Upcoming Events


Join us for February Biz Mix!

Cost: Free
Location: Minuteman Press – Arvada
Address: 5840 Olde Wadsworth Blvd. Arvada, CO 80003

 

4th Annual Green & Red Chili Cook-Off

Everyone is welcome to the Chili Cook-Off at the Wheat Ridge Grange (3850 High Court).

To enter the Chili Cook-off, sign up by February 15. Call/text or email Carrie at 720.938.6109 or realtorcarrie@comcast.net.

Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place!

Unlimited tastings: $7.00 per person.

Bring your family for the fun and cast your vote for your favorites. Children under 5 are free. Drinks and desserts are included.

All proceeds go to support “Feed the future Program” for Students!  Proceeds will be presented to Wheat Ridge Chief of Police.

Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Wheat Ridge Grange – 3850 High Ct.
Cost: $7.00 per person, Children under 5 are free

 

Your action needed! – Please share your thoughts

Do you have time to share your thoughts about the future vitality of Wheat Ridge?

As a member of WRBA, you are strongly encouraged to take a quick, online survey. The City of Wheat Ridge is updating its Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy (NRS). Home owners, renters, business owners or anyone who loves Wheat Ridge can have a say.

Take the online survey now.

The NRS update is being driven by an all-volunteer committee of residents and business owners. After you take the survey, you will receive a confirmation with a link to more information about the NRS including upcoming events.

Thank you for supporting our community.

 

Wheat Ridge Business District Façade Plus Program

The Wheat Ridge Business District is looking for commercial property owners and businesses willing to invest in their properties and make a dramatic change in the curb appeal of their business. The Wheat Ridge Business District has existing grant programs that match improvements in certain categories up to certain limits. The Façade Plus program is an effort to have a larger category to consider larger in scope projects that include substantial changes to the façade. Applications are due by March 5th. Learn more and apply here.

 

4th Annual Jeffco International Women’s Day

Friday, March 8, 2019
8:45 am – 1:15 pm

This event will include lunch, morning seminars, door prizes, awards for outstanding local women, SWAG bags and featured speakers.

As a member of WRBA, you’ll receive a discounted ticket price ($37) if you purchase your ticket by 5 pm on February 14. Purchase your ticket here.

The Day’s AGENDA:

8:45 am Seminars & Marketplace vendors open
11:15 am Networking & Marketplace vendors
11:35 am Luncheon, Speakers, Awards
1:15 pm Wrap-up

The Wheat Ridge Business Association is a special partner with Jeffco International Women’s Day. This year’s annual
event will be held at Baldoria on the Water in Lakewood from 8:45 am to 1:30 pm and will include a “marketplace” with
vendor tables, door prizes, swag bags, workshops, seminars, awards, a keynote speaker and more! Jeffco International
Women’s Day is an official, registered event with the global International Women’s Day organization.

Click HERE to View/Download the flyer >>

 

 

March Breakfast Meeting – Don’t Miss This Special Event!

*** Please RSVP for this meeting before 5pm on March 7 ***

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 7:00am-9:30am (Please note extended time slot)
Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $25 for Non-members

Speaker: Pamela Starr, Grow with Google Trainer

Meeting Sponsor: Ron Benson, The McDonald Group @ Keller Williams Avenues Realty

 


Reach Customers Online with Google

In this workshop, you’ll learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence.

You will learn best practices for:

  • Creating a free Google My Business listing
  • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
  • Advertising your business on Google

 

Led by Pamela Starr, one of Google’s professional national trainers, this is a can’t miss workshop for every small business owner.

 

 


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.

 

 

Help keep our kids safe!! – Donate to Wheat Ridge High School After Prom

Dear Wheat Ridge Business Community,

Each year, Wheat Ridge High School PTSA hosts an After Prom Party for the junior and senior students. This After Prom Party provides a fun, safe, and substance free event for our students and their Prom guest.

Our main source of funding for this event comes from WRHS Parents and from our generous community groups and businesses. Please consider a donation in support of this important community event. Specifically, we are asking for Cash Donations, Gift Certificates, and/or Merchandise.

This year the After Prom Party will be held on Friday, April 12th, 2019, at Wheat Ridge High School, beginning at 10:30pm and ending at 2:30am. There will be lots of food, music, activities, and many prize giveaways.

Please consider a generous donation to this amazing Wheat Ridge High School tradition and

Help keep our kids safe!!

Please send your donation to:
Wheat Ridge High School
Attn: After Prom Committee
9505 W 32nd Ave.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Or Call to schedule a pick up:
Amy Howard, Chairperson After Prom Committee
Cell: (720) 499-9822

Thank you in advance for your donation,
WRHS After Prom Committee
Federal Tax Exempt ID # 84-6047965

Click HERE to Download the letter >>

 

Join us for the CHIPOTLE Fundraiser to help support WRHS After Prom!!

On Tuesday, March 5th, 4-8pm

Click to download flyer >>

 

 

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 >>

 

 

I belong to several chambers and networking groups, the WRBA is my favorite. They care about their members and made me feel comfortable starting with my first meeting.

Susie F
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