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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
March 16, 2016


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Russell Korets, City On The Hill Church 
City On A Hill is a local community church that seeks to engage in the diverse Northwest culture with a purpose to reach and impact the local community. The church uses every Christ-honoring means to pursue, win, disciple and equip people.

Kristie English, English Insurance
English Insurance Group does the shopping for you! As independent brokers, we have many insurance companies to choose from for your business, home, auto, and much more.

Mario Hernandez, Village Street Cafe
Your next favorite breakfast and lunch café, American fare. Daily hours will be 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Opening soon at the front of the Country Village Shops.

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

The Wait is Over -- The New Chamber Database is Launching Next Monday!
In case you missed it at our State of the Chamber Address at the January General Meeting, we have announced a new partnership with MicroNet, Inc., aka Chamber Master, the leading provider of online solutions for member-based associations and Chambers of Commerce.

What does this mean for you?  Online payment options for event registration and membership renewals as well as an improved calendar of events and member directory!

We will be emailing our members an invitation to create a login next week so that you can update your information and start using these new features right away!

Questions?  Contact Elizabeth at
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting at
Social Grounds Coffee & Tea Co.
Tuesday, March 22
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Downtown Bothell
Join us to celebrate the opening of Social Grounds Coffee & Tea Co. a locally-owned eco-friendly coffee, tea and lunch cafe in downtown Bothell. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be at noon.

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

Located at 18333 Bothell Way NE, Suite 103, Bothell, Six Oaks building, next to Amaro Bistro. Click here for driving directions 

General Meeting next Thursday
Thursday, March 24
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logo Join us for our monthly meeting at the Northshore Senior Center. Socialize, network, get updates from the Chamber and find out what is happening around your community. New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business.

Topic: Cross-Promotion to Boost your Business
Join us to learn tips n' tricks for the Chamber's new online member directory system and get connected with other members online and at events.  All are welcome. No registration required.

Special thanks to this month's Refreshment Sponsor:

And our Meeting Sponsor: 
Joint Networking Breakfast with the Woodinville Chamber!
Thursday, April 14
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Networking starts at 7:00 AM
Fairwinds, Brittany Park Retirement Center
 Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Logo

Join us as we collaborate with the Woodinville Chamber for a fabulous "Building Relationships" breakfast event!

Guest Speaker:  Scott Bothel, FourTen Creative
Topic: "3 Ways To Increase Your Visibility Online" 

Current Members of the Bothell Chamber can get more information and register here.
We look forward to socializing and making new connections with the terrific people at the Woodinville Chamber! See you all there for this great event.

Joint After Hours Social with the Woodinville Chamber!
Thursday, April 14
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Crossroad SIGN & Graphics

Join the Greater Bothell & Woodinville Chambers at Crossroad SIGN on Main Street in downtown Bothell for our Joint April After Hours Social.

Join us for free food, drinks and fun! Thanks to our host, Crossroad SIGN & Graphic, a full-service company providing electric signs, vehicle & business graphics.

We look forward to socializing and making new connections with the terrific people at the Woodinville Chamber! See you all there for this great event.

10011 Main Street, Bothell, WA
2016/17 Annual Guide to Goods & Services to Print Soon!
Deadline for Updates/Enhanced Listing: April 11

Our annual Guide to Goods & Services is being updated for print and will include a listing (business name, address and phone) for all Chamber members for free as part of your current membership.

Now is a great time to verify that all the information we have is current and correct for your business.

Once you have received your custom Chamber Master member log in (launching next week!), please view, and update if necessary, your membership information before April 11.

You also have the option to add your website address by ordering an "Enhanced Listing" for only $25!
Call the Chamber at 425.485.4353 or email us at to order now.
Want to advertise for increased exposure? Please contact Chloe Ekberg at the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter at 425.483.3732.  

The John L. Scott, Bothell Ribbon Cutting & After Hours Was a Big Success! 

Such a great group of people attended the March After Hours Social and Ribbon Cutting event for the new John L. Scott in Bothell!

Thank you to everyone who came out and showed your support and to all the people who contributed to its success.

Be sure to check our Chamber calendar of upcoming events for more ribbon cutting ceremonies.

Click here to learn more about the John L. Scott, Bothell office!
2016 Shamrock Shuffle Wine & Beer Walk Was A FUN Success! 
Just ask the 350+ people who attended!

Thank you to our event host Country Village Shops

We had such a great time at this year's Shamrock Shuffle event! More thank you's to: All who attended, the 15 wineries & breweries who contributed, all the volunteers, the many wonderful shops who hosted, and to Seattle Uncorked for their assistance with organizing.

Keep your eyes out for our Downtown Wine Walk in June on Main Street, Bothell - details to come soon!

Member Benefits Reminder:
Get active on Social Media

The Chamber and many of our members are active on social media sites especially Facebook and Twitter!  We support our members as often as we can by liking, sharing, retweeting, and commenting on many of your posts giving you added brand exposure and increasing your engagement rankings. 
Many of our members show support to fellow members as well. It's a great way to stay connected and top-of-mind with other members and consumers.
Our new online member directory profiles through Chamber Master (coming next week!) will give you the opportunity to list your social media sites so be sure to add them!
Come connect with us online!

Member Announcements
Dine Out For Education at
Lombardi's Italian Restaurants
Help raise proceeds for scholarships!
March 18 & 19

Both Lombardi's locations, Bothell and Everett Marina, will donate 5% of their  lunch and dinner sales on March 18 and 19. 

Proceeds will benefit the 2016 Lombardi's Italian Restaurants Annual Scholarship Fund at Everett Community College.

The King Of Swings: Hands-On Sensorimotor Workshop
Bothell Pediatric & Hand Therapy
Sunday, March 20
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Bothell P&H

Come learn from BPHT's King of Swings: Alex Lopiccolo, COTA/L. This workshop is designed to get parents and practioners alike involved and hands-on in a breakdown of sensorimotor treatment interventions, some tricks of the trade for success, methodologies and theories behind these treatment options, and some DIY therapy equipment options.

Who: Occupational/Physical/Speech/Play/Music Therapy practitioners, Physical Education teachers, and parents interested in sensory processing interventions.
Cost: $99
Location: BPHT's Sensory Gym at 18504 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA.
To register:  Email

Special Photographer's Show
TSUGA Fine Art & Framing
Saturday, March 26
5:00 - 8:00 PM

"Bruce Barnbaum Images Through The Decades"

A world-renowned photographer's first show in the Pacific Northwest in eight years!

Enjoy an opening reception, lecture, and Q&A with Bruce on Saturday March 26.

Collection on display from March 25 - May 2, 2016.

TSUGA is located at 10101 Main St., Bothell.

Fur Ball Auction and Dinner hosted by
Homeward Pet
Saturday, March 26
5:30 - 10:00 PM
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue

Join us on March 26 at Bellevue's Meydenbauer Center for a special night of laughter, fun, and good conversation, all in support of homeless animals in need.

Don't miss your chance to win a collection of premium wines valued over $1,000 at Homeward Pet Adoption Center's Fur Ball Auction and Dinner! Hand-selected by Chateau Ste. Michelle Winemaker Emeritus Ray Einberger, the case includes 2009 Stags Leap Cask Selection, among others chosen to delight the palate of any discerning wine lover.

Reserve your spot at our most exciting event of the year and help give homeless cats and dogs a second chance at life and love!

Details and registration at:

Northshore Senior Center Senior Resource Fair Looking for Vendors
Friday, June 17
Northshore Senior Center

You are invited to participate in the Senior Resource Fair at the Northshore Senior Center.

This event offers your business a unique opportunity to meet and provide information to adults ages 50 and up in your community.

As an event exhibitor, you will be provided with a table to set up a display featuring your business or organization and the services or products you offer. A range of sponsorships are available!

Click here for the flyer with all the details on how you can participate.

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce | 23716 8th Ave SE, Ste I - 1 | Bothell | WA | 98021