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September 30, 2015   


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Welcome to Our Newest Members
J.D. Houevener, Bold I.P.
Intellectual Property Law (Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights) including licensing, selling and business strategy counsel.
Thank You Renewing Members
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who renewed recently:

Kenmore Business Open House
Thursday, October 1

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Kenmore City Hall

Meet local business people and hear about what's happening throughout Kenmore.  Refreshments will be provided.
This is a free event.  No RSVP is required.  Click here for details.
Brought to you in partnership by the Kenmore Business Alliance and the City of Kenmore

Bothell City Council Candidates' Forum Video Link

Check out the video of the Bothell City Council Candidates' Forum, produced by the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce.
Special thanks to:
- All of the candidates for participating
- City of Bothell for hosting & televising the event
- Dr. Eric Murray, Cascadia College for moderating
- Kelly Snyder, University of Washington Bothell & Chair of the Chamber's Business Advocacy Committee, for helping prepare the questions
- Aran Buchan, Lovsted~Worthington Insurance for being our time keeper.
If you missed this successful and informative event, here is a link to the video.
Bothell Beer Festival Tickets On Sale
Saturday, October 17
12:00 - 6:00 PM

Enjoy a cold brew, great food and live music at the second annual Bothell Beer Festival.

Tickets required:
    $20 in advance
    $25 at the door while supplies last

Tickets include tasting glass & 6 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets available for $2 each or 3 for $5. 

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Designated Driver tickets will be available at the door for $10, while supplies last (Includes admission and one complimentary non-alcoholic beverage only.  No beer drinking allowed)

Home Safe Sponsor: Evergreen Karate

Event Sponsor:
Bothell Furniture
New Communications with Police Department Available

If you missed our last General Meeting, The City of Bothell Chief of Police, Carol Cummings had some wonderful information for local businesses.
You can report theft, vehicle prowl, lost property and other certain types of crime online through the Bothell Police Departments Citizen's Online Police Reporting System (Coplogic). Coplogic allows people to report certain crimes immediately, print a copy of the police report for free and get a case number for insurance purposes.

Link to Coplogic online form.


Also, Chief Cummings recommended that all local businesses keep their business information on file with the police department through an Emergency Contact Form to make the communication between the business and police more efficient.

Click here to access the Emergency Contact Form. 
Finally, Chief Cummings and Deputy Chief Henry Simon handed out 2014 Reports. Here is a link for your convenience.
Grand Opening Ribbon Cuttings!

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Join us in congratulating and supporting these Chamber members for opening in our community!  Each event is a great way to networking while enjoying complimentary refreshments and prizes!

Grand Opening Ribbon Cuttings:
18/8 Fine Men's Salons
Wednesday, September 30
5:00 - 7:00 PM
19122 Beardslee Blvd, Ste 203, Bothell

Tuesday, October 6
5:00 - 7:00 PM
14522 NE North Woodinville Way, Ste 205, Woodinville

Wednesday, October 14
4:00 - 6:00 PM
18404 - 120th Ave NE, Bothell
(Near Staples, across from The Home Depot)

Free food! All are welcome!
9th Annual Chilifest
Thursday, October 8
5:30 - 7:30 PM
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Warm up at the October 8th Chilifest in Bothell to support Hopelink.

An annual tradition, come to downtown Bothell's premier chili event and sample the culinary wares of up to 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. There will be additional awards and prizes.

Chilifest is hosted by Life Celebrations by Washelli, located at 18224 103rd Ave NE, downtown Bothell.
Community News & Announcements: SHOUT OUT!
Shout Out
"We want to thank Alexa's Cafe for hosting check in for our September Wine, Beer & Spirits Walk.  The event included 9 wineries, 4 breweries and 4 distilleries throughout 13 different downtown shops.  Thanks also to everyone who participated and UW Bothell for sponsoring the event!"
Submitted by the Chamber.

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

Bothell Physical Therapy Matches Food Drive Items for October
October 1 - 31

Bothell Physical Therapy RET Physical Therapy Group is hosting a Northwest Harvest Food Drive and will match item for item donations made at all participating locations, including Bothell Physical Therapy.


Please drop off your nonperishable items to Bothell Physical Therapy, 19110 Bothell Way NE, Suite 102.


For a complete list of RET donor sites visit

Lombardi's Italian Restaurant Turns up the PINK
October 1 - 31 

Lombardi's Italian Restaurant turns up the PINK in support of the
American Cancer Society with a month long breast cancer fundraiser.

From October 1 to October 31, Lombardi's two locations are proud to help fight the fight against the second leading cause of cancer death in women: breast cancer. Lombardi's has created a special 3 course PINK menu that will benefit the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Walk in Everett on October 17th.

With two locations, one at the Everett Marina (1620 West Marine View Drive) and  the other in Mill Creek (19409 Bothell-Everett Highway), Lombardi's is a locally owned gem boasting modern Italian cuisine in a classic and casual environment.  Always fresh, vibrant, and delicious.

Announcing the UW Bothell Fall 2015 Research in Progress Schedule
 October 6 - December 8
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The Fall 2015 Research in Progress series (*BCUSP 290), will feature UW Bothell investigators discussing the finer nuances of the social science research methods they employ. The seminars are open to all interested faculty, students and staff as well as alumni and community partners. The aim of this series is to foster interdisciplinary communication/collaboration and increase awareness of work currently being done by UWB faculty.

October 6th, 2015, 4-5PM in LB1-205  "Ethnography in a National Security Landscape", Shannon Cram, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

October 13th, 2015, 4-5PM in LB1-205  "Analysis with Category Dependent Variables", Sri Devi Duvvuri, Assistant Professor, School of Business

Additional dates include: October 20, October 27, November 3, November 10, November 17, December 8.  Click below for details.

Country Village Hosts 28th Annual Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 10 & Sunday, October 11

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Come to Country Village and celebrate fall. Join us on for the 28th annual Harvest Festival. This is a free event for everyone.


Stroll the grounds decorated with corn stalks and pumpkins while you enjoy 30+ unique craft booths featuring one-of-a-kind items made by local artisans. Paint a pumpkin! Pumpkins and paints are included ($7).

Fun, fall activities for kids include face painting, pony rides, train rides, and live entertainment throughout the entire weekend!

Be sure to stop into our shops as they have specials and discounts throughout the weekend as well.

Youth Mental Health and Addiction Event
Tuesday, October 13
7:00 - 9:00 AM
EvergreeenHealth Join EvergreenHealth for a free conversation about youth mental health and addiction.
There is no single age group of people more affected by substance abuse than young people. In fact, more than 23 million people over the age of 12 are addicted to alcohol and other substances. Young people who begin drinking alcohol prior to the age of 15 are five times more likely to become addicted.

Recognizing the crisis, EvergreenHealth welcomes parents, counselors, teachers and students, to join this free conversation about youth mental health and addiction. Parents, addiction specialists and community experts, as well as young recovering addicts who have been impacted deeply by this disease will be sharing their stories.

The event is free, and to register, please call: 425.899.3000
PSE Sponsored Kenmore Block Party
Thursday, October 15
3:00 - 6:30 PM

There's a party on your block.... and you're invited! Puget Sound Energy is hosting a "Brighter City" block party to celebrate Kenmore's vibrant business community!

When: Thursday, Oct. 15, 3-6:30 PM
Where: 192 Brewing, 7324 NE 175th Street, Ste. F, Kenmore.

Come to this free event and enjoy fun activities for the whole family:
* Exciting prizes provided by local businesses
* Food and beverages 
* Get showered in free energy efficient upgrades in PSE's cash cube shower booth
* Meet PSE energy advisors and learn how to get your home winter ready
* Face painting, balloon creatures and more!

Chamber Members Support Northshore Schools Foundation ~ Way to Go!

Northshore Schools Foundation On September 26th, 35 supporters of public education attended a sponsored dinner at Lombardi's Italian Restaurant in Mill Creek, dining on delicious dishes created by Chef Matt Romeo, and paired with Triplehorn Brewery beers and Goose Ridge Winery wines.


The mission, which was accepted by all attendees, was to choose whether the beer pairings or the wine pairings matched the best. All proceeds from the event benefit students in the Northshore School District through programs and grants sponsored by the Northshore Schools Foundation. 

See full article here.

Kenmore Self Storage's Fall Festival
Saturday, October 24
5:00 - 8:00 PM

Take a self-guided tour through The Haunted Halls of Kenmore Self Storage. Activities include trick-or-treating, fortune telling, art by the Emerald Moon and samplings of Witch's Brew.

Costumes are optional, but encouraged.

Donations of canned or bagged cat/dog food is being collected for Pasados Safe Haven Holiday Pet Food Drive. Or, bring canned food to support Hopelink Food Bank for the Holidays.

All donations can be brought at any time to: Kenmore Self Storage, 18716 68th Ave NE, Kenmore.

Vino Around the Village
Saturday, October 24

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Gather with friends and enjoy fabulous Italian wines as you stroll through the Village at our 1st annual Italian wine tasting event. Featuring over 15 Italian wines located throughout Country Village in our one-of-a-kind, locally owned shops. 


The vintners will pour Italian varietal tastes from 5-8pm. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, BYOG (bring your own glass).


To purchase tickets click HERE!

All proceeds will benefit Il Punto, The Italian Cultural Center.

Northshore Senior Center Holiday Market Vendor Registration

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The Northshore Senior Center will be hosting it's Annual Holiday Market and is currently taking table registrations for craft vendors.

The Holiday Market will be located in the multipurpose room on November 6 (9:00 AM to 4:00 PM) & November 7 (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM).
You can register online at:
For more information, contact Suzanne Lippmann at or 425.488.1599.
Massage Heights Offering Chamber Member Discount

Massage Heights is extending a generous discount for Chamber Members. Be sure to mention you're a member when you make the appointment.

 - $10 off intro massage (reg. $49.99) or intro facial (reg. $59.99)
- $10 off monthly dues when signing up for any of four 12-month membership plans

If you would like to offer a discount to other Chamber members please contact us with the details and we will add you to our growing list.

See our current list of Chamber Member to Member discounts.