On September 30th, 2021 the Air Force Appreciation Day (AFAD) Committee hosted a free food truck rally at Mountain Home Air Force Base (MHAFB). With the support of local sponsors and boosters, the AFAD Committee served over 700 active-duty members, retirees and families. After months of planning the 61st Annual AFAD celebration, the local health care crisis began to rise in the community and the committee had to make [...]
The Chamber of Commerce invites you to the Candidates Forum on September 28th, 6:00pm at the Mountain Home Elks Lodge. This no-cost event is open to the general public. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask City Council Candidates questions ranging in topics. Covid-19 protocols will be highly encouraged. Seating will be limited, first come/first serve. For more information contact the Chamber Office by calling 208.587.4334.
On September 20th Brent Jussel, a Business Advisor with the Idaho Small Business and Jan Roeser, a regional economist with Idaho Department of Labor spoke to the effects Covid-19 has had on the workforce in Elmore County. Jussel reviewed a summary of information regarding the funding of SBA COVID Programs for small businesses in Mountain Home. To date, Mountain Home had between 389 businesses that applied for the PPP, EIDL, and [...]
The Friends of the Mountain Home Public Library will be having a Book Sale on Friday, October 1st, 2021 at the Mountain Home Public Library (790 N. 10th E.). Sale hours will be 11 am to 6 pm Friday. They have around 25 boxes of donated books many of them are Young Adult books. Book prices will be $1 for hardbacks, 50 cents for paperbacks, and 25 cents for [...]
Press Release September 1, 2021 In light of the current health care situation, the Air Force Appreciation Day (AFAD) Committee has decided to cancel the current events scheduled for this year. After discussion with St. Luke’s, Central District Health, and the Mountain Home Air Force Base Leadership it was decided that it was in the best interest of not only our community, but more importantly our local military members, [...]
The Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers for the Endless Summer of Beer Festival on August 14th, 2021. All volunteers can choose from a free shirt or a mug and 3 beer tokens. Click Here Sign up Now!
https://youtu.be/iGpt2PvP3q4 Mountain Home, Idaho, American Legion Post 101 turned the COVID-19 pandemic into an opportunity to get veterans and families outdoors on four-wheeled vehicles where they clear roads and trails, honor the fallen and enjoy fellowship in the high country. Click Here to learn more about the American Legion.
Originally Published by: Idaho Channel 6, Steve Dent The Idaho State police escorted motorcycle riders from the High Desert Harley Davidson in Meridian along Interstate 84 to Mountain Home in the 11th annual Patriot Thunder Ride. The ride was capped at 1,200 riders, but we talked with a few riders who showed up three hours early so they could be first in line. This ride raises money for the [...]
2021's Best & Worst States to Start a Business Adam McCann, Financial Writer - Jul 20, 2021 Origanially Published on https://wallethub.com Starting a business is never easy. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, about a fifth of all startups typically don’t survive past year one of operation, and nearly half never make it to their fifth anniversary. That’s without considering the economic damage done by the COVID-19 [...]