Upcoming Events


Ribbon Cutting Tulaire

Ribbon Cutting to welcome Tulaire to Wheat Ridge.

Date: Thursday, August 29, 3:30-5pm

Cost: Free
Location: Tulaire
Address: 6195 W. 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge
Member: Wheat Ridge Business Association
Contact: Alexis 303-547-5000

 

Ribbon Cutting Cost Cutters

Ribbon Cutting 3795 Wadsworth #124, Wheat Ridge. We will cut the ribbon at 4:30.

Date: Thursday, August 29, 4:30-5:30pm
Cost: Free
Location: Cost Cutters
Address: 3727 Wadsworth #124 Wheat Ridge
Member: Wheat Ridge Business Association
Contact: 303.421.0678

 

Ribbon Cuttings Pierogies Factory and Gelaffle Cafe

Pierogies Factory and Gelaffle Cafe, 2 great businesses in 1 location. Come help us welcome the Pierogies Factory to their new location and welcome their new business, Gelaffle Cafe. Councilperson Kristi Davis will cut the ribbons at these new locations open to serve delicious pierogies and other delicacies and gelatto and espresso coffees.

Dare: Thursday, August 29, 5-6pm
Cost: Free
Location: Pierogies Factory and Gelaffle Cafe (2)
Address: 3795 Wadsworth #106
Member: Wheat Ridge Business Association
Contact: sales@whiteeaglefoods.com

 

September 2019 Pizza and Networking in the Park

*** Please RSVP for this meeting by 5pm on September 5 ***

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: New Anderson Park Pavilion, 44th and Field St. South end, Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

Speaker: Amira Watters, Director, Jefferson County Business Resource Center
Topic: Networking for Success!

You will learn:

  • Climb out of your circle….Make new connections, and
  • Slide into new partnerships
  • Swing into action for networking success

Meeting Sponsor: Amber Zamudio, Zamudio Insurance Services
Member Business Spotlight: Ben Crowden, Avenida Lakewood and
Jadon Wiens, First Bank

About our Pizza Lunch:

We are excited to have Infinitus Pie provide their delicious pizza for lunch! We’ll have choice of Katie Pie Pizza (vegetarian) and Classic Pizza (pepperoni, sausage, mushroom). Vegan and Gluten free options are also available. For those who prefer Greek salad, please email Margie Seyfer and pre-order it with her. The salad is only available to those order ahead.


September Networking in the Park!

Facilitator – Amira Watters, Jefferson County Business Resource Center (Jeffco BRC)

Amira Watters is the Executive Director of the Jefferson County Business Resource Center.  Jeffco BRC is a publicly funded, non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost business advising and education services and support to the small business community of Jefferson County.

She previously worked for the West Metro Chamber and has owned her own natural health coaching business – The Wild Flower “Nature’s Alternative” for the last 22 years.

Amira is passionate about helping people gain greater awareness and achieve their personal and professional goals.   She currently serves on multiple non-profit boards including her position as board advisor for WRBA.  Amira’s tagline and motto is “Always Happy to Help!”

 

 

 

Join us for September Biz Mix!

This event is co-hosted by Four Squares Framing and Art Gallery and Cibo Meals

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 5-7 pm
Location: Four Squares Framing and Art Gallery
Address: 6690  W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge

Ribbon Cutting at 5pm as a part of this event. Please come early to help celebrate!

 

Feed the Future 5K Run/Walk

Join us on Sept. 28th in supporting the Wheat Ridge Feed the Future Backpack Program. Registration for this years 5k opens on Monday Aug 5th. Register at www.holycrosswheatridge.org/5k


Date: Saturday, September 28, 8-11am
Cost: $35 adult, $15 child, $95 family, Sponsor student all yr $150
Location: Crown Hill Park (starts/ends at Wheat Ridge HS)
Address: 9505 W. 32nd Ave. Wheat Ridge
Member: Wheat Ridge Feed the Future Backpack Program
Contact: http://www.holycrosswheatridge.org/5k

 

 

October 2019 Breakfast

*** Please RSVP for this meeting by 5pm on October 3 ***

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time: 7:00am-9:00am
Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

Speaker: Wheat Ridge Business Association Board of Directors
Topic: It’s No Secret! Ways you can let Wheat Ridge Business Association help you prepare for growth in 2020

You will learn:

  • How to maximize your WRBA membership to promote your business using the WRBA website
  • Communications – it’s how you use what you know and how you can find what you don’t
  • Networking legends and myths revealed – “If you build it, they will come” happens just in the movie

 

Meeting Sponsor: Darin Hammerschmidt, Waddell & Reed Financial Advisor
Member Business Spotlight: Tim Berland, Neighborhood Gazette and
Ken Salvucci, GIA Insurance


What you need to know to get maximum benefits out of your WRBA membership

Whether you are new to WRBA or have been a member for 20 years, you will learn something new that you didn’t know about WRBA. Wheat Ridge Business Association is here to provide you with loads of information and opportunities to get you be prepared for 2020 and excel. Please join us and bring your guests who may benefit from what the WRBA has to offer.

 

 

 

 

 

Grow with Google – Get Your Business Online

*** This is not a repeat of the presentation we (the WRBA) hosted in March. Pamela will dive more in depth to use Google to promote your business further.

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get detailed instruction about creating or updating your business profile or a simple website.

In this session we’ll show you how to:

  • Create or claim your Business Profile on Google
  • Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
  • Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers
  • Create a free website using the info from your Business Profile

Date: Thursday, November 7, 7:00-9:30am
Cost: $10.00 with Advanced Registration, $15.00 at the Door
Location: Lakewood Cultural Center
Address: 470 South Allison Parkway Lakewood, CO 80226
Member: This workshop is being co-hosted by: City of Wheat Ridge, City of Lakewood, Arvada Economic Development Association, West Metro Chamber, Arvada Chamber, Golden Chamber, Wheat Ridge Chamber, Applewood Business Association, Wheat Ridge Business Association and the Jefferson County Business Resource Center.
Contact: Steve Art – City of Wheat Ridge – 303-235-2806

Space is limited! Register and pay at Jeffco BRC website >>

 

About the Speaker

Pamela Starr – Grow with Google Trainer

Pamela Starr is a leading authority on building customer loyalty and a professional speaker for Google’s Grow with Google program.  A sought-after keynote speaker, Pamela also consults for brands and elite performers.  She helps them achieve more measurable and profitable results from their digital and offline communication programs.  For all her clients, she delivers real-world tools and strategies that drive stellar results.

Pamela is known to many in the business community for her prior role as corporate Director of Product Training for North America at Constant Contact.  In that position, she directed the training activities that showed thousands of small businesses and non-profit organizations how to improve their digital media marketing efforts.

Pamela has dedicated her entire career to helping businesses and top performers grow.  She has trained, coached and delivered keynote presentations to more than 80,000 professionals at more than 500 events.  In addition, she has logged more than 30 hours of live national television appearances.

Pamela has a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the Florida State University and completed graduate-level studies in Communication at the University of Central Florida.

You can connect with Pamela on her website:  www.PamelaStarrOnline.com or through Twitter:  @PamelaStarrFL.

 

Space is limited! Register and pay at Jeffco BRC website >>

 

 

Know How the Current Issues are Affecting Your Business through JCBL

Jefferson County Business Lobby (JCBL) is a partnership of area Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations in Jefferson County, Colorado. We work together in order to create a larger representation of our local business community. JCBL works with a lobbyist to focus on business-related issues so we can learn any changes that impact our business and act upon them as needed.

We receive periodical updates from JCBL if there are any legislative issues that pertains to our business. You can also receive updates by signing up to their email list from THIS LINK. All members are strongly encouraged to sign up TODAY.

Please click HERE to see past updates >>

 

 

Since joining the WRBA, I have made some of the best connections for my business! The sense of community, support, customers and friendships I’ve made have been invaluable to my business.

Emily Green, Owner, Cibo Meals
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