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Arvada Chamber introduces career hub to support hiring demand

As local businesses continue to experience staffing challenges, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce has launched the Arvada Career Hub to connect local job opportunities with local people. This digital resource is available to all businesses and non-profits that serve the Arvada community, making it the largest, most inclusive job board in the city. This simple, accessible job …

Arvada Resiliency Taskforce creates infrastructure to support businesses

As COVID-19 began to affect Arvada businesses and nonprofits, organizations across the community united to create the Arvada Resiliency Task force (ART). Members include the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, the City of Arvada, the Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA), the Arvada Visitors Center and the Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District (to name a few). …

Hope House To Host ‘Kickoff To Summer Bash’ At Lake Arbor Park

Hope House teen moms, their children, staff and volunteers are planning to enjoy a fun afternoon at Lake Arbor Park to kickoff the summer on Thursday, June 3rd. The drop-in event will run from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. and provide a casual atmosphere where attendees can stop by to enjoy dinner from Chick-fil-A and dessert …

Business Bulletins

JCPH Provides Update on COVID-19

As the highly transmissible Delta variant continues to spread in the county, especially among unvaccinated residents, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) shares an update on the current situation in Jeffco. The department also reminds residents of safe and effective mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19, including infection by the Delta variant. “We have heard from residents …

$1.5m available to support Economic Development Organizations in Colorado

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) announces grants of $25,000 and $50,000 are available starting August 19 through the Economic Development Organization Recovery Grant to support organizational capacity for economic development organizations and bolster our economic recovery. The State Legislature appropriated funds from the Colorado Recovery …

Colorado Building Back Stronger: New Report Shows Colorado Among Top Ten States for Business

According to a recent report, Colorado is among the top ten states for business, ranking 8th overall and 2nd in workforce. “It’s no secret that Colorado is the best place to live, work and do business. We’re powering the Colorado Comeback by supporting our small businesses, developing our workforce across our state, creating jobs, and …

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

Olde Town Arvada pedestrian mall conversion underway

The streets of Olde Town Arvada might be a bit dustier than usual this summer, as work to convert the historic district into a pedestrian mall has begun. The work started June 30 and will continue through Nov. 1. The renovations will include installing new medians, removing existing striping from closed off areas and repaving …

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 …

Virtual Meetings

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETING – September Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, September 14th, 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, September 13th, 2021 at 3:00 …

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