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Chamber Connection March 26

by Meredith Caddell

Ribbon Cutting for Bright Star League of Cultural Arts, Friday, March 27th at Noon on the Square!!!

Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament—April 10th @ SS Country Club…Register NOW!

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Registration forms are available NOW for the 26th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament that will take place on Friday, April 10th at the beautifully redesigned Sulphur Springs Country Club.  If you would like more information, please call 903-885-6515.  There are several morning tee times remaining, so get your forms in NOW.  We will have lots of contest holes, hole in one chances plus much more!

H.C. Sheriff Butch Adams’ 5th Annual Meet & Greet and Easter Egg Hunt, March 28th

Don’t miss the 5th Annual Meet and Greet and Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Hopkins County Law Enforcement Association and the Hopkins County D.A.R.E. Program.  The event will take place March 28th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Hopkins County Civic Center.  The Easter Egg Hunt will start at 10:30am for up to 10  year olds, prize eggs, bounce houses, clowns and entertainment provided.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks provided shortly after the Easter Egg Hunt!  Best of all…it’s FREE!!!!

Trinity Harvest Church Easter Eggstravaganza, Saturday, March 28th from 11-2

Don’t miss the Eggstravaganza at Trinity Harvest Church this Saturday from 11-2.  They will have food, bounce houses, face painting, egg hunts and give-a-ways!  Everything is FREE!  For more information call 903-885-7507!  They are located at 1400 S. Loop 301 in Sulphur Springs.  The rain date is April 4th.

55+ Health Fair, Tuesday, April 7th from 9a-Noon at First Baptist Church ROC

Don’t miss the health fair for all adults 55 and over.  This is a very special day at the ROC.  They will have over 50 different vendors including the hospital, nursing and rehabilitations homes, health care agencies, and much more.  They will provide health information, blood pressure checks and other medical test checks.  They will also have over 25 different door prizes to be given away at 11:45am.  The ROC is located at 115 Putman Street.

Walgreens Spring Fling, Saturday, April 4th from 10-2

Don’t miss the Spring Fling at Walgreens on April 4th.  They will have hot dogs, soda, chips and popcorn, along with a Free Easter Egg Hunt (11-2). The kids will also have a chance to have their picture with the Easter Bunny and they will also provide gift bags and prizes for kids..

April 18th, Walgreens will host a garage sale with all proceeds benefitting Relay for Life.

Don’t miss these activities at the Sulphur Springs Library:

Lone Star Writing Workshop is a free training seminar, taught by publisher Bobbie Shafer and author Cathy Myers.  The 3 hour presentation includes a slide program of editing your work, formatting your manuscript, forming characters, plot arcs and promoting your work. Please join us at Sulphur Springs Public Library, Saturday April 9th from 9:30 to 12:30.

Are you preparing to take the Texas Driver’s Permit test?  Why not practice before the big day? On the Sulphur Springs Public Library site you can access 10 free permit practice tests (English and Spanish)and access to the online handbook.  There is also a Q&A which answers important questions about applying for the driver’s test.  Additionally, there are practice tests and handbooks for Motorcycle and CDL too!

April 14, 2015 – 4th “Sip & See” History Tour of Dr. Bill & Lydia Bryant’s home on College St. , 6-7:30p.m.  Hear the history of this 100 year old home and all about the “famous rock”!  $20 Donation at the door benefiting the Health Care Foundation; call to RSVP, 903-438-4799

Midnight Riders hosts the 2nd Annual Illness Rally, May 2nd

The Midnight Riders will host a poker run, balloon toss, darts, slow race, weenie bite, tennis ball pickup, dunking booth, barrel race and more.  They will have lots of great food and merchandise vendors, great games and lots of prizes.  Entry for the rally is $15 for one person and $25 for two people.  This year, the rally will benefit Trina Hill, a 47 year old wife and mother with cervical cancer.  She is travelling back and for the Dallas for treatment.  While she is undergoing treatment, she is unable to work and they are trying to help cover bills and travel expenses.  The event will be held at Highwayman Ink, 1783 Hwy 19S.  The rally begins at 10am.  For more information, call 903-975-2726.

May 14, 2015 – 6th Music in The Gardens, 6-7p.m. – Join us as we STOP and enjoy God’s peaceful beauty while listening to music and visiting w/friends and family.

Dentistry from the Heart, Friday, April 17th!

April 17th, Sulphur Springs area dentists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental office assistants, area businesses and volunteer support are all coming together to bring dental care to those in need, right here in our community.  Every year, individual dentists and practices across the country donate their time and resources to host this event!  We are very fortunate to have our local dentists do this in Hopkins County.  For more information you may visit  We will include the details as we receive them!

Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop

The next session will be held on Saturday, May 9, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. at the Hopkins County Extension Office.  The workshop is free and engaged couples will receive a certificate to save $60 upon applying for a marriage license.  Topics covered will be marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution, money management, and goals & dreams.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided by local businesses.  Please call 903-885-3443 to reserve seats.

Kids’ Safe Saturday

This popular event will take place on Saturday, April 18, at Buford Park from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Kids’ Safe Saturday will provide exhibits, games, prizes, and food.  Exhibits will include sun safety, water safety, stranger danger, and much more!  Even though the event is targeted toward families with children ages 12 and under, make plans to bring your entire family!

Are you Divorced or Separated?  Divorce Care can Help!!!

Divorce Care is a weekly seminar and support group that will help you heal from the hurt.  It’s a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through.  You will learn practical information that will help you deal with the challenges of divorce.  Best of all, you will gain hope for the future.  They meet every Sunday from 9:30-10:30 at First United Methodist Church.  For more information, please call Shelia Lunsford at 682-557-2702

We would like to welcome the newest members of the Chamber of Commerce

Solar Nails & Spa, 1335 S. Broad Broadway, 903-951-1243, Sam Lam-Manager They are newly decorated and under new management

Tropical Sno-Sulphur Springs, 845 Main Street, Brandon Hodges-Manager, 903-440-0365

That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!

Author: Staff Reporter

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