Community News & Announcements
Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
January 7, 2015    


Upcoming Chamber Events

After Hours Social
& Ribbon Cutting
@ Amaro Bistro

Thursday, January 8
4:00 - 6:00 PM

"State of the City"
Wednesday, January 14
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Check in begins at 11 AM
Courtyard Hall in
Country Village

"State of the Chamber"
General Meeting
Thursday, January 22
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center

Patron Members


Gabbert Architects

Cox Printing March_14

Country Village Shops

Alexa's Cafe & Catering

LZL Construction

Edward Jones_Starman

Banner Bank

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Country Inn & Suites Logo

Nancy Pipinich, State Farm

  Sundance Energy Services

Community Partners

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 Bastyr University

Cascadia College

Bothell Reporter



Puget Sound Energy

Committee Meetings

 Kenmore Business
Alliance (KBA)

Thursday, January 8
8:30 - 10:00 AM
Key Bank - Kenmore



Thursday, January 15

8:00 AM*

*7:30 if ordering breakfast
Crystal Creek Cafe
Senior Resource
Tuesday, January 20

 9:30 - 10:30 AM

 Chateau Bistro



Business Advocacy

Tuesday, January 20


Bothell Police Station
 Downtown Action 
Wednesday, January 21
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Alexa's Cafe  


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

Maurita Colburn
Office Manager

Chamber Announcements
Welcome New Members

Maribeth Evens, Robert Half, Inc
Provides skilled accounting and administrative professionals on a temporary or temporary to hire basis.
Thank You Renewing Members
Community News & Announcements:

Shout Out

"Thank you VERY much to Eric Murray, Cascadia College President, for serving as the Chamber's Board of Directors Chair for the past two years.  We appreciate all of the wisdom, laughter and guidance you have provided.  We also want to welcome Shawna Pitts, Country Inn & Suites Manager, as the Board Chair for 2015" Submitted by Chamber Staff.


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

Happy New Year!
Grow Your Business in 2015 by Maximizing Your Chamber Membership!

fireworks-summer.jpg Are you taking full advantage of everything your membership has to offer?

Here is a checklist to get you started:

Mark your Calendar
Schedule time to actively participate in events and committees.

Join our Member Discount Program
Offer a discount to all Chamber members for increased exposure.  Click the link above to see who's already participating!

Include Information in our Newsletter
Special event, promotion or interesting announcement?  Include it in our electronic newsletter - sent to over 500 people - for free! Email your announcement to Brittany.

Update your Online Member Directory
The Chamber website gets thousands of visitors.  Be sure your information is complete and current. Check your listing now and email your changes to Brittany.

Submit your Member Profile
Get to know your fellow members.  Haven't submitted your profile yet?  Send it to Brittany right away! 
Chamber Welcomes New Office Manager

Welcome Mat

We have hired a new Office Manager, Maurita Colburn!


Maurita has lived in the Bothell community for over 20 years. You may know her from her volunteer work at Woodmoor Elementary, Northshore Junior High and Heritage Christian Academy.

We are thrilled to welcome her to our team and look forward to introducing her to everyone at the Luncheon next week!  Maurita can be reached at
After Hours Social & Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting at Amaro Bistro
Thursday, January 8
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Amaro Bistro Join us for our first After Hours Social of 2015 as we celebrate the Grand Opening of Amaro Bistro, now open in downtown Bothell!

Amaro Bistro offers upscale Italian dining for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and happy hour.

Join us to see the beautiful new facility, meet the staff and taste complimentary samples! The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 4:30 PM.
General Meeting: State of the Chamber

Thursday, January 22
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 2015.  Also, meet fellow members, sign up to host an After Hours Social or sponsor an event 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


Driving Directions

Member Announcements
Santa Failed Sale at Infused in Country Village Shops
January 9, 10 & 11


Did Santa Fail? Now get what you want! Stop in this weekend to check out the annual Santa Failed Sale at Infused, the specialty food & gift boutique that focuses on the everyday cook. 


Plus get a free bottle of your choice of oil or vinegar with every purchase. 


Only at Infused in Country Village (805 238th St SE, Bothell). 

Human Rights Awareness Week at Cascadia College
January 12 - 15, 2015

Cascadia College invites you to participate in Human Rights Awareness Week January 12 through January 15, 2015.

The event will offer: featured speakers, panel discussions, films, art exhibits & workshops.

Mobius Hall at Cascadia College: 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell

The events are free to the public, however, there is a charge for parking of $3.00-$6.00 per day.

Specific details can be found at
"A New Year, A New You! Cleansing for 2015 with the Eat Clean Routine"
Thursday, January 15
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Bastyr Logo 2012Pesticides, chemicals, pollution, plastic, smoking, microwaves, alcohol ... wow! That's a lot for the body to take on each day. Did you know that many chronic health issues can be traced back to a poorly functioning detoxification system?

Join Bastyr Center clinical supervisor Mary Purdy, MS, RD, for a free talk on Thursday, January 15, 2015, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, featuring some basic insights into how foods and supportive supplements can help our body's ability to detoxify and why a food-based detox might be right for you.

This event will take place at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health (3670 Stone Way N., Seattle, WA, 98103).  For additional details, please visit:
TSUGA Presents: "Land, Sea and the Old West" Realistic Impressionism
Now through February 14

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Well-known for his award-winning art of the American West, Hulan Fleming has a style that mixes realism with impressionism.  Hulan's paintings have an amazing ability to let us experience the outdoors, whether that is standing by a rollicking sea, fly-fishing a river, or riding the range.

So bring your cowboy hat, your rain slicker, your sense of adventure, and join TSUGA Fine Art & Framing on Main Street as they step into the world of Hulan Fleming's art.

Opening Reception Friday, January 9th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. 
Don't Miss the next Pancake Breakfast at the Northshore Senior Center
Saturday, January 17
8:00 - 11:00 AM

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Join NSC for a hearty breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee or tea on Saturday, January 17. All ages welcome. Breakfast is served 8:00 - 11:00 AM. $5 per person.  Proceeds benefit programs and activities of Northshore Senior Center. 


Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell.
AT&T in Bothell Now Hiring Customer Support Specialists

Great pay. Great benefits. New solutions. If you love working with people and technology, you'll fit right in. From connecting with customers to providing innovative solutions and sharing product knowledge, you'll be the voice of the company.

Being part of AT&T comes with many rewards and opportunities. Health insurance, 401k plans and tuition reimbursement? You got it. Newest wireless technology and industry-leading services? Check. Training and ongoing career development? It's part of the deal.

Join the company that CR Magazine named America's Best Corporate Citizen. Apply today at
Structural Strengthening with Qigong
Saturday, January 17
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fred Russo from Health Moves has teamed up with Bastyr University to bring you a unique class you don't want to miss: Structural Strengthening with Qigong.

Sinew Strengthening and Silk Reeling exercises incorporate a specific series of movements with a breathing technique that connects the fascia of the whole body into one strong unit. Once a solid foundation is established, you will experience a heightened sense of body awareness that you can incorporate with any method of treatment. You will also experience increased energy and improved strength with this series of exercises. The class will be a combination of lecture, demonstration and practice. 

Learn a routine that will transform your body and teach you how to move from your core in everything that you do.

Bastyr University: 14500 Juanita Dr. NE, Kenmore.

Register /
Diabetes & Heart Disease Connection
By Drs. Mendrey and Goldenberg, N1 Health
Tuesday, February 3

Valentine's Day isn't the only thing going on in February.  It is also American Heart Month.  Are you aware of the close connection between diabetes and heart disease?  Heart disease is actually one of the most common complications of diabetes.  The question is -- what can you do about it?  Join this class to find out!

Seminar to be held at 21 Acres Center in Woodinville.

To RSVP, please call 425.424.2100 ext 101 or email
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Homeward Pet Upcoming Events

Homeward Pet

Homeward Pet's 25th Anniversary Adoption Event

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12-6PM

Homeward Pet Adoption Center

13132 NE 177th Pl., Woodinville, WA 98072


All dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions just $25 in honor of our 25th year helping people and animals find forever matches. Join us to celebrate!



Homeward Pet Fur Ball Auction and Dinner

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 5:30PM

Meydenbauer Center - 11100 NE 6th St., Bellevue, WA 98004


Mark your calendar for our most exciting event of the year!

Count on a memorable soiree with a silent auction, furry friends, prizes, a sumptuous dinner and rousing live auction...all for the dogs and cats of Homeward Pet Adoption Center! 

Register now: or call 425.488.4444.