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Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is hosting Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law seminar. Chuck Passaglia, employment law expert, will address recent cases of importance to employers as well as trends in human resources management for no charge on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Date:              Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Time:              7:30 am …

Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open application period based on available funds. AEDA created the Exterior Improvements Grant Program to support existing Arvada businesses and property …

The Arvada Economic Development Association released its 2018 Annual Report

The Arvada Economic Development Association’s (AEDA) Annual Report is live on the website. Its a great opportunity to read about what AEDA was up to in 2018. Visit the website and the Report is under the About section or click Annual Report

Business Bulletins

Colorado recognized for data-driven budget, meeting strategic goals

During an event co-hosted by the National Governors Association today in Washington, DC, Results for America released the 2019 Invest in What Works State Standard of Excellence, which highlights how a growing number of state governments from across the political spectrum are using evidence and data to improve results for their residents. The 2019 Invest …

Olde Town Arvada has been named a Great Place in Colorado

The Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Colorado) kicked off National Community Planning month this October by announcing the first Great Places in Colorado designee, Olde Town Arvada. The Great Places in Colorado program builds off of the American Planning Association’s national flagship program Great Places in America, by drawing attention to the exemplary …

Hestra and Friends Colorado Partner to Stop Bullying

Hestra, the 83-year-old Swedish glove maker, has partnered with Together For Change dba Friends Colorado to help increase awareness and knowledge about bullying and how it can be stopped and prevented. During the recent grand opening of its new USA headquarters, Hestra raised $5,000 to benefit anti-bullying initiatives through Friends Colorado. They have a common …

Arvada in the News

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

As new urban transit lines expand, dense development near stations tries to reinvigorate car-centric communities

Special Aerospace Services Unveils Restored Apollo Test Capsule in Arvada, Colorado

Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule. The spacecraft will be displayed permanently at the SAS Flight Factory in Arvada, Colo., where engineering design work for future lunar missions is now underway.

Swedish glove manufacturer opens North American HQ in Arvada

Hestra, a Swedish glove maker has opened its North American headquarters in a new $5 million facility in Arvada, saying that Colorado’s central location is key as the company looks to grow its sales throughout the United States and particularly in Canada.