Community News & Announcements
Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
February 6, 2013 


Upcoming Events

 After Hours Social
@ Hugg & Associates
Thursday, February 7
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Wednesday, February 20
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Country Inn & Suites

Member Orientation
Thursday, February 21
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Riverside East

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting @ The Bathery
Tuesday, February 26
5:30 PM

 General Meeting
Thursday, February 28
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center

Patron Members

Cox Signs Printing Updated Logo

Edward Jones_Starman

Alexa's Cafe & Catering

Country Inn and Suites

Country Village Shops

Nancy Pipinich, State Farm

LZL Construction

  Banner Bank

Sundance Energy Services
Community Partners


Bastyr University


Puget Sound Energy

Bothell Reporter

Cascadia Community College
Committee Meetings

Senior Resource
Tuesday, February 19
9:30 - 10:30 AM
Chateau Bistro

Business Advocacy  
Tuesday, February 19
Bothell Police Station

Downtown Action
Wednesday, February 20
2:30 PM
Alexa's Cafe

Thursday, February 21
8:00 AM
Crystal Creek Cafe

Kenmore Committee
Wednesday, February 27
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Key Bank, Kenmore

Contact Us
Greater Bothell 
Chamber of Commerce

23716 8th Ave SE, Suite I-1
Bothell, WA 98021

Lori Cadwell
Executive Director

Brittany Caldwell
Director of Operations

Kim Monson
Office Manager

Chamber Announcements
Welcome New Members

Lori Dunham, Fireside Homes
With over 15 years of experience as a real estate broker, Lori strives to help you make the best choices by providing accurate information and excellent advice tailored to your goals

Laura Petersen, Innovative Advancement
Helping companies gain efficiency and cost savings in their purchasing, logistics, inventory control, vendor management and more through supply chain consulting

Doug Rough, New York Life Insurance Co.
When it comes to making decisions about protecting your family, accumulating assets for retirement, or developing a plan for growth, you have a lot of options -- let Doug help you make the right ones

Edward Fernandes, Doctors Express Urgent Care
A unique group of medical clinics focused on urgent care that devotes itself, and its medical teams, to respond to the growing need for round-the-clock, immediate healthcare

An exclusive networking group dedicated to helping small to medium-sized businesses grow using Relationship Marketing
Community News & Announcements:
Shout Out!

Shout Out
"We would like to thank Laurie Vandermay, Windermere for referring one of our newest members, Lori Dunham, Fireside Homes"
Posted by: The Chamber

"A very HUGE THANK YOU to Tina at Moments to Treasure Bridal, for her assistance in helping us to choose the perfect bridal party dresses. First of all, she opened up for us on the day after Christmas to accommodate out of town guests. Then provided a wealth of knowledge and was so helpful when it came to picking just the right dress for each member of the bridal party. Tina was so wonderful to work with!"
Posted by: Lindsay Petrick, All About Care
"We would like to thank Laurene Burton, EvergreenHealth. She has been a fabulous supporter of this Chamber and led us through our two best years yet as the Chair of our Board of Directors."
Posted by: The Chamber

Please send your announcements, congratulations, testimonials and thank you's to

New Community Partner:
Waste Management

We would like to thank Waste Management and welcome them as our newest Community Partner!

Waste Management cares about the planet. They feel a responsibility to leave it to future generations in better shape than we were given it. They're doing their part by helping businesses and communities transform what they used to send to the landfill into valuable resources.   


They are proud to be the environmental service provider for the City of Bothell. 

Have you filled out your Meet Our Members Profile?

Meet our Members
Members: Join the Meet Our Members page today! It's easy...


1. Fill out your Member Profile .


2. Email your completed profile and head-shot photograph to Brittany.


Need a photographer? Contact Kerri Kirshner, Acclaimed Photography 


 View Meet Our Members 

February After Hours Social at
Hugg & Associates Tomorrow!

Thursday, February 7
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Business After Hours
Join us for free food, drinks and a guaranteed good time!

In addition to hosting the After Hours event, Hugg & Associates will be celebrating the opening of their new office with a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting around 6:00PM.

Hugg & Associates is now conveniently located near the heart of downtown Bothell at 10308 N.E. 183rd, Bothell, WA 98011.
February Networking Breakfast
Wednesday, February 20
7:30 - 9:00 AM

Chamber Networking Breakfast
Start your day with several exciting rounds of high-powered and focused networking proven to build relationships and garner results.

This Breakfast has been moved from Tuesday to Wednesday due to Presidents' Day and will be a joint event with another networking group, GateKeypers.

Are you a Chamber member interested in bringing a non-member guest? Contact us to register by Wednesday, February 13th and your guest will be free, compliments of GateKeypers!

Bring at least 50 business cards and be prepared to present your business with a one-minute "infomercial."

Admission charges:
$20 for members*; $25 for non-members
*$5 member discount if you pay by Friday, February 15.

Location: Country Inn & Suites


Register Today!

5 Year Anniversary Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting at The Bathery!    

Tuesday, February 26
5:30 PM


The Bathery logo

Join us for an afternoon of fun, snacks, samples, prizes, demos, and discounts!

It's a multi-celebratory event!
It's a 5 Year Anniversary!
It's a Grand Re-Opening!

It's an Open House from 3:00 - 7:00 PM!
It's a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5:30 PM!

Local author Judy Barnes Baker will be available to talk about anti-inflammatory foods and low carb eating. She'll have her books "Nourished" and "Carb Wars: Sugar is the New Fat" available for purchase.

Special guest Allison Hays of Art of Aromatherapy, will also be there with some wonderful de-stressing aromatherapy demos!


Driving Directions 

General Meeting   

Thursday, February 28
7:30 - 9:00 AM

Northshore Senior Center

Join us for the GBCC monthly meeting at the Northshore Senior Center. Socialize, network, get updates from the Chamber and find out what is happening around the community. 

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


Driving Directions

Member Announcements

Congratulations Sears Home Appliance Showroom!   


Thanks to all of who came out early Sears Ribbon Cutting
February 1st to be part of the ribbon cutting & grand opening celebration of one of our newest members, Sears Home Appliance Showroom!

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February is Heart Month   


Feb Heart Month
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with diabetes not far behind. In response to the American Heart Association's designation of February as American Heart Month, the City of Bothell will once again be celebrating "Bothell Heart Month".

This campaign focuses on heart health awareness by placing firefighters in high-traffic areas throughout the community to offer free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings. 

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A Free Office for February!   


EASY St Logo
Come test drive the shared workspace of Easy St in downtown Woodinville. Instead of the usual monthly $189, any Bothell Chamber member or friend can have full access to the workspace and amenities at no cost for two weeks this month only.

Email or call 425.398.1116 for details. Open 9am to 6pm every business day. 
Submit a Yelp Review for Cox Printing & Signs in February for a Chance to Win a $50 Gift Card!

Cox Signs Printing Updated Logo Cox Printing & Signs, a family owned & operated print shop in Bothell since 1982, would like your help filling in their online Yelp reviews!  Simply submit your review at and you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a $50 Anthony's Home Port Restaurant Gift Card.

Looking for new business cards, brochures or A-Boards?  Cox does it all!  Graphic design, posters, banners, A-Boards, tradeshow graphics, color copies, direct mailing, books/bindery, letterhead/envelopes, newsletters/menus, NCR forms, metal signs, vehicle graphics and more!

22118 20th Ave SE, Ste. 123, Bothell, WA  98021

Bright Horizons Pre-Kindergarten Showcase 

Thursday, February 7

5:00 PM 


Bright Horizons How do Bright Horizons' programs and teachers inspire children to become enthusiastic learners? Come see for yourself at their pre-kindergarten showcase for Two's and Young Preschool Families.

Exhale! Pilates - Living Social Deal  


exhale! Pilates Exhale! Pilates is offering two Living Social Coupon deals Sunday, February 3 - 9. The deals are targeted to the novice student with little or no Pilates experience.

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Key Bank Healthy Happy Hour  

Friday, February 8
2:00 - 4:00 PM


Key Bank Many of you made New Year's resolutions to eat healthier, but its just as important to make better money decisions to improve your financial health.  Find out how to do both at the Key Bank Healthy Happy Hour!

Also enjoy complimentary healthy snacks & drinks, chair massages, financial fitness reviews, tips from local healthcare providers and more!

Key Bank, Bothell Branch
24008 Bothell-Everett Hwy Suite 700, Bothell, WA 98021
Questions?  Contact Sarah at 425.381.4886.



Chocolate Tasting at Country Village 

Saturday, February 9

2:00 - 6:00 PM 


Shop 'til you drop for your sweetheart and indulge yourself along the way. The shops at Country Village will be holding their 2nd annual Chocolate Tasting on Saturday, February 9th from 2:00 to 6:00 PM.  


Over a dozen shops and restaurants will be featuring samples of their favorite chocolates and treats as you meander through the Village for the perfect Valentine's occasion.


For more information and a complete list of the participating shops, visit or call 425.483.2250.


Saturday, February 9

4:00 - 5:30 PM

At Brew on Bothell's Main Street 


Bodywise Bodywork logoYou're invited to attend this priceless (and free) information packed workshop, in which you will:

Discover what 3 things age you the fastest and how to reverse their effects
Practice a simple technique that's the quickest and easiest way to reduce stress hormones
Learn about the newest test doctors use to predict longevity and find out ways to score high. 


For more information contact Dawn Spiegelberg at 206.898.5327.


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Next Performance at the NPAC - PNW Showcase 

Northshore Performing Arts Center
Sunday, February 10

2:00 PM 


PNW Showcase
Enjoy a showcase of talent from our local music scene (some have gone on to international fame)! Del Rey with Steve James, Smalltime String Band, the Gloria Darlings, The Casey MacGill Trio, and Tony Mates, MC! Click here to learn more about the artists.

All seats $15 
Purchase Tickets at or call 425.984.2471

Wine & Watercolors Party at Kaewyn Gallery at FrameWright   

Saturday, February 23

6:00 - 9:00 PM 


Mountain Watercolor Come uncork your creativity!
Join us for a Wine & Watercolors Party!
Kaewyn Gallery artist Charlene Collins Freeman will be your art instructor for the evening as you create your own version of one of her watercolors.

The event is held after hours at the Kaewyn Gallery at FrameWright, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.

Contact Charlene at to set up your party. To learn more about Charlene visit her website,

The cost is $50/person or $90/couple with a 6 person minimum. The fee covers art instruction, art supplies, appetizers and two glasses of wine per participant.

Image credit: Winter Holiday by Charlene Collins Freeman, Watercolor, 22" x 30"

Kaewyn Gallery at FrameWright is proud to present A Collection of Work by Seattle League of Arts
January 11 - February 9

The Seattle League of Arts was formed in 1964 with the purpose of stimulating interest in art in the community and encouraging artists with art demonstrations, shows and workshops.
UWB Winter Internship Fair
Thursday, February 28
3:00 - 6:00 PM
North Creek Event Center on Campus

UWB LogoWe are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the UW Bothell Winter Internship Fair.

This new recruiting event will allow you the opportunity to meet more than 200 UWB students from across campus, all of whom are actively seeking internship opportunities.

Fees: $200 for Business/Industry; $125 for Government; $50 for Non-Profit
Register now!

Space is limited, so register today! Registrations will be accepted until the event is full, or February 15th, whichever comes first.

Questions? Please contact us at or call 425.352.5408. We look forward to seeing you on University of Washington Bothell campus.
Save the Date: 10th Annual Light A Fire for Learning Luncheon
Northshore Schools Foundation

Thursday, March 28
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM


Northshore Schools Foundation


That's what you help us do everyday at the Northshore Schools Foundation.


Celebrate with us on March 28, 2013 as we share the successes of our past and make an investment in the future of our students.


FEATURING: Norman Rice, C.E.O. Seattle Foundation as the Keynote Speaker.


Your support helps our students achieve the promise of their potential.


Register today! 

Bothell High Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities  


Bothell High School Logo
The 11th Annual Bothell Booster Auction takes place on March 30 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Proceeds benefit BHS Football and ASB to support all sports and activities at Bothell High.

Be part of this event as an attendee, donor or sponsor!

View Sponsorship Opportunities
View Donation Form
Register to Attend the Event 

Quite the Find is Now Carrying Maison Blanche Chalk-Based Paint!


Quite the FInd What would you do if you knew you didn't have to sand, prime or strip that old dresser to transform it into something beautiful and useful again?

Quite the Find is proud to announce our new line of chalk based paint, called Maison Blanche Le Craie, featuring 32 stunning color choices!

The word La Craie is French for "the chalk". This exclusive formula contains calcium carbonate (chalk) allowing adhesion to almost any surface. La Craie was designed with you, the creative and conscious consumer, in mind.

Foundation Invests $29,000 in Career and College Readiness
Press Release by Northshore Schools Foundation


Northshore Schools Foundation

Electric car conversion, a new composites course, high school courses for college credit and literacy enhancements for English and Spanish speakers are just a few of the impacts to be made by a $29,200 grant from the Northshore Schools Foundation to Northshore School District Tuesday, Jan. 22. These funds support district career and college readiness efforts and are aimed at increasing student success rate as they enter into college and career.   


The funds were raised during the fall, "All in for Kids" campaign where over 2,000 district families contributed to the cause. Read more... 
YMCA Receives Grant from jcp cares
Submitted by Northshore YMCA 
The YMCA of Greater Seattle has received a $10,000 grant from jcp cares, jcpenney's new charitable giving program, to provide school-aged children with financial assistance to attend after school programs at the Y. This gift provides children in Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville, the Central District, Rainier Beach, South Park and West Seattle who otherwise could not afford to participate, with access to life-enriching after school programs that cultivate the values, relationships and skills kids need to thrive. 
American Cancer Society: Relay for Life 2013!
June 1-2
Skyview Junior High  

American Cancer Society Relay for Life
What is Relay for Life?
The Relay for Life is a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease.

Click here to learn how you can be part of this years Relay for Life either by forming a team or through sponsorship in the Northshore community.  
BioLife Solutions Reports Preliminary 2012 Revenue at $5.7 Million; Doubled from 2011
Press Release by BioLife Solutions

biolife solutions BioLife Solutions, Inc. a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media for cells and tissues, and contract media manufacturer, today announced preliminary record revenue for the full year 2012 at $5.7 million, up 105% from 2011. Preliminary revenue for the fourth quarter was $2.0 million. Also, for the first time in the history of the company, management expects to report positive cash flow from operations in the fourth quarter of 2012.
UWB Winter Quarter Research in Progress Seminar Schedule

UWB LogoEach quarter the UW Bothell holds Research in Progress Seminars. These seminars are held in the library in room 205 and open to the public. The winter seminar line up is listed below.

February 12 - "What's in a Name? - Immigrant Journalism in a Digital Age" Kristin Gustafson, Lecturer, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell


February 19 - "Race, Taxes and Rights: Taxpayer Identity and the Structure of Racial Inequality" Camille Walsh, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell


February 26 - "Developing School Leaders: Imagining New Roles for Districts, Universities, and Prospective Principals" Tom Bellamy, Director, The Goodlad Institute for Education Renewal, UW Bothell


March 12 - "The provision of educational services and experiences that promote positive post-school outcomes for urban youth with disabilities: To what extent is it happening?" Jason Naranjo, Assistant Professor, Education Program, UW Bothell