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Community News & Announcements
January 20, 2016

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Anastasia Carl,  The Neverending Bookshop
An upscale used bookstore in the heart of downtown Bothell. They strive to provide the surrounding communities with great literature and support local reading habits. See their website for their calendar of events.

Judy Gratton, John L. Scott
Helps people sell and buy homes in the Bothell area. Contact Judy to hear more about her "Edge Service Guarantee".

Joy Ingram, Clothes For Kids
A non profit organization whose vision is to "Empower Students For Success One Wardrobe at a Time".  We serve all of the Northshore School District and all of Snohomish County.

Offers an individualized, comprehensive approach to residential projects big and small. Dustin personally works directly with the client, designer, architect and all other contractors involved to ensure complete quality and satisfaction. Past projects range from complete new construction, whole house renovations, additions, kitchens and baths. 
Thank You Renewing Members
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who renewed recently: 


Chamber Executive Committee Elected

At its January meeting, the Chamber's Board of Directors voted to elect the 2016 Executive Committee.

Chair: Shawna Pitts, Country Inn & Suites
Vice Chair: Mike Rue, Evergreen Wealth Managers
Second Vice Chair: Brad Mott, DDS, Kenmore Smiles
Treasurer: Cheryl Bosh, Banner Bank
Secretary: Andrea Schafer, Bothell Physical Therapy
Immediate Past Chair: Dr. Eric Murray, Cascadia College

We want to thank these members for their generous contribution of time and energy in support of the Chamber and the Greater Bothell community.

State of the Chamber General Meeting
Thursday, January 28
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logo
Please join us for our special State of the Chamber presentation to learn what the Chamber has planned for 2016.  All are welcome. No RSVP required.

Socialize, network, get updates from the Chamber and find out what is happening around the community. New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business.  


Special thanks to this month's sponsor:

Alexa's Cafe & Catering
Ladies Night Out - Only 10 tickets left!
The Rosewood Room at Country Village

Thursday, February 4
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Tickets: $40 per person
    
You're invited to an evening packed full of fun! Enjoy fabulous Mexican food from our local restaurants, great wine, and all kinds of mini activities including:
     Paraffin hand dips
     Chair massage
     Jewelry making
     Paper flower making
     Chocolate tasting
     Angel card reading
     and more!

A great night out with friends! Or purchase tickets for your entire staff!Contact the Chamber for availability: 425.485.4353 info@bothellchamber.com.

Special thanks to Country Village Shops for coordinating this event!
After Hours Social & Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting at Practical Sparrow Cafe
Thursday, February 11
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Country Village Shops
    
Join us at a fabulous combined event - After Hours Social and Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting to welcome the Practical Sparrow Café.

Practical Sparrow Café is located in the Country Village Shops and is a place to relax, slow down, and enjoy a beverage and a snack.

Click here for details
Sold Out Event!
January Bothell "State Of The City" Luncheon Was Huge Success

    
Thank you to everyone who made our January Luncheon event such a huge success. With 115 present it was standing room only to hear Bothell City Manager, Bob Stowe, give his annual "State Of The City" presentation.

Attendees mingled and networked before and after, savored delicious food from the new owners of The Rosewood Room (Alexa's Catering), and enjoyed wonderful music from Randy Mac Music.

A special thank you to Lombardi's Italian Restaurants for generously sponsoring our January Luncheon and providing some wonderful door prizes!

Chamber Staff Announcements

Member & Community Relations - Maurita Colburn
The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Maurita Colburn is now stepping into the new role of Member & Community Relations. Maurita is the perfect person for this position as she has been the Office Manager here at the Chamber for the past year and has great relationships with our members. And, as a long-time resident of Bothell she is very knowledgeable about our community. Please join us in congratulating Maurita in her new position.

Office Manager - Elizabeth Tackett
We are also pleased to announce that Elizabeth Tackett has been hired as our new Office Manager. Elizabeth brings to us 9 years of experience with membership-based organizations - including 2 years as President of a large professional networking group on Seattle's Eastside. Elizabeth has also been a small business owner and is a long-time resident of Bothell. We are excited to have Elizabeth with us. Please join us in welcoming her to the Chamber. 
Join Us At Committee Meetings

The Chamber has several committees and we encourage you to attend! Please click here for a full list of committees and information regarding dates and purposes of meetings.

Member Benefits Reminder:

Member Information Tables
                         
Display your marketing materials at events! Gain heightened brand awareness, showcase a product or service, or advertise about an upcoming sale or event you are hosting by displaying your marketing materials on the Member Information Tables available at most Chamber events!

 

So what will you display on the table at the next event?!  We recommend brochures, flyers, business cards, etc.

 

Learn more about your fellow members by picking up their brochures and flyers as well. Contact the Chamber for more information.

Member Announcements
BHS Music Boosters Announcements
  
Goodwill Fill-a-Truck Collection
Saturday, January 23  @ 10 AM - 2 PM
Bothell High School  (bus parking lot)

Donate unwanted items at this Goodwill collection event to benefit the BHS Music program! $600 for each full truck! Spread the word!

Elevation Cellars Wine-Tasting Fundraiser 
Friday, February 12 @ 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tasting room opens @ 3:00 PM
Elevation Cellars in Woodinville Warehouse wine district
19495 144th Ave NE Suite A-115
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 483-2800

Choose a bottle or two to enjoy with your special someone for Valentine's Day weekend!
* Enjoy six award-winning Washington State wines ($10 tasting fee)
* 30% of all bottle purchases donated to BHS Music Boosters
* Tasting fee applied towards bottle purchases

Bothell Physical Therapy
Infant-Toddler Clothing Drive
January 1 - 31


Bothell Physical Therapy
For the month January Bothell Physical Therapy will be hosting an Infant-Toddler Clothing Drive to benefit foster children of the Seattle area. Matching item for item.

Please leave any donation items in the Treehouse bin locate in the lobby.

Bothell Physical Therapy
19110 Bothell Way NE, Suite 102

"Growing The Next Generation" Sponsored by Juice Plus
January 27 & 28
    
Stephen Ritz, internationally recognized teacher, environmentalist, community organizer, TedX awardwinning speaker, and Founder/Director of Green Bronx Machine (GBM) will inspire students, parents, educators, and sustainable urban agriculture enthusiasts at two Puget Sound fundraising dinners on January 27th and January 28th.

For more information about this event, click here or contact Gayle Lange at 206.423.4640 www.gaylelange.com http://nwjpa.org
City Of Bothell News:
 
More Free Parking Downtown 
With the opening of the new City Hall, additional  free public parking is now available to those visiting and shopping downtown.
 
More than 40 free parking spaces are available to City Hall visitors during business hours, including on-street and garage stalls.  The big benefit for downtown shoppers and others is new free parking available after 6 p.m. and on weekends, with more than 140 garage stalls plus on-street parking.


Help The City Name New Downtown Park 
The City of Bothell is seeking public assistance naming a future downtown park. If you'd like to suggest a name for consideration please see the link below for information.
 
Changes at Evergreen Wealth Managers
Written by Mike Rue 

                         
The new year has brought exciting new changes to my office and I'm delighted to share how our office has grown. 

Effective January, the name of our practice is changing! Our new name is Evergreen Wealth Managers. We think the new name more accurately reflects our evolving practice. We have a new look, new newsletters, new website, new technical tools and new team members.

I am excited to announce that my daughter Brittany has joined my practice as our Marketing Director and is expecting to finish her credentials for becoming a new advisor very soon. Brittany brings with her a wealth of marketing, sales and planning experience from the real estate business.  Brittany is quite busy with this transition and will be very active in the practice in the coming months. 
 
Evergreen Wealth Managers is an independent financial services firm specializing in helping individual investors and business owners reach their financial goals. We pride ourselves on personal service, adaptability and close attention to detail. We partner with you to develop and implement a financial plan that reflects your personal and financial goals and values.

Got Hazardous Materials? 
                         
The Wastemobile is coming back to Bothell in 2016 providing six opportunities for residents to drop off hazardous materials for proper disposal.  The event is open to all King County residents and those living within the City limits of Bothell. 
 
The event takes place at the Seattle Times Building parking lot, 19200 120th Ave NE, Bothell, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The next Wastemobile date is February 26 - 28. Additional dates are listed on the City Events Schedule. Confirm the list of items you can take before you go.
 
18|8 Men's Salons
Featured in Local Newspaper Article
 
Bothell salon for men features beer on tap and much more...

"The sign in front of this Bothell salon has a dude with pink foam curlers in his hair. What's up with that?  It's not what you think. Inside you won't find a bunch of "Curler Joes" like the guy on the sign. The foam is in the beer, not the curlers.
"We're a male-centric salon," said Ron Barbera, owner of 18/8 Fine Men's Salon at the Village at Beardslee Crossing.

Guys can get a brewski and the beauty works from scalp to toenails.  In addition to styling what's on top, there's lots of tweezing, pedicuring, exfoliating, lathering, waxing and stoning going on.  Stoning as in hot massage stones."  Read the full article here....

Celebrate Homeward Pet Adoption Center's 26th Anniversary Month!
February 1 - 28

Join us all month long to celebrate 26 years of saving lives!

See their website for more information.

All In For Kids Northshore Schools Foundation 2016 Luncheon
Wednesday, April 6
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
Lynnwood Convention Center

Celebrate with us on April 6, 2016 as we share the successes of our past and make an investment in the future of our students. Your support helps our students achieve the promise of their potential. 
 
Registration begins at 11:00 AM. Networking and preview of student work from 11:00 to Noon. Lunch and program 12:00 to 1:15 PM.