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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
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April 1, 2015    

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Welcome New Members

 

Lyle Cummings, Victory Packaging 

Victory Packaging is the only national company specialized in solving packaging complexities and optimizing total cost associated with packaging for its clients on a national scale, as well as to oversee local packaging and distribution for regional clients.

 

Mario Hernandez, Casa de Mama Mexican Restaurant 

OPENING SOON! Family Mexican restaurant serving lunch and dinner, seven days a week, in Country Village Shops.  

Thank You Renewing Members

 
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who renewed recently:

Allure Travel by CTM

Bannister Homes and Decks

Bothell High School

Lori Dunham, Fireside Homes

Bothell Family Dentistry, Dr.Neil McGee

Phillips Insurance/Met Life

Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center

Six Oaks Apartments & Retail

Woodlawn Optical of Bothell, Inc.

After Hours Social with Kirkland Chamber at Inglewood Golf Club
Thursday, April 16

5:30 - 7:30 PM
Inglewood Golf Club All Greater Bothell and Kirkland Chamber members are invited to our April After Hours Social at Inglewood Golf Club. There will be food, drinks, networking and more!

 

This is a free event for members. No registration required.

 

See more info here: April After Hours Social  

General Meeting ~ All Welcome ~ Free
Thursday, April 23

7:30 - 9:00 AM, Northshore Senior Center 

 

Socialize, Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logonetwork, get updates from the Chamber and Cities and find out what is going on around the community.



Refreshments provided by Bill MayStaples, thank you.

Last Chance! Guide Going to Print!
Deadline is Today, April 1 for Any Changes


Guide Cover

Our annual Guide to Goods & Services is currently being updated and will include a listing (business name, address and phone) for all Chamber members.

Now is a great time to go to our member directory and verify that all the information we have is current and correct for your business. Be sure to let us know about any changes right away!

Add your website address by ordering an "Enhanced Listing" for only $25!
Call the Chamber at 425.485.4353 or email Maurita at info@bothellchamber.com to order now.

 

Want to advertise for increased exposure? Please contact Felice Lineberry at the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter at 425.483.3732 x3052 or flineberry@bothell-reporter.com.

 

View Advertising Flyer 

Community News & Announcements:
SHOUT OUT!


Shout Out

"Thank you to Gary at Northwest Trophy & Awards for providing a plaque for our Student of the Month at each of our Luncheons.  We also use Northwest Trophy & Awards for our staff, Ambassadors and Board of Directors name badges.  Gary and his team do excellent work!"
Submitted by Chamber Staff 

 

Please send your announcements, congratulations, testimonials and thank yous to info@bothellchamber.com.

Member Announcements

Your Business Can Host the Evergreen Mobile Mammography Coach

 

EvergreenHealth is committed to the health of the community and is pleased to provide the Mammography Coach at your choice of location.  
 

Benefits of On-Site Mammography:

* Gain increased employee wellness at NO COST to you: more wellness checks, more productivity with on-site services.

* Communicate concern for employee well-being.

* Increase community goodwill.

 

To schedule a visit call Erica Marulanda, the EvergreenHealth Mobile Mammography Outreach Coordinator, at 425.899.2532. Erica can assist with planning, scheduling and promoting your Coach visit. Coach visits may be stand-alone or joint events and schedule between 12-18 clients.

 

See Flyer for more information
Seattle's New Minimum Wage
Phase in Starting April 1st

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The new minimum wage legislation passed by Seattle City Council and signed into law by Mayor Murray provides for an increase in the minimum wage in the City of Seattle to $15 an hour, phased in over time, beginning April 2015:

* Small employers (businesses with fewer than 500 employees) will reach a $15 an hour minimum wage in seven years. Also established is a temporary guaranteed minimum compensation responsibility of $15 an hour to be met within the first five years, which can be achieved by combining employer-paid health care contributions, consumer-paid tips, and employer-paid wages.
* Large employers (businesses with 500 or more employees, either in Seattle or nationally) will reach $15 per hour in three years. The wages of employees who receive health care benefits will reach $15 per hour in four years.
Schedule 1 Employers (500 or more EEs):
* $11.00/hr starting April 1st
Schedule 2 Employers (500 or fewer employees):
* $10.00/hr starting April 1st
 
See more at: seattle.gov
Grocery Store to Anchor Downtown Bothell
CityLogoColorA purchase and sale and development agreement is now in place with Regency Centers Acquisition, LLC for a city-owned block in downtown Bothell. 

For over 50 years, Regency Centers has owned, operated and developed dominant, grocery-anchored retail centers that are exceptionally merchandised and maintained. The block, referred to as "Block D," is located along the improved section of SR 522, directly across from the Park at Bothell Landing. Anchoring the Block D site will be a specialty grocery, together with complementary restaurants, retail shops, and other uses consistent with the Bothell's re-imagined Downtown. Read more.

TSUGA Artist Reception-  

"One World Two Views"
Friday, April 3rd

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tsuga Logo TSUGA Fine Art and Framing has a new exhibit. These two artists take us on a journey of the Pacific Northwest through their distinctive styles.

 

Steve Whitney and Vicki Perry

 

Artist Reception Friday, April 3rd
from 5pm - 8pm

On display through May 9th 

 

For more information see TSUGA Exhibits.

Easter Egg Hunt at Homeward Pet
Saturday, April 4

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Homeward Pet's Annual Easter b'Egg Hunt wil be located at the Camp Charlie Off-Leash Dog Park - 29337 NE Big Rock Road, Duvall, WA; $10 per dog.

 

Homeward Pet Fundraiser hosted by J Bookwalter Cellars
Saturday, April 11, 1-4pm
J. Bookwalter Cellars Tasting Studio

 

See www.homewardpet.org for more info

Country Village Provides Easter Bunny Photo Opportunity
Saturday, April 4

Noon - 3:00 PM 

 

Bring your Camera and meet the Easter Bunny at Country Village on Saturday, April 4. He will be located on the Center Stage in the Courtyard area from noon to 3pm. Take your picture with the bunny and play a fun game.  Please note: there is NO egg hunt.


Preservation Kitchen Serves Easter Brunch
Sunday, April 5

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Preservation Kitchen Logo Celebrate the delights of Spring! Join us for Easter Brunch! We're always in search of delicious new ways to celebrate Spring with family and friends!  Try the new Preservation Kitchen Spring Menu in early April.

 

Call to make reservations, 425.408.1306, or, 

reservations may now be made online:  Preservation Kitchen Reservations  

 

See Easter Brunch Menu here. 

Northshore School's "All In For Kids" Luncheon

Tuesday, April 7

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

 

EDUNorthshore Schools FoundationCATE * INSPIRE * ENRICH

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

Celebrate with us as we share the successes of our past and make an investment in the future of our students.  

 

Northshore Schools Foundation's 12th annual  Luncheon will be held April 7, 11:00AM to 1:00 PM, at the Lynnwood Convention Center, with the intention of raising funds to support the District's efforts to insure that all students have a successful transition from graduation to the school or career of their choice.

 

Register now: All In For Kids 

For the Love of Kenmore Community Workshop & Waterfront Activities
                         
Learn how to beautify and contribute to your city. For the Love of Kenmore community workshop is open to all. Presented by special guest speaker Peter Kageyama.
Tuesday, April 7, 6-9 PM, Kenmore City Hall.

 

Your Kids Can Learn to Paddle in Kenmore!
No Experience Required; Scholarships Available for Low Income Youth. The City of Kenmore is partnering with the Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center at Squire's Landing Park to provide recreational paddling programs for the public. The City's newly-acquired park property on the calm Sammamish River make it an ideal location for all paddlers, especially youth and beginners.

Sign up today at Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center. 

 

NPACF Dancing with your Northshore Stars includes Three Chamber Members Saturday, April 11

7:30 PM

NPAC, BHS Campus 
Dancing with the Northshore Stars will bring together a fun set of community members. Similar to the popular TV show, they are paired up with professionals to learn a ballroom dance routine over one week.  The Northshore Stars, smartly costumed, will appear on video, and a judging panel, as well as the audience, will vote for who will win the mirror ball trophy.  

 

While the votes are counted, you will be treated to a showcase of professional dancing with the Utah Ballroom Dance Company.  

 

A big thank you to Gary Anderson at Northwest Trophy and Awards, Inc., for donating the Star trophies! And Leeann Tesorieri has generously donated rehearsal space in Courtyard Hall at Country Village.

 

Tickets available now: www.NPACF.org or 425-984-2471

 

Buy Bothell Sustainamania 2015; Get a Booth, Promote your Local Business
Call now for info on Sponsorship

Saturday, June 6th
Sustainamania 2015 is coming up on Saturday, June 6th.  Your business or organization can be promoted at this event by dropping off flyers, brochures or coupons for your organization to the Public Works Operations Center at 21233 20th Ave SE, Bothell by Friday, May 22nd - Attn: Sustainamania.  Note, this office is open from 8am to 3:30pm
 
If you have a sustainable business or organization, you still have time to be a vendor by completing a vendor form available at Sustainamania.org and sending it to recyclebothell@ci.bothell.wa.us
 
Sustainamania is a fun-filled, free event for all ages that provides activities and information about being more sustainable in everyday life.  Read more about being a vendor. 

 

Contact: Steve Dahl, at 425.486.7430

Northshore Senior Center Benefit Events
                       
Northshore Senior Center Proceeds from these events benefit programs at Northshore Senior Center. All events take place at Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell. More information can be obtained by calling 425-487-2441 or by viewing our website http://www.northshore.org. All ages are welcome. There are no admission fees.


Craft and Jewelry Sale, April 17 & 18 - You will love the assortment of jewelry at good prices. Plus great buys on the crafts available for purchase. Shop and benefit the Senior Center at the same time. Friday, Apr 17, 9am - 4pm and Saturday, Apr 18, 8:30am - Noon. 

 

Fine Art Show, April 17 & 18 - Artists include seniors in the arts programs, Northshore, Kenmore, and Woodinville. We feature art work in watercolors, oil/acrylic painting, pastels, drawing, colored pencil, driftwood sculpture, sculpture, woodcarving and clay sculpture. Come pick your favorite pieces in each category for a "People"s Choice" award to be given Sat. pm, 2:30pm. Art Show hours are Friday, Apr 17, 1pm - 4pm, Saturday, Apr 18, 9am - 3 pm. 

 

Gift Shop will be open Fri and Sat, Apr 17 and 18 from 9am - 3pm.
Come find a special something that you simply cannot live without.

 

Estate Planning and Legacy Giving, April 17 - This is a new program with no admission fee. Learn about estate planning and how to leave a legacy planned gift. Learn how planned gifts can save you taxes, provide an income for life and benefit a nonprofit, while also getting your estate in order. Presentations will be on the third Friday of each month. The first presentation will be Apr 17, 12:30pm-1:30pm at Northshore Senior Center. The presenter will be Randy Busch. Pre-registration is not needed.

 

Pancake Breakfast, April 18 - Cooked to order breakfast available Saturday, Apr 18, 8:00 - 11:00 AM. $5.00 per person. We will be serving pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee or tea. No tickets or reservations needed.