Community News & Announcements
Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
October 2, 2013 


Upcoming Events
Kenmore City Council Candidates' Forum
Tuesday, October 8
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Bastyr University

Thursday, October 10
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Evergreen Washelli

Networking Breakfast
Tuesday, October 15
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Country Inn & Suites

Member Orientation
Thursday, October 17
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Riverside East

General Meeting
Thursday, October 24
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center 

Patron Members

Banner Bank

Sundance Energy Services

LZL Construction

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Country Village Shops

Alexa's Cafe & Catering

  Gabbert Architects

Cox Signs Printing Updated Logo

Nancy Pipinich, State Farm
Edward Jones_Starman 

Community Partners

Cascadia Community College

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Bothell Reporter

Puget Sound Energy 

Bastyr University 

  Waste Management


Committee Meetings
Senior Resource
Tuesday, October 15 
9:30 - 10:30 AM
Chateau Bistro

Business Advocacy
Tuesday, October 15 
12:00 PM
Bothell Police Department

Downtown Committee
Wednesday, October 16
2:30 PM
Alexa's Cafe

Thursday, October 17
8:00 AM
Crystal Creek Cafe

Kenmore Committee
Wednesday, October 23
8:30 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
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Community News & Announcements:

Shout Out

"THANK YOU to Leigh Henderson at Alexa's Cafe for providing a great tailgate meal at the first home football game at Pop Keeney Stadium. With your generous support we were able to raise over $900 for the athletic training fund!" Submitted by Bothell High School


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

Kenmore City Council Candidates' Forum
Tuesday, October 8
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Bastyr University

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Come meet the candidates' running for city council in Kenmore at this public forum.

Facilitated by Eric Murray, President of Cascadia Community College, this forum will provide each candidate the opportunity to address important issues that affect the community, make a brief opening and/or closing statement, as well as equal time to respond to specific questions.
7th Annual Chilifest: Chefs Wanted!
Thursday, October 10
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Chili CookOff
Warm up at the October 10th Chilifest in Bothell to support Hopelink. 

An annual tradition, come to downtown Bothell's premier chili event! Sample the culinary wares of 15 chili chefs. There is no admission charge so please bring a non-perishable food item, or cash donation. Each $1 or food item donated gets you a single Vote for People's Choice.

Chilifest is hosted by Evergreen Washelli and sponsored by the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce.

Want to be a chili chef at the event?
It only costs $25 to enter and plug your crock pot in at Bothell's premier chili event and get exposure for your business. To get on the list, email  
October Networking Breakfast
Tuesday, October 15
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 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, October 9th 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, October 11th.

Location: Country Inn & Suites


Register Today!
Buy Holiday Dinner & Auction Tickets & Submit Your Donations Now!

Auction Zone

Tickets are now being sold to attend the Chamber's Annual Holiday Dinner & Auction on Friday, November 15 at Courtyard Hall in Country Village. The cost is $50 per person and includes your dinner and beverages for the evening.  


We've received a variety of donation already such as; One Night Stay from Hilton Garden Inn, Gift Baskets from Rosie Gray, Windermere Property Management and Bothell Natural Health and tickets to an upcoming performance from Northshore Performing Arts Center...just to name a few. But we are still looking for more! Remember your donations will significantly help fund Chamber programs and services. In addition, your business gets exposure at the Auction and the purchaser may even turn into a new loyal customer!  


Click here for more donation ideas  


Please bring your donation to a Chamber event, mail it to our PO Box or drop it by the Chamber office. If you are unable to get the item to us, let us know and we will arrange to have the item picked up. Donating an intangible item? We can create the display and redemption gift certificate for you. 


Email or complete the Donation Form if you want to purchase a ticket or donate an item. 

Member Announcements
NPACF Presents: Ricky Nelson Remembered
Friday, October 11
7:30 PM
Northshore Performing Arts Center on the Bothell High School Campus 

Ricky Nelson NPAC

"RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED" is a unique multi media entertainment event featuring the live music of Ricky Nelson's hit songs (including "Hello Mary Lou", "Travelin' Man", "Garden Party") performed by Ricky's twin sons Matthew & Gunnar.


The show includes never before seen big screen video footage of the NELSON family with interviews from celebrities influenced by Ricky Nelson and celebrates the life of America's original 'Teen Idol'.


Sponsored by Dennis & Kay Mimier


Tickets at or 425.984.2471.
Harvest Festival at Country Village
October 12 & 13
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Harvest Festival

Come celebrate the fall season on the weekend of October 12th & 13th!  The festival will run from 11:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.


Stroll the grounds decorated with corn stalks and pumpkins while you enjoy unique craft booths featuring one-of-a-kind items made by local artisans.  Paint a pumpkin! Pumpkins and paints are included.  Also, face painting, pony rides, train rides and much more! Delicious food and a family friendly root beer garden and bouncy house!


Over very own Carolina Smoke BBQ will be grilling up brats and sliders at the festival!


The Eclectic Cloggers will be performing on Saturday in addition to other live entertainment throughout the weekend!


For more information, please visit the Country Village website at or call 425.483.2250.

Karaoke BINGO at the Northshore Senior Center!
Friday, October 25
Doors Open at 6:00PM

Karaoke BINGO Karaoke Bingo at the Northshore Senior Center!
Have a blast while you raise money for the senior center!

Invite your friends to join you on Friday October 25, 2013 and reserve your seats now! Don't forget to wear a Halloween costume and be in the running to win the prize for "Best Costume".

Washington State Gambling Commission regulations require a $5 gambling fee per person to be paid at the door in cash or check, in addition to the seat reservation fee paid below. You can purchase seat reservations at $10 per person, either online here, by calling the Northshore Senior Center at 425.286.1076, or in person at the Northshore Senior (10201 E. Riverside Dr, Bothell).

To reserve a table, a reservation fee of $10 must be paid for each seat.  One person may pay for everyone at their table, or each person can pay individually. If paying individually, everyone who wishes to be at the same table must specify the same "table captain" on the following page.

Please call us with any questions: 425.286.1076

Doors open at 6:00 pm; the first game begins at 7:00 pm.

Karaoke Bingo is a 21 and over event.  Please have ID available.
Thank you to Chateau Retirement Communities for sponsoring this event!
Congratulations! Crossroad SIGN

Thank you to all that joined us at our September After Hour Social at Crossroad SIGN last Thursday. We helped them celebrate their new location in Woodinville alongside Woodinville Chamber members.

All the guests enjoyed food, drink and a little networking too!

What's Happening with Road Construction! 


WRoad Constructionith several road projects in the works throughout Bothell, drivers can expect lane closures and detours. Read more about these projects and what traffic impacts to expect:

Crossroads SR 522 Realignment

SR 522 Stage II

Multiway Boulevard at Bothell Way NE

Bothell-Everett Highway Improvements



NOTE: Bothell Main Street businesses are open during the surrounding construction. Thanks for supporting Bothell's local economy! 

Fall Classes at Bothell & Kenmore Library

King County Public Health The Bothell and Kenmore libraries have something for everyone being offered through October. They are offering classes on: How to use your e-reader, Learn more about social media, Learn to Use Microsoft Excel, Cool weather gardening and more.

Click here to view complete schedule of all events taking place in October.
Vote for Chamber Members in "Best of Western Washington" Contest

Best of Western Washington logo The annual Evening Magazine "The Best of Western Washington" contest is currently taking place. You can help some Chamber members win by casting your votes today!

Good luck to you all! Voting ends October 18.

Below are just some of the Chamber member businesses that we found in our search. Do you have a business you'd like to nominate or vote for? Register to vote by clicking here!

Bothell High School (School Spirit, Football Team, and Cheer Squad)
Bothell Integrated Health
Bothell Chiropractic & Wellness
Bothell Florist
Dale Amundsen, Ceremony Masters
Northshore Performing Arts Center
Bothell Furniture
Kids Country Learning Center
Acclaimed Photography
Wild Vine Bistro
Harmony Massage
Rain City Wines
Woodinville Montessori School
Courtyard Hall
Country Village
Pasion Tequila
Maxx Salon
Moments to Treasure Bridal
Wise Locksmith
Level Seven Salon
Alexa's Cafe & Catering
Roscoe's Ranch