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Inspections Start, Businesses Pre-Certified for Jefferson County’s Five-Star Certification Program

With approval of the Jeffco Five-Star Certification Program, Jefferson County has begun sending inspectors out to restaurants that indicated interest for certification and participation in the program and completed an application that was approved. At this time, Jefferson County’s emphasis will be on restaurants without a drive-through option. These businesses can now apply for, be …

State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs and Jefferson County Small Business Relief Program

The application period opened on Monday, Jan. 4 and closes on Monday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. (MST). Relief payments will be distributed by Jefferson County no later than Feb. 12, 2021. Click Relief Fund  to learn more about eligibility, definition of a small business, and most importantly apply for funds.  Governor Jared Polis signed …

Jefferson County moved to Level Orange on COVID-19 Dial

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has been notified that as of today, January 4, 2021, the county is being moved to Level Orange on the Dial Framework by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). This move was announced by Gov. Jared Polis late last week in response to the statewide 13-day downward trend in …

Business Bulletins

Community First Foundation Supports Jeffco Families During COVID

More than $400,000 invested to support child care and remote learning support programs in Jeffco. In response to COVID-19 and the ongoing uncertainties and challenges of remote learning, Community First Foundation has funded $415,000 to support Jefferson County families with childcare and remote learning resources. “As summer came to a close in 2020, it was …

Arvada’s own Hestra Donates 10,000 Children’s Gloves to Refugees

Hestra, the Swedish glove maker, which has a distribution location in Arvada has donated 10,000 children’s gloves to refugee children through UNHCR. UNHCR is the United Nations Refugee Agency. It is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees who have been forcibly displaced communities and stateless …

Jefferson County Business Resource Center to Close Early 2021

Jefferson County Business Resource Center (Jeffco BRC), announced it will be closing its doors on January 31, 2021. Jeffco BRC has been serving the small business community within Jefferson County for the last 14 years, providing entrepreneurs, start-ups, and established businesses with less than 10 employees a suite of resources, education, and events. “It has …

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 – January 2021 Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, January 12th, 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, January 11th, 2021 at 3:00 …

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MEETING – November 2020 Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 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, November 9th, 2020 at 3:00 …

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MEETING – October 2020 Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 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 12, 2020 at 3:00 …