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JCPH Releases Updated Mask Order, Aligns with the State on Requirements

This week, Governor Jared Polis extended the State mask order that allows for fewer restrictions on mask-wearing in certain circumstances. In an effort to keep regulations uniform across the Denver Metro Area, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will update and renew its current mask order (PHO 20-008), which is set to expire May 5, 2021, to …

Colorado Manufacturing Awards Reveals 2021 Industry Finalists

Finalists have been announced in the 6th annual Colorado Manufacturing Awards, contested in over a dozen industry and achievement categories. The CMAs are co-hosted by CompanyWeek business media, and Manufacturer’s Edge, the NIST-sponsored Colorado Manufacturing Extension Partner, and supported by several trade and industry groups including CAMA, the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association. More than 40 companies — three finalists in …

Footers Catering Celebrates 40 Years with New Event Space in Arvada

After 40 years in business in Colorado, Footers Catering will open a much-anticipated event facility in Arvada. The venue, named “Social Capitol,” will include 20,000 square feet of versatile event-space, a mezzanine, and smaller breakout rooms. The reimagined building at 6543 Wadsworth Blvd. in Arvada will also now be home to the caterer’s entire operation, …

$2 Million Boost into Jeffco Helps Nonprofits Recover from COVID Impacts

Community First Foundation is contributing an additional $2 million to its Jeffco Hope Fund to help Jefferson County nonprofits continue responding to and recovering from impacts of COVID-19. “Jefferson County is our home and we want our communities and neighbors to thrive,” said Kelly Dunkin, CEO and president of Community First Foundation. “We launched the Jeffco Hope …

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 …

More Restaurant Relief: Additional Donations Made to Winter Outdoor Dining Fund

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA), the Colorado Restaurant Foundation, Xcel Energy, and the Xcel Energy Foundation, announced additional support for Colorado restaurants today. DoorDash has made a sizable donation to the Winter Outdoor Dining Fund and other groups have contributed critical funding to this program. “In Colorado, we take …

Governor & Legislative Leadership Discuss Successful – Special Session on COVID Relief

Governor Polis and Legislative Leadership discussed the successful special legislative session and announced the passage of bipartisan legislation to provide COVID-19 relief. “The bipartisan efforts achieved this week will help folks get through the challenging months ahead. I’m thrilled we are acting now as a state to improve internet access for students and educators, give …

In Recent Inspections State Finds Majority of Businesses Doing Their Part in Following COVID-19 Protocols

The vast majority of businesses in a recent field survey conducted by the Department of Revenue (CDOR) showed that they are following COVID-19 protocols. Over the week of Thanksgiving, CDOR completed 204 inspection checks. Of those, only two businesses received a summary suspension because of dangerous conditions. “Most Colorado businesses are doing their part by …