On July 29, the Arvada Chamber hosted the 69th Annual Awards Ceremony, a long-standing tradition in Arvada recognizing outstanding community involvement, generosity and overall impact. This year’s event was presented online for health and safety purposes. Read about the award winners below and watch videos of the Man and Woman of the Year, as well […]
With Jeffco Public Schools – Colorado announcing its restart model, Arvadans must now plan for school to resume in late August. At the July Virtual Community Impact Breakfast, we heard from local education leaders about in-person and remote learning, health and safety protocols, logistics of providing technology and meals, efforts around anti-racism, and the budget for PPE and school restart costs.
Are you interested in serving on the Arvada Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors? The Board currently has 3 open seats and 2 alternate seats available to be filled. Learn more below about the application process and what to expect. BOARD APPLICATION PROCESS Please reach out to Kami Welch, President, at 303-424-0313 or firstname.lastname@example.org to share your interest and learn […]
The Arvada Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Adams County and the City of Arvada, is pleased to announce the second round of mini-grants to support all physical Arvada small businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19. All Arvada businesses and non-profits with physical locations can apply for mini-grants at adamscountycovid19.org/minigrants in the below three categories. While the program was started by […]
Celebrating our 15 year anniversary has been a bit different than we had imagined. Over the past couple of months we have pulled together as a family and reinvented the way we do business. With the launch of our Labor of Love Mask Project, we have found a way to include all members of the […]
The Arvada Chamber is thrilled to announce a new opportunity for Arvada businesses to receive a free supply of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). These are critical health and safety supplies provided by the City of Arvada through CARES Act Funding. We are proud to work alongside members of the Arvada Resiliency Taskforce to bring this program to Arvada businesses.
In times of “blue skies” when everything is normal, disaster recovery and responses are not typically at the forefront of people’s minds. But when a pandemic kicks in, or a fire in the mountains sparks, that is when people learn what we do. I am Lisa Smith and I am part of Team Rubicon. We […]
Organization name, job title and years in your industry Mary Runkel, Outdoor Lab Foundation, 1.2 years What’s your favorite thing about Arvada? I love many things. Overall, I’d have to say… “How welcoming it is.” But, more specifically, I really enjoy Hunter Bay Coffee Roasters. I’m sure I’m not alone in this favorite. Once I […]
The Arvada Chamber will keep this updated list of technology upgrades that can help monitor health and create a more streamlined way of doing business. Implementation of technology needs like those below for COVID-19 specific operations plans may be eligible for a mini-grant funded by Adams County and the City of Arvada. Click here for details about this mini-grant program.
We recognize that the impacts of COVID-19 have varied by business and our commitment is to work to understand the ongoing challenges and develop timely and innovative programs, information and resources to keep businesses thriving. While this effort will continue to grow and evolve based on needs, we have laid the groundwork for eight actions in our initial response.