On Friday, May 17th, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Community Impact Breakfast to discuss “Our Impression on the Session.” A panel including Scott Chase of Politicalworks, Senator Rachel Zenzinger for Colorado, State Representative Tracy Kraft-Tharp, Senator Brittany Pettersen, State Representative Monica Duran, and Senator Tammy Story provided an overview of the 2019 legislative session. “This was one of the most significant sessions in recent memory – especially for the business community,” said Scott Chase in his keynote overview. In the 2019 session, 598 bills were introduced, carrying major weight in matters related to business, employment and education.
On May 7, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the Arvada Works seminar “How to Host Work-Based Learning Experiences at Your Business.” C. J. Juleff, M.A., from the Jefferson County Workforce Center, led a discussion on best practices for hosting mentoring, internships and job shadowing at a place of business. Read employers’ top learnings from this workshop and find local resources to assist in work-based learning.
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On April 19, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual State of the City Address from Mayor Marc Williams. In the hour speech, the Mayor addressed achievements, issues, and upcoming projects in the City of Arvada.
On Friday, April 26, the Arvada Chamber and Jefferson County Public Schools put a bow on an exciting inaugural Career Exploration Week as part of the Arvada Works program. Over 100 local employers connected with over 750 area students to provide industry exposure and career pathway opportunities.
In the last year, Dwayne Cameron says the Arvada Chamber has been a key to connect with the Arvada community and contribute to his business success. In fact, in 2018, Dwayne counted 65 invoices totaling over $10,000 that he could attribute to Chamber leads. Dwayne explains how he used his Chamber membership as a catalyst for business growth in a crowded market.
The City of Arvada is a proud Partner in Progress for the Arvada Works program. To help launch Career Exploration Week, April 22-28, 2019, Annie Swan, an Employment Specialist at the City of Arvada, offers an inside perspective at a career in local government.
The Arvada Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to convening the business community based on shared industry experience and influence. As part of that mission, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted its first industry-specific mixer on April 11 at Kokopelli Beer Company. “Beers, Beta, and Business Connections” provided members of the events industry an opportunity to network and learn about new trends.
Last Wednesday, a panel of Arvada high school students spoke to the business community about their workforce preparation, career goals, and expectations from future employers at the Arvada Works Quarterly Summit. Read a recap of the event, including six learnings for employers and a list of student resources and programs.
Details about safety, celebratory events, changes in bus service will be available soon DENVER (April 1, 2019) – The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is pleased to announce that the grand opening for the G Line, which will run through Denver, Adams County, Arvada and Wheat Ridge, will be on Friday, April 26. The 11.2-mile electric […]