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Arvada, Colorado 80002


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Arvada Economic Development Association Announces 2020 Board Appointments

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) would like to introduce its 2020 Board Officers: Ken Olsen with B2B CFO, president; Dave Doherty with Piper Electric, past president; Alicia Svaldi with Faustson Tool, vice president; and Paul Duncan with Pie Consulting & Engineering, secretary/treasurer. Additionally, AEDA welcomes the newly elected board members: Dino Dardano, Hestra Gloves; …

Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is hosting Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law seminar. Chuck Passaglia, employment law expert, will address recent cases of importance to employers as well as trends in human resources management for no charge on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Date:              Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Time:              7:30 am …

Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open application period based on available funds. AEDA created the Exterior Improvements Grant Program to support existing Arvada businesses and property …

Business Bulletins

Gov. Polis Delivers 2020 State of the State Address

Gov. Jared Polis delivered the 2020 State of the State address to the Colorado General Assembly. “Colorado has always been a state of trailblazers. Ours is a state of can-do people. We don’t back down from a challenge, and we don’t quit when the going gets tough,” said Governor Polis in the address. “The state …

Applications double during second Colorado Free Application Day

Colorado students submitted nearly 44,500 college and university admissions applications during the second Colorado Free Application Day on Oct. 15, 2019, doubling participation from last year’s effort and saving almost $2 million in waived fees. Participating institutions received 44,488 applications in total, a 100 percent increase over last year’s campaign. Colorado State University in Fort …

Economic Forecast Shows Continued Growth for Colorado’s Economy

The Office of State Planning and Budgeting released the December economic forecast showing continued growth in Colorado’s economy. “Colorado’s economy remains strong with low unemployment, and we must continue to ensure our agriculture, technology, manufacturing, and other critical industries remain on the right path,” said Governor Jared Polis. “We want every Coloradan to have the …

Arvada in the News

The 10 most livable (and affordable) mid-sized cities of 2019

According to #SmartAsset Arvada, Colorado, the No. 1 city on the list, factors such as a strong job market and livable wages help boost its level of livability.

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

As new urban transit lines expand, dense development near stations tries to reinvigorate car-centric communities

Special Aerospace Services Unveils Restored Apollo Test Capsule in Arvada, Colorado

Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule. The spacecraft will be displayed permanently at the SAS Flight Factory in Arvada, Colo., where engineering design work for future lunar missions is now underway.