In their business

A look at some of the businesses and business people making news in the north and west metro Denver areas

Posted 7/12/17

Bad Daddy's Burger opens

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar located at Arvada Marketplace at 52nd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard opened fro business June 26.

There are over 20 locations throughout …

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In their business

A look at some of the businesses and business people making news in the north and west metro Denver areas


Bad Daddy's Burger opens

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar located at Arvada Marketplace at 52nd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard opened fro business June 26.

There are over 20 locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Colorado. Arvada is the 12th location in Colorado.

Hours at the Arvada location are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Chanda Plan gets grant

The Chanda Plan Foundation received a $15,000 grant from Pinnacol Assurance to help support its new Care Coordination services now available at the Chanda Center for Health.

The Chanda Plan Foundation recently added Care Coordination to the list of services it provides to improve health and reduce healthcare costs for persons with physical disabilities. By using Care Coordination service, participants are provided with a point of navigation regarding opportunities available to them internally at the center, as well as a resource for services offered outside of the center, including Medicaid, transportation, home modifications, and others.

The Chanda Plan Foundation was one of 13 organizations to receive a grant.

Golden Chamber's new members

Equian, June 7: Formerly located in Lakewood, Equian moved its office of 107 employees to Golden in mid-May. The company works with health insurance and hospitals to analyze healthcare and insurance data to ensure proper payment.

Choice Insurance Group, June 8: The company moved into its new office space at 1510 Washington Ave., which is located between the Sherpa House and the Foothills Art Center. The June 8 ribbon cutting for the move took place in conjunction with the Foothills Art Center's dedication and celebration of its new outdoor art space.

FirstBank Golden, June 8: FirstBank Golden hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening on June 8 for its new location at 701 12th St. Suite 111 in Golden. The entire staff of the bank's former location inside King Sooper's on South Golden Road has been moved over.

Golden Real Estate to celebrate

Golden Real Estate is celebrating its 10th anniversary from 5-8:30 p.m. on July 14, in the parking lot of the brokerage, 17695 S. Golden Road, in Golden.

The community is invited to the free, family-friendly event, which will feature a ribbon cutting, food by Tequila's Mexican Restaurant and live rock and roll band.

To read Broker/Owner Jim Smith's column, visit To learn more about Golden Real Estate, visit

New location for hypnotherapist

Shari Gordon, a hypnotherapist and Emotional Freedom Techniques practitioner at Blossoming Mind, has moved her office to a new location at 651 Garrison St., Suite 130D.

Gordon focuses on helping her clients to heal grief and trauma, reduce stress, lose weight, gain peace of mind and confidence.

For more information, visit

Quest Diagnostics opens in Safeway

Quest diagnostics, a company that provides clinical laboratory services, opened a new location inside the Lakewood Safeway at 11088 W. Jewell Ave.

This new facility is unique because it provides access to medical testing, such as blood work and Zika tests, conducted by a professional staff for customers as they grocery shop. Patients receive laboratory collection services in a secure and private environment.

Patients can either wait for their appointment in the Quest waiting room or pick up a provided pager that allows them to shop for groceries and be alerted when a technician is able to see them. The new location accepts walk in patients as well as patients who schedule an appointment online.

Sprouts opens in West Arvada

Sprouts Farmers Market officially opened its new store at 15050 W. 64th Ave. in Arvada June 28. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. Sprouts offers a shopping experience that includes fresh produce, meat and seafood, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers' growing interest in health and wellness.

Superbell delivering to Jeffco

Chef Frank Bonanno, cookbook author and host of the PBS series Chef Driven, announced that SupperBell, the chef prepared dinner delivery service where he serves as the culinary director, will expand its delivery services into Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Ken Caryl and West Denver neighborhoods.

The service's weekly rotating menu currently includes light, summer-inspired dishes including a chilled soba noodle salad with seared ahi tuna and a prosciutto and candied cashew Salad.

Guests can order at or on the SupperBell App for easy ordering of their home delivery Monday through Friday. Customers heat their food up in minutes and enjoy.

Welcomemat rolls out in Wheat Ridge

Wheat Ridge local Joe Turok has launched a Welcomemat Services franchise to serve his community.

Turok, a former Regis University student, left a career in accounting and finance in 2012 to begin a small business consulting company.

The Welcomemat model is to provide free gifts and offers to individuals and families who move into new zip codes in order get them to visit local businesses - providing a way for these local businesses to get in front of new customers faster than big business competition.

For more information, call (720) 232-0266 or go to

Play It Again Sports new position

Play It Again Sports opened a location in Lakewood at 13057 W. Alameda Parkway. The resale store buys and sells gently-used sports and fitness equipment - including football equipment, baseball gloves and bats, hockey gear, golf clubs, soccer, lacrosse equipment, treadmills, bikes, weights and more.

The store pays consumers on the spot for goods it purchases.

Kevin O'Donnell, owner of the store, has a background in sports performance training and as a physical therapist for the past 15 years.

The store is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit

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