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Resources for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus Outbreak
We are here for you during this emergency to ensure you have the most current information to assist you and your business. Below is a list of helpful websites, all focused on the business community. The Town of Bennett will continue to update you on what the Town is doing, along with our other local, state and federal partners.
We are all in this together and we will survive. Stay safe, stay healthy. Please reach out to our team with any questions.
Businesses regionwide are suffering enormous impacts related to COVID-19. If you represent a business or business-related nonprofit organization in Adams County, please help us understand what your business is going through by completing the Adams County COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey – English Version | Spanish Version.Adams County Economic Development (ACED) is partnering with Adams County and the cities/towns of Arvada, Aurora, Bennett, Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, Lochbuie, and unincorporated areas to identify the extent of the economic impacts, suggest ways to speed recovery, and support requests for state and federal emergency funding.
Your individual responses will not be released or published. All responses will be analyzed to project the extent of economic impacts locally and regionwide. Any data released will be aggregate data and no individual businesses or organizations will be named or identifiable. Findings will be published in coordination with Adams County, our cities, towns, unincorporated areas, and chambers; all respondents will receive the findings.
Help us understand your business’ most pressing needs by completing this survey by Friday, April 3. The survey only takes up to 10 minutes to complete. If you are a business owner, freelancer, gig worker, performer etc., this survey provides the opportunity for you to reach out for help and get “back to business” as quickly as possible.
Colorado Office of Economic Development & Trade, with business related Covid-19 announcements on:
Adams County Business and Economic Development Resources related to the Coronavirus, with information on:
The East Colorado Small Business Development Center with information on:
Please contact Tracy Carter at Tracy@EastColoradoSBDC.com for more information.
Adams County Economic Development Corp, with information on:
Colorado Chamber of Commerce, with information on:
Several businesses and organizations in Bennett have updated their hours of operation and service procedures. Find the updated hours and information here:
Closed through April 6
Bennett Community Food Bank
First and third Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The boxes will be premade for the community to mitigate public contact. The volunteers will disinfect the tables before the boxes are prepared. The volunteers will also have gloves and hand sanitizer available for safety. The community will not be allowed into the community center, but will remain in their vehicles and the boxes will be placed in their vehicles.
Contact Flora Goodnight for more information at 303-549-2589
Bennett Motor Vehicle
Closed through April 19, 2020
Bennett Park and Recreation District
Closed for 30 Days beginning March 17, 2020
Bennett School District
The Bennett School District will be closed starting Monday, March 16th through Friday April 17, 2020. The Bennett School District will have e-learning opportunities or an alternative set up for all students starting on Monday, March 30th. More information on the Bennett School District can be found online here.
Bennett Watkins Fire Rescue
Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue has decided to close their Administrative Office for the week of March 16th - March 20th for the safety of citizens and administrative staff. They will continue to monitor the situation and make a determination if the closure needs to be extended, as needed. Emergency personnel remain on duty and ready to assist during an emergency. In the case of an emergency, please call 911. If you need assistance from a member of the BWFR administrative personnel - please contact their office and leave a message (303-644-3572). Their website also has contact information for our staff and resources for a variety of topics and needs.
No Dine-In. Take Out and Drive Thru Only
Colorado First National Bank
Lobby is closed
Drive thru banking only. Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
No Food Preparation
No Dine-In. Take and Delivery Only
Delivery hours - 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Take out hours - 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
No Dine-In. Take Out Only
High Plains Bank
Lobby is closed and access is by appointment only, customers need to contact High Plains Bank at (303) 644-4900
Drive thru banking hours - Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
High Plains Diner
Tuesday – Sunday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Take out or Curbside Pickup Orders only
Drive Thru, Lobby is closed and access is by appointment only
Hours of Operation - 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Limit of (3) on the following non-perishable items; bathroom tissue, paper towels, sanitizers, cold medicine, and vitamins
Limit of (3) on milk and eggs
No Dine-In or Kiosk Orders.
Take out and drive thru orders only.
Morgan Community College
Spring Break extended to March 27, 2020
Open and Affordable Dental
Emergency Services Only
Hours of Operation - 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Appointments via computer only at this time
No Dine-In. Drive Thru Only
As part of our geographic location, the Town of Bennett is situated within an area accessible to several business resource organizations. The Economic Development Division collaborates with several partners in the region that support Bennett businesses with valuable resources. Here are some organizations who can serve your business needs.
Regional Economic Advancement Partnership
The Regional Economic Advancement Partnership (REAP) will assist developers and communities with business prospects. Relocation leads from the state and others will be forwarded to interested parties throughout the I-70 Corridor. A primary goal is to attract employment opportunities compatible with the rural town communities of eastern Adams and Arapahoe Counties.
I-70 Corridor Chamber of Commerce
The goal of the Chamber of Commerce is to promote the planned growth and development of our communities by bringing together business and community leaders to work together for the common good.
E. Colorado Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides consulting and training to current and prospective business owners and not for profits.
Adams County Economic Development
(ACED) is a private, nonprofit, full-service economic development agency serving Adams County. ACED is dedicated to playing a leadership role in aggressively driving economic vitality and sustainable business development in the region.
Adams County Workforce & Business Center
The AdCo Workforce & Business Center creates opportunities for success by connecting businesses to a quality workforce.
The Workforce Center provides a variety of no-cost services to job seekers and businesses and serves as a critical resource to connect people and businesses in Arapahoe County.
Metro Denver EDC
The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) provides extensive services to help site selectors and companies with location, expansion, and market decisions. Counties, and throughout the Denver/Aurora metropolitan region.