Nancy Balin Founder of the Family Jewels Foundation is awarded Chamber Member of the Month for 2019

Chamber Member Of The Month March 2019

By | Bothell, Chamber News, Kenmore, Member of the Month

Congratulations to our March 2019 Chamber Member Of The Month: Nancy Balin Founder of the Family Jewels Foundation! She works tirelessly to help save guys’ lives through awareness of testicular cancer, and help students go to college with scholarships.

Nancy does amazing things for our community, she is a regular contributor to the Chamber’s activities as well as our local Northshore Rotary Club.

Nancy was recognized today at the Chamber’s March General Meeting with almost 100 people in attendance which was held at the Northshore Senior Center auditorium.

You can learn more about the great work of the Family Jewels Foundation, have them at your next event to spread awareness of cancer, and learn how you can donate and/or help them raise money for student scholarships at:

Family Jewels Foundation Logo

Bothell Kenmore Chamber Attends 2019 Chamber Day in Olympia

Chamber Representatives Spend The Day In Olympia For Business Advocacy

By | Bothell, Chamber News, Kenmore, Legislative

Chamber representatives Kelly Snyder of UW Bothell, Aran Buchan of HUB International NW, Matt Isenhower of Chick-fil-A Bothell Canyon Park, Brittany Caldwell Chamber Executive Director, and Bea Huang spent 2019 Chamber Day in Olympia this week meeting with a wide variety of people and discussing important issues affecting businesses in our area and Washington state.

They met with the 1st (Bothell) and the 46th (Kenmore) District Representatives, Senator Hobb’s team, as well as the Association of Washington Business.

Some of the issues discussed were transportation, Senate Bill 5326 which would impose a new tax burden on small hair salon owners and independent stylists, funds for a new academic building on the Cascadia/UW Bothell campus, and condo liability reform.

To learn more about the Chamber’s Legislative advocacy and activities and to get involved please visit our Legislative Page.


Guests enjoying breakfast and socializing at the Joing Networking Breakfast with Bothell Kenmore Chamber and Woodinville Chamber

Joint Networking Breakfast With Woodinville Chamber Is A Success

By | Bothell, Chamber News, Events, Kenmore

Thank you to the 70 professionals and business owners from around the area that gathered to socialize, exchange information, and hear a valuable presentation to help them in business at this morning’s Joint Networking Breakfast with the Woodinville Chamber.

Thank you to the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson for hosting and providing such a delicious breakfast. And, thank you to Guest Speaker: Theresa Chambers for presenting on her topic of “Recognition Works” – Learn 3 Ways to Get Your Thank On: Easy, low-cost ways to use employee recognition to attract, engage, and keep great people.  If you missed the event you can download her handouts here:

Recognition Matters
Get Your Thank On

We will have another morning event this Thursday – our General Meeting – this one is free, no rsvp, just come as you are!  Our General Meetings are well attended (65-90 avg) and have updates from city officials on issues affecting our business community. New members will also have the opportunity to come up and introduce yourselves to the room and tell us about your business.

We hope to see you there!

Joint Networking Breakfast with Bothell Kenmore Chamber and Woodinville Chamber

Bing Teng, Franchise Owner at Supercuts Bothell is named Chamber Member of the Month February 2019

January 2019 Member Of The Month

By | Bothell, Chamber News, Kenmore

Congratulations To Bing Teng For Being Named Chamber Member Of The Month!

Bing Teng, Franchise Owner of Supercuts Bothell Center can always be counted on to show up to volunteer, and is always creating opportunities for collaboration in our community.

While he is an incredibly savvy business person with an MBA and tremendous skills to offer, he never hesitates to help with the not so glamorous work at the Northshore Senior Center of setting up tables and chairs and washing dishes. His favorite activity at the center however is baking his now famous and delicious pies and quiches!

Bing is a regular contributor to the Chamber’s Bothell Downtown Action Committee, holds a leadership role with the Mercer Island Rotary, and is on the Board of Directors for the Northshore Senior Center. He also coordinates his staff to give back at Care Day, and volunteers often for Chamber events. Please join us in congratulating Bing Teng on being named the Bothell Kenmore Chamber’s Member of the Month!

Want to nominate someone for this award? Please contact Maurita Colburn, Member and Community Relations Manager for full information.

Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce 2019 State of the City of Bothell Address Luncheon

Chamber Hosts 2019 State of the City of Bothell Address Luncheon

By | Bothell, Chamber News, Events

On January 16 the Chamber was pleased to host our annual State of the City of Bothell Luncheon with guest presenter Jennifer Phillips, Bothell City Manager delivering the address.  Over 175 local business owners, professionals, and civic leaders gathered at the spacious Evergreen Church auditorium to hear the address, connect and network, and enjoy a delicious lunch catered by Alexa’s Cafe & Catering.

The Chamber wishes to thank all who attended, City of Bothell City Manager Jennifer Phillips and Mayor Andy Rheaume for speaking, Evergreen Church, Alexa’s Cafe & Catering, all our volunteers and Ambassadors, our musicians Randy Mac Music, our community information contributors: Friends of North Creek Forest, Friends of Youth, and Clothes For Kids; and of course our sponsors: Community Transit, Puget Sound Energy, Junction, The 104 Apartments, and Viridian.

Congratulations to Levi Gettleman of Bothell High School on receiving our Student of the Month Award. And thank you to JD Davis of Sundance Energy Services for sponsoring our Student of the Month.

Event Photos can be viewed here.

Video of the State of the City Address can be viewed here.

Mark your calendars for our State of the City of Kenmore Luncheon on March 13. Tickets are on sale now!