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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce
Community News & Announcements
June 8, 2016


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Welcome New Member!

Opening in Bothell this summer, PCC Natural Markets began as a food-buying club of 15 families in 1953. Today, it's the largest consumer-owned natural food retail co-operative in the United States. They have 10 stores in Puget Sound.

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

BECU, Bothell
Eric Hoierman, Resident

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! Everyone's invited! 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.

Special thanks to our Event Sponsor: Banner Bank

Vintage Bothell Wine, Beer, & Spirits Walk! 
Saturday, June 25
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Main Street Downtown Bothell
Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door while supplies last

Get your tickets now for this great event! Make an evening of it! Bring some friends and taste 20 of the area's premier wineries, breweries, & distilleries while shopping at 18 Bothell Main Street retailers including:
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Thank you to our sponsor: UW Bothell

Member Benefits Reminder:
Chamber Goes Earth-Friendly w/Online Pay Options For Dues and Invoices 
It's earth-friendly and easier than ever to manage your Chamber membership account online! You can now pay dues and register for events with our new electronic payment system.
Follow the steps below to conveniently pay your membership dues & other invoices online:
  1. Visit
  2. Click 'Member Login' at the top of the home page
  3. Login to your Chamber account (email here if you need a login)
  4. Click on any outstanding balances shown in right-hand column
  5. Proceed through check-out

Note: Due to security reasons credit cards on file in our old system were not transferred to our new system so you will need to re-enter them.

We're here to support you so please contact the Chamber for more information or if you need assistance getting your accounts set up.

Member Announcements
Ladies Night Out Tomorrow
Hosted at Country Village Shops
Thursday, June 9
6:00 - 8:00 PM
23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell
Grab your best girlfriends and join them at the locally-owned shops at Country Village for late night shopping.
Pick up a "passport" at The Practical Sparrow Cafe and enter to win a fabulous gift basket, compliments of Country Village merchants.

EvergreenHealth Announces Board of Commissioners Expansion Workshops
Series designed to educate residents on roles and responsibilities of commissioners.
June 15 & July 27
5:00 - 7:00 PM
EvergreenHealth Medical Center
12040 NE 128th St, Tan 250, Kirkland, Wa
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EvergreenHealth will be holding a series of workshops for District residents who have an interest in learning more about the role of commissioners and how to apply if interested in service as a commissioner.   

The workshops are free and open to the public. Attendees will learn more about EvergreenHealth, the responsibilities of a public district hospital commissioner and the requirements of serving on the board of EvergreenHealth.   

Registration for the workshops is required by calling 425.899.2667. 

Northshore Senior Center Resource Fair
Friday, June 17

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.

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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 is 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. 

Intellectual Property Events
by Bold IP
Monthly Intellectual Property Office Hours (Seattle)

Date/Time: First Tuesday of Every Month - 4:00 to 6:00pm

Location: Impact Hub Seattle - 220 Second Ave South Seattle, WA

Monthly Intellectual Property Office Hours (Bellevue)
Date/Time: Third Tuesday of Every Month - 4:00 to 6:00pm
Location: Impact Hub Bellevue - 555 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA

Bothell Farmers Market is Open
Fridays through September 30
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Country Village Shops, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell

Fresh Fridays are here! Head to Country Village for the market featuring 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.
HR Kinections Update
News you can use for your business

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* On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) giving companies greater access to federal courts and allowing for the civil seizure of property to prevent dissemination of trade secrets.   Read full notice here

* On May 18, 2016, The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule regarding changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  There are 3 key changes that you need to be aware of:  Read full notice here