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Chamber Connection by Meredith Caddell

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Chamber Connection  

April 9, 2015  by Meredith Caddell

Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament—Come out for the FUN!!

This Friday we will be having a wonderful time at the beautifully renovated 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!  If you would like to volunteer to work the golf tournament, we would love to have you!!!

Everyone at the golf tournament will have the chance to win BIG Prizes!  A Dodge Ram Truck from Sulphur Springs Dodge, A Kubota from Farm Country, $5000 from The Communications Coaching Group, plus lots of other prizes!

Want to have a chance to win $250,000??? You might get that chance at the Golf Tournament!!!

Baucom Insurance will be hosting a hole-in-one contest on hole #9 that will award $250,000 on the spot for the first hole in one!  Baucom Insurance will be doing this as a fundraiser for Heart of Hope.  Each golfer may purchase a $10 raffle ticket.  All tickets will be put together and 5 tickets will be drawn.  Those 5 golfers will head out to the #9 tee box and have one shot at a Hole in One!  We will have the shoot out at 1:00pm!

3rd Annual Tanner Higgins Warrior Run, Saturday, April 11th at Cooper Lake State Park

Make plans now to participate in the Tanner Higgins Warrior Run, Saturday, April 11th at Cooper Lake State Park.  They wil have a 5 Mile Warrior Run and a 1 Mile Grunt Run!  Registration is $25-50.  You may register at www.tannerstonehiggins.com.  T-shirts are on a first come first served basis.  Non-runners 13 years and older will have a $5 park entry fee.

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” with tour guide, John Sellers!  $20 Donation at the door benefiting the Health Care Foundation; call to RSVP, 903-438-4799.  Refreshments will be served by Plain & Fancy and Idzi Bitsy Bakery.

Latson’s Office Solutions Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, Thursday, April 16th from 4-6pm

Don’t miss the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new location of Latson’s Office Solutions, 1329 Industrial Drive West (Westbound Service Road between League & Hwy 19).  The event will take place from 4-6pm with vendor giveaways along with awesome Door Prizes, including 4 Rangers Tickets, $100 Gift Certificate and an Office Chair! Stop by on your way home from work and congratulate Mike and Mallory Horne and their staff on a beautiful new location!!!

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 www.dentistryfromtheheart.org.  We will include the details as we receive them!

History by Foot with John Sellers, Saturday, April 18th

Don’t miss the 9th Semi-Annual History By Foot with John Sellers.  Join them for a walking tour of downtown Sulphur Springs and discover the history of some of our historical buildings and landmarks and learn what events took place where!  The tour will begin by the flagpole in the center of the Celebration Plaza (square).  They will stroll down Main Street to Water Oak then down Water Oak to Connally and then back to the square.  Highlights include the stockade, the springs and the old Coca Cola Bottling Plant and other historic landmarks on Main and Connally .  We will take another look at the stockade from the north side, Williams Hotel and other businesses.  The golf cart will be available for those of you who have trouble walking.  Join them for a fun and learning experience.  Tour is $10 and will begin at 9:00am and 10:45am.  Make your reservations at Alliance Bank or City National Bank or call 903-438-4831.

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

 Kids’ Safe Saturday-April 18th

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!

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil, Saturday, April 25thSulphur Springs Rotary Club presents their 2nd Annual Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil, downtown Sulphur Springs, Saturday April 25, 2015.  Claws for a Cause is a fundraiser with all proceeds staying local.  For all-you-can-eat-crawfish & fixin’s, live music and good times, plan on being on Main Street, April 25th!  Buy Tickets NOW online. Print or save to your smartphone. http://outhousetickets.com/Venue/Claws_For_A_Cause/.

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.

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.

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

Aluf Plastics, 1212 Elm Street, 845-365-2200, Jason Doss, Manager—Manufacturing

Downtown Dental, 226 Main Street, Dr. Kajuri Ramchand, Dentist 

Canyon Sickles, Individual

That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!

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Author: Staff Reporter

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