Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION September 19th The Chamber is celebrating a big day!!!  We are hosting our very own Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Tuesday, October 1st at our new location, 110 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  We will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with our ribbon cutting at noon.  Please make plans to come celebrate with us! I have some more very exciting news!  The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2019 Hopkins County Christmas ornament.  This ornament is the second of our series and features our beautiful Buford Park, the 50th Anniversary Stew Contest, and beautiful oak trees under a starry sky.  It is dated with the year, made with 24 karat gold, shatterproof, and VERY limited in number. They are quite beautiful and the…
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Press Release – Brookshire’s Named “Your Local Stew Headquarters”

PRESS RELEASE Brookshire’s Named “Your Local Stew Headquarters” The 50th Hopkins County Stew Contest brought to you by - O F F I C I A L    P R E S S    R E L E A S E - Brookshire’s Named “Your Local Stew Headquarters” The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Brookshire Grocery Company has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to become “Your Local Stew Headquarters.” Brookshire’s has proudly served the Sulphur Springs community since 1958 and provides a full-service supermarket focused on excellent customer service and high-quality fresh meats and produce. The partnership with Brookshire’s for the 50th Anniversary Stew Contest will bring a new level of service to our cooks and individuals preparing for the World-Famous Hopkins County Stew Contest. This year,…
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Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION September 12th I have some more very exciting news!  The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2019 Hopkins County Christmas ornament.  This ornament is the second of our series and features our beautiful Buford Park, the 50th Anniversary Stew Contest, and beautiful oak trees under a starry sky.  It is dated with the year, made with 24 karat gold, shatterproof, and VERY limited in number. They are quite beautiful and the perfect addition to a rare collection. They are $40 each and literally flying out the door.  If you would like to purchase one, please call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515, or come by soon. The Chamber is excited to announce our vendor call for the Stew Fest Market!  The Chamber is currently accepting vendors for the…
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Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION September 5th We have a Stew deadline looking us in the eyeballs!  September 13th is the last day for cooks to enter and keep your stew site from 2018.  All unreserved sites will be open to new cooks on Monday, September 16th at 8 a.m. Forms have been mailed out, but if you need them, all forms are on our website at www.hopkinschamber.org, and we have them at the Chamber.  So, all of you cooks who have gone into retirement, I have a spot for you!  I’d love for you to cook one more time in this 50th Anniversary!  The 50th Anniversary of the Stew Contest will be here before we know it! We are also looking for judges for the Stew Contest.  If you are interested in…
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Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION August 29th The 50th Anniversary of Stew Contest will be here before we know it!  Cooks have begun reserving their spots, and it’s going to be quite a celebration.  Just so you know, cook letters and entry forms have been mailed out.  Your letter, if you cooked last year, should have arrived in the mail.  However, if you need them, all forms are on our website at www.hopkinschamber.org, and we have them at the Chamber.  So, all of you cooks who have gone into retirement, I have a spot for you!  I’d love for you to cook one more time in this 50th Anniversary!  September 13th is the last day to enter and keep your stew site from 2018.  All unreserved sites will be open to new cooks…
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Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION August 22nd The 50th Anniversary of Stew Contest will be here before we know it!  Cooks have begun reserving their spots, and it’s going to be quite a celebration.  Just so you know, cook letters and entry forms have been mailed out.  Your letter, if you cooked last year, should have arrived in the mail.  However, if you need them, all forms are on our website at www.hopkinschamber.org, and we have them at the Chamber.  So, all of you cooks who have gone into retirement, I have a spot for you!  I’d love for you to cook one more time in this 50th Anniversary!  September 13th is the last day to enter and keep your stew site from 2018.  All unreserved sites will be open to new cooks…
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Chamber Connection

CHAMBER CONNECTION August 15th I’ve been waiting for this day for quite some time!  It’s the day I get to tell you that we are officially moving into our new building at 110 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  We are excited to be in the middle of everything on Celebration Plaza.  Come see us! Cook letters and entry forms have been mailed out for the 50th Anniversary of the Stew Contest!  Your letter, if you cooked last year, should arrive in the mail.  If it doesn’t, all forms are on our website at www.hopkinschamber.org, and we have them at the Chamber.  So, all of you cooks who have gone into retirement, I have a spot for you!  I’d love for you to cook one more time in this 50th Anniversary!…
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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

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

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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