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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
February 3, 2016


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

Chamber Ladies Night Out Tomorrow - Last Chance for Tickets!
Thursday, February 4
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Tickets: $40 per person
You're invited to an evening packed full of fun at The Rosewood Room in Country Village Shops! 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

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. There will be wine and small bites. All are welcome to attend. The Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be at 5:30 PM.

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. 
The Neverending Bookshop Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, February 25
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Join us in welcoming The Neverending Bookshop to our community and to Main Street, downtown Bothell.

The Neverending Bookshop is located in the Logsdon Building at 10123 Main Place, Ste. 2, Bothell.

All are welcome to attend. There will be refreshments and door prizes.

The Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be at 6:15 PM.
Shamrock Shuffle Wine & Beer Walk!
Country Village Shops
Saturday, March 12
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us Saturday evening March 12 from 5pm-8pm for our annual Shamrock Shuffle Wine & Beer Walk!

Gather with friends and enjoy the best wine & beer in the region. 15 local wineries and select breweries will be located throughout Country Village in our one-of-a-kind, locally-owned shops.

Purchase tickets online for $20. If you wait until the last minute you can purchase them for $25 at the door, while supplies last (tickets are required).

Select bottles of wine and beer will be available for sale! Proceeds to benefit the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce.

BYOG (Bring Your Own Glass). Must be 21 or older.

Visit the Bothell Chamber for more info and to purchase tickets:

Kenmore "State of the City" Luncheon
Wednesday, March 16
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Check in/Networking 11:00 AM
Inglewood Golf Club

Join us for the second Annual Kenmore "State of the City" Chamber Luncheon where our featured speaker Kenmore City Manager, Rob Karlinsey, will inform us about all of the major changes and upcoming activities in Kenmore.

Our Luncheons are a great opportunity to socialize, network, get updates from the Chamber and find out what is happening around the community.

"State of the Chamber" January General Meeting Was Standing Room Only!
Thank you to everyone who attended our January General Meeting and to all our volunteers who made it a success.

With 70+ people present it was standing room only to hear Brittany Caldwell, our new Executive Director deliver the "State of the Chamber" presentation.

Brief Summary: Great things are coming to the Chamber in 2016. Including but not limited to: Increased support of our members and their businesses, more collaboration with the community & other area Chambers, and continued growth in membership and benefits!

Attendees were introduced to many new members, mingled and networked before and after, and savored the delicious breakfast food generously donated by Alexa's Catering.

A special thank you all our amazing volunteers and to the Northshore Senior Center for hosting.  We couldn't do it without you! 

Member Benefits Reminder:
Grow Your Connections By Attending Events

The more they see you, the more they think of you! Stay top-of-mind with other members by making event attendance a priority.


The saying "People do business with those they know, like, and trust" is very often true! And, events are a great way to strengthen your connections and grow your business.


So check our event schedule, mark your calendars, bring your marketing materials, and plan to join us at our upcoming events!


View our events calendar here

"Best Of 425!" Vote For Your Favorite Chamber Member Today
Deadline to vote is February 5, 2016

Show your support for local businesses! Vote now in the "Best Of 425" contest and help your favorite businesses get recognized.
Need some reminders? Visit our Member Directory for hundreds of businesses right in our community!

Hurry, deadline to vote is February 5!

Member Announcements
Dollars & $ense: Life Sciences & Health Hosted by UWB
Tuesday, February 9
6:30 - 8:00 PM
UW - Bothell Rose Room (#280)
18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell

UWB Logo Raising capital is essential to every business, especially startups and small businesses, and choosing the right capital sources and partners can be challenging. The Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC) has teamed up with our partners at Life Science Washington (formerly the WBBA) to bring you: Dollars & $ense: Life Sciences & Health, a workshop focused on raising capital within the Life Sciences & Health industry.
Dollars & $ense: Life Sciences & Health will feature a panel of industry experts who will cover various sources of capital available to Life Sciences & Health companies, successful and failed fundraising campaigns, and answer your questions about best practices for raising capital. Following the panel will be a Q&A and a hosted networking happy hour, as well as a chance to tour the new state-of-the-art maker space at UW Bothell.

BHS Music Boosters

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

Shelley and the Curves at Beardslee
Beardslee Public House
Saturday, February 13
Doors Open at 9:00 PM

Get ready to rock - Beardslee Public House serving up live local music over Valentine's weekend

Are you ready for something fun and new for Valentine's weekend in Bothell? Whether you love love or just need an excuse to celebrate on a Saturday night with friends, Beardslee Public House is your Valentine's weekend destination for a lively and rocking show you will not soon forget. For one night only, Beardslee is featuring Shelley and the Curves, Western Washington's favorite party band. Tickets are limited, so reserve your spot, dust off your dancing shoes then warm up your vocal chords so you're ready to move, groove and sing along to your favorite songs.

Beardslee Public House: 19116 Beardslee Boulevard, Bothell
Doors: 9:00 PM
Music: 9:30 PM - Midnight
Dinner served until 11:00 PM 
Tickets: 21+ only; $10 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets

6th Annual Transforming Lives Breakfast
Clothes For Kids

Thursday, February 18
7:00 - 9:00 AM
Lynnwood Convention Center
Clothes For Kids is pleased to announce it's 6th Annual Transforming Lives Breakfast.  Thursday February 18, 2016 at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 7 to 9 AM. 
Join 300 community leaders in support of Clothes For Kids.  Emcee is Former Seattle Sounder Michael Tetteh.  Breakfast is buffet style.  The event is free to attend with a donation requested at the event. 
Bothell Pediatric and Hand Therapy 2016 Ask The Expert: Navigating and Knowing Your Health Insurance
Tuesday, February 23
6:30 - 7:30 PM
18405 Bothell Way NE,

Bothell P&H
Knowledge is power! Learn specific and effective questions to ask your insurance. Reduce frustration and increase understanding about your coverage, deductible and responsibility. Become a better advocate for your child's healthcare needs. Join our expert Billing and Referral Coordinator for this FREE educational seminar on knowing your insurance!

"Some Enchanted Evening"
Northwest Jazz Big Band
Friday, February 26
5:00 PM
Northshore Senior Center

NSC Logo

Dance, dance, dance! Enjoy an enchanted evening listening to Northwest Jazz Big Band, dancing and enjoying delicious food/drink!

Dinner & Dance Package
Prime Rib Dinner & Dance with Dessert
$25/person (limited seating)


Dance with Dessert Only
Wine $3/glass

Ticket Reservations: Credit Card 425-487-2441 or in-person at Northshore Senior Center (10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell)

Run the Family Jewels 5K Benefiting The Jaimeson Jones Memorial Scholarship
Saturday, March 19
9:00 AM
Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore

Saving young men's lives by educating about testicular cancer.

Providing scholarships to students whose sibling had cancer.

Sign up now for the 6th annual Family Jewels 5K!  Only $35 until February 29! 

PO Box 1833, Bothell, WA 98041-1833

Brew Can Cater Or Host Your Party
The fabulous new year is upon us and Brew would like to formally invite you to book your event at our cafe. We have a wonderful room that can fit comfortably 49 people with space for food and drinks! We do coffee, beer, wine and food! A major plus for your event if needed is Brew can also cater your party.

What we need to know for your party is simple
-Basics of event
-Style for party
-Special circumstances

Please contact Carissa Metzger the Cafe Owner or myself Selina Bryant the Marketing Manager for any questions or bookings!
425.686.7670, 10035 Main St, Bothell

Lauren Dillon-Merrill 
Featured in Local Newspaper Article
Article by Aaron Kunkler,  Bothell Kenmore Reporter
Four new businesses come to Bothell by way of one hard-working woman

"Sporting four separate business cards, Lauren Dillon-Merrill is something of a jill-of-all-trades.
The 30-year-old Kirkland resident recently opened a multi-business location in Bothell's Logsdon Building, right above The Neverending Bookshop, offering digital arts and design services, photography, clothing design and an esoteric healing practice. 'Some people come in for one thing, and end up wanting to do more,' she said. 

While she graduated from Full Sail University in Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in digital arts and design, Dillon-Merrill's attention has been captivated by esoteric healing more than seven years after she started...."  Read the full article here

Northwest Trophy and Awards
Rent A Statue!
Rent Me!
For your next Oscar party or special event you can rent this 6 1/2' tall life-size replica in their Woodinville location.
Call 425-485-4149 for pricing and more information.

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.
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.