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January 18, 2012 

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Upcoming Events

@ Panera Bread
Wednesday, January 25
8:30 AM

@ Real Living
Northwest Realtors
Wednesday, January 25
5:30 - 7:30 PM

State of the Chamber
Thursday, January 26
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center

Friday, January 27
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Courtyard Hall @
Country Village

Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, February 21
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Country Inn & Suites

Thank You to Our Patron Members
Alexas Cafe & Catering


Kenmore Self Storage

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Country Inn and Suites




Bothell Reporter


Evergreen Healthcare



Cox Printing 2011

Senior Resource 

Tuesday, January 24

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Chateau Bistro



Economic Development

Tuesday, January 24

12:00 PM

Bothell Police Department




Wednesday, January 25

2:00 PM

Chamber Office



 Downtown Action  

Wednesday, January 25
2:30 PM
Alexa's Cafe  




Thursday, February 16  

8:00 AM

Crystal Creek Cafe

Contact Us
Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce

10017 NE 185th St
Bothell, WA 98011

Lori Cadwell
Executive Director

Brittany Caldwell
Director of Operations

Kim Monson
Office Manager


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Chamber Announcements 
Welcome New Members

Kelsey McCaffery, Community 1st Credit Union 
Washington's first credit union, serving members since 1925. Membership is open to anyone who lives in Washington.

NEW DATE: After Hours Social at Real Living Northwest Realtors
Wednesday, January 25
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us for the first After Hours Social of the new year, now scheduled for Wednesday, January 25th due to weather.

Enjoy complimentary food, drinks and a guaranteed good time! We will be welcoming Real Living Northwest Realtors to downtown Bothell with a Grand Opening Ceremony around 6:30 PM.

Welcome Community 1st Credit Union!

Community 1st Credit Union, now open in the new Safeway on Bothell Everett Hwy, celebrated a grand opening Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, January 17th.

At the event to welcome them to our community were Chamber members and representatives, City of Bothell Council member Tom Agnew and members of the community.

General Meeting: State of the Chamber 

Thursday, January 26
7:30 - 9:00 AM

Northshore Senior Center

Start the year off right by attending the State of the Chamber General Meeting!  Find out all of the great things the Chamber has planned for 2012.  Also, meet fellow members and get City and community updates.  No registration is required.

All new members will be invited up to the podium to introduce themselves and their business.

Want to bring a door prize for increased exposure?  Contact Brittany today!

NEW 2012 Networking Breakfast Dates

In 2012, the Networking Breakfasts have changed from the 4th Tuesday of every other month to the 3rd Tuesday of every other month. 


Mark your calendars for the following dates to join us at the 2012 Networking Breakfasts held at Country Inn & Suites. 


February 21, April 17, June 19, August 21, October 16 


Register now for February! 

Member Announcements
Bothell's HealthPoint Organizing 5K Run/Walk for RiverFest

healthpointBothell HealthPoint is announcing the first annual Bothell HealthPoint 5k run/walk to be held on August 25th, 2012 as apart of Bothell's Riverfest.

HealthPoint is looking for fellow Chamber members who are interested in assisting with this event; either as a volunteer or as a sponsor/donor.

They welcome any volunteers who would like to attend the first planning meeting on Monday, January 23rd at 5:30 PM at their current address: 10808 NE 145th St Bothell, WA 98011.

Contact Melissa Baker for more information at 425.424.6308.
Make 2012 A Profitable Year with Premier Business Centers!

Premier Business Centers can provide your business with professionally staffed office space on a full or part time basis. Their terms are flexible, allowing you to secure an office by the hour, day, month, or year.  


All of the services you need to build your business are available in one convenient location, including administrative, transcription and notary services, fiber-optic Internet access, telephone answering service, professional business mailing address and conference rooms.


Executive suites allow clients to do business in a cooperative environment without having fixed monthly overhead. By eliminating distractions and time-consuming business decisions such as office administration and equipment leases, Premier clients can work more efficiently and profitably than if they were in traditional space.


Premier Business Centers
Discover Bastyr University at an Admissions Open House
Saturday, January 21
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

BastyrDiscover natural health sciences! Get started by attending the Bastyr University Open House.

This is a great opportunity to meet faculty and students from all of our academic programs, attend information sessions, view demonstrations, tour our campus, and get all of your questions answered. Start yourself on a rewarding journey!

Congratulations BioLife Solutions! Sixth Straight Quarter of Record Revenue

BioLife Solutions Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of proprietary hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media for cells and tissues, today announced preliminary record revenue for the fourth quarter and full year 2011.


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Financial Planning for Children with Special Needs
Event Sponsored by Bothell Pediatric and Hand Therapy
Monday, January 23
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Bothell P&H

Ensure that your child with special needs is provided for, for life. This workshop is great for parents who wants to create a trust for a child who has a disability but does not want the child to lose eligibility for public benefits.


Free childcare with registration on a first come, first serve basis. 




Bright Horizons of Bothell Program Information Nights

Bright HorizonsBright Horizons of Bothell is hosting a free education night and informational meeting for parents.

Successful Communication - January 26, 2012 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Kindergarten Open House - January 24, 2012 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Ready for School?
   Infants, Toddlers and Twos
   February 7th, 2012 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM

   Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten
   February 9th, 2012 from 5:00 - 6 PM

Sell or Remodel?
Submitted by Gerry Eagle, RE/MAX Northwest

GerryEagleLogoShould you sell or remodel? That is the question. If you love your neighborhood and location, why not remodel? Click on this link to see some ideas of what you could do to enjoy your home now and make it more salable in the future.!

February is Pet Dental Month? 
10% Discount at Bothell Pet Hospital!

Bothell Pet Hospital

February is Pet Dental Month! To Celebrate, Bothell Pet Hospital is offering a 10% discount on all dentals for cats and dogs during the month of February.  


Dentals not only help pet's breath smell better, but even more importantly, they also prevent oral disease. By age four, 85% of cats and dogs show signs of oral disease, which can lead to sever pain and tooth loss.  


For more information or to schedule an appointment call 425.486.3251.
Woodinville Montessori School: Early Childhood Open House
Saturday, February 4
9:00 - 11:00 AM

Woodinville Montessori

Join Woodinville Montessori School for an Open House for Early Childhood.  


Presentations begin at 9:10 AM at the Woodinville Campus located at 13965 NE 166th Street, Woodinville, WA 98072. Children are welcome.  


Come tour the campus. Meet the staff. Talk to the students and parents. Find out how they apply the Montessori method to foster a lifelong love of learning. Campuses in Woodinville and North Creek/Bothell. WMS offers programs for toddler through 9th grade. This event will focus on our Early Childhood (preschool & kindergarten) Program.


Save the Date: Northshore School Foundation Annual "Light a Fire for Learning Luncheon"
Thursday, April 26, 2012
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Northshore Schools FoundationThis 9th annual event is the cornerstone event of the Northshore Schools Foundation and features student performances, an opportunity to network with community and business members who believe in providing an excellent public education for our children.

Mark your calendars and join them at this signature event which provides you the opportunity to celebrate current and fund future projects for the students.


2012 "Kids of All Ages" Community Auction
Sponsored by Northshore Senior Center & Kiwanis of Northshore
Saturday, April 27

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Norhtshore Senior Center & Kiwanis of Northshore are co-hosting the second community auction April 27, 2012 at the Northshore Senior Center. Save the date, consider hosting a table of bidders or become a sponsor.  


Preview the items as they become available at and think about what item you can donate. You'll see that there could be a link automatically to your website - just like with Alexa's Café's item!  


Contact Peg Dowd, Kiwanis 425.489.3380 or Patricia Gustafson 

Supreme Court Ruling on Education & Senator McAuliffe on Marriage Equality 


The Supreme Court ruled that the state of Washington is not fulfilling its constitutional duty to fully pay for basic education and said it would monitor the Legislature's implementation of the decision. Read more... 

McAuliffe supports marriage equality for all. Read more... 


For more information contact Alison Dempsey-Hall, Senate Democratic Communications, 360.786.7887.
Downtown Office Space for Rent
Submitted by Phillips Insurance, Inc.

Downtown Bothell office space available for lease. 633 rentable square feet at $1250/mo. including operating expenses. Very efficient space including two private offices, conference room, and reception area. Conference room could be used as third office. Well maintained owner occupied building located at 10709 Beardslee Boulevard. Walking distance to Main St. restaurants, UW Bothell and Cascadia CC Campus with great freeway access.

Please contact Justin 206.235.3762 or Molly 206.235.3763

Hilton Garden Inn to Host Cupcakes & Champagne Open House
Saturday, February 11
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hilton Garden Inn

Please join Hilton Garden Inn for a cupcake & champagne open house to preview the Hilton Garden Inn Bothell and meet with their catering staff to help you with ideas for planning your special day!


Wedding vendors will also be available to assist you with all your wedding details!


Guestroom tours offered throughout event.


RSVP by Feb 3 to Kellee Scartozzi, HGI Catering Sales Manager
Chocolate Tasting & Book Signing at JJ Books in Country Village
February 11
2:00 -6:00 PM

JJ BooksJJ Books is a locally owned, independent bookstore located in Bothell's Country Village. We're committed to presenting our customers with the greatest service and selection of titles from all genres - from children's books to young adult, to mystery/suspense, to science fiction to Manga. We also have a great selection of Greater Seattle-area and Pacific Northwest author titles.

We host many exclusive book-signing parties throughout the year featuring these hometown local authors, like our event on February 11th. Hope to see you there!