September 9, 2011

For Additional Information:

Robert Simison, Meridian Mayor’s Office

(208) 888-4433



Meridian Residents Invited to Coffee with the Mayor


Meridian, ID – (September 9, 2011) – On Tuesday, September 13, 2011, Brownfield’s Prosthetics and Orthotics will host Coffee with the Mayor, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., at its new location at 1912 E. Franklin Road in Meridian.  This event is free and open to the public, and no reservations are necessary to attend.


Mayor Tammy de Weerd explains, “This is a great format that helps people get their questions answered quickly and allows community issues to be discussed.” She adds, “We have representatives from every City department on hand to lend their expertise and share information with those who attend. Fresh ideas, solutions to challenging issues, and new business relationships have resulted from these informal get-togethers.”  


Coffee with the Mayor is an open-house style gathering which provides people who live or work in Meridian a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd and other City leaders in a casual, friendly environment. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions, discuss neighborhood issues, network, and pick up information about community programs and upcoming events.


Coffee with the Mayor gatherings are generally held five times a year.  For more information about this event or to inquire about hosting a future Coffee with the Mayor gathering in Meridian, please contact Shelly Houston in the Meridian Mayor’s Office at 888-4433. 


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The City of Meridian is located at the center of the Treasure Valley in southwest Idaho, minutes from the State Capitol. Founded in 1893 and incorporated as a city in 1903, Meridian is now one of Idaho’s largest and fastest growing communities. As the home to many young families, Meridian is a vibrant community whose mission is to be a premier city to live, work and raise a family and was selected in 2010 by Family Circle Magazine as one of their Top 10 Best Cities for Families, by Money Magazine as one of its 100 Best Places to Live, and by America’s Promise Alliance and ING as one of the nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People.  For more information about Meridian, visit