Upcoming Events

Practice Pausing Have the Courage to Sit with Your Truth using Art, Yoga and Meditation

Member: Catspaw Studio
Contact: 303-431-9870


Join us for September Biz Mix!

This event is co-hosted by Four Squares Framing and Art Gallery and Thank Em Promotions

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!



You are invited! 16th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast

WRBA Members – you are invited and encouraged to join this event. Please RSVP by September 13 to (303) 235-2815 or amenard@ci.wheatridge.co.us!


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.






Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at Profile By Sanford – We are excited to be part of the community! We invite you all to join us for our ribbon cutting, networking, words from the mayor, and more!

Food and Beverages
Door Prizes
Profile® by Sanford® is changing the way people approach weight loss. We create a personalized nutrition, activity and lifestyle coaching program designed to help members lose weight and keep it off. Our dedicated team of Certified Profile Coaches educate and motivate members through every stage of your weight loss journey. Best of all, the personalized weight loss program is designed to instill internalized habits that will allow you to maintain the results for years to come.

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 5 pm – 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Profile by Sanford
Address: 3294 Youngfield St Suite B&C
Member: Profile by Sanford
Contact: Eric.Bojan@ProfilePlan.com


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 >>



November 2019 Breakfast

*** Please RSVP for this meeting by 5pm on November 7 ***

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 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: Joyce Deming, Adult Outreach Librarian, Jefferson County Public Library

Topic: Finding Your Ideal Client @ the Library!

Using the free information resources from the Jeffco Public Library you will learn:

  • How to pin down that elusive “ideal customer”
  • How to use demographics to focus your marketing/advertising dollars
  • How to create mailing and contact lists for free


Meeting Sponsor: Eric Rodriguez – Wheat Ridge Dentists
Member Business Spotlight: Lindsay Reinert – SCL Lutheran, Megara Pullen, Mahnke Autobody


Joyce has been with the Jefferson County Public Library for 20 years. She is passionate about helping businesses and nonprofits thrive by teaching them to use the free information resources available from their public library.






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 >>



Being a part of the WRBA has given me support as an entrepreneur! They  are helpful in many ways including networking, motivation, guidance and  inspiration! So glad to be a part of this community of professionals!

Brandy M