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Jefferson County Moves to Level Blue on Dial 2.0

 Effective Feb. 26 at 6 a.m., Jefferson County will move to Level Blue: Caution on the state’s Dial 2.0. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) was notified about the move by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The shift to Level Blue comes after the county’s one-week incidence and test positivity rates for COVID-19 …

Jefferson County Public Health’s announces new Executive Director, Dr. Dawn Comstock

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce and welcome its new Executive Director, Dr. Dawn Comstock. Dr. Comstock is bringing with her decades of experience and a passion for data-driven, equity-minded public health work. “I am excited to join the outstanding staff of public health professionals at JCPH as they continue working to …

Jefferson County Moves to Level Yellow on State’s New Dial 2.0

On Feb. 5, 2021, Gov. Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced a new Dial Framework for measuring county’s levels of openness called Dial 2.0. Under the new dial, which is effective on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 9 a.m., Jefferson County will now be under Level Yellow. According to the state, the new dial is …

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 – 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 …

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 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 …