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Video: Chamber Hosts 2022 State of the City of Kenmore Address

By Chamber News, Community Events, Community News, Education, Events, Kenmore, Legislative, Uncategorized

The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host its annual State of the City of Kenmore event to inform its members and the community of the latest news and information regarding Kenmore. Mayor Nigel Herbig and City Manager Rob Karlinsey outlined current Kenmore projects, recent accomplishments and challenges, Council’s history, mission and vision, and the future plans and primary goals for the city of Kenmore and its residents and businesses. We heard valuable and inspiring information, and were reminded of the many things the City has accomplished and about the many plans for Kenmore’s future.

This year’s event was held in person at Kenmore City Hall on July 19, 2022.  Free to attend and open to the community, guests were treated to a delicious lunch catered by Neighborhood Grills Catering. We thank the 65+ people that joined us to hear the 2022 address.

Watch the Video of the Address Below…

We extend a special thank you to Mayor Herbig and Mr. Karlinsey for their informative and inspiring presentations, Kenmore City Council, our Event Sponsors Port of Seattle and WhatsSup Stand Up Paddle & Kayak for their support, Dr. Eric Murray, President of Cascadia College for MC’ing our event, the City of Kenmore staff, and all our Board members and Chamber staff for their hard work and contributions.

Thank you to all who made our 2022 State of the City of Kenmore a successful event!

Kenmore, Washington

Video: Chamber Hosts 2021 State of the City of Kenmore Address from The Lodge at St. Edward Park

By Chamber News, Community Events, Community News, Education, Events, Kenmore, Legislative, Uncategorized

The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host its annual State of the City of Kenmore event to inform its members and the community of the latest news and information regarding current Kenmore projects, to look back at the accomplishments and challenges of 2020, and to discuss the future plans and goals for Kenmore and its residents and businesses.

This year’s event was held Live (virtually) from The Lodge at St. Edward Park on May 6, 2021. We were treated to interior views and some of the features inside these wonderful spaces at this newly opened lodge in Kenmore! We thank the 100+ people that joined us live online to hear the City of Kenmore Mayor David Baker & City Manager Rob Karlinsey deliver the 2021 address. The two outlined the city’s accomplishments, as well as the primary goals and focus for the city and council for 2021. We heard valuable information, and were reminded of the many things the City accomplished last year during extremely unusual times. We also learned more about the many plans for Kenmore’s future.

Video of Address is Available Below…

We extend a special thank you to Mayor Baker and Mr. Karlinsey for their informative and inspiring presentations, Kenmore City Council, and our Presenting Sponsor and location host The Lodge at St. Edward Park, Event Sponsors Puget Sound Energy and Port of Seattle, and Supporting Sponsors Cascadia College, Andrea Schafer, Edward Jones, WhatsSup Stand Up Paddle & Kayak, ABS Valuation and Heidi Braund, Real Living Northwest Realtors for their support. We also wish to thank both Carmin Dalziel, Chamber Chair, and Dr. Eric Murray, President of Cascadia College for MC’ing our event, all our Board members, and our Chamber staff for their hard work and contributions.

Thank you to all who made our 2021 State of the City of Kenmore a successful event!

Kenmore, Washington

2020 State of the City of Bothell Luncheon Hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber

Chamber Hosts 2020 State of the City of Bothell Luncheon

By Bothell, Chamber News, Community Events, Events, Legislative, Uncategorized

The Bothell Kenmore Chamber was pleased to host our annual State of the City of Bothell Luncheon this week. For the fourth year Bothell City Manager Jennifer Phillips delivered the address, and this year she was joined by newly appointed Mayor Liam Olsen. The two outlined the city’s accomplishments, as well as the primary goals and focus for the city and council for 2020.

Photos & Video Available Below….

An extensive range of topics were covered during the presentation including: affordable housing, public safety, community health, economic development, community connections, cybersecurity for government, parks and recreation, and more.

The Chamber also presented our Student of the Month Award to Shaena Kruse Ramos of Bothell High School. Shaena was introduced by Bothell High School Principal Juan Price.

The Chamber wishes to extend special thank you’s to our featured presenters Jennifer Phillips, Bothell City Manager and Mayor Liam Olsen, the staff at the City of Bothell, our amazing hosts – the Evergreen Church who provided their wonderful volunteers and their spacious state-of-the-art venue, our sponsors: Community Transit, The Pop, Junction Bothell, The 104 Apartments, Sound Transit, Alexa’s Cafe & Catering, Bothell Kenmore Reporter, Northshore Schools Foundation, and our Chamber staff, Ambassadors, Board Members, and volunteers for all your support in making this annual event a success.

Please enjoy the photos below.

 

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Watch the video of the 2020 State of the City presentation.

 

We invite the community to join us on March 11 for the State of the City of Kenmore Luncheon where Kenmore City Manager Rob Karlinsey will deliver the address. This event will be held at the Inglewood Golf Club in Kenmore. We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Chamber Hosts 2019 Candidates Forums For City Councils

By Bothell, Chamber News, Community Events, Kenmore, Legislative

This week the Chamber was pleased to host the 2019 Candidates Forums for both Bothell and Kenmore City Councils.

We would like to thank all who attended, submitted questions, the participating candidates, Northshore Senior Center in Bothell and Bastyr University in Kenmore for providing the venues, Dr. Eric Murray President of Cascadia College for moderating, and Kelly Snyder and Ryan McIrvin of the University of Washington Bothell for assistance in coordinating these events.

Videos of both Bothell and Kenmore events are available below.

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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.