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A Roundup of Exciting News from Local Businesses

A Testament to Tradition and Craftsmanship

Amish furniture finds its roots in the rich heritage of the Amish community, known for its unwavering commitment to traditional values and exceptional craftsmanship. Originating from the 18th century, Amish furniture embodies simplicity, functionality, and enduring beauty. Crafted by skilled Amish artisans, each piece of furniture reflects a deep reverence for nature and a dedication to meticulous handiwork. The Amish value the use of solid wood, preferring timeless hardwoods like oak, cherry, and maple. With a focus on durability and longevity, Amish furniture is built to stand the test of time, with traditional joinery techniques ensuring sturdiness and structural integrity. For 18 years and with Bob and Terri Anderson at the helm of Heritage Reflections the legacy of Amish furniture lives on.

A Vibrant Hub for Local Community

Meridian comes alive each week at the Meridian Main Street Market, where farmers, crafters, artisans, and talented youth gather in a celebration of community. Supported by the Meridian Development Corporation and led by the City of Meridian, this bustling event injects energy into downtown, fostering a vibrant tapestry of local spirit. Eventageous Idaho, headed by CheRee Eveland, orchestrates the market, uniting local businesses, vendors, and young entrepreneurs. From farm-fresh produce to handmade treasures, a diverse array of offerings empowers the community and bolsters the local economy. Meridian Main Street Market thrives as a vibrant, inclusive space every week at this dynamic community gathering.

Unleashing the Wonder

In the heart of the thriving Treasure Valley, the Children's Museum of Idaho stands as a beacon of education and delight. As the region's sole nonprofit children's museum, it has become a cherished resource for children aged 1-9, attracting over 100,000 visitors annually with its interactive exhibits. Responding to the overwhelming demand, the museum has launched the "Reach for the Stars" grassroots campaign, aiming to expand its offerings and ensure a bright future. Plans include a 50% increase in interactive exhibit space, the introduction of captivating additions like a planetarium and multi-purpose room, and the ability to accommodate larger groups, including school field trips. With contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations dedicated to early childhood education, the Children's Museum of Idaho hopes to create a vibrant space where young minds can dream, learn, and discover. To join this inspiring journey and support the museum's mission, visit and be a part of unleashing the wonder for generations to come.

NEWS RELEASE AND STORY IDEAS: We’re always interested to hear about new business openings, upcoming events, local news items, and community members contributing in new and exciting ways. 


Photo: Original Oil Painting titled "Tree City Sunset" by Boris Garibyan who's landscape paintings are the anchor collection along with a curated selection of multi-medium guest artists at The Idaho Art Gallery

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