Upcoming Events

Coffee Networking at the Park

We are continuing with this in-person networking event. Staying in touch with each other and putting our heads together to thrive in the current state. Please wear a mask and bring your own coffee if you’d like. Enjoy the networking in the great outdoors while we maintain social distancing.

We all know, as small business owners, in-person networking in important to getting back into the business after this major crisis. Please register for this FREE event.

Date: Wednesday, September 23
Time: 8-9am
Location: Discovery Park Pavilion – 3701 Johnson St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 (38th & Kipling)
Free event

Sign up HERE >>


September 2020 Virtual Meeting Recap

*** Due to the cold weather with rain and possible snow in the forecast, this meeting was held virtually. If you missed it, or would like to re-watch Bradley’s presentation, you can access the recording from below ***

Speaker: Bradley Beck
Topic: Celebrate America! – Inspiration from our History and People who Created it

  • Draw inspiration from the beauty of exceptional speeches in our history
  • Learn how to effectively communicate your thoughts so people will remember you
  • Let’s come together <virtually> and celebrate!


Speaker – Bradley Beck

  • Is a Distinguished Toastmaster & started six clubs.
  • Graduate of the Leadership Program of the Rockies, Leaders in Action Award winner, & Advisory Board Member.
  • A Professional Floral Communicators International.
  • Lifetime Member of the Optimist Club of Erie.
  • Board of Directors of the Association for Creative Industries.
  • Director of Yes!, (National Sales Manager) for DESIGN MASTER color tool, inc.

Bradley is married has four children & is known as GrandBrad to his three grandchildren.






October 2020 Breakfast

*** Please RSVP for this meeting by 5pm on Thursday, October 8 ***

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Time: 7:00am-9:00am
Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, CO <Tentatively planned>
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

Speaker: Brian DeLaet, EduCyber and Cheryl Garcia, Benefit Solutions, LegalShield & IDShield

Topic: Protect Your Information From The Identify Theft Witch

How do you keep your small business and your website secure in this strange new cyber world where threats lurk behind every email and website? It’s a very spooky time!

You will learn:

  • Ways to identify threats and what you can do today to safeguard your online information
  • How to protect your identity and the data of customers, employees, patients and clients if breached
  • How to know if your identity has been compromised


Please register from HERE for attending in-person >>

If you prefer to join us virtually, please register from HERE >>


5 minute President’s Circle Member Spotlight: TBA
3 minute Patron Member Spotlight: TBA

Your Presenters:

Brian DeLaet, owner, EduCyber. EduCyber has been building and securing websites since 1998. The digital marketing firm that gets results, EduCyber puts your security at the front.





Cheryl Garcia, VP of Benefit Solutions, LegalShield & IDShield has been providing low to no cost employee benefits for small businesses including identity theft workshops for 20 years.







Shop Local Shop Wheat Ridge

Bringing our community together and joining our efforts to create something great is what the WRBA is all about. Through our partnerships with City of Wheat Ridge, Localworks, and Wheat Ridge Chamber, we are launching this city-wide campaign to remind everyone to shop with our neighbors first. This poster will be displayed at every bus shelters in Wheat Ridge to invite them to visit our website:


to learn more about our member businesses and shop with them.

WRBA members – be sure to update your member profile and update them often. Post Smokin’ Deals and post your community events so people know you are here! Please visit this link for your step-by-step instructions on how to do that. This is a part of your member benefits and our effort to help your marketing dollars go even further.

Special thanks to the City of Wheat Ridge and its staff for your outstanding efforts in supporting and promoting local businesses. Funding from CARES Act was applied for this campaign.






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 >>



Our Patron Members

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