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Welcome New Members!

Aaron Coe Allstate Insurance Agency, Aaron Coe
A local, full-service insurance agency in Canyon Park. Their passion is making sure each person has the coverage that fits their needs and fully protects them.

The Creekside MBK, Senior Living, Sandra Presser
Located in quaint downtown Woodinville along a protected greenbelt, The Creekside offers a service-enriched lifestyle for active engaged seniors within a warm, friendly community setting.

Become a Chamber member today! Join the 360+ businesses already supporting 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:




City of Kenmore







Community Transit





Country Village Shops








Amaro Bistro
Amato Catering
American Cancer Society
Arts of Kenmore
Bright Horizons
Northshore Community Church
Roscoe's Ranch
Senior Care Consultants
Tangerine Travel  


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:

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting For Caliber Home Loans In Bothell
August 15
12:00 - 1:00 PM Chamber portion w/ribbon cutting at 12:30pm
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Full event
Caliber Home Loans In Bothell

Come celebrate the completion of their Bothell Branch remodel and sole tenancy of Bothell's Iconic Hillcrest Building.

Join them for networking, refreshments, door prizes, and to celebrate their new Bothell Branch! Please RSVP by Aug 10 to  

September Luncheon
September 12
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  (doors open at 11:00am for networking)
Inglewood Golf Club

We invite professionals and business owners who wish to build their business  to join us for our September Chamber Luncheon event.

You will have the opportunity to network, market your business, enjoy a delicious lunch and hear from an informational speaker. Tickets include a buffet lunch at the golf club, gratuities, and parking. Registration is required. Guests are welcome and may attend up to three chamber events prior to applying for membership. Register today!

Chamber Board Nominations - Deadline is August 17, 2018
We are seeking nominations for the Chamber's Board of Directors. Any individual who is an active member, in good standing, and has an interest in organizational leadership shall be qualified to serve as a Director.  Our Board meets once per month and each member serves a three-year term.  If you are interested or know someone who you think would serve the Chamber well, please email Executive Director, Brittany Caldwell at by August 17, 2018 for consideration by the Nominating Committee.

Come Volunteer At Chamber Events!
volunteer_signup2_hdr.jpg Volunteering is a great way to grow your network of connections without networking! If networking events aren't your thing, or you just don't have time for weekday events, then come work alongside other Chamber members at our large community events, in 1.5-3 hour shifts, and get to know your fellow members while having a fun time and helping the community enjoy a fun event.

Our next opportunity is Saturday August 25 at the #WhyILoveKenmore Summer Party in downtown Kenmore. Contact Maurita Colburn today for more information and to schedule your volunteer shift at
Member Announcements
City Of Bothell News & Events

Take A Survey on Bothell's Community Needs

The City of Bothell awards approximately $350,000 annually to human service providers (e.g., Hopelink, Eastside Baby Corner, and Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County).   Please take 5-10 minutes to complete a survey regarding human services needs within the Bothell community. 

Survey in English      Encuesta en Espanol

August 18
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bothell City Hall

This FUN FAMILY-FRIENDLY FREE event provides great activities for all ages to encourage everyday sustainable practices for you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors.   Event Details

* Kid's Activities
* Bike Rodeo
* Picnic On The Plaza
* Touch-A-Truck
* Food Trucks  and * Vendors, vendors, vendors!
City Of Kenmore News & Events

#WhyILoveKenmore Summer Party & 20th Anniversary Celebration
August 25
4:00 PM
Downtown Kenmore

The #WhyILoveKenmore Summer Party is almost here! Join the community for this annual block party in Downtown Kenmore to celebrate the Kenmore community and the City's 20th anniversary!   Event Details
The celebration features:
* Musical guests
* Family-friendly activities, including bouncy house, chalk art, touch-a-truck, crafts, and games
* Beer garden (hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber)
* Food trucks
* Giveaways
Note: NE 181st St between 67th and 68th Avenues NE will be closed to traffic between 1:45 - 9:00pm.
Ransacked Attic/Rummage Sale At Northshore Senior Center
August 9 & 10 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
August 11 - 8:00 AM - Noon 
Northshore Senior Center

summer_sale-jump.jpg Come one come all to the BIG 3-day Ransacked Attic/Rummage Sale! The Center is full-inside, outside, upstairs and more! They have everything from antiques, collectibles, toys, books, clothing, small furniture, lamps and on and on. Enjoy a bake sale table and ongoing restocking of items.
Proceeds support services at the Northshore Senior Center. Come find your treasures and support seniors! Need more information? Contact 425-487-2441.

GLocal Outreach - An Entrepreneur Diversity & Inclusion Workshop
August 11
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM 
Juanita Community Club

BizDiversity in partnership with the City of Kirkland invites you to join them at GLocal Outreach. An educational opportunity to come together as a community to stay informed on important Diversity & Equity issues for businesses and entrepreneurs.
Participants will learn successful approaches to work across cultures and best practices around challenges by meeting with leaders of multicultural organizations and SMEs. GLocal Outreach will present workshops on the following aspects:
* Cultural Sensitivity for Businesses and Organizations
* Business Case for Diversity
* Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices
* Financial and Cultural Wealth
Live entertainment and lunch will also be provided. Tickets are only $25.  Event Details & Registration

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
Wizard Fest  8/18
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
and many more!
Northshore Performing Arts Center Announces Their 2018-2019 Season

Season Tickets are now on sale and tickets for individual shows will go on sale August 13. Enjoy fabulous entertainment at the Northshore Performing Arts Center (NPAC) - a state-of-the-art theater located right in downtown Bothell.

The NPAC Foundation presents a rich variety of programming in the Northshore community with free parking. Skip the television and avoid the drive to Seattle by bringing the whole family to the NPAC!
Discover The Truth About Long-Term Care
August 14 
6:00 - 7:00 PM 
First Financial Northwest Bank

You're invited to attend a no-cost presentation to learn the facts behind the myths of long-term care. With this information, you'll be in a better position to protect yourself, your family and your future.  Refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend, but please register, to ensure your seat is reserved.  More Details

Register by email:
Presented by: Brian Meadows, First Financial Wealth Services
Guest Speaker: Larry Moore, OneAmerica

Informational Session Re: UW Bothell Supplier Diversity Program
August 15 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
University of Washington Bothell, Discovery Hall

The University of Washington Bothell campus has launched a program to promote and encourage the utilization of small, diverse and local businesses. The Supplier Diversity Program is meant to create a bridge between the Bothell community and the University.

There will be a free Supplier Orientation that will cover the basic purchasing needs of the University as well as familiarize you with the process of purchasing at the University and the Bothell campus. Please sign up before the orientation date as seating is limited.

Free Event Registration or Contact Rabia Ramzan at for more information about the program and the orientation.

Bastyr University Calls For Nominations for their Mission and Founders' Awards
Deadline is August 17

Bastyr Logo 2012 It is Bastyr's 40th anniversary! Consider nominating a deserving individual, family, or organization for one of the awards. The Mission and Founders' awards are presented to alumni, students, faculty, staff, donors and friends who have distinguished themselves through outstanding professional and personal achievement and loyal service to Bastyr University and the field of natural health arts and sciences. Please nominate a deserving individual via this nomination form.  

To learn more about each award, visit the awards webpage.
Free Public Workshop: "Adding Clean Solar Electricity"
August 22 
6:00 PM
Northwest Electric and 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 in Shoreline, Lynnwood, Brier, Lake Forest Park, Kenmore, Mountlake Terrace, Mill Creek and Bothell. 
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 at 18001 73rd Ave NE, Kenmore, where you can see solar in action and charge your EV for free if you have one. RSVP to or 206-356-0601. Or sign up for a free estimate at

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Think Pink Networking Breakfast
August 22 
7:30 AM
Meydenbauer Center

The American Cancer Society will be hosting a free networking breakfast to kick-off their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign! Please join us at 7:30am at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue to connect with others who support breast cancer research and learn more about our 5k/walk on Oct. 20th.

Questions? Contact Katie:  RSVP to:

Money Market Special Offered By First Financial Northwest Bank

First Financial Northwest Bank is new in Bothell but not new to banking. Headquartered in Renton since 1923, they pride themselves on offering unique and innovative solutions.

Currently, they are offering a Money Market Special with extremely competitive rates! This is a great way to earn more money on your funds without locking them up! Make deposits or withdrawals at any time! To learn more, contact Brian Mills at or by phone at 425.264.2789.   More Details

EvergreenHealth Announces New Chief Executive Officer

EvergreenHealth's Board of Commissioners announced today its selection of Amy E. Beiter, MD, to lead the Kirkland-based integrated health system as its chief executive officer. The appointment comes after EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte announced his planned retirement from the organization this spring.
Dr. Beiter is a respected senior physician executive with 25 years of experience in the health care field as a leader in both clinical and administrative capacities. She most recently served as president and CEO for Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson, Arizona.
Read Full Article Here

T-Mobile Is Merging With Sprint

T-Mobile is a Washington State-based business and a success story.  Combined, T-Mobile and Sprint will be able to achieve more capacity and greater speeds than either company could alone. For Bothell, Kenmore, and other communities throughout Washington State, this merger means investment and innovation can thrive. The promise of 5G isn't just in faster internet speeds-it's what faster speeds and increased access to the internet can achieve.  New businesses will be created, and existing ones will be able to grow. For our rural communities, better coverage and faster speeds are a priority. Internet access has become deeply integrated into business success and quality of life. Improving access through better speeds, greater availability, and at more competitive pricing will benefit the residents of the greater Bothell area and strengthen our community. To learn more about The New T-Mobile visit here.