In the fall of 2000, competitive cyclist Tricia Downing was hit by a car while training on her bike and was paralyzed from the chest down. Rather than halting her journey, the accident gave Downing a new path towards advocacy and leadership.
Pastor Jeremy Belter has only been in Arvada for a year, but he already counts many neighbors. In August of 2018, he moved to Colorado from Dallas, Texas to start the second campus of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Westminster. Jeremy, a pastor for 11 years, jumped right in to build connections within the Arvada community to establish programs and a congregation. A year in the making, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Candelas will hold its long-awaited launch service on October 6 at 9:00 AM.
For over a decade, Kent McCurdy (Owner & Director of Coaching) has watched his CrossFit gym and training facility grow in Arvada. This month, his facility formerly known as FAST, Fitness & Sports Training rebranded to Brute Force Training Facility. Located near Olde Town Arvada, Brute Force offers training for all ability levels, including CrossFit athletes, weekend warriors, fitness beginners, and busy professionals.
On September 20, 2019, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a City Council Election Forum to hear from candidates for Arvada City Council and Mayor. Please find below more information on all the candidates, as well as a video of the event.
Welcome to Arvada, West Arvada Orthodontics! New to the fast-growing Candelas neighborhood, West Arvada Orthodontics provides high-quality, compassionate, individualized care with an emphasis on improving patients’ quality of life.
On September 5, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce celebrated with our members and their families at the annual Membership BBQ. The event culminated in the popular Arvada Young Professionals vs Seasoned Pros kickball game. It was a close game that extended to extra innings and once again, the Seasoned Pros came out victorious. Congrats to Seasoned Pros and thank you all our members for coming out to this year’s BBQ!
We had a great turnout on Monday, September 9th to help celebrate All Secure Lock & Security‘s grand-reopening at 5701 Independence Street! The All Secure team has long wanted to own their own building and now that is a reality, with an inviting retail space, offices, storage, and even a cozy front porch! Thank you […]
In 2004, Dr. Sarah Mann (PT, DPT, MBA, NSCA-CPT) was working as a personal trainer in the Denver Tech Center when a family asked if she could work with their son, a 40-year-old with Down syndrome. Through a shared love of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the golden age of bodybuilding, Dr. Mann quickly found that this was her favorite client to work with. Soon after, she went back to get her doctorate in physical therapy (PT) and started a clinic with an all-star team to provide pediatric and orthopedic PT plus occupational therapy (OT) for teenagers and adults with Down syndrome. In 2015, a connection with Jack’s and Steamers led Dr. Mann to move Mann Method PT and Fitness to The Village of Five Parks in northwest Arvada. “This was such an amazing, natural fit because people with developmental disabilities are embraced and accepted in this community,” said Dr. Mann.
On August 23, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Golf Tournament at West Woods Golf Club. This year’s tournament theme was “Fabulous Las Arvegas”! Our amazing sponsors throughout the course got into the Arvegas spirit and some luck on greens led to a tournament first: a hole-in-one by Tony Ulibarri (Lange Land Surveys)!
On August 7, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the Membership Luncheon “Impacting Civil Discourse: Say What You Mean, but Don’t Say It Mean.” Civility represents the quality of our behavior with others in our community and is a collection of positive behaviors that produce feelings of respect, dignity, and trust. At this luncheon, the […]