Spotlight Newsletter | July 2022

Mishae Frisbee

Here are some of the great celebrations you can look forward this 4th of July.


NAMPA: God and Country Festival 
When: 4:30p.m. (Youth Festival), 5:30 (Main Event)
Wednesday, June 29
Where: Ford Idaho Center (Indoors)
Fireworks: At Dusk in the Amphitheater

BOISE: Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Ann Morrison Park 
Fireworks: About 10:15p.m.

CALDWELL: Caldwell 4th of July
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Memorial and Brothers Parks
Fireworks: Dusk at Brothers Park

MERIDIAN: 4th of July Celebration
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Storey Park
Fireworks: Fireworks will be set off from the east side of Meridian Speedway at approximately 10:20 p.m.

MIDDLETON: "Home of the free because of the brave" celebration
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Various locations
Fireworks: Dusk at Foote Park

STAR: Star Hometown Celebration
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Various locations
Fireworks: 10:15p.m. at Hunter's Sports Complex

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Best Things to do in Boise, Idaho during the Summer

  1. Walk or bike the Boise River Greenbelt
  2. Float down the Boise River
  3. Paddleboard on Quinn's Pond
  4. Learn at the Discovery Center
  5. Tour the Old Idaho Penitentiary
  6. Walk in the shade of the Idaho Botanical Garden
  7. Go cowboy or cowgirl at the Snake River Rodeo
  8. Discover the Warhawk Air Museum
  9. Visit the Velma Morrison Interpretive Center
  10. Raft the Payette River with Cascade Kayak & Rafting
  11. Take a mountain bike ride
  12. Zip line the Turkey 2000





With summer in full swing, and the arrival of warmer weather, it’s time to prepare your home and yard for the summer heat. From cleaning your porch lights to adding mulch to your garden, July’s home maintenance checklist includes quick and easy tasks to do that will keep your home happy and healthy. Clean porch lights.

  • Unfurl a flag for the Fourth.
  • Check safety devices.
  • Care for furry friends.
  • Clean windows inside and out.
  • Check window screens for holes.
  • Refresh summer whites. Conserve water.
  • Keep the landscape fire-safe.
  • Check fences and repair or replace as needed.
  • Upgrade pool safety measures.
  • Add shade to the yard.
  • Keep your home safe when you’re away.


Yes, you read it right! You can improve your credit score by following these few simple steps:

  1. Pay Bills On Time.
  2. Aim for 30% Credit Utilization or Less
  3. Pay Down Revolving Account Balances
  4. Consider Consolidating Your Debts.
  5. Limit How Often You Apply for New Accounts
  6. Keep Old Accounts Open and Deal With Delinquencies.

Celebrate Fourth of July with this simple, fresh dessert!


8 prepared shortcakes (sponge cakes)
1 cup honey or vanilla flavored Greek yogurt
½ cup blueberries
½ cup raspberries
½ cup sliced strawberries
Flag toothpicks for decoration

Place shortcakes on a serving platter. Fill center of shortcakes with Greek yogurt, dividing evenly among each one. Place blueberries, raspberries and finally sliced strawberries into yogurt filling. Stick American flag toothpick into each shortcake for décor. Serve and enjoy!


Two Idaho cities ranked as WalletHub’s best-run cities for 2022. Boise is the runner-up. Nampa claims the title of “best-run city” in the country.




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