Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION August 1st Tonight is the night!  The Chamber is hosting The Chamber Showcase, a night of networking that features Chamber members in Hopkins County, on Thursday, August 1st at the Sulphur Springs Country Club.  Booth space is already sold out, but we encourage you attend the event for $10 and enjoy the opportunity to do it all in one night… just imagine food show + exhibit hall + speed networking!  This will be a huge value and opportunity for you and your business!  Only Chamber members may host booths, but anyone may attend to network and meet business professionals from our area.  You will be so glad you came!  Call the Chamber to ask questions or make reservations at (903) 885-6515. I’m just so excited about the upcoming…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION July 25th I’m just so excited about the upcoming 4th Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest!  Let me review the basics.  Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category.  The picture must be newer than January 1, 2017 and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st.  There are seven categories you may enter: Natural World, Travel, People, The Hopkins County Experience, Altered Images, Mobile, and Children’s Category. Only digital images are accepted (no prints). To submit your photograph, email the picture to Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org.  Rules and releases are available on the Chamber of Commerce website.  I cannot wait to see your beautiful photos! It’s time again for a huge night of networking sponsored by…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION July 18th It’s time again for a huge night of networking sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce!  The Chamber is hosting The Chamber Showcase, a night of networking that features Chamber members in Hopkins County, on Thursday, August 1st at the Sulphur Springs Country Club.  Booth space is already sold out, but we encourage you attend the event for $10 and enjoy the opportunity to do it all in one night… just imagine food show + exhibit hall + speed networking!  This will be a huge value and opportunity for you and your business!  Only Chamber members may host booths, but anyone may attend to network and meet business professionals from our area.  You will be so glad you came!  Call the Chamber to ask questions or make…
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Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION July 11th It’s time again for a huge night of networking sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce!  The Chamber is hosting The Chamber Showcase, a night of networking that features Chamber members in Hopkins County, on Thursday, August 1st at the Sulphur Springs Country Club.  Booth space is already sold out, but we encourage you attend the event for $10 and enjoy the opportunity to do it all in one night… just imagine food show + exhibit hall + speed networking!  This will be a huge value and opportunity for you and your business!  Only Chamber members may host booths, but anyone may attend to network and meet business professionals from our area.  You will be so glad you came!  Call the Chamber to ask questions or make…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION July 4th The Chamber is excited to announce our vendor call for the Stew Fest Market!  On July 1st, the Chamber began accepting vendors for the Stew Fest Market, which will be located on the south side of Buford Park during Friday night and Saturday Stew Contest activities.  This is a great opportunity to sell goods or to promote your business to 7,000 people who attend the Stew Contest annually. Vendors may rent booth space to sell goods or distribute information about their business. Booths will be assigned on a first-paid basis.  Access to electricity is not guaranteed.  Generators are permitted. Desserts may be sold, but no other food or drinks may be distributed.  Vendors who are interested in purchasing booth space, call the Chamber of Commerce at…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION June 27th Gordmans to host a ribbon cutting On June 27th , Bealls will officially close and become Gordmans of Sulphur Springs. They will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on the 27th at 9 a.m. Please make plans to attend and welcome Gordmans to Sulphur Springs. 28th Anniversary of the Independence Day Celebration on Celebration Plaza Mark your calendars for a stunning and memorable night of a free concert and fireworks presented by the Sulphur Springs Symphony League on Saturday, June 29th , on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. with fireworks to immediately follow. It is an event that should not be missed. Bring your families, your lawn chairs, or your picnic blankets and enjoy the sights and sounds…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION June 20th Chaffer’s Place presents their monthly concert Chaffer’s Place, located at 410 Main Street in Sulphur Springs, is hosting a live concert called Back Through the Decades, A Musical Tribute to Good Music.  Concert will be held on June 20th, and doors will open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door.  This includes dinner and a show!  For more information call 470-848-2246 or visit www.ckproductions.info. Hopkins County Emergency Management will participate in a Drill Organizations from Hopkins County and surrounding areas will participate in a full-scale exercise on Friday, June 21st from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Emergency teams will be participating in fictional activities and are expressing to our community that these incidents are not real.  The areas being used will…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION June 13th The weather played its part in the success of the Balloon Festival, Ice Cream Freeze-off, Dairy Festival Parade, and Milking Contest that were held this weekend.  We couldn’t have asked for anything better.  However, that wasn’t my favorite part of the weekend.  My favorite part was witnessing how Hopkins County always bands together for the good of the place we live and work.  In a heartbeat of time news had spread that protestors were making their way to Sulphur Springs; and right away, Hopkins County was ready to love each other and the protestors as well.  Over and over again I saw acts of kindness among the ones who live here, and I was so proud to call this place home.  Let there never be a…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION June 6th Opening Ceremonies Ribbon Cutting for the Dairy Festival The Dairy Festival officially kicks off with a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, June 7th at noon on Celebration Plaza.  Make plans to be there and celebrate the start of the Dairy Festival! Ice Cream Freeze-off at Shannon Oaks Church The Ice Cream Freeze-off will be held on Saturday, June 8th at 5:30 p.m. on the rear lawn of Shannon Oaks, just before the hot air balloon launch and glow.  Tickets will be $5.00 for all-you-can-eat-while-it-lasts.  To register to compete in the Ice Cream or to sponsor this wonderful event, please contact Josh Whitlock at (903) 885- 6542, or visit their website at http://shannonoakschurch.com/whats-going-on/events. We all scream for ice cream! It’s a special time of the year in…
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CHAMBER CONNECTION May 30th Clarion Pointe has scheduled Business After Hours Clarion Pointe, located at 411 Industrial Drive East in Sulphur Springs has scheduled their Business After Hours and ribbon cutting celebration on Thursday, May 30th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please join us for networking, refreshments, and tours of the remodeled facility. The Sweet Grind schedules soft opening The Sweet Grind has scheduled a soft opening to begin business on Saturday, June 1st, and they will hold their ribbon cutting celebration on Tuesday, June 18th at noon. The Sweet Grind is located at 213 Main Street in Sulphur Springs. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend! Opening Ceremonies Ribbon Cutting for the Dairy Festival The Dairy Festival officially kicks off with a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday,…
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