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8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, Colorado 80002


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Arvada Economic Development Association Announces 2022 Board Appointments

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) would like to introduce its 2022 Board Officers: Alicia Svaldi with Faustson Tool, President; Paul Duncan with Pie Consulting & Engineering, Vice President; and Mark Inboden with Utility Control & Equipment Corp., Secretary/Treasurer. Additionally, AEDA welcomes the newly elected Board Member: Gillian McCarron with Lakeside Insurance. AEDA would like …

Arvada Resiliency Taskforce to Host 2021 Business Summit with Focus on Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health

The Arvada Resiliency Taskforce announced the 2021 Arvada Business Summit, a half-day conference on November 10 that will educate on emergency and mental health preparedness. Curated business training sessions at the Summit are designed to equip local business and non-profit teams with the tools and resources to respond to a variety of emergency situations. Sessions at …

Arvada Celebrates Completion of Olde Town Pedestrian Street Closure And Phase One of Ralston Road Project

The City of Arvada, along with the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Olde Town Business Improvement District (BID) and the Arvada Resiliency Task Force invite the community to help celebrate the completion of several important projects in the Olde Town area. Take part in Arvada’s largest ever ribbon-cutting celebration at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 15 …

Business Bulletins

50 Ways the Polis Administration is Saving Coloradans Money

The COVID pandemic has made everything more expensive, from housing to energy to groceries.  That’s why Governor Polis in partnership with the state legislature is doing everything in their power to save Coloradans money.  Since taking office, Governor Polis has put thousands of dollars back into the pockets of hardworking Colorado families and businesses to …

Resources for Coloradans Impacted by the Marshall Fire

Boulder County announced the addresses of homes and businesses impacted by the fire. There are resources available to those impacted by the devastating wildfires. Please find below information about how to access behavioral health support and the next steps to take related to insurance and financial assistance. President Biden today approved the Colorado Disaster Declaration …

Colorado Employee Ownership Office Launches Employee Ownership Tax Credit

The Employee Ownership Office, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), will launch the application process for the Employee Ownership Tax Credit on January 1, 2022. The tax credit will be available to Colorado-headquartered businesses that want to convert to an employee ownership model and will cover up to …

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 CONFERENCE MEETING – January 2022 recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm. If you have questions or comments for the AEDA Board, please submit to [email protected] by Monday, January 10 2022 at 3:00 pm. Date posted:  January 3rd, 2022 Time posted:  12:00 PM Melissa Marmitt, Recording …

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