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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
May 25, 2016


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Welcome New Members!

Red Door Montessori, Barbara Boettcher
Faith, family and fun! Red Door Montessori is a Christian preschool for young children 3-5 years old with loving teachers and an enriching environment where young minds enjoy learning.

Your local Farmers® agent in Bothell, WA, helping customers identify the insurance coverage and options that fit best--whether that's auto, home, renters, business insurance and more.
Thank You Recently Renewing Members
We appreciate all of our members and would like to thank those who have recently renewed:

Patron Members/Community Partners:

Crossroad SIGN & Graphics



Eye Of The Needle Winery

Hilton Garden Inn

Knight Visions Studio Gallery

SBL Rentals, Wendy Amundsen

Teresa Starman, Edward Jones

The Woodinville Weekly

Valpak of Western Washington 

Chamber General Meeting Tomorrow
Thursday, May 26
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell
Join us for our monthly General Meetings! 
* Grow your connections
* Discover collaborative opportunities
* Increase your professional acumen
* Get updates from the Chamber
* Hear community news
* New members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves

"Helping Small Businesses Start, Grow & Expand"
Speaker: Calvin W. Goings, SBA Regional Administrator
Learn how the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can help grow and expand your business!
Free event, no registration required.  Light refreshments will be served. Thank you to this month's Refreshment Sponsor Banner Bank.

12th Annual Chamber Open House & Birthday Bash!
Thursday, June 16
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Mobius Hall/Cascadia College, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell  

Come join the party! Meet your business neighbors while enjoying free food & beverages from local restaurants!

Enjoy: 40 Business Exhibits * Beer & Wine * Networking * Door Prizes. FREE event & parking! All members & public are welcome.
Want to host a vendor table for $200?
We will be finalizing the requests next week, so let us know ASAP if you are interested. Space is limited by industry. Email

Special thanks to our Event Sponsor: Banner Bank

2016 Bothell Block Party & BrewFest Was A Huge Success!


Approximately 1000 people enjoyed live music, great food, and delicious beer at this year's block party in downtown Bothell. Huge thank you's to all the volunteers who helped, Bothell Furniture for hosting the event in their parking lot and to the UW Bothell for partnering with the Chamber for such a fantastic event!


Click here to see all the photos!


Community News & Announcements:

Shout OutA SHOUT OUT goes to the staff at Lombardi's Italian Restaurants!


"Diane and her team set up an area where I could take my management team and have a working lunch and mini-retreat. We had great food and a nice environment to work and accomplish our goals. Thanks to Diane and her team at Lombardi's!" ~ Shawna Pitts, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites

Please send your announcements, congratulations, testimonials and thank you's to
Member Benefits Reminder:
Member Information Tables at Events
Display your marketing materials at events! Gain heightened brand awareness, showcase,  your products or services, or advertise your upcoming sales or events by displaying your marketing materials on the Member Information Tables available at most Chamber events! Learn more about your fellow members by picking up their brochures and flyers as well.

Contact the Chamber for more information.

Member Announcements
Share Your Vision For The Wayne Golf Course. Take a short survey....
The City of Bothell, King County, Forterra, and OneBothell need your help to create a community vision for the Wayne Golf Course property. Forterra purchased the Back Nine in February and the Front Nine this month.

The City has three years to purchase the property for use as a park, open space and conservation area. Purchase price is estimated at $11 million.

Take a short survey to help city staff, project partners and elected officials understand what park or conservation features are important to you. The results will be used to develop a preliminary concept plan for the property.

The UWB Regenerative Business Executive Education Program
Turn Technology & Creative Leaders into Business leaders!
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You have hired and promoted A-talent in STEM, CREATIVE and other functional fields. Now they need the BUSINESS ACUMEN with 21st century practices to grow the business or business unit.  Close the gap on business skills without sending them back to school.

The Regenerative Business Executive Education Program offers participants practical methods, rapidly learned, to create earnings, margins and cash flow with INNOVATION, GROWTH and RESPONSIBILITY in products and services decisions and actions, the three factors necessary to long-lived business.  

AT&T Is Hiring - Call Center Careers
If you love working with people and technology, you'll fit right in at AT&T. From connecting with customers to providing innovative solutions and sharing product knowledge, you'll be the voice of their company.

Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Award $3.95 Million for Small Business Startup
Application Deadline is June 3, 2016
SBA Launches 3rd Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Award $3.95 Million for Small Business Startups.

WHAT is it? The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching an Accelerator Growth Fund competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each, totaling $3.95 million. 

WHO can apply? Support organizations whose sole purpose is to help start-ups grow, become commercially viable and have a real and sustained economic impact.

WHEN is the deadline? Application deadline is June 3, 2016
HOW does one apply or get more information? Visit for the application and more information.
Bothell Farmers Market - Opening Day! 
Fridays, June 3 - September 30
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell

Fresh Fridays are here! Head to Country Village for OPENING DAY of the market on Friday, June 3 - live music, fresh flowers and produce, local artisans, and more. Visitors will enjoy the beautiful grounds of Country Village while stocking up on the best Northwest flavors and ingredients.
Experience Sustainamania!
A Fun Family Event
Saturday, June 4
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
City of Bothell Public Works Operation Ctr, 21233 20th Ave SE, Bothell
Sustainamania is a fun free event! Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to learn about how you can be more sustainable everyday! 

There will be: Super Hero Activity for Kids, New Wetland Tour, Touch a Truck, PCC Natural Markets Food Activity will be on-site and Live Music! 

Northshore Senior Center Resource Fair
Friday, June 17th

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Northshore Senior Center is hosting their first annual Senior Resource Fair.


There will be over 40 community vendors and multiple free workshops regarding senior services and interests including housing, gardening and more.

This event is free and open to all.
Lunch will be available for purchase.

See HERE more information.

Printable flyer for promotion.  
View "Watercolor Duet" Exhibit at
TSUGA Fine Arts & Framing
On exhibit through June 18
10101 Main Street, Bothell
TSUGA Fine Arts & Framing in downtown Bothell will be exhibiting watercolors celebrating the beauty of light by Beverly Fotheringham and Margaret Tollefson.
Care Day 2016
Friday, June 24
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Northshore Junior High
12101 NE 160th Street, Bothell

Care Day is 100% volunteer powered and we are looking for local sponsorships to help provide the hot meal, shirts for volunteers, and other supplies. Your business can help our community through donations, promotion, and volunteering. Learn more at  or contact Scott Bothel, or 206.407.9474.

Hot Rods, Hot Dogs, & Motorcycles!
Sponsored by: Lifetime Celebrations by Washelli & Cermony Masters
Saturday, June 25
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
18224 103rd Ave NE, Downtown Bothell

Bring your classic, custom, vintage, or special vehicle and show it off! 

- Free picnic food & sweet buffet

- Featuring the Bothell Fire Dept.

- Cruising Music

Please bring canned food or a cash donation to help support Hopelink.