Smart Foodservice Warehouse Grand Opening

November 12, 2019 was the grand opening and ribbon cutting of new Meridian Smart Foodservice Warehouse at 1560 N Hickory Ave, Meridian. The new store is open for businesses and to the public, no membership needed!  General manager Jason Barclay held the scissors for the ribbon cutting. SmartFoodservice.com Photography by Valerie Garrett 

Camp Hodia Annual Dinner and Auction

Sponsored by Land Rover Boise, Alpine Tree Service, CBH Homes and the IDACORP Employee Community Fund, benefiting Camp Hodia, the dinner and auction raised over $100,000 exceeding the yearly goal, and included a live concert featuring Jesse Rice.  Camp Hodia helps kids with Type 1 diabetes experience the outdoors, form friendships, and learn self-care skills necessary for a … Continued

Chip Grand Opening at the Village

Chip celebrated their grand opening of the Village at Meridian Location, 3540 E Longwing Lane, on October 19th 2019 with a ribbon cutting.  The new location is next to Big Al's Patio. Chip is the Original Gourmet Cookie Delivery. They bring warm fresh award winning cookie to your doorstep Monday-Saturday 10am-12am and Sunday 10am-5pm.  Photos by Valerie … Continued

High Desert Harley-Davidson Bike Night Biker Rodeo Blesses Armed Forces

On Aug. 15, the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association organized a biker rodeo, hosted by High Desert Harley-Davidson. All proceeds went to Treasure Valley Blue Star Mothers of America. Blue Star Mothers collected donations to fill Christmas stockings and care packages for service men and women around the world.  Blue Star Mothers of America is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical and … Continued

Tut Tut, it Looks Like Rain: Collaboration Brings Good Fruit

North Nampa is an area known as a “food desert.” There are no stores or markets offering fresh produce. The Good News Community Church has been running a food pantry in its parking lot. Now it has partnered with other entities and churches to construct a building that will provide greater selection and help the hungry with more regular hours.

Clubbing Like an Argentine

Cecilia De Paoli and Tom Torkelson are proud to announce the opening of The Empanada Club, offering authentic Argentinian empanadas baked from scratch. In addition to empanadas, tartas, mini tartas and varieties of alfajores and pasta frola sell out soon after they hit the display cases. Open for lunch and dinner, they close on Sundays. 1580 N. Stonehenge Way, Meridian

The Collector’s Outpost Opened Aug. 17

More than a comic book store, The Collector's Outpost is also a cafe offering drinks, pastries and snacks. The store boasts an expansive variety of comic books, related toys, collectibles, and Idaho's only virtual reality with a KAT VR treadmill for a fully immersive experience. They are closed Mondays. 2951 E. Overland Road, Suite 170, Meridian

Zennify Ribbon-Cutting

Wednesday, Sept. 4, Zennify celebrated the grand opening of their new location in Meridian, 2775 W. Navigator Drive, Suite 100, with a ribbon-cutting and reception. Photography by Valerie Garrett

Coleman Homes Design Studio Ribbon Cutting

Coleman Homes, a Toll brothers company celebrated the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of their new design studio Sept. 12. Photography by Valerie Garrett

Redeemer: an Interfaith Celebration

Marie Osmond, David Archuleta, Alex Boyé and Daniel Emmet with The Nashville Tribute Band performed two concerts July 27. Backup vocalists were a youth gospel choir from several different area churches. Admission was free with a suggested donation of a nonperishable food item. 28,630 pounds of food including 40,500 meal kits were donated to 20 Treasure Valley food banks.