to SBL Rentals and our event sponsor Banner Bank.

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City Of Kenmore News & Events
Downtown Redevelopment: What's the Next Phase?

Kenmore's downtown revitalization is well underway, with new private sector investment in what was formerly known as Kenmore Village approaching $100 million since 2014.

The LINQ building is nearing completion, with EvergreenHealth clinic, including 7-day-a-week urgent care, to open this fall.  The Kenmore Town Square is complete, and the new Hangar community building is expected to open in August after Diva Espresso completes their interior tenant improvements. A grand opening celebration for the Town Square and Hangar is scheduled on Saturday, August 26 from 5:00 to 9:00pm.  What's Next? 

City Of Bothell News & Events

July Is Parks And Recreation Month

Just a fun reminder that July is Parks and Recreation month in Bothell!

The Proclamation was read and given to members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Park Foundation members recently by the Mayor. Wherever you are, we encourage you to visit and enjoy your parks and recreation amenities during July, and the remainder of the year. - John Keates, Parks and Recreation Director

Decibel Brewing Hosts North Sound Artist Collective
Thursday, July 13
Decibel Brewing, 18204 Bothell Everett Hwy, Ste C, Bothell

Decibel Brewing in Bothell is hosting the North Sound Artist Collective (NSAC) which brings art and artists into local communities. This free-to-the-public event features local artists, music and artwork. 

Wander on in, and wonder in delightful display of artwork by local artists. Select artists will have their artwork for sale.  Bring a friend and come meet, mix and mingle with local artists. Decibel will have beer on tap and other refreshments for sale.

Parking is available but please read all signage before parking. Decibel Brewing is a kid- and dog-friendly venue.

Participating Artists: Kari Quaas Photography, Triangle Ranch, Monica Bretherton, The Shoestring Collective/Nature Photography, E. Kelli Marks, Jeannette Crooks, Paintings and Coyote Moon Arts, Beth Francois

Great Events At Country Village Shops
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell

It's always a great time when you visit the Country Village Shops with its 40 local shops and restaurants. Check out some of their upcoming events:

Bothell Farmer's Market (Fridays) 6/2 - 9/29
Ladies Night Out 7/13
Japan Summer Festival 8/5 - 8/6
A Night Out For Kindering
Thursday, July 13
6:00 - 10:00 PM
McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell
You're invited to a "Night Out for Kindering" at McMenamins Anderson School.  Bring a friend and join the community for a fantastic evening of wine and bites in support of Kindering and their mission to provide hope, courage and the skills to soar for children with special needs and their families.   Guests will enjoy an evening of delight with exclusive wine and beer tastings and paired heavy appetizers in a casual summer-party atmosphere. 

Kindering is a nonprofit with offices in Bothell and Bellevue that provides services for children from birth to 3 years old who have special needs.  This event is being produced with support from Forever Events Wedding & Event Coordination.

Attend The Party To Fund Bothell's "for a day or a lifetime" Sign
Friday, July 14
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Inglewood Golf Club, 6505 Inglewood Road, Kenmore

Want to brag that you had a hand in bringing back Bothell's iconic "for a day or a lifetime" welcome sign?  Your ticket to the party gives you that right.

Join fellow supporters for a low-key evening to meet like-minded neighbors.  Taking place in a donated space, the Inglewood Golf Club, you'll also be able to take your chance on raffle items including a night at McMenamins Anderson School, a sightseeing adventure with Kenmore Air, a custom necklace in BHS colors, and more.

Otherwise, enjoy appetizers (thanks to Hillcrest Bakery and Uncle Peteza's Pizzeria as this goes to press), Foggy Noggin' Brewing's For a Beer or a Lifetime brew, a no-host bar, and discover the Bothell connections of those in attendance! What's your favorite Bothell memory or connection? Share them with fellow supporters on July 14!  A HUGE thanks to those who have already donated to the fund via Banner Bank's NRF ( Northshore Rotary Foundation) account for the sign.  Let's call it a wrap on Friday.
Tickets ($50) and more information available here OR you can buy them at Bothell's Banner Bank or at the door of the event.

Nominate A Small Business For King Country Executive's Annual Awards
Nominations Accepted Through July 26, 2017

Honor and recognize small businesses for their contributions to the King County economy by casting your nominations for King County Executive's Seventh Annual Small Business Awards.
This program celebrates the importance and accomplishments of small businesses, throughout King County, in the following categories: Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned, Exporting, Green/Sustainable, Workforce Development, Rural, and the overall Small Business of the Year.
To be eligible for nomination, businesses must be located in King County, have 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees, and have been in business for at least three years. Previous winners and finalists are ineligible for nomination.

Homeward Pet Adoption Center Events

Bow Wow Luau
Saturday, July 29 (1:00-5:00pm)
Northwest Cellars: 11909 124th Ave NE, Kirkland

Hula on over to Homeward Pet's Bow Wow Luau! Break out your Hawaiian shirts, put on your flip flops and slip away for an afternoon in paradise with Homeward Pet where you can enjoy a glass of Sit and Stay Chardonnay or Fat Cat Fortissimo in the company of your canine pals.

2017 Global Leadership Summit
August 10 - 11
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Evergreen Church, 3429 240th Street SE, Bothell

Develop Leadership Skills * Build Your Network * Grow Your Business!
Get inspired by speakers such as;
Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
Laszlo Bock, Senior Advisor at Google
Juliet Funt, CEO of Whitespace at Work
and many more!
2017 Global Leadership Summit is  a two-day world-class leadership training event simulcast LIVE in HD every August to hundreds of thousands of people at satellite locations around North America.

Chamber Members receive discounted rates!