CHAMBER CONNECTION December 27th
Charleston Sky scheduled their ribbon cutting celebration
Charleston Sky, a new venue in Delta County, has scheduled their ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday, January 9th at noon. Their address is 4274 FM 895 in Cooper, Texas. Please make plans to join us for networking and welcoming this new venue.
Would you like to recognize an Outstanding Educator?
Here is your chance… the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee wants to allow all Hopkins County Citizens to nominate their candidates for “Outstanding Professional Educator” (Administrator, Counselor, Diagnostician, or Teacher) “Outstanding Para Professional Educator” (Secretary or Aide) and “Outstanding Auxiliary Educator” (Maintenance, Custodial, Transportation, Nurse or Cafeteria). You may pick up a nomination form at the Chamber office at 300 Connally Street and then either fax, e-mail or mail it in, no later than December 31st. Our fax number is 903-885-6516, our e-mail address is Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org, and our mailing address is also 300 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Don’t miss this opportunity to recognize a special educator!
Nominations for Large and Small Business of the Year!
Please submit your nomination for Large Business of the Year or Small Business of the Year. Nominations should be for those businesses which exhibit outstanding community involvement—civic, church, educational, benevolent, humanitarian or other. You may pick up a nomination form at the Chamber office at 300 Connally Street and either fax, e-mail or mail it in, no later than December 31st. Our fax number is 903-885-6516, our e-mail address is Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org and our mailing address is 300 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.
Joining the Chamber is such a wonderful boost for your business. Have you been thinking about joining the Chamber but wondering what the benefits are? Here are just a few of the reasons being a member of the Chamber of Commerce is helpful to you:
|· Medical Insurance Options for your business of 2-50 people
· Business Education opportunities through low cost Lunch + Learns
· Listings in the Membership Directory with community history and profile (distributed to 7,000 people)
|· One copy of the Membership Directory (published annually)|
|· Chamber Online Directory Listing & mini website|
|· Ribbon-cutting, Grand Opening & Anniversary Celebration promotion opportunities
· Low cost education for businesses through Lunch + Learns and seminars
|· Business After Hours hosting opportunities|
|· Certificates of Origin for international trade|
|· Member-only opportunities for display space of printed materials at the Chamber of Commerce|
|· Member-only opportunities for promotion distribution at Chamber-sponsored events|
|· Weekly Chamber Connection publication|
|· Partner-to-Partner discount program opportunities|
|· Unlimited opportunities for business networking|
|· Business advocacy at the local, county, state, and national levels|
|· Credibility and visibility in the Hopkins County area|
|· Advertising Opportunities in the Membership Directory|
|· First-hand customer referrals|
If you are ready to join or renew with the Chamber, give us a call! We’d love to welcome you to the Chamber family! Call Cathey, Chelsea, or Lezley at (903) 885-6515 for more information.
Donation opportunity for students at A&M-Commerce
Cleaning out your closet over the holidays? Consider donating your gently worn business casual or professional clothes to the Lion Wardrobe, a program sponsored by Career Development at Texas A&M University – Commerce. Donations are used to help students look the part for interviews, presentations, conferences, or other professional events and set that very important first impression with employers. You can drop them off at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, contact Bethany Ferrall at 903-468-3212.