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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
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October 28, 2015   


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Welcome to Our Newest Members
Jackie Ross, John L Scott
I am an enthusiastic, high-energy and project driven professional with over 20 years of experience in sales and negotiation. While partnering with me, you will receive the highest quality of professional service when selling or buying your home.

Kristina Valiani, Beauty of Hope
Located in Country Village Shops, the Beauty of Hope creates luxury handcrafted bath and cosmetic products that hearten a deeper purpose to beauty. With every purchase, The Beauty of Hope donates 10% of each dollar to non-profits that aim to end human trafficking.

Lynn Reifert, Caliber Home Loans
Providing residential lending, purchase & refinance, conventional, FHA & VA. Specializing in excellent service & detailed communication to clients & agents. I love helping 1st time buyers, as well as people moving on to their next home. Apply online for pre-approval or contact me directly to get started!

Kelly Nutt, John L Scott
Located in downtown Bothell, our mission is to provide the finest residential real estate services with uncompromising principles. We excel in: residential resale/new construction, first time home-buying, marketing & negotiation strategies, investments and second homes.
Thank You Renewing Members
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who renewed recently:

WhatsSup Stand-Up Paddle & Kayak

Joe Loutsis, Windermere

Last Call for Auction Donations!
Deadline: Friday, October 30

Donating to our Annual Holiday Dinner & Auction is a great way to promote your business and
will significantly help fund Chamber programs and services.  Donations must be received by this Friday, Oct. 30 to ensure inclusion in the program.
Return the Donation Form or simply email

Here is a small sampling of our donors to date:
- Tour & Tasting for 10 at Beardslee Public House
- Police Ride Along by City of Bothell
- Hot Stone Massage from Massage Heights
- New Year's Week Stay at Lake Chelan
- Catered Party for 10 by Carolina Smoke BBQ
- One Year Family Membership by Northshore YMCA

Look for more Auction Sneak Peek items coming soon.

This year's fund-a-need is the Bothell Youth Court Program.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:
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Member Announcements
Hunger in Northshore Community Meeting
Wednesday, November 4
4:30 - 6:00 PM

child_smiling_cute.jpg You're invited to attend a community meeting, Hunger in Northshore (Bothell, Kenmore, Kirkland and Woodinville) - Local Needs and Our Response.

Learn how hunger and our local response impacts families, seniors, and children in Bothell and our community. Share solutions and resources.

Join a World Cafe ( conversation with others working to alleviate and end hunger right here at home.

The meeting will be held at the Northshore Fire Department Station Community Meeting Room 7220 NE 181st ST Kenmore, WA 98028 (Parking on site). 

See more info on the Flyer.

Bothell City Hall Grand Opening!
Saturday, November 7

10:00 AM - Noon

Come celebrate the Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting of the new Bothell City Hall building located at 18415 101st Avenue N.E., Bothell.

10:00 AM Dedication and Ribbon Cutting
10:30 AM to Noon Open House and Activities for Children

Northshore Schools Foundation Grants $76K for Northshore

Northshore Schools FoundationThe Northshore Schools Foundation has granted $76K for Northshore students, teachers and community connections.

Funds were raised during the 2014-15 school year through numerous programs presented by the Foundation, including the annual All in for Kids Campaign, The Taste of the Holiday Wine Walk, Molbaks' Holiday Shopping weekend, Spring Luncheon, Retired NSD Staff Brunch, Milk Money community change drive, designated workplace giving and several other partnership events.   This season our funding partners are Woodinville Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund, School Employees Credit Union, and PEMCO.

Funds from the grant will be directed to these key projects over the next school year:
*Services for homeless students
*Backpacks for kids in need
*Teacher training on best practices for promoting social emotional health for all District students & mentorship support for teachers in their first year of teaching.
*Job Training and Emergency supplies for students in our Adult Education Program
*Career Fair at Timbercrest & Leota Junior High School
*Project Lead the Way 

TSUGA Hosts Arts Award Show
Friday, October 30

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Tsuga LogoTSUGA Fine Arts & Framing will be hosting the EAFA 2015 Juried Members Show. The show goes up for viewing on October 27. This is a large exhibit, so come in early to see it first.

EAFA (Evergreen Association of Fine Arts) is a local organization committed to furthering art appreciation and networking among local artists. 


Opening reception:
Friday, October 30, 2015
5 - 8 pm
Awards Ceremony at 6:30


For more information see TSUGA.
We Honey Do is Hiring
WeHoneyDo logo If you know someone in the trades, or who wants to be trained, and who brings a great attitude and work ethic, We Honey Do wants to talk to them! The rest we can teach if needed.

We Honey Do needs to add an additional 10-12 new teammates from Mt Vernon to Olympia now!

We Honey Do is also in need of good referrals of excellent licensed subcontractors in all specialty classes as well.

Taste of the Holidays & Wine Walk
Saturday, November 14
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Kick off the holiday season with us! For a flurry of gift ideas & a delightful shopping experience, join us for the 28th annual Taste of the Holidays. The merchants invite you to a full day of special demos, activities, & holiday refreshments.

Santa's Reindeer will debut at this holiday event. Bring the kids and visit with live reindeer. They will be here the entire holiday season. Nibble on complimentary hot roasted chestnuts at 4PM (while supplies last).

View magical twinkling lights as you stroll through the Village on our annual Wine Walk featuring 15+ local wineries. The vintners will pour wine tastes from 6-9pm. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, BYOG (bring your own glass). Click HERE to purchase tickets.

**New this year ** A limited number of VIP tickets are available which will allow you early access to the tastings, and a glass with your ticket.  Check in for VIP's starts at 5:00 PM! VIP Tickets are $30.
The Taste of the Holidays Wine Walk is a great time to shop and enjoy libations while connecting with friends.  All proceeds benefit the Northshore Schools Foundation.