Business Appreciation Awards

Since 1994, AEDA has sponsored its annual Business Appreciation Awards program honoring Arvada business leaders each year who represent the best in industry innovation, community spirit and the overall commitment they bring to the Arvada community. In 2013, AEDA recognized one retail partner and three companies with awards in their respective industries.The honorees were: 

• Retail Partner of the Year: NewMark Merrill Mountain States for the Arvada Marketplace Shopping Center

• Employer with under 50 Employees: Utility Control and Equipment Corporation

• Employer with over 50 Employees: Sundyne

• Retailer of the Year: Malones Clubhouse Grill

AEDA also presented an award of distinction. The Lloyd J. King Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, named after the founder of King Soopers which was started in 1947 in Olde Town Arvada, was awarded this year to Maro and Ed Dimmer of Rheinlander Bakery.