Mike Solis recently celebrated 10 years owning Arvada German Garage and 35 years working in the automotive business. It’s a career that’s taken Mike from automotive school to a crew member for Michael Andretti’s IndyCar team. He then grew his garage of one into a team of ten that has earned a glowing reputation in Arvada—and beyond.
Before Jack and Athan Miller got into the restaurant business, he was an Olympic skier and she worked with the developmentally disabled as a social worker. Now, for over a decade, the Millers have operated Jack’s Bar and Grill & Steamers Coffeehouse with the mission of hiring and training special needs individuals. Located in the Village at Five Parks, the restaurant has expanded numerous times, including a 1,300-square-foot commercial prep kitchen across the street. This growth and introduction of new training programs has allowed the business to employ over 90 individuals with developmental disabilities at one time. Learn how Athan and Jack serve up delicious, fresh ways to change lives in Arvada and influence inclusive employment opportunities across the country.
Are you interested in serving on the Arvada Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors? The Board currently has 5 open seats and 2 alternate seats available to be filled. Learn more about the application process and what to expect.
Best On The Block Salsa first became popular in classrooms. A teacher in Jefferson County for 24 years, John Johnson officially launched his salsa company in Arvada in 2016.
On June 21, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Community Impact Breakfast to discuss “Improving the Talent Pipeline.” Read to learn what this panel of local, regional and state partners thinks will take to change the way we address everything from career awareness to employee retention.
On June 5, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the Membership Luncheon “A Community of Catalytic Leaders” to help members better understand what it takes to be a leader in Arvada. The program’s speakers discussed how members can grow as a leader, productively influence the community, and grow their role in Arvada and beyond.
Taste of Arvada 2019 was truly bigger and better than ever. What didn’t change at this year’s event was the stiff competition to take home awards in ten categories. And now, we’re so happy to announce our winners for Taste of Arvada 2019 in food, drink, and more!
On June 13, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the Arvada Works Q2 Summit “Hiring Your Best Employees Yet.” This summit was designed to help employers of all sizes that face challenges with hiring and employee retention. In this post, find our top four takeaways from the summit.
Video is everywhere. And with YouTube as the #2 search engine behind Google, video will continue its rapid growth as the medium of choice to effectively communicate with the audiences businesses and organizations want to reach. Learn tips on how to plan, film, and distribute your organization’s next video.
Did you hear about the new brewery opening in town? How about that brewery that gives loyalty members a sneak peek of their innovative, limited-edition beers before anyone else gets to try them? Surely, you must have heard of the hometown brewer that’s brought home dozens of awards this year? Even if you consider yourself […]