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City of Arvada begins next phase of Ralston Road Improvement Project

The City of Arvada and its contract partner Hamon Infrastructure will begin Phase Two of the Ralston Road reconstruction project on Monday, April 26. This phase of work is expected to last for 24 months and will begin at Yukon Street and progress westward to Garrison Street. The public is invited to join the project …

North Metro Water Suppliers Urge Residents to Implement Water Reduction Actions

North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand Water District, City of Thornton and Westminster are urging residents to consider ways to reduce water use …

One Year After COVID-19 hit, Arvada Thrives

In March 2020, communities throughout Colorado were rocked by COVID-19 as schools and businesses shut down. Arvada, a Denver suburb, quickly took action to create the Arvada Resiliency Taskforce  and instead of losing businesses, residents and revenue, the town worked hard to transform into a dynamic, thriving community. “Although 2020 was a difficult year, we …

Business Bulletins

Colorado Manufacturing Awards Reveals 2021 Industry Finalists

Finalists have been announced in the 6th annual Colorado Manufacturing Awards, contested in over a dozen industry and achievement categories. The CMAs are co-hosted by CompanyWeek business media, and Manufacturer’s Edge, the NIST-sponsored Colorado Manufacturing Extension Partner, and supported by several trade and industry groups including CAMA, the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association. More than 40 companies — three finalists in …

Footers Catering Celebrates 40 Years with New Event Space in Arvada

After 40 years in business in Colorado, Footers Catering will open a much-anticipated event facility in Arvada. The venue, named “Social Capitol,” will include 20,000 square feet of versatile event-space, a mezzanine, and smaller breakout rooms. The reimagined building at 6543 Wadsworth Blvd. in Arvada will also now be home to the caterer’s entire operation, …

$2 Million Boost into Jeffco Helps Nonprofits Recover from COVID Impacts

Community First Foundation is contributing an additional $2 million to its Jeffco Hope Fund to help Jefferson County nonprofits continue responding to and recovering from impacts of COVID-19. “Jefferson County is our home and we want our communities and neighbors to thrive,” said Kelly Dunkin, CEO and president of Community First Foundation. “We launched the Jeffco Hope …

Arvada Businesses Helping Out

Special Aerospace Services Donated Hand Sanitizer to Jeffco Public Health Outreach

SAS Flight Factory located in Arvada recently donated a pallet of hand sanitizer to Jeffco Public Health’s COVID-19 outreach team.

My Kid’s Lunch, based in Arvada reshape student lunch program

A local student meal program that typically serves kids at schools has reshaped its service in response to school shutdowns because of the coronavirus. My Kid’s Lunch, based out of Arvada, is serving students about 12,000 meals — breakfast, lunch, and a snack — a day at multiple locations around the greater Denver area, said …

Great Harvest Bread Company in Arvada open and giving back to the community

The Great Harvest Bread Company located at 7745 Wadsworth Boulevard is doing its part by creating a community bread shelf. To learn more, visit Channel 7 

Arvada in the News

Arvada Resiliency taskforce touts expeditious response in helping area businesses during the pandemic

It wasn’t 24 hours after Gov. Jared Polis announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Colorado on March 5 that Kami Welch and the Arvada Chamber of Commerce sprung to action. The plan: To provide city businesses with the support and resources needed to combat a global pandemic. Eight months later, the Arvada Resiliency …

Arvada Rallied for Small Businesses During COVID-19

Arvada Mayor Marc Williams was in his second term when the novel coronavirus hit his community. The city of approximately 121,000 immediately felt the impact on its small businesses – a hallmark of the community. Mayor Williams points out how small businesses and the Chamber of Commerce rallied to show that “Arvada, we can do …

Denver-area city governments step in to offer lifeline aid to small businesses – highlighting Arvada’s efforts

“I’m really proud of what is going on, not just around Arvada but around the region,” Marc Williams, Arvada Mayor said in an interview. Visit Denver Business Journal to read the complete story.

Virtual Meetings

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETING – April 2021

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing platform. If you have questions or comments for the AEDA Board regarding this meeting, please submit to [email protected] by Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 3:00 …

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETING – March 2021 Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm.  The meeting will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing platform. If you have questions or comments for the AEDA Board regarding these agenda items, please submit to [email protected] by Monday, March 8th, 2021 at …

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETING – February 2021 Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing platform.  Agenda items to be discussed are as follows: If you have questions or comments for the AEDA Board regarding these agenda items, please submit …