Chamber Connection January 15, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
Join us for the Winter Spectacular Chamber Banquet, Thursday, February 19th!
Tickets will go on sale SOON for the 89th Annual Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet. It will be a relaxing casual evening of entertainment, great food and the recognition of some well-deserved businesses and individuals. The banquet will take place in the beautifully renovated Hopkins County Civic Center on Thursday, February 19th at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25 each. This year, if you would like to reserve a table for 10, you may do so for $300. These will be the only reserved seats…all other seating will be first come/first served. For more information or to purchase your tickets please call 903-885-6515.
Pioneer Café’s “A Little Taste of Romance Candlelight Dinner”, Valentine’s Day
It’s a special evening at Pioneer Café for Valentine’s Day. They will be open for 2 different seatings, 5:30 and 7:30. Dinner includes an appetizer (shrimp cocktail or seafood bisque), Salad (strawberry spinach salad or garden salad), Entrée (Prime Rib or Grilled Pork Chop) and Dessert (Sea Salt Caramel Cheesecake or Bread Pudding). Everything includes bread, soft drinks, tea, coffee and you may bring your own wine. For more information, please call 903-885-7773.
Would you like to recognize an Outstanding Educator? Deadline extended to January 15th.
Here is your chance…this year 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). We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to nominate that “special educator” that has had an impact in their lives. 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 January 15th! Our fax number is 903-885-6516, our e-mail address is [email protected] and our mailing address is P.O. Box 347, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483. 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 January 15th! Our fax number is 903-885-6516, our e-mail address is [email protected] and our mailing address is P.O. Box 347, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483.
Additional Chamber of Commerce Banquet Nominations
Many other awards are presented at the Chamber of Commerce membership banquet.
Aside from the awards mentioned above, nominations are also being accepted for:
Citizen of the Year—Echo Publishing Company—P.O. Box 598, SS, TX 75483
Woman of the Year—Beta Sigma Phi Organization—P.O. Box 72, SS, TX 75483
Caregiver of the Year—The Pilot Club—Carriage House Manor, 210 Pipeline Road, SS, TX 75482
Community Pride Award—Adult Leadership Class—P.O. Box 347, SS, TX 75483
Agriculturist of the Year—Professional Ag Workers—c/o AgriLife Extension, P.O. Box 518, SS TX 75483
Each of these nominations should be submitted in writing and mailed to the above mentioned address.
That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!